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CFP: Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe (UK) (12/9/05; 5/15/06-5/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:48pm
engras_at_leeds.ac.uk

Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe

International Cross-Disciplinary Conference
May 15-17 2006
Leeds Business School (University of Leeds)

Conference Convenors:
Graham Huggan (School of English/ Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial
Studies, Leeds, UK)
Ian Law (School of Sociology, Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, Leeds,
UK)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Tariq Ali (Editor, New Left Review), Philomena Essed (Antioch University),
Colleen Phillips (Commission for Racial Equality), Griselda Pollock
(CentreCATH, Leeds), John Wrench (EUMC, Vienna)

Aims of the Conference

CFP: Tele-technologies and Postcolonialism (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:25pm
Kristian VanHaesendonck

Call for papers: "Exappropriating the Human: Tele-technologies,
Postcolonialism, and Their Convergence in Contemporary Globalization,"
seminar at the 2006 ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
Annual Conference, Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006. The goal of this seminar is to reflect upon the
dehumanizing and uprooting capacity of language through the concept of
"exapropriation," a term coined by Derrida in his later works. The term
exappropriation, when applied to language, expresses the double move of how
language puts the human in place (hands it the qualities that are proper to it, appropriation) and at the same time

CFP: Humanism and the Global Hybrid (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
mina karav

Humanism and the Global Hybrid=20

ACLA 2006, Princeton University, 3/23/06 - 3/26/06

Seminar Organizers: Dr. Assimina Karavanta, National & Kapodistrian =
University of Athens, Greece & Dr. Nina Morgan, Kennesaw State =
University

CFP: Creation and Reality in the French Idiom (12/31/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
SPFFA Colloque 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: Postcolonial Detective Fiction (3/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
ncpearson_at_bellsouth.net

We invite submissions to a collection of essays (already in progress)
entitled Anomalous Eyes: Postcoloniality and the Detective. Essays should
address such questions as: In what ways do societies in the throes of
decolonization or postcoloniality resist or transform the epistemological
"truth quest" conventionalized in the structure of the detective narrative?
Can the detective novel operate independently of national, imperial, or
global ideologies? How have authors worked with the figure of the detective
in ways that complicate the narrative or ideological stances typically
associated with modernism and postmodernism? And what happens when authors

CFP: Face(s) of the Other (grad) (12/20/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Neli Koleva

Call for Papers:

Rice University
Humanities Graduate Conference

Face(s) of the Other

Keynote Address by Reda Bensmaia, Brown University

April 6-8, 2006
Rice University, Houston, TX

CFP: Postcoloniality and Blackness (8/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Freeman, Patrick L

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

POSTCOLONIALITY AND BLACKNESS

Callaloo seeks creative and multi-disciplinary critical submissions for a
special issue on "postcoloniality and blackness." For this issue, we are
interested in looking comparatively at the uneven postcolonial situation of
black peoples and cultures in the 21st century. We seek to explore the
diverse material and political circumstances of black postcolonials, and the
limitations of current postcolonial theorizing for the black experience.

Creative Submissions
Previously unpublished work in all genres, including interviews.

CFP: 15th Annual British Commonwealth & PostColonial Studies Conference (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Deborah Champion

Call for Papers 2006=20

Download a PDF flyer of the Call for Papers http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcpspapers.pdf

Submit a Proposal
Electronic proposals ONLY.=20
Click http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcpssubmitonline.html and =
Fill out your Submission on-line!

Deadline for submission of abstracts/papers and panel proposals November =
1, 2005.=20
Electronic Proposals Only!

CFP: The Ecocritical Colonization of Postcolonialism (10/14/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Hans-Georg Erney

CFP: The Ecocritical Colonization of Postcolonialism (10/14/05;
2/24/04-2/25/06)

Proposed Panel for the 15th Annual British Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies
Conference in Savannah, Georgia, February 24-25, 2006

The Ecocritical Colonization of Postcolonialism

This panel seeks to continue the conversation between postcolonial theory and
ecocriticism. Both theoretical discussions of postcolonial ecocriticism and
case studies of ecological imperialism in postcolonial literature are welcome.

The following questions might suggest some possible lines of analysis:

CFP: Literature for Our Times (8/30/06; 8/07)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Paul Matthew St. Pierre

The Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS)
14th Triennial Conference

August 2007, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Call for Papers

Literature for Our Times

CFP: Nation and Narration (12/1/05; 4/21/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Jeanne Hageman

THE NINTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
APRIL 21 -23, 2006

NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA

Nation and Narration

We invite papers and panel proposals on topics that investigate any of the
following topics. While we are particularly interested in proposals that
focus on the conference theme, papers and panels on all aspects of world
literature will be considered.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Ethics and Postcolonialism (UK) (9/30/05; 4/8/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Neelam Srivastava

Conference on "Ethics and Postcolonialism", 8-10 April 2006 (one and a
half days)

University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

CALL FOR PAPERS (250-word abstracts to neelam.srivastava_at_ncl.ac.uk)

Confirmed speakers:

1) Professor Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University, NY
2) Dr Leela Gandhi, La Trobe University, Melbourne
3) Professor David Scott, Institute for Research in African
American Studies, Columbia University
4) Dr Heather Widdows, Centre for Global Ethics, University of
Birmingham

CFP: Janet Frame (12/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Jan Cronin (ARTS ENG)

Contributions are sought for a new collection of essays on Janet Frame.

"Frameworks: Contemporary Criticism on Janet Frame"

CFP: Nigerian Poetry (12/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Gloria MT Emezue

  CFP: NNP Journal 2006 Edition, Deadline: December 2005
Papers are invited for publication in 2006 edition of the New Nigerian Poetry Journal, NNP. The 2005 issue, dedicated to retiring professor of English, Romanus Egudu for his contributions in expanding the frontiers of African literature and Nigerian poetry, is available for distribution courtesy of Progeny (Africa Research) International. [Website] www.africaresearch.us

New Voices of Nigerian Poetry

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
J.M Williams

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Powys, Wales, UK

TRAVELLING TO NEW WORLDS: IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF WALES
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK
7-9 April 2006

CFP: Denmark and the Black Atlantic (Denmark) (12/1/05; 5/4/06-5/6/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Martyn Bone

DENMARK AND THE BLACK ATLANTIC

Thursday 4 May to Saturday 6 May 2006

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Organised by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies

Keynote Speakers:

Professor George Hutchinson (Indiana University), author of _The Harlem
Renaissance in Black and White_ (Harvard UP, 1995) and _From the Shadows: A
New Life of Nella Larsen_ (forthcoming, Harvard UP, 2006)

Candace Allen, author of the novel _Valaida_ (Virago, 2004)

Alex Frank Larsen, journalist and director of Danmark Radio 2's television
documentary series _Slavernes Slægt_ (2005)

TBC: Historian of Danish West Indies/Virgin Islands

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Asian American Lit. and Postcolonial Theory (9/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Katherine Sugg

We are seeking essays for an edited collection on "Asian American
Literature and Postcolonial Theory," which should be both an exploration
and a mapping of the debates around these two terms and their corollaries.
Such corollary debates have erupted over the use of terms such as diaspora,
cultural memory, racial melancholy and trauma, nationalism, ethnicity, and
hybridity in Asian American cultural critique. Essays that consider these
genealogies and/or question the usefulness of theories derived from
colonial and postcolonial discourse are especially welcome. Also of
interest would be specific author, period, regional, national, and textual

CFP: Online Symposium on Theory's Empire (7/12/05; weblog)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
A. Cephalous

The Valve (http://www.thevalve.org/go) is a literary weblog dedicated to the
proposition that the function of the little magazine can follow this form.
Beginning July 12th, the contributors to the Valve and a number of prominent
scholars--including Michael Berube, Gerald Graff, Scott McLemee, &c.--will
be discussing Daphne Patai and Will H. Corral's recently published Theory's
Empire: An Anthology of Dissent. This is the first of many planned online
colloquia concerning recently published works of interest to literary and
cultural scholars. Thinkers of all theoretical stripes are welcome to
attend and encouraged to participate in the ongoing conversation. A brief

CFP: Postcolonial Europe (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:33am
Prem Kumar Poddar

Wea re looking for a scholar to write a 2500-word essay on Postcolonial
Russai for our book which is being published by Edinburgh University
Press. Deatils follow.

A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in Continental Europe
and its Empires

Edited by Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke and Lars Jensen

Regional Editors: John Beverley, Charles Forsdick, Pierre-Philippe
Fraiture, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Theo d' Haen, Lars Jensen, Birthe Kundrus,
Elizabeth Monasterios, Phillip Rothwell

Pages