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Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television

Poetry Games: Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Eburne (Penn State University) and Andrew Epstein (Florida State University), Comparative Literature Studies
contact email: 
jpe11@psu.edu or aepstein@fsu.edu

Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies
"Poetry Games"
Guest Editors: Jonathan Eburne (Penn State University) and Andrew Epstein (Florida State University)

A Collection of Essays on Adoption and Disability (Full papers and abstracts by 3/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Marina Fedosik and Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
adoptiondisabilitycollection@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON ADOPTION AND DISABILITY

Sargasso journal - Agency and Intervention in Caribbean Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso a peer-reviewed journal of Caribbean Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
sargasso.agency.intervention@gmail.com

This issue seeks scholarship that addresses the varied ways that agency and/or intervention has been engaged, configured, and/or problematized within Caribbean societies, traditions, and cultures.

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Intersections: Black Queer Studies October 20, 2012 (Abstracts due AUG 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

Intersections: An Inaugural Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference
With Keynote Speaker Professor Kara Keeling
Location: Princeton University
Date: October 20,2012

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas (17th November 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Organized by Bosphorus Research Center (BRC)
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas.

Call for Abstracts / Collection on Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Lightweis-Goff
contact email: 
jlightwe@tulane.edu

Urban Slavery: North, South, and Global South

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity Culture in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca, leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013

Aberrant Enlightenment Ecopoetics (abstracts due 9/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Ecopoetics, UC Berkeley, Feb. 22-24, 2013
contact email: 
lynne.feeley@duke.edu

This panel explores ecopoetics in the long eighteenth-century.

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

Call For Papers

Call for Submissions: Electronic & Print Journal Looking for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Hello,

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Conference on the Black Experience (COBE)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Sciences - Paine College
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or cobe@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)
February 6 - 8, 2013
Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
School of Arts and Sciences
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu and ewilliams@paine.edu

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (6/18/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

Due to public request, our submission deadline has been extended!

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

On Location: The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema (February 21-23, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

The Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley
presents:

ON LOCATION

The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema

February 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] The Politics of Memory, September 6 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science/University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

NEMLA - Roundtable "Encounter Tradition, Make It New: New Approaches for the Harlem Renaissance" (deadline 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), 44th Annual Convention, March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University - Boston, MA
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

With the concepts of history, memory, and myth central to the discussion, this panel seeks to convene critical and creative treatments that offer an interdisciplinary approach for teaching the Harlem

NEMLA 44th Annual Convention - "Early Black Feminist Ideology and the Development of a New Paradigm" (abstract due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University - Boston, MA
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

With the concepts of self-reliance, resistance against oppression, and self-definition central to the discussion, this panel seeks to explore the literary and cultural influences of early African Amer

50 Shades and Beyond: New Approaches to Erotic Romance 2/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

Since the 1970s, both the content and the institutional practices surrounding erotic romance fiction have been transformed. The remarkable popularity of E. L.

Scenes of Objection: The Black Body in Performance (Deadline Sept. 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 44th Annual Convention - March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Transnational Cinemas - Special Issue on “Walls and fortresses"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
anafmendes@gmail.com

Transnational Cinemas, an Intellect journal, is accepting articles, interviews and visual essays for a special issue entitled “Walls and fortresses: borderscapes and archipelagos of exception in the

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

New Chester Himes Criticism-Proposals Due July 2nd.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael B. Gillespie and Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
gillespm@ohio.edu, holcomb@ohio.edu

NEW CHESTER HIMES CRITICISM
Eds. Michael B. Gillespie and Gary Holcomb

NEMLA; Critical Representations of Marriage

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2013: Critical Representations of Marriage
contact email: 
gracesikorski@yahoo.com

Panel titled Critical Representations of Marriage
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] - Literature After 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

**DEADLINE*EXTENSION** Deadline is now July 1st.

“Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays” , (10/1/12-06/26-29/13), Montpellier, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP:Panel: “Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays”
Montpellier University, France, 26-29 June 2013

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