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March 18-19-- Family Matters: A Graduate Student Conference on Representations of the Family in Literature, Drama and Film

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University--Olean, New York
contact email: 
BonaConference@gmail.com

Representations of the family in literature often come freighted with questions of cultural significance, economic arrangement, and political power.

Call for Artists

full name / name of organization: 
Ustinov Intercultural Forum
contact email: 
uif.president@dur.ac.uk

The Ustinov Intercultural Forum is currently seeking additional artists to submit their work for this cultural exhibition which will run at the Old Fulling Mill in Durham, UK from early April to early

Business Culture / Corporate Culture Papers, 20- 23 April 2011, San Antonio, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
2011 National Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
dosborne@scc.spokane.edu

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter & Riverwalk Hotels
101 Bowie Street , San Antonio,TX 78205

Wednesday, April 20 - Saturday, April 23

[UPDATE] Noncanonical Affects (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 12/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bsweeney@umassd.edu

American Literature Association
22nd Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2001
Boston, MA

Noncanonical Affects

[UPDATE] : "Borderlines": A Graduate Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park, March 11-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
geoconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for Papers:
4th Annual GEO Conference
“Borderlines”
University of Maryland, College Park
March 11-12, 2011

'Spectres of Class' (15-16 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
matt.davies@chester.ac.uk

Please note the call for papers for the interdisciplinary ‘Spectres of Class’ conference at the University of Chester, UK, on 15-16 July 2011 organised in association with CADAAD (Critical Approac

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

[UPDATE] Civil War Literature Panel, American Literature Association (ALA 2011 May 26-29, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Crowell
contact email: 
crowell2@illinois.edu

Despite the Civil War’s lasting impact on popular culture in the U.S., the literature of the Civil War period remains an understudied area of nineteenth-century American literary studies.

Revolution! A Regional Graduate Student Literature Conference. April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Hauck, Department of English, Kansas State University
contact email: 
gs_litcon@ksu.edu

At our inaugural Kansas State University Regional Graduate Student Conference in Literature, we will explore the ways in which revolutions of all kind have affected (and continue to affect) our discip

CEA-MAG "Fortunes & Misfortunes" 5 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Linda DiDesidero - ldidesidero@umuc.edu

Announcing a call for papers for the CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference, "Fortunes & Misfortunes," at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD on 5 March 2011. Deadline for proposals: December 15.

Empowerment and the Sacred: An Inter-disciplinary Conference, University of Leeds, 24th - 26th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shivani Rajkomar and Lori Shelbourn, University of Leeds
contact email: 
organisers@empowermentandthesacred.com

The San Joaquin Valley Journal Spring 2011 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is accepting submissions for the Spring 2011 issue.

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium Monday, March 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
contact email: 
david.cregan@villanova.edu

Call for Papers and Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Conference Theme:
The Work of Anna Deavere Smith,

Third Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, April 1st and 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com.

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Shakespeare on Film, TV, and Video / Deadline: Dec 15!!

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: SHAKESPEARE ON FILM, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO

PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA
Joint Conference, San Antonio, TX
April 20-23, 2011
http://www.swtxpca.org

Submission deadline: December 15, 2010

[UPDATE] April 2,3 The Graduate Conference of Celebration and Criticism at the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Norton, University of Wyoming www.uwappreciates.com
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

[UPDATE] Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Call for papers
Re-production
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011

Breaking Boundaries: Body Politics and the Dynamics of Difference March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lawrence College Women's History Graduate Program
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

Breaking Boundaries: Body Politics and the Dynamics of Difference

a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, New York
March 4-5, 2011
Free and Open to the Public

Keynote Speaker:

Possibilities of the New: The Subject of Truth in Psychoanalysis - April 22-23, 2011; abstracts due Feb. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group
contact email: 
PARGconference@gmail.com

Edited Book in American Multicultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Sherrow Pinder, Ph.D.
contact email: 
spinder@csuchico.edu

Papers concerning issues in American Multicultural Studies are now being sought for an edited volume, which is under contract with Sage Publications.

Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium

Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

Sites of Citizenship--10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
jason.j.narlock@kcl.ac.uk

This one-day conference seeks to bring together interdisciplinary scholarship illuminating the ways in which the ‘spatial turn’ towards site-specific research is informing discussions of citizensh

[UPDATED] Apocalypse Literature Panel, American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

Apocalypse Literature Panel Proposal
American Literature Association Conference
May 26-29, 2011

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
Hosted by the English Graduate Student Association
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

[UPDATE] [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2011@gmail.com


[Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at the University of Rhode Island

[UPDATE] Transformations deadline December 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

HERA (Humanities Education and Research Association) is exploring
Transformations that occur in four groupings or "streams"; transformative

International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Denmark, Roskilde University near Copenhagen, June 22-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PsyArt Foundation
contact email: 
agordon@ufl.edu

We are pleased to announce that the International Conference on Psychology and the Arts will be held at Roskilde University, Denmark, close to Copenhagen, June 22-26, 2011.

Madness and Monstrosity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cindy Murillo/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cmurillo@tnstate.edu

This panel on nineteenth century American literature seeks papers that explore notions of madness and monstrosity, broadly defined, for an upcoming session at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Associ

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Monster Classics, 2011 ACCUTE conference May 28-31 Fredericton, NB

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and camilla@eckbo.ca

That Pride and Prejudice would inspire a zombie rewriting was perhaps surprising to Austen fans and critics, but "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" has itself inspired enough monstrous mash-ups from

Monster Classics, 2011 ACCUTE conference May 28-31 Fredericton, NB

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and camilla@eckbo.ca

That Pride and Prejudice would inspire a zombie rewriting was perhaps surprising to Austen fans and critics, but "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" has itself inspired enough monstrous mash-ups from

Call for contributions: censorship and literature in English-speaking countries, 16th-21st centuries

full name / name of organization: 
ACE - University of Rennes 2 UEB - France
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr

Call for Contributions: collected essays on censorship and literature in English speaking countries, 16th-21st centuries

2nd Global Conference: Revenge - Probing the Boundaries (July, 2011: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Revenge - Probing the Boundaries

Saturday 16th July 2011 - Monday 19th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

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