The struggle to understand, manage, and represent the problems concerning human activity on this planet is a struggle for the survival of our species. This conference will establish a space for dialogue between three disciplines: Marxist ecology; food security; and environmental literature.
DEADLINE EXTENDED to NOV 15, 2012!
American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013
Deadline for abstracts: Nov 15, 2012
**UPDATE** Keynotes for this conference will be Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, and Guillermo Verdecchia.
The Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB) network invites proposals for 20 minute papers, or full panels, for its inaugural conference to be held at Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, from 24th-26th May 2013.
Where border studies in North America has hitherto focused primarily on US engagement with Mexico to the south, the CCUSB network seeks to shift border discussion North to the 49th parallel, and to investigate the representation of the border in both American and Canadian culture and cultural production.
Call For Papers : Auto/fiction
Publication Type: e-Journal and Print edition
Language: English ( With optional French Abstracts)
Contact email: email@example.com
Editors: Isabelle Grell & Shashi Bhusan Nayak
Theme: "Autofiction: Genesis,Genre and Reception"
Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Saturday, March 30, 2013
Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass-Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)
Send proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 25, 2013.
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Conference Theme: Celebrating "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context"
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
330 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Hotel reservations can be made directly at the SW/TX PCA/ACA website.
48th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
April 25th –April 26th, 2013
Plenary Speaker: Hillary Chute
Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago
Call for Papers ~ Abstracts due December 28th, 2012
This is a call for papers for a panel at the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held at University of Toronto, April 4 - 7, 2013. The abstracts need to be submitted on the ACLA website: < http://www.acla.org/acla2013/> by November 15, 2012.
Panel Title: Spatial Narratives
Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction
[UPDATE] We are proud to announce the addition of John Rieder, Mark Bould, Catherine Coker, Jess Nevins, Rob Latham, Sherryl Vint, Art Evans, Roger Luckhurst, and Melissa Conway to our board.
Deadline for inclusion in our first issue: February 1st, 2013.
Leadership by Failure: Can Failure be the Trigger for Innovation?
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
Thomas Edison, American Inventor (1847-1931)
In recent years, attention to the work of David Foster Wallace, by readers of all kinds and at widely ranging scholastic levels, has grown dramatically. Increasingly, his work appears in classrooms on college (and even at times high school) campuses, as Wallace lovers and scholars introduce him to an ever-widening readership. Those of us who teach him know how much students enjoy grappling with his prose and ideas, and also how challenging his work is to illuminate for younger readers. And yet, as volumes of critical work on Wallace's fiction become abundant, no published work or organized panel focusing solely on how we teach Wallace has appeared. This panel intends to be a first step toward filling this gap in Wallace pedagogy.
The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers on Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held February 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, NM.
While full departments dedicated to food studies are rare, the study of food has been steadily growing. Conducted through disciplines as various as sociology, business, anthropology, English, women's studies, and American studies, the study of food is so broad as to render it a model for interdisciplinary work.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference
June 1- 3 2013
University of Victoria,
Victoria, British Columbia.
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The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures is pleased to invite papers on the subject of texts and technologies in the literature of Québec and of Canada for its annual conference to be held in June 2013, in Victoria, BC.
The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held February 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, NM. The Conference theme this year is: Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context.
Scholars from all disciplines are invited to address the intersection of culture and culinary production/consumption.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Motor Culture and the Road relates to a wide variety of areas of cultural significance in the global context. More often than not, we associate "motor" with automobile culture, but the term "motor" can also simply describe any type of movement at a steady pace. In addition, the concept of "road" can remind of us freedom or escape; but it can also be an obstruction, such as "the road to nowhere" or "the end of the road.