category: ethnicity and national identity

Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Leila A. McNeill/MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

Call for Book Proposals—Engagements with Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson, Series Editor / Routledge
contact email: 
litengagements@gmail.com

As the series editor for Engagements with Literature, a new series from Routledge, I am interested in receiving proposals for books that might suit the remit of the series, described below.

Reminder: etum special issue CfP: mind the time

full name / name of organization: 
ejournal for theatre and media / etum
contact email: 
etum@theaterforschung.de

Special Issue: mind the time – time and/in theatre and the media

please scroll down for english version

Etum lädt Manuskripte für ein Special Issue zum Thema „mind the time - Zeit und/im

CFP for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA Conference Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives York University: May 22-23, 2015, Please Submit by April 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Studies Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

Call for Papers: Women, Progress, and Inequality in the 21st Century -Papers Due July 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany C. Slatton/ Texas Southern University
contact email: 
womeninequality@gmail.com

Editors Brittany C.

[Registration Open Now] Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

<<< Last chance to submit abstracts: 30 March 2015 >>>

Race and Revolution (MSA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Soto / Trinity University
contact email: 
msoto@trinity.edu

This panel welcomes papers exploring how creative writers and other cultural actors understood racial identity in light of twentieth-century political revolutions.

Midwest MLA 2015 (Columbus, OH) Special Session: Networks and U.S. Ethnic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeehyun Lim
contact email: 
limj@denison.edu

This session explores the relationship between recent sociological discussions on networks and U.S. literature by writers of color.

Cosmopolitanism/Women Writers/Biography

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

Studies of the global, the transnational, the cross-cultural and the postcolonial have (re-)emerged in recent years as part of a broader interest in the ways we speak to each other across and within b

UPDATE 4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

Blues, Jazz, and the African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA / November 13 - 15 2015 - Durham, NC
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Houston Baker Jr. describes the American blues as the Derridean “always already” of African American culture.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.
https://affectproject.ca/index.php/home/events

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series
contact email: 
catwalk@interdisciplinarypress.net; jfoltyn@nu.edu

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic jou

Call for submissions to RED INK: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS LITERATURE, ART, & HUMANITIES [Deadline June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Ink International Jounral
contact email: 
RedInkInternational7@gmail.com

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork.

Modernism and Institutional Authority. MSA 17, Boston, November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Simpson / Boston University
contact email: 
simpsonh@bu.edu

This is a proposed panel for the MSA 17 conference in Boston in November 2015. The conference as a whole is entitled 'Modernism and Revolution'

Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts-Deadline 30 JUN

full name / name of organization: 
Fundação José Saramago-Lisbon (Portugal)
contact email: 
cgc@campus.ul.pt

International Colloquium: “Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts”

Fundação Saramago
Centro de Estudos Comparatistas

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 APRIL: Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Charles University, Prague (16-19 September 2015)
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O’Brien Conference
Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015

EXTENDED DEALINE: 1 APRIL

Keynote Speakers

MMLA 2015 Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Feig MMLA2015
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

“Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature.”

Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture. September 23-25, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
PAAS2015@swps.edu.pl

Recent academic interests and explorations within the field of broadly understood American Studies have been largely concentrating on the unusual and exceptional aspects of American literature, art an

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Latin American Jewish Studies panel

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna L. Mitchell: The Mezzuzah and the Mestizaje
contact email: 
mitchej2@ohio.edu

Latin American Jewish Studies panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Reimagining the Survey Course - Columbus, Ohio November 12-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

Proposals invited for this MMLA roundtable session, which seeks innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys from a variety of perspectives.

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

Pedagogies in the Flesh: Teaching, Learning, and the Embodiment of Sociocultural Differences in Education

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Sarah Travis, Amelia M. Kraehe, Emily Jean Hood, and Tyson E. Lewis
contact email: 
fleshpoints@gmail.com

Current discourses surrounding education rely heavily upon developmental psychology and cognitive theory as the primary tools for depicting and explaining human experience and subjectivity.

The Legacy of Performance: Oral storytelling and Music in Minority, Postcolonial, and Immigrant Literatures (6/10/15; 11/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA
contact email: 
akilinski@johnsonu.edu

People in ethnic/racial minority groups, those from colonized countries,

International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, Performance. September 18-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
isc.umass@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Where in the World is Shakespeare?

CFP: Multicultural Literature in the Classroom @ Midwest MLA 2015 (Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus, OH); Proposals due April 5, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Bridging the Distances between Text and Reader: Strategies for Teaching Multicultural Literature in the Undergraduate Classroom”

Conflicts and Resolutions

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
janetheller@charter.net

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015

Theme: Conflicts and Resolutions

Featured Luncheon Speaker: Poet Linda Nemec Foster

Southeast Asian Gothic (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Katarzyna Ancuta, Mary J. Ainslie, Andrew Hock Soon Ng
contact email: 
kancuta@gmail.com; Mary.Ainslie@nottingham.edu.my; ng.hock.soon@monash.edu

The contemporary rebranding of Gothic as a global phenomenon has led to an exploration of previously unchartered cultural territories in search of texts that are open to such interpretation.

2015 Conference on the Black Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
Cobe@paine.edu

The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Black Experience (COBE) is: Civil Rights and Student Activism in America: Unfinished Business.

Go West! Deadline: 1 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History: Western Area
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca
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