category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Early Modern Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Professor James Fitzmaurice (University Northern Arizona) and Othello's Island (CVAR)
contact email: 
mparaskos@mac.com

Early Modern Women Writers (approx. 1550-1700)
at Othello's Island CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus
5 to 9 April 2017

Midwest PCA-- Southern Lit and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Call for Book Reviewer for The Intimacies of Four Continents, Lisa Lowe 2015 (review due mid-May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
denise_macneil@redlands.edu

Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal seeks a reviewer to review The Intimacies of Four Continents (Lisa Lowe, 2015).

SPECTRA Journal submissions open for Issue 5.2

full name / name of organization: 
SPECTRA (the Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives) Journal
contact email: 
editor@spectrajournal.org

SPECTRA: The ASPECT Journal http://spectrajournal.org
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Issue 5.2, Spring 2016

Translating Genre, Language, Power

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kathleen.burt@mga.edu

In the Middle Ages, there existed a concept known as translatio studii.

[UPDATE] Chapter proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by May 15, 2016.

Baudrillard, Religion, Theology

full name / name of organization: 
The International Journal of Baudrillard Studies
contact email: 
j.walters2@lse.ac.uk j.baldwin@londonmet.ac.uk

CFP: Baudrillard, Religion, Theology

Austen and Deleuze

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
contact email: 
dmk209@lehigh.edu

2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death.

Recuperation (of antagonistic, oppositional or emancipatory Forms of Cultural Production)

full name / name of organization: 
London Conference in Critical Thought
contact email: 
naxalbelt@gmail.com

Recuperation is an inexorable feature of late capitalism, as modes of art and cultural expression that once were resistant, oppositional or antagonistic from the 1960’s and 70’s have been graduall

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 13-16, 2016]

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

“Alternate Worlds”

[UPDATE] Borders and Borderlands: Liminal Textualities in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
ysj.ma.symposium@gmail.com

Borderlands are defined as being both ‘an area of land close to a border between two countries’ and ‘an area between two qualities, ideas or subjects that has features of both but is not clearly

UPDATE: CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne K. Phillips and Miranda A. Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

Afro-Mexico: Negotiating a Cultural Identity through Dance

full name / name of organization: 
Joana A. Guzman
contact email: 
msjoanaguzman@gmail.com

This research looks at the cultural performances and popular celebrations practiced by Afro-Mexicans from the colonial period to the 20th century in the regions of Veracruz, Oaxaca and Guerrero.

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

Interdisciplinary and Transnational Volume on Vegetarianism, Proposals due May 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Shprintzen
contact email: 
shprintzen@marywood.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for a new interdisciplinary and transnational volume focusing on the social and cultural contexts of vegetarianism throughout history.

Arab-American Culture in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy E. Holden, Midwest Popular Culture Conference
contact email: 
sholden@purdue.edu

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference/Midwest American Culture Association

Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016

Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago

Deadline: April 30, 2016

American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy E. Holden, Midwest Popular Culture Conference
contact email: 
sholden@purdue.edu

2016 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/6/16-10/9/16

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

October 6-9, 2016, Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
5550 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 678-4488

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University

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

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE

An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

International Pynchon Week 2017, Pynchon’s New Worlds, La Rochelle, June 5-9, 2017 (abstracts due September 30, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Pynchon Week 2017, Pynchon's New Worlds
contact email: 
ipw2017larochelle@gmail.com

The 2017 International Pynchon Week will be held on the French Atlantic coast in the old harbor of La Rochelle, from which a number of Europeans set sail for the New World.

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

[UPDATE] [EXTENDED DEADLINE] Call for articles: Stages of Embodiment in Postcolonial Theatre - Deadline for abstracts: April 7

full name / name of organization: 
AIA - Italian Association of English Studies (Textus)
contact email: 
tiziana.morosetti@area.ox.ac.uk; serena.guarracino@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TEXTUS n.2 2016

Stages of Embodiment in Postcolonial Theatre

Editors:

Call for studies of Migrations and Identity 5/31/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

Watchung Review invites scholarly papers on the theme of migrations and identity.

CFP: Science, Society & Civilisation

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Death in the American City - Abstracts Due April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

This is a renewed call for papers for a special issue of the Canadian Review of American Studies

The 1st Annual Pulp Studies Symposium: Sensational Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
James Madison University
contact email: 
flotabc@jmu.edu

James Madison University is hosting The 1st Annual Pulp Studies Symposium: Sensational Scholarship. The symposium will be held October 7th and 8th, 2016.

Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session - SAMLA88

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session at SAMLA88
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

The Marxist Literary Group welcomes a wide range of paper proposals concerning Marxism, but papers addressing the SAMLA 88 theme (Utopia/Dystopia) are especially welcome.

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Call for Submissions -- Oz Club National Convention

full name / name of organization: 
International Wizard of Oz Club
contact email: 
ryan@ryanbunch.com

The International Wizard of Oz Club welcomes submissions for its National Convention, which will take place in Philadelphia on August 5-7, 2016.

MLA 2017 CFP: "Pound, H.D., and Bryher" (deadline 3/28/16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ezra Pound Society
contact email: 
sara.dunton@unb.ca

The Ezra Pound Society invites submissions for a guaranteed session, "Pound, H.D. and Bryher," at the Modern Language Assn. Convention, January 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

[UPDATE]: Midwest Modern Language Association, Religion and Literature permanent section, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aschmi48@slu.edu; jason.zirbel@marquette.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

SCMLA 2016: Southern Literature (abstracts due March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mdsursav@central.uh.edu

Submissions are welcomed for this regular session of the SCMLA annual conference to be held in Dallas, TX, November 3-5, 2016.

Heritage in Transition: Scenes of Urban Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities (IASCC)/Culture of Cities Centre
contact email: 
info@cultureofcities.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: 4th Annual Conference of The International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities (IASCC)

Ermoupolis, Syros Greece July 27-29th, 2016

Fifth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia - June 15-17, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Centre for British Studies
contact email: 
juvenilia@una.edu

As the cold water gushed forth, filling the mug, I spelled "w-a-t-e-r"
in Helen's free hand…. She dropped the mug and stood as one transfixed. A new light came into her face.

Call for Papers--Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers

full name / name of organization: 
Farris Lee Francis and Maj. Sylvia C. McPherson Ed.M (Ret)
contact email: 
leefrancis12@gmail.com

Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Edward O. Ako, Prof. Blossom N. Fondo
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

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