category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

n Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

Fairy Tales: New Spaces, Different Faces

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmh7x5@mail.missouri.edu

In his article, “Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies” (2010) Donald Haase cautions against the “limited horizon of much contemporary fairy-tale research” and advocates developing “effective inte

SAMLA 2014, Special Session: Disaster and Disease in African Literature: The Aesthetics of Endurance (Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

DISASTER AND DISEASE IN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE AESTHETICS OF ENDURANCE

CFP: When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War: H. G. Wells Society Conference

full name / name of organization: 
H G Wells Society and Durham University
contact email: 
s.j.james@durham.ac.uk

When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War

H. G. Wells Society Conference

Palace Green Library, Durham University, 27 September 2014

MMLA 2014 Special Session: The City, the Country and the Classroom (11/13-16; due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bonnie_erwin@wilmington.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) will hold its 56th Annual Convention in Detroit, MI at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton from November 13th-16th, 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA
Deadline: Saturday, May 31

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Remembering Freedom Summer: Building a Better Future October 20-21, 2014 (Abstract Deadline: 7/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies
contact email: 
lmiller@aas.msstate.edu

Mississippi State University
Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer
October 20-21, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS: ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
guenglishjournal@gmail.com

English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University
CALL FOR PAPERS.

49th Annual Conference of the Two-Year College Association of the Northeast 23-25 October 2014 Embassy Suites Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association of the Northeast
contact email: 
tyca2014@gmail.com

FINDING SAFE HARBOR: CREATING PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION AND STUDENT SUCCESS

Hosts: Community College of Baltimore County
Howard Community College
Montgomery Community College

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to July 1]

full name / name of organization: 
Natasa Kovacevic, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
nkovacev@emich.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Consensual Empires.”

[UPDATE]: Traveling the Urban Landscape--MMLA (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit): Submission deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

Seeking papers for the Travel Writing permanent section panel for the 2014 MMLA conference in Detroit.

Call For Submissions: August,2014 Theme : Big Love, Small Towns; Deadline: 10th July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
For queries : fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com; For submissions: submissionsFQM@gmail.com

“For the dramatically inclined, love is everything that the Corinthians quote from the Bible says it is. For the cynically inclined, love is measured in patterns of behaviour.

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott and Alexis Wright (June 22, 2014 Deadline) [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays examining the works of Australia's leading Aboriginal authors, Kim Scott and Alexis Wright.

CFP: Subculture and the Humanities (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley, Co-editor
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Is subculture a universal category that discloses itself in similar ways, irrespective of differences in historical moments or cultural geographies?

Katherine Mansfield and the Bloomsbury Group - May 28-30 - Chicago - DEADLINE Oct. 30 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
kmsintheus@gmail.com

Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Blooms Berries’

An international conference organized by the Katherine Mansfield Society, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, USA

ASLE Panel at MMLA (Nov 13-16); Abstracts due June 20

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Ecocritical Perspectives on Cities [Deadline Extended]

Call for Papers on the Theme of 'Light': kaleidoscope, the Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Journal, IAS, Durham University
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Kaleidoscope, the journal of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University, is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers.

CFP - Remnants of the Nation (October 30-31 2014, İzmir, Turkey)

full name / name of organization: 
Yasar University - Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
clcs@yasar.edu.tr

CFP: Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Symposium:
“Remnants of the Nation,” 30-31 October, 2014
Yaşar Üniversity, English Language and Literature Department, İzmir, Turkey

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED: The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Tiziana Morosetti/University of Oxford
contact email: 
rebedconference@gmail.com

THE DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO 15 JUNE.

The ‘Exotic’ Body in 19th-century British Drama

25-26 September, Faculty of English, University of Oxford

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture (2/11-14, 2015 ; Abstract Due Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association in Albuquerque, New Mexico
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association. February 11-14, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Call for contributions; Issue 3, Volume 7. History: writing/re-writing – manipulation?

full name / name of organization: 
Literophile Journal
contact email: 
literophile@gmail.com

History: writing/re-writing – manipulation?
Literophile. Call for contributions: Issue 3, Volume 7.

Cultural Studies Year
October 2013 – July 2014

Ejournal-Call for Scholarly Essays on Latin@ literature -June 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu; shaulm@queens.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatinao.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—PAMLA – EXTENDED DEADLINE—submissions due May 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

October 31-November 2, 2014, Riverside, CA

E[RACE]ED: METHODOLOGY OF THE REPRESSED

CFP AlterNative announces a general call for papers due July 1st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

AlterNative announces a general call for papers

Deadline: July 1st 2014

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 9 – Spaces of Protest due July 18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 9 – Spaces of Protest

Submission Deadline: July 18, 2014

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. III Issue III (July 2014)

Minds on Fire: Academic Crossroads--ICEA Conference Oct. 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu

Indiana College English Association 2014 Conference
October 24, 2014 at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana
Conference Theme: Minds on Fire: Academic Crossroads

Printing Latinidad: The Power of Paper in Latina/o Literature, PAMLA, 10/31-11/2 [Extended Deadline: 5/31]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Riverside Convention Center
contact email: 
Robert.Hernandez@ucr.edu

Paper has played a critical role in Latina/o literary production.

CFP: PAMLA Conference, Riverside, CA, 10/31/14-11/2/14 (Extended Deadline May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

Over thirty approved sessions are still in search of high quality paper proposals for this year's PAMLA Conference in Riverside, CA (October 31-November 2, 2014).

CFP REMINDER: Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise, DEADLINE 30 May 2014 [28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

[REPOST] Edited Collection on the Aesthetics and Politics of Hunger (15 June, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Manisha Basu and Anastasia Ulanowicz
contact email: 
mbasu@illinois.edu, aulanow@ufl.edu

Within the past 50 years, practitioners of cultural studies and the humanities more generally have addressed the question of hunger in terms of the immediate, individual body.

“April in Paris”: African American Expatriate Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tiffanyuaustin@gmail.com or andre.johnson@asurams.edu.

African Literature
African American Literature
Co-chairs: Tiffany Austin, André S. Johnson

“April in Paris”: African American Expatriate Writers

Conference: ‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel, 14-16 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University, Swansea University and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
contact email: 
rita.singer@wales.ac.uk

Conference – Call for Papers:

‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 14-16 September 2015

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices,” January 29-February 1, 2015, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
The Foundry Inn
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

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