category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

(Dis)locating
 Queer: 
Race, 
Region, 
and
 Sexual
 Diasporas
 May
 5‐7, 
2011


full name / name of organization: 
A
 Graduate 
Conference 
at 
the 
University 
of 
Illinois, 
Urbana‐Champaign

contact email: 
dislocatingqueer@gmail.com



 
(Dis)locating
 Queer: 
Race, 
Region, 
and 
Sexual 
Diasporas


A 
Graduate 
Conference 
at 
the 
University 
of 
Illinois, 
Urbana‐Champaign


UPDATE-Deadline Extended-Second CFP-The Trace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Málaga, Spain
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011
DEADLINE SUBMISSION EXTENDED: 25 April

The Intellectual Silk Road: Cross-Media and Cross-Cultural Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
gunseli.isci@yeniyuzyil.com.tr

The topic of this year's Association of Adaptation Studies conference will focus on adaptation as a site for cultural exchange, reflecting the importance of trading activities along the Silk Road as s

Transgressions

full name / name of organization: 
Steen Christiansen
contact email: 
steen@cgs.aau.dk

As the boundaries between cultures and cultural practices become increasingly more permeable, the need to study, explain and analyze such phenomena only becomes greater.

“Subversive Texts/ Radical Readings” graduate student conference May 6-7th, 2011, proposals due March 13th

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

If every text is a product of an established tradition, written in a preexisting language, how does a text become subversive? Does subversion lie in the speaker's voice and his or her intent?

[UPDATE]: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

UPDATE -- Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012] -- Proposals due March 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association, Jan 5-8, 2012, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee [ryung001@ucr.edu]

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

Asian American Literature (PAMLA 2011) -- Proposals Due March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2011
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee (ryung001@ucr.edu)

The session on Asian American Literature(s) is accepting paper proposals for PAMLA 2011, 5-6 Nov. 2011 at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. This session welcomes papers from across the disciplines.

Justice, Law, and Literature March-May

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

In 2008 we launched a blog, Changing Lives, Changing Minds: http://cltlblog.wordpress.com.

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference - "Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights"

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
contact email: 
eaclals.pg.conference@gmail.com

Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference
Institute of English Studies, University of London

26-27 August 2011

Keynote Speaker

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities, University of Warwick, UK, 28-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities
contact email: 
warwickcolour@gmail.com

The first event organised by the University of Warwick's HRC ‘Postgraduate Scholars Program’ is as follows:

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities

New Temporalities of Old Age, MLA 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port and Erin Lamb / MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; lambeg@hiram.edu

This guaranteed session sponsored by the MLA Age Studies Discussion Group investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

20th Century Caribbean Radicalism, MLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laurie Lambert
contact email: 
laurie.lambert@nyu.edu

Perspectives on intellectual and literary contributions to revolutionary movements; analysis of radical traditions including those with links to diaspora and global south.

[UPDATE] Registration now open for: Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries - 25-26 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Kelly and Dr Kate Kennedy / University of Cambridge
contact email: 
ark40@cam.ac.uk / kma23@cam.ac.uk

Registration now open for:

Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries

(international conference) Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept [Leiden, The Netherlands, May31-June 1, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leiden (Netherlands) & University of Bonn (Germany)
contact email: 
m.boletsi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

International Conference:
Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept

Organizing Institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
Location: Leiden

An Anthology onPost-Modern Indian English Fiction - submit by 30 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Abha Shukla Kaushik
contact email: 
abhakaushik@gmail.com

Post-Modern Indian English Fiction

RESEARCH PAPERS ON WORLD LITERATURE - SUBMIT BY 30 APRIL 2011

full name / name of organization: 
IMPRESSIONS - (ISSN 0974 – 892X)
contact email: 
impressionsonline@gmail.com

Impressions

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS ON WORLD LITERATURE

August 2011 (Vol. 5 Issue 2)

Third International Maroon Conference. June 22-25 2011: UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Maroon Conference," The Return."
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

This multidisciplinary conference seeks papers and panels that explore representation of Maroon culture in history, literature, art, music, political theory, cultural studies, film, linguistics, and t

[Update] Singapore - The Contemporary - June 24th-26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

CFP Race and Metaphor, MLA Special Session (January 5-8, 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

As Toni Morrison observes in Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1993), "Race has become metaphorical—a way of referring to and disguising forces, events, classes, and expre

CPF: Science and Literature RMMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ira Walker/Rocky Mountain Modern Langague Association
contact email: 
iawalker@miners.utep.edu

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

Asian/Jewish/American (MLA 3/15/11; 1/5-8/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Seeking comparative studies of Jewish and Asian American literature for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2012 in Seattle.

Multiple Childhoods Graduate Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Cox/Rutgers University
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. May 19-21, Philadelphia.

Graduate Student Forum: Charting the Course

[UPDATE] ‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

Final call for papers:

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia, 18th-19th June 2011

Keynote speakers:
WJT Mitchell:

[UPDATE] 35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
labyrinth.blanc@gmail.com

Call for Papers (Organized Sessions)

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America (Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
contact email: 
mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Formal Measures

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos (Princeton University)
contact email: 
formalmeasures@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

FORMAL MEASURES

Sixth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium

Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Saturday, May 7, 2011

[UPDATE] "Angel of Newness" (Concentric special issue) -- deadline extended to 3/20

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Call for Contributions --
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
September 2011 issue --

Upon a Precipice [UPDATE]-- Deadline EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

CFP: Digital Humanities and Hispanism - An Electronic Roundtable (Abstracts 15 Mar 2011; Convention: 5-8 Jan 2012, MLA, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Special Session
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This electronic round-table will showcase different ways digital media and tools inform teaching, scholarship, publication, and collaboration within Hispanism.

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Women and Work: Special Session, MLA, Seattle, WA, Jan 5-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent women's work, where "work" is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and domesticity?

CFP- Heterotopias

full name / name of organization: 
Heterotopias
contact email: 
mecunni07@earlham.edu

A new undergraduate, peer-reviewed journal of critical theory.

Update: Deadline March 30th: The Politics of the Visual and the Vocal in Caribbean Space

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Intransit: A Caribbean Arts Journal
contact email: 
caribintransit@gmail.com

From carnival costumes to music, from paintings to folktales, from sculptures to spoken words, artists and storytellers have used the cultures of the Caribbean Basin to create unique expressions that

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