category: general announcements

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

Poster Session - AAP August 1-2, 2012 Washington, D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
jenngoodlander@yahoo.com

Association for Asian Performance
12th Annual Conference

August 1-2, 2012 Washington, D.C.

CFP FOR POSTER SESSION

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

[UPDATE] The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices Deadline July 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry.

CFP: Untitled Richard Matheson Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Cheyenne Mathews/University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
cxm3593@ull.edu

Call for Papers

Richard Matheson

Life Writring: Special Issue of LiNQ, Submissions due 31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
melanie.hocking@flinders.edu.au

Scholarly work in the field of auto/biography studies over the past thirty years or so has acknowledged how individual identities are constructed and performed through auto/biographical practice.

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference - Proposals due June 30th - Conference: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts, NYC
contact email: 
critical.information.sva@gmail.com

Call for Proposals and Projects

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

[Update] Adaptations- MPCA/MCAA (Oct 12-14, Columbus, OH)- New Deadline, Thursday May 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
sbalcerzak@niu.edu

I am currently seeking original work in the area of ADAPTATIONS for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference.

"Re(de)/Constructing Conflict: Adversaries, Antagonists, Enemies, and Opponents" October 20th and 21st of 2012, NDSU, Fargo, ND

full name / name of organization: 
RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

The 1012 RRCWL invites papers and panel proposals on topics that explore the dynamics of identity and conflict as well as their many manifestations across classes, cultures, kingdoms, sects, societies

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy UK and University of Brighton
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

2nd Jul 2012
Checkland, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, UK

[FINAL CALL] Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 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

Rust Belt Tales: Growth, Death and Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
About Place Journal
contact email: 
blackearthinstitute@gmail.com

Request for submissions: About Place Journal; Issue #2 Rust Belt Tales

Indian Popular Culture (Panel for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 3-

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@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.

L.M. Montgomery: The Ontario Years (1911-1942)

full name / name of organization: 
Rita Bode and Lesley Clement
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca; lclement@lakeheadu.ca

For thirty years, L.M. Montgomery lived in Ontario, writing fiction that confirmed her place, established by the early Anne novels, in the Canadian canon.

Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (abstract due 01 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century (6/1/12)

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: Collection on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom (Deadline May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo (Assistant Professor of English, Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

I invite proposals for a collection of critical essays on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, particularly those with interdisciplinary approaches to the programs and (where applicable) their compan

Deadline Reminder: Symposium: Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
mangamoviessymposium@gmail.com

CFP Deadline Approaching:

Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

Symposium: 5th September 2012

The Imagination of Disaster

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Studies of Cultural Representations
contact email: 
kinotchka@gmail.com

The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Cultural Representations invites proposal submissions for an interdisciplinary panel titled “The Imagination of Disaster” at the 7th Annual

[Deadline Reminder] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

Shakespeare and Related Topics (Deadline: Apr. 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference (Seattle, Oct. 19-21, 2012)
contact email: 
pgeng@usc.edu

CFP: “Shakespeare and Related Topics”

Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

This panel welcomes any paper on allegory as either a strategy of interpretation or a mode of literary construction.

[UPDATE]British Poetry of the First World War: Centenary Conference. Wadham College, Oxford. 09/05/2014---09/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The English Association
contact email: 
t.kendall@exeter.ac.uk

The English Association's Centenary Conference on British Poetry of the First World War will take place at Wadham College, Oxford University, on 05-07 September 2014.

Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities, submission deadline April 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Writers and Writing Program Conference (AWP) Boston March 6-9, 2013
contact email: 
mfilas@westfield.ma.edu, lnielsen@westfield.ma.edu

Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities

A New Look at the Gothic Monster (SAMLA, Durham, North Carolina. Nov. 9-11, 2012)

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

A New Look at the Gothic Monster

Panel CFP: "Literature and Medicine": ICLA 2013; University of Paris-Sorbonne; July 18-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association Congress in Paris
contact email: 
hilger@illinois.edu

Literature and Medicine

This panel seeks to explore the intersection between literature and a “hard science” such as medicine. Proposals about any of the

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

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

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

ASEBL Journal and Blog - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology - Newly Peer-Reviewed and Calling for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal (St. Francis College, NY)
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

ASEBL Journal (www.asebl.blogspot.com) is Ethical Behavior-Evolutionary Biology. We are looking for critical essays for the upcoming January 2013 release (and thereafter).

CFP: History Area -- Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Assn.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Association
contact email: 
rpbatche@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS ON HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

2012 MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
CONFERENCE – COLUMBUS, OHIO

Print Magazine Looking for High Quality Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com), a print journal of the Fine Arts, is looking for high quality submissions for our next quarter's issue.

[UPDATE] 9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 15

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.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

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