category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline Extended to March 15th!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center/Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
barthesconference2013@gmail.com

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O’Meara

[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

Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation: Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editors: Antonija Primorac (University of Split, Croatia) and Monika Pietrzak-Franger (University of Siegen, Germany)
contact email: 
primorac@ffst.hr and pietrzak@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation:
Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts

2014 Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies
(http://www.neovictorianstudies.com/)

The Traveler’s Eye: Narrating Dis/Location in 20th Century Travel Literature, Bucharest, September 26th-28th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, CISCER
contact email: 
conference2013@litere.ro

The troubled 20th century has been labeled in many ways – one of which is “the century of migrations”.

PAMLA 2013

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

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

Mapping and Measuring Twentieth-Century Correspondence | Modernist Studies Association Conference (29 August-1 September 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Phillips
contact email: 
phillisi@dickinson.edu

How can digital methods and scholarship help us to capitalize on the everyday genre that is twentieth-century correspondence?

JNZL PRIZE for New Zealand Literary Studies. Closes June 30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature hosts an annual Prize for new work in New Zealand Literary Studies.

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com


**Deadline extended to March 11, 2013**

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

4TH INTERNATIONAL AKŞİT GÖKTÜRK CONFERENCE - MADNESS IN LITERATURE - 4-6 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University, Istanbul - Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

MSA 15: Nation, Empire and the Architecture of Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
haweihl@mix.wvu.edu

Panel Proposal for MSA 15 - Everydayness and The Event: Nation, Empire and the Architecture of Everyday Life

International Conference "On the Eve of War" | 5-6 December | Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

CALL FOR PAPERS
CECC – The Research Centre for Communication and Culture presents:
ON THE EVE OF WAR
V International CECC Conference on Culture and Conflict
December 5-6, 2013

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
(2013 RMMLA Convention)
contact email: 
mnoussi@linfield.edu

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2013 RMMLA Convention)

Shaping Indian Diaspora edited volume (Abstracts 15th June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina M. Gamez-Fernandez and Veena Dwivedi
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com

Call for Papers
SHAPING INDIAN DIASPORA
Edited by Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández and Veena Dwivedi
(cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com)

Literature & Ecology Colloquium 30 August-1 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Rhodes University
contact email: 
d.wylie@ru.ac.za

Literature & Ecology
Colloquium
Tenth Anniversary Edition
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
August 30-September 1, 2013

First call for papers

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations
( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

Dear All,

[UPDATE] Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

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

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 15th
Conference Dates: JUNE 21st and 22nd, in Vancouver, B.C

Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Tally, Texas State University

Another After Life: Coming of Age in a Post-Everything World

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, UC Riverside, Tanya Rawal, UC Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound(at)gmail(dot)com

PAMLA Conference 2013
November 1-3, 2013
Bahia Resort Hotel
San Diego, California

Special Session Call for Papers
Deadline April 15, 2013

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

Postcolonial/Postmodern Indian Poetry in English

full name / name of organization: 
University BT & Evening College, a Constituent College of NBU. in collaboration with Kaveri Books, New Delhi
contact email: 
jaydipsarkarnbu@yahoo.co.in/ srsendu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for a proposed anthology on POSTCOLONIAL/POSTMODERN INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH

[UPDATE] Science and Literature: a Battle of the Books?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
halfdayconference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE for proposals: 8th March 2013

eSharp Issue 20: New Horizons

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

Have you found yourself thinking beyond the boundaries of current viewpoints?

How has the framework of your field of research or interest changed?

Modern Creatures - special issue of the European Journal of English Studies (2015), proposals 31/10/13

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)
contact email: 
Virginia Richter <richter@ens.unibe.ch> - Pieter Vermeulen <pieter.vermeulen@english.su.se>

Modern Creatures
Volume 19 of EJES
Deadline for proposals: 31 October 2013

Guest Editors: Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)

The Congolese Diaspora in Belgium : Imaginaries and postcolonial relations in the artistic field. October 2013 Brussels.

full name / name of organization: 
Organization : Véronique Bragard, Sarah Demart, Sarah Gilsoul, Bénédicte Ledent, Fatima Zibouh, Antoine Tshitungu Kongolo, Jean Bofane, Monique Phoba. With the collaboration of la Maison du Livre et le Centre culturel Jacques Franck.
contact email: 
congolesediasporaconference@gmail.com

In 2010, Belgium (via its institutions, the media and civil society) celebrated the 50th anniversary of Congolese independence with a certain glorification of Belgo-Congolese relations.

Childhood and Hybridity in the Literature and Film of Indian Diaspora (Deadline 15/04/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 (November 1-3 at Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego)
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca

This panel will explore issues of childhood and hybridity in the fiction and film of Indian diaspora, looking at how childhood is represented and/or constructed at the moment of cross-cultural encount

Woolf and London's Colonial Writers (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Evans
contact email: 
elizabeth.evans@nd.edu

This proposed panel investigates literary, political, social, and spatial connections between Virginia Woolf and contemporaneous London-affiliated writers from the British colonies.

[UPDATE] Repetition - with a difference? :: May 9-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2013@gmail.com

Last year we heard Barack Obama say “Yes, we can” for a second time, and saw Youtube viewers watch and re-watch Psy’s “Gangnam Style” for the billionth time (really!): we live surrounded by

CFP: Rediscovering Morocco

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Discoveries, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2013
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Session Proposal: “Rediscovering Morocco”

MLA Januray 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Ballengee
contact email: 
jballeng@towson.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts from a range of periods and regions for the following Special Session Proposal for MLA 2014 in Chicago:

Epic, Tragedy, and Community
Special Session

[UPDATE] Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange - July 9-11 2013 Annual AUETSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association of University English Teachers of South Africa / Rhodes University
contact email: 
conference@ru.ac.za

Materiality & Corporeality: The Body in Popular Fiction & Visual Culture, Postgraduate Conference, 6th June 2013

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

Materiality & Corporeality: The Body in Popular Fiction and Visual Culture

Postgraduate Conference, University of Portsmouth
Thursday 6th June 2013

LIMINA JOURNAL 2013 CONFERENCE - "Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference", June 14th 2013 @ The University of Western Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies, at The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

LIMINA CONFERENCE 2013

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference

[UPDATE] MLA 2014 -- ASECS-Sponsored, Guaranteed Session--Writing Wrongs: Literature and Human Rights in the 18th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Ramesh Mallipeddi
contact email: 
ramesh.mallipeddi@hunter.cuny.edu

Rights are entitlements or justifiable claims; human rights are a special kind of claim that one is entitled to by virtue of being human.

Call for Editors and Submissions: Revelations: Postgraduate Research in Mansfield Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Gildersleeve /Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce the launch of its new blog, Revelations: Postgraduate Research in Mansfield Studies.

[UPDATE] The pastoral turn in contemporary literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Judith Seaboyer, University of Queensland
contact email: 
j.seaboyer@uq.edu.au

The President of the MLA, Marianne Hirsch, has announced her theme for the 2014 meeting of the MLA in Chicago: “Vulnerable Times addresses vulnerabilities of life, the planet, and our professional d

The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rachel Douglas
contact email: 
Rachel.Douglas@glasgow.ac.uk

The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History
International conference to be held at the International Slavery Museum and the Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, 27–28 October 2013

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