category: general announcements

Contemporary Poetry and the University [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Girton College
contact email: 
girton-contemporary-poetry@lists.cam.ac.uk

This symposium brings together poets, academics, and teachers of creative writing to discuss the status of poetry writing and the teaching of contemporary poetry in British universities.

The Ninth Annual International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, October 13-15, 2011 (Savannah College of Art & Des

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media and Arts Association
contact email: 
ritchie@lvc.edu

Design. Innovation. Story: an Odyssey of Confluence

[UPDATE]: Final CFP - Not Just Fred and Ginger Conference - Deadline Friday 29 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Karen McNally/London Metropolitan University
contact email: 
k.mcnally@londonmet.ac.uk

NOT JUST FRED AND GINGER: CAMARADERIE, COLLUSION AND COLLISIONS BETWEEN DANCE AND FILM

Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World -September 30 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie University
contact email: 
fantasticnarratives@gmail.com

Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

Call For Submissions: Special Issue on Carnaval/Mardi Gras/Fastnacht

full name / name of organization: 
Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica
contact email: 
sirena@dickinson.edu

The editors of Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica, an international and multilingual journal published biannually by JHUP, are currently seeking poetry and essays for a special issue (March 2012) that w

[Update] Gaiman and Feminism Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

The editors of a secured critical anthology are seeking articles of around 4,000-6,500 words (including endnotes and references) discussing the work of Neil Gaiman in any medium -- including the comic

College Student Literary Magazine Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College Student Literary Magazine Conference
contact email: 
lfriedberg@ccp.edu

This student-centered conference for college magazine writers, editors, and faculty advisors invited presentations on any aspect of college literary magazines.

American Frontiers: British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

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

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

Gender and Punishment: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
gms.manchester.2012@gmail.com

Gender and Punishment: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2012

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics SAMLA (11/4-6)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Luso-Brazilian Studies
contact email: 
ahicksba@berkeley.edu

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics

[UPDATE] English in the Digital Age: EAPSU Conference October 14 & 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of the Pennsylvania Sate Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

The deadline for abstracts for English in the Digital Age, the EAPSU 2011 conference, has been extended to May 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] Generation Vet: Composition, Veterans, and the Post-911 University

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Langstraat, Colorado State University
contact email: 
lisa.langstraat@colostate.edu

Generation Vet: Composition, Veterans, and the Post-911 University

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, November 4-6, 2011
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

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The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Playing Across Borders: Katherine Mansfield and the Margins of the Modern--deadline for abstracts 3 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Society--panel sponsored by the Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
tmartin@huntington.edu

Panelists are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) for papers on Mansfield's difficult relations with the transnational scene of the modern, modernism, modernity.

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

[UPDATE] 12th-13th December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Hülya Yıldız
huyildiz@metu.edu.tr

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy CFP (DEADLINE EXTENDED to 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York
contact email: 
JITP@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, a new, peer-reviewed publication edited by students and faculty from the CUNY Graduate Center, seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection o

Textbooks and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on College Composition and Communication
contact email: 
etlinger@uwm.edu

This panel examines textbooks in first-year composition and their changes due to new media challenges.

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Call for essay submissions-The Cultural Production of Eighteenth-Century Natural Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Easterby-Smith and Emily Senior
contact email: 
Sarah.Easterby-Smith@alumni.warwick.ac.uk and E.Senior@alumni.warwick.ac.uk

The Cultural Production of Eighteenth-Century Natural Knowledge

Call for Papers: Journal special issue

April 2011

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

[Update] Online International Gender Studies Partnership ( April 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
MonicaSwindle@umsl.edu

The Gender Studies Program at the University of Missouri – St.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

UPDATE: Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory 3 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Maeve Tynan, Journal Editor
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness (http://www.otherness.dk/) invites articles on the subject of Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory for its current e-journal issue Otherness:

JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies: 30 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Indian Popular Culture MPCA/ACA (5/2/11; Milwaukee, WI 10/14-16/11

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@gmail.com

Indian Popular Culture
CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://mpcaaca.org

12-13 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The 19th METU British Novelists Conference-Kazuo Ishiguro
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website:
Contact name: Hülya Yıldız
huyildiz@metu.edu.tr

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

12th-13th December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE, KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK

To be held on 12th-13th December 2011
at
Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures (2012 & 2013 Issues)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Games and/as Resistance (Sept 1, 2011)

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

Reconstruction 12.2: Games as/and Resistance

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