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AWP 2013 - Boston, March 6-9 - Poetry and the Academy Today CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca van Laer
contact email: 
Rebecca_van_laer@brown.edu

Seeking presentation proposals for the annual AWP conference in Boston, Massachusetts, March 6-9, 2013.

Pilgrimage, Mission, Spiritual Ascension: Religious Travel in World Literature (SAMLA, 9-11 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religious travel is found in many of the world's greatest literary works, from the pilgrims going to Canterbury to Tripitaka collecting the sacred scrolls in India to Las Casas traveling around the New World to Dante ascending from Hell into Paradise--just to name a few well-known examples.

Edited Collection of Essays on the Intersection of Children’s Literature and the Horror Genre (DEADLINE: Abstracts due May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica McCort (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)
contact email: 
mccortj@duq.edu

(DEADLINE: Abstracts due by May 31, 2012; Submissions due by August 1, 2012)
Editor: Jessica McCort (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)

Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities, submission deadline April 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Writers and Writing Program Conference (AWP) Boston March 6-9, 2013
contact email: 
mfilas@westfield.ma.edu, lnielsen@westfield.ma.edu

Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities

Arthurian Film / TV / Electronic Games Collection (6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking proposals of 500 words for essays devoted to Arthurian-themed film, television, and/or electronic games.

[UPDATE] Film, Benjamin, and Debt/Guilt panel (M/MLA 5/15, 11/8-11, 2012) Deadline May 15.2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic, Film I Panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from November 8-11, 2012. The 2012 informal convention theme is "Debt."

[UPDATE] Fashion Panels at 2012 Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: May 30, 2012

[UPDATE] 2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University; EXTENDED proposal deadline Sunday 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states.

2012 PAMLA Special Session "Marriage à la mode: Marriage in the 20th Century" at Seattle University; Proposal deadline 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Matthew James Bond (bondmatthewjames@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address the following:

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

UPDATE: Extended Deadline, Edith Wharton Essay Prize; 5/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

The deadline has been extended to May 30, 2012 for the Edith Wharton Essay Prize.

The Edith Wharton Essay Prize

Deadline: May 30, 2012

CFP: History Area -- Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Assn.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Association
contact email: 
rpbatche@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS ON HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

2012 MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
CONFERENCE – COLUMBUS, OHIO

Popular Romance [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wherrym@gmx.com

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH

MPCA/ACA Mystery, Crime, Thriller, and Detective Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Fri-Sun, 12-14 October, 2012
Columbus, Ohio
mpcaaca.org/conference

Deadline: 31 May 2012

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013

Print Magazine Looking for High Quality Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com), a print journal of the Fine Arts, is looking for high quality submissions for our next quarter's issue.

[UPDATE] 9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Trans-Disciplinary Journal (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Trans-Formation Studies
contact email: 
editor@transtudies.org

Trans-Portal is seeking submissions of scholarly and lyric essays for its third issue.

Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reader (1 Sept)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtedness, is als

[UPDATE] Pleasures of Romance (deadline extended to May 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
eselinge@depaul.edu

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

UPDATE: Florida

full name / name of organization: 
CFP: Florida Collection
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Collection

Florida

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Rhetorical Approaches to Literature: PAMLA Seattle (10/19-21, 2012 DEADLINE April 22,2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rhishmeh@palomar.edu

This is a standing session at PAMLA. All proposals welcome. Of particular interest: Rhetorical Approaches to 20th Century Poetry or Poet(s); Rhetorical Approaches to Moby Dick.

[UPDATE] CFP for Fan CULTure: An Examination of Participatory Fandom in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Lampley
contact email: 
jlampley@daltonstate.edu

With the advent of new media technologies and social networking sites making communication faster and easier than ever, there exists a dearth of opportunity to see how fan cultures have evolved as a r

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Leisure! Enjoyment! Fun!: INCS 2013 Conference, University of Virginia, March 14-17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
ksc3j@virginia.edu

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” It was the age of pleasure. It was the age of atonement. It was any place in the nineteenth century.

Short Story Panel / 2012 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Debt, but it is not necessary.

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

July 31st 2012. New parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

The monographic section will address new parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry, including theoretical and practical scopes of investigation:

Alive and Kicking at All Ages: Health, Life Expectancy, and Life Course Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inter-American Studies / University of Graz / Austria
contact email: 
ulla.kriebernegg@uni-graz.at; roberta.maierhofer@uni-graz.at

Aging Studies Series

Alive and Kicking at All Ages: Health, Life Expectancy, and Life Course Identity

Editors: Ulla Kriebernegg, Roberta Maierhofer

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