category: general announcements

(UPDATE) "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

MASSENET AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

MASSENET AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
International Conference

LUCCA, COMPLESSO DI SAN MICHELETTO
30 NOVEMBER - 02 DECEMBER 2012

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/massenet.html

Organized by

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

New Essays on Emerson's International Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Ricardo Miguel Alfonso and David LaRocca
contact email: 
davidlarocca@post.harvard.edu

Call for Abstracts:

New Essays on Emerson’s International Influence

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences," March 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012), April 16-18, 2012, Dublin, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education.

CFP: The 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, July 27-29, 2012. Deadline May 1, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

Sponsored by The Academy of the Shaw Festival and the International Shaw Society, the 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario will take place on July 27-28-29, 2012 at the Fes

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

UPDATE "Drama and Domestic Violence"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period.

UPDATE "Age Studies and Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel exploring drama of any nationality or period from an age-studies perspective.

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking due January 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
laurenk@rice.edu

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

[UPDATE] CFP: Harry Potter Studies (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Bell / SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
cbell3@uccs.edu

33rd Annual Conference of the
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Feb. 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

“Occupied: Taking up Space and Time,” March 22-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University - Bloomington English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
actc@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Technology, to be held from April 26-28 2012, at the Ramada Osa

The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acll@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning, to be held from April 26-28 2012, at the Ram

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

“Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature.”

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan D. Dietrich / Newman University
contact email: 
kryptonnights@yahoo.com

The 13th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on March 29th -31st , 2012.

Warscapes, a new online magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

[UPDATE] Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods

full name / name of organization: 
SAMEMES
contact email: 
rachel.falconer@unil.ch

The 2012 SAMEMES International Conference, ‘Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods’, will take place in Lausanne, 27 - 29 June 2012.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is currently accepting academic as well as creative articles of interest across the wide range of the humanity disciplines.

[UPDATE] CFP: Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, 13-15 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Denver Comic Con/Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
christina@comicbookclassroom.org

**Please note the date change from the previous CFP

New Guest Announcements:

•Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics)

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Mythopoeic Society Conference 43; UC Berkeley; August 3-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Across the Continents: Myths and legends from Europe and Asia meet and mingle/The Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
edithcrowe@comcast.net

http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/43/. The meeting of cultures, particularly when each appears exotic to the other, generates many possible outcomes. One culture may conquer or cooperate with the other.

Comedy Studies: Special Journal Issue Gender and Comedy in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Comedy Studies (Intellect)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Comedy Studies Issue 6 October 2012 Special Issue: Comedy and Gender

Guest Editor: Dr Katy Shaw (University of Brighton)

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Film Theory and Aesthetics/Albuquerque, NM, USA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins/SWPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
33d Annual Conference February 8-11, 2012

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

In any crisis, whether economic or cultural, there is a sense of an unimaginable danger right around the corner.

[UPDATE; New Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011] Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance St

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

(A flyer of this CFP is available at: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/earlycultures/user_files/CFP_Commons.pdf )

Prima Facie and Second Nature: Prosopopeia and the Faces of Origin (ACLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: Andrea Gadberry (UC Berkeley), Amanda Jo Goldstein (Cornell University, UW-Madison)
contact email: 
gadberry@berkeley.edu

Having narrowly escaped the clutches of a band of marauders, Montaigne attributes his good luck to his face: “If my face did not answer for me, if people did not read in my eyes and my voice the inn

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