category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Modernism, Weather, and Climate (SCMLA Panel; Abstracts due 2/22

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the significance of weather and/or climate in modern literature. Open to a wide range of topics (including American, British, and world literatures) and approaches.

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
contact email: 
southasia@fashion.arts.ac.uk

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium
25th and 26th September, 2014
London College of Fashion

Extremist Latinos/as (MLA Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
evazquez@andrew.cmu.edu

In liberal democracies, it is commonly assumed that because extreme, radical, and marginal politics fall outside of the confines and vocabulary of the political center they, therefore, demonstrate a d

"Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Visions College of the Holy Cross - Sant'Anna Institute
contact email: 
mediterraneanvisions@gmail.com

This conference intends to focus on the possible perceptions of the journey to/from/around the Mediterranean Sea, moving from an Italian, European and extra-European perspective (with specific referen

Children's Literature from around the World

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

When we read or watch the news, especially from around the world, it’s very easy to forget that children experience the same upheavals as the adults, yet their voices and feelings are frequently ign

MLA 15: Narrating Madness and Autism

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Gagas
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

This non-guaranteed special session invites papers addressing how narratives of psychosis, mood disorders, or autism (in any medium, genre, or period) change our understanding of the ethics and phenom

[UPDATE] Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [April – June, 2014 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for April-June, 2014 Issue

WRITING SOUTH AFRICA NOW - South African Literature Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Fai Suthipinittharm and Imke van Heerden, Department of English and Related Literature, The University of York
contact email: 
writingsouthafricanow@gmail.com

Writing South Africa Now: Twenty Years On
University of York in association with University of Cambridge

June 7, 2014

Venue: University of York, United Kingdom

CFP deadline: April 15, 2014

REVISED DUE DATE: 1 MARCH, "Translation and Transcendence" journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

[Update] Deadline Extended: Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

UPDATE New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
New Literatures in English
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Title of the book: New Literatures in English
Editor: Dr R.P. Singh
Associate Professor
Department of English and Modern European Languages,

UPDATE Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Literature in Translation
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Portals Comparative Literature Journal Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Portals Comparative Literature Journal/CLSA at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2014 issue.
full name / name of organization:
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association

Contemporary Issues in Irish Studies. In Memoriam Paul Brennan

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr, bertrand.cardin@unicaen.fr

This special issue seeks to explore research topics dear to Prof.

"Shakespeare," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
James Mulder / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

This session invites papers that address any aspect of Shakespeare and his works to be delivered at the sixty-eighth annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 9-11, 2014.

READING MATTERS - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Alan Liu (UCSB)
Professor Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

[UPDATE]: Deadline extended to Feb. 21, 2014 for Georgetown University Journal Predicate

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mev37@georgetown.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: February 21, 2014

Predicate
Issue 4: Reactions

Georgetown University

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community. Deadline 4/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Animal Studies, UC Davis
contact email: 
tegeier@ucdavis.edu

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community

{UPDATE} Queens of Crime Conference *Extended Deadline*

full name / name of organization: 
Queens of Crime
contact email: 
qoc2014@gmail.com

Women authors have had a unique impact on crime fiction from the Victorian era to the present day. What is the relationship between gender and genre?

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv by 15 March 2014 for the MLA Convention (2015; Vancouver).

Multiethnic Maximalisms, MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne / New York University
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@gmail.com

This panel investigates the multiethnic dimension of 20th and 21st century maximalist works of art, cinema and literature.

Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstracts Deadline: February 14th

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended - (dis)junctions 2014 - New Deadline 2/20

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

***Deadline extended to 2/20***

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Narrating Disaster in an Era of Global Climate Change (8-11 January; Vancouver, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Walker
contact email: 
caw2105@gmail.com

This proposed special session will examine the events, geographies, temporalities, and genres of Global Climate Change.

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: February 14th

CFP: Wealth and the Commons

full name / name of organization: 
United States Association of Commonwealth Lit and Lang Studies
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Wealth and the Commons”

A conference organized by the United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS)

October 12-13, 2014

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies May 30-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory T. Erickson (gte1@nyu.edu)

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
May 30-31, 2014

Deadline for conference proposals extended to March 1st, 2014!

[UPDATE] Sri Lankan Literature [Essay Collection] Deadline 31/03/14

full name / name of organization: 
G R Taneja
contact email: 
grtaneja47@hotmail.com

A proposed collection of critical articles needs additional contributions. The anthology focuses on Sri Lankan Literature written in English. All literary genres will be covered.

[Update] CFP MLA 2015 "The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)"

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver

The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect

“Women’s Voices in Poetry,” 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Oldman / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
r.m.oldman@iup.edu

This session invites proposals that address any aspect of women’s voices in poetry to be delivered at the 2014 RMMLA Convention in Boise, Idaho, 9-11 October 2014.

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] CFP Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” Deadline: 3 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

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