In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists' age: "Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth," and later urged artists to "Make it New." Conversely, the Hebraic King Solomon wrote, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun" (Ecc. 1:9 NIV).
Joss In June is a one-day multidisciplinary conference focusing on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dollhouse, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, comics (Buffy, Seasons 8 & 9, Astonishing X-Men, Runaways, Fray, Sugarshock), as well as Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, and Much Ado about Nothing.
The conference will be held at the LeGrand Conference Center at Cleveland Community College in Shelby, North Carolina, USA on June 29, 2013.
CFP: Ireland in Comparison
A Panel at ACIS Chicago, April 10-13, 2013
The Popular Culture Scholars Association is proud to announce the Second Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture. The conference will be held February 8-10 at Bowling Green State University, the home of the Department of Popular Culture. See below for the conference's CFP.
First Open EIT ICT Labs Workshop on Smart Grid Security
Berlin, December 3rd, 2012
Call for Contributions (Talks and Poster Presentations)
>> Forward to colleagues who may be interested. <<
Pop Empire: Exploring American Popular Culture
Guest Editor, Leonardo Buonomo, University of Trieste, Italy
RSA Journal, the official Journal of the Italian Association of North American Studies (AISNA), is accepting submissions for a thematic section focusing on American popular culture to be published
in its 24th issue (2013).
Unsettling Wonder is a new literary journal that publishes both creative and academic work on fairy tales, folklore, and mythology. We welcome original writing that deals honestly with such topics as worthwhile in and of themselves: new stories, retellings, and imaginative appropriations. We are both an online and a print publication.
We invite submissions for our inaugural issue, Wonder Voyages. Please send your poetry, prose, flash fiction, and academic abstracts to submissions(at)unsettlingwonder(dot)com by 1 December 2012.
For information about submission guidelines, please visit: http://www.unsettlingwonder.com.
Call for proposals
26th annual meeting
Society for Disability Studies
Wednesday, June 19th – Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Double-by-Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Studios
(Re)creating Our Lived Realities
Submission system will open October 4, 2012
Deadline for submissions: November 21, 2012
The 23rd biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies 2013
Second Call for Papers
Friday May 24- Sunday May 26, 2013
Karlstad University, Sweden
2013 Conference on John Milton
Sponsored by the English Department,
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Papers (not to exceed 20 minutes reading time) are invited on any aspect of Milton Studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes and trends.
Send two copies of completed papers by June 15, 2013 to
Charles W. Durham
2318 London Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
For more information, call, write, or email the conference directors:
University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah
Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012
The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) invites proposals for papers, posters, and workshops to be given at its annual conference immediately preceding the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). The sixteenth annual ATTW conference will be held in Las Vegas, NV, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The full-day event includes concurrent sessions, poster presentations, workshops, book exhibits, and opportunities for exchanging ideas and networking in an academic environment.
20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices
February 22-23, 2013
Keynote: "The Peraldus Project: Edition, Translation, and Transmission of the Summa de vitiis" (Richard Newhauser, Arizona State University)
"Was man besonders gerne tut / Ist selten ganz besonders gut."
("Whatever you may like to do / Is seldom very good for you.")
To accommodate release of Frankenweenie and Dark Shadows, deadline extended till 10/15/2012. Ammended CFP:
The 21st Annual Northern Plains
Conference on Early British Literature
will take place at
Sioux Center, IA
On April 5-6, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Dr. John N. King