category: general announcements

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood [deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal of children’s visual culture, seeks submissions for the spring 2011 issue (deadlin

Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA
contact email: 
raderp@georgian.edu

2011 Rocky Mountain MLA Annnual Conference
Scottsdale, AZ
October 6-8, 2011

Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

CAL STATE FULLERTON GRAD CONFERENCE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACACIA
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

RETALIATION 2011

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation. The conference will be held on Friday,

April 1st and 2nd 2011; A New Breed: Cross-Genre Approaches to Creative Writing Theory, Pedagogy, and Craft

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association at the University of North Texas
contact email: 
stringerhas@yahoo.con

With the increasing prevalence of cross-genre and hybrid forms of literature, the creative writer is faced with a new set of questions that need to be addressed.

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher:

Commitment

full name / name of organization: 
The department of Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

Forum Journal CfP: Issue 12 - Authenticity (Deadline 14 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The idea of ‘authenticity’ assumes that a work can be ‘genuine’, ‘authoritative’, ‘legitimate’: rooted in fact or truth.

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

UPDATED - 6 Days to the Deadline -- Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

The Great War: From Memory to History, 10-12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
greatwar@uwo.ca

The Great War: From Memory to History

An Inter-disciplinary Conference at The University of Western Ontario

10-12 November, 2011

CFP: ATDS @ MLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
preed@olemiss.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: American Theatre and Drama Society / Modern Language Association

Deadline: March 1, 2011

specs journal 4th vol: "Kaleidoscopic Point." Due: March 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
specs journal
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

"Kaleidoscopic Point"

specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

[UPDATE] ISEA2011 ISTANBUL - ALL DEADLINES EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ISEA2011 Istanbul
contact email: 
ISEA2011@sabanciuniv.edu

Dear All,

for ISEA2011 Istanbul all selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN, ISSN and DOI.

ALL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED to JANUARY 15, 2011.

Transnational American Cultures: Stories, Objects, Spaces (4/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Rocio G. Davis
contact email: 
rdavis@cityu.edu.hk

Essays are sought for a collection entitled “Transnational American Cultures: Stories, Objects, Spaces.” Taking as a point of departure Shelley Fisher Fishkin’s notion of the “transnational tu

Lost and Found: Nostalgia in Media - February 25th and 26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York University - Department of Cinema Studies
contact email: 
cinecon2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: LOST AND FOUND: Nostalgia in Media

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2011

February 25-26, 2011 -- New York University, New York, NY

Undergraduate Humanities Research - Apollon eJournal

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Cohen / Berea College and Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
jasonecohen@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication.

CORRECTION "Free to Move About the Country": Transportation and National Security, March 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS), at Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

This is a correction of an earlier posting that had the wrong year indicated.

“Shaw and the City”

full name / name of organization: 
SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

SHAW 32 will be devoted to the theme “Shaw and the City,” with Desmond Harding as guest editor.

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, MA, 26-29 May.

Robert Frost (MLA, January 2012; 3/13/11 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor a session at the 2012 Modern Language Conference in Seatlle, 5-8 January 2012. Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2011.

New Critical Perspectives on the 'Trace': An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malaga (Spain)
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

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Fun & Games

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

Popmatters: Spotlight on Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
moore@popmatters.com

Pitch Deadline: 15 January 2010
Final Deadline: 10 February 2011

Contact: Robert Moore
Email: moore@popmatters.com

Writers assemble!

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Defining Academic Work in Modern Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan 5-8)
contact email: 
jcasey@skidmore.edu

This panel seeks to analyze the nature of faculty work in modern languages and literatures from an interdisciplinary, scholarly perspective.

The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
joeydonica@gmail.com

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

[UPDATE] Women and Challenge - March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
swolfe@usd.edu

Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota’s Biennial Women’s Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011.

Arab Culture in the U.S. Area [12/15/2010 - April 20-23, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
lhussein@mesacc.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Deadline Extended/Final CFP: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

For the full CFP, see:

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180967&keyword=Turkey

[UPDATE] Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
andrew.humphries@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]
(Collection of Critical Essays)

"Free to Move About the Country": an Interdisciplinary Conference about Transportation and National Security (March 18, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, National Security (CADINS), Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

On Friday, March 18, 2011, The Center for the Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS) will host a one-day symposium on National Security and Transportation to be held at a lo

[Update] Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (Dec.20th)

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Culture Review
contact email: 
hcr@gmu.edu

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University.

“It must be Nova Scotia”: Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop. June 9-12, 2011 Halifax,NS. Deadline JAN 10

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University / University of King's College
contact email: 
bishopns@dal.ca

To mark the centenary of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth, and to celebrate her contribution to world literature, a special conference will be held 9-12 June 2011 at the University of King's College in Hali

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