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[REMINDER] Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

“Poiesis and Techne”

Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: April 9, 2012

Literature After 9/11 - Reflections/Reactions

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Very quickly after September 11, 2001, fiction writers were asked to responding to the attacks.

UPDATE Extended Submission Deadline for Paper Proposals and Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Ninth Biennial College Southern Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
swwc@berry.edu

Deadline Extension on Call for Papers and Creative Submissions

Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Mount Berry, GA, 30149
September 20-23, 2012

Austria and America Cross-Cultural Encounters 1865-1933

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salzburg
contact email: 
joshua.parker@sbg.ac.at

December 6-7, 2012
Salzburg, Austria

The Big Bang Theory and Gender Politics (Collections of Essays)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salzburg
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Call for Contributions - Dreamscapes Projected: The Oneiric in Italian Film Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco Pascuzzi
contact email: 
ciski77@eden.rutgers.edu

Hi,

I am seeking essays in English to include in a volume tentatively entitled “Dreamscapes Projected: The Oneiric in Italian Film Culture,” to be published by FDU Press.

Call for Submissions: Electronic & Print Journal Looking for 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 is currently accepting submissions for its fifth issue, which is slated to come out this summer. Our publication is growing rapidly, and our readership is larger than ever.

The Hemingway Society: “Hemingway and The American Dream”

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jgibson@fscj.edu

The Hemingway Society: “Hemingway and The American Dream”

The Golden Age: Nostalgia in Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

UPDATE: "'Theory Mad Beyond Redemption': The Post-Kantian Poe" (Abstracts Due April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
The Edgar Allan Poe Review
contact email: 
theorymad@gmail.com

A call for papers for a special issue of _The Edgar Allan Poe Review_, forthcoming in Fall 2012, and guest-edited by Sean Moreland, Devin Zane Shaw, and Jonathan Murphy.

RJAS Call for Peer Reviewers - deadline April 11

full name / name of organization: 
Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS)
contact email: 
rjas@raas.ro, ggherasim@euro.ubbcluj.ro

The Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS) is inviting applications for peer reivewers.

7th Annual Limina Conference: Humanising Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

The Conference will be held on the 7th of June 2012 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with supplementary events on the 6th and the 8th.

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sharon R. Wilson
contact email: 
sharon.wilson@unco.edu

Call for articles in a collection

Modernism and Film 5/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Robert McParland
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu

Modernism and Film volume seeking a few more essays to complete a collection on literary interactions with film, 1890-1950. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

2nd CFP--27th International Conference on Medievalism: Medievalism(s) & Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Carol L. Robinson/Kent State University Trumbull
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

2ND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
24th International Conference on Medievalism
THEME: Medievalism(s) & Diversity
Hosted by Kent State University Regional Campuses
October 18-20, 2012

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

Representing Main Street (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/Hobart and William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

During the 2008 presidential campaign, President Obama repeatedly referenced Main Street, a place of equality economically, socially, politically—an intimate space where differences might be put asi

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

Architecture and Literature (PAMLA Convention, Oct. 19-20, 2012) Deadline: April 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman / University of Minnesota Duluth
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

MSA 2012- Modernism and Spectacle: The Little Magazines- Deadline April 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Kane, De Montfort University
contact email: 
p10557987@myemail.dmu.ac.uk

In keeping with this year's MSA Conference theme, Modernism and Spectacle, this proposed panel seeks proposals for papers that explore the many representations of this theme within modernist little ma

Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

Popular Indian cinema has witnessed a steady rise in the production of movies related to terrorism and threat to national security since 2001.

Books Available for Review - Book Submissions Welcome - Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Book Reviews: The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is looking for academics with tenure-track appointments to write book reviews of recent titles that have been released in their field of interest.

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference - Deadline Extended
University of Portsmouth, June 14 2012

In recent years the study of trauma has become central to contemporary conceptualisations of personal and

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012; Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

[UPDATE] The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature, 15-16 mars 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

UPDATE: Negotiating Boundaries - Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn West and Linda Trinh Moser
contact email: 
kwest@bellarmine.edu

Americans who identify with and practice the customs of multiple cultures have been described as “hyphenated.” At the beginning of the 20th century, the term “hyphenated American” was derogato

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012

PAMLA 2012 - call for papers - Asian American Literature Panel - Seattle University October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jean_amato@fitnyc.edu

PAMLA 2012 - Seattle University
October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Asian American Literature Panel

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortney.barko@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable

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