This panel invites proposals relating to the representation of conviviality in Victorian literature. Topics may include but are not limited to discussions of food and drink; friendship; pub culture; connoisseurship; societies such as the Cannibal Club; group travel and leisure activities; sports and athleticism; public celebrations; lectures and debates; Christmas and other religious holidays; town parks; seaside excursions; and societies for mental improvement. SAMLA will be held November 9-11, 2012, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center at Research Triangle Park in Durham, North Carolina. By May 20, 2012, please submit 250-word abstracts to Hugh Davis, Piedmont College, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oppositions: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
28th and 29th September 2012
University of Salford, UK.
This postgraduate conference seeks to explore ideas of opposition through the full range of disciplines in the arts, media, and social sciences.
Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.
'Arts research needs to change direction, to look outwards, and investigate the audience not the texts. It needs to link up with sociology and psychology and public health, and create a body of knowledge about what the arts actually do to people. Until that happens, we cannot even pretend that we are taking the arts seriously.'
John Carey, What Good Are the Arts? (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), 167.
This reaseach has been run to investigate the effect of applying metacognitive strategies on listening comprehension of a number of Iranian guidance school EFL learners. Accordingly, in this paper, the whole work is summarized and also the results of the study and its implications are described briefly.
12th annual Portsmouth Translation Conference: Those who can, Teach: Translation, Interpreting and Training.
Keynote speakers: Dr. Dorothy Kelly (University of Granada)
Daniel Toudic (University Rennes II)
Date: Saturday 10 November 2012 (*please note revised date*)
Place: Park Building, University of Portsmouth
Call for Papers
Critical Perspectives on Tyler Perry
An Edited Book Collection
Due Dates: 6/15/2012 (abstracts); 11/1/2012 (full essays)
Patricia Duncker Conference
Friday, 7th – Saturday 8th December 2012
The Institute for Contemporary and Comparative Literature
and The School of English, University of St Andrews
Sponsored by Gylphi: Arts and Humanities Publisher
Part of the Gylphi Contemporary Writers Series
Professor Patricia Duncker (University of Manchester)
Professor Gabriele Griffin (University of York)
Professor Tim Woods (Aberystwyth University)
Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges
Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham
Professor Mary Eagleton (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)
Professor Mary Evans (Gender Institute, London School of Economics and
The 33rd Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society
St. Louis, September 28-30, 2012
Keynote speaker: Daniel Albright, Harvard University
1. CALL FOR PAPERS. The Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at the annual meeting in St. Louis. Clearly organized proposals of about 300 words, on any topic reasonably related to Eliot, along with biographical sketches, should be forwarded by June 15, 2012, to the President, David Chinitz, by email (email@example.com).
Session Name: MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic American Literature in the United States)
This panel is the MELUS panel at the SAMLA Conference in November 2012 in Durham, NC.
Identities in Displacement: Difference and Dislocations in Multi-Ethnic Literatures and Cultures
Literature and Medicine
A number of approved sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University) have extended their deadlines for paper proposals. You now have until May 15 to submit to these sessions. Please use the online submissions system to propose a paper: http://www.pamla.org/2012/
Open sessions include:
Call for Papers
The Midwestern Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, which will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012, at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is now accepting submissions of articles, webtexts, or other digital formats that report and reflect on new uses of technology in teaching, learning, or research.
Work received by May 15, 2012 will be peer-reviewed for possible publication in our upcoming Fall 2012 issue.
In addition, we always welcome contributions to our rolling sections: Teaching FAILs (where you help others learn from your mistakes), Assignments, Book Reviews, and Tool Tips (reviews and advice on applying particular technologies).