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Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading Conference Date: October 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of California at Berkeley / The Bancroft Library
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Nicholas Dames, Departments of Comparative Literature and English, Columbia University

The Bancroft Library and the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley invites scholars of all disciplines to submit papers to the History of the Book and Reading Townsend Center Working Group conference. This conference will explore what comprises the field we call “History of the Book.”

How do reading and writing practices inflect or constitute meaning?
How do changes in book media—from wax tablets, to scrolls, to codices, to electronic texts and beyond—inform structures of reading and perhaps change what it means to read?
What do print and material cultures across periods and geographies reveal about texts?
How might intellectual property relate to its physical media, particularly in terms of piracy and copyright practices?
What are the effects of the spaces and conditions of reading—in, on, and around the page?

Monstrous Medievalisms NEPCA (6/1/10; Danbury, CT 11/11-12/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
MONSTROUS MEDIEVALISMS 2011
SPONSORED BY THE VIRTUAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF POPULAR CULTURE AND THE MIDDLE AGES
FOR THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

Science Fiction/Fantasy/Legend NEPCA (6/1/10; Danbury, CT 11/11-12/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy and Legend Area Chair
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/
2011 Conference of The Northeast Popular / American Culture Association (NEPCA)

Midwestern Culture (and TV Show "Glee") Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Call for Papers

Edith Wharton Society Session at SAMLA 2011 (Atlanta, GA, November 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Carney / Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mcarney@gsc.edu

“Treasure after Treasure”: Edith Wharton and the Writer’s Imagination

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

Humanities in Crisis Cluster, Media Commons: The New Everyday DUE April 22 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Media Commons: The New Everyday
contact email: 
mm458181@albany.edu

CFP: The New Everyday, Media Commons
Cluster Title: Humanities in Crisis.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences
International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 10-13, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: English Literature 1700 to Present Panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Drago Momcilovic
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA in St.

Hemingway and Friends: Hemingway Society Panel at SAMLA, Atlanta November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Yarbrough, Hemingway Society Panel Chair, SAMLA
contact email: 
syarbrou@csuniv.edu

SAMLA
2011 Convention
November 4-6, 2011
Loews Atlanta Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

CALL for Papers:

The Hemingway Society
Friendship in the Fiction of Ernest Hemingway

Children's Literature: Texts for pre-readers deadline April 17, 2011 {UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA November 5-6, Scripps College Claremont, California
contact email: 
jaimymichellemann@gmail.com

“ABC, It’s Easy as 123” is looking for paper proposals exploring any aspect of media for infants to preschool-age “emergent readers.” Texts to examine include American classics like Where th

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP Slave Revolt and the Neo-Slave Genre in the 1930s, MSA, Structures of Innovation. Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2

full name / name of organization: 
MSA Panel, Structures of Innovation, Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2011.
contact email: 
christylupo@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the neo-slave genre in relation to modern literary fiction that illustrate how the neo-slave genre is not simply a re-fashioning of antebellum slave narratives but is rather

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

Post-war Incest Fictions

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Miller (University of Durham) & Miles Leeson (University of Portsmouth)
contact email: 
e.v.miller@durham.ac.uk, miles.leeson@port.ac.uk

We are currently developing a co-edited volume of essays considering the development of Post-War Incest Fictions.

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics:

Das Wunderkino: A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities/7.28.2011-7.30.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
Mark.Neumann@NAU.EDU

Die Wunderkammer (German for “the wonder-room” or “the miracle chamber”) was merely one incarnation of the phenomenon of the “cabinet of curiosities” that first appeared in Europe in the 1

"Modernism and the Nineteenth-Century" MSA October 6-9, Buffalo, NY Abstract due April 10

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
smfarrar@buffalo.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Structures of Innovation,” this panel seeks papers that demonstrate an innovation on rather than a rupture from tradition, and question the so-called radical break fr

Modernism and the Nineteenth-Century

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
smfarrar@buffalo.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Structures of Innovation,” this panel seeks papers that demonstrate an innovation on rather than a rupture from tradition, and question the so-called radical break fr

[UPDATE] Jewish American Writers (PAMLA) (4/18/11; 11/5-6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Jewish American Writers

Deadline Extended

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
109th Annual Conference
November 5-6, 2011
Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Animation Explosion Birmingham City University (UK) Sept 2011 (Deadline 20 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham City University: Screen Cultures Research Group
contact email: 
animationexplosion2011@gmail.com

Animation Explosion 2011
A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Event

Weds, 14th September 2011
Birmingham City University

A Screen Cultures Research Group Event

Online Mainline Birmingham City University (UK) Sept 2011 (Deadline 20 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham City University: Screen Cultures Research Group
contact email: 
onlinemainline2011@gmail.com

The Online Mainline 2011
Alternative Media and Remediation

Thurs, 15th September 2011
Birmingham City University

A Screen Cultures Research Group Event

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Religion and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
adzias@comcast.net; p.detrixhe@verizon.net

Call For Papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA., November 3-5, 2011. The deadline for proposals is June 15th, 2011.

Diasporic Identity: Leaving and Returning in British/or in Anglophone Literature [Update 04/04/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Nov. 4-6, 20011, Atlanta
contact email: 
arun.pokhrel@gmail.com, apokhrel@ufl.edu

While evoking Benedict Anderson’s idea of “long distance nationalism” to underscore the diasporic concept of Englishness, Robert J. C.

MSA 13 (Oct. 6-9, 2011)--Proposed Panel on Empathy and Modernism

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

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on empathy and modernism for the 2011 Modernist Studies Association conference in Buffalo.

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

[UPDATE] International Conference "Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept" (Leiden, May 31-June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
contact email: 
m.boletsi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

International Conference


Barbarism Revisited
:
New Perspectives on an Old Concept

 



Organizing institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

CFP - NeoAmericanist Journal

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY ONLINE JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICA
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Walter Mosley Session PAMLA November 2011 Deadline April 18

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Parker/ Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
parkejes@mscd.edu

CFP: Walter Mosley’s World
PAMLA Conference, November 5-6, 2011, Claremont, California
Deadline: 18 April 2011
Submit to: www.pamla.org

"Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends" - the 4th Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Middle Tennessee State University

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 4th Annual MTSU EGSO Conference.

John Dos Passos: Giving Modernity Form (SAMLA, Nov. 4-6 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
James Travis Rozier / University of Mississippi
contact email: 
jtrozier@olemiss.edu

This panel seeks submissions dealing with the works of John Dos Passos in the interests of reviving scholarship on an author who has received scant recent critical attention.

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