category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

Writers' Festival, Feb 17-19 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
contact email: 
drjessicahooten@gmail.com

Writers Festival, Feb 17-19
http://academics.umhb.edu/writersfestival/

Frothy, Frivolous, or Feminist?: Expanding the Critical Discourse on Chick Lit and Women's Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

Frothy, Frivolous, or Feminist?: Expanding the Critical Discourse on
Chick Lit and Women’s Literature

CFP Anthology on the Comedy of Chris Morris

full name / name of organization: 
James Leggott and Jamie Sexton
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION ON THE COMEDY OF CHRIS MORRIS

Children and Childhood in the English Renaissance 10.-11.2.2012, University of Siegen

full name / name of organization: 
University of Siegen
contact email: 
drenkov@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Despite the fact that the terms “child” and “childhood” have inspired scholars of various disciplines and ages, the representation of childhood in the time of the English Renaissance remains a

The Right to Vote and the Writing of Voice (Seminar at the AIS) deadline 12.10.2010

full name / name of organization: 
ASSOCIATION FOR ISRAEL STUDIES (AIS) [June 13-15 2011]
contact email: 
yd297@nyu.edu

Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

CFP Studies in Gothic Fiction 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Franz Potter, editor
contact email: 
fpotter@nu.edu

Studies in Gothic Fiction, a peer-reviewed, on-line journal is seeking articles and reviews. We welcome articles on all issues of Gothic literature and related media studies.

Collections and Collaborations (March 24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”

Monster Classics

full name / name of organization: 
2011 ACCUTE Conference, May 28-May 31 2011 at the University of New Brunswick
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and camilla@eckbo.ca

[UPDATE] CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Voyaging in, voyaging out: Virginia Woolf and Latin America. Montevideo, June 22-24 June 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
contact email: 
montevideana2011@gmail.com

Montevideana is an International Conference on literary texts written and/or read across languages, regions, and cultures.

[UPDATE - Deadline extension] Beyond Trauma: Narratives of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 31 – April 2, 2011

Fall 2011 issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal - Proposals Due 15 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - Deadline Extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

Deadline for proposals extended to 27th November!

8th – 9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest -- Edited Collection published by Rodopi (Abstracts due 7/1/11; Essays due 3/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett / University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

CFP

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest: The Manner of Comedy

Edited by Michael Y. Bennett
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
bennettm@uww.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

Book Reviews of Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email: 
rougarounonfiction@gmail.com

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

Eudora Welty Research Fellowship

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Foundation & Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH
contact email: 
fgaley@mdah.state.ms.us

The Eudora Welty Foundation and Mississippi Department of

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

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

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

6th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Tuesday 12th July 2011 – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York

Keynote speaker
Professor Nigel Smith
Princeton University

[UPDATE] CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2011--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

3rd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures (July, 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

5th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July, 2011: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

10th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Golobal Citizenship (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Platte Valley Review: Forces of Nature [deadline 12/15/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Platte Valley Review: University of Nebraska at Kearney
contact email: 
ficociellor@unk.edu

Platte Valley Review will publish a special issue for Spring 2011. The theme, Forces of Nature, should be interpreted as contributor wishes.

Circle Gets the Square: Advancing Conversations in Game Studies [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Thompson, University of Wyoming and Marc Ouellette, McMaster University
contact email: 
jthomp32@uwyo.edu maouelle@rogers.com

Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein researchers from such diverse areas of computer science, literary studies, psychology, and media studies come together

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

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