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CFP: Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association/ International Thomas Merton Society
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" Three Projected Panels on: 1. [author] and Merton (e.g. Faulker or Camus and Merton); 2.

Visualizing Human Rights: Narrative and Rhetoric of the Humanitarian Image

full name / name of organization: 
Georgiana Banita, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia; Christoph Ribbat, University of Paderborn, Germany
contact email: 
Georgiana.Banita@sydney.edu.au; Christoph.Ribbat@uni-paderborn.de

While the study of human rights has gained momentum over the past decade across a variety of disciplines, much remains to be gleaned from an interdisciplinary focus on human rights discourse and advoc

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

François Ozon and French Queer Cinema (April 20-23, 2011)

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

Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

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

European Popular Culture and Literature (San Antonio April 20-23, 2011)

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

[UPDATE] CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the TV Works of Joss Whedon (9/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com, acomeford@dixie.edu

CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Comeford

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: True Blood

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" NeMLA 2011 4/6-4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

“Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland College Park
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference Organizers: Kimberly Coles , Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, Carla L. Peterson

North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

Our theme for 2011 is North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide.

William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of the Local [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In a short prose piece on Kenneth Burke published in Imaginations, William Carlos Williams writes that “[o]ne has to learn what the meaning of the local is, for universal purposes.

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

[UPDATE] Teaching William Dean Howells (American Literature Association, Boston, MA: May 24-27, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for a panel at the 2011 ALA in Boston that deal with any and all issues related to teaching Howells in the classroom. What has succeeded?

[UPDATE] Dislocations and Ecologies - special issue of EJES: The European Journal of English Studies (ABSTRACTS: Oct 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EJES: The European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
alexa.weik@unifr.ch; christoph.irmscher@gmail.com

This special issue of EJES (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13825577.asp) addresses the dislocation of bodies (human and non-human), concepts, cultures, and goods across borders of various kind

Global Conference on Sex and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Please visit http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com for more information.
Click on the Current Call for Papers link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

Global Conference on Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Visit our site for more details: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Use the "Call for Papers" link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

2nd Global Virtual Conference on War

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Site: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Click on the Call For Papers Link (in red) on the Home Page.
Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2010

seeking submissions for the Nabokov panel at the Literature Since 1900 conference from February 24 – 26, 2011 in Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno / Nabokov Society
contact email: 
mcotugno@muohio.edu

I am again seeking submissions for the Nabokov panel at the Literature Since 1900 conference from February 24 – 26, 2011 in Louisville, KY.

[Update] Final Days! CFP: Love and Commitment in the Fraternity/Sorority Film

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
"Love and Commitment in the Fraternity/Sorority Film"
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

Graphic Novels and/as History

full name / name of organization: 
Rick Iadonisi / Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
iadonisr@gvsu.edu

I am soliciting essays for a propsed book on the topic of graphic novels and/as history. All topics and theoretical approaches are welcome.

An Anthropology of Exchange: The Market Model of Human Society (May 19-21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society and Conference
contact email: 
mschneid@highpoint.edu

{UPDATE} The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes 4/6-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Special Session: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

[UPDATE] The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection [DEADLINE for Proposals EXTENDED to JANUARY 10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Game Studies Area: : 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
digitalgames.pcaaca@gmail.com

The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meetin

cfp: Reconciliation in Literature: From Opposition to Common Ground (11/1/2010, 3/31/2011-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: Human Rights and Literature: Representing the Struggle (11/1/10, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: "Risk" (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: Literature and Law//Literature and Criminal Justice (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

cfp: Special Topics: Literature and Work: Literature of/about the Laborer (11/1/2010, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

[UPDATE] “Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country”

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

Call for papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4 Number 3
Spring 2011 (June 2011)
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010

Faulkner's Narrator's - SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

The ambiguity behind Faulkner’s narrators can be astounding and confusing – and wonderfully ripe for analysis.

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