category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] New Connections for Scottish Studies (SAMLA 87; DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 25)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hayest@chowan.edu

This panel welcomes papers that examine any aspect of Scottish literature and its connection to other arts, in line with the theme of this year's SAMLA conference (Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15).

Fictions of Circulation & the Circulation of Fictions in Latin America - NeMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Lorena Cuya Gavilano / Lycoming College
contact email: 
lorenacuya@gmail.com

People, narratives, and genres move across geographic, linguistic, temporal, and cultural boundaries. Their multiple modes of circulation generate conceptual and rhetorical strategies to preserve, adapt, transform, and/or conceal identity vis-à-vis issues of spatial and temporal mobility. In the last hundred years, the circulation of people, texts, and other cultural productions among Latin American countries has proved to be increasingly rich and complex in positive and negative ways. This roundtable* focuses on works that deal with the circulation of people and narratives across Latin American borders. It focuses on texts that are, in essence, privileged manifestations of transnational, post-national, and/or World Literature phenomena and explores: How do they fictionalize the concept of circulation or mobility, and what are the fictions of circulation?

Fugitive Environmentalisms

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submission of essays to be considered for a special issue in the environmental humanities.

Darkness, Depression and Descent in Anglo-Saxon England

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Wehlau
contact email: 
wehlaur@queensu.ca

Proposals are sought for "Darkness, Depression and Descent in Anglo-Saxon England," a collection of articles that will cover the depiction of emotional or physical states associated with darkness or d

“The French Play in London”: Adaptations from the French in Victorian England

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / University of Valencia, Spain
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

This essay collection aims at exploring the presence of French plays in Victorian England and their influence and impact upon native dramatists, critics and audiences.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s 4th Law and Literature Conference (October 30-Nov1 2015))

full name / name of organization: 
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s 4th Law and Literature Conference
contact email: 
vhendrick@jjay.cuny.edu

This conference considers literary renderings of labor concerns, broadly defined, to explore law.

Re-visioning Activism: The Fourth International Conference on Asian British and Asian American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Serena Chou/Institute of European and American Studies Academia Sinica
contact email: 
sschou.sinica@gmail.com

December 18-19, 2015
Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
ehughes@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

[UPDATE] Nabokov on Politics (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / Davidson College
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

In a later preface to Bend Sinister (1947), Vladimir Nabokov claims, “the influence of my epoch on my present book is as negligible as the influence of my books, or at least of this book, o

Philip Roth Society Panel at MLA International Symposium on "Other Europes" (Dusseldorf, June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel on Philip Roth and the “Other Europe” at the Modern Language Association International Symposium in Dusseldorf, Germany from June 23-25, 2016.

Translated Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Hofmann, University of Wuppertal
contact email: 
bhofmann@uni-wuppertal.de

Translated Memories“: Transgenerational Perspectives in Literature on the Holocaust
July 14, 2015, Steinheim Institute in Essen, Germany

DE RE MEDITERRANEA - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 4-5 DECEMBER 2015 - ABSTRACTS DEADLINE July 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY AND FLORENCE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
contact email: 
conferences@fua.it

CALL FOR PAPERS
Stony Brook University and Florence University of the Arts
are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Conference that will take place in Florence on the 4th and 5th of December 2015.

Faulkner and the City at American Literature Association Symposium on September 10-12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
jcobrien@memphis.edu

I am organizing a proposed panel on representations of the city within Faulkner’s texts for the upcoming ALA Symposium “The City and American Literature.” I’m looking for 2-4 proposals on any

(In)visible Lines: Feminist & Gender Studies. Uni of Limerick, 20-21st November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Network
contact email: 
info@sibeal.ie

The feminist movement has been categorised as a series of different waves, first, second and third, with some contemporary critics suggesting we are now on the precipice of a fourth wave.

[UPDATE] Unity and Division in the History of Art - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

[UPDATE] Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century - Deadline 5 Dec 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

[UPDATE - please note the change to conference dates and CfP deadline)

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2016

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

UPDATE Call for Papers Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

full name / name of organization: 
Université Grenoble Alpes
contact email: 
david.leishman@u-grenoble3.fr

Call for Papers
Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; deadline extended to July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Open, non-thematic issue of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; submission deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation (University of Zadar, Croatia)
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words

Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 8th issue, deadline for submissions: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that manuscripts for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture should be sent by June 30, 2015 to reci@alfa.edu.rs.

Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability conference (submission 10/1/15; conference 4/9/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University Department of Fine Arts and Department of English
contact email: 
rweber@misericordia.edu and acaleb@misericordia.edu

April 9, 2016 – Misericordia University (Dallas, PA)
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Specialists: Passions and Careers (October 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
submissions@universitaspress.com

CFP: Specialists: Passions and Careers (collection Professional Development for Academics)

[EXTENDED] CFP: Gothic Tourism Book

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

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.

“The French Play in London”: Adaptations from the French in Victorian England

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / University of Valencia, Spain
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

This essay collection aims at exploring the presence of French plays in Victorian England and their influence and impact upon native dramatists, critics and audiences.

Aquí y Ahora: TV and Film in Spain" (March 25-26, 2016, in Swarthmore College, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Swarthmore College (PA, USA)
contact email: 
agrasve1@swarthmore.edu

Aquí y ahora: TV and Film Production in Contemporary Spain: International Conference
Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College
March 25–26, 2016

Translated Memories: Transgenerational Perspectives in Literature on the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Hofmann; University of Wuppertal and Steinheim Institute for German-Jewish History
contact email: 
bhofmann@uni-wuppertal.de

The Steinheim Colloquium "Translated Memories“ addresses the subject of writing about the Holocaust today : How can memories of the Holocaust be constituted and transformed in a transgenerational an

Extended Deadline: A Writer Young and Old: Yeats at 150 (15-18 October at University of Limerick)

full name / name of organization: 
International Yeats Society
contact email: 
margaret.harper@ul.ie

It has been a century and a half since the birth of W. B. Yeats.

[UPDATE] George Meredith and His Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, Bishop Grossteste University, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK

Death of Empires: Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference 18-19 September 2015; submissions by 15 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Daemen College
contact email: 
empires.conference@daemen.edu

In September 2015, the Departments of English and History and Political Science at Daemen College will host a two-day interdisciplinary conference titled “Death of Empires,” dedicated to exploring

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de


Cultural Palimpsests: Ethnic Watermarks, Surfacing Histories

full name / name of organization: 
MESEA
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

The 2016 MESEA conference in Warsaw will focus on ethnic and minority discourses that have undergone erasure, yet keep resurfacing, on cultural traces left by groups long gone that have been forgotten

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers 21-23 March 2016, Lisbon (Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies (FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
contact email: 
apeaaconference@gmail.com

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers

21-23 March 2016

https://apeaaconference2016.wordpress.com/

Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University Lisbon

Octavia E. Butler: Celebrating Letters, Life, and Legacy - February 24-26, 2016 - Spelman College

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

February 24, 2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the passing of Octavia E. Butler. To commemorate her contributions to the world of letters, the Octavia E.

[UPDATE] Consuming Culture in Victorian and Edwardian Literature (SAMLA 87) (6/25)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

From the proliferation and commodification of print culture in the 18th century to the Forster's Education Act of 1870, those who consumed - and the way people consumed – the arts and culture at lar

Names to Conjure with: Rushdie's Influence, Translation, Reception

full name / name of organization: 
Rushdie International Society
contact email: 
rushdieinternationalsociety@gmail.com

Date: 21–23 January 2016 (Thursday–Saturday)
Location: Université de Paris, Sorbonne

We welcome suggestions for papers, posters or pre-organized panels and roundtables.

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