category: general announcements

Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu, rovana@duq.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies Roundtable -- at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
christy.wenger@lehigh.edu

Not Just Another 'F' Word: Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies (Roundtable)

"Peace Matters at CEA" March 31-April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
mike.eckert@montgomerycollege.edu

"Peace Matters" at CEA

CFP Extinct Species, Toulouse, France, March 31- April 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Explora, University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
exploraextinctspecies@yahoo.com

Lost and Found: In Search of Extinct Species

Explora International Conference
31 March-1 April 2011
Toulouse Natural History Museum

Call For Papers: gnovis Graduate Journal--The Difference Issue (Fall 2010)--Deadline Oct. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis Online Graduate Journal for Communication, Culture and Technology
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

FALL 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS

"He who is reluctant to recognize me opposes me"—Frantz Fanon

Book History at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
stephanie.eckroth@ttu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Transatlantic Literature at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
stephanie.eckroth@ttu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY “EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH”

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglog, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com/ induswamionline@gmail.com

IN VIEW OF HEAVY DEMAND AND DEEP INTEREST OF THE CONTRIBUTORS, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED TO BRING OUT THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY “EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH”.

Empire Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Empire Studies
contact email: 
tbird3080@aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Journal of Empire Studies

Deadline for Spring 2011 submissions: November 15, 2011
Deadline for Summer 2011 submissions: March 15, 2011

CFP: Submissions for a Book collection on Pacific Island Women (deadline 12/17/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Thompson, University of Guam
contact email: 
drhelent@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited book collection on Pacific Island women.

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Assocaition and Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations (Joint Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011)
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.

Genealogies: Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

The Executive Committee of the Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce a call for papers.

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

The Contemporary Times: A Public Intellectual Review NEW [Ongoing deadline]

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

The Contemporary Times: A Public Intellectual Review (http://www.thecontemporarytimes.com) is BRAND NEW a grassroots online publication with no financial aims (i.e., The Contemporary Times has zero gr

[UPDATED] The American Tapestry -- Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature / submission deadline: January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uhconf@gmail.com or http://sites.google.com/site/uhconf

The University of Houston is known as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States.

Seeking Replacement Panelist for "Women's Voices in Poetry" at the Rocky Mountain MLA Conference on 10/14/2010

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

I'm currently seeking a replacement presenter for a panel called "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2010 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Albuquerque.

Religion and Theatre Focus Group Panels for the Associate of Theatre in Higher Education (Chicago, IL August 11–14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Sanborn Jones
contact email: 
msjones@byu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Religion and Theatre Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 11–14, 2011, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

UPDATE: Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature, Kalamazoo 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Serina Patterson
contact email: 
serinap@interchange.ubc.ca

[The deadline for proposals for this panel has been extended to September 25th.]

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball / Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

ACLA 2011 Vancouver, CA: Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin / Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

First Fictions: 9-12th June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
P.Boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
9-12th June, 2011

Confirmed delegates include:
Kate Mosse, Jackie Kaye, Elleke Bohemer, Michael Prodger, Bryan Cheyette, Scott Pack, Nicholas Royle and Isabel Ashdown.

Supported by Myriad Publishers, and Textual Practice

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

The conference takes place as part of the First Fictions literary festival, and is a collaborative venture between Sussex University and Myriad Editions, in association with Creative Brighton, and other partners in the creative arts. Conference panels will take place in conjunction with literary events and readings. The event will also include a new fiction competition (winner to be published by Myriad Editions), and a series of creative writing workshops run by new authors. Both conference and festival events will take place in the Pavilion Theatre and the Dome Concert Hall, in the heart of Brighton.

First Fictions: 9-12th June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
P.Boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
9-12th June, 2011

Confirmed delegates include:
Kate Mosse, Jackie Kaye, Elleke Bohemer, Michael Prodger, Bryan Cheyette, Scott Pack, Nicholas Royle and Isabel Ashdown.

Supported by Myriad Publishers, and Textual Practice

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

The conference takes place as part of the First Fictions literary festival, and is a collaborative venture between Sussex University and Myriad Editions, in association with Creative Brighton, and other partners in the creative arts. Conference panels will take place in conjunction with literary events and readings. The event will also include a new fiction competition (winner to be published by Myriad Editions), and a series of creative writing workshops run by new authors. Both conference and festival events will take place in the Pavilion Theatre and the Dome Concert Hall, in the heart of Brighton.

The Adulterous Text

full name / name of organization: 
Neohelicon (Guest Editor: Dr. R.-L. Etienne Barnett)
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com; RLEBarnett@editionsdegresecond.be; Pethajdu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ADULTEROUS TEXT
Special Volume of

NEOHELICON
(Vol. 40, no. 1, June 2013)

Guest Editor
R.-L. Etienne Barnett

DESCRIPTION

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

JAC Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture [Deadline: 30 Nov 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of American Culture (American Culture Association)
contact email: 
JAC.romance@gmail.com

Call for Manuscripts

Journal of American Culture
Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture

UPDATE: "Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts,” Kalamazoo, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman and Dana M. Symons
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; symonsdm@buffalostate.edu

“Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts”

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011

VIRTUAL HISTORIES 2/18/2011 (deadline 10/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
enderlej@english.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS | VIRTUAL HISTORIES
Graduate Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/ghf.shtml
Penn Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania

CFP TWILIGHT (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations, roundtable discussions, and/or four-person panels on

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

CFP TRUE BLOOD (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO ser

UPDMedievalist Fantasies of Christendom: The Medieval as a Christian Apologetic in the Inklings (Kalamazoo 2011; 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
UPDATE: (deadline extended) Medievalist Fantasies of Christendom: The Medieval as a Christian Apologetic in the Inklings (Kalamazoo 2011; 9/30)
contact email: 
cgrewell@thiel.edu

(Please note that the deadline for proposals for this panel has been extended to September 30th.)

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

[UPDATE]NEMLA 2011 convention 7-10 April 2011 New Jersey Cinema and Demos

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its very inception the relation between cinema and masses is somewhat a concern among any scholar who takes cinema seriously.

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