category: postcolonial

Modernism and the Anthropocene (edited collection, abstracts due 3/31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund (Washington State University) and John McIntyre (University of Prince Edward Island)
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu or jmcintyre@upei.ca

We are seeking 500-word proposals for submissions to a collection of essays exploring the representation of the Anthropocene within modernist literature and culture.

Encyclopedia of World Comics (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González
contact email: 
worldcomics2015@gmail.com

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD COMICS: MANGA, ANIME, TINTIN, AND MORE COMICS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

ABC-CLIO (Greenwood Press Imprint)

Frederick Luis Aldama (Ohio State University) Editor

[UPDATE] Mentoring for Scholarly Publication at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

This is an invaluable opportunity for MLA members—especially advanced doctoral candidates and junior faculty—to develop their work for publication by meeting with editors from some of the top jour

[UPDATE] “Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
/'voi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Pacific Asia Inquiry - Issue on Women, Gender, Children, and the Family (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman / University of Guam
contact email: 
ebowman@uguamlive.uog.edu

I Unibetsedat Guahan | The University of Guam

CALL FOR PAPERS: Pacific Asia Inquiry: Multidisciplinary Perspectives in the Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Volume 6, Fall 2015

Exploring Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
The Arachneed Journal
contact email: 
arnav.anjaria@gmail.com

The Arachneed Journal invites scholarly papers, commentaries, book reviews, interviews, multimedia presentation (audio visual) for its upcoming issue.

[UPDATE] SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM/OCTAVIA E.BUTLER AND THE "UNEXPECTED"

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM/OCTAVIA E.BUTLER AND THE "UNEXPECTED"

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture; April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

'In Our Time' Postgraduate Symposium, University of Malta, March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
inourtime2015@um.edu.mt

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, i

Fallen Animals: an interdisciplinary perspective 19th-20th March 2015, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadromi-Allouche and Aina Larkin, University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk, a.larkin@abdn.ac.uk

Following the success of the Fall Narratives project in 2014, this workshop will explore the theme of fallen animals.

#LOL: Literature, Language and Humour

full name / name of organization: 
David Ellis/ University of Wolverhampton UK
contact email: 
david.ellis@wlv.ac.uk

One Day Conference: Call for Papers
University of Wolverhampton (City Campus), Saturday 23 May, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Christie Davies (Reading University)

CFP AfroEurope@ns Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V, 16 - 19 September 2015, University of Muenster, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeurope@s: Culturas e Identidades Negras en Europa - Mark Stein, University of Muenster
contact email: 
AfroEuropeans2015@gmail.com

Call for papers and panels
University of Muenster, Germany
16 - 19 September 2015
www.wwu.de/AFROeu2015

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
contact email: 
at sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

CFP: After the Good Life - Issue 20, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (Deadline 2 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

In Cruel Optimism (2011), Lauren Berlant asks why we stay “attached to conventional good-life fantasies – say of enduring reciprocity in couples, families, political systems, institutions, markets

N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
ndeterminationconference@gmail.com

“N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance”
UC Irvine March 12-13 (Thursday and Friday)

The Edwidge Danticat Society- The Caribbean Studies Association 40th Annual Conference, May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer/ Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The Caribbean Studies Association 40th Annual Conference will be held May 25-29, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Publication: St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)

Beauty in the Beast: Gender, Animals, Animality (Abstracts due May 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum - An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

Throughout the last decade or so the formerly rather “exotic” field of “Human-Animal Studies” (sometimes simply “Animal Studies”) has grown immensely and produced an amount of exciting and

Global France, Global French, 21-23 October 2015 (abstract deadline: 5 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University
contact email: 
leslie.barnes@anu.edu.au

Global France, Global French
Humanities Research Centre, ANU
21-23 October 2015

Confirmed keynotes:
Professor Dominic Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles

[UPDATE] UTSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium on “Social Healing” Submissions due January 9 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization at the University of Texas--San Antonio
contact email: 
UTSAGEOSymposium14@gmail.com

What does social healing look like in its most effective manifestations? How are we responding to the violence(s) and systemic oppression(s) that pervade our communities?

The New Williams: Special Issue CFP [FEB 1 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921),

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume, "Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)
contact email: 
yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume

Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture
co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College)
& Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)

We are seeking further contributions to extend the coverage of the volume. Detailed abstracts (500 words) are due by January 15, 2015 to Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (etamalet@tulane.edu) and Yasser Elhariry (yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu). Contributors will be notified of acceptance by February 1, 2015. Completed manuscripts (6,000 words) are due by June 1, 2015. Manuscripts will be rigorously edited prior to submission to the press. Although final placement of the volume will be contingent on the outcome of the press’ peer-review process, Brian Catlos and Sharon Kinoshita, the editors of Palgrave Macmillan’s new Mediterranean Studies series, have expressed interest in the volume.

The Edwidge Danticat Society- MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) Conference, April 9-12, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The MELUS conference (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) will be held April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to January 15, 2015; Utopia and political theology today

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar (Croatia)
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Virtue and Vices, Desires, Devices" January 29-February 1 Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
Graduate Athens Hotel
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, and (Con)Text: Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University School of Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
slcsymposiumpurdue@gmail.com

Keynote speakers
Mark Bruhn (Regis College)
William Croft (University of New Mexico)

Guest speaker
Emily Troscianko (Oxford)

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Smith / Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
charlestownmaroonconference@gmail.com

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

The Rise of the New Negro Woman: “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” and the Harlem Renaissance Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Traditionally, women writers of the Harlem Renaissance era from Nella Larsen to Jessie Redmon Fauset to Marita Bonner, among others, have been under-represented in criticism both past and present.

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal. Issue #5 - Places and Spaces (15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Łódź, Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

The editors of Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal (ISSN: 2353-6098), a peer-reviewed open access periodical, would like to invite submission of contributions (articles, reviews and interviews) for i

Parallel International Conferences:Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing & ‘Pictures from an Institution"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdansk, Poland
contact email: 
gdanskconference2015@gmail.com

Call For Proposals
Parallel International Conferences, University of Gdańsk, Poland
1. Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing

The Twenty-First Century “Bad Guy”

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Andrews
contact email: 
twentyfirstcriminal@gmail.com

The Twenty-First Century “Bad Guy”
Is the antagonist always synonymous with the criminal?
April 11, 2015 at Kennedy Hall
University of St. Andrews

AFTERMATH: the Cultural Legacies of WW1. London 21--23 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
laura.douglas@kcl.ac.uk

The Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King’s, in conjunction with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina, is staging an international conference on the C

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015.

"R/Evolutions: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures" New Directions Graduate Student Conference, UofArizona, April 10-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
“R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures”
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

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