category: postcolonial

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

UPDATE: Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012 - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 30/3/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College, Birmingham
contact email: 
k.myler@staff.newman.ac.uk

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Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012

A one day conference at Newman University College, Birmingham
Thurs 28th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton

NEASECS 2012 Wesleyan University, CT: The Courtesan-Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the period’s textual engagement with female notoriety.

[UPDATE]Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/22/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

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

Please note that the submission date has been extended until April 22, 2012.

UPDATE: Robert K. Martin Book Prize (New deadline 1 May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Robert K. Martin Book Prize (1 May 2012)

[UPDATE] Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/The Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Mar. 31 Proposal Deadline for Dickens Symposium, Lowell, MA, July 13 - 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Dickens Society
contact email: 
Diana_Archibald@uml.edu

REMINDER: Proposal deadline is March 31, 2012

DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL

July 13 – 15, 2012

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Speculative Futures, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
mukherjee.rahul@gmail.com

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 10-11, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Priscilla Wald

“Circulations of/in Cinema” June 13-15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse II, France
contact email: 
circulationcinema@gmail.com

In 1958, André Bazin asked: “What is cinema?” One of his objectives was to define the ontological specificity of the cinematographic art.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture
The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 2012

"Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars."
Walter Benjamin

African American Folklore and Critical Race Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Western Journal of Black Studies
contact email: 
Issue Editor Professor Aaron N. Oforlea at aoforlea@wsu.edu

This special issue for the Western Journal of Black Studies will address the growing interests in interdisciplinary scholarship on Critical Race Theory and African American Folklore.

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

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

Professors for Peace CFP

[UPDATE] PAMLA Special Topics Session “The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d” (19-21 Oct 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Alejandro Lee / Central Washington University
contact email: 
leealejandro@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the cultural intersections of the Orient in the Hispanic world in literary, historical and/or visual texts.

SAMLA 2012: “Remembering/Rememories of the Middle Passage in Contemporary African American Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmsamuel@uh.edu

Seeking abstracts for the regular session on African American Literature that address the acts of remembering, reimagining, and the rememories of displacement, travel, and exile across the Black Atlan

Summer Institute for Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics: Ohrid, Macedonia, August 12-30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities Euro-Balkan (Macedonia) & Faculty for Media and Communications at Singidunum University (Serbia)
contact email: 
Slavco Dimitrov: slavco.euba@gmail.com and Stanimir Panayotov: spanayotov@gmail.com

CONFIRMED LECTURERS:
-David M. Halperin (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
-Jelisaveta Blagojević (Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia)

[UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

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

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia in association with the Katherine Mansfield Society

27-29 June 2012

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan, University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature - March 15-16 2012 - Montpellier (France)

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) - University Paul Valery of Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

[REMINDER] 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?' Keele University - May 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?', a one day postgraduate conference at Keele University on 12 May 2012, is March 31st

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

[UPDATE] 21st Century British Fiction Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

This event will now take place over two days. The CFP has been extended to the 23rd March 2012. Full details below -

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium

"Prison and Literary Production" October 19-21, 2013, PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Michelson, Presiding Officer / 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smichels@usc.edu

This special seminar aims to expose, contest, and reformulate relationships between incarceration and literary production in the hemispheric Americas.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University, deadline: April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
routheles@msn.com

The 110th annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference will take place from October 19 to 21, 2012, at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

Race, Perception, and Modernist Spectacle (MSA 14, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Lam / University at Buffalo (SUNY)
contact email: 
jdlam@buffalo.edu

“Race, Perception, and Modernist Spectacle”

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Poiesis and Techne”
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 5, 2012

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