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"Life, death, gods and magic"

full name / name of organization: 
Chronica Mundi
contact email: 
chronicamundi@chronicamundi.org

Call for Papers
"Life, death, gods and magic"

SAMLA Convention 2010 Special Focus: The Interplay of Text and Image November 5-7 Loews Hotel Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mlobnik@emory.edu

Literary Criticism Discussion Circle

Word, Image, and Performance

[UPDATE] Women Reading/Writing the (King James) Bible (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State English Department
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

[UPDATE] The KJV and 19th-Century American Literature (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State English Dept.
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, Janna Jones, Mark Neumann/Hidden Cinema Symposium
contact email: 
submit@hiddencinema.org

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico
February 26th, 2011
University of Arizona
Center for Creative Photography

[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 _________________________________________

Civil war--Global Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Lowcountry & Atlantic World Program, College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Civil War—Global Conflict
March 3 – 5, 2011

SECOND CALL: 20th Century Sentimentalism, NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This panel invites papers examining uses of sentimentality in American literature spanning the twentieth century.

On Diaspora Writing; Journal and Anthology of Essays; 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India.

[UPDATE] Film & Philosophy: How Films Think

full name / name of organization: 
UF GFSG
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Mary Ann Doane and D.N. Rodowick
Special Session with William Rothman
Just added: a lecture by Andrew Bujalski and a screening of his 2009 film Beeswax

CFP: New Essays on the Work of EDWARD P. JONES. Nov. 1, 2010 (abstracts, early submissions); March 20, 2011 (completed articles)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Wood / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
epjessays@gmail.com

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Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.

Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to epjessays@gmail.com.

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Women's Studies Area of PCA/ACA cfp 12/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's

[UPDATE] World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ,
Hyatt New Brunswick. Host Institution: Rutgers University

"A Queerer Time, A Queerer Place" (August 11-14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBT Focus Group / Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBT Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 11-14, 2011, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL

Submission Deadlines:

UPDATE 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 gospel mus

[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

Abstracts for Iconoclasm due September 10, 2010

CFP Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self (deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 (April 6-10, Rutgers NJ)
contact email: 
confabstracts@gmail.com

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (10/21-10/22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire

19th Century America: CEA 2011 | FORTUNES I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century America at CEA 2011

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

Call for Papers: Early America: CEA 2011 I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Flor

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

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

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

[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 (Kalamazoo): Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

NEH is sponsoring a roundtable on "Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives" at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011.

Short essays wanted: literature, justice, social change and education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

Horror Area: 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference, 20-23 April, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pcahorror@gmail.com

The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming and culture for the 2011 PCA/ACA

American Poetry & Poetics (Critical)

full name / name of organization: 
Soutwest/Texas PCA & ACA
contact email: 
mrh@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010

32nd Annual Southwest/Texas American and Popular Culture Association
Conference.

Beyond the Body: Migrating Past Physical Borders in Feminist Literature - Call for Papers for a Proposed Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks - University of Texas at San Antonio and Dr. Glenda Tibe Bonifacio - University of Lethbridge, Canada
contact email: 
feministmigrations@gmail.com

The body remains a preeminent place of reading in feminist theory, past and present.

Modernism, Modernity, and Politics: Face-off or Interface? NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011), Rutgers University (deadline Sept. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), hosted by Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
smukherj@fas.harvard.edu

Although much has been written about the later personal politicization of a modernist such as Ezra Pound, critics have inadequately addressed the relationship between Anglo-American literary modernism

Reading the Postcolonial Other in Contemporary Film, 2011 NeMLA@Rutgers, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Hosted by Rutgers U.
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net, walterstracey@hotmail.com

Over the last two decades, cinematic privileging of the postcolonial other has evolved a new, significant wedge against the plethora of hegemonic films.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference (November 13, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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[UPDATE] African-American Literature and the Bible (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State U English Department
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" invites papers for the Fall 2011 special issue: "(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items," edited by Susan Booker Morris, Former Director of

African American Literature at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

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

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

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

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

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