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Manifest Identity [UPDATE] - February 25-26, 2011

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 9:56am
NC State Association of English Graduate Students

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
February 25-26, 2011

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator's organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term "text" itself, as "text" has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.


Monday, October 11, 2010 - 9:30am
Journal / Anthology

Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of an International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India. The proposed special number will focus on various dimensons / aspcts / issues of DIASPORA WRITING across the world. The selected papers will be published in the January number of the journal. And these papers may also be included in an anthology of essays to be brought out separately by a reputed publisher from Delhi.
The word limit is 2500 to 4000 words.

For more details please contact the Editor:

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - 2nd Call for Proposals

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 5:39am
Feminism and Teaching Network

8th-9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

This is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Keynote workshops/sessions by: Professor Gina Wisker (Brighton), Professor Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam) and Dr. Louise Mullany (Nottingham), Professor Ruth Holliday (Leeds), Dr. Ben Brabon (Edge Hill), Annette Foster (Performance Artist)

Call for Proposals

[UPDATE] ACLA Vancouver Mar. 31-Apr. 1 2011 - "Mirgrations"

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 1:17am
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)

Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".
March 31 - April 3, 2011: Vancouver, Canada

Papers for this session should explore the issue of migration in the broadest sense of the term. Potential topics can include:

- migrations of texts and of concepts;
- translations and mistranslations;
- migrating genders and identities;
- queer migrations;
- migration and citizenship in world literature; or
- (im)migration narratives.

We are particularly interested in papers that explore connections between multiple forms of migration. Analyses of literary works, theoretical essays, films, and the visual arts are equally welcome.

Masculinities Between the National and the Transnational (cfp deadline 2-15-11)

Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 10:01pm
Kevin Floyd

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

The Second of Three International Workshops: Kent State University, August 4-7, 2011

Organizers: Prof. Kevin Floyd (Kent State University), Prof. Dr. Stefan Horlacher (Dresden Technical University)

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 2:27pm
Red Feather Journal (

Red Feather Journal invites critical and/or theoretical examination of the child image to further our understanding of the consumption, circulation, and representation of the child and childhood throughout the world's visual mediums. The journal welcomes submissions that examine a broad range of media: children's film, Hollywood film, international film, Television, the Internet, print resources, art, or any other visual medium.

[UPDATE] Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations from Antiquity to the Present

Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 9:17am
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines


REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011

Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
27 and 28 January 2011

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Professor Edith Hall, Royal Holloway, University of London
Professor Jonathan Israel, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University


Technology, Time, and Literature

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 1:21pm
Brigham Young University

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.

Forum on Technology, Time, and Literature

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines (Heidelberg, 14-16 July 2011)

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 4:26am
Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Heidelberg (Germany), 14-16 July 2011

Keynote Speakers (tbc) Douglas Kellner, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Claire Colebrook, Richard Grusin, Steven Shaviro, Gregory Ulmer, R.L.Rutsky, Timothy Lenoir

'It's life, but not as we know it.'