category: general announcements

Conference of College Teachers of English

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of College Teachers of English (Texas)
contact email: 
ccte@suanna.org

CCTE welcomes scholarly papers, creative writing, and panels in literature and language, including linguistics, film, popular culture, rhetoric, composition, ESL, and teaching these areas.

Health and illness in culture: 21 Dec 2012 (update)

full name / name of organization: 
Health and illness in culture / center for the study of languages and cultures, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

Call for Papers:
Health and Illness in Culture
full name / name of organization:
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
Contact email:

UPDATE Deadline for MWASECS extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

Call for Papers: Midwestern American Society for 18th-Century Studies (MWASECS) annual meeting in Madison WI on October 11-13. Deadline: August 15.

George Washington Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Adam D. Shprintzen, Ph.D. Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens
contact email: 
ashprintzen@mountvernon.org

George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens is seeking submissions for entries on a variety of topics to be included in a new online encyclopedia.

CFP: Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2012; 5/9–12 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
strychar@fiu.edu

The International Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions on Philip Sidney and related topics at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

[UPDATE] Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary- Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
laveryn@roehampton.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Saturday 1st December 2012

The University of Roehampton, London

6th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

Football and Communities Across Codes (February, 2013: Sydney, Australia)

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

Conference: Football and Communities Across Codes

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentation:

3rd Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ttp3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Trauma: Theory and Practice

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

8th Global Conference,Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

CFP: Symposia Iranica Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Symposia Iranica
contact email: 
info@symposia-iranica.com

SYMPOSIA IRANICA: 1st Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews, 13-14 April 2013

Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2012

[REMINDER] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

2012 ELLAK Global Conference at Busan Convention Center, Korea in December 11-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

2012 ELLAK Internationall Conference on “Border, Translation, and What Then?: Rethinking “Convergence” in English Language and Literature”

THE 2ND WORLD HUMANITIES FORUM, November1-3, 2012, BUSAN BEXCO XONVENTION CENTER.

full name / name of organization: 
UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City
contact email: 
whf@unesco.or.kr

The 2nd World Humanities Forum, which is co-organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City, will take place in Busan, Republic of Korea fr

"Abject Blackness" abstracts due by 9/15/2012, completed papers by 11/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ellesia Blaque / Banned Books
contact email: 
bannedbooks@live.com

Banned Books is seeking select papers for an upcoming scholarly text: Abject Blackness: The Tangled Weave of Ethnicity and Nationality in the Hispanic American Community.

Why does a Dominican student, who shares not only physical features, but also the history of enslavement with African Americans, feel compelled to daily remind associates and peers he is not black? Why does a self-identified Afro-Puerto Rican support the idea that he is not connected to Africa and/or African American history? How do Hispanics, particularly among Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and Cubans, negotiate forced American racial identities and paradigms, while also sharing geographical, public, cultural, and historical spaces with their enslaved cousins, African Americans? Watching people of color shuffle identity and culture in America’s schools, neighborhoods, educational facilities, marketplaces, and political spheres is an observance of negotiations within an Ethnic Interstice—ethnic spaces that are confusing at best, always chaotic, and over time, becoming historically erased. Hispanic, African American, and Native Indian identities are permanently linked by history, slavery, genealogy, culture, community, economy, and policy, all of which are affected, but none of which are controlled by the members of these various ethnic groups.

3rd Global Conference: The Patient (March, 2012: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
patient3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Patient

Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

1st Global Conference: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation (February, 2012: Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bh1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentation:

5th Global Conference: Digital Memories (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dm5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Digital Memories

Wednesday 13th March – Friday 15th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sins2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Sins, Vices and Virtues

Wednesday 13th March – Friday 15th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

5th Global Conference:Hope (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope-5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Hope

Sunday 10th March – Tuesday 12th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

Special Journal Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

14th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil14@inter-disciplinary.net

14th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Sunday 10th March – Tuesday 12th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Celebrity (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Celebrity

Sunday 10th March – Tuesday 12th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

The Lived Experience: The Body, The Mind, The Memory in Feminist Literature and Theory

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
slittle19@gsu.edu

This panel will explore the production of knowledge through the collaboration of physical and cognitive experience in feminist literature and theory.

Oracle Fine Arts Review 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rachael Fowler, University of South Alabama
contact email: 
oracle@jagmail.southalabama.edu

The Oracle Fine Arts Review is gearing up for its 2013 edition. Since 2004, The Oracle has published works from around the world.

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference: Joyce and England; January 31-February 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Miami
contact email: 
MiamiJoyce2013@gmail.com

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference:
Joyce and England
University of Miami
January 31-February 2, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS

3rd Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
s21-3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Spirituality in the 21st Century

Thursday 7th March – Saturday 9th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds (March 2013, Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
elvw3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds

Thursday 7th March – Saturday 9th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] War Documentaries

full name / name of organization: 
InMedia Journal
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, gr.fournier@wanadoo.fr

The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acerp@iafor.org

CONFERENCE THEME: "Connectedness and Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma"

Extending Gesture 26th – 28th October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
edinburghextending@gmail.com

Extending Gesture
A Colloquium at University of Edinburgh 26th – 28th October 2012

‘If I write, this strange hand has already
slipped into my writing hand’,
(Jean-Luc Nancy).

[Update] SCMS Panel Proposal: Communal Interactions with Cyber Connectivity Outside the Home

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Arroyo | Concordia University
contact email: 
barroyo@alcor.concordia.ca

This is a proposal for a panel that is to take place at:
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
March 6-10, 2013
Chicago, IL

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art [AUG. 1]

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Heney, ACLA Sem./Edited Volume
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

CFP

Theorizing the Fantastic in Twentieth Century Art
(Prospective Volume)

Editor: Dr. Alison Heney, SUNY Empire State College
Xipe Projects, Curator and Assistant Director

Austin C. Clarke: Essays on HIs Works -- Guernica Editions -- August 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Camille Isaacs/OCAD University
contact email: 
cisaacs@faculty.ocadu.ca

Articles are solicited for a new collection of original and previously published essays on Austin C. Clarke.

Contemporary Aesthetic Education in the UK

full name / name of organization: 
Mildrid Bjerke, University of York
contact email: 
mhab500@york.ac.uk

Call for Postgraduate Papers:

Contemporary Aesthetic Education in the UK

University of York

10th December 2012

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