category: general announcements

Update: Redefining Latina/o Gender and Sexuality (Abstracts due: 3/19/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2012
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: 127th Annual Modern Language Association Convention
Dates: January 5th to 8th 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington U.S.A.

[UPDATED] Deadline Extended- Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

Contemporary US/Canadian/Mexican Dystopian Fiction Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Grubisic, Baxter, and Lee
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions

At century’s end and after, a dystopian mood - what Peter Fitting
calls "the sense of a threatened near future" - has been evident in

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
cmarlaire@nu.edu

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

Twentieth Century Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.

Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center

CfP June 23-24 Medieval Postgraduate Conference Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group at Durham University; part of the Institute of Medieval & Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

The Medieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group at Durham University invites abstracts for its fifth annual conference on the 23rd and 24th of June 2011 addressing the theme of “Beauty”

Hospitality and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session Proposal Seattle 2012 meeting
contact email: 
mlam@cuhk.edu.hk

There is no custom of hospitality here, we do not need guests.’
--Kafka The Castle

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] CPF: Science and Literature RMMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ira Walker / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
iawalker@miners.utep.edu

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

Francis Bacon Workshop for 2011 RMMLA, October 6-8,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dibakar1956@gmail.com

Francis Bacon Workshop*
Dibakar Pal, 7A 2 1 1 Srinath Chakrabarty Lane, Kolkata, West Bengal India 700 035; 033-25773205; dibak_p@yahoo.com

Graduate Conference: The American Tapestry -- Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston Graduate English Department
contact email: 
https://sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

http://bit.ly/hWoped

MLA Special Session: Marilyn Monroe's Fragments

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Lamm
contact email: 
zlamm@uic.edu

Any approach to the recently-published archival text, including comparative, historical, psychoanalytic, feminist, queer, materialist, biographical; Monroe as icon, poet, performer; in celebrity cultu

Re-inscribing the Old Plantation: Florida as a Site of (Re-)Memory, Oct. 13-14, 2011. Submission deadline: April 29, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
atenga@fit.edu

The Florida College English Association invites submissions for its annual conference, to be held October 13-14 at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront in Indialantic, Florida.

The City: 2nd International Conference, May 5 & 6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Themes
contact email: 
cityconf@interdisciplinarythemes.org

Our conference program is filling up, but we do have a few spots open and thus continue to consider proposals.

New Research in Celtic Studies, MLA panel Jan. 5-8, 2011. Deadline for abstracts 15 March 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Discussion Group in Celtic Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
rmurphy@uscupstate.edu

New approaches, texts, and takes relating to work in any of the six Celtic languages/literatures.

[UPDATE-DEADLINE EXTENDED] Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012: Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Scanlan/ New York City College of Technology
contact email: 
sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu

Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations.

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012: The Future of Peer Review

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Scanlan
contact email: 
sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu

Panel will examine future of humanities peer review across several themes: print/digital, ERIH rating, subscription/open, solicited/open, financial structures, editing.

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
mail@travelcultures.com

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

‘Travellers, poets and liars are three words all of one significance”

CFP Journal Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Maeve Tynan, Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory

Cine-Excess V: revised dates and extended deadline for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess V
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 27-28, 2011
Chaminade University of Honolulu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2011

NeMLA 2012: Accepting Panel Proposals (Deadline April 22, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Northeast.MLA@gmail.com

Form a session, submit an abstract: mark your calendar for NeMLA 2012!

CFP: Tartu Summer School of Semiotics - 22-26 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tartu
contact email: 
katre.parn@ut.ee

Tartu Summer School of Semiotics 2011 is five-day event taking place from August 22 to 26 in a secluded Palmse manor in North Estonia.

Call for Reviews: Jadaliyya Ezine

full name / name of organization: 
Jadaliyya Ezine
contact email: 
reviews@jadaliyya.com

Jadaliyya Ezine is launching an expanded Reviews section.

[UPDATE] RMMLA - Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thomasfair@comcast.net

250 - 500 word proposals are solicited on any aspect of Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature (content selection and/or methodology) for presentation at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, O

Call for Womens & Gender Studies Session Proposals--NeMLA 2012, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2012 Annual Convention
Rochester, NY
March 15-18

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

CFP MLA 2012 "States of Consciousness in Literature" -- Deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
Isabel Jaén Portillo, jaen@pdx.edu

Description: Papers exploring dreaming, altered, dissociative, and other states of consciousness in literature from perspectives including (but not limited to) psychological, neuroscientific, psychiatric, and philosophy of mind.

Grad Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The graduate students of the Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden are pleased to invite you to a conversation about Childhood Studies.

Special Session on Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature, RMMLA Convention, October 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Maria Figueredo / York University, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Department, Toronto,
contact email: 
mfiguere@yorku.ca

Join us in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 6-8, 2011 for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention!

*Still accepting abstracts until March 31, 2011 for the Session on

English Linguistics panel at RMMLA Oct. 6-8 (Mar. 11 deadline for abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Meredith.Moss@asu.edu

English Linguistics Panel
October 6-8, 2011
Scottsdale, AZ
http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/
Deadline to submit abstracts: March 11, 2011

[UPDATE]--CFP "Narrative Horizons" at RMMLA Scottsdale AZ Oct 6-8, 2011 (deadline extended to March 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heidi_Bostic@baylor.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a special session at the October 6-8, 2011 meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association in Scottsdale, AZ on the topic "Narrative Horizons: Emerging Trends

[UPDATE] SCMLA -- Rhetoric Session (Abstracts due March 28)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ryancrider79@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for the rhetoric session at the upcoming 2011 Convention of the South Central Modern Language Association, to be held October 27-29, in Hot Springs, AR.

31st Harvard Celtic Colloquium - CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Celtic Colloquium
contact email: 
hcc@fas.harvard.edu

The Harvard Celtic Department cordially invites proposals for papers on topics
which relate directly to Celtic studies (Celtic languages and literatures in

CFP MLA 2012: Making Sense of Assessment

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Two Year College Discussion Group
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

Making Sense of Assessment: Confronting the Tension between Faculty and Administrative Expectations: How do faculty and administrative expectations differ in outcomes assessment?

CFP MLA 2012: Radical Learning Strategies--English

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Two Year College Discussion Group
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

Innovative approaches to learning styles, composition and rhetorical theory, and other pedagogical developments in English writing and literature.

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