category: postcolonial

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Critical Spaces of Diaspora for Liquid post-modernity (submissions: Abstract ,January 31st, 2013/ full paper, July 31st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies
contact email: 
a.m.abusomar@ksu.edu.sa

In the ‘new times’ dramatic changes in the social, cultural, political, and economical spheres have brought fragmentation and growing pluralism of societies, and emergence of new identities, which

HIV/AIDS and Gender Based Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Gabrie'l J. Atchison
contact email: 
atchison71@gmail.com

I am editing an anthology called, Twin Crises: HIV/AIDS and Violence against Women (VAW) in Africa and the Black Diaspora.

Autobiography as a writing strategy in Postcolonial Literture

full name / name of organization: 
Ben LEBDAI - University of Maine at Farmington
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Autobiography as a writing strategy in postcolonial literature , 2nd, 3rd May 2013
full name / name of organization:
LEBDAI Benaouda
contact email:
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

CFP: Tra Scilla e Cariddi – Arte, miti e società nel paese dei mostri dimenticati

full name / name of organization: 
Entre Charybde et Scylla
contact email: 
entrecharybdeetscylla@gmail.com

Vi è una terra nel sud Italia, ricca di miti, credenze e tradizioni, che sembra soffrire ancora oggi, spesso suo malgrado, di molteplici pregiudizi e di una apparentemente inesorabile tendenza all'ob

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Special Themed Issue on African-American Literature & Culture (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: Locating African-American Literature
contact email: 
anaimou@clemson.edu and RHONDDT@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines race, place, and space in African-American literature and culture.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

FINAL CALL - EXTENDED DEADLINE - 5 NOVEMBER 2012

20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image (12/1/12) Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 201

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

[UPDATE] Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[Update] Spaces--Due 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Occupy movement, mediated by what we refer to as the “virtual” spaces of the internet, began in earnest with the co-optation of a privately-owned public space in order to allow individuals to

Thinking the Political: The Work of Ernesto Laclau

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
is72@uni.brighton.ac.uk

For over 40 years Ernesto Laclau’s work has consistently, almost obstinately, sought to rethink the status of the political.

Feminism; Influence; Inheritance (23rd March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
anindya.mail@gmail.com

The Concept Note:

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE]Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA 4/4-4/7/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 15, 2012

ACLA Annual Meeting Seminar: "Fictions of Fallen Empires" (University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu, jcrewe@berkeley.edu

"Fictions of Fallen Empires": Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar at the ACLA annual meeting, April 4-7, 2013, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

Special Topics: Reconciliation in Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Reconciliation in Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Human Rights and Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Human Rights and Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Literature of/about Risk at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Literature of/about Risk at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013 )

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

(dis)Comfort in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

Some seek the pleasure cruise. Others prefer roughing it. The pleasures of comfort or the joys of discomfort can shape travel writing, lending it elements of conflict, suspense, or humor.

Bureaucracy (ACLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Johansen and Alissa Karl
contact email: 
ejohansen@tamu.edu

This CFP is for the ACLA 2013 conference, held in Toronto from April 4-7, 2013. Proposals should be uploaded on the ACLA website by November 15, 2012: http://acla.org/submit/index.php

Clash Zones: Identities in (R)Evolution - April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies
contact email: 
gcws@mit.edu

CLASH ZONES: IDENTITIES IN (R)EVOLUTION
an interdisciplinary graduate student conference
sponsored by the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
wickedcoolghost@gmail.com

Book reviewers needed for a specific list of books. Please send an email with your academic interests and we'll try to find a matching book. This posting is open-ended, with a revolving deadline.

“The Peaceable Kingdom? Cultural and language communities in Canada and the rule of law",5-7 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for Canadian Studies/Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
pacs.2013@gmail.com

It is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 6th Congress of Polish Canadianists, which will take place between 5th and 7th of April 2013 in Poznań, Poland.

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