category: postcolonial

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds & Univeristy of York
contact email: 
coetzeeandhisprecursors@gmail.com

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 28th June, 2011

Plenary:
Prof. Carrol Clarkson (University of Cape Town, ZA)

analyses of popular narrative

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2011 edition.

Special issue of Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on new writing from Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Something New out of Twenty-First-Century Africa?
A call for essays for a special issue of the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Call for essay submissions-The Cultural Production of Eighteenth-Century Natural Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Easterby-Smith and Emily Senior
contact email: 
Sarah.Easterby-Smith@alumni.warwick.ac.uk and E.Senior@alumni.warwick.ac.uk

The Cultural Production of Eighteenth-Century Natural Knowledge

Call for Papers: Journal special issue

April 2011

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity | Abstract Deadline 15 May

full name / name of organization: 
Anindya Bhattacharya
contact email: 
anindya_north@yahoo.co.uk

CFP: Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity

Deadline for submission of Abstract: May 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory 3 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Maeve Tynan, Journal Editor
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness (http://www.otherness.dk/) invites articles on the subject of Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory for its current e-journal issue Otherness:

JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies: 30 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Indian Popular Culture MPCA/ACA (5/2/11; Milwaukee, WI 10/14-16/11

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@gmail.com

Indian Popular Culture
CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://mpcaaca.org

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

12-13 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The 19th METU British Novelists Conference-Kazuo Ishiguro
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website:
Contact name: Hülya Yıldız
huyildiz@metu.edu.tr

Call for manuscripts - book series "Contributions to Transnational Feminism"

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

Call for Manuscripts

New Book Series: Contributions to Transnational Feminism

General Editors: Erin Kenny (Drury University, U.S.A.) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

Call for Papers---Léon Gontran DAMAS: A Thorough Negritude

full name / name of organization: 
Hanetha Vete-COngolo, Bowdoin College
contact email: 
mvete@bowdoin.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Negritud: Revista de Estudios Afro-Latinoamericanos
Léon Gontran DAMAS: A Thorough Negritude

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Kraynak / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics relevant to SCIENCE FICTION:

Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies.

12th-13th December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE, KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK

To be held on 12th-13th December 2011
at
Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

15–16 September 2011: L’Inde des Anglais, l’Inde des Français, regards croisés, an international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ian H. Magedera, University of Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
magedera@liv.ac.uk

L’Inde des Anglais, l’Inde des Français, regards croisés

15–16 September 2011, Centre Culturel de l’Entente Cordiale, Château d’Hardelot, France [Near Eurostar Calais-Fréthun]

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures (2012 & 2013 Issues)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Trans-Formation Studies
contact email: 
mbroek@brookdalecc.edu

Trans-formation Studies moves beyond what occurs when borders are breached to consider what happens next.

The Politics of Myth and Appropriation in Imperial Rivalries from South America to Virginia (and Beyond)

full name / name of organization: 
EMIT SOCIETY CFP FOR THE RSA 2012
contact email: 
kcborchard@gmail.com

Organizer: Kimberly C. Borchard, Randolph-Macon College
Sponsor: Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Reconstruction 11.1 Multilingual Realities in Translation

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

Reconstruction Vol. 10, No. 5, 2011: Multilingual Realities in Translation, edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld
Art, “Turmbau zu Babel” by Ben Ulke
Articles

Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading Conference Date: October 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of California at Berkeley / The Bancroft Library
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Nicholas Dames, Departments of Comparative Literature and English, Columbia University

The Bancroft Library and the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley invites scholars of all disciplines to submit papers to the History of the Book and Reading Townsend Center Working Group conference. This conference will explore what comprises the field we call “History of the Book.”

How do reading and writing practices inflect or constitute meaning?
How do changes in book media—from wax tablets, to scrolls, to codices, to electronic texts and beyond—inform structures of reading and perhaps change what it means to read?
What do print and material cultures across periods and geographies reveal about texts?
How might intellectual property relate to its physical media, particularly in terms of piracy and copyright practices?
What are the effects of the spaces and conditions of reading—in, on, and around the page?

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Registration is now open for delegates to attend Minority Identities: Rights and Representation, a one-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference at the University of Reading, UK, on Saturday 7th M

Narratives and Popular Music: International Association for Popular Music Studies (UK-Ireland) Inaugural Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Popular Music Studies (IASPM) UK-Ireland branch
contact email: 
iaspm.postgrads@gmail.com

The inaugural IASPM (UK-Ireland) postgraduate conference will be held on 9-10 June 2011 at the University of Liverpool. We invite papers on the stories we tell about popular music.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences
International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 10-13, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: English Literature 1700 to Present Panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

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