category: general announcements

ALA 2012 Rebecca Harding Davis Open Topic Session

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

Seminar (King's College London), 14/11/2011: Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London)/ Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


We are delighted to invite you to the second session of the seminar group, Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century, which explores new and emerging theories of the body and embodim

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Music Theatre and Dance Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
traceychessum@gmail.com

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance
of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

April 6, 2012: University of Connecticut 7th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Proposals Due Feb 20

full name / name of organization: 
Freshman English Program, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
fe.uconn@gmail.com

The University of Connecticut’s Freshman English Program is calling for presentation, panel, and roundtable proposals from instructors of writing (in all disciplines and programs)

[UPDATE] ACLA Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present & Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Wyndham Lewis Society Membership

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell - Wyndham Lewis Society Secretary
contact email: 
wlsociety-secretary@hotmail.co.uk

Membership of The Wyndham Lewis Society ensures the continuity of the Society and entitles you to receive one copy of the annual 'Lewisletter' (which reviews Society activities and related Lewisian ev

[UPDATE - ABSTRACT EXTENSION] Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

full name / name of organization: 
John Littlejohn and Michael T. Putnam
contact email: 
jlittlej@coastal.edu, mtp12@psu.edu

CFP: Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

boundaries of the im|material OSU May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
immateriality.2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Video Vortex #8 The Politics, Cultures and Art of Online Video, May 17th-19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, Kazimir, Split
contact email: 
brianwillems@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of Video Vortex will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia, between the 17th and the 19th of May, 2012.

[UPDATE] Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World

full name / name of organization: 
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, independent researcher
contact email: 
chilton@L.chiba-u.ac.jp; r.melsom@gmail.com

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 Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Wormwood Chapbooks
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts.

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

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

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April.

Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Dear Friends and Colleagues

RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

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

International Conference
RETHINKING STRAVINSKY: SOUNDS AND GESTURES OF MODERNISM

Fisciano-Salerno, Campus Universitario and Fondazione Filiberto Menna
26-28 SEPTEMBER 2012

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
femspec@aol.com

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divin

CFP: “Kick *ss” Moms: Mothering and Reproduction in SF [Deadline: Dec. 15 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu

Femspec is an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres.

International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities, Beirut, May 9 - 11, 2012 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
American University Beirut
contact email: 
humanrightsandthehumanities@gmail.com

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities will be hosted by American University of Beirut May 9-11, 2012.

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

The Medieval in New Age and Neopagan Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Call for submissions: Edited collection
contact email: 
kkinane@plymouth.edu

We welcome contributions to a collection of essays tentatively entitled “Intuiting the Past: New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms.” Scholars of Religious Studies, Gender Studies, Art History, Music H

Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (December 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Mason University/Hispanic Culture Review
contact email: 
hcr@gmu.edu

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University.

[UPDATE] "Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12) @ Brown University, Providence, RI

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University; Rachel Luckenbill / Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu; luckenbillr@duq.edu

A number of eminent scholars and writers have underscored the perils of romanticising exile, Edward Said and George Steiner among them.

Interpretations and Manifestations of God's Grace in Literature April 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
mwooten@andersonuniversity.edu

Call for Papers

Conference on Christianity and Literature
Southeast 2012 Regional Conference
April 12-14, 2012
Anderson University, Anderson, SC

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

The Hero's Quest in a 20th or 21st-century Text

full name / name of organization: 
Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

We urgently seek a replacement chapter for an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of the hero's quest.

Open Call (Spring Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its spring issue. We seek ­scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship.

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works

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

Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal (http://english.louisiana.edu/rougarou/) is currently accepting book review submissions for its upcoming spring 2012 issue.

[Update] Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

The Pedagogies and the Profession Area of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for paper presentations and panels on any topic involving successful o

[UPDATE] Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity in Goddess Studies

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

Keynote speakers: Judy Grahn, Miriam Robbins Dexter

Rails in the City: Representing Urban Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Steven D. Spalding/Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
steven.spalding@cnu.edu

Essays are sought for an upcoming special issue on the topic of trains and railway mobility in urban cultures.

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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