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Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue: Modernist Life Narratives—Bildungsroman, Biography, Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Modernist Life Narratives—Bildungsroman, Biography, Autobiography

Guest Editor: John Paul Riquelme
Deadline for Submissions: September 1, 2012

Peace and Nuclear-Non Proliferation February 15-17, 2013 Guilford College

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Abstracts Due: November 15, 2012
Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

Generative & Algorithmic Art, Leonardo Electronic Almanac - Submission Deadline September 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
contact email: 
info@leoalmanac.org

This special issue of Leonardo Electronic Almanac seeks to investigate the long history of generative and algorithmic art, from historical predecessors, to contemporary computational artworks.

Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Sense Publishers
contact email: 
reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation.

Devils and Dolls: Dichotomous Depictions of 'The Child' (27th March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Baker / University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

 

Call for Papers-Strategizing the Academic Ladder Roundtable at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)Convention, Marc

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

Call for Papers-Mothering in Literature Panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)Convention, March 21-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

CFP - On Liberties: Victorian Liberals and their Legacies (3rd-5th July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Gladstone's Library, Hawarden, UK
contact email: 
louisa.yates@gladlib.org, matthew.bradley@liverpool.ac.uk

What did it mean to be liberal, or even ‘a’ liberal in the Victorian period?

Literary Texts: The Power and the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
CIRLEP / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne
contact email: 
dthomieres@wanadoo.fr

2nd CFP: Authority and Wisdom, DUCIS, Dalarna, Sweden, 12-14 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biannual Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN)
contact email: 
ign@du.se

The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change.

[UPDATE] Moveable Feasts: Hemingway's Posthumous Work

full name / name of organization: 
James M. Hutchisson
contact email: 
hutchissonj@Citadel.edu

Manuscripts are solicited for a new collection of original essays on Hemingway’s posthumous works: A Moveable Feast, Islands in the Stream, The Garden of Eden, True at First Light, Under Kilimanjaro

Medieval Studies Journal Call for Papers: General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Volume 8, number 1 (2012)

Call for Papers: General Issue
SUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012

Special issue fo Egypte Monde Arabe : The Elections of the Revolution : From the Street to the Ballot Box. Deadline 15 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Giedre Sabaseviciute (CEDEJ)
contact email: 
giebox@gmail.com

Since the January 25 Revolution, Egyptians have been offered several opportunities to make their voices heard through the ballot box.

4th annual Louisiana Studies Conference (Sept. 21-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Louisiana Folklife Center
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

Animal in the German Ecocritical Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Annual Convention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), November 9–11 2012, Durham, NC
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches in German-language literatures and scholarship calls for a new look at some traditional literary topics and representations in connection with the rela

Leiden University Graduate Conference "Death: the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life", 24-25 January, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2013@gmail.com

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history,
politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the

Call for submissions for December 2012 issue of The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

Call for submissions for December 2012 issue of The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178

website:www.themuse.webs.com

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, University of Arizona
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to explore further how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent filmmakers around the world have captured the

[update] -- Call for Papers for the volume "A Mediterranean Manifesto" on Modernism in the Mediterranean

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Goldwyn, Uppsala Unviersity; Renee M. Silverman, Florida International University
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@lingfil.uu.se

Call for papers for a volume on Modernism in the Mediterranean

Title: A Mediterranean Manifesto: Cultural Exchange and the Formation of a Modernist Aesthetic in the Mediterranean Basin

The Personal is Political Revisited: Investigating Notions of Place and Space, October 6th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts, University of Northampton
contact email: 
lisa.robertson@northampton.ac.uk

From New Media to Old Utopias: ‘Red’ Art in Data Capitalism?, Leonardo Electronic Almanac - Abstract Deadline August 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
contact email: 
info@leoalmanac.org

The Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is inviting proposals from academics, critical theorists and artists for an issue investigating the relevance of communist utopianism to New Media Art’s ideolog

48th ICMS, Kalamazoo, MI, May 9-12, 2013; Submission deadline Sept. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda L. McDaniel
contact email: 
rhonda.mcdaniel@mtsu.edu

You are invited to submit abstracts for papers for the 48th ICMS in Kalamazoo, MI that address the kinds of memory and representations of memory at work in Anglo-Saxon culture and literature.

Ireland and Scotland : Conflicts and Cross Currents 9-11 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland/North East Irish Culture Network
contact email: 
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Following the success of the previous nine international Irish Studies conferences, this year the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conferenc

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

full name / name of organization: 
worldpicturejournal.com
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

Gender inequality in Parliaments

full name / name of organization: 
Dorota Opyd/ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
dorothyp@liverpool.ac.uk

Gender inequality in political sphere.
Gender under-representation in parliaments.
Media coverage of women politicians.
Socio-cultural barriers towards women politicians.

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

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

Call For Papers

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


But Will They Know About My Novel?: The Kindle, Publishing, and Creative Writing (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
shenkle@hotmail.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film

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

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India 13 & 14 October, 2012 • Thrissur, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

South-Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and representation.

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