category: general announcements

“Comparative Approaches to Early Modern Sexualities in Literature and Culture” proposals due: Nov.1st,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Abdulhamit Arvas, Michigan State University
contact email: 
arvas@yahoo.com

Now accepting paper proposals for this seminar session at American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference to be held in Brown University, Providence, RI, March 29- April 1, 2012

Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca

Call for Papers

Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America

Mount Royal University

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

October 10-13, 2012

www.skies.mtroyal.ca

Collapse and Catastrophe: Spain’s Cultural Panorama in the XXI Century

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: http://www.acla.org/acla2012
contact email: 
amedin40@mscd.edu

In the last ten years Spain has experienced pivotal changes that have occurred through collapses, catastrophes and re-vindications in the political, social and environmental realms.

CFP: SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture, June 3-4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department
contact email: 
supra.tau.conference@gmail.com

Space has been subject to aesthetic, art-historical, philosophical, anthropological, geographical and political investigations, each with its idiosyncratic definitions.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _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

UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nove

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**
**Deadline extended**

Call for Panelists: "Narratives, Narrators and Restorying" Narrative Matters: May29-June 1 Paris

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Paris
contact email: 
landerst@mmm.edu

Narrative Matters 2012: Life and Narrative
The American University of Paris
May 29 to June 1, 2012

Call for Papers:
Panel Name: "Narratives, Narrators and Restorying"

Contacts:

[UPDATE] Abstracts due 9/30/11; Maternal Hauntings: Feminine Spectral Identities & Ghosts in Asian American Literature (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
jinaleecfp@gmail.com

Call for papers:
43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, NY

MA and PhD Studentships at the University of Kansas

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French & Italian
contact email: 
pascott@ku.edu

The Department of French & Italian at the University of Kansas is pleased to be able to offer a number of competitive studentships at both the MA and PhD level in its long-standing and well-considered

Special Issue on Graffiti (proposal due Dec 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge http://www.rhizomes.net/files/future.html
contact email: 
jflennon@poly.usf.edu

Call for Essays
Special Issue of Rhizomes: Graffiti

[UPDATE] Reminder: IALJS-7 17-19 May 2012 in Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
IALJS (International Association for Literary Journalism Studies)
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
“Literary Journalism: The Power and Promise of Story”

Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge. Deadline Dec. 17, 2011. Conference Date: Feb. 25, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Laura Kipnis

The Stony Brook Manhattan English Department Graduate Conference, the longest running interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes papers and panels from all disciplines, including the arts, cultural studies, social and hard sciences, and the humanities. This year’s conference will feature a faculty-sponsored Best Paper Award; for details and registration visit www.stonybrook.edu/gradconf.

SCSECS 2012 in Asheville, NC (Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies invites you to join us for the 2012 conference, which will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, at the historic Grove Park Inn in the heart of

Midwest Graduate Music Consortium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Graduate Music Consortium
contact email: 
mgmc2012@gmail.com

MIDWEST GRADUATE MUSIC CONSORTIUM
Sixteenth Annual Meeting, 2-3 March 2012, Northwestern University.

Updated CfP: Crime and its Fictions in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
crimeinafrica@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Richard Wilson, Gladstein Chair of Human Rights, Professor of Anthropology and Law at the University of Connecticut

SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture, June 3-4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department
contact email: 
supra.tau.conference@gmail.com

SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture
International Conference
June 3-4, 2012
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department

TRANSITIONS 2 - FREE COMICA SYMPOSIUM - 5 NOV 2011, LONDON‏‏

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

Research Grant 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Research Grant*

Pedagogy or Community Project Award 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Subvention Award

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society *Subvention Award*

[Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Abstract due Nov. 1)

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

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Julian Yates, University of Delaware

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Call for Papers: (Re)-translating Theory in Asian Context. the ACLA 2012, Brown University, 03/29- to 04/1 (Deadline Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Meera Lee (Syracuse University) & Alex Taek-Gwang Lee (Kyung-hee University, Korea)
contact email: 
mlee46@syr.edu

(Re)translating Theory in Asian Context

Curating Performance: Re/activation Strategies

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Gomoll / Museum and Curatorial Studies, UC Santa Cruz
contact email: 
macs@ucsc.edu

A panel/workgroup/exhibition for the Hemispheric Institute’s upcoming Encuentro (conference) in Mexico City, March 17-25 2012

On the Scholarship of Religion and Comic Books (12/1/2011; PCA/ACA, April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ADL@bu.edu

Overview: The last half-dozen years have seen an explosion in U.S. publications addressing the intersection of religion and comics, but little has been said on the body of work taken as a whole.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstracts 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

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence (Abstracts 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.

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2012 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA, April 11-14
Deadline: 15 December 2011

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

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

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

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Dickens Society Symposium & "Dickens and Massachusetts" Exhibit; July 3-15, 2012; Lowell, MA, USA; submission deadline 3/31/12

full name / name of organization: 
DICKENS SOCIETY
contact email: 
jjb@wpi.edu

DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM
University of Massachusetts Lowell &
Lowell National Historical Park
Lowell, Massachusetts
13–15 July 2012

FRAMING LIVES 17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

Deadline for paper and panel proposals: 15 November 2011

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

[UPDATE] In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi - Conference - proposals for papers due by 15 Jan. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Call for Papers: War and Culture. 2021 SW/TX PCA & ACA 33rd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM. February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
John.Stone@utsa.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the War and Culture Area.

[UPDATE] New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

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

Due to some last-minute obstacles, New Voices has been postponed until early 2012. We will re-issue a CFP once we have definitive dates. Proposals already submitted will still be reviewed.

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