category: postcolonial

Adapting Classical Myths and Themes in Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA; 21-24 March 2013; Boston, Mass.
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mail.mcgill.ca

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
44th Annual Convention
21-24 March 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

[UPDATE] 13-14 December 2012 The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
bnc2012@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Keynote Speaker
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference

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

The Conference Conveners have decided to expand the event's capacity and accept more proposals for papers and panels.

The new deadline for submissions is 24 August 2012.

Call for Papers

ASU 18th Southwest English Symposium: -isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

February 15-16, 2013
Contact Us: swes.asu@gmail.com

The Eighteenth Century in Criticism and Theory: January 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
A panel to be held at the BSECS annual conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford
contact email: 
james.smith-2@manchester.ac.uk

The Eighteenth Century in Criticism and Theory
A panel to be held at the BSECS annual conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, January 3-5, 2013.

CFP- Mapping Effaced Identities. Sept 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of Languages and Literature
contact email: 
uflr@confutati.org

The twentieth issue of Utah Foreign Language Review seeks to examine the various modes of expression that arise as identities are fragmented and negated through dialectics of power.  From marginaliza

After Colonial Governmentality: Cultural Memory and (Post)Colonial Community.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Griffiths
contact email: 
mg3349@columbia.edu

Comparative work in postcolonial studies often turns on the mode by which subaltern peoples were governed in the high colonial past.

After Colonial Governmentality: Cultural Memory and (Post)Colonial Community.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Griffiths
contact email: 
mg3349@columbia.edu

Comparative work in postcolonial studies often turns on the mode by which subaltern peoples were governed in the high colonial past.

"Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Lexington, KY)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes’s writings have influenced texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction and Fantasy, Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com or rikk.mulligan@gmail.com

Join us for the 34rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 13-16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

International Conference: Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics (Jan. 24-26, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Special Issue of Pragmatism Today

full name / name of organization: 
Pragmatism Today
contact email: 
jgolde21@fau.edu

Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013

Deadline: November 10, 2012.

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas, July 21-25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference, 2013
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

In 2013, the 40th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference at the University of Mississippi, Oxford, will explore the relationships between Faulkner’s oeuvre and a hemispheric corpus of black wr

UPDATE- Silent Cinema and Time Travel (SCMS Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel poses methodological questions about the resurgence of interest in early film history by interrogating the thematic of time travel in silent cinema.

Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@uco.edu

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity – Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Representations of Internarrative Identity
contact email: 
lori.way@email.myunion.edu

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

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

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

Deathless Love (18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Celebrating the world’s greatest love stories has long been the subject of authors, painters, musicians, dancers, moviemakers, and critics.

[UPDATE] The Future State of Ireland. 17-18 November

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)
Dr Emer Nolan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schu

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

We are looking for original chapters which take up the themes of transnationalism, family, kinship, and subject-formation mediated through new media technologies.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

[UPDATE] SCMS panel: French and Francophone Cinema at the Margins of France

full name / name of organization: 
Niels Niessen
contact email: 
niessen@umn.edu

In “An Atlas of World Cinema,” Dudley Andrew states that though “we still parse the world by nations,” “a wider conception of national image culture is around the corner, prophesied by phras

History and the Contemporary Moment in the Work of Dionne Brand - NeMLA Mar 21-24, 2013 - D/line Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NorthEast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

“Travelling Back”: History and the Contemporary Moment in the Work of Dionne Brand

Steampunk Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bowser and Brian Croxall
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

[UPDATE] IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD, CRANS MONTANA, SWITZERLAND, 22-23 SEPTEMBER 2012

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

We are delighted to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for the Katherine Mansfield Symposium, ‘In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield’, to be held in Crans Montana, Switzerland on 22-23 Sept

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP. Panel BH 23: "Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux"

full name / name of organization: 
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)
contact email: 
lacuerre@hotmail.com

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

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

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

CWWA & FWSA Collaborative Event

Friday 28th September 2012, University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

The Ray Brown Conference on Popular Culture, Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Reynolds, Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

'Palestine and the Postcolonial: Culture, Creativity, Theory' - CFP for Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Writing
contact email: 
anna.ball@ntu.ac.uk

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

‘Palestine and the Postcolonial: Culture, Creativity, Theory’

Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 50:2 (2014)

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