category: postcolonial

Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR "OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT" CONFERENCE MARCH 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 31 2013**

10th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 1-2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013; abstracts due 1 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics@ugent.be

Call for Papers for 2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School
“Memory Unbound: Transcultural, Transgenerational, Transmedial, and Transdisciplinary Dynamics of Memory” (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013)

http://www.mnemonics.ugent.be/news/cfp-ghent/

[UPDATE] William T. Vollmann at ALA 2013 (Boston, May)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Clare, Boise State University
contact email: 
ralphclare@boisestate.edu

One of the notable features of William T. Vollmann’s work is its ability to defy simple classification.

IJRC, a journal of radical inquiry seeks papers for Vol 02 No 02

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Radical Critique
contact email: 
ijrc.editor@live.com

We are now reading for Vol 02 No 02. The deadline is March 15, 2013 with a tentative publication date of March 30th.

FINAL EXTENSION: IU Grad Student Conference: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University English Department Graduate Student Advisory Committee
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, entitled “Consent: Terms of Agreement,” to be held a

UPDATE. Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public. An inter-disciplinary conference on art and urban spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent - Artscapes Group
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts

CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)
Ruth Washbrook (Scottish Screen Archive/NLS)

Reorientations: East Asia in Recent Anglophone Fiction/Journalism

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Goodwin
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Increasingly important to the world economy as an engine of growth, the dynamic region of East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Korea) has for decades figured prominently in world media for its

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space [UPDATE] Conference Date March 23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired th

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 15 February 2013

Gender, Sexuality, and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities/ California State University, Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

Keynote Speaker: Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, New York University

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Emerging Scholars in Performance, ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group of the Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2013 Emerging Scholars Panel

Excess: 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: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Department Graduate Conference
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

Nostalgia itself has a utopian dimension, only it is no longer directed toward the future. Sometimes nostalgia is not directed towards the past either, but rather sideways.

Collection on Transgressive Women in Global Speculative Fiction [2/28/2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Guyant/ University of Wisconsin & Elizabeth Bowman/ University of Guam
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu and ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

The interconnection of speculative fiction, transgressions against social norms, gender studies, and global perspectives is compelling because speculative fiction allows for a unique approach to socia

Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2013 - DEADLINE MARCH 15th

full name / name of organization: 
York University Graduate Conference
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca and jvandor@yorku.ca

Picking Through the Trash
English Graduate Students’ Association Conference at York University, Toronto
May 10th and 11th, 2013

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

A matter of lifedeath

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@ad.umanitoba.ca

A matter of lifedeath
October 1-4, 2014

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

“Refashioning America: Critiques, Narratives and Aesthetics of Transculturation,” November 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2013@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea
The 48th International Conference

Place: Seoul, South Korea
Date: November 1-2, 2013

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

Ways of Being / Modes of Existence: Human, animal, machine

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Dominique Lestel, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Paris
Verena Andermatt Conley, Harvard University
Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State University

Exploring the Portuguese Diaspora in InterDISCIPLINARY and Comparative Perspectives: An International Conference July 25-27)

full name / name of organization: 
Anderson Unversity, Brock University, Univ of Lisbon, UMass Amherst
contact email: 
ics@brocku.ca

http://ocs.sfu.ca/pds/index.php/pdaip/2013

July 25-27, 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. – 5/21/13

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

RSA 14: "Border Rhetorics" (San Antonio) - Submissions Due July 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
contact email: 
kphillip@syr.edu

San Antonio is an ideal city for thinking about borders.

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference: Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference-Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

Universality and Its Limits

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Universality and Its Limits

The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
April 19–20, 2013

Supernatural Studies Journal CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a new, peer-reviewed journal welcomes article and book review submissions for its first two issues (Spring and Fall 2013).

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 1/30 CfP: "The Campus Novel as Equipment for Living" Session, May 22-25 Ghent, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Marta J. Lysik/Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
contact email: 
marta.lysik.1@staff.hu-berlin.de

I am inviting 300-word (maximum) abstracts for a session titled "The Campus Novel as Equipment for Living." The sessionl will be organized within the framework of an international conference on “Rhe

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

[UPDATE] International Conference on Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
dipenduds@yahoo.co.in

Introduction:

Terrorism and Temporality (Abstracts due 15 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Kuchta
contact email: 
todd.kuchta@wmich.edu

I invite proposals on the relation between terrorism and temporality for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago.

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