category: general announcements

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012.

Cultural Memory and the Remediation of Narratives of Irishness

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Irish Studies Special Issue
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

In recent years, increasing critical attention has been paid to the role of media in shaping experience and cultural memory.

Authority and Wisdom: DUCIS, Dalarna University, Sweden, 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biannual Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN)
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change.

[UPDATE] 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.

[UPDATE] FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CFP Deadline: SATURDAY, 31st MARCH for ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE (1-2 Sep 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

Environmental Utterance

-A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: Saturday, 31st March 2012

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching (6 April): Cinema in the Interstices Conference, 7-8 Sept. 2012, University College Cork, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork
contact email: 
alphavilleconference2012@gmail.com

Rather than forming a continuum, film and film history are composed of a series of transitions, overlaps and junctures: points where a ceding or progression to a different way of thinking or being occ

UPDATE: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
YAdystopianfiction@gmail.com

Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

[UPDATE] SPECIAL ISSUE: EVALUATION, PRIZES, AND PEER REVIEW

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: NEW AMERICAN NOTES ONLINE
contact email: 
editor.nanocrit@gmail.com, sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: Issue 2.1

NEW Deadline extension: 20 April 2012

Special Theme: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield

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

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield
Crans-Montana, Switzerland - 22-23 September 2012
Deadline for proposals: 30 May 2012

[UPDATE] May 1st 2012 Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

I have received wonderful proposals so far, but I still need a few more to complete my first screening. Below please find my original CFP:

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

CLASH Conference - “Worlds colide – connections/divisions /dialogues between cultures”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
clashconference@gmail.com

CLASH Conference (Cultural, Literary and Social Hybridity)

UPDATE: Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012 - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 30/3/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College, Birmingham
contact email: 
k.myler@staff.newman.ac.uk

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Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012

A one day conference at Newman University College, Birmingham
Thurs 28th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton

CFP - Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ)

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 Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ) Volume 2, I

CFP - International Journal of Ergonomics (IJEG)

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 Ergonomics (IJEG) Volume 2, Issu

CFP - International Journal of Business Research and Management (IJBRM)

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 Business Research and Management

CFP - International Journal of Ubiquitous Computing (IJUC)

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 Ubiquitous Computing (IJUC) Volu

CFP - International Journal of Scientific and Statistical Computing (IJSSC)

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 Scientific and Statistical Compu

CFP - International Journal of Software Engineering (IJSE)

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 Software Engineering (IJSE) Volu

NEASECS 2012 Wesleyan University, CT: The Courtesan-Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the period’s textual engagement with female notoriety.

[UPDATE]Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/22/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

Please note that the submission date has been extended until April 22, 2012.

[UPDATE] Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/The Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Modernism Research Seminar-11th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
northernmodernism@gmail.com

De Montfort University are pleased to host a one-day research seminar on behalf of the British Association of Modernist Studies.

PaMLA October 19-21, 2012: Ancient-Modern Relations (deadline April 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

STANDING SESSION: ANCIENT-MODERN RELATIONS

"Revisiting the Dime Novel": 2012 PAMLA Conference CFP

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

This approved session will explore the largely forgotten or ignored dime-novel--the American pulp novels of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Westerns, detective stories, school stories, ro

NEASECS 2012 Conference at Wesleyan University 10/11-14: Godwin, Burke, the Political Subject and Intertextuality

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

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between Godwin’s philosophical or socio-political works and his fiction.

CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference (21-23 November 2012, Melbourne, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
contact email: 
codeconference@groupwise.swin.edu.au

Call for Papers and Creative Works
CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference
21-23 November 2012
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

[UPDATE]: Soliciting the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Twelfth Annual Southern Connecticut State University Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012
contact email: 
Vara Neverow <neverowv1@southernct.edu>

****Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2012****

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

Textual Spectacle: Questioning Visual Materiality, Modernist Studies Association (MSA 14), Las Vegas, October 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

Walter Benn Michaels’s critique of materiality ("The Shape of the Signifier," 2004) argues that a materialist position is ultimately a subjectivist position because it relies on a person’s perspe

9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

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