category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Atwood's Latest Work Roundtable (MLA, CHICAGO, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

The ORYX AND CRAKE trilogy will be completed in October. We're proposing a roundtable discussion of the final book.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

CFP: 30th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association (June 26-29, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Sport Literature Association
contact email: 
jlarance@westliberty.edu

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SPORT LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

June 26-29, 2013

Bearing Across: Translating Literary Narratives of Migration, 16-17 September 2013 [abstract deadline: 13 March 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Erasmus University College of Brussels, Belgium
contact email: 
philippe.humble@vub.ac.be; arvisepp@vub.ac.be

International Conference organised by the Centre for Literary Translation at the Erasmus University College of Brussels in cooperation with the Centre for Literature, Intermediality, and Culture at th

[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

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

Theme: “Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities”

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling (abstracts 5/1, SAMLA 11/8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

full name / name of organization: 
CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

Atwood's Latest Work Roundtable (MLA, Boston, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

The ORYX AND CRAKE trilogy will be completed in October. We're proposing a roundtable discussion of the final book.

New Crops, Old Fields: (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore (5-7 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)

"Efface the Traces!" Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

Registration is now open for '"Efface the Traces!" Modernism and Influence', a three-day interdisciplinary conference, taking place at Durham University on 9-11 April 2013.

[UPDATE] Transnational American Literatures, a panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lozier and Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Immigration and migration call into question the boundaries of American literature. As writers from all over the world reside in the United States and as writers from the United States often take on global themes, U.S. literature seems to be moving away from a national practice towards a global one. This panel invites papers that concern themselves with transnational American literature.

(Re)Presenting the Archive

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions. [Deadline Extension: February 22, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

[UPDATE] Mod Bods: Modernism, Bodies, and...

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Wyoming English Department
contact email: 
agraham8@uwyo.edu

Mod Bods:
Modernism, Bodies, and…

Marxism and Psychoanalysis in the Twenty-First Century (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 Special Session
contact email: 
gallego@stolaf.edu; ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This panel seeks to address the theoretical-methodological intersectionality of two influential but controversial disciplines(Marxism and psychoanalysis), with special focus on their current historica

MLA 2014 AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
MLA AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION SESSIONS
contact email: 
tunjitunji@yahoo.com

PANEL 1
The State in African Literatures

Call for papers: Guernica Canadian Writers Series, Collection of Essays, Michael Onddatje, abstract due May 30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jolene Armstrong, Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences, Athabasca University
contact email: 
jolenea@athabascau.ca

Call for papers: Guernica Canadian Writers Series, collection of essays, Michael Onddatje

MLA 2014: Transnational Comics (deadline 3/08/2013; conference 1/9-12/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association: Division on Literature & Other Arts; Discussion Group on Comics & Graphic Narratives
contact email: 
nhora.serrano@csulb.edu; anke.finger@uconn.edu

...
How have comics affected, and been affected by, transnational cultural exchanges?

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University Department of Performance Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
nupsconf@gmail.com

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

an interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

The Human journal NOW accepts submissions. May 5, 2013 is the deadline for the June issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (www.humanjournal.org) is an international and interdisciplinary new journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, postcolonial, etc.),

Literary Responses to Mind Science, MLA 2014, Abstracts Due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Nikki Skillman / American Academy of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
nskillman@amacad.org

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE - MARCH 1, 2013 - Call for Papers - Critical Disability Discourse (Graduate Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Disability Discourse
contact email: 
cdsj@yorku.ca

CRITICAL DISABILITY DISCOURSE /
DISCOURS CRITIQUES DANS LE CHAMP DU HANDICAP

Call for Papers - Extended Deadline - March 1, 2013

Forth International Conference in Small Cinemas: Crossing Borders FLORIANÓPOLIS-SC, BRAZIL, September 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Organizing institution: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
contact email: 
smallcines@gmail.com

Forth International Conference in Small Cinemas: Crossing Borders
FLORIANÓPOLIS-SC, BRAZIL, September 4-6, 2013
Organizing institution: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

South Asia At Risk MLA 2014,3/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
SALA: South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
niyer@seattleu.edu

“South Asia at Risk”: literary/filmic analyses of violated bodies, homophobia, racism, gender violence, caste barriers, religious intolerance, poverty, economic vulnerability, environmental degrad

100 Years of Bollywood, MLA 2014, 3/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
SALA: South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
rgairola@uw.edu

“100 Years of Bollywood:”Presenters will offer critical reflections on a century of films coming out of Mumbai and shooting to stardom in the West.

South Asian Diasporas Beyond the US, MLA 2014, 3/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
SALA: South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Joint session of SALA and South Asian Languages and Literatures (SALL) at MLA 2014

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS, November 27-29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference, held at the University of Queensand, Brisbane, Australia.
contact email: 
http://perspectives2013.org

    Call for Papers

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014) Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca, 7af15@queensu.ca

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014)
Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers: Flann O'Brien Conference Rome 2013

full name / name of organization: 
"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).

Second Call for Papers Updated Deadline: 1 March 2013

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions are solicited for a web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature (http://teachingcollegelit.com).

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

JNT, Special Issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life," DEADLINE June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
tchico@umd.edu, kchuh@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Rethinking ‘The Good Life.'”

[UPDATE] registration open: ASLE-UKI one-day symposium Literature and Sustainability, March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Squire, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, University of Surrey
contact email: 
l.squire@surrey.ac.uk

Reminder: registration is now open for the ASLE-UKI one-day symposium on Literature and Sustainability, 15th March 2013, to be held on the Lampeter Campus of University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

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