category: general announcements

MASSENET AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

MASSENET AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
International Conference

LUCCA, COMPLESSO DI SAN MICHELETTO
30 NOVEMBER - 02 DECEMBER 2012

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/massenet.html

Organized by

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

New Essays on Emerson's International Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Ricardo Miguel Alfonso and David LaRocca
contact email: 
davidlarocca@post.harvard.edu

Call for Abstracts:

New Essays on Emerson’s International Influence

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences," March 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012), April 16-18, 2012, Dublin, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education.

CFP: The 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, July 27-29, 2012. Deadline May 1, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

Sponsored by The Academy of the Shaw Festival and the International Shaw Society, the 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario will take place on July 27-28-29, 2012 at the Fes

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

UPDATE "Drama and Domestic Violence"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period.

UPDATE "Age Studies and Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel exploring drama of any nationality or period from an age-studies perspective.

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking due January 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
laurenk@rice.edu

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

[UPDATE] CFP: Harry Potter Studies (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Bell / SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
cbell3@uccs.edu

33rd Annual Conference of the
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Feb. 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

“Occupied: Taking up Space and Time,” March 22-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University - Bloomington English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom

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

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Technology, to be held from April 26-28 2012, at the Ramada Osa

The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2012

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

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning, to be held from April 26-28 2012, at the Ram

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

[UPDATE]

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

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

“Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature.”

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan D. Dietrich / Newman University
contact email: 
kryptonnights@yahoo.com

The 13th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on March 29th -31st , 2012.

Warscapes, a new online magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

[UPDATE] Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods

full name / name of organization: 
SAMEMES
contact email: 
rachel.falconer@unil.ch

The 2012 SAMEMES International Conference, ‘Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods’, will take place in Lausanne, 27 - 29 June 2012.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is currently accepting academic as well as creative articles of interest across the wide range of the humanity disciplines.

[UPDATE] CFP: Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, 13-15 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Denver Comic Con/Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
christina@comicbookclassroom.org

**Please note the date change from the previous CFP

New Guest Announcements:

•Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics)

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Mythopoeic Society Conference 43; UC Berkeley; August 3-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Across the Continents: Myths and legends from Europe and Asia meet and mingle/The Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
edithcrowe@comcast.net

http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/43/. The meeting of cultures, particularly when each appears exotic to the other, generates many possible outcomes. One culture may conquer or cooperate with the other.

Comedy Studies: Special Journal Issue Gender and Comedy in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Comedy Studies (Intellect)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Comedy Studies Issue 6 October 2012 Special Issue: Comedy and Gender

Guest Editor: Dr Katy Shaw (University of Brighton)

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Film Theory and Aesthetics/Albuquerque, NM, USA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins/SWPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
33d Annual Conference February 8-11, 2012

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

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

In any crisis, whether economic or cultural, there is a sense of an unimaginable danger right around the corner.

[UPDATE; New Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011] Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance St

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

(A flyer of this CFP is available at: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/earlycultures/user_files/CFP_Commons.pdf )

Prima Facie and Second Nature: Prosopopeia and the Faces of Origin (ACLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: Andrea Gadberry (UC Berkeley), Amanda Jo Goldstein (Cornell University, UW-Madison)
contact email: 
gadberry@berkeley.edu

Having narrowly escaped the clutches of a band of marauders, Montaigne attributes his good luck to his face: “If my face did not answer for me, if people did not read in my eyes and my voice the inn

ALA 2012 Rebecca Harding Davis Open Topic Session

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

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

Seminar (King's College London), 14/11/2011: Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London)/ Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


We are delighted to invite you to the second session of the seminar group, Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century, which explores new and emerging theories of the body and embodim

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