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[speakers update] Singapore - The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
NTU~Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

CFP Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses

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

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

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

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Locating George Herbert: Family, Place, Traditions--Wales--Oct. 13-16, 2011 (New Deadline April 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Herbert Society
contact email: 
helen.wilcox@bangor.ac.uk, HERBCONF@UNCG.EDU

The George Herbert Society announces its next international, interdisciplinary conference, which will seek to locate Herbert’s Welsh origins and earliest influences.

cfp Scritture migranti n.5/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali - Dept. of Italian, University of Bologna
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

CALL FOR PAPERS N.5/2011

Screenplay Translation: ALTA, Kansas City, Nov. 16-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
proposed session, American Literary Translators Association
contact email: 
lakanost@ksu.edu

Seeking panelists for a proposed American Literary Translators Association session on the literary translation of film screenplays.

The Olive Oil Culture in the Mediterranean, November 10-11, Toronto, ON, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies
contact email: 
domenico.pietropaolo@utoronto.ca

The purpose of this conference is to bring together a group of scholars interested in examining the role of the olive tree and olive oil in the history of the Mediterranean, from antiquity to the pres

Essay Collection: Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón
contact email: 
mexicanhorrorfilms@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film
Due: July 4, 2011
Edited by Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón

UPDATE: Integrating Lit and Culture (MLA 2012 Jan 5-8, Seattle) abstracts by 15 Mar

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA and MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Community College Humanities Association Panel at the 2012 MLA in Seattle.

What Works? Integrating Literature and Culture

Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu & aviva.dove-viebahn@unco.edu

In recent years, the musical genre has seen a revival on American screens, with television shows like GLEE (2009-present) and AMERICAN IDOL (2002-present) and a litany of cinematic adaptations from CH

CFP: 2nd Annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
p.t.hershberger@iup.edu

We are excited to invite you to join a multi-disciplinary dialogue on gender and sexuality.

Exploring the Global Caribbean through Literary and Theoretical Texts Conference, 5-7 July 2012, Kingsville, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
contact email: 
Susan Roberson kfslr00@tamuk.edu

Keynote Speaker:
Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Columbia University

Call for papers:

1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

Call for Papers!
1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

www.globalresearchstudies.com/research_studies/evil_and_the_nature_of_th...

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Creative Writing Panel at PCAS/ACAS Conference, New Orleans, Oct. 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
jsadreor@kennesaw.edu

Call for Creative Writing (poetry and fiction) at PCAS/ACAS 2011

This year's conference will be held in New Orleans October 6-8.

UPDATE-Deadline Extended-Second CFP-The Trace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Málaga, Spain
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011
DEADLINE SUBMISSION EXTENDED: 25 April

[UPDATE]: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Electronic Roundtable Demonstrating Digital Pedagogy (MLA 12, 3/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine D. Harris
contact email: 
katherine.harris@sjsu.edu

*Electronic Roundtable Demonstrating Digital Pedagogy*

*MLA 2012*
*Seattle, Washington*
*January 5-8, 2012*

UPDATE -- Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012] -- Proposals due March 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association, Jan 5-8, 2012, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee [ryung001@ucr.edu]

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

Asian American Literature (PAMLA 2011) -- Proposals Due March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2011
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee (ryung001@ucr.edu)

The session on Asian American Literature(s) is accepting paper proposals for PAMLA 2011, 5-6 Nov. 2011 at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. This session welcomes papers from across the disciplines.

MPCA/ MACA- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne,canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Middelburg, the Netherlands Sept. 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
Chad Weidner - c.weidner@roac.nl

Papers are invited for the Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN).

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities, University of Warwick, UK, 28-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities
contact email: 
warwickcolour@gmail.com

The first event organised by the University of Warwick's HRC ‘Postgraduate Scholars Program’ is as follows:

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities

New Temporalities of Old Age, MLA 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port and Erin Lamb / MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; lambeg@hiram.edu

This guaranteed session sponsored by the MLA Age Studies Discussion Group investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

[UPDATE] Registration now open for: Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries - 25-26 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Kelly and Dr Kate Kennedy / University of Cambridge
contact email: 
ark40@cam.ac.uk / kma23@cam.ac.uk

Registration now open for:

Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Society for Utopian Studies 36th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
sfritzsc@iwu.edu

THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES - 36th Annual Meeting

Archiving Utopia – Utopia as Archive

The Nittany Lion Inn on the Penn State Campus
State College, Pennsylvania
October 20-23, 2011

Country Lyricists Panel--2011 SAMLA (November 4-6, 2011, Atlanta, GA)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
holmest@mail.etsu.edu

The “Country Lyricists” session focuses on the work of writers in the country music tradition, taking an inclusive view of country music that embraces traditional and contemporary writers as well

[Update] Singapore - The Contemporary - June 24th-26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

LANGUAGE, THOUGHT AND EDUCATION, June 10, 2011, Zielona Gora (Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English Philology at the University of Zielona Gora (Poland)
contact email: 
L.Szymanski@in.uz.zgora.pl

1.Subjects
We are interested in a wide range of subjects which refer to the studies of language:
language acquisition,
language processing,
language education,
language and thinking,

Multiple Childhoods Graduate Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Cox/Rutgers University
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. May 19-21, Philadelphia.

Graduate Student Forum: Charting the Course

Studies in American Culture - submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in American Culture
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

CFP: International Steampunk City - Waltham, Mass. -- May 7-8

full name / name of organization: 
Charles River Museum of Technology/ International Steampunk City
contact email: 
csiemann@gmail.com

I’m in the process of pulling together an Academic Track for the International Steampunk City, to be held on May 6-8 in Waltham, Massachusetts.

[UPDATE] ‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

Final call for papers:

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia, 18th-19th June 2011

Keynote speakers:
WJT Mitchell:

Conference on ‘Systems of Innovation and the New role of Universities’ (COSINUS); Bristol, UK – 5-6 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
contact email: 
cosinus@uwe.ac.uk

Conference on ‘Systems of Innovation and the
New role of Universities’ (COSINUS)

Bristol, UK – 5-6 September 2011

The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America (Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
contact email: 
mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

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