category: general announcements

papers interplay of alcohol consumption, auto fatalities & medical marijuana laws

full name / name of organization: 
Physicians for Public Safety
contact email: 
doug.slain@gmail.com

Physicians for Public Safety
59 Morning Sun Avenue, # A
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415.888.8289
Call for papers

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

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?

‘Theoretical Matter(s)’

full name / name of organization: 
PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
contact email: 
periodical.prosthesis@gmail.com

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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: ‘Theoretical Matter(s)’.

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Details:

Since the emergence of Marxism, the word ‘materialism’

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Edited collection on contemporary African American satire in all media (abstracts by Jan.1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
contact email: 
mausdc@potsdam.edu

[The editors are pleased to report that this project has already received favorable attention from a scholarly press and, in order to present as wide a net of subject coverage as possible, are especially interested at this point in receiving submissions on topics related to film, television, performance and visual arts, though submissions from all genres are still welcome up to the deadline]

CFP - International Journal of Computer Science and Security (IJCSS)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computer Science and Security (I

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] Percival Everett Panel at the Mardi Gras Conference--Abstracts due 12/9/11

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

“If Percival Everett isn’t already a household name, it’s because people are more interested in politics than truth.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

Images of Music Making and Cultural Exchange between the East and the West (26–30 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts
contact email: 
zblazekovic@gc.cuny.edu

Eleventh conference of the ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts

China Conservatory of Music (中国音乐学院), Beijing

26–30 October 2012

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

2012 Southwest Teaching & Learning Conference: March 30th-31st

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
contact email: 
Dr. Tracy Hurley: thurley@tamusa.tamus.edu

Teaching & Learning: How Technology Enhances the Teaching & Learning Process

Poems Invited for June 2012 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (For Issue No. 21)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Feb 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

[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

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Man and Superman: Human Enhancement in Fiction. Deadline: Feb. 15 2012

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology and the University of Exeter
contact email: 
ccarbo04@nyit.edu

We humans have always dreamt of overcoming the limitations that nature imposes on us, of acquiring abilities that go far beyond anything currently possible, and of being so strong, clever, and superio

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

English Renaissance Literature; RMMLA, Boulder, CO, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Inglis / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of English Renaissance literature.

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Edited Collection of Essays on the Pre-Tenure Experience (Abstracts due February 15th, 2012; submissions due June 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Marie Furtak/School of Education, University of Colorado at Boulder
contact email: 
erin.furtak@colorado.edu

Editor: Erin Marie Furtak (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Cultural Translation and East Asia: Film, Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kate Taylor-Jones and Dr Yan Ying. Bangor University WALES UK
contact email: 
k.taylor@bangor.ac.uk

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to focus on questions of ‘cultural translation’ in all its forms and constructs.

Reviving and Revisioning Work: Examining Class

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual University of Houston Graduate Literature Conference March 31, 2012
contact email: 
sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

Between the recession, partisan rhetoric about class war, and the current Occupy movement, class has moved to the forefront of American political consciousness.

"Pynchon on the Land," proposed ALA Conference panel, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

This panel to be proposed for the ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012, will attempt to bring discussions of Pynchon “down to earth” by examining the role of the physical landscape,

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

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

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

CFP: Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2012 Emerging Scholars Panel

Violence in Theory and Practice (March 16-18th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Dept. - Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 16-18, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference

Teaching Music History

full name / name of organization: 
American Musicological Society
contact email: 
msumeric@gmail.com

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: EIGHTH ANNUAL TEACHING MUSIC HISTORY DAY
RIDER UNIVERSITY, LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ
SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012

[UPDATE] Extended Submission Deadline - 2012 CATR Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
pkuling@wlu.ca

CATR Conference 2012, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
(La version française suit la version anglaise.)

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Coference, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8 – 11, 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals

The Evolving Hero: Representations of the Heroic in Pulp Fiction

Hyatt Regency Hotel &
Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM

SW/TX PCA/ACA 2012

“’The Plains’ as a Unique Place in Literature”; MAASA Conference; Tulsa, OK; April 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Brooks / Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow
contact email: 
brooks01@nsuok.edu

Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County depicts an Oklahoma family dealing with the hardships of death, discord, substance abuse, and other problems while confined by

EXTENDED DEADLINE! CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE! CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/11; 2/8-11/12)

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE 1-2 Sep 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth incorporating Dartington College of Arts
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

University College Falmouth inc. Dartington College of Arts

invites you to

“ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE”
1st-2nd September 2012

Deadline for proposals: 31st March 2012

4th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Friday 21st September 2012 – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP - International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (IJBB)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (I

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