category: twentieth century and beyond

African Modernisms, African Modernities (April 7-10 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
markjd@eden.rutgers.edu

In 1958, Chinua Achebe opened his most famous novel with an epigraph from an Irish modernist poem that has been taken as one of the quintessential articulations of modernity: “Turning and turning in

William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of the Local [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In a short prose piece on Kenneth Burke published in Imaginations, William Carlos Williams writes that “[o]ne has to learn what the meaning of the local is, for universal purposes.

NEMLA 2011 : Lectures postcoloniales de la Grande Guerre (table ronde)

full name / name of organization: 
corinne François-Denève
contact email: 
corinne.francois-deneve@uvsq.fr

Call for Papers

Lectures postcoloniales de la Grande Guerre (table ronde)

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

CFP: postcolonialism and economic migrancy

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Biennial Conference in Birmingham, UK.
contact email: 
santesso@uga.edu

The restaurant basements of New York in Kiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss presents a vivid imagery of the travails of economic migrancy and the complex struggles associated with it.

Call for Papers – NEMLA 2011: Translation: The ‘Next Big Thing’ to Revitalize the Humanities? (ROUNDTABLE)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
msisler@langlab.rutgers.edu

Call for Papers – NeMLA 2011

42nd Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Jeanette Winterson: A Critical Exploration 06/17-19/2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
Martyn.Colebrook@english.hull.ac.uk ; engswf@leeds.ac.uk

Contemporary, controversial and complex, Jeanette Winterson’s writings remain some of the most studied and significant of the late-twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Transgressive Culture: A New International Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Limited
contact email: 
j.lee@derby.ac.uk

The first issue will concentrate on addiction and transgression. Critical articles of 4,000-8,000 words, book reviews up to 3,000 words, creative work, photography and other visual art are sought.

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

CFP: Supernatural Panel, SF&F Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/10: 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Love & Lugene Rosen / Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
jennelizlove@gmail.com, lumarose@aol.com

Call for Papers: Supernatural Panel SW/TX PCA/ACA

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