category: general announcements

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos's works (MLA Boston; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid M. Valle/ Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.
Submit 300 word abstracts by 3/4/12.

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012 (Updated!)

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

Soliciting the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Twelfth Annual Southern Connecticut State University Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

We are seeking paper and panel proposals for the Twelfth Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven, CT).

Texts and Textiles, 11-12 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Material Texts, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
LMFR2@cam.ac.uk

The shared origin of text and textile in the Latin texere, to weave, is a critical commonplace.

Theorizing Borders -- MLA 2013, Boston, January 3-6 -- ABSTRACTS DUE March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
bezio@email.unc.edu

Abstracts, approximately 250 words, and current CV by 15 March 2012

University of Exeter International Summer School 21 July - 11 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
L.C.Thompson@exeter.ac.uk

In 2012 the University of Exeter will invite undergraduate and postgraduate students to study on credit rated pathways within our world class departments.

THEORIES AND MODELS OF LITERARY HISTORIOGRAPH

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

[UPDATE] "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Graduate Student Conference 2012 -- English Graduate Organization -- NDSU English Department
contact email: 
ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu

________________________________________________________
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
(Submission Deadline: February 23, 2012)

Interdisciplinary English Studies

John Milton: A General Session (MLA, 2013 Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
hiltner@english.ucsb.edu

"John Milton: A General Session." Papers on all topics. Sponsored by the Milton Society of America at the 2013 MLA conference.

UPDATE 'Performing Wales', 30 March - 1 April, Gregynog, Newtown, Wales, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alyce von Rothkirch, Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

The programme for the 'Performing Wales' conference, to be held between 30 March and 1 April 2012 in Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Wales, UK is now available.

Humanities Journal Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

We are seeking essays, book reviews, and interviews for the upcoming Spring issue due out in April. The theme is Nationalism: Roots and Transgressions.

The Politics of Legitimacy: Designing, Proposing, and Administrating a Collaborative Women’s Studies Program; Due March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, to be held October 19-21, 2012.
contact email: 
jbb35@pitt.edu

This CFP is looking for presenters interested in contributing to a workshop for the 3rd Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, Politics of Leadership and Civil Rights, to be held October 19-21, 2012.

Exegesis Postgraduate E-Journal (all research/creative writing welcome): DEADLINE APRIL 30

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

In our inaugural issue we wish to address the diversity of meanings available to this e-journal’s title—Exegesis.

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

The guest column for this issue should provide a general discussion of one or more of this issue's themes as they present themselves in literature and/or history.

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2 - Deadline for Submission: March 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Missed Connections: American Studies and Contemporary Media Theory (NEASA, Providence 10/12; abstracts due 3/19)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_litwack@brown.edu

Brief abstracts are sought for a panel on the intersections between American Studies and Contemporary Media Theory to be proposed for the 2012 New England American Studies Association Conference.

Transporting Bodies and Minds: 18th- and 19th-Century Travel

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan, Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
rmcadams@umich.edu

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, travelers of all kinds documented their experiences in private letters and diaries, official correspondence, life writing, spiritual and religious n

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline FEBRUARY 17th] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Indiana
contact email: 
mcbernhard@usi.edu

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen.

CFP: Florida

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Collection

Florida

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos’s works (MLA Boston 2013; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid Valle/Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.

George R.R. Martin's " A Song of Ice and Fire" and the Medieval Literary Tradition

full name / name of organization: 
Bartłomiej Błaszkiewicz, PhD, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
bblaszkiewicz@uw.edu.pl

George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire
and the Medieval Literary Tradition

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

A Mirror of our Culture: Sport and Society in America Conference

full name / name of organization: 
St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers
contact email: 
kevin.quinn@snc.edu

The second Sport and Society in America Conference invites proposals for individual papers or complete sessions focused on sport in literature.

UPDATE: MLA 2013: “Re-visioning Concord/New Eng Transcendentalists in the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

MLA 2013: “Re-visioning Concord: a 21st century look at the New England Transcendentalists”

Purging Spectacles (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference, Las Vegas (October 18-21, 2012)
contact email: 
ebachman@ucsc.edu; embachman@gmail.com

As historians, philosophers, and literary critics have not failed to notice, the Soviet archival resources to which we have gained access over the past fifteen years concerning the Moscow Show trials

Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Biomedical Communications Program, University of Toronto
contact email: 
submissions@graphicmedicine.org

Call for Paper on Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins
Abstracts Due Feb 28, 2012

22-24 July 2012
Toronto, Canada

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements - Hispanic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature
contact email: 
machlunl2012@gmail.com

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12-14, 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Call for Papers, "Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture" (deadline 4/15; conference 10/12-13)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association, Fall 2012 Conference
contact email: 
neasaconference12@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2012 Conference
Providence, Rhode Island
October 12–13, 2012

Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture

Southerners in Film SAMLA 2012 CONFERENCE (11-9 through 11-11-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerners in Contemporary Film Society
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This regular session of the 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film, including essays that address the transnati

CFP - Fashioning the City: Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Royal College of Art, London, UK
contact email: 
nathaniel.beard@network.rca.ac.uk

CFP - Call for Papers

FASHIONING THE CITY:
Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

An International Inter-disciplinary Conference

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

Wunderkino 2-- On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience; abstracts 4/11/2012; symposium 7/26-28/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement, and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses and understanding

CFP: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction, Proposed Anthology, Due May 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
yadystopianfiction@gmail.com

In the last decade, stories of dystopian societies have become increasingly prevalent in young adult fiction, and almost all question young people’s places within such societies.

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