category: postcolonial

Race and the Food System

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4, Number 4 (Summer 2011)
"Race and the Food System”

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" NeMLA 2011 4/6-4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

“Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”

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

Conference Organizers: Kimberly Coles , Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, Carla L. Peterson

North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

Our theme for 2011 is North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide.

African Modernisms, African Modernities (April 7-10 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
markjd@eden.rutgers.edu

In 1958, Chinua Achebe opened his most famous novel with an epigraph from an Irish modernist poem that has been taken as one of the quintessential articulations of modernity: “Turning and turning in

NEMLA 2011 : Lectures postcoloniales de la Grande Guerre (table ronde)

full name / name of organization: 
corinne François-Denève
contact email: 
corinne.francois-deneve@uvsq.fr

Call for Papers

Lectures postcoloniales de la Grande Guerre (table ronde)

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

CFP: postcolonialism and economic migrancy

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Biennial Conference in Birmingham, UK.
contact email: 
santesso@uga.edu

The restaurant basements of New York in Kiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss presents a vivid imagery of the travails of economic migrancy and the complex struggles associated with it.

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE Extended Deadline] Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts and Times
March 18-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Dislocations and Ecologies - special issue of EJES: The European Journal of English Studies (ABSTRACTS: Oct 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EJES: The European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
alexa.weik@unifr.ch; christoph.irmscher@gmail.com

This special issue of EJES (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13825577.asp) addresses the dislocation of bodies (human and non-human), concepts, cultures, and goods across borders of various kind

2nd Global Virtual Conference on War

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Site: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Click on the Call For Papers Link (in red) on the Home Page.
Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2010

[UPDATE] The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection [DEADLINE for Proposals EXTENDED to JANUARY 10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

cfp: Reconciliation in Literature: From Opposition to Common Ground (11/1/2010, 3/31/2011-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: Human Rights and Literature: Representing the Struggle (11/1/10, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: "Risk" (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: Literature and Law//Literature and Criminal Justice (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Faulkner's Narrator's - SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

The ambiguity behind Faulkner’s narrators can be astounding and confusing – and wonderfully ripe for analysis.

Call for Papers: "A Living Presence": Tagore Today

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com
Call for Papers
Special Issue, October, 2010 (Vol 2 No 4)
"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri (April 7 & 8, 2011 )

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
nigrok@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Gender Studies Program at The University of Missouri--St. Louis

Landscape and Vision in Late Modernism, Louisville, Feb. 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
francis@nsula.edu

Call for Papers
Landscape and Vision in Late Modernism
Panel sponsored by the International Lawrence Durrell Society
Louisville Conference for Literature and Culture since 1900

Call for Papers Beat Generation and Counterculture

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

Call for Papers Beat Generation and Counterculture

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

SAMLA Convention 2010 Special Focus: The Interplay of Text and Image November 5-7 Loews Hotel Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mlobnik@emory.edu

Literary Criticism Discussion Circle

Word, Image, and Performance

[UPDATE] The King James Bible and Postcolonial Literatures in English (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State Department of English
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

IN SEARCH OF SOLUTIONS: THE CONVENTIONAL, THE EXPERIMENTAL AND THE BIZARRE

full name / name of organization: 
MELOW and MELUS-India -The Society for the Study of the Literatures of the World and The Society for the Study of the Literature of the United States - India Chapter
contact email: 
mjaidka@gmail.com

In a world that is rapidly changing it is inevitable that our parameters for the study of literature, culture and society are forever being re-defined.

Identité nationale dans le roman francophone contemporain

full name / name of organization: 
Nadra HEBOUCHE - NeMLA 2011
contact email: 
hebouche@buffalo.edu

NEMLA 2011
42nd Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Held in New Brunswick, New Jersey – April 7-10, 2011
Date limite: 30 septembre 2010

Call for papers:

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

3rd International Doris Lessing Society Conference (May 14, 2010 - May 16, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya Krouse / Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
lessingconference@nku.edu

The Third International Conference on Doris Lessing
Conference Theme: Doris Lessing: Freedom
Dates: May 14, 2010 – May 16, 2010
Location: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

[UPDATE] Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

April 7-10, 2011

This panel seeks papers that address hybridity from colonial, postcolonial and global perspectives. Proposals should critically examine postcolonial discourse on hybridity and offer new theoretical and empirical perspectives on the problematic relation of postcolonial studies to globalization. Papers that question the role of hybridity-discourse as a counter hegemonic agency are particularly welcome. Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to Amar Acheraiou at acherayou@sympatico.ca by September 30, 2010.

Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

Original Poems, maximum five, ranging between 25 to 40 lines, from poets across the globe, are invited for an Anthology of Poems to be published by a Literary Foundation from India.

On Diaspora Writing; Journal and Anthology of Essays; 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India.

(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film (March 18-19, 2011/deadline: November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
German Graduate Student Association, Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
vu.ggsa.grad.conference@gmail.com

(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film

Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, Vanderbilt University
Graduate Conference
March 18-19, 2011

CFP: New Essays on the Work of EDWARD P. JONES. Nov. 1, 2010 (abstracts, early submissions); March 20, 2011 (completed articles)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Wood / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
epjessays@gmail.com

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Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.

Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to epjessays@gmail.com.

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

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