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Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011 - Online

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
erichkofmel@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Mode: Online by Google+ video conference

Date: 15-16 November 2011

: "Forked Tongues: Learning to Translate from Bilingual Writers." ALTA 2011. November 16-19

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasia Lakhtikova/ University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
alakhtik@illinois.edu

This panel attempts to bridge creative writing and literary translation as creative practices by examining the work of bilingual and exophonic writers (i.e. writers who write either in two languages or in their non-native language)

UPDATE: CFP: Human-Animal Relationships in Literature in the Nineteenth Century, NeMLA (9/30/11, 3/15-8/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

CFP: Human-Animal Relationships in Literature in the Nineteenth Century, NeMLA (9/30/11, 3/15-8/12)

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Place and Particularity Conference October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the October 21, 2011 Modern Horizons conference (at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) we invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations that explore the various philosophical, literary, artis

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18, 2012: The Literary response to war – What is it worth?

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Journal Issue On Violence, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

CFP: "Prospects: A New Century," Berkeley, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
C19-2012@ucsc.edu

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists seeks paper and panel submissions to its second biennial conference, which will take place April 12-15, 2012 at the historic Berkeley City Club and

Gender and Sexuality in Asian-American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention 2012
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer-reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians Call for Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch, Ed. D.
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians.

Unsympathetic Bonds: Postbellum Definitions of Connection after Sentimentalism (9/30/11; NeMLA, 3/15/12 – 3/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cadwallader@unc.edu


Unsympathetic Bonds: Postbellum Definitions of Connection after Sentimentalism

[UPDATE] Kudzu Review wants your Book Reviews, Essays, as well as Fiction!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Submissions are pouring in! Please send us your Book Reviews, Essays, Artworks, Music, Fiction, and Poetry! Deadline November 1st for our Winter Solstice edition. Visit us at www.kudzureview.com

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University GEA
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Black Migration Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Black Migration Symposium
contact email: 
blackmigrationconference2012@gmail.com

Black Migration Symposium
February 10-11, 2012
Nashville, TN

Conveners:
Professors Trica Keaton, Ifeoma Nwankwo, Jemima Pierre, Michelle Shepherd
Vanderbilt University

Call for Papers:

Thinking Verse Issue II

full name / name of organization: 
David Nowell Smith, www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse issue II, special issue, ‘The Condition of Music’.

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

CFP - International Eating: Women's Global Food Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Smith/ The George Washington University
contact email: 
cjsmith7@gwu.edu

Call for Papers
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College
Area: Women’s and Gender Studies

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Convocatoria2_julio.pdf

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a sp

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

O’Neill & Post-colonialism 36th Annual Comparative Drama Conference Stevenson University, Maryland March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
J. Chris Westgate / The Eugene O’Neill Society
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

Beginning with Eugene O’Neill’s sea plays and continuing through much of his oeuvre are concerns with global themes, including the problematic encounters between cultures, ethnicities, and nationa

Collection of Essays for Sports in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory J. Thompson
contact email: 
gthompson@rsu.edu

Sports in the Humanities

CFP: Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices [Oct 31, 2011; March 1-3, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
March 1st-3rd, 2012
Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices

Plenary Speaker: Ilan Stavans

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

C19 CFP - Teaching Prospects: Young Women as Educators in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Proehl
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

Call for Papers

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Conference, Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Creative Writing Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/01/11 SWTX PCA 2/8-11/12)
Conference Theme for 2012: “Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context”
Please post and send to interested colleagues

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

Seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

Object Lessons: The Thingly Realm in Modern Literature (Deadline September 30, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
kvanwert@mail.rochester.edu

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Military Technical Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, Bucharest
contact email: 
adibulz@yahoo.com

Language, literature and cultural studies
ISSN: 2065-3867

Call for papers
Deadline: 1 November 2011 for LLCS no.8 and no.9

http://www.mta.ro

[Update] Collection of Essays exploring Lois Lane (Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
Lois.Lane@gmx.net

Collection of essays exploring the character Lois Lane from the DC Superman Universe (all movies, TV-shows, Comics, etc.)

Call for submissions! Deadline November 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is looking for all kinds of Nature writing. We want poetry, essays, short fiction, music, artwork, recipes. Please visit us at kudzureview.com for more details.

The Postmodern Dandy (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012; proposals due Sept. 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

As recent scholarship like Monica Miller’s of the black dandy has suggested, the history of dandyism is complicated by race, class, nationalism, and sexuality.

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