category: general announcements

Call for papers: ASECS March 22-25: “Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

full name / name of organization: 
43rd ASECS Annual Meeting San Antonio, TX March 22 – 25, 2012
contact email: 
krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

“Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

E-mail: krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

Tra i libri degli altri. Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Osservatorio sul romanzo contemporaneo- Graduate School in Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

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

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP “Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity” Toulouse, France, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marie C. Bouchet, University of Toulouse
contact email: 
marie.bouchet@univ-tlse2.fr

“Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity”

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth October 4,5,6 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
neil.kortenaar@utoronto.ca

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics.

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

CFP: Rupkatha Journal: Hierachical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers Hierachical EconomiesRupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (Volume 3, Number 3,ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com)

Hierarchical Economies
Globalization

Fresno: A History of Burdens; A Future of Opportunities

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. A. Sameh El Kharbawh; California State University, Fresno
contact email: 
aelkharbawy@csufresno.edu

Much of the recent debate on the development of urban downtowns in the U.S.

"Tra i libri degli altri". Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies-The Watchtower for the Contemporary Novel
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

Tra i libri degli altri
Il lavoro editoriale tra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

Trento, 21-23 November 2011

The World to Come—International Short Story Collection—Due Date for Stories: 29 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Om Dwivedi & Dr Patrick West
contact email: 
om_dwivedi2003@yahoo.com; patrick.west@deakin.edu.au

A CALL FOR SHORT STORIES

INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY COLLECTION

THE WORLD TO COME

[UPDATE] GLBTQ Studies - MAP/ACA 2011 @ Philadelphia (11/3 – 11/5)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association - MAP/ACA
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

Culture Matters: 2012 CSA Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
csaus@pitt.edu

CULTURE MATTERS
Cultural Studies Association Conference
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
March 28-April 1, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: 19 September, 2011

[UPDATE]: Issue 1.2-3 of NANO: New American Notes Online. Topics: Mystery, Surprise + Aggressive Art, Design, Architecture

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu, editor.nanocrit@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Issue 1.2/3

Deadline: 17 July 2011

TWO SPECIAL THEMES: MYSTERY, THE UNKNOWN, SURPRISE -AND- AGGRESSIVE ART, DESIGN, AND ARCHITECTURE

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication and Social Change

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association Preconvention Seminar
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

National Communication Association (NCA) Preconvention Seminar
"Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication, and Social Change"
10:30 am-5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 16th.
New Orleans, LA

[UPDATE] The Changing Face of Terror and Terrorism in South Asian Narratives full name--abstracts due Sept.1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

Under the category of British and Anglophone Literatures, this panel invites papers exploring the changing concept of terrorism and terrorist activities in cultural narratives from the South Asian con

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

CFP: NeMLA 2012: Best Practices: Teaching German Literature on the Undergraduate Level (9/30/11; 3/15-3/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
msg52@caa.columbia.edu

Call for Papers

BEST PRACTICES: TEACHING GERMAN LITERATURE ON THE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

43rd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--Deadline TOMORROW

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

1912 - 2012: New Perspectives on 100 years of French Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Andrew Hall / Ithaca College
contact email: 
mhall@ithaca.edu

2012 Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 15 – 18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Open Call For Papers - This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic - A Peer-Reviewed, Academic, Online Journal Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature
contact email: 
Bente.Videbaek@Stonybrook.edu; boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

The Beautiful Eater

full name / name of organization: 
The Beautiful Eater
contact email: 
beautifuleater@gmail.com

The Beautiful Eater is accepting personal essays, poetry and recipes from women who seek authenticity, liberation, and purpose through food.

BLACK TEACHERS THEORIZING

full name / name of organization: 
Hilton Kelly, Davidson College and Daniella Cook, University of Tula
contact email: 
hikelly@davidson.edu

This special issue of Educational Studies will address “black teachers theorizing” as an overlooked topic in the literature on black teacher’s lives and work by drawing upon contemporary empiric

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE (http://www.oscholars.com/Upstage/uhome.htm),

Philological Association of the Carolinas CFP (March 22-24, 2012) Deadline 12/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kirsten Krick-Aigner
contact email: 
krickaignerka@wofford.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
36th Annual PAC Conference
March 22-24, 2012
Ocean Creek Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

[UPDATE] CFP: Shakespearean Reverie (6-8 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Queensland
contact email: 
Shakespeare.Symposiums@usq.edu.au

The Shakespeare in the Park Festival is a highlight on the cultural calendar of the scenic Darling Downs in Queensland, Australia.

[UPDATE] Collection: The cosmopolitan in 19th-century American and British literature. Abstracts due July 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Hewitson and Yvonne E.Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu and ypelleti@utk.edu

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca

CFP: "The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower"

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association [Update!]]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com





The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association


Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Filming Shakespeare(s) NeMLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks papers about modernist and/or postmodernist film versions or adaptations of Shakespearean or Renaissance plays.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

UPDATE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON KEATS; Anthology; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the ODES OF JOHN KEATS with a view to providing postgraduate sc

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

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