category: general announcements

MARGARET ATWOOD : NEW CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES

full name / name of organization: 
Somdatta Mandal, Department of English, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India.
contact email: 
somdattam@gmail.com

Pencraft International, a leading scholarly publishing house in India is going to bring out a volume entitled Margaret Atwood: Critical Perspectives (New Orientation Series) and invites submissions f

Hybrid Irelands: March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due November 15th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Hybrid Irelands: At Culture’s Edge / University of Notre Dame / Keough-Naughton Institute
contact email: 
hybridIE@nd.edu

Hybrid Irelands: At Culture’s Edge (Abstracts due November 15th, 2011)

A Graduate-Student Conference Exploring the Relationship between Hybridity and Irish Literature

Body of Evidence: A Conference on Crime Fiction, 24-26th February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, St.Stephen's College, University of Delhi
contact email: 
crimeconference@gmail.com, gitichandra@yahoo.com

Concept Note:

The classic detective story (more widely, crime fiction), a popular and populist sub genre of the novel proper, is, quite wrongly, considered one of its youngest branches. In point of fact it is one of its earliest and, historically, one of its most resilient partners. If the novel is roughly 250 years old, the detective story is not very much younger, predating by several decades the modern romance and the spy story, never mind the novel for children or the fantasy novel or modern science fiction. And it has remained relatively – compared to these others – unchanged in its skeletal structure, a structure that is transparently evident: a heinous and unexpected crime, an unknown perpetrator, a group of suspects, ambiguous clues, a detective, a thrilling (often mental) pursuit, and the successful unconcealment of the CRIMINAL(s) and the motive.

CFP: “The Ethnic and Racial Other in Scottish and Irish Writings” (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012; Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “The Ethnic and Racial Other in Scottish and Irish Writings”

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

CATR 2012: Call for Papers, Workshop/Demonstrations, Seminar and Roundtable Participants, May 26 - 29, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
pkuling@wlu.ca

Please find attached a call for participants for the 2012 Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR/ACRT) conference in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference 2012 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ole Miss English Graduate Program
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

XXXVII International Symposium of Hispanic Literature, Los Angeles, CA, March 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills
contact email: 
bgomez@csudh.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
To be presented at the XXXVII International Symposium of Hispanic Literature

Deadline for submission is December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Deadline December 1, 2011
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

AFRICAN AMERICAN/AFRICAN CULTURE AREA: Popular Culture Association invites both papers and panels of four papers on any area of Africana including African, Caribbean, Latin American and African Americ

Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
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

“From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Letort/Shannon Wells-Lassagne
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

Conference “From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June 2012

Call for papers

Call for submissions to the Centennial Reader

full name / name of organization: 
The Centennial Reader
contact email: 
inquiries@thecentennial.ca,submissions@thecentennial.ca

We invite submissions for the third issue of the Mount Royal Centennial Reader, which will appear in electronic publication format in January 2012.

European Journal of English Studies, 'Myths of Europe: East of Venice' (deadline for proposals: 31 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan O'Malley
contact email: 
aidan.omalley@eui.eu

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES Vol. 17

The Future of Arts Research

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
FutureofArtsResearch@rhul.ac.uk

A one-day Postgraduate conference to be held at the British Library, Friday 18th November 2011, 9.30-5.00 sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, in

Touchstone Literary Magazine Deadline: November 18th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Touchstone Literary Magazine
contact email: 
touch@ksu.edu

Touchstone, Kansas State University's literary magazine, is looking for submissions. We are looking for fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, art of all medias, and flash fiction (under 1000 words).

Valley Humanities Review-- Call for Undergraduate Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2012 Issue.

CFP interdisciplinary conf. Trauma & Learning in Post-Secondary Education April 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Bay Community College
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Massachusetts Bay Community College is hosting a Spring 2012 interdisciplinary and inter-professional conference on trauma and learning in post-secondary education.

I. Audience

Converse Conference on Southern Culture 4/9 - 4/14 2012 UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

THE CONVERSE COLLEGE CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CULTURE:
HIGH CULTURE/LOW CULTURE, SOUTHERN CULTURE
April 12 – 14, 2012

“Travelling Genres: English in India, India in English”, January 11-13th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UGC Special Assistance Programme (DRS Phase II) Centre for English Studies School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi – 110067, India
contact email: 
sap.ces@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:
National Young Researchers’ Seminar
on
“Travelling Genres: English in India, India in English”
UGC Special Assistance Programme (DRS Phase II)

Charles Olson/Black Mountain College Panel at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline January 7, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Grieve-Carlson / The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson began teaching at Black Mountain College as a visiting lecturer in October 1948, was appointed Rector in March 1951, and presided over the College's closing in 1956.

Kate Chopin International Society's sponsored panels at 2012 American Literature Association conference-- due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2012 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27.

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at NC State is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012.

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA. The F.

Comparative Approaches to Faulkner and Fitzgerald

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The William Faulkner Society and the F.

CFP: Textual Empires & Discursive Dissent: Reimagining Aesthetic Traditions in Race and Ethnicity Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference--San Juan, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

The horrors of empire have left an indelible mark on the geopolitical space of the circum-Atlantic world and hemispheric America.

2012 International Conference on Narrative (March 15-17, 2012) - Abstracts Due Oct. 17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative@georgetown.edu

2012 International Conference on Narrative
March 15-17
Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada

Plenary Speakers

[UPDATE] Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick & Ian Maness / Queen's University Department of English
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and the Natural World: DEADLINE EXTENDED to OCT 30

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com and walkerkn@email.unc.edu

Shakespeare and the Natural World Conference at UNC: *Proposal Deadline Extended to October 30, 2011*

[Update-]:Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representation (Deadline Extended...)

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com, rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975-2935

Theme: Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representations

Editors

CFP: [UPDATE] [American] American Literature (1/07/12; ALA 5/24-5/27 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

CFP: Internationally Read Print Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

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"Picturing the Nineteenth Century," March 22-25, deadline for proposals: October 17

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

A quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals to INCS 2012, "Picturing the Nineteenth Century," is October 17.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

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

Hamlin Garland Society Panel at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hamlin Garland Society
contact email: 
newlink@uncw.edu

The Hamlin Garland Society will sponsor one panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco on May 24-27, 2012.

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

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