category: postcolonial

Performance and Migration: Questions of Methodology and Historiography

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research Working Group
contact email: 
charlottemcivor@yahoo.com

What is the relationship between performance and migration?

UPDATE: Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline Extended to June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison, Ph.D.
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

“Growing Up Asian American in Children’s Literature” seeks to explore some of the major issues Asian American children and adolescents face growing up in the United States in the latter half of

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
The literary journal: _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Fat Studies on Visual Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society
contact email: 
Snider.Stefanie@gmail.com

Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation, edited by Stefanie Snider, PhD

The Aesthetics of Suffering

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
50149@ntut.edu.tw

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers:
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

Proposals to edit pre-1930 New Zealand Literature

full name / name of organization: 
New Zealand Colonial Texts Series, Shef Rogers series editor
contact email: 
shef.rogers@otago.ac.nz

The English Department at the University of Otago publishes annotated scholarly editions of neglected earlier NZ literature and would welcome proposals from interested editors for particular titles.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

The Nature of Irish Studies, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How are Irish novels, poems, and plays indebted to nature? From Joyce’s Ulysses to Heaney’s “Flaggy Shore,” Irish authors have privileged the nature motif in their works.

CFP Tabish Khair (1st February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Om Prakash Dwivedi and Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández (Editors)
contact email: 
om_dwivedi2003@yahoo.com, cristina.gamez@uco.es

Tabish Khair was born in 1966 in Gaya, a small Indian town of historical interest, in a Muslim middle class family.

[UPDATE] "Circulations of/in Cinema" Toulouse, France June 17-19, 2013 DATE MODIFIED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
circulationscinema@gmail.com

Call for papers "Circulations of/in Cinema"

Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, France

June 17-19, 2013 UPDATE / DATE MODIFIED

5to. CONELIT Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures, 8-10 August, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Red Literaria Peruana
contact email: 
conelit@literatura.pe

5th CONELIT International Students Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures

Date(s): 8-10 August, 2012
Location: Lima, PERU

Deadline for proposals: June 17th, 2012

UPDATE Moving Children -- deadline extended PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

UPDATE PAMLA Moving Children -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference 24 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference

The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin.

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign

The Famished Road: Ben Okri’s Imaginary Homelands - 18 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vanessa GUIGNERY, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr

This international conference will focus on Ben Okri’s Booker prize-winning novel The Famished Road in order to try and offer new perspectives, a little more than twenty years after its publication.

Call for Submissions Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk

You learned the concept ‘pain’ when you learned language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

[Update] Volume on Multilingual Literature, deadline June 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Salvatore Pappalardo, Maria Kager
contact email: 
salpappalas@gmail.com, mariakager@yahoo.com.

Volume on Multilingualism and Translation, deadline June 1
Call for contributions
Polyglot Fancies: Multilingualism and Translation in 20th Century Fiction (working title).

ABORIGINAL POETRY from AUSTRALIA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Papers /Essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology of Essays on ABORIGINAL POETRY from AUSTRALIA to be published this year.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars.
Walter Benjamin

Intertextuality and the "Rape" of Miranda: The Tempest and Eastwords

full name / name of organization: 
Ramapo College of New Jersey
contact email: 
jthomas1@ramapo.edu

James E. Portar states, “not infrequently books speak of books.

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings - June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n.

UPDATE: DIGITAL DEFOE: STUDIES IN DEFOE & HIS CONTEMPORARIES

full name / name of organization: 
THE DEFOE SOCIETY
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

Conference: Global Lives [CFP due June 1] Stony Brook Manhattan|Oct 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Global Lives<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Haiti: From Pre-Columbian to Declaration of Independnece

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012 - October 19-21
contact email: 
madrien@wittenberg.edu

Haiti: From Pre-Columbian to Independence. Papers are invited to explore the neglected past of Haiti before the arrival of the Europeans and the proclamation of the Independence.

CFP Contemporary English Writing in India (Deadline: 1st July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures and Societies; Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández (Guest Editor)
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es

When names like V.S.

Poster Session - AAP August 1-2, 2012 Washington, D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
jenngoodlander@yahoo.com

Association for Asian Performance
12th Annual Conference

August 1-2, 2012 Washington, D.C.

CFP FOR POSTER SESSION

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

[UPDATE] The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices Deadline July 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

DOCUMENTING ASIA-PACIFIC

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultura Studies (journal)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 | March 2013
Special Issue Call for Papers
“Documenting Asia Pacific”

Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

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