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Topographies of Popular Culture (25-26 Oct 2013; deadline 15 Mar.)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
markku.salmela@uta.fi

From the venues of rock festivals and theme parks to the back alleys of Gotham City, popular culture contributes to collective perceptions of spatiality and recreates powerful imaginary topographies.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

Call for Paper - Infopreneurship Jouranl (IJ) - Information Entrepreneurship

full name / name of organization: 
PAIKAL
contact email: 
mkhosro@gmail.com

Infopreneurship Journal (IJ) publishes original papers of high quality, documenting fresh grounds being explored, new methodologies being employed, conceptual discoveries being made, or innovative exp

[UPDATE] Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA Convention, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar Call for Papers

[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

Call for Contributors for the Antarctica and Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Hund
contact email: 
polarregionsencyclopedia@gmail.com

I would like to invite you to contribute to the Antarctica and Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions.

ACLA 2013, Toronto - Timekeeping in Print: literary register of new temporalities - Deadline Nov 15.

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mayra.bottaro@gmail.com

Seminar organizer: Mayra Bottaro (UC Berkeley)

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA Proposals due 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (journal issue) “Performing Identity, Performing Culture” (December 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies (University of Alicante,Spain)
contact email: 
caporale@ua.es; lesposito@unite.it; aruggiero@unite.it

RAEI is a referred journal published once a year by the Department of English Studies at the University of Alicante.

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Rollins Book Award for Cultural/Historical Representations in Film, TV, and Visual Media (12/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

For previous winners and full information: http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/120.html

Jack London Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Conference March 27-30, 2013 Washington, DC
contact email: 
rossetti@sxu.edu

The Jack London panel at the Popular Association Conference, which is scheduled for March 27-30, 2013 in Washington, D.C., welcomes any paper that addresses the life and works of Jack London.

[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

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2013 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
"Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Call for Panels - Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
contact email: 
europeanditsworlds@let.ru.nl

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome panel proposals for an international conference on their common researc

CFP: TRANSLATING HOLOCAUST LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
arndsp@tcd.ie

Translating Holocaust Literature, 15-16 June 2013, Dublin

CFP: Seminar ACLA 2013 - Timekeeping in Print

full name / name of organization: 
Mayra Bottaro (UC Berkeley)
contact email: 
mayra.bottaro@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Call for Papers for a Panel for the Tangier Conference: Performance in/and of the public sphere Tangier Tetouan Morocco June 1 -

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kanter/ICPS International Centre for Performance Studies
contact email: 
margiekanter@gmail.com

Tangier Conference/Performance

Call for Papers for a Panel for the Tangier Conference: Performance in/and of the public sphere Tangier Tetouan Morocco June 1 - 3, 2013

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk; caroline.archer@bcu.ac.uk

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

To celebrate the re-opening of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections,The Library of Birmingham, Newman University College, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book.

Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

International Conference
"Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations:
Strategies in the Changing World"

December 17 - 21, 2013
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

New Book Series -- Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Batchelor, Kent State University
contact email: 
rpbatche@kent.edu

Contemporary American Literature

A New Book Series from Scarecrow Press

Series Editor: Bob Batchelor

'Alternative Modernisms' conference session: Women/Surrealism/Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
'Alternative Modernisms' conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk

Women/Surrealism/Modernism

[UPDATE] The Condemned Playground: Aldous Huxley & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford University
contact email: 
huxleyconference@gmail.com

The Condemned Playground:
Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries
Balliol College, Oxford University
1-4* September 2013 [*NOTE NEW DATES]

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers (12-15-12)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY
A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

[UPDATE] EXTENDED Deadline, Nov. 15, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@jitpedagogy.org

JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, cordially invites submissions for all sections.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

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

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

[UPDATE] Alternative Modernisms CFP Deadline Extended until 31 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

** Extended CFP deadline: 31 December 2012 **

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F.

CFP: Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference
contact email: 
j.sciuto@neu.edu

CFP: "Faulkner and Black Caribbean Writers" Panel for 2013 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford, Mississippi

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