category: postcolonial

Micro vs Macro Literatures in English: Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

CALL FOR PAPERS
2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Micro versus Macro Literatures in English:

"Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" conference open for registration

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

The international conference “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective,” to be held at National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 25-27, 2013, is now open for regist

[UPDATE]GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh/Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012 blueeyemini@gmail.com
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

Early societies had rigid roles for men and women with attributes, labeled as being masculine and feminine.

The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, SC (Nov. 14-17th)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
dina.smith@drake.edu

"Freedom and Utopia"
38th Annual Meeting
Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

Journal of Jesuit Studies: Artistic Discourses of Liberation Theology (themed edition)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

The idea of Liberation Theology continues to exert profound challenges - theological, ontological and theoretical - to the Catholic Church, long after the first context of its emergence and reception

[Update] Native North American Literatures (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
smayvill@ucsd.edu

Native North American authors throughout colonial and U.S. histories present complex and distinct challenges to linear time.

[Reminder] English 1700 to Present (PAMLA Nov. 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

DH SoCal Research Slam

full name / name of organization: 
DH SoCal
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

DH SoCal is a network dedicated to building community and collaboration amongst digital humanists in Southern California.

Artistic Ireland, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

From The Book of Kells to the seaside ditty in Ulysses to the Abbey Theatre’s Countess Cathleen, Ireland boasts a history replete with visual and performing arts.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP APRIL 25TH - American Work: American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
americanworksymposium@gmail.com

American Work

American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

18 May 2013
Rothermere American Institute
University of Oxford

Visions of Egypt: Literature and Culture from the Nineteenth Century to the Present, 6-7 September 2013, Hull, UK (CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Catherine Wynne, University of Hull
contact email: 
c.wynne@hull.ac.uk

Visions of Egypt: Literature and Culture from the Nineteenth Century to the Present
6-7 September 2013
Venues:
Hull History Centre (6 September)
Staff House, University of Hull (7 September)

Short Story at MMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Black Camera invites submissions for a Close-Up devoted to a critical assessment of Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries to be published Fall 2014.

[UPDATE] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (Submission deadline 16 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort Unversity
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

Auto/Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
IAFA
contact email: 
autofiction@hotmail.com

Publication Type:print&Online
Language: English
Editors: Isabelle Grell & Shashi Bhusan Nayak
Theme: “Autofiction, memoir and life narrative”

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (11/8 - 11/10)

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

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques Conference October 25-27

full name / name of organization: 
Young Professional and Graduate Conference Department of Religious Studies Rice University
contact email: 
heyes@rice.edu

“Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques” aims to create conversations on the impact of monstrosity and examples of the grotesque in discourse related to religion and the sacred.

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Coluture (Peer-reviewed Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gordonstate.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music, graph

The City in Word and Image - Problems and Possibilities of the Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

“All great art is born of the metropolis” - Ezra Pound

[UPDATE] The Lost Subject, 14th May, University of Dundee

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

Tuesday 14th May 2013
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

CfP: Beyond the Cut-Up: William S. Burroughs and the Image

full name / name of organization: 
The Photographers' Gallery
contact email: 
cherylplatt2@gmail.com

BEYOND THE CUT-UP: WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS AND THE IMAGE Conference

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, Saturday 15 February 2014

Confirmed plenary speakers:

CFP: Magical Realist Writing as Narrative Strategy in the Recovery of Historical Traumata [Abstracts by 6/30/2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Eugene Arva & Hubert Roland - Interférences littéraires / Literaire interferenties (e-journal)
contact email: 
magicreal@aol.com

http://www.interferenceslitteraires.be/en

Magical Realist Writing as Narrative Strategy in the Recovery of Historical Traumata
- Call for Papers -

Calls: Cross-Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

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Philament 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended May 31st 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University Jaime Cantrell, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
outinthearchives@gmail.com

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories
Call for Proposals, due May 1

Editors:
Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University

[UPDATE] Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA Conference, 11/1-3, 2013) Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how solo performances (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) examine Judith Butler's notion of precarious lives, that is the shared vulnerability, fear and insecurity of contemporar

CFP - 2nd Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and Emerging, 12-13 September 2013 [Deadline 17 May 2013]

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

Keynote speakers include: Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University, Brussels) and Dr Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton, London)

Literary Dolls: The Female Textual Body from the Nineteenth Century to Now - Deadline for Abstracts June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
University of Durham
contact email: 
literarydollsconference@gmail.com

Literary Dolls:The Female Textual Body from the 19th Century to Now

University of Durham, International Women’s Day, 8th March 2014

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA--Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

November 1-3, 2013, San Diego, CA

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

“Mapping the Mediterranean: Space, Memory, and the Long Road to Modernity” 11-12 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Topographies, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
contact email: 
kashdan@umich.edu

Keynote Panel: “The Present and Future of Mediterranean Studies”
Yasser Ellhariry, Dartmouth College
Gail Holst-Warhaft, Cornell University

[REMINDER] When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

REMINDER: Abstract submission deadline is April 10, 2013.

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

Hypervisibility III - Beyond the Closet: Coming-Out Narratives in Transnational Visual Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa, Canada
contact email: 
florian.grandena@uottawa.ca

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE.

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity - April 15th Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

Global Shakespeare as Methodology

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450
contact email: 
acyhuang05@gmail.com

(This seminar is part of 'Shakespeare 450', the international week-long conference in Paris celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth in April 21-27, 2014.)

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