world literatures and indigenous studies
CFP for an anthology
Transatlantic New York Conference invites paper proposals (8 pages / 3K words approx., 20 minutes) and panels with 3 participants discussing a common theme or topic (60 minutes) about people and institutions that have worked in the complexity of this Anglo-Afro-Hispanic cultural production constituted by a variety of origins and languages, with creative capacity, disposition to dialogue, critical vision and cultural roots that have advanced the rights to diversity and its quality as well.
The conference will be organized in sections with different coordinators. The following topics will be given priority:
The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies welcomes abstracts for papers on any aspect of literature, film, or performance related to Australia or New Zealand. Particular topics of interest include, but are not limited to: Indigenous issues, immigration, health and well-being, and Australian identity. Comparative projects that engage with Australia in relation to other literatures and cultures are also encouraged.
Submit 250-word abstracts by March 20 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sixth Biennial Graduate Translation Conference
May 26–28, 2017 at The University of Texas at Dallas
Call for Papers
New deadline: March 20, 2017
The Graduate Translation Conference at The University of Texas at Dallas is inviting
submissions for our literary translation workshops. This student-organized conference was
originally held at UCLA in 2004 and has since been hosted by the University of Iowa, Columbia
This international symposium is an exploration of non-industrial cultures from both the Old World and the New World, with special focus on the significance of monumental building. Megaliths, mounds, kivas and cairns: monumental ceremonial and ritual spaces are hallmarks of human development that predate agriculture and technology. Researchers from around the world will explore the traditions of various Indigenous people in pursuit of a better understanding of how civilization got on its current path.
African Literature Today (ALT) 36
Queer Theory in Film and Fiction
Call for Submissions
Ecocriticism was inaugurated around 1980s as a result of environment revolution that had begun around 1960s after the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. It gives importance to the relationship between human beings and nature, how are human beings affecting nature and vice versa. With time, it impacted in various other disciplines as well thereby evolving as an umbrella term. As an earth-centered approach, it intersected environment and culture and calling for collaboration between natural scientists, writers, literary critics, anthropologists, historians, and more.
African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms Special Session
Given increasing Chinese investment across Africa in addition to longstanding South Asian-African connections, how does expressive culture from the south track or analyze these exchanges? 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2017; Neelofer Qadir (email@example.com) and Sean M. Kennedy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Anthropocene: Fiction and the End(s) of Human Ecologies
Guest Editor: Robert P. Marzec
Deadline for Submissions: 15 April 2017