category: postcolonial

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), Theatre Library Association (TLA), Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
contact email: 
jocelynbuckner@gmail.com

ASTR/TLA/CORD 2010 WORKING SESSION CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Session Title:

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

Session Leader(s):

[UPDATE] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

Plenary Speakers: Douglas Gifford (University of Glasgow) on Buchan's response to his Victorian literary precursors, and Douglas Kerr (University of Hong Kong) on Buchan, myth, and "The Dancing Floor"

[UPDATE] CFP - Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Program at Purdue University
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

WSQ Special Issue: Ruin

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Ruin
Guest Editors: Sarah Chinn and Rupal Oza

This issue of WSQ explores the multiple valences of ruin. While ruin clearly follows from disaster – from economic collapse to earthquakes to floods to volcanic eruptions to political and social unrest – it is also highly gendered: what is more easily ruined, after all, than a virtuous woman’s reputation?

Ruin can exist in the singular as a catastrophe and in the plural as an aesthetic, architectural, and historical pleasure. Mourning at a ruin can entail grief and also nostalgia for a world before disintegration and decay. Ruin suggests both temporal and spatial change, evoking a time and a place before as well as meditating on the here and now.

The specter of ruin generates strategies to forestall it: protectionism towards women and children, as well as other marginalized populations; economic bailouts to prevent the possibility of collapse; the closing down or limiting of borders; emergency warning systems; militarization and weaponization of society. And yet in this issue we also hope to pose a sometimes unthinkable question: what is so bad about ruin? Why do we fear the collapse of systems that might in fact be currently unworkable or even destructive?

[UPDATE] COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Durham, UK
contact email: 
cosmopoetics@googlemail.com

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

An International Conference - 8-10 September, 2010
Department of English Studies – Durham University, UK

Deadline for proposals: 15 May 2010

Lord Dunsany Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tania Scott and Douglas Small, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
tania.e.scott@googlemail.com

Lord Dunsany- New Readings
Collected Essays

Publishing an Edited Collection: The Process Explained

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler/ Midwest Modern Language Association Conference November 4-7, 2010
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

This is a roundtable session that aims to explain the process of proposing, collecting, publishing, editing, and marketing an edited collection of essays, particularly as a book.

Female Editors Shaping Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler/ Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

Female editors and their important roles shaping modernist texts are often overlooked by scholars.

Revisiting Haiti in the Light / Works of Aimé Césaire

full name / name of organization: 
The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) - November 5-7, 2010, Atlanta GA
contact email: 
hadrien01@hamline.edu

Revisiting Haiti in the Light / Works of Aimé Césaire

'Posthumanisms and the "Terror" of (Bio)Technologies' Proposals by 1 June 2010 (M/MLA 2010-Chicago-Nov 4-7)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention; Chicago; Nov. 4-7
contact email: 
maryanne.p.r.h.laurico@queensu.ca

[UPDATE] M/MLA - Chicago, Nov 4-7 '10 - Canada's Ghosts: The Spectors that Haunt and Terrorize Canadian Literature May 14th '10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Annual Conference - Permanent Panel - Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Reminder - Deadline for Abstracts - May 14th, 2010.

15th October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Screening Cultural Spaces
contact email: 
renee.dickason@orange.fr

Call for papers: “Screening Cultural Diversity”

Theology and Literatures in English --- call for assistance

full name / name of organization: 
The Editor
contact email: 
sahityaetal@live.com

Theology has hardly been part of any real liberal arts course in literatures in English. So to say, we have stopped at either deconstructing, queering or psychoanalyzing literary texts.

[UPDATE] Sirens (women and fantasy) - 10/7/2010-10/10/10, deadline extended to May 10

full name / name of organization: 
Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens - deadline extended
Vail, CO
October 7–10, 2010
A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

CFP London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature ( April 1-2, 2010, Nancy, France)

full name / name of organization: 
Université Nancy 2, France
contact email: 
Jean-Philippe.Heberle@univ-nancy2.fr

International Conference
1-2 April 2011
Université Nancy 2

London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature

Call for paper

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2010 - Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
MLG - Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
charlessumner@hotmail.com

By now it is clear that the attacks of September 11th have provided grist for the culture industry mill, spawning a variety of theoretical, literary, and cinematic production.

Utopian Studies Society (Europe) 12th Interantional Conference 8-11/8/2011, deadline 31/3/2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

From the devastation of the Athenian polis during the Peloponnesian war to the decline of the Greek world in the era of the Stoics, from the enclosures of the commons under the Tudors to the religious

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

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

CFP: Call for submissions to Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference - "Postcolonialism and Labour" - 26-27 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
EACLALS
contact email: 
eaclals.pg.conference@googlemail.com

Postcolonialism and Labour

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference
Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

26 - 27 March 2011

Piracy - graduate conference - deadline June 1st - conference October 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University, Department of English
contact email: 
ddonatac@brandeis.edu

DEADLINE JUNE 1st!

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Piracy
Friday, 15 October 2010
Brandeis University
Department of English
Eighth Annual Graduate Conference

Placing the Archipelago: Interconnections and Extensions

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso - A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Languages and Culture
contact email: 
sargassoplace@gmail.com

Deadline for submissions: August 30, 2010

[UPDATE] Feminism 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- Due 4 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

Call For Contributions--Crafting Identities, Remapping Nationalities: The English-Speaking World in the Age of Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
GRAAT, Université François Rabelais, France / The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
Cécile Coquet-Mokoko: ngelele@noos.fr

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS--Collection "STUDIES IN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY : CULTURE, POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD, 1870 TO THE PRESENT" at Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.

UPDATE: Extended Deadline: May 20 - The Futures of Postcolonial Studies:Challenges, Opportunities, and New Horizons

full name / name of organization: 
Almila Ozdek / University of Maryland
contact email: 
almila74@gmail.com

The Future of Postcolonial Studies: Challenges, Opportunities, and New Horizons

EXTENDED DEADLINE- NEW DEADLINE: May 20

UPDATE: PACIFISM IN WORLD POETRY; BOOK; 31 July 2010

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

Pacifism in World Poetry; Book / Anthology; 31 July 2010

Scolarly papers are invited for an anthology of essays on the theme - 'Pacifism in World Poetry' to be published from New Delhi, India.

[UPDATE] Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Marianna D'Ezio
contact email: 
marianna.dezio@libero.it

Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility

Terror and the Cinematic Sublime (6/01/10; MMLA 11/4-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Jean-Francois Lyotard writes, "We have paid a high enough price for the nostalgia of the whole [...] let us be witnesses to the unpresentable; let us activate the differences and save the honor of the

[UPDATE] TV & Temporality: Exploring Narrative Time in 21st Century Programming - Edited Collection - Deadline May 15th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ames
contact email: 
mames@eiu.edu

This collection analyzes television programs of the 21st century that contain experiments with narrative time.

Fourth world writings in English after 1947 until 1990

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Neerja Arun
contact email: 
drneerjaarun@yahoo.com

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays on Fourth world writings in English after 1947 until 1990.

Society for Textual Scholarship Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference March 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mkirschenbaum@gmail.com

The Program Chair invites submissions devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into particular aspects of textual work:

[UPDATE] 2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
contact email: 
hiphopshakespeare@gmail.com

2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

UPDATE: "Postcolonial Intimacies" (proposals due April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Intimacies Reading Group
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Just a friendly reminder that the deadline for abstract submissions is approaching. Please circulate widely. Thank you.

Call for Papers: Essays for Journal Special Issue

The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 20 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trickster - Academic Journal of Intercultural Studies
contact email: 
frederick.fabris@gmail.com; trickster@lettere.unipd.it

The ninth issue of "Trickster" provocatively addresses the topic of identity from a pathological point of view, as it were: "The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures." The Jour

The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 20 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trickster - Academic Journal of Intercultural Studies
contact email: 
frederick.fabris@gmail.com; trickster@lettere.unipd.it

The ninth issue of "Trickster" provocatively addresses the topic of identity from a pathological point of view, as it were: "The malaise of Identity: Traditions, Roots, Origins and Cultures." The Jour

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