The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is 'Worldmaking'.
Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2013 RMMLA Convention)
The session "Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean" at the 67th Annual Convention of the RMMLA is devoted to Francophone Literatures, Cultures, and Film of Africa and the Caribbean.
Topics include but are not limited to:
· Sub-Saharan Africa Literature, Culture, and Film
· Colonial and Post-colonial Studies
· Environmental questions in African / Caribbean Literature and film
· African Diaspora
· Maghreb Literature, Culture, and Film
· Creolité, Antillanité
· "Littérature monde"
· Feminist Theory and Women Writers
Pupil Call For Papers
Pupil is an online rhetoric and composition pedagogy journal that features essays from undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines on the topic of teaching composition and rhetoric. General approaches to writing, and rhetorical specificities, differ across disciplines. Pupil strives to be a source and link between these differing pedagogical approaches toward composition and rhetoric by bringing them together. This journal's interdisciplinary focus is an attempt to present writing from multiple fields of study with the hope of imparting insight into how other disciplines treat college writing.
Washington Irving: The Fantastic in the Time of Nations
full name / name of organization:
Scott Sprenger / Arnaud Huftier / Otrante: journal of fantastic art and literature
Call for contributions:
Otrante : arts et littératures fantastiques
Volume 36: "Washington Irving: le fantastique au temps des nations"
Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013
This special session seeks submissions that employ and/or consider cognitive approaches to literature. In the past several years, literature has proved instrumental in furthering cognitive studies, and this session looks for papers that demonstrate reciprocity in the field of literary studies. Some questions papers might consider are: How do cognitive approaches to literature further literary studies? How is our understanding of literature enhanced by applying cognitive science? Are there limits to the application of cognitive science to literature? What is the future of cognitive approaches to literature?
The World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS-2013)
is Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Tokyo Section.
The WorldCIS-2013 is an international forum dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practical implementation of security on the Internet and Computer Networks. The inability to properly secure the Internet, computer networks, protecting the Internet against emerging threats and vulnerabilities, and sustaining privacy and trust has been a key focus of research. The WorldCIS aims to provide a highly professional and comparative academic research forum that promotes collaborative excellence between academia and industry.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES
Note: Abstract deadline extended to April 3rd!
9TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 14, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, New York University
The editor of this collection commissioned by Cambridge Scholars Publishing invites proposals for a volume of essays tentatively called Social Networks in the Long Eighteenth Century: Clubs, Literary Salons, Textual Coteries. The papers will address the networks of relations developed during the eighteenth century among groups with common literary, political, and moral concerns. The focus of this collection is twofold. On the one hand, it encourages explorations of literary clubs and salons, such as the Kit-Cat Club, the Scriblerians, the Hillarians, or the Bluestockings, which developed around issues of common concern, or around intellectual elites eager to promote their own ideological agenda.
Digital media has created a counterspace in transnational feminism by creating virtual communities where solidarity can be forged and resisted. Benedict Anderson argues that a subject's sense of belonging in an "imagined community" is constitutive of nationalism, defined as national identity. These virtual cyber-spaces bring together divergent marginalized voices across the globe by recreating Anderson's imagined community. For cyberfeminists, the "imagination" that binds them is the notion of "home" or the same putative place of origin. As Ananda Mitra has pointed out, "since the original home is now inaccessible, the
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
Several panel chairs have requested extensions to allow for the submission of additional paper proposals and for members to pay their 2013 Membership Dues. To accommodate these needs, we are extending the Call for Papers to April 15, 2013. You can pay your taxes, pay your RMMLA membership dues, and submit a last-minute proposal the same day! There are 150 permanent sessions and 50 Special Topic Sessions in Languages, Literature, Pedgagy and Cultural Studies.
The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of World Literature for its fall conference to be held at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont on October 25-26, 2013.
Proposals are due June 1, 2013.
If you are interested in proposing a paper or panel of papers, please send a proposal of approximately 250 to 500 words and a one to two page CV to both of the program chairs AND the World Literature area chair at the following addresses:
Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements
An international conference at Emory University, March 27-29, 2014
Call for Proposals: Review of proposals begins June 17, 2013. Notification of acceptance will be no later than September 15, 2013.
"The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d"
This panel seeks to explore the cultural intersections of the Orient in the Hispanic world in literary, historical and/or visual texts. We welcome papers that examine these cultural crossroads in a variety of forms including, but not limited to, Asian Hispanic identities, (mis)representations, art, film, and theater.
Please submit your proposal at http://www.pamla.org/2013/. Proposals should not exceed 4000 characters (about 500 words) by 15 April 2013.
Special Issue of the Revue Française d'Etudes Américaines
Actualité du transcendantalisme / Transcendentalism Revisited
The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manifestations of a protest culture encircling the globe. No longer silent in the face of the continuing effects of colonialism and its derivative hierarchical structures, indigenous populations and other citizens are registering their discontent, while fostering networks of solidarity.