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6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

The South and Sexuality @ the Southern American Studies Association 2011 Atlanta, GA February 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality

CFP: Film, Television, and Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Ramirez / College English Association
contact email: 
javramir@imail.iu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Persons and Things: a Roundtable in Memorial to Barbara Johnson

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Convention April 2010
contact email: 
henebry@bu.edu

In celebration of the life and work of Barbara Johnson, we will focus on one of her last books and its significance for fields ranging from law to film to the history of art.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

As an interdisciplinary field, fat studies has drawn from significant roots of feminist and women’s literature.

[UPDATE] FORUM journal CfP: 'Identity' issue. Submission deadline: 1st September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com (Siobhan Fitzgerald and Elysse Meredith, FORUM co-editors)



Call for Papers, Issue 11 — IDENTITY

'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

CFP: The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Abstract Deadline: October 22nd, 2010

Collection of Essays on the Role of Music in Multicultural Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. Lindsay Michie Eades, Eunice Rojas
contact email: 
eades.l@lynchburg.edu, rojas.e@lynchburg.edu

This book is a two volume series of essays telling stories of the ways in which music has propelled resistance and revolutionary movements in the United States and around the world from the gospe

Literature and Transgression: 3rd International "Literature and..." Graduate Student Conference (May 2-3, 2011)

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

LITERATURE AND TRANSGRESSION

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL “LITERATURE AND …” GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
2-3 May, 2011, Istanbul University

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
Vol. 37 No. 2 (to be published September 2011)
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2011

AAAHRP 2011 Biennial Black History Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Diaz / Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation
contact email: 
history3@comcast.net

Call for Papers

Georgia State University's New Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" / Georgia State University - English Department
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9: What makes us laugh? Why is humor such an important cross-cultural phenomenon and universal human trait?

UPDATE - CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

UPDATE---Racism in Media--You STILL Can't Do That on Television

full name / name of organization: 
Jacqueline Ann Brown New York City Department of Education
contact email: 
Jbrowndemia@aol.com

Currently, neither network television nor cable offera a series starring an interracial obviously sexually involved romantic couple as lead characters,specifically, a black woman and a white man.

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, area chair Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: December 15, 2010
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2011 Conference, April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection); 11/15/10 (abstracts); 1/14/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda R Smith, Ph.D.
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ invite contributors to submit abstracts for essays exploring and

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

[UPDATE] Prove It On Me: Ambivalent Lesbian Representation in the Harlem Renaissance (30 Sept. 2010, NEMLA 7-10 Apr. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@uvm.edu

The Harlem Renaissance tried to fill socially-constructed absences in African-Americans’ group identity (such as humanity, art, masculinity, morality) by creating a respectable black middle class.

Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

Black and Latina feminist scholars offer multiple ways of understanding feminist cultures that transcend ideological borders and patriarchal conventions.

Journal Call for submissions: Deadline 1/2/10

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collabor

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

Southern Studies Conference, February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South.  Topics might include:

CFP: Native Transformations: Local, National, Transnational, Global, and Planetary Contexts for American Indian Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) Annual Conference (Boca Raton, FL, April 7th-10th, 2011)
contact email: 
kirstin.squint@gmail.com; eandersd@gmu.edu

In 1981, “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism,” an essay by Acqumeh poet Simon Ortiz, appeared in the journal MELUS.

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Mind and American Literature book series

full name / name of organization: 
Camden House publishers
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

We welcome proposals for books that consider American prose and poetry from interdisciplinary perspectives, including psychology, philosophy, and neurology.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries - Rutgers University - February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers English 20th Century Group
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com
    Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, February 26, 2011

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes (4/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

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