category: general announcements

Poems Invited for June 2011 Issue of Taj Mahal Review

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Poems Invited for June 2011 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (18th Issue)
full name / name of organization:
Cyberwit.net
contact email:
editorpoems@yahoo.com

CFP: SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (MAY 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut
contact email: 
shakespeareandtheorient@gmail.com

The American University of Beirut is hosting a three-day conference on Shakespeare’s Imagined Orient on 4-6 May 2011.

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

2011 ACIS South proposals due Jan 12

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
irish@georgiasouthern.edu

Please see the attached website for details on the 2011 southern regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies. Proposals are due January 12, 2011.

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

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

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

UPDATE (extended deadline): Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times
March 18-19, 2011

Diana Gumbar

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

Cross-Culture Literatures and Languages

[UPDATE] Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association, May 26-29 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu

Call for Papers: Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association annual conference, May 26-29, 2011

CFS for Harlot Special Issue on Family Rhetoric. Due date Jan. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
contact email: 
harlot.osu@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
(http://harlotofthearts.org/)

« Dey don’t belong » : Exclusion and integration in American interwar literature. May 13th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Université Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
gwenola.lebastard@univ-rennes2.fr,maelle.picouleau@univ-rennes2.fr,anthony.larson@univ-rennes2.fr

American society in the aftermath of WWI is distinguished by an effort to define itself resulting from a desire of emancipation from the then prevailing European model.

[UPDATE] cfp reminder: Sound Politics seminar - ACLA (due 11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sjtownsend@berkeley.edu OR mcenaney@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference
Vancouver, Canada
March 31-April 3, 2011

Deadline for paper proposals: November 12, 2010

Sound Politics

[UPDATE] Mobility and Migration in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québécoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca

The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL)
L'Association des littératures canadienne et québécoise (ALCQ)

Call for Papers / Appel à communications

Women and Mythology

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
ASWM.Midwest@gmail.com

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) invites proposals for presentations at two regional symposia in 2011: for “The Embodied Goddess,” March 12-13 in Philadelphia, PA, incl

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” (April 29-30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

The University of Arizona New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory”

Subject to Change: Contemporary Indian Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Subject to Change
contact email: 
subject.t.c@gmail.com, prathim.maya.doralaskey@gmail.com

Subject to Change: Contemporary Indian Women’s Writing.

The efflorescence of Indian women’s writing in the 1990’s and the early years of the

THATCamp Southern California: apply now, attend 1/11/11-1/12/11 (after MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp) Southern California
contact email: 
thatcampsocal@gmail.com

THATCamp, the Humanities and Technology Camp, is a free, open, interdisciplinary unconference where humanists and technologists meet to work together for the common good.

THATCamp Southern California: apply now, attend 1/11/11-1/12/11 (after MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp) Southern California
contact email: 
thatcampsocal@gmail.com

THATCamp, the Humanities and Technology Camp, is a free, open, interdisciplinary unconference where humanists and technologists meet to work together for the common good.

The Humanities And Technology Camp (THATCamp): $500 fellowships available (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp)
contact email: 
info@thatcamp.org

THATCamp is a free, open, interdisciplinary "unconference" where humanists and technologists meet to work together for the common good.

Re-Considering John Dos Passos - ALA 2011 (May 26-29, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria M. Bryan
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

[UPDATE] PROTEUS: JOURNAL OF IDEAS (11/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Call for Papers on Social Networks, Communities, and/or Public Service

CFP: Tamkang Review Special Issue "Cetacean Nations" (abstract due on Jan 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Tamkang Review (http://aspers.airiti.com/TKR/)
contact email: 
tfwx@www2.tku.edu.tw

CFP: “Cetacean Nations.” Special issue of Tamkang Review.

ISEA2011 ISTANBUL Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Artworks

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

ISEA2011 Istanbul Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Artworks

Dear Colleagues,

The Call for Papers, Artworks, Panels and Workshops for ISEA2011

Mobility and Migration in Canadian and Quebec Literatures ACQL/ALCQ Annual Conference, May 28-30

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures/Association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca, lhotte@uottawa.ca

Mobility and Migration in Canadian and Quebec Writing

[Update] Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
compromising@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions:

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program

[UPDATE] American Literature as World Literature, ACLA 2010 (Vancouver) DUE NOV 12, Conference: 3/31/11-4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsey Andrews, Duke University; Michelle Koerner, Duke University
contact email: 
lindsey.andrews@duke.edu

Proposals due NOVEMBER 12, 2010, by 5:00 PM CST

Protest Issues and Actions

full name / name of organization: 
Protest Issues and Actions, section of Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
larsenl@wou.edu

The protest Issues and Actions section of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks proposals for its annual paper sessions at the 2011 PCA Conference to be held in San Antonio, Texas April 20-23, 2

[UPDATE] CFP reminder (13/11/10) and Postcards Competition (21/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
University of Sussex, UK. 24-26 March, 2011.
Submission deadlines:

LitPop: Writing and Popular Music (Friday 24th June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
az.litpop2011@northumbria.ac.uk

LitPop: Writing and Popular Music

Friday 24th June 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

LUIGI BOCCHERINI (1743-1805)

full name / name of organization: 
CENTRO STUDI OPERA OMNIA LUIGI BOCCHERINI
contact email: 
OPERAOMNIA@LUIGIBOCCHERINI.ORG

First International Conference
LUIGI BOCCHERINI (1743-1805)

ORGANISED BY: Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca

Prosopopoeia, Petrification, and the Political (ACLA 2011 - Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
David Kelman
contact email: 
dkelman@fullerton.edu

This seminar proposes to examine the conjunction of the political and the inorganic, via the function of “putting a face on” the force of the political.

1st global Conference: Queer Sexualities 13-15 May 2011 Warsaw, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
mdegorska@gmail.com

20 years since the reclamation of the word ‘queer’ by the LGBTQ community this conference would like to take a closer look at broad themes of queer sexualities through time and space, non-normativ

Sound at Play: Music, Humor, and Games (deadline 12/15/10; conference 3/5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia Music Scholarship Conference
contact email: 
SoundatPlay2011@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts:
SOUND AT PLAY: MUSIC, HUMOR, AND GAMES

Columbia Music Scholarship Conference 2011

“Short-Lived Tactical Connections: Owning Our Best, Failed Efforts at Community Outreach "; 250-350 word abstracts due Jan. 6

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Laurie Cella (Shippensburg University); Dr. Jessica Restaino (Montclair University)
contact email: 
Dr. Laurie Cella - ljcella@ship.edu; Dr. Jessica Restaino - restainoj@mail.montclair.edu

One of the most salient themes within current service-learning scholarship is the importance of sustainability; Ellen Cushman puts it best when she argues that thoughtless practitioners have a "hit it

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