category: postcolonial

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

A half day symposium at the University of Leicester, Wednesday 20th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Becky Munford

Sister Earth: Global Relationships in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

A half day symposium at Goldsmiths (University of London), Thursday 26th April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

The Debts of Travel. MMLA, Nov 8-11, 2012, Cincinnati, OH. Abstracts due Apr 15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

MMLA Permanent Session on Travel Writing/Writing Travel

Topic: The Debts of Travel

Postcolonial Literature at PAMLA, Seattle, OCT. 19-21, 2012 (CFP deadline Apr. 22)

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

Postcolonial Literature is a standing session of PAMLA, which will meet at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington, October 19-21, 2012.

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

[UPDATE] 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,

Hybrid Genres: US and Canada. PAMLA, Seattle,WA, Oct 19-21, 2012. Abstracts due before 4/22/12.

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Belau
contact email: 
lbelau@utpa.edu

Panel Description:

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy (MMLA Confernece Nov. 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Melina Vizcaino-Aleman/UNM
contact email: 
mviz@unm.edu

Topic: "Borders and Double-Consciousness in Ethnic American Literature"

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield

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

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield
Crans-Montana, Switzerland - 22-23 September 2012
Deadline for proposals: 30 May 2012

Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nat Hurley
contact email: 
nhurley@ualberta.ca

CFP: Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Childhood and Its Discontents," guest edited by Nat Hurley.

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

UPDATE: Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012 - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 30/3/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College, Birmingham
contact email: 
k.myler@staff.newman.ac.uk

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Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012

A one day conference at Newman University College, Birmingham
Thurs 28th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton

NEASECS 2012 Wesleyan University, CT: The Courtesan-Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the period’s textual engagement with female notoriety.

[UPDATE]Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/22/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

Please note that the submission date has been extended until April 22, 2012.

UPDATE: Robert K. Martin Book Prize (New deadline 1 May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Robert K. Martin Book Prize (1 May 2012)

[UPDATE] Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/The Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Mar. 31 Proposal Deadline for Dickens Symposium, Lowell, MA, July 13 - 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Dickens Society
contact email: 
Diana_Archibald@uml.edu

REMINDER: Proposal deadline is March 31, 2012

DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL

July 13 – 15, 2012

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Speculative Futures, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
mukherjee.rahul@gmail.com

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 10-11, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Priscilla Wald

“Circulations of/in Cinema” June 13-15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse II, France
contact email: 
circulationcinema@gmail.com

In 1958, André Bazin asked: “What is cinema?” One of his objectives was to define the ontological specificity of the cinematographic art.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture
The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 2012

"Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars."
Walter Benjamin

African American Folklore and Critical Race Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Western Journal of Black Studies
contact email: 
Issue Editor Professor Aaron N. Oforlea at aoforlea@wsu.edu

This special issue for the Western Journal of Black Studies will address the growing interests in interdisciplinary scholarship on Critical Race Theory and African American Folklore.

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

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