CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

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Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
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Call For Proposals:

Conference: "Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens" An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015
Institution: Humber College / International Festival of Authors, Location: Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
Submission Deadline: May 10, 2015

Humber College's School of Liberal Arts and Sciences of Toronto, Canada in association with the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) will be presenting its second annual conference entitled "Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens", an interdisciplinary conference on Nationalism and Identity, to be held October 30-31. The International Festival of Authors (IFOA), one of the most celebrated literary festivals in the world, is located at the Harbourfront Centre, one of downtown Toronto's major cultural and artistic venues.

The conference aims to facilitate cross-disciplinary discussion among scholars and researchers who study the topics of nationalism and identity. Some emergent themes to be explored include, but are not limited to:
• performing citizenship
• emerging nationhood
• subaltern studies
• statelessness
• diaspora studies
• racism and nationalism
• post-nationalism
• memory and nation-building
• neo-medieval
• religo-ethno-nationalism
• cosmopolitanism
• exploding mythologies
• consumerism
• sexuality and citizenship
• disability/identity

To submit a proposal, please visit the "Call for Proposals" page on our website:

For further information, please contact the co-chairs of the organizing committee at