category: postcolonial

British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside

Home: Domesticity and Nationalism in the Literature of the Caribbean Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Evelyn Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kim_evelyn@my.uri.edu

This NeMLA 2013 panel examines the ways in which home is conceptualized in terms of the imagery and rhetoric of domesticity and nationalism in the literature of the Caribbean diaspora.

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

Call for fellows: Native Women Language Keepers: Indigenous Performance Practices. 9/15, 1//28-2/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Petra Kuppers, University of Michigan
contact email: 
petra@umich.edu

Call for Fellowship Applicants
Native Women Language Keepers: Indigenous Performance Practices. An Arts-Based Research Symposium with playwright Alanis King.

MLA Session, "Deliver Us To Normal: Children’s Literature and the Midwest" (Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Slater / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
kslater@ucsd.edu

Unlike the literature of the South or New England, Midwestern writing is often absent from academic discussions of American literary regions. Andrew R. L.

The Ambassadorship of Literature, a symposium at New York University, November 2-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Greg Londe and Caroline Zoe Krzakowski, New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

Vol. III. Issue IV (December) 2012 Deadline: 15th November

full name / name of organization: 
The Criterion: An International Journal in English
contact email: 
criterionejournal@gmail.com

Submission

Call for Papers:International Conference on Re-booting India's Growth Engine

full name / name of organization: 
Shanti Business Schol
contact email: 
shanti.quest@shantibschool.edu.in

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

[UPDATE] Challenging Narratives: Nineteenth century in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2013
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu; asabau@princeton.edu

For many years critical thought around the nineteenth century in Latin America has been focused on the relationship between post-independence literary production and the consolidation of the so called

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. [Deadline Extended to September 15]

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; tacker@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

Adapting Classical Myths and Themes in Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA; 21-24 March 2013; Boston, Mass.
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mail.mcgill.ca

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
44th Annual Convention
21-24 March 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

[UPDATE] 13-14 December 2012 The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
bnc2012@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Keynote Speaker
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Conference Conveners have decided to expand the event's capacity and accept more proposals for papers and panels.

The new deadline for submissions is 24 August 2012.

Call for Papers

ASU 18th Southwest English Symposium: -isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

February 15-16, 2013
Contact Us: swes.asu@gmail.com

The Eighteenth Century in Criticism and Theory: January 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
A panel to be held at the BSECS annual conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford
contact email: 
james.smith-2@manchester.ac.uk

The Eighteenth Century in Criticism and Theory
A panel to be held at the BSECS annual conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, January 3-5, 2013.

CFP- Mapping Effaced Identities. Sept 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of Languages and Literature
contact email: 
uflr@confutati.org

The twentieth issue of Utah Foreign Language Review seeks to examine the various modes of expression that arise as identities are fragmented and negated through dialectics of power.  From marginaliza

After Colonial Governmentality: Cultural Memory and (Post)Colonial Community.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Griffiths
contact email: 
mg3349@columbia.edu

Comparative work in postcolonial studies often turns on the mode by which subaltern peoples were governed in the high colonial past.

After Colonial Governmentality: Cultural Memory and (Post)Colonial Community.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Griffiths
contact email: 
mg3349@columbia.edu

Comparative work in postcolonial studies often turns on the mode by which subaltern peoples were governed in the high colonial past.

"Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Lexington, KY)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes’s writings have influenced texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction and Fantasy, Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com or rikk.mulligan@gmail.com

Join us for the 34rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 13-16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

International Conference: Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics (Jan. 24-26, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Special Issue of Pragmatism Today

full name / name of organization: 
Pragmatism Today
contact email: 
jgolde21@fau.edu

Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013

Deadline: November 10, 2012.

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas, July 21-25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference, 2013
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

In 2013, the 40th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference at the University of Mississippi, Oxford, will explore the relationships between Faulkner’s oeuvre and a hemispheric corpus of black wr

UPDATE- Silent Cinema and Time Travel (SCMS Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel poses methodological questions about the resurgence of interest in early film history by interrogating the thematic of time travel in silent cinema.

Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@uco.edu

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity – Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Representations of Internarrative Identity
contact email: 
lori.way@email.myunion.edu

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

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