category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] A New Sense of Place: Travel and Alterity in Southern Literature (Special Topics Panel, LSU Mardi Gras Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mmil132@lsu.edu

In her 2011 Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature, scholar Thadious Davis revivifies the idea of place in southern literature. It is such reconsiderations of southern places as dynamic spaces that this panel will explore. The 2013 Mardi Gras Conference theme is “In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity.” (See http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/47987 for the conference-wide CFP.) This timely theme asks for a discussion of notions of place and space, for considerations of how travel and movement, boundedness and freedom, can be considered in terms of literature, art, science, thought. Under that larger umbrella of movement and travel, this panel will explore the broad themes of travel, the related discourses of globalization, migration, space, and place, and connected issues regarding alterity in the literature of the American South.

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear


The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

POSITIONING HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Conference 2013
contact email: 
vmessier@qcc.cuny.edu

POSITIONING HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Seminar Organizer(s):
Vartan Messier

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Navigating Place and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rer13@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

African, Caribbean and African American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular Culture Association is seeking Papers or Panels on any aspect of Africana African, Caribbean and African American Popular Culture

Calls for Papers to be published in International Journal: Diasporic Identities and Empire (Guest Editor: David Brooks)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney and Scholarly Journal
contact email: 
Anastasia Louridas (University of Sydney) alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

The post Enlightenment text is an unpalatable interjection of cultural shifters who defy imperial homogeneity, political and economic unions.

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

Special Topics Panel: Gender Studies; LSU Mardi Gras Conference; February 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
salex18@lsu.edu

CFP: Special Topics Panel, Gender Studies
2013 Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
February 7-8, 2013

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity-ACLA- Toronto April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

ACLA- American Comparative Literature Association- Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

CFP: 'Muslim Utopias', (American Comparative Literature Association 2013, April 4 -7; Proposals due, Nov 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/New York University
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

While the concept of ‘utopia’ undergirds much of Islamic political and social thinking, deriving its legitimacy partly from religious/theological and partly from material impulses, this seminar in

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Nation, nationality, nationhood: What's in a name? 2-4 May 2013, Tirane, Albania

full name / name of organization: 
Albanian Society for the Study of English
contact email: 
nation@assenglish.org

Nation, nationality, nationhood: What’s in a name?
Second ASSE International Conference on British and American Studies
2-4 May 2013, Tirana, Albania
Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2013

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

American Comparative Literature Association
University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

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

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies seeks book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
reviews@neoamericanist.org

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies is looking for book reviews. Books must be on a topic connected to American Studies, and reviews should be between 800-1200 words.

UPDATE: The Limits of Responsibility (interdisciplinary conference, 3-5 Dec. 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Lawn / Massey University
contact email: 
j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz

Venue and date

Massey University, Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 3-5 December 2012. Presentations by skype will be considered for overseas presenters.

Keynote speakers

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Interstitial Journal (Inaugural Issue), Deadline: December 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial Journal
contact email: 
editors@interstitialjournal.com

In the modern era, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation.

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology (cfp due November 12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Way and Maia Toteva
contact email: 
jway@unt.edu; mtt235@gmail.com

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology

Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

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