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CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous 9 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Saturday 10th September – Tuesday 13th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Gender and Love (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Gender and Love

Monday 19th September – Wednesday 21st September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Defining Form, MLA 2012 (Proposals by 1 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Rosenfeld and Jacqueline Wernimont
contact email: 
colleen.rosenfeld@pomona.edu, jacqueline.wernimont@scrippscollege.edu

Defining Form: This round table will ask, what is form?

NANO: New American Notes Online--Issue 1.2 Special Theme: Mystery, the Unknown, Surprise, deadline: 18 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
editor.nanocrit@gmail.com

NANO: New American Notes Online: An Academic Journal for Big Ideas in a Small World

http://www.nanocrit.com

Call for Papers: Issue 1.2

Deadline: 18 March 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Special Session - American Writers Abroad: International Inspirations

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@hccs.edu

AMERICAN WRITERS ABROAD: INTERNATIONAL INSPRIATIONS.

MLA 2012: Food and Literature Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Rosenbaum, Harvard University
contact email: 
sarosenb@fas.harvard.edu

Food & Literature

New England American Studies Association Conference, 11/4-11/6/2011 (proposals due 4/8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
brailton@fitchburgstate.edu

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2011 Conference
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts,
November 4-6, 2011

“Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World” 9/23-9/24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra, John Pat Leary / Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu, jpleary@wayne.edu

The American Studies Program at Wayne State University, Detroit MI, invites papers on the theme, “Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World,” scheduled for September 23 and 24, 2011.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection) 4/4/11 (abstracts); 6/13/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Smith
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ have extended the deadline for contributors to submit abstracts

MLA 2012 - Digital Humanities and the Record of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Klein, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
lklein@post.harvard.edu

Call for Papers - Special Session
MLA 2012, Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Early Modern Possible Worlds (MLA 2012, Abstract Deadline 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention. Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to The Blazing World, engaged in acts of worldmaking by speculating on or inventing "possible worlds.” This panel will examine the scope and limitations of these early modern possible worlds, and more generally, the condition of the “possible,” which authors variously define through the terms “what may be,” “what should be,” or even “what if.”

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

Call for articles: Cultures in/of Transition (University of Bucharest Review) 10 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest Review
contact email: 
danielacarstea_ro@yahoo.gr

Call for Articles – University of Bucharest Review

Topic for #1/2011: Cultures in/of Transition

Dreams Not Only American. Science Fiction's Transatlantic Transactions - July 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research Association
contact email: 
sfra2011@gmail.com

Dreams Not Only American – Science Fiction’s Transatlantic Transactions
July 7-10, 2011
Lublin, Poland

American Literature After 1900 (Oct 6-8 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Mace/RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
RMace-RMMLA@hotmail.com

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looking f

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    "Fantasy and the Mundane in 19th century Realism" March 20, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 109th Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011
    contact email: 
    swafford@bradley.edu

    Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    sweil@centralia.edu

    UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
    http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
    If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

    [Update] Contemporary Music and Fiction – Edited Collection (3/7/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Erich Hertz / Siena College; Jeff Roessner / Mercyhurst College
    contact email: 
    ehertz@siena.edu; jroessner@mercyhurst.edu

    Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Write in Tune: Representing Contemporary Music in Fiction. Deadline extended to March 7, 2011.

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
    contact email: 
    melanieh@u.washington.edu

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    “States of National Belonging”

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    contact email: 
    Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

    *Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    SUNY COW: Building 21st Century Writing Programs: Literacy and Leadership in the New Millennium

    full name / name of organization: 
    SUNY Council on Writing
    contact email: 
    SUNYCOWbinghamton2011@gmail.com

    Binghamton University and the SUNY Council on Writing welcome proposals for "Building 21st Century Writing Programs: Literacy and Leadership in the New Millennium," to be held March 18-19, 2011

    Eastern and Middle Eastern Religions in the Age of Enlightenment (11/1/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]
    contact email: 
    brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

    The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment.

    Talking to Ourselves: the Immersive Rhetoric of the Matrix Series and "Inception," MLA 2012, 5–8 January 2012

    full name / name of organization: 
    Keith Dorwick/MLA 2012 (Special Session)
    contact email: 
    kdorwick@louisiana.edu

    Session organizer seeking 250-300 word abstracts and short biographies (100 to 150 words) of relevant scholarship for a proposed special session at MLA 2012, Seattle WA.

    Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Program, City University of New York
    contact email: 
    JITP@gc.cuny.edu

    The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research.

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

    MLA 2012 - Digital South, Digital Futures - Call for Papers

    full name / name of organization: 
    Vince Brewton, University of North Alabama
    contact email: 
    vjbrewton@una.edu

    Call for Papers - Special Session
    MLA 2012: Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

    Digital South, Digital Futures

    Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Misericordia University
    contact email: 
    phamilto@misericordia.edu

    How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

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