category: general announcements

Women and Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

[UPDATE] MSA 15 UPDATE & CFP DEADLINE REMINDER (Seminar deadline: 15th Feb)

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 15: “Everydayness and the Event”
contact email: 
msabrighton@gmail.com

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Zagreb, Croatia

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’ to be held in Prague, Czech Republic

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario

CFP: "Occupying Main Street" - SACRPH (Soc for Amer City and Regional Planning History)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH)
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario -- October 3-6, 2013

We have two papers -- who would like to be our third panelist?

Rushdie in the 21st Century (22 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London (in association with the University of Keele and Royal Holloway, University of London)
contact email: 
21stcenturyrushdie@gmail.com

Rushdie in the 21st Century: a Graduate Symposium

Saturday 22 June 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU

452ºF CFP: Theatre and Dictatorship

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the tenth issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in January 2014.

“Cultures in movement , 19th-21st centuries. The Stakes of Changing Cultures." 10-11 October 2013, La Rochelle, France.

full name / name of organization: 
Faculté de Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines (FLASH), Université de La Rochelle, France.
contact email: 
david.waterman@univ-lr.fr miceala.symington@univ-lr.fr martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr

This conference is part of a larger research project, focusing on societies, exchanges and power in the Americas and the Asia / Pacific region, as well as questions of identity representation on an in

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Politics of African Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED: CRITICAL PEDAGOGY & THE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP (June 21-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Program, Manhattanville College
contact email: 
mark.nowak@mville.edu

Keynote Speakers:

• Bill Ayers, author of To Teach: The Journey, in Comics

• Joy James, editor of The New Abolitionists: (Neo)Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings

SAMLA 2013: Making Meaning in Print Culture (SHARP affiliate session)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA / SHARP
contact email: 
edmundrm@mailbox.sc.edu

Papers are invited for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2013 SAMLA Convention.

CFP: The Comics of Joe Sacco [edited volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Worden, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
dworden@unm.edu

The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Symposium: Being Beyond Boundaries: Dissolving (species) Hierarchy in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013 (06/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extended 15 February 2013: Graduate Student Conference on Transmedia 6-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Media Culture, The College of Staten Island (CUNY)
contact email: 
CSICinemaMediaGSA@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Trans-(media): A graduate research conference June 6-7, 2013

The Cinema and Media Graduate Student Association of the Department of

Queer Relations: Revising the Victorian Family (proposal deadline: 1 April. 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Duc Dau, University of Western Australia and Dr Shale Preston, Macquarie University
contact email: 
duc.dau@uwa.edu.au and shale.preston@mq.edu.au

We invite contributions for an upcoming volume of essays which examine the Victorian family through a queer lens.

IRFD South-South Exchange - March 12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Foundation for Development
contact email: 
contact@irfd.org

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION: IRFD South-South Exchange
// A Parallel Event to the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and Online Virtual Forum //

UNMASKING THE SUBJECTS OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY (Due 2/24/13; SCMLA in New Orleans 10/3-5/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Boyd Rioux
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

Proposed Special Session for the SCMLA Conference in New Orleans, October 3-5, 2013.

[UPDATE] History, Postcolonialism and Tradition 09/12-13/2013 (04/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Second call for papers:

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
sysjoh@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities
Call for Papers

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings journal (deadline 03/20/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for the following sections of the issue 6/2012 of Scritture migranti, an international journal dedic

Monsters in the Margins: The Horrors of Image/Text

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@gmail.com

NEW DEADLINE: February 15, 2013

Edited by Don Ault and Will Walter

MLA 2014: Deletion, Erasure, Cancellation

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon
contact email: 
pbenzon@temple.edu

How might we theorize the aesthetics and poetics of practices such as deletion and erasure? All periods, genres, media welcome. Inquiries and abstracts with short biographies to pbenzon at temple dot edu by March 1.

Walking Dead - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Deborah Christie
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Walking Dead (either the original graphic novel or the AMC television series).

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

full name / name of organization: 
University of Roehampton
contact email: 
laveryn@roehampton.ac.uk

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Saturday 23rd March 2013

University of Roehampton, London

4th Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Customs of Many Countries: The Worlds of Edith Wharton (85th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Miller/The Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mmil132@lsu.edu

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that engage with this year's SAMLA conference theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds." We are o

University of North Texas - Critical Voices Conference - Friday, March 22

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
literarycriticalunt@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd.

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.

LUVAH: Journal of the Creative Imagination Spring/Summer Issue Now Accepting Papers and Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
f@luvah.org

Luvah ( http://luvah.org ) is an international, inter-disciplinary journal of religion, philosophy, and politics.

Pharmaceutical Management by MIMA

full name / name of organization: 
MIMA Collage
contact email: 
mitcon.analytics@gmail.com

There was a time once when Indian students had to go overseas to pursue education in management. That was a time when MBA had limited options. .

PGDM Courses by MIMA

full name / name of organization: 
MIMA Collage
contact email: 
mitcon.analytics@gmail.com

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), though not mandatory, has become a preferred choice for most of the aspiring managers.

[UPDATE} First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/18

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Goudie / Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

Announcing

The First Book Institute

June 10-14, 2013

To be hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

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