category: general announcements

CFP: Reimagining the Archive [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
digital@ucla.edu

Call for Papers and Participation

Reimagining the Archive:
Remapping and Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
November 12, 13, 14, 2010

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post

"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

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

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com
Call for Papers
Special Issue, October, 2010 (Vol 2 No 4)
"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

CFP: Hemingway’s Short Fiction, Louisville Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
contact email: 
jabauserman@bsu.edu

While Hemingway’s fiction remains a focus for many critics, not every piece of fiction Hemingway wrote engenders ample criticism.

The Global and the Intimate - SCMS panel proposal, March 2011, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS
contact email: 
feng-mei@gmx.de, jeanniex@verizon.net

With a focus on the transnational marginalized subject, this panel seeks to discuss various forms of performances where the subject emerges in its global entanglement.

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

Proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions, round tables, or individual fifteen to twenty-minute presentations on the interface between literary studies and Christianity.

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

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

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

full name / name of organization: 
Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi
contact email: 
DUgendermodernitiesconf@gmail.com

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history.

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 9 CFP Deadline October 1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irish_gothic_journal@yahoo.ie

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/index.html)

[UPDATE] CEREBUS / DAVE SIM BOOK - DEADLINE 30 NOVEMBER 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts: 31 AUGUST 2010

Length: 2,500-7,500 words with maximum 10,000 WORDS

[UPDATE] Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film (Oct 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Unreliablity as a Narrative Trope in Postcolonial Literature: NeMLA April 7-11 2011, Submissions due September 30

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
sohineeroy@hotmail.com

Unreliability is a common trope in postcolonial literature, which manipulates narrative focalization and uses unreliable narrators to criticize the possibility of a single reliable perspective.

Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

Deconstruction and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Literary Review
contact email: 
s.wood@kent.ac.uk

OLR 33.2: Deconstruction and Poetry

Poetry: that can mean a turning of breath.
(Paul Celan, ‘Meridian’)

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa [UPDATE]

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

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

Reconstruction 10.2, Expertise as Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction Issue 10.2: Expertise as Knowledge

Edited by Marc A. Ouellette

Commentary:

Editor's Introduction, Marc A. Ouellette

Articles

UPDATE: Unreliability as a Narrative Trope in Postcolonial Literature: NeMLA April 7-10, 2011; submissions due September 30th

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Languge Association
contact email: 
sohineeroy@hotmail.com

Unreliability is a common trope in postcolonial literature, which manipulates narrative focalization and uses unreliable narrators to criticize the possibility of a single reliable perspective.

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Thanatos as Muse? Schubert and Concepts of Late Style, 21-23 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
lorraine.byrnebodley@nuim.ie

This international and interdisciplinary conference seeks fresh perspectives on these issues. In particular, we invite contributions on the following topics:

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

11th Annual SALA Conference, Los Angeles, January 7-8 2011: Transnational Realisms and Post R<!--break-->

full name / name of organization: 
11th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference: Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture
contact email: 
Rashmi Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu; Rajender Kaur, kaurr@wpunj.edu

This conference examines ways in which South Asian realist and postrealist writers unsettle and rework realist codes.

ABWFA 1st Global Session on Terror

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2010
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010
Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2010

Practice-Led Research in the Arts (09/01/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Industries Journal
contact email: 
graeme@graemeharper.com

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Special Issue on Practice-Led Research in the Arts

Creative Industries Journal (Intellect)
http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=145/

CFP: Moronic Ox Literary & Cultural Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Moronic Ox Literary & Cultural Journal
contact email: 
submissions@open-bks.com

Moronic Ox Literary & Cultural Journal is associated with publisher Open Books and publishes novel excerpts, short stories, flash fiction, op-ed, poetry, nonfiction articles, videos, humor, book revie

Call for Literary and Contemporary Fiction and Well Documented Nonfiction

full name / name of organization: 
Open Books
contact email: 
submissions@open-bks.com

Open Books, an emerging online publisher with a worldwide view, is calling for submissions in literary and contemporary fiction and well documented nonfiction.

[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

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

 

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

[UPDATE] Panel: Gus Van Sant - SCMS New Orleans Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhortonATgmailDOTcom

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

A New Generation of Readers: Romance Novels Through the Internet Age (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Iwen (Cardiff University) and Nicole Pfannenstiel (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
niki@asu.edu, iwenme@cardiff.ac.uk

A New Generation of Readers: Romance Novels Through the Internet Age

Animal Minds (ASLE conference June 2011; deadline for abstracts September 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Bellanca / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
bellanca@uscsumter.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference June 22-26, 2011 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

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