category: general announcements

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA -- Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 2012
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

In 2000, Suzette Henke published Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women’s Life-Writing, where her introduction explores trauma and healing, elaborating on what Henke coined as scriptother

Graphicity: Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon March 16-18 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting submissions of 100-200 word abstracts for papers, presentations and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in seque

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

A Few Lines Magazine: An Underground Collective of Individual Expression

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[REMINDER] Intellectual Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Deadline: Sept. 25. Conference date: May 10-13, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Special Session)
contact email: 
amariem@umich.edu

This special session will take place at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 10-13, 2012).

Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World

full name / name of organization: 
PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT / KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
agooden@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS

“Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World”

Friday, APRIL 27, 2012

Digital Crossroads: Media, Migration and Diaspora in a Transnational Perspective 28-30 June, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Utrecht University, the Netherlands
contact email: 
info@digitalcrossroads.nl

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference website: http://www.digitalcrossroads.nl

Deadline for abstract submission and panel proposals: January 10, 2012

Conference chair: Sandra Ponzanesi

Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity; Biennial National Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Advancing scholarship about women and mythology involves the evolution and refinement of scholarly methods. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE] The Long Reach of Antiquity, Columbia University, April 27-28. ABSTRACTS DUE NOV. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
reachofantiquity@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Long Reach of Antiquity

April 27-28, 2012
Columbia University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Leonard Barkan (Princeton University, Comparative Literature)

On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studies (November 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

Liminality is a state of being that is neither in nor out, neither belonging to or excluded from, neither conscious nor unconscious, neither full nor empty; but, liminality holds within that in-betwee

Call for Papers: Esotericism, Religion, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Esotericism Fourth International Conference
contact email: 
ASE2012Conference@gmail.com

The Association for the Study of Esotericism (ASE) is seeking paper and panel proposals for its fourth International North American Conference on Esotericism to be held at the University of California

Theodore Dreiser Society Panels at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Call for Papers

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco on May 24-27, 2012.

GOVERNMENT DEBT CRISES: POLITICS, ECONOMICS, AND HISTORY (Deadline: January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies / Pierre du Bois Foundation
contact email: 
debt.crises@graduateinstitute.ch

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Pierre du Bois Foundation

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Graduate Institute is glad to announce a
trans-disciplinary conference:

[UPDATE] The Monstrous City (abstract September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
josephlamperez@gmail.com, alimcghee@gmail.com

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Site: www.nemla.org

CFP: Ancrene Wisse, IMC Leeds (UK), 9-12 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Anchoritic Society
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The International Anchoritic Society is sponsoring a session at the International Medieval Congress at Leeds, UK (July 9-12 2012) on the Ancrene Wisse -- please visit https://www.leeds.ac.uk/ims/imc/i

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

[UPDATE] World Literature/Global Empathy (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

This panel will explore “experience” as a constructed form of knowledge in American literature. Papers
 may focus on one text, on works by one author, or on multiple writers.

Society for Novel Studies / "Novel Worlds" / April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Novel Studies
contact email: 
novelsociety2012@duke.edu

In April 27-28, 2012, the Society for Novel Studies will hold its first biennial conference at Duke University, sponsored by the journal NOVEL: A FORUM ON FICTION.

Call for Chapters - Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication - Proposals due October 15

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Shawn Apostel and Moe Folk
contact email: 
digital.ethos@gmail.com

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 15, 2011

Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication

CFP: Ethnology, Folklore Studies, and Nineteenth-Century American Poetry, C19 Conference April 12-15, 2012 - Deadline Sept. 24

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
caroline.gelmi@tufts.edu

CFP for C19: Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Conference to be held from April 12-15, 2012 in Berkeley, CA.

NeMLA March 2012 - "Continuities in English Literature between the Norman Conquest and Reformation" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Longo and Brandon Hawk
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu; brandon.hawk@uconn.edu

Too often, students of medieval English literature unnecessarily categorize Old and Middle English as completely disconnected, highlighting Beowulf and Chaucer as the exemplary markers, with little in

Video Games as Text; Text as Play

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming Department of English
contact email: 
uwplayology@gmail.com

Video Games as Text; Texts as Play

-ality call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
-ality fiction journal
contact email: 
ality.fiction@gmail.com

-ality is a new electronic fiction publication.

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011 DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism
Keynote Speakers: Peter Brooks &David Konstan

[UPDATE] - Sacralizing Markets and Marketing the Sacral: Religion in Antebellum America - NeMLA 2012 (deadline *Sept. 30*)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball / Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

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

Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Call for Papers: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture-SWTXPCA 2012 Feb-8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner/Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture-SWTXPCA 2012

Please make plans to attend our 33rd Annual Conference

UPDATE: CFP - Disability Studies and Virginia Woolf - Panel for the 22nd Annual Conference on Woolf (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sherri Foster, Washington College
contact email: 
sfoster2@washcoll.edu

CFP - Disability Studies and Virginia Woolf - Panel for the 22nd Annual Conference on Woolf (2012) contact email: sfoster2@washcoll.edu This panel seeks 20-minute papers that examine representati

UPDATE: Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

UPDATE: Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

“Comparative Approaches to Early Modern Sexualities in Literature and Culture” proposals due: Nov.1st,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Abdulhamit Arvas, Michigan State University
contact email: 
arvas@yahoo.com

Now accepting paper proposals for this seminar session at American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference to be held in Brown University, Providence, RI, March 29- April 1, 2012

Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca

Call for Papers

Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America

Mount Royal University

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

October 10-13, 2012

www.skies.mtroyal.ca

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