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Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple
CONFERENCE AND ELIZABETHAN CANDLEMAS REVELS
1st and 2nd February, 2013
To be held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
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Dr Sarah Knight (Leicester University), Dr Subha Mukherji (Cambridge University), Dr Lucy Munro (Keele University), Dr Paul Raffield (Warwick University) and Professor Jessica Winston (Idaho State University)
May 23-26, 2013
This panel seeks papers that explore Zelda Fitzgerald's critical role as an artist in her own right (author/painter/dancer) apart from her husband and the limiting "Fitzgerald myth." We welcome papers that explore any of Fitzgerald's artistic works from any theoretical or critical perspective.
Proposals for special sessions at the 2013 PAMLA conference, which will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California, are due Saturday, December 15, 2012. To propose a special session, please send a 40 to 50 word abstract (describing the scope and significance of your proposed session), session title, your name, affiliation, and email of choice to Cheryl Edelson (email@example.com) by 11:59 pm Hawaii Time on December 15, 2012.
The Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association (ASA) is soliciting papers to form into panels for the next annual meeting of the ASA in Washington, D.C., November 21-24, 2013. The theme of next year's meeting is "Beyond the Logic of Debt, Toward an Ethics of Collective Dissent" (full CFP is here: http://www.theasa.net/annual_meeting/page/submit_a_proposal/).
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference. This year the PCA/ACA will meet in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday March 27 through Saturday March 30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott, 2660 Woodley Road NW, 20008 Washington. For further information, contact the conference website www.pcaaca.org
We have previously had panels on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.
The deadline for submissions to the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference in Washington DC (27-30 March 2013) has been extended to Dec. 7, 2012.
Submissions to the Tarot area are welcomed. Details available at the conference and area chair's websites.
Emily E. Auger, Tarot area chair
PCA/ACA Conference website: http://pcaaca.org/
Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of the third volume is "Thinking Activism."
The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university's Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. Participants are encouraged to remain in Oxford after the SWSW Conference to attend the Faulkner Conference. More information about the 2013 Faulkner Conference will be available at http://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/events/faulkner/.
Rupert Thomson: a critical symposium
14th June 2013
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester
Keynote Speakers: John McAuliffe (Manchester) and Rupert Thomson
An academic conference supported by the University of Manchester @artsmethods and Gylphi's Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays series
Proposals are invited for papers for the first academic symposium focusing on contemporary writer Rupert Thomson, whose work includes eight novels (with Secrecy, his ninth, due in March 2013) and a celebrated memoir (This Party's Got to Stop, 2010). Despite widespread critical acclaim, there has as yet been no sustained academic engagement with Thomson's writing.
Keynote speakers: Prof. Melissa Sanchez (English, University of Pennsylvania) and Prof. Mitchell Merback (History of Art, Johns Hopkins University)
The University of Northern Colorado is the new home of The CEA Critic, the journal of the College English Association. The University is located in Greeley, Colorado, a city named for famed journalist Horace Greeley, who popularized (although was not the first to utter) the injunction, "Go West, young man!" For Greeley, and for so many others before and after him, the West has been a location both literal and figurative. For this issue, the new editors solicit essays that investigate, reflect on, seek to define, or look to challenge the notion of the West as it is addressed in any mode or genre of text.
CFP for edited collection of creative nonfiction stories of experience in the college classroom specifically focused on the growing phenomenon of college student disrespect: causes, results, proof, and solutions Tentatively titled Disruptive Disrespect in the College Classroom, this collection will be submitted to Kindle Singles at the end of January 2013. Stories/essays of 1,500 – 2,000 words in any form (creativity and imagination in form and style encouraged!) should be submitted to the editor, Amanda Morris, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 15, 2013.
Call for Papers: Anthology on the Work of Michael Chabon, edited by Bob Batchelor and Jesse Kavadlo
Update: The editors are still accepting submissions. We are particularly interested in adding essays that discuss Michael Chabon's short fiction, create connections to one or more themes in American literature, and/or situate Chabon's work within the concept of the American Experience, whatever you take that to mean in the context of your essay. Please send 250-500 word abstracts and brief CV/biography to both Bob Batchelor (email@example.com) and Jesse Kavadlo (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 1, 2013.