category: postcolonial

Recall and Replace: Washington Irving and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
Zubeda Jalalzai
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

Please replace earlier post with this one.

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young & Adele Parker/Salem State University & College of the Holy Cross
contact email: 
Stephenie young syoung2@salemstate.edu OR Adele Parker aparker@holycross.edu

ACLA Seminar: Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

ACLA 2015 CFP: Europe and Its Other(3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Hiroki Yoshikuni, University of Tokyo; Yoshiaki Mihara, Doshisha University
contact email: 
yoshikn@boz.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Although it was significantly eclipsed by the United States and the Soviet Union in the last century, Europe was once a name for total domination of the world, a name that not only commanded cultural

[UPDATE] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD, Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

4/30-5/2/2014 NeMLA conference, Toronto; submit by 9/30/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

Dealing with Academic Stress and Personal Crises

NEMLA 2015: Urban Ecology and the Postcolonial Global Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas, Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

This panel considers the specific role of urban environments in imagining postcolonial subjects’ relationship to the world.

Washington Irving and Islam (revised)

full name / name of organization: 
Zubeda Jalalzai
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

Government / Literature - ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Hengen Fox & Kevin Riordan / Portland Community College & Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
nicholashengen@gmail.com

“Government” and “literature” belong to different spheres, exercise different forms of power, and are studied in different departments.

[REMINDER] World Literature/Immigrant Literature (NeMLA 2015) — DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

When asked about the influences of immigrant fiction on her own writing, Jhumpa Lahiri told the New York Times, ‘I don’t know what to make of the term ‘immigrant fiction.’ […] If certain boo

CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy [NeMLA Toronto 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
adamdrur@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy

This session proposes to explore and assess the contributions of Caribbean poets and philosophers both to the postcolonial/ecocritical/feminist/queer polemics against Enlightenment modernity and (neo)liberal humanism and to the invention of alternative modes of being, thinking, and figuring the human. We welcome papers which engage the artistic and intellectual productions of Caribbean writers in the broad context of post-, anti-, and alter-humanisms. How do Caribbean texts unsettle and (re)invent relations between the Sciences & the Humanities?

[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

CfP: "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Washington Irving and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
AMS Press
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

[UPDATE] Geographies of Home in Ethnic American Women's Literature (NEMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

From Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera to Toni Morrison’s Home, symbolic representations of "home" mediate between the individual and the various geogr

Nobody's Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston, Quincy University
contact email: 
johnsci@quincy.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Please consider submitting a proposal by November 1 for the collection described below.

Nobody’s Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

Last call: Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

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

Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

chair: Alla Ivanchikova

contact email:
ivanchikova@hws.edu

Ecocritical Book Reviews & Scholarly Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

KUDZU SCHOLAR (AUTUMN EQUINOX) (Vol-5. Iss-3, 2015)

Theme: "Sustenance and Sustainability"

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE]: What's Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means to

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Asia Research Group at York Centre for Asian Research, York University
contact email: 
sargyork@yorku.ca

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop
FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

Call For Participation

Fictions of Circulation (ACLA 2015 Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Busl
contact email: 
gbusl@twu.edu

ACLA Seattle March 26-29, 2015

(Deadline Extended) November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 30

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)

Deadline Extended to 30 September

"Celebrating 40 Years" / "Célébrons le 40e anniversaire de note association"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'Association des littératures canadiennes et québécoise
contact email: 
jody.mason@carleton.ca / sberard@trentu.ca

Formed in 1975 by members such as Joanne Burgess, Patricia Morley, Donald Smith, and André Vanasse, ACQL is celebrating its fortieth year in 2015.

[UPDATE] CHARLIE BROOKER: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Brooker: Critical Perspectives
contact email: 
charliebrookercollection@outlook.com

THIS IS AN UPDATED CFP WITH AN EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS. WE HAVE RECEIVED HIGH QUALITY SUBMISSIONS THUS FAR, BUT REQUIRE MORE TO COMPLETE THE COLLECTION

The Long, Wide Nineteenth Century - July 31-August 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Dickens Project
contact email: 
Helena Michie (michie@rice.edu) or Ryan Fong (ryan.fong@kzoo.edu)

Recent critiques of the idea of the "Victorian" have included attention to both space and time, challenging both the temporal imperatives that follow, perhaps fetishistically, the contours of Victoria

CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/#c440

[UPDATE] “To (Not So) Boldly Go: Science Fiction as Instrument of Colonial Enterprise” abstract deadline September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jhgray@my.uri.edu

Both science fiction and postcolonial theory are concerned with troubling normative understandings of movement, diaspora, and hybridity.

International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Literary Studies and the Institute for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Culture of the University of Leuven
contact email: 
immunityandmodernity@gmail.com

Call for papers International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of May 2015)

Sensate Sovereignty, ACLA 2015 Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dylan.robinson@ubc.ca

Sensate Sovereignty Seminar, ACLA 2015 Seattle (March 27-29)
Deadline for Abstract Submissions: October 15

​​Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 25th September, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LANGSA: University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

Date: November 07, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut



CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

CFP: Captivity Studies Proposal Due November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
Theme: “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American
Culture”

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