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.
**Extended deadline for abstracts: December 7, 2012**
Medievalism in Popular Culture
at the 43rd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference
Wardman Park Marriott, Washington, D.C.
March 27-30th, 2013
Call for submissions to the following paper sessions and round table panels:
The Constance Fenimore Woolson Society invites proposals for a session at the annual conference of the American Literature Association to be held May 23-26, 2013 in Boston, MA. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org. We are interested in proposals that touch on any aspect of Woolson's work and especially welcome proposals that draw attention to her lesser-known texts. For information about the society, please visit our website: http://blogs.bgsu.edu/cfwoolson/.
Deadline: January 15, 2013
INTRODUCTION: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Ahmedabad holds a Global conference on 30th and 31st December 2012 . this is the year when Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan completes 75 years whereas it celebrates 125 years of its founder Kulpati K. M. Munshiji. Dr K. M. Munshi had vivid traits of personality. The saga of Indian Freedom Movement shall remain incomplete without mentioning his potential. He was a leader in almost all aspects of life. He was the member of constituent assembly, a bright lawyer, a radical educationist, a nationalist par excellence, an author of great repute, an ardent politician and a worshipper of Indian culture and its ancient traditions.
Deadline for submission of proposals: 9 December 2012
The deadline for submission of panel and paper proposals has been extended to 15 February.
Keynote Speakers: Branka Arsic, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Mitchell Breitwieser, English, U.C. Berkeley Charles Mathewes, Religion, University of Virginia Steven Justice, English, U.C. Berkeley Albrecht Diem, History, Syracuse University ---with a special reading and group discussion of Finnegan's Wake led by John Bishop
The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a single sentence: "The production may attempt to entertain audiences for an evening, but the The Book of Mormon as a volume of scripture will change people's lives forever by bringing them closer to Christ."
Papers on any aspect of Milton, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 10-12, 2013, in Vancouver, Washington. Email 200-300 word proposals, for 15-20 minute presentations, by March 1, 2013, to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. All proposals are acknowledged. You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you should become a member by April 1 to be listed in the program.
Women and the Silent Screen VII, the seventh international conference on women and early film, will be co-hosted by the Gender Studies Program of the University of Melbourne, Australia, and the Victorian College of the Arts in September 30- October 2, 2013. Previously held in Utrecht, Santa Cruz, Montréal, Guadalajara, Stockholm and Bologna, this is the first time the conference has been brought to the Australia-Pacific region. We are inviting participants to submit abstracts (200-300 words, headed by a paper title) as well as a short biographical statement by 20/01/2013. Those who would like to propose panels or workshops should submit a panel title, as well as the individual paper proposal.