category: postcolonial

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

[UPDATE] 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)

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan O'Gorman and Charlotte McIvor
contact email: 
siobhanmogorman@gmail.com and charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie

This essay collection situates the histories and contemporary practice of devised performance in Irish theatre.

DEADLINE 3/15 Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be distinguished professor and Waldo W. Neikirk Chair for Innovative Undergraduate Education, Robert N. Watson.

[UPDATE] Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium July 2nd, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
writingsouthafricanow@gmail.com

Extended CfP deadline: April 8th, 2013

Confirmed Plenary speaker: Dr Nadia Davids (Queen Mary, University of London)

Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies
contact email: 
cityconference@bangor.ac.uk

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,

[UPDATE] Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trandell@sandiego.edu

We invite papers for a special session on “Child Labor and American Modernism (1890-1930)” at the 111th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held

Time Travel in the Media

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Ormrod, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
j.ormrod@mmu.ac.uk

CfP: Time Travel in the Media

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

The 21st METU British Novelists Conference: The Bronte Sisters and Their Work 12-13 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
nkorkut@metu.edu.tr

"The Bronte Sisters and Their Work" is the theme for this year’s METU British Novelists Conference organized by the Department of Foreign Language Education in Middle East Technical University.

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

[UPDATE] Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca, jonathan.vandor@gmail.com

“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” – Ray Bradbury

“I love trash!” – Oscar the Grouch

Fall Stories Conference — 18th-19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadroi-Allouche / University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk

A Call For Papers

Fall narratives: an interdisciplinary perspective

18th-19th June 2014, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/22/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013.

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

Workshop 'A Dialogue on Contemporary British Asian Writing' on Saturday 8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nottingham Trent University, UK
contact email: 
For further information, please email Nicole Thiara at Nicole.Thiara@ntu.ac.uk.

The Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at Nottingham Trent University will host the workshop 'A Dialogue on Contemporary British Asian Writing' on Saturday 8 June 2013.

War Memories: Commemoration, Re-enactment, Writings of War in the English-speaking World- 17, 18, 19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Université Européenne de Bretagne – Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
renee.dickason@orange.fr

The wars of the past have not left the same imprint on collective memory. Wars of conquest or liberation have marked the history of the British Empire and its colonies in different ways.

Some Strange Elsewheres: Travel Poetry from the Beats on - University of Bedfordshire, 4th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Michael Faherty / University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
travelpoetry@beds.ac.uk

Beginning with and following on from the examples of Ginsberg and the other Beat poets, we welcome papers that explore as many poetic responses to travel as possible.

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

English 1700 to Present (PAMLA, November 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

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

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

[UPDATE] MLA 2014 Special Session: Vulnerability, Dependence, and Risk in Caribbean Literature (due Mar 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu



For this proposed special session, I welcome paper proposals that address the presidential theme, Vulnerable Times, as it relates to Caribbean literature.

Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhilb@emory.edu

“Global Shakespeare” is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching?

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

The World Forum for World Literature Studies published by Shanghai Normal University, Purdue University and the Wuhan Institute for Humanities calls for paper for its Special Issue on South Asian Lite

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

[Reminder] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution (Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

[Deadline approaching: 1st of April]

The AnaChronisT journal (5/31/2013) papers, interviews, book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 18 (2013) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2013/4.

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