category: postcolonial

NTUT Silent & Ineffable Conference: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities (Nov. 26-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Republic of China
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

[UPDATE] Recent Narratives of Asia and the Asian Diaspora. Deadline: November 15, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

A recent CFP called for submissions to the Journal of Contemporary Literature related to contemporary novels of India, China, and the Indian and Chinese diasporas.

Colonial and Postcolonial Travel Narratives. Deadline November 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature will focus on travel literature related to colonial and postcolonial societies.

Crime and Crime Narratives in Postcolonial Societies, Deadline 11-01-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Socieities
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies will focus on crime in those cultures and societies.

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Amar Acheraiou, PhD
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

‘Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition’

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_________________________________________

Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


[UPDATE] Twentieth-Century Blake (Abstracts Due 9/30/2010; NeMLA Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Gagas / Temple University
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-10, 2011

Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_________________________________________

Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

UPDATE--LOVE AND SEX IN ALAN MOORE, EDITED COLLECTION [July 15 deadline for abstracts]

full name / name of organization: 
Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

I now have a dozen submissions and would like a few more by the July 15 deadline.

NeMLA: "Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in the Americas"

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

Beyond Trauma: Narrative of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-2 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

CALL FOR PAPERS
BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza

Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism) University of

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Stephen King once stated: “everything we do has a history.

Adapting Poe: Re-Imaginings in Popular Culture [October 15,2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm and Dennis Perry
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com or dperry@byu.edu

We invite contributors to submit proposals for a volume of essays on the wide range of media in which Poe texts have been adapted: feature films, television, radio, and stage dramas, music, comics and

Call for book reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel (www.engl.unt.edu/sitn/) is a quarterly journal that features criticism of the novel in all periods.

Twentieth-Century Blake

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Gagas / Temple University
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

Recent scholarship has explored William Blake’s influence on a number of twentieth-century writers, from W.B. Yeats to Philip K. Dick and Laura Moriarty. This panel seeks to find new links between Blake and the twentieth-century writers with whom he is most often associated – Yeats, Huxley, and Lawrence, among others – and to put Blake’s art in dialogue with other artists, including graphic novelists, filmmakers, and non-Anglo-American writers.

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

New perspectives on Janet Frame’s The Lagoon and Other Stories - 21 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
contact email: 
Vanessa Guignery: vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr; Catherine Pesso-Miquel: catherine.pesso.miquel@univ-lyon2.fr

We propose to offer new perspectives on Janet Frame’s first collection of short stories, The Lagoon and Other Short Stories (1951).

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

Subjectivity in Performance: Issues of Identity in Post-Independence Indian Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vellikkeel Raghavan
contact email: 
vellikkeelraghavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

CFP: Plantation Modernity (11/1/2010; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Clukey and Jeremy Wells
contact email: 
amy.clukey@gmail.com; jwells@allegheny.edu

Once regarded as a marginal space within European and American cultural imaginaries, the plantation has lately attracted much greater notice.

[UPDATE] In/animate: The Thing (Babel Conference, Austin, TX Nov 4-6) CFP extended to July 1

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA / Babel Working Group
contact email: 
medieval.thing.cfp@gmail.com

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory And Practical Application) invites paper proposals for a panel inspired by the by the arti

Hispanet Journal: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils - June 1st 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Memorial University & Florida International University
contact email: 
zclark@FMUNIV.EDU

Hispanet Journal: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils - June 1st 2011

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Inaugural Issue: Video Stores
Call for Papers / Projects:

Please submit by August 15, 2010

This special issue pays overdue attention to the space of the video store as a site of inquiry for media and cultural studies.

We seek a wide range of works (medium–length essays of 1500–2500 words, digital art projects, audio/video interviews) that explore the significance of video stores — how they have (or have not) figured in film and media cultures, histories, and theories. In short this issue of Media Fields seeks contributions that write the video store into film and media studies.

Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference: “Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”
May 6 and 7, 2011 at the University of Maryland, College Park

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