category: general announcements

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
chant@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

In our next Director’s Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira K

[UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 10/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com


A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Out of Bounds: Mobility, Movement and Use of Manuscripts and Printed Books, 1350-1550

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Martha Driver, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
MDriver@pace.edu

Twelfth Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society in collaboration with the Twelfth York Manuscripts Conference

in honour of Professor Toshiyuki Takamiya
3-7 July 2011

World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

[UPDATE] "Jung’s Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image," SAMLA (November 5-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

SOCIETY FOR CRITICAL EXCHANGE
Jung's Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image
In 1913, at a moment of personal and professional crisis, Jung began

Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Garvey, Conference Coordinator
contact email: 
humanities@hichumanities.org

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 21st, 2010

Beyond Trauma: Narrative of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-2 April 2011

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

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

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza

Summer Call for Curators

full name / name of organization: 
In Media Res
contact email: 
inmediares.gsu@gmail.com

Summer Call for Curators
In Media Res

CFP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism) University of

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Stephen King once stated: “everything we do has a history.

Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference:15-16 July, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chichester,UK/Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy
contact email: 
info@sussexfolktalecentre.org

CFP: ‘Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference’

Kritya2011: International Poetry Festival

full name / name of organization: 
Kritya Foundation
contact email: 
saxena.rati@gmail.com

THE THEME

Expressions/ (Manifestations) and Realizations of Gender in/through Poetry

Adapting Poe: Re-Imaginings in Popular Culture [October 15,2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm and Dennis Perry
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com or dperry@byu.edu

We invite contributors to submit proposals for a volume of essays on the wide range of media in which Poe texts have been adapted: feature films, television, radio, and stage dramas, music, comics and

Learning, Literacy, and Knowledge at the Community College--(abstract due 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Heather Ostman and Heidi Johnsen
contact email: 
Heather.Ostman@sunywcc.edu and hjohnsen@lagcc.cuny.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays that explores the intersections of literacies and the building of knowledge in the

CFP: "Contemporary Fiction from the Middle East" (Due September 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sally Gomaa/NeMLA
contact email: 
sally.gomaa@salve.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

[REMINDER] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

**CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING**

Saturday 11th September 2010

A one-day conference at Keele University

CFP - "Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration" Atlanta Feb 17-19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Wesley
contact email: 
cwesley1@binghamton.edu

[SASA 2010 Conference] Atlanta, Georgia, February 17-February 19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

CFP - Panel title: “Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration.”

[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey, 2-3 July 2010

** Just added to the RMMLA 2010 Convention** CFP: RMMLA African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Judy Strathearn/RMMLA
contact email: 
jstrathearn@gmail.com

Recently added to the 2010 RMMLA convention in Albuquerque, NM, I am seeking proposals that examine all areas of African American literature from the nineteenth century to the present.

[UPDATE] Women Writers and Psychoanalysis Panel at the NEMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference. The focus will be on American women writers’ responses to Freud.

Hispanet Journal: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils - June 1st 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Memorial University & Florida International University
contact email: 
zclark@FMUNIV.EDU

Hispanet Journal: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils - June 1st 2011

Bold Inquiry: New Directions in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: A Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire is a new peer-reviewed international journal of Comparative Literature to be published online by the graduate students of the Program of Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

[UPDATE] UBC 39th Annual Medieval Studies Workshop 14-16 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UBC Committee for Medieval Studies
contact email: 
daniela.boccassini@ubc.ca

Quest and Conquest:
Spiritual Symbols and Myths in the Indo-Mediterranean and European Worlds

[Please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been extended.]

UPDATE: Articles for North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

full name / name of organization: 
John Pennington, Editor of North Wind
contact email: 
john.pennington@snc.edu

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

SLI: Studies in the Literary Imagination. Call for Special Topics Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Literary Imagination, Dept. of English, Georgia State University
contact email: 
lnhoward@gsu.edu

Studies in the Literary Imagination is now accepting topic proposals for future issues.

NEICN Scots/Irish Studies conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sunderland
contact email: 
alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Kilt by kelt shell kithagain with kinagain" : Ireland and Scotland

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

November 12th to 14th, 2010

[UPDATE] Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST!

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE - deadline extended] Second Annual Humanities and Sustainability Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Gulf Coast University
contact email: 
eotto@fgcu.edu

Florida Gulf Coast University's Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education, and Departments of Language & Literature and Communication & Philosophy are currently accepting individual abstra

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