category: general announcements

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--June 29, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal (Deadline 1 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: An Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal invites submissions for the Spring 2012 edition.

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone - (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
nadra.hebouche@fandm.edu

NeMLA 2012
Boston, MA
March 21-24, 2013

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone

Teaching Food - Deadline 7-31-12

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

The editors seek jargon-free articles (5,000-10,000 words) and media essays (overviews on books, film, video, performance, art, music, websites, etc.

Conference Panel: Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech, Deadline 9/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries: Sport

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries: Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

[UPDATE] Call for Articles: Composition Webtexts (Peer-reviewed)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing Commons
contact email: 
jennifer@writingcommons.org

Writing Commons, a peer-reviewed, online resource for writers, invites submissions for publication. Writing Commons is an open-education resource for undergraduate students.

The Caribbean Stage: From Traditional Theater to Modern Performance

full name / name of organization: 
The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series, The College of the Bahamas November 23rd - 24th 2012
contact email: 
Dr. Craig Smith, craigsmith@cob.edu.bs or Dr. Keithley Woolward, kwoowlard@cob.edu.bs

Paul et Virginie

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention; NeMLA 2013
contact email: 
kmeylor@sas.upenn.edu

Paul et Virginie

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Call for Paper or Publish your Reasearch Paper in IJARCET

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Paper or Publish your Reasearch Paper in IJARCET
contact email: 
ijarcet@gmail.com

Dear Author/Researcher,

Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
thevelvetlighttrap@gmail.com

The Velvet Light Trap
Call for Papers: Issue 72

Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

Submission deadline: September 15, 2012

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

Women in Leadership in Philosophy and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
contact email: 
MisirHiralall.S@gmail.com

Call for Papers
for special sessions at the annual meetings of the
American Philosophical Association
on

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
or

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

ICLA Convention, Paris, July 2013: Why Comparative Literature (Seminar)--Proposals Due 06/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Raina Kostova (rkostova@jsu.edu) and Petra Schweitzer (pschweit@su.edu)

Why Comparative Literature?

Brave New World and its Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
David Bradshaw / Worcester College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
david.bradshaw@worc.ox.ac.uk

Friday 12 October 2012

Institute of English Studies, London University

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

[UPDATE] Online Literary Journal looking for poetry and short fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Ishaan Literary Review (An Online Journal of Poetry and Short Fiction
contact email: 
ishaanlitreview@gmail.com

Ishaan Literary Review publishes works of poetry and short fiction. Our submission period for Issue #2 (Summer 2012) is: March 10 - June 16, 2012.

UPDATED: Those That Came Before: Black Literary Indebtedness

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In “The Site of Memory,” Toni Morrison claims that as an African American writer her literary heritage is the autobiography, the slave narrative.

Re-membering Identity in African Literature (SAMLA, November 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Durkin/ Duquesne University
contact email: 
durkinm@duq.edu

Using Ngugi wa Thiong'o's idea of "re-membering," this panel addresses the act of (re)constructing identity in African Literature.

SAMLA Special Session: Memoir as Fiction, Fiction as Memoir, Nov 9-11, 2012

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

Ligers and Tiglons and Bores, Oh My? What chimeric beast results when fiction writers write "memoir" (Vladimir Nabokov, J.M. Coetzee, et al.)?

[Update] Special Issue on the Temples of Bengal: Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design
contact email: 
editor@chitrolekha.com

Special Issue on the Temples of Bengal: Deadline Extended till 30 May, 2012

Samuel Beckett Summer School

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Wilmer Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
swilmer@tcd.ie

Following the successful launch of the inaugural Samuel Beckett Summer School last July, Trinity College Dublin is delighted to announce that this year’s school, whose patron is Edward Beckett, will

Seán Ó Riada PhD Scholarship (Music and Theatre)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Music and Theatre University College Cork
contact email: 
r.ogorman@ucc.ie

Apologies for cross postings

http://www.music.ucc.ie/UCC_O_Riada_PhD_Scholarship_Music_Composition_fo...

University College Cork
(National University of Ireland, Cork)

BIG DATA AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE HUMANITIES September 22, 2012, University of Kansas

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas
contact email: 
idrh@ku.edu

BIG DATA AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE HUMANITIES September 22, 2012, University of Kansas

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 2, Number 2, Special Issue on Monstrous Pedagogy: Teaching and Reading the Twilight Saga

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

Journal Announcement and Call for Submissions

Monsters and the Monstrous
Volume 2, Number 2, Special Issue on Monstrous Pedagogy: Teaching and Reading the Twilight Saga

Call for contributions for a volume of critical essays on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

full name / name of organization: 
Rennes 2 University / Presses universitaires de Rennes
contact email: 
delphine.texier@univ-rennes2.fr, glwinter@free.fr

We are seeking innovative critical essays on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure for a volume of critical essays to be published by Presses Universitaires de Rennes (peer-reviewed publication) in Novemb

[Update] PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012) at Seattle University CFP--Deadline May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

Over thirty sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference to be held October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University, have extended their proposal deadline through Tuesday, May 15 (see list below).

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection: Primary Stein/Deadline Extended (Abstracts now through May 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and Sharon Kirsch (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu and sharon.kirsch@asu.edu

The overwhelming success of Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas finally confirmed Stein’s celebrity status in the United States in 1933.

[UPDATE] Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 5/15 (new date)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

Proposals will be accepted for this panel until May 15.

Plague Literature from Classical Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012
contact email: 
Adair Rispoli, UNC Chapel Hill: rispoli@email.unc.edu

Session 1: Plague Literature from Classical Antiquity to the 1750s
Session 2: Plague Literature from the Long Eighteenth Century to the Present

IBBY/NCRCL Conference: Beyond the Book, Nov. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
IBBY (International Board of Books for Young Readers) and NCRCL (National Centre for Research in Children's Literature, University of Roehampton
contact email: 
l.atkins@roehampton.ac.uk

IBBY UK/NCRCL MA CONFERENCE, 10 NOVEMBER 2012
University of Roehampton, London.
Call for Papers on the theme of ‘Beyond the Book’

Call for Submissions: Print Journal Looking for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

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