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The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance
of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

UPDATE: On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studies (November 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its fall 2011 issue (Volume 3; issue 1), themed “On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studi

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012.

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

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Paul Laurence Dunbar Association, at the American Literature Conference, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center

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

full name / name of organization: 
Ali Chetwynd - University of Michigan
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’.

BLACK GAY GENIUS: Joseph Beam and In the Life

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Stephens and Steven G. Fullwood
contact email: 
blackgaygenius@gmail.com

On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the seminal publication, In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology, edited by Joseph Beam, we are currently seeking submissions for an anthology on the legacy of Joseph

University of Louisville's Re: Conference March 23, 2012 The Phoenix Effect: Regeneration, Rebirth, Reformation

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics (AHA) at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

boundaries of the im|material OSU May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
immateriality.2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: Captivity Narratives -- Deadline Extension to 12/1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Conference

February 8 - 11, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

http://www.swtxpca.org

Call For Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts.

Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Dear Friends and Colleagues

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
femspec@aol.com

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divin

International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities, Beirut, May 9 - 11, 2012 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
American University Beirut
contact email: 
humanrightsandthehumanities@gmail.com

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities will be hosted by American University of Beirut May 9-11, 2012.

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

Survivor's Redemption Island? Melville's South Sea Island? Reality and Fiction in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz, Historical Fiction Area, Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Has it always been easier for Americans to swallow fiction with a dollop of reality? Or easier for us to swallow reality with a dollop of fiction?

Networked New York -- 3/23/12, Abstracts Due 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

CFP: The Right of Resistance: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University - London
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

RIGHT OF RESISTANCE: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

Brunel University – London, 8th-9th February 2012

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association (Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8-11, 2012)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

Violence Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
Philip.Dwyer@newcastle.edu.au

Violence Studies Conference 2012
Call for Papers

Cognitive Melville American Literature Association (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph James Savarese/Herman Melville Society
contact email: 
savarese@grinnell.edu

Melville’s work is nothing if not a palpable grasping with words: the fingers of cognition investigating themselves.

[UPDATE] Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet February 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@ucla.edu

LAST CALL!
New submission deadline is November 15th, 2011.

Call for Papers:

ACLA 2012: "Me, Myself, and I: The Self and the Social" (deadline: November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
info@acla.org

Seeking papers for ACLA's 2012 meeting in Providence, RI (March 29-April 1) that engage issues surrounding the crisis of the individual's relation to society.

States of Emergency: New Iconographies and the Narratives of Catastrophe--ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young (Salem State University), Lisa Mulman (Salem State University)
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu OR lmulman@salemstate.edu<!--break-->

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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

Organizers of the 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature: 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

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

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

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