category: postcolonial

[REMINDER] Transnational French Modernisms

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Bootle, Rebecca Ferreboeuf, Zoë Roth (Durham University, UK)
contact email: 
transnationalfrenchmodernisms@gmail.com

Transnational French Modernisms

7th-8th July 2016, Durham University, UK

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Jonathan Eburne (Penn State)

Professor Susan Harrow (Bristol)

The World of E. M. Forster - E. M. Forster and the World (Olsztyn/Poland, Sep. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn; University of Warsaw; University of Trier; International E. M. Forster Society
contact email: 
conference@society.emforster.de

One may as well begin with an invitation:

Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

[UPDATE: CFP deadline extended to Jan 22, 2016] Monstrous Impositions --- March 4-6, 2016, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium Committee
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@gmail.com

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2017 MLA: "Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures"

full name / name of organization: 
Sean A. Guynes
contact email: 
guynesse@msu.edu

Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures

Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

Title: Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

CFP:

Catastrophe: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Catastrophe
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Crime and Criminality, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society, University of South Carolina
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

The Carolina Graduate Literature Society is thrilled to announce the third annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

Crime and Criminality
April 1-2, 2016 

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

"The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017,

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. O'Dell
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

Is the historical novel a literary genre in the formal sense or is the term merely a placeholder for fictions about the past?

CSA Performance Working Group: Policing Crises Now

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference Villanova University (June 2-5, 2016)
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gradcenter.cuny.edu) and Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

Policing Crises Now: The Cultural Studies Association’s Performance Working Group invites submissions for the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Villanova

[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

Panel Description:

Bodies and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
contact email: 
CIMMA2016@hotmail.com

Call for papers: “Bodies and Politics”

The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 2/25/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

MELUS sponsored panels at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) invites paper abstracts for the two following sessions at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May

Imperial Middlebrow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading
contact email: 
k.macdonald@reading.ac.uk

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Lies and Big Feet.
contact email: 
liesandbigfeet@gmail.com

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoconference2016@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery: Submissions Extended Until January 22 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

“Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue June 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the humanities face conceptual, theoretical, and ethical challenges from within their own ranks, as post-racial and post-human discourses problematize or reject

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Special Journal Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CFP Issue Vol. 5, no. 1

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

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

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

"Vanishing Islands?" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Carla Manfredi
contact email: 
cmanfred@hawaii.edu

Papers examine colonial/postcolonial representations of environmental disaster, vulnerable and/or resistant populations, and the discourse of extinction in the Pacific Islands across literary or sub-l

Expression and relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s spirituality in the arts, education and politics

full name / name of organization: 
"Gitanjali and Beyond", published by the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
c.kupfer@napier.ac.uk

For the Special Issue “Tagore and Spirituality" of the new peer-reviewed online journal Gitanjali and Beyond, we are inviting papers about Tagore’s spirituality and its expression in socio-cultura

[UPDATE: NEW DEADLINE] Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Issue: May-Aug, Vol. 69, N.2, 2016
Deadline: 29/February

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ Submission by 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-Precarity Tales

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

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the proletariat.

Conference "The Environment and Human Migration: Rethinking the Politics of Poetry" Nov. 25 & 26, 2016; Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies, University of Bamberg
contact email: 
christine.gerhardt@uni-bamberg.de

The environmental crisis and intensifying migration movements are among the greatest challenges of our time, yet they are only beginning to be understood as interrelated.

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

Overview

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

Greenwood Publishing Group

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