category: general announcements

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity (Durham University, Durham, UK, 23rd September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

200 years of Sense and Sensibility Conference. School of English, University of St. Andrews, 9-10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
contact email: 
200sensibilities@gmail.com

‘I am never too busy to think of S&S’, Jane Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra in April 1811.

Call for Paper - Journal of Applied and Practical Information Technology (JAPIT) - May 20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Global of Network of Scientific Information SeaofSci
contact email: 
editor.japit@seaofsci.com,editor.japit@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPER

Journal of Applied and Practical Information Technology
JAPIT)

www.seaofsci.com/japit/home.html

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association
contact email: 
jsb25@cornell.edu

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

March 29-31, 2012
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Theme

Building a Capable State:

Call for Contributions: American Studies in the UK, 2000-2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies, in association with the Fulbright Commission
contact email: 
rgmartin81@yahoo.co.uk

The British Association for American Studies, in association with the Fulbright Commission, is embarking on an important new research project tracing the development of American Studies in the UK

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Duran/Purdue University
contact email: 
duran0@purdue.edu

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 31 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory
contact email: 
worldcinemanow@monash.edu

World Cinema Now

Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Second Biannual Conference

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 27–29, 2011

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement (August 15th-21st; Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shayda Kafai/Claremont Graduate University and Krista Miranda/New York University
contact email: 
shaydakafai@yahoo.com

“Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement”  foregrounds how mixed- and dis-ability dance is a vehicle to examine theories of embodiment through the lens of critical disabil

Memory and Memorial in Old English Literature (SAMLA 2011, Deadline 6-30-2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
rlmcdani@mtsu.edu

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the topic of memory or memorial (broadly defined as anything designed to evoke remembrance) in Old English literature.

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

Adapting the Text: Visual Adaptations of African American Literature (7/31/11; 11/10/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

Call for Papers

Sixth African American Literature Symposium

"Adapting the Text: Visual Adaptations of African American Literature"

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

V Conference on Health and Technology on 28th April 2012; V Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde (

full name / name of organization: 
Polytechnic Institute of Guarda
contact email: 
vp_fneves@ipg.pt

The Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, in collaboration with both its School of Health and School of Management and Technology, will host the V Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde (Conference on Health a

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

[Update] Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict, University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.co

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict
University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

UPDATE Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca Cernahoschi / Bates College
contact email: 
rcernaho@bates.edu

UPDATE -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
International Conference: October 27 – 29, 2011

North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Fifth Biennial Conference, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, deadline July 1 for Fall 2011 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Please see our current issue at http://nwi.ivytech.edu/atrium/ The past issues of The Atrium have dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community.

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University
contact email: 
Sihem Arfaoui Abidi: aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011, Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

[UPDATE] Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

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

Panel/paper proposal - DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15 MAY 2011

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED! Twentieth Century Studies

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

Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Extended Deadline Humanism at Large conference 15th May

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth/Exeter University
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, University College Falmouth

[UPDATE] NEASA Conference at Plimoth Plantation, 11/4-11/5/2011

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
brailton@fitchburgstate.edu

Dear Colleague,

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference - Proposals due June 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts
contact email: 
critical.information.sva@gmail.com

Call for Proposals

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference
Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology

School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 3, 2011

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

[Inter]sections, Vol. 3, No. 13, Winter/Spring 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

Vol. 3, No.

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Suffering 2 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
suffering2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Suffering

Wednesday 9th November - Friday 11th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

SITWELLIANA: A Symposium on the Sitwells, 29th & 30th September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
d.l.longworth@bham.ac.uk

SITWELLIANA: A Symposium on the Sitwells

https://sites.google.com/site/thesitwellsasymposium/home

University of Birmingham & Barber Art Gallery, UK
29th & 30th September 2011

‘Mortality and Imagination: the Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’ September 2012, Stellenbosch

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

The 21st Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 30 August to 2 September 2012.

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