category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] 18th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics. Abstracts deadline: August 15, 2009. Aust

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
18coloquiout@gmail.com

The medium is the message.

The Work of Neil Gaiman SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: The Work of Neil Gaiman, SW/TX PCA/ACA

The Work of Terry Pratchett SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: The Work of Terry Pratchett, SW/TX PCA/ACA

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

Bollywood Remakes Hollywood: Cross-Cultural Translations and Makeovers (SCMS Panel) Due Aug. 10

full name / name of organization: 
Rashna Wadia Richards/Rhodes College
contact email: 
richardsr@rhodes.edu

Remakes have always been popular in Hollywood; they are usually regarded as safe commercial bets, and they underscore cinema's ability to shape and reshape the cultural imagination.

SW/TX PCA ACA American Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

Queer Belonging in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
contact email: 
mttaylor@ucalgary.ca, kristi.krumnow@usu.edu

In her essay, "Queer Belongings: Kinship Theory and Queer Theory," Elizabeth Freeman asks, "Does kinship theory matter to queer theory?" In her essay, Freeman answers that it does, but what material

Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry (Call for Papers on Literature, Philosophy and the Arts)

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophical Society of Nepal
contact email: 
philosophical_journal@yahoo.com

The Philosophical Society of Nepal, and its reviewed Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical topics and from a wide range of perspectives,

[UPDATE] CFP Sargasso journal deadline extension to 30 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso journal, University of Puerto Rico
contact email: 
sargasso@uprrp.edu

“Anti/Slavery, Colonialism, and Aesthetics.” Essays on Caribbean early-colonial period (15th -19th centuries) or postcolonial revistations of it, in literature, linguistics, or cultural studies.

CFP: Race and science fiction SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Race and science fiction, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: British sci-fi television SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: British sci-fi television, SW/TX PCA/ACA

MATC Emerging Scholars Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Mid America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
scottirelan@augustana.edu

Two Emerging Scholars Debut Panels:
One Graduate and One Undergraduate

The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
GOING PUBLIC
Hyatt Regency Cleveland
At the Arcade
March 4-7, 2010

UPDATE: Extended call for papers on postcolonial and transnational studies for Manusya Special Issue 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
contact email: 
manusyajournal@gmail.com

Submission is invited for papers that examine issues on postcolonial and transnational studies from a variety of perspectives and disciplines.

[UPDATE} Cultures of Recession

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009

2010 Mid-America Theatre Conference March 4-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
scottmagelssen@hotmail.com

Announcing The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
Cleveland, Ohio
March 4-7, 2010

Going Public

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

CFP for “The Middle English Gawain Romances" for Kalamazoo 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Bovaird-Abbo / Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
contact email: 
kristin.abbo@unco.edu

CFP for “The Middle English Gawain Romances (Excluding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight)” for Kalamazoo 2010

edited collection - Critical Approaches to Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom (9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

Deadlines: proposal by September 15, 2009; essay by December 15, 2009

The Veil, Psychoanalysis, and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Arshavez Mozafari / York University
contact email: 
arshavez@gmail.com

***PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY***

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

“(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza. University of Oviedo
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a book-length project related to issues in women’s performance art and texts in the African Diaspora, broadly conceived.

[UPDATE] Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900 (Jan 28th-29th 2010 Conference) - Sep 15th 2009 Abstract Deadline

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

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum, UK.

Thursday 28th – Friday 29th January 2010

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW: Conference website: www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi and Rita Gagliano
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Submissions – extended deadline

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

Many Manifestations: Iranians and Iranian Culture in the Global Diaspora, October 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Persis Karim and Babak Elahi
contact email: 
pkarim@email.sjsu.edu, babak.elahi@rit.edu

This collection of scholarly essays explores the Iranian diaspora that resulted from the mass migration from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic, as

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

Gerald Vizenor and Transnationalism (Collection) - deadline for abstracts 31st August 2009

full name / name of organization: 
James Mackay
contact email: 
transnationalvizenor@gmail.com

Contributions are sought for a collection of essays analysing international relations, cosmopolitanism and the transnational in Vizenor’s fiction.

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom SWTX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
SWTX PCA/ACA February 2010

Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Humanities Education and Research Association invites 250-word proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops for inclusion in its conference to be held in El Paso, Texas on March 11-13,

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Rainwater, Cristine Soliz, Anna Lee Walters
contact email: 
cathernr@stedwards.edu -- csoliz@csoliz.com --Anna_Lee@frontiernet.net

We are accepting submissions for a collection of stories, essays, and poems for a proposed book on comparative American spatial concepts, partially titled “Stories the Land Holds.” The editors are

Panel on ‘The Postcolonial Human: Canadian Perspectives’ (24-26 Sep 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Emma E Smith / University of Leeds
contact email: 
e.e.smith@leeds.ac.uk

Panel to be included at ‘The Postcolonial Human’: A Conference at the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, University of Leeds
Thursday 24 – Friday 25 September 2009

The epic’s extension today: between expansion and extinction.

full name / name of organization: 
Vincent Dussol ea 741 Université Paul Valéry Montpellier France
contact email: 
vincent.dussol@univ-montp3.fr

The epic’s extension today: between expansion and extinction.
October 21st-23rd 2010, EA 741 with IRIEC’s support, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France.

Inventions of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Reconstruction
Issue 10.3
Michael Benton, Alan Clinton, Wes Houp and Danny Mayer
Inventions of Activism

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