category: postcolonial

PAMLA 2012 CFP - October 19-21 at Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Luz Elizabeth Lara - University of Utah
contact email: 
luz.lara@utah.edu

There are over 120 approved session topics for this year's conference, to be held October 19-21 at Seattle University.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Call for Scholary Essays and Creative Works --May 15th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatina.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

CFP Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon/University of Central Florida, USA
contact email: 
Shooting_The_Event@gmail.com

Shooting the Event:Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012
American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

CfP: Gendered Immigration: WiG 2012 (Shawnee, PA, October 25-28); April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O. Gallagher / Women in German
contact email: 
mogallag@german.umass.edu

Please see the following CfP for the 2012 Women in German Conference (Oct. 25-28, Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Shawnee on Delaware, PA). The deadline has been extended to April 15.

Survival [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

CFP Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2013 (non-thematic) issue

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: June 30, 2012

[UPDATE] Music in France: From Classical Music to Chanson, Rap, and Rock

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.pamla.org/2012
contact email: 
christa.jones@usu.edu

Dear colleagues,
I am inviting abstracts for a Special Session at the 2012 PAMLA at Seattle University, October 19-21, for a panel I am presiding, titled:

Conflicting Mythologies: Culture, Tradition and Modernity in Indian Writing in English.

full name / name of organization: 
Anindya Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor of English, University BT & Evening College, North Bengal University
contact email: 
anindya_north@yahoo.co.uk

The Western narrative of Modernity, an ideological growth of capitalism, has disciplined and shaped India’s dream of development from the colonial era to the globalised present.

The 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Richard Perez and Belinda Rincon
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

The 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o Literatures

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Transnational Literatures, Gender and State Power, edited volume (Abstract deadline: May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Conwell and Gema Ortega, Editors
contact email: 
joanie.conwell@gmail.com or ortega@sxu.edu

Increasing interest in the conceptualization of “Transnational Literatures” calls for a re-appraisal of the role of gender in contesting official discourses of nation and power.

MPCA 2012-- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[REMINDER] Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

“Poiesis and Techne”

Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: April 9, 2012

Literature After 9/11 - Reflections/Reactions

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Very quickly after September 11, 2001, fiction writers were asked to responding to the attacks.

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, Vol. 1, Issue 3. Upcoming submission deadline: April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association (MESSA) for the Center of Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Fourth Essay competition: Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)Colonial

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

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its fourth essay competition, open to all, on the subject of:

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND THE (POST)COLONIAL

The Golden Age: Nostalgia in Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

RJAS Call for Peer Reviewers - deadline April 11

full name / name of organization: 
Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS)
contact email: 
rjas@raas.ro, ggherasim@euro.ubbcluj.ro

The Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS) is inviting applications for peer reivewers.

7th Annual Limina Conference: Humanising Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

The Conference will be held on the 7th of June 2012 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with supplementary events on the 6th and the 8th.

CFP: Feminist Sinologies Interdisciplinary Conference October 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Sinologies/ University of Michigan CCS
contact email: 
nda@umich.edu

This conference invites papers that think about the production of knowledge made possible by the synergies between feminist theory and sinology.

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

2nd CFP--27th International Conference on Medievalism: Medievalism(s) & Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Carol L. Robinson/Kent State University Trumbull
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

2ND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
24th International Conference on Medievalism
THEME: Medievalism(s) & Diversity
Hosted by Kent State University Regional Campuses
October 18-20, 2012

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

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

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

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

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

Popular Indian cinema has witnessed a steady rise in the production of movies related to terrorism and threat to national security since 2001.

Books Available for Review - Book Submissions Welcome - Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Book Reviews: The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is looking for academics with tenure-track appointments to write book reviews of recent titles that have been released in their field of interest.

Essay Collection Titled: Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

full name / name of organization: 
Aparajita De
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

CFP: Essay Collection Titled:

Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference - Deadline Extended
University of Portsmouth, June 14 2012

In recent years the study of trauma has become central to contemporary conceptualisations of personal and

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012; Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

[UPDATE] The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature, 15-16 mars 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca
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