CALL FOR PAPERS: American Literature Association–May 24-27, 2012

1.) Panel: “Afro-Asian Intersections in the Americas” Joint session between the African American Literature & Culture Society and the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies We are seeking papers examining intersections, influences, and intimacies between African American culture and Asian American culture in any and all genres within American literature—with “American” being understood broadly to […]

ALA 2011 PANELS (BOSTON, MAY 26-29)

(From draft program.) Thursday, May 26, 3:00-4:20 pm Session 5-I Aliens and Allies: A Roundtable on Latina/o and Asian American Literary Studies in Contemporary American Politics Organized by the Latina/o Literature and Culture Society and the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies Moderator: Catherine Fung, Bentley University 1. Sharada Balachandran-Orihuela, University of California, Davis 2. […]

CFP: JNT special issue “Historicizing Narrative Theory” – July 15, 2011

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Historicizing Narrative Theory.” Essays (max. 10,000 words) should address themselves to the relationship(s) of contemporary narrative theory to ethnic and/or postcolonial studies, and may examine both literary and cultural texts (visual and digital mediums, music, ethnographies, tourism guides, etc). Structuralist, or classical, […]

CFP: Aliens and Allies (ALA 2011)

Aliens and Allies: Latino(a) and Asian American Literary Studies in Contemporary American Politics The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society and the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies are cosponsoring a panel session on comparative Latina/o and Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies for the American Literature Association (May 26-29, 2011, in Boston, MA).  We are […]

CFP: Panels for ALA 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS Circle for Asian American Literary Studies American Literature Association Conference 2011 The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) seeks papers for three panels and one roundtable discussion to be held at the American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2011, in Boston, MA. Proposals should be emailed to each panel’s organizer by […]

CFP: Asian Americanist Critique Outside Asian American Literature Courses, ALA 2010

CFP: Asian Americanist Critique Outside Asian American Literature Courses American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010 Circle for Asian American Literary Studies—Pedagogy Roundtable Proposal deadline: January 15, 2010 As specialists in Asian American literature working in contemporary configurations of English studies, we often teach courses that are not organized around nor focused solely […]

CFP: New Perspectives on Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, ALA 2010

“New Perspectives on Theresa Hak Kyung Cha” Chair: Timothy Yu, University of Wisconsin American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30, 2010, San Francisco Standing panel organized by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies Proposals due: January 1, 2010 Since her death in 1982, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s work has moved from avant-garde obscurity to canonical […]