category: general announcements

Ishaan Literary Review - Submissions for Issue #2

full name / name of organization: 
Ishaan Literary Review (An Online Journal of Poetry and Short Fiction)
contact email: 
ishaanlitreview@gmail.com

Ishaan Literary Review publishes works of poetry and short fiction. Our submission period for Issue #2 (Summer 2012) is: March 10 - June 16, 2012.

CFP MLA 2013 -- Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]
We invite proposals exploring how cognitive theories shed new light on early modern Spanish drama, performance and theatrical culture as well as how insights from the comedia can contribute to the growth of cognitive literary and dramatic study.

CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes?

MLA 2013 CFP: The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)
Fifteen years after the MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature discussion group was created and in recognition of its new division status, we seek to reflect on the field of cognitive literary studies: its history, current state, and the multiple directions that it is taking.

Moving from Me to We: Breaking Boundaries and Building Bridges with Globally Networked Learning Partnerships. June 7-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Education
contact email: 
COILConference@suny.edu

The SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) invites proposals for presentations that broadly support this year’s conference themes; including individual presentations, panels, mini-workshops, or alternative innovative formats (including those utilizing videoconferencing and other technologies).

CFP for Special Session on Music in France, PAMLA Seattle, October 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Jones
contact email: 
christa.jones@usu.edu

Dear colleagues,
I am inviting abstracts for a Special Session at the 2012 PAMLA at Seattle University, October 19-21,
for a panel I am presiding, titled:

2012 PAMLA Conference CFP Deadline April 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Online CFP List and Paper Proposal Form for the October 19-21 PAMLA Conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA, is now open.

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference: Joyce and England; January 31-February 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Miami
contact email: 
MiamiJoyce2013@gmail.com

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference:
Joyce and England
University of Miami
January 31-February 2, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work- (13-14 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
elifo@metu.edu.tr, okuroglu@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Contact name: Elif Öztabak-Avcı (elifo@metu.edu.tr)

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" Conference April 13-15, 2012 (New, March deadline!)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

[Update] Bullying and Self-expression panel for MLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect?

CFP: Submissions for Fall Issue of MP: An Online Femininst Journal

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

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

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP DEADLINE: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan/University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Approved Special Session on American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

Crossing Into Digital Dimensions: 2012 Conference On Multimodal Composition [May 5, 2012, Dayton, OH]

full name / name of organization: 
Wright State University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ecowsu2012@gmail.com

CROSSING INTO DIGITAL DIMENSIONS:
2012 CONFERENCE ON MULTIMODAL COMPOSITION

MAY 5, 2012 from 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, Student Union

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to March 30 - Hunter Graduate Student Conference: "Storytellers: Crafting, Testifying, Fibbing"

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Club of Hunter College
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

All of us are natural storytellers.

Reminder: CFP--The West in Asia/Asia in the West Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

Seeking Bloggers for Sobriquet Magazine's The Literary Life

full name / name of organization: 
Sobriquet Magazine
contact email: 
email@sobriquetmagazine.com

Sobriquet Magazine is currently seeking a cadre of literary bloggers to contribute to its new “The Literary Life” blog.

[UPDATE] Panel: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

This year’s MLA convention puts special emphasis on “conversation” as a model for our own scholarly exchanges.

"Sef/building in interlanguage: transatlantic views on multilingualism" (21-23 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bordeaux 3, France
contact email: 
stephanie.durrans@u-bordeaux3.fr

"Self/building in interlanguage : transatlantic views on multilingualism"

The Woman and the Pen: Composers, Authors and Salonnieres

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
contact email: 
lyricasociety@aol.com

Annual Lyrica Dialogues at Harvard: Friday, 18 May 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in
The Pusey Room at Memorial Church, in Harvard Yard:

"The Woman and the Pen: Composers, Authors and Salonnières"

Re-Understanding Comics (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan/MLA special session proposal
contact email: 
mgalvan@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, 3-6 Jan. 2013, in Boston.

Following on the footsteps of Art Spiegelman's Maus’s Pulitzer Prize win in 1992 and an emerging interest in comics as something to be taken seriously, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics (1993) sought to explain how comics uniquely functioned.

Call for papers, Special Issue, Poetry for the Thirs Millennium, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ABC Studies Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Poetry for the Third Millennium.

The Precarious Alliance: "The Ethics of Water" (Oct. 11-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Delaware Valley College (Doylestown, PA)
contact email: 
tanya.casas@delval.edu

The Precarious Alliance
The Ethics of Water—everything flows from here
October 11-12, 2012

call for paper IJCES-2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Computer Engineering & Sciences-IJCES
contact email: 
editor@ijces.org

IJCES is an scholarly, online international journal that publishes original research papers in the fields of Engineering & Technology.

The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman, October 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Colorado at Boulder Art Museum, College of Music, and Center for British and Irish Studies
contact email: 
CBISassistant@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Conference:

The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman

October 26-27, 2012

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Birthing the Monster of Tomorrow: Unnatural Reproductions (Edited Collection)--April 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Winona State University
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

Editors Andrea Wood, PhD and Brandy Schillace, PhD would like to encourage article submissions to an upcoming book collection.

[UPDATE] "Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

[UPDATE] Cine tectonica: Film on the Faultline

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Wright
contact email: 
alan.wright@canterbury.ac.nz

The recent earthquakes in Chile, Christchurch and Japan have left a host of powerful images in the minds and memories of millions of people around the world.

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