category: postcolonial

[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

CFP Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era

full name / name of organization: 
Krista Ratcliffe, Joyce Middleton, and Tammie Kennedy
contact email: 
krista.ratcliffe@marquette.edu

The editors invite chapter proposals that work with the collection’s title, Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era.

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - Twelfth Issue of Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary international research journal

Sports in French and Francophone Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session, MLA Convention, Chicago 2014
contact email: 
roxanna-curto@uiowa.edu; RWines@cornellcollege.edu

How are athletic activities (traditional games, mo

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Mar. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com; taoa2013@kre.hu

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse@dal.ca

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English
Graduate Student Conference Dalhousie University
Halifax, N.S.

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space (deadline extended until Mar. 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Department (Graduate)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)
full name / name of organization:

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Robert N. Watson

Twentieth Century Studies Area 2013 MIdwest Popular Culture/American Culture Conference

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

Call for Papers
Twentieth-Century Studies
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
2013

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline 3/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

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

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ISCH Cost action 1101, Durham University, Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

Announcement/Call for Papers

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement

18-19 June 2013
Durham University

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ISCH Cost action 1101, Durham University, Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

Announcement/Call for Papers

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement

18-19 June 2013
Durham University

Salman Rushdie in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Charlie Wesley
contact email: 
cwesley@daemen.edu

How do we assess Rushdie's 21st century fiction (and nonfiction) while grappling with his previous output and changing political beliefs? 200 word abstracts or more by 15 March 2013. Contact Dr.

Sensationalims and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

A Two-Day International Workshop

Tel Aviv University, December, 18-19, 2013

[UPDATE] The Dada App (MSA 15, August 29 - September 1, Brighton)

full name / name of organization: 
Merrill Cole / Western Illinois University
contact email: 
M-Cole@wiu.edu

What contemporary uses can we make of Dada methods, techniques, innovations, and ideas? Should Dada inform our politics?

MLA 2014, Chicago: Everyday Unrecognized Sexual Violence in South Asia

full name / name of organization: 
Namrata Mitra/ South Asian Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
nmitra@jcu.edu

We invite critiques on representations of sexual violence against marginalized groups in South Asian literature, film, and/ or media.

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