category: postcolonial

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

Indigenous Studies Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Papers: Indigenous Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013 St. Louis, MO

Beyond the Human: Monsters, Mutants and Lonely Machines (or What)?

full name / name of organization: 
Jawaharlal Nehru University
contact email: 
beyondthehuman2014@gmail.com

An International Conference
New Delhi
20-23 February 2014

http://beyondthehuman.com/

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2013

Muslim identity issues in literature and film

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature (Allahabad, India)
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es

Fiction narratives, films, documentaries and TV series dealing with Muslim issues have increased notably since the events of 9/11, most of them with reference to Islamist terrorism.

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

full name / name of organization: 
London Conference in Critical Thought
contact email: 
londoncriticalconference@gmail.com

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

Royal Holloway, University of London

6-7 June 2013

Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
alazams@hope.ac.uk

Symposium:
Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches
Liverpool Hope University, 29 and 30 July 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Debra Mason

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts--deadline May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
contact email: 
jastlatina@gmail.com

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts: Reading, Writing, and
Living Lives on/in the Margins

Guest Editors:
Christopher Rivera, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2014 issue. Deadline for submission: June 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

Etudes Irlandaises is a peer-reviewed journal publishing articles in English and French which explore all aspects of Irish literature, history, culture and arts from ancient times to the present.

[UPDATE] Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

Representing Violence -- MLA 2014 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 Special Session
contact email: 
lehudson@ucdavis.edu; mela.heestand@gmail.com

“What we are up against is a generation that is by no means sure that is has a future.” George Wald, 1969.

Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality, May 30, 2013

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

CFP: Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality
Media Fields Journal
University of California, Santa Barbara

2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

full name / name of organization: 
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department
contact email: 
2013humsym@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

[UPDATE] Colloquium - Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future - 5-6 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Colloquium

Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future

University of Exeter, UK

5-6 September 2013

UPDATE. Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Arstcapes Group - University of Kent
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

University of Kent, 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories (Deadline Extended to March 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – Nov. 1-3 2013 - PAMLA special session

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

This special session seeks submissions that employ and/or consider cognitive approaches to literature.

LMU Munich Doctoral Fellowship Program in "Globalization and Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
LMu Munich
contact email: 
J.Habjan@lmu.de

The DFG-Research Training Group "Globalization and Literature" at LMU Munich invites applications for 7 Doctoral Fellowships starting in October, 2013, for up to 3 years.

60th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, October 11-13, 2013, Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 60th Annual Meeting will be hosted by DePaul University in Chicago, October 11-13, 2013.

'The Manifesto Revisited' - MLA 2014 Division Session

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Division on Non-Fiction Prose
contact email: 
amsp@lehigh.edu, rcooke@haverford.edu

The manifesto has served many purposes in its history, and this session will bring together scholars with an interest in non-fiction to reflect on those purposes.

[UPDATE] Marxism and Psychoanalysis in the Twenty-First Century (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 Special Session
contact email: 
gallego@stolaf.edu; ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2014 MLA Convention, which will be held from January 9-12, 2014 in Chicago, IL.

[UPDATE] Sporting Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK
contact email: 
sportingbodies2013@gmail.com

“’Is it safe to travel alone?’: British Women Travelers and False Concepts of Vulnerability” MLA 2014, January 9-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/College English Association
contact email: 
dnielsen@murraystate.edu

During the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries, upper-class British men participated in the Grand Tour, visiting the Continent, exploring their sexuality, and learning about the world in ways that th

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture / Volume 44

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Burnham / Santa Clara University
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture Volume 44

DEAD LINE EXTENDED: International Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies and Literatures in English 13-14 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Department of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
an interdisciplinary/international Postgraduate Conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara/Turkey
www.elts.cankaya.edu.tr

Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, 9-12 January 2014
contact email: 
azeenat@uark.edu and ummeal-wazedi@augustana.edu

This roundtable invites paper proposals that will explore the re-emergence of the veil and its literary and cultural representations.

Human Rights International Conference (Nov. 21-23, 2013); Abstracts Due: Mar.31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Call For Papers: Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Deadline extended to March 15th!

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - 7th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 7th issue. We accept:

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline Extended to March 15th!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center/Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
barthesconference2013@gmail.com

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O’Meara

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation: Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editors: Antonija Primorac (University of Split, Croatia) and Monika Pietrzak-Franger (University of Siegen, Germany)
contact email: 
primorac@ffst.hr and pietrzak@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation:
Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts

2014 Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies
(http://www.neovictorianstudies.com/)

The Traveler’s Eye: Narrating Dis/Location in 20th Century Travel Literature, Bucharest, September 26th-28th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, CISCER
contact email: 
conference2013@litere.ro

The troubled 20th century has been labeled in many ways – one of which is “the century of migrations”.

PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

Mapping and Measuring Twentieth-Century Correspondence | Modernist Studies Association Conference (29 August-1 September 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Phillips
contact email: 
phillisi@dickinson.edu

How can digital methods and scholarship help us to capitalize on the everyday genre that is twentieth-century correspondence?

JNZL PRIZE for New Zealand Literary Studies. Closes June 30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature hosts an annual Prize for new work in New Zealand Literary Studies.

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