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

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:07am
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).

Ireland and African-America

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 9:49am
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 8:26am
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (

On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012. This CFP is open and addressed to anyone who wishes to contribute and holds at least a BA degree.
The criteria, enumerated below, regulate the reception and publication of the different articles and are subject to the content of the Peer review System, the Style-sheet and the Legal Notice. These can be consulted in the Procedures area of the web page.

- The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2012, all articles received after this date will be rejected.

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 6:53am
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Please note that the deadline for the following conference is fast approaching:

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day symposium hosted by De Montfort University.
Leicester, Wednesday 29th February 2012.

J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels and Warner Bros' film adaptations constitute one of the most successful media franchises of the modern age. Now that both books and films have reached a spectacular conclusion, this conference aims to assess Harry Potter's place in popular culture.

We welcome papers which look at any aspect of the Potter phenomenon, from creative, artistic or industrial evaluations, through to case studies of related products and fan communities.

12/9/2011: Call for contributions to The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 6:37am
Dr David Brauner (University of Reading) and Dr Axel Stähler (University of Kent)

The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction, edited by David Brauner (Reading) and Axel Stähler (Kent), will be an authoritative research-level reference book on the range of Anglophone Jewish fiction published over the course of the twentieth century and the start of the twenty-first. It is aimed at the growing number of research students and scholars working in the field of Jewish fiction, either as a specialism in itself or as part of English, American Studies, Literary Studies, Cultural Studies and Jewish Studies research degrees.

Gateways, Gates, and Gatekeeping: Mentoring and Diversity as a Feminist Future 2012 CCCC FEMINIST WORKSHOP

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:09pm
2012 CCCC Feminist Workshop

March 21st, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
Proposal Deadline: December 15th, 2011

This year's workshop is designed to provide time and space for mentoring conversations among experts, advanced scholars, assistant professors, adjunct faculty, and graduate students as they negotiate various gateways—to tenure, publication, collaboration, pedagogical innovation, interdisciplinarity, graduation, and more.

As in past years, the 2012 Workshop will run all day Wednesday, with plenary speakers in the morning and collaborative roundtables in the afternoon.

Morning Plenary Speakers will focus on mentoring and diversity in feminist studies; individual presentations will be followed by time for questions and conversation.

London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 3:33pm
Infonomics Society


London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)
November 19-22, 2012, London, UK

The London International Conference on Education (LICE) is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The LICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education.

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:59pm
Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies invites academicians and scholars to submit articles and discussion pieces to our coming issues. Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies is a peer reviewed journal run by the students of the Department of International Relations of the Middle East Technical University (METU). The journal is currently being published two times a year. All articles are subject to review by anonymous referees specified by our Editorial Board.

Rhetorical Criticism

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:45pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory. This year we hope to present works that discuss the practical applications of rhetorical criticism.

Please send proposals to Deadline is March 1, 2012.

Graduate Student Journal About Graduate Study, 2/17/2012

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:36pm
In Progress Journal

In Progress ( is currently seeking submissions for its second issue, scheduled for release on April 20, 2012. All submissions fitting the mission of In Progress will be considered.

In Progress is a peer reviewed, online journal that aims to address issues affecting graduate students across the academic disciplines. Because there are few opportunities for graduate students to interact with and learn from each other outside of our own departments and universities, this journal was conceived as a place for graduate students and faculty to share information and insights regarding all aspects of the often-mystified process of graduate study and beyond into civic discourses and social activism.

Reconstruction Special Issue: (IN)SECURITIES - Call for Abstracts - !!30th NOV EXTENDED DEADLINE!!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 11:33am
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

edited by
SUSANA ARAÚJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)


In the past years, the world has been dealing with increasing anxieties about state and urban security, which were largely exacerbated after traumatic experiences such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks of New York and Washington D.C. in 2001, the 2004 train attacks in Madrid and the London bombings in 2005.

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 11:26am
NC State Association of English Graduate Students

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012 at Tompkins Hall in Raleigh, NC.

In this conference, we wish presenters and participants to examine the continued need for humanities studies, and the place of humanities studies in societies that increasingly value technological advances in communication.

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:33am
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ●

Rupkatha journal is going to publish a Special Issue (volume 4, Number 1) on Charles Dickens's (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth. As this is going to be a celebration issue, we would like to explore the author, his works and his influences from wide-angle perspectives of our 21st century. We encourage authors to submit original scholarly papers and innovative artworks and relevant book reviews on the areas specified below: