category: ethnicity and national identity

Home (Alone): An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self; April 1-2, 2016; Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 1-2, 2016

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

[UPDATE] Religious Experience in the Americas, April 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Religious Experience in the Americas
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

[UPDATED] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 12/8/15 - URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 20 December 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
megan.feifer@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27th Annual American Literature Association conference.

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

“Scotland and the Sea” Scottish Studies/Etudes écossaises, 2017 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Université Grenoble Alpes - ILCEA 4
contact email: 
cyril.besson@u-grenoble3.fr

“Scotland and the Sea”
Études écossaises/ Scottish Studies, n°20, 2017

Consuming (the) Victorians: annual BAVS conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University in conjunction with the British Association for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
BAVS2016@cardiff.ac.uk

Annual BAVS conference 2016

CONSUMING (THE) VICTORIANS

Cardiff University
Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016

Roald Dahl Centenary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood in his centenary year, will give further impetus to the substantial critical attention devoted t

Gender, Translocality and the City Interdisciplinary Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group, University of Debrecen, Hungary
contact email: 
gendertranslocalityworkshop@yahoo.co.uk

Gender, Translocality and the City Workshop
Interdisciplinary Workshop

February 26-27, 2016
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen

Organisers:

Call for Submissions: riverSedge: A Journal of Art and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
riverSedge: A Journal of Art and Literature
contact email: 
robert.moreira@utrgv.edu

Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference (3/31/2016) Deadline: 1/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies at Collin College
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, just north of Dallas, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students.

[UPDATE] CFP: Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold. Abstracts due 8 Jan 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Una McCormack and Dr. Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu; una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016) [Updated]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference [Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Speech by Danielle Christmas

Special Issue: The Family in African Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Media Studies
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The Journal of Cultural and Media Studies seeks papers for a themed issue on The Family in African Film and Media (film, television, video games, YouTube, social media, etc).

CFP: Resounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge, Durham University

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, 8 MARCH 2016

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Rachael Wiseman

(Re)Conceptualizing Black Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization
contact email: 
eashford@umass.edu

University of Massachusetts Amherst
W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Conference Date: April 1, 2016

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogical Contributons

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

International conference: Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World, Sibiu, 19-21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

Reading Matters:
Texts – Cultures – The World

19-21 May 2016

IGA Postgraduate Community Calls For Bloggers!

full name / name of organization: 
The International Gothic Association
contact email: 
igapostgrads@gmail.com

The International Gothic Association (IGA) unites teachers, scholars, and students from around the world interested in Gothic fiction, drama, poetry, art, film, and other forms from the eighteenth cen

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

AfroSurrealism/Black Speculative Fiction Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland
contact email: 
amlowriter@gmail.com

Amiri Baraka used the term to describe the work of Black Arts Movement writer Henry Dumas, and over the years, interest in AfroSurrealism has only grown.

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference "Environment, Place, and Power"

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 24-25, 2016 Flagstaff, AZ
Submission Deadline: January 1, 2016

Queer Performance Now - June 3rd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Queer@King's, King's College London
contact email: 
queer@kcl.ac.uk

Queer@King’s invites proposals for individual talks, panels, roundtables, poetry slams, open mics, critical karaoke and other creative presentations on the topic of queer performance for a one-day c

[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.

You Are Here: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space, and Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

At the root of every critical discussion, from politics to religion to student affairs, is a discussion of space, place, and location — where am I? Where can I go? Who else is here? Who cares?

Border Crossings, February 12, 2016; CFP Deadline November 30, 2015

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

2015 has been a year of global crisis.

[UPDATE] Undergraduate papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK, 27 Feb. 2016 (London)

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Wang/Williams College
contact email: 
dwang@williams.edu

Call for Contributions
University of Sussex and the Poetics Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London present:

Race and Poetry and Poetics in the UK

[UPDATE] Natures 2016: Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

We seek papers that explore the theme of “HABITATS AND HAZARDS” as applied to any of the texts (WRITTEN, VISUAL, MUSICAL, OR EMBODIED) of humanities studies: for example,
• THE HAZARDOUS SPACES OF ART OR LITERATURE
• DEPICTIONS OF POLLUTION OR WASTELAND
• DOMESTIC/URBAN/RURAL/WILD HABITATS
• STAGING/IMAGINING HISTORICAL SETTINGS
• LITERAL AND/OR FIGURATIVE TOXICITY

250 Word ABSTRACTS DUE by NOVEMBER 30, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Conference location: La Sierra University (Riverside, CA USA)
Conference date: February 19, 2016 (8am to 5pm)

PLENARY SPEAKER:
DR. ELIZABETH HECKENDORN COOK (University of California, Santa Barbara) will provide two presentations:

Identities on a Moving Platform: The linked Story Collection and the Lusophone Identity.

full name / name of organization: 
KULeuven- Belgium/ Minho University -Braga (Portugal)
contact email: 
erik.vanachter@kuleuven.be

The Portuguese Diaspora has left indelible marks on the literature it has produced even though few texts, let alone short story collections, have found their way into the fashionable criticism of can

[UPDATE] Mediascape META Section Call for Paper: Authorship

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Jung/Mediascape Magazine/UCLA
contact email: 
Mediascape.Meta@gmail.com

New media’s ability to engage audiences alters the notion of media as static or absolute. Media today has a life of its own.

Mediascape META Section Call for Paper: Authorship

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Jung/Mediascape Magazine/UCLA
contact email: 
Mediascape.Meta@gmail.com

New media’s ability to engage audiences alters the notion of media as static or absolute. Media today has a life of its own.

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