category: ethnicity and national identity

{UPDATE] Containing Childhood: Space and Identity in Children's Literature extended deadline: May 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Russell
contact email: 
drussell@glendon.yorku.ca

Home. School. Nature. The spaces identified with childhood are both descriptive and prescriptive. They reflect/reveal adult expectations of where children ‘belong’.

[UPDATE] *EXTENDED DEADLINE* Blood Moves: moving bodies, ideas, diseases between the Caribbean and the Early Republic

full name / name of organization: 
017 SEA Biennial
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.

Raymond Leonard RXL220@miami.edu

Report from the Inside: Essays on Teaching Poetry Behind Bars

full name / name of organization: 
Randall Horton + Mark Nowak
contact email: 
reportfromtheinside@gmail.com

The editors of Report from the Inside: Essays on Teaching Poetry Behind Bars would like to invite submissions of essays and instructional manuals that offer insights on teaching poetry workshops with

Intersections of Whiteness (deadline: July 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund (Germany)
contact email: 
intersectionsofwhiteness@gmx.de

The protests against racial profiling and racist police brutality in the U.S.

Transnational screens conference: volatility and compounding transnational traffic 15th and 16th September 2016, [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
monia.acciari@dmu.ac.uk

ABSTRACT DEADLINE UPDATE - EXTENSION UNTIL THE 20TH MAY 2016

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Summer Issue Submission Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is an international journal run out of Binghamton, New York.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE- 2 MAY 2016] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Michaeline Crichlow; Simon During; Walter Mignolo

[UPDATE] Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections An interdisciplinary international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionspoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

Embodying/Disembodying Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises
contact email: 
poulain.al@orange.fr mccannfiona@gmail.com

Études irlandaises 42.1 Spring/Summer 2017 issue: “Embodying/Disembodying Ireland”.

Last Call for Submissions to Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance. 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

EXTENDED DEADLINE: EASA Australia–South Asia: Contestations and Remonstrances Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liège, 26-28 January 2017
contact email: 
easaliegeconference2017@ulg.ac.be

This literary and cultural studies conference, to be held at the University of Liège under the auspices of the European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA) and the local post-colonial studies

[UPDATE]**Extended Deadline** DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 19-21, 2016
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(UPDATE): CFP: Critiquing Humanism (Deadline: May 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

Reimagining Beauty and the Beast - One-day Interdisciplinary Conference - 7th September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
beautybeastbristol@gmail.com

Reimagining Beauty and the Beast

One-day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Bristol

7th September 2016

Keynote speakers

Dr. Amy Davis, University of Hull

The Scope of Debt in America

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

“You are not a loan.” The organization Strike Debt uses this double entendre to unite debtors nationally.

(De)Minoritization

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kairouan - Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences
contact email: 
snighaoui@gmail.com

The organizers of the first RGPN study day are pleased to invite submissions on aspects of minoritization/deminoritization in language, culture, ethnicity, religion, and politics.

[UPDATE] CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol. a, "Filth" / An open-access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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Frugal Honesty - July 8 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver, BC
contact email: 
njayadev@sfu.ca

FRUGAL HONESTY

Keynote: Madeleine Thien, author of Simple Recipes (2001), Certainty (2006), and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: MAY 15, 2016 Australia–South Asia: Contestations and Remonstrances

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Studies of Australia/University of Liège
contact email: 
easaliegeconference2017@ulg.ac.be

This literary and cultural studies conference, to be held at the University of Liège (26-28 January, 2017) under the auspices of the European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA) and the local

Call for Paper: Spectacular Now - The Politics of the Contemporary Spectacle (11.-12.11.16)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University
contact email: 
marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.

Byron and the Romantic World: Postgraduate Conference by Keele and Edge Hill Universities. Abstract Deadline: 27th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University and Edge Hill University
contact email: 
byronromanticworld@gmail.com

'Byron and the Romantic World' Postgraduate Conference at the Old Library, Keele Hall, Keele University. 30th September 2016
full name / name of organization:

Western Popular Music and the Postcolonial Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Edward Mallot & Dr. Bidisha Banerjee
contact email: 
edward.mallot@asu.edu; banerjee@ied.edu.hk

Call for contributions to an edited volume of essays

23rd Annual ACMRS Conference (2017) – Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
contact email: 
acmrsconference@asu.edu

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 9-11, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

CCHA Eastern Division Conference (Oct. 20-22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Community College Humanities Association
contact email: 
smccormack@ccri.edu

The Community College Humanities Association invites you to submit a proposal and attend our 2016 CCHA Eastern Division Conference scheduled to be held Oct. 20–22 in Providence, RI.

Bodily Modernities. Comparing, Intersecting, Dismembering

full name / name of organization: 
Organization of Graduate Students in Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
crosscon@umass.edu

Crossroads V: Bodily Modernities. Comparing, Intersecting, Dismembering
October 7-9, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst

http://www.umass.edu/crossroads/

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Call for Papers: 'Consuming Gender'

full name / name of organization: 
Assuming Gender
contact email: 
gender@cardiff.ac.uk

This special issue of Assuming Gender – an online, peer-reviewed academic journal from Cardiff University – seeks to explore the way gender is both presented and consumed through popular media and

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

11 - 12 November 2016, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

Seeking submissions that takes risks

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is now open for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

[UPDATE] LFA: Literature Film Conference - Alternate Worlds | October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CFPs Due June 20!

Literature Film Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

Paper proposals are invited from ALL AREAS of film and media studies. - http://litfilm.org/conference/

CFP: E.L. Doctorow for the 21st Century - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Wutz (Weber State University), Julian Murphet (UNSW, Australia) & Samuel Dickson
contact email: 
mwutz@weber.edu, j.murphet@unsw.edu.au, samueljd@gmail.com

Proposals Due July 31, 2016

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 3-5, 2016) - DEADLINE June 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
uwffeministtheory@gmail.com

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA: Call for Proposals April 19 – 23, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication
contact email: 
circlingtheelements@asurams.edu

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture: Hip Hop.

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