category: postcolonial

Southern Literature CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline Jan 15]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2012 American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27 in San Francisco
Calls for Papers (2)
Deadline: January 15, 2012

A Scranton Party: History, Humor and the Spark of Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pceascranton2012@gmail.com

A Scranton Party: History, Humor, and the Spark of Imagination
April 12-14, 2012
Hilton Scranton Hotel and Conference Center
100 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503

Broken Voices, Broken Ears — ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Serena Le (UC Berkeley) and Giffen Maupin (Cornell University)
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

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What is the sound of crisis? Is it a human voice made inhuman? A whisper, a cry, a moan, a scream? Is it a staggering cacophony or a stunned silence, a static shock or a stutter? And what is its relationship to the listening ear, the trapped ear, the ear whose hearing falters?

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (Journal Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Representing the Body in Culture and Society

[UPDATE] Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2012, deadline 1st December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
contact email: 
proceedings@indigenousdevelopment2012.ac.nz

***Deadline December 1st***

Frontiers and Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium
University of Texas at San Antonio
Thursday, April 12, 2012
8:00AM – 5:00PM

African American Masculinities:

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

Rhetorics of the Non-State (ACLA Seminar, 3/29-4/1; due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Hunter Hargraves, hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

From the challenges of protection posed by the refugee to the Tea Party’s diagnosis of government as deeply pernicious to individual liberty, to collectivities that emerge through globalizing techno

ACLA 2012 Seminar: Critique of Singularity: On the Iteration of Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Capeloa Gil & Daniela Agostinho (Catholic University of Portugal)
contact email: 
isabel.gil@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt / agostinho.daniela@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

ABSTRACTS DUE NOVEMBER 18, 2012

www.BritishIslesandtheContinent.com

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


Undergraduate Conference on English Language and Literatures March 24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
jkourtidis@stfrancis.edu

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces--Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference--Proposals due January 25

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of Massachusetts
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping (20–21 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
20–21 April 2012

Racial Economics or the Economics of Race (Nov 15th/March 29-April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu and pbarbeit@risd.edu

“Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.” Angela Davis

[UPDATE] 20th Anniversary British Women Writers Conference (BWWC): June 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In 2012, the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) will commemorate its 20th anniversary in Boulder, Colorado, by focusing on the theme of “Landmarks.” 

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism - Rutgers University, March 23rd, 2012 - abstracts due 11/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and Americanist Colloquium
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conference.

Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns

full name / name of organization: 
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
contact email: 
suvi.salmenniemi@helsinki.fi and donna.mccormack@helsinki.fi

Keynote speakers include Prof. Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and Dr. Jenny Slatman, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

CREOLENESS AND FRENCH-SPEAKING AREAS CREOLIZATION : A RELEVANT CONCEPT FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CITY/PROJECT?

full name / name of organization: 
Stéphanie MELYON-REINETTE, PhD (AgoraCulture, non-profit Organization), François Durpaire, PhD (Mouvement pluricitoyen "Nous sommes tous les France") and Pr. Christine Delory-Momberger (Université Paris 13, "le sujet dans la cité)
contact email: 
smr_3@hotmail.com

Abstract

Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come" : Travelling in time and space in literature in English.

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

UPDATE: Trans Literary Reader--Deadline for Proposals Extended to 11/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Trans Literary Reader
contact email: 
transreader@mills.edu

We invite proposals for inclusion in an edited collection of essays that will approach literary texts (broadly conceived) from a trans-theoretical lens.

Borders and Border Crossings - May 1 & 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Interdisciplinary Graduate Student's Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites you to attend our fifth annual graduate student conference.

"Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces," March 31, 2012 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

"Politics of Literary Storytelling" panel, abstract due 10/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
“Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” conference, May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
contact email: 
amorlan@pace.edu, mf43242n@pace.edu

This is a call for papers for a panel on “Politics of Literary Storytelling” for the conference on “Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” that will take place in May 2012 in Prague, C

[UPDATE] CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference, Duke University

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Graduate Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/conference2012 (note new URL)
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come": Travelling in time and space in literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

Queer Interventions and Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
jkosakow@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

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