category: general announcements

7th Annual Limina Conference: Humanising Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

The Conference will be held on the 7th of June 2012 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with supplementary events on the 6th and the 8th.

Creative Writing Doctorate: Past, Present, Future (5/6/2012 -- 4/22/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing
contact email: 
doctorate@centerforcreativeresearch.com

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"The Creative Writing Doctorate: Past, Present, Future"

6 May 2012
Oakland University
Michigan

CFP: Feminist Sinologies Interdisciplinary Conference October 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Sinologies/ University of Michigan CCS
contact email: 
nda@umich.edu

This conference invites papers that think about the production of knowledge made possible by the synergies between feminist theory and sinology.

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

2nd CFP--27th International Conference on Medievalism: Medievalism(s) & Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Carol L. Robinson/Kent State University Trumbull
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

2ND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
24th International Conference on Medievalism
THEME: Medievalism(s) & Diversity
Hosted by Kent State University Regional Campuses
October 18-20, 2012

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

TYCA-NE annual conference October 25-27, 2012- Syracuse, NY CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Two Year College Association Northeast (TYCA-NE) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
contact email: 
tycaneconference@gmail.com

2012 TYCA (Two-Year College Association) Northeast Call for Proposals

From the World Desk: Situating Our Practice within a Global Context

October 25-27, 2012 Conference

Syracuse, New York

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Burney Society
contact email: 
engell784@duq.edu

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

Books Available for Review - Book Submissions Welcome - Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Book Reviews: The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is looking for academics with tenure-track appointments to write book reviews of recent titles that have been released in their field of interest.

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference - Deadline Extended
University of Portsmouth, June 14 2012

In recent years the study of trauma has become central to contemporary conceptualisations of personal and

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012

PAMLA 2012 - call for papers - Asian American Literature Panel - Seattle University October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jean_amato@fitnyc.edu

PAMLA 2012 - Seattle University
October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Asian American Literature Panel

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable

Sirens - 10/11 - 10/14; deadline May 6

full name / name of organization: 
Cora Anderson / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, WA
October 11-14, 2012

A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American City Narratives (workshop organized within the 2012 RAAS-Fulbright Conferenc

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roxana Oltean, Prof. Rodica Mihaila, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr. Dana Mihailescu (University of Bucharest)
contact email: 
raas.panel.2012@americanstudies.ro; raas.conference@yahoo.com

CFP: Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American City Narratives (workshop organized within the 2012 RAAS-Fulbright Conference Remapping Urban Spaces – American Challenges, 4-6 October 2012

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

[UPDATE]: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12 -- 5/14/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference - UK
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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FINAL CALL

Great Writing 2012
The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London
Saturday June 16th - Sunday June 17th 2012

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012.

Cultural Memory and the Remediation of Narratives of Irishness

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Irish Studies Special Issue
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

In recent years, increasing critical attention has been paid to the role of media in shaping experience and cultural memory.

Authority and Wisdom: DUCIS, Dalarna University, Sweden, 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biannual Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN)
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

[UPDATE] FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CFP Deadline: SATURDAY, 31st MARCH for ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE (1-2 Sep 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

Environmental Utterance

-A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: Saturday, 31st March 2012

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching (6 April): Cinema in the Interstices Conference, 7-8 Sept. 2012, University College Cork, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork
contact email: 
alphavilleconference2012@gmail.com

Rather than forming a continuum, film and film history are composed of a series of transitions, overlaps and junctures: points where a ceding or progression to a different way of thinking or being occ

UPDATE: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
YAdystopianfiction@gmail.com

Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

[UPDATE] SPECIAL ISSUE: EVALUATION, PRIZES, AND PEER REVIEW

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: NEW AMERICAN NOTES ONLINE
contact email: 
editor.nanocrit@gmail.com, sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: Issue 2.1

NEW Deadline extension: 20 April 2012

Special Theme: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield
Crans-Montana, Switzerland - 22-23 September 2012
Deadline for proposals: 30 May 2012

[UPDATE] May 1st 2012 Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

I have received wonderful proposals so far, but I still need a few more to complete my first screening. Below please find my original CFP:

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

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