The journal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture is sponsoring two roundtable discussions in celebration of the Spring 2013 release of a special issue of the journal titled "Teaching Medieval Literature off the Grid," edited by Gina Brandolino and Nathanial B. Smith. Extending the conversation begun in the special issue on incorporating noncanonical medieval literature in the classroom, the sessions proposed here will explore pedagogy and canonicity in the context in which we, as teachers, deal with it most often and most dramatically: the early British literary survey course. Each session will have 7 panelists, each with 8-10 minute papers and time for discussion.
The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 16-18 May 2013. The conference will be held at the University of Tampere in Tampere, Finland.
CfP: ASECS and NEMLA
Papers are sought for either one of the following panels. Please note that both panels are devoted to marginalia in eighteenth- and early nineteenth century German literature. While he respective panel/conference will ideally emphasize different understandings of marginalia, I welcome papers on all facets of understanding marginalia.
Please indicate clearly for which conference you are submitting your proposal of 300 words max. to email@example.com . Due: no later than September 15.
SYMPOSIA IRANICA: 1st Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews, 13-14 April 2013
Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2012
Call for Papers
Symposia Iranica invites proposals for individual papers, pre-arranged panels, and poster presentations that relate to any aspect of Iranian studies.
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.
Keynote speaker: Professor Ken Gelder (University of Melbourne).
The conference will be organised in the spirit of the Association. GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, fashion, architecture and popular culture. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to build international links with the wider Gothic community as a whole.
Call for Papers
2012 ELLAK Internationall Conference on "Border, Translation, and What Then?: Rethinking "Convergence" in English Language and Literature"
C0-Hosted by ELLAK(English Language and Literature Association of Korea) and CISLE (Center for International Study of Literatures in English)
11-14 December 2012, Bexco Convention Center, Busan, Korea (Abstracts due July 31, 2012)
Call for Papers
Textual Tourism in Transatlantic Narrative at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Host Institution: Tufts University
The International Journal of Radical Critique (http://www.radicalcritique.org) is a peer-reviewed, transdisciplinary, open-access e-journal edited by international academics and independent intellectuals. IJRC is currently seeking manuscripts from scholars of the arts, humanities and social sciences for its inaugural issue.
Potential contributors should review the guidelines at: http://www.radicalcritique.org/p/guidelines.html
The 2nd World Humanities Forum, which is co-organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City, will take place in Busan, Republic of Korea from 1 to 3 November 2012. It will bring together scholars, thinkers and policy-makers in the humanities, under the overarching theme of "Humanities and Healing," to reflect on the role of the humanities in understanding the nature of suffering human beings are experiencing today and in finding the modes of healing that might respond to them.
Banned Books is seeking select papers for an upcoming scholarly text: Abject Blackness: The Tangled Weave of Ethnicity and Nationality in the Hispanic American Community.
Our panel in 2013 will focus on representations of Elizabeth I in the classic and more recent film narratives. In the last decade alone, the image of Elizabeth I on film has ranged from Dame Judi Dench's aged but energetic queen to Cate Blanchett's preternaturally youthful 55 year old monarch to the adolescent princess played by Laoise Murray on _The Tudors_. This panel will seek to explore the general trajectories of representing Elizabeth I on screen as well as identify and analyze the developments, continuities, and significance of these representations in the 21st century.
This session is sponsored by Queen Elizabeth I Society.
At this time, the Journal of Feminist Scholarship is actively accepting submissions.
3rd Global Conference
Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Call for Presentation:
A significant focus for this interdisciplinary project is an annual conference which provides valuable opportunities for participants to become involved in, perhaps, the first of many thoughtful, unique, and creative dialogues with one another. In this engaging and responsive forum presenters are encouraged to share their discipline with enthusiasm and to foster new working relationships through the exploration, examination and discussion of their work with colleagues.
Since the early 1990's, the internet has increasingly influenced how cultural texts are read and disseminated. This media shift has transformed long-held notions of publicness, authority, and the archive. For media scholar Lisa Gitelman, media history is about nothing less than the 'experience of meaning' (18), an experience that the web has changed by 'eschew[ing] the punctual logic of more conventional public discourse' (144). This panel enters ongoing debates about the internet's influence on literature, critics, and their publics, exploring how new media's social network shapes fiction and the critical reading practices that make sense of it.
1st Global Conference
Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation
Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Call for Presentation:
The body. My body. This thing which is with me all day, every day, from my birth to my death. This flesh which is me. My intimate life-long friend.
In our day-to-day living we have no reason to question or to doubt our bodies. Until the bond of trust is shaken or broken. Something happens. To my body. Something inside: going wrong. A betrayal: a turning against: an unwelcome and unwanted change. From which there is no escape, no running away, nowhere to hide. This is happening to me.