category: postcolonial

[Extended Deadline] THE WORD MADE TEXT (SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religion and Literature: This panel explores the ways religious print texts—scriptures, devotional texts, prayer books, hymnals, etc.—are presented in other literary texts, such as fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction.

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 30th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

This year, we continue to explore various matters of the urban, but in particular, education and this city.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference - submission extension to June 22, 2013

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

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference (21/9/13) at George Mason University is now accepting paper proposals.

Warscapes, a new online magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes - a magazine of literature, art and politics.
contact email: 
reviews@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Rituparno Ghosh- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Sangeeta Datta, Rohit K Dasgupta, Kaustav Bakshi
contact email: 
rituparnovolume@gmail.com

Rituparno Ghosh-Call for Papers

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan (Rutgers University) and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic (University of Essex)
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu and sbahun@essec.ac.uk

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion explores how women are re-interpreting religious traditions (oral, written, and performance) fundamental to their societies to promote their concerns and interests as w

Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu, sbahun@essex.ac.uk

Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict explores how women activists, policy-makers, and scholars emerging (or hoping to emerge) from silent/prolonged or post-conflict situations are negotiating b

Poems Are Being Written: The Scenes, Surfaces and Textures of Creativity in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Paraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth)
contact email: 
paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

We are pleased to announce that the seventh Annual Symposium of the Centre for Studies in Literature (University of Portsmouth) will take place on the 28 of November 2013.

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Anim-Addo/ Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
j.anim-addo@gold.ac.uk

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

September 20-22, 2013
Goldsmiths, University of London

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: July 12, 2013

12th Medieval English Studies Symposium: Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

The 2013 Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th Nov - 1Dec) invites scholars and young researchers in the Middle Ages.

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis
contact email: 
anthony.cordingley@univ-paris8.fr

“Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet”
5-7 June 2014, Paris
Regional Workshop of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS)

Living through the Interregnum: Democracy, the Polis and the Subject in Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
http://synthesis.enl.uoa.gr/ an Anglophone journal of comparative literary studies
contact email: 
margerma@enl.uoa.gr,akarav@enl.uoa.gr

Synthesis Journal
Volume VIII (2014)
Living through the Interregnum: Democracy, the Polis and the Subject in Crisis
Maro Germanou & Mina Karavanta
Special Issue Editors

Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories in Environmental and Spatial Literary Studies (Oct. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
chrissiebattista@gmail.com and robert.tally@txstate.edu

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: "Containers" Graduate Student Conference in NYC, October 18th & 19th, Keynote by Jasbir Puar

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

Call for Papers
4th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department

Stony Brook Manhattan

[UPDATE] trans* : Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Keynote José Muñoz, October 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 22!

3rd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Tufts University
October 18, 2013
Keynote: José Muñoz

trans*

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

The Novel and the Fragment

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
j.mcisaac@rutgers.edu

This panel will examine how fragmentary form and non-linear narrative operate in post-1945 novels in English in order to ask how an experimental, fragmentary form poses key problems and possibilities

La España africana: historias de dominio, de resistencia, y de migración, 15th-19th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Alicante (Spain)
contact email: 
yaixela@imf.csic.es

El objetivo del curso es, por un lado, analizar los procesos de gestión de la diversidad cultural de la colonización española en Marruecos y Guinea Ecuatorial desde una perspectiva diacrónica que

Women's Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jessica Wilkinson/ Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
cwwamelbourne2014@gmail.com

Conference website:
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/the-book/cwwa/

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Session on Canadian Literature - MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] June 25th Deadline Extension- 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,

Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives (edited collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Cox and Kate Watson (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
kwatson@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Proposals of 250 words are sought for an upcoming collection: ‘Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives’, edited by Katharine Cox (Cardiff Metropolitan Universi

[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

[UPDATE] Irish Gothic Conference 5-6 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia
contact email: 
perugiairishgothic@gmail.com

Irish Gothic Conference

5-6 December, 2013

Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia

Confirmed Speakers:

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Postmodern literature tends to present characters and stories that are fragmented, lending itself to an analysis of the self.

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com; Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
45th Annual Convention
April 3-6, 2014 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Sri Lankan Literature [Essay Collection] Deadline 7/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
G R Taneja
contact email: 
grtaneja47@hotmail.com

A proposed collection of critical articles needs additional contributions. The anthology focuses on Sri Lankan Literature written in English. All literary genres will be covered.

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: 2nd - 4th of September, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Risk, Dignity & Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: 29th - 31st of August, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Risk, Dignity and Fragility: Searching for a New Ethics

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