category: postcolonial

1st Global Conference: Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Arriba Baseball!: A Collection of Latino/a Baseball Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
VAO Publishing
contact email: 
baseball@vaopublishing.com

VAO Publishing invites submissions to the forthcoming print anthology
ARRIBA BASEBALL! A COLLECTION OF LATINO/A BASEBALL FICTION

[RE-POST] History and the Contemporary Moment in the Work of Dionne Brand - NeMLA Mar 21-24, 2013 - D/line Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NorthEast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

“Travelling Back”: History and the Contemporary Moment in the Work of Dionne Brand

ACLA 2013 seminar: 'Alterity Beyond Utopia'

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan (Marquette University)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Seminar: ALTERITY BEYOND UTOPIA
Seminar Leaders: Gerry Canavan (Marquette University) and Ramzi Fawaz (GWU)
Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

AAALS Annual Conference - Washington, DC - Feb. 14-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
n.oreilly@tcu.edu

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2013 Annual Conference, to be held in Washington, DC, February 14-16, 2013, in conjunction with ANZSAN

Narrating Identity Formation, On and Off The Map; ACLA 2013 seminar, Toronto, April 5-7, 2013; Deadline: November 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Coordinators: Georgia Christinidis, Vera Alexander
contact email: 
georgia.christinidis@gmail.com; v.alexander@hum.ku.dk

Like any advanced cartographic process, mapping identity formation requires an imaginary ‘cartographic grid.’ Until recently, narratives of identity formation, including, in particular, the genres

"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future?

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard - "The Unrecyclable"

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

What cannot be taken up or kept alive? What is too used to reuse, too basic to break down further? What are the ideas at dead ends?

[UPDATE] NeMLA Deadline Approaching for The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Digital humanists often tout their work as transformative to literary scholarship.

Detective Fiction: The End of Civilization or its Salvation? -- NEMLA conference, Boston, 21 - 4 Mar., 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Plochocki
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

As a popular genre, detective fiction often refers to or even uses as its foundation social issues, crises, and questions contemporaneous with its production.

Panel CFP: Religion in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (21 October; MELUS, 14-17 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee-Knoxville
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers discussing religious topics related to U.S. ethnic literatures and authors are invited.

Profiles of the Black Civilizational Image

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jserran2@utk.edu

NeMLA Conference held in Boston at Tufts University
Profiles of the Black Civilizational Image(s)

[UPDATE] - CFP: "The Rest Is Silence" - November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought - www.yorku.ca/pivot
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

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View the CFP on our webpage here: http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/pivot/announcement/view/103/

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"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future?

[UPDATE] FRENZY Colloquium November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

"Maroon Lands, Laws and Cultures": The Fifth International Maroon Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference, “Lands, Laws, and Cultures,” invites papers that explore the relationships between place and tradition in Maroon communities throughout the

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference 2013
An Interdisciplinary, International Conference

Date: February 15-17, 2013.
Location: Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A.

CFP Stet Journal Issue 3

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

[UPDATE] CFP Reminder: NVSA 2013 Conference (10/15; Boston 4/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
tmstolte@nmsu.edu

CFP: NVSA 2013 -- 1874

Boston University: April 5-7, 2013

All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee:
--Robert Browning

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; Winter 2012/13, Deadline: 12/10/12

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Michelle Paull, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu; michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Winter 2012-13 issue.

[UPDATE] After Colonial Governmentality: Cultural Memory and (Post)Colonial Community.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Griffiths (Columbia)
contact email: 
mg3349@columbia.edu

Theodor Adorno famously contended that “Even in a legendary better future, art could not disavow remembrance of accumulated horror, otherwise it’s form would be trivial.” How then, is one to thi

"Come Together?" Concepts of Community in Contemporary British and Irish Literature and Culture. May 31st & June 1st, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Culture, University of Mannheim, Germany.
contact email: 
wiechert@uni-mannheim.de

International conference/ Call for papers

CFP: First Issue ¡Plop! Estudios Pop

full name / name of organization: 
¡Plop! Estudios Pop (UAB)
contact email: 
plopestudiospop@gmail.com

¡Plop revista de estudios pop of the Autonomous University of Barcelona invites researchers, teachers and students interested in Cultural Studies and Pop Studies to send their academic articles for i

[UPDATE] Hospitality & Society

full name / name of organization: 
Co-editor Paul Lynch, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

[Update: Deadline Extended] Chinese and Western Literature and Arts in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen U, Kaohsiung TAIWAN
contact email: 
cla@mail.nsysu.edu.tw or sysjoh@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Eighteenth-century culture in England, Western Europe, and America is clearly characterized by the intellectual climate of the Enlightenment even though, just as clearly, Enlightenment spread only gra

CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, L

Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies [Papers Due October 22nd]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
breac.djis@gmail.com

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new, peer-reviewed global journal of Irish Studies later this fall.

[UPDATE] CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory 1-2 March, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate English Association
contact email: 
practicesofmemory@gmail.com

“Modern memory is, above all, archival. It relies entirely on the materiality of the trace, the immediacy of the recording, the visibility of the image.”

[UPDATE] Reminder/CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; deadline for abstracts 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses:23-24 April 2013; Deadline-20 November]

full name / name of organization: 
Project CILM - Centre for Comparative Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon
contact email: 
conferencecilm2013@gmail.com

Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses:23-24 April 2013

[UPDATE] Lawrence Durrell's Legacy - Louisville Conference (Feb. 21-23, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
clawsonj@gram.edu

The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com
Louisville, KY | 21-23 February 2013

Deadline extended to October 7

As we continue our reflections on Lawrence Durrell inspired by his centenary in 2012, a number of questions remain. What is Lawrence Durrell's legacy? How have we read his body of work? How have we misread it? How has it shaped or been excluded from a sense of canon? Where do we recognize Durrell's influence, and how do we "place" Durrell's work in the contexts in which it makes the most sense?

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

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