category: postcolonial

SAMLA Convention, November 9-11, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
stapleto@live.unc.edu

Conference theme- Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration and Exile
Panel: “The Flâneuse, or the Female Urban Walker, in Contemporary Literature”

CFP Representations of Shanghai: Film and Fiction (Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013; DEADLINE September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein and Richard Schumaker, University of Maryland University College
contact email: 
lbernstein@umuc.edu; rschumaker@umuc.edu

Because of its unique historical and geopolitical situation -- major Asian port, economic target for Western and Eastern powers, and node for conflicts between nationalists and communists -- Shanghai has been the object of literary and cinematographic representation throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This NeMLA panel will analyze, organize, and probe the representation of Shanghai by Asian, European, and American writers and filmmakers. Comparative approaches and reflections on cultural history are particularly welcomed. Format may range from traditional papers to multi-media presentations.

Book chapters for the interdisciplinary volume “Hip-Hop from the East of Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
Milosz Miszczynski / UCSD
contact email: 
mmiszczynski@ucsd.edu

The book responds to the vivid development of hip-hop culture in the Eastern and Central and Eastern European states and shows how a universal model of hip-hop serves as a contextually situated platfo

The Literary Present and the Postcolonial Condition An International Conference 14-16 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
lit.conference@iiu.edu.pk

At the end of the World War II, the British and the French territorial control over the colonies began to crumble and a new global condition emerged in which erstwhile colonies transformed into newly

CFP Workshop: Catachreses? 'Gender', 'Religion' and 'Postcoloniality' (17-19 December 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender and Religions Research, SOAS University of London
contact email: 
cgrr@soas.ac.uk

See www.cgrr.wordpress.com

MAPACA Conference 2012 Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

CFP Women's Studies at MAPACA
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
November 1-3, 2012
Pittsburgh,PA

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

What is Africa to me now? The continent and its literary diasporas

full name / name of organization: 
Bénédicte Ledent & Daria Tunca
contact email: 
africatomenow@gmail.com

What is Africa to me now?
The continent and its literary diasporas

International conference
University of Liège, Belgium, 21-23 March 2013

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - July 15, 2012. Family Line-ups. Trans-generational Encounters in Family Photography

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
family_lineups@americanstudies.ro

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

"Debts to the Moor: Citations of Shakespeare's Othello" Deadline 07/02/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA Convention, November 8-11, 2012, Theme: Debt
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[Extended Deadline] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

[UPDATE] Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (extended deadline: 20 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

Call for editorial board members and call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Dube, Editor, Studies in the Humanities, Department of English,Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaversit
contact email: 
reena.dube@iup.edu

Call for Editorial Board Members

Keeping Going: The Appeal of Seamus Heaney / SAMLA 9-11 November 2012 Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Allison / University of Kentucky
contact email: 
jalliso@uky.edu

This panel seeks to investigate the reasons for the endurance of Seamus Heaney’s importance as poet, critic and translator.

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Papers
20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

Media Studies Interest Group - Papers and Programs - WSCA (Reno, NV, February 15-19, 2013) DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David Scott Diffrient / Western States Communication Association (WSCA)
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

CFP: Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

full name / name of organization: 
HEnry Schwarz/ Blackwell Publishers
contact email: 
Pocoencyc@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

Teaching African Literature Roundtable, SAMLA conference Nov. 9-11, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ Georgia State Univeristy
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

TEACHING AFRICAN LITERATURE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

November 15 – 16, 2012

Gender and Conflict: Unraveling Paths to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

Please note the new deadline: May 31!

Chicana/o Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mcmahonmr@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas

February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Writing Exile and Engendering Subjectivity in Modern French and Francophone Literature - SAMLA - November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Graduate Students' Forum in French
contact email: 
rharri2@tigers.lsu.edu

In her 2004 novel Biographie de la faim, Amélie Nothomb describes her experience of exile as the child of a Belgian diplomat: “Jamais était le pays que j’habitais.

Session on Canadian Literature -- MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3@luc.edu

This permanent section invites papers on any topic regarding Canadian Literature, but especially welcomes proposals addressing the conference theme of "debt," broadly understood.

[UPDATE] The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: June 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheree Mack, Open University
contact email: 
sheree.mack@gmail.com

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women.

Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheree Mack, Open University
contact email: 
sheree.mack@gmail.com

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

Narratives of Travel in Middle Eastern Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@uconn.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

CFP New Wave Iranian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Persian Film Festival and Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics
contact email: 
contribute@persianfilmfestival.com

Iranian New Wave Cinema – Call for papers

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

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