category: general announcements

boundaries of the im|material OSU May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
immateriality.2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Video Vortex #8 The Politics, Cultures and Art of Online Video, May 17th-19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, Kazimir, Split
contact email: 
brianwillems@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of Video Vortex will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia, between the 17th and the 19th of May, 2012.

[UPDATE] Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World

full name / name of organization: 
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, independent researcher
contact email: 
chilton@L.chiba-u.ac.jp; r.melsom@gmail.com

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 Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts.

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April.

Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Dear Friends and Colleagues

RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini/Università degli Studi di Salerno
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

International Conference
RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

Fisciano-Salerno, Campus Universitario and Fondazione Filiberto Menna
26-28 SEPTEMBER 2012

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
femspec@aol.com

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divin

CFP: “Kick *ss” Moms: Mothering and Reproduction in SF [Deadline: Dec. 15 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu

Femspec is an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres.

International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities, Beirut, May 9 - 11, 2012 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
American University Beirut
contact email: 
humanrightsandthehumanities@gmail.com

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities will be hosted by American University of Beirut May 9-11, 2012.

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

The Medieval in New Age and Neopagan Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Call for submissions: Edited collection
contact email: 
kkinane@plymouth.edu

We welcome contributions to a collection of essays tentatively entitled “Intuiting the Past: New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms.” Scholars of Religious Studies, Gender Studies, Art History, Music H

Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (December 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Mason University/Hispanic Culture Review
contact email: 
hcr@gmu.edu

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University.

[UPDATE] "Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12) @ Brown University, Providence, RI

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University; Rachel Luckenbill / Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu; luckenbillr@duq.edu

A number of eminent scholars and writers have underscored the perils of romanticising exile, Edward Said and George Steiner among them.

Interpretations and Manifestations of God's Grace in Literature April 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
mwooten@andersonuniversity.edu

Call for Papers

Conference on Christianity and Literature
Southeast 2012 Regional Conference
April 12-14, 2012
Anderson University, Anderson, SC

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

The Hero's Quest in a 20th or 21st-century Text

full name / name of organization: 
Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

We urgently seek a replacement chapter for an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of the hero's quest.

Open Call (Spring Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its spring issue. We seek ­scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship.

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email: 
Joel T. Terranova - rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal (http://english.louisiana.edu/rougarou/) is currently accepting book review submissions for its upcoming spring 2012 issue.

[Update] Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

The Pedagogies and the Profession Area of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for paper presentations and panels on any topic involving successful o

[UPDATE] Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity in Goddess Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Keynote speakers: Judy Grahn, Miriam Robbins Dexter

Rails in the City: Representing Urban Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Steven D. Spalding/Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
steven.spalding@cnu.edu

Essays are sought for an upcoming special issue on the topic of trains and railway mobility in urban cultures.

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

CFP: The Right of Resistance: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

RIGHT OF RESISTANCE: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

Brunel University – London, 8th-9th February 2012

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association (Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8-11, 2012)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

Cognitive Melville American Literature Association (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph James Savarese/Herman Melville Society
contact email: 
savarese@grinnell.edu

Melville’s work is nothing if not a palpable grasping with words: the fingers of cognition investigating themselves.

UPDATE: Reminder, IALJS-7, Toronto, 17-19 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
“Literary Journalism: The Power and Promise of Story”

[UPDATE] Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet February 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@ucla.edu

LAST CALL!
New submission deadline is November 15th, 2011.

Call for Papers:

Audience in the Middle Ages // Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
audience.yale@gmail.com

Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted for the 29th annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, to be held at Yale University on Saturday, March 31st,

Misfits, Outcasts, and Exiles: Reading the Margins (March 2-3, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Misfits, Outcasts and Exiles: Reading the Margins
6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
LSU Department of French Studies
March 2nd & 3rd, 2012

Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics. June 13-15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Tara MacDonald / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Gray-Panesi, Mick Howard, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers, Tudor Books and Readers: 1485-1603

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities & James Madison University
contact email: 
rankinmc@jmu.edu

John N.

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