category: postcolonial

CFP: European Writers in Exile (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile.

The Nature of Our Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

The Nature of Our Humanity
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

CFP: Canada, Brazil, and Beyond (abstract due by March 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Canada, Brazil, and Beyond: Call for Papers, a special issue of Canada and Beyond
contact email: 
Diana.Brydon@umanitoba.ca and Almeida3@myumanitoba.ca

Guest Editors: Diana Brydon and Vanessa A. Nunes

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies, Jan 31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
m.a.sokolowska-paryz@uw.edu.pl

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw.

[update] CfP PAMLA 2015 Portland, OR – Deadline: Oct. 25 - French Culture in the Shadow of Charlie Hebdo

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 Portland, OR
contact email: 
gviennot@uark.edu

The panel "French Culture in the Shadow of Charlie Hebdo", held on Nov. 6 at the PAMLA 2015 conference in Portland, Oregon, is still looking for a panelist.

Race in the Americas Graduate Conference April 25th-26th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series, The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
contact email: 
raceamericasconference@gmail.com

The Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series at Penn State invites proposals for a two-day interdisciplinary graduate student symposium on the topic of “Race in the Americas.” Some central questions we

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/1/15 | 21st Southwest English Symposium, Feb 2nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium/Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Reminder: Twenty-First Century South African Literature: Combating Current Human Rights Abuses (ALA conference, April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Renée Schatteman/ African Literature Association conference
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

Now that the race-based master narrative of apartheid is beginning to fade from the country’s collective consciousness (as seen most clearly in the South Africans born after 1994 who have no lived e

Reminder: Sindiwe Magona: Writer/Advocate for Human Rights in South Africa, ALA conference (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ African Literature Association
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

The highly-prolific and well-acclaimed South African author Sindiwe Magona has been a voice for human rights and justice throughout her three decades as a writer.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference--Deadline extended to Nov. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 1 November 2015 For SPACA Conference February 10 - 13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

M Wynn Thomas Essay Prize 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016

[UPDATE] CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS: Women's Lives Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Barbour / Oregon State University
contact email: 
nancy.barbour@oregonstate.edu

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women’s Lives Around the World

Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe

Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS

Global Emersons at American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, American Literature Association
contact email: 
roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu

Global Emersons

English Studies and the Marketplace, 4th International Conference, 19- 20 February, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, East West University Dhaka, Bangladesh
contact email: 
ewuenglishconference2016@gmail.com

The all- incorporating yet inequitable disposition of the global marketplace, facilitated by the neoliberal ideologies of profit maximization, have impacted substantially on all academic disciplines i

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2016


CEA 2016 | CREATION
47th Annual Conference | March 31- April 2, 2016 | DENVER, COLORADO

Shakespeare in Modern Popular Culture June 15-17 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Guillaume WINTER
contact email: 
guillaume.winter@univ-artois.fr

Shakespeare in Modern Popular Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

International Symposium – Arras, Université d’Artois, FRANCE – June 15-17, 2016

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 1, 2015

Request for book proposals: monographs and edited collections

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
camilla.harding@cambridgescholars.com

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is an independent academic publisher, committed to providing a forward-thinking publishing service that champions original thinking, whilst ensuring we put our authors at

Call for Undergraduate Research Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture [January 10; June 2-4, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Brandt, Susanne Hamscha, Ulla Kriebernegg, Simon Daniel Whybrew / Department of American Studies & Center of Inter-American Studies, University of Graz
contact email: 
in_between2016@uni-graz.at

Conference to be held on June 2 to 4, 2015 at University of Graz, Austria.

Abstract due: January 10, 2015

Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic (August, 2016; University of Surrey, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey
contact email: 
gothictime@mail.com

CFP: Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic

Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey

International Conference: ‘Katherine Mansfield and the Art of the Short Story’, Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

Katherine Mansfield and
the Art of the Short Story

Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016

Organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society
Hosted by the town of Bandol, France

Call for Papers *New* : Socrates Vol. 3 No.4 (2015) Issue- December

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Research papers and manuscripts are invited for consideration of publication in the regular issue- VOL. 3 NO. 4 (2015) ISSUE- DECEMBER OF the Journal SOCRATES. Deadline: November 20, 2015.

Staging the East: Drama and Opera (25-27 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Oklahoma City, OK)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This panel seeks proposals that consider representations of the East in dramatic and operatic productions of the long eighteenth century. Please e-mail abstracts of 250-300 words to abender@twu.edu.

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies (deadline 31 Jan 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Engilsh Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
m.a.sokolowska-paryz@uw.edu.pl

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw.

PROTEST: April 21-22, 2016 at the University of Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania's Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program and Media Activism Research Collective (MARC)
contact email: 
GSWSProtest@gmail.com

PROTEST: 3rd Biannual GSWS Graduate Student Conference

University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 21-Friday, April 22, 2016

Keynote: Marcia Ochoa

Featured Presentation: Isa Noyola

[UPDATE] Untying the Mother Tongue. On Language, Affect, and the Unconscious Deadline ext. October, 15

full name / name of organization: 
Federico Dal Bo, Antonio Castore / ICI Berlin
contact email: 
mothertongue@ici-berlin.org

The term we still use to designate someone’s attachment to a particular language, her potentially flawless competence, or the very “place” for her thoughts to emerge in coherent form, is “moth

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

In 1925, the editors of Quarto Stato questioned the forms in which the Turin communists were addressing the “Southern Question,” critical of how Italy’s unification in 1870 resulted in advanced

Re-Queering the Nation: America’s Queer Crisis - Special Issue - European Journal of American Studies - Vol. 11, No. 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Francisco Costa, University of East Anglia/European Association for American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

LGBTQ social, cultural, and political issues have become a defining feature of twenty-first century American life, transforming on a national, international and transnational scale a number of institu

Call for collection of essays on Narrratives and violence in the Americas/ Violencia y narrativa en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking the Americas:narrratives and violence / Violencia y narrativa en las Américas - Universidade Regional Integrada, Frederico Westphalen, Brazil
contact email: 
Denise Almeida Silva at dasilva@uri.edu.br

Thinking the Americas: narratives and violence/ Pensar las Americas: narrativas y violência is a bilingual volume, organized by the Master Program in Literature at URI, RS, Brazil.

Grant: Romance Novels, Writers and Readers, all fields; Due Dec. 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Writers of America
contact email: 
grants@rwa.org

Romance Writers of America announces the eleventh annual Research Grant competition.

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

PerFORMance: Reinventing and Revising Literary Form in Multi-Ethnic Literature (MELUS, March 3-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Wedehase (Wake Technical Community College) and Leah Milne (University of Indianapolis)
contact email: 
milnel@uindy.edu

This panel invites papers that explore how multi-ethnic authors perform unconventional identities by manipulating readers’ expectations of formal conventions of literature.

ALA May 2016 Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association / Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu
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