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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

full name / name of organization: 
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

full name / name of organization: 
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

Southerners in Film SAMLA 2012 CONFERENCE (11-9 through 11-11-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerners in Contemporary Film Society
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This regular session of the 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film, including essays that address the transnati

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

[UPDATE] Principles of Uncertainty: A Conference on Critical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”

A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

Medical Economics in American Literature - [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Chacon/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

The South and Sexuality (MLA 2013) January 3-6, 2013 / Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen / MLA Southern Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality (MLA 2013)
January 3-6, 2013 / Boston, MA
Panel sponsored by the Southern Literature Discussion Group

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

This panel examines bawdy-house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

[REMINDER] Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com / elts@cankaya.edu.tr

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012 Cankaya University Ankara

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
uccompconf@gmail.com

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on June 1, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

LGBTQI Graduate Students and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

MIGRATION, CULTURE AND TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES IN COMMONWEALTH LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Commonwealth cultural studies group
contact email: 
commonwealthstudiesgroup@yahoo.fr

The Commonwealth Cultural Studies Group welcomes submissions of abstracts and chapters on the above theme.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

CFP for the Spring 2012 issue of The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Baron/The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Spring 2012 issue.

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (3/31/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements.

[UPDATE:Extended Deadline and New Email Address] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

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

CFP
“Rough Music”: Representing Violence – an interdisciplinary graduate conference sponsored by the Southern Methodist University Department of English on
March 31, 2012

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension), Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 15, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture, March 31-April 1 2012 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

We've extended the deadline for submissions for the first annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture (3/31-4/1). The deadline is now February 10, 2012. Please consider submitting!.

[UPDATE] Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts has ceased publication. Calls for papers for the following issues are canceled:

1st Global Conference Making Sense of: Play

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense of: Play
Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Call for Book Reviews: Bondage and Power, 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Bondage and Power: 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 15] UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

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