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CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Merideth, Aaron James

February 22-24, 2007. Questioning Colonialism. The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Miami invites abstracts for papers on topics dealing with colonization and its aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous cultures and their reaction to colonization; navigation; cartography; visual and literary representations of the colonized and the colonizing; the transformation of European world views; and the effects of empire in North and South America. We welcome a variety of conceptual and methodological approaches.

CFP: Reverse Colonization in Victorian Fiction (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Jaime Lynn Jordan

38th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

CFP: Reverse Colonization in Victorian Fiction

This panel will examine the colonial adventure setting within the very
streets of London, including fiction that describes London in the same
manner in which the colonies are described and addresses the fear of
the colonies "coming home" and taking over London. A variety of
approaches is welcome in discussing the Victorian concerns of progress
and decline. Please send 250-word abstracts via email to Jaime Jordan,
University of Texas at Dallas:

UPDATE: Postcolonialism and South Asian Diasporas (7/1/06; SALA, 12/26/06-12/27/06)

Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:27pm
Summer Pervez

UPDATE: Please note the following keynote speakers --

SALA 2006 Conference Keynote Address: Gaurav Desai

SALA MLA Sessions: a Round Table on "Secularism and its Relation to
Minorities" will be held, featuring Ketu Katrak, Amitava Kumar, Aamir
Mufti, R. Radhakrishnan, Rajeswari Sundar Rajan, and Bruce Robbins.

The deadline for abstracts remains July 1, 2006.

Call for Papers for SALA's (South Asian Literary Association) 7th Annual
Conference (December 26 and 27, 2006; to be held in conjunction with the

CFP: Empires and their Contested Pasts (Ireland) (12/31/06; 5/18/07-5/20/07)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Jennifer M Regan


Empires and their contested pasts

28th Irish Conference of Historians

at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

18–20 May 2007

We invite proposals for papers exploring aspects of the general theme of
empires and their contested pasts. There is no restriction on chronology,
location, or type of empire. Comparative studies and papers examining
historiographical debates and/or contestations of race, religion, gender,
class, and culture will be welcomed. We particularly invite proposals from
postgraduate students.

CFP: Race, Memory and Reclamation (UK) (8/1/06; 9/7/07-9/9/07)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Becky Griffin

Race, Memory and Reclamation: "There are years that ask questions
and years that answer."(Zora Neale Hurston).

The school of American studies at the University of East Anglia, Norwich,
UK, is holding a two-day international conference entitled, "Race, Memory
and Reclamation" from September 07-09, 2007.

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Holywell Manor, Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006
_Invited Speakers_:
Ros Ballaster (Mansfield College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)
Susan Manning (University of Edinburgh)
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
This interdisciplinary conference aims to examine discourses between
England and other countries from 1750-1850 through the lens of the
national and the global. 'Home and Abroad: Transnational England'
invites discussions concerning the formation of English identity or

CFP: Atenea: (Post) Colonialism and (Trans) Nationalism (10/10/06; journal issue)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and=20
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and=20

The editorial board invites submissions for publication for a special=20
issue (June 2007) on "(Post) Colonialism and (Trans) Nationalism."=20

Submissions in either English or Spanish are welcome (see the guidelines =


CFP: Changing Ireland (6/20/06; NEACIS, 10/21/06-10/22/06)

Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
Burke, Mary



will be held at the University of Connecticut at Storrs, CT on Oct. =
21-22, 2006






Presentation topics may include but should not be limited to:=20


* Irish identity=20

* Celtic Tiger Ireland=20

* Northern Irish Peace Process

* colonialism / post-colonialism=20

* immigration /emigration=20

* social, historical, artistic, religious, sexual or political =



CFP: Borderpolitics of Whiteness (Australia) (8/30/06; 12/11/07-12/13/07)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm

For your Information and Distribution I have attached here a call for =
for the BorderPolitics of Whiteness Conference. Hope to see you there!

The Department of Critical and Cultural Studies and the Australian =
Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association are pleased to announce


December 11-13
Carlton Crest Hotel, Sydney

KEYNOTES (secured as of now)

Professor David Theo Goldberg, Director, University of California =
Humanities Research Institute

Professor Cheryl Harris, Law, University of California, Los Angeles. =20

Associate Professor Joseph Pugliese, Critical and Cultural Studies, =
Macquarie University

CFP: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (5/19/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Michele Yamada

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(05/19/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

Abstract Deadline: Friday, May 19
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

Ab. Audi. Auto. Chron. Dict. Mis.
Over. Pre. Post. Re. Trans. Un. Under.

Academic work is bound by prefixes.

CFP: Postcolonial Text: Ireland (12/31/06; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Ranjini Mendis


Call For Submissions ? <i>Postcolonial Text,i/> ? Special Issue: Ireland.=20
E=F3in Flannery (ed.)=20

<i>Postcolonial Text<i/> is an open access, electronic journal, which is=20
both internationally peer-reviewed and accessible to a global readership.=20
The editors now seek submissions for a specially-themed volume on Ireland=20
and postcolonialism.=20

CFP: Atlantic Literary Review: Rites of Passage in Post-Colonial Women's Writing (4/29/06; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Michelle Bernard

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Atlantic Literary Review

Proposals are invited for a special issue of Atlantic Literary Review on
rites of passage in post-colonial women's writing, including births, coming
of age, marriages, death and mourning.

This is to be jointly edited by Gina Wisker and Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo.

Please send in abstracts of 300 words by April 29, 2006 to:

Michelle Bernard


204 Eastings

Anglia Ruskin University

East Road


Cambs, CB1 1PT


Tel: (01223) 363271 ext. 2411


UPDATE: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (3/2/07; 7/3/07)

Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Wilson Janet


Venue: The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, 6 St George's =
Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JD.

Tel: 01604 735500. Website:

Date: PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: 3-4 July 2007 (07/03/07)

Hosted by: The Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narration in the =
English Department of The University of Northampton, and the editors of =
the Journal of Postcolonial Writing in association with the publishers, =
Taylor and Francis, and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.

CFP: East and South Asia (5/1/06; collection)

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm

CFP: Anthology, East and South Asia

Editors Helen Asquine Fazio and V.G. Julie Rajan invite your submissions of
papers for a multi-disciplinary anthology entitled Language, Mysticism, and
Iconography: Exploring the Cultural Interface Between East and South Asia.
The collection addresses the shared cultural traditions in narrative,
language, religion, philosophy, and art between East and South Asia.

CFP: Empire and the Sea (Puerto Rico) (7/31/06; CEA-CC, 11/10/06-10/11/06)

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
College-English-Association Caribbean-Chapter

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
Fall 2006 Conference: 10-11 November 2006
"Our Watery World: Humans and the Sea"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

The CEA-CC invites proposals for a panel titled "Empire and the Sea."
 Please send 200-250 word proposal to Nandita Batra at by 31 July 2006. Proposals may be sent =
email as part of a text message but not as attachments. Presenters must =
registered members of the CEA-CC at the time of the conference.

More information available at

CFP: Transculturalisms, 1400-1700 (ongoing; new book series)

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Erika Gaffney

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company—

Transculturalisms, 1400–1700

Series Editors: Ann Rosalind Jones, Smith College; Jyotsna G. Singh,
Michigan State University; and Mihoko Suzuki, University of Miami

UPDATE: Taiwan Literature and Culture (3/30/06; MLA '06)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:32pm
B Lei

Special Session: Mimicry, Parody, Hybridity: Contemporary Taiwan Literature
and Culture

2006 MLA Convention

Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

Deadline Extended: March 30, 2006

CFP: Teaching Ethnic Am/Postcolonial Literature of Trauma (4/1/06; USACLALS, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Robin E. Field

Papers are sought for a panel examining the pedagogical
strategies we use to teach the literature of trauma in the
undergraduate classroom. I wish to examine Ethnic American
and Postcolonial literature in particular. Papers should
reference at least one piece of literature commonly taught,
and provide specific examples of teaching methodologies,
practices, and theories. Papers should run 15-18 minutes.

This panel will be held at the USACLALS conference at Santa
Clara University. Information about the conference follows.

Please send 250 word abstracts and a brief CV by April 1,
2006 to:

Robin Field

Conference info:

UPDATE: USACLALS: Division &amp; Mutual Aid in Postcolonial History and Literature (4/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm
John Hawley

Deadline extended:

Fissures and Sutures:
Sources of Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial Reflections
on History and Literature

Confirmed speakers at this time
 Bill Ashcroft, Aijaz Ahmad, R. Radhakrishnan, Amritjit Singh, Tess Onwueme, Emmanuel Dongala, Kirpal Singh, Kalyan Ray, and Shu-mei Shih

Oct. 27-29 2006
United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
4th International Conference (USACLALS)
Santa Clara University (40 miles south of San Francisco;
one mile from San Jose airport)

CFP: Everyday Empires: State, Security, Form (4/15/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Tommy Davis

CFP: Everyday Empires: State, Security, Form. (4/15/06; MSA 10/19/06 =20=

=96 10/22/06)

This panel examines the points in "modernist" aesthetic production

where state power, imperial practice, and domestic life coincide.

In keeping with the emphasis of this year's conference on the

archive, we are especially interested in projects that draw upon

archival work or, alternatively, understand aesthetic form

itself as a kind of archive -- one that, in a Benjaminian way, might

register both political power and its utopian alternatives.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

-Formal articulations of power (Political and narrative sovereignty);

CFP: Dancing under the Rising Sun: Japanese Colonialism and Dance (4/1/06; 12/8/06-12/10/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Yukihiko YOSHIDA

Dear list,

Here is conference on the influences of Japanese Colonialism on Dance.

Yukihiko YOSHIDA

2006 DRST¡ÊDance Research Society, Taiwan¡Ë ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Dancing under the Rising Sun:
The Influences of Japanese Colonialism on Dance in the Asia-Pacific Region

8 - 10 December 2006, Taipei National University of the Arts

Call for Papers