category: general announcements

UPDATE:‘The Road Not Taken’: Explorations in Narrative Refusals, Disnarration, and Counterfactual Histories

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Institute of Technology [IIT] Bombay
contact email: 
shastri@hss.iitb.ac.in

Plenary speakers:
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Professor Jasbir Jain,
Hon Director, Institute for Research in Interdisciplinary Studies (IRIS), Sahitya Akademi Writer-in-Residence, 2009

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (conference Mar. 2013)
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond
31st January to 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

EARTH PERFECT? NATURE, UTOPIA, and the GARDEN, Symposium and Exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013, Call for Papers and Event Information

full name / name of organization: 
University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden:
symposium and exhibitions

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

European Popular Culture and Literature (February 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Submission Deadline: 11/16/12
Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, Friction (February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Dalhousie Review
contact email: 
dalhousie.review@dal.ca; carrie.dawson@dal.ca

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, and Friction

ICT in Higher CFP:Education: Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2249-3301)

full name / name of organization: 
Bhatter College
contact email: 
ttm1974@gmail.com

BHATTER COLLEGE JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (ISSN 2249-3301)
A Print Journal, published by Bhatter College
P.O. Dantan, Dist. Paschim Medinipur
www.bhattercollege.ac.in

Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Sérgio Dias Branco (University of Coimbra) and Amir Khan (University of Ottawa)
contact email: 
sdiasbranco@fl.uc.pt

CONVERSATIONS: THE JOURNAL OF CAVELLIAN STUDIES
https://uottawa.scholarsportal.info/ojs/index.php/conversations

Activism and Scholarship: A Conference Honoring Amy Swerdlow March 1-2

full name / name of organization: 
Women's History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College
contact email: 
tjames@sarahlawrence.edu

Call for Proposals
Activism and Scholarship: A Conference Honoring Amy Swerdlow

Fifteenth Annual Women’s History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College (15 minutes north of New York City)

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 34th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Proposals are now being sought for review in the Film Theory and Aesthetics Area. Review begins immediately and continues until November 16, 2012.

1 Mar 2013. Beyond Collapse: Archaeological Perspectives on Resilience, Revitalization, and Reorganization in Complex Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
rfaulsei@siu.edu

In 1988, while the Soviet Union was experiencing a crisis that ultimately led to its dissolution and the reconfiguration of its once vast political and geographic territory, two important volumes on c

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (iafor)
contact email: 
mediasia@iafor.org

Traversals of affect/ Traversées d'affect - March 21-23rd, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University, French Department and Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
traversalsofaffect@gmail.com

If one is to speak, following the work of Jean-François Lyotard, of the power of the work of art, it is to be located in the gesture that it enacts.

{Update} College Language Association Convention (April 10-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones!claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes's writings have indfluenced literary texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

Variation within and across Jewish Languages (26-28 June 2013) - Deadline for abstract submission is 30 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp)
contact email: 
ijs@ua.ac.be

This conference, organized from 26 till 28 June 2013 at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), aims to bring together scholars who work on linguistic aspects of Jewish languages with the focus on domain

TAEECE2013 [May 9-11, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
SDIWC
contact email: 
ta@sdiwc.net

The International Conference on Technological Advances in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (TAEECE2013)
Mevlana University, Konya, Turkey
May 9-11, 2013

International Symposium of Hispanic Literature and Writers' Round Tables

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills
contact email: 
bgomez@csudh.edu

California State University Dominguez Hills and
INSTITUTO LITERARIO Y CULTURAL HISPÁNICO

CALL FOR PAPERS
To be presented at the XXXVIII International Symposium of Hispanic Literature

[UPDATE] InVisible Culture No. 19: Blind Spots--Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
InVisible Culture
contact email: 
ivc.rochester.edu@gmail.com

Blind Spots

InVisible Culture, Issue 19

[UPDATE] The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference: Joyce and England; January 31-February 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Miami
contact email: 
MiamiJoyce2013@gmail.com

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference:
Joyce and England
University of Miami
January 31-February 2, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

full name / name of organization: 
James Bucky Carter & Derek Parker Royal
contact email: 
jbcarter777@gmail.com

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

CFP Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones and Joe Abbruscato
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

CFP Reminder: IMITATION AND REPETITION. Forum Postgraduate Journal Issue 15. Submissions due by 24th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM – The University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

*Forum: Issue 15, Imitation and Repetition*
http://www.forumjournal.org/site/cfp

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

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

Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

[UPDATE] Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Langston University
contact email: 
reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation.

UMHB Writers' Festival

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
contact email: 
writersfestival@umhb.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Annual Writers' Festival
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Windhover Writers’ Festival
Contact: Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson, writersfestival@umhb.edu

Ecocriticism and Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
ejames@uidaho.edu

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) 2013 CFP: Ecocriticism and Narrative Theory

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
May 28 - June 1, 2013

Mystery & Detective Fiction Area, March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfreier@nmu.edu

The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks proposals for the annual conference.

5th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Monstrous Geographies

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention March 21-March 24, 2013 Location: Hyatt Regency Boston (just off Boston Co

full name / name of organization: 
Stephane Natan/Rider University
contact email: 
snatan@rider.edu

Powerful Minds: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French Writers

CFP -- CINEMATIC MELODRAMA

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Alexandra Catrickes / AAIS
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama, AAIS 2013 at University of Oregon, April 11-14

CFP OXFORD CENTRE FOR LIFE-WRITING: 'LIVES OF OBJECTS' (20-22 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
rachel.hewitt@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) exists to encourage practice and research in life-writing in all forms, from biography to autobiography, diaries to blogs, letters to memoirs.

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