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Survival, Friday, October 26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

Feminism Unbound NWSA Conference Theme; Several CFPs

full name / name of organization: 
Aging and Ageism Caucus within National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
carolgosselink@missouristate.edu

Due 2/10/12. Contact me if you want more details. All proposals must relate to aging and or ageism. They will be reviewed. Selected papers will be forwarded to NWSA for a 2nd review round.

"The Fictions of Finance," Special issue of Radical History Review, Abstracts due March 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radical History Review
contact email: 
contactrhr@gmail.com

Across the humanities and social sciences, a new conversation has begun about the enigmas of capital, and of finance capital, in particular.

[UPDATE--KEYNOTE: THIERRY BARDINI] WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference

March 30-31, 2012

The HBCU: Past, Present, and Future

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
jis@scsu.edu

Plenum 4 (Spring 2013) Call for Papers
The HBCU: Past, Present, and Future

Undercover America at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher
contact email: 
lrf243@nyu.edu

This panel examines the methodology and genre of the undercover narrative in U.S. literature.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15TH

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

[UPDATE] NEGOTIATING GENDERED SPACES // TOPOGRAFÍAS DOMÉSTICAS Y GÉNERO. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), May 16-18, 20

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English Philology I & II. Complutense University of Madrid
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 10th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topi

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 24TH] Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (March 10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University, English Graduate Student Organization Colloquium
contact email: 
yhammond@mix.wvu.edu acalis@mix.wvu.edu Johnson.joshua.p@mix.wvu.edu

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Saturday, March 10th, 2010
West Virginia University

CFP: "The Body Electric" Graduate conference, University of Maryland, College Park, March 3rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization; University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Graduate English Organization of the University of Maryland’s Department of English invites graduate students to submit abstracts for our fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

Captivity Writing Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Call for Papers: "Captivity Writing Unbound"
University of South Alabama (Mobile/Fairhope, AL)
October 11-13, 2012

ninepatch: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women & Gender Studies
contact email: 
michelle.benningfield@eku.edu

ninepatch

Recent Work on Women's Captivity and Slave Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Danelski / SCSSAWW for the American Literature Assoc.
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

CFP: Recent Work on Women's Captivity and Slave Narratives (ALA: San Francisco, CA; May 24-27, 2012 Deadline: January 30, 2012).

CFP: Death and Dying in Literature (4/1/02; collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
John J. Han & C. Clark Triplett
contact email: 
hanjn@mobap.edu; triplett@mobap.edu

Previously unpublished critical essays are being sought for a new volume tentatively entitled The Final Crossing: Death and Dying in Literature. Since the publication of Dr.

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to February 10th "Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought"

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tamugradconference@gmail.com

“Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought”
April 7-8, 2012

Speaker: Jay Dolmage

Atlantic Studies (Routledge)--Call for Editors/Appointment of New Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic Studies Journal
contact email: 
atlanticstudies.lsu@gmail.com

Atlantic Studies (Routledge)--Appointment of New Editors

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

full name / name of organization: 
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.

"The Violence of the Image," April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

"The Violence of the Image," Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo

Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATTROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The 6th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

[Extended Deadline 16 February] Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality.

MSA 14 (Oct. 18-21, 2012)--Proposed Panel on Modernism and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Spitzer and Meg Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
jms783@nyu.edu, mmh340@nyu.edu

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on modernism and psychology for the 2012 Modernist Studies Association conference in Las Vegas.

[UPDATE] Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive Deadline Extended to Feb. 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

CFP: Womanhood, Masculinity, and the Family (SCMLA: San Antonio, TX; Nov. 8-10, 2012Deadline 3/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jxt0090@louisiana.edu

This panel will explore masculinity, womanhood and the family in African American Literature, while these topics can be treated separately, they may also be treated together, providing a view of the f

Call for Submissions: Edited Collection on Celebrity in Canada

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

Proposals due July 1st 2012 (1000-1500 words)
Final Submission due March 1st, 2013 (5,000-8,500 words)

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

The Body Electric, March 3rd, 2012; Graduate Conference, University of Maryland, College Park

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Body Electric
March 3, 2012

CWWA-FWSA conference: Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012, The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Louisiana Folklore Conference March 16-17 2012--Roots Rerouted: Tradition and Innovation in Louisiana Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Folklore Society
contact email: 
wwhelanstewart@mcneese.edu

Our theme title, Tradition and Innovation in Louisiana Cultures, invites participants to explore the relationship between traditional practices, beliefs, and customs and individual or collective impro

Science and Literature Panel-RMMLA Boulder, Colorado 2012

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
irawalker@hotmail.com

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

Undercover America at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher
contact email: 
lrf243@nyu.edu

This panel examines the methodology and genre of the undercover narrative in U.S. literature.

Service Learning in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Fall 2012 issue of the journal Interdisciplinary Humanities will be a special issue on service-learning in the humanities.

CFP for NeoAmericanist Journal (Issue 6.1)

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: An Inter-Disciplinary Online Journal for the Study of America
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis - University of British Columbia Graduate Conference in English

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

[UPDATE] Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

Final Call for Papers (due January 31, 2012):

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics. His attention to form, specifically to genre and mode, and his understanding of literature as a totality have directly influenced two later generations of critics, including Hayden White, Fredric Jameson, and Franco Moretti. In order to celebrate this ongoing legacy, the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, Frye's home throughout his career, have organized a three-day symposium in his honour.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Literature and Religion panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

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