category: ethnicity and national identity

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

Programme for 'Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals'

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Assocaition
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Fiction Association
and Liverpool John Moores University Study Day

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

UPDATE: Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/25

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

Conference on Scheherazade - University of Sheffield 19 May 2016 - deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

Symposium on Arctic Cinema 21-22 November 2016 (Norway)

full name / name of organization: 
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
contact email: 
luis.antunes@ntnu.no

The Department of Art and Media Studies (Institutt for kunst- og medievitenskap) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Cinema Scandinavia invite proposals for presentations

[UPDATE] Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar at the University of Iowa
contact email: 
postsecular-novel@uiowa.edu

What role do religion and secularization play in the rise of the novel?

Where is Adaptation? Article contributions needed.

full name / name of organization: 
Edited collection for F.I.L.L.M and John Benjamins
contact email: 
casiehermansson@gmail.com

Call for contributors: Where is Adaptation? A few (3-4) more articles needed, particularly those focusing in some way on marginalized countries, artists, cultures, works, or material.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] 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

[UPDATE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

The 27th FILLM International Congress, New Delhi, India, Language & Literature, 15-17 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
FILLM - The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
meenakshibharat@gmail.com

THEME: "THE FAMILIAR AND THE EXOTIC IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: THE POLITICS OF PERCEPTION AND REPRESENTATION"

CFP for NWSA 2016 Proposed Panel – Gender and Bodily Regulation -- November 10-13 -- Montréal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Byock, PhD / Edgewood College
contact email: 
abyock@edgewood.edu

We are looking to fill out our panel with engaging research on how bodies are regulated around gender through legislation, policy, and governance.

THE END OF FASHION Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 8-9 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Massey University and the University of Otago
contact email: 
end_of_fashion@otago.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS

THE END OF FASHION

Conference, College of Creative Arts, Massey University, Wellington,
New Zealand, 8-9 December 2016

[UPDATE]The Future of Human(ity) 22-24 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CICAS: Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
sarahw@nipissingu.ca

CICAS, the Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences, invites proposals for its inaugural conference on the theme of The Future of Humanity.

[UPDATE] Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
D.Gkitsa@gold.ac.uk

DEADLINE EXTENDED MARCH 11. The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop, Antalya, TURKEY (June 8-10, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
info@englanglit.org

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop aims to bring together academics, teachers, and artists to exchange information and share their experiences, ideas, and research results about all asp

MLA Conference Panel--Wounding and Caring: Vulnerable Bodies in Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Amit R. Baishya, Andreea Marculescu
contact email: 
arbaishya1@ou.edu; amarcule@uci.edu

This panel seeks papers on literary and visual representations of vulnerable bodies and of their inscription in various historical and socio-political frameworks of care.

[Reminder] Space and Spatiality (Abstracts due March 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Wander/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtwander@ucdavis.edu

RMMLA Convention, October 6-8, 2016.

CFA: Black Matters - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info.diffractions@gmail.com

Deadline for articles: May 30 2016

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination [EXTENDED DEADLINE Feb. 25 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Blossom N. Fondo and Dr Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

Commitment and Critique:
Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination [EXTENDED DEADLINE Feb. 25 2016]

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination [EXTENDED DEADLINE Feb. 25 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Blossom N. Fondo and Dr Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

Commitment and Critique:
Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination [EXTENDED DEADLINE Feb. 25 2016]

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D (Volume 1 Issue 2 March-April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

Nordic Irish Studies journal - general submissions (deadline: 31 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies, Dalarna University, Sweden
contact email: 
cza@du.se

Nordic Irish Studies is looking for submissions on any aspect within the field of Irish Studies for the 2016 regular issue (December 2016). Nordic Irish Studies is a peer-reviewed journal.

Routes of Difference: Migration in Artistic, Academic and Media Discourses. Lisbon - November 24-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Although migratory movements have always existed throughout history, migration is nowadays usually associated with globalization and the resulting increase in the global mobility of people and informa

MLA 2017: William Carlos Williams and Democracy (Deadline March 7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
neri.sandoval@icould.com

This panel considers the numerous ways in which the work of William Carlos Williams engages with socio-economic and political formations in the United States.

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association XIV Triennial Conference 'Salvage'

full name / name of organization: 
British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2016@wlv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

‘Salvage’

The Fourteenth Triennial Conference
of the
British Comparative Literature Association

Remediating Boundaries between Children’s Print and Digital Media (MLA, 1/5/17-1/8/17, 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

At the outset of their landmark work, Remediation: Understanding New Media, Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin explain the “double logic” of remediation accordingly: “Our culture wants both to

MLA Special Session: American Women Writers' Boundary Conditions (1 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin J. Jacobson / Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristin.jacobson@stockton.edu

SSAWW CFP for MLA 2017 Special Session

American Women Writers' Boundary Conditions

Special Session

Speculative Latin@: Histories of the Future

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

The Latina and Latino Forum of the MLA welcomes papers for a non-guaranteed session for the 2017 convention in Philadelphia.

UPDATE: The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
iiui-uncw@uncw.edu

The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry
full name / name of organization:
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email:

Minding the Senses, Sensing the Mind, May 20-21, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

"I would I knew his mind." - (Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1.2.33)
"My own mind is my own church." - Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason (I.i)
“Where is my mind” – The Pixies

MLA 2017 Special Session: Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness (DEADLINE: 3/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Leah Misemer/ University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jessica Gross/ St. Louis College of Pharmacy
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed roundtable panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, Jan. 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

Writing Resistance (Guaranteed panel, MLA 2017, 5-8 January, Philadelphia, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Transdisciplinary Connections between History and Literature
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

The Forum on Transdisciplinary Connections between History and Literature is soliciting papers on the topic of historical approaches to “writing resistance” or “writing rebellion”.

[UPDATE] Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
l: sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

AAL Annual Conference: Literature and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Western Sydney University
contact email: 
a.jamison@westernsydney.edu.au

11-13 July 2016, Western Sydney University

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