category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] CFP Edited volume on Tabish Khair (1st February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Om Prakash Dwivedi and Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández (Editors)
contact email: 
om_dwivedi2003@yahoo.com, cristina.gamez@uco.es

Tabish Khair was born in 1966 in Gaya, a small Indian town of historical interest, in a Muslim middle class family.

Mapping Animality (ACLA, University of Toronto, 4-7 April, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Suvadip Sinha, University of Toronto
contact email: 
suvadip.sinha@utoronto.ca

From their ubiquitous presence in folktales and fables to their anthropomorphized appearance in Hollywood blockbusters, from Picasso’s Guernica to the landscape of Iranian new wave cinema, animals t

Complicity (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4/13–4/7/13; deadline: 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Kotin, Princeton University / V. Joshua Adams, University of Chicago
contact email: 
jkotin@princeton.edu

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ACLA 2013, April 4–7, 2013, Toronto

Seminar: COMPLICITY

Organizers: V. Joshua Adams (University of Chicago), Joshua Kotin (Princeton University)

ASLE 2013--"Indigenous Environmentalisms in Postcolonial African Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Chengyi Coral Wu/University of Nevada Reno
contact email: 
chengyiw@unr.edu

"Indigenous Environmentalisms in Postcolonial African Literature"
ASLE Biennial Conference, Lawrence, Kansas (May 28–June 1, 2013)

Translating Precarity- ACLA, 4-7 April 2013- University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Anne-Lise François
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu and afrancoi@berkeley.edu

Although recent criticism in literary studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this seminar instead maps out a place for the precarious.

“American Literature in the World” Graduate Conference. April 19, 2013. Yale University.

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
matthew.rager@yale.edu

Margaret Fuller and Herman Melville. Edith Wharton and Mark Twain. Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound. Langston Hughes and Elizabeth Bishop. Leslie Silko and Lyn Hejinian.

AUTHENTICITY, March 15 2013, JLT 2013:2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

call for papers and creative writing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication.

Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder / Deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Studies in Canada (ESC)
contact email: 
derritt@ualberta.ca, przybylo@ualberta.ca

English Studies in Canada (ESC) invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder,” guest edited by Ela Przybylo and Derritt Mason.

The Work of Return (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Attewell (McMaster University); Sarah Trimble (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
attewen@mcmaster.ca; s.trimble@utoronto.ca

The Work of Return (edited collection)

Affect, Politics, Psychoanalysis / International Conference / June 21-23, 2013 / National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
Li-Chun Hsiao / National Taiwan University
contact email: 
affectpolitics2013@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Joan Copjec, University at Buffalo (SUNY), USA & Kazushige Shingu, Kyoto University, Japan
This conference addresses the conceptual challenges that arise when psychoanalysis is deployed in contexts – both geopolitical and conceptual – that extend or reconfigure its current

Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2013@gmail.com

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways.

Global Realism (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker and Ayelet Ben-Yishai / American Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

Global Realism

1st Global Conference: Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson (10/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Fat Representations: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Humanities invites submissions of scholarly articles, nonfiction essays, and book and film reviews that explore representations and theories of fat, gender

Pride and Humility: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
pridehumilityih@gmail.com

From the rage of Achilles to Priam's subservient pleadings for Hector's body, from the conceit of King Lear to the meekness of Cordelia, from the terribilità of Michelangelo's Moses to the earthy nob

Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

full name / name of organization: 
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal
contact email: 
galaxyimrj@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Deadline November 30, 2012
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2278 – 9529)
Research Papers are invited for January 2013 Issue (Vol. II. Issue. I)

[CORRECTION] - The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

"The Location of Transnational Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013)
contact email: 
osabo@tulane.edu

Seeking paper proposals for a seminar on "The Location of Transnational Literature" at the 2013 ACLA Conference.

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged artists

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry, PCA/ACA National Conference, March 27-30, 2013. Deadline: November 30

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

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
March 27-30, 2013
Wardman Park Marriott
Washington, D.C.

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Geocriticism and the Legacies of Edward Said (ACLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Seminar: Geocriticism and the Legacies of Edward Said
ACLA Conference, April 4-7, 2013, in Toronto.
Organizer: Robert T. Tally, Jr. (Texas State University)

ATRIUM: A JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC VOICES

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal!

Reminder - NEMLA Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tprater@bentley.edu or cfung@bentley.edu

Seminar
“Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

“The Trojan Wars and the Making of the Modern World: Classical Reception after Antiquity”

full name / name of organization: 
Uppsala University
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@lingfil.uu.se

Call for Papers - So Multiples ≠06 - Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013 - D/line January 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
So Multiples - www.so-multiples.com
contact email: 
so-multiples@orange.fr

Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013

[REMINDER] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

[UPDATE] “The Ambassadorship of Literature” Deadline Extended Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

“The Ambassadorship of Literature” – a two-day symposium at New York University, 2-3 November 2012

CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference 2013 - Abstracts due 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
"Nature and Artifice," College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Charlie Ewers, cewers@frostburg.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2013
Call for Papers
“Nature and Artifice”
9 March 2013

1st Global Conference: 21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
21science@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

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