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Touchstone Literary Magazine Deadline: November 18th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Touchstone Literary Magazine
contact email: 
touch@ksu.edu

Touchstone, Kansas State University's literary magazine, is looking for submissions. We are looking for fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, art of all medias, and flash fiction (under 1000 words).

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Journal Articles Sought

full name / name of organization: 
Dulia et Latria
contact email: 
memtiger1984@yahoo.com

The journal DULIA ET LATRIA seeks articles broadly consistent in its scope of interest.

Call for Papers: “Imagery Across Time: Using Pop Culture Imagery of Native Americans in the Classroom” June 3-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
contact email: 
drparmelee@comcast.net

I am putting together a panel proposal for the 4th annual NAISA conference (June 3-6, 2012), which will take place at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.

Valley Humanities Review-- Call for Undergraduate Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2012 Issue.

CFP interdisciplinary conf. Trauma & Learning in Post-Secondary Education April 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Bay Community College
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Massachusetts Bay Community College is hosting a Spring 2012 interdisciplinary and inter-professional conference on trauma and learning in post-secondary education.

I. Audience

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, Land Ownership and Tenure. (Deadline: November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts encourages and welcomes contributions by scholars, researchers, grassroots activists, policy advocates, and organizations.

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia. (Deadline: January 15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

We invite proposals from scholars, activists/practitioners, and creative non-fiction/fiction writers who consider a host of issues evoked by “Appalachia.”

Converse Conference on Southern Culture 4/9 - 4/14 2012 UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

THE CONVERSE COLLEGE CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CULTURE:
HIGH CULTURE/LOW CULTURE, SOUTHERN CULTURE
April 12 – 14, 2012

Call for poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Spirits
contact email: 
spirits@iun.edu

Spirits, the literary magazine of Indiana University Northwest, is currently accepting submissions of poetry, short stories, artwork, and photograph for its next issue.

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Charles Olson/Black Mountain College Panel at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline January 7, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Grieve-Carlson / The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson began teaching at Black Mountain College as a visiting lecturer in October 1948, was appointed Rector in March 1951, and presided over the College's closing in 1956.

CFP: James Fenimore Cooper Society at ALA 2012 (May 24-27, San Francisco, CA) 6 January 2012 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
rzuck@d.umn.edu

Call for Papers

23rd Annual Conference
American Literature Association

May 24-27, 2012
San Francisco, California

Crossroads: Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference, March 8 - 10, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
michael_call@byu.edu

In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines, we invite presentations exploring any form of artistic representation---literature, the visu

SCSECS Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (2/23-25/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society of Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

Paper proposals are currently being accepted for a panel entitled Religion in the Age of Enlightenment.

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Violence and Represention

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.edu, rawi@usc.edu

Epistemic shifts are themselves inherently violent and the uncertainty and instability that these shifts produce frequently elicit a violent response.

Kate Chopin International Society's sponsored panels at 2012 American Literature Association conference-- due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2012 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at LSU, Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

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

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA. The F.

Comparative Approaches to Faulkner and Fitzgerald

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The William Faulkner Society and the F.

CFP: Textual Empires & Discursive Dissent: Reimagining Aesthetic Traditions in Race and Ethnicity Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference--San Juan, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

The horrors of empire have left an indelible mark on the geopolitical space of the circum-Atlantic world and hemispheric America.

2012 International Conference on Narrative (March 15-17, 2012) - Abstracts Due Oct. 17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative@georgetown.edu

2012 International Conference on Narrative
March 15-17
Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada

Plenary Speakers

[UPDATE] Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick & Ian Maness / Queen's University Department of English
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

Poetry & Poetics of the 1980s [June 27 - July 1, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
National Poetry Foundation
contact email: 
NPF_Paideuma@umit.maine.edu

The Editorial Collective of the National Poetry Foundation invites paper and panel proposals for the next in our sequence of "decade" conferences, to be devoted to the Poetry and Poetics of the 1980s,

CFP: [UPDATE] [American] American Literature (1/07/12; ALA 5/24-5/27 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

CFP: Internationally Read Print Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Hello,

"Picturing the Nineteenth Century," March 22-25, deadline for proposals: October 17

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

A quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals to INCS 2012, "Picturing the Nineteenth Century," is October 17.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

Hamlin Garland Society Panel at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hamlin Garland Society
contact email: 
newlink@uncw.edu

The Hamlin Garland Society will sponsor one panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco on May 24-27, 2012.

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Edited Collection “Because My Story Matters: Struggle and Success on Higher Education’s Frontlines” (Abstracts due 11.30.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Bernadzikowski and Jennifer Levi/Cecil College
contact email: 
higheredfrontlines@gmail.

We are interested in what it takes for students to succeed in college—what must be balanced, what must be sacrificed, what must be overcome.

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