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CFP – “Digital History” — Features for MEDIASCAPE issue on “History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

The digitization of culture writ large — and the archive in particular — necessitates a reevaluation of the study of both media history and mediated history.

Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: January 5, 2012
Plenary Speaker: Lee Edelman, Chair, Department of English, Tufts University

10th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Monday 10th September – Thursday 13th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: 'Skins' and Contemporary Culture (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
'Skins' and Contemporary Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/1)

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

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

2nd Global Conference: Gender and Love (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gl2@inter-diciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Gender and Love

Tuesday 25th September – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association, First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
contact email: 
bgpsca@gmail.com

[Updated, with correct web address]

Call for Submissions: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association, First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
contact email: 
bgpsca@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

UPDATE Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 33rd Annual Conference that will be held February 8-12, 2012 at

[UPDATE] Experimental Writing by Women Panel at the EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
lmullen@lsu.edu

Experimental Writing by Women

[UPDATE] Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America/Oct 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Boschman/Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca (See http://skies.mtroyal.ca/)

Under Western Skies is Mount Royal University’s award-winning biennial conference series on the environment.

“Bodies of Knowledge, Knowledge of Bodies” February 2-5, 2012 Louisville, Kentucky

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference

The Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky
February 2-5, 2012

Call for Papers:

4th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Fashion

Sunday 16th September – Wednesday 19th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

The Traveller's Poem

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing seeks paper proposals for a panel to be hosted at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency at Embarcadero Center in S

TRAVEL WRITING AND AMERICAN POLITICS

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing seeks paper proposals for a panel to be hosted at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency at Embarcadero Center in S

5th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Madness (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Madness

Thursday 30th August 2012 – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Edited Collection on Dave the Potter: Slavery, Poetry, and Pottery

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Chaney (Dartmouth College)
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

The editor invites chapter proposals for an edited collection exploring the work of Dave the Potter. Dave the Potter, or David Drake (ca.

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations - Abstracts now due December 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

UPDATE Crossroads 7-8 June, 2012 Toulouse, France

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

There are still a few places open at the International Conference on Crossroads (treating the English speaking world).

Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream

full name / name of organization: 
John Steinbeck Society of America
contact email: 
Paul.Douglass@sjsu.edu

The John Steinbeck Society calls for proposals for papers to be given at the American Literature Association’s 23rd annual conference, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Franci

True Blood

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harr

Society for Utopian Studies Toronto October 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
lyman.sargent@umsl.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
37th Annual Meeting
October 4-7, 2012
Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

UPDATE: Reality TV SW/TX PCA/ACA (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

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

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

ProQuest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce a $1000 Article Prize for the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published i

Call for Abstracts (21 December, 2011): Women's Writing after 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sebastian Groes (Roehampton University), Claire Colebrook (PennState, USA), Peter Childs (Glouchestershire, UK)
contact email: 
sebastian.groes@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for Submission for an edited collection on "Women's Writing after 9/11"

2nd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference:
Living Responsibly:
Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

1st Global Conference:,Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July, 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference:
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

CFP: Fronteras, disidencias y márgenes por cartografiar, 1 abril de 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, República Bolivariana de Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.gob.ve, http://www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Fronteras_Convocatoria3.pdf

Desbordar el territorio, bordear, explorar nuestro afuera. Apostar a apropiarse de las zonas y objetos que no tienen nombre. Infringir. Disentir para labrar nuevos caminos.

[UPDATE] Valley Humanities Review- Call for Undergraduate Humanities Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Our submission period is drawing to a close! Encourage your students to send their best work over to the VHR.

1st Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

CALL FOR PAPERS:

ASAP/4: "Genres of the Present" 4-6 October 2012, Royal College of Art London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap@rca.ac.uk

The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present is pleased to announce a symposium exploring the current status of genre across the post-1960s visual, literary and performative arts.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-chairs
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies
The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Experimental Writing by Women Panel at the EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
lmullen@lsu.edu

Experimental Writing by Women

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. 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
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

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