category: general announcements

Call for chapters: A book on King of the Hill (6/18/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Salzmann / Texas State University-San Marcos
contact email: 
KOTH.proposal@gmail.com

McFarland & Company has expressed sincere interest in publishing this edited collection of essays on the animated sitcom, King of the Hill.

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

Edited Collection: Queer Landscapes: Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy [Proposals Due July 31, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth McNeil and James Wermers / Arizona State University
contact email: 
mcneil@asu.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PAPERS

The Age of Outrage 19-20 october 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SEAC
contact email: 
f.amselle@free.fr

The annual Conference of the SEAC, the French Society of Contemporary British Literature, will be held at the University of Valenciennes, France, on October 18 and 19, and will focus on “the age of

Call for Submissions - STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE

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

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

REGISTRATION OPEN - Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College
contact email: 
K.Myler@newman.ac.uk

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A one day conference at Newman University College
Thurs 28th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton

Registration Now Open!

Modernism and the Environment-the 2012 SAMLA Convention (updated)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu or arun.pokhrel@gmail.com

Modernism and the Environment

Modernism and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
2012 SAMLA Convention
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu or arun.pokhrel@gmail.com

In the past two decades, there has been a surge of literary and critical environmental works.

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture June 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Words, Beats & Life
contact email: 
submissions@wblinc.org

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture is a peer-reviewed, hybrid periodical of art and hip-hop studies published by the 501(c)(3) non-profit, Words Beats & Life, Inc.

2012 SAMLA Session, Deadline June 15: The Fragmented Form(s) and Context(s) of Modernist Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Martin / University of Kentucky
contact email: 
travis.martin@uky.edu

This session will explore poetic Modernism in terms of form and context, examining its simultaneous subversion and incorporation of what came before.

[UPDATE] 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

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--June 29, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal (Deadline 1 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: An Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal invites submissions for the Spring 2012 edition.

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone - (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
nadra.hebouche@fandm.edu

NeMLA 2012
Boston, MA
March 21-24, 2013

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone

Teaching Food - Deadline 7-31-12

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

The editors seek jargon-free articles (5,000-10,000 words) and media essays (overviews on books, film, video, performance, art, music, websites, etc.

Conference Panel: Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech, Deadline 9/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries: Sport

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries: Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

[UPDATE] Call for Articles: Composition Webtexts (Peer-reviewed)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing Commons
contact email: 
jennifer@writingcommons.org

Writing Commons, a peer-reviewed, online resource for writers, invites submissions for publication. Writing Commons is an open-education resource for undergraduate students.

The Caribbean Stage: From Traditional Theater to Modern Performance

full name / name of organization: 
The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series, The College of the Bahamas November 23rd - 24th 2012
contact email: 
Dr. Craig Smith, craigsmith@cob.edu.bs or Dr. Keithley Woolward, kwoowlard@cob.edu.bs

Paul et Virginie

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention; NeMLA 2013
contact email: 
kmeylor@sas.upenn.edu

Paul et Virginie

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Call for Paper or Publish your Reasearch Paper in IJARCET

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Paper or Publish your Reasearch Paper in IJARCET
contact email: 
ijarcet@gmail.com

Dear Author/Researcher,

Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
thevelvetlighttrap@gmail.com

The Velvet Light Trap
Call for Papers: Issue 72

Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

Submission deadline: September 15, 2012

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

Women in Leadership in Philosophy and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
contact email: 
MisirHiralall.S@gmail.com

Call for Papers
for special sessions at the annual meetings of the
American Philosophical Association
on

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
or

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

ICLA Convention, Paris, July 2013: Why Comparative Literature (Seminar)--Proposals Due 06/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Raina Kostova (rkostova@jsu.edu) and Petra Schweitzer (pschweit@su.edu)

Why Comparative Literature?

Brave New World and its Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
David Bradshaw / Worcester College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
david.bradshaw@worc.ox.ac.uk

Friday 12 October 2012

Institute of English Studies, London University

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

[UPDATE] Online Literary Journal looking for poetry and short fiction

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.

UPDATED: Those That Came Before: Black Literary Indebtedness

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In “The Site of Memory,” Toni Morrison claims that as an African American writer her literary heritage is the autobiography, the slave narrative.

Re-membering Identity in African Literature (SAMLA, November 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Durkin/ Duquesne University
contact email: 
durkinm@duq.edu

Using Ngugi wa Thiong'o's idea of "re-membering," this panel addresses the act of (re)constructing identity in African Literature.

SAMLA Special Session: Memoir as Fiction, Fiction as Memoir, Nov 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
whisnantl@ecu.edu

Ligers and Tiglons and Bores, Oh My? What chimeric beast results when fiction writers write "memoir" (Vladimir Nabokov, J.M. Coetzee, et al.)?

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