category: postcolonial

[UPDATE--Extended Deadline] 17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar (July 12-17, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger W. Hecht, Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Call for Papers
17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
SUNY, Oneonta
July 12-17, 2009

"Global Cooper"

African Studies Area at Midwest Popular Culture Oct/Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Brown-Velez
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

The African Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

CFP: New Victorian/Caribbean Connections

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2009 (Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
mmuneal@learnlink.emory.edu

Proposals are invited that explore connections between Victorian and Caribbean novels that have not heretofore been put in conversation with each other.

Violence & Passion in 20c Irish Literature & Film (4/15/09; MMLA 11/12-15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Gavin Keulks
contact email: 
keulksg@wou.edu

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Irish Studies Panel
2009 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
November 12-15, 2009
The St. Louis Union Station Marriott

Shakespeare as Critic: In His Time and Ours: Literary, Social and Political conference 8-10 October 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association with M.D. University, Rohtak, India
contact email: 
spsdahoya@yahoo.com , bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

ABOUT THE SEMINAR

LECTURE: Professor Ato Quayson, UC Berkeley 4/23

full name / name of organization: 
Center for African Studies, UCB
contact email: 
asc@berkeley.edu

SIGNS OF THE TIMES: DISCOURSE ECOLOGIES AND STREET LIFE ON OXFORD ST., ACCRA
Lecture | April 23 | 12:30-3 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Lipman Room, 8th floor

Call for Book Reviews - AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Call for AlterNative Book Reviews

Literature of Africa and the Diaspora Session; African Diasporic Differences [nov. 6-8, 09; 5/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
collinsw@sc.edu

African Diasporic Differences

Political Ecologies (InterCulture e-journal, 05/10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
InterCulture <interculture.fsu.edu>
contact email: 
interculturejournal@gmail.com

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000 to 6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work pertaining to the theme "Political Ecologies" (volume 6, issu

Film Studies at PAMLA (San Fran Nov. 6-7 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA SPECIAL SESSION: FILM STUDIES ABSTRACTS DUE (3/30/09)

Hello Film Buddies and Bruisers,

Paradoxa, "Three Asias: Japan, South Korea, China,"

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa: World Literary Genres
contact email: 
Info@Paradoxa.com

CFP for "Three Asias -- Japan, South Korea, China"

In the wake of globalization, popular culture travels faster across
national boundaries than ever before. In this emerging global

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

full name / name of organization: 
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago
contact email: 
ucgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009

Communicating Change, Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow, June 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
gsahconference@googlemail.com

COMMUNICATING CHANGE: Weaving the Web into the Future
7th Annual Conference of the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
University of Glasgow * 8 – 10 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ammastr@emory.edu

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, Houston, TX
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

Literature and the Other Arts--PAMLA, San Francisco, Nov. 6-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.vanzandt@biola.edu

Literature has a clear kinship with the other arts.

CFP: Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion (5/31/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwayne Mack, Ph.D.
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

As many of us who are members of academia know, the road to tenure and promotion is one that can be fraught with roadblocks, pitfalls and other often unexpected challenges.

New Journal: The Return of the Repressed - Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction Issue No 1 Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Return of the Repressed
contact email: 
editor@the-return-of-the-repressed.com

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the first issue (Fall 2009) of the new journal: The Return of the Repressed - A Journal of the Return to Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction.

Western Region, American Conference for Irish Studies, Oct 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies West
contact email: 
TOKeefe@scu.edu

A Call for Papers

American Conference for Irish Studies-West

25th Annual Meeting

C.B. Hannegan’s
Los Gatos, California

October 16-17, 2009

Theme: Ireland and Its Influences

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

CFP: 21st Century European Literatures: Mapping New Trends, 15-17th September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
sjd16@st-andrews.ac.uk

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 21st CENTURY EUROPEAN LITERATURES
UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS: 15-17th SEPTEMBER 2010

21st-Century European Literature: Mapping New Trends

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

Metaphor in Public Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
htpp://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals

This session seeks to promote new knowledge about the nature and function of metaphor in public discourse.

Daniel Pennac's Multiculturalism/ Le multiculturalisme de Pennac

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
monique.manopoulos@csueastbay.edu

Please submit a 500 word maximum proposal for this session of next PAMLA's Conference, which will take place November 6-7, 2009, in San Francisco.

E-Utama: Journal of Malay Culture, Literature, Language and Education--Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Malay Language and Culture Department, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
razif.bahari@nie.edu.sg

e-Utama, an online journal of the Malay Language and Culture Department of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is inviting submissions for its second issue (due to be published at the end

Constructing the Other in the Age of Defoe's Friday [4-15-09/9-25-09]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis/The Defoe Society
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Constructing the Other in the Age of Defoe’s Friday
The First Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society
Tulsa, OK—September 25-26, 2009

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (University of Waikato)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The 2009 JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

Ancient and Modern Relations - PAMLA, March 30, 2009 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Warren
contact email: 
warrena@uci.edu

I will be chairing a panel on Ancient-Modern Relations at November's Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association's conference in San Francisco.

Playing with Stereotypes. Redefining Hispanic Identity in Post-national Literature and Cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven), BELGIUM; Department of Spanish and Latin-American Literature
contact email: 
je@arts.kuleuven.be

Keynote speakers

Ruth Amossy (Tel Aviv University)
Jean-Louis Dufays (UCL)
Charles Ramírez-Berg (Texas Austin)
Maarten van Delden (USC, California)

Ethics in Literary & Artistic Production of the French and Francophone World

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2009 Special Topic Session
contact email: 
Vera.Klekovkina@ScrippsCollege.edu

In today’s world when governments are rethinking socio-political, economic, and ecological structures on the global level in the light of the recent financial crisis, it is of the most importance to

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009.

D. H. Lawrence Review--Articles Needed

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. Lawrence Review
contact email: 
elenGre7@aol.com

The D. H. Lawrence Review is actively soliciting articles for its next issue.

[UPDATE] Turkish Literature and Film in a Global Context (deadline extended to 3/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Alessandrini
contact email: 
tonyalessandrini@yahoo.com

This is a call for contributors for a panel being proposed for the 2009 Modern Language Association Convention, to be held in Philadelphia in December 2009; I am also planning to put together an edite

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