category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Two days remaining! Vampires, Ghosts, Zombies in Westerns (Publication - comics, lit., gaming, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Only two days remaining!

Call for studies Bound to Connect. Life in Cybespace

full name / name of organization: 
Routledge Studies in Science, Technology, and Society
contact email: 
adrian.stoicescu@g.unibuc.ro

As a result of putting together previously discussed ideas and continuous research and a panel collection of papers and discussions from last year’s SIEF Conference in Lisbon, the idea of a collecti

Call for Interviewees for Doctor Who Documentary Film

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Hansen, Baylor University
contact email: 
Christopher_Hansen@baylor.edu

ARE YOU A DOCTOR WHO FANATIC?...
...because I'm making a documentary about people like you.

[UPDATE] The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st Century (6/29/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 Convention, November 9-11
contact email: 
skirlew1@gsu.edu

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st Century

[UPDATE] The Spaces of Women's Studies -- SAMLA November 9-11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

“The Spaces of Women’s Studies” – SAMLA Women’s Studies session

Book reviews solicited for SOUTHERN STUDIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This winter SOUTHERN STUDIES will publish a special issue dealing with issues of recent scholarship on southern history, literature, and culture.

Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Radical Bowen [Deadline 30/10/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Gildersleeve, Griffith University
contact email: 
j.gildersleeve@griffith.edu.au

Radical Bowen
Edited by Patricia Juliana Smith and Jessica Gildersleeve

GLOBAL SHAKESPEARE

full name / name of organization: 
TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
manana_gelashvili@yahoo.co.uk

The conference will explore how Shakespeare’s work influenced and inspired other works in literature, art, music.

The Refractory - Special Issue on Digital Cartography: Screening Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
The Refractory
contact email: 
wlhaslem@unimelb.edu.au or athena.bellas@unimelb.edu.au

The Refractory http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/
Special Issue on Digital Cartography: Screening Spaces

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference September 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Workgroup
contact email: 
medical-humanities@wmich.edu

Overview: Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understa

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity Culture in Canada

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

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

Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology | Sep 14th 2012 | Deadline: Jul 20th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology, University of Durham
contact email: 
formsofinnovation@gmail.com


Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology will be a one-day symposium on the interrelation of literary forms and technologies.

Poets and Poiesis in Early Modern Drama

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2013
contact email: 
lkolb@uchicago.edu

We seek papers exploring the use (and misuse!) of the language of making, in plays by Shakespeare, Jonson, and their contemporaries.

Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Programme, King's College London
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

[UPDATE]-The 5th Biennial Philosophy and Literature Conference at Purdue University-October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Department of Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
truthandtechnology2012@gmail.com

The 5th Biennial Philosophy and Literature Conference at Purdue University

Theme: “Truth, Thought, and Technology”

October: Friday & Saturday, 19th & 20th, 2012

Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

Call For Papers

Call for Submissions: Electronic & Print Journal Looking for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

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[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] '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

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

TABLETOP BOARD GAMES AND THE TELEVISUAL IMAGINATION (SCMS - Chicago, March 6 - 10, 2013) - submission deadline: July 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

Tabletop Board Games and the Televisual Imagination

Call for Papers: SCMS 2013

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

Cultures of Exchange and Exchanges of Culture: 16th Annual WIP (Work-in-Progress) Conference. 24th-25th August, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland, Australia.
contact email: 
WIPCON2012@gmail.com

The 2012 Work in Progress (WIP) Conference aims to draw on criticism, comment, knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm about the highly multiple phenomenon of exchange in the humanities and the arts.

Fandom (edited volume) (6/15/12 for abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Call for Contributors – Fandom

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (collected essays)

Deadline for Abstracts – June 15 2012; Accepted Essays – December 1, 2012.

Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today.

Scenes of Objection: The Black Body in Performance (Deadline Sept. 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 44th Annual Convention - March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

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

Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

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

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

NEMLA; Critical Representations of Marriage

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2013: Critical Representations of Marriage
contact email: 
gracesikorski@yahoo.com

Panel titled Critical Representations of Marriage
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Show and Tell: A Roundtable of Comic Book and Graphic Novel Creators (Resumes due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

This event hosts artists from a wide spectrum of roles as related to the creation of comic books and graphic novels. This roundtable welcomes participants from around the world and regardless of genre, medium, or years of experience.

Panels and Pedagogy: Teaching the Graphic Novel (Abstracts due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel_simundich@brown.edu, derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

This panel works towards understanding and adding to emerging pedagogies of the graphic novel and other forms of illustrated works.

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