category: postcolonial

3rd International Doris Lessing Society Conference (May 14, 2010 - May 16, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya Krouse / Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
lessingconference@nku.edu

The Third International Conference on Doris Lessing
Conference Theme: Doris Lessing: Freedom
Dates: May 14, 2010 – May 16, 2010
Location: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

[UPDATE] Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

April 7-10, 2011

This panel seeks papers that address hybridity from colonial, postcolonial and global perspectives. Proposals should critically examine postcolonial discourse on hybridity and offer new theoretical and empirical perspectives on the problematic relation of postcolonial studies to globalization. Papers that question the role of hybridity-discourse as a counter hegemonic agency are particularly welcome. Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to Amar Acheraiou at acherayou@sympatico.ca by September 30, 2010.

Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

Original Poems, maximum five, ranging between 25 to 40 lines, from poets across the globe, are invited for an Anthology of Poems to be published by a Literary Foundation from India.

On Diaspora Writing; Journal and Anthology of Essays; 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India.

(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film (March 18-19, 2011/deadline: November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
German Graduate Student Association, Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
vu.ggsa.grad.conference@gmail.com

(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film

Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, Vanderbilt University
Graduate Conference
March 18-19, 2011

CFP: New Essays on the Work of EDWARD P. JONES. Nov. 1, 2010 (abstracts, early submissions); March 20, 2011 (completed articles)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Wood / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
epjessays@gmail.com

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Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.

Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to epjessays@gmail.com.

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Australian Association for Caribbean Studies Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Karina Smith
contact email: 
karina.smith@vu.edu.au

Australian Association for Caribbean Studies
International Biennial Conference
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
16-18th February, 2011

Aesthetics and Politics of Literary Multilingualism at NeMLA Convention, April 7-10, 2011 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick,

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Gambarota
contact email: 
gambarot@rci.rutgers.edu

Literary multilingualism has an ancient and continuous history and yet scholars and critics have taken up this issue only intermittently.

Women's Studies Area of PCA/ACA cfp 12/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's

[UPDATE] World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ,
Hyatt New Brunswick. Host Institution: Rutgers University

Affective Tendencies. Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities - October 7-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University
contact email: 
mkiefer@rci.rutgers.edu

Affective Tendencies. Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities

Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University
October 7-9, 2010
Deadline for Registration: September 15, 2010

Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association / Jamie L. McDaniel, Children's and Adolescent Literature Special Topics Chair
contact email: 
jmcdanie@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Abstracts for Iconoclasm due September 10, 2010

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (10/21-10/22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire

Narrative is the Essence of History: The History of the Historical Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This roundtable will explore the genre of historical fiction. Topics include: reception; historical context; historiographic and literary theory; fact and

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011).

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph M. Viera / College English Association
contact email: 
jviera1@naz.edu

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Call for Papers: "Idea of France" Conference, Nov. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Reeser
contact email: 
reeser@pitt.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Pittsburgh

November 10-12, 2011

“The Idea of France” / “L’Idée de la France”

Horror Area: 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference, 20-23 April, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pcahorror@gmail.com

The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming and culture for the 2011 PCA/ACA

Beyond the Body: Migrating Past Physical Borders in Feminist Literature - Call for Papers for a Proposed Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks - University of Texas at San Antonio and Dr. Glenda Tibe Bonifacio - University of Lethbridge, Canada
contact email: 
feministmigrations@gmail.com

The body remains a preeminent place of reading in feminist theory, past and present.

Modernism, Modernity, and Politics: Face-off or Interface? NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011), Rutgers University (deadline Sept. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), hosted by Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
smukherj@fas.harvard.edu

Although much has been written about the later personal politicization of a modernist such as Ezra Pound, critics have inadequately addressed the relationship between Anglo-American literary modernism

Melting-Pots and Mosaics: Paris and Montréal in Francophone Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pascale De Souza, GMU
contact email: 
pdesouza@gmu.edu

This panel will examine the role played by Paris and Montreal in the evolution of francophone identities.

A conference on the work of John McGahern

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Robinson / Swansea University
contact email: 
r.p.robinson@swansea.ac.uk

CALL-FOR-PAPERS
A conference on the work of
John McGahern
Swansea University
8-9 April 2011

Reading the Postcolonial Other in Contemporary Film, 2011 NeMLA@Rutgers, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Hosted by Rutgers U.
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net, walterstracey@hotmail.com

Over the last two decades, cinematic privileging of the postcolonial other has evolved a new, significant wedge against the plethora of hegemonic films.

(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

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

The journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" invites papers for the Fall 2011 special issue: "(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items," edited by Susan Booker Morris, Former Director of

6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

PCA/ACA Material Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Material Culture Area of PCA/ACA (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association)
contact email: 
alexbitterman@gmail.com

Material Culture Area

Hando No Kuzushi - Asian American Literature E-Zine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando No Kuzushi, an online literary journal, is gearing up for its third issue, tentatively scheduled to be posted at the end of September.

Muses India: Dis(-)covering Indian English Literature, an anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Chetan Deshmane
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

MUSES INDIA: DIS(-)COVERING INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE is a proposed anthology on Indian English Literature and seeks scholarly essays on its various aspects from postcolonial/postmodernist perspective

Kalamazoo 2011: Gif me se witega ne leag: Probing the Critical Past, Present, and Future of Old English Wisdom Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Karl Persson, University of British Columbia
contact email: 
kaepersson@hotmail.com

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: Politics and Cinema of Turkey: 1990- 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
irmakertuna@gmail.com

Special Dossier for Jura Gentium Cinema: Politics and Cinema of Turkey: 1990- 2010

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

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