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[UPDATE] Nov.13, 2010 The 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

Go Green: Die Germanistik und grünes Gedankengut, The 1st Montreal German Studies Graduate Student Conference 23-25 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University & Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
contact email: 
janet.janzen@mail.mcgill.ca

The 4th graduate conference at McGill and the 1st in collaboration with Université de Montréal, this year’s theme sees its justification in the steady rise of awareness toward environmental issues

UPDATE Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George, University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

[UPDATE] Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (20 Jan)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

[UPDATE] Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Humanities Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

[UPDATE] Recent Jewish American Literature and Trauma (11/27/09; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
Philippe.Codde@ugent.be

Recent Jewish American Literature and Trauma

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2010 ALA Conference in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010).

CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

[REMINDER] Arthurian Legend at the 2010 PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA Conference
contact email: 
arthurpop@me.com

Arthurian Legend at the 40th Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

March 31 - April 3, 2010

Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Paths of Progress (?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge - Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

Toni Morrison Society at American Literature Association Conference May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
YvonneA777@msn.com

Toni Morrison Society panels at

American Literature Association
21st Annual Conference

Dates: May 27-30, 2010

"Old Lessons for a New Millenium: Nature Writing and Environmentalism in the 21st Century" (June 7-10, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Daniel G. Payne, Dept. of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
paynedg@oneonta.edu

This event will be the sixth in the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar series.

6th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Saturday 3rd July – Monday 5th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CFP - Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary (March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Masciandaro, CUNY
contact email: 
glossatori@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

1st Global Conference: Childhood (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Childhood

Saturday 3rd July – Monday 5th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Adoption Poetry Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby
contact email: 
poetrycfp@gmail.com

This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)

Disability and the Enlightenment

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight Codr/ South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dcodr@tulane.edu

Although scholars have long recognized the centrality of the body in the cultural productions of "Enlightenment" England -- whether it be in terms of empiricism or sensibility, in the context of actin

[UPDATE] CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/09; 02/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
abuckman@csus.edu

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/09; 02/10-13/10)

Call for Papers: Special Topic: Cornelia Funke

"The End?": International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Indiana University 3/25-3/27

full name / name of organization: 
International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Indiana University
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bl

"Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010
California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

CFP Fractured Images / Broken Words - 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

FRACTURED IMAGES / BROKEN WORDS

Multi-Disciplinary Postgraduate Symposium hosted by the Department of English & Creative Writing, Lancaster University
12th June 2010

Genre Dynamics: Exchange and Transformation--A Seminar/Panel at ACLA 2010 (New Orleans April 1-4), subm. deadline, Nov. 13, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mark A. Cantrell, Shepherd U; Chad J. Loewen-Schmidt, Shepherd U
contact email: 
MCANTREL@shepherd.edu, cloewens@shepherd.edu

As conceptual categories that both derive from and frame our understanding of particular works, genres are determined largely by what Ludwig Wittgenstein calls “family resemblances” rather than by

Children's Literature Society of the American Literature Associaton (12/30/09) (5/27/10-5/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy G. Clark/Children's Literature Society of ALA
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
AMERICAN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
MAY 27 – 30, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE SOCIETY

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

Framing the Human: (De)humanization in Language Literature and Culture - March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities Association of Graduate Students in Romance Studies
contact email: 
agsrs@umn.edu

Debates around how "the human" is defined, interrogated and regulated often delineate boundaries that separate the human and its others (e.g. the animal, the divine, the monstrous).

Rebecca Harding Davis Sessions at ALA (May 27-10, San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

UPDATE: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/10/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission and Registration Deadline – December 15, 2009

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

"The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication" [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, religion, literature, and the performing arts are encouraged to submit abstracts.

7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture: March 31 - April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Rittenhouse/2010 Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2010 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual National Conference
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Writers in Love (3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

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

Call for Papers
“Writers in Love / Writers and Love / Writing and Love in Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television

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