category: postcolonial

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/

Ethnic Literature and the African Focus: The Third International Symposium on Ethnic Literature [Abstract due 3/31/2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Hangzhou Dianzi University
contact email: 
ISEL3@hdu.edu.cn

In order to promote international academic exchange in the field of ethnic literature, Foreign Languages College and the Institute of African and African American Literatures at Hangzhou Dianzi Univer

What’s New in the New Europe? Redefining Culture, Politics, Identity 11th to 15th July 2016 Lodz, Central Poland, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz & ISSEI (International Society for the Study of European Ideas)
contact email: 
Edna.Rosenthal@smkb.ac.il

The changes that have occurred in Europe in the past quarter-century created a vision of peaceful and prosperous Europe.

Call for Submissions: Travel Writing (March, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Magic and Literature: May 27-28, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
contact email: 
conference.english@ulab.edu.bd

Call for Papers
International Conference
Magic and Literature

May 27-28, 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Prof. Subir Dhar, Rabindra Bharati University

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Life Writing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
contact email: 
sjtucflw@outlook.com

International Conference

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

Oct. 29-30, 2016, Shanghai, China

(2017 SEA Biennial) Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard/ University of Miami
contact email: 
RXL220@miami.edu

This panel looks to capitalize on the recent turn towards the Caribbean in Early American studies.

[Extended Deadline] "Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Graduate Conference
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

A Room of Her Own Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe, 20th May 2016, Abstract submission deadline: 4th April, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Paths Research Group (University of Leeds, Leeds Humanities Research Institute)
contact email: 
womenspathsleeds@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A Room of Her Own
Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe

CFP: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Toronto, October 28-29, 2016.

Special Issue (2017) of 'The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies' (periodical culture)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

Wyndham Lewis's centrality in the 'little magazine' and periodical cultures of the early twentieth century is well established.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion (EXTENDED DEADLINE - March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gte1@nyu.edu

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion
June 1-3, 2016, New York City
Extended deadline for conference proposals: March 15, 2016

MLA 2017 Special Session: Engaging with the Poetics of Peripheralization

full name / name of organization: 
Jenna Sciuto
contact email: 
j.sciuto@mcla.edu

Engaging with the Poetics of Peripheralization

[UPDATE] 'Failure' - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 1st April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the new deadline for submissions is 1st April 2016.

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016) [UPDATE]

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

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee’s western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream.

Call for articles: Stages of Embodiment in Postcolonial Theatre - Deadline for abstracts: March 30

full name / name of organization: 
AIA - Italian Association of English Studies (Textus)
contact email: 
tiziana.morosetti@area.ox.ac.uk; serena.guarracino@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TEXTUS n.2 2016

Stages of Embodiment in Postcolonial Theatre

Editors:
Tiziana Morosetti (University of Oxford) and Serena Guarracino (University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’)

Australia–South Asia: Contestations and Remonstrances (University of Liège, 26-28 January 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Studies of Australia/University of Liège
contact email: 
easaliegeconference2017@ulg.ac.be

Call for Papers for Critical Race Theory Conference at Yale Law School - Due 3/7

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Race Theory Conference at Yale Law School
contact email: 
katherine.demby@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
2016 Yale Law School Critical Race Theory Conference
Hosted by Yale Law School

Saturday April 9th, 2016
at Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut

"Dystopia and Utopia in Ethnic Literature" MELUS at SAMLA Conference, Nov 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Dystopia and Utopia in Ethnic Literature

Call for Papers: “Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West,” due 9/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on “Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West,” guest edited by Sigrid Anderson Cordell (University of M

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lara mendez
contact email: 
info@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 2356-5926
a Thomson Reuters Journal invites all researchers to submit their paper for the upcoming issue March-June 2016

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