category: postcolonial

Ethnic Transformation in the Self and the City: April 8 - 11, 2010, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Conference of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

People make cities and cities make people. Reductive as that claim is, it stands at the heart of much of the ethnic American experience. Immigrants originally inherit the cities in which they settle.

CFP Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

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

Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

[Update] Rupkatha Journal Invites Critical Writings on Indian Writings in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

We invite critical writings and book reviews from writers for the Second Issue (Autumn, Number 2, 2009) on Indian Writings in English.

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identity"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY. John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Post/Colonialism and the films of Claire Denis, February 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 10/20/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Update: Call for Cover Art Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

The Humanities Review, the literary journal of St. John's University English Department, is searching for the cover art for its Fall 2009 edition.

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37.1 bios

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Deadline for Submissions: September 30, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.2 M

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Guest Editor: Frank Stevenson
Deadline for Submissions: February 28, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Connections between Postcolonial Studies, Human Rights, and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

I'm seeking scholars interested in forming a panel on postcolonialism and human rights for the conference "What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say" at the University of York, UK, 3-5 July 2010, in part

Generation X and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson -Professor of History - East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
GENERATION X AND THE ACADEMY

Claire Denis: Call for Chapter Proposals - DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Global
contact email: 
mvecchio@unr.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on the themes and films of Claire Denis.

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry at 2010 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2010 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3
Deadline: 15 December 2009

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

CFP - Horror Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jana@toppe.de

It is through politics that affairs are governed, and order and justice are expected. However, the word “politics” often connotes corruption and abuse.

SPECS JOURNAL--TOY ISSUE CFP: FEB 15

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwo

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morse / Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

Call for Book and Film Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources
contact email: 
pnj@indigenouspeoplesissues.com

Call for Book and Film Reviews.

New Voices: Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
engpp@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest

"Somebody or Something Else": EGSS 7th graduate conference on Performance and Performativity (March 12-13 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) of l'universite de Montreal
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

The seventh annual Université de Montréal English graduate conference seeks to examine the constructed nature of human life and thus invites 250-300 words abstract for papers dealing with the notion

The Male Empire under the Female Gaze: White Women and British India (30 November 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Susmita Roye, University of Bristol
contact email: 
Susmita.Roye@bristol.ac.uk

This collection of essays proposes to explore the ‘female gaze’ that observes, locates and shapes the Empire, which is largely viewed as ‘male.’ Imperialism is undeniably a male-dominated affa

English Studies & Social Justice--PCEA Annual Conference (4/8/10-4/10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Abigail Aldrich / Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
PCEA2010@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
Annual Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Submission Deadline--January 31, 2010

The Hotel Bethlehem
437 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

[UPDATE] (Re-) Writing Caribbean History Through Literature. NeMLA 2010 abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
charlottewrogers@gmail.com

This panel examines the intersections of history and literature in 20th century Caribbean fiction.

Issue 3 of the Journal of Postcolonial Culture and Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies
contact email: 
g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Postcolonial Gothic –Cultural Hauntings in Contested Space

Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultutres and Societies
contact email: 
rmcgilli@ucalgary.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: POSTCOLONIALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
 

[UPDATE] Journal of Contemporary Literature Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

This is an update to the previously advertised issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature on Indian/Indian-American and Chinese/Chinese-American novelists.

[UPDATE] Saving the Planet, Saving our Souls

full name / name of organization: 
Calee M. Lee
contact email: 
caleemlee@csu.fullerton.edu

Saving the Planet: Saving our Souls
Essays on Faith & Ecology

Due to email glitches, submissions will now be accepted until October 1st

REMINDER CFP: ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY & THE NOVEL (DEADLINE 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal, CA
contact email: 
j.bartlett@uci.edu

Call for Papers

Analytic Philosophy and the Novel

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Hill, UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Biomapping or biocolonizing? Indigenous identities and scientific research in the 21st century

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-savoie.fr

Though, from a positivist point of view, scientific research represents the cornerstone of progress, it is undeniable that such research has often been used to support a particular policy or ideology.

Queen’s Postcolonial Research Forum: Postgraduate Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Queen’s University Postcolonial Research Forum
contact email: 
roloan01@qub.ac.uk

“Postcolonial Studies continues to be primarily concerned with the former British Empire”

Second Issue of Wide Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Wide Screen
contact email: 
kishorebudha@gmail.com

Please forward to all interested researchers, practitioners, and students.

General Call for Papers. Second Issue of Wide Screen, a peer reviewed open access journal of screen studies.

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: October 1st, 2009

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

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