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Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Chrystal Sanders-Robinson
November 20, 2010

Are Teen Magazines Exempt from the Rhetoric of Advertisements

Collections and Collaborations (March 24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”

Monster Classics

full name / name of organization: 
2011 ACCUTE Conference, May 28-May 31 2011 at the University of New Brunswick
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and camilla@eckbo.ca

[UPDATE] CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Survival Logics: Narrative and the Margins - Graduate Student Conference: March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University
contact email: 
survivallogics@gmail.com

Keynote: Professor Michael Rothberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[UPDATE - Deadline extension] Beyond Trauma: Narratives of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 31 – April 2, 2011

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Session at ALA 2011 - Deadline 1/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

Southern Literature and Regional Foodways
Deadline: January 1, 2011

Special Issue, Post-Racial Americas: Cultural Studies in the Age of Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity: PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities [February 24-26, 2011]

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

The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 7th Annual MadLit Conference.

UPDATE-LSU Baton Rouge Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

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

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Gods and Groundlings: Historical Theatrical Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

Before cell phones or internet marketing or even electrical lighting, how did theatre audiences function in various periods and cultures? How did they behave? What did they expect?

[UPDATE] NATURES 2011 abstract deadline is Dec. 3 [conference is 2/18/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2011--Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

Wideman Society at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Wideman Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

The John Edgar Wideman Society invites 200-word proposals for papers or panels at the American Literature Association conference. Deadline for proposals is 15 January 2011.

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference [Reminder - Deadline: 17 December]

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

American Identities on Stage:

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

Beyond Margins and Centers, April 8 and April 9, 2011

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

Call for Papers
BEYOND MARGINS AND CENTERS
April 8 and April 9, 2011
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

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

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

Charles W. Chesnutt sessions at American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011

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

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02116-5798, May 26-29, 2011

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