category: postcolonial

Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Enunciating the End: The Apocalypse, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
enunciating.the.end@gmail.com

Apocalyptic prophecies and futurist narratives have always had a special place in culture, from Y2K fervor to the periodically updated Rapture to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in December of

11th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Tuesday 3rd July 2012 – Thursday 5th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

5th Global Conference: Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 29th June 2012 – Sunday 1st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

8th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children

Friday 29th June 2012 – Sunday 1st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference 2012 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ole Miss English Graduate Program
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

New Voices: Bodies of Influence

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa
Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynote: Marilynne Robinson

Deadline for submission is December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Deadline December 1, 2011
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

AFRICAN AMERICAN/AFRICAN CULTURE AREA: Popular Culture Association invites both papers and panels of four papers on any area of Africana including African, Caribbean, Latin American and African Americ

“From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Letort/Shannon Wells-Lassagne
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

Conference “From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June 2012

Call for papers

[UPDATE] RAPCAP 2011: Rethinking African Popular Culture and Performance (10/23/2011; 12/08/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Arts Collective
contact email: 
lorunyomiat50@yahoo.com

Deadline Extension: The deadline for submission of abstracts for RAPCAP 2011 is now October 23, 2011.

European Journal of English Studies, 'Myths of Europe: East of Venice' (deadline for proposals: 31 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan O'Malley
contact email: 
aidan.omalley@eui.eu

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES Vol. 17

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Call for Papers: “Imagery Across Time: Using Pop Culture Imagery of Native Americans in the Classroom” June 3-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
contact email: 
drparmelee@comcast.net

I am putting together a panel proposal for the 4th annual NAISA conference (June 3-6, 2012), which will take place at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.

Valley Humanities Review-- Call for Undergraduate Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2012 Issue.

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, Land Ownership and Tenure. (Deadline: November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts encourages and welcomes contributions by scholars, researchers, grassroots activists, policy advocates, and organizations.

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia. (Deadline: January 15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

We invite proposals from scholars, activists/practitioners, and creative non-fiction/fiction writers who consider a host of issues evoked by “Appalachia.”

“Travelling Genres: English in India, India in English”, January 11-13th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UGC Special Assistance Programme (DRS Phase II) Centre for English Studies School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi – 110067, India
contact email: 
sap.ces@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:
National Young Researchers’ Seminar
on
“Travelling Genres: English in India, India in English”
UGC Special Assistance Programme (DRS Phase II)

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Adorno and the Crisis of the Contemporary. 2012 ACLA, 3/29-4/1, Brown University

full name / name of organization: 
Weihsin Gui
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

This seminar explores the salience of Theodor Adorno’s work for engaging with the emerging language of collapse, catastrophe, and crisis in literary studies and the humanities as a contemporary prob

Crossroads: Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference, March 8 - 10, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
michael_call@byu.edu

In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines, we invite presentations exploring any form of artistic representation---literature, the visu

[UPDATE] Joyce and/in Italy - The 5th JJIF Graduate Conference - Rome (Italy) - February 16 and 17, 2012,

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyce.foundation@uniroma3.it

Joyce and/in Italy
The 5th JJIF Graduate Conference - Rome
Università Roma Tre, Italy

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Violence and Represention

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.edu, rawi@usc.edu

Epistemic shifts are themselves inherently violent and the uncertainty and instability that these shifts produce frequently elicit a violent response.

Kate Chopin International Society's sponsored panels at 2012 American Literature Association conference-- due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2012 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at LSU, Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

diacritics: "More than Global" [July 15, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
diacritics
contact email: 
diacritics@cornell.edu

diacritics is launching a mini-series of thematic issues entitled “More than Global,” to be published in volumes 41 and 42.

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at NC State is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012.

Sefi Atta Panel at African Literature Association; April 2012 Dallas, TX

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
collinsw@sc.edu

Sefi Atta Panel
African Literature Association, April 2012
Dallas, TX USA

CFP: Textual Empires & Discursive Dissent: Reimagining Aesthetic Traditions in Race and Ethnicity Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference--San Juan, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

The horrors of empire have left an indelible mark on the geopolitical space of the circum-Atlantic world and hemispheric America.

[UPDATE] Representing Eire: Ideology in Irish Cinema from John Ford to John Carney, NeMLA March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Daniel.Shea@msmc.edu

While the Abbey Theatre is perhaps the most familiar public context through which the nationalistic and aesthetic struggle to shape an identity for a (post)colonial Ireland was formed, expatriate Iris

2012 International Conference on Narrative (March 15-17, 2012) - Abstracts Due Oct. 17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative@georgetown.edu

2012 International Conference on Narrative
March 15-17
Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada

Plenary Speakers

[UPDATE] Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick & Ian Maness / Queen's University Department of English
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

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