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[UPDATE] Finishes: Arts and Texts in Cinema and Media

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 10:29am
The Cinema Studies Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

Keynote Speaker: David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Special Issue Performaning Fandom (Deadline: March 14, 2014)

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 10:17am
Transformative Works and Cultures

Call for papers
Performing Fandom
Special issue of Transformative Works and Cultures, March 2015
Edited by Jen Gunnels (New York Review of Science Fiction) and Carrie J. Cole (University of Arizona, Tucson)

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 8:36am
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Representing the Body in Culture and Society." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are particularly interested in work that focuses on the body from a Disability Studies perspective, though submissions from all disciplines are welcome. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles on the subject of the body, as well as theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.

Full Essays Due by January 15, 2012. Submit them electronically (MS Word preferred) to

Arab World English Journal Calls for Papers Special Issue on Translation

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 8:24am
Arab World English Journal(AWEJ)

Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) welcomes the submission of papers for a special issue on translation. The deadline for manuscript submission is December, 30, 2011. The issue publication date is March, 2012. For more information visit Arab World English Journal on Before sending your paper, please read the Manuscript Guidelines for AWEJ at Possible topics could include but are not limited to:
Current situation of translation in the Arab world
The role of Arab universities in developing currents teaching programs in translation

Mobile Learning in the Humanities (M-Learning for Tertiary Education) [UPDATE]

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 8:05am
David Robison / University of Bradford

Although the deadline has officially expired we are still seeking quality contributions. Has anybody used mobile learning in the teaching of Geography, History, Sociology etc. etc.? A short article or a review would also be very welcome. Please e-mail Dave Robison ( if you would like to discuss.


IJILTH invites papers addressing the connections between mLearning (learning with the aid of mobile phones, portable computers, ubiquitous location-based services etc.) and tertiary education, with special attention to the field of Humanities.

CFP Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at 2012 ALA (1/15/2012; ALA 05/24-27/2012)

Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:49pm
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Chesnutt Association, at the American Literature Conference in San Francisco, May 24-7, 2012.

Session 1: Proposals for an Open Topic panel on any aspect of Dunbar's career, or that focus on any part of his literary output: poetry, novels, short stories, correspondence, or essays. Proposals on Dunbar's relationships with other authors, editors, critics, or related historical figures are especially welcome.

Please e-mail two page abstracts and a short CV by January 15, 2012 to Thomas Morgan at

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 2:19pm
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:39am
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

1st International Conference on Woman "Being A Woman: Awareness and Liberalization" May 9,10,11 2012

Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 4:26pm
DEKAUM Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir TURKEY

1st International Conference on Woman with its main theme BEING A WOMAN and subthemes -Awareness and Liberalization, organized by Dokuz Eylul University Woman Rights and Problems Research and Practice Center (DEKAUM) in collaboration with Regional Development and Administrative Sciences Research and Practice Center (BIMER) will be held on the 9th-11th of May, 2012 at Dokuz Eylul University DESEM Conference Halls.

DEKAUM and BIMER are inviting distinguished scholars to submit papers on issues related to any of the following topics:

Call for Papers- IJORCS - Special Issue (Data Mining and Warehousing)

Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 3:11pm
International Journal of Research in Computer Science

International Journal of Research in Computer ScienceeISSN: 2249 – 8265 | ISSN: 2249 – 8257

Deadline:    25th March 2012
Notification:    15th April 2012
Revision:        25th April 2012
Publication:    30th April 2012

Melville & Whitman in Washington: The Civil War Years & After (Washington, DC, June 17-20, 2013)

Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 2:58pm
Melville Society

Our Ninth International Melville Conference, coinciding with a major year of the Civil War sesquicentennial observances, focuses on the Washington-area War experiences of Melville and Whitman, seen largely through their poetry, private writings, and time spent in the capital area—although all scholarly topics will be considered, including approaches to teaching, digitizing, and recontextualizing the authors and their milieu.

We anticipate a wide range of scholarly presentations, teaching roundtables, several plenary addresses, digital demonstrations, and events around Washington, DC. We are interested in paper and panel topics that include (but are not limited to) the following areas of interest:

Battleground States Conference 3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt

Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 12:18pm
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association

***********************Extended Deadline*************************
Abstracts must be submitted no later than January 8th 2012

Bowling Green State University Presents the 7th Annual Battleground States Conference
3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt
February 23rd – 26th 2012

Madison. Egypt. Ohio's labor wars. Planned Parenthood. Iqbal Masih. Bayard Rustin. Convention at Seneca Falls. London's Riots. Monsanto Protests. Aung San Suu Kyi. Public Enemy. East Timor Action Network. New York Collective of Radical Educators. The Pan Africanist Congress…

This is our time for Response.
This is our time for Re/Action.
This is our time for Revolt.