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Frontiers and Borders, Submission Deadline, January 20

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

Call for Papers for J of Philosophy: A cross-Disciplianry Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry" is dedicated to bringing western and non-western humanities currents into dialogue with each other.

All topics - journal (The AnaChronisT, 5/31/2012)

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

The AnaChronisT 16 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

Integrating One-on-One Teaching Strategies in the English and Foreign Language Classroom (3/15/12; MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

This session will focus on innovative ways of translating one-on-one teaching strategies to the larger English or Foreign Language classroom in a context of increasing class sizes and diminishing reso

Poetics/Ethics MSA 14, Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Volpicelli / Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

In his 1913 essay, "The Serious Artist," Ezra Pound suggests that writing "good" poetry is as much a matter of aesthetics as it is ethics.

**Deadline Jan. 25** Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE] **Deadline extended to Jan. 15** Vonnegut panel at ALA, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Kurt Vonnegut Society (www.vonnegutsociety.net) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, May 24-27.

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

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

We are specifically seeking two or three proposals covering the following areas: bust culture as represented on Network Television, in Fictional Film, and through Popular Literature.

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP: Ground Stories / The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Fellows at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd12@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: GROUND STORIES

The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
May 18-19, 2012

CFP ASA 2012 Reading through Recipes: Cookbooks and/as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Anual Meeting
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

We invite proposals for an interdisciplinary roundtable exploring the intersections of literature and cookbooks, receipt books, and domestic manuals.

Occupied: Taking Up Space and Time, graduate conference, March 22-24 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 20, 2012*

Call For Papers: “Apocalyptic Imagination” Nov 16 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Wayne State University
contact email: 
Sarika Chandra: (schandra@wayne.edu)

The Humanities Center at Wayne State University invites papers on the theme, “Apocalyptic Imagination” for its Fall Symposium scheduled to take place on November 16, 2012 in Detroit, MI.

Review Board & Undergraduate Advisory Board Openings for Online Journal of Literary Criticism

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

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), is an open-access journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students.

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

Call for Guest Columnist

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2012

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2

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

“Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre Journal- Call for Contributions (April 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Genre Journal: Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics at California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
Dr. Nhora Serrano (Nhora.Serrano@csulb.edu)

CFP: “Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre: International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Literature & the Arts -- Call for Contributions

Call for Papers

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Literary Translation Studies and Comparatism

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Comparative Literature Journal
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

Starting from the reappraisal of literary translation that Susan Bassnett carried out at the beginning of the eighties, comparative literature as a discipline started re-evaluating its relation to thi

UPDATE* A Call For Papers: **Deadline extended to January 15, 2012** Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012 "Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion"
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

A Call For Papers:
**Deadline extended to January 15, 2012**

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

The 2nd Annual Conference of the HBCU-General Education Alliance

full name / name of organization: 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities-General Education Alliance
contact email: 
hervin@hbcugea.com

The 2nd Annual Conference of the HBCU-General Education Alliance
Theme: Blueprints for Educating the African American Student
May 29-31, 2012

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 27, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlitgmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

The Toni Morrison Society at the American Literature Association Conference May 24-27 2012, San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
The Toni Morrison Society at the American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea, jbilling@spelman.edu

Call For Papers

American Literature Association

23rd Annual Convention

May 24- 27, 2012

San Francisco, CA

1. Home and Toni Morrison’s Works

CFP REMINDER: North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Conference, UIUC, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

Screening Identity (Race and Ethnicity) 9th March

full name / name of organization: 
The Motley View – The Journal of Film, Art and Aesthetics ISSN 2049-4254
contact email: 
themotleyview@gmail.com

The Motley View seeks submissions for an upcoming special edition on the construction/representation/articulation of race and/or ethnicity in film, television, music videos and computer games.

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

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

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The WIlliam Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions to round out two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

[UPDATE]: MOB/RIOT CULTURE & PUBLIC PROTEST IN THE 21st CENT., FEB. 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski / Stevenson University
contact email: 
kwisniewski@stevenson.edu

CFP: MOB/RIOT CULTURE & PUBLIC PROTEST IN THE 21st CENT.

[UPDATE] 2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
uiowarla@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa

Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynotes:
Marilynne Robinson (University of Iowa)
Thomas A. Carlson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Seeking Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Sigrid Kelsey/ Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

I am seeking additional book reviewers for Catholic Library World (CLW). CLW reviews books and media, including children’s titles, young adult titles, and nonfiction for adults.

Child image in film, media, art

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
redfeatherjournal@yahoo.com

CFP: The child image in film, media, art

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** CFP: QUEER INTERVENTIONS AND INTERSECTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences - Deadline: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
cinematicdiasporas@gmail.com

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference

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