category: general announcements

[UPDATE

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!

"The Power of Poetry in the Modern World of Print," South Atlantic Modern Language Association (11/4-11/6, Abstracts Due 6/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Bartholomew Brinkman
contact email: 
BartholomewBrinkman@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” this special session seeks papers that address the ways in which poetry has derived, ceded, and wielded power

American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present. Proposal deadline: 15 September 2011. Essay deadline: 15 January 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Ferda Asya, Associate Professor of English, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
fasya@bloomu.edu

The editor of a collection of essays for a book, tentatively titled American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present, invites proposals for original essays on the literary works written by American wri

Transitions and Transactions: Literature Pedagogy in Community Colleges - April 20-21 2012 - Proposals due November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite proposals for papers exploring literature pedagogy at the community college level and welcome critical/theoretical approaches to teaching literature.

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness."

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Critical / analytical / interpretive essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the GEETANJALI of the noted Indian Poet Nobel Laureate RABINDRANATH TAGORE.

[REMINDER] CFP: InterTexts: a conference on interdisciplinarity

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

Call for papers: InterTexts – a conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology 1970s-Present
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Call for Indian English Poetry Submissions
Project editors:
Dr. Paula Hayes, Strayer University, Memphis TN, USA and

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
sihem arfaoui abidi
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Update/extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
full name / name of organization:
university of jendouba
contact email:

Call for Papers: The Second National Conference on African/Black Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
DeReef Jamison, Savannah State University
contact email: 
(africanblackpsychconference@gmail.com)

Call for Papers:

The Second National Conference on
African/Black Psychology
at
Florida A & M University
October 14-15, 2011

Cultural Studies and Its Discontents: Reconsidering Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) invites papers for an international conference to be held in Onyang, Korea, November 17–19, 2011.

Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

The MLA has approved a the volume Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works for its Approaches to Teaching World Literature series.

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTI-ETHNIC POETRY IN ENGLISH FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CRITICAL SPECTRUM (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS:AUGUST 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/3-11/5/2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter/Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarmpress@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Call for Submissions: Publishing Quartly Poetry and Short Stories / Monthly Short Story Contest

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

A Few Lines Magazine is an up-and-coming literary magazine that publishes Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, Creative Non-Fiction/Essays, and Artwork.

[UPDATE] Playing Across Borders: Katherine Mansfield and the Margins of the Modern--NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Martin/ Katherine Mansfield Society--for Midwest Modern Language Society
contact email: 
tmartin@huntington.edu

Panelists are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) for papers on Mansfield's difficult relations with the transnational scene of the modern, modernism, modernity.

Women's Studies Quarterly: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012. Call for papers – Approaches to Adventure in the Late 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Greene/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
Rebekah_greene@my.uri.edu

This panel examines the burgeoning interest in adventure during the years 1880-1901. Joseph A.

Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)

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

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

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

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
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).

But Seriously, Times Are Tough: Comedy in Recession and Depression

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
prg@uwm.edu

In keeping with the informal theme of the 2011 conference of “Play..No Seriously”, this session invites papers on the roles of comedy in times of economic distress and financial crisis.

[UPDATE] Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

full name / name of organization: 
Marcin Stawiarski - ERIBIA, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

Children's Periodical panel at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Panel: “Fun With a Purpose”: Periodical Pedagogy and Early Edutainment

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

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

Whip Me, Beat Me: The Representation of Violence Against Women (NEMLA deadline: 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Rochester NY April
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu

This panel invites papers that study the representation of violence against women in literary texts.

Comparative Literature Essays--Deadline JUNE 15

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

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

Call for Submissions!

2nd International Conference on Human & Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Sapienza University of Rome / MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org Website: www.mcser.org

The conference will address interdisciplinary practices across the social and human sciences. Are encouraged to register and attend this Conference all academics, researchers or scholars.

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

Picturing Childhood: A Symposium on Children's Literature and Psychoanalysis. Saturday, September 29, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
mezickler@gmail.com

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