category: postcolonial

If Scotland: Posting 2014 (23-24 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
ifscotland2014@gmail.com

IF SCOTLAND is a two-day conference exploring how the referendum on Scottish independence will be remembered, discussed and explained a few decades from now

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

Crusoe in Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tsukuba, Japan http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/english/access/tsukuba_access.html
contact email: 
Yukari Yoshihara (yoshihara.yukari.fp@u.tsukuba.ac.jp)

Criticism of Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe has tended to focus on the period of his residence on the island, or even more narrowly on his initial complete isolation.

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Special Issue: ALLEGORIES OF IMPERIALISM: BARBARIANS AND WORLD CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang (Kaohsiung Medical Univ); Asun López-Varela (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com; alopezva@ucm.es

The volume seeks to engage discussions across disciplines and world regions on the effects and experience of empire and Imperialism, trying to establish a dialogue between metropolitan cultural practi

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

(UPATE) Call For Papers: The Victorian

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.om

We request well written articles for our June edition of "The Victorian", a quarterly academic journal on all aspects of the Victorian world. Articles should be with us by the end of May.

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geriguisatchapman.edu

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

CFP: Oceanic Literature and Culture (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

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

We are seeking paper proposals and topics related to Oceanic literature and culture. This session invites papers that speak to any discussion of island spaces, places, and subjects.

“A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions” PAMLA 2014 (10/31-11/2, Riverside, CA) CFP Deadline: May 15, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

This panel examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 9 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Karlstad University, Sweden
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, sofia.wijkmark@kau.se

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference
Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014
Karlstad University, Sweden

"Reading Arabic Poetics in America: Colonialism, Tanslation, and the Sociality of Form"

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jeff.sacks.ca@gmail.com

What are the stakes of reading arabic poetics in america at the present historical and political moment?

English Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century--PAMLA 2014 Standing Session deadline 5/15 (Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
jlee@csudh.edu

Please consider submitting a proposal on any aspect of English literature and culture in the long nineteenth century for this standing session.

Submission Deadline: May 15

Sustaining Circum-Atlantic Movements in African-American Literature: SAMLA (7-9 Nov. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: African-American Literature
contact email: 
amykatherineking@gmail.com

This panel invites papers that examine circum-Atlantic movement and cultures in contemporary African-American literature.

Peripheries of Modernism – MSA 16 (Nov 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Benjamin/ University of Michigan
contact email: 
labenj@umich.edu

Since at least the early 1990s, the transnational turn in Modernist Studies has necessitated a re-thinking of Modernism’s traditional boundaries.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies, 10 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Le Fanu Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Simon Cooke
contact email: 
simongcooke@ntlworld.com

Le Fanu Studies is looking for papers on any aspect of the Irish writer's work.

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 'Fear and Loathing' Limina Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9th May 2014 ***

Call for Papers-Indian Popular Culture Panel-Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

Indian Film is the most popular media for most of the world, and yet academia has only scratched the surface of studying it.

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott and Alexis Wright (June 22, 2014 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler / Paine College
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays examining the works of Australia's leading Aboriginal authors, Kim Scott and Alexis Wright.

Yeats and Kipling: Retrospectives, Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Bharati College, Delhi
contact email: 
conf.eng.bc@gmail.com

Yeats and Kipling: Retrospectives, Perspectives
A three-day international conference at Bharati College, University of Delhi, Delhi.
(10, 11, 12 March 2015)

CRISIS IN FILM AND VISUAL MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
The Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania), September 19-20, 2014
contact email: 
renata.sukaityte@kf.vu.lt

Co-organized by Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania), and Lithuanian Film Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania),

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] "Hearts and Minds": US Cultural Management in Foreign Relations in the 21st Century (15 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Chambers/ University of Lodz
contact email: 
mjc6@buffalo.edu

Extended deadline for call for essays an edited book collection.

Title: "Hearts and Minds": US Cultural Management in Foreign Relations in the 21st Century

Editor: Matthew Chambers

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION: MAY 10, 2014

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: Thursday 4th to Saturday

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Postmodern Madness and The Reconstruction of Subjectivities

Inter-Cultural Dialogues, 3rd International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th of August, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

3rd International Symposium: Inter-Cultural Dialogues

Appalachian Literature, SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014 Atlanta, GA; CFP due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Carved from the Mountains: Defining Sustainability in the Appalachian Region
contact email: 
sarawest@email.uark.edu

In following with the SAMLA 86 theme of “Sustainability and the Humanities,” this session will explore the idea of sustainability as it relates to the Appalachian region.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 15, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age, July 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation
contact email: 
conference@repre.org

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age

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