category: general announcements

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

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: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

Picturing Childhood: A Symposium on Children's Literature and Psychoanalysis. Saturday, September 29, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
mezickler@gmail.com

Featured Author and Illustrator: David Small.

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarm@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, January 20, 2012, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Durrant and Naya Tsentourou / The University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

This one-day academic conference aims to bring together scholars working on all aspects of performance in the early modern period (taken broadly to include the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centur

Conference CFP-Paranoia and Pain: Embodied in Psychology, Literature, and Bioscience, University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Neville Cobbe-Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Ian Schermbrucker (University of Liverpool)
contact email: 
paranoia.pain@gmail.com

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

[UPDATE] November 3 -- November 5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adzias@comcast.net; p.detrixhe@verizon.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association's Annual Conference
Thursday, November 3 -- Saturday, November 5, 2011
Radisson Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

The Use of Poetry in the Mundane/SAMLA 2011 Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marianne Mason, Georgia State University
contact email: 
mmason14@gsu.edu

The Use of Poetry in the Mundane

Keynotes and New Deadline: Aesthetics of Renewal

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

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for the 2011 conference, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. Further, the new deadline is 15 July 2011.

CFP Women of Appalachia: Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection (due date August 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers

Women of Appalachia:

Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection

ANZSA 2011: "Translations/Transitions," Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November (abstracts due 31 July)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Edmond / University of Otago
contact email: 
jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz

Australia and New Zealand Slavists’ Association 2011 Conference “Translations/Transitions”

Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November 2011

CFP - Gender in a Postnational Context (NeMLA 2012 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jrwagnerpsu@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender in a Postnational Context (WGSC Sponsored Panel)

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

[UPDATE] - William Faulkner's Poetic Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
vmbryan@olemiss.edu

As a fiction writer, William Faulkner saw himself as a failed poet. Many themes that crop up in his poetry, however, make appearances in his fiction writing, as well.

Postcolonial Text new issue published (vol 6 No 1 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Text
contact email: 
ranjini.mendis@kwantlen.ca

This is to let you know that the fully online refereed journal Postcolonial Text has just published Vo.l6 No.1 (2011) at http://postcolonial.org

CFP: Workshop on Psychoanalytic Research (8/20; 12/20-1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Hunt, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
contact email: 
regorhunt02052@gmail.com

"Freud: a Mosaic"

What: Winter Colloquium

Where: Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
1581 Beacon St.
Brookline, MA

When: December 2011 - January 2012

Conference on The Literary Essay, July 2nd-3rd (London)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Karshan
contact email: 
t.karshan@qmul.ac.uk

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Conference on the Literary Essay at Queen Mary, University of London, and the London Review Bookshop, July 2-3

This July 2-3, there will be a conference on the essay from

CFP-Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)Convention, March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

This roundtable will explore how scholars can foster students’ civic education and build students’ engagement with social concerns through various interdisciplinary methods.

Call for Papers-The Worlds of V.S. Naipaul Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

This panel seeks papers on V.S.

KRISIS - Synapsis: European School for Comparative Studies, 4-11 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Synapsis, European School for Comparative Studies - Università di Bologna and Università di Siena (Italy)
contact email: 
synapsis.staff@gmail.com

Synapsis is a one-week residential Summer School, jointly sponsored by the Universities of Bologna and Siena in cooperation with many European universities and organizations.

The Sound of Silence [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia - Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Call for Papers (no. 10/11 – 2011)

Dossier for the upcoming issue (no. 10/11) – The Sound of Silence

Organized by – ZlatkaTimenova-Valtcheva

Co-organized by – Luís Cláudio Ribeiro

[Update 30 June, 11] Articles on Jamini Roy, Ramkinkar Baij, Jodu Potua and others

full name / name of organization: 
Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design
contact email: 
editor@chitrolekha.com

Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design
An Online Magazine Dedicated to Exploring the Language of Beauty
ISSN 2231– 4822 Available at www.chitrolekha.com

CFP “Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity” Toulouse, France, March 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marie C. Bouchet, University of Toulouse
contact email: 
marie.bouchet@univ-tlse2.fr

“Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity”

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

full name / name of organization: 
British Columbia Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jdnolin@live.ca

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

Julie Nolin, M.A.
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Bobbe Cummins Colburn, Ph.D.

English Language Learner Measures in Teaching and Practice Online

full name / name of organization: 
City University of Seattle
contact email: 
bobbejo@gmail.com

English Language Learner Measures in Teaching and Practice Online

Bobbe Cummins Colburn, Ph.D.
City University

Julie Nolin, M.A.
British Columbia Institute of Technology

[UPDATE] Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders [second call]

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient and Shelley Bradfield / Colorado State University
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu; shelley.bradfield@colostate.edu

My co-editor and I are seeking additional proposals and contributions for a collection of original essays entitled Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders. We have already accepted several proposals, but are now looking specifically for contributions dealing with the transnational flow of comic forms and humor-based cultural texts within and across African, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, South American and Central American contexts.

As the first edited volume of its kind, Transnational Laughter seeks to expand the field of media studies and shed light on overlooked areas of academic interest, taking comedy and its various subgenres (including black comedy, improv, modern slapstick, the romcom, satire, scatological humor, sketch comedy, spoofs, stand-up, and so forth) as vehicles through which to assess the international transit of these specific cultural forms over the past 25-30 years.

Sidney at Kalamazoo 2012 (9/15/2011; Kalamazoo, 5/10-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The International Sidney Society sponsors three open sessions on Philip Sidney and related topics at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michiga

NEMLA 2012--Pedagogy versus Curriculum in the Evolving Literature Classroom [Due 9/30/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Diana H. Polley/Southern New Hampshire University
contact email: 
d.polley@snhu.edu

This roundtable seeks papers by those who have explored various pedagogical innovations in the literature classroom, particularly innovations that highlight literature’s relationship to “real-worl

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern (Deadline July 15th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
siobhan.mcelduff@ubc.ca

What does Rome have to do with Cupertino? Or the bulky and unwieldy technology of the book scroll with the sleekness of the iPad?

Call for Young Authors and Illustrators!

full name / name of organization: 
Launch Pad: Where Young Authors and Illustrators Take Off!
contact email: 
editor@launchpadmag.com

Launch Pad: Where Young Authors and Illustrators Take Off! is now accepting fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book reviews, and artwork by children ages 6-14.

NeMLA March 2012 - "Continuities in English Literature between the Norman Conquest and Reformation"

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Longo and Brandon Hawk
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu; brandon.hawk@uconn.edu

Too often, students of medieval English literature unnecessarily categorize Old and Middle English as completely disconnected, highlighting Beowulf and Chaucer as the exemplary markers, with little in

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Women's Studies Session. June 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
LDavis1@kennesaw.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Women's Studies session invites papers that explore the 2011 conference theme, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World," and its connection to W

Conference on the Literary Essay - July 2-3, 2011 - Queen Mary, University of London

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay at Queen Mary and the London Review Bookshop, London, July 2-3

This July 2-3, there will be a conference on the literary essay from

New England Conference for Irish Studies (NEACIS), 10/14/11-10/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Scheible
contact email: 
escheible@bridgew.edu

Call for Papers: New England ACIS
Bridgewater State University
October 14-15, 2011

Who's Afraid of the Celtic Tiger?
Economics, Trade and the Undead in Irish Culture

gnovis Summer 2011 Call For Projects

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis online journal and blog
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

gnovis is the online, peer-reviewed, scholarly graduate journal of Georgetown's Communication, Culture and Technology program, and is devoted to presenting interdisciplinary scholarship that reflects

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