category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA Conference, 11/1-3, 2013) Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how solo performances (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) examine Judith Butler's notion of precarious lives, that is the shared vulnerability, fear and insecurity of contemporar

CFP - 2nd Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and Emerging, 12-13 September 2013 [Deadline 17 May 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Keynote speakers include: Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University, Brussels) and Dr Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton, London)

Literary Dolls: The Female Textual Body from the Nineteenth Century to Now - Deadline for Abstracts June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
University of Durham
contact email: 
literarydollsconference@gmail.com

Literary Dolls:The Female Textual Body from the 19th Century to Now

University of Durham, International Women’s Day, 8th March 2014

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA--Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

November 1-3, 2013, San Diego, CA

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

“Mapping the Mediterranean: Space, Memory, and the Long Road to Modernity” 11-12 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Topographies, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
contact email: 
kashdan@umich.edu

Keynote Panel: “The Present and Future of Mediterranean Studies”
Yasser Ellhariry, Dartmouth College
Gail Holst-Warhaft, Cornell University

[REMINDER] When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

REMINDER: Abstract submission deadline is April 10, 2013.

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

Hypervisibility III - Beyond the Closet: Coming-Out Narratives in Transnational Visual Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa, Canada
contact email: 
florian.grandena@uottawa.ca

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE.

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity - April 15th Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

Global Shakespeare as Methodology

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450
contact email: 
acyhuang05@gmail.com

(This seminar is part of 'Shakespeare 450', the international week-long conference in Paris celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth in April 21-27, 2014.)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

On December 11th 2012, Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Northern Ontario declared a hunger strike to critique the federal government’s abuses of treaty rights and First Natio

Sirens - 10/10 - 10/13; deadline May 10

full name / name of organization: 
Cora Anderson / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, Washington
October 10–13, 2013
A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

April 15 Deadline -- PAMLA 2013 San Diego (Nov 1-3) -- Special Session: "Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids"

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

[UPDATE] PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Heflin / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

MMLA 2013 Special Session (Proposed): Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production (Milwaukee; Nov. 7-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ Deadline: May 25
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking - Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 31 May, 2013

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

Space and Place in the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds interdisciplinary postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

DEADLINE 17th May for abstract and draft article along with an academic CV to editors@harts-minds.co.uk - Spread the Word!

Space and Place in the Humanities and Arts

London Fantastic - Pre-1900 (LonCon, August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LonCon
contact email: 
londonfantastic@gmail.com

Fantastic London
LonCon, August 2014

Proposals are welcome on “Fantastic London” for the academic programme at Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended - Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Due to the number of people who've requested a slightly later deadline, we've extended the deadline to Wednesday April 10th 2013.

[UPDATE: REMINDER] The Art of Walking – Lyon (France) – 4/15/2013 & 10/10-12/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Klaus Benesch, LMU/University of Munich (Germany) & François Specq, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon/CNRS (France)
contact email: 
klaus.benesch@lmu.de / Francois.Specq@ens-lyon.fr

The Art of Walking: Pedestrian Mobility in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century

CFP TRACES - Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference - Friday 14 June 2013 [Deadline: 30 April 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
GLITS - Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
traces2013@gold.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Mark Currie (Queen Mary, University of London)

Oh you lost God! You endless trace!
Only because in the end hate divided you

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

History of Critical Reception: Reception Study Society section at Midwest MLA Conference (Milwaukee, Nov. 7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew James Vechinski, Reception Study Society
contact email: 
mjvechin@uw.edu

History of Critical Reception

Topic: Open

April 15 deadline -- PAMLA 2013 San Diego(Nov 1-3) -- Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

CFP: Corporeality Panel - PAMLA 2013 San Diego Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids
Location: California, United States

[UPDATE] The Traveler’s Eye: Narrating Dis/Location in 20th Century Travel Literature, October 24th-26th 2013, Bucharest

full name / name of organization: 
CISCER, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
conference2013@litere.ro

The troubled 20th century has been labeled in many ways – one of which is “the century of migrations”.

Second Symposium on Asians in the Americas, 27-28 Sept 2013, Malibu, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pepperdine U
contact email: 
david.simonowitz@pepperdine.edu

This symposium aims to explore the multifaceted representations of Asian lives in the Americas in history, sociology, religion, anthropology, art, education, film, and popular culture.

The Medium, Before and After Modernism (DUE: 6 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College Art Association (Chicago, 12-15 February 2014)
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

The medium and its specificity have oriented the discourse on the arts throughout various historic and historiographic periods.

China: Curating, Exhibitions and Display Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Curatorial Studies
contact email: 
jim@displaycult.com / jefish@yorku.ca

The Journal of Curatorial Studies invites original research articles on the subject of curating, exhibitions and display culture in China.

[Deadline Extended]Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people.

CFP The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu or dolson@uta.edu

CFP: The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

Dibrugarh University Journal of English Studies (ISSN 0975- 5659)

full name / name of organization: 
Dibrugarh University
contact email: 
dipakkumardoley@gmail.com; gogoilakhipriya@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NeMLA Diversity Panels CFP -- Due April 15th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

The Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA) is now accepting session proposals (not individual papers just yet) for next year’s NeMLA convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from April 3-6 201

CFP: Postcolonial Literature (April 15, 2013 deadline; PAMLA Conference 11/1 - 11/3/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
lhutchi9@msudenver.edu

Looking for any paper proposals on Postcolonial Literature, but particularly interested in proposals on the subject of how childhood is filtered in texts to children through colonizing/postcolonial/ne

[UPDATE]- Southern Lit and Culture, MPCA Oct 2013- Deadline APR 30!

full name / name of organization: 
Anne M Canavan/ Emporia State University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

SAMLA conference, November 8-10, 2013, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
banerjeesuchi@gmail.com

Transnationalizing the Digital
full name / name of organization:
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email:
banerjeesuchi@gmail.com

Syndicate content