category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

Alternative Culture "Industries" MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

Raymond Williams, in his Sociology of Culture, articulates a model of cultural production that operates outside the culture industry as monolithic institutional force.

Tenth Global Studies Conference - National University of Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Global Studies Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

TENTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

National University of Singapore, Singapore
8-9 June 2017
http://onglobalization.com/2017-conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

The Good Life is Out There Somewhere: Uncovering Utopia in the Nineteenth Century Canon

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

Though neither Mr. Thornton nor Mr.

"Object Lessons in Personhood" (MLA Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Law and Humanities Forum, Modern Language Assocation of America
contact email: 
kdcurran@gmail.com

A Roundtable Session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia, organized for the Law and Humanities Forum.

Update: Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Guaranteed Panel MLA 2017, Philadelphia, 5-8 January
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

[UPDATE-New conference date] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

"Works in Progress" postgraduate conference, Thursday 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

CFP: Works in Progress

CFP East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
East Asian Journal of Popular Culture
contact email: 
eajpopculture@gmail.com

The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture is seeking submission for edition 3:1 (April 2017).

«L’enfant possible et impossible: Croisements de la littérature et des études sur l’enfance» CFP November 16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Society for Children's Literature - Congress 2017
contact email: 
irscl17@yorku.ca

APPEL DE COMMUNICATIONS – CONGRÈS IRSCL 2017

Congrès 2017

Possible & Impossible Children: Intersections of Children's Literature & Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Society for Children's Literature - Congress 2017
contact email: 
irscl17@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS – IRSCL CONGRESS 2017

Congress 2017

Re-visioning Refugees: South Asian Interventions

full name / name of organization: 
Non - guarnateed panel for MLA 2017, sponsored by South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
basul@uwstout.edu

Re-visioning Refugees: South Asian Interventions

Literature, Landscape and the Environment: Special Issue

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.

Royal Spanish Academy: CILE Conference (Puerto Rico March 15-18, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Real Academia Española & Instituto Cervantes
contact email: 
culturelatin@gmail.com

JEAN-MARIE LE CLÉZIO, GIANNINA BRASCHI, LUIS RAFAEL SANCHEZ, and EDMUNDO PAZ SOLDAN are among the featured speakers of the 7th International Conference on Spanish Language to be held March 15-March 1

[UPDATE} Speculative Fiction--SAMLA--November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ann Gareis Speculative Fiction Association
contact email: 
Mary.Gareis@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres. The cohesive element that pulls works together under this category is that there is some “unrealistic” element.

[UPDATE, SECOND CFP] Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi (Augustana College) and Afrin Zeenat (University of Dhaka)
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

MLA 2017 Special Session: The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid (Deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben O'Dell/ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

This panel welcomes reassessment of the historical novel from literary scholars working on a wide range of historical periods and geographic regions.

Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
TravellinMama2016@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel

MMLA 2016 Permanent Panel: Travel Writing / Writing Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 10-13 2016)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmcc-cmrc.ca

Travel Writing / Writing Travel: Permanent MMLA Panel

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Revision, Revival, Rediscovery: 'Re' words in British Women's Writing between 1930 and 1960

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Department of English
contact email: 
britwomenwriters30to60@gmail.com

CLOSING DATE MARCH 15TH

‘Revision, Revival, Rediscovery’... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960

MSA 18: Modernism's Planets

full name / name of organization: 
Coilin Parsons
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

CFP for MSA 18 (Pasadena, CA): Modernism’s Planets

UPDATE: Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/25

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

Conference on Scheherazade - University of Sheffield 19 May 2016 - deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

[UPDATE] "Migrations," a graduate conference at UC Santa Barbara on May 27, 2016 - paper proposals due February 21, 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.

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

Social Communication 10th March

full name / name of organization: 
University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow
contact email: 
sc@wsiz.rzeszow.pl

Social Communication.

[UPDATE]: Panel on 'Victorian Travel Writing and the Periodical Press' for BAVS 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Butler (Nottingham Trent University)
contact email: 
rebecca.butler@ntu.ac.uk

The deadline for abstracts for my panel on Travel Writing and Periodical Press at the British Association of Victorian Studies (BAVS) annual conference (http://bavs2016.co.uk/) is fast approaching.

[UPDATE] Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

We are seeking 300-500 word abstracts by March 15th, 2016 for possible inclusion into an edited collection seeking to explore the world of animal rights and liberation against the backdrop of superher

[UPDATE] Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar at the University of Iowa
contact email: 
postsecular-novel@uiowa.edu

What role do religion and secularization play in the rise of the novel?

Where is Adaptation? Article contributions needed.

full name / name of organization: 
Edited collection for F.I.L.L.M and John Benjamins
contact email: 
casiehermansson@gmail.com

Call for contributors: Where is Adaptation? A few (3-4) more articles needed, particularly those focusing in some way on marginalized countries, artists, cultures, works, or material.

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