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CFP: Mothers and Motherhood as National Allegory (6/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Lisa E. Bernstein

CFP: Mothers and Motherhood as National Allegory (06/15/2006;
collection)

For an Edited Collection tentatively entitled (M)Othering the Nation:
Constructing and Resisting Regional and National Allegories Through the
Maternal Body, edited by Lisa Bernstein and Pamela Monaco.

CFP: India, Greece, Ireland: Empire and Aftermath (Greece) (3/31/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
James Gifford

Call for Papers
India, Greece, Ireland: Empire and Aftermath
http://www.durrell-school-corfu.org

There are just a few places left…!

The Durrell School of Corfu is holding a Symposium (4-10 June 2006) on the
subject of Empire and Aftermath, focusing on the cases of India, Greece and
Ireland.

The India seminar will be moderated by Ashis Nandy (Centre for the Study of
Developing Societies, Delhi, India) and the Symposium will also feature as
speakers and seminar leaders: Neil Lazarus (Warwick University, UK), Gautam
Kundu (Goergia Southern University, USA) and Reed Way Dasenbrock (New Mexico
State University, USA).

CFP: Canadian Literature (6/30/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Duncan Lucas

Midwest Modern Language Association, "High and Low Culture"

Chicago, November 9-12, 2006

Canadian Literature Section: "Post-colonialism or Diaspora? Whither =
cultural influence?"=20

CFP: Environmental Justice & Global Citizenship (UK) (3/10/06; 7/3/06-7/6/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:50pm
Dr Rob Fisher

5th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Monday 3rd July - Thursday 6th July 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Final Call for Papers
Environments, Sustainability and Technologies

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore the role of ecology and environmental ideas in the context of contemporary society and international politics, and assess the implications for our understandings of fairness, justice and global citizenship.

CFP: What Remains: Living Through Ruins, Thinking Through Empire (grad) (3/31/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
joe destefano

Graduate Student Conference:
The New School for Social Research
CFP: What Remains: Living Through Ruins, Thinking Through Empire
(grad) (3/31/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

"What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow out of this stony
rubbish?" ~ T.S. Eliot, 'The Wasteland'

Call for Papers

We are soliciting papers from graduate students in anthropology,
history, geography, literature, sociology, and other relevant
disciplines related to our focus on empire and ruins. The deadline for
submission of abstracts is March 31, 2006. For more information,
questions or submissions, please e-mail David Bond or Joseph DeStefano
at: RuinsConference2006_at_gmail.com

UPDATE: Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts (grad) (3/2

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Kimberly Williams

Deadline Extended to March 27th for Proposals on
Interdisciplinary Scholarly and Creative Work

Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Conference:
.Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist
Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts.

University of Maryland
May 24-26, 2006

Website: www.freewebs.com/wsgo2006conference

Featuring plenary sessions and workshops by feminist educator
Dr. Peggy McIintosh, feminist postcolonial theorist Dr.
Sangeeta Ray, feminist sociologist Dr. Karen Rosenblum, and
Black feminist scholar Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall.

UPDATE: Irish Studies (Spain) (3/1/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
VI AEDEI Conference

VI International Conference of The Spanish Association for Irish Studies
(AEDEI)
University of Valladolid (Spain)
25-27 May 2006

[Updated information: extended deadline (1 March 2006 ) and web page]

UPDATE: Racing Across Borders (grad) (3/15/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Eric L.Martinsen

Racing Across Borders: National and Transnational Narratives
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, May 13, 2006
Centennial House, UC Santa Barbara

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15, 2006

Website: http://acc.english.ucsb.edu/conference/grad2006/

Keynote Speaker: Shelley Streeby, Associate Professor of American
Literature, UC San Diego

Winner of the 2003 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for _
Sensations: Class, Empire and the Production of Popular Culture_ (UC
Press, 2002).

CFP: Epistemologies of Imperialism and Domesticity in the Americas (grad) (3/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
NESRINE M CHAHINE

CFP: Americanist Conference 7-8 April 2006, The Pennsylvania State University

Call for Papers: PSU Americanists Graduate Student Conference 7–9 April 2006

"What's Wrong with Belonging?: Epistemologies of Imperialism and
Domesticity in the Americas"

                        Keynote Speakers:

Coco Fusco (Columbia University) and Cyril Dabydeen (University of Ottawa)

CFP: International Conference on Caribbean Studies (5/15/06; 11/2/06-11/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:30pm
Hector R. Romero

International Conference on Caribbean Studies, November 2-5, 2006. South
Padre Island Beach Resort, Texas Gulf Coast. USA. As postcolonial theory is
rivaled by transnationalism and globalization, the relevance of the
Caribbean persists. Panels and papers are invited from all disciplines.
The following topics will be of interest, although no one should be
restricted by them: Diasporas, migration, indigenous peoples, race and
national identity, literature and history, critical theory, hegemony and
emancipation, etc. Papers in English, French and Spanish will be
considered. Please send and abstract of about 200 words (Word or
WordPerfect) to Dr. Hector R. Romero, hrromero_at_panam.edu by May 15. Visit

CFP: Caribbean Literature: Racialized Voices, Hybridized Identities (2/21/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Jaspal K. Singh

Calls for Papers: Caribbean Literature: Racialized Voices, Hybridized
Identities (Anthology 2/21/2006)

We invite essays on the diasporic implications of multiracial and
multicultural characters and their hybrid cultural consciousness in
Afro-Caribbean and Indo-Caribbean texts. The site of the diasporic cultures
may be in the Caribbean itself or in transnational locationsin the
Metropole or in the various sites of migration common to Caribbean nationals.

CFP: Naratives of Postcolonialism (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Fludernik

Dear list,

I would like to place three calls for papers:

a) call for papers MLA 2006, one of the two official sessions for the
Society for the Study of Narrative Literature (SSNL). Through a computer
error on the part of the MLA, a number of emails sent in December got
lost and the session therefore was not posted in the MLA Newsletter.

Here is the text of the session. I am moving the deadline forward to 15
March:

The Narratives of Postcolonialism

CFP: American Literature Before 1865 (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Cheryl Edelson

Call For Papers: American Literature Pre-1865
(3/15/06; PAMLA 11/10-11, 2006)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals are requested for a standing panel of the PAMLA
conference.

While the panel is open to any topic in American Literature before
1865, I am particularly interested in papers that address the
following areas:

--Non-canonical and/or popular literatures

--Indigenous writings

--Colonial discourse and/or postcolonial approaches

--Literatures of the Pacific and Western US

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

UPDATE: Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial Literature and History (4/1/06; USACLALS, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Hawley

Deadline change:

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, 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: Constructing Identities Conference (grad) (UK) (4/30/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Rebecca Green

CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES
22-23 June 2006
Organised by doctoral students for doctoral students

Graduate School in Humanities, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

The convenors of the panels listed below are now inviting abstracts for papers which examine the concept of identity, and encourage submissions from those examining aspects of personal, linguistic, national and cultural identity. Proposals examining the following areas are especially welcome:

UPDATE: Creation and Reality in the French Idiom (2/21/06; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
SPFFA Colloque 2006

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 21, 2006
                  DATE LIMITE REPOUSSEE AU 21 FEV 2006

THE SOCIETE DES PROFESSEURS FRANÇAIS ET FRANCOPHONES D'AMERIQUE
                                                                    (SPFFA)

                            Announces its Eighth International Colloquium

                                  "Creation and Reality in the French Idiom
                                                                 and
                                    The Centennial of Léopold Sédar Senghor"

CFP: Global Connections: Eudora Welty (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
Annette Trefzer

Call for Papers: Global Connections: Eudora Welty

Paper proposals are invited for a special MLA session that explores
Welty's global connections in her work and / or with other writers
abroad. We seek new comparative theoretical approaches offering
provocative global, postcolonial, and post-regional insights into Welty.

CFP: Fusion Cultures: Memory, Migration, [Re]mediation, Mobility (UK) (3/31/06; 12/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
cbalma01

Fusion Cultures:
'Memory, Migration, [Re]mediation, Mobility'

A One-Day Multi-Disciplinary Conference
9th December 2006

Inaugural Conference of ASRG
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns
University College in Collaboration with the Greenwich
University, London

'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we
need to concentrate on the slow working together of cultures
that overlap, borrow from each other, and live together in
far more interesting ways that any abridged or inauthentic
mode of understanding can allow.' (Edward Said, 2004)

Keynote Speaker:

CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: U.S. Diaspora Drama and Performance in Languages Other Than English (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Dalia Kandiyoti

Papers are invited for the 2006 panel of the MLA Discussion Group “Literature of the United States in Languages Other Than English” (MLA Conference, Philadelphia, December 2006). Panel title: “The Languages of Diaspora Drama and Performance.” Papers on U.S. diasporic dramatic texts and performances (theater, music, performance art etc.) that are in any languages other than English or are multi/bi/lingual. Please e-mail abstracts and c.v. to Dalia Kandiyoti by March 15: kandiyoti_at_inbox.com

Thank you.

Dalia Kandiyoti
Department of English, College of Staten Island, City University of New York

UPDATE: Zadie Smith (4/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 8:18pm
Tracey Walters

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays analyzing the novels =
=3D
and short stories of black British author Zadie Smith. The main focus of =
=3D
the collection will be to explore the various ways Smith approaches =3D
issues of race, identity, and post colonialism.=3D20

Suggested topics for discussion include:

Black British/British identity in a global community

Exploring Biracial identity in a British context

Interracial relationships

The utopian view of "race mixing"

A comparative view of post colonialism: immigrant vs. British born =3D
children

Cultural alienation and displacement

CFP: Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts (3/1/06; 5/24/

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Kimberly Williams

Invitation for Proposals on Interdisciplinary Scholarly and
Creative Work

Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Conference: .Dangerous
Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and
Activisms in Local and Global Contexts.
 
University of Maryland
May 24-26, 2006

Website: www.freewebs.com/wsgo2006conference

Featuring plenary sessions and workshops by feminist educator
Dr. Peggy McIintosh, feminist postcolonial theorist Dr.
Sangeeta Ray, and Black feminist scholar Dr. Beverly Guy-
Sheftall.

CFP: Racing Across Borders (grad) (3/1/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Eric L. Martinsen

Racing Across Borders:
National and Transnational Narratives
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, May 13, 2006
Centennial House, UC Santa Barbara

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2006
Website: http://acc.english.ucsb.edu/conference/grad2006/

Keynote Speaker: Shelley Streeby, Professor of Literature, UC San Diego;
Winner of the 2003 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for
_American Sensations: Class, Empire and the Production of Popular
Culture_ (UC Press, 2002).

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