category: general announcements

CFP Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture (Edited Volume and Special Journal Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

CFP Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture (Edited Volume and Special Journal Issue)

[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

Contemporary Women's Novels: The Changing Story? (NeMLA 2011 4/7-4/11) New Brunswick, NJ: Abstracts due Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Karen E. Waldron, College of the Atlantic
contact email: 
kwaldron@coa.edu

To what extent can contemporary fiction by women and about women from different cultures can be brought together coherently for discussion?

[UPDATE] NeMLA Panel on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (Abstract Deadline September 30, 2010; Conference April 7-10, 2011)

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

I'm still seeking submissions for a panel on American women writers’ responses to Freud, which will take place at the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference.

CFP (Kalamazoo): Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

NEH is sponsoring a roundtable on "Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives" at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011.

Short essays wanted: literature, justice, social change and education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

"Horror," SW/TX Popular Culture and American Culture Association, 4/2-23, 2011, San Antonio, TX

full name / name of organization: 
Steffen Hantke
contact email: 
steffenhantke@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
"HORROR"

Joint Conference of the PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations at the Marriott Rivercenter Conference Hotel on

April 20-23, 2011

Proposed Collection: 1980s American Horror Fiction, abstracts Oct. 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steffen Hantke
contact email: 
steffenhantke@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

Proposed Collection: 1980s American Horror Fiction

Editor: Steffen Hantke, Sogang University
Deadline for Proposal/Abstract Submission: October 30, 2010

Thinking Backward: Reframing Lesbian Representation on Bad Girls (April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" invites papers for the Fall 2011 special issue: "(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items," edited by Susan Booker Morris, Former Director of

Mental Health and Mental Illness in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lawrence C. Rubin, Ph.D.; St. Thomas University
contact email: 
lrubin@stu.edu

Mental Health and Mental Illness
In Popular Culture

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS

[Update] Sidney at Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2011; Deadline 15 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

{UPDATE) The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes 4/6-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Special Session: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

Tarot at PCA/ACA Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA Conference
contact email: 
augeremily@gmail.com

6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

PCA/ACA Material Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Material Culture Area of PCA/ACA (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association)
contact email: 
alexbitterman@gmail.com

Material Culture Area

NEMLA Queer Counterpublics: deadline 9/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Sikorski
contact email: 
gsikorski@aacc.edu

Call for Papers for a penal on queer counterpublics . . .

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

Hando No Kuzushi - Asian American Literature E-Zine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando No Kuzushi, an online literary journal, is gearing up for its third issue, tentatively scheduled to be posted at the end of September.

[UPDATE]The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices.

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Current Deadline: January 1, 2011. The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices presents a unique forum for the community of professionals engaged in post secondary education and research.

Call for Papers: Teacher Education at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jeraldine.kraver@unco.edu

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

Call for Papers: Literature Pedagogy at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jeraldine.kraver@unco.edu

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

update ISLE-2 June 17-21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Linguistics of English
contact email: 
isle2wtp

The theme of the conference will be Methods Past and Current.

Annual Writers' Festival, February 17-19 2010

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

This year the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s Writer’s Festival will include panels on the relationship between faith and fiction or faith and poetry.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: Politics and Cinema of Turkey: 1990- 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
irmakertuna@gmail.com

Special Dossier for Jura Gentium Cinema: Politics and Cinema of Turkey: 1990- 2010

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

John Gower in Iberia: Six Hundred Years-2nd International Congress of the John Gower Society-Valladolid, Spain, 18-21 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International John Gower Society
contact email: 
jgs.valladolid2011@gmail.com

The John Gower Society is holding its second International Congress at the University of Valladolid, Spain, in July 2011.

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

As an interdisciplinary field, fat studies has drawn from significant roots of feminist and women’s literature.

[UPDATE] The New William Golding (DEADLINE: Sept 30th, 2010) (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
nckprkr@gmail.com

This panel is a part of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Panel Chairs: Virginia Tiger and Nick Parker.

[UPDATE] FORUM journal CfP: 'Identity' issue. Submission deadline: 1st September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com (Siobhan Fitzgerald and Elysse Meredith, FORUM co-editors)



Call for Papers, Issue 11 — IDENTITY

'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

[Update] Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), New Brunswik, NJ April 7-10, 2011
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.

Literature and War (11/1/2010-3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
MWoolbright@siena.edu

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

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

This panel invites papers on “Life Writing at a Distance,” broadly defining both life writing and “distance” as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic me

Textual Materialities: Speaking Objects

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for Kalamazoo 2011
contact email: 
bcm2107@columbia.edu

Call for Papers, Kalamazoo 2011:
“Textual Materialities: Speaking Objects”

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