category: postcolonial

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

[UPDATE] PAMLA Special Topics Session “The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d” (19-21 Oct 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Alejandro Lee / Central Washington University
contact email: 
leealejandro@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the cultural intersections of the Orient in the Hispanic world in literary, historical and/or visual texts.

SAMLA 2012: “Remembering/Rememories of the Middle Passage in Contemporary African American Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmsamuel@uh.edu

Seeking abstracts for the regular session on African American Literature that address the acts of remembering, reimagining, and the rememories of displacement, travel, and exile across the Black Atlan

Summer Institute for Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics: Ohrid, Macedonia, August 12-30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities Euro-Balkan (Macedonia) & Faculty for Media and Communications at Singidunum University (Serbia)
contact email: 
Slavco Dimitrov: slavco.euba@gmail.com and Stanimir Panayotov: spanayotov@gmail.com

CONFIRMED LECTURERS:
-David M. Halperin (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
-Jelisaveta Blagojević (Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia)

[UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia in association with the Katherine Mansfield Society

27-29 June 2012

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan, University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature - March 15-16 2012 - Montpellier (France)

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) - University Paul Valery of Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

[REMINDER] 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?' Keele University - May 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?', a one day postgraduate conference at Keele University on 12 May 2012, is March 31st

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

[UPDATE] 21st Century British Fiction Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

This event will now take place over two days. The CFP has been extended to the 23rd March 2012. Full details below -

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium

"Prison and Literary Production" October 19-21, 2013, PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Michelson, Presiding Officer / 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smichels@usc.edu

This special seminar aims to expose, contest, and reformulate relationships between incarceration and literary production in the hemispheric Americas.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University, deadline: April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
routheles@msn.com

The 110th annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference will take place from October 19 to 21, 2012, at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

Race, Perception, and Modernist Spectacle (MSA 14, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Lam / University at Buffalo (SUNY)
contact email: 
jdlam@buffalo.edu

“Race, Perception, and Modernist Spectacle”

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Poiesis and Techne”
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 5, 2012

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, October 18th-21st, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

[UPDATE] 13-14 December 2012 The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
bnc2012@metu.edu.tr, elifo@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr

Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

[UPDATE] - Reconfiguring Authorship’

full name / name of organization: 
Research on Authorship as Performance (RAP) project, English Studies, Ghent University
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

Thursday, November 15-Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ghent University, Belgium

[UPDATE] Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 4/22/12)

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

CFP: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 4/22/12)
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: bhalltw@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts (April 23, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF PROTEST AND LIBERATION, a collection of scholarly essay

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Drake/Scripps College
contact email: 
kdrake@scrippscollege.edu

The editor of the book Critical Insights: Literature of Protest and Liberation, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Salem Press/EBSCO) seeks contributions on any aspect of protest li

4th International Symposium: Otherness, Agency and Belonging. 6th-8th, November, 2012. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
oab-4@alternative-academia.net

4th International Symposium:
Otherness, Agency and Belonging

Part of the Research Program on:
Recognition, Agency and the Politics of Otherness

REMINDER: Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess
contact email: 
Filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

The 6th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

24th-26th May 2012,

[MLA Boston 2013 Panel] Across the Global Pacific: Transcultural Exchange and New Narrative Forms

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

The past decade has seen an upsurge of interest in globalization and the resulting formation of transnational culture as scholars in a variety of disciplines seek to reconfigure national literature an

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

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PAMLA 2012 Conference—October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University

COMPARATIVE AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURES

“WRITING THE BODY (POLITIC)”

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ljsmith@gsu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

Anger in Women's Fiction - MLA 2013 - Extended Deadline: March 26

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Godart / Rutgers University
contact email: 
caroline.godart@gmail.com

This panel will focus on anger in twentieth and twenty-first-century fictional works by women writers both within and beyond the English-speaking world.

"Postcolonial Comics: Texts, Events, Identities" - abstracts by April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pia Mukherji & Binita Mehta
contact email: 
pia.mukherji@gmail.com, or inkamehta@gmail.com

This edited volume will examine drawn comic strips (bandes dessinées) as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone diasporic cultures.

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