category: general announcements

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
mail@travelcultures.com

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

‘Travellers, poets and liars are three words all of one significance”

CFP Journal Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Maeve Tynan, Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory

Cine-Excess V: revised dates and extended deadline for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess V
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 27-28, 2011
Chaminade University of Honolulu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2011

NeMLA 2012: Accepting Panel Proposals (Deadline April 22, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Northeast.MLA@gmail.com

Form a session, submit an abstract: mark your calendar for NeMLA 2012!

CFP: Tartu Summer School of Semiotics - 22-26 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tartu
contact email: 
katre.parn@ut.ee

Tartu Summer School of Semiotics 2011 is five-day event taking place from August 22 to 26 in a secluded Palmse manor in North Estonia.

Call for Reviews: Jadaliyya Ezine

full name / name of organization: 
Jadaliyya Ezine
contact email: 
reviews@jadaliyya.com

Jadaliyya Ezine is launching an expanded Reviews section.

[UPDATE] RMMLA - Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thomasfair@comcast.net

250 - 500 word proposals are solicited on any aspect of Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature (content selection and/or methodology) for presentation at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, O

Call for Womens & Gender Studies Session Proposals--NeMLA 2012, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2012 Annual Convention
Rochester, NY
March 15-18

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

CFP MLA 2012 "States of Consciousness in Literature" -- Deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
Isabel Jaén Portillo, jaen@pdx.edu

Description: Papers exploring dreaming, altered, dissociative, and other states of consciousness in literature from perspectives including (but not limited to) psychological, neuroscientific, psychiatric, and philosophy of mind.

Grad Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The graduate students of the Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden are pleased to invite you to a conversation about Childhood Studies.

Special Session on Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature, RMMLA Convention, October 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Maria Figueredo / York University, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Department, Toronto,
contact email: 
mfiguere@yorku.ca

Join us in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 6-8, 2011 for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention!

*Still accepting abstracts until March 31, 2011 for the Session on

English Linguistics panel at RMMLA Oct. 6-8 (Mar. 11 deadline for abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Meredith.Moss@asu.edu

English Linguistics Panel
October 6-8, 2011
Scottsdale, AZ
http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/
Deadline to submit abstracts: March 11, 2011

[UPDATE]--CFP "Narrative Horizons" at RMMLA Scottsdale AZ Oct 6-8, 2011 (deadline extended to March 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heidi_Bostic@baylor.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a special session at the October 6-8, 2011 meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association in Scottsdale, AZ on the topic "Narrative Horizons: Emerging Trends

[UPDATE] SCMLA -- Rhetoric Session (Abstracts due March 28)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ryancrider79@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for the rhetoric session at the upcoming 2011 Convention of the South Central Modern Language Association, to be held October 27-29, in Hot Springs, AR.

31st Harvard Celtic Colloquium - CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Celtic Colloquium
contact email: 
hcc@fas.harvard.edu

The Harvard Celtic Department cordially invites proposals for papers on topics
which relate directly to Celtic studies (Celtic languages and literatures in

CFP MLA 2012: Making Sense of Assessment

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Two Year College Discussion Group
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

Making Sense of Assessment: Confronting the Tension between Faculty and Administrative Expectations: How do faculty and administrative expectations differ in outcomes assessment?

CFP MLA 2012: Radical Learning Strategies--English

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Two Year College Discussion Group
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

Innovative approaches to learning styles, composition and rhetorical theory, and other pedagogical developments in English writing and literature.

CFP MLA 2012: Radical Learning Strategies--Foreign Languages

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Two Year College Discussion Group
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

Innovative approaches to learning, incorporating learning styles, language theory, and other pedagogical developments in the teaching of Foreign Languages.

Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN)

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
p.mackay@cytanet.com.cy

SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2012
THE ROOSEVELT STUDY CENTER, MIDDELBURG, THE NETHERLANDS

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

MLA session ("Eighteenth-Century Literary Biography")

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook
contact email: 
daniel.cook@bristol.ac.uk

This is a CFP for a proposed session for the 2012 MLA convention, which will meet in Seattle and has the presidential theme 'Language, Literature, Learning'.

26th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: TRANSFORMATION / ADAPTATION, Nov. 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Blair / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
jblair@westga.edu

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Humanities, understood in the broadest sense, including Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology,

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session MLA 2012 (Seattle, Jan. 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Howard
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session, MLA 2012

CFP: Journal - Monsters and the Monstrous

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/The Inter-Disciplinary Press
contact email: 
rf@inter-disciplinary.net

The Inter-Disciplinary Press
Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies

The Journal of Monsters and the Monstrous
ISSN: 1756-770X

CFP: Special Issue on “Transgressive Auto/Biography”: 15 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Matthew Kaylor / Masaryk University
contact email: 
kaylor@mail.muni.cz

Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Transgressive Auto/Biography”

We are announcing that, in autumn 2011, a special issue of Brno Studies in

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 3-16-11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

CFP: Emma Bell Miles and Southern Appalachian Culture and Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Cox / University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
Steven-Cox@utc.edu

Emma Bell Miles and Southern Appalachian Culture and Nature

RMMLA -- Canadian Literature and Film in English, deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
christian.riegel@uregina.ca

200 word proposals are solicited on any aspect of English Canadian literature and film for presentation at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, October 5-6, 2011.

Update: Rebecca West Conference September 16-17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Announcing the Fifth Biennial Rebecca West Conference.
To be held at CUNY Baruch (Manhattan), September 16-17, 2011.

“Rebecca West and Power”

[URGENT UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY ESSAY PRIZE 2011: CHANGE OF EMAIL ADDRESS

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

PLEASE RESEND ALL ESSAY SUBMISSIONS TO THIS NEW EMAIL ADDRESS BY 6 MARCH 2011: kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
support@agingandsociety.com

The Aging and Society Conference seeks to analyze the facets of an aging society across the globe.

The Sound of Silence

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu (Baylor University)
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Edited Volume on the writings of William T. Vollmann

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Coffman & Daniel Lukes
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu; daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

William T. Vollmann has been publishing fiction, non-fiction and journalism since the late 1980s, acquiring a cult audience and sensationalist reputation in the process.

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