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Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; May 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP), a peer-reviewed online journal, is accepting articles for our Spring 2011 issue.

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity | Abstract Deadline 15 May

full name / name of organization: 
Anindya Bhattacharya
contact email: 
anindya_north@yahoo.co.uk

CFP: Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity

Deadline for submission of Abstract: May 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

"EXILE ON MAIN STREET: Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America" November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago
contact email: 
mtaft@uchicago.edu

Call for Papers:

EXILE ON MAIN STREET:
Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America
Sixth Annual English Graduate Conference, University of Chicago

For the Record: Representations of the Past in Film and Video Production

full name / name of organization: 
Universities Art Association of Canada (www.uaac-aauc.com)
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

Universities Art Association of Canada
Ottawa, Canada, 27-29 October 2011

For the Record: Representations of the Past in Film and Video Production

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

Call for manuscripts - book series "Contributions to Transnational Feminism"

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

Call for Manuscripts

New Book Series: Contributions to Transnational Feminism

General Editors: Erin Kenny (Drury University, U.S.A.) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas; Call for Papers Media and Mediated

full name / name of organization: 
Eleftheria Arapoglou; MESEA The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas 13–16 June 2012
Blanquerna School of Communication, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Kraynak / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics relevant to SCIENCE FICTION:

Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies.

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Permanent Section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

Further Adventures in Wonderland: The Afterlife of Alice

full name / name of organization: 
Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Thursday 1st December 2011
Manchester, United Kingdom

Games and/as Resistance (Sept 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 12.2: Games as/and Resistance

PAMLA 2011 Science Fiction Division (Extension to April 18th)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
myoun011@ucr.edu

The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association has extended its deadline until April 18th for the PAMLA 2011 conference, held this year at Scripps College, in Clar

Americana 1 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Americana
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present, is dedicated to publishing the best in American Studies scholarship and American creative writing.

The Art of Medicine in Iberian and Latin American Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
p.novillo-corvalan@kent.ac.uk

This conference, co-organised by Comparative Literature (Dr Patricia Novillo-Corvalán) and Hispanic Studies (Dr William Rowlandson) at the University of Kent, and sponsored by the Wellcome Trust, wil

Contemporary Music

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn Higgins / PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
smh2191@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PACIFIC AND ANCIENT MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN CLAREMONT, CA
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2011

SPECIAL SESSION
“Contemporary Music”

Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Trans-Formation Studies
contact email: 
mbroek@brookdalecc.edu

Trans-formation Studies moves beyond what occurs when borders are breached to consider what happens next.

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Reconstruction 11.1 Multilingual Realities in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction Vol. 10, No. 5, 2011: Multilingual Realities in Translation, edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld
Art, “Turmbau zu Babel” by Ben Ulke
Articles

The Syntax of Voice in Modernism (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 13, October 6-9, 2011, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

This panel seeks to explore the relationship between syntax and the category of “voice” in modernism.

Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading Conference Date: October 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of California at Berkeley / The Bancroft Library
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Nicholas Dames, Departments of Comparative Literature and English, Columbia University

The Bancroft Library and the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley invites scholars of all disciplines to submit papers to the History of the Book and Reading Townsend Center Working Group conference. This conference will explore what comprises the field we call “History of the Book.”

How do reading and writing practices inflect or constitute meaning?
How do changes in book media—from wax tablets, to scrolls, to codices, to electronic texts and beyond—inform structures of reading and perhaps change what it means to read?
What do print and material cultures across periods and geographies reveal about texts?
How might intellectual property relate to its physical media, particularly in terms of piracy and copyright practices?
What are the effects of the spaces and conditions of reading—in, on, and around the page?

Monstrous Medievalisms NEPCA (6/1/10; Danbury, CT 11/11-12/11)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
MONSTROUS MEDIEVALISMS 2011
SPONSORED BY THE VIRTUAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF POPULAR CULTURE AND THE MIDDLE AGES
FOR THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

Science Fiction/Fantasy/Legend NEPCA (6/1/10; Danbury, CT 11/11-12/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/
2011 Conference of The Northeast Popular / American Culture Association (NEPCA)

Midwestern Culture (and TV Show "Glee") Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Call for Papers

Edith Wharton Society Session at SAMLA 2011 (Atlanta, GA, November 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Carney / Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mcarney@gsc.edu

“Treasure after Treasure”: Edith Wharton and the Writer’s Imagination

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

Humanities in Crisis Cluster, Media Commons: The New Everyday DUE April 22 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Media Commons: The New Everyday
contact email: 
mm458181@albany.edu

CFP: The New Everyday, Media Commons
Cluster Title: Humanities in Crisis.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences
International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 10-13, 2011

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