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"Language: It's Alive!" 12th Annual English Graduate Student Conference, January 20th, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte, English Graduate Student Associate
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s 12th Annual English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) conference is looking for new work across the disciplines that explores the dynamic and situated qualities of language.

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Emerson and Lincoln; ALA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

Emerson and African American Writers; ALA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

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 College

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 English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 15-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

University of Florida, March 15-17, 2012

[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

Art and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Arts department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev
contact email: 
artandjustice@bgu.ac.il

The Arts department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev invites scholars from all disciplines to participate in a symposium on the topic of Art and Social Justice to be held on May 24, 2012.

Prima Facie and Second Nature: Prosopopeia and the Faces of Origin (ACLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: Andrea Gadberry (UC Berkeley), Amanda Jo Goldstein (Cornell University, UW-Madison)
contact email: 
gadberry@berkeley.edu

Having narrowly escaped the clutches of a band of marauders, Montaigne attributes his good luck to his face: “If my face did not answer for me, if people did not read in my eyes and my voice the inn

[UPDATWE] Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

Toward a Democracy with Rights: The 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 15-17

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: January 6, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

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

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

UPDATE: On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studies (November 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its fall 2011 issue (Volume 3; issue 1), themed “On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studi

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com; or smcfatt@cau.edu

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Paul Laurence Dunbar Association, at the American Literature Conference, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center

(1 Week To Deadline) Scepticism and Doubt Across Cultures of Crisis: (ACLA panel) March 29 - April 1 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ali Chetwynd - University of Michigan
contact email: 
alimchet@umich.edu

Are unhappy ages, and their literary productions, less alike than happy ones? In Two Ages, Kierkegaard says that ‘In an era of negativity the authentic ironist is the hidden enthusiast’.

BLACK GAY GENIUS: Joseph Beam and In the Life

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Stephens and Steven G. Fullwood
contact email: 
blackgaygenius@gmail.com

On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the seminal publication, In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology, edited by Joseph Beam, we are currently seeking submissions for an anthology on the legacy of Joseph

University of Louisville's Re: Conference March 23, 2012 The Phoenix Effect: Regeneration, Rebirth, Reformation

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics (AHA) at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

boundaries of the im|material OSU May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
immateriality.2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: Captivity Narratives -- Deadline Extension to 12/1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Conference

February 8 - 11, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

http://www.swtxpca.org

Call For Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts.

Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Dear Friends and Colleagues

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
femspec@aol.com

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divin

International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities, Beirut, May 9 - 11, 2012 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
American University Beirut
contact email: 
humanrightsandthehumanities@gmail.com

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities will be hosted by American University of Beirut May 9-11, 2012.

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

Survivor's Redemption Island? Melville's South Sea Island? Reality and Fiction in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz, Historical Fiction Area, Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Has it always been easier for Americans to swallow fiction with a dollop of reality? Or easier for us to swallow reality with a dollop of fiction?

Networked New York -- 3/23/12, Abstracts Due 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
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

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

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