category: general announcements

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

JAC Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture [Deadline: 30 Nov 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of American Culture (American Culture Association)
contact email: 
JAC.romance@gmail.com

Call for Manuscripts

Journal of American Culture
Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture

UPDATE: "Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts,” Kalamazoo, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman and Dana M. Symons
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; symonsdm@buffalostate.edu

“Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts”

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011

VIRTUAL HISTORIES 2/18/2011 (deadline 10/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
enderlej@english.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS | VIRTUAL HISTORIES
Graduate Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/ghf.shtml
Penn Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania

CFP TWILIGHT (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations, roundtable discussions, and/or four-person panels on

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
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.

CFP TRUE BLOOD (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO ser

UPDMedievalist Fantasies of Christendom: The Medieval as a Christian Apologetic in the Inklings (Kalamazoo 2011; 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
UPDATE: (deadline extended) Medievalist Fantasies of Christendom: The Medieval as a Christian Apologetic in the Inklings (Kalamazoo 2011; 9/30)
contact email: 
cgrewell@thiel.edu

(Please note that the deadline for proposals for this panel has been extended to September 30th.)

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

[UPDATE]NEMLA 2011 convention 7-10 April 2011 New Jersey Cinema and Demos

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its very inception the relation between cinema and masses is somewhat a concern among any scholar who takes cinema seriously.

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

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

CfP: Media, race, politics

full name / name of organization: 
PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
s.watson7@pgrad.unimelb.edu.au

CfP: Media, race, politics

PLATFORM: VOLUME 3 ISSUE 1 (MARCH 2011)

Last call for papers: Full papers due 11 October 2010

(6,000-8,000 words, including 200 word abstracts and six keywords)

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

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 [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" : Deadline for Abstracts 9/30/10 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention 4/6-4/10
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
editors.journal@aphrabehn.org

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

[UPDATE] Global Magical Realisms and Speculative Fiction / NeMLA Conference, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel is interested in expanding the range of cultural interpretations across the spectrum of magical realism and speculative fiction.

CFP-Silent Film Area -2011 San Antonio joint conference SWTXPCA/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

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

Present Tense's Inaugural Issue Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Present Tense Journal
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is proud to announce its inaugural issue at http://www.presenttensejournal.org/.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/10; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/20/11-4/23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/10; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/20/11-4/23/11)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2011 JOINT CONFERENCE

Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Panel(s) now forming on the work of Cormac McCarthy: novels, plays, screenplays:

Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)

Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA &
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.

Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.
Deadline for submission: December 15, 2010

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2011
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century

ASU Writers Conference featuring Art Spiegelman--CFP deadline Oct. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Angelo State University
contact email: 
Julie.Gates@angelo.edu

If you haven’t already, consider sending in a submission for the 2011 ASU Writers Conference, Feb. 17-18, featuring Art Spiegelman.

CFP: Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association/ International Thomas Merton Society
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" Three Projected Panels on: 1. [author] and Merton (e.g. Faulker or Camus and Merton); 2.

'POP CULTURE' issue of: TRANS- Revue de Littérature Générale et Comparée

full name / name of organization: 
Revue TRANS- de Littérature Générale et Comparée
contact email: 
lgcrevue@gmail.com

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Global tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lotte Dam / Aalborg University
contact email: 
ld@cgs.aau.dk

Theme: global tales

François Ozon and French Queer Cinema (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

Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

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

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