category: postcolonial

Global Feminist Film: Diversity on Screen NeMLA 2016 March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Schaefer / Stony Brook University
contact email: 
joy.schaefer@stonybrook.edu

Situated within the disciplines of women’s & gender studies and transnational film studies, the Global Feminist Film: Diversity on Screen workshop will bring feminist film scholars, filmmakers and p

Somewhere Else: Teaching Literatures of Refugee Experience in a U.S. Context (NeMLA, Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Audiovisualtopia: A Conference on the Contemporary Screen scene

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Goss, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Communications Dept.
contact email: 
screen_studies@yahoo.com

One hundred twenty years after the Lumiere Brothers’ Arrival of a Train at Ciotat Station / L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat and about 60 years after the insinuation of television...in

Gendered Madness: Literary Representations of Othered Gender Expressions--NeMLA 2016--abstracts due September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lowman, SUNY University at Buffalo
contact email: 
nllowman@buffalo.edu

Panel Description
Each culture has its own conception of gender, and those conceptions are often intertwined with ideas about appropriate sexuality. Whenever there are norms, there are always already opportunities for both exclusion and subversion. Those who have been othered and, by extension, excluded may either be perceived as mad because they lack normative gendered traits or can experience psychic trauma, which can drive them to madness. In either case, gender non-conformists are often viewed as crazy. Conversely, subversion can be a powerful force for those who have been deemed other to exert their agency and the validity of their othered identities. Though gender ideology evolves over time and across cultures, there are always those that fall outside what is considered normal. Some embrace those othered identities while some cannot cope with their own uniqueness.

Papers in this panel explore the normative gender constructs of their respective texts and the characters whose traits lie outside said norms. By exploring the perceived or actual madness of characters who express othered gender traits, these papers describe the ways in which literature, across nations and across periods, critiques ideologies of normative gender.

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE - February 1-2-3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP Edited Collection- Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production , Deadline October 1

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

We are seeking essays for an edited collection entitled Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production.

Revisiting the Art of the (Post)Modern Poetry Collection, NeMLA 2016, Hartford: 17-20 March

full name / name of organization: 
Raji Singh Soni / Virginia Tech
contact email: 
rajisoni@vt.edu

White Buildings at 90: Revisiting the Art of the (Post)Modern Poetry Collection (Panel)

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Digital Humanities Pedagogy (July 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie1@gsu.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

Cha "Hong Kong" Poetry Contest

full name / name of organization: 
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
editors@asiancha.com

This December, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal will turn eight years old.

The (Native) American University (9/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

The colonial appropriation of indigenous place names has been an abiding concern of postcolonial studies.

[UPDATE] Philament (Online Journal of Arts and Culture), Issue 21: "Terror Australis" -- Deadline extended to 1 August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge, University of Sydney
contact email: 
chris@rudge.tv, philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions

Museum Engagements in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature; NeMLA 2016; Hartford, CT; March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
frankcapogna@gmail.com

The rise of the modern museum was (and remains) a global event that resonates across literary cultures.

Post-conflict territories: representations and reconfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Commonwealth Essays and Studies
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com

Call for articles
Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Spring 2016
Post-conflict territories: representations and reconfigurations

Journal of New Zealand Literature Essay Prize (31 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
charles.ferrall@vuw.ac.nz

JNZL essay prize
The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
EnJeu(x) - University of Maine (France) and Akron (US)
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

An international and multidisciplinary conference co-organized by Elisabeth Lamothe, Delphine Letort (University of Maine-Le Mans in France, 3L.AM), and Heather Braun (University of Akron, Ohio) with

Transatlantic Connections Conference 3 January 2016 13-17

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
drewtransatlantic@gmail.com

Call For Papers

SOCRATES CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: VOL. 3 NO. 3 ISSUE - September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates : Scholarly Research Journal
contact email: 
editor@socratesjournal.com

 

Regular Paper Submission:

UPDATE: Edited Collection: Monstrous Messengers:Supernatural Figures Children’s Picture Books Deadline July 15

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

CFP Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers:Supernatural Figures in Children’s Picture Books Deadline Extended July 15
Full Name
Leslie Ormandy (Clackamas Community College)

Call for Monographs 2015: Book Series on East‐West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Press
contact email: 
lucr0110@gmail.com

This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature, particularly East‐West precolonial, colonial, or postcolonial contacts that expose, problematize, or re‐create the sens

Seeking Socially Conscious Poetry and Prose

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

Call for submissions
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Submissions in PROSE

[CFP] Special Issue of TEXT on 'Gothic Writing'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Dr Kimberley McMahon-Coleman
contact email: 
gothicissuetext@gmail.com

In recent years, Gothic Studies has evolved into a solid field of enquiry.

Essays on English Literature invited for the Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Spring Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
chiefeditor@springmagazine.net

Spring Magazine on English Literature
(www.springmagazine.net)
Call for Papers

Ashgate Studies in Childhood: 1700 to the Present (no deadline; book series)

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Donahue, Ashgate Publishing
contact email: 
adonahue@ashgate.com

Series Editor: Claudia Nelson, Texas A&M University
This series recognizes and supports innovative work on the child and on
literature for children and adolescents that informs teaching and engages
with current and emerging debates in the field. Proposals are welcome for
interdisciplinary and comparative studies by humanities scholars working in
a variety of fields, including literature; book history, periodicals
history, and print culture and the sociology of texts; theater, film,
musicology, and performance studies; history, including the history of
education; gender studies; art history and visual culture; cultural studies;
and religion.

Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

Forgotten Geographies in the Fin de Siècle, 1880-1920 | Conference CFP | 8-9 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
forgottengeographies@gmail.com

The glamour and mystery of the place, with its sinister atmosphere of forgotten nations, appealed to the imagination of my friend.

A turn in theory: towards a 21st century notion of post-theory.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj.
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

A turn in theory: towards a 21st century notion of post-theory.

"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.

“Reimagining City Politics From the Margins”/ panel for ALA symposium "City and American Literature/ Abstract Deadline 7/28/15

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Miami
contact email: 
mdg60@miami.edu

This panel welcomes papers that explore how contemporary literary genres attempt to think through the traditionally raced and class divided formulations (and representations) of the neoliberal city-sc

call for articles: Scritture migranti #8

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting articles for its 8/2014 issue.

[UPDATE-Keynotes Added] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Key Note Speakers:

Craig Baldwin [filmmaker, lecturer @ UC Davis]

Landscaping Change: Exploring the transformation, reconstitution & disruption of environments. 29th-31st March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
landscapingchange@gmail.com

Landscaping Change:
Exploring the transformation, reconstitution and disruption of environments through the arts and humanities and social science.

Bath Spa University
29, 30, 31 March 2016

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 15 JULY for RICE ENGLISH SYMPOSIUM

full name / name of organization: 
"Modalities: Politics and Poetics," Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

***Extended Submission Deadline: 15 July 2015***

Please visit Modalities2015.com for more information!

This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

We choose to consider not “environment,” say, but “environmentality” in order to avoid sounding monolithic or reified. But if these terms are more than academic politesse, it is time to revisit what we mean by monolithic, reified, and, of course, –ality. By animality, do we mean the conditions of possibility for animals or being-animal? By materiality, are we shifting our focus from material characteristics and attributes to describe instead what modulates or grounds existence? Moreover, are theorizations of animality and materiality as politically motivated and implicative as socially-conscious work on sexuality or postcoloniality?

Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity, welcoming members, students, faculty, and employees

Marquez and Literatures from India- 12 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Amith Kumar P V, Dept. of Comparative Literature and India Studies, EFL-University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
compliteflu@gmail.com

As the prophet of magic realism and an extraordinary satirist of political dictatorship, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s literary horizons are incomprehensibly vast, and the rigorous intensity of his writi

Third Bremen Conference on Language and Literature in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts - March 15-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bremen
contact email: 
bcll3@uni-bremen.de

Call for Papers
Third Bremen Conference on Language and Literature in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts (BCLL#3)
In Association with INPUTS, BIKQS, and IACPL
“Postcolonial Knowledges”

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