category: postcolonial

Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) – at SAMLA Conference, November 12-15, 2015
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just been nominated for a Grammy. Yes, a music award.

Call for Papers, Spring/Summer 2015: “Excitable Speech? Radical Discourse and the Limits of Freedom”

full name / name of organization: 
The Postcolonialist
contact email: 
editorinchief@postcolonialist.com

It is assumed that in today’s mass media, “free speech” is everywhere. We have access to an endless stream of images, words, thoughts and ideas on a daily basis.

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (extended deadline2/25)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) &National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2015ealaconference@gmail.com.

Originating from old Latin se- (“apart”) and cernere (“sift”), “secret” means “hidden, concealed, and private,” thereby signifying the distinction between the true and the false, the l

Through Opposition and Commonality: The Role and Depiction of the Arts and Sciences in Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association /Columbus, OH/ 12-15 Nov. 2015
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature
Permanent Section
Session Coordinator: Dr. Amberyl Malkovich
Dept. of English, Concord University
amalkovich@concord.edu

[UPDATE]English for specific purposes (ESP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow - 226012, U P, INDIA
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

Call for Papers!

English for specific purposes (ESP)

For a proposed edited book I seek some serious papers examining any aspect of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

MLA Special Session—A Radical New Vision: Popular Visual Culture and African-American Self-Fashioning—Abstracts due by March 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Kya Mangrum
contact email: 
s.mccormick@tcu.edu; knm53@cornell.edu

We are inviting proposals for a possible special session that asks how African-American writers and artists—from the end of the U.S.

Silence and Documentation - July 10-11

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

“In a world where language and naming are power, silence is oppression, is violence.”
― Adrienne Rich, On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel- MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA [UPDATE].

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer/ Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

[EXTENDED DEADLINE- 2/28/15]

The MELUS conference (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) will be held April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

Discourses of Development, Destruction and Desecration: Studies in the Manipulation of Nature

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
development.destruction@gmail.com



“When the last tree is cut down, the last fish eaten, and the last stream poisoned, you will realize that you cannot eat money.” —Alanis Obomsawin, 1972


DATE: October 31, 2015

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
lluc@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

CFP: Articles for the 2016 issue of Research on Medieval and Renaissance Drama (vol. 55) [submit by October 1st, 2015.]

full name / name of organization: 
ROMARD: Research on Medieval and Renaissance Drama
contact email: 
romard@romard.org

Now accepting submissions for the 2016 issue of ROMARD: Research on Medieval and Renaissance Drama (volume 55), which will appear in both print and electronic versions.

Second-Generation Cognitive Narratology (MLA 2016 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Irving (Stony Brook University)
contact email: 
danieljirving1@gmail.com

Seeking abstracts for a proposed special session at MLA 2016, next January 7-10 in Austin, Texas.

CfP: The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies. Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Ponzanesi. 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
OSL (Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies)
contact email: 
l.l.snelders@uva.nl

Call for Papers
The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies
Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Sandra Ponzanesi
University of Amsterdam, University Theatre 1.01A

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

VOL. 2, ISSUE 1 | MARCH-APRIL 2015

http://theapollonian.in/

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality
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Images of Science in African Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Olabisi Gwamna / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
titilopes41@gmail.com

Images of the Sciences in African Literature

4th Meeting of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN) 28-31 October 2015, Université Libre de Bruxelles Brussels-Belgiu

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

Call for Papers

4th Annual Meeting of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN)
28-31 October 2015, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Brussels-Belgium

Comparing Literary Historiography

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016, Special Session
contact email: 
tob@psu.edu or bhavyatiwari@utexas.edu

Multicultural Futurism: Decolonizing the Future (MLA 2016, January 7-10, Austin, TX)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association and The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
kerry.fine@ttu.edu and lingyan@iup.edu

In collaboration, The Western Literature Association and The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States invite proposals that bring together texts, broadly conceived, of

[UPDATED] (Re)presentation: Problematizing Authenticity-- St. John's University Graduate English Conference March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

Submission deadline extended!

Kaleidoscope Journal: Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University
contact email: 
laura.mckenzie@durham.ac.uk

Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers at Durham University.

Out of the Past: An Examination of Jewish Characters in Contemporary Romanian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Filimon/Romanian Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
mefilimon@yahoo.com

Romania stands apart from other Eastern European countries with respect to its Jewish ethnic minority.

KEEP IT DIRTY

full name / name of organization: 
Keep it Dirty: an affiliative network oriented towards ecological consciousness-raising and collective-image production, facilitated in the interest of a new posthuman environmental solidarity. Published by punctum books.
contact email: 
samuelrayjacobson@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production

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

How do religion, resistance and gender intersect in Anglophone Caribbean cultural production? In what ways does creative expression reflect these forces?

World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
susan.gorman@mcphs.edu

CFP: World Literature – Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

UPDATE - Women & Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

For this special session on Women & Work in Literature at PAMLA, November 6 - 8, 2015, Portland State University, Oregon, we seek 50 word abstracts & 250 word proposals on the following: How do write

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2015 RMMLA Convention)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mnoussi@linfield.edu

The 69th Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention will be held from October 8-10, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA)

Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts (SAMLA in Athens, GA, Nov 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just been nominated for a Grammy. Yes, a music award.

REMINDER - HYPERION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 12, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,
I just wanted to remind you about our International Conference, to take place on March, 12 (Thursday), 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE.

Locating Lives: The Inaugural Conference for the IABA Asia-Pacific Chapter 1-4 Dec 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/Biography Association - Asia- Pacific
contact email: 
Kate.Douglas@flinders.edu.au

Locating Lives: The Inaugural Conference for the IABA Asia-Pacific Chapter.

1st-4th December 2015
Flinders University – City Campus, Adelaide, South Australia.

Conference organisers:

MLA Special Session: Gothic Performances and the Literary Audience Jan. 7 - Jan. 10

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu and aggal@memphis.edu

We are inviting paper proposals for a possible special sessions panel at the 2016 MLA Conference in Austin, TX, Jan. 7 - Jan. 10

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

[UPDATE] More than Writing Graduate Conference [now with keynote speaker]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Minnesota State University Mankato
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

The Third Annual English Department Graduate Student Conference is a collaborative symposium focused on the written word across all English-focused academic disciplines.

The Postcolonial Studies Generation: MLA 2016, 7-10 January, Austin (Deadline 1 March, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
moloughlinliam@gmail.com

This panel proposes to investigate the formation of a “Postcolonial Studies Generation”: namely, a generation of artists who attended university after the consolidation of postcolonial studies in

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