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Reconstruction 12.3, "(In)Securities"

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

Call for Abstracts: Reconstruction 12.3 “(In)Securities”

Edited by Susana Araújo (University of Lisbon) and Susana S. Martins (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics; July 9; March 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Cujlture
contact email: 
asac2012@scrippscollege.edu; scastagn@scrippscollege.edu

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture announces:

The 4th International Conference on Adoption and Culture
Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics

Outlaw!: Law and (Dis)Order in the American West (9/01/11; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 10/27/11-10/29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference, held October 27-29, 2011, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor (13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

"His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor"

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA -- Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 2012
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Session Description:

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World; Oct. 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, Thompson Rivers University
contact email: 
chilton@L.chiba-u.ac.jp

The worldwide growth of English as a first and foreign language has by now necessitated the a term like ‘Global Englishes’ to describe the range of dialects and usages.

Call for Articles African American Poetry and Ecocriticism for Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Hayes
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Seeking article submissions that discuss the relationship between African American poetry and ecocriticism for a scholarly anthology.

MULTICULTURALISMS: THEORIES AND PRACTICE AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 14th – 17th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University
contact email: 
multiculturalism@cf.ac.uk

The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University are organizing an interdisciplinary conference on multiculturalisms from 14th

Cultural Productions of 9/11

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

Introducing “Cultural Productions of 9/11”

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 11.2

Edited By Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson

Featuring:

Call for Papers on "The Ritual of Public Apology" for international workshop on March 22nd - 23rd 2012, Antwerp, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
contact email: 
barbara.segaert@ua.ac.be

UCSIA is organising an international workshop on the topic of public apology in the fields of communication and media, law and diplomacy, business and public relations on March 22nd-23rd 2012 at the U

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century Sept. 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Studies
contact email: 
delprinciped@mail.montclair.edu

Call for Papers

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century

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

full name / name of organization: 
The journal 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

[UPDATE] American Frontiers: British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies / April 20th-21st

full name / name of organization: 
The Group for the Study of Early Cultures / University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Fourth Annual Graduate Student Conference for the Group for the Study of Early Cultures
The University of California, Irvine

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Steaming into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Dvorak, PhD
contact email: 
krdvorak@nnmc.edu

We are seeking contributors for a collection of critical essays on Steampunk.

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

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Call For Submissions: Literary Journal Accepting Short Stories, Poetry, Flash Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction for Publication

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com) is now accepting general submissions under the categories of Short Stories, Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction.

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

"Transatlantic Fictions" (Sept. 15, 2011; ASECS March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Harvard University
contact email: 
mganz@fas.harvard.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
San Antonio, TX
March 22-25, 2012

Communication Practices in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Research for Food, Drug, and Water Safety--July 31

full name / name of organization: 
David Wright
contact email: 
wrightmd@mst.edu

Deadline for abstract proposal submissions is 31 July 2011 at 5pmCT. Submissions that meet the scope of the collection will be followed up for full-length chapter contributions.

Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

GOODENOUGH COLLEGE :: LONDON
THE BRITISH LIBRARY :: LONDON

Call for Submissions: Global Dialogues (12.Sept.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature invites submissions to Issue 2.1 (Jan 2012) describing the participation of literary works in the global intersection of languages and literatures,

Call for Creative Submission for SAMLA (November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Komal Patel (Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
kpatel42@kennesaw.edu

This panel will highlight 21st century confessional responses in the following genres: memoir, nonfiction, and poetry. Participants will read their creative work in the aforementioned genres.

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

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

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Terrence Malick, Tree of Life, and the Malickian Style (SCMS deadline 8/15; 3/21-5/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic /Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

SCMS CFP: Terrence Malick, Tree of Life, and the Malickian Style

SCMS Annual Conference 2012
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
March 21-25, 2012

CSAA Annual Conference 2011: 'Cultural ReOrientations and Comparative Colonialities', Adelaide, Australia, 22-24 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The MnM Centre, University of South Australia
contact email: 
MnM-Centre@unisa.edu.au

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[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema extended deadline: 7/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo sessions for IMC 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brad Eden
contact email: 
brad.eden@valpo.edu

This is a call for papers for the 5 sessions and 1 roundtable recently approved for the 2012 International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, MI in May 2012. These sessions are:

Motherhood and Popular Culture, April 11-14, 2012, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

Julie Tharp and Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb write in This Giving Birth:

[UPDATE] CFP: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

Call For Papers:

Call for papers: ASECS March 22-25: “Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

full name / name of organization: 
43rd ASECS Annual Meeting San Antonio, TX March 22 – 25, 2012
contact email: 
krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

“Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

E-mail: krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

Tra i libri degli altri. Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Osservatorio sul romanzo contemporaneo- Graduate School in Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

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