category: general announcements

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): FAILURE - Deadline Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The contemporary moment is fraught with the rhetoric of failure and decline. Daily, it seems, political, artistic, and entertainment outlets alert us to broken systems, policies, and promises.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (11/15/12; 03/21/13-03/23/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrice Hollrah / Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

14th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 21-23, 2013
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: November 15, 2012

[REMINDER] International Pynchon Week 2013: 5-8 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN - '(IM)PERSONAL DESIRES: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS OF DESIRE'

full name / name of organization: 
Gareth Longstaff - NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN
contact email: 
G.Longstaff@newcastle.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN
'(IM)PERSONAL DESIRES: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS OF DESIRE'

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; Winter 2012/13, Deadline: 12/10/12

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Michelle Paull, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu; michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Winter 2012-13 issue.

[UPDATE] Hospitality & Society

full name / name of organization: 
Co-editor Paul Lynch, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

[UPDATE} NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.The personal continues to be political, and for queer constituencies whose representation by a dominant main

CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL

Call for Creative Submissions - Winter 2012 issue - December 1, 2012 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming creative submissions for its Winter 2012 issue, themed “The Politics Of....” Submission deadline: December 1, 2012.

Call for Winter 2012 issue - December 1, 2012 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Winter 2012 issue, themed “The Politics Of....” Submission deadline: December 1, 2012.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

[UPDATE] Thunderbolts, Routers, and Ruffians: Early Modern Bullies, Panel, NeMLA Conference, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
eketn001@gmail.com

Thunderbolts, Routers, and Ruffians: Early Modern Bullies and Bullying

Native American Literature at CEA, Savannah, GA, April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
44th Annual Conference | April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, GA

[UPDATE] Reminder/CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; deadline for abstracts 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

ĕm: A Review of Text and Image, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
ĕm: A Review of Text and Image
contact email: 
editor@em-review.com

The inaugural issue of ĕm: A Review of Text and Image is almost here, but we are already reading submissions for issue 2.

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV. 9TH)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

The Rodopi Press Dialogue Series seeks proposals for writings to be included in a volume of new critical essays devoted to President Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope and Dreams from My Father.

Left in the West, a collection of critical essays. Proposals due October 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gioia Woods, Northern Arizona University
contact email: 
Gioia.Woods@nau.edu

Please send 500-word abstracts for a book collection of essays exploring the literary and cultural left in the American West.

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Identities and Identifications
Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

18-20 April 2013, Zagreb, Croatia

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Deadline for Panels 15 January 2013

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

21-23 March 2013, Paris Area, Orsay, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13-15 December 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

6-8 December 2012, Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

NeMLA 2013 - Deadline 9/30 - Navigating Borderland Culture in Contemporary Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel P. Doherty / Stony Brook University (SUNY)
contact email: 
nathaniel.doherty@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on twentieth and twenty-first century literary artists of the Americas that explore the subject's increasingly complex relationship with national and ethnic cultural complexes.

Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, 1-2 Feb, 2013 [CfP deadline 12 Oct]

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie Watson, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
jwatso05@mail.bbk.ac.uk

1st and 2nd February, 2013

Held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
Organisers: Darren Royston and Jackie Watson

CFP: CEA Annual Conference 4-6 April (Savannah, Georgia 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE

Veganism and Anorexia (November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

I’m currently working on a book that examines cultural representations of vegans and veganism in popular culture.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jjalexan@presby.edu

Call for Papers: Learning Outcomes and Assessment at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

Chinese Literature: Special Issue - November 15, 2012 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Soliciting critical essays in English about Chinese Literature from all periods and in all critical styles.

2013 ICCBES in Taiwan: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on, Chemical, Biological and Environmental Sciences (ICCBES)
contact email: 
iccbes@iccbes.org

ICCBES official website: www.iccbes.org

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference, submission deadline 1st October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Submissions Deadline: 1 October 2012

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 2(12)/ 2013 ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies: Secret, Publici

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
mihaela.tudor.com@gmail.com

Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 2(12)/ 2013

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Secret, Publicity, Social Sciences Research

Coordinators:

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

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