category: postcolonial

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
James J. Donahue, Jennifer Ho, and Shaun Morgan
contact email: 
donahujj@potsdam.edu, jho@email.unc.edu, dmorgan@twcnet.edu

In her landmark study of race and American literature, Playing in the Dark (1992), Toni Morrison argued that literary history has taken for granted a certain set of assumptions, including the understa

[REMINDER] International Pynchon Week 2013. Deadline December 20th 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

A final reminder that the deadline for International Pynchon Week 2013 is fast approaching.

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

4th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp4@inter-disciplinary.net

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (proposals due 3 Jan 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

Conference: June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL
Proposals deadline extended to 3 January 2013

Menstruation in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
contact email: 
clemens@kutztown.edu

Looking for papers dealing with menstruation in postcolonial literature for a proposed panel. Please email with abstract, title, and bio information by December 24 for consideration.

[UPDATE] The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

Call for Papers
We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce - The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The Difference of Joyce
The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2 2013
Abstracts due: December 9, 2012

April 18-19 Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
rmitsein@purdue.edu

During Captain Cook’s 1769 transoceanic voyage, he collected a rust fungus in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Samuel Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland III August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
beckettucd@gmail.com

“Samuel Beckett and the ‘State’ of Ireland” III
August 1-3, 2013.
University College Dublin
Humanities Institute

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker:

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

Articles on Spanish and Latin American literature and culture - Currently open

full name / name of organization: 
Dissidences. Hispanic Journal of Theory and Criticism
contact email: 
gfaveron@bowdoin.edu

Dissidences is concerned with the problems of literary and cultural theory and the study of the Spanish and Latin American literatures and cultures of all periods.

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

3rd Global Conference: The Value of Work (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Value of Work

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Re-framing Punishment and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Re-framing Punishment and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fashion

Monday 9th September – Thursday 12th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Situating Postcolonial Trauma Studies.

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Text
contact email: 
saado33@hotmail.com

Call for Submissions
Postcolonial Text. Special Issue: Situating Postcolonial Trauma Studies. Saadi Nikro (ed)

IAPL 2013: Hospitalities: Biopolitics/Technologies/Humanities (Singapore, 3-9 June)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

Hospitalities: Biopolitics/Technologies/Humanities
3-9 June 2013
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
37th Annual Conference
National University of Singapore

[UPDATE] CSA 2013: Deconstructing Paradise (Grand Anse, Grenada- June 3-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jldonahue@fsu.edu

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider…these notions are then attributed to the whole region.

Idiosycrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Update: BWWC CFP deadline 12/15/12; conference 4/4-4/6 2013 in Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2013@gmail.com

Conference keynotes: Devoney Looser, U of Missouri; Pamela Gilbert, U of Florida,

[UPDATE] "Inhumanities" Graduate Students Conference February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inhumanities2013@gmail.com

 

 

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

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

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

“Shelleyean Movements” (special session): NASSR 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Borushko / North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
contact email: 
mborushko@stonehill.edu

This CFP aims to assemble a special session for the 2013 Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, “Romantic Movements,” to be held in Boston on August 8-13, 2013.

CFP: British Women Writers Conference (April 4-6, 2013; Abstracts due Dec 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference April 4-6, 2013 in Albuquerque, NM

BATTLEGROUNDS, Friday, April 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers-Newark Graduate School of Arts & Science, Graduate Program in American Studies
contact email: 
battlegrounds2012@gmail.com

 

alt.dh.edu -- Digital Humanities special panel -- 3/16-3/17/2013, proposals due 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University EGSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

As part of the 7th annual Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Conference, alt/, we seek proposals for a special roundtable on innovative digital approaches to literary, histor

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

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