category: postcolonial

Tragedy/The Tragic in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Calling papers for possible panel at MLA 2012-13
contact email: 
sgardam@gmail.com

This panel will explore Asian American literary participation in the tragic mode. Reasons for this exploration include:

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought (MLA Boston; abstracts due March 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought
MLA Special Session
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA
Abstract Deadline: March 10, 2012

Other Islands: Shaw, Beckett, and World Literature (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association / Boston, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

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Despite their considerable differences, Bernard Shaw and Samuel
Beckett were born into an Anglo-Irish axis but envisioned worlds

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Call for panellists: Domesticating ‘India’ in 17th-Century England (deadline: 29 February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Anderson
contact email: 
s.anderson@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Panel proposal for "Renaissance Old Worlds: English Encounters from the Levant to the Far East", The British Library, 29 June-1 July 2012.

GLOBALISING THE LOCAL, LOCALISING THE GLOBAL: GLOBALISATION, THE MEDIA AND POPULAR CULTURE IN AFRICA, 23-25 AUGUST, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
JAMES TAR TSAAIOR, SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, PAN-AFRICAN UNIVERSITY, LAGOS, NIGERIA
contact email: 
jtsaaior@smc.edu.ng

Conference Call for Papers/Proposals

Modernism and Cosmopolitanism (MSA 14; Oct. 18–21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Spiegel
contact email: 
spiegel@virginia.edu

The past few years have witnessed a revival of interest in cosmopolitanism as scholars in a variety of disciplines seek new ways to define community in an increasingly interdependent world.

Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook": Fifty Years On (MLA 2013, 3-6 Jan, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
DorisLessingSociety@gmail.com

The Doris Lessing Society invites submissions for its annual panel at the MLA Convention in Boston, 3-6 January, 2013.

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

The Fluctuating Role of Male Homosocial Desire in Coetzee's Disgrace

full name / name of organization: 
Hamid Farahmandian
contact email: 
FarahmandianH@gmail.com

Abstract

[UPDATE] Principles of Uncertainty: A Conference on Critical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”

A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

Medical Economics in American Literature - [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Chacon/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

Buenos Aires Comics Conf 26 - 29 September, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Vazquez/UBA CONICET
contact email: 
vinetas-serias@vinetas-sueltas.com.ar

II International Comics Conference: Viñetas Serias 2012

Biblioteca Nacional – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina , 26 to 29 de September, 2012.

“The Seim Anew?”: Ireland in cycles. Is the present a return to the past?Cyclical patterns in contemporary Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
University of Trieste, Department of Humanities
contact email: 
Irishstudiestrieste@gmail.com

International Conference on Irish Studies

“The Seim Anew?”: Ireland in cycles. Is the present a return to the past?

Slumdog Millionaire and Bollywood (Deadline: February 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ajay Gehlawat/ Sonoma State University, CA
contact email: 
gehlawat@sonoma.edu

Call for Paper: Slumdog Millionaire and Bollywood

Joseph Conrad Society Annual Conference, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Conrad Society (UK)
contact email: 
conrad2012@bathspa.ac.uk

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2012 Annual International Conference, its 38th, will be held from 4-7 July 2012 at Bath Spa University's Sion Hill Campus in the centre of the historic city of Bath.

[REMINDER] Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com / elts@cankaya.edu.tr

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012 Cankaya University Ankara

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
uccompconf@gmail.com

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on June 1, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

MLA Special Session: "British Literature and the State, 1870-1930" (deadline 3/10/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann
contact email: 
bk1010@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de

How do literary works in Britain explore the economic, philosophical, social, and political dimensions of “statist” theory and practice?

LGBTQI Graduate Students and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

Change and Continuity in the Middle East . 11 April 2012, London School of Economics and Political Science

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies: Graduate Section
contact email: 
brismes2012@gmail.com

Visit: https://sites.google.com/site/brismesgs2012/

MIGRATION, CULTURE AND TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES IN COMMONWEALTH LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Commonwealth cultural studies group
contact email: 
commonwealthstudiesgroup@yahoo.fr

The Commonwealth Cultural Studies Group welcomes submissions of abstracts and chapters on the above theme.

[UPDATE] Call for Environmental Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is looking for environmental essay, art, fiction & poetry for issue 1.2, Summer Solstice!

DEADLINE CHANGE:
March 1st!

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (3/31/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements.

[UPDATE:Extended Deadline and New Email Address] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

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

CFP
“Rough Music”: Representing Violence – an interdisciplinary graduate conference sponsored by the Southern Methodist University Department of English on
March 31, 2012

Mapping the Atlantic: Digital Humanities and Atlantic Studies. April 13-14 at the University of Michigan

full name / name of organization: 
The Atlantic Studies Workshop, University of Michigan
contact email: 
tonks@umich.edu

This graduate student conference seeks to foster interdisciplinary discussion among scholars studying the American, European, and African continents as well as those engaged in global and transnational projects. Research incorporating new methods for researching the Atlantic with the aid of digital materials and methodologies is particularly welcome.

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension), Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 15, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture, March 31-April 1 2012 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

We've extended the deadline for submissions for the first annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture (3/31-4/1). The deadline is now February 10, 2012. Please consider submitting!.

[UPDATE] Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts has ceased publication. Calls for papers for the following issues are canceled:

1st Global Conference Making Sense of: Play

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Making Sense of: Play
Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Call for Book Reviews: Bondage and Power, 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Bondage and Power: 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 15] UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

Modernism and Postponement @MSA 14: Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association 14
contact email: 
odonne37@unlv.nevada.edu

Destination Deferred: Modernist Postponements

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