category: general announcements

[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

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Music Theatre and Dance Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
traceychessum@gmail.com

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

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

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

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

April 6, 2012: University of Connecticut 7th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Proposals Due Feb 20

full name / name of organization: 
Freshman English Program, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
fe.uconn@gmail.com

The University of Connecticut’s Freshman English Program is calling for presentation, panel, and roundtable proposals from instructors of writing (in all disciplines and programs)

[UPDATE] ACLA Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present & Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Wyndham Lewis Society Membership

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell - Wyndham Lewis Society Secretary
contact email: 
wlsociety-secretary@hotmail.co.uk

Membership of The Wyndham Lewis Society ensures the continuity of the Society and entitles you to receive one copy of the annual 'Lewisletter' (which reviews Society activities and related Lewisian ev

[UPDATE - ABSTRACT EXTENSION] Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

full name / name of organization: 
John Littlejohn and Michael T. Putnam
contact email: 
jlittlej@coastal.edu, mtp12@psu.edu

CFP: Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

boundaries of the im|material OSU May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
immateriality.2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Video Vortex #8 The Politics, Cultures and Art of Online Video, May 17th-19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, Kazimir, Split
contact email: 
brianwillems@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of Video Vortex will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia, between the 17th and the 19th of May, 2012.

[UPDATE] Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World

full name / name of organization: 
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, independent researcher
contact email: 
chilton@L.chiba-u.ac.jp; r.melsom@gmail.com

The worldwide growth of English as a first and foreign language has by now necessitated the a term like ‘Global Englishes’ to describe the range of dialects and usages.

Call For Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

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

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts.

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, 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.

Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Dear Friends and Colleagues

RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

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

International Conference
RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

Fisciano-Salerno, Campus Universitario and Fondazione Filiberto Menna
26-28 SEPTEMBER 2012

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
femspec@aol.com

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divin

CFP: “Kick *ss” Moms: Mothering and Reproduction in SF [Deadline: Dec. 15 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu

Femspec is an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres.

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