category: general announcements

Textus: Gothic Frontiers. Abstracts by 1 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini and Glennis Byron
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it and glennis.byron@stir.ac.uk

Textus: English Studies in Italy No. 3 – 2012: Gothic Frontiers
Editors: Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia) and Glennis Byron (University of Stirling)

Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry (October 27-29, 2011; May 1, 2011)

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

Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry
Bate College, Lewiston, Maine
International Conference: October 27 – 29, 2011
International Poetry Festival: October 25 – 29, 2011

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel---Special Session MLA 2012 (Seattle, Jan. 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Howard
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session, MLA 2012

2011 MAP/ACA Conference - War Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



2011 Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAP/ACA War Area

Call for Papers


Producing Race: Technology and the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
producingrace@gmail.com

PRODUCING RACE:
TECHNOLOGY AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Write Now! 1 Day Creative Writing Conference, 3rd June Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Bryony Stocker
contact email: 
bryony.stocker@strath.ac.uk

Creative Writing, Journalism and English postgraduates and scholars are invited to explore creative writing in the broadest possible terms considering genre, technique, language, historical developmen

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, 11/4-6)
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

International Online Gender Studies Call for Participation

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
MonicaSwindle@umsl.edu

The Gender Studies Program at the University of Missouri – St.

[UPDATE] Modernism and Jewishness, Modernist Studies Association,Oct. 6-9, 2011, University at Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
Beth C. Rosenberg
contact email: 
beth.rosenberg@unlv.edu

Jews and Jewishness in literature and other cultural texts (for example, political documents, polemical publications, medical research, and popular journalism) during the modernist period.

Keeping Up: Enthusiasm, Anxiety and the Culture of Wellbeing

full name / name of organization: 
Culture of Cities Centre
contact email: 
egrenzer@hotmail.com

The Culture of Cities Centre, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, is pleased to announce our upcoming conference, Keeping Up: Enthusiasm, Anxiety and the Culture of Wellbeing, to be held June

Submissions on International Comics Studies (covering all nationalities, topics, and genres)

full name / name of organization: 
First International Comics Conference at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a conference on Aug. 23-26, 2011
contact email: 
wdcsverg@usp.br

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[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

Call for Papers

2011 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Claremont, California
November 5-6, 2011

Session Title:

MPCA/ACA 2011: Harry Potter Panel (October 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Orlando Dos Reis / Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
dosreis@ksu.edu

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ISEEES, IES, UC-Berkeley
contact email: 
erosenblatt@berkeley.edu

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Call for Papers:*

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

University of California-Berkeley

November 10^th , 2011

In preparation for the inaugural Romani Studies Conference at the

CALL FOR REVIEWS: Dandelion Graduate Journal seeks reviews on "BREVITY"

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
zara.dinnen@gmail.com

The review editors of "Dandelion" are looking for submissions on the theme of brevity for the next issue, out in October 2011.

Teaching Business Writing with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Business Communication at the MLA Convention
contact email: 
mmechenb@kent.edu

Association for Business Communication

Teaching Business Writing

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 and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

1st Gloabl Conference: Space and Place

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

1st Global Conference
Space and Place

Wednesday 14th September – Friday 16th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

VITALITY AND DYNAMISM: INTERSTITIAL DIALOGUES OF LANGUAGE, POLITICS, AND RELIGION IN MOROCCO’S LITERARY TRADITION

full name / name of organization: 
Moulay Youness Elbousty, Kirstin Ruth Bratt
contact email: 
yelbousty@emory.edu

This edited book of essays will explore Moroccan literatures from the inside out.

A Call for Books and Reviews: Contemporary and Innovative Poetry, Poetics, and Prose

full name / name of organization: 
ABOUTAWORD.org
contact email: 
aboutaword@gmail.com

A Call for Books and Reviews: Contemporary and Innovative Poetry, Poetics, and Prose

full name / name of organization: 
ABOUTAWORD.org
contact email: 
aboutaword@gmail.com

ABOUTAWORD is an online writing and poetics publication whose recent contributors include or soon will include Kathy Fagan, Afaa Michael Weaver, 2011 National Book Award Winner Terrence Hayes, Dana Le

World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 30 April 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

Out of the Ruins: The University to Come

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ahearn2@uwo.ca, bhanke@yorku.ca

This special issue of TOPIA seeks contributions (articles, offerings, review essays and book reviews) that reflect on the contemporary university and its discontents.

Iris: A Magazine for Thinking Young Women Call for Submissions DUE: 4/4

full name / name of organization: 
Iris: A Magazine for Thinking Young Women (publication of UVa Women's Center)
contact email: 
skp6s@virginia.edu

Submit a single work of creative nonfiction, with a maximum length of 600 words.

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

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

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, Cornwall

Keynote Speaker: Professor Niyi Osundare (University of Ibadan/University of New Orleans)
Second keynote: TBA

Reading the Room: Literature and Architecture (PAMLA November 5-6, 2011; deadline March 22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Soliciting a book chapter on the reception of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the reception history of heroi

The Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Arena Romanistica - Journal of Romance Studies
contact email: 
arenaromanistica@uib.no

Call for Papers

The Metropolis

Psychopathology and Modernism (MLA 2012; Abstract Deadline 03/15/2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan / University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: The American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS
‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

Update: Redefining Latina/o Gender and Sexuality (Abstracts due: 3/19/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2012
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: 127th Annual Modern Language Association Convention
Dates: January 5th to 8th 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington U.S.A.

[UPDATED] Deadline Extended- Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

Contemporary US/Canadian/Mexican Dystopian Fiction Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Grubisic, Baxter, and Lee
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions

At century’s end and after, a dystopian mood - what Peter Fitting
calls "the sense of a threatened near future" - has been evident in

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
cmarlaire@nu.edu

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

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