category: general announcements

[UPDATE] New Voices 2012: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: “Legitimate Ireland”
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

ASAP/4: "Genres of the Present" 4-6 October 2012, Royal College of Art London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap@rca.ac.uk

The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present is pleased to announce a symposium exploring the current status of genre across the post-1960s visual, literary and performative arts.

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. 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
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

SSAWW 2012 Maternal Patriotism (Proposals Due 1/24/12; Conference 10/10-13/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

Maternal Patriotism: Motherhood and Citizenship in 19th-Century American Women’s Writing

2012 International Conference on Machine Design and Manufacturing Engineering(ICMDME 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
BOSI Education & Consultancy Co., Ltd
contact email: 
cfp@icmdme.org

ICMDME 2012 is now accepting manuscript submissions.

CFP: Edited Volume on The West in Asia/Asia in the West

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Elisabetta Marino and Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
marino@lettere.uniroma2.it and tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

David Jones: Culture & Artifice, 30-31 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference on the work of the poet and artist David Jones (1895-1974) seeks to explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the concerns of modern culture through artifice.

James Joyce's International Impact on Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
contact email: 
manana_gelashvili@yahoo.co.uk

English Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University together with James Joyce Association of Georgia will host a two-day conference to celebrate the 130th anniversary of James Joyce’s

Call for Abstracts-The Joker-Book collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Abstracts

The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee & Robert G. Weiner, Editors

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
contact email: 
senses2012@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market

[UPDATE] CFP: Teaching Video Games as Texts SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shelley Rees/ SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Seeking presentations for the "Pedagogy" section of the 2012 conference of the SW/TX PCA/ACA on the subject of teaching video games as primary texts.

Call For Reviewers!

full name / name of organization: 
The Bull Calf Review
contact email: 
submissions@thebullcalfreview.ca

The Bull Calf Review is an online academic review journal. We are currently looking for graduate students and professors to review for our upcoming 2012 issues.

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: 
visions7@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:

Sound Changes: Music and Social Justice, February 24 and 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Music and Social Justice Collective
contact email: 
contact@musicandsocialjustice.org

Carleton University’s newly formed Music and Social Justice Collective invites proposals for an interdisciplinary symposium on the subject of music and social justice to be held on February 24 and 2

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012.

London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
Margaret Smith

CALL FOR PAPERS

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London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)
November 19-22, 2012, London, UK
(www.liceducation.org)

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies
contact email: 
tunahan.kucukcelebi@spectrumjournal.net

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies invites academicians and scholars to submit articles and discussion pieces to our coming issues.

Reconstruction Special Issue: (IN)SECURITIES - Call for Abstracts - !!30th NOV EXTENDED DEADLINE!!

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
susanamsmartins@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 12.3 SPECIAL ISSUE: "(IN)SECURITIES"
edited by
SUSANA ARAÚJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

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

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com

Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion - Proposals due Dec 12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric:
Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

Texas Woman's University . Denton, Texas
April 20, 2012 .

A Call For Papers:

Barzakh Journal-"The Between" CFP due February 28, 2012

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

Barzakh, a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist
stance run by graduate students in the English department at the

Update on Paranoia and Pain Conference (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012)

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

The last chance to submit an abstract for the conference is 30 November 2011. For more information visit our project blog
http://paranoiapain.wordpress.com

(UPDATE) "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

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.

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