category: twentieth century and beyond

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
expatlitconference@gmail.com

‘A Self-Conscious Voice’ - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

MSA 13: The Global Reach of Modernism and the "British World" (Buffalo, NY; 6-9 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@vanderbilt.edu

Recent landmark works in imperial historiography by such noteworthy scholars as John Darwin, James Belich, and Simon Potter have noted how conceptions of the British Empire began to change over the la

CFP: Dany Laferrière: Essays on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
Guernica Editions
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Guernica Editions is planning to publish a collection of essays on Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière as part of their “Writers Series” in early 2013.

Bram Stoker

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
killeej@tcd.ie

Despite his vampire creation, Dracula, being world-famous, and in spite of the spate of academic studies of the novel in which he first appeared, Bram Stoker himself remains a figure shrouded in some

Technology & Modernity at MSA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
contact email: 
gammel@english.ryerson.ca and john.wrighton@mlc.ryerson.ca


Technology and Modernity

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
 

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Deep Drawings: Philosophical And Socio Political Themes in Anime and Manga (MLA, 5-8 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (special session)
contact email: 
fidget@gol.com

The “serious turn” in European and American comic markets has often been traced to the departure carved out by Art Spiegelman, a veteran American comics artist who hoped his works would “make et

M/MLA November 3-6, 2011 St. Louis: No, I'm not American/Je suis pas fraçais: Canadian Writers Playing with Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-West Modern Languages Association Permanent Section on Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Canadian witers in both French and English have historically been defined by who they are not: British, French, American.

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London - School of Arts
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com.

Transitions 2 is a one day symposium devoted to promoting new research into comics in all their forms.

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