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Sea Crossings: the Global Migrant/Refugee Crisis

updated: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:10am
NeMLA 48th Annual Convention, March 24-27, Baltimore, MD
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel considers the centrality of the space of the sea in the contemporary global migrant/refugee crisis. We invite papers that explore the complexities of the current crisis by addressing issues such as global capitalism, national violence and religious persecution, race and gender, sexual trafficking, precarious labor, and migratory law.  Papers may address current and historical crossings, and they may consider various bodies of water, such as the Mediterranean Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea, etc.  Papers that take a cross-disciplinary or interdisciplinary approach are welcome.

To submit an abstract, please go to the NeMLA site:

Ethnic Literature and the African Focus: The Third International Symposium on Ethnic Literature

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:09am
Hangzhou Dianzi University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016

The development of ethnic literature epitomizes the complex relationship among literature, culture, and politics in a society. The recent immigration crisis from Asia and Africa to Europe has posed new questions for academia. Are current theories on ethnicity, race, and nationality still helpful in explaining the identity of these migrants? What do ethnicity and ethnic literature mean at this historical juncture?  How do we view the relationship among ethnic literature, diaspora, and globalization?

David Mitchell Conference 2017: Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:09am
University of St Andrews, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

David Mitchell Conference 2017: Call for Papers
Saturday 3rd June 2017, School of English, University of St Andrews, UK

Rules of Engagement: Art, Process, Protest

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:11am
ASAP/Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

 

Call for Papers: ASAP/Journal Special Issue

Rules of Engagement:

Art, Process, Protest

Special Issue Editors: Melissa Lee, Jonathan P. Eburne, Amy J. Elias

Essay Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017

 

ACLA 2017: Derrida’s Interviews: As If in Person

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 10:37am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

 

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2017 Annual Meeting

Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands July 6-9, 2017

 

(Extra)ordinary China: Practices of the Everyday

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 10:38am
University of Oxford China Humanities Graduate Conference 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

University of Oxford China Humanities Graduate Conference 2017 CFP

(Extra)ordinary China: practices of the everyday

 

Wednesday 11th January to Thursday 12th January 2017, Dickson Poon China Centre Building, University of Oxford

http://extraordinarychina.wixsite.com/extraordinarychina/call-for-papers

 

City, Space and Literature (Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry 3.2; deadline Oct 15, 2016)

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:56am
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

CITY, SPACE AND LITERATURE (Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry, Vol 3 No 2)

Guest Editors: Anuparna Mukherjee (Australian National University) and Arunima Bhattacharya (University of Leeds)

 

Imperial expansion in the late nineteenth century brought the phenomenon of the modern urban metropolis to the peripheral colonies. Urban modernism was appropriated in the discourse of settler colonialism in distinct and diverse ways. In the context of the colonial, the ‘urban’ and ‘modern’ opened up heterogeneous places of cultural contact which facilitated complex formulations of race and class along the lines of socio-economic, political and aesthetic categories.

International conference on Society, Literature and Multilingualism

updated: 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:14am
Bhaashaa: The Centre for Preservation and Enhancement of Regional Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

An International Conference on “SOCIETY, LITERATURE & MULTILINGUALISM ” to be held on 16th and 17th December 2016 in Pune, India.

Language has been the first sign of human evolution. Looking at our journey from pictorial symbols to the diverse multingual society we live in today, language forms an important anchor in this development. 

Language has marked our progress as a civilization. Today, the world is coming closerand distances are getting shorter. Globalization, cultural openness, increased interaction
and proliferation of the internet has made multilingualism the norm, to the extent that studies show that multilingual speakers outnumber monolingual speakers today.

Topics of a lesser grade. For a politics of the ‘leftovers’ in literature

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:58am
Echinox Journal / Les cahiers Echinox
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Caietele Echinox / Echinox Journal / Les Cahiers Echinox

Babeş – Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

www.phantasma.lett.ubbcluj.ro / Caietele Echinox

Volume 33/ 2017

 

Topics of a lesser grade. For a politics of the ‘leftovers’ in literature

(Sujets dépourvus d'importance. Pour une politique du résiduel en littérature

Subiecte de mică importanţă. Pentru o politică a restului în literature)

ACLA 2017: The Transnational Markets of Literary and Artistic Nationalisms in the Long 19th Century

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:58am
Levente T. Szabó
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

CfP: The Transnational Markets of Literary and Artistic Nationalisms in the Long 19th Century

 

Proposed seminar for the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017

Organizer: Levente T. Szabó (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)

tszabo.levente@ubbcluj.ro, tszabolevente@gmail.com

 

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