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Call for Papers: “Publishing the First Monograph”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Publishing the First Monograph”

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

CFP: "Beyond Writing Back to the Empire: Second Wave of African and Caribbean Writers”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Beyond Writing Back to the Empire: Second Wave of African and Caribbean Writers”

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 15-18, 2012

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Ridley Scott and Philosophy - Edited Collection CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Barkman, Ashley Barkman, and Nancy Kang, eds.
contact email: 
adam_barkman@hotmail.com

The Philosophy of Ridley Scott

Call for Papers - Media Studies and Review

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Media Studies and Review
contact email: 
editor@ijmsr.com

International Journal of Media Studies and Review (ISSN 2162-2043) is a collection of ten quarterly titles with a focus on media and culture.

Cardiff University Conference on 'Medieval Women in Truth and Legend' 10/7/11 Abstracts due 8/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
contact email: 
TAL2011@cf.ac.uk

This forthcoming interdisciplinary international conference seeks to examine images and representations of medieval women.

edited collection: GREEN PLANETS: ECOLOGY AND SCIENCE FICTION

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
contact email: 
ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com

edited collection: GREEN PLANETS: ECOLOGY AND SCIENCE FICTION
Editors: Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson (ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com)
Abstracts due August 31, 2011

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

full name / name of organization: 
_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

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Pedagogy / Topic: Graduate Students / 500-word proposals due by Sept. 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University
contact email: 
cassuto@fordham.edu

*Pedagogy* announces a special issue devoted to graduate students.

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue of Claremont Journal of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Journal of Religion
contact email: 
kile.jones@cst.edu

Call for Papers: Claremont Journal of Religion is issuing a call for papers for its upcoming Inaugural Issue set to come out January 2012. We invite papers related to any of these topics:

CFP: Literary Theory in Its Historical Context (July 1st, 2011-Nov. 1st, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Edited anthology, The Historical Contexts of Literary Theory

Call for papers: Worlds Apart: Science Fiction Conference April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

English Literature and Creative Writing Group, University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email:
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers: TBA

Call for Papers

2012 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative / May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Finlayson, MIT
contact email: 
narrative-ws12@csail.mit.edu

First Call for Papers:

International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative
May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

Submissions Due: Friday, February 24, 2012

http://narrative.csail.mit.edu/ws12

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Twelfth Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE "SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA'
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
„SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA“

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities, 30/3/2012-1/4/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Welsh Writing in English
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

On Violence - Journal Issue, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue, May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the May 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are pa

Reconstruction 12.3, "(In)Securities"

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

Call for Abstracts: Reconstruction 12.3 “(In)Securities”

Edited by Susana Araújo (University of Lisbon) and Susana S. Martins (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics; July 9; March 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Cujlture
contact email: 
asac2012@scrippscollege.edu; scastagn@scrippscollege.edu

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture announces:

The 4th International Conference on Adoption and Culture
Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics

Outlaw!: Law and (Dis)Order in the American West (9/01/11; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 10/27/11-10/29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference, held October 27-29, 2011, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor (13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

"His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor"

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA -- Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 2012
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Session Description:

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World; Oct. 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, Thompson Rivers University
contact email: 
chilton@L.chiba-u.ac.jp

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 Articles African American Poetry and Ecocriticism for Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Hayes
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Seeking article submissions that discuss the relationship between African American poetry and ecocriticism for a scholarly anthology.

MULTICULTURALISMS: THEORIES AND PRACTICE AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 14th – 17th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University
contact email: 
multiculturalism@cf.ac.uk

The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University are organizing an interdisciplinary conference on multiculturalisms from 14th

Cultural Productions of 9/11

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

Introducing “Cultural Productions of 9/11”

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 11.2

Edited By Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson

Featuring:

Call for Papers on "The Ritual of Public Apology" for international workshop on March 22nd - 23rd 2012, Antwerp, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
contact email: 
barbara.segaert@ua.ac.be

UCSIA is organising an international workshop on the topic of public apology in the fields of communication and media, law and diplomacy, business and public relations on March 22nd-23rd 2012 at the U

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century Sept. 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Studies
contact email: 
delprinciped@mail.montclair.edu

Call for Papers

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century

[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] American Frontiers: British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies / April 20th-21st

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

Fourth Annual Graduate Student Conference for the Group for the Study of Early Cultures
The University of California, Irvine

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Steaming into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Dvorak, PhD
contact email: 
krdvorak@nnmc.edu

We are seeking contributors for a collection of critical essays on Steampunk.

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

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

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

full name / name of organization:

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