category: general announcements

Queer Futures Working Group, July 22-26 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre (IFTR/FIRT)
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk; f.walsh@bbk.ac.uk

Call for papers

HISPANIC CELEBRITIES: A COLLECTION OF INTERVIEWS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gerardo T. Cummings
contact email: 
mexicanhorrorfilms@gmail.com

CFP: "Shaw at Home" - G. B. Shaw Conference in UK, June 17-22, 2013. Deadline Feb.15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

“Shaw at Home,” a conference of international scholars, which will take place mostly in the village of Ayot St.

CFP: Reviewers needed - deadline extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Sorina Georgescu - Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

Dear Colleagues,

Call for Papers: Performance in/and the Street 26 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Symposium at York University
contact email: 
street.performance.york@gmail.com

THE STRING QUARTET FROM 1750 TO 1870: FROM THE PRIVATE TO THE PUBLIC SPHERE

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

THE STRING QUARTET FROM 1750 TO 1870:
FROM THE PRIVATE TO THE PUBLIC SPHERE
International Conference

LUCCA, COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI SAN MICHELETTO

Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals and Machines in a Posthuman World (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
wjt0003@uah.edu

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cary Wolfe (Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor, Rice University)

[UPDATE]: NCState Grad Conference "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

CFP: “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

Monsters in the Margins: The Horrors of Image/Text - deadline January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@gmail.com

Edited by Don Ault and Will Walter

CFP "Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses"

full name / name of organization: 
project CILM - University of Lisbon
contact email: 
conferencecilm2013@gmail.com

International Conference
Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security:
Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS: 20th November

23rd and 24th April 2013

"Tipping Points" February 22-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

The year 2013 brings with it a chance to put the teleological
bluster of 2012 behind us, to embrace a new era that asks us to
look ahead instead of back. This new year’s connotations of

Human Rights, Literature, Film (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7), Proposal Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor, Lawrence University
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

The GPS of Human Rights: Globalization, Technology, and Cultural Production (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7)

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Call for Panel Discussion and Workshop Proposals for SCCC's 6th Annual Creative Writing Festival

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Kain Gutowski/Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments of the Grant, Ammerman, and Eastern campuses at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Sixth Annual Creative Writing Festival from Monday, April 22

Locating Gender in Modern Jewish Literature (ACLA, 4-7 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Weininger (Rice University), Efrat Bloom (University of Michigan)
contact email: 
efratb@umich.edu

With its turn away from religion and towards secular, Western culture, modernity upended many of the boundaries that have traditionally organized Jewish life, confounding private and public, home and

Pulp Studies Area, PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Washington, DC
March 27-30 2013

Topographies of Popular Culture (25-26 Oct 2013; deadline 15 Mar.)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
markku.salmela@uta.fi

From the venues of rock festivals and theme parks to the back alleys of Gotham City, popular culture contributes to collective perceptions of spatiality and recreates powerful imaginary topographies.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

Call for Paper - Infopreneurship Jouranl (IJ) - Information Entrepreneurship

full name / name of organization: 
PAIKAL
contact email: 
mkhosro@gmail.com

Infopreneurship Journal (IJ) publishes original papers of high quality, documenting fresh grounds being explored, new methodologies being employed, conceptual discoveries being made, or innovative exp

[UPDATE] Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA Convention, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Call for Contributors for the Antarctica and Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Hund
contact email: 
polarregionsencyclopedia@gmail.com

I would like to invite you to contribute to the Antarctica and Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions.

ACLA 2013, Toronto - Timekeeping in Print: literary register of new temporalities - Deadline Nov 15.

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mayra.bottaro@gmail.com

Seminar organizer: Mayra Bottaro (UC Berkeley)

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA Proposals due 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (journal issue) “Performing Identity, Performing Culture” (December 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies (University of Alicante,Spain)
contact email: 
caporale@ua.es; lesposito@unite.it; aruggiero@unite.it

RAEI is a referred journal published once a year by the Department of English Studies at the University of Alicante.

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Rollins Book Award for Cultural/Historical Representations in Film, TV, and Visual Media (12/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

For previous winners and full information: http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/120.html

Jack London Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Conference March 27-30, 2013 Washington, DC
contact email: 
rossetti@sxu.edu

The Jack London panel at the Popular Association Conference, which is scheduled for March 27-30, 2013 in Washington, D.C., welcomes any paper that addresses the life and works of Jack London.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 34th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2013 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
"Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Call for Panels - Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
contact email: 
europeanditsworlds@let.ru.nl

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome panel proposals for an international conference on their common researc

CFP: TRANSLATING HOLOCAUST LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
arndsp@tcd.ie

Translating Holocaust Literature, 15-16 June 2013, Dublin

CFP: Seminar ACLA 2013 - Timekeeping in Print

full name / name of organization: 
Mayra Bottaro (UC Berkeley)
contact email: 
mayra.bottaro@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

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