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Orientalism/Orientalisms - Altre Modernità n.8 -11/2012; ABSTRACT DELIVERY: 10 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano - ITALY
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Orientalism/Orientalisms

Edited by Nicoletta Vallorani and Emanuele Monegato

In 1978, Edward Said publishes Orientalism. This essay marks a turning point in

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

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

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Edited collection on contemporary African American satire in all media (abstracts by Jan.1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
contact email: 
mausdc@potsdam.edu

[The editors are pleased to report that this project has already received favorable attention from a scholarly press and, in order to present as wide a net of subject coverage as possible, are especially interested at this point in receiving submissions on topics related to film, television, performance and visual arts, though submissions from all genres are still welcome up to the deadline]

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference The Violence of the Image, April 26-27, 2012

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

Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this

[UPDATE]

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INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles [update]

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Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Contracted to: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies" 20 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brighamy Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2012 issue, Criterion (an undergraduate and master's level student journal) anticipates reserving space for up to four essays exploring issues that relate to transnational American studies.

[UPDATE] CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

[UPDATE] Percival Everett Panel at the Mardi Gras Conference--Abstracts due 12/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society/EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

“If Percival Everett isn’t already a household name, it’s because people are more interested in politics than truth.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Feb 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

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NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C American Literature: 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Reviving and Revisioning Work: Examining Class

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual University of Houston Graduate Literature Conference March 31, 2012
contact email: 
sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

Between the recession, partisan rhetoric about class war, and the current Occupy movement, class has moved to the forefront of American political consciousness.

[UPDATE] edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

ABSTRACTS DUE IN TWO WEEKS on December 21, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

[UPDATE] Sports Area of SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Harrington, Sports Area Chair
contact email: 
agharrington@gmail.com

FINAL DEADLINE FOR PAPERS EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15!

Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
33rd Annual Conference

StoryTelling 2012

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2012 edition.

Culture and Power 15: “IDENTITY, MIGRATION AND DIASPORA:

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Castro Borrego, University of Malaga (Spain)
contact email: 
scb@uma.es

Culture and Power 15: “IDENTITY, MIGRATION AND DIASPORA:
NEW SEXUALITIES AND GENDER IDENTITIES”

english language and literature

full name / name of organization: 
milind shivaji desai
contact email: 
milinddesai79@rediffmail.com

i am a research student.

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

CFP: Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2012 Emerging Scholars Panel

Status Quaestionis-Online Journal of LInguistic, Literary, and Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rome La Sapienza
contact email: 
Emilia.dirocco@uniroma1.it

Status Quaestionis is an open access journal devoted to the study of European and American languages, literatures and cultures.

Violence in Theory and Practice (March 16-18th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Dept. - Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 16-18, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference

Special Issue of *Literature and Theology* on Cognitive Theory, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cefalu (Associate Profess, Department of English, Lafayette College); Julia Reinhard Lupton (Professor of English, University of California, Irvine)
contact email: 
cefalup@lafayette.edu or jrlupton@uci.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Literature and Theology: Cognitive Science, Literature, and Religion

Alternative Solidarities: Black Diasporas and Cultural Alliances During the Cold War

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Journal of Postcolonial Writing - Special Issue Call for Papers
contact email: 
monica.popescu@mcgill.ca, ctolliver@uh.edu, jftolliver@uh.edu

We invite papers that explore the impact of the Iron Curtain on alliances forged by black intellectuals after World War II for a Journal of Postcolonial Writing special issue on Alternati

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

The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization presents its 10th annual graduate conference:

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

Religion and Theatre Emerging Scholars Panel 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Theatre in Higher Education - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
contact email: 
abcorts@uga.edu

Call ForPapers
Emerging Scholars Panel 2012 - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2012 Conference
Washington, DC, August 2-5, 2012

Poetry and Revolution Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Poetics Research Centre (CPRC), Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
estaphin@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Revolution Conference

Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Birkbeck College, University of London, 26-27th May 2012

[Update] Native/Indigenous Studies Area: 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***
Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

UPDATED CALLALOO CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
soursop@tamu.edu

*CALLALOO SUBMISSION UPDATE: WHEN SUBMITTING WORK, PLACE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IN THE AUTHOR COMMENTS SECTION OF THE ONLINE FORM—SPECIAL ISSUE: POSTCOLONIAL*

CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

Queer Teens in Film and Television (Boston, MA; Conference Dates: April 11-14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area Chair seeks individual-paper proposals pertaining to the topic of "QUEER TEENS IN FILM AND TELEVISION" for presentation at the 2012 National Convention of t

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

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