category: general announcements

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

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

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

EDITED COLLECTION: DOCTOR WHO THE ELEVENTH HOUR

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew O'Day
contact email: 
aoday41414@aol.com

I am seeking one essay on music to be included in the edited volume Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour, focusing on the Steven Moffat/Matt Smith era, to be published by I.B. Tauris.

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Cases and their Publics: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives on the Case Study Genre 26-28 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia
contact email: 
janav@unimelb.edu.au

The interdisciplinary and transnational character of the case study genre has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of the sexed self, sexual subj

Kalamazoo 2011 (5/12-5/15) Gaming Neomedievally: A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO)
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Gaming Neomedievally: A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session

InSITE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Informing Science Institute
contact email: 
Organizers@InSITE.nu

The mission of Informing Science is Setting Knowledge Free. The purpose is to encourage knowledge sharing & collaboration among the many fields that use information technologies.

Appalachian Literature Panel at SAAS. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) April 14-16, 2011. Deadline October 29, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS-Spanish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.del.carmen.rueda@upc.edu

10th International Conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS, http://www.saasweb.org/ on “The Backyard of the USA Mansion: Critical Readings of Poverty and Wealth in the Unite

Proposals solicited for the Seminar: “Complex Chronos. The Place and Pace of Time in Eighteenth-century Writing.”

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia / University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Call For Papers

The IV James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyce.foundation@uniroma3.it

CFP: The IV James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome

Posted by James Joyce Italian Foundation on 05/08/2010

CFP: The IV James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930 (Collection of Critical Essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930
(Collection of Critical Essays)

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

Working Through Psychoanalysis (15-17 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

Working Through Psychoanalysis:
Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15th-17th April, 2011

Call for scholarly articles on Ukrainian literature, culture, and international affairs.

full name / name of organization: 
The Ukrainian Quarterly. A Journal of Ukrainian and International Affairs.
contact email: 
UQ.editor@yahoo.com

The Ukrainian Quarterly invites scholarly articles on Ukrainian history, literature, politics, sociology, culture, linguistics and international affairs related to Ukraine.

Deleuzian Futures: International Conference, May 22nd-24th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
deltau@post.tau.ac.il

Keynote speakers:
Professor Ian Buchanan, Cardiff University & Professor Patricia Pisters, University of Amsterdam

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

European Journal of Macao Studies: open call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of Macao Studies (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, FCSH, New University/FCT, Lisbon-Portugal)
contact email: 
rogerio.puga@fcsh.unl.pt

The European Journal of Macao Studies (ISSN 1647-5771) is an online annual publication of the Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS, New University of Lisbon/University

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.

[UPDATE] CFP - Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/15/10 - 11/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010

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

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