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MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Rollins Book Award for Cultural/Historical Representations in Film, TV, and Visual Media (12/1/12)

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

For previous winners and full information: http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/120.html

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower, Purdue American Studies’ 38th Graduate Symposium, April 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

The American Studies Program at Purdue University announces its 38th annual Symposium to be held April 17-19, 2013.

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] 'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

CFP: Reviewers needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura- biannual Journal - University of Hyperion, Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

Dear Colleagues, The recently founded Journal, Hypercultura, of the Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania, now at his second number, is looking for reviewers for articles that have been submitt

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

Translating the City: Cartographies of Cultural Contact and Change (ACLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Galasso, UMASS Amherst; Evelyn Scaramella, Manhattan College
contact email: 
evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

Call for Papers, Deadline November 15th, 2012

American Comparative Literature Annual Convention (ACLA), University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers (12-15-12)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

Stet Journal now Recruiting Postgraduate Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now recruiting postgraduate peer-reviewers for a themed issue on the concept of ‘Dis/Orientation’ in literature of all periods.

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Stet Journal Issue on 'Dis/Orientation'

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

Creative Writing: New Signals, New Territories

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
nigelabc13@gmail.com; abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Submissions American, British and Canadian Studies

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," ACLA April 4-7 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

CFP: Urban Studies Area of the PCA/ACA. Individual presentations and complete panels are welcomed.

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

Call for Papers: Urban Studies Area
National PCA/ACA Conference
March 27-30, 2012
Washington D.C. – Wardman Park Marriott

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013.

[UPDATE] Alternative Modernisms CFP Deadline Extended until 31 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

** Extended CFP deadline: 31 December 2012 **

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Rap and Hip Hop Culture - CFP for Pop Culture/American Culture Conference February 13-16 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference: Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context

HIV/AIDS and Gender Based Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Gabrie'l J. Atchison
contact email: 
atchison71@gmail.com

I am editing an anthology called, Twin Crises: HIV/AIDS and Violence against Women (VAW) in Africa and the Black Diaspora.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Special Themed Issue on African-American Literature & Culture (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: Locating African-American Literature
contact email: 
anaimou@clemson.edu and RHONDDT@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines race, place, and space in African-American literature and culture.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

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