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UPDATE: Emerson's Contribution to Thoreau's Legacy, 1/15/12; Thoreau Annual Gathering, 7/12/12-7/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

The theme of next year's Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (Concord, MA: July 12-15, 2012) is "Celebrating 150 Years of Thoreau’s Life, Works, and Legacy." The Emerson Society sponsors a program at t

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

SCLA 38's "Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study", 5/1/12 proposal deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

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

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Olson Society / ALA Boston, May 2012
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson taught at Black Mountain College from 1948 until 1956, during which time he wrote some of his most important essays and poems and formed some of his most influential engagements with oth

CFP - Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ) Vol

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP, 22-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk; f.walsh@qmul.ac.uk

International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP

CALL FOR PAPERS

ASA 2012 panel: Theorizing the Transpacific

full name / name of organization: 
Hua Hsu (Vassar College)
contact email: 
huhsu@vassar.edu

Theorizing the Transpacific

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

CFP - International Journal of Contemporary Advanced Mathematics (IJCM)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Contemporary Advanced Mathematic

Race, History, and National Belonging in American Women’s Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
tamacbain@pugetsound.edu and jlockwo3@gmu.edu

In her novel Hagar’s Daughter, African American feminist Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins imagines her black female characters as looking back to and claiming cross-racial, gendered legacies in the process

[Extended Deadline] Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C Am Lit: 1/9/12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Innovations and Anxieties - Saturday, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012
A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

Violence: In Theory and Practice March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
Keynote Speaker: Smaro Kamboureli, University of Guelph

'Queer Sisterhoods' in Contemporary Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

‘Queer Sisterhoods’ in Contemporary Women’s Writing
A half-day symposium at Queen’s University Belfast.
29th February 2012.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Tina O’Toole

[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012.

UPDATE CFP deadline for 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' conference - 9th January 2012

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

Confirmed keynote speaker: Professor Peter Boxall, University of Sussex

Remembering the American West (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Max Despain / Western Literature Association
contact email: 
martha.despain@usafa.edu

Affiliate Organization Session of the Western Literature Association

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

"Principles of Uncertainty" May 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department and Center for Critical Theory)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- 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, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Third International Comics Conference: Comics Rock. 28-29 June 2012. Bournemouth, UK.

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Comics (Intellect Books) and Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Routledge)
contact email: 
comicsconference@gmail.com

Comics and Education (Thursday 28 June 2012)
Comics and Multi-Modal Adaptation (Friday 29 June 2012)

CFP - International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN) Volume

The Beauty of Convention: VIII International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Beauty of Convention

Eight International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

October 4-6, 2012
Cetinje, Montenegro

Shakespeare and Performance [Update: January 31, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies (EES)
contact email: 
Amy Tigner: altigner@gmail.com

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his cont

Women Writing the Prison (SSAWW 2012; 1/23/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jodi Schorb, University of Florida
contact email: 
jschorb@ufl.edu

"Women Writing the Prison: Incarceration, Citizenship, Belonging", SSAWW CFP (1/23/2012)

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

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

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are p

NEGOTIATING GENDERED SPACES // TOPOGRAFÍAS DOMÉSTICAS Y GÉNERO. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), May 16-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English Philology I & II. Complutense University of Madrid
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 10th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topi

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
womenandmedia2012@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

[UPDATE] Finishes: Arts and Texts in Cinema and Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Studies Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
gcfilmconference@gmail.com

Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

Keynote Speaker: David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY

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