category: general announcements

Occupy Wall Street and Modernist Manhattan Conference (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

NYIT's 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference, "Modernist Manhattan" will reserve at least one session for papers about Occupy Wall Street.

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

ABSTRACTS DUE NOVEMBER 18, 2012

www.BritishIslesandtheContinent.com

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/William Dean Howells Association
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


From Love & Theft to Modern Times: Bob Dylan and the Twenty First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Call for Papers

MEMORY: IMPRESSIONS, EXPRESSIONS, REFLECTIONS 28-30 MARCH 2012

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA
contact email: 
byrnedc@unisa.ac.za

Please submit a full title and 150-word abstract by 30 November 2011 to Prof. Deirdre Byrne: byrnedc@unisa.ac.za.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Sentimental Geographies: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice. 24 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, PhD in French
contact email: 
gcfrenchconference@gmail.com

SENTIMENTAL GEOGRAPHIES: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

UPDATE: SSAWW 2012 Awards Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin J. Jacobson/Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS 2012 AWARDS

Full submission details included in this update.

H.D. International Society -- CFP for the American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
adebo@wcu.edu

The H.D. International Society invites papers to be delivered in a panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012.

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come" : Travelling in time and space in literature in English.

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

[Update] The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA in Albuquerque, New Mexico
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture
SWTX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Women, The Arts, and Activism a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Women's History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Women, The Arts, and Activism

a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012
Free and Open to the Public

riverscaping: a multidisciplinary symposium on the river in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

full name / name of organization: 
Riverscaping Project
contact email: 
angela@riverscaping.org

When: April 19th to 22st 2012

Where: The Five College Consortium (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

CFP ACLA Spring 2011 Panel "Post - : Remembering, Binding, Afterness."

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference on Collapse/ Catastrophe/ Change
contact email: 
nstrobach@ucdavis.edu

This spring's ACLA conference will be at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st.

"Politics of Literary Storytelling" panel, abstract due 10/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
“Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” conference, May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
contact email: 
amorlan@pace.edu, mf43242n@pace.edu

This is a call for papers for a panel on “Politics of Literary Storytelling” for the conference on “Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” that will take place in May 2012 in Prague, C

[UPDATE] CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference, Duke University

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Graduate Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/conference2012 (note new URL)
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come": Travelling in time and space in literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

ORALITY AND LITERACY (London C19 Studies Seminar), Saturday 17 March 2012 (Deadline: Friday 2 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
London Nineteenth-Century Studies Seminar
contact email: 
james@emmott.org, thomas.wright@uea.ac.uk

The theme for the London Nineteenth-Century Studies Seminar in the Spring term 2012 will be Orality and Literacy, marking the thirtieth anniversary of the appearance of Walter Ong's influential book.

Interdisciplinary Studies: "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"- Due December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
DeAnna Kay Varela at http://conference2012.swtxpca.org

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies

SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference celebrating

"Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

elizabeth taylor 1912-1975: a Centenary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Mary Joannou, Anglia Ruskin University
contact email: 
mary.joannou@anglia.ac.uk

Abstracts are invited on any aspect of the writing of the novelist Elizabeth Taylor.These should be about 250 words and sent in the form of an e-mail attachment to arrive by December 8 2011.

Elizabeth Taylor, 1912-1975: a Centenary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Mary Joannou, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
contact email: 
mary.joannou@anglia.ac.uk

Abstracts are invited on any aspect of the writing of the novelist Elizabeth Taylor.These should be about 250 words and sent in the form of an e-mail attachment to arrive by December 8 2011.

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

Representations of Catastrophe in Science Fiction Film- ACLA 2012 Providence Deadline November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Elif Sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its inception, film created the very ground for thinking of catastrophe and different approaches to the end of the world.

Call for Submissions: Print Magazine Looking to Publish Fiction and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
Jfoster.editor@gmail.com

Hello,

"Failure is Impossible," March 23-24, 2012 at the University of Rochester (Deadline for Proposals: January 28, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester
contact email: 
jheck@z.rochester.edu

“Failure is Impossible”: The Past, Present, and Future of Feminism

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

“Kairos and Qualia, or the Voices of the Undead” (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/21/12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012
contact email: 
hhayton@guilford.edu, morello@psu.edu

The concept of the undead focuses our attention upon the paradoxical, aporetic, seemingly-permeable boundaries between life and death, and between past and present.

CFP: Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

In times like these, it’s hard not to write satire.

JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society/University of Central Florida Department of English
contact email: 
Anna.Lillios@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature publishes articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawli

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