category: general announcements

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

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

CFP: Romantic Origins Conference for PG and ECRs (5 April 2013, HRI, University of Sheffield)

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Heirs Research Network / University of Sheffield / AHRC
contact email: 
romanticheirs@sheffield.ac.uk

CFP: Romantic Origins Conference

5 April 2013, 10:00-18:00

Humanities Research Institute Building, University of Sheffield

http://romanticheirs.org.uk

The AHRC-sponsored Romantic Heirs research network is pleased to announce the date of its inaugural conference on the theme of Romantic origins. The conference, to be held at the University of Sheffield on 5 April 2013, is free to attend and includes lunchtime refreshments (gratis) and a post-conference dinner.

“Postwhat?! Literary Postmodernism in the 21st Century” - MLA 2014 - Abstracts by March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Mullins / MLA
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

This panel tackles the question of whether or not postmodernism as a way of thinking about literary texts has truly run out of steam, or whether we are only now gaining enough critical distance to ass

Connections: A Critical Thinking Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

"Critical thinking is a desire to seek, patience to doubt, fondness to meditate, slowness to assert, readiness to consider, carefulness to dispose and set in order; and hatred for every kind of imposture." Francis Bacon (1605)
Join East Georgia State College for its first Critical Thinking Conference!

South Central MLA Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2013 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel.

[UPDATE] Representations of Moral Bankruptcy on Television (ASA Nov 21-4, 2013 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed panel for the 2013 American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington D.C. (November 21-24 at the Hilton Washington DC).

Pre-Raphaelitism: Past, Present and Future 13–14 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dinah Roe / Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
d.roe@brookes.ac.uk

Keynote speakers

Dr Alison Smith (Tate Britain)
Professor Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck)

Context and aims

*Reading Badly* (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Stockton, Clemson University
contact email: 
wstockt@clemson.edu

I seek essays that advance readings their authors do not believe in. Or rather, I seek essays that advance bad readings alongside a defense of their badness.

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions. Proposals Due February 10

full name / name of organization: 
The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians

[UPDATE] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution, 6th September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

CfP: Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution
(Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

Keynote speakers:

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College - Saturday, April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College - Department of English and Department of Languages and Linguistics
contact email: 
Emmanuelle.Vanborre@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Can Globally Networked Learning Anchor Internationalization in the Curricular Mainstream? (COIL Conference, April 3-4, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
contact email: 
COILConference@suny.edu

The SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) invites proposals that broadly support this year’s conference themes for presentations in a range of formats.

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. May 24-25, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature
Eleventh Annual Academic Conference
The Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
24-25 May, 2013

THE ATRIUM: Calling All Narrative Writers!

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal!

5th Annual COIL Conference, April 3-4, 2013, New York City. CFP Deadline: Feb 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
contact email: 
COILConference@suny.edu

Conference dates: April 3-4, 2013

CFP: “Modernism and Public Emotion, Then and Now” – MSA 15 Sussex (Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor (Northumbria) and Richard Cole (Alberta)
contact email: 
julie.taylor@northumbria.ac.uk; rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel for the 2013 Modernist Studies Association Conference explores the historical reception of public emotion in modernist studies and welcomes papers from a wide range of disciplinary and crit

Reinterpreting Carson McCullers (The 85th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013).

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney George: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University)
contact email: 
george_courtney2@columbusstate.edu

To inspire more work on Georgia writer Carson McCullers and her legacy, this panel invites papers discussing innovative ways of analyzing texts related to McCullers, whether biographies, literary work

[UPDATE] Imminent closing date of 1st Feb for CFP for Resurrecting the Book Conference 15-17 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Library of Birmingham, England and Newman University College
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk

The closing date for the Call for Papers for

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

is Friday 1st February 2013. Full details below

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