category: postcolonial

Film III: Global Cinemas at the MMLA 2015 Convention in Columbus, OH (November 12-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Caryn Connelly / Film III: Global Cinemas section of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu

The Film III Section of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) is accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Global Cinema.

20th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference [UPDATE--EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For our 20th conference, we are seeking papers that address the theme “Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities.” James Fenimore Cooper and Susan Fenimore Cooper wrote at a time when America was gr

[update] International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies[April-June, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the forthcoming [April-June, 2015]

Death, Desire, and Dialogue: In [Death-] Bed with the Text - 22nd-23rd May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Power / Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus
contact email: 
desiredeathdialogue@gmail.com / slumadridconference@gmail.com

13th International Conference
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus
22nd - 23rd of May 2015

“Shall I believe / That unsubstantial death is amorous?”
(Romeo and Juliet, 5.3.102-3)

[UPDATE] Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 03/01/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

Film (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
nair@pdx.edu

This session at the RMMLA, 2015 is open to papers on contemporary global film in/through which social identities are mediated.

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Border Masculinities: Cross-disciplinary Dialogues and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Brian Baker, Lancaster University, Lancaster UK
contact email: 
b.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

We are inviting proposals for chapters of an edited volume which consider how a focus on borders and border crossings might transform contemporary understandings of masculinities.

Southern Literature Panel: Economies of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
mheilig1@binghamton.edu

In “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” Louis Althusser notes that “every State Apparatus, whether Repressive or Ideological, ‘functions’ both by violence and by ideology.” Bearin

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

Phantom Grief, Prosthetic Mourning: Amputation and the Semiotics of "Loss" (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Grayson (Wartburg College) and Maren Scheurer (Goethe-Universität)
contact email: 
erikgrayson@gmail.com, scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

CALL FOR PAPERS

MLA 2016: Contemporary Postcolonial Poets and Publics

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Special Session
contact email: 
k.brisley.brennan@gmail.com

How do contemporary poets envision their role in the public life of a postcolony? This is not a question of social value but of social relations.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

Nation, Narration, and Revolution - MSA 17 “Modernism and Revolution”, Boston, Nov. 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Vaclav Paris / CUNY City College
contact email: 
vaclavparis@gmail.com

The modernist period is characterized by national upheavals, from the Mexican Revolution, to the Russian Revolutions, to the controversial peace settlements of 1919, and the crises leading up to the S

MLA 2016 - Caribbean Sexualities in Displacement

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, George Washington University; Radost Rangelova, Gettysburg College
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; rrangelo@gettysburg.edu

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Displaced Caribbean Sexual Minorities. Seeking papers on space and body politics of exiles, diasporas, and/or migrations of Caribbean LBTQIA.

Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco Delgado, Stony Brook University

There has been a striking turn towards the dystopic in contemporary American literature, often related to racial anxieties.

Cultures of (In)Security in Comparison - 31 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Themed Issue Dedalus Journal | Project CILM
contact email: 
s.i.a.araujo@gmail.com and cgc@campus.ul.pt

CULTURES OF (IN)SECURITY IN COMPARISON
Dedalus Journal: Issue edited by Susana Araújo | Susana S. Martins | Carlos Garrido Castellano

CFP - InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching
contact email: 
cetl@park.edu

Call for Papers
Volume 10: Scholarly Teaching and Learning

South -Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SAJMS) ISSN:2349-7858 Last Date 25 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Universal Multidisciplinary Research Institute Pvt Ltd
contact email: 
sajmsjournal@gmail.com

South -Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SAJMS) ISSN:2349-7858 is an open access ,Bi-monthly English and, peer reviewed, online (e) multidisciplinary journal.

New deadline: CFP for 'Australia Queer'

full name / name of organization: 
Text Journal
contact email: 
jaydthompson80@gmail.com

http://www.textjournal.com.au/

Editors: Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson (University of Melbourne), Dr. Dallas J. Baker (University of Southern Queensland)

[UPDATE] - Tufts Grad Conference - Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication associated with Enculturation (http://www.enculturation.net) seeks submissions that address academic autobiography.

"Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens" An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity, OCTOBER 30-31, Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories ( 25-26 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Delhi, India
contact email: 
confenglish.du@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF DELHI
DELHI-110007
India

MLA 2016: Teaching Literature in Public

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

Papers are invited that address the teaching of literature to public audiences on MOOCs.

250-500 word abstract for twenty minute papers due March 15th.

James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

SLCA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015 (New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA)
contact email: 
jblevins@mcneese.edu

Haunting in Short Fiction and Its Adaptations: 20-21 November 2015, University of Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research (ENSFR) (with University of Angers, Edge Hill University, University of Leuven, University of Le Mans, University of Nantes)
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

There is a long tradition of haunting in short fiction, often appearing in the form of ghost stories, folk tales, fairy tales, and legends. Short narrative indeed appears to embrace the supernatural.

Special Issue of South Atlantic Review: Black Transnationalism [June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
Kameelah.martin@outlook.com

CFP SPECIAL ISSUE of South Atlantic Review:
Submission Guidelines: https://samla.memberclicks.net/sar

Black Transnationalism and the Discourse(s) of Cultural Hybridity

CFP: Memories on the Move: Asian Connections; Deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Memories on the Move: Asian Connections
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 1 | March 2016
Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2015

The Arts as White Property: Interrogating Racism within Arts in Education [Deadline April 15, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Amelia M. Kraehe, Ph.D. / University of North Texas
contact email: 
CRTartsed@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Arts as White Property: Interrogating Racism within Arts in Education

CO-EDITORS

CFP Extension of Submission Deadline «Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione» n. IV (ottobre 2015), Furio Jesi

full name / name of organization: 
«Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione»
contact email: 
jesi@ticontre.org

Archaeologist, Germanist, philologist, literary critic, poet, translator and, above all, mythologist: Furio Jesi’s intellectual profile escapes any attempt of classification.

"Bouncing on The Stone Mattress: Atwood's Short Fiction" (MLA Jan. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
erao@unisa.it)

Papers on Atwood’s latest collection, Stone Mattress (2014) and / or its relation to her earlier short stories and prose poems.

Representing Neurological Difference (MLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ajitpaul Mangat
contact email: 
ajitpaul@buffalo.edu

Papers addressing how representations of "neurological difference" provide new ways of understanding aesthetic formal tactics, disability, embodiment, and/or human cognition, subjectivity, and sociali

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