category: general announcements

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk: The Clashing of Ideals and Realities in American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

The Modern Day Fairy Tale in Film and Television (Deadlline May 14th)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA November 9-11th, 2012
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Modern Day Fairy Tale in Film and Television
(Popular Culture Panel)
SAMLA November 9-11, 2012
Durham, North Carolina

New Approaches to Teaching Langston Hughes’s Writings (January 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (MLA Convention-Boston, MA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

Abstracts focusing on innovative ways of teaching Hughes’s texts. Presenters must join the Modern Language Association and the Langston Hughes Society.

Congreso Anual de la AILCFH: Entre la Tierra y el Ciberespacio. Grand Valley State University, Michigan, Nov 8-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Asociación Internacional de Literatura y cultura femenina hispánica
contact email: 
moretz@gvsu.edu

A primera vista el ecofeminismo y el ciberfeminismo pudieran parecer tendencias opuestas, de hecho representan modos diferentes de crítica cultural de las presunciones sobre los cuerpos de las muj

Baby at the Breast: Representations and Discourses of Breastfeeding in Western Culture - MLA, Boston, Jan. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Baiada
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Baby at the Breast: Representations and Discourses of Breastfeeding in Western Culture
MLA 2013 Jan. 3-6 Boston

[UPDATE] "Spectacle": 20th Annual Conf., English & American Lit. Association, Republic of China (Nov. 24, 2012; due Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association (EALA) of the Republic of China & English Department, Fu Jen Catholic University
contact email: 
G20@mail.fju.edu.tw

With its etymological roots in the Latin spectare (“to view, to watch”) and spectaculum (“a show”), spectacle indicates a vital, if problematic, point of access to reality, identity, and histo

"Spectacle": 20th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association, Republic of China

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association (EALA) of the Republic of China & English Department, Fu Jen Catholic University
contact email: 
G20@mail.fju.edu.tw

With its etymological roots in the Latin spectare (“to view, to watch”) and spectaculum (“a show”), spectacle indicates a vital, if problematic, point of access to reality, identity, and histo

[UPDATE] Roots and Radicalisms (DEADLINE 29/2/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes.2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

MLA Boston 2012: Remembering or Forgetting the Past in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Venturi
contact email: 
venturij@elms.edu

Papers discussing the portrayal of historical memory, amnesia, fear and reconciliation in Spanish literature and cinema. 250 word abstracts in Spanish or English by 14 March 2012.

1st Global Conference: Sport (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

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

1st Global Conference
Sport

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

Call For Papers:

CFP - Signal Processing: An International Journal (SPIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in a Signal Processing: An International Journal (SPIJ) Volume

CFP - International Journal of Security (IJS)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Security (IJS) Volume 6, Issue 3

CFP - International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP) Volume 6

[UPDATE] David Jones: Culture & Artifice

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@wau.edu

This interdisciplinary conference will explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the challenges of modern culture.

CFP: Puerto Rican Print Cultures (MLA 2013, Boston, MA. Jan 3-6, abstracts due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
contact email: 
tunoel@albany.edu

The Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture invites submission of abstracts for its next meeting, which will take place at the Modern Language Association convention in Boston, January

Craft Essays on Characterization- Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Mason's Road Literary Journal
contact email: 
http://www.masonsroad.com/about-2/submission-guidelines/

Mason's Road, an online literary journal sponsored by Fairfield University’s MFA in Creative Writing program with an emphasis on teaching, is seeking craft essay submissions for our upcoming issue.

CALL FOR PAPERS: InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS)

full name / name of organization: 
Anderson University
contact email: 
dmscott@anderson.edu, iblayer@brocku.cacarlos.teixeira@ubc.ca

The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS) is an online, as well as printed, peer-reviewed academic journal, to be published annually, and in affiliation with Anderson Univer

2013 MLA in Boston: Kierkegaard's Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Discussion Group on Scandinavian Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
lindqvis@fas.harvard.edu

In the bicentennial year of the great Danish philosopher's birth, MLA's Discussion Group on Scandinavian Languages and Literatures invites papers that consider Kierkegaard's legacy in a variety of int

New Book Series at Rodopi. Critical Plant Studies: Philosophy, Literature, Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Marder
contact email: 
michael.marder@gmail.com

Manuscripts and proposals solicited for CRITICAL PLANT STUDIES: PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE, CULTURE BOOK SERIES (RODOPI PRESS)

3rd Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Suicide (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sui3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suicide

Saturday 10th November – Monday 12th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

CFP: 9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death

Saturday 10th November – Monday 12th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

4th Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

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

Call For Papers

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American

[UPDATE] AWP 2013 - The End of Postmodernism in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Quesada
contact email: 
rubenquesada@gmail.com

Seeking proposals for a panel (& book project) on “The End of Postmodernism in the Digital Age.” I am interested in a broad spectrum of approaches focusing on creative writing, including: poetry,

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard: A new interdisciplinary journal from the University of Western Ontario English Graduate Society
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The editors at Word Hoard, a new interdisciplinary journal at the University of Western Ontario, are pleased to announce our inaugural issue.

Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Durham MEMSA (Medieval and Early Modern Student Association)
contact email: 
imrs.mrpdg@durham.ac.uk

Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

Durham University, 5-6 July 2012

[UPDATE] Call for Articles - Submission Deadline, March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Call for Papers - IJORCS - Volume 2, Issue 3

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Research in Computer Science
contact email: 
editor@ijorcs.org, submission@ijorcs.org

Call For Papers
International Journal of Research in Computer Science
eISSN: 2249 – 8265
ISSN: 2249 – 8257

The St. John's University Humanities Review - Call For Submissions DUE DATE MARCH 17th

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

The St.

CFP for Edited Collection: Primary Stein (Abstracts by May 15, 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.

Comics, Religion & Politics, 4th & 5th September 2012, Lancaster University [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:

Will Brooker (Kingston University)
Mike Carey (British writer)
Lincoln Geraghty (University of Portsmouth)

CFP -- Religion and Medicine in North American Culture -- MLA 2013, Boston, MA Jan 3-6 -- Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on Religion and Medicine in North American Culture to be proposed as a special session for the MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013 in Boston, MA.

Intonation and Poetic Convention (MLA Convention, Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Glaser and Natalie Gerber
contact email: 
bglaser@skidmore.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

This proposed special session for the 2013 MLA Convention (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013) explores the relation between verse conventions and intonation.

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos's works (MLA Boston; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid M. Valle/ Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.
Submit 300 word abstracts by 3/4/12.

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012 (Updated!)

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

Syndicate content