category: postcolonial

Missed Connections - Department of Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington Graduate Conference 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Indiana University
contact email: 
iu.complit@gmail.com

Missed Connections

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

V Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Cultural Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

call for papers

The Lisbon Consortium invites applications for:

V LISBON SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP

June 22nd through 28th 2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Article/Interview Submissions Open: ASAP/Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/Journal
contact email: 
editors_asap@press.jhu.edu


ASAP/Journal, the new scholarly journal of ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, is accepting articles and artist interviews as well as alternative format criticism for its 2016 and 2017 volumes. Journal issues are published triannually by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

We seek well informed scholarly writing that excites new ideas and analyzes groundbreaking movements, moments, and works of literary, media, visual, musical, or performing art after 1960. We also consider articles that re-vision relationships between the contemporary arts and the art of previous periods. Articles exploring world arts, new aesthetic theories and new techniques and forms, interrelations between the contemporary arts fields, and international perspectives are particularly welcomed.

Interviews and dialogues are invited that feature emerging or established literary, media, visual arts, performing, and musical artists who are creating art that is changing the vital and shifting landscapes of the contemporary arts. We feature one artist interview per issue.

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Authority and Its Discourses Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Articles in English are sought to complete an edited volume on the theme of authority and its discourses.

Suggested topics:
Authority and gender:
The discourse(s) of patriarchy

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

Coldnoon Diaries: Dec 2014 Chapter (Call For Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com

Call for December 2014 chapter of Coldnoon Diaries. Rolling submissions. No deadline.

[UPDATE] 22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

Zadie Smith and Her Work

[UPDATE] Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture (DEADLINE EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
contact email: 
yiannopo@enl.auth.gr

Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture
(http://www.enl.auth.gr/democracy/)

Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English
School of English

Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, To

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies call for paper: Volume 1, Issue 4 (January-March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Call for papers

Oxford English Graduate Conference, 'Value', 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
value.conference@ell.ox.ac.uk

‘What’s aught but as ‘tis valued?’

William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, II.ii, 53

25 YEARS AFTER THE TRANSFORMATION: LAW AND LEGAL CULTURE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE (16-17.4.2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Masaryk University in Brno
contact email: 
transformation2015@law.muni.cz

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Deadline: 31 December 2014
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Multi-ethnic Literature in United States: Prospects and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.K.Subapriya/ Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, TamilNadu, India.
contact email: 
shakthikannan.priya@gmail.com

Papers are invited on Multi-ethnic literature in United States which is a fast growing field in contemporary literary studies.

[UPDATE] "Excess": UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, February 19-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

http://excess2015.wordpress.com

Excess

February 19-20, 2015
UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 306

[UPDATE] Meaning in Motion: Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse CFP Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

Meaning in Motion:
Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse
CALL FOR PAPERS
DUE DECEMBER 15th, 2014
Submissions are welcomed for the
21st Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference

[UPDATE] deadline for proposals is Dec. 1st -- The uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today's universities

full name / name of organization: 
Mathieu Bonzom / Université d'Orléans (France)
contact email: 
mathieu.bonzom@univ-orleans.fr

* * * * * * * *
REMINDER: the deadline to send proposals for this conference at the University of Orléans (France) is Monday, December 1st.
* * * * * * * *

CFP Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies DUE JAN 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies [www.limina.arts.uwa.edu.au] is a double blind peer reviewed open access online journal, based at the University of Western Australia.

"Faulkner and the Native South": Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, July 17-21, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / University of Mississippi
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

[Please note that the first CFP contained incorrect conference dates in the title line. The dates listed here, July 17-21, 2016, are the correct ones.]

CFP Digitorium DH Conference 9-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama
contact email: 
eawilson8@ua.edu

Event: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

When: Thursday 9th April – Saturday 11th April 2015

Where: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Symbiosis Conference,Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations 7/9/15 to 7/12/15 deadline 3/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis, Transatlantic Journal /Department of English, Essex University
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

The 10th Biennial Symbiosis Conference, 2015: Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

A Symbiosis and Essex University event
Venue: Essex University, Colchester, UK

SOUND & MARX

full name / name of organization: 
POLYGRAPH/Duke University
contact email: 
kwissa@gmail.com & lk83@duke.edu

Since the 1970s, the critical and cultural interest in sound has largely eschewed the tendency to categorize the beautiful and proper into the binary categories of music and noise; instead, we find so

Subverting the State: The Postcolonial Predicament - 22 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ole Birk Laursen / University of Copenhagen
contact email: 
subvertingthestate@gmail.com

Subverting the State:
The Postcolonial Predicament
22 May 2015

University of Kent, Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

Keynote lecture:
Priya Gopal (University of Cambridge)

Call for Submissions: Translation across Arts, Culture and Theory (12/10/14 & 1/10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal
http://thequietcornerjournal.com/

Call for Submissions
Translation across Arts, Culture and Theory

[UPDATE]: Toxic Grounds: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (extended deadline 12/2/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
jill.gatlin@necmusic.edu

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Eleventh Biennial Conference
June 23-27, 2015
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

[UPDATE] Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture/Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
contact email: 
yiannopo@enl.auth.gr

Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture
(http://www.enl.auth.gr/democracy/)

Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English
School of English

“Lesbian”/Female Same-Sex Sexualities in Africa (abstracts due 1/1/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Currier and Thérèse Migraine-George
contact email: 
currieay@ucmail.uc.edu

Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies

“Lesbian”/Female Same-Sex Sexualities in Africa

Deadline for proposals: January 1, 2015

Locating Post-45 @ UPenn, March 19-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
locatingpost45@gmail.com



WEBSITE: http://post-45.tumblr.com/


On March 19-20, 2015, Penn English will host Locating Post-45, a conference organized around the periodizing category of the Post-1945. A term that has emerged as an organizing principle for twentieth-century literary studies, we want to probe its curious, and perhaps provisional, durability. The conference would like to generate new considerations of the locations and worldedness of Post-1945 by examining its ever-branching critical crosscurrents.


Kicking off our conference are two discussion-based seminars. In advance of the seminar, participants will circulate 3-5 page papers on the topics below, which can range in format from position papers, close readings, overviews, syntheses, or any other type of critical engagement with the subject. Participants will then read these papers, and arrive at the seminar prepared to discuss any themes, confluences or divergences, questions or concerns generated by the group.

LEFTovers: What’s L/left of Literature and Critical Theory in the 21st Century?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan
contact email: 
leftoversumich@gmail.com

LEFTovers: What’s L/left of Literature and Critical Theory in the 21st Century?

Call for Papers
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
A Graduate Conference

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