category: general announcements

CFP: 2nd Annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
p.t.hershberger@iup.edu

We are excited to invite you to join a multi-disciplinary dialogue on gender and sexuality.

Exploring the Global Caribbean through Literary and Theoretical Texts Conference, 5-7 July 2012, Kingsville, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
contact email: 
Susan Roberson kfslr00@tamuk.edu

Keynote Speaker:
Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Columbia University

Call for papers:

1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

Call for Papers!
1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

www.globalresearchstudies.com/research_studies/evil_and_the_nature_of_th...

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

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.

UPDATE-Deadline Extended-Second CFP-The Trace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Málaga, Spain
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011
DEADLINE SUBMISSION EXTENDED: 25 April

[UPDATE]: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Electronic Roundtable Demonstrating Digital Pedagogy (MLA 12, 3/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine D. Harris
contact email: 
katherine.harris@sjsu.edu

*Electronic Roundtable Demonstrating Digital Pedagogy*

*MLA 2012*
*Seattle, Washington*
*January 5-8, 2012*

UPDATE -- Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012] -- Proposals due March 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association, Jan 5-8, 2012, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee [ryung001@ucr.edu]

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

Asian American Literature (PAMLA 2011) -- Proposals Due March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2011
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee (ryung001@ucr.edu)

The session on Asian American Literature(s) is accepting paper proposals for PAMLA 2011, 5-6 Nov. 2011 at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. This session welcomes papers from across the disciplines.

MPCA/ MACA- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne,canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Middelburg, the Netherlands Sept. 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
Chad Weidner - c.weidner@roac.nl

Papers are invited for the Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN).

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities, University of Warwick, UK, 28-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities
contact email: 
warwickcolour@gmail.com

The first event organised by the University of Warwick's HRC ‘Postgraduate Scholars Program’ is as follows:

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities

New Temporalities of Old Age, MLA 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port and Erin Lamb / MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; lambeg@hiram.edu

This guaranteed session sponsored by the MLA Age Studies Discussion Group investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

[UPDATE] Registration now open for: Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries - 25-26 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Kelly and Dr Kate Kennedy / University of Cambridge
contact email: 
ark40@cam.ac.uk / kma23@cam.ac.uk

Registration now open for:

Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Society for Utopian Studies 36th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
sfritzsc@iwu.edu

THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES - 36th Annual Meeting

Archiving Utopia – Utopia as Archive

The Nittany Lion Inn on the Penn State Campus
State College, Pennsylvania
October 20-23, 2011

Country Lyricists Panel--2011 SAMLA (November 4-6, 2011, Atlanta, GA)

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

The “Country Lyricists” session focuses on the work of writers in the country music tradition, taking an inclusive view of country music that embraces traditional and contemporary writers as well

[Update] Singapore - The Contemporary - June 24th-26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

LANGUAGE, THOUGHT AND EDUCATION, June 10, 2011, Zielona Gora (Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English Philology at the University of Zielona Gora (Poland)
contact email: 
L.Szymanski@in.uz.zgora.pl

1.Subjects
We are interested in a wide range of subjects which refer to the studies of language:
language acquisition,
language processing,
language education,
language and thinking,

Multiple Childhoods Graduate Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Cox/Rutgers University
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. May 19-21, Philadelphia.

Graduate Student Forum: Charting the Course

Studies in American Culture - submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in American Culture
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

CFP: International Steampunk City - Waltham, Mass. -- May 7-8

full name / name of organization: 
Charles River Museum of Technology/ International Steampunk City
contact email: 
csiemann@gmail.com

I’m in the process of pulling together an Academic Track for the International Steampunk City, to be held on May 6-8 in Waltham, Massachusetts.

[UPDATE] ‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

Final call for papers:

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia, 18th-19th June 2011

Keynote speakers:
WJT Mitchell:

Conference on ‘Systems of Innovation and the New role of Universities’ (COSINUS); Bristol, UK – 5-6 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
contact email: 
cosinus@uwe.ac.uk

Conference on ‘Systems of Innovation and the
New role of Universities’ (COSINUS)

Bristol, UK – 5-6 September 2011

The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America (Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
contact email: 
mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

SAMLA Fiction Writers (Creative Writing)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Church / 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.

Upon a Precipice [UPDATE]-- Deadline EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

CFP: Digital Humanities and Hispanism - An Electronic Roundtable (Abstracts 15 Mar 2011; Convention: 5-8 Jan 2012, MLA, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Special Session
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This electronic round-table will showcase different ways digital media and tools inform teaching, scholarship, publication, and collaboration within Hispanism.

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Beckett Session at SAMLA (Atlanta, GA, November 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu; danderson@georgiasouthern.edu

RMMLA Southern Literature Deadline for submissions: March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for the panel on Southern Literature at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ.

RMMLA Special Topics Session: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender: Black Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for a special topics session at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ discussing the works of Black Women Writers during the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1935) Papers sho

RMMLA Special Topics Session: Folklore, Identity, and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for a special topics session at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ discussing a connection between folklore and contemporary (1970-2009) fictional texts and how we

Folia linguistica et litteraria - scientific journal for language and literature studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro
contact email: 
foliaredakcija@gmail.com.

Folia linguistica et litteraria is a scientific journal for language and literature studies, founded at the Faculty of Philosophy, Nikšić, University of Montenegro in 2010.

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