category: postcolonial

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

MLA Boston 2013: South Asian Periodical Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy
contact email: 
s_reddy71@yahoo.com

This panel, sponsored by the South Asian Languages and Literatures discussion group, explores the history, development, and contemporary life of periodical culture on the South Asian subcontinent.

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
nordic.journal@sprak.gu.se

Call for Papers

NJES is inviting scholars in the field of English Studies to submit articles for an upcoming general issue.

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work- (13-14 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
elifo@metu.edu.tr, okuroglu@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Contact name: Elif Öztabak-Avcı (elifo@metu.edu.tr)

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

[Update] Bullying and Self-expression panel for MLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect?

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP DEADLINE: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan/University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to March 30 - Hunter Graduate Student Conference: "Storytellers: Crafting, Testifying, Fibbing"

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Club of Hunter College
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

All of us are natural storytellers.

REMINDER - CFP 21st Century British Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium
Saturday 12th May 2012, Birkbeck, University of London
Keynote address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

Reminder: CFP--The West in Asia/Asia in the West Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

CFP The Marginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture & Popularity, 8–9 November 2012 (ABSTRACTS: 1 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream (Institute of English Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter)
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London

Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)

Seeking Bloggers for Sobriquet Magazine's The Literary Life

full name / name of organization: 
Sobriquet Magazine
contact email: 
email@sobriquetmagazine.com

Sobriquet Magazine is currently seeking a cadre of literary bloggers to contribute to its new “The Literary Life” blog.

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ecah@iafor.org

 

"Sef/building in interlanguage: transatlantic views on multilingualism" (21-23 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bordeaux 3, France
contact email: 
stephanie.durrans@u-bordeaux3.fr

"Self/building in interlanguage : transatlantic views on multilingualism"

Edited Volume: RACE, GENDER AND POWER-POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY INDIAN DRAMA IN ENGLISH (Deadline 30 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Jaydip Sarkar, University BT & Evening College, North Bengal University
contact email: 
jaydipsarkarnbu@yahoo.co.in

The proposed book would include critical analyses on the issues of race, gender and power-politics in the plays of Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Badal Sircar, Mahesh Dattani, Mahasweta Devi and othe

[UPDATE] *Deadline Extended* Friendship as Praxis: Towards Community (Cultural and Otherwise)

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

*DEADLINE to submit is now April 1st 2012*

Call for papers, Special Issue, Poetry for the Thirs Millennium, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ABC Studies Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Poetry for the Third Millennium.

The Spectacle of Obscurity, MSA 14 (Las Vegas, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Schneiderman
contact email: 
josh.schneiderman@gmail.com

“In popular music today,” Daniel Tiffany observes at the opening of Infidel Poetics (2009), “there is a flourishing market in poetic obscurity—-in lyrics composed in various kinds of slang, jargon, or patois, which make little or no sense to most listeners.”

[UPDATE] CFP - NeoAmericanist Issue 6.1 - Deadline April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: An Inter-Disciplinary Online Journal for the Study of America
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Madness and Mayhem in Women's Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Brown
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

Female madness is well represented within European and Anglo-American literature, letters, and scholarly endeavors.

The Precarious Alliance: "The Ethics of Water" (Oct. 11-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Delaware Valley College (Doylestown, PA)
contact email: 
tanya.casas@delval.edu

The Precarious Alliance
The Ethics of Water—everything flows from here
October 11-12, 2012

Workshop on Time and Globalization October 19-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Time and Globalization Working Project, McMaster University
contact email: 
tempora@mcmaster.ca

We are calling for the submission of paper proposals for an interdisciplinary workshop on Time and Globalization, to be held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, on October 19-20 (Friday & Satu

MLA 2013: Representing Genocide and Civil Conflict in Nonfiction Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Amardeep Singh, Division for Nonfiction Prose Studies
contact email: 
amsp@lehigh.edu

What role has the creative nonfiction genre played in documenting and responding to genocidal violence and civil conflicts?

[update] cfp manycinemas 04: Love

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
contact email: 
editors@manycinemas.org

We have extended our deadline for our fourth issue of manycinemas (topic LOVE in non-romantic films). Please send us your proposal until 15/03/2012.

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Modernism and the Weather: MSA 14, Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Hornby/UCLA
contact email: 
lhornby@humnet.ucla.edu

This panel invites papers that address the significance of the weather in modernist works (literature, film, visual art). How does the weather become a particularly modernist concern?

[UPDATE] "Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

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

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

Journal of Theory and Criticism
Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[Inter]sections - peer-reviewed American Studies journal CFP (March 15)

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

[Inter]sections is the online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest. You can access all previous issues here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

CFP MLA 2013: Denise Levertov's Converging Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Gamez-Fernandez
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es; Deadline 15 March 2012

This session invites submissions which explore Denise Levertov's poetics as a converging space of transcendental lyricism, religious meditation and ecological and sociopolitical protest.

Conference "Räume der Herkunft", Wuerzburg, Germany, June 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Katrin Dennerlein, Institut fuer Deutsche Philologie, Universitaet Wuerzburg
contact email: 
katrin.dennerlein@uni-wuerzburg.de, maximilian.benz@topoi.org

Call for Papers

Katrin Dennerlein/Maximilian Benz

Räume der Herkunft.
Fallstudien zu einer historischen Narratologie

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

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