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Disability in Postcolonial Literature and Film due Oct 15th, 2015

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:32am
NEMLA, The Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel invites submissions on the subject of disability as represented and narrativized in postcolonial literatures and cinema of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. How do these texts represent, complicate, and undermine the concept of disability? How do disabled characters function in these narratives and to what effect? How does disability intersect with issues of gender, class, race, and ethnicity? How does it inform the construction of citizenship?

Papers might address but are not limited to:

- Disability and war

- Disability, gender, and/or sexuality

- Disability on screen

- Disability and care

- Disability and international aid

- Disability and prostheses

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:01am
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH

"Memory is a stopgap for humans, for whom time flies and what is passed is passed."
Umberto Eco
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:00am
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH

"Memory is a stopgap for humans, for whom time flies and what is passed is passed."
Umberto Eco
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies - ongoing call for papers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 9:03am
University of Debrecen, Hungary

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies seeks to publish the best of Hungarian and international scholarship in all the fields covered by English and American Studies, including but not limited to literature, history, art, philosophy, religion, and theory. Manuscripts are welcome and are subject to rigorous peer reviewing: the contribution is first reviewed by the editor; if judged to be potentially publishable, the contribution is sent to consultants for further review; once the contribution has been tentatively accepted, the HJEAS editors work with the author to prepare it for publication.

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:11pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

As popular genres, mystery and detective fiction reflect a wide range of changes in society in contemporary works, but they also have a venerable classic tradition. Submissions are welcomed that address mystery and detective fiction from both ends of this spectrum and every point in between.

CFP: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:08pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference

Submissions are welcomed that apply disability studies in any area of cultural, historical, or literary research, or that apply disability studies in conjunction with another theoretical approach, such as queer studies, feminist or gender studies, issues of diversity, and so on. Work addressing all media and cultural contexts (literature, TV, film, games, social media/web media, laws, social and cultural practices, politics, and so on) from a disability studies or combined approach is welcome.

Oceanic Modernism

updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 5:47pm
The University of the South Pacific

Oceanic Modernism
Final Call for Papers

Oceanic Modernism
3rd-5th February, 2016
The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

Keynote addresses from Prof. Susan Stanford Friedman (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Prof. Elizabeth DeLoughrey (University of California, Los Angeles)

Roundtable with Pacific writers, including Vanessa Griffen and Satendra Nandan.

KIPLING IN INDIA: INDIA IN KIPLING, 26-28 April 2016

updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 1:01pm
Harish Trivedi, director of the conference

Call for Papers

KIPLING IN INDIA: INDIA IN KIPLING

Conference to be held from

26 to 28 April 2016

at the

Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla,

in association with the Kipling Society UK.

Call for Papers

"We'd like to avoid any Imperial entanglements": Empire in popular culture

updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:49am
College of St. Joseph

With Fox's hit Empire and the upcoming release of the new Star Wars movie, ideas of empires and imperialism are once again circulating in popular culture. With questions of empire at the center, the College of St. Joseph is seeking presentations for its 5th annual popular culture conference, held April 8-9 in Rutland, VT. Presentations can explore any popular manifestations of empires, and diverse methodologies and systems of inquiry are welcomed. Some ideas for presentations [this list should not be seen as limiting]:

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