category: classical studies

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Grant MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

Dada/Surrealism special journal issue: '"Wonderful Things": Surrealism and Egypt'

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Allmer and Donna Roberts
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

Call for Contributors:
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/) special journal issue: “Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Scepticism and Doubt Across Cultures of Crisis: (ACLA panel) March 29 - April 1 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
alimchet@umich.edu

Are unhappy ages, and their literary productions, less alike than happy ones? In Two Ages, Kierkegaard says that ‘In an era of negativity the authentic ironist is the hidden enthusiast’.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

DHSI Colloquium June 4-8 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
contact email: 
dhsicolloquium2012@easychair.org

With apologies for cross-posting,

DHSI Colloquium, 5-8 June 2012

The DHSI Colloquium showcases new and emerging, innovative and engaging work of those at DHSI.

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

36th Comparative Drama Conference, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama Conference, Text and Presentation
contact email: 
cdc@stevenson.edu

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 December 2011

Frontiers and Borders (March 9-11, 2012)

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

Oklahoma State University English Graduate Conference:
Frontiers and Borders

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Festivals and Faires

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

[REMINDER] Intellectual Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Deadline: Sept. 25. Conference date: May 10-13, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Special Session)
contact email: 
amariem@umich.edu

This special session will take place at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 10-13, 2012).

Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity; Biennial National Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Advancing scholarship about women and mythology involves the evolution and refinement of scholarly methods. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE] The Long Reach of Antiquity, Columbia University, April 27-28. ABSTRACTS DUE NOV. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
reachofantiquity@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Long Reach of Antiquity

April 27-28, 2012
Columbia University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Leonard Barkan (Princeton University, Comparative Literature)

Topics in American Literature, SAMLA Convention 2011, Atlanta, GA, FR Nov. 4

full name / name of organization: 
Damien Schlarb
contact email: 
dschlarb@gsu.edu

***Late Open Call***
SOUTH ATLANTIC MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 2011
Special Focus: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

[UPDATE] The Third Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities in 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

This panel will explore “experience” as a constructed form of knowledge in American literature. Papers
 may focus on one text, on works by one author, or on multiple writers.

NeMLA March 2012 - "Continuities in English Literature between the Norman Conquest and Reformation" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Longo and Brandon Hawk
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu; brandon.hawk@uconn.edu

Too often, students of medieval English literature unnecessarily categorize Old and Middle English as completely disconnected, highlighting Beowulf and Chaucer as the exemplary markers, with little in

Video Games as Text; Text as Play

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming Department of English
contact email: 
uwplayology@gmail.com

Video Games as Text; Texts as Play

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA, Co-chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State
University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011 DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism
Keynote Speakers: Peter Brooks &David Konstan

UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nove

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**
**Deadline extended**

Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge. Deadline Dec. 17, 2011. Conference Date: Feb. 25, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Laura Kipnis

The Stony Brook Manhattan English Department Graduate Conference, the longest running interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes papers and panels from all disciplines, including the arts, cultural studies, social and hard sciences, and the humanities. This year’s conference will feature a faculty-sponsored Best Paper Award; for details and registration visit www.stonybrook.edu/gradconf.

SCSECS 2012 in Asheville, NC (Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies invites you to join us for the 2012 conference, which will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, at the historic Grove Park Inn in the heart of

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature (Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Temur Kobakhidze
contact email: 
tk282@cam.ac.uk

Call For Papers:

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature
(Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: NOVEMBER 20, 2011

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature (Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Temur Kobakhidze
contact email: 
tk282@cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature (Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

Bachelard and the plasticity of matter. Abstract delivery: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità (Other Modernities) Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Special issue

Bachelard and the plasticity of matter

edited by Renato Boccali and Laura Scarabelli

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Indecency

full name / name of organization: 
Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposum in Women's & Gender History
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History
INDECENCY

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 1-3, 2012

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2011

[UPDATE] New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Due to some last-minute obstacles, New Voices has been postponed until early 2012. We will re-issue a CFP once we have definitive dates. Proposals already submitted will still be reviewed.

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

[REMINDER] "Rethinking Seneca’s Influence on Early Modern Drama" (09/30/2011; NEMLA, Rochester NY: 03/15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Imbracsio/ University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
nicola.imbracsio@unh.edu

For years, scholars have demonstrated the debt that Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and other playwrights owe to Seneca’s work.

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

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