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CFP: [Postcolonial] Critical Responses to Kiran Desai

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 7:31am
Dr. Sunita Sinha

Respected
Sir/Madam,
   

‘Avant Garde - A Literary Forum’ invites an article from you on “Critical
Responses to Kiran Desai,” which will be published by Atlantic Publishers
and Distributors, New Delhi.

The forum requests for your contribution in approximately 3500-5000
words. All references and notes should be incorporated preferably
according to MLA style sheet. Copy of your article as - Hard copy (Print
out), soft copy (CD) and a copy by Email, would be preferred by the first
week of March 08.
Yours sincerely

Dr. Sunita Sinha
Editor: Avant Garde â€" A Literary Forum
Email: drsunitasinha_at_gmail.com, drsunitasinha_at_sify.com
Mobile No: 9934917117

CFP: [Postcolonial] New Urges in Postcolonial Literature

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 7:18am
Dr. Sunita Sinha

Respected
Sir/Madam,
   

‘Avant Garde - A Literary Forum’ invites an article from you on any of
the following topic areas for publication in, “New Urges in Post-Colonial
Literature,” which will be published by Atlantic Publishers and
Distributors, New Delhi.

Preferred topic areas being:
Diaspora
Feminism
Immigrant Experience and Pain of Exile.
Hybridity
Concept of Otherness
Orientalism
Ecofeminism
Multiculturism
 

CFP: [Postcolonial] In-between Spaces: Moving Literature into a Hybrid Location (Univ of Calgary Grad Student Con)

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 10:10pm
Natalie Wall

Literature and Its Others:
Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines
University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference
28-30 March 2008
For more information, please email freeex_at_ucalgary.ca
http://www.english.ucalgary.ca/FreeExchange (site still in development)

In-between Spaces: Moving Literature into a Hybrid Location

“The margin of hybridity, where cultural differences ‘contingently’ and
conflictually touch, becomes the moment of panic which reveals the
borderlines experience” (Homi K. Bhabha, Location of Culture 296).

CFP: [Postcolonial] ACIS/ MLA 2008: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:38am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.

NEW IRELAND: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART Papers should
address changing representations of race, ancestry, nationality and
immigration/emigration in contemporary Irish writing, film, and/or the
visual arts. Of particular interest will be papers addressing the 2007
Doyle/Adigun production of a revised Playboy of the Western World as well
as papers that explore John Carney’s Once (2007).

Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.

CFP: [Postcolonial] ACIS/ MLA 2008: Irish Spectacle

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:32am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.
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IRISH SPECTACLE
Papers should explore the role of spectacle in Irish literature and
culture. Possible topics might include the role of spectacle in Irish
modernism, spectacular representations of gender and sexuality, spectacle
and the Irish stage, Irish political spectacle, spectacle and
representations of the Irish landscape.
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Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.
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Ellen Crowell, Literature Representative, ACIS 2008-10

CFP: [Postcolonial] Queering the Middle East: Globalizations, Contestations, and Resistances

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 7:29pm
Kristin Bergen

For the Middle East Studies Association Conference in Washington DC,
November 22-25, 2008. We are interested in critical papers that examine
queer issues as they relate to the Middle East, North Africa and diaspora.
All disciplines welcome. Please send abstracts by February 8 to Amal Amireh
(aamireh_at_gmu.edu) and Kristin Bergen (kristin.bergen_at_gmail.com).

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CFP: [Postcolonial] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 6:36am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Lowell Gallagher, UCLA Department of English

CFP: [Postcolonial] sub-Saharan Migrant Literature/La littérature migrante subsaharienne

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 2:20am
Subha Xavier

APPEL À CONTRIBUTION

La littérature migrante subsaharienne
Date limite : 30 juin 2008

Subha Xavier (Université de Miami, USA) et Papa Samba Diop (Université Paris XII, France),
préparent, dans le cadre d'une collaboration inter-universitaire, un ouvrage intitulé La littérature
migrante subsaharienne qui sera publié chez les éditions Dominique Guéniot en France. Il s'agit,
pour chaque article, dont la longueur sera de 15 à 20 pages, d'aborder cette problématique
selon l'une des perspectives suivantes:

CFP: [Postcolonial] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 4:16pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th, 2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

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