category: ethnicity and national identity

Cultural Studies Issues within the Second World Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

How are new(er) cultural studies issues received, negotiated, challenged, embraced, or rejected within the spaces of the Second World?

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

One-day inter-disciplinary conference at the University of Bristol, 1st July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Dr Angela McShane, Royal College of Art/ V&A

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

The Recluse in American Literature (proposed special session for MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Mosher
contact email: 
matthew.mosher@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on reclusive figures in American literature, with a particular emphasis on how such figures represent, reproduce, and/or contest dominant cultural paradigms of individuality an

Fictionality in representations of Japan and Europe from a cross-cultural perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Mutual Images
contact email: 
mutualimages@gmail.com

For the fourth Mutual Images workshop, we seek to explore the dynamic relations between Japan and Europe through the notion of fictionality.

Call for Abstract - Exploring Teen Wolf - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
McFarland Press
contact email: 
keoverland@gmail.com

Looking for papers for an essay collection on the MTV television show Teen Wolf, with an emphasis on the most recent seasons.

Literature, Language and Cultural Nationalism in Cameroon/Africa (25-26 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda, NWR, Cameroon.

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Identity, Intimacy

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections (November 11-13 2016, Poznań, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionsPoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

GENDER, IDENTITY, SEX and SEXUALITY for NEPCA conference (10/21 &22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

The Northeast Popular Culture Association is currently soliciting papers for its upcoming conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH, on October 21/22, 2016.

Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession Oct. 21 - 22

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) and the Border Collective of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
aslegrad2016@gmail.com

ASLE Graduate Student Symposium
“Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession”
October 21st - 22nd, 2016

Call for Submissions: The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is an annual peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

English: The Journal of the English Association - Special Issue on literature, landscape and the environment

full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association
contact email: 
englishjournal@northumbria.ac.uk

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on literature, landscape and the environment.

Animals in Literature and Film, MMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging in tensions of “human” and “animal” found within a variety of cultural textualities in the broad field of animal

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

German Women Writers Panel for 58th MMLA Annual Convention, Abstracts due April 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
fj5695@wayne.edu and dana.grandstaff@wayne.edu

2016 Call for Papers
The 58th Midwest Modern Language Association
Annual Convention

Saint Louis, Missouri
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
November 10-13, 2016
German Women Writers

Translocality and Refugees (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Locality and Humanities, Korean Studies Institute (Pusan National University, Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The 6th Issue of Localities

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of of academic cover versions.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

Twelfth International Conference on the Arts in Society

full name / name of organization: 
The Arts in Society Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

Pantheon-Sorbonne University
Paris, France
14-16 June 2017

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEE BELOW

Reformation 500: Protestantism, Literature and Ireland; 3/15/16 abstract deadline for MLA 1/5/17

full name / name of organization: 
2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017; *non-guaranteed Irish Literature Forum
contact email: 
mary.burke@uconn.edu

2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017

CFP On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS), Nottingham Trent University
contact email: 
OnTheMargins@ntu.ac.uk

The Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS) at Nottingham Trent University invites postgraduates researching travel writing of all eras to join us in a one-day workshop exploring travel writing ‘on

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

The Harlem Renaissance After the Transnational Turn

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Panel
contact email: 
hansonkr@indiana.edu

This proposed special session will explore how the transnational turn in literary studies has impacted the ways we research and write about the New Negro Renaissance.

Tenth Global Studies Conference - National University of Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Global Studies Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

TENTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

National University of Singapore, Singapore
8-9 June 2017
http://onglobalization.com/2017-conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

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

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

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