category: postcolonial

'Alternative Modernisms' conference session: Women/Surrealism/Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
'Alternative Modernisms' conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk

Women/Surrealism/Modernism

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers (12-15-12)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

Stet Journal now Recruiting Postgraduate Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now recruiting postgraduate peer-reviewers for a themed issue on the concept of ‘Dis/Orientation’ in literature of all periods.

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Stet Journal Issue on 'Dis/Orientation'

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY
A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Creative Writing: New Signals, New Territories

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
nigelabc13@gmail.com; abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Submissions American, British and Canadian Studies

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

Les espaces divers de la Coolitude

full name / name of organization: 
Les Cahiers du GRELCEF
contact email: 
rohini.bannerjee@smu.ca

Les Cahiers du GRELCEF
Groupe de recherche et d'études sur les littératures
et cultures de l'espace francophone
ISSN 1918-9370
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© Les Cahiers du GRELCEF. 2012

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013.

[UPDATE] Alternative Modernisms CFP Deadline Extended until 31 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

** Extended CFP deadline: 31 December 2012 **

ACLA 2013: Taking Time, Third Time: Decolonization and the Un-syncing of Global Standard Time (Due:11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association 2013
contact email: 
fiona.lee@gmail.com

Surviving (in) the world of ‘24/7’?

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

[UPDATE: Deadline extended] Narrating Identity Formation, On and Off The Map; ACLA 2013 seminar, Toronto, April 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Coordinators: Dr. Georgia Christinidis (Humboldt University Berlin), Vera Alexander (University of Copenhagen)
contact email: 
georgia.christinidis@gmail.com

Like any advanced cartographic process, mapping identity formation requires an imaginary ‘cartographic grid.’ Until recently, narratives of identity formation, including, in particular, the genres

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Critical Spaces of Diaspora for Liquid post-modernity (submissions: Abstract ,January 31st, 2013/ full paper, July 31st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies
contact email: 
a.m.abusomar@ksu.edu.sa

In the ‘new times’ dramatic changes in the social, cultural, political, and economical spheres have brought fragmentation and growing pluralism of societies, and emergence of new identities, which

HIV/AIDS and Gender Based Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Gabrie'l J. Atchison
contact email: 
atchison71@gmail.com

I am editing an anthology called, Twin Crises: HIV/AIDS and Violence against Women (VAW) in Africa and the Black Diaspora.

Autobiography as a writing strategy in Postcolonial Literture

full name / name of organization: 
Ben LEBDAI - University of Maine at Farmington
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Autobiography as a writing strategy in postcolonial literature , 2nd, 3rd May 2013
full name / name of organization:
LEBDAI Benaouda
contact email:
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

CFP: Tra Scilla e Cariddi – Arte, miti e società nel paese dei mostri dimenticati

full name / name of organization: 
Entre Charybde et Scylla
contact email: 
entrecharybdeetscylla@gmail.com

Vi è una terra nel sud Italia, ricca di miti, credenze e tradizioni, che sembra soffrire ancora oggi, spesso suo malgrado, di molteplici pregiudizi e di una apparentemente inesorabile tendenza all'ob

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Special Themed Issue on African-American Literature & Culture (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: Locating African-American Literature
contact email: 
anaimou@clemson.edu and RHONDDT@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines race, place, and space in African-American literature and culture.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

FINAL CALL - EXTENDED DEADLINE - 5 NOVEMBER 2012

20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image (12/1/12) Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 201

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

[UPDATE] Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

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

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[Update] Spaces--Due 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Occupy movement, mediated by what we refer to as the “virtual” spaces of the internet, began in earnest with the co-optation of a privately-owned public space in order to allow individuals to

Thinking the Political: The Work of Ernesto Laclau

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
is72@uni.brighton.ac.uk

For over 40 years Ernesto Laclau’s work has consistently, almost obstinately, sought to rethink the status of the political.

Feminism; Influence; Inheritance (23rd March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
anindya.mail@gmail.com

The Concept Note:

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

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