category: general announcements

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

(dis)Comfort in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

Some seek the pleasure cruise. Others prefer roughing it. The pleasures of comfort or the joys of discomfort can shape travel writing, lending it elements of conflict, suspense, or humor.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
wickedcoolghost@gmail.com

Book reviewers needed for a specific list of books. Please send an email with your academic interests and we'll try to find a matching book. This posting is open-ended, with a revolving deadline.

An Education in Facebook? (Edited Collection, Abstracts due 18 Jan 2013, Chapters by 31 May 2013))

full name / name of organization: 
Tama Leaver, Curtin University
contact email: 
t.leaver@curtin.edu.au

An Education in Facebook?
Higher Education and the World’s Largest Social Network

Editors: Dr Mike Kent, Dr Tama Leaver and Dr Clare Lloyd, Internet Studies, Curtin University

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloqiuum February 23, 2012 (proposals by December 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloqiuum
contact email: 
cmm429@cornell.edu

Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
Call for Papers

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture March 20-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Asociation [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2013 conference.

“The Peaceable Kingdom? Cultural and language communities in Canada and the rule of law",5-7 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for Canadian Studies/Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
pacs.2013@gmail.com

It is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 6th Congress of Polish Canadianists, which will take place between 5th and 7th of April 2013 in Poznań, Poland.

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome - February 1-2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joycefoundation@uniroma3.it

Conference Date: February 1-2 2013
Abstracts due: December 9, 2012

CINEMATIC MELODRAMA April 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AAIS 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene – April 11-14, 2013
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama

Performing Arts Management Today 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

International Conference
Performing Arts Management Today
December 17 - 21, 2013

at Retzhof Castle Educational Institute
in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria!

[UPDATE] Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr, Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, david_haigron@yahoo.fr, renee.dickason@orange.fr

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries
University of Rennes 2, France - 10-11 October 2013

CFP UPDATE the quint

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 fifth year of publication.

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-13 for next issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
eic@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that is free to authors and readers. Prospective authors should consult the website, www.akademeia.ca.

5th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

8th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Being Undisciplined: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference- April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati English Composition Program
contact email: 
beingundisciplineduc@gmail.com

“New knowledge arises out of taking radically different conceptual blocs, rubbing them together and making revolutionary fire.”
-David Harvey

Being Undisciplined: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati English Composition Program
contact email: 
beingundisciplineduc@gmail.com

“New knowledge arises out of taking radically different conceptual blocs, rubbing them together and making revolutionary fire.”
-David Harvey

Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to “make it new.” His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to disc

[UPDATE] British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

Health, Mental Health, and Literature - March 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

3rd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity? The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium 28 – 29 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium
contact email: 
edinburgh7th@gmail.com

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity?
The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium
28 – 29 May 2013
Call for papers

4th Global Conference: Revenge (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Revenge

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

12th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

2nd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentation

6th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Forgiveness

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2013
Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel (Eds.)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the Universi

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY)
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

Neoliberal policies have restructured the university, disciplinary knowledge, and the disciplines themselves.

Appalachian Studies Panel March 27-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
lworthington@gadsdenstate.edu

Appalachian Studies

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

Critical Disability Discourse - Journal - Deadline: February 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Disability Discourse/Discours Critiques dans le Champ du Handicap
contact email: 
cdsj@yorku.ca

Call for Papers

Radical Proposals in Basque Studies: January 31st 2013

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

The monographic section will bring together a body of texts characterised by their critical capacity and their ability to bring new perspectives to the field of Basque Literary and Cultural Studies.

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW OPENED.

To register for the conference please go here:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/registration.html

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

6th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Diasporas

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

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