category: general announcements

L.M. Montgomery: The Ontario Years (1911-1942)

full name / name of organization: 
Rita Bode and Lesley Clement
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca; lclement@lakeheadu.ca

For thirty years, L.M. Montgomery lived in Ontario, writing fiction that confirmed her place, established by the early Anne novels, in the Canadian canon.

Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (abstract due 01 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century (6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 Convention, November 9-11
contact email: 
skirlew1@gsu.edu

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century

UPDATE: Collection on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom (Deadline May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo (Assistant Professor of English, Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

I invite proposals for a collection of critical essays on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, particularly those with interdisciplinary approaches to the programs and (where applicable) their compan

Deadline Reminder: Symposium: Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
mangamoviessymposium@gmail.com

CFP Deadline Approaching:

Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

Symposium: 5th September 2012

The Imagination of Disaster

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Studies of Cultural Representations
contact email: 
kinotchka@gmail.com

The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Cultural Representations invites proposal submissions for an interdisciplinary panel titled “The Imagination of Disaster” at the 7th Annual

[Deadline Reminder] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

Shakespeare and Related Topics (Deadline: Apr. 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference (Seattle, Oct. 19-21, 2012)
contact email: 
pgeng@usc.edu

CFP: “Shakespeare and Related Topics”

Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 4/22

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

This panel welcomes any paper on allegory as either a strategy of interpretation or a mode of literary construction.

[UPDATE]British Poetry of the First World War: Centenary Conference. Wadham College, Oxford. 09/05/2014---09/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The English Association
contact email: 
t.kendall@exeter.ac.uk

The English Association's Centenary Conference on British Poetry of the First World War will take place at Wadham College, Oxford University, on 05-07 September 2014.

Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities, submission deadline April 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Writers and Writing Program Conference (AWP) Boston March 6-9, 2013
contact email: 
mfilas@westfield.ma.edu, lnielsen@westfield.ma.edu

Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities

A New Look at the Gothic Monster (SAMLA, Durham, North Carolina. Nov. 9-11, 2012)

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

A New Look at the Gothic Monster

Panel CFP: "Literature and Medicine": ICLA 2013; University of Paris-Sorbonne; July 18-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association Congress in Paris
contact email: 
hilger@illinois.edu

Literature and Medicine

This panel seeks to explore the intersection between literature and a “hard science” such as medicine. Proposals about any of the

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

ASEBL Journal and Blog - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology - Newly Peer-Reviewed and Calling for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal (St. Francis College, NY)
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

ASEBL Journal (www.asebl.blogspot.com) is Ethical Behavior-Evolutionary Biology. We are looking for critical essays for the upcoming January 2013 release (and thereafter).

CFP: History Area -- Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Assn.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Association
contact email: 
rpbatche@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS ON HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

2012 MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
CONFERENCE – COLUMBUS, OHIO

Print Magazine Looking for High Quality Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com), a print journal of the Fine Arts, is looking for high quality submissions for our next quarter's issue.

[UPDATE] 9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 15

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.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

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 fourth year of publication.

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reader (1 Sept)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

A New Look at the Gothic Monster: SAMLA 2012 (Nov. 9-11, 2012)

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

A New Look at the Gothic Monster

Call for papers - Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism
contact email: 
movie.journal@gmail.com

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (

UPDATE: Florida

full name / name of organization: 
CFP: Florida Collection
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Collection

Florida

[Call for Articles] Writing Commons: Style Handbook

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

Writing teachers have been talking about style forever, yet the errors keep rolling in. What's the deal? Isn't the medium the message?

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

The Cultural History of Climate Change

full name / name of organization: 
Australian National University
contact email: 
tom.ford@anu.edu.au

27-28 August, Canberra, Australia

[UPDATE] CFP for Fan CULTure: An Examination of Participatory Fandom in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Lampley
contact email: 
jlampley@daltonstate.edu

With the advent of new media technologies and social networking sites making communication faster and easier than ever, there exists a dearth of opportunity to see how fan cultures have evolved as a r

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

THATCamp HBCU

full name / name of organization: 
THATCamp HBCU at Atlanta University Center
contact email: 
thatcamphbcu@gmail.com

Calling all Computer Geeks, Humanists, and Wannabe Techies!

THATCamp HBCU is coming to the Atlanta University Center Library on June 14-15, 2012.

Problems of Psychology in the 21st Century. Invitation_Second_CFP_PPC_2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofpsychology@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,
We send to you the information about the possibility to submit an article for international scientific journal (Second CFP)

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

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