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5th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Madness (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Madness

Thursday 30th August 2012 – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Jack London Society Panels, American Literature Association conference, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jack London Society
contact email: 
jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society panels at the American Literature Association 23rd Annual Conference, May 24-27, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero.

Jack London 11th Biennial Symposium, October 4-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jack London Society
contact email: 
jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

11TH BIENNIAL JACK LONDON SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

Edited Collection on Dave the Potter: Slavery, Poetry, and Pottery

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Chaney (Dartmouth College)
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

The editor invites chapter proposals for an edited collection exploring the work of Dave the Potter. Dave the Potter, or David Drake (ca.

Worlds Out of Joint: Re-Imagining Philip K. Dick (15-18 November 2012, TU Dortmund University, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University, Germany
contact email: 
Stefan.Schlensag@udo.edu

Call for Papers

“Worlds Out of Joint: Re-Imagining Philip K. Dick”
An International Conference
15-18 November, 2012
TU Dortmund University, Germany

CFP: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Legend NEPCA (6/1/12; Rochester, NY 10/26-27/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy and Legend Area Chair NEPCA
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/
2012 Conference of The Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations - Abstracts now due December 15th

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:

UPDATE Crossroads 7-8 June, 2012 Toulouse, France

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

There are still a few places open at the International Conference on Crossroads (treating the English speaking world).

Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream

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

The John Steinbeck Society calls for proposals for papers to be given at the American Literature Association’s 23rd annual conference, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Franci

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

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.

[UPDATE] deadline 12-9. Ecocritical Approaches to Faulkner - Faulkner at West Point conference, April 19-21, 2012. deadline for

full name / name of organization: 
West Point
contact email: 
mary.newell@usma.edu

Please submit a one-page proposal for a paper on an ecocritical approach to Faulkner for the Faulkner at West Point conference, April 19-21, 2012.

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Monday 18th June 2012
University of Liverpool

Keynote Lectures from:
Professor David Seed (University of Liverpool),
Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University London)

Eleanor Hodgman Porter’s Pollyanna at 100 1/10/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Roxanne Harde / University of Alberta
contact email: 
rharde@augustana.ca

Eleanor Hodgman Porter’s Pollyanna at 100 1/10/2012
Roxanne Harde and Lydia Kokkola
Contact: rharde@augustana.ca and lydia.kokkala@utu.fi

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY
International Conference

ROME, ISTITUTO STORICO AUSTRIACO AND VILLA MEDICI
11-13 OCTOBER 2012

True Blood

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harr

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association (Boston, April 2012)
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the Vampire in literature, culture or film.

Society for Utopian Studies Toronto October 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
lyman.sargent@umsl.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
37th Annual Meeting
October 4-7, 2012
Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

CFP for Intersections/Cross Sections 2012: Occupations

full name / name of organization: 
Communication and Culture Graduate Conference, York University/Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
contact email: 
intersections.occupations@gmail.com

CFP for INTERSECTIONS / CROSS SECTIONS 2012: “OCCUPATIONS” (March 23–25, 2012)
11th Annual Communication and Culture Graduate Conference
York University/Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

Bodies - Systems - Structures: Masculinities in the UK and the US, 1945 to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Dresden University of Technology / Kent State University (Ohio)
contact email: 
stefan.horlacher@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

http://tu-dresden.de/slk/bodies-systems-structures

The New York Trilogy and the American Metropolis, 29th-30th June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northampton, UK
contact email: 
mark.brown@northampton.ac.uk

The New York Trilogy and the American Metropolis

UPDATE: Reality TV SW/TX PCA/ACA (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

[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

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