category: general announcements

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Branches of Linguistics] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

We invite papers from any area of theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics, or their applications.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Film Studies] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

The film studies section is accepting paper and panel proposals that explore film as representative of social and/or historical contexts, especially relating to the various ways in which film can serv

Bondage and Power : 15 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Bondage and Power

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Literature] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

Panels are now being formed in the Literature area of the Agora Conference at Texas A&M-Commerce.

POSTCOLONIALITY AND BLACKNESS

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
soursop@tamu.edu

CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

POSTCOLONIALITY AND BLACKNESS: RISKING THE MOMENT
Ed. Shona N. Jackson and Mikko Tuhkanen

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
David Roh (Old Dominion University)
contact email: 
droh@odu.edu

We seek submissions for an edited collection on techno-Orientalism, dubbed by David Morley and Kevin Robins and refined by Greta Niu as the practice of ascribing, erasing, and/or disavowing relationships between technology and Asian subjects. From Sax Rohmer’s Dr. Fu Manchu in the early twentieth-century to William Gibson’s late twentieth-century cyber adventures, figurations of Asian people and landscapes have been uncannily linked to societal desires and fears in speculative discourses of science and technology. Fu Manchu, for instance, embody the onset of American techno-Orientalist anxieties through his occult-like ability to co-opt Western knowledge, while Gibson’s Asian landscapes and ninja bodyguards play upon late-capitalist fears of faceless, mechanical, de-individuated Japanese sarariman (Salarymen) who threaten American economic dominance. This volume aims to establish techno-Orientalism as a crucial and compelling cross-genre critical field, and to provide critical insight into the problematically persistent trope of the technologized Asian in science fiction literature, film, and new media.

6th Global Conference,Fear, Horror and Terror (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Reframing Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Thought and Literary Form March 9-11 2012 Claremont McKenna College

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
mpayne@uchicago.edu

THOUGHT AND LITERARY FORM
Moderator: Mark Payne, University of Chicago
Timothy Morton, University of California, Davis
Oren Izenberg, University of Illinois-Chicago

Lincoln and Nineteenth Century American Culture March 9-11 2012 Claremont McKenna College

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
john.briggs@ucr.edu

LINCOLN AND NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
Moderator: John Channing Briggs, University of California, Riverside
Harry Jaffa, Claremont Institute

[UPDATE] Literature of Culture of the Stalin Era March 9-11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
scassedy.ucsd.edu

LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF THE STALIN ERA
Moderator: Steven Cassedy, University of California, San Diego
Conor Klamann, Northwestern University
Anna Razumnaya, Boston University

Literature and Culture of the Stalin Era

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
scassedy.ucsd.edu

LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF THE STALIN ERA
Moderator: Steven Cassedy, University of California, San Diego
Conor Klamann, Northwestern University
Anna Razumnaya, Boston University

Impasse (January 3, 2012, UC Irvine Comparative Literature, March 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Ku
contact email: 
kur@uci.edu

The graduate students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, invite submissions for its annual conference:

Impasse

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences (April 13-14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Department of Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
cinematicdiasporas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

(Please circulate widely)

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies

HISTORICAL FUTURES: new directions in early modern historicism

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group
contact email: 
mplunkett@gc.cuny.edu

HISTORICAL FUTURES

17 February 2012 in New York City

English Seventeenth-Century Literature; RMMLA, Boulder, CO, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Clay Daniel; Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@panam.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain

[UPDATE] What Happens Now? Interdisciplinarity for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

On February 24-25 2012, graduate students from across academic disciplines will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to query, “What happens now?”

10th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Monday 10th September – Thursday 13th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Mackenzie, University of Chester
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester

17th March 2012

'Genre in the Renaissance'

1st Global Conference: 'Skins' and Contemporary Culture (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
skins@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
'Skins' and Contemporary Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

“Regions, Institutions, and Subject Positions: Teaching Asian American Literature to Multiple Audiences,” May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Jane Hseu, jhseu@dom.edu

“Regions, Institutions, and Subject Positions: Teaching Asian American Literature to Multiple Audiences”

Sponsored by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies

[UPDATE] Edited Collection "Because My Story Matters: Struggle and Success on Higher Education's Frontlines"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Levi and Susan Bernadzikowski/Cecil College
contact email: 
higheredfrontlines@gmail.com

Edited Collection “Because My Story Matters: Struggle and Success on Higher Education’s Frontlines” (Deadline Extended: Abstracts due 12.30.11)

[UPDATE] Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America/Oct 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Boschman/Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca (See http://skies.mtroyal.ca/)

Under Western Skies is Mount Royal University’s award-winning biennial conference series on the environment.

The Traveller's Poem

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing seeks paper proposals for a panel to be hosted at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency at Embarcadero Center in S

Transitions in Comparative Studies. CLAI International Conference University College Cork, Ireland. 28-30 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Transitions in Comparative Studies

CFP: European Popular Culture Association (EUPOP) conference. London, UK, July 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
European Popular Culture Association (EUPOP)
contact email: 
europop@arts.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

EUPOP 2012

Inaugural Conference of the European Popular Culture Association

11-13 July 2012
London College of Fashion
University of the Arts
London

Edited Collection on Dave the Potter: Slavery, Poetry, and Pottery

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Chaney (Dartmouth College)
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

The editor invites chapter proposals for an edited collection exploring the work of Dave the Potter. Dave the Potter, or David Drake (ca.

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations - Abstracts now due December 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

phati’tude Literary Magazine Announces Open Submission Call for Upcoming Latino/Hispanic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
phati'tude Literary Magazine
contact email: 
editor@phatitude.org

phati’tude Literary Magazine (http://phatitude.org) is pleased to announce an open submission call for its upcoming Winter issue, ¿WHAT’S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity in America, to be published February 2012. The issue will be guest edited by poet, editor, playwright, activist and educator, Nancy Mercado (http://bit.ly/tx8S9r).

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

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

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Monday 18th June 2012
University of Liverpool

Keynote Lectures from:
Professor David Seed (University of Liverpool),
Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University London)

SU ARITMA SU ARITMA CIHAZI SU ARITMA CIHAZLARI

full name / name of organization: 
BEST WATER SU ARITMA
contact email: 
bestwater34@gmail.com

Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Mikrobiyoloji Ana Bilim Dalı Prof. Dr.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY
International Conference

ROME, ISTITUTO STORICO AUSTRIACO AND VILLA MEDICI
11-13 OCTOBER 2012

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