category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] "Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

UPDATE Wharton in Washington 2016: Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
jhaytock@brockport.edu

Wharton in Washington:
A Conference Sponsored by
the Edith Wharton Society
June 2-4, 2016

Extended Deadline: Proposals due September 1, 2015

Proposed Edited Collection on American Women Writers and Liminality 10 Dec 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssawwcollection@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A PROPOSED SSAWW EDITED COLLECTION
CALL FOR SENIOR SCHOLAR TO WRITE PREFACE

The Weird & the Southern Imaginary - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Rozier / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz; Bob Hodges / University of Washington
contact email: 
jamesrzr138@gmail.com; bhodge4@gmail.com

Keynote: The Weird & the Southern Imaginary will introduce the aesthetics and generic conventions of the Weird to cultural studies of the U.S.

CFP Anthology on Girl Labor (non-western and new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Anselmo-Sequeira
contact email: 
danselmo@uci.edu

We are looking for original contributions for an anthology on the history of girl labor to be published by an American university press.

ACLA 2016: Pedagogy, in Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

As two of the three famous "hermeneutics of suspicion", Marxism and psychoanalysis both have an important but conflicted relationship with the work of education.

[UPDATE] Call for Paper: Special Issue of Tamkang Review on “Problematizing East Asia” (Deadline extended to September 6)

full name / name of organization: 
"Problematizing East Asia" / Special Issue of Tamkang Review
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

I. Guest Editors

Yen-bin Chiou, (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

Looking for Public Humanities Pieces on "America"

full name / name of organization: 
'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot......
contact email: 
mericamagazine@gmail.com

It is our contention that a magazine like this has needed to exist for a while.

Perry, Politics, and Propaganda

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

Tyler Perry has become an African-American cultural icon through his stage plays, films, sitcoms, and now, primetime dramas.

The Russians Abroad: Russian Literature in Recent French and English Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mannheim, Germany
contact email: 
clusin@mail.uni-mannheim.de

If measured by their impact on French and English novelists, Russian authors surely take pride of place among the writers of the world.

Crisis: Imaginations and Representations of an Oft-Quoted Notion (LMU Munich 2016 Graduate Conference - CfP Oct 31 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Earnshaw/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
contact email: 
languagetalks16@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Languagetalks 2016: Graduate Conference at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

IBZ Munich, 24th to 26th February 2016

Graduate School of Language and Literature

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02/10/15) - A Postgraduate and Early Career Rersearcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

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

[UPDATE] GENDER, RACE, AND TRANSFORMATION, Oct 30th to Nov 1st, 2015, Pacific University, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity and Gender & Sexuality Studies 2nd Biennial Conference
contact email: 
Rampton@pacificu.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31ST

Friday, October 30th to Sunday, November 1st, 2015
Pacific University
Hillsboro, Oregon

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30-April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel W Jekanowski / Concordia University & Kenneth Rogers / York University
contact email: 
rachel.jekanowski@concordia.ca

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism

SCMS Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
March 30-April 3, 2016

Individual proposals due: Aug 5, 2015

Southern Studies Conference 5-6 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016.

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02-10-15). A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 01/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

The Text as Being: Ontologies of Redemption, Repair, and Regret, ICLA Congress, 21-27 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the upcoming conference of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), the Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature, invites submissions for the following panel, "Th

Distant Attachments: Unsettling Contemporary Afghan Diasporic Art / Oct 15-17, 2015 NYC

full name / name of organization: 
Afghan American Artists and Writers Association (AAAWA)
contact email: 
afghanartistsandwriters@gmail.com

The Series

Race and Comics: The Politics of Representation in Sequential Art | NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rponcecordero@keene.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015

Update to CFP for Barzakh's Spring 2015 Issue (3/5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh Magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

The editors of Barzakh Magazine are proud to present our new RAGE issue, featuring new work by Lydia Davis and other talented writers!

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Turn-of-the-Century African American Print Culture, 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Dietrich, NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
ladietrich4@gmail.com

Traditional format panel for NeMLA 2016 Convention in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016.

Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap April 7-10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Circling The Elements Hip Hop Conference /Albany State University
contact email: 
Circlingtheelements@asurams.edu or andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016

CFP: Colonialism, War & Photography

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London London, United Kingdom
contact email: 
daniel.steinbach@kcl.ac.uk

Call for Papers for an Interdisciplinary Workshop as part of the research project Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict: Colonials, Neutrals and Belligerents during the First World War.

Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference 2016 11/2/15; 3/10-13/16

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
incs@appstate.edu

Theme: Natural and Unnatural Histories
Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint (University of Southern California) and Elaine Freedgood (NYU)

March 10-13, 2016, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, NC
Hosted by Appalachian State University
incs2016.appstate.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Womack and Laura Fisher - C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amw202@pitt.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

Itineraries/Itinéraires

full name / name of organization: 
Université de La Rochelle, France CRHIA (Centre de recherches en histoire internationale et atlantique) Faculté des Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines
contact email: 
martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr david.waterman@univ-lr.fr

As part of the scientific program PRES FE2C "Cultures and Territories," we organized a workshop in 2012 on "Itineraries" and more recently a symposium entitled "Cultures in Movement." We are pursuing

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Committee at Texas A&M San Antonio
contact email: 
EnglishConference.tamusa@yahoo.com

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film
November 6, 2015
Texas A&M University- San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

CFP: Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies Regional Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
mcclure@kutztown.edu

The Wild Irish: The Irish-American Experience
November 20-21, 2015
Valley Forge, PA

[UPDATE] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality” due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme of feminist LGBTQ+ intersectionality.

Journal Seeks Prose and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

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