category: postcolonial

Anita Desai’s _In- Custody_. [1/4/ 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism
contact email: 
inbetween@rediffmail.com, grtaneja47@hotmail.com

Contributions are invited for a special issue of _In-between_ which proposes to focus on Anita Desai’s _In- Custody_.

The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts (Singapore ~June 24th-26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
A conference co-organised and supported by the Division of English (School of Humanities & Social Sciences) & the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), NTU, Singapore.
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Text and Beyond Text in Irish Studies: New Visual, Material, & Spatial Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Irish Studies
contact email: 
irishstu@alcor.concordia.ca

Text and Beyond Text in Irish Studies: New Visual, Material, & Spatial Perspectives. 2011 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Irish Studies.

[UPDATE] FIRST FICTIONS: CHANGE OF DATE/CFP EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: DATE FOR CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2012. AS A RESULT, THE CALL FOR PAPERS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 2011.

Figuring the Past: The Literary and Historical Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Delhi
contact email: 
grs.du.in@ gmail.com, mazumdars@gmail.com

The difference between historian and poet is, according to Aristotle, that the one describes the thing that has been, and the other a kind of thing that might be.

[update] Deadline Extended--Myth & Fairy Tale Popular Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Deadline Extended--Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 31 December 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection (JANUARY 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

The Global South Asian Diaspora in the 21st Century: Antecedents and Prospects.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of the West Indies (St. Augustine)
contact email: 
Amar.Wahab@sta.uwi.edu, Jerome.Teelucksingh@sta.uwi.edu

2011 DIASPORA CONFERENCE: The Global South Asian Diaspora in the 21st Century: Antecedents and Prospects.

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@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

[UPDATE] Revolution! A Regional Graduate Student Literature Conference. April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Hauck, Department of English, Kansas State University
contact email: 
gs_litcon@ksu.edu

At our inaugural Kansas State University Regional Graduate Student Conference in Literature, we will explore the ways in which revolutions of all kinds have affected (and continue to affect) our disci

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching (1/3/11) "ANIMAL.MACHINE.SOVEREIGN."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

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PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://animalmachinesovereign.wordpress.com

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell)

Edited Collection. Call For Submissions.

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk, Kim.Edwards@liverpool.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750 - Present Day (17 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature.
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature
Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Whose Right to Know? The Worldwide Web and the Free Market of Ideas, Vol. 1, No. 4 Spring & Summer 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2011 issue.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

Special Issue JWP: “Scapes” of Globality: New Critical Approaches to Wilson Harris

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Writing
contact email: 
lorna.burns@glasgow.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Journal of Postcolonial Writing

“Scapes” of Globality: New Critical Approaches to Wilson Harris

35th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Caribbean Studies
contact email: 
societyforcaribbeanstudies@gmail.com

35th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

Wednesday 29th June - Friday 1st July 2011
International Slavery Museum
Albert Dock, Liverpool

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Farman / Future Internet Journal
contact email: 
jfarman at umd.edu

In the first lines of Howard Rheingold’s seminal book on pervasive computing, Smart Mobs, he notes an observation he had in Japan that changed the way he thought about mobile technologies: “The fi

SCMLA 2010-2011: Australasian Literature and Film Panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nimmi.Jayathurai@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA Australasian Literature and Film Panel welcomes submissions on topics related to its theme:

Re(vision)s and Inspirations: Space and Identity in Australasian Literature and Film

[Inter]sections Call for Papers and Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the trimestrial peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest.

Disability and Native American/Indigenous Studies, Journal of Cultural and Literary Disability Studies, 3/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Penelope Kelsey, University of Colorado
contact email: 
penelope.kelsey@colorado.edu

In Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia 1900-1950, a Nisga’a elder implores the historian Mary Ellen Kelm: “When we talk about the poor health of our people, rememb

CFP - Graduate Conference "Print Modernities" - Deadline January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
printmodernities2011@gmail.com

“Print Modernities, 1845 – 1945”
A Graduate Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
2-3 May 2011.

[UPDATE] Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (Extended Deadline: 12/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2011 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23
NEW DEADLINE: 31 December 2009

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

Memory and Representation Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Association at the University of Oregon
contact email: 
cole4@uoregon.edu; koehler@uoregon.edu

The Art History Association of the University of Oregon is hosting its 7th annual student symposium, Memory & Representation, on Thursday and Friday April 21st and 22nd, 2011, at the Jordan Schnitzer

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 20

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Extended Deadline for the PCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference
contact email: 
aracelimasterson@augustana.edu

The National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference has extended the deadline for submission of proposals to December 31st. For more information, please visit the link http://pcaaca.org/

Traversing Boundaries in the New Brunswick Literatures (La version française suit)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca, tremblay@stu.ca

Traversing Boundaries in the New Brunswick Literatures
(La version française suit)

Canadian Literature and Collective Memory (La version française suit)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca, csugars@uottawa.ca

Association of Canadian and Québécois Literatures
Association des littératures canadienne et québécoises

100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna, July 24-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Werner Huber, Paul Fagan M.A., Dr. Ruben Borg / Department of English Studies, Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
wern.huber@univie.ac.at, paul.eamonn.fagan@gmail.com, rubenborg@mscc.huji.ac.il

Full CFP available at http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011/CFP.html

100 Myles:
The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference

University of Vienna, Austria, 24-26 July 2011

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