category: postcolonial

Polygraph, Issue 23 CFP - Deadline: December 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture and Politics
contact email: 
partiescfp@gmail.com, polygraph@duke.edu

Polygraph 23—Call for Papers

“Parties, Factions, Organizations”

Conference on Democracy and Direct Action: Documenting Indigenous Responses to Neo-Colonialism and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ortiz, Xicano Development Center
contact email: 
conference@xicanocenter.org

Xicano, Indigenous, and Working-Class communities across the continent are finding new ways to combat and resist the increasing encroachment of global capitalism.

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation (2/25-26/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature - City University of New York
contact email: 
painconference@gmail.com

Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center - City University of New York

Call for Papers

Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference:

Margaret Atwood Panel

full name / name of organization: 
The 38th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu and atleswoolf@aol.com

The 38th annual Louisville Conference on
Literature and Culture since 1900
(University of Louisville, February 18-20)

UPDATE: Cultures of Recession (Nov. 20 & 21, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

UPDATE: Travel support is now available for some presenters due to generous support from the Duke University Center for International Studies, with priority for international speakers.

Keynote Speaker: Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY), author of How Class Works and Just Around The Corner: The Paradox of a Jobless Recovery

[UPDATE] CFP: Literatary Motherhood in the New World-- Deadline for Abstracts 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Caccavaio--> Northeastern MLA
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

During the colonial period of the New World J. Michael Dash tells us that European colonizers viewed the Americas as a “New Eden” where civilization could be created anew.

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
anderach@gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

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

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children’s Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Literary Motherhood in the New World

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Assn.
contact email: 
grad_kate@yahoo.com

During the colonial period of the New World J. Michael Dash tells us that European colonizers viewed the Americas as a “New Eden” where civilization could be created anew.

[UPDATE] Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, April 6-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Organising Committee
contact email: 
CPCSGlobalisation@unisa.edu.au

The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies will be held at The University of South Australia in Adelaide April 6-8, 2010.

The Corpse as a Contact Zone

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands Conference
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Seeking papers for an open panel at the Early American Borderlands Conference, the third cross-disciplinary summit for Ibero/Anglo Americanists.

2010 Southeast Conference on Christianity and Literature April 8-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
mdtowles@liberty.edu

“The Ethics of Literature”

[UPDATE] Personal Narrative and Political Discourse. Spec. Issue of _Biography_ 9/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Papers. Special Issue of Biography 32.1 (Winter 2010).

Deadline Extended to September 15, 2009.

“Personal Narrative and Political Discourse.” Guest Editor: Sidonie Smith.

[UPDATED] The Ethical Turn to Literature -- NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

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

“The Ethical Turn to Literature”:

[REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ] Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool 28-29 January 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line is a student-led postgraduate conference that will explore and interrogate the multifarious affinities between Victorian and Modernist cultures.

NVSA cfp: FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY, April 16-18, 2010, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
gmcweeny@williams.edu

/The peace, that I deem`d no peace, is over and done.
Alfred Tennyson, 1855/

CFP: NVSA 2010
_
FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY_

Princeton University: April 16-18, 2010

UPDATE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009, Ankara

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

Becomings, Misplacements, Departures: Butler & Whitehead

full name / name of organization: 
Whitehead Research Project
contact email: 
deena@whiteheadresearch.org

Call for Student Papers
Conference Date: December 3-5, 2009
Location: Claremont, California
Paper Submission Due: Monday, August 31, 2009 to rfaber@ctr4process.org

[UPDATE] “Global Citizenship for the 21st Century” Interdisciplinary Conf. Nov. 15-16, 09

full name / name of organization: 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
bkinder@csupomona.edu

“Global Citizenship for the 21st Century”
http://www.csupomona.edu/~international/other_programs/callpaper.shtml

Interdisciplinary Conference
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers: Ports of Call---Cultures of Exchange, UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
portsofcall2010@gmail.com

As gateways to other worlds and world-systems, port cities, such as Tangier, Istanbul, London, Manila, and Kobe, one of Japan’s most important ports, are sites of economic and cultural exchange.

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

Fantasty Ireland: Imaginings and Reimaginings

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network - University of Sunderland
contact email: 
alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Fantasy Ireland:
Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

REGISTRATION OPEN -- Conference: "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945", 18 September 2009, University of Oxford

UPDATE: ASECS 2010 Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holly Faith Nelson / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
Holly.Nelson@twu.ca

“Strangers, Gods, and Monsters”: Encountering the Other in Defoe and His Contemporaries

Conference on Exiled Writers October 22-23, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Karen Tatum/Norfolk State University
contact email: 
ketatum@nsu.edu

Conference Theme: “SINGING THEIR SONGS IN A STRANGE LAND: The Impact of Exile on Diasporan Writers”

UPDATED and EXPANDED: Literature of Africa and the Diaspora Session; African Diasporic Differences [nov. 6-8, 09; 8/9/09]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
collinsw@sc.edu

Description: When an African writer lives outside of Africa does the literary product change? If so, what are the causes of such change? Targeted audience? Targeted publisher?

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

CFP: Contemporary American Realist Cinema - SCMS 2010 (Aug. 15 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema & Media Studies Conference - Los Angeles - March 17-21
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Contemporary American Realism panel at SCMS 2010

Chair: Justin Horton
justinbhorton@gmail.com

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

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date 2009/12/05; deadline 2009/09/01

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

What is English studies in the early decade of the 21st century, when the national boundaries are being crossed and redrawn thanks to the international flight, the Internet and people flows, when the

Utopias Today! A Special Issue of the Journal of Contemporary Theory, July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Vieira and Michael marder
contact email: 
mmarder@stmcollege.ca or piv2@georgetown.edu

Utopias Today!, a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Thought, forthcoming in July 2010

Guest-edited by Patricia Vieira and Michael Marder

The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

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