category: postcolonial

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

Backward Glances: 31st August - 1st September

full name / name of organization: 
University College, Cork
contact email: 
backwardglances@ucc.ie

Call For Papers:

Backward Glances: History, Imagination, and Memory
University College Cork, Ireland.
31st August – 1st September 2011

[UPDATE] ***Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.***

full name / name of organization: 
LASA2012 May 23-26 *San Francisco*
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The 2012 LASA Congress will be dedicated to the bicentennial of national independence in most of the countries in Latin America.

Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education (Journal) - articles by 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susan Alice Fischer, Co-Editor
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Transcultural Networks in the Indian Ocean, 15th-18th centuries: Europeans and Indian Ocean Societies in Interaction

full name / name of organization: 
Su Fang Ng / Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture (journal)
contact email: 
ngsf@ou.edu

UPDATE Food and Identity (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] "The Immaterial 18th Century"--NEW DEADLINE April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/ Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
immat18@mcmaster.ca or walmsley@mcmaster.ca

Call for Papers
Joint Meeting of CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
Hosted by McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, 27-29 October, 2011

"The Immaterial Eighteenth Century"

"The Politics of Travel," Georgetown University, 3/30/12-4/1/12; Deadline: 10/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten / International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

“The Politics of Travel”:
The Seventh Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings Workshop 20-21 June apps due 20 April

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.bastian@manchester.ac.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings is a two day interdisciplinary workshop seeking to explore the interconnections between time and community, broadly conceived.

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
expatlitconference@gmail.com

‘A Self-Conscious Voice’ - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

MSA 13: The Global Reach of Modernism and the "British World" (Buffalo, NY; 6-9 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@vanderbilt.edu

Recent landmark works in imperial historiography by such noteworthy scholars as John Darwin, James Belich, and Simon Potter have noted how conceptions of the British Empire began to change over the la

CFP: Dany Laferrière: Essays on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
Guernica Editions
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Guernica Editions is planning to publish a collection of essays on Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière as part of their “Writers Series” in early 2013.

Technology & Modernity at MSA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
contact email: 
gammel@english.ryerson.ca and john.wrighton@mlc.ryerson.ca


Technology and Modernity

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
 

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

M/MLA November 3-6, 2011 St. Louis: No, I'm not American/Je suis pas fraçais: Canadian Writers Playing with Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-West Modern Languages Association Permanent Section on Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Canadian witers in both French and English have historically been defined by who they are not: British, French, American.

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London - School of Arts
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com.

Transitions 2 is a one day symposium devoted to promoting new research into comics in all their forms.

3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 23-24, 2011 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Movie review, "Black Venus", by Abdellatif Kechiche

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews for the movie "Black Venus" (aka Vénus noire, Mavri Afroditi) by Abdellatif Kechiche.

CinemaSpace: A Two Day Conference on Indian Cinema and the City, 3-4 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rr16@rice.edu

CinemaSpace

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SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC - Due: March 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 68th Annual Convention

CFP: Historicizing Narrative Theory (7/15/11; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Sue J. Kim / Priyamvada Gopal
contact email: 
skim666@gmail.com

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, "Historicizing Narrative Theory."

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