category: postcolonial

Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns

full name / name of organization: 
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
contact email: 
suvi.salmenniemi@helsinki.fi and donna.mccormack@helsinki.fi

Keynote speakers include Prof. Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and Dr. Jenny Slatman, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

CREOLENESS AND FRENCH-SPEAKING AREAS CREOLIZATION : A RELEVANT CONCEPT FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CITY/PROJECT?

full name / name of organization: 
Stéphanie MELYON-REINETTE, PhD (AgoraCulture, non-profit Organization), François Durpaire, PhD (Mouvement pluricitoyen "Nous sommes tous les France") and Pr. Christine Delory-Momberger (Université Paris 13, "le sujet dans la cité)
contact email: 
smr_3@hotmail.com

Abstract

Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come" : Travelling in time and space in literature in English.

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

UPDATE: Trans Literary Reader--Deadline for Proposals Extended to 11/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Trans Literary Reader
contact email: 
transreader@mills.edu

We invite proposals for inclusion in an edited collection of essays that will approach literary texts (broadly conceived) from a trans-theoretical lens.

Borders and Border Crossings - May 1 & 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Interdisciplinary Graduate Student's Association
contact email: 
ubco.igsa@gmail.com

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Students Association at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites you to attend our fifth annual graduate student conference.

"Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces," March 31, 2012 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

"Politics of Literary Storytelling" panel, abstract due 10/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
“Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” conference, May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
contact email: 
amorlan@pace.edu, mf43242n@pace.edu

This is a call for papers for a panel on “Politics of Literary Storytelling” for the conference on “Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” that will take place in May 2012 in Prague, C

[UPDATE] CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference, Duke University

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Graduate Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/conference2012 (note new URL)
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come": Travelling in time and space in literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

Queer Interventions and Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
jkosakow@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Visual Spaces: An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
C PRACSIS
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

C PRACSIS International Conference on
VISUAL SPACES
JANUARY 21 & 22, 2012 • CHENNAI, INDIA
in association with Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

Representations of Catastrophe in Science Fiction Film- ACLA 2012 Providence Deadline November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Elif Sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its inception, film created the very ground for thinking of catastrophe and different approaches to the end of the world.

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

“Kairos and Qualia, or the Voices of the Undead” (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/21/12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012
contact email: 
hhayton@guilford.edu, morello@psu.edu

The concept of the undead focuses our attention upon the paradoxical, aporetic, seemingly-permeable boundaries between life and death, and between past and present.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
beckettconference2012@gmail

Call For Papers

"Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland" Conference
Irish Beckett – Global

July 13-14, 2012

Writing Slavery after Beloved Literature, Historiography, Criticism - March 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michel Feith, University of Nantes, France
contact email: 
michel.feith@univ-nantes.fr

Call for Papers
Writing Slavery after Beloved
Literature, Historiography, Criticism

International Symposium
Université de Nantes – France
March 16-17, 2012

The Irish Short Story - Leuven, Belgium - November 15-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

Often hailed as a 'national genre', the short story has known a long, diversified and distinguished tradition in Ireland, with such famous representatives as Sheridan LeFanu, James Joyce, George Moore

Cycles, Recueils, Macrotexts: Theorizing the Short Story Collection - Leuven, Belgium - May 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

The aim of this conference is to map and critically assess different theoretical approaches to the interlinking of short stories in a collection.

The Popular and The Middlebrow: Women’s Writing 1880 - 1940 - 12th April 2011 - Newcastle University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
middlebrow-conf@newcastle.ac.uk

12 April 2012, Newcastle University

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Nicola Humble (Roehampton)

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora - 24th March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
e.mcwilliams@bathspa.ac.uk

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora
24th March 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr Breda Gray, Dr Louise Ryan, and Professor Bronwen Walter

[UPDATE] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Corrected Submission Deadline: April 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize” (Abstract deadline:14 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Studies Department, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
contact email: 
ohwovbco@unisa.ac.za

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize”
February 1st – 4th 2012
Abstract deadline: 14 November 2011

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Women Poets of WW1 Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Marcy Tanter
contact email: 
tanter@tarleton.edu

Abstracts sought for a collection of essays about women poets of the 1914-1918 era. Subjects may be from any of the nations involved in World War 1.

Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on the 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Contemporary Women Writings in French "Women Taking Risks in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives"

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Rocca-Salem State University
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

Title: Women Taking Risks in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives
Topic: Contemporary Women Writings in French
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Watermark Journal -- Submission Deadline 12/6/11

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 sixth volume to be publishe

Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture 27-29 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
mcgillconference2012@gmail.com

McGill English Graduate Conference CFP
Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture
27-29 January 2012
McGill University, Montreal

"Automation and Catastrophe" (March 29-April 1, 2012), deadline for proposals November 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jsr26@psu.edu

From Jacques de Vaucanson’s eighteenth-century defecating duck to robots to weaponized military drones, automation has long been a significant site of fascination and fear.

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