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"The Location of Transnational Literature"

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 4:28pm
American Comparative Literature Association (Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013)

Seeking paper proposals for a seminar on "The Location of Transnational Literature" at the 2013 ACLA Conference.

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 2:19pm
Kate Chopin International Society/American Literature Association

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

The first panel, a roundtable on "Teaching Kate Chopin in Different Contexts," seeks short (seven-to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address either teaching Chopin juxtaposed with works/genres or in courses she isn't always associated with or in educational settings such as continuing education programs, prisons, women's shelters, literacy programs, etc. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks.

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 11/16/12

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 1:34pm
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM

This year's theme: "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 1:12pm
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University

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).

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry, PCA/ACA National Conference, March 27-30, 2013. Deadline: November 30

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:59pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
March 27-30, 2013
Wardman Park Marriott
Washington, D.C.

Deadline: November 30, 2012

The 2013 PCA/ACA Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry Area chair is seeking two kinds of panelists: those reading original poetry and those delivering short papers on some aspect of American poetry.

evomusart 2013 - 2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 11:26am

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evomusart 2013

2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

3-5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria

Part of evo* 2013



Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 7:18am




Dr. Shivani Vashist

(No Contribution/Subscription fees. Papers will be accepted and published free of cost and only on basis of quality and each contributor will get a free complimentary copy from publisher)

Last date of submission extended : 15th Nov 2012.

Thematic Focus of the Volume:

The research paper must focus upon the destructive effects of globalization portrayed by Indian writers in their works. Globalization has penetrated deep into our lives and has turned man into mechanical beings. The paper may take up any fictional work of any genre.

"Emerging Trends in Book History and Print Culture Studies"

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 7:11am
University of Toronto, Université de Sherbrooke

During this conference series, graduate researchers will explore what it means to study book history and attempt to identify emerging trends in the field.
The Book History and Print Culture (BHPC) collaborative program at the University of Toronto and Le Groupe de recherches et d'études sur le livre au Québec (GRÉLQ) at the Université de Sherbrooke (Qc) are inviting proposals from graduate students whose research pertains to Book History and Print Culture to join in a series of two-day conference and workshops. Aiming at identifying emerging trends in book history studies as well as providing a platform for exchange and networking, the series will bring together graduate researchers from universities across Canada.

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 3:29am
Károli Gáspár University

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human. This conference invites papers on (1) the ways in which literary texts encode this faculty (tropologically, discoursively, narratologically, ideologically), and/or (2) the ways in which theories of reading have recognized or underestimated the arts and techniques of attention. We particularly invite contributions developing or dismissing the suggestion that literature offers privileged insight into the function of attention as a possibility condition for the imagination, for agency, and for community formation.

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 8:24pm
Culture Club: The Cultural Studies Scholars Association of Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference

February 22nd – 24th 2013
Culture is mercurial and fluid. Thus research must create, but also dispute yet engage, a
transformational and reflective understanding of our subjects. The examination of
knowledge and epistemologies from varying perspectives reveals the interconnections of
vastly varying subjects. But to find these connections we first need to explore and
This year's Battleground States Conferences invites participants to facilitate creative,
experimental, and exploratory standpoints that expand their own area of knowledge from
unique and multifarious perspectives. In the nature of Interdisciplinary Studies, we seek

Music and Diplomacy, March 1-2, 2013 -- Deadline: November 19, 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 7:01pm
Tufts University (Center for the Humanities) / Harvard University (Mahindra Humanities Center)

How does music (its concepts, practices, and institutions) shape the exercise of diplomacy, the pursuit of power, and the conduct of international relations? We are pleased to announce an interdisciplinary conference, to be held at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University and the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University on March 1 and 2, 2013.

[Reminder] Native American Studies panel CFP, 9/30/12 deadline [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 4:48pm
Jessica Bardill, Northeast Modern Language Association

Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]
This panel invites scholars to think through texts that have contributed to the past, present, and future of Native American Indian Literatures, particularly in how they help to understand the cultures, economics, and politics of different Native American tribes as well as how they contribute to the future of these critical areas in Native American Studies. Applications of literature could include public policy, education, representation in film, or other literary studies. Please email your abstract to Jessica Bardill at by 9/30/2012. Panelists will be announced October 4, 2012.