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UPDATE: The Limits of Responsibility (interdisciplinary conference, 3-5 Dec. 2012)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 4:00am
Jenny Lawn / Massey University

Venue and date

Massey University, Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 3-5 December 2012. Presentations by skype will be considered for overseas presenters.

Keynote speakers

Prof. Susannah Radstone, School of Arts and Digital Industries, University of East London

Prof. Michael Belgrave, School of Humanities, Massey University

Dr Walescka Pino-Ojeda, Director of the New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Auckland

Abstracts due

19 October 2012

The limits of responsibility : Histories, species, politics

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA ) 4 January 2013 Deadline

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 11:49pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 23-26, Boston, MA). The panel themes reflect our increasingly international membership and scholarly interest in the relationships between the global and the local.

Transecting Society Conference (April 5-6, 2013 at UNH; Proposals Due December 1, 2012)

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 11:43pm
Joelle Ruby Ryan / Transecting Society Conference

Transecting Society Conference
April 5-6, 2013
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Deadline for Proposals: December 1, 2012

Call for Papers
Transecting Society is currently seeking papers on trans*-related topics. Topics may include (but are not limited to) the following:

Trans* and Feminism
Histories of inclusion/exclusion, transfeminist theory and activism, trans*/feminist controversies, transphobia in radical feminism, transphobia in the anti-pornography movement, coalition building in trans* and feminist communities

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction CFP

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 10:07pm
Jeff Hicks, Josh Pearson/University of California, Riverside

We are now soliciting articles for the first issue and for subsequent issues of the Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction. The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online journal hosted by the University of California at Riverside, affiliated with the UCR Library's Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy. Graduate student editors run the Eaton Journal, with scholarly review provided by an interdisciplinary executive board made up of SF scholars, research librarians, and archivists. The Eaton Journal creates a space for science fiction scholars to share their findings and their experiences within the several archives dedicated to science fiction found throughout the world.

Update: Barzakh's Upcoming Issue on Ecopoetics

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 8:45pm
Barzakh magazine

Barzakh is a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance. Emerging out of the English department at the University at Albany, SUNY, our focus is on innovative poetics, in keeping with a tradition of forward-looking department-based journals that spans from Don Byrd's co-editorship of Jed Rasula's Wch Way in the 1970s to The Little Magazine in the 1990s (our first issue features an interview with Rasula, and issues of both journals will be made available in our archive). We envisage the archive as a way to bring together our various departmental projects and initiatives, past and present, and to connect them to analogous or anomalous ventures elsewhere in the rhizomatic spirit of crossings that is Barzakh.

[UPDATE] Interstitial Journal (Inaugural Issue), Deadline: December 31, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 7:42pm
Interstitial Journal

In the modern era, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation. Existing within and between entities, interstices challenge conventional understandings of boundedness, inviting us to rethink the space between objects and ideas as an erupting site of transformation. From this view, rigid divisions can no longer be taken for granted, whether political (as in the case of national borders) or scholarly (such as the emphasis on discrete academic disciplines).


Monday, October 15, 2012 - 6:45pm
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference. This year the PCA/ACA will meet in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday March 27 through Saturday March 30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott, 2660 Woodley Road NW, 20008 Washington. For further information, contact the conference website

We have previously had panels on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

Ireland Past and Present

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 2:07pm
American Conference for Irish Studies

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP: ATHE Roundtable on Play Anthologies

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 1:27pm
Tom Robson & Ara Beal / ATHE Theatre History Focus Group


For the 2013 ATHE Conference in Orlando we hope to present a roundtable on what play anthologies people are using while teaching theatre history/dramatic literature survey courses. Many of us teach these survey courses, and we know that the wide range of possible anthologies to adopt can be overwhelming. For that reason we hope to spotlight as many anthologies as possible to generate conversation and provide information to our colleagues.

If you would be interested in participating in this year's Theatre History pedagogy roundtable, please contact me with the following information:

· Name.

· Affiliation.

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:13pm
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural. Complete articles will be due February 15, 2013. Send all correspondence to

Please feel free to send queries and abstracts, as well. Supernatural Studies will be published bi-annually and focus on representations of the supernatural, including (but not limited to) popular culture, history, art, literature, film, and television. We welcome any approach, but request that authors minimize jargon associated with any single-discipline studies.