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[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED] The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture [March 29-31 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
Joel T. Terranova (jtt9554@louisiana.edu)

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture presents:

Media, Technology and the Imagination

March 29-31, 2012
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Keynote Speaker:

ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

ProQuest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce a $1000 Article Prize for the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published i

Call for Abstracts (21 December, 2011): Women's Writing after 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sebastian Groes (Roehampton University), Claire Colebrook (PennState, USA), Peter Childs (Glouchestershire, UK)
contact email: 
sebastian.groes@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for Submission for an edited collection on "Women's Writing after 9/11"

2nd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference:
Living Responsibly:
Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Philip Roth Society Panel on 'Roth's Influences' at ALA Annual Conference (San Francisco May 24-7)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

At this year's 23rd annual ALA conference (to be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, May 24-7), the Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring a panel entitled 'Philip Roth's Influences'.

1st Global Conference:,Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July, 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apocalypse@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

CFP: Fronteras, disidencias y márgenes por cartografiar, 1 abril de 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, República Bolivariana de Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.gob.ve, http://www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Fronteras_Convocatoria3.pdf

Desbordar el territorio, bordear, explorar nuestro afuera. Apostar a apropiarse de las zonas y objetos que no tienen nombre. Infringir. Disentir para labrar nuevos caminos.

[UPDATE] Valley Humanities Review- Call for Undergraduate Humanities Papers

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

Our submission period is drawing to a close! Encourage your students to send their best work over to the VHR.

UPDATE: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1st Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

CALL FOR PAPERS:

[UPDATE] New Voices 2012: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: “Legitimate Ireland”
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

ASAP/4: "Genres of the Present" 4-6 October 2012, Royal College of Art London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap@rca.ac.uk

The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present is pleased to announce a symposium exploring the current status of genre across the post-1960s visual, literary and performative arts.

Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream

full name / name of organization: 
John Steinbeck Society of America
contact email: 
Paul.Douglass@sjsu.edu

TOPIC: Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream
Panel Session at the American Literature Association 2012:
May 24-27

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

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-chairs
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

Experimental Writing by Women Panel at the EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
lmullen@lsu.edu

Experimental Writing by Women

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

11th International Conference of ESSE 4-9 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ESSE 2012
contact email: 
cfp@esse2012.org

ESSE 2012 will be organised by Bogazici University, in Istanbul on 4-9 September 2012.

SSAWW 2012 Maternal Patriotism (Proposals Due 1/24/12; Conference 10/10-13/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

Maternal Patriotism: Motherhood and Citizenship in 19th-Century American Women’s Writing

“Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

CFP: Edited Volume on The West in Asia/Asia in the West

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Elisabetta Marino and Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
marino@lettere.uniroma2.it and tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

1912-2012: A Time to Reason and Compare -- An International Conference on Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Porto
contact email: 
modernism@letras.up.pt

Dates: 01-03 March 2012
Venue: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto | Portugal

Copyright and Intellectual Property Area, PCA/ACA; Boston, 11-14 Apr 2012; Deadline 15 Dec 2011

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: Copyright and Intellectual Property Area
PCA/ACA 2012: Boston, 11-14 April 2012.

Aesthetics in the Belly of the Beast: Reading American Carceral Art. Deadline: December 31, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Doran Larson. Hamilton College.
contact email: 
dlarson@hamilton.edu

"Aesthetics in the Belly of the Beast: Reading American Carceral Art," is a panel to be proposed for the 2012 American Studies Associate Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rica.

Call for Abstracts-The Joker-Book collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Abstracts

The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee & Robert G. Weiner, Editors

CFP-Update=Reminder-Transgressive Film/Art/Exploitation/Trash Cinema-SWPCA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
southwest texas popular culture association 2012 meeting
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
http://www.swtxpca.org

RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class for ALA (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012) abstract submission due Jan 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
sashton@clemson.edu

CFP: RSAP PANEL ON WORKING CLASS PERIODICALS (ALA, MAY 2012)

Bernard Malamud’s Works in Light of Current Events - ALA, 24-27 May, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Adler/Bernard Malamud Society
contact email: 
badler@gsw.edu

An examination of any of Bernard Malamud’s works through the lens of contemporary events as they pertain to Israel. How is the voice of the Palestinian given space within Malamud’s works?

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations [UPDATE] Abstracts Due Dec. 1

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:

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Forward Momentum: The SF & F of Lois McMaster Bujold

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Brennan Croft
contact email: 
jbcroft@ou.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR ABSTRACTS: DECEMBER 1

Sound Changes: Music and Social Justice, February 24 and 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Music and Social Justice Collective
contact email: 
contact@musicandsocialjustice.org

Carleton University’s newly formed Music and Social Justice Collective invites proposals for an interdisciplinary symposium on the subject of music and social justice to be held on February 24 and 2

[UPDATE] Charles Olson at Black Mountain: Writings, Lectures, Influence

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society / ALA May 24-27, 2012, Boston
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: Ecocritical approaches to Faulkner - due12/2

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy, Department of English and Philosophy
contact email: 
mary.newell@usma.edu

Please submit a one-page proposal for a 15-minute paper on an ecocritical approach to Faulkner for the following conference:
Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York

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

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

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, contempo

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