category: postcolonial

CFP: Afterlives: Narratives of Rebirth, Renewal and Survival. (ACLA 2011. Vancouver, B.C., March 31-April 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Asma Al-Naser, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
asma2@sas.upenn.edu

Afterlives: Narratives of Rebirth, Renewal and Survival

Deadline for submission: November 12, 2010

The Middle Eastern City: Conflict and Modernity (ACLA 2011 Vancouver Mar 31 - Apr 3; Deadline Nov 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
karim.mattar@ell.ox.ac.uk

The cities of the modern Middle East are marked, even defined, by conflict.

[UPDATE]: First Seminar on the Narco-Imaginary (deadline for paper proposals Nov. 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3
contact email: 
rascott@letterboxes.org

Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism.

Call For Submissions: Hip-Hop and Sport Issue- Deadline: January 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Tate, Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
submissions@wblinc.org

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Philippine Literature as World Literature (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, BC, 3/31/11 - 4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Arighi and Marites Mendoza
contact email: 
warighi@uw.edu

"Be an international writer, who happens to be Filipino, and learn to live with the criticisms of being a Twinkie.

Breaking English: Humor, Parody and Satire in Anglophone Literature of the African Diaspora (ACLA, 3/31- 4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Reed and Theo Hummer
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu or th242@cornell.edu

This seminar seeks papers that consider the formal uses of humor, parody and satire as a project of “speaking” or “finding one’s voice” within and against the constrictions of a colonizing l

Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

CFP-"Decolonial Thinking in Latin American and Latina/o Literary Studies (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011 Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In his introduction to <> (2010), Walter Mignolo invites us to consider decolonial thinking “as a particular kind of critical theory and the de-colonial opti

Comparative Melodrama (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheetal Majithia
contact email: 
sm188@nyu.edu

Cultural criticism and film history once approached melodrama as a failed and lowbrow form of tragedy characterized by excessive rhetoric, one-dimensional characterizations, and schematized moral

Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [deadline: 11/1/10], ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

[UPDATE] JANUARY 3 DEADLINE: Grad Conference: "ANIMAL.MACHINE.SOVEREIGN."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

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PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://animalmachinesovereign.wordpress.com

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell)

Queer Horizons -- Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference: April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies Coalition, Stanford University
contact email: 
queer.horizons@gmail.com



The Queer Studies Coalition at Stanford University announces

Queer Horizons
Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Kate Chopin panel at 2011 ALA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (2011 Mardi Gras Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2011 Mardi Gras Conference

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

First Seminar on the Narco-Imaginary (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Ramsey Scott
contact email: 
rascott@letterboxes.org

Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism.

Relationships Between Minds and Bodies--11/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 9th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2011 (online and in print).

Call for Contributions to edited collection on Visual Culture and Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire
contact email: 
justin.carville@iadt.ie

Call for contributions to an edited book on Visual Culture and Dublin

Editor: Justin Carville, Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire

Manifest Identity [UPDATE] - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
February 25-26, 2011

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator’s organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term “text” itself, as “text” has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.

UPDATE On DIASPORA WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
Journal / Anthology
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.

American Appropriations, American Interventions 15 & 16 April 2011, Queen's University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association of American Studies
contact email: 
philip.mcgowan@qub.ac.uk

The Irish Association of American Studies invites papers on the theme of American Appropriations, American Interventions for its annual conference to be held at Queen’s University Belfast on April 1

[UPDATE] ACLA Vancouver Mar. 31-Apr. 1 2011 - "Mirgrations"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
aivanchikova@alaska.edu

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Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".
March 31 - April 3, 2011: Vancouver, Canada

Masculinities Between the National and the Transnational (cfp deadline 2-15-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Floyd
contact email: 
kfloyd@kent.edu

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

The Second of Three International Workshops: Kent State University, August 4-7, 2011

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Aids in Culture: Explorations in the Cultural History of Aids

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liowlb@aidsinculture.org

Explorations in the Cultural History of AIDS International Conference

Mexico City, 9 - 14 December 2010

Conference Languages: English, Castilian

[UPDATE] Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations from Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

IMAGINING EUROPE - PERSPECTIVES, PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011

2011 Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference (17-19 March 2011) at UNC Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
bhobby@unca.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
35th Annual PAC Conference
17-19 March 2011
University of North Carolina at Asheville

UPDATED: CFP: New Essays on 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.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies-Guest Editors-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal
contact email: 
melissa.purdue@mnsu.edu

We are currently looking for guest editors for the summer 2011 issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (www.ncgsjournal.com).

Concepts of Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
East Carolina University
contact email: 
macfaddenj09@ecu.edu

What does it mean to be multinational? Who in the 21st Century is on the brink of melting into the pot, and who is clamoring to ensure that their culture is left unmarred?

Technology, Time, and Literature

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

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program.

Scottish Literature at CEA 2011 (Nov. 1/March 31-April 2, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bmclaugh@wingate.edu

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2011
March 31- April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton, St. Petersburg, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; (727) 894-5000

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference-Fat Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu or goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

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