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[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 20

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Extended Deadline for the PCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference
contact email: 
aracelimasterson@augustana.edu

The National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference has extended the deadline for submission of proposals to December 31st. For more information, please visit the link http://pcaaca.org/

CFP Jim Harrison Society (American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

[UPDATE] Imagining History in Literature of the Early Republic (ALA 2011; proposals by 1/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Vietto
contact email: 
arvietto@eiu.edu

The imagined past and its uses in the literature of the new republic for a panel at the American Literature Association 2011 (Boston, May 26-29).

Traversing Boundaries in the New Brunswick Literatures (La version française suit)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca, tremblay@stu.ca

Traversing Boundaries in the New Brunswick Literatures
(La version française suit)

[UPDATE] Roth and Women - Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Studies
contact email: 
RothAndWomen@gmail.com

Roth and Women
A Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

CFP: Life Writing and Human Rights: Genres of Testimony Deadline: 15 February 2011, Event: 11 - 13 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London/University of Minnesota
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Life Writing and Human Rights: Genres of Testimony

[UPDATE]Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, & Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 1/15/11; Conference 6/22-25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: January 15, 2011

A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610 [NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, application deadline: March 1, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Fuller / Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
contact email: 
maryf298@gmail.com

We announce the NEH Summer Seminar for College Professors on “English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610," to be held at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts July 5-29, 2011.

Documentary and Space, Media Fields Journal Issue 3, February 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Bowles and Rahul Mukherjee, issue co-editors, Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

First ASSE International Conference on British and American Studies "Only connect..." 11-13 June 2011, Vlore, Albania

full name / name of organization: 
Albanian Society for the Study of English (ASSE)
contact email: 
onlyconnect@assenglish.org

“Only connect …”

Call for papers

Deadline for proposals: 31 March 2011

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

[UPDATE] CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

CFP -- "Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
vol. 38, no. 1 (to be published March 2012; submissions due August 15, 2011)

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime"

The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman

full name / name of organization: 
Editors A. Burdge, J. Burke, K. Larsen: Kitsune Books
contact email: 
mythicdocwho@gmail.com

Submissions are sought for the forthcoming second volume of the critical essay series: The Mythological Dimensions to be published by Kitsune Books in 2012.

“We Create our own Reality”: The War on Terror and Visual Narrative Representation (ASA, Baltimore, MD, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Hamilton Carroll
contact email: 
h.e.m.carroll@leeds.ac.uk

“We Create our own Reality”: The War on Terror and Visual Narrative Representation

I, S/he, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
colloq@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction 17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
Statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities (NUI Galway, UL, UCC, QUB) Crime Genre Research Group -

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

CFP - ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, Adelaide, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

Call for Papers

University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011.

CFP ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons
University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011

Call for Papers

Literature and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Association for Literary Translation
contact email: 
arts-aalitra@monash.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Australasian Association for Literature (AAL), the Australian Association for Literary Translation
(http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aalitra/) and the Literature Research Unit, Monash University, are holding a conference on

Literature and Translation
Monash University (Caulfield Campus), Melbourne, 11-12 July 2011

Plenary speakers:

David Damrosch (Harvard University)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar (American Literature Association, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan/Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panel
(1/15/2011; ALA 05/26-29/2011)

Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, New School, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New School Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 11th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conferenc

[update] Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

New Abstract Deadline: December 31, 2010

Asian American Studies Panels at ALA (1/10/11; 5/26-29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tpyu@wisc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
American Literature Association Conference 2011

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas, ASA (1/10/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Adamson Livingston
contact email: 
adamson.livingston@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

American Studies Association Annual Meeting
October 20-23, 2011
Baltimore, Maryland

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood [deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal of children’s visual culture, seeks submissions for the spring 2011 issue (deadlin

Rupture Symposium June 6, 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symposium on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symp

CAL STATE FULLERTON GRAD CONFERENCE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACACIA
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

RETALIATION 2011

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation. The conference will be held on Friday,

Theory in the Flesh: Bodies of Scholarship, Activism, and Community

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsagradconf2011@gmail.com

2011 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2011 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Theory in the Flesh: Bodies of Scholarship, Activism, and Community”

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

"Travelling Melville" - MLA Melville Society Panel (Seattle, January 5-8, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Milette Shamir
contact email: 
mshamir@post.tau.ac.il

The title of this panel does not refer to the several trips Melville took during his lifetime, or to the many voyages depicted in his novels.

Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher:

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