category: postcolonial

Book Project: Title: Rewriting Her Story: Critical Essays on the Female Subject in the Colonial and Postcolonial World

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi (PhD) and Kelvin Toh Ngong(PhD) Universities of Maroua and Buea
contact email: 
Adamu Pangmeshi: pangmeshi@gmail.com, and Kelvin Toh:keblessed@yahoo.co.uk

Book Project: Title: Rewriting Her Story: Critical Essays on the Female Subject in the Colonial and Postcolonial World
(Literary Criticism)
Call for Papers

The Edwidge Danticat Society-Caribbean Studies Association, May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The Caribbean Studies Association 40th Annual Conference will be held May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

The Queering of Ecofeminism and Critical Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Green Theory and Praxis Journal
contact email: 
debate

Special Issue Call For Papers
THE QUEERING OF ECOFEMINISM AND CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES
Publishing Date: August 2015
CFP Deadline: 2/15/2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu and cowc@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

Atlantic Souths [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Atlantic Souths”

2015 Futures of American Studies Institute: Questions Worth Asking

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE FUTURES OF AMERICAN STUDIES INSTITUTE: QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING

MONDAY, JUNE 22 — SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

JANE AUSTEN'S PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A CRITICAL COMPANION [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Mandika Sinha, University of North Bengal
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

“If the authentic test for a great novel is rereading, and the joys of yet further rereading, then Pride and Prejudice can rival any novel ever written.” — Harold Bloom One of the most popular w

Size and Scale in Literature and Culture -- Edited Essay Collection (abstracts due March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Tavel Clarke, University of Calgary & David Wittenberg, University of Iowa
contact email: 
mcla@ucalgary.ca; david-wittenberg@uiowa.edu;

The topic of scale is currently of great interest to scholars and readers in a number of fields in the humanities and social sciences.

New Deadline: Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices, Oct. 1-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

Keynote Speakers: Amy Hollywood, Harvard Divinity School; Cynthia Robinson, Cornell University; John Lardas Modern, Franklin & Marshall College; Richard A.

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP):Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association

[Update] Submission Date Extended To January 2, 2015: TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

CFP: Critical Perspectives on Ha Jin, ALA May 21-24 2015, abstract deadline 1/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
itagaki.5@osu.edu

Annual Conference of the American Literature Association

Chair: Lynn Mie Itagaki, The Ohio State University
Due Date: January 15, 2015

CFP: Trauma and the Asian Diasporic Literary Imagination, ALA May 21-24 2015, deadline 1/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
jinah-kim@northwestern.edu

Annual Conference of the American Literature Association

Chair: Jinah Kim, Northwestern University
Due Date: January 15, 2015

Edited Collection: Critical Insights: Contemporary Immigrant-American Short Fiction, Salem Press (abstracts due Feb. 9, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
John Cussen, Edinboro University
contact email: 
cussenj@hotmail.com

Scholarship's sustained interest in the contemporary immigrant-American novel has not been matched by a similar interest in contemporary immigrant-American short fiction, though a striking number

Monstrum Volume 1: Issue 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland
contact email: 
colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

For Goya, ‘Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters: united with her, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of their marvels’, though some see his etching as revealing the dark undercurrents of Enlightenment. The monster, according to Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, offers ways of understanding the cultures which bear them; ‘the monstrum is etymologically "that which reveals"’.
The inaugural issue of the journal Monstrum will showcase the kinds of cultural themes which will be revealed in this new venture from Spectral Visions Press of the University of Sunderland. The journal is a refereed academic journal and invites original articles on all aspects of monsters and the monstrous. The perspective is that of literary studies but, in keeping with the boundary-defying nature of the monster, welcomes an interdisciplinary approach that may draw on (among others) cultural studies, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and the history of ideas, and which explores monstrosity in a variety of genres and media.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Breaking Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2015 keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Hsy of The George Washington University!

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones (Deadline: 2/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones
Submission Deadline: February 25, 2015

Modernism and the Anthropocene (edited collection, abstracts due 3/31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund (Washington State University) and John McIntyre (University of Prince Edward Island)
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu or jmcintyre@upei.ca

We are seeking 500-word proposals for submissions to a collection of essays exploring the representation of the Anthropocene within modernist literature and culture.

Encyclopedia of World Comics (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González
contact email: 
worldcomics2015@gmail.com

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD COMICS: MANGA, ANIME, TINTIN, AND MORE COMICS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

ABC-CLIO (Greenwood Press Imprint)

Frederick Luis Aldama (Ohio State University) Editor

[UPDATE] Mentoring for Scholarly Publication at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

This is an invaluable opportunity for MLA members—especially advanced doctoral candidates and junior faculty—to develop their work for publication by meeting with editors from some of the top jour

[UPDATE] “Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
/'voi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Pacific Asia Inquiry - Issue on Women, Gender, Children, and the Family (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman / University of Guam
contact email: 
ebowman@uguamlive.uog.edu

I Unibetsedat Guahan | The University of Guam

CALL FOR PAPERS: Pacific Asia Inquiry: Multidisciplinary Perspectives in the Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Volume 6, Fall 2015

Exploring Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
The Arachneed Journal
contact email: 
arnav.anjaria@gmail.com

The Arachneed Journal invites scholarly papers, commentaries, book reviews, interviews, multimedia presentation (audio visual) for its upcoming issue.

[UPDATE] SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM/OCTAVIA E.BUTLER AND THE "UNEXPECTED"

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM/OCTAVIA E.BUTLER AND THE "UNEXPECTED"

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture; April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

'In Our Time' Postgraduate Symposium, University of Malta, March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
inourtime2015@um.edu.mt

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, i

Fallen Animals: an interdisciplinary perspective 19th-20th March 2015, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadromi-Allouche and Aina Larkin, University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk, a.larkin@abdn.ac.uk

Following the success of the Fall Narratives project in 2014, this workshop will explore the theme of fallen animals.

#LOL: Literature, Language and Humour

full name / name of organization: 
David Ellis/ University of Wolverhampton UK
contact email: 
david.ellis@wlv.ac.uk

One Day Conference: Call for Papers
University of Wolverhampton (City Campus), Saturday 23 May, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Christie Davies (Reading University)

CFP AfroEurope@ns Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V, 16 - 19 September 2015, University of Muenster, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeurope@s: Culturas e Identidades Negras en Europa - Mark Stein, University of Muenster
contact email: 
AfroEuropeans2015@gmail.com

Call for papers and panels
University of Muenster, Germany
16 - 19 September 2015
www.wwu.de/AFROeu2015

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
contact email: 
at sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

CFP: After the Good Life - Issue 20, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (Deadline 2 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

In Cruel Optimism (2011), Lauren Berlant asks why we stay “attached to conventional good-life fantasies – say of enduring reciprocity in couples, families, political systems, institutions, markets

N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
ndeterminationconference@gmail.com

“N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance”
UC Irvine March 12-13 (Thursday and Friday)

The Edwidge Danticat Society- The Caribbean Studies Association 40th Annual Conference, May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer/ Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The Caribbean Studies Association 40th Annual Conference will be held May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

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