category: postcolonial

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AT SCMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA) 2016
contact email: 
celiacarmencordeiro@utexas.edu

Dear All,

Our panel entitled LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE kindly requests abstracts for SCMLA 2016 in Dallas, Texas, in November 3-5.

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

After the Deluge: Reframing/Sustaining Critique in Post-Harper Canada (October 28-29, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
peter.thompson@carleton.ca

Proposals are invited for an interdisciplinary conference hosted by Carleton University’s School of Canadian Studies.

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow (essay abstracts due 15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers, CMU, and Kyle Eveleth, U-Kentucky
contact email: 
sommerseveleth@gmail.com

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher

Perceptual Ecology--MLA 2017 [March 15 due date]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Bell
contact email: 
jason.bell@yale.edu

This MLA special session concerns cognitive psychology and environmental thinking, specifically, the relationship between theories of perception, ecocriticism, and modes of experiencing or constitutin

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 88th Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

(SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA 4-6 Nov 2016)
Contact email:
Bls39@miami.edu

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mwilliams10@cocc.edu

Deadline for 2016 RMMLA Convention in Salt Lake City, UT (October 6-9, 2016) extended to April 1, 2016. Now accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora.

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Poetics/Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Athenot/IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil
contact email: 
athenot.eric@orange.fr

Poetics/Politics:
Writing, Ethics, and Aesthetics
October 14-15, 2016
IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

MLA 2017 Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debarati Biswas/English, The Graduate Center CUNY; Christopher Ian Foster/Department of English James Madison University
contact email: 
debarati.biswas@gmail.com; fosterci@jmu.edu

MLA 2017
Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature
Calls for Papers Submission
Panel Organizers: Debarati Biswas and Christopher Ian Foster

Book chapters for Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics by April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia State University
contact email: 
lcurtright@gsu.edu

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: SUSTAINABILITY AND THE CITY: URBAN POETICS AND POLITICS

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Young Adult Dystopian Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda Green-Barteet (SAMLA)
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

Romantic Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
earn.nccu@gmail.com

Romantic Legacies, 18-19 November 2016
Conference Website: http://rl2016.com/

Keynote Speakers:

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 88 panel CFP
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 88th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 4-6 Nov. 2016.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Papers:

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel – at SAMLA Conference, Nov 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
maia.butler@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

Haiti Needs New Narratives: Literary and Critical Responses to Persistent ‘Disaster Zone’ Discourse

[UPDATE] Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for 2-3 chapters for an edited collection on Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television already contracted by Ashgate.

trauma and traumatic memory

full name / name of organization: 
A monographic volume
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

Traumatic Memory CFP
A monographic volume on trauma and traumatic memory

Returning the Gaze II – Stories of Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
European Race & Imagery Foundation (ERIF)
contact email: 
ulrich.pallua@uibk.ac.at

ERIF is proud to announce the Call for Contributions for its second conference Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance.

Cultural Studies Issues within the Second World Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

How are new(er) cultural studies issues received, negotiated, challenged, embraced, or rejected within the spaces of the Second World?

[UPDATE] Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016 [Abstract due 3/25/16]

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words

Call for Papers

"Utopias/Dystopias of Transnational Migration"

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barberan Reinares - SAMLA Conference - Jacksonville, FL - Nov 4-6, 2016
contact email: 
laubarberan@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers analyzing postcolonial fiction addressing transnational migration for labor (legal or illegal) and trafficking.

"Pushing Back: Feminist Readings as Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2016

Coetzee's Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Hermann Wittenberg, University of the Western Cape
contact email: 
hwittenberg@uwc.ac.za

Coetzee’s Other Arts
University of the Western Cape, South Africa, 18 July 2016
https://coetzeesotherarts.wordpress.com/

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