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UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Postcolonial Wondrous: Science Fiction, Fantasy and the Third World

updated: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2007 - 7:56pm
Ericka Hoagland

UPDATE: The Postcolonial Wondrous: The Third World in Science Fiction and
Fantasy (15 September 2007; anthology)

Ericka Hoagland and Reema Sarwal, editors of The Postcolonial Wondrous:
The Third World in Science Fiction and Fantasy, seek pieces for this
groundbreaking collection. We are particularly interested in the
following types of work:

CFP: [Postcolonial] Storytelling Conventions Panel for International Conference on Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008

updated: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2007 - 6:51pm
Lena Khor

I am looking for scholars who would be interested in forming a 3-4-person
panel on storytelling conventions for the International Conference on
Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008. The focus of this panel would be genre,
not just in the traditional sense of form (poetry, drama, and prose, or
tragedy, comedy, and melodrama), but also more broadly construed in terms
of media conventions (Hollywood films, graphic novels, and oral
testimonies). How do these traditional and contemporary storytelling
practices shape (positively or negatively) the story, the storyteller and
the audience? How have various authors or media sought to influence
(successfully and unsuccessfully) the audience’s response to particular

CFP: [Postcolonial] Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 4:07pm
Nathanael O'Reilly

Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature
 
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York
 
Proposals are invited for papers examining postcolonial issues within
Australian literature, such as hybridity, first contact, resistance,
indigeneity, colonialism, imperialism, immigration/invasion, national
identity, marginalization, expatriation and diaspora. Papers emphasizing
the postcoloniality of Australian literature are particularly welcome.
Please send 250-word abstracts, institutional affiliation and contact
information via email to Nathanael O'Reilly at
nathanael.oreilly_at_wmich.edu.
 
Deadline: September 15, 2007

CFP: [Postcolonial] South Asian Creative Writing Journal

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 3:27pm
John C. Hawley

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: CREATIVE WRITING NUMBER, 2007

South Asian Review (SAR) will publish its next Creative Writing issue
(28:3, 2007) devoted exclusively to creative writing in all genres.
Writers of South Asian descent from around the world are invited to
submit their writings on any subject, while writers of other backgrounds
may submit their writings on South Asian subjects only.

CFP: [Postcolonial] The Global Middle Ages (8/15/07; 5/8/08-5/11/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 3:03pm
Matthew Boyd Goldie

How do writers and artists such St. Augustine, Macrobius, Roger Bacon,
Ranulf Higden, and others describe the globe? Do religious, scientific,
cartographical, and other ideas about the world complement or contradict
each other? Do concerns of genre and audience complicate the textual or
artistic global imaginary? What critical concepts are most useful in
analyzing representations of the world: hybridity, frontier,
cosmopolitanism, utopia, insularity? Proposals are sought for papers that
address geography, travel, cartography, and imagined worlds. Email to
Matthew Boyd Goldie (mgoldie_at_rider.edu) by September 15, 2007.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature & the Arts (UK) (9/15/07; 3/13/08-3/14/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 12:53pm
Mark Stein

CFP: ON WHOSE TERMS? CRITICAL NEGOTIATIONS IN BLACK BRITISH LITERATURE
AND THE ARTS (9/15/07; 3/13/08-3/14/08)

This conference focuses upon local, international and transnational
engagements with Black British literature and the arts ­ in relation to its
production, reception and cultural position. Through the multiple
disciplines of the arts, it creates a meeting point for prominent and
emerging scholars, writers and practitioners in order to explore the impact
of this field, both at home and abroad. The context is one of critical
investigation and celebration; a journey along diasporic and aesthetic routes.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Call for Contributors: Emerging African Voices (proposed edited compendium)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 9:12pm
Walter.P.Collins_at_sas.upenn.edu, III

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS:
     Odia Ofeimun’s blurbâ€"“Sefi Atta’s novel has the nerve to redefine
existing traditions of African story telling. It confronts the familiar
passions of a city and a country with unusual insights and a lyrical power
pointing our literature to truly greater heights.”â€"found on the back cover
of the 2005 West African paperback edition of Atta’s Everything Good Will
Come speaks accurately, city and country specifics notwithstanding, for
the greater part of new African writing. Similarly, regarding Chris
Abani’s GraceLand, book critics at America Magazine note that the 2004
novel is part of “The next wave...of Nigerian literature,” while critics

CFP: Terrorism and Migration Conference (UK) (9/1/07; 11/17/07-11/18/07)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 9:01pm
White S.

CALL FOR PAPERS
Sender: owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu
Precedence: bulk

Terrorism and Migration

A Two-Day Interdisciplinary Conference at the School of Humanities,
University of Southampton, UK.

Saturday November 17th-Sunday November 18th, 2007

CFP: Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World (grad) (UK) (6/15/07; 9/6-7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 8:04pm
Joseph Maslen

University of Salford

Call for Papers

Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

6-7 September 2007

A forum for the arts, media, and social sciences

Presentations are welcome from fields such as politics, philosophy,
anthropology, religions and theology, geography, sociology, psychology,
literature, history, classics, translation studies, visual and screen studies,
and the performing arts.

Possible themes include:

CFP: postamble: Study of Africa (grad) (5/31/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:33pm
Anne Schive Viken

postamble - Call for journal submissions
   
  October 2007: Open Issue
  Submission Deadline: May 31, 2007
   
  postamble is a postgraduate journal of the University of Cape Town located in the Centre for African Studies and published bi-annually online. postamble is committed to featuring original postgraduate student work of a high academic standard which is of value to the promotion of multi-disciplinary study of Africa within the university environment.
   

CFP: Global & Local Women's Studies: Going on Forty (6/11/07; 10/19/07-10/20/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:06pm
Yi-Chun Tricia Lin

    *Please note new E-mail contact for submissions: womenstudies_at_southernct.edu*
   
  Southern Connecticut State University
  Women's Studies Program
   
  Presents
   
  The Seventeenth Annual Women's Studies Conference
   
  "Global & Local Women's Studies: Going on Forty"
  
  To be held on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University
  Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20, 2007

                                                                                                                     
  Invitation for proposals on interdisciplinary scholarly and creative work
   Submission Deadline: Postmarked by Monday, June 11, 2007

CFP: The 2007 International Symposium on Diaspora and Ethnic Studies (Taiwan) (5/15/07; 6/16/07-6/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:16pm
jia-lin

The 2007 International Symposium on Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

June 16-17, 2007

Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature,

National Sun Yat-sen University and Ministry of Education on Taiwan

The symposium will explore the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora
studies¡Xhow they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian diaspora, Native American
diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and Queer diaspora lie not only
profound tensions but also creative possibilities. The symposium will
examine diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current theoretical and
methodological issues in the field.

CFP: BHARTIYA: Indian Studies (5/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 7:26pm
Neerja

BHARTIYA solicits original contributions to its International E Journal. =
Bhartiya is an online International Journal of Indian Studies aiming to =
bring the best of cultural studies to a diverse academic and =
non-academic audience. We feature research articles and features =
practices and conditions specific to contemporary popular culture: =
traditions, etc. BHARTIYA shall include scholarly articles pertaining to =
the issues which are faced by Indians in any part of the world including =
India. It's a platform for all those who want to share the issues which =
need an attention and get the things changed for betterment. In fact it =

CFP: The 2007 International Symposium on Diaspora and Ethnic Studies (Taiwan) (5/15/07; 6/16/07-6/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 7:25pm
jia-lin

The 2007 International Symposium on Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

June 16-17, 2007

Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature,

National Sun Yat-sen University and Ministry of Education on Taiwan

The symposium will explore the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora
studies¡Xhow they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian diaspora, Native American
diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and Queer diaspora lie not only
profound tensions but also creative possibilities. The symposium will
examine diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current theoretical and
methodological issues in the field.

UPDATE: Anthony Burgess Symposium (UK) (5/30/07; 7/26/07-7/28/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:55pm
info_at_anthonyburgess.org

UPDATE: DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO MAY 30TH 2007

2ND INTERNATIONAL ANTHONY BURGESS SYMPOSIUM

"Anthony Burgess: selves and Others"

July 26th-28th 2007
Liverpool Hope University (UK)

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS MAY 30TH 2007

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, in conjunction with
Liverpool Hope University, University of Salford and Manchester
Metropolitan University is pleased to announce its Second Symposium on the
work of Anthony Burgess.

CFP: Paths of desire: Itineraries as Trangression (grad) (6/15/07; 10/11/07-10/12/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:54pm
Transgression Conference

Fall 2007 Graduate Student Conference of the UC Berkeley Department of
French

October 11 and 12th, 2007

Paths of Desire: Itineraries as Transgression.

Paths of desire: A term appearing in studies of landscape design as well as
architecture, which refers to the paths we trace when our desires lead us
off the beaten track and a trail forms behind us. This notion both
encompasses the incidental and manifests longing, and brings to light the
importance of both the traverser and the traversal. These figures are key
to the shaping of physical and theoretical topographies. No itinerary is
undertaken without motivation, or without leaving a mark.

CFP: Exile and the Narrative/Poetic Imagination (10/31/07; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 10:05pm
agutthy_at_selu.edu

Contributions are solicited for inclusion in a book on Exile and Narrative/Poetic Imagination. Papers may examine texts by any exiled writer from any country, dealing with the literary representation of exile. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to: women and exile; creativity and exile; personal/cultural memory; remembering, longing, and forgetting; language and identity; (re)contruction of identity.
Submissions and Inquires: Dr. Agnieszka Gutthy - agutthy_at_selu.edu
Send a 15-20 page paper along with a copy of your CV
Essays should be documented in MLA style and should be in Word format, 12 point typeface, Times New Roman
Deadline for submission: October 31, 2007

UPDATE: Globalization and Popular Culture (5/15/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 10:05pm
Brian Ekdale

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 15, 2007

Globalization and Popular Culture
MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
October 12-14, 2007
Kansas City, Missouri

The Globalization area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association invites
papers/panels on theoretical, historical and practical approaches to the
intersection of cultures, postcolonial studies, national cinema,
international and transnational media studies and any other topic related t=
o
popular culture on the global stage. The conference will be held at the
Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas City in the center of Kansas City, Missouri
the weekend of October 12-14, 2007.

CFP: Teaching Globalization in First-Year Comp (4/25/07; CCCC, 4/2/08-4/5/08)

updated: 
Sunday, April 22, 2007 - 7:45pm
Traywick, Deaver

CFP: Thinking Globally, Teaching Locally (CCCC 2008)

Teaching a first-year composition course themed on issues of
globalization can be an uphill battle, especially if that course is
taught in one of this country's many rural colleges and universities.
While a rapidly contracting globe makes certain economic, environmental,
and cultural issues imperative, colleges in our nation's hinterlands
often lack significant economic and ethnic diversity. Even well-prepared
students can remain insulated in very local contexts, environments that
can facilitate hasty generalizations or a disempowering relativism.

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