category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Special Session - American Writers Abroad: International Inspirations

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@hccs.edu

AMERICAN WRITERS ABROAD: INTERNATIONAL INSPRIATIONS.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

Update: 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
nlpaxton60@gmail.com

Update: 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

Transnational Realisms and Post-Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture, April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu and Rajender Kaur, Dept. of English, William Paterson University, kaurr@wpunj.edu

The 2011 Special Topic Issue of
The South Asian Review, Volume 32, Number 1

Call for articles: Cultures in/of Transition (University of Bucharest Review) 10 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest Review
contact email: 
danielacarstea_ro@yahoo.gr

Call for Articles – University of Bucharest Review

Topic for #1/2011: Cultures in/of Transition

Dreams Not Only American. Science Fiction's Transatlantic Transactions - July 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research Association
contact email: 
sfra2011@gmail.com

Dreams Not Only American – Science Fiction’s Transatlantic Transactions
July 7-10, 2011
Lublin, Poland

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    sweil@centralia.edu

    UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
    http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
    If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
    contact email: 
    melanieh@u.washington.edu

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    “States of National Belonging”

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    Eastern and Middle Eastern Religions in the Age of Enlightenment (11/1/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]
    contact email: 
    brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

    The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment.

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

    [UPDATE] The Transnational Maghreb, Tunis March 10-11, 2011-- POSTPONED

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Tunis, Tunisia/Yale University, USA
    contact email: 
    maghrebtrans@yahool.com

    CONFERENCE POSTPONED; NEW DATE TBD

    UNIVERSITE DE TUNIS – YALE UNIVERSITY

    FACULTE DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES DE TUNIS
    TUNIS – 10-11 March 2011

    RE-VISIONING TERRORISM An Interdisciplinary and International Conference SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Purdue University
    contact email: 
    lawton@purdue.edu; ecoda@purdue.edu

    RE-VISIONING TERRORISM
    An Interdisciplinary and International Conference
    SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011 – Purdue University

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
    contact email: 
    MEGAAblog@gmail.com

    The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
    Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

    Spirited Awry: Reassessing Anime (Vol. 7, No. 1)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Cinephile
    contact email: 
    editor@cinephile.ca

    Deadline for Abstracts: 28 February, 2011
    Deadline for Accepted Draft Submissions: 30 April, 2011

    Sirens (women in fantasy) - 10/6/2011-10/7/2011 - 5/7/2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
    contact email: 
    programming at sirensconference.org



    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
    Vail, Colorado
    October 6–9, 2011
    A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

    "East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
    contact email: 
    Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

    The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

    Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
    contact email: 
    ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

    The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

    Authority, Sovereignty, Postcoloniality (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/10/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jini Kim Watson, New York University
    contact email: 
    jkw1@nyu.edu

    A proposed MLA special session on questions of the state and modes of authority and sovereignty within postcolonial studies.

    New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
    contact email: 
    postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Joseph Rega
    contact email: 
    journaljml@gmail.com

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

    [UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
    contact email: 
    pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

    Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

    Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest, 31 Dec. 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    John H. Wilson / Evelyn Waugh Society
    contact email: 
    jwilson3@lhup.edu

    Subject: any aspect of the life or work of Evelyn Waugh. Prize: $250. Judged by editorial board of _Evelyn Waugh Newsletter and Studies_. Deadline: 31 December 2011. Submit to: Dr. John H.

    Everything & More: Theorizing the Encyclopedic Novel... MLA 2012 Seattle

    full name / name of organization: 
    Brendan Beirne, New York University Dept. of English & American Literature
    contact email: 
    brendan.beirne@nyu.edu

    This panel seeks to consolidate and refine our understanding of the encyclopedic novel as a distinct (sub)genre within the broader field of novel studies / narratology.

    Terror and Media - CFP for a A Special Issue of Journal of South Asian Popular Culture

    full name / name of organization: 
    Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
    contact email: 
    journalsapc@gmail.com

    Special Issue – Call for Papers

    A Special Issue of South Asian Popular Culture will be published in July 2013 on:

    Terror and Media

    Guest Editors: Ritu G. Khanduri and Ronie Parciack

    3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    contact email: 
    xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

    We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

    Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bemidji State University
    contact email: 
    scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

    Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

    full name / name of organization: 
    Mary Wilson/Christopher Newport University; Kerry Johnson/Merrimack College
    contact email: 
    mary.wilson@cnu.edu; JohnsonK@merrimack.edu

    Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

    [UPDATE] Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation 2–4 June 2011, deadline: 15 March 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
    contact email: 
    litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

    The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

    June 1

    full name / name of organization: 
    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    contact email: 
    reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    Announces: Issue 10.4
    Featuring Special sections on:
    Outsider Criticism
    War Reporting
    Domestic Space
    Theoria
    Poetics
    Open Submissions: Ongoing

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