category: postcolonial

Asian Americans and the Post Racial

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian American Studies
contact email: 
ychang9@gmu.edu

Call for Papers
Emergent Cartographies:
Asian American Studies in the Twenty-first Century
Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Conference
UT Austin, Texas April 7-11, 2010

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

American Literature: Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth (Mar. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html

DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

UPDATEHanif Kureishi and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE Hanif Kureishi and His Work
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

"Les pratiques scripturales de la migrance littéraire" NeMLA [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Bessy et Catherine Khordoc
contact email: 
Catherine_Khordoc@carleton.ca et marianne.bessy@furman.edu

Appel à communications
 
Les pratiques scripturales de la migrance littéraire
 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
7 – 11 avril 2010

Zadie Smith: After the First Decade:9/30/2009; 4/7-11/2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

Zadie Smith: After the First Decade 4/7-11/2010

11/12-13 Home/sickness: Desire, Decay, and the Seduction of Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at University of Florida
contact email: 
ego09atuf@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Insular Identities and the Borders of Medieval Britain

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine H. Terrell / Hamilton College
contact email: 
kterrell@hamilton.edu

NEMLA, Montreal, Quebec April 7-11 2010

Insular Identities and the Borders of Medieval Britain

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (9/30/09; NEMLA 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, December 18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is proud to announce the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

[UPDATE] Redefining Masculinity in 20th-Century British Popular Fiction and Culture; Deadline: Sep. 30, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
Tonya Moutray McArthur at mcartt@sage.edu

This panel will examine redefinitions of masculinity that challenge and intersect with global and national relations.

UPDATE--CFRP--Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Reseach on Mothering
contact email: 
arm@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico are hosting a conference on

Mothering and Migration:

"Hogar, Dulce Hogar": An Exploration...of “Home" 9/21 Toronto 6-9 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
contact email: 
YLouis@slc.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Topic: “Hogar, Dulce Hogar”: An Exploration into the Latin American/Latino Conceptualization and Experience of “Home"

Myth & Fairy Tale Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13 2010

[UPDATE] K'zoo 2010: Mystical Bridges to Postmodernity: Toward a Critical Theology?

full name / name of organization: 
OMELS (Oregon Medieval English Literature Students)
contact email: 
tasay@uoregon.edu

We still have space available on the panel for any interested.

Call for Papers
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 13-16, 2010

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
CEA
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Call for Registrations: Africans in Europe in the Long Twentieth Century: Transnationalism, Translation and Transfer

full name / name of organization: 
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, University of Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

AFRICANS IN EUROPE IN THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY: TRANSNATIONALISM, TRANSLATION AND TRANSFER

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
University of Liverpool
30-31 October 2009

British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture (11/1/2009; CEA 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
Karen Madison <cea.english@gmail.com>


U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2010

College English Association Conference
March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel
209 East Houston Street

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

NeMLA 2010--Whose Africa?: Representations of Africa in Contemporary African and Diasporic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
John Hyland & Minna Niemi / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jhyland@buffalo.edu; mjniemi@buffalo.edu

The global imaginary is marked by a long history of claims made to Africa by a range of western writers and thinkers as disparate as Hegel and Conrad.

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

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

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Call for Book Reviews

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

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

'BHARAT BRITAIN: South Asians Making Britain 1870-1950'; 13/14 September 2010, British Library Conference Centre, London

full name / name of organization: 
AHRC Project 'Making Britain: South Asian Visions of Home and Abroad, 1870-1950', Open University, Oxford University, Kings College, London
contact email: 
f.c.stadtler@open.ac.uk

In what ways did South Asians impact on Britain’s cultural and political life between 1870 and 1950?

Call for Movie Reviews - Jura Gentium Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
www.jgcinema.org
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

Precipitate Literary and Visual Arts Journal Seeking Submissions for Winter Issue: October 31st deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Precipitate Journal
contact email: 
info@precipitatejournal.com
  • As a literary and visual arts journal, Precipitate aims to better understand how language and art act as interpretive devices for an external world that is simultaneously present and absent, rivet
  • CFP Affinities #4 – What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis”

    full name / name of organization: 
    Max Haiven
    contact email: 
    haivenmf@mcmaster.ca

    CFP Affinities #4 – What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis”

    Edited by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven

    Debating African Literature: Book in Honor of Professor Michael J. C. Echeruo

    full name / name of organization: 
    Maik Nwosu & Obiwu
    contact email: 
    mnwosu@du.edu & obiwu1@gmail.com

    Debating African Literature (Book in Honor of Professor Michael J. C. Echeruo) - Call for Papers

    2nd Global Conference: Culture, Politics, Ethics (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    cpe2@inter-disciplinary.net

    2nd Global Conference
    Culture, Politics, Ethics

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

    Call for Papers

    MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

    full name / name of organization: 
    MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp
    contact email: 
    Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

    Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families.

    2nd Global Conference: Ethics in Public Life (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    epl2@inter-disciplinary.net

    2nd Global Conference
    Ethics in Public Life

    Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
    Salzburg, Austria

    Call for Papers

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