category: postcolonial

Re-membering Identity in African Literature (SAMLA, November 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Durkin/ Duquesne University
contact email: 
durkinm@duq.edu

Using Ngugi wa Thiong'o's idea of "re-membering," this panel addresses the act of (re)constructing identity in African Literature.

CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

CFP for Linguistics Session at South Atlantic MLA

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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
2012 SOUTH ATLANTIC MLA CONVENTION
November 9-11, Durham NC

LINGUISTICS SESSION

CFP for Linguistics Session at South Atlantic MLA

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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
2012 SOUTH ATLANTIC MLA CONVENTION
November 9-11, Durham NC

LINGUISTICS SESSION

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 2, Number 2, Special Issue on Monstrous Pedagogy: Teaching and Reading the Twilight Saga

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

Journal Announcement and Call for Submissions

Monsters and the Monstrous
Volume 2, Number 2, Special Issue on Monstrous Pedagogy: Teaching and Reading the Twilight Saga

12th Connotations Symposium: Poetry in Fiction: Poetic Insertions, Allusions, and Rhythms in Narrative Texts 28/7-1/8/13

full name / name of organization: 
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
contact email: 
symposium2013@connotations.de

In defiance of the traditional notion of essentially separate genres, writers of fiction frequently include poetic elements in their texts.

[UPDATE] MUSES INDIA: Dis(-)covering Indian Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Chetan Deshmane
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

We invite papers of high literary standards by scholars in the field of Indian Writing in English to contribute to a book to be published by McFarland & Co., Inc., USA in 2013.

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection: Primary Stein/Deadline Extended (Abstracts now through May 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and Sharon Kirsch (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu and sharon.kirsch@asu.edu

The overwhelming success of Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas finally confirmed Stein’s celebrity status in the United States in 1933.

[UPDATE] Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 5/15 (new date)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

Proposals will be accepted for this panel until May 15.

CFP-SAMLA Conference "Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in Caribbean Literature" Panel (Deadline 5/20/12)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in Caribbean Literature Panel

Emigration, Immigration, Empire, Exile: Women's voices and Their Rhetorical Forms, due June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association), Nov. 9-11, 2012
contact email: 
annette.sisson@belmont.edu

Proposal Submission: Please send a 350-500 word proposal, including a proposed title to: Annette Sisson, Belmont University, annette.sisson@belmont.edu OR, if you prefer to send it through the post, W

Forms of Orientalism [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, Nov 9-11
contact email: 
jmbritton@gmail.com

European Orientalism has as its historical and frequently imaginative background tales of travel and exile.

Forms of Orientalism

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, Nov 9-11
contact email: 
jmbritton@gmail.com

European Orientalism has as its historical and frequently imaginative background tales of travel and exile.

Oppositions: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference, 28th & 29th September, 2012. University of Salford, UK.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
oppositionsconference@gmail.com

Oppositions: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

28th and 29th September 2012
University of Salford, UK.

[UPDATE] Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

Patricia Duncker Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
bd11@st-andrews.ac.uk; j.funke@exeter.ac.uk;

Patricia Duncker Conference
Friday, 7th – Saturday 8th December 2012
The Institute for Contemporary and Comparative Literature
and The School of English, University of St Andrews

[UPDATE] Final cfp for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist and Women's Studies Association/Contemporary Women's Writing 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:

Identities in Displacement: Difference and Dislocations in Multi-Ethnic Literatures and Cultures(MELUS)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012: MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic American Literature in the United States)
contact email: 
kdaiya@gwu.edu

Session Name: MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic American Literature in the United States)
This panel is the MELUS panel at the SAMLA Conference in November 2012 in Durham, NC.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (May 15 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

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

A number of approved sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University) have extended their deadlines for paper proposals.

Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literature with Scientific Themes and Contexts [SAMLA / Nov. 9-11/ Durham, NC]

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Tolliver Brown
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

Performance and Migration: Questions of Methodology and Historiography

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research Working Group
contact email: 
charlottemcivor@yahoo.com

What is the relationship between performance and migration?

UPDATE: Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline Extended to June 1, 2012

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

“Growing Up Asian American in Children’s Literature” seeks to explore some of the major issues Asian American children and adolescents face growing up in the United States in the latter half of

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

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

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Fat Studies on Visual Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society
contact email: 
Snider.Stefanie@gmail.com

Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation, edited by Stefanie Snider, PhD

The Aesthetics of Suffering

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
50149@ntut.edu.tw

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers:
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

Proposals to edit pre-1930 New Zealand Literature

full name / name of organization: 
New Zealand Colonial Texts Series, Shef Rogers series editor
contact email: 
shef.rogers@otago.ac.nz

The English Department at the University of Otago publishes annotated scholarly editions of neglected earlier NZ literature and would welcome proposals from interested editors for particular titles.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

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

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

The Nature of Irish Studies, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How are Irish novels, poems, and plays indebted to nature? From Joyce’s Ulysses to Heaney’s “Flaggy Shore,” Irish authors have privileged the nature motif in their works.

CFP Tabish Khair (1st February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Om Prakash Dwivedi and Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández (Editors)
contact email: 
om_dwivedi2003@yahoo.com, cristina.gamez@uco.es

Tabish Khair was born in 1966 in Gaya, a small Indian town of historical interest, in a Muslim middle class family.

[UPDATE] "Circulations of/in Cinema" Toulouse, France June 17-19, 2013 DATE MODIFIED

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

Call for papers "Circulations of/in Cinema"

Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, France

June 17-19, 2013 UPDATE / DATE MODIFIED

5to. CONELIT Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures, 8-10 August, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Red Literaria Peruana
contact email: 
conelit@literatura.pe

5th CONELIT International Students Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures

Date(s): 8-10 August, 2012
Location: Lima, PERU

Deadline for proposals: June 17th, 2012

UPDATE Moving Children -- deadline extended PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

UPDATE PAMLA Moving Children -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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