category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium Oct. 5-6, 2012 University of Arizona, Tucson/CFP 7/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to further explore how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent films have portrayed the Southwestern U.S.

[UPDATE] - Literature After 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

**DEADLINE*EXTENSION** Deadline is now July 1st.

“Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays” , (10/1/12-06/26-29/13), Montpellier, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP:Panel: “Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays”
Montpellier University, France, 26-29 June 2013

CfP: Forum Issue 15 IMITATION AND REPETITION. Submissions due by 24th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM – University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

*Forum: Issue 15, Imitation and Repetition*
http://www.forumjournal.org/site/cfp

CfP: Forum Issue 15 IMITATION AND REPETITION. Submissions due by 24th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM – University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

*Forum: Issue 15, Imitation and Repetition*
http://www.forumjournal.org/site/cfp

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

[UPDATE on contributors] CFP: "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 | March 2013
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang
Responding to the Issue: John A. Lent & Abé Mark Nornes

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

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.

Call for paper IW-ETDSP 2012 , 3rd-5th October 2012 Saint Petersburg Russia ,Submission Deadline : 27th June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ICUMT' IW-ETDSP ( First International Workshop on Emerging Technologies and Devices in Signal Processing )
contact email: 
chair_iwetdsp@conferenceconnect.in

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First Workshop on Emerging Technologies and Devices in Signal Processing 2012 (IW-ETDSP'12)

Feminists Interrogate States of Emergency: Special Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Formations
contact email: 
durban@email.arizona.edu

The full CFP is posted at http://feministformations.arizona.edu/formations.html

Journal of social sciences “COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA” (ISSN 2145-1494) call for papers before 29 June 2012

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

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES CALL
COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA
ISSN 2145-1494, Bogotá-Colombia
half-yearly

Apocalypse 2012 - abstract 10th September 2012 - Issue online: end of May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italia - Altre Modernità
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

n. 9 -05/2013

Apocalypse 2012

Edited by Emilia Perassi

Why dedicate Issue no. 9 of Other Modernities to the subject of Apocalypse?

CFP: Humanities and Technology Association Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
gsochan@bowiestate.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

34th Annual Humanities and Technology Association Conference
Bowie State University, Bowie, MD
04 - 06 October 2012

[UPDATE] Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

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

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

Exiles and Voyagers Out: The Traveler’s Perspective in Modern British Literature

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

SAMLA - ENGLISH V (MODERN BRITISH)

Exiles and Voyagers Out: The Traveler’s Perspective in Modern British Literature

Siegel/McDaniel Award for Graduate Research on Philip Roth

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarPRS@gmail.com

Annual Siegel/McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research
Sponsored by the Philip Roth Society

Writing Exile and Engendering Subjectivity in Modern French and Francophone Literature - SAMLA - November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rosie Courville, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rharri2@tigers.lsu.edu

In her 2004 novel Biographie de la faim, Amélie Nothomb describes her experience of exile as the child of a Belgian diplomat: “Jamais était le pays que j’habitais.

CFP: Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania)

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

EMPOWERING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (JANUARY 18 – 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PREETI BHATT, NANNY TRIPATHI / MALAVIYA NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, JAIPUR, INDIA
contact email: 
confenglish.mnit@gmail.com

This Conference aims to bring together English language teachers, professionals and scholars to share their research on modern pedagogical approaches which can empower the English language classroom a

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
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

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello"

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Mejia LaPerle / Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

Idebate Magazine: Call for short submissions on 2012 Presidential Debate Topics

full name / name of organization: 
International Debate Education Association
contact email: 
arounds@idebate.org

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) works with young people from all over the world in communities with little or no history of debate or informed public discussion.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended until 15 June for The Maginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture, and Popularity, 8-9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

The Marginalised Mainstream addresses popular culture and its role in cultural production in the long twentieth century, especially under-valued and under-researched areas of the mainstream.

CFP Representations of Shanghai: Film and Fiction (Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013; DEADLINE September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein and Richard Schumaker, University of Maryland University College
contact email: 
lbernstein@umuc.edu; rschumaker@umuc.edu

Because of its unique historical and geopolitical situation -- major Asian port, economic target for Western and Eastern powers, and node for conflicts between nationalists and communists -- Shanghai has been the object of literary and cinematographic representation throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This NeMLA panel will analyze, organize, and probe the representation of Shanghai by Asian, European, and American writers and filmmakers. Comparative approaches and reflections on cultural history are particularly welcomed. Format may range from traditional papers to multi-media presentations.

Book chapters for the interdisciplinary volume “Hip-Hop from the East of Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
Milosz Miszczynski / UCSD
contact email: 
mmiszczynski@ucsd.edu

The book responds to the vivid development of hip-hop culture in the Eastern and Central and Eastern European states and shows how a universal model of hip-hop serves as a contextually situated platfo

Appalachian Visions of China; SAMLA Convention; November 9-11, 2012; Durham, NC

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

Appalachian literature is known for its strong sense of place, emphasizing the local.

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

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

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

Midwest MLA What is Our Debt to Death and the Dead?: The Gift of Death and The Work of Mourning in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Taylor Michigan State University
contact email: 
taylo710@msu.edu

Jacques Derrida argues that the dead other can speak and remain “in us.” Additionally, he argues that to keep one alive is the ultimate sign of fidelity that is accomplished through acts of mourni

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - July 15, 2012. Family Line-ups. Trans-generational Encounters in Family Photography

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
family_lineups@americanstudies.ro

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Stories from Women and Children who have been Treated Unjustly by the Hague Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Hagued http://hagued.com
contact email: 
hagued@hagued.com

Hagued is a space for women and children to share their experiences of the Hague Convention.

Stories from Women and Children who have been Treated Unjustly by the Hague Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Hagued http://hagued.com
contact email: 
hagued@hagued.com

Hagued is a space for women and children to share their experiences of the Hague Convention.

Women, Culture, and the 25th January 2011 Egyptian Revolution - 15-17 November 2012 (The University of Manchester)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa (Manchester University), and Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University)
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk; shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

This is a call for papers for two related workshops which will take place in November 2012 (at the University of Manchester) and in March 2013 (in Cairo).

Word and Image (NeMLA, Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Pierce, Boston University
contact email: 
gpierce@bu.edu

This panel considers the interplay between word and image in works of literature, or in works that defy categorization as either fiction or nonfiction.

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