category: postcolonial

Real Live Girls, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Seeking papers or presentations that address individual or collective challenges to the boundaries of autobiography through the craft and graft of girl personae in texts, film, art, and Web 2.0.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED

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.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinarity (2/1/10; 4/9-10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

[UPDATE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010 SUNY Albany, Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

[UPDATE] The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film (SAMLA 4/30; 11/5-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literature and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead.

SIGNPOST Conference, May 6-8,2010, Department of English, University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Literary Forum, SIGNPOST
contact email: 
signpost_de@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

SIGNPOST CONFERENCE
MAY 6 - 8, 2010

THEME:
Democratizing Ecology, History and Culture in Language and Literature

MYTH, LITERATURE, AND THE UNCONSCIOUS - 28 February 2020 - 2-4 September, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sanja Bahun, University of Essex
contact email: 
mythic@essex.ac.uk

MYTH, LITERATURE, AND THE UNCONSCIOUS
Date: 2-4 September, 2010
Venue: Wivenhoe Park Campus, University of Essex, Colchester, UK

Lucayos -- Issue 2 -- Water

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas, School of English Studies
contact email: 
lucayos2010@cob.edu.bs



Lucayos
A journal published by The College of The Bahamas
School of English Studies

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi-Ethnic American Literature, Abstracts Due 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association / MELUS Panel / Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
<chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw>

Call for Papers / 2010 International Conference

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Word / Image / Culture, 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, November 11 - 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
landerso@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
WORD / IMAGE / CULTURE
25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

[UPDATE]: CFP: Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle.
contact email: 
adapt4u@gmail.com (attn: Grad Conference)

Adaptation- Call for Papers

University of Washington, Seattle. May 20 - 21, 2010.

Critical Voices Conference at the University of North Texas April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com


Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals.

[UPDATE] SPECS "Toy" Issue; March 15, 2010

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, artwork

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States: A Comparative Approach

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Butter (School of Language & Literature), Maurus Reinkowski (School of History), Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
contact email: 
michael.butter@frias.uni-freiburg.de

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States:
A Comparative Approach

13-15 January 2011, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany

Organizers:

Facing the Other in the Absence of Theory, Spetember 30-October 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, Niksic, Montenegro
contact email: 
marijak@t-com.me

To some this title may seem paradoxical or too daunting as human cognition starts with the very opening of the eyes.

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary Approaches to English Studies Grad Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association Conference
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to English Studies

UNCW Graduate English Association Conference

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 JANUARY: International Conference on Higher Education, Heredia, Costa Rica, March 8-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Knowledge Crossing Borders, co-sponsored by West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
contact email: 
wlalicker@wcupa.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 JANUARY: Knowledge Crossing Borders: Opportunities and Challenges in Regional, Transnational and Global Collaboratives.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline--March 1, 2010 -- Ruminations, Inaugural issue--Spring 2010: "Blasphemy"

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Evening Papers
contact email: 
ruminations.submissions@gmail.com

Ruminating, or chewing and digesting information, stands as the hallmark of literary criticism.

Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject

A Book Proposal by Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh

2nd Global Conference: Strangers, ALiens and Foreigners (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Monday 20th September – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

OCT 14-16, 2010 - Albuquerque, NM - Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (www.rmmla.org)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association / 150+ different sessions (English & Foreign Languages)
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

Visit www.rmmla.org for complete details and CFP on all sessions (English and Foreign Languages).

UPDATE: Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (deadline: Feb 1, 2010; conference: June 15-17, 2010))

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society
contact email: 
Brassard@up.edu

Call for Papers:
Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945


University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, June 17-19, 2010

Poetry of the Americas Symposium at Princeton, April 17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
rgalvin@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
POETRY OF THE AMERICAS
5th Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

[UPDATE] Voices from the In-Between: Aporias, Reverberations, and Audiences (Submission: 2/1/10; Conference Dates: 4/16-4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures--University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
culturesoftheinbetween2010@gmail.com

This conference seeks to foster a space to discuss, problematize, and rethink possible ways of approaching the elusive concept of the in-between, as it relates to various modes of cultural production

Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics, 23.-25. September 2010, Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt University Berlin
contact email: 
queer.conference@hu-berlin.de

Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics
23.-25. September 2010

Currency and Consumption: The Social Lives of Literary Texts. May 21-22, 2010 (Madrid)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference
Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
May 21-22, 2010

Currency and Consumption: The Social Lives of Literary Texts

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--EGSA-NEH Annual Conference: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa
contact email: 
samantha-extance@utulsa.edu

5th Annual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

Theme: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

"States of Emergency - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Dynamics of Crisis" June 11-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, John K. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2010@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the ensuing War on Terror stand as images that mark the 21st century’s fall into a permanent state of emergency, manifest in the suspension of civil liberties, preemptive and irregular warfare, and a disregard for international law.

Cultural Translations

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Group, Lancaster University
contact email: 
c.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

Africa: Cultural Translations

Lancaster University, UK 21-22 May 2010

http://www.transculturalwriting.com/Content/african_studies.html

Call for Papers

The Spectres of Utopia: 11th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, 7-10 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin Poland
contact email: 
utopia2010@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl

Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes on different aspects of utopias, dystopias, utopianism and anti-utopianism as they manifest themselves in politics, society, economics, art, and culture.

Postcolonial Intimacies (Essays for Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Phanuel Antwi, Sarah Brophy, Helene Strauss, and Y-Dang Troeung, McMaster Univeristy
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Essays for Edited Collection

Postcolonial Intimacies

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

[UPDATE] Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2010

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