category: postcolonial

MLA 2016 Special Session - Intersections: African Literature and Electronic Liteature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (Austin, TX)
contact email: 
kwabena.oa@gmail.com

This Special Session navigates the intersections between African literature and electronic literature, examining the influence that both fields have over each other.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Transnationalizing the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

Nancy Fraser has written that, from the perspective of critical theory, "it is by no means clear what it means today to speak of 'transnational public spheres." This special session responds to the 20

Re-Approaching the Survey Course

full name / name of organization: 
Gwynn A. Dujardin
contact email: 
dujardin@queensu.ca

Proposals invited for MLA roundtable session (Austin, TX; January 2016) on innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys.

[UPDATE] Occupations - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 18 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Occupations' - the new deadline for submissions is 18th March 2015.

Egypt in/and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
Domran@UNM

In Fall 2014 we initiated a new panel entitled "Egypt in/and Literature" in the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association.

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session "Aggressive Fictions": Metatextual Critiques of the Reader (Please Submit by March 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
kkwg@uw.edu

Seeking papers exploring fiction that critiques and/or challenges the reader and his/her interpretations and/or rationalizations of the text.

Radicalisms: Movements and Moments

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University: French and Italian Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
thenuradicals@gmail.com

The organizers of the annual Department of French and Italian graduate student conference at Northwestern University are pleased to announce this year’s conference, Radicalisms: Movements and Moment

Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 2.1: War

CFP: American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace / Deadline: August 1st 2015 / OLH

full name / name of organization: 
Open Library of the Humanities
contact email: 
m.j.collins@kent.ac.uk

The last fifteen years have seen substantial changes in the way scholars have engaged with US literature and culture.

MLA Convention 2016 (due: 3/15) -- Counternarratives, History, Contemporary U.S. Ethnic fiction

full name / name of organization: 
S. Moon Cassinelli
contact email: 
cassine1@illinois.edu

This panel seeks papers to discuss counternarratives, their limits and possibilities, and their relationship to histories of national belonging in contemporary U.S. ethnic fiction.

Children’s and Youth Culture on the Screen – SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

[UPDATE: EXTENSION & KEYNOTE] “Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & PossibilitieThe 9th Annual URI Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
URIGradConference2015@gmail.com

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

CFP--Crime/Criminal/Criminality (Special Journal Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
http://theapollonian.in/

Vol. 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

Deadline of Submission: 15 March 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies--Call for Papers (Updated)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Online | Open-Access | Peer-Reviewed | ISSN 2393-9001
http://theapollonian.in/

Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

IGA 2015 Special Session: The Vampire and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association Conference 2015 (Vancouver)
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

The Vampire and the Posthuman:
Following a Migrating Literary Form
Special Session

International Gothic Association 2015 Conference
"Gothic Migrations"
Vancouver, BC (28 July-1 August)

Film III: Global Cinemas at the MMLA 2015 Convention in Columbus, OH (November 12-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Caryn Connelly / Film III: Global Cinemas section of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu

The Film III Section of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) is accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Global Cinema.

20th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference [UPDATE--EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For our 20th conference, we are seeking papers that address the theme “Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities.” James Fenimore Cooper and Susan Fenimore Cooper wrote at a time when America was gr

[update] International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies[April-June, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the forthcoming [April-June, 2015]

Death, Desire, and Dialogue: In [Death-] Bed with the Text - 22nd-23rd May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Power / Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus
contact email: 
desiredeathdialogue@gmail.com / slumadridconference@gmail.com

13th International Conference
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus
22nd - 23rd of May 2015

“Shall I believe / That unsubstantial death is amorous?”
(Romeo and Juliet, 5.3.102-3)

[UPDATE] Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 03/01/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

Film (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
nair@pdx.edu

This session at the RMMLA, 2015 is open to papers on contemporary global film in/through which social identities are mediated.

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Border Masculinities: Cross-disciplinary Dialogues and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Brian Baker, Lancaster University, Lancaster UK
contact email: 
b.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

We are inviting proposals for chapters of an edited volume which consider how a focus on borders and border crossings might transform contemporary understandings of masculinities.

Southern Literature Panel: Economies of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
mheilig1@binghamton.edu

In “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” Louis Althusser notes that “every State Apparatus, whether Repressive or Ideological, ‘functions’ both by violence and by ideology.” Bearin

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

Phantom Grief, Prosthetic Mourning: Amputation and the Semiotics of "Loss" (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Grayson (Wartburg College) and Maren Scheurer (Goethe-Universität)
contact email: 
erikgrayson@gmail.com, scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

CALL FOR PAPERS

MLA 2016: Contemporary Postcolonial Poets and Publics

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Special Session
contact email: 
k.brisley.brennan@gmail.com

How do contemporary poets envision their role in the public life of a postcolony? This is not a question of social value but of social relations.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

Nation, Narration, and Revolution - MSA 17 “Modernism and Revolution”, Boston, Nov. 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Vaclav Paris / CUNY City College
contact email: 
vaclavparis@gmail.com

The modernist period is characterized by national upheavals, from the Mexican Revolution, to the Russian Revolutions, to the controversial peace settlements of 1919, and the crises leading up to the S

MLA 2016 - Caribbean Sexualities in Displacement

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, George Washington University; Radost Rangelova, Gettysburg College
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; rrangelo@gettysburg.edu

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Displaced Caribbean Sexual Minorities. Seeking papers on space and body politics of exiles, diasporas, and/or migrations of Caribbean LBTQIA.

Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco Delgado, Stony Brook University

There has been a striking turn towards the dystopic in contemporary American literature, often related to racial anxieties.

Cultures of (In)Security in Comparison - 31 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Themed Issue Dedalus Journal | Project CILM
contact email: 
s.i.a.araujo@gmail.com and cgc@campus.ul.pt

CULTURES OF (IN)SECURITY IN COMPARISON
Dedalus Journal: Issue edited by Susana Araújo | Susana S. Martins | Carlos Garrido Castellano

CFP - InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching
contact email: 
cetl@park.edu

Call for Papers
Volume 10: Scholarly Teaching and Learning

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