category: postcolonial

(UPDATE) - Autobiography as a writing strategy in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine at Farmington - Ben LEBDAI
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Autobiography as a writing strategy in postcolonial literature , 2nd, 3rd May 2013
full name / name of organization:
LEBDAI Benaouda
contact email:
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

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.

Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

The Graduate Students in the Department of English at the University of Idaho invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference focusing on ecocritical issues relating to boundaries and the body.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

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New Politics for the Global City? July 25-26, 2013, Abstracts due January 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University
contact email: 
shameem.black@anu.edu.au

Crisis, Civility, Imaginaries, and Revolt: A New Politics for the Global City?

The nineteen nineties witnessed an avalanche of scholarship on globalization. These included work on the networked
nature of imaginaries, media and communication, and the material and economic geographies of global cities.

Putting the Human Back into the Humanities | June 27-30, 2013 (UCLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society and Conference
contact email: 
Ian.Dennis@uottawa.ca

Plenary Speakers: Jean-Loup Amselle (EHSS) and Eric Gans (UCLA), Respondent: Richard van Oort (University of Victoria)

Across the university today, ideas of the “posthuman” and ”transhuman” tempt scholarly attention away from the human as the meaningful center of rational inquiry. To the Humanities, however, still falls the crucial task of focusing on the human as the unifying principle of what all scholars do.

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

“Was man besonders gerne tut / Ist selten ganz besonders gut.”
("Whatever you may like to do / Is seldom very good for you.")

CFP - Orienting Orwell: Asian and Global Perspectives on George Orwell (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 40 No. 1 | March 2014
Guest Editors: John Rodden & Henk Vynckier
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2013

Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Judith Butler, in the recent monograph Frames of War, argues that the mass media in times of crisis, whether from war, natural disaster, or economic meltdown, iterates certain normative values that sh

[UPDATE] Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (Proposal submission extended to Jan. 13th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com


"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[Update] Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

he Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

Disability and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alice Hall (University of York) and Professor Tobin Siebers (University of Michigan)
contact email: 
alice.hall@york.ac.uk

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Special Issue

Call for Papers: Disability and Visual Culture

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING] Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
CCUSBorder@kent.ac.uk

Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity

Deadline for abstracts: November 30th 2012

The 5th International "Literature and ..." Graduate Conference: Representation and its Discontents (24-25 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

The 5TH International “LITERATURE AND…” Graduate Student Conference:

“Representation and its Discontents”

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly / University of Manitoba
contact email: 
lucas.tromly@ad.umanitoba.ca

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston (23-26 May, 2013).

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Indigenous Science Fiction February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to:

http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Environment, Ecology, and Native Nations February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SWTX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association MIGRATION conference July 8-11 2013, Essex, UK - DEADLINE: 15 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

MIGRATION
British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference
July 8-11 2013, University of Essex, United Kingdom

http://www.essex.ac.uk/lifts/migration/Default.htm

[Extended Deadline] Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses:23-24 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Project CILM - Centre for Comparative Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon
contact email: 
conferencecilm2013@gmail.com

[New Deadline for proposals: 17 December 2012]

Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses:23-24 April 2013

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

CFP: Posthuman Poetry Anthology [Due January 1, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Apps and Feng Sun Chen / University of Minnesota
contact email: 
posthumanpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Unbecoming: An Anthology of Posthuman Poetry

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture Area SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

34th Annual Conference February 13-16, 2013
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Updated Submission Deadline: 12/02/12

Conference Hotel:

The Non-State Of Queer Theory, April 11, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
browngradsymposium@gmail.com

Location: Brown University, Providence, RI
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Call for Proposals

Keynote Speaker:
Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

Internacional Conference Montevideana VIII: New mappings of the avant-gardes. Views from (or towards) Latin America.

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
contact email: 
montevideana2013@fhuce.edu.uy

From the 1920s to the early 1930s, Latin American literary and aesthetic avant-gardes developed new images of geopolitical identity that led, among other things, to a remapping of the region’s cultu

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