category: american

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

CFP for the Spring 2012 issue of The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Baron/The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Spring 2012 issue.

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (3/31/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements.

[UPDATE:Extended Deadline and New Email Address] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

CFP
“Rough Music”: Representing Violence – an interdisciplinary graduate conference sponsored by the Southern Methodist University Department of English on
March 31, 2012

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment, Volume 4 (annual)

full name / name of organization: 
AMS Press
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE), an annual published by AMS Press, is accepting articles for volume 5, due out the spring of 2014. Articles received by Nov.

Kurt Vonnegut (Critical Insights essay collection); abstracts due 30 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Critical Insights: Kurt Vonnegut, edited by Robert T. Tally Jr.

Call for proposals

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension), Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 15, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture, March 31-April 1 2012 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

We've extended the deadline for submissions for the first annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture (3/31-4/1). The deadline is now February 10, 2012. Please consider submitting!.

[UPDATE] Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts has ceased publication. Calls for papers for the following issues are canceled:

The International Conference of Thomas Paine Studies 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Iona College
contact email: 
dthiery@iona.edu

Iona College, the home of the Thomas Paine Collection, seeks proposals for presentations for an international conference of professional, graduate, undergraduate and lay scholars to be held October 19

1st Global Conference Making Sense of: Play

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense of: Play
Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Special Issue of *Interdisciplinary Literary Studies* on the Literary and Moral Philosophy of Martha Nussbaum

full name / name of organization: 
David Gorman (Associate Professor of English, Northern Illinois University) and Kenneth Womack (Professor of English & Integrative Arts, Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
dgorman@niu.edu and womack@psu.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory (www.psupress.org/Journals/jnls_ILS.html)

Flannery O'Connor and ... ?, RMMLA, Boulder, CO, Oct 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Z. Wehner
contact email: 
wehner@msmary.edu

Panel will examine O'Connor in conjunction with other writers and artists she influenced, who influenced her, who help us better illuminate some aspect of her work. Deadline March 1, 2012.

[UPDATE] Call for Book Reviews: Bondage and Power, 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Bondage and Power: 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

East-European Women’s Migration Narratives at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru
contact email: 
sabina.draga@americanstudies.ro

This panel will examine recent (post-communist) narratives in an enlarged sense (fiction, newspaper articles, documentaries, websites, blogs, forums, visual narratives, oral stories and/or testimonies

[UPDATE] Miami Vice:The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow. -- Henry Fielding

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.--Marquis de Sade

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 15] UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012: The October Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington
contact email: 
kdconnor (at) indiana.edu

The Department of English at Indiana University Bloomington is accepting papers for the Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012: The October Poems.

Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution? Postgraduate conference, Keele University, 12th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?
Postgraduate conference, Keele University, 12th May 2012

15 minute papers are sought for a one-day postgraduate conference on the intersections between literature and science from 1800 to the present day.

"The United States in East Asia"

full name / name of organization: 
The American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea@gmail.com

"The United States in East Asia"
The 47th International Conference Organized by
The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Seoul, South Korea
September 21-22, 2012

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfcct@163.com

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)
ISTP indexed
2012年未来通信与计算机技术国际学术会议
http://www.icfcct.org/

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfmes@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)
ISTP indexed
2011年金融、管理与教育科学国际学术会议

Fiction Writing Contest: The Catskills and the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Holli Levitsky
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

The Catskills represent a central facet of the American Jewish experience, most often associated with comedy, food, a unique vacation style, and upward mobility for the young Jews who worked there.

Women's Voices in Poetry -- 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Battiste/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michele.battiste@colorado.edu

This session seeks papers on "Women's Voices in Poetry," however broadly you define the topic.

Non-Fiction Writing Contest: The Catskills and the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Phil Brown
contact email: 
phil_brown@brown.edu

The Catskills represent a central facet of the American Jewish experience, most often associated with comedy, food, a unique vacation style, and upward mobility for the young Jews who worked there.

Reciprocal Accessibility between MLA and East Asian divisions, 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2013
contact email: 
dslaym@gmail.com

MLA, 3-6 January 2013 in Boston

Session sponsored by the Division for East Asian Literatures after 1900

South Central American Dialect Society Session at SCMLA 2012-San Antonio (Nov. 8-10) Abstracts Due: Mar. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr. - Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

The South Central American Dialect Society invites abstracts for individual presentations (15-20 minutes) for their allied session at the 69th annual conference of the South Central Modern Language As

The Postulation of Reality (MSA 14; Oct. 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
john pedro schwartz
contact email: 
js34@aub.edu.lb

The Postulation of Reality (MSA 14; Oct. 18-21, 2012)

Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 3/31/12)

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

Papers are sought for an approved PAMLA special session panel: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights.

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) at Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
egad.tamuc@gmail.com

English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)

Presents:

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

April 12-13, 2012
Texas A&M University-Commerce

2nd Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Special Issue of *Interdisciplinary Literary Studies* on Contemporary Episodic Televisual Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
James M. Decker (Professor of English, Illinois Central College) and Kenneth Womack (Professor of English & Integrative Arts, Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
jdecker@icc.edu and womack@psu.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory (www.psupress.org/Journals/jnls_ILS.html)

[UPDATE 4] Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 26-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED.

The Ted Hughes Society Conference, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, 14th-15th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ted Hughes Society
contact email: 
thetedhughessociety@gmail.com

The Ted Hughes Society Conference

14th-15th September 2012

Pembroke College

University of Cambridge

with David Morley and Other Guest Speakers (tba)

Call for Papers

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