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[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
12-14 December 2012,
University of Valencia, Spain

CFP: Essay Collection Re: Ray Bradbury

full name / name of organization: 
Gloria McMillan Univ. of Arizona
contact email: 
glomc@dakotacom.net

The Tucson Bradbury Chronicles: Mars _is_ The West

Edited by Gloria McMillan

CFP for DU Journal of English Studies, ISSN 0975–5659, 30-09-12

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Dibrugarh Univerisity
contact email: 
payaljainpayal@gmail.com

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Resident Evil Collection of Essays DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Did you ever wonder why the Resident Evil Franchise has become so successful? Rightly so!

DEADLINE EXTENDED **** 7th July 2012, Diasporic Identities and Empire

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham North Carolina
contact email: 
alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

Unlike traditional theories on hybridity that consider multicultural infusions, and at times profusions of colonial migrations, postmodern literature illuminates neo-hermeneutics of what Gayatri Spiva

SCMS Panel Proposal: Media, Technology, and the U.S. Prison Regime

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Litwack, Brown University
contact email: 
michael_litwack@brown.edu

Proposed Panel: "Media, Technology, and the U.S. Prison Regime"
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
6-10 March 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Edited Collection: Unveiling Fashion: Gender, Islam, and Global Modernities (Abstract Deadline: July 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellorashree Maitra / Nida Sajid
contact email: 
unveilingfashion@gmail.com

This collection of interdisciplinary essays will trace the historical trajectory of the production, circulation, and consumption of Muslim femininity and fashion from early modernity to the era of tra

[UPDATE] "Government is Good": Infrastructure in American Literature and Film (CFP) MMLA, November 8-11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin
contact email: 
blouinmi@msu.edu

Today (as in the past) the role of government is hotly contested; there are debates surrounding the scope of health care reform, libertarian calls for drastic cuts, and urges from both sides of the ai

[Call for Responses]: Flow Conference 2012 (7/13/12; 11/1/12-11/3/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Flow Conference 2012
contact email: 
flowconference2012@gmail.com

Call for Responses
FLOW Conference 2012
November 1-3, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin
http://www.flowtv.org/

Deadline for 150-word abstracts: July 13, 2012

Nineteenth Century Studies Association 2013: Loco/Motion

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

Call for Papers

Loco/Motion

34th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF

THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Fresno, California, March 7-9, 2013

SCMS Panel: Communal Interactions with Cyber Connectivity Outside the Home

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS_2013
contact email: 
barroyo@alcor.concordia.ca

Regarding the academic discourse on what particular space the internet inhabits in our everyday lives, there seems to be two divergent camps which continually widen an increasingly difficult to bridge

THE TAKEOVER: Street Lit's Market Capture as Art, Controversy & Commercial Phenomenon

full name / name of organization: 
Keenan Norris/ Scarecrow Press
contact email: 
knorris@peralta.edu

Call for Papers

ELN 51.1 (Spring/Summer 2013): “General Issue: State of the Field”

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes (ELN)
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

Call for Papers:

ELN 51.1 (Spring/Summer 2013): “General Issue: State of the Field”
English Language Notes
Contact email: eln2@colorado.edu
Deadline: October 1, 2012

The Monster-Child

full name / name of organization: 
Markus Bohlmann and Sean Moreland
contact email: 
monstrouschildren@gmail.com

The Monster Child: New Essays on Children, Horror and Monstrosity in Film

A call for papers for a proposed collection co-edited by Markus Bohlmann and Sean Moreland

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory, Senate House, London, 12-13 February, 2013 (Abstracts due 1 November, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jordana Blejmar (Institute of Germanic & Romace Studies) and Anindya Raychaudhuri (UCL)
contact email: 
Jordana.Blejmar@sas.ac.uk and a.raychaudhuri@ucl.ac.uk

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory
International Conference
13- 14 February, 2013
Senate House, London

Organised by:

Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies, University College London
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory

18th-19th C. American History and Culture: Document Studies

full name / name of organization: 
EBSCO Publishing (Salem Press)
contact email: 
jryan@ebscohost.com

Out of the Shadow: The Female Beats in Literature, Art and Film

full name / name of organization: 
University of Agder, Norway
contact email: 
frida.forsgren@uia.no

The female beats and their contribution to beat aesthetics is an understudied topic in American Studies scholarship in general and beat scholarship in particular.

[UPDATE] Two days remaining! Vampires, Ghosts, Zombies in Westerns (Publication - comics, lit., gaming, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Only two days remaining!

SCMS Panel Proposal: Through a Lens, Comically: Stand-up Comedians in the Media (deadline July 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Springer, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sean.springer@stonybrook.edu

CFP for Proposed Panel: "Through a Lens, Comically: Stand-up Comedians in the Mass Media"
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
March 6-10, 2013
Chicago, IL

Call for Interviewees for Doctor Who Documentary Film

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Hansen, Baylor University
contact email: 
Christopher_Hansen@baylor.edu

ARE YOU A DOCTOR WHO FANATIC?...
...because I'm making a documentary about people like you.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!!! Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth C. Gumnior, School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is June 20, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

CFP: A Debt of Gratitude to 1930s Literary America / MMLA 2012 / DUE 07/16

full name / name of organization: 
Marnie Sullivan, Mercyhurst University
contact email: 
msullivan@mercyhurst.edu

This special section panel seeks to affirm the ongoing relevance of 1930s American culture with papers that provide critical analysis of fiction, poetry, and drama of the period for the 54th Annual M/

Book reviews solicited for SOUTHERN STUDIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This winter SOUTHERN STUDIES will publish a special issue dealing with issues of recent scholarship on southern history, literature, and culture.

Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

The Social Construction of Beauty (vol. 2 no. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television

Poetry Games: Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Eburne (Penn State University) and Andrew Epstein (Florida State University), Comparative Literature Studies
contact email: 
jpe11@psu.edu or aepstein@fsu.edu

Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies
"Poetry Games"
Guest Editors: Jonathan Eburne (Penn State University) and Andrew Epstein (Florida State University)

A Collection of Essays on Adoption and Disability (Full papers and abstracts by 3/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Marina Fedosik and Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
adoptiondisabilitycollection@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON ADOPTION AND DISABILITY

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Intersections: Black Queer Studies October 20, 2012 (Abstracts due AUG 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

Intersections: An Inaugural Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference
With Keynote Speaker Professor Kara Keeling
Location: Princeton University
Date: October 20,2012

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas (17th November 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Organized by Bosphorus Research Center (BRC)
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas.

[UPDATE] SF Storyworlds

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is the critical studies series published by Gylphi Press (UK).

Call for Abstracts / Collection on Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Lightweis-Goff
contact email: 
jlightwe@tulane.edu

Urban Slavery: North, South, and Global South

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

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