category: postcolonial

Scepticism and Doubt Across Cultures of Crisis: (ACLA panel) March 29 - April 1 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
alimchet@umich.edu

Are unhappy ages, and their literary productions, less alike than happy ones? In Two Ages, Kierkegaard says that ‘In an era of negativity the authentic ironist is the hidden enthusiast’.

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

[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

Wars of the Past and Present: Words and Images--Proposed panel topic for Natures 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century:
To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Eighteenth Century (SCSECS, Asheville, Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight D. Codr / South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SCSECS)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

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Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE!
New submission deadline is October 31st, 2011.

Call for Papers:

“Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet,” UCLA

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

MEDITERRANEAN MODERNISMS

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, http://acla.org/acla2012/
contact email: 
mediterraneanmodernism@gmail.com

The Mediterranean basin, conceived broadly as the lands and nations surrounding the Sea as well as the Sea itself, has been a site of near-constant change over the centuries, and the 20th century was

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History and the Demise of Empires; Bern, Switzerland, May 18-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) Annual Conference; University of Bern, Switzerland; Conveners: Barbara Buchenau and Virginia Richter
contact email: 
gnel2012@ens.unibe.ch / marijke.kaehler@ens.unibe.ch

This conference addresses the key role that empire retains in European and North American consumer culture despite decades of postcolonial challenges to imperial control.

Call for Papers - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

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

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference at Duke University, January 20 & 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/marxism-and-new-media-conference
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent (April 6-7, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Fedors and Katie L. Price / Department of English, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
poetry.communities@gmail.com

Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
April 6-7, 2012

Reflections and transfigurations: tradapting and performing Shakespeare today. 26-27 April 2012, University of Toulouse, France.

full name / name of organization: 
ART. University of Toulouse Le Mirail
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP: Reflections and transfigurations: tradapting and performing Shakespeare today. 26-27 April 2012, University of Toulouse, France.

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

Call for Papers: Crossing Borders in the Transnational Work of Agha Shahid Ali at CEA 2012 (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
hahmad@truman.edu

Call for Papers: Crossing Borders in the Transnational Work of Agha Shahid Ali at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia

new Call for Papers: Crossing Borders in the Transnational Work of Agha Shahid Ali at CEA 2012 (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
hahmad@truman.edu

Call for Papers: Crossing Borders in the Transnational Work of Agha Shahid Ali at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia

NeMLA 3/15-18/2012: Transnational/Global/World Literatures? Charting the Integration of Comparative Praxis in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Yankura, Michael Swacha
contact email: 
key7@georgetown.edu, michael.swacha@duke.edu

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: SEPTEMBER 30th, 2011

The Global Checkpoint: 'Rights' of Passage, Performances of Sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA - American Comparative Literature Association Convention, 2012; David A. Fieni, Karim Mattar (seminar organizers)
contact email: 
daf232@cornell.edu; karim.mattar@ell.ox.ac.uk

This seminar will consider and develop critical approaches to the administration of space and the ritualized regulation of flows of people and goods in the contemporary world.

Yale French Grad Student Conference - Ethics and Literature - February 17-18, 2012 (Abstracts due Nov 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Department of French Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
yalefrenchgradconference@gmail.com

The Yale Department of French welcomes submissions for our spring 2012 graduate student conference on the topic of "Ethics and Literature."

http://yale.edu/french/gradconference2012/cfp.html

Violence and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Jaclyn Simon (University of Southern California), Ricardo Wilson (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.ecu, rawilson@usc.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

[UPDATE] Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century - Seminar group 10th Oct, 14th Nov, and 12th Dec 2011; London

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth/Fusako Innami, Comparative Literature Department, King's College London
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


Please note: the first seminar will now be held on the 10th October (previously on the 17th). All other dates stay the same.

36th Comparative Drama Conference, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama Conference, Text and Presentation
contact email: 
cdc@stevenson.edu

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 December 2011

Music and Crisis -- Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

Music and Crisis

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
April 14-15, 2012

[REMINDER] Writing Queerly - Abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Jess Lewis-Turner
contact email: 
jlewturn@temple.edu

Call for papers for a panel on 'writing queerly' at the NEMLA 2011 convention in Rochester, NY, held March 15-18.

Frontiers and Borders (March 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University English Graduate Conference:
Frontiers and Borders

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities; May 9-11, 2012; Beirut

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut
contact email: 
humanrightsandthehumanities@gmail.com

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities will be hosted by American University of Beirut May 9-11, 2012.

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

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