category: general announcements

Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Drago Momcilovic
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA in St.

Children's Literature: Texts for pre-readers deadline April 17, 2011 {UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA November 5-6, Scripps College Claremont, California
contact email: 
jaimymichellemann@gmail.com

“ABC, It’s Easy as 123” is looking for paper proposals exploring any aspect of media for infants to preschool-age “emergent readers.” Texts to examine include American classics like Where th

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

C21 Literature: Launch Edition Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature, Gylphi
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings (ISSN 2045-5216) is seeking contributions for its first issue, to be published in 2012.

[UPDATE] Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011
full name / name of organization:
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email:
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

CONF: The Screenplay: The Invisible Visible Text (1/26/12, deadline 6/30/11, Lorient, France

full name / name of organization: 
Unievrsity of South Britanny
contact email: 
swellslassagne@9online.fr

One-day seminar : “The Screenplay in English-Speaking Cinema: The Invisible Visible Text”

Université de Bretagne Sud, January 26th, 2012

"Spiritus Loci": Indiana College English Association 2011 Conference, Anderson, IN

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
elimafuji@anderson.edu

Indiana College English Association 2011 Conference
Anderson University – Anderson, Indiana
Spiritus Loci
October 7, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Scott Russell Sanders

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

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

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics:

Das Wunderkino: A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities/7.28.2011-7.30.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
Mark.Neumann@NAU.EDU

Die Wunderkammer (German for “the wonder-room” or “the miracle chamber”) was merely one incarnation of the phenomenon of the “cabinet of curiosities” that first appeared in Europe in the 1

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Lifewriting Annual, Vol. 4, to June 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lifewriting Annual
contact email: 
trs8@psu.edu

Lifewriting Annual seeks critical and scholarly essays on lifewriting in all forms: biography, autobiography, memoir, journals, diaries, graphic “novels” and new media.

Hospitality & Society: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Lynch, Co-Editor of Hospitality & Society, an Intellect Journal
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

Hospitality & Society Journal: Call for Papers

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Diasporic Identity: Leaving and Returning in British/or in Anglophone Literature [Update 04/04/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Nov. 4-6, 20011, Atlanta
contact email: 
arun.pokhrel@gmail.com, apokhrel@ufl.edu

While evoking Benedict Anderson’s idea of “long distance nationalism” to underscore the diasporic concept of Englishness, Robert J. C.

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms

A Conference supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at the University of Exeter

7-8 September 2011

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.

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