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*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Faulkner and Digital Humanities Panel for Faulkner Conference, July 7-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Cornell
contact email: 
cornellgoldw@fordham.edu

Short paper abstracts are sought for a panel called “Faulkner and the Digital Humanities” to be proposed to the 39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, which will take place in Oxford,

CFP - International Journal of Engineering (IJE)

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 Engineering (IJE) Volume 6, Issu

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "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

Rebecca Harding Davis Panel at SSAWW Oct. 13-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
RCadwallader@francis.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers.

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

Orientalism/Orientalisms - Altre Modernità n.8 -11/2012; ABSTRACT DELIVERY: 10 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano - ITALY
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Orientalism/Orientalisms

Edited by Nicoletta Vallorani and Emanuele Monegato

In 1978, Edward Said publishes Orientalism. This essay marks a turning point in

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

‘Theoretical Matter(s)’

full name / name of organization: 
PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
contact email: 
periodical.prosthesis@gmail.com

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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: ‘Theoretical Matter(s)’.

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Details:

Since the emergence of Marxism, the word ‘materialism’

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Edited collection on contemporary African American satire in all media (abstracts by Jan.1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
contact email: 
mausdc@potsdam.edu

[The editors are pleased to report that this project has already received favorable attention from a scholarly press and, in order to present as wide a net of subject coverage as possible, are especially interested at this point in receiving submissions on topics related to film, television, performance and visual arts, though submissions from all genres are still welcome up to the deadline]

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference The Violence of the Image, April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this

TRANSITIONS AND DISSOLVING BOUNDARIES IN THE FANTASTIC

full name / name of organization: 
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung
contact email: 
fantastik2012@ipk.uzh.ch

CALL FOR PAPERS
TRANSITIONS AND DISSOLVING BOUNDARIES IN THE FANTASTIC

Third Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF)

Gertrude Stein: Open topic - ALA May 24-27, 2012 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with any aspect of Stein’s work. Please send proposal (250 words) and cv to Amy Moorman Robbins at Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu.

Gertrude Stein On View - ALA May 24-27, 2012 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks submissions for papers dealing with The Steins Collect (SF MOMA 2011 > National Portrait Gallery 2012) and/or Gertrude Stein: Five Stories (Contemporary Jewish Museum

CFP - International Journal of Computer Science and Security (IJCSS)

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 Science and Security (I

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Contracted to: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies" 20 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brighamy Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2012 issue, Criterion (an undergraduate and master's level student journal) anticipates reserving space for up to four essays exploring issues that relate to transnational American studies.

[UPDATE] CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

[UPDATE] Percival Everett Panel at the Mardi Gras Conference--Abstracts due 12/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society/EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

“If Percival Everett isn’t already a household name, it’s because people are more interested in politics than truth.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

Poems Invited for June 2012 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (For Issue No. 21)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Contemporary Lit panels, American Lit Assoc, May 24-27, 2012 (1/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA.

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Feb 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

<[UPDATE]> < CFP: EXTENDED DEADLINE: Car Culture and the Road>

full name / name of organization: 
<SW/TX PCA/ACA>
contact email: 
<srusnak@ggc.edu>

< Car Culture and the Road is a growing area of cultural significance in our rapidly transforming global world.

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C American Literature: 12/15/11

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

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

INVITATION: Sensible Flesh: AIDS and the Body, King's College London

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London), Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com

We're delighted to invite you to the third session of "Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century" in London, Monday 12th December at 18.00, Room S8.08, King's College London (Strand Camp

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