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3rd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Revenge (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Revenge

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

12th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

2nd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentation

6th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Forgiveness

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

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

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2013
Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel (Eds.)

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the Universi

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY)
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

Neoliberal policies have restructured the university, disciplinary knowledge, and the disciplines themselves.

4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
PhD in Humanities and Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the 4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities on Friday, March 22

Symposium to Honor the Legacy of William Apess -- December 6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Amherst College
contact email: 
lbrooks@amherst.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPANTS

On Our Own Grounds: the Legacy of William Apess, a Pequot
A Symposium
Amherst College
December 6, 2012

Appalachian Studies Panel March 27-30, 2013

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

Appalachian Studies

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Washington, DC – March 27-30, 2013

Critical Disability Discourse - Journal - Deadline: February 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Disability Discourse/Discours Critiques dans le Champ du Handicap
contact email: 
cdsj@yorku.ca

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW OPENED.

To register for the conference please go here:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/registration.html

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

6th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Diasporas

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

“The Technologies of Starlings, Parrots, and Other Mocking 'Birds': Parroting, Parody, and Paralanguage.”

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mholm2@fordham.edu

Because of their natural ability to imitate and improvise upon the songs and sounds of others, starlings exemplify the powers, the problems, and pleasures of mimesis.

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

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

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

“Celebrating the Sesquicentennial of Louisa May Alcott's Hospital Sketches: A Teaching Round Table,” Annual conference of the Am

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Petrulionis / The Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
shp2@psu.edu

Published in 1863 to immediate success as the Civil War sloughed into its second year, _Hospital Sketches_ is now available in several paperback editions, most with excellent introductions detailing i

Of Human Bondage: Literatures of Constraint - March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

9th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 1 and 2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

Keynote Speaker: Sherry Simon (Concordia University)

Call for Student Papers, The Association for Gravestone Studies Annual Meeting and Conference, June 18-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for Gravestone Studies
contact email: 
info@gravestonestudies.org

Students

Earn a chance to attend The Association for Gravestone Studies Conference and Annual Meeting as a guest of AGS. Enter the AGS Student Paper Competition.

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference: Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submissions Due: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

CFP - "Playing at Violence," ATHE [10/27/2012; 8/1-4/2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Adamson Livingston
contact email: 
adamson.livingston@gmail.com

Call for Papers
"Playing at Violence"
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education's 2013 Conference (Orlando, FL; Aug 1-4, 2013)

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

26th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

Florida House Inn, Amelia Island, Florida
April 26-27, 2013

Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society

Follow Your Passion: Representations of Passion in the Humanities, April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui - School of Humanities and Graduate Studies - Lincoln University
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The School of Humanities and Graduate Studies at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on April 6, 2013.

Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature Azusa Pacific University - Azusa, CA | May 16-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
pandujo@apu.edu

The Company of Others: Literary Collaboration & the Common Good

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]: Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity (3/9/13; abstracts due 12/07/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan State U - Womens' and Gender Studies and B'More Proud
contact email: 
intersectionssymposium@gmail.com

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Morgan State University, in conjunction with B’More Proud and the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, invites scholars to participate

[UPDATE] Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

CFP: Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

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

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 23-26, 2013

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

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, Westin Copley Place, Boston, 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02116-5798
May 23-26, 2013

Collaboration as Positioning -- 2013 ACLA Conference, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jhbh@yonsei.ac.kr

"Collaboration as Positioning"

Abstract Deadline: 15 November, 2012
Conference Date: April 4-7, 2013

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap Film Journal
contact email: 
VLT@austin.utexas.edu

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

Crosshatched Places: Mapping Spatial Complexities; ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cneufeld@emich.edu; cdionne@emich.edu

This panel explores how the trope of “crosshatching”—as elaborated in Mieville’s novel, The City and the City, or illustrated by Sergei Larenkov’s photography—helps us redraw cognitive map

Creating a Climate for Change: Activism Within and Beyond the Borders of the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
brburke@iastate.edu

This panel explores the ways in which scholars within the Environmental Humanities contribute to the fight for earth sustainability and justice through activist approaches in criticism and teaching th

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear


The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

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