category: postcolonial

CFP: Lives on the Move: Medieval Seascapes and Pelagic Methodologies--MLA, Los Angeles, 1/6/11-1/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies in Medieval Literature, MLA 2011
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, skruger@GC.cuny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Comparative Studies in Medieval Literature session, MLA 2011 (for a group of sessions in line with the MLA conference theme, "Writing Lives")

Labor and Migration in the Americas [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas, April 16-17, 2010

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place, 10/1-3/10, Submission deadline 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

[UPDATE] Caribbean Enlightenment conference, 8-9 April 2010, deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

2nd Call for Papers: deadline extended to 28th February 2010

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 9th April 2010, University of Glasgow

4th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

"Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo
contact email: 
mustafabal2005@gmail.com

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

Ecocriticism in Asia: Reorienting Modernity, Reclaiming Nature? Dec.16-18, 2010 (Abstracts Due Mar.9)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Tamkang University, and ASLE-Taiwan
contact email: 
interpoetics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Fifth International Conference on Ecological Discourse, December 16-18, 2010, Tamkang University, Taipei County, Taiwan

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Currently accepting submissions: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal.

Comparative Literature Deadline 3/1/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Blackstock/Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Soliciting proposals for the Comparative Literature panel at the 2010 RMMLA Convention in Albuquerque, NM.

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

Uniting Nations: Risks and Opportunities - Submission Deadline 28/02/10

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] Paths of Progress(?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

College English Association of Ohio's Spring Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
anthony.edgington@utoledo.edu

2010 College English Association of Ohio
Spring Conference
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH
April 16, 2010

[UPDATE] The Global South: The 12th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, 25-27 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Hazel V. Carby
Special Guest: James L. Peacock

University of Florida, March 25-27, 2010

2nd Call: CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Special issue of MARGARET ATWOOD STUDIES on THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD -- deadline 1 April

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
tsheckel@rmc.edu

MARGARET ATWOOD STUDIES, the refereed journal of The Margaret Atwood Society, seeks submissions--article length or briefer--on Atwood's THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD for special issue (volume 4, number 1) dev

Geocritical Explorations (collection on Geocriticism) - March 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Papers:
Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
(Collection of Critical Essays)

[UPDATE] Barbara Kinsolver (ALA in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Peters, Texas A&M University
contact email: 
slpeters@tamu.edu

In 2009 Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna, her first novel in almost ten years, was an instant bestseller.

Space in the Americas, Brest (France) November 4-5, 2010 (deadline March 31, 2010),

full name / name of organization: 
Institut des Amériques, Brest
contact email: 
Nathalie.Coulon@univ-brest.fr

Among the wide range of objects open to scrutiny, space is undoubtedly the most commonly studied by a number of sciences among the human and social sciences and the Earth and marine sciences, each cla

UPDATE: “TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30-Saturday May1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War Special Journal Issue 15 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies
contact email: 
cilanoc@uncw.edu, pakistaniaat@gmail.com

“The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War: Causes, Costs, and Consequences”
call for submissions for a special issue of
Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol. 2 (3) 2010

Contested Communities – 21st Annual GNEL/ASNEL Conference, 13.-16. May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Susanne Mühleisen, University of Bayreuth
contact email: 
gnel2010@gmail.com

The 21st annual conference of the Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) will be hosted 2010 by the English department of the University of Bayreuth from 13.-16.

Journal of Bisexuality

full name / name of organization: 
American Institute of Bisexuality/Taylor & Francis
contact email: 
jfalexan@uci.edu

Colleagues--

PLEASE FORWARD..

International conference. "Eccentricity". 5-6 November 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Burgundy (Dijon, France)
contact email: 
laumell19@hotmail.com

“The most common form of eccentricity of all was one that could be seen as another exaggeration of Englishness, its innate conservatism” (Paul Langford, Englishness Identified, Oxford University P

The Meaning of Food: Exchanges

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

From photosynthesis to fermentation, consumption to digestion, harvest to market, food ritual to edible gifts, food exists in a constant state of exchange.

"Island Chains, Insularity, and the American Archipelago"--Deadline: 18 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Russell Roberts
contact email: 
brianrussellroberts@byu.edu

2010 American Studies Association Convention
Convention Theme--"Crisis, Chains, and Change: American Studies for the 21st Century"
Convention Date: November 18–21, 2010

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:

[UPDATE] Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University (Spring 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
disagreement.NYU@gmail.com

Deadline Extended: 300 word abstracts due to disagreement.NYU@gmail.com by Monday, 01/18/2010!

Truth to Power: Public Intellectuals

full name / name of organization: 
Karyn Hollis, Villanova University
contact email: 
karyn.hollis@villanova.edu

TRUTH TO POWER: PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS IN AND OUT OF ACADEME

Edited by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis
Villanova University

Under contract
Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing

Bloomsbury and Africa, MLA 2011 (Jan. 6 - 9, 2011, Los Angeles), hosted by International Virginia Woolf Society

full name / name of organization: 
International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
Danell Jones, danelljones@bresnan.net

Subjects include Woolf's imaginative uses of Africa, the Dreadnought Hoax, Bloomsbury and African art, Leonard Woolf and Africa, and Hogarth Press publications. 500 word abstracts due March 12, 2010.

[UPDATE: deadline now January 20th] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on the Middle East, South Asia and Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
contact email: 
CUgradconf@gmail.com

Thursday, April 15 to Saturday, April 17, 2010
Proposals due January 20, 2010

Hosted by the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures (MEALAC) at Columbia University

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