category: postcolonial

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?

UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
anthonycolejeffrey@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

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?

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

One-day inter-disciplinary conference at the University of Bristol, 1st July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Dr Angela McShane, Royal College of Art/ V&A

Collectives, Communities, and American Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

'What are we reading?'

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse (www.thinkingverse.com) is now inviting contributions for its sixth issue, a special issue entitled 'What are we reading?' We will be publishing essay-reviews on works in poetics publis

Collection of Essays on Transgressive Women in Global Speculative Fiction, Film, and Digital Media

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Guyant/ University of Wisconsin & Kate Aho/ University of Wisconsin
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu; ahokg@uwec.edu

The interconnection of speculative fiction, transgressions against social norms, gender studies, and global perspectives is compelling because speculative fiction allows for a unique approach to socia

Literature, Language and Cultural Nationalism in Cameroon/Africa (25-26 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda, NWR, Cameroon.

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Identity, Intimacy

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections (November 11-13 2016, Poznań, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionsPoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

The Politics of Difference and the Threshold of Law

full name / name of organization: 
Albany Law School / SUNY Albany
contact email: 
cshepherdson@albany.edu

This conference hosts a multidisciplinary conversation on how we contend with the emergence of violence toward difference, before it receives remedial treatment by the law, that is, before it crosses

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

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

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

[UPDATE] CFP--The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 3/15/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

Call for essays in Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities

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

Kudzu House Quarterly is calling for submissions for the annual Kudzu Scholar issue (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox). You may still send full essays directly to editor@kudzuhouse.org until May 1st.

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

Call for Submissions: The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is an annual peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for "Migrations," a graduate conference at UCSB on May 27, 2016 - paper proposals due March 4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Center for Literary Research at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
katieljan@gmail.com

The Graduate Center for Literary Research at UCSB will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference exploring the topics of translation, memory and exchange within the context of migration.

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

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

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

English: The Journal of the English Association - Special Issue on literature, landscape and the environment

full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association
contact email: 
englishjournal@northumbria.ac.uk

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on literature, landscape and the environment.

Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising and the Poetics and Politics of Memory

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

2016 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

“Border States”

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

Animals in Literature and Film, MMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging in tensions of “human” and “animal” found within a variety of cultural textualities in the broad field of animal

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

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

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

The Psychology of the Fairy Tale

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

Are you interested in examining the fairy tale genre through a psychoanalytic lens?
Please submit 250-300 word abstracts to Padmini Sukumaran at padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com by March 15, 2016.

Forging Ogun's Presence in a plastic society: A look at Wole Soyinka's The Interpreters

full name / name of organization: 
Wazha Lopang University of Botswana
contact email: 
lopang@mopipi.ub.bw

The aim of this article is two-fold. It will analyse how Ogun principles in The Interpreters have been compromised and discarded by individuals transformed by an alien culture.

Translocality and Refugees (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Locality and Humanities, Korean Studies Institute (Pusan National University, Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The 6th Issue of Localities

Doris Lessing Studies: Looking Forward, Looking Backward

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Society / Mark Pedretti
contact email: 
mark.pedretti@gmail.com



Doris Lessing Studies
Call for Papers: “Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Comparative Readings of Doris Lessing’s Historical and Speculative Fiction”

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEE BELOW

Reformation 500: Protestantism, Literature and Ireland; 3/15/16 abstract deadline for MLA 1/5/17

full name / name of organization: 
2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017; *non-guaranteed Irish Literature Forum
contact email: 
mary.burke@uconn.edu

2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017

CFP On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS), Nottingham Trent University
contact email: 
OnTheMargins@ntu.ac.uk

The Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS) at Nottingham Trent University invites postgraduates researching travel writing of all eras to join us in a one-day workshop exploring travel writing ‘on

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