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CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard: A new interdisciplinary journal from the University of Western Ontario English Graduate Society
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The editors at Word Hoard, a new interdisciplinary journal at the University of Western Ontario, are pleased to announce our inaugural issue.

Cultural Equity: The Politics of Folklore, Archives, and Digitization

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith McCarroll/Clemson University
contact email: 
mmccarr@clemson.edu

SAMLA Panel, November 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

9th Global Conference: War, Civil Conflict, Security and Peace (November, 2012: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
war9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War, Civil Conflict, Security and Peace

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Call for Articles - Submission Deadline, March 1

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Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

The St. John's University Humanities Review - Call For Submissions DUE DATE MARCH 17th

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

The St.

Transnational Sexualities (MSA 14. Las Vegas. 18-21 Oct. 2012) [Due March 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Transnational Sexualities

CFP -- Religion and Medicine in North American Culture -- MLA 2013, Boston, MA Jan 3-6 -- Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on Religion and Medicine in North American Culture to be proposed as a special session for the MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013 in Boston, MA.

Intonation and Poetic Convention (MLA Convention, Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Glaser and Natalie Gerber
contact email: 
bglaser@skidmore.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

This proposed special session for the 2013 MLA Convention (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013) explores the relation between verse conventions and intonation.

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/9-11

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, and traditional forms of expression.

MLA 2013: The Undead South: Beyond the Gothic (SSSL Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
eandersd@gmu.edu; dturner1@coastal.edu

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature issues a call for papers for the 2013 Modern Language Association Conference held on January 3-6, 2013 in Boston.

MLA 2013: Southern Heroes (SSSL Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
awilson@lagrange.edu

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature issues a call for papers for the 2013 Modern Language Association Conference held on January 3-6, 2013 in Boston.

Theorizing Borders -- MLA 2013, Boston, January 3-6 -- ABSTRACTS DUE March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
bezio@email.unc.edu

Abstracts, approximately 250 words, and current CV by 15 March 2012

"worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visual 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

Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 3/16 & 8/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Trinh Moser/Kathryn West
contact email: 
LMoser@MissouriState.edu;kwest@bellarmine.edu

“Chinese-Americans, when you try to understand what things in you are Chinese, how do you separate what is peculiar to childhood, to poverty, insanities, one family, your mother who marked your grow

NEPCA Conference -- Ethnic and Race Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
shirshdickinson@rivier.edu

2012 CALL FOR PAPERS: FIRST NOTICE

Authorship, Ownership, and Publication: Exploring Debt through Texts

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Permanent Section at Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Nov 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
lacey-worth@uiowa.edu

This permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference welcomes paper proposals for a panel or group of panels on topics related to the confer

Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan

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The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
Runoko Rashidi (runoko@yahoo.com)

The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) is organizing a special issue to analyze the work of Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan.

[UPDATE] "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Graduate Student Conference 2012 -- English Graduate Organization -- NDSU English Department
contact email: 
ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu

________________________________________________________
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
(Submission Deadline: February 23, 2012)

Interdisciplinary English Studies

"Laughing to Keep from Crying" Modern Language Association Convention: 3-6 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu; sdmccoy@bellsouth.net

This panel will explore the complex relationships between pain and humor.

Humanities Journal Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

We are seeking essays, book reviews, and interviews for the upcoming Spring issue due out in April. The theme is Nationalism: Roots and Transgressions.

Representing Sudan: Media, Culture, Human Rights (edited collection; 5/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Lyon Johnson and Louise Davis
contact email: 
kjohnson@muohio.edu

When the Republic of South Sudan celebrated its independence in July 2011, many Sudanese people on both sides of the border hoped that the violence that had besieged the country for most of the previo

Exegesis Postgraduate E-Journal (all research/creative writing welcome): DEADLINE APRIL 30

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

In our inaugural issue we wish to address the diversity of meanings available to this e-journal’s title—Exegesis.

MLA Special Session: Violence and the Black Child in Post-Civil Rights U.S.A

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Griffiths/New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

How can we read the public reaction to earlier images of violence against African American children, including Emmett Till and the four little girls of the Birmingham church bombing, in relation to th

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

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Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

The guest column for this issue should provide a general discussion of one or more of this issue's themes as they present themselves in literature and/or history.

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2 - Deadline for Submission: March 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Crossing Linguistic Borders in Post-colonial Anglophone Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Valentine N. Ubanako
contact email: 
valentineubanako@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Theme: CROSSING LINGUISTIC BORDERS IN POST-COLONIAL ANGLOPHONE AFRICA
Editor Valentine N. UBANAKO, PhD

Transporting Bodies and Minds: 18th- and 19th-Century Travel

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan, Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
rmcadams@umich.edu

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, travelers of all kinds documented their experiences in private letters and diaries, official correspondence, life writing, spiritual and religious n

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline FEBRUARY 17th] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Indiana
contact email: 
mcbernhard@usi.edu

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen.

Call for Contributions for a volume of essays on 'Shipwrecks and Islands'

full name / name of organization: 
Olga Springer, Dublin City University (Ireland)
contact email: 
olga.springer@dcu.ie

Shipwrecks and Islands.
A thematic, multidisciplinary and comparative volume of essays.

Globalization and the Frontiers of Ethics: Critical Essays on Literature and Language.

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English of the Higher Teachers’ Training College of the University of Maroua
contact email: 
inquiryglobalethics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Globalization and the Frontiers of Ethics: Critical Essays on Literature and Language

Book Prize Call for Submissions (17 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

Robert K. Martin Book Prize
Canadian Association for American Studies

NeMLA 2013 Call for Panel & Session Proposals

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Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlachair@gmail.com

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

Call for Papers, "Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture" (deadline 4/15; conference 10/12-13)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association, Fall 2012 Conference
contact email: 
neasaconference12@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2012 Conference
Providence, Rhode Island
October 12–13, 2012

Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought (MLA Boston; abstracts due March 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought
MLA Special Session
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA
Abstract Deadline: March 10, 2012

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