category: general announcements

Open Call (Spring Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its spring issue. We seek ­scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship.

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email: 
Joel T. Terranova - rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal (http://english.louisiana.edu/rougarou/) is currently accepting book review submissions for its upcoming spring 2012 issue.

[Update] Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

The Pedagogies and the Profession Area of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for paper presentations and panels on any topic involving successful o

[UPDATE] Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity in Goddess Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Keynote speakers: Judy Grahn, Miriam Robbins Dexter

Rails in the City: Representing Urban Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Steven D. Spalding/Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
steven.spalding@cnu.edu

Essays are sought for an upcoming special issue on the topic of trains and railway mobility in urban cultures.

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

CFP: The Right of Resistance: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University - London
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

RIGHT OF RESISTANCE: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

Brunel University – London, 8th-9th February 2012

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association (Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8-11, 2012)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

Cognitive Melville American Literature Association (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph James Savarese/Herman Melville Society
contact email: 
savarese@grinnell.edu

Melville’s work is nothing if not a palpable grasping with words: the fingers of cognition investigating themselves.

UPDATE: Reminder, IALJS-7, Toronto, 17-19 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
“Literary Journalism: The Power and Promise of Story”

[UPDATE] Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet February 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@ucla.edu

LAST CALL!
New submission deadline is November 15th, 2011.

Call for Papers:

Audience in the Middle Ages // Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
audience.yale@gmail.com

Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted for the 29th annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, to be held at Yale University on Saturday, March 31st,

Misfits, Outcasts, and Exiles: Reading the Margins (March 2-3, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Misfits, Outcasts and Exiles: Reading the Margins
6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
LSU Department of French Studies
March 2nd & 3rd, 2012

Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics. June 13-15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Tara MacDonald / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Gray-Panesi, Mick Howard, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers, Tudor Books and Readers: 1485-1603

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities & James Madison University
contact email: 
rankinmc@jmu.edu

John N.

Visual Arts of the American West - Dec. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
victoria.grieve@usu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
http://www.swtxpca.org

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Call for Submissions: Luna Park-- On literary magazines

full name / name of organization: 
Luna Park Review
contact email: 
lunaparkreview@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: Luna Park---On literary magazines
http://lunaparkreview.com/

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012: Accidents in Literature and Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Sang Wu / Cornell University
contact email: 
syw22@cornell.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI. March 29 - April 1, 2012.

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (Journal Submissions)

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

Title: Representing the Body in Culture and Society

[UPDATE] Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2012, deadline 1st December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
contact email: 
proceedings@indigenousdevelopment2012.ac.nz

***Deadline December 1st***

The Language of Humor in Literature and Film (WVU Thirty-Fifth Annual Colloquium on Literature and Film, September 13-15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics/ WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
WVUCOLL@MAIL.WVU.EDU

The Language of Humor in Literature and Film

[UPDATED} Geographies of Desire: A Medieval and Early Modern Interdisciplinary Conference April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Field Committee of Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Department of English at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
fieldcommittee.umd@gmail.com

The University of Maryland, College Park -- April 27-28, 2012

Occupy Wall Street and Modernist Manhattan Conference (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

NYIT's 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference, "Modernist Manhattan" will reserve at least one session for papers about Occupy Wall Street.

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

ABSTRACTS DUE NOVEMBER 18, 2012

www.BritishIslesandtheContinent.com

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/William Dean Howells Association
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


From Love & Theft to Modern Times: Bob Dylan and the Twenty First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Call for Papers

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