category: postcolonial

Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Clapp and Emily Ridge
contact email: 
jmclapp@ied.edu.hk

Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives
Call for Contributions to an Edited Volume of Essays

Alice Munro - 6-7 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr

This international conference will focus on Alice Munro's first collection of short stories, Dance of the Happy Shades, published in 1968, and will try and offer new perspectives, some forty-five year

[UPDATE] American Imperialism and National Identity, 14th June, proposal deadline 28th March

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK)
contact email: 
aii.durham2014@gmail.com

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has risen to the role of World Power, with its political, cultural, social and economic influence stretching far beyond its own borders.

Towards a World Literature - thematic section of "Ticontre" journal (n°2-2014) - deadline 05/04/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Stefano Calabrese, Antonio Coiro, Alice Loda
contact email: 
mondo@ticontre.org

Movement is a crucial factor in our time.

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

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

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP: Global Diasporas - Spectrality and the Uncanny, PAMLA 10/31-11/2 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Global Diasporas: Spectrality and the Uncanny.” PAMLA Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY- SCMLA, Austin, Oct 18-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association- SCMLA
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY: Open Topic
Chair: Sobia Khan,U of Texas-Dallas and Richland College, sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

CfP Special Issue: Early Career Researchers II

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum
contact email: 
l.czarnowsky@uni-koeln.de

Special Issue - Early Career Researchers II

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

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

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

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

Through a geocritical focus, the goal of this panel is to explore the significance of spatial identity.

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

20 March 2014 and the deadline for the online submission of the final article is 1 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Mala Renganathan / North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India
contact email: 
malareng@yahoo.com

This is a Call for Papers announcement. We plan to bring out an edited volume of critical essays on Rabindranath Tagore's Plays to be published by reputed book publishers.

[UPDATED] The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000
July 1-4 2014
University of Sydney

http://novelnetwork.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

"Human Trafficking and Postcolonial Discourse" - MLA 2015 - Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barberan Reinares (CUNY) and John Maerhofer (University of Rhode Island)
contact email: 
m_laura.barberan@bcc.cuny.edu; jjmaer@aol.com

Special Session

Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

Allegory: New Ideas, New Theories at MLA (Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Machosky
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

This is an open call for papers about new approaches to allegory in any form. Unusual approaches to canonical allegories; unconventional applications; provocative theories or readings encouraged.

Short Fiction: Theory and Criticism (SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX; Abstract Deadline March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
marsdensj@sfasu.edu

We invite papers exploring short fiction or the theory of short fiction from any period.

CFP: Picking Through the Trash - Deadline 18 July 2014 - PIVOT

full name / name of organization: 
PIVOT: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Call for Papers: Picking Through the Trash
PIVOT: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

"Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.”

Rethinking Globalization and the Question of Scale: Interdisciplinary Perspectives - 4/24-2/26

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University - Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of English, and The Fifth Annual Research Symposium of the Ph.D. Program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
contact email: 
champto2@ncsu.edu

Call for Abstracts:

Rethinking Globalization and the Question of Scale:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

"III International Conference on the American Literary West" (U.Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: October 8-10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REWEST (UPV/EHU, U. Basque Country)
contact email: 
rewest2014@gmail.com

THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: A TERRITORY WITHOUT BORDERS?
III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
UPV/EHU (UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY)
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN, OCTOBER 8-10, 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 28 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Huzzah! We're extending the deadline for submissions for our upcoming Death & the Maiden special issue. You now have until Friday 28 March 2014.

The 2014 International Conference on Romanticism, Sept. 25-28

full name / name of organization: 
The International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)
contact email: 
icr2014@stthomas.edu

The 2014 meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by the University of St. Thomas.

[UPDATE] SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED - CSULA Significations May 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 10

[UPDATE] Enjoyment: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Enjoyment
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

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

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

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver: The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This panel seeks papers that offer a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis. Papers will be accepted in Spanish or English.

Conference "Resistance. Subjects, Representations, Contexts", 6-8 Nov 2014, Oldenburg, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Migration, Education, and Cultural Studies, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany
contact email: 
Martin.Butler@uni-oldenburg.de

Call for Papers:
Resistance. Subjects, Representations, Contexts
International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Oldenburg, Nov 6-8, 2014.
Organized by Martin Butler and Paul Mecheril

South Asians in Africa [MLA]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association National Convention
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

The South Asian Literary Association and the African Literature Division of the Modern Language Association invite papers on the following topic for MLA 2015 in Vancouver--

DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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



Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S., Canada)
August 15-17, 2014

CFP: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
CDBL@Brown.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

JNZL PRIZE for New Zealand Literary Studies 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature hosts an annual prize for new work in New Zealand Literary Studies.

Food and Eating: From the Literal to the Metaphorical

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on topics relating to the subject of Food and Eating: from the literal to the metaphorical, for the next edition

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Faculty of Letters and Arts

CALL FOR PAPERS

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE CONFERENCE:

CHANGING PLACES

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
globalhistoryofthebook@gmail.com

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty’s Postcolonial

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