category: general announcements

CFP - NeoAmericanist Journal

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY ONLINE JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICA
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Walter Mosley Session PAMLA November 2011 Deadline April 18

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Parker/ Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
parkejes@mscd.edu

CFP: Walter Mosley’s World
PAMLA Conference, November 5-6, 2011, Claremont, California
Deadline: 18 April 2011
Submit to: www.pamla.org

Hybrid Genres III: Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
abiendar@uci.edu

Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) 2011 Conference
November 5-6, 2011
Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Abstracts are invited for the following special session:

PAMLA "Beowulf and Related Topics" Standing Session: November 5-6, 2011 in Claremont, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Schneider
contact email: 
thomas.schneider@email.ucr.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA.

[Extended Deadline] PAMLA Composition and Rhetoric Standing Session: November 5-6, 2011 in Claremont, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
santi001@ucr.edu

PAMLA Composition and Rhetoric Standing Session: November 5-6, 2011 in Claremont, CA

[UPDATE] SAMLA Fiction Writers (Creative Writing)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samlafiction2011@gmail.com.

The focus of this panel will be on brief, powerful writing and performance. In order to perform an entire piece in the allotted time, submitted stories must be concise, but powerful.

Expressions of Interest: Fully-funded Special Issue of the Journal of New Zealand Literature for 2012

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

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) is calling for expressions of interest in a fully-funded Special Issue for 2012.

UPDATE Soliciting an essay on Moby Dick as quest narrative

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

Inviting proposals for a chapter on Moby Dick to be included in an upcoming volume titled "The Hero's Quest."

VOLUME 4 KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 4 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

DEADLINE EXTENDED SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

[UPDATE: Deadline] Son of Classics and Comics) Abstracts: APRIL 15, 2011; Contributions: Sep 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall
contact email: 
gakovacs@trentu.ca; toph@exchange.ubc.ca

[Please note: proposals deadline extended to April 15, 2011]

Son of Classics and Comics
Edited by George Kovacs (Trent University) and
C.W. Marshall (University of British Columbia)

Tom Lea Month Call For Papers Deadline April 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Lea Institute
contact email: 
brandon.shuler@ttu.edu

The Tom Lea Institute, the El Paso Times, and the University of Texas El Paso will sponsor four papers to be presented during Tom Lea Month in El Paso.

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds (October 14-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UMCSCLconference@gmail.com

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds
2nd Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
October 14-15, 2011

"Cultivating Human-Animal Relations Through Poetic Form" (SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
miglesia@mail.usf.edu

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

Symposium on John Wilkinson's The Lyric Touch, 23 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
a.j.pestell@sussex.ac.uk

The Centre for Modernist Studies at the University of Sussex presents an event devoted to the discussion of John Wilkinson’s collection of essays, The Lyric Touch (Salt 2007).

Composition Exercise Book - The Write Book

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Brickey
contact email: 
brickeyr@uwplatt.edu

The Write Book

Studies in Australasian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Lambert, Macquarie University
contact email: 
anthony.lambert@mq.edu.au

Studies in Australasian Cinema is an international refereed scholarly journal devoted to the cinema of, and film scholarship from, the Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific region.

"Cultivating Human-Animal Relations Through Poetic Form" (SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
miglesias@mail.usf.edu

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

Creative Writing Panel at PCAS/ACAS Conference, New Orleans, Oct. 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
jsadreor@kennesaw.edu

Call for Creative Writing (poetry and fiction) at PCAS/ACAS 2011

This year's conference will be held in New Orleans October 6-8.

Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)
contact email: 
zorafestival1@yahoo.com

Scholars and other interested parties are invited to submit papers for the 2013 Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (January 26th-February 3rd).

[UPDATE] ***Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.***

full name / name of organization: 
LASA2012 May 23-26 *San Francisco*
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The 2012 LASA Congress will be dedicated to the bicentennial of national independence in most of the countries in Latin America.

Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education (Journal) - articles by 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susan Alice Fischer, Co-Editor
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

[Update: 30 April] Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers for Volume 3, Number 2
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 * www.rupkatha.com

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

[UPDATE] CSECS/ABS/NEASECS 2011 panel, Adaptation and 18th-Century Literature--new deadline April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society/Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

Recently adaptation theorists have argued for a re-valuing of adaptations and of the dynamic between originary texts and their adaptation.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] "The Immaterial 18th Century"--NEW DEADLINE April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/ Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
immat18@mcmaster.ca or walmsley@mcmaster.ca

Call for Papers
Joint Meeting of CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
Hosted by McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, 27-29 October, 2011

"The Immaterial Eighteenth Century"

Education and Utopia: Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Tyson Lewis, Montclair State University
contact email: 
lewist@mail.montclair.edu

The Society for Utopian Studies is holding its annual conference at Penn State College this year from October 20-23.

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings Workshop 20-21 June apps due 20 April

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.bastian@manchester.ac.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings is a two day interdisciplinary workshop seeking to explore the interconnections between time and community, broadly conceived.

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

Human Rights and Social Justice in Asia October 22-October 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference
contact email: 
desnoyer@lasalle.edu, amaria.toyoda@villanova.edu, midatlanticAAS@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2011 (DEADLINE: May 17, 2011)

40th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for

Asian Studies Conference at Princeton University

Human Rights and Social Justice in Asia

[UPDATE] PAMLA Composition and Rhetoric Standing Session: Submissions due 3/25/11

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
santi001@ucr.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA.

Technology & Modernity at MSA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
contact email: 
gammel@english.ryerson.ca and john.wrighton@mlc.ryerson.ca


Technology and Modernity

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
 

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London - School of Arts
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com.

Transitions 2 is a one day symposium devoted to promoting new research into comics in all their forms.

3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 23-24, 2011 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Movie review, "Black Venus", by Abdellatif Kechiche

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews for the movie "Black Venus" (aka Vénus noire, Mavri Afroditi) by Abdellatif Kechiche.

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