category: general announcements

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

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Call for Book Reviews: Working Papers in TESOL/AL Deadline October 20th

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine DiFelice Box/ Teachers College, Columbia University Web Journal
contact email: 
cmb2150@tc.columbia.edu

Book Reviewers Needed for Teachers College, Columbia University
Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics*

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

ACLA Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

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

ACLA 2012 Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

Shakespeare at the Opera

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
contact email: 
Josh.Cohen@massart.edu

NEMLA Convention 2012

Session Title: Shakespeare at the Opera

Description:

Corporate Governance and Business Conference (CGBC)

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail Management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

Call for Papers
CGBC 2011 – Boston, USA.
Corporate Governance and Business Conference (CGBC)
14th & 15th July 2011
www.abrmr.com
Overview of the Conference

International Conference of Investment & Retail Management (ICIRM)

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail Management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

Call for Papers
ICIRM – Istanbul 2012
International Conference on Investment & Retail Management
(ICIRM)
23rd - 25th April, 2012
ww.abrmr.com
Overview of the Conference

International Conference on the Restructuring of the Global Economy

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail Management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

Call for Papers
ROGE 2012 – Pune, India
Conference on the Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE)
1st - 2nd February 2012
www.abrmr.com
Overview of the Conference

International Trade & Academic Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail Management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

Call for Papers
ITARC – London 2011
International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC)
7th - 8thNovember, 2011
www.abrmr.com
Overview of the Conference

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Gender and Popular Fiction

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Presents
Issue 11.3
Gender and Popular Fiction, Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

"This is the End": Transformations and New Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
Organization of Graduate Students of English-Northern Arizona University
contact email: 
kre42@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2012
Featured Theme:
“This is the End”: Transformations & New Beginnings

The Southern Writers Symposium: Emerging Writers Contest, Dec. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Methodist University's Southern Writers Symposium
contact email: 
bjernigan@methodist.edu

Entries are now being accepted for the 2012 Southern Writers Symposium Emerging Writers Contest.

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture: Boston, April 11- 14, 2012

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

Julie Tharp and Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb write in This Giving Birth: “Ever since a pregnant Demi Moore exploded the beauty myth by posing nude for a magazine cover and Madonna cast off her boy-toy i

Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel / MLCRC, Ryerson University
contact email: 
admin@mlc.ryerson.ca

Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: tracing memories / imagining spaces

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: tracing memories / imagining spaces
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, 36th annual conference
Dates: 28 May-3 June 2012.

Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

ANZASA Biennial Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Australia and New Zealand American Studies Association
contact email: 
h.emmett@uq.edu.au

The Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association will be hosted by the University of Queensland’s Cultural History Project, in Brisbane, Australia, from 3-7 Jul

Filming the Nineteenth Century Novel (NeMLA, March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rpc2108@columbia.edu

Papers addressing filmed adaptations of 19th century novels are invited, from all theoretical perspectives. Books and films both major and less conventional are welcome.

Yale French Grad Student Conference - Ethics and Literature - February 17-18, 2012 (Abstracts due Nov 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Department of French Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
yalefrenchgradconference@gmail.com

The Yale Department of French welcomes submissions for our spring 2012 graduate student conference on the topic of "Ethics and Literature."

http://yale.edu/french/gradconference2012/cfp.html

Nabokov Panels and/or Individual papers for Literature Since 1900 Conference Louisville, KY Feb 23-25 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno for Nabokov Society
contact email: 
mcotugno@muohio.edu

Seeking full panels or individual papers addressing Vladimir Nabokov for the panel sponsored by the Nabokov Society at the Literature Since 1900 Conference in Louisville, KY from Feb 23 - 25, 2012.

20th Anniversary British Women Writers Conference (BWWC): June 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In 2012, the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) will commemorate its 20th anniversary by focusing on the theme of “Landmarks.” 

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

ICFA 2012: The Monstrous Fantastic (deadline October 31)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
dmhiggin@gmail.com

ICFA 2012: The Monstrous Fantastic

Civil War and Recon. Area, PCA-ACA Conference, Boston April 11-14, 2012 Proposals due Dec 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Civil War and Reconstruction Area, Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
randal.allred@byuh.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference 2012 April 11-14, 2012 Boston, Massachusetts

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The American Civil War and Reconstruction

Music and Crisis -- Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

Music and Crisis

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
April 14-15, 2012

"Representing Violence and Writing of Disaster" October 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Student Organization Conference
contact email: 
jjt131@msstate.edu

The Western Illinois University English Graduate Student Organization conference invites scholarly papers to join a panel on violence in literature and/or film.

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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

In 2000, Suzette Henke published Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women’s Life-Writing, where her introduction explores trauma and healing, elaborating on what Henke coined as scriptother

Graphicity: Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

[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

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon March 16-18 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting submissions of 100-200 word abstracts for papers, presentations and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in seque

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