category: postcolonial

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

6th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Fashion

Monday 15th September – Thursday 18th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[REMINDER] M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize for an outstanding essay in Welsh Writing in English

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

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2014

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tcvc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures

Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

Women on the Edge: International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Research Conference 7-8 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
iwd2014@qub.ac.uk

As homemakers, academics, politicians, and entrepreneurs, women’s experience throughout history has been characterized by a contradictory tension between marginalisation and pioneering leadership.

Institute for Critical Animal Studies North American Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
13th annual North American Conference for
CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 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

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

1st Global Conference: Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
testimony1@inter-disciplinary.net

[EXTENSION - JAN 3, 2014] USC, Los Angeles - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical, & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Call for Papers: Trash Culture Journal Volume 2, Number 1 (Winter, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Lyons, Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF) 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF)
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World, Newcastle University, May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Janelle Rodriques
contact email: 
j.rodriques@newcastle.ac.uk

Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World
Newcastle University
May 15, 2014

Call for Papers-The Postcolonialist, Spring 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lara N. Dotson-Renta, PhD
contact email: 
editorinchief@postcolonialist.com

Call for Submissions

Postcolonial Environments: A One-day Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

We are delighted to announce that registration for the upcoming Postcolonial Environments symposium is now open.

Texts and Contexts: A Critical Companion to World Literatures in English Abstract Deadline February 15 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014

Texts and Contexts
Critical Companion to World Literatures in English

Cohesion, Rhythm & Voice of Sherman Alexie in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne Idria Ben
contact email: 
joanne.ben@snhu.edu

PROPOSAL
RESEARCH PAPER TOPIC IDEA
Cohesion, Rhythm & Voice of Sherman Alexie in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

THESIS

UPDATE: Culture under neoliberalism / neoliberal culture (journal articles due 1/31/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz

Over the past thirty years, it has increasingly become understood in cultural theory that neoliberalism -- the extension of free market principles and corporate structures into the wider social and cu

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - Open Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is open for submissions in all genres.

[UPDATE] CFP: "Visions of Empire," 6th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

American Imperialism and Identity: National and International Understandings of the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK)
contact email: 
aii.durham2014@gmail.com

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has risen to the role of World Power, with its political, cultural, social and economic influence stretching far beyond its own borders.

Shirley Jackson: Beyond the Gothic ALA May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Allison
contact email: 
leslie.allison@temple.edu

This panel seeks new interpretations of Shirley Jackson's work that move beyond an investigation of the gothic.

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWS

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JoSH)
contact email: 
the.josh.editors@gmail.com

The Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JoSH), published by the United States Military Academy at West Point, seeks scholarly works composed by undergraduate and graduate students, college facu

Contemporary Approaches to the Analysis of Dalit Literature, an international conference on 23-24 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Nottingham Trent University
contact email: 
Nicole.Thiara@ntu.ac.uk

The Centre for Postcolonial Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK, in collaboration with the research centre EMMA at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France, is in the process of creat

6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century (March, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

28 February 2014: "Sex in Context," Spring Issue of Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Sex in Context

Our Spring 2014 issue will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

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