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[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

"Cultural Form, Spatial Dialectics, and the Question of Autonomy"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, (03/31 - 04/03, 2011)
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Has the spatial dialectic that critics like Fredric Jameson (”Third-World Literature in the Age of Multinational Capital” and _Valences of the Dialectic_) and Franco Moretti (”Conjectures on Wor

Computers and Writing 2011 - "Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces" CFP due Nov 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sweetland Center for Writing - University of Michigan
contact email: 
sweetlandcandw2011@umich.edu

Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; choreographers and

New (In)Securities: Empire, Environment & Employment

full name / name of organization: 
Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research
contact email: 
editor@alternateroutes.ca

We are living in increasingly insecure times. In the face of drastic climate change,
global economic uncertainty and imperialist wars with no clear battlefield or determined

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH, PCA/ACA, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gary L. Kieffner / Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
kieffner1@email.phoenix.edu

Imagining History in Literature of the Early Republic (ALA 2011; proposals by 12/15/2010)

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).

Alvarez Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

9/11/2011 abstract delivery: 30 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonlineò1994@unimi.it

9/11/2011
Guest Editors Emanuele Monegato (UNIMI) and Cinzia Scarpino (UNIMI)

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Porous Approaches to Literature, Borders, Nationalism[s], and World Orders at ACLA Conference, Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham/University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

While a determination to open literary studies to alter-canonized literatures is important to the creation of a broader perspective on cultural practice, the pedagogical tools available for teaching

Walker Percy: Science and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Scholars Conference
contact email: 
jhooten@umhb.edu

Twentieth-century writer Walker Percy studied to be a physician and became a novelist.

DEMYSTIFYING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: GENDER & SEXUALITY STUDIES BEYOND THE ACADEMY (14-15th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PEGS (Public Engagement in Gender and Sexuality) at Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
demystifying@ncl.ac.uk

This event is a two-day interactive training initiative for postgraduate students in the arts and humanities whose research is connected by an interest in gender and sexuality.

[UPDATE]: Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation, 2-4 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

Inter/Intra Textuality, March 4-5

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

Literary Studies in Human Flourishing

full name / name of organization: 
James O. Pawelski and D.J. Moores / UPenn and Kean University
contact email: 
dmoores@kean.edu

The field of positive psychology, catalyzed in 1998 by Martin Seligman and others, has generated new interest in the concept of well-being—conceived in its fullest sense as human flourishing—the i

Panel in Honor of Louise Erdrich--Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Symposium, East Lansing, MI, May 12-14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
skosiba@troy.edu

A Panel in Honor of Louise Erdrich
Winner of the 2011 Mark Twain Award for Contributions to Midwestern Literature

Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Call for papers
Re-production
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011

Scholarly edition on the writings of JULIA ALVAREZ.

full name / name of organization: 
Coeditors Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Scholarly edition on the writings of JULIA ALVAREZ.

Submit Your Writing and Art for Publication in Pomona Valley Review's Spring 2011 Issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
rleack@gmail.com

Pomona Valley Review, an online liberal arts journal, needs your short fiction, poetry, and art for our spring 2011 issue. We encourage first-time unpublished writers to submit.

Das Wunderkino: A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities

full name / name of organization: 
12th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
Symposium@oldfilm.org

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

Imagining Locality: Regionalization in U.S. Literature and Culture before the Civil War (essay collection; 5/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
John Funchion
contact email: 
jfunchion@miami.edu

In the wake of the "the planetary turn" in literary and cultural studies, scholars have devoted increasing attention to issues of space and place.

Rational Recreation? : Histories of Travel, Tourism and Leisure

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Conway, University of Manchester
contact email: 
historiesoftravel@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a one-day postgraduate conference, which will take place at the University of Manchester on 1st February 2011.

UPDATE "Poe & World LIterature, Poe as World Literature" at ACLA 2011 in Vancouver, Submissions due Nov. 12

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

The deadline for submitting papers for the upcoming ACLA convention has been extended to November 12.

Literary Festival 3/31 - 4/1 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Newman University English Department presents:

11th annual Literary Festival & Scholars Day
“The Well-Spread Fable: Food and Its Meanings”

Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

[UPDATE] The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

Dramatizing Ideas: Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms in Greenwich Village (ALA 2011, Boston, May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Glaspell Society
contact email: 
GlaspellsocietyALA2011@yahoo.com.

American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
Susan Glaspell Society Panel

[UPDATE] Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association / Jamie L. McDaniel, Children's and Adolescent Literature Special Topics Chair
contact email: 
jmcdanie@pittstate.edu

Note that the deadline is November 1.

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES

42nd Annual Conference |
March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

UPDATE: On DIASPORA WRITING ACROSS THE WORLD

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

UPDATE On DIASPORA WRITING

Lesbian Representation on European Television

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Oklahoma State English Conference: Transforming Words, March 4-5 2011

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

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

[UPDATE] Film and TV Superheroes in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou & Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com; rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows, which is currently under contract for publication.

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