category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE - MARCH 1, 2013 - Call for Papers - Critical Disability Discourse (Graduate Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Disability Discourse
contact email: 
cdsj@yorku.ca

CRITICAL DISABILITY DISCOURSE /
DISCOURS CRITIQUES DANS LE CHAMP DU HANDICAP

Call for Papers - Extended Deadline - March 1, 2013

"Vulnerability and Survivalism of Humanities in Corporatized Academia" MLA14 Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Vulnerability and Survivalism of Humanities in Corporatized Academia

MLA 2014 in Chicago. Session Arranged by the Community College Humanities Association (an Allied Organization of the MLA).

Eastern European and US American Cultures, (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA special session
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw,

Seeking papers on connections between Eastern European and US literatures, cultures, or media post-1989; please send a 300-word abstract and brief CV by 15 March 2013 to Claudia Sadowski-Smith

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS, November 27-29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference, held at the University of Queensand, Brisbane, Australia.
contact email: 
http://perspectives2013.org

    Call for Papers

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014) Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca, 7af15@queensu.ca

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014)
Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of key

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature with issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers: Flann O'Brien Conference Rome 2013

full name / name of organization: 
"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).

Second Call for Papers Updated Deadline: 1 March 2013

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions are solicited for a web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature (http://teachingcollegelit.com).

Washington Irving: The Fantastic in the Time of Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Sprenger / Arnaud Huftier / Otrante: journal of fantastic art and literature
contact email: 
sprengers23@yahoo.com

Call for contributions:
Otrante : arts et littératures fantastiques
Volume 36: “Washington Irving: le fantastique au temps des nations”

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

JNT, Special Issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life," DEADLINE June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
tchico@umd.edu, kchuh@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Rethinking ‘The Good Life.'”

17th Century Literature Panel - RMMLA Annual Conference - Vancouver, WA, October 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of seventeenth-century English literature.

The Unreal in Literature for Children and Young Adults (PAMLA November 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA San Diego CA November 1-3, 2013
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Alternate realities create a challenge, a puzzle, a beacon, perhaps a threat to young readers’ sense of the real.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Society of Fellows
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Universality and Its Limits
The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities

12th Annual North American Critical Animal Studies Conference, June 20-22, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
travis.girard.erickson@gmail.com

Breaking the Silence on Global and Local Intersections of Ethnicity, Spirituality, and Nonhuman Animals

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train

Ernest Hemingway in Venice, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Society
contact email: 
EHVenice2014@gmail.com

The Ernest Hemingway Society will hold its 16th biennial international conference in Venice, Italy, from 22-27 June 2014.

Farscape - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles on issues related to any element of the television series Farscape—including the original series, the concluding mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars, the graphic novel continuation o

Illness and Disability Memoir as Embodied Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rea15@columbia.edu

Sponsored by MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession

67th Annual RMMLA Convention: Panel on Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

67th Annual
RMMLA Convention
Vancouver, Washington, USA
October 10-12, 2013

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

Writing and Artwork for the Minetta Review's Spring 2013 Issue (by March 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

Writing After Retirement: Tips by Successful Retired Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

NWSA 2013: Aging Studies/Aging Students: The Politics of Age and the Feminist Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Cattrell, Western Carolina University
contact email: 
macattrell@wcu.edu

CFP for the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7-10, 2013
Abstract deadline: February 15, 2013

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

RE ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for Papers
GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

Editor : Dr Alka Singh

Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference / April 5 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Deadline for proposals has been extended to March 2, 2013.

Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013,European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze,
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

http://www.emforum.eu/
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum
Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

Call for Papers - IJORCS - Volume 3, Issue 3

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Research in Computer Science
contact email: 
editor@ijorcs.org

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline: 1st April 2013

Notification: 15th April 2013

Revision: 25th April 2013

Publication: 5th May 2013

Update Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
Rennes 2 University, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr ; Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr ; david_haigron@yahoo.fr ; renee.dickason@orange.fr

Call for papers-
University of Rennes 2, France – 10-11 October 2013

[UPDATE] Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

While Transpacific Studies often focus on Asian diasporic writing, this panel seeks essays on life writing emerging from travel across the Pacific in all directions, East-West, West-East, North-South.

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
The Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its fifth anniversary issue. Submissions are due by May 1, 2013.

2013 International Conference on Learning

full name / name of organization: 
2013 International Conference on Learning
contact email: 
Conferencedirector@home.commongroundpublishing.com

Call for Papers

Call for papers: Blackfriars Conference, 23-27 October 2013, Staunton, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The American Shakespeare Center
contact email: 
sarahe@americanshakespearecenter.com

23 - 27 October 2013, Seventh Blackfriars Conference

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