category: general announcements

PENGUIN POETRY AND THE 1960s March 16

full name / name of organization: 
William Wootten/University of Bristol
contact email: 
William.Wootten@bristol.ac.uk

PENGUIN POETRY AND THE 1960s

Plenary Speakers: A. Alvarez, John Fuller, Edward Lucie-Smith and Tom Raworth

Call for Entries --- George Washington Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens
contact email: 
ashprintzen@mountvernon.org

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens—the most popular presidential site in America—is seeking submissions for entries on a variety of topics to be included in a new online encyclopedia.

Different Art: New Essays on Disability and Arts (abstracts due October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Christopher R Smit and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
Csmit@calvin.edu, rraphael@hawaii.edu

Different Art: New Essays on Disability and Art
Call for Essays and Artist Statements

Deadline: September 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN

March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

The Once and Future Classroom Journal seeks submissions (by 12/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
TEAMS: The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages
contact email: 
cneufeld@emich.edu

The Once and Future Classroom is an electronic journal published by TEAMS (The Consortium for Teaching the Middle Ages).

CFP: The Monstrous City (abstract September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
josephlamperez@gmail.com, alimcghee@gmail.com

Call for Papers: The Monstrous City

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Site: www.nemla.org

"James J. Paxson Memorial Sessions," 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
emersonstormfillmanrichards@gmail.com

Please share the following Call For Papers with interested colleagues:

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Update on 'Poetic Optimism ...': The new deadline is 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
farahani@liv.ac.uk

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

2012 PLJ Calls for Papers - Varied Deadlines

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal: Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

CFP: Queer Mentoring in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
10th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference Dates: March 28th to April 1st 2012
Location: University of California San Diego, U.S.A.
Deadline for abstracts: Sunday, August 28th 2011

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

[Extended Deadline] Cultural Studies and Its Discontents (Nov. 17-19, 2011 / Application Deadline: Aug. 15, 2011)

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

CULTURAL STUDIES AND ITS DISCONTENTS
RECONSIDERING CULTURAL STUDIES FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

2011 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
NOVEMBER 17–19, ONYANG, KOREA

Sites of Memory, Anamnesis and Representation of Identity (SMARI 2011) Paris International Conference, 21-23 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Deadline for Abstract submission: 25 July. Proceedings will be published, after peer-reviewing process.

CFP: "The Ethnic and Racial Other in Scottish and Irish Writings”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “The Ethnic and Racial Other in Scottish and Irish Writings”

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

Call for Papers: “Publishing the First Monograph”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Publishing the First Monograph”

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

CFP: "Beyond Writing Back to the Empire: Second Wave of African and Caribbean Writers”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Beyond Writing Back to the Empire: Second Wave of African and Caribbean Writers”

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 15-18, 2012

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Ridley Scott and Philosophy - Edited Collection CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Barkman, Ashley Barkman, and Nancy Kang, eds.
contact email: 
adam_barkman@hotmail.com

The Philosophy of Ridley Scott

Call for Papers - Media Studies and Review

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Media Studies and Review
contact email: 
editor@ijmsr.com

International Journal of Media Studies and Review (ISSN 2162-2043) is a collection of ten quarterly titles with a focus on media and culture.

Cardiff University Conference on 'Medieval Women in Truth and Legend' 10/7/11 Abstracts due 8/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
contact email: 
TAL2011@cf.ac.uk

This forthcoming interdisciplinary international conference seeks to examine images and representations of medieval women.

edited collection: GREEN PLANETS: ECOLOGY AND SCIENCE FICTION

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
contact email: 
ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com

edited collection: GREEN PLANETS: ECOLOGY AND SCIENCE FICTION
Editors: Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson (ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com)
Abstracts due August 31, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP: The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Pedagogy / Topic: Graduate Students / 500-word proposals due by Sept. 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University
contact email: 
cassuto@fordham.edu

*Pedagogy* announces a special issue devoted to graduate students.

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue of Claremont Journal of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Journal of Religion
contact email: 
kile.jones@cst.edu

Call for Papers: Claremont Journal of Religion is issuing a call for papers for its upcoming Inaugural Issue set to come out January 2012. We invite papers related to any of these topics:

CFP: Literary Theory in Its Historical Context (July 1st, 2011-Nov. 1st, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Edited anthology, The Historical Contexts of Literary Theory

Call for papers: Worlds Apart: Science Fiction Conference April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

English Literature and Creative Writing Group, University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email:
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers: TBA

Call for Papers

2012 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative / May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Finlayson, MIT
contact email: 
narrative-ws12@csail.mit.edu

First Call for Papers:

International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative
May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

Submissions Due: Friday, February 24, 2012

http://narrative.csail.mit.edu/ws12

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Twelfth Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE "SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA'
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
„SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA“

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities, 30/3/2012-1/4/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Welsh Writing in English
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

On Violence - Journal Issue, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue, May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the May 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are pa

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