category: general announcements

Feminism; Influence; Inheritance (23rd March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies: Issue 12

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, electronic publication dedicated to the exploration of Horror and Gothic literature, film, new me

Time and Temporality in European Modernism and the Avant-Gardes (1900-1950), 16-18 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MDRN/KULeuven
contact email: 
ben.debruyn@arts.kuleuven.be

This three-day conference aims to canvass the breadth and depth of the issues of time and temporality in European modernist writing and classic avant-garde literature.

Women, culture and the 25 January 2011 Egyptian revolution. Cairo, March 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

Women, culture and the 25 January 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Call for papers

This is a call for papers for a workshop which will take place in in March 2013 in Cairo.

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

Extended Deadline (11/8/12): Disabilities in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
spollard@cnu.edu

Given the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for submission to the special volume of ChLAQ on disability is now November 8, 2012.

Disabilities in Children’s Literature:

Roald Dahl and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Held
contact email: 
jmheld@uca.edu

See below, and attached, a call for abstracts for Philosophy and Roald Dahl. Continuing the trajectory of Dr.

CINEMATIC MELODRAMA at AAIS April 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American American Association of Italian studiesAssociation of Italian Studies 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene – April 11-14, 2013
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama

Lady of Ten Thousand Lakes: Finding Wisdom in Places; St. Paul, MN, April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Much of mythology is grounded in place. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

Early Modern Paratexts: A Work in Progress Seminar - Friday 25th July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
earlymodernparatexts2013@gmail.com

This one-day event seeks to gather together scholars working on paratexts in early modern literature, to share and survey current research, to generate new lines of enquiry and to create opportunities

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference

Conference Theme: Celebrating “Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context”

[UPDATE] Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Hicks Josh Pearson/ University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
eatonjournal@gmail.com

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction

"Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference
June 1- 3 2013
University of Victoria,

ACLA Annual Meeting Seminar: "Fictions of Fallen Empires" (University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu, jcrewe@berkeley.edu

"Fictions of Fallen Empires": Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar at the ACLA annual meeting, April 4-7, 2013, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

Special Topics: Reconciliation in Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Reconciliation in Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Human Rights and Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Human Rights and Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Literature of/about Risk at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Literature of/about Risk at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Literature and Law//Literature and Criminal Justice at CEA (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013 )

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Literature and Law//Literature and Criminal Justice at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013 )

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Anatomy of Violence in Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Special Topics: Literature and Work (11/1/2012, April 4-6, 2013 )

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Special Topics: Literature and Work at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Book Reviews for Newly Published Fiction and Poetry Works

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

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

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

(dis)Comfort in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

Some seek the pleasure cruise. Others prefer roughing it. The pleasures of comfort or the joys of discomfort can shape travel writing, lending it elements of conflict, suspense, or humor.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
wickedcoolghost@gmail.com

Book reviewers needed for a specific list of books. Please send an email with your academic interests and we'll try to find a matching book. This posting is open-ended, with a revolving deadline.

An Education in Facebook? (Edited Collection, Abstracts due 18 Jan 2013, Chapters by 31 May 2013))

full name / name of organization: 
Tama Leaver, Curtin University
contact email: 
t.leaver@curtin.edu.au

An Education in Facebook?
Higher Education and the World’s Largest Social Network

Editors: Dr Mike Kent, Dr Tama Leaver and Dr Clare Lloyd, Internet Studies, Curtin University

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloqiuum February 23, 2012 (proposals by December 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloqiuum
contact email: 
cmm429@cornell.edu

Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
Call for Papers

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture March 20-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Asociation [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2013 conference.

“The Peaceable Kingdom? Cultural and language communities in Canada and the rule of law",5-7 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for Canadian Studies/Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
pacs.2013@gmail.com

It is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 6th Congress of Polish Canadianists, which will take place between 5th and 7th of April 2013 in Poznań, Poland.

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome - February 1-2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joycefoundation@uniroma3.it

Conference Date: February 1-2 2013
Abstracts due: December 9, 2012

CINEMATIC MELODRAMA April 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AAIS 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene – April 11-14, 2013
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama

Performing Arts Management Today 2013

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

International Conference
Performing Arts Management Today
December 17 - 21, 2013

at Retzhof Castle Educational Institute
in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria!

[UPDATE] Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr, Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, david_haigron@yahoo.fr, renee.dickason@orange.fr

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries
University of Rennes 2, France - 10-11 October 2013

CFP UPDATE the quint

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication.

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