Mapping Pre-1965 South Asian America, MLA, Boston 2013
Co-sponsored by the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, the Citizens of the World conference will be held at NTU's Yunnan Garden campus in Singapore on 22-24 June 2012.
The Women and Work panel will be accepting proposals until March 15, 2012. Please send an abstract of 300-500 words along with university affiliation and contact information to Phyllis Thompson at email@example.com. For more information about the panel, please see the brief description below or email Phyllis Thompson.
Women and Work: Vocational Adaptations in the Eighteenth Century
The 18th Irregular Miami J'yce Birthday Conference:
Joyce and England
University of Miami
January 31-February 2, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers are now being solicited for the 18th Irregular Miami J'yce Birthday
Conference to be held at the University of Miami, January 31-February 2, 2013.
Possible topics could include:
• English characters in Joyce
• Joyce and the English language
• Joyce and subversion
• nationalism & imperialism
• Joyce visiting England
• Joyce and English contemporaries
• Joyce and Shakespeare
• Joyce and Cardinal Newman
• English politics and Joyce
• BUT ALL JOYCE TOPICS ARE WELCOME!
The 2012 South Western Region Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will be held October 5-6 at Oklahoma Christian University in cooperation with Oklahoma Baptist University. The theme of the conference is "Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism."
The keynote speaker will be Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang , who will deliver the 8th annual McBride Lecture for Faith & Literature. Mr. Hwang will also appear, along with members of the editorial board of the journal Ecumenica, on a panel addressing issues of faith in contemporary drama.
Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS
Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture
November 8-9, 2012
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
This panel, sponsored by the South Asian Languages and Literatures discussion group, explores the history, development, and contemporary life of periodical culture on the South Asian subcontinent.
Transgressive Culture is a new international electronic and print peer-reviewed journal published by Gylphi Limited. It concerns the limits – in all of their guises – and what lies beyond them.
The journal aims include: (1) questioning the meaning and significance of transgressive culture; (2) understanding more deeply how this reflects on contemporary culture; and (3) offering an opportunity for transgressive culture to be more widely known through analysis of existing work and through generating new creative work.
The first edition examining cultures of addiction was published at the end of 2011. There are planned forthcoming themed editions on sexual abuse, Hubert Selby Jr., Will Self, and J. G. Ballard.
Call for Papers
NJES is inviting scholars in the field of English Studies to submit articles for an upcoming general issue.
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
13-14 December 2012
Contact name: Elif Öztabak-Avcı (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Department of Foreign Language Education at Middle East Technical University invites abstracts for its 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work. Abstracts (about 250 words) for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of Salman Rushdie's work will be considered. Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
Giving and Getting Access: Student Access and Success in General Education Courses
This round-table explores possible solutions to help diverse student bodies succeed in general education courses. Send 250 word abstracts to Rachel Dean-Ruzicka (email@example.com) by March 15, 2012; Nirmal Trivedi (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Vanessa Cozza (email@example.com.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2012 Trollope Prize, sponsored by the English Department and the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas.
UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)
NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012
Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA Annual Convention in Boston, 3-6 January 2013)
I am seeking 5-7 roundtable participants for a discussion of the various ways veterans in the classroom enrich, challenge, and complicate engagement with classic literary texts, e.g. Heart of Darkness, The Aeneid, The Red Badge of Courage, Whitman's "Drum-Taps," etc. Topics may include text selection, discussion strategies, writing assignments, or managing interactions between veterans and non-veterans. 250-word overviews of proposed discussion topic, along with a 2-page CV, to Liam Corley by March 16, 2012: firstname.lastname@example.org
York University 2012 English Graduate Students' Association Colloquium: FRENZY
But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.