category: general announcements

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

CFP Studies in Gothic Fiction 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Franz Potter, editor
contact email: 
fpotter@nu.edu

Studies in Gothic Fiction, a peer-reviewed, on-line journal is seeking articles and reviews. We welcome articles on all issues of Gothic literature and related media studies.

Collections and Collaborations (March 24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”

Monster Classics

full name / name of organization: 
2011 ACCUTE Conference, May 28-May 31 2011 at the University of New Brunswick
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and camilla@eckbo.ca

[UPDATE] CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Voyaging in, voyaging out: Virginia Woolf and Latin America. Montevideo, June 22-24 June 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
contact email: 
montevideana2011@gmail.com

Montevideana is an International Conference on literary texts written and/or read across languages, regions, and cultures.

[UPDATE - Deadline extension] Beyond Trauma: Narratives of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 31 – April 2, 2011

Fall 2011 issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal - Proposals Due 15 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - Deadline Extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

Deadline for proposals extended to 27th November!

8th – 9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest -- Edited Collection published by Rodopi (Abstracts due 7/1/11; Essays due 3/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett / University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

CFP

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest: The Manner of Comedy

Edited by Michael Y. Bennett
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
bennettm@uww.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

Book Reviews of Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email: 
rougarounonfiction@gmail.com

Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal (http://english.louisiana.edu/rougarou/) is currently accepting book review submissions for its upcoming spring issue.

Eudora Welty Research Fellowship

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Foundation & Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH
contact email: 
fgaley@mdah.state.ms.us

The Eudora Welty Foundation and Mississippi Department of

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

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

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

6th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Tuesday 12th July 2011 – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York

Keynote speaker
Professor Nigel Smith
Princeton University

[UPDATE] CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2011--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

3rd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures (July, 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

5th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July, 2011: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

10th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Golobal Citizenship (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Platte Valley Review: Forces of Nature [deadline 12/15/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Platte Valley Review: University of Nebraska at Kearney
contact email: 
ficociellor@unk.edu

Platte Valley Review will publish a special issue for Spring 2011. The theme, Forces of Nature, should be interpreted as contributor wishes.

Circle Gets the Square: Advancing Conversations in Game Studies [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Thompson, University of Wyoming and Marc Ouellette, McMaster University
contact email: 
jthomp32@uwyo.edu maouelle@rogers.com

Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein researchers from such diverse areas of computer science, literary studies, psychology, and media studies come together

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies (due 3/1/11;10/6-8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / Sigma Tau Delta at Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

"Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies"

Creativity and Engagement in Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Environment Conference, University of Salford (UK)
contact email: 
Chris Procter <C.T.Procter@salford.ac.uk>

We invite you to submit a paper/abstract to the 6th International Education in a Changing Environment Conference, Creativity and Engagement in Higher Education, to be held at the University of Salford

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

The Future of Literary Studies, 1500-1800 (March 11-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE December 12, 2010

Reminder CFP- deadline 1Dec2010 - II Gower Congress- Valladolid, Spain, 18-21 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International John Gower Society
contact email: 
jgs.valladolid2011@gmail.com

The John Gower Society is holding its second International Congress at the University of Valladolid, Spain, in July 2011.

CFP Panel "Narrative Horizons" at RMMLA (Scottsdale) October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heidi_Bostic@baylor.edu

Special session at October 6-8, 2011 RMMLA in Scottsdale, AZ on "Narrative Horizons: Emerging Trends in the Study of Narrative." The session could include a broad range of topics, from life-writing to

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

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