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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

Free Books for Review - No Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Are you interested in receiving a free book from the publisher in exchange for writing a thorough 1,200-1,600 word review of the book?

Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011.

Toni Morrison Society at American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea at jbilling@spelman.edu or Yvonne Atkinson at yvonnea777@msn.com

The Toni Morrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, May 26-29, 2011

American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea at jbilling@spelman.edu or Yvonne Atkinson at yvonnea777@msn.com

American Literature Association
22nd Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2011
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

Panel 1 Toni Morrison and the Gaze of Memory

[UPDATE] Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity:Deadline Extended to January 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carol E. Henderson/Department of Black American Studies, University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

Date: 19 March 2011

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (including lunch)
Breakfast & Onsite Registration: from 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Where: Arsht Hall (University of Delaware)
Wilmington, DE

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 1-18-11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

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

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