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Corporeality Panel - PAMLA 2013 San Diego

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids

Deadline: April 15, 2013

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Call for papers from 20th Feb.2013 to end of April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua in Cameroon invites papers for the inaugural issue of Springs to be published in June 2013
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com, arundie@yahoo.com

Springs is an international peer-reviewed journal.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA—Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

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

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

Panel -- Once Upon a Time: The Impact of Princess Culture on Girls

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University's English Department (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives (deadline for abstracts: May 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaela.precup@americanstudies.ro, dmihailes@yahoo.com

This is a CFP for a volume to be published by Dr. Roxana Oltean, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr.

Transitions and Transactions: Literature and Creative Writing Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of English
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu or msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

Pedagogy as an essential part of the learning and teaching culture has an ever more important place in community colleges where we continually rethink and revise our practices for our often non-tradit

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theatre History Focus Group)
contact email: 
charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group
Debut Panel 2013

MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film

MPCA 11/11-13, Southern Lit. and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Writing Wrongs: Literature and Human Rights in the 18th Century (ASECS-sponsored session; MLA 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Ramesh Mallipeddi
contact email: 
ramesh.mallipeddi@hunter.cuny.edu

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 9/21/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University invites paper proposals for our 8th annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference.

Essay Collection: Movies in the Age of Obama

full name / name of organization: 
David garrett Izzo
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

This collection is inspired by an article in The New York Times, which, in part is quoted below.

The Upside in film:

The Adjunct Verses (Collection/Performance/Multimedia)

full name / name of organization: 
N1Academy
contact email: 
rcbatp@gmail.com

Calling all contingent faculty and allies. . . .

http://migrantintellectual.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/the-adjunct-verses/

Project Title: THE ADJUNCT VERSES

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people. How is child labor/schooling discussed in life writing from working class individuals?

[UPDATE] 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, Rep. of Ireland, in association with the UCD English Graduate Society and Humanities Institute

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED “Age, Identity, and Culture in Global Diasporas.” PAMLA Nov 1-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

*Deadline extended to April 15, 2013*

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, 2013 Conference, Nov. 1-3
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

Diversity and Language Change (MLA, Chicago, 9-12 Jan 2014; abstract deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
cpalme20@kennesaw.edu

What role does “diversity” play in understanding language change? Papers will explore perspectives on linguistic diversity, e.g.

Language Change and Literature (MLA, Chicago, 9-12 Jan 2014; abstract deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
cpalme20@kennesaw.edu

How does language change matter to literature (and vice versa)?

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

Representing African American Adolescence (2014 MLA Special Session Proposal)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Griffiths/New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

This panel seeks papers that address the literary representation of African American adolescence, particularly from the perspective of Black youth narrators, in the post-Civil Rights period.

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of DuBois’ Death and the 110th Anniversary of The Souls of Black Folk

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA--African American Literature Regular Session
contact email: 
srtaylo4@uncg.edu

African American Literature Regular Session: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of DuBois’ Death and the 110th Anniversary of The Souls of Black Folk

SAMLA November 8-10, 2012

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

The Long Twentieth Century (1885-2008): Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
c.sweeneyecl@gold.ac.uk

The Long Twentieth Century(1885-2008):Literature,Politics, Aesthetics
A one day conference

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Goldsmiths, University of London

A Re-examination of Private Military and Security Companies - Abstracts due: April 1, 2013 - Papers due: July 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
STAIR, Oxford University
contact email: 
STAIRjournalPMSC@gmail.com

CFP - A Re-examination of Private Military and Security Companies - STAIR - OXFORD UNIVERSITY

Abstracts due: April 1, 2013
Papers due: July 8, 2013
Maximum length of articles: 6000 words

Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA, November 1-3, 2013; Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how the voice in solo performance (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) mediate what Judith Butler calls a shared vulnerability or precarity between self and other.

SAMLA 2013 Charles W. Chesnutt Panel Discussion - "Chesnutt’s Gothic Psychology of the Future American"

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association - SAMLA
contact email: 
rlsmith5@memphis.edu or djelzie@memphis.edu

This discussion will focus on how works like Mandy Oxendine utilize the elements of gothic psychology to confound binary racial concepts and to create the mixed-race identity matrix at the foundation

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Call for Papers: Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

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