This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world. The NeMLA conference will be held in Boston in March, 2013. Papers might compare different adaptations of the same play, discuss problems associated with the notion of fidelity to text or of relocating a play in a different historical or cultural milieu, or consider the effectiveness for use in scholarly work or in the classroom. We seek investigation of continuities across disciplines: medieval/Renaissance, cinema studies/literature. What is at stake in these adaptations? What do these directors, writers, performers, and audiences bring to the table?
Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond
31st January to 1st February 2013
September 30, 2012 Deadline. Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age. Panel Session: NEMLA 2013 Conference, Boston, MA. March 21-24, 2013.
Call for Papers
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Conference dates : May 9-12, 2013
Conference location : Western Michigan University
Submission deadline for proposals : September 15, 2012
Session sponsor : The International Joan of Arc Society
Session title : "Peasant Lives on Record: War, Piety, and Rural Women in the Medieval World"
A recent trend in feminist scholarship explores the role the skin plays in formations of the self. The skin functions as a boundary between self and other that is permeable, specifically in relation to touch. This panel invites abstracts that explore constructions of female subjectivity and sexualities in Victorian literature, focusing on the skin surface localized to the hand, or more generally to the female body, as a site of tactile exchange. Send 250-500 word abstracts to Kimberly Cox, SUNY Stony Brook, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2012
Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra
Hosted by the Law and Culture research group, Faculty of Business, Government and Law and Faculty of Arts and Design
This Symposium will explore practices of authorship, creativity and cultural innovation, and how they intersect with law. Do law and policy effectively protect and meet the changing needs of authors and other creative practitioners? How does law itself frame authorship and cultural practice? How has this changed over time, and what lessons are there for the future?
Recent decades have made the eighteenth-century a bit more piecemeal. Emerging online databases, digital humanities scholarship, and distant or "close but not deep" reading practices has made it possible for scholars to discover and examine how the eighteenth century expressed itself in fragmentary terms. Critics like Inger Sigrun Brodey, Sandro Jung, and Leah Price have explored how fragmentary forms responded to and impacted aesthetics of ruin, national instability, and period reading practices.
CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology
To build on the success of the First Annual Ray Browne Conference, and usher in the fortieth year of the Popular Culture Department at Bowling Green State University, the Popular Culture Scholars Association at BGSU would like to invite any and all students (undergraduates and graduate), scholars, critics, former members of the POPC program and friends of the department to join us for the Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture to be held February 8 through February 10, 2013, on the campus of Bowling Green State University.
Wednesday 28 November, 2012
With keynote addresses from Assoc. Prof. Barbara Bolt (VCA, University of Melbourne) & Mr Oron Catts (Director, SymbioticA, University of Western Australia)
See: www.textobjectext.wordpress.com for full details.
Abstracts and/or proposals are sought for papers, workshops and provocations (see outline of session formats below) that address any of the following themes, as they relate to writing practice, writing outcomes and writing theory:
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Host Institution: Tufts University
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 13 – 16, 2013
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012
Submit proposals to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at http://www.swtxpca.org
2012 Emerging Scholars Award
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
GENRE CROSSINGS: EXPLOITING THE GENERIC FLUIDITY OF THE FANTASTIC
FIFTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/
2013 Conference of The Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
St. Michael's College in Winooski, Vermont
25-26 October 2013
Proposals by 1 June 2013
Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies
is currently accepting articles for our 2013 issue.
This is a general issue open to all high-quality essays that focus on Asian American Literature in a way that would be useful for our broad readership of both students and teachers. We are especially interested in essays that provide insights into the teaching of various kinds of Asian American literature and culture.
CINEMATIC MELODRAMA at AAIS 2013
This panel will explore cinematic melodrama in relation to literature, visual arts, opera, politics, morality, or religion. Papers that analyze specific use of posture, gesture, and spatial and musical categories are encouraged. All theoretical approaches are welcome. Please send a 250-300 word abstract and brief biographical note by November 15, 2012 to email@example.com.