category: postcolonial

BCLA Postgraduate Conference - Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcal.alternatives@gmail.com

BCLA Postgraduate Conference
University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews, in collaboration with Scottish PEN

Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Museums and Photography: Displaying Death, Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Stylianou & Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert / European University Cyprus & Cyprus University of Technology
contact email: 
e.stylianou@euc.ac.cy; theopisti.stylianou@cut.ac.cy

This is an open call for submissions for an edited volume on the ways in which death is displayed in museums through photography.

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY March 31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
editorapproachcfp@gmail.com

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY

[UPDATE] Brandeis English Department Graduate Conference on Privacy -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

In the era of Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks, and corporate data-mining, our privacy seems like an endangered resource.

Football, Fiction, and Culture - 19-20th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
footballfictionandculture@gmail.com

CFP: Football, Fiction, and Culture
Kingston University, 19th and 20th June 2014.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline February 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Vedrana Velickovic/ University of Brighton
contact email: 
v.velickovic@brighton.ac.uk

9th Jul 2014 University of Brighton, UK
Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo
Evening Readings by: Dorothea Smartt, Jay Bernard, Katy Massey and Sheree Mack

Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Brussels, 2013), this inaugural conference of the Black British Women’s Writing Network (BBWWN) will offer scholars and postgraduate students the chance to come together to debate some of the continuing preoccupations and new directions in this diverse and burgeoning field of study. Abstracts of 250 words are invited for 20- minute papers as well as 60-minute panel proposals that engage with, but are not limited to, the following topics:

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group: “Art in Interesting Times”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
pmcgowan@ufl.edu

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
“Art in Interesting Times”
Keynote Speakers: Nicholas Brown, Fredric Jameson, and Kim Stanley Robinson

[UPDATE] Call for Papers- IJ-ELTS January-March, 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly research ejournal indexed in leading scholarly databases and pres

Special Issue "Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery" (Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery".

2014 UNT Critical Voices Conference—March 21, 2014 (Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA)
contact email: 
UNTCriticalVoices@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) is now accepting submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 21, 2014.

"From here, West is East”: Trans-Pacific Canadian Literature, 24-26 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
"From here, West is East”: Trans-Pacific Canadian Literature session, ACQL/ALCQ Conference, 24-26 May 2014, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Organizer: Joanne Leow
contact email: 
joanne.leow@utoronto.ca

Vancouver poet Sachiko Murakami’s poem “Tower” in her 2011 collection of poetry _Rebuild_ cannily inverts the Eurocentric geographical compass that defines Canada’s relationship with Europe an

Strategies of Critique Conference Call For Papers- "Decolonizing Anti-Racism", April 17th & 18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought/ York University
contact email: 
strategies2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Strategies of Critique: Conference of the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
York University, Toronto
April 17th & 18th, 2014

DECOLONIZING ANTI-RACISM

Pastoral Sounds, International Conference, November 13-15, 2014 at the University of Poitiers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd, Charles Holdefer, Thomas Pughe, University of Poitiers and University of Orléans, France
contact email: 
benedicte.fryd@univ-poitiers.fr, charles.holdefer@univ-poitiers.fr, thomas.pughe@univ-orle

Pastoral Sounds

International Conference, November 13-15, 2014 at the University of Poitiers, France

Co-sponsors: FORELL, Université de Poitiers, and REMELICE, Université d’Orléans

Literary London 2014: Ages of London

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

Literary London 2014: 'Ages of London'

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2014 - DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,
We just want to remind you of, and announce you that, we have decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts to JANUARY 20, 2014!

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

VIctorian Collections and Collecting October 16th-18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
VIctorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2014@gmail.com

Victorian Collections & Collecting

October 16-18, 2014
California State University, Fullerton

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] [REVISED] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Call for papers. Locating Guyane: an international, multidisciplinary conference, 10-11 July 2014 (deadline 28 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of London Institute in Paris
contact email: 
locatingguyane@gmail.com

French Guiana (Guyane française), overseas department of France in equatorial South America and ‘ultraperipheral region’ of the EU, consists of a land area equivalent to that of a European countr

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages,
and Mass Communication.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sohr1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights:
Exploitation, Sexual Slavery and War Time Rape

Wednesday 30th July – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, Nov. 15, 2014. Deadline March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

1st Global Conference: Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century:,The European Context (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fa1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century:,The European Context

Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/16/14-- "Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind" with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

[EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE]Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

[UPDATE--deadline extension] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

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

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JAN 20, 2014: The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

Deadline Extended Jan. 13, 14: THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

albeit Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art; Submissions due Jan. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

International Conference on Inter-disciplinarity, Multi-disciplinarity and Trans-disciplinarity in Humanities, 15-17 May

full name / name of organization: 
Erciyes University
contact email: 
banu_akcesme@hotmail.com

Traditionally, multidisciplinarity draws on knowledge from different disciplines but stays within their boundaries.

4th Global Conference: Beauty (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Beauty

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

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