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[UPDATE] History, Postcolonialism and Tradition 09/12-13/2013 (04/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Second call for papers:

Contemporary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

The Great War and Modern Literature (MLA Special Session 2014 [Jan. 9-12] ; proposals by March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marguerite Helmers
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

I invite proposals for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago (January 9-12, 2014).

Disrobing the Law in American Culture (April 26-27): Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
The Princeton Program in American Studies
contact email: 
kacollin@princeton.edu, allerner@princeton.edu

Disrobing the Law in American Culture: A Graduate Conference

Keynote: Laura Edwards (Duke University)
Keynote: Sally Gordon (University of Pennsylvania)

[UPDATE] The Cultural Politics of Memory 14-16 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory Cardiff University
contact email: 
cpm@cardiff.ac.uk

The politics of remembering and forgetting are imp

Emerging Perspectives graduate conference. May 2-3, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
enggrad@ucdconnect.ie

May 2-3, 2013 at University College Dublin in association with the UCD English Graduate Society and Humanities Institute

CFP- Lasting Stars: Personas that Endure and Images that Fade

full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Bolton and Julie Lobalzo Wright/Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
l.c.bolton@qmul.ac.uk, julielwright1@gmail.com

Project Overview:

Call for Papers LiNQ Volume 40 2013: Capture

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland/ James Cook University
contact email: 
ariella.vanluyn@jcu.edu.au

The verb ‘capture’ implies both acts of preservation and of restraint.

[UPDATE] 10th Annual MEGAA Symposium: "The Human and the Non-Human" DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings journal (deadline 03/20/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for the following sections of the issue 6/2012 of Scritture migranti, an international journal dedic

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Graduate Student Conference at UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
surfaces2013@gmail.com

Call for Papers, At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces
Friends of English Graduate Student Conference, UCLA
Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

MLA 2014: Deletion, Erasure, Cancellation

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon
contact email: 
pbenzon@temple.edu

How might we theorize the aesthetics and poetics of practices such as deletion and erasure? All periods, genres, media welcome. Inquiries and abstracts with short biographies to pbenzon at temple dot edu by March 1.

Zombie Romantic Comedies - ZomRomCom - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Deborah Christie, Margo Collins, and Ken Montieth
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

The recent re-animation of the zombie in popular culture has led to the creation of the “zombie romantic comedy,” or the zomromcom.

Walking Dead - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Deborah Christie
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Walking Dead (either the original graphic novel or the AMC television series).

Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S., Special Session, MLA Chicago Jan 9-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Granville Ganter
contact email: 
ganterg@stjohns.edu

Call for papers for a Special Session panel for the 2014 MLA convention in Chicago (Jan 9-12) on the topic of “Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S.” Lecture culture prior to the Civil Wa

4th Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

University of North Texas - Critical Voices Conference - Friday, March 22

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
literarycriticalunt@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd.

South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

Black Theatre Association Debut Panel @ ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
contact email: 
longky@umd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS / 12th ANNUAL BTA DEBUT PANEL
Black Theatre Association (BTA) Focus Group
Curtains Up: Conversation Among Emerging Scholars
ATHE 2013, August 1 - 4, 2013
Orlando, Florida

[UPDATE} First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/18

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Goudie / Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

Announcing

The First Book Institute

June 10-14, 2013

To be hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

[UPDATE] EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE - 2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

[UPDATE] The Aesthetics of Austerity - Extended Deadline, February 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Irvine - PhD Program in Visual Studies
contact email: 
vsconference2013@gmail.com

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

“Postwhat?! Literary Postmodernism in the 21st Century” - MLA 2014 - Abstracts by March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Mullins / MLA
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

This panel tackles the question of whether or not postmodernism as a way of thinking about literary texts has truly run out of steam, or whether we are only now gaining enough critical distance to ass

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu



The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

South Central MLA Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2013 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel.

Mod Bods Graduate Conference, February 22-23, Laramie WY

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming, Master of the Arts in English
contact email: 
lgrubbs1@uwyo.edu

We are now welcoming papers on topics related to bodies and modernism, each understood broadly, for our graduate student conference, to be held at the University of Wyoming, February 22-23.

[UPDATE] Representations of Moral Bankruptcy on Television (ASA Nov 21-4, 2013 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed panel for the 2013 American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington D.C. (November 21-24 at the Hilton Washington DC).

Rhetoric of the Wisewoman and the Madwoman: Perspectives on Confined Women Throughout History -- SAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Polidori/SAMLA
contact email: 
courtney.polidori@tcnj.edu

From wisewomen, witches and warriors, to madwomen and monsters, confined females have been represented through a variety of rhetorical strategies that mask the complexities of their characters.

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. May 24-25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature
Eleventh Annual Academic Conference
The Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
24-25 May, 2013

[Reminder] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Uuniversity of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions. Proposals Due February 10

full name / name of organization: 
The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

[UPDATE] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution, 6th September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

CfP: Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution
(Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

Keynote speakers:

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the seventh issue of our journal.

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