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Journal of the Future: Apathy - Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Future
contact email: 
journalofthefuture@yahoo.com

Call for Articles / Submissions for Journal

Journal of the Future: Apathy
Article Deadline: August 31, 2011
Acceptances/Rejections Prepared by: September 30, 2011

Final Deadline (30 August 2011): 'Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
poeticoptimism@gmail.com

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline AUGUST 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

ACLA 2012 :: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Rutgers) & David Sherman (Brandeis)
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Seminar Organizers: Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Rutgers University) and David Sherman (Brandeis University)

4th Global Conference: Digital Memories (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dm4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Digital Memories

Thursday 15th March - Saturday 17th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds (March 2012: Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
elvw2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds

12th March - 14th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

First Year Seminar CFP October 2011, NJANSA

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey Association of New Student Advocates
contact email: 
danielrobinsonk@wpunj.edu

NJANSA: New Jersey Association of New Student Advocates

Lifelong Learning in an Instant World
Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
9:00am to 3:30pm

7th Global Conference: Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (March 2012; Prague; czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Monday 12th - Wednesday 14th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
up2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Friday 9th March- Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Tagore: The Global Impact of a Writer in the Community

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
contact email: 
scots@napier.ac.uk

The conference is held under the aegis of the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs) being established as part of the Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW).

Annual Congress 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
contact email: 
congress@hbmeu.ac.ae

The 4th e-Health and Environment Conference will provide unique opportunities for researchers to build this new vision through tackling specific healthcare and environmental topics.

The 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Louisiana State University Feb. 16th & 17th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference--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

Fictions of Reproduction: Representations of Contraception and Abortion in Film and Television / SCMS, 21-25 March 2012, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

This panel is organized around film and television programs that treat the issues of contraception and/or abortion in some facet.

Image and Language: Godard and the problem of expression NEMLA 2012 Rochester deadline: September 30

full name / name of organization: 
Elif Sendur/Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

This panel asks to question the relation between expression and language, between the image and the word using Godard's work.

Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity 5 (March 2012; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
ic5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Friday 9th March - Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Papers:

Volume on 20th-century exile literature, deadline Sept 1

full name / name of organization: 
Axel Englund, Anders Olsson
contact email: 
axel.englund@littvet.su.se

Call for papers

LANGUAGES OF EXILE: MIGRATION AND MULTILINGUALISM IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE (working title)

Call for Papers on Marguerite Porete, International Congress on Medieval Studies, 10–13 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
info@margueriteporete.net

We invite conference papers on Marguerite Porete, her inquisition trial, and/or the Mirror of Simple Souls, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA,

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad, SALA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Date: Wed., January 4, 2012 at 9:00am – Thurs., January 5, 2012 at 5:00pm

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS AND CREATIVE WORKS

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu; shaulm@queens.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatin.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

CfP Kalamazoo Medieval ICMS 2012: Postcolonial England

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University English Department
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

The Department of English Studies at Durham University invites submission of proposals for its session at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazo

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence (Abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

[UPDATE] ANZSA 2011: "Translations/Transitions," Christchurch, NZ, 7–8 Nov (abstracts now due 26 August; keynote announced)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Edmond / University of Otago
contact email: 
jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz

Australia and New Zealand Slavists’ Association 2011 Conference “Translations/Transitions”

Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November 2011

Women Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey
contact email: 
asha.choubey@gmail.com

After the success of our book Women on Women; we are looking for quality papers on women writers across boundaries of nation/state/age/class. Suggested Topics:

Women and sexuality

Revisiting Music in 1991, A Cultural Turning Point (8/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters
contact email: 
arnoldpan@popmatters.com

Revisiting Music in 1991, A Cultural Turning Point
Pitch Deadline: August 1, 2011
Writing Deadline: August 21, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP: 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

The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry (ISSN 2249–2178) call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry (ISSN 2249–2178)
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

'The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry' (ISSN 2249–2178) is calling for submission of oroginal and unpublished (both print and online) poems, research papers on poetry and book reviews of late

Reconstruction 12.3 Special Issue: "(In)Securities"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Reconstruction 12.3
Special Issue “(In)Securities”
Edited by
SUSANA ARAUJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW5) (July 12-15, 2012; accepting until December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association (slayageonline.com) and the Whedon Studies Association solicit your proposal for the fifth Slayage Conference: The Slayage Conference on the Whed

UPDATE: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

“Law & the Arts in the Long Eighteenth Century”

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Benjamin Bricker, Stanford University
contact email: 
abricker@stanford.edu

Andrew Benjamin Bricker
Dept. of English, Stanford University

Margaret Jacks Hall, Stanford U., 94305

E-mail: abricker@stanford.edu
Tel: (415) 832-9133

Proposed Panel for SCMS: Screening Violence Against Non-Human Animals

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

Proposed panel for the 2012 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (March 21-25, 2012 in Boston, MA)

CFP: Gender, Bodies & Technology, "(Dis)Integrating Frames"

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Bodies & Technology, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Virginia Tech
contact email: 
selber@vt.edu

Proposals are invited for our second, biannual interdisciplinary conference:
“Gender, Bodies and Technology: (Dis)Integrating Frames”
April 26-28, 2012 Roanoke, Virginia

All About Eve: Representations of Eve in Contemporary French Fiction (NEMLA March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Berglund Hall / Ithaca College
contact email: 
ehall@ithaca.edu

This panel seeks to reinterpret the figure of Eve in contemporary French fiction from new and inventive perspectives, not simply as the Biblical figure, but in terms of her role as transgressor and di

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