category: general announcements

Transporting Bodies and Minds: 18th- and 19th-Century Travel

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan, Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
rmcadams@umich.edu

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, travelers of all kinds documented their experiences in private letters and diaries, official correspondence, life writing, spiritual and religious n

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline FEBRUARY 17th] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Indiana
contact email: 
mcbernhard@usi.edu

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen.

CFP: Florida

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Collection

Florida

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos’s works (MLA Boston 2013; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid Valle/Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.

George R.R. Martin's " A Song of Ice and Fire" and the Medieval Literary Tradition

full name / name of organization: 
Bartłomiej Błaszkiewicz, PhD, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
bblaszkiewicz@uw.edu.pl

George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire
and the Medieval Literary Tradition

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

A Mirror of our Culture: Sport and Society in America Conference

full name / name of organization: 
St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers
contact email: 
kevin.quinn@snc.edu

The second Sport and Society in America Conference invites proposals for individual papers or complete sessions focused on sport in literature.

UPDATE: MLA 2013: “Re-visioning Concord/New Eng Transcendentalists in the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

MLA 2013: “Re-visioning Concord: a 21st century look at the New England Transcendentalists”

Purging Spectacles (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference, Las Vegas (October 18-21, 2012)
contact email: 
ebachman@ucsc.edu; embachman@gmail.com

As historians, philosophers, and literary critics have not failed to notice, the Soviet archival resources to which we have gained access over the past fifteen years concerning the Moscow Show trials

Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Biomedical Communications Program, University of Toronto
contact email: 
submissions@graphicmedicine.org

Call for Paper on Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins
Abstracts Due Feb 28, 2012

22-24 July 2012
Toronto, Canada

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements - Hispanic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature
contact email: 
machlunl2012@gmail.com

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12-14, 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Call for Papers, "Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture" (deadline 4/15; conference 10/12-13)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association, Fall 2012 Conference
contact email: 
neasaconference12@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2012 Conference
Providence, Rhode Island
October 12–13, 2012

Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture

Southerners in Film SAMLA 2012 CONFERENCE (11-9 through 11-11-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerners in Contemporary Film Society
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This regular session of the 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film, including essays that address the transnati

CFP - Fashioning the City: Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Royal College of Art, London, UK
contact email: 
nathaniel.beard@network.rca.ac.uk

CFP - Call for Papers

FASHIONING THE CITY:
Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

An International Inter-disciplinary Conference

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

Wunderkino 2-- On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience; abstracts 4/11/2012; symposium 7/26-28/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement, and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses and understanding

CFP: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction, Proposed Anthology, Due May 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
yadystopianfiction@gmail.com

In the last decade, stories of dystopian societies have become increasingly prevalent in young adult fiction, and almost all question young people’s places within such societies.

CFP - International Journal of Engineering (IJE)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Engineering (IJE) Volume 6, Issu

CFP - International Journal of Computer Science and Security (IJCSS)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computer Science and Security (I

CFP - International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (IJBB)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (I

[UPDATE] Principles of Uncertainty: A Conference on Critical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”

A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

Medical Economics in American Literature - [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Chacon/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

Caribbean Conference on Trade Policy, Innovation Governance and Small State Competitiveness 11-13 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, Institute of International Relations, and Institute for Sustainable Development
contact email: 
caribbeantradeconference@gmail.com

International trans-disciplinary conference focusing on practice and theory of trade policy for small states in the contemporary global economy drawing on the experience and lessons from the Caribbean

CONF: Wasted Spaces – University of Virginia – Charlottesville – FEB 17-18

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia
contact email: 
Charles Taggart <cwt5z@virginia.edu>

Wasted Spaces
19th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia
Charlottesville (February 17-18)

Call For Submissions: Chapbook Publishers Looking for Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

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Call for Submissions: Electronic & Print Journal Looking for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April.

Buenos Aires Comics Conf 26 - 29 September, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Vazquez/UBA CONICET
contact email: 
vinetas-serias@vinetas-sueltas.com.ar

II International Comics Conference: Viñetas Serias 2012

Biblioteca Nacional – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina , 26 to 29 de September, 2012.

[REMINDER] Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com / elts@cankaya.edu.tr

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012 Cankaya University Ankara

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
uccompconf@gmail.com

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on June 1, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

MLA Special Session: "British Literature and the State, 1870-1930" (deadline 3/10/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann
contact email: 
bk1010@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de

How do literary works in Britain explore the economic, philosophical, social, and political dimensions of “statist” theory and practice?

2012 PAMLA Conference: The Beatles as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jocelyn Heaney/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jheaney@glendale.edu

Have you long pondered Ringo’s existential torpor in “A Hard Day’s Night”? Hotly debated the gender politics of “Girl”? Are The Beatles your “myth to live by”?

LGBTQI Graduate Students and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

Tropes of Passing Time in the 19th-Century European Novel (MLA, Boston, Jan 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

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