The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for "Ambivalence," a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26, 2011, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."
Keynote: Professor Michael Rothberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Modes of survival often work against threats of erasure and containment. In turn, survival narratives reveal the restrictive procedures of normative forces and present logics that evade them. Often, different survival narratives come into conflict with each other and negate, eclipse, or marginalize the impact that each can have in the common or public sphere. If competing narratives about historical or cultural experience reveal the heterogeneous reality of social, political and cultural groupings, tensions and fissures are even more visible in contested spaces, whether in the center or at the margins of nodes of power.
Montevideana is an International Conference on literary texts written and/or read across languages, regions, and cultures. Each edition addresses specifics texts or authors and their relations with Latin America, with a focus on the River Plate region. The 2011 conference will be devoted to Virginia Woolf.
BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)
Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 31 – April 2, 2011
The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011. We welcome proposals that explore "EMERGENCE/IES" from a variety of theoretical, disciplinary and critical perspectives. This conference will examine the theme of emergent/emerging/potentially emerging/surfacing realities and non-realities in language, literature, film, popular culture, theory and cultural studies.
Call for Papers
ABC Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Post-Racial Americas: Cultural Studies in the Age of Barack Obama, due out in June 2011. The special issue will examine the changing dynamics of race, cultural economy and identity politics in what has been dubbed 'post-ethnic' Americas. We are looking for position papers and critical essays that aim to contribute theoretical reconceptualisations of the global turn in American and Canadian Cultural Studies, particularly under the transformative impact of 9/11 and the 2008 Elections in the US.
Special Issue Editors:
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter-San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.
Guest Editors Alena Buis and Sarah E.K. Smith invite submissions of essays (2500-5000 words), maker profiles (850-1000 words) and book or exhibition reviews (850-1000 words) to be included in the first themed issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal.
Feminism and Teaching Symposium
Deadline for proposals extended to 27th November!
8th – 9th April 2011 University of Nottingham
This is a two-day interdisciplinary event for feminist activists, artist, teachers and academics to discuss the relationships between feminism and teaching.
Postgraduates, early career researchers, teachers, artists and activists of all genders are invited to propose sessions engaging with issues relating to feminism and teaching. This symposium aims to bring together people from a wide variety of disciplines and contexts to explore the ways in which these two fields relate to each other and the ways in which each term strengthens and/or troubles the other.
The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 7th Annual MadLit Conference. This year's conference, "Perpetual Crisis," engages the intersections between art, science and the academy as institution. Our keynote speaker will be Professor Rita Felski (University of Virginia).