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Call for Proposals - New Essay Collection on Charles Chesnutt's Novels (11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
D. Quentin Miller, Suffolk University
contact email: 
qmiller@suffolk.edu

Critics have begun to reassess Chesnutt’s legacy over the past two decades, but his novels, including those published posthumously, have not received the critical attention they deserve.

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Abstract:

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

[UPDATE] CFP (new deadline): Pop Culture and World Politics Conference (9/5; 9-11 Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and World Politics Conference
contact email: 
dunn@hws.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

** KEYNOTE SPEAKERS **

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

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

The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

Call for Proposals: The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

Editors: Carl Sederholm csederholm@byu.edu and Jeffrey Weinstock Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

Living in Our World: Exploring the Truths in Our Community, A Youth-Led Conference,Toronto, Nov. 2 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACT for Youth, York University, Toronto Canada
contact email: 
actyouth@yorku.ca

WHO
Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth is
an alliance across sectors, disciplines, and
communities committed to positive youth
development in urban communities. As youth

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Warscapes magazine call for writers, artists and reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes magazine
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

Call for Submissions--Essays on the Films of Robert Downey Jr. Proposals Due Oct. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College
contact email: 
eem@sympatico.ca

I have an agreement with McFarland (a company that publishes academic studies of pop culture, among other things) to edit a collection of essays on the films of Robert Downey Jr.

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (10-12 December 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune
contact email: 
iasepune@yahoo.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(10-12 DECEMBER 2012)
Preamble

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

African American Experience & the Poetry of Michael S. Harper

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Seminar session at the 2013 NeMLA Convention examining poetry by Michael S. Harper.

NeMLA: African American Literature since 1970 (March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
shaila.mehra@gmail.com

Call for Papers

African American Literature since 1970

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

Vol. III. Issue IV (December) 2012 Deadline: 15th November

full name / name of organization: 
The Criterion: An International Journal in English
contact email: 
criterionejournal@gmail.com

Submission

Agricultural Land-Use Pattern in Pulwama District of Kashmir Valley

full name / name of organization: 
Mohammad Maqbool Bhat
contact email: 
maqbool.bhat321@gmail.com

In this present paper an attempt has been made to analyze the agricultural land use pattern at micro level in Pulwama district of Kashmir Valley.

Currents and Countercurrents, CFP 10/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association for American Studies (Karlstad University, Sweden)
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, magnus.ullen@kau.se

The 23rd biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies 2013
Call for Papers

Friday May 24- Sunday May 26, 2013
Karlstad University, Sweden

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

Call for Papers - ICGCTI 2013 @ Malaysia

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
contact email: 
sdiwc@sdiwc.net

The First International Conference on Green Computing, Technology and Innovation (ICGCTI2013)
Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
March 4-6, 2013

[UPDATE] Rukeyser Centenary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Däumer, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15/16, 2013).

NeMLA 2013 Panel: Performing Black Feminism and Politics 9/30/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

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

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. [Deadline Extended to September 15]

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; tacker@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

MODERNIST MAGAZINES IN THE AMERICAS: POINTS OF DEPARTURE

full name / name of organization: 
OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
ewhite@brookes.ac.uk

CFP: MODERNIST MAGAZINES IN THE AMERICAS: POINTS OF DEPARTURE
Wednesday 12 December 2012, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, UK

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

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