category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Registration is now open for delegates to attend Minority Identities: Rights and Representation, a one-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference at the University of Reading, UK, on Saturday 7th M

Narratives and Popular Music: International Association for Popular Music Studies (UK-Ireland) Inaugural Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Popular Music Studies (IASPM) UK-Ireland branch
contact email: 
iaspm.postgrads@gmail.com

The inaugural IASPM (UK-Ireland) postgraduate conference will be held on 9-10 June 2011 at the University of Liverpool. We invite papers on the stories we tell about popular music.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences
International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 10-13, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

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

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: English Literature 1700 to Present Panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Drago Momcilovic
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA in St.

Children's Literature: Texts for pre-readers deadline April 17, 2011 {UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA November 5-6, Scripps College Claremont, California
contact email: 
jaimymichellemann@gmail.com

“ABC, It’s Easy as 123” is looking for paper proposals exploring any aspect of media for infants to preschool-age “emergent readers.” Texts to examine include American classics like Where th

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

C21 Literature: Launch Edition Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature, Gylphi
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings (ISSN 2045-5216) is seeking contributions for its first issue, to be published in 2012.

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

Association of Asian Performance - CFP Due April 15,2010

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Asian Performance
contact email: 
jenngoodlander@yahoo.com

ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN PERFORMANCE
11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, August 10-11, 2011

Post-war Incest Fictions

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

We are currently developing a co-edited volume of essays considering the development of Post-War Incest Fictions.

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics:

Our Sea of Islands 2: Insular Spaces: Deadline June 1, 2011 (NCS, Portland, Oregon, Portland, July 23-26, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, S.I.Sobecki@rug.nl

The second of these related sessions focuses on ideas about insularity in late-medieval texts and artworks, including Chaucerian ones.

Our Sea of Islands 1: Aquatic Spaces: Deadline June 1, 2011 (NCS, Portland, Oregon, Portland, July 23-26, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, S.I.Sobecki@rug.nl

The main title of these two related session refers to the influential twentieth-century ideas of Epeli Hau-ofa, who reimagined the Pacific in terms of plentitude, networks, and routes.

SAMLA 2011 Convention Panel: Making Poetry Happen: History and the Non-Western Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Derrilyn E. Morrison (MaconState College)
contact email: 
derrilyn.morrison@maconstate.edu

This panel examines the role of memory and imagination in the construction of identity and nationhood in contemporary poetry of the diaspora.

Hospitality & Society: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Lynch, Co-Editor of Hospitality & Society, an Intellect Journal
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

Hospitality & Society Journal: Call for Papers

Diasporic Identity: Leaving and Returning in British/or in Anglophone Literature [Update 04/04/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Nov. 4-6, 20011, Atlanta
contact email: 
arun.pokhrel@gmail.com, apokhrel@ufl.edu

While evoking Benedict Anderson’s idea of “long distance nationalism” to underscore the diasporic concept of Englishness, Robert J. C.

MSA 13 (Oct. 6-9, 2011)--Proposed Panel on Empathy and Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on empathy and modernism for the 2011 Modernist Studies Association conference in Buffalo.

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

[UPDATE] International Conference "Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept" (Leiden, May 31-June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University (Netherlands) & The 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)

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

South Asian Cultural Productions and Everyday Life (Tentative Proposal Due 4/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/ Dept. of English, New York University
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

Inviting abstracts for a panel on “South Asian Cultural Productions and Everyday Life” at the 22nd European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS), 25-28 July, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

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

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

Association for Asian Performance, Aug 10-11 Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
acyhuang05@gmail.com

The Association for Asian Performance (AAP) invites submissions for its 11th annual conference.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

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

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

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

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Expressions of Interest: Fully-funded Special Issue of the Journal of New Zealand Literature for 2012

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

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) is calling for expressions of interest in a fully-funded Special Issue for 2012.

(In)visible Cosmovisions: Dialogues in Afro and Indigenous Latin America and the Caribbean, Oct. 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Organization, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
des.articulaciones@gmail.com

Keynote speaker:
Catherine Walsh, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador

DEADLINE EXTENDED SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds (October 14-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UMCSCLconference@gmail.com

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds
2nd Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
October 14-15, 2011

"Cultivating Human-Animal Relations Through Poetic Form" (SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
miglesia@mail.usf.edu

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

Studies in Australasian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Lambert, Macquarie University
contact email: 
anthony.lambert@mq.edu.au

Studies in Australasian Cinema is an international refereed scholarly journal devoted to the cinema of, and film scholarship from, the Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific region.

"Cultivating Human-Animal Relations Through Poetic Form" (SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
miglesias@mail.usf.edu

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

READING NATURE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. MADRID, SPAIN (DEC. 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Philology II (UCM) - Friends of Thoreau (Franklin Institute UAH)
contact email: 
readingnature.ucm@gmail.com

Environmental disciplines have recently gained prominence due to the potentially devastating consequences of climate change: increasing natural disasters, the greenhouse effect, temperature variations

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