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Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" Conference April 13-15, 2012 (New, March deadline!)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

Call for Webtexts (Deadline: Rolling)

full name / name of organization: 
Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, & Pedagogy
contact email: 
kcommunications@technorhetoric.net

Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in English Studies, publishes scholarship that examines digital and multimodal composing practices an

[Update] Bullying and Self-expression panel for MLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2012

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

Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP DEADLINE: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan/University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Approved Special Session on American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

Reminder: CFP--The West in Asia/Asia in the West Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

CFP The Marginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture & Popularity, 8–9 November 2012 (ABSTRACTS: 1 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream (Institute of English Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter)
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London

Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)

[UPDATE] Panel: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

This year’s MLA convention puts special emphasis on “conversation” as a model for our own scholarly exchanges.

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ecah@iafor.org

 

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
ecss@iafor.org

Call for papers, Special Issue, Poetry for the Thirs Millennium, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ABC Studies Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Poetry for the Third Millennium.

[UPDATE] CFP - NeoAmericanist Issue 6.1 - Deadline April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: An Inter-Disciplinary Online Journal for the Study of America
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

The Precarious Alliance: "The Ethics of Water" (Oct. 11-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Delaware Valley College (Doylestown, PA)
contact email: 
tanya.casas@delval.edu

The Precarious Alliance
The Ethics of Water—everything flows from here
October 11-12, 2012

Shakespeare and Japan -- *Shakespeare* Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Contributions are invited for a special issue of the international journal, Shakespeare, ‘Shakespeare and Japan’, edited by Dominic Shellard.

CFP Children in Hitchcock films

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Hitchcock’s Children (working title)

[update] cfp manycinemas 04: Love

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
contact email: 
editors@manycinemas.org

We have extended our deadline for our fourth issue of manycinemas (topic LOVE in non-romantic films). Please send us your proposal until 15/03/2012.

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Birthing the Monster of Tomorrow: Unnatural Reproductions (Edited Collection)--April 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Winona State University
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

Editors Andrea Wood, PhD and Brandy Schillace, PhD would like to encourage article submissions to an upcoming book collection.

Modernism and the Weather: MSA 14, Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Hornby/UCLA
contact email: 
lhornby@humnet.ucla.edu

This panel invites papers that address the significance of the weather in modernist works (literature, film, visual art). How does the weather become a particularly modernist concern?

Games and Gaming in Science Fiction and Fantasy panel - 2012 SCLA, Gaming the System, Las Vegas, Oct. 25-28

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
mehanu@uhv.edu

For many of us, gaming the system and SF&F bring to mind Captain Kirk’s solution to the war simulation game known as the Kobayashi Maru, but games and gaming have long enjoyed a privileged position

[UPDATE] Cine tectonica: Film on the Faultline

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Wright
contact email: 
alan.wright@canterbury.ac.nz

The recent earthquakes in Chile, Christchurch and Japan have left a host of powerful images in the minds and memories of millions of people around the world.

MMLA Special Session: Bodies on the Marketplace [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association. Special Session
contact email: 
halla@ohiodominican.edu

Bodies on the Marketplace: Supply and Demand

The Incorporation of American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2013 MLA Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
jwschwartz@gmail.com, jrogers@lagcc.cuny.edu

The Incorporation of American Literature

2012 MPCA/ACA: Popular Romance

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wherrym@bhc.edu

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH

Eat Your Vegetables (Before They Eat You!): Good Plants / Bad Plants in Fiction and Culture - MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

Human beings have always lived in a state of ecological, nutritional, and psychological dependence on plants, yet the attitudes toward plant life expressed in the imaginative literature of Western cul

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

Journal of Theory and Criticism
Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[Inter]sections - peer-reviewed American Studies journal CFP (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest. You can access all previous issues here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

UPDATE_Communication of the symbolic and the symbolic of communication in the modern and postmodern societies_France

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC)
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC) organise The International Conference on Communication of the symbolic an

Conference on Communication of the symbolic and the symbolic of communication in the modern and postmodern societies_France

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC)
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC) organise The International Conference on Communication of the symbolic an

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

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