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UPDATE Southern Studies Conference (February 10-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

Southern Studies: The AUM Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, February 10 and 11, 2012.

Call for Papers: New Orleans Foodie Lit

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

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
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’.

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

Wars of the Past and Present: Words and Images--Proposed panel topic for Natures 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century:
To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Last Chance to submit proposals for Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS 2012 JOINT CONFERENCE
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/11; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/11/12-4/14/12)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2012 JOINT CONFERENCE

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Eighteenth Century (SCSECS, Asheville, Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight D. Codr / South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SCSECS)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

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Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE!
New submission deadline is October 31st, 2011.

Call for Papers:

“Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet,” UCLA

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Metacognition, Active Learning, and Supportive Technology in the Literature or Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
contact email: 
cernst@hilbert.edu

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on the use of metacognition strategies in the context of active learning & appropriate technological support in teaching literature or compositio

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

CFP for ACLA 2012 Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

Call for papers for Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches", ACLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 @ Brown University, Providence, RI
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Gender and Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Presents
Issue 11.3
Gender and Popular Fiction, Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

Call for Papers - 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.

CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference at Duke University, January 20 & 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/marxism-and-new-media-conference
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent (April 6-7, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Fedors and Katie L. Price / Department of English, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
poetry.communities@gmail.com

Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
April 6-7, 2012

Reflections and transfigurations: tradapting and performing Shakespeare today. 26-27 April 2012, University of Toulouse, France.

full name / name of organization: 
ART. University of Toulouse Le Mirail
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP: Reflections and transfigurations: tradapting and performing Shakespeare today. 26-27 April 2012, University of Toulouse, France.

ANZASA Biennial Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Australia and New Zealand American Studies Association
contact email: 
h.emmett@uq.edu.au

The Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association will be hosted by the University of Queensland’s Cultural History Project, in Brisbane, Australia, from 3-7 Jul

DHSI Colloquium June 4-8 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
contact email: 
dhsicolloquium2012@easychair.org

With apologies for cross-posting,

DHSI Colloquium, 5-8 June 2012

The DHSI Colloquium showcases new and emerging, innovative and engaging work of those at DHSI.

Yale French Grad Student Conference - Ethics and Literature - February 17-18, 2012 (Abstracts due Nov 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Department of French Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
yalefrenchgradconference@gmail.com

The Yale Department of French welcomes submissions for our spring 2012 graduate student conference on the topic of "Ethics and Literature."

http://yale.edu/french/gradconference2012/cfp.html

Violence and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Jaclyn Simon (University of Southern California), Ricardo Wilson (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.ecu, rawilson@usc.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

Call for Proposals: Performance Studies Focus Group/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group, Association of Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

Music and Crisis -- Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

Music and Crisis

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
April 14-15, 2012

[REMINDER] Writing Queerly - Abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Jess Lewis-Turner
contact email: 
jlewturn@temple.edu

Call for papers for a panel on 'writing queerly' at the NEMLA 2011 convention in Rochester, NY, held March 15-18.

Frontiers and Borders (March 9-11, 2012)

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

Oklahoma State University English Graduate Conference:
Frontiers and Borders

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Festivals and Faires

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Fashionable Queens : Body – Power – Gender [Proceedings] - Abstracts due Dec. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English / Department of Sociology (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at

The present call for papers is a follow-up to the two-day symposium on Fashionable Queens: Body, Power Gender held at the University of Vienna in December 2010.

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