category: postcolonial

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Cultural In-difference: Towards Identity Making: Mulk Raj Anand’s Fictions in Perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Sarbojit Biswas, A/Prof in English, Barjora College, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
sarbojitbiswas@gmail.com

By recognizing the other, by remaining between cultures, in the in-between of cultures, one touches a limit of recognition; motivated and driven by the tensions in the struggle for recognition, one ci

Straddling Cultures, Authenticating Identity: Raja Rao’s Fictions in Perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Sarbojit Biswas, A/Prof in English, Barjora College, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
sarbojitbiswas@gmail.com

By recognizing the other, by remaining between cultures, in the in-between of cultures, one touches a limit of recognition; motivated and driven by the tensions in the struggle for recognition, one ci

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (5/31/2011)

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

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

"Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public" - United States Military Academy, April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy Department of English and Philosophy
contact email: 
scott.chancellor@usma.edu

Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York
April 19-21, 2012

Reading as Interplay--Special Session Panel at MMLA (Abstracts due: June 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Banister Quynn
contact email: 
quynn@msu.edu

Aligned with MMLA's 2011 Convention theme "Play...no, Seriously," this panel is interested in the ways performative or experimental criticism can meet the challenges of reading innovative literary tex

CFP: International Conference "Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin" (11/3/2011-11/5/201

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Jennings / International Walter Benjamin Society
contact email: 
jennings@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin”

CFP: Asian Crossings, 1789-1914, Hong Kong (06/24/2011;06/06-08/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science Research Council
contact email: 
ellrgf@nus.edu.sg

CONFERENCE ON
INTER-ASIAN CONNECTIONS III: HONG KONG
JUNE 6-8, 2012

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
DEADLINE: Friday, June 24, 2011

Workshop Title:
Asian Crossings, 1789-1914

Violent Masculinities in Early Modern Literature and Culture--Edited Collection (Abstracts due 6/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas and Jennifer Feather
contact email: 
thomasc@cofc.edu or j_feather@uncg.edu

How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities?

The Citizen-Subject Revisited: Symposium w/ Keynote by E. Balibar

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Greiman, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
jgreiman@albany.edu

The Citizen-Subject Revisited

CFP: Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association November 4-6 Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 4-6

Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’: Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Caroline Lusin, Dr. Anne Brüske, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
Caroline.Lusin@as.uni-heidelberg.de

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’:
Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

University of Heidelberg, 12-14 April 2012

Uncertainty: Theory in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
21stcenturytheory@gmail.com

Uncertainty: Theory in the 21st Century
Royal Holloway Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 11th June 2011
Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG
Keynote speakers: Professor Martin McQuillan (Kingston) and Professor Mark Currie (QMUL)

Critical Collection: Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return (July 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
contact email: 
mantonia.oliver@upf.edu

Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return

UPDATE: Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys (06/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wilson & Kerry Johnson, co-editors
contact email: 
mary.wilson@cnu.edu; johnsonk@merrimack.edu

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Victorian Vocabularies

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
d.ellison@griffith.edu.au

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11th-14th April 2012

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association
contact email: 
jsb25@cornell.edu

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

March 29-31, 2012
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Theme

Building a Capable State:

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

Middle Eastern Poetry and Poetics at the SAMLA 2011 Conference (Nov. 4-6 in Atlanta, GA)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ SAMLA (South Atlanta Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

The panel seeks abstracts for 20-minute papers on contemporary and new Middle Eastern poetry, especially papers that present these new voices in their cultural contexts.

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

We invite paper and panel proposals for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Off-Year Symposium, “Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North,” to be he

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
georgina.loveridge@sydney.edu.au

Friday 25-Saturday 26 May 2012

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

at

MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot/ Centre for Studies in Literature/ University of Portsmouth/ United Kingdom
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Dianne F. Sadoff (Rutgers University, New Jersey)

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

CfP: Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

South African Communications Association Conference 29 August - 1 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South African Communications Association
contact email: 
vdwaltm@unisa.ac.za

This year the SACOMM conference will be hosted by the Department of Communication Science at UNISA, and will be held at the Stone Cradle conference venue in Pretoria, South Africa.

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

[UPDATE] Writing Incest in the Post-War Years

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Miller (University of Durham) & Miles Leeson (University of Portmouth)
contact email: 
e.v.miller@durham.ac.uk, miles.leeson@port.ac.uk

Due to numerous submissions to this CFP we have moved the date forward TWO WEEKS for proposals. The new date is now the 16th May 2011.

North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Fifth Biennial Conference, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

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