category: general announcements

10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
14-17 June 2012
Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
http://thehumanities.com/conference-2012/

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures
contact email: 
d@unc.edu

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

ROUSSEAU 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Languages and Cultures, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
contact email: 
aeche@mtroyal.ca

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birth, the Mount Royal University Department of Languages and Cultures invites communications in French and in English to be presented at a one-day pluridisciplinary colloquium on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

[UPDATE] CWWA Conference, Taiwan 2012 - bursary competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: CHALLENGES IN AN ALITERATE AGE November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nizwa
contact email: 
alitunizwa@gmail.com

Aliteracy, the condition of being able to read but not doing so, is a problematic fact in education, with particular repercussions in the teaching of language, literature, linguistics and translation

CFP - International Journal of Security (IJS)

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 Security (IJS) Volume 6, Issue 2

Networked New York, March 9, 2012 (DEADLINE: January 5, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University's Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

[Update] The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 15th - Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research.

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 22

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA, Apr 11-14 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals
The Legacy of Pulp Fiction

Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

Research Fellowship - Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
contact email: 
wallbm@nursing.upenn.edu

The Barbara Bates Center for The Study of the History of Nursing offers fellowships and research awards of up to $5,000 to support: residence at the Center, ongoing collaboration with nurse historians

CFP - International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP)

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 Image Processing (IJIP) Volume 6

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

ImageTexT Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
khshaeffer@gmail.com

ImageTexT is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric, to be released in Fall 2012.

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

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

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

Medical Marijuana Reduces Highway Deaths

New studies suggest that legalization of medical marijuana is associated with a decrease in alcohol-related fatal crashes.

CFP - International Journal of Engineering (IJE)

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 Engineering (IJE) Volume 6, Issu

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary (13 - 16 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 16 JUNE 2012

GOODENOUGH COLLEGE :: LONDON

[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

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Invitation_3CFP_2012_Problems of Management in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
SCIENTIA SOCIALIS, UAB
contact email: 
problemsofmanagement@gmail.com

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
„SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA“

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

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