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The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
contact email: 
meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of St. Francis English Department
    contact email: 
    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

    full name / name of organization: 
    Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
    contact email: 
    carmic28@msu.edu

    CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

    The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

    full name / name of organization: 
    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
    contact email: 
    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    [UPDATE] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

    full name / name of organization: 
    T.J. Welch, Florida State University
    contact email: 
    tjwelch@fsu.edu

    Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

    CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
    contact email: 
    attheedge.umb@gmail.com

    We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

    CFP Archiving Activism

    full name / name of organization: 
    Special Edition of Archival Science
    contact email: 
    benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

    CFP
    Special Edition, Archival Science: Archiving Activism
    Editors: Ben Alexander and Andrew Flinn

    Adaptation (film, literature, and new media)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

    Adapting Culture

    Proposal Deadline Nov 30, 3012

    Rollins Documentary Film Contest

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

    Announcing the 2013 Rollins Documentary Film Contest for the Popular and American Culture Associations.

    [UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association
    contact email: 
    drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

    The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

    [UPDATE] CFP Alternative Modernisms - Deadline 31 October

    full name / name of organization: 
    Emma West, Cardiff University
    contact email: 
    modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

    The Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory and English Literature, Cardiff University, present

    Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

    UPDATE: 1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    The Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora
    Keynote: Alondra Nelson, Columbia University
    The African-American Studies Collective
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    February 8-9, 2013

    4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

    4th Global Conference
    Making Sense of: Pain

    Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    [UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Utah Department of English
    contact email: 
    ryan.siemers@utah.edu


    University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
    University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

    Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
    Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children?

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children?

    [UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

    full name / name of organization: 
    Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
    contact email: 
    curleys@tamug.edu

    (anti) Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
    contact email: 
    afoundconference@gmail.com

    With traditionalists hearkening for a return to founding principles while protestors of various stripes look forward to dismantling the very notion of norms themselves, questions about the foundations

    MCLLM CFP due 01/30/13 for 03/22/12 Conference in IL

    full name / name of organization: 
    Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
    contact email: 
    mcllm@niu.edu

    All graduate students and faculty are invited to submit proposals to Northern Illinois University's Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media: Visualizing English and Media Studies in t

    Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Department of Comparative Literature at Binghamton University
    contact email: 
    thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

    The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
    Binghamton University (SUNY)
    Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
    The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

    [UPDATE] The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference (UK) /Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations/ 6/27 - 6/30 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Symbiosis / Brunel University (UK)
    contact email: 
    philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

    PLEASE NOTE THE AMENDED DATES & ADDITIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ADDED!

    The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference:
    Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

    2013 Conference on Global Modernities (May 3-4), Abstracts due 1/31/13

    full name / name of organization: 
    California State University, Los Angeles
    contact email: 
    rcantu@calstatela.edu

    The organizers of this conference propose to continue the dialogue and productive exchange that took place at Cal State L.A.

    Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity (Conf 3/9/13; Abst date 12/07/12)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Morgan State U - Womens' and Gender Studies and B'More Proud
    contact email: 
    intersectionssymposium@gmail.com

    The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Morgan State University, in conjunction with B’More Proud, invites scholars to participate in a one-day academic symposium.

    Globalization and "Minor" Cultural Groups: the Role of "so-called" Minorities in Rethinking the Future of Modern Societies

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sophie Croisy / University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
    contact email: 
    sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

    Minority/ethnic communities offer today new and hybrid perspectives on the stakes of globalization, and the study of these perspectives is crucial in the necesseray process of questioning the contempo

    “America Changed Through Music”: Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music Essay Collection

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Ross Hair and Dr Thomas Ruys Smith/ School of American Studies, University of East Anglia
    contact email: 
    r.hair@uea.ac.uk / Thomas.Smith@uea.ac.uk

    Special Journal Issue, Archival Science

    full name / name of organization: 
    Queens College The City University of New York & University College London
    contact email: 
    Benjamin.Alexander@qc.cuny.edu

    Call for Paper Proposals
    Special Edition, of Archival Science: Archiving Activism
    Editors: Ben Alexander and Andrew Flinn

    ELN 51.2 (Fall/Winter 2013): “After Critique”

    full name / name of organization: 
    English Language Notes / Dept. of English, University of Colorado, Boulder
    contact email: 
    eln2@colorado.edu

    Call for Papers:

    ELN 51.2 (Fall/Winter 2013): “After Critique”
    English Language Notes
    http://english.colorado.edu/eln/
    Contact email: eln2@colorado.edu
    Deadline: March 1, 2013

    Call for Papers: Film Adaptation PCA/ACA (March 27-30, 2013) Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    david.moody@oswego.edu

    Call for Papers: Film Adaptation
    PCA/ACA (March 27-30, 2013)
    Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
    For Conference details go to: http://pcaaca.org/national-conference-2/

    Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (October 5th- December 1st)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
    contact email: 
    burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

    Statement of Journal:

    Navigating Place and Power

    full name / name of organization: 
    Duke University Department of History
    contact email: 
    rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

    The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

    Intermountain Graduate Conferance 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Idaho State University English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    egsa@isu.edu

    The officers of the Idaho State University English Graduate Student Association invite you to join us for the 8th annual Inter-mountain Graduate Conference at Idaho State University, March 1-2, 2013.

    TCJWW Seeks Creative Writing/Poetry Submissions for 1st Biannual Chapbook (deadline Nov. 16th, 2012)

    full name / name of organization: 
    The California Journal of Women Writers
    contact email: 
    journalwomenwriters@gmail.com

    The California Journal of Women Writers is a new online journal featuring original reviews and criticism of women's literature from across North America, as well as interviews with authors an

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