The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes's writings have influenced texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia. Papers comparing and/or contrasting the writings of Langston Hughes with the writings of other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia are also welcome. All accepted presenters must join the Langston Hughes Society and the College Language Association by February 1, 2013. Please email an abstract (300-400 words) and a biographical profile (3-5 lines) to Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones at email@example.com by September 5, 2012.
CFP Directory of World Cinema: Philippines
Editor: Paul Douglas Grant
The history of cinema in the Philippines is as much about the history of film exhibition as it is about production. From the early Spanish influence, to the dominance of American films, through the various Golden Ages of Philippine cinema and the dark period of martial law, national cinema becomes a kind of allegory of the complex hybrid history and culture of this immense archipelago. The Directory of World Cinema: Philippines—a contribution to the Intellect series "Directory of World Cinema"—seeks to give a broad yet detailed account of this rich cinematic tradition, which remains largely unknown outside of the Philippines or by non-specialists.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Paul Kelleher and Chris Mounsey, are running a small but wide ranging academic conference on the History of Disability (all periods). Variabilit(ies) will run at Emory University between the 4th and 7th July 2013.
We wonder whether you have paper that you would like to give at this small wide ranging conference that follows the format of Chris's successful Queer People Conferences.
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Join us for the 34rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 13-16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area chairs of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (www.swtxpca.org) invite paper or panel proposals on any aspect of science fiction in print, film, or other media.
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012
Proposals are invited for relevant presentations on issues including:
• Original research on the operation and/or impact of the Freedom of Information Act in Ireland
• Original research into policing and FOI in comparable jurisdictions
• Comparative political or legal analyses of FOI, open government and 'sunshine' legislation
• Transparency and openness in government
• The impact of FOI and open government legislation on politics, public policy and public affairs
• Theoretical papers dealing with open government and/or 'sunshine' laws;
• FOI as a civil and human right
• Media, journalism and FOI
• Historical perspectives on "cagey and secretive" (Farrell, 1993) Ireland in context
Each year, the Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) invites three scholars in the early stages of their careers to present twenty-minute papers on their current, unpublished research in the field of bibliography as members of a panel at BSA's Annual Meeting, which takes place in New York City in late January. The New Scholars Program seeks to promote the work of scholars who are new to the field of bibliography, broadly defined to include any research that deals with the creation, production, publication, distribution, reception, transmission, and subsequent history of texts as material objects (print or manuscript).
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 21-24, 2013
Host Institution: Tufts University
I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.
Send 250- to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance Thought. Papers dealing with language and linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, history, art, and theatre are equally welcome.
September 1, 2012: New deadline to propose special session
October 15, 2012 : Deadline to submit abstracts (to be submitted electronically only)
Notification of acceptance: December 15, 2012
CFP: Modernism, Print, and the Book
10th December 2012
A one‐day symposium on modernist engagements with print, publishing and the book, co‐hosted by The Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh, and The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The event will conclude with a plenary lecture given by Professor Johanna Drucker.
Proposals are invited for 30‐minute papers.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the NEW Journal of Popular Television, to be published in 2013. Articles for consideration for the first volume should be sent by 1st October 2012.
Labels commonly used in gendered identity construction often imply stasis, yet these labels routinely make assumptions about active behaviors of the person(s) labeled. This panel will address the relationship between static labels and active behaviors within a gendered context. Topics may include but are not limited to:
* gendered labels and authenticity
* gendered labels and perceived time (stability vs stagnation)
* gendered labels that promote actions, actions that inspire gendered labels
* uses of and responses to gendered labels
Please submit abstracts of no more than 500 words to Matt Kernicky (firstname.lastname@example.org) before August 31, 2012.
Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 3-day conference, January 24-26, 2013, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics. The field of somaesthetics addresses a variety of theoretical and practical disciplines, and essays exploring any of these connections are welcome.
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500. Essays should be academic in style and focus on the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics from such perspectives as philosophy, aesthetics, art history and theory, literary and cultural studies, dance, design, music, theatre, cognitive science, gender and sexuality studies, sports, movement, and health studies. The prize essay will be recommended for publication in an upcoming special issue of the philosophical journal Pragmatism Today on somaesthetics.