category: postcolonial

"The Politics of Travel," Georgetown University, 3/30/12-4/1/12; Deadline: 10/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten / International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

“The Politics of Travel”:
The Seventh Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings Workshop 20-21 June apps due 20 April

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.bastian@manchester.ac.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings is a two day interdisciplinary workshop seeking to explore the interconnections between time and community, broadly conceived.

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
expatlitconference@gmail.com

‘A Self-Conscious Voice’ - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

MSA 13: The Global Reach of Modernism and the "British World" (Buffalo, NY; 6-9 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@vanderbilt.edu

Recent landmark works in imperial historiography by such noteworthy scholars as John Darwin, James Belich, and Simon Potter have noted how conceptions of the British Empire began to change over the la

CFP: Dany Laferrière: Essays on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
Guernica Editions
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Guernica Editions is planning to publish a collection of essays on Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière as part of their “Writers Series” in early 2013.

Technology & Modernity at MSA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
contact email: 
gammel@english.ryerson.ca and john.wrighton@mlc.ryerson.ca


Technology and Modernity

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
 

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

M/MLA November 3-6, 2011 St. Louis: No, I'm not American/Je suis pas fraçais: Canadian Writers Playing with Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-West Modern Languages Association Permanent Section on Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Canadian witers in both French and English have historically been defined by who they are not: British, French, American.

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London - School of Arts
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com.

Transitions 2 is a one day symposium devoted to promoting new research into comics in all their forms.

3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 23-24, 2011 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Movie review, "Black Venus", by Abdellatif Kechiche

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews for the movie "Black Venus" (aka Vénus noire, Mavri Afroditi) by Abdellatif Kechiche.

CinemaSpace: A Two Day Conference on Indian Cinema and the City, 3-4 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rr16@rice.edu

CinemaSpace

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SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC - Due: March 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 68th Annual Convention

CFP: Historicizing Narrative Theory (7/15/11; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Sue J. Kim / Priyamvada Gopal
contact email: 
skim666@gmail.com

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, "Historicizing Narrative Theory."

Facing Present, Past and Future. 4th International BAAHE Conference from 1 to 3 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University College Brussels & BAAHE
contact email: 
baahe2011@hubrussel.be

FACING PRESENT, PAST AND FUTURE

4TH INTERNATIONAL BAAHE CONFERENCE

1-3 December 2011

University College Brussels, Belgium

[Reminder]: Terror and Media - 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

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

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of New Haven
contact email: 
unhenglish@gmail.com

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature
publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.
Writers at all stages of their careers are invited to submit.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, 5/13/11

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

Friday, May 13, 2011
*DEADLINE EXTENDED to FRIDAY, MARCH 25

[UPDATE] Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities? 9 and 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE UKI Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
9th and 10th September 2011
EMERGENT CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTS: WHERE NEXT FOR
ECOLOGY AND THE HUMANITIES?

PERFORMING SOUTH ASIA AT HOME & ABROAD

full name / name of organization: 
SALA (South Asian Literary Association)
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

South Asian Literary Association (SALA)/ MLA Annual Conference
Seattle 2012

Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

CFP "Aesthetic Mutations" CLTC Grad Conference at UC Santa Barbara - due 4/4/11 (5/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

ANNOUNCING: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC) on 27 MAY 2011

Literature and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
cbradshaw@utm.edu

SCMLA Panel--Literature and Politics--Oct. 27-29, 2011. Hot Springs Arkansas. Abstracts due by March 28th, 2011.

Inclusive Museum Conference, 30 June-3 July 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum
contact email: 
support@onmuseums.com

FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE INCLUSIVE MUSEUM
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
30 June to 3 July 2011
http://www.OnMuseums.com/Conference/

Memory, Modernism and the Country Estate

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Scutts/Modernist Studies Association 2011 Conference, Buffalo NY October 6-9
contact email: 
js2430@columbia.edu

We invite submissions for a proposed panel that will examine how modernist writers across a range of geographical locations contain, transmit, and transform personal and national memories within the s

Border Visions: Borderlands and Film, 12-14 October 2011 (abstracts due 30 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jakub Kazecki, Central Connecticut State University
contact email: 
kazeckijak@ccsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
BORDER VISIONS: BORDERLANDS AND FILM

A Joint Conference of Central Connecticut State University
and the Literature/Film Association
New Britain, Connecticut

Leisure Modernism - for MSA October 6-9, 2011 - Abstract due April 7

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Gerzso and Shawna Ross
contact email: 
smr343@psu.edu

This panel for MSA13 aims to present a significant intervention in new modernist studies by contending that the dialectic of labor and leisure, which has not received sustained attention within modern

Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories
Chair: Andres Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

Space and Motion in Literature, Abstracts due March 21, Conference May 23

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London English Graduate School
contact email: 
hannah.crumme@kcl.ac.uk

250 word abstracts are invited for anything regarding space, motion, and literature (in any language).

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

Call for Papers

2011 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Claremont, California
November 5-6, 2011

Session Title:

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ISEEES, IES, UC-Berkeley
contact email: 
erosenblatt@berkeley.edu

*

Call for Papers:*

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

University of California-Berkeley

November 10^th , 2011

In preparation for the inaugural Romani Studies Conference at the

Call for Papers: Indigenous Health

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Colonization and health have an intricate relationship for indigenous peoples.

[UPDATE] One Week Extended Deadline! Octopus Journal: Invisibility CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Octopus Journal, Visual Studies Dept. at University of California-Irvine
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

Octopus Journal (theoctopusjournal.org), an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed online journal published by the graduate students of the Ph.D.

Popular Culture: all topics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Northeast Popular Culture Association
(NEPCA)

ANNUAL MEETING
November 11 and 12, 2011
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

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