category: general announcements

Subvention Award

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society *Subvention Award*

[Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Abstract due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Julian Yates, University of Delaware

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Call for Papers: (Re)-translating Theory in Asian Context. the ACLA 2012, Brown University, 03/29- to 04/1 (Deadline Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Meera Lee (Syracuse University) & Alex Taek-Gwang Lee (Kyung-hee University, Korea)
contact email: 
mlee46@syr.edu

(Re)translating Theory in Asian Context

Curating Performance: Re/activation Strategies

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Gomoll / Museum and Curatorial Studies, UC Santa Cruz
contact email: 
macs@ucsc.edu

A panel/workgroup/exhibition for the Hemispheric Institute’s upcoming Encuentro (conference) in Mexico City, March 17-25 2012

On the Scholarship of Religion and Comic Books (12/1/2011; PCA/ACA, April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ADL@bu.edu

Overview: The last half-dozen years have seen an explosion in U.S. publications addressing the intersection of religion and comics, but little has been said on the body of work taken as a whole.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2012 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA, April 11-14
Deadline: 15 December 2011

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Dickens Society Symposium & "Dickens and Massachusetts" Exhibit; July 3-15, 2012; Lowell, MA, USA; submission deadline 3/31/12

full name / name of organization: 
DICKENS SOCIETY
contact email: 
jjb@wpi.edu

DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM
University of Massachusetts Lowell &
Lowell National Historical Park
Lowell, Massachusetts
13–15 July 2012

FRAMING LIVES 17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

Deadline for paper and panel proposals: 15 November 2011

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

[UPDATE] In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi - Conference - proposals for papers due by 15 Jan. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Call for Papers: War and Culture. 2021 SW/TX PCA & ACA 33rd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM. February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
John.Stone@utsa.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the War and Culture Area.

[UPDATE] New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Due to some last-minute obstacles, New Voices has been postponed until early 2012. We will re-issue a CFP once we have definitive dates. Proposals already submitted will still be reviewed.

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Framing Lives - 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association 17-20 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

Call for papers

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FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association

In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Roehampton, London (UK)
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Speakers include:

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED- The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

New Book Announcement--"Capital Inscriptions" Essays in Honor of Malcolm Alan Compitello

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Capital Inscriptions:
Essays on Hispanic Literature, Film & Urban Space
in Honor of Malcolm Alan Compitello.

Edited by Benjamin Fraser

Contributors include:
EDWARD BAKER, Ind. Scholar

Call for Papers for LGBTQ Focus Group (Deadline: October 15/November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Conference 2012)
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBTQ Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 2-5, 2012, Hyatt Regency (Capitol Hill), Washington, DC

Submission Deadlines:

The Fourth International Maroon Conference in Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica, June 20-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

[Update] American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present. Extended proposal deadline: 1 Oct. 2011. Essay deadline: 15 Jan. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ferda Asya, Associate Professor of English, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
fasya@bloomu.edu

The editor of a collection of essays for a book, tentatively titled American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present, invites proposals for original essays on the literary works written by American wri

9th Global Conference: War and Peace (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
wvw9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War and Peace

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Popular Culture & The Classroom SW TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Papers (panelists) needed to examine role of popular culture in today’s classrooms (which

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ec.ac.uk

June 15-16, 2012

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
George Washington University,
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Peter Hutchings
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

"Poetry and Philosophy" NYU Ongoing Speaker Series (09/2011-04/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University, Modern Working Grpup
contact email: 
nyumoderncolloquium@gmail.com

New York University’s Modern Working Group solicits papers for its upcoming 2011-12 "Poetry and Philosophy" speaker series.

Literature and War at CEA (Nov 1, 2011; CEA March 29-31, 2012)

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

Call for Papers: Literature and War at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

PANEL: Vision of Love and Womanhood in Latin-American Writers - NeMLA - March 15-18, 2012. Rochester, New York

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes / DeSales University
contact email: 
camposcristina@hotmail.com

This panel will explore the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love and womanhood expressed by Latin American poets and narrators.

[UPDATE] Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body, 11-13 July 2012, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s
Writing Association

Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012) at CEA 2012
43rd Annual Conference | March 29 – March 31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia

Literature of/about Reconciliation (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Literature of/about Reconciliation (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012) at CEA 2012
43rd Annual Conference | March 29 – March 31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia

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