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1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health

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

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health

The Embassy Suites - St. Charles/St. Louis, MO
August 5-7, 2011, St. Louis, MO

William Faulkner’s Poetic Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
William Faulkner Special Session - SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

As a fiction writer, William Faulkner saw himself as a failed poet. Many themes that crop up in his poetry, however, make appearances in his fiction writing, as well.

Influence and Exchange: The Connected Worlds of Eudora Welty and Robert Penn Warren

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society Regular Session - SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

Eudora Welty and Robert Penn Warren enjoyed a lengthy association in the landscape of twentieth-century Southern letters.

Food in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature post-1900 Regular Session - SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

The production, consumption, composition, and bodily effects of food and eating have been studied from many vantage points recently.

Psychopathology and Modernism (MLA 2012; Abstract Deadline 03/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan / University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention.

Duration (Before and) After Media

full name / name of organization: 
OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
dcecchetto@faculty.ocad.ca

In the context of ubiquitous technology, the question of duration has emerged as a powerful interdisciplinary tool for investigating the interstices that both separate and sustain medial, technologica

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health

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

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health - August 5-7, 2011 - Washington University of Missouri - St. Louis - Charles F. Knight Center.

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries,​" Rutgers Interdisci​plinary Humanities Conference (2.26.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Rutgers Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries" brings together

[UPDATE] Trauma, Memory and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature at RMMLA, 2011. DEADLINE APPROACHING: 03/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

Paper proposals exploring connections and fissures between trauma, memory, and narrative in Ethnic American Literature are invited for a Special Topic Session at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Modern Lan

[UPDATE] "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011. ABSTRACT DEADLINE APPROACHING: 03/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

Paper proposals exploring the role of women in times of war are invited for a Special Topic Session at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association convention.

Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alice Crossley & Dr Richard Salmon, University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk and r.salmon@leeds.ac.uk

THACKERAY IN TIME, 1811-2011 Call for Papers

School of English, University of Leeds
Saturday 1st October 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

CONTEMPORARY WOMEN NOVELISTS [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University, London, UK
contact email: 
sebastian.groes@roehampton.ac.uk

Roehampton University & the University of Gloucestershire present

The Fifth Contemporary Critical Perspectives Conference

CONTEMPORARY WOMEN NOVELISTS

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers for Volume 3, Number 2
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 * www.rupkatha.com

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

Rhetoric of Rap (4/30/2011 Abstract; 11/4-11/6,2011) SAMLA in ATL

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

CFP Detail:
The Rhetoric of Rap (History of Rhetoric Panel) SAMLA

Essay Collection: Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Due: July 1, 2011

Edited by Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore

[UPDATE] Alien Nation: A Conference on British Telefantasy, deadline reminder

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

ALIEN NATION: A CONFERENCE ON BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY TELEVISION
20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Deadline for abstracts: 1st March 2011.

“The Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myths” Panel RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA) convention Scottsdale, Arizona Oct 6-8 2011

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA)
contact email: 
mjansen1@binghamton.edu

“The Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myths” Panel for the 65th annual RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA) convention — October 6-8, 2011 at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Learning a New Language: Performing Identity in Later Life (MLA 5-8 Jan. 2012, abstract by March 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Lipscomb
contact email: 
lipscomb@sar.usf.edu

In this proposed 2012 MLA special session, sponsored by the Age Studies Discussion Group, panelists examine the mutually constitutive relationship between performance and aging.

Call For Paper SPECS March 15, 2011 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts
contact email: 
critical@specsjournal.org

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

Neil Gaiman and Feminism Essay Collection (01 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker/Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

Call for Essays:

Death, Desire, Fury, and Delirium: Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman

Edited by Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker

Call for Panel Participants (ISEA 2011): “Brain Drain–Brain Gain: Art, Science and Technology Programs”

full name / name of organization: 
2011 International Symposium on Electronic Art
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Participants are sought for a panel tentatively entitled “Brain Drain–Brain Gain: Art, Science and Technology Programs,” which will be held at the 2011 International Symposium on Electronic Art

Call for Papers for Panel on American Humor October 6-8, 2011

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

Abstracts are being solicited for a panel on American Humor for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Assn. meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011.

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences (Abstracts Due March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
Dr. Maureen Eke <eke1mn@cmich.edu>

CFP: Essays on Teaching Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Professional and Higher Publishers, UK
contact email: 
anthony@professionalandhigher.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Teaching Creative Writing

UPDATE CALL FOR PAPERS ON CIVIC EDUCATION

full name / name of organization: 
Dorsía Smith Silva and Jamila Lyn
contact email: 
civiceducationproject@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

We are seeking submissions for an edited collection on

Civic Education

Editors: Dorsía Smith Silva and Jamila Lyn
Publication Date: 2012

Collin College Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Collin College
contact email: 
LRDavis@collin.edu

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers
For presentation at The 2nd Annual Collin College Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Student Research Conference – April 28 & 29, 2011 Plano, Texas

CFP: special issue of journal Doris Lessing Studies: Gender and Sexualities

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Studies
contact email: 
mpulda@gc.cuny.edu

Doris Lessing Studies is seeking papers for a special issue, “Doris Lessing: Gender and Sexualities.” We invite papers on aspects of gender, sexual relations, desire, and/or reproduction in Lessin

[Update] Chitrolekha International Magazine [28.11.2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Chitrolekha International Magazine
contact email: 
editor@chitrolekha.com

Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design has been conceived of as an attempt at exploring the world of art and design, as a platform dedicated to the artists and designers, design lovers,

CFP: 6th Nordic-Celtic-Baltic folklore symposium. June 4-7 2012,Tartu, Estonia (deadline for abstracts January 20, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tartu. Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore and Department of Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
pihla.siim@ut.ee

CALL FOR PAPERS
6th Nordic-Celtic-Baltic folklore symposium

SUPERNATURAL PLACES

Telling Photography (MLA, January 2012; 3/10 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan & Julia Faisst
contact email: 
riordan@umn.edu, julia.faisst@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

This session poses photography as a formal inquiry, a provocation, and a "wound" for literary and cultural studies. What is a photograph, and how do we continue to read and write with it?

Call for Papers - Interacting with Immersive Worlds Conference - JUNE 13th - 14th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON Canada
contact email: 
mdanahay@brocku.ca

REVISED CALL FOR PAPERS

Interacting with Immersive Worlds: Third Brock University Conference on the Interactive Arts & Sciences

BROCK UNIVERSITY, ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices. Deadline July 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, an electronic publication of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
contact email: 
General Editor, Nancy Riecken nriecken@ivytech.edu

The past issues of The Atrium have dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community.

Call for Cultural Columnists: Brainy, Artful Generalists, Rejoice!

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters
contact email: 
zarker@popmatters.com

Deadline for Applications: Saturday, 19 March 2011

‘Minorités en vue’

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
c.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

‘Minorités en vue’

A one day colloquium organised by the
Department of European Languages and Cultures, Lancaster University

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