category: ethnicity and national identity

Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

NEH Summer Institute on Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Cheylon Woods/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 30-June 24, 2016 (4 weeks)
Location: Lafayette, LA
For more information: Contact Cheylon Woods at gainescenter@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1848

'Romanticism on Edge / Edgy Romanticism' - a one day symposium on 9th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew McInnes, Edge Hill University
contact email: 
Andrew.McInnes@edgehill.ac.uk

The traditional boundaries of Romanticism - six male poets; the definite articles of Romantic image, imagination and ideology; an implicit focus on Englishness - have been comprehensively contested to

CFP “Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community in American Literature," Santa Barbara, CA, April 23rd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Cultures and Global Contexts Center, UCSB English Department
contact email: 
acgc.grad@gmail.com

UCSB's American Cultures and Global Contexts Center Presents:
“Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community”
Conference Date: April 23rd, 2016 at UC Santa Barbara

Movements & Migrancies (April 27-28, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Department of English, Graduate English Association
contact email: 
torontogradconference@gmail.com

[There] are lines of articulation or segmentarity, strata and territories; but also lines of flight, movements of deterritorialization and destratification.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s Annual Conference.

Call for Submissions (ongoing): The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor / The Space Between
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is a peer-reviewed digital journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Indigenous Cultural Practices in the Age of Globalization: The 2016 NTU International Theatre Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Drama and Theater, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
ntutheaterconference@ntu.edu.tw

In the 1980s, Anderson proposed the concept of “imagined community” to explain the emergence of nation-state.

"Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

Freaked and Othered Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan Diamond and Lauranne Poharec / Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
lp0828@mun.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Special Issue
Freaked and Othered Bodies in Comics

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

[UPDATE] Border Crossings, Deadline Extended to December 18 , 2015

full name / name of organization: 
GWU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lizmoser@gwu.edu, amontroso@gwu.edu

CFP Deadline Extended to Friday December 18th, 2015

[Update] Medieval Globalisms: Movement in the Global Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University
contact email: 
mblizard@indiana.edu

Keynote Speaker Announced: Cecily Hilsdale, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Politics, Pedagogy, & Protest in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference
contact email: 
coastalplains.uh@gmail.com

Event: 04/15/2016-04/16/2016
Location: Houston, Texas
Abstract Due Date: 01/15/2016

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
stoweconference2016@gmail.com

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference
Spokane, WA
June 24-26, 2016

Aelurus Graduate Journal: Deadline is January 25th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Weber State University's Aelurus Graduate Journal
contact email: 
Aelurus@ weber.edu

Weber State University is accepting, poetry, fiction, non fiction, and scholarly articles for the Aelurus Graduate Journal.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 25th, 2016.

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Jared Champion (Young Harris College) and Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

Nineteenth-Century Programme Music

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/programmemusic.html

Nineteenth-Century Programme Music

25-27 November 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

organized by

[REMINDER] Call for Papers: Cold War Narratives Reimagined (DUE DEC. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University
contact email: 
yalecoldwarconference@gmail.com

Yale University, April 8-9, 2016
Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2015

[UPDATE] REMINDER: PRESUMED AUTONOMY: LITERATURE AND ART IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 10–13 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Deadline for paper proposals: 15 December, 2015

C PRACSIS International Conference on History, Theory and Writing 11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia In Association with The Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University and The Department of English, SB College Changanassery.
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS announces its 2016 edition of International Conference on 'History, Theory and Writing'.

Music and Power in the Baroque Era

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/musicpower.html

Music and Power in the Baroque Era

11-13 November 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

organized by

Play Me a Story: Videogames as Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
videogamesasnarrative@gmail.com

Despite the exponential rise of videogames in contemporary culture (the gaming industry now being more lucrative than film) critical consideration of games as narrative texts remains in its infancy.

[UPDATE] Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

full name / name of organization: 
UTA English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
bodiesatwork2016@gmail.com

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015

[UPDATE] Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference April 29-30 [JANUARY 15 Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

[UPDATE] Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies: A Graduate Conference in Reno, 26-27 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2016@gmail.com

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies
The 6th annual College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
Conference Date: February 26-27, 2016

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 15 - articles and reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies is currently seeking submissions for Issue #15, to be published in late Summer 2016.

"YST – Young Scholars Transfers: A reflection on the notion of transfer in human and social sciences" october 13-14, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
contact email: 
colloqueyst2016@hotmail.com

Call for papers: international symposium “YST – Young Scholars Transfers: A reflection on the notion of transfer in the field of human and social sciences”

[UPDATE] Symposium Reading the Present through the Past

full name / name of organization: 
The Netherlands School for Literary Studies
contact email: 
vandamhd@cardiff.ac.uk

Reading the Present through the Past

Forms and Trajectories of Neo-Historical Fiction

Call for Papers

One-day symposium, 4 March 2016

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Engaging Society Through Literature and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures / L'Association des littératures canadiennes et québécoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

Le français suit

CALL FOR SESSIONS AND PAPERS

Engaging Society through Literature and Criticism

Music Criticism 1900-1950

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/20musicriticism.html

Music Criticism 1900-1950

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
Societat Catalana de Musicologia, Barcelona

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

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