category: postcolonial

Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

[UPDATE] The Transnational Maghreb, Tunis March 10-11, 2011-- POSTPONED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tunis, Tunisia/Yale University, USA
contact email: 
maghrebtrans@yahool.com

CONFERENCE POSTPONED; NEW DATE TBD

UNIVERSITE DE TUNIS – YALE UNIVERSITY

FACULTE DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES DE TUNIS
TUNIS – 10-11 March 2011

RE-VISIONING TERRORISM An Interdisciplinary and International Conference SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University
contact email: 
lawton@purdue.edu; ecoda@purdue.edu

RE-VISIONING TERRORISM
An Interdisciplinary and International Conference
SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011 – Purdue University

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

Spirited Awry: Reassessing Anime (Vol. 7, No. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinephile
contact email: 
editor@cinephile.ca

Deadline for Abstracts: 28 February, 2011
Deadline for Accepted Draft Submissions: 30 April, 2011

Sirens (women in fantasy) - 10/6/2011-10/7/2011 - 5/7/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org



CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Vail, Colorado
October 6–9, 2011
A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

"East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

Authority, Sovereignty, Postcoloniality (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/10/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jini Kim Watson, New York University
contact email: 
jkw1@nyu.edu

A proposed MLA special session on questions of the state and modes of authority and sovereignty within postcolonial studies.

New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
contact email: 
postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joseph Rega
contact email: 
journaljml@gmail.com

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

[UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest, 31 Dec. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John H. Wilson / Evelyn Waugh Society
contact email: 
jwilson3@lhup.edu

Subject: any aspect of the life or work of Evelyn Waugh. Prize: $250. Judged by editorial board of _Evelyn Waugh Newsletter and Studies_. Deadline: 31 December 2011. Submit to: Dr. John H.

Everything & More: Theorizing the Encyclopedic Novel... MLA 2012 Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne, New York University Dept. of English & American Literature
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@nyu.edu

This panel seeks to consolidate and refine our understanding of the encyclopedic novel as a distinct (sub)genre within the broader field of novel studies / narratology.

Terror and Media - CFP for a A Special Issue of Journal of South Asian Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
contact email: 
journalsapc@gmail.com

Special Issue – Call for Papers

A Special Issue of South Asian Popular Culture will be published in July 2013 on:

Terror and Media

Guest Editors: Ritu G. Khanduri and Ronie Parciack

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
Bemidji State University
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wilson/Christopher Newport University; Kerry Johnson/Merrimack College
contact email: 
mary.wilson@cnu.edu; JohnsonK@merrimack.edu

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

[UPDATE] Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation 2–4 June 2011, deadline: 15 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Announces: Issue 10.4
Featuring Special sections on:
Outsider Criticism
War Reporting
Domestic Space
Theoria
Poetics
Open Submissions: Ongoing

MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
helt0010@umn.edu

This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

Joyce and Political Theology, 2011 North American James Joyce Conference, deadline Feb. 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mia L. McIver, UC Irvine
contact email: 
mmciver@uci.edu

Welcoming a range of theoretical and historical methodologies and perspectives, we invite papers that explore the intersection of church and state in Joyce’s work. Possible topics might include:

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
BemidjiState University British Studies
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

The Victorian Age in many ways looked back to the medieval period as a time that was more stable, that embodied ideals to be emulated in the modern world, for examples of sound leadership, orthodox be

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

[UPDATE] Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna - NEW CFP, deadline extended to Feb 21

full name / name of organization: 
100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011

CFP: Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hv3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment

Saturday 10th September – Monday 12th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture 1990-2010, Galway, Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony Tracy, Huston School of Film and Digital Media, NUI Galway
contact email: 
tony.tracy@nuigalway.ie

From Jack’s Army to Jedward: Ireland Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010, NUI Galway, Sept 2011

A New Ireland? Representations of History Past and Present in Literature and Culture (DUCIS, Sweden 3-4 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies, DUCIS - Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
contact email: 
cza@du.se

History and the related memory processes of remembering and forgetting have been crucial concepts in the definition of communal belonging in Ireland, as especially underscored by the nation-building p

Imagined Encounters: Historiographies for a New World [Due: 30 January 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
TAG-Berkeley
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

Session at the 2011 Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting, Archaeology of and in the Contemporary World, University of California, Berkeley, 6-8 May 2011

Literature and Religion, PAMLA 11/ 5-11/6, 2011, proposal deadline, 3/15 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wilson/Christopher Newport University; Kerry Johnson/Merrimack College
contact email: 
mary.wilson@cnu.edu; JohnsonK@merrimack.edu

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

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

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Feb 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
halouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

Call for papers/ Appel à contribution

Deadline/ Date limite: 28th February 2011

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