category: general announcements

4th International Symposium: Otherness, Agency and Belonging. 6th-8th, November, 2012. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
oab-4@alternative-academia.net

4th International Symposium:
Otherness, Agency and Belonging

Part of the Research Program on:
Recognition, Agency and the Politics of Otherness

1st International Symposium: Representations – Struggles for Reality. 2nd-4th, November, 2012. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
rsr-1@alternative-academia.net

1st International Symposium
Representations – Struggles for Reality

Part of the Research Program on:
Aesthetic Lives, Artistic Selves

International Network for Alternative Academia

6th International Symposium: Identity & Multicultural Politics. 29th-31st, October, 2012. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
imp-6@alternative-academia.net

6th International Symposium:
Identity and Multicultural Politics

Part of the Research Program on:
Recognition, Agency and the Politics of Otherness

CFP: Symposium: Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
r.denison@uea.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

Symposium: 5th September 2012, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

REMINDER: Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess
contact email: 
Filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

The 6th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

24th-26th May 2012,

[Update] Critical Insights:Zora Neale Hurston

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

I am seeking abstracts about Zora Neale Hurston and/or her publications for an edited book called

[Update] Critical Insights:Zora Neale Hurston

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

I am seeking abstracts about Zora Neale Hurston and/or her publications for an edited book called

MSA 14 Panel: Analogical Modernism (Oct 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dora Zhang
contact email: 
dyzhang@princeton.edu

Analogy has a long history as a figure of rhetoric and logic.

MSA 14 Panel: Analogical Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Dora Zhang
contact email: 
dyzhang@princeton.edu

Analogy has a long history as a figure of rhetoric and logic.

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ljsmith@gsu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

[UPDATE] George Perkins Marsh: An American for All Seasons (May 4-5, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming conference celebrating the insights and achievements of George Perkins Marsh

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Temples of Bengal: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design
contact email: 
editor@chitrolekha.com

Special Issue on the Temples of Bengal

Literature and Digital Pedagogies (MLA 2013, proposed special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Petra Dierkes-Thrun, Stanford University
contact email: 
pdthrun@stanford.edu

Proposed special session for MLA 2013 (Boston, Jan. 3-6)

Multidisciplinary Special Issue on "Remembering the Civil War"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures, the multidisciplinary quarterly from UNC's Center for the Study of the American South
contact email: 
SouthernCultures@unc.edu

Southern Cultures has just expanded our online archive of material on the Civil War and numerous other subject areas, which now includes twenty years of content.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Edited Collection of Essays on the Pre-Tenure Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Marie Furtak
contact email: 
erin.furtak@colorado.edu

Call for Submissions: Edited Collection of Essays on the Pre-Tenure Experience (EXTENDED DEADLINE: Abstracts due April 15th, 2012; submissions due June 1st, 2012)

"Automating Conduct: Autonomy in Control" (Platform Vol 4 Issue 2) - Abstracts due April 26

full name / name of organization: 
Platform: Journal of Media and Communications
contact email: 
platformjmc@gmail.com

“Automating Conduct: Autonomy in Control” (Vol 4, Issue 2)

Abstract Submissions Due: APRIL 26 2012
Full Paper Submissions Due: JULY 22 2012

Reading Scenes and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Sören C. Hammerschmidt
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

CFP: "Reading Scenes and Systems" special session, MLA 2013

I am still looking for a contributor or two for a special session I intend to propose for inclusion in the MLA 2013 program:

CFP: MLA Boston 2013: Israeli and Palestinian Relations and Culture **Deadline 3/19/12**

full name / name of organization: 
Morani Kornberg-Weiss, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
moraniko@buffalo.edu

This Special Session focuses on Israeli and Palestinian relations and seeks to provide a forum for examining notions of “conflict,” identity, war, peace, and protest

MLA Special Session: Elements of Genre Creation - Deadline: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Faktorovich/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

MLA Special Session: Elements of Genre Creation

Deadline: March 20, 2012

Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World [April 21-22, 2012] Rabat, Morocco.

full name / name of organization: 
University Mohammed V - Agdal- Rabat, Morocco
contact email: 
Said.Graiouid@sit.edu and Taieb.Belghazi@sit.edu

This international conference on “Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World” will engage with the ways migrancy is re-shaping the world not simply in movement but,

GLBTQ Studies Area @ MAP/ACA - Pittsburgh (11/1 thru 11/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark John Isola / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

MAP/ACA's 23rd annual conference will be in Pittsburgh. The GLBTQ Studies Area welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
contact email: 
jacques.pothier@uvsq.fr; celine.peigne@uvsq.fr; sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL
Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

MLA 2013: McSweeney's and Contemporary Reading (3/15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie O'Dell
contact email: 
jackie.o_dell@tufts.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore the literary output, authors, genres, publication practices, or publics associated with Dave Eggers's McSweeney's books and magazines.

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Call for Essays: New Book on David Lynch's Twin Peaks series-March 18 deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press (London)
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

The editors of the forthcoming book "Fan Phenomena - Twin Peaks" (Intellect Press) are seeking contributions centered around the iconic cultural influence of David Lynch's series "Twin Peaks".

[UPDATE] 'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvigmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

CFP - International Journal of Experimental Algorithms (IJEA)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Experimental Algorithms (IJEA) V

CFP - International Journal of Data Engineering (IJDE)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Data Engineering (IJDE) Volume 3

CFP - International Journal of Computational Linguistics (IJCL)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computational Linguistics (IJCL)

New perspectives on Latin American/Latino literary journalism

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Workman / University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
amberworkman@umail.ucsb.edu

Innovative theoretical approaches, transnational, transhistorical, sociological, and interdisciplinary studies, consideration of blogs and cyberliterature, non-textual or visual-literary journalism

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (6/8 & 8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College
October 18-20, 2012

Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston (March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu
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