category: general announcements

Cultural Studies and Its Discontents: Reconsidering Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) invites papers for an international conference to be held in Onyang, Korea, November 17–19, 2011.

Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

The MLA has approved a the volume Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works for its Approaches to Teaching World Literature series.

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTI-ETHNIC POETRY IN ENGLISH FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CRITICAL SPECTRUM (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS:AUGUST 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/3-11/5/2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

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

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter/Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarmpress@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Call for Submissions: Publishing Quartly Poetry and Short Stories / Monthly Short Story Contest

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

A Few Lines Magazine is an up-and-coming literary magazine that publishes Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, Creative Non-Fiction/Essays, and Artwork.

[UPDATE] Playing Across Borders: Katherine Mansfield and the Margins of the Modern--NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Martin/ Katherine Mansfield Society--for Midwest Modern Language Society
contact email: 
tmartin@huntington.edu

Panelists are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) for papers on Mansfield's difficult relations with the transnational scene of the modern, modernism, modernity.

Women's Studies Quarterly: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012. Call for papers – Approaches to Adventure in the Late 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Greene/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
Rebekah_greene@my.uri.edu

This panel examines the burgeoning interest in adventure during the years 1880-1901. Joseph A.

Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)

Contemporary Women's Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body, 11-13 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association




Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

But Seriously, Times Are Tough: Comedy in Recession and Depression

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
prg@uwm.edu

In keeping with the informal theme of the 2011 conference of “Play..No Seriously”, this session invites papers on the roles of comedy in times of economic distress and financial crisis.

[UPDATE] Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

full name / name of organization: 
Marcin Stawiarski - ERIBIA, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

Children's Periodical panel at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Panel: “Fun With a Purpose”: Periodical Pedagogy and Early Edutainment

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

Whip Me, Beat Me: The Representation of Violence Against Women (NEMLA deadline: 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Rochester NY April
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu

This panel invites papers that study the representation of violence against women in literary texts.

Comparative Literature Essays--Deadline JUNE 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

2nd International Conference on Human & Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Sapienza University of Rome / MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org Website: www.mcser.org

The conference will address interdisciplinary practices across the social and human sciences. Are encouraged to register and attend this Conference all academics, researchers or scholars.

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

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

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

Picturing Childhood: A Symposium on Children's Literature and Psychoanalysis. Saturday, September 29, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
mezickler@gmail.com

Featured Author and Illustrator: David Small.

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarm@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, January 20, 2012, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Durrant and Naya Tsentourou / The University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

This one-day academic conference aims to bring together scholars working on all aspects of performance in the early modern period (taken broadly to include the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centur

Conference CFP-Paranoia and Pain: Embodied in Psychology, Literature, and Bioscience, University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Neville Cobbe-Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Ian Schermbrucker (University of Liverpool)
contact email: 
paranoia.pain@gmail.com

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

[UPDATE] November 3 -- November 5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adzias@comcast.net; p.detrixhe@verizon.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association's Annual Conference
Thursday, November 3 -- Saturday, November 5, 2011
Radisson Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

The Use of Poetry in the Mundane/SAMLA 2011 Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marianne Mason, Georgia State University
contact email: 
mmason14@gsu.edu

The Use of Poetry in the Mundane

Keynotes and New Deadline: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for the 2011 conference, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. Further, the new deadline is 15 July 2011.

CFP Women of Appalachia: Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection (due date August 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers

Women of Appalachia:

Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection

ANZSA 2011: "Translations/Transitions," Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November (abstracts due 31 July)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Edmond / University of Otago
contact email: 
jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz

Australia and New Zealand Slavists’ Association 2011 Conference “Translations/Transitions”

Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November 2011

CFP - Gender in a Postnational Context (NeMLA 2012 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jrwagnerpsu@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender in a Postnational Context (WGSC Sponsored Panel)

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

Peer Reviewers Needed for Upcoming Book

full name / name of organization: 
Gerardo Del Guercio.
contact email: 
gerry9301@bell.net

Editor seeks two peer reviewers for an upcoming book on The Compromise of 1850, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

[UPDATE] - William Faulkner's Poetic Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
vmbryan@olemiss.edu

As a fiction writer, William Faulkner saw himself as a failed poet. Many themes that crop up in his poetry, however, make appearances in his fiction writing, as well.

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