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ASA 2013: "The Culture of Crisis: Representations of Financial Panic in Nineteenth-Century America" (Deadline 1/7/13)

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:17pm
Michael Hardy, Rutgers University

Financial crises have bedeviled America since its founding, as historian Scott Reynolds Nelson reminds us in his new study A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. In the nineteenth century, America experienced major panics at almost exactly 20-year intervals: 1819, 1837, 1857, 1873, and 1893. Then, as now, financial crises shattered complacency, upended conventional wisdom, and discredited narratives of teleological progress or expansion.

Panel 1: African American Children's Literature; Panel #2: Monsters, Inc.

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:06pm
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association

Children's Literature Society and the
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
24th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2013
Westin Copley Place
Boston, MA

Panel #1: African American Children's Literature

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 4:59pm
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

ACLA Toronto 2013 CFP: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:33pm
American Comparative Literature Association

ACLA 2013 Seminar: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"
Chana Morgenstern (Brown University), Michal Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin)

**Paper proposals due 15 November 2012**

Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel

Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 12:22pm

International Conference
"Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations:
Strategies in the Changing World"

December 17 - 21, 2013
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

The conference is inviting fundraisers, arts managers, arts consultants, arts entrepreneurs, grant writing consultants, producers, sponsorship managers, arts agents and talent managers working in various artistic disciplines from all over the world.

[UPDATE] - SCSECS 2013 in Austin TX Feb 21-23 2013

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 11:31am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

This year's SCSECS meeting will be held February 21-23 in Austin, Texas, the "live music capital of the world"; the conference theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 10:59am
Reflection Mentoring Services

CALL FOR PAPERS -Tenth Issue of Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary research journal

BARNOLIPI accepts articles from any academic discipline or field of study.

BARNOLIPI is an Open Access Interdisciplinary Journal, Students / Professors (from different Departments / Streams) of an Institution can access it freely to fulfil their academic need.

It accepts articles written in Bengali and English only.

Submit Articles by December 10, 2012

CFP: Reviewers needed!

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 4:33am
Hypercultura- biannual Journal - University of Hyperion, Bucharest, Romania

Dear Colleagues, The recently founded Journal, Hypercultura, of the Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania, now at his second number, is looking for reviewers for articles that have been submitted in the areas of literature (Romanian, British, Irish, French and American- including articles written in French), cultural studies (including articles written in Spanish), Linguistics and Didactics. If you are willing to act as reviewers, please send your CV at the following email address, so that we can know your areas of expertise and be able to build a database for this and the future numbers of our biannual Journal. Please submit your CV until November 11, 2012.

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 1:31am
St. John's University Graduate English Conference

We welcome papers concentrating on 'spaces' that could be considered 'monstrous' or are in some way capable of creating 'monstrosity.' Spaces may be real or imagined, literal or metaphorical, psychological or material. Literal places may include sites of trauma, genocide, or biological experimentation; dystopias; colonized regions; mythical lands; etc. Psychological spaces may include memory, neurosis, philosophy, etc. Monstrosity may be perceived as depravity; social or sexual taboos; hegemonic power in the form of racism, classism, sexism; etc. Papers may challenge, call to light, or reinforce perceptions of monstrosity.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 11:03pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: November 16, 2012
Conference Website: (updated regularly)

Topographies of Theatre Documents in the Industrial Era

Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 8:55pm
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, & Publishing

Seeking papers on "topographies" of C19 Theatre Documents: Playscript; playbills; programs; tickets. For panel at the Annual SHARP Conference (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, & Pubishing), Philadelphia, 18-21 July 2013. Conference theme: Geographies of the Book

New Book Series -- Contemporary American Literature

Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 6:59pm
Bob Batchelor, Kent State University

Contemporary American Literature

A New Book Series from Scarecrow Press

Series Editor: Bob Batchelor

The Scarecrow Press Contemporary American Literature Series is currently accepting proposals for volumes focused on how American literature reflects and shapes our knowledge of our cultural, historical, and socio-economic worlds. In an age when "literature" now encompasses everything from multi-modal texts to timeless classics in the canon, the time is ripe for assessing, reassessing, and refocusing our gaze on the centrality of literature and the literary life in the contemporary world.

[UPDATE] At the mercy of the masses? - Popular Culture and Academia (Deadline 12/20; Conference 4/12-13/2013)

Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 4:26pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - University of Maryland

Popular culture makes up a large part of our society, from bestsellers, graphic novels and video games, to social media and wildly popular television series and movies. Critical scholars have viewed popular culture as an area of negotiation, in which meaning is both constructed and contested. This conference seeks to address these and other complexities in the study of popular culture.