category: postcolonial

Philosophy as Critical Theory: The Dialectic of Enlightenment Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel White
contact email: 
dwhite@fau.edu

In The Dialectic of Enlightenment (Dialektik der Aufklärung, 1944) Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno invoked the voyage of Odysseus—especially his encounter with the Sirens—as a sustained metapho

Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands -- March 19 & 20 San Juan, Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Call For Publication - Review of the movie "District 9" by Neill Blomkamp

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

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the New Zealand-South African movie " District 9" by Neill Blomkamp.

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

Post/colonial Film: Imaging Identity, Culture and Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Weaver-Hightower/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rwh@und.edu

This proposed seminar for the American Comparative Literature Association meeting to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana (US) on April 1-4, 2010, seeks to further interdisciplinary and cross-cultural di

c pracsis International Theatre Conference Jan 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org , cpracsis@gmail.com

c pracsis International Theatre Conference on
"Body, Space and Technology in Performance" Jan 15-16, 2010
Thrissur, Kerala, India.
Last date of submission of abstracts: Ocotber 1

Slave Narratives in the Early Americas: 8/31/09 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands May 13-16, St. Augustine, FL
contact email: 
Nicole N. Aljoe n.aljoe@neu.edu

"Slave Narratives in the Early Americas before 1845:Beyond Equiano and Douglass"

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

4th Global Conference: Evil, Law and the State - Issues in State Power and Violence (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Law and the State: Issues in State Power and Violence

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

19th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, February 26 thru February 27, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Sybil Fickle/Georgia Southern University
contact email: 
sfickle@georgiasouthern.edu

The 19th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference is announcing their Call For Papers. The conference dates are Friday, February 26 thru Saturday, February 27, 2010.

UPDATE: Cinema and Landscape International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape International Conference
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas (c19 Americanists, 5/20-23, 2010) [9/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Wall Jaudon / Ithaca College
contact email: 
toni.wall.jaudon@gmail.com

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas

c19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010

This panel stages a conversation between two keywords in nineteenth century studies—-"religion" and "the Americas."

"Punk Rock Warlord: Critical Perspectives on the Life and Work of Joe Strummer" (Proposals due by Dec. 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Brady Harrison/Department of English/University of Montana
contact email: 
brady.harrison@mso.umt.edu; bfaulk@fsu.edu

A Call for Papers

"Punk Rock Warlord: Critical Perspectives on the Life and Work of Joe Strummer"

What Postcolonial Theory Doesn't Say: 3-5 July 2010 (UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Bernard, University of York
contact email: 
yorkpoco@googlemail.com

Call for Papers and Panels
What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

(Please note the extended deadline, now 31 August 2009.)

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY: INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

[Student-led postgraduate conference]

Papers Wanted on American Identity - 11/01/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

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

[Update] 2012 Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
Joseph.Gelfer@arts.monash.edu.au

December 21 2012 is believed to mark the end of the thirteenth B'ak'tun cycle in the Long Count of the Mayan calendar.

Caribbean Enlightenment conference, University of Glasgow, 8th-10th April 2010

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

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] Transnational Feminisms Conference, December 4-5th 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
transfem09@yahoo.co.uk

There is less than two weeks to go to the 28th August deadline for submissions for the Transnational Feminisms Conference.

9th Global Conference: Violence - Probing the Boundaries (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v9@inter-disciplinary.net

This conference is one of a continuing series that aims to bring together people from a wide range of disciplines to focus on a centrally significant aspect of our social lives: violence.

embattled desires

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
contact email: 
andrew.monnickendam@uab.es

Andrew Monnickendam and Aránzazu Usandizaga, editors of Back to Peace: Reconciliation and Retribution in the Postwar Period (2007), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title, are looking for contributions

Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular (4-7 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Franca BELLARSI/Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

‘Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular:
Awakening, Epiphany, Apocalypse and Doubt in
Contemporary English-Language Verse’

Université Libre de Bruxelles

First Call for Papers

October 16-17 -- Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Imagining (and Prescribing) the Future: Archetypes and National Identity (C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists)

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Wiley, MVNU
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

Panel for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010 at Penn State University
Imagining (and Prescribing) the Future: Archetypes and National Identity

(Re-) Writing Caribbean History through Literature abstracts due 9/30 for NeMLA 2010

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.

Obsolescence. (2/13-2/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

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

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

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

Update: The Exiled and / or Expatriate Artist (Deadline: September 21, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.caribbeanchapter@gmail.com

The Exiled and / or Expatriate Artist

[UPDATE] anthology of essays, Human Geographies: Towards an understanding of Diasporic Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Aparajita De
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

In this anthology of essays, tentatively titled Human Geographies: Towards an understanding of Diasporic Subjectivity, we are interested to explore the importance of “positionality and location” (

CFP: Representations of Domesticity and LGBTQ Life, 3/18-20/2010 at CSA

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS for the 8th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference at Berkeley, California

CONFERENCE DATES: March 18th-20th 2010

Capital in Crisis--NeMLA, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Shonkwiler / Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How have contemporary writers responded to economic and financial crises?

[EXTENDED DEADLINE10 September, 2009] Fantasy Ireland:13-15 November 2009

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

Fantasy Ireland: Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

Organised by the North East Irish Culture Network

Update: Pop Goes the Region--the popular and the regional in literature and representation

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
victoria.kuttainen@jcu.edu.au

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LiNQ VOLUME 36 2009:

Extended Closing DATE 1 October 2009

POP Goes the Region

Displacement, Dispossession, and Uprootedness (NeMLA Montreal 2010 - 9/30/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Trisha Brady, SUNY at Buffalo, Dept of English
contact email: 
tmbrady@buffalo.edu

Session ID: 10296
Displacement, Dispossession, and Uprootedness

Reading Conflict - 19 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Open University
contact email: 
O.B.Laursen@open.ac.uk

Open University Postcolonial Literatures Research Group

Reading Conflict

Open University Postgraduate Conference
Keynote Lecture by Sarah Brouillette (MIT)
19 July 2010

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