category: general announcements

PaMLA October 19-21, 2012: Ancient-Modern Relations (deadline April 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

STANDING SESSION: ANCIENT-MODERN RELATIONS

"Revisiting the Dime Novel": 2012 PAMLA Conference CFP

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

This approved session will explore the largely forgotten or ignored dime-novel--the American pulp novels of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Westerns, detective stories, school stories, ro

NEASECS 2012 Conference at Wesleyan University 10/11-14: Godwin, Burke, the Political Subject and Intertextuality

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between Godwin’s philosophical or socio-political works and his fiction.

CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference (21-23 November 2012, Melbourne, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
contact email: 
codeconference@groupwise.swin.edu.au

Call for Papers and Creative Works
CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference
21-23 November 2012
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

[UPDATE]: Soliciting the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Twelfth Annual Southern Connecticut State University Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012
contact email: 
Vara Neverow <neverowv1@southernct.edu>

****Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2012****

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

Textual Spectacle: Questioning Visual Materiality, Modernist Studies Association (MSA 14), Las Vegas, October 18-21

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

Walter Benn Michaels’s critique of materiality ("The Shape of the Signifier," 2004) argues that a materialist position is ultimately a subjectivist position because it relies on a person’s perspe

9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

CFP: Hawaii Women in Higher Education Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Womens College
contact email: 
HWHE.PWC@GMAIL.COM

Updated & full details at: https://sites.google.com/site/hawaiiwomeninhighereduc/

Hawaii Women in Higher Education Conference
October 12 - 13, 2012
9am – 5pm

Creative Works - Anthology - Themed: Faith and Doubt

full name / name of organization: 
Editions Bibliotekos
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

We are accepting queries for our fifth themed anthology, Faith and Doubt.

[UPDATE] This Rough Magic – Teachable, Academic Essays

full name / name of organization: 
www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic is a journal dedicated to the teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature. We are seeking academic, teachable articles that can be used inside the classroom.

What is Geopolitics?, "Geopolitica" journal, vol. 1, no. 3 (Fall 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Geopolitica. Rivista dell'Istituto di Alti Studi in Geopolitica e Scienze Ausiliarie
contact email: 
daniele.scalea@istituto-geopolitica.eu

Vol. 1, no. 2: What is Geopolitics?

Deadline for proposals: April 30, 2012

Deadline for papers: July 15, 2012

“Circulations of/in Cinema” June 13-15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse II, France
contact email: 
circulationcinema@gmail.com

In 1958, André Bazin asked: “What is cinema?” One of his objectives was to define the ontological specificity of the cinematographic art.

The City and the Senses: Exposure, Health and the Urban Environment, June 6, 2012, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Great Works Symposium, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University
contact email: 
sh675@drexel.edu

Call for Papers and Presentations:

CFPRevista COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA (deadline: April 13th)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad EAN
contact email: 
jvargasl@ean.edu.co

CFP: Machiavelli, Marxism, and the Revolutionary Tradition

full name / name of organization: 
Historical Materialism
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

In the frame of Historical Materialism Conference, London, 8-11 November 2012.

Machiavelli, Marxism, and the Revolutionary Tradition

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

South Central American Dialect Society Session at SCMLA 2012-San Antonio (Nov. 8-10) Abstracts Due: Mar. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr. - Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

The South Central American Dialect Society invites abstracts for individual presentations (15-20 minutes) for their allied session at the 69th annual conference of the South Central Modern Language As

[UPDATE] PAMLA Special Topics Session “The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d” (19-21 Oct 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Alejandro Lee / Central Washington University
contact email: 
leealejandro@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the cultural intersections of the Orient in the Hispanic world in literary, historical and/or visual texts.

SAMLA Fiction Writers' Panel: Re-approaching Genre: Blending the Literary with Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Church/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
lchurch at ncsu.edu

This year, the SAMLA Fiction Writers’ Panel is seeking science- and speculative-fiction stories that transcend the limitations and tropes of genre and speak to the intimate human truths in the manne

Reconstruction 12.1 Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1 “Locations of Stardom”

Edited by Lisa Patti and Stanka Radovic, afterword by Barry King

Articles

[UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia in association with the Katherine Mansfield Society

27-29 June 2012

Workshop on the Common Reading

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Milleson / Amarillo College
contact email: 
cgmilleson@actx.edu

Greetings all –

WLA Conference 2012, November 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Lubbock, Texas, is nicknamed “The Hub City” because it has historically been the crossroads of the vast, multicultural South Plains—home to Native peoples for 15,000 years, first dubbed the Llan

SCMLA American Literature II: Literature After 1900 (Priority Deadline March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ryan.crider@southlouisiana.edu

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

Special Graduate Issue of paj: The Journal of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (April 6)

full name / name of organization: 
The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
theresah@tamu.edu

paj: The Journal of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (formerly The Poetess Archive Journal) solicits articles for a special graduate student issue.

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

[UPDATE] Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals, October 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta/The Banff Centre/Trudeau Foundation
contact email: 
cqww@ualberta.ca

REVISED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: APRIL 15

Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals

[UPDATE] EXTENSION Caribbean Conference on Trade Policy, Innovation Governance and Small State Competitiveness 11-13 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, Institute of International Relations, and Institute for Sustainable Development
contact email: 
caribbeantradeconference@gmail.com

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ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 23 MARCH 2012!

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CFP - International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA) V

CFP - Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: An International Journal (NIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: An International Journal

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