category: postcolonial

Children's Rights and Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
LU.RightsIssue@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS and CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

Special Issue of The Lion and the Unicorn

Guest Editors:
Lara Saguisag, College of Staten Island-City University of New York

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Elaine Scarry (Harvard) & Rosanna Warren (U of Chicago)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

UGC Sponsored National Seminar Technologies of Self : Writing Lives, Making History 9-10 October, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
All Saints' College, Trivandrum
contact email: 
natsemasc@gmail.com

UGC Sponsored National Seminar Technologies of Self : Writing Lives, Making History
9-10 October, 2014

(Re)Imagining American Landscapes at SAMLA Nov. 7-9, 2014

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

URGENT: Paper needed for SAMLA special session: "(Re)Imagining American Landscapes: Subversion and National/Historical Consciousness in American Women Writers." Papers may consider any period or mult

Rethinking Allegory with Angus Fletcher

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute / University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

CFP: 4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

10th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
trauma5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
letters1@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Service Learning in English Courses--Comp. & Lit. How Far Have We Come? deadline, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Charles Ernst; College English Association
contact email: 
www.cea-web.org for proposals; cernst@hilbert.edu (special topics chair)

CEA Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 26-28, 2015

ACLA 2015 CFP: Poetry After Language (3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Yale University; Kevin M. F. Platt, University of Pennsylvania; Walt Hunter, Clemson University
contact email: 
marijeta.bozovic@yale.edu, kmfplatt@sas.upenn.edu, hunter1@clemson.edu

The L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E school of poetry marked a shift—or a return to avant-garde practice—in American poetry in the 1970s.

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil16@inter-disciplinary.net

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Call For Submissions: December, 2014. Theme : NO MAN’S LAND; Deadline: 20th October, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : December, 2014.
Theme : NO MAN’S LAND
Deadline: 20th October, 2014
Guest Editor for the Issue : Dave Besseling
http://tfqmagazine.org/call-for-submissions/

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Happiness (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
happiness1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Happiness

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Hope

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Hope

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Dangerous Pedagogies - NeMLA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Sheila Cordner / Boston University
contact email: 
scordner@bu.edu

Nineteenth-Century Dangerous Pedagogies

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

The Beautiful Body and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
12sjk2@queensu.ca; 5em18@queensu.ca

The fit body is thus the conspicuous product of the late-capitalist work ethic.

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

¿Queer Brown Futures?: Utopia & Apocalypse in Latina/o Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia opens with an epigraph from Oscar Wilde: “A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth glancing at.” For Wilde, utopia is vital because it

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

CFP: Paradoxa, "The Futures Industry," 10/01/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

Paradoxa: Call for Papers: “The Futures Industry”

[DEADLINE REMINDER] URBAN OUTCASTS IN SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty and Dr. Umme Al-wazedi
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 (For Abstracts)
Urban Outcasts in South Asian Literature

(Proposed Collection of Essays)

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

"Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 20 October 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

Target Practices from the Cold War to the War(s) on Terror (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Meeting, American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mrs10@ualberta.ca, tfinigan@ualberta.ca

In The Age of the World Target (2006) Rey Chow argues that we now live in an era in which “the target” is a key technological, geopolitical, and cultural figure.

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