category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
surfaces2013@gmail.com

CFP: Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Keynote speakers:
Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA)

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
The Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its fifth anniversary issue. Submissions are due by May 1, 2013.

Call For Papers -- DISCOURSES OF MADNESS / DISCOURS DE LA FOLIE (Neohelicon, 43, 2016 / Guest Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)

full name / name of organization: 
Neohelicon (Guest-Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com (primary) / RLEBarnett@editionsdegresecond.be (secondary)

 

PROSPECTUS

MLA 2014: 'I've Known Rivers': Water in African Diasporic Literary Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Kameelah Martin; Folashade Alao
contact email: 
kmsamuel@uh.edu; alaof@mailbox.sc.edu

We seek innovative proposals for a special session on the trope of water in black literary consciousness at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago.

[UPDATE] Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
Emmanuelle.Vanborre@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

Saturday, April 6, 2013

STARGATE Collection of Essay CFP Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, Martina Kress
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

STARGATE Collection of Essay CFP

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Postgraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, May 10 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Roles Gender and Sexuality Forum, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
hpp209@

Roles: A Gender and Sexuality Forum

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Conference

University of Birmingham,
10th May 2013

Key Note Speaker: Dr. Nadine Muller

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing--April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University English Department
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

Is It All About the Text?
Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

The Annual Graduate English Conference at
Southern Connecticut State University

Queer Relations: Revising the Victorian Family (proposal deadline: 1 April. 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Duc Dau, University of Western Australia and Dr Shale Preston, Macquarie University
contact email: 
duc.dau@uwa.edu.au and shale.preston@mq.edu.au

We invite contributions for an upcoming volume of essays which examine the Victorian family through a queer lens.

[UPDATE] Giving Voice to the Dead: Haunted Histories and Living Landscapes in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PCEA
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Pennsylvania College English Assoc. has extended the submission deadline for our 2013 conference. We will accept individual and panel submissions until Feb. 15, 2013.

[UPDATED] Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline Extended: 3/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be publis

Writing (Beyond) Regionalisms in Northeastern North America, Special Session, MLA Chicago, January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bryant
contact email: 
rachel.bryant@unb.ca

Seeking papers that consider or challenge the ways in which Atlantic Canadian/New England literatures have been used to reinforce the Canada/U.S. border.

Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly and Margo Collins
contact email: 
paranormalromance.urbanfantasy@gmail.com

Articles about urban fantasy and romance novels are invited for a new, multi-contributor collection.

Modernism, Memory and Media: Ireland 1913-1916

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
oona.frawley@nuim.ie

Call for proposals: March 15th deadline

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw;

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

[UPDATE] -All Irish Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
mccabeb@cgu.edu

Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking articulate and well-reasoned articles exploring any element of Irish women’s writing and experience.

Thinking Verse volume III: Scansion

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse - www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse vol. III, ‘Scansion’.

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT

April 21, 2012
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
English Department

CfP: The Common Denominator -- A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies, 20-22 MArch 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Cultural Studies in the Institute for British Studies of Leipzig University
contact email: 
denominator@uni-leipzig.de

In ancient Greece, the Pythagoreans worshipped perfect numbers and turned them into musical scales.

CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan
Keynote speaker: Professor Samuel Weber (Northwestern University, USA)

Writing Home: Irish Culture and Wartime Europe, 1938-48. 13-14 June 2013, Trinity College Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and the Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
writinghome2013@gmail.com

Artscapes: Urban Art and The Public - An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces - 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent - Artscapes Group
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts

Examining Public Voice, Human Rights, and Social Justice Across Time and Space: A Multidisciplinary Symposium Florida Atlanti

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies Student Association Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
letters@fau.edu

Deadline for abstracts: February 11

Hypervisibility III - Beyond the Closet: Coming-Out Narratives in Transnational Visual Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa, Canada
contact email: 
Hypervis2013@uottawa.ca

In ‘La Queer Theory est made in the USA’, Lawrence R.

RENT ASSEMBLY: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Kootenay School of Writing and The Mainlander
contact email: 
rentassembly@gmail.com

Rent Assembly: Call for Proposals
a gathering of renters in a time of siege

Deadline for Proposals: March 31, 2013
Rent Assembly: May 24, 25, 26, 2013

CALLL FOR PAPER: APRIL 2013, LAST DATE 20 MARCH ISSN 2320-4397

full name / name of organization: 
GLOBAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in April 2013.

CFP: Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE

“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

[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.

Science Fiction and the “Worldly”,, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

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

In “Reflections on Exile”, Edward Said writes that theoretical interventions need to engage with the “worldly situation”, the messy, unstable mosaic through which the long history of colonialism affects a diverse set of political affiliations, global disparities, international divisions of labor, regional rivalries, national identities, cosmopolitan ideologies, green, queer, and leftist movements. Science fiction, likewise, has seen a recent surge in interest and scrutiny devoted to postcolonial and global problematics including works by Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. (2003), John Reider (2008), and Patricia Kerslake (2011). This call for papers welcomes in submission interested in further exploring the role of the postcolonial and global in science fiction.

Transnational American Lit, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, 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.

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

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

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

The Journal of Victorian Culture Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Victorian Culture
contact email: 
lisa.hager@uwc.edu

The Journal of Victorian Culture is pleased to announce the 2013 JVC Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition.

Women and Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com)
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [(www.coldnoon.com)_ISSN: 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers o

EASA 12 Conference "On the Margins" 4th-7th September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Studies of Australia
contact email: 
susan.barrett@u-bordeaux 3.fr

"Margin" is clearly not a stable term when talking about Australia, and gives rise to questions such as who is on the margin of whom or what? Is the margin mainly territorial or conceptual?

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