category: postcolonial

Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics; July 9; March 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Cujlture
contact email: 
asac2012@scrippscollege.edu; scastagn@scrippscollege.edu

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture announces:

The 4th International Conference on Adoption and Culture
Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics

Outlaw!: Law and (Dis)Order in the American West (9/01/11; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 10/27/11-10/29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference, held October 27-29, 2011, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Call for Contributions to an Essay Collection: Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye

full name / name of organization: 
Audrey DeLong, PhD
contact email: 
delonga@sunysuffolk.edu

The editor is currently seeking proposals for an essay collection investigating and interrogating the popular Transformers franchise.

Psychological Trauma and its Material Bodies (Cultural Studies Association Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo/Allegheny College
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

I am seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed for the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Call for Articles African American Poetry and Ecocriticism for Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Hayes
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Seeking article submissions that discuss the relationship between African American poetry and ecocriticism for a scholarly anthology.

MULTICULTURALISMS: THEORIES AND PRACTICE AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 14th – 17th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University
contact email: 
multiculturalism@cf.ac.uk

The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University are organizing an interdisciplinary conference on multiculturalisms from 14th

Cultural Productions of 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing “Cultural Productions of 9/11”

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 11.2

Edited By Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson

Featuring:

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] American Frontiers: British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

Pursuing the Trivial - Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
University of Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

Pursuing the Trivial - Investigations into Popular Culture.
A Postgraduate Conference with Invited Guest Speakers, University of Vienna, June 1-2 2012

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JULY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

update

full name / name of organization: 
Ogaga Okuyade, College of Education Warri, Nigeria
contact email: 
gagokus@yahoo.com

Call for papers on African literature, world literature, postcolonial literature, popular culture, popular music, cultural studies, African American literature and culture, carrebian literature and fi

Space and Spatiality: Public, Private, and Hybrid Third Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Sura P. Rath, Journal of Contemporary Thought
contact email: 
sura.rath@unt.edu

The Journal of Contemporary Thought invites submissions for its forthcoming issue on "Space and Spatiality: Public, Private, and Hybrid Third Spaces" expected to come out this fall.

Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

GOODENOUGH COLLEGE :: LONDON
THE BRITISH LIBRARY :: LONDON

(Con)Figurations of Citizenship in Caribbean Literature

full name / name of organization: 
North East MLA - Rochester, March 2012
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

This panel will examine citizenship as a trope and a problem in Caribbean literature.

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

MACOMÈRE: Special issue on Dionne Brand

full name / name of organization: 
MACOMÈRE (THE JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN WOMEN WRITERS & SCHOLARS)
contact email: 
leslie@yorku.ca

This special issue of MaComère is focused on Caribbean Canadian writer Dionne Brand.

CSAA Annual Conference 2011: 'Cultural ReOrientations and Comparative Colonialities', Adelaide, Australia, 22-24 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The MnM Centre, University of South Australia
contact email: 
MnM-Centre@unisa.edu.au

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Victorian Clichés and Orthodoxies (NVSA): Columbia University: April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
david.kurnick@rutgers.edu

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is Victorian Clichés and Orthodoxies.

Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference Oct. 7th (Deadline July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University Center for Critical Inquiry and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
moralpanics@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Moral Panics of Sexuality

Conference at Arizona State University
West Campus
Phoenix, AZ

Friday, October 7, 2011

Audre Lorde’s Transatlantic Sisterhoods VOLUME OF ESSAYS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Stella Bolaki and Prof. Sabine Broeck
contact email: 
audrelorde.collection@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for edited volume on Audre Lorde

Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century (NeMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

[UPDATE] CFP: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
write@inter-disciplinary.net

Call For Papers:

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

New deadline, July 1, and update.

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP “Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity” Toulouse, France, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marie C. Bouchet, University of Toulouse
contact email: 
marie.bouchet@univ-tlse2.fr

“Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity”

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

Culture Matters: 2012 CSA Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
csaus@pitt.edu

CULTURE MATTERS
Cultural Studies Association Conference
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
March 28-April 1, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: 19 September, 2011

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

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

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

"Between Worlds" Edited Collection; Abstracts 7/15/11; Completed Papers 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ama Wattley, PhD
contact email: 
awattley@pace.edu

Critical essays are being sought to complement the creative works in an edited anthology entitled Between Worlds to be published by Peter Lang.

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