category: postcolonial

[Update] Speculative Materialism: Contexts and Paradigms for Ecological Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse
contact email: 
josephyu@mail.tku.edu.tw

The conference will bring together scholars interested in developing dialogues between new/ecological materialists and related interrogations of materialism in science, philosophy and literature.

Children’s Literature Association Quarterly Special Issue - Genre and Black Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children’s Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
sara.austin@uconn.edu, karen.chandler@louisville.edu

Although critical attention to black American literature has until recently focused on social realism and vernacular expression, writers such as Victor LaValle and Charles Johnson have called for crea

CFP: Critical Survey- [The?]Archive- due 20th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen England/King's College London
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Call For Papers: Critical Survey
Guest Edited edition of the academic journal published by Berghahn.

TOPIC: [THE?] ARCHIVE

[UPDATE] Last Call and Deadline Extension: Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
linurra@gmail.com

In response to numerous requests from colleagues and institutions, the Semiotic Society of America is pleased to extend our deadline for abstract submissions to ***June 20, 2014***.

[UPDATE] David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth Century Studies XV

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Keynotes are now confirmed and a reminder of the June 15 abstract deadline.

Keynote Speakers

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference VII, October 22-24, 2014, Fort Worth, TX -- Call for Papers (deadline: June 20, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REP VII
contact email: 
rep.conference@gmail.com

The 2014 Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference VII will be held October 22-24, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference's sponsors are pleased to announce a call for papers.

Sustainability and Working Class Studies around the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 2014 Conference
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended / Bernadine Evaristo Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
tracey.walters@sunysb.edu

This call for papers is for contributions to an edited collection of essays on the life and work of Black and British writer Bernadine Evaristo.

CROSSROADS IV: ROOTS, ROUTES, ROUNDABOUTS - CFP deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature; University of Massachusetts, Amherst
contact email: 
crosscon@complit.umass.edu

CROSSROADS IV: ROOTS, ROUTES, ROUNDABOUTS
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
October 10 - 12, 2014

Call for Reviewers: NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist is an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America publishing work predominantly by Undergraduate and Graduate students.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins, Jan.6-7, 2015

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15th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

This year marks the centenary of Komagata Maru incident when 376 Indian passengers were denied
entry into Canada. The exclusionary policies of the British Columbian and Canadian governments

MMLA 2014 Special Session: "The City and the Open Road"

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Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmontg17@emich.edu

Call for papers for a special Session of the Midwest Modern Language Association conference, Nov. 13-16, 2014 in Detroit, MI.
Submission deadline: May 30.

"The City and the Open Road"

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ulster/Sibeal Postgraduate Network
contact email: 
genderstudiesulster@gmail.com

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme are especially welcome.

[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

CfP for the Panel: Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Perform

full name / name of organization: 
Euoacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts

CfP for the Panel: Art as Cultural Diplomacy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art as Cultural Diplomacy

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions
 The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic and Gisèle M. Baxter, eds.
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

Special Session of the MMLA 2014: “The Affects of Cities”

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

Recent turns in psychoanalytic criticism cast individuals as more porous—more permeable to the feelings or psychoses of others—than traditional humanism usually allows.

LAST CALL: PAMLA 2014 Comparative Literature Panel: Proposals due 5/15 by midnight

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014 (Oct.31-Nov.2)
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

The Comparative Literature standing session seeks papers for the 112th annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, CA (Oct. 31-Nov.2).

PAMLA 2014 Film Studies (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
matthew.snyder@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies

PAMLA is looking for a wide-array of papers dealing with Film and Visual Culture. ***ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE DONE ON PAMLA's Website***

[Update] "Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literature, film, music, and art of places that don’t really matter, places whose adjacency to the capitals of the world confirms their lack of sway.

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

[UPDATE] Writers for Anthology--Out Of Many

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York
contact email: 
OutOfMany2015@GMail.Com

Call for Writers: Anthology of Creative Nonfiction and Fiction

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Kudzu Review's Scholarly Issue (June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is now calling for Scholarly Essays for its newest yearly publication: The Kudzu Scholar.

Language and Ethics of Care in Contemporary Literature - University of Montreal - Friday, Oct. 31st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at University of Montreal and University of Alberta (Campus Saint-Jean)
contact email: 
Dominique.Hetu@umontreal.ca

Since Foucault’s Le souci de soi, Carol Gilligan

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art - papers due June 1, 2014

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

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended] CFP: Sustainability through an Interdisciplinary Lens

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: Graduate Students Forum in English
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference 86: “Sustainability and the Humanities.”

Atlanta, GA, November 7-9, 2014

Wole Soyinka: 80 Years of Protracted Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
atjpas@gmail.com

In honor of the 80th birthday, and the life-long commitment to human rights/justice, and the arts, The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) will host a special edition on Akinwande Olu

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Conference 2014: New England and the World (Oct 24-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

Call for Papers

Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Cities and the Social Contract in Literature, May 30; Nov. 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

“Cities and the Social Contract in Literature” – MMLA annual convention, Detroit, Nov. 13-16, 2014

The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

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