category: postcolonial

Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. T Walters. Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

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

University of Florida, March 25-27, 2010

Questioning Identity: Representations of Class and Working Class Identity

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
sj-naslund@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL, is currently accepting abstracts for this year's conference, "Questioning Identity: Representations of Class."

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge--Confronting the Digital

full name / name of organization: 
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
criticism@hotmetalbridge.org

Hot Metal Bridge (www.hotmetalbridge.org), the graduate-run online literary magazine of the University of Pittsburgh, is seeking submissions for a special issue on confronting the digital.

General Call -- Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
graham@wblinc.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

CFP: Inaugural Issue of MYNAH: A Literature and Arts Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
MYNAH: A Literature and Arts Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@mynah.pk

MYNAH: A Literature and Arts Quarterly seeks to publish emerging and established creative writers whose work helps promote tolerance, liberty, openness, transparency and democracy, through literature

Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters
contact email: 
bennettc@oakland.edu

Call for Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 2010
Section: Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

International Conference: Creative Americas. Crossed perspectives on discourses and practices. October 6-7, 2010, Toulouse, Fran

full name / name of organization: 
Association Toulousaine pour la Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Amériques
contact email: 
ameriquescreatives@gmail.com

Sponsored by the “Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire, Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires” (LISST-Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Solidarity, Societies, Territories), the “Association Toulousaine po

Final CFP: 'Style in Theory / Styling Theory', Malta, Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
styleintheory2009@um.edu.mt

Please circulate. Apologies for cross-posting.

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)

Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference
Series

CFP: 2010 National PCA Fat Studies (St. Louis 3/31-4/3; December 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu; goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

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

American Association of Australian Literary Studies Annual Conference - Washington, DC - Feb. 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu

The American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2010 Annual Conference, to be held in Washington, DC, February 25-27, 2010, in conjunction with ANZSANA

Anthologies: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Trinity College
contact email: 
thora.brylowe@trincoll.edu

Anthologies: A Conference

Trinity College, Hartford CT,
12-14 March, 2010

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - 5-7 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

A Call For Proposals
for
The Second Annual International Conference on Popular Romance:

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice
Brussels, Belgium
5-7 August, 2010

Texting Obama: politics/poetics/popular culture, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 7-10 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
textingobama@mmu.ac.uk

An Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

TEXTING OBAMA: politics/poetics/popular culture

7-10 September 2010
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

CFP -- The Enemy Within: Cultures of Terror in South Asian Literature and Film -- University of Turin -- 24 to 28 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
10th ESSE TURIN 2010 - Dr Stephen Morton, University of Southampton; Dr Veronica Thompson, University of Athabasca; Dr Pascal Zinck, University of Lille3
contact email: 
s.c.morton@soton.ac.uk; thompson@athabascau.ca; cap.zinck@wanadoo.fr

CFP – University of Turin – 24 to 28 August 2010

The 10th ESSE conference will be held at the University of Turin.

We invite papers for a series of 3 seminars on

Meanings of Green: The Varied Perceptions of Nature, Vol. 1 No. 2, Winter 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving & reviewing submissions for the Winter 2009 issue

Critical Literary Regionalisms (ACCUTE Conference Montreal, May 2010) deadline Nov 15 09

full name / name of organization: 
Susie DeCoste, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
susiedecoste@gmail.com

Member-organized Session:
Critical Literary Regionalisms
Organizer: Susie DeCoste (Waterloo)

Graduate Symposium & Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle, Jan. 29-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art and Theory
contact email: 
gradsymp@interchange.ubc.ca

29th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle

Call for Submissions:

Inaugural issue of Columbia University Graduate Student Journal in French and Francophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@columbia.edu

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Keynotes: Carol Adams and David Clark

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Visions of the Future Now and Then

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University
contact email: 
iagc2010@istanbul.edu.tr

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference
15-16 April 2010
Call for Papers

Deadline for Submissions: 22 January 2010

[REMINDER] Queering the Caribbean panel (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

Queering the Caribbean: Towards an Open Discussion of Queerness in Caribbean Literature (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

CFP for Edited Collection: "Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas"

full name / name of organization: 
Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell / Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
pgates@wlu.ca / funn1078@wlu.ca

CFP for Edited Collection
Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas
Edited by Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell

Ethnic Transformation in the Self and the City: April 8 - 11, 2010, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Conference of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

People make cities and cities make people. Reductive as that claim is, it stands at the heart of much of the ethnic American experience. Immigrants originally inherit the cities in which they settle.

CFP Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

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

Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

[Update] Rupkatha Journal Invites Critical Writings on Indian Writings in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

We invite critical writings and book reviews from writers for the Second Issue (Autumn, Number 2, 2009) on Indian Writings in English.

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identity"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY. John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

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

Post/Colonialism and the films of Claire Denis, February 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 10/20/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Update: Call for Cover Art Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

The Humanities Review, the literary journal of St. John's University English Department, is searching for the cover art for its Fall 2009 edition.

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37.1 bios

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Deadline for Submissions: September 30, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.2 M

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Guest Editor: Frank Stevenson
Deadline for Submissions: February 28, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Connections between Postcolonial Studies, Human Rights, and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

I'm seeking scholars interested in forming a panel on postcolonialism and human rights for the conference "What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say" at the University of York, UK, 3-5 July 2010, in part

Generation X and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson -Professor of History - East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
GENERATION X AND THE ACADEMY

Claire Denis: Call for Chapter Proposals - DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Global
contact email: 
mvecchio@unr.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on the themes and films of Claire Denis.

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