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Queer Leadership and Scholastic Development Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: University of Texas at El Paso's Rainbow Miner Initiative
contact email: 
rmi@utep.edu

November 13th, 2010
CFP Deadline: August 1st, 2010

Conference URL: http://www.utep.edu/rmi

The Queer Leadership and Scholastic Development Conference is a venue for dialogue about LGBTQI issues via academic scholarship and theoretically grounded activism. This forum will allow students to share methods and ideas for researching Queer issues across various disciplines. The aim is to address issues of gender and sexuality both inside and outside of academia.

UPDATE New Cultures of Ageing: Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future; deadline Nov 20011; event 04/08 - 09/11

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew, Brunel University
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!!!

CFP: LITERATURE AND AGEING

New Cultures of Ageing:
Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future

8th – 9th April 2011

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI / LISA e-Journal / Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Revue LISA/ LISA e-Journal
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS Department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Essay Collection on Robert Cormier

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

Essay proposals are sought for a volume of critical essays on Robert Cormier’s fiction as part of the anticipated relaunch of Palgrave Macmillan’s New Casebook series.

Modernist Literature and Economic Theory Website Project (12/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tudor Balinisteanu
contact email: 
tudor@glasgowalumni.net

Contributions are invited for a website connecting modernist literature and economic theory: http://www.mlet.texmar.ro/ . This is intended as an ongoing collaborative project.

#3 - A new journal exploring art and art theory

full name / name of organization: 
#3 - www.journal3.org
contact email: 
collaborate@journal3.org

“Practicing Theory” :The 2011 ASCA International Conference and Workshop. 2-4 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
“Practicing Theory” :The 2011 ASCA (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis) International Conference and Workshop. 2-4 March 2011
contact email: 
asca-fgw@uva.nl

Call for Papers
“Practicing Theory”

The 2011 ASCA International Conference and Workshop:

Date: 2-4 March 2011

CFP: Lost and Othered Children

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Creative Writing - Short Fiction (deadline: March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Madigan / UAEU
contact email: 
andrewjmadigan@hotmail.com

I'm editing an anthology of short fiction, for an American publisher, related to the Middle East/the Muslim world.

[UPDATE] COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

Animal Rights and Deep Water Horizon (Deadline for Abstracts: 8/1; Conference: 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Kelly/FGCU Humanities and Sustainability Conference
contact email: 
skelly@fgcu.edu

Call for papers for a panel on Animal Rights and Deepwater Horizon at the 2nd Annual Florida Gulf Coast University Humanities and Sustainability Conference (October 8-9 at FGCU, Fort Myers, FL)

Visions of the 'Coming Community'/ Visions de la 'Communauté Qui Vient' (deadline for abstracts 29 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nathalie Wourm / Birkbeck Research in Representations of Kinship and Community
contact email: 
brrkc@sllc.bbk.ac.uk

Call For Papers : International Conference
VISIONS OF THE 'COMING COMMUNITY'

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

CFP "Romance". Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "Romance".

Articles on latin American Arts and Literature

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

Call for Poems for Kritya a Journal of Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Kritya a Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
saxena.rati@gmail.com

Kritya a Journal of Poetry(ISSN 0976-514X)is an international online journal featuring poems and short articles on poetry.

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[REMINDER] 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

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

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

[UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 10/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com


A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

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

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

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

Out of Bounds: Mobility, Movement and Use of Manuscripts and Printed Books, 1350-1550

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Martha Driver, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
MDriver@pace.edu

Twelfth Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society in collaboration with the Twelfth York Manuscripts Conference

in honour of Professor Toshiyuki Takamiya
3-7 July 2011

World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

[UPDATE] "Jung’s Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image," SAMLA (November 5-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

SOCIETY FOR CRITICAL EXCHANGE
Jung's Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image
In 1913, at a moment of personal and professional crisis, Jung began

Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Garvey, Conference Coordinator
contact email: 
humanities@hichumanities.org

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 21st, 2010

Beyond Trauma: Narrative of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-2 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

CALL FOR PAPERS
BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza

Summer Call for Curators

full name / name of organization: 
In Media Res
contact email: 
inmediares.gsu@gmail.com

Summer Call for Curators
In Media Res

CFP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism) University of

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Stephen King once stated: “everything we do has a history.

Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference:15-16 July, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chichester,UK/Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy
contact email: 
info@sussexfolktalecentre.org

CFP: ‘Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference’

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