category: postcolonial

Humanities Journal Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

We are seeking essays, book reviews, and interviews for the upcoming Spring issue due out in April. The theme is Nationalism: Roots and Transgressions.

Conference on Mediating Marginalities 13th – 14th March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women's Studies and Development Faculty of Social Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
contact email: 
marginality2012@gmail.com

Centre for Women's Studies and Development
Faculty of Social Sciences
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Conference
on
Mediating Marginalities
13th – 14th March 2012

Convener

Representing Sudan: Media, Culture, Human Rights (edited collection; 5/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Lyon Johnson and Louise Davis
contact email: 
kjohnson@muohio.edu

When the Republic of South Sudan celebrated its independence in July 2011, many Sudanese people on both sides of the border hoped that the violence that had besieged the country for most of the previo

Exegesis Postgraduate E-Journal (all research/creative writing welcome): DEADLINE APRIL 30

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

In our inaugural issue we wish to address the diversity of meanings available to this e-journal’s title—Exegesis.

[UPDATE] Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012, April 13-14

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside, graduate English department
contact email: 
disjunctions2012@gmail.com

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012
19th annual graduate student conference

Keynote speaker: Dr. Leo Braudy

University of California, Riverside
April 13-14th, 2012

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

The guest column for this issue should provide a general discussion of one or more of this issue's themes as they present themselves in literature and/or history.

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2 - Deadline for Submission: March 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Crossing Linguistic Borders in Post-colonial Anglophone Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Valentine N. Ubanako
contact email: 
valentineubanako@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Theme: CROSSING LINGUISTIC BORDERS IN POST-COLONIAL ANGLOPHONE AFRICA
Editor Valentine N. UBANAKO, PhD

Transporting Bodies and Minds: 18th- and 19th-Century Travel

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan, Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
rmcadams@umich.edu

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, travelers of all kinds documented their experiences in private letters and diaries, official correspondence, life writing, spiritual and religious n

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline FEBRUARY 17th] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Call for Contributions for a volume of essays on 'Shipwrecks and Islands'

full name / name of organization: 
Olga Springer, Dublin City University (Ireland)
contact email: 
olga.springer@dcu.ie

Shipwrecks and Islands.
A thematic, multidisciplinary and comparative volume of essays.

2012 RMMLA (10/11-10/13); submissions due 3/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
giles@ulm.edu

Papers on any topic concerning British or Irish literature in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries are invited for the forthcoming 2012 RMMLA Convention in Boulder Colorado, to be held Oct.

Globalization and the Frontiers of Ethics: Critical Essays on Literature and Language.

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English of the Higher Teachers’ Training College of the University of Maroua
contact email: 
inquiryglobalethics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Globalization and the Frontiers of Ethics: Critical Essays on Literature and Language

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Book Prize Call for Submissions (17 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

Robert K. Martin Book Prize
Canadian Association for American Studies

NeMLA 2013 Call for Panel & Session Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlachair@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association
44th Annual Convention
March 21-24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts
Host: Tufts University

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements - Hispanic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature
contact email: 
machlunl2012@gmail.com

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12-14, 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Tragedy/The Tragic in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Calling papers for possible panel at MLA 2012-13
contact email: 
sgardam@gmail.com

This panel will explore Asian American literary participation in the tragic mode. Reasons for this exploration include:

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought (MLA Boston; abstracts due March 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought
MLA Special Session
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA
Abstract Deadline: March 10, 2012

Other Islands: Shaw, Beckett, and World Literature (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association / Boston, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

.
Despite their considerable differences, Bernard Shaw and Samuel
Beckett were born into an Anglo-Irish axis but envisioned worlds

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Call for panellists: Domesticating ‘India’ in 17th-Century England (deadline: 29 February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Anderson
contact email: 
s.anderson@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Panel proposal for "Renaissance Old Worlds: English Encounters from the Levant to the Far East", The British Library, 29 June-1 July 2012.

GLOBALISING THE LOCAL, LOCALISING THE GLOBAL: GLOBALISATION, THE MEDIA AND POPULAR CULTURE IN AFRICA, 23-25 AUGUST, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
JAMES TAR TSAAIOR, SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, PAN-AFRICAN UNIVERSITY, LAGOS, NIGERIA
contact email: 
jtsaaior@smc.edu.ng

Conference Call for Papers/Proposals

Modernism and Cosmopolitanism (MSA 14; Oct. 18–21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Spiegel
contact email: 
spiegel@virginia.edu

The past few years have witnessed a revival of interest in cosmopolitanism as scholars in a variety of disciplines seek new ways to define community in an increasingly interdependent world.

Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook": Fifty Years On (MLA 2013, 3-6 Jan, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
DorisLessingSociety@gmail.com

The Doris Lessing Society invites submissions for its annual panel at the MLA Convention in Boston, 3-6 January, 2013.

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

The Fluctuating Role of Male Homosocial Desire in Coetzee's Disgrace

full name / name of organization: 
Hamid Farahmandian
contact email: 
FarahmandianH@gmail.com

Abstract

[UPDATE] Principles of Uncertainty: A Conference on Critical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”

A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

Medical Economics in American Literature - [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Chacon/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

Buenos Aires Comics Conf 26 - 29 September, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Vazquez/UBA CONICET
contact email: 
vinetas-serias@vinetas-sueltas.com.ar

II International Comics Conference: Viñetas Serias 2012

Biblioteca Nacional – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina , 26 to 29 de September, 2012.

“The Seim Anew?”: Ireland in cycles. Is the present a return to the past?Cyclical patterns in contemporary Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
University of Trieste, Department of Humanities
contact email: 
Irishstudiestrieste@gmail.com

International Conference on Irish Studies

“The Seim Anew?”: Ireland in cycles. Is the present a return to the past?

Slumdog Millionaire and Bollywood (Deadline: February 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ajay Gehlawat/ Sonoma State University, CA
contact email: 
gehlawat@sonoma.edu

Call for Paper: Slumdog Millionaire and Bollywood

Joseph Conrad Society Annual Conference, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Conrad Society (UK)
contact email: 
conrad2012@bathspa.ac.uk

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2012 Annual International Conference, its 38th, will be held from 4-7 July 2012 at Bath Spa University's Sion Hill Campus in the centre of the historic city of Bath.

[REMINDER] Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com / elts@cankaya.edu.tr

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012 Cankaya University Ankara

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
uccompconf@gmail.com

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on June 1, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

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