category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Satire in Theory and Practice -- Deadline Extended 1-20-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 33rd Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
KINGS COLLEGE LONDON 4 - 6 SEPTEMBER 2012

[UPDATE] In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi - Conference - proposals for papers due by 30 Jan. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com; Sebastian.Groes@roehampton.ac.uk

The University of Roehampton presents

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

H.G. Wells Society Giles Hart Prize

full name / name of organization: 
H.G. Wells Society
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

The H. G. Wells Society is pleased to announce the inaugural Giles Hart Prize, in memory of the Society's former chairman, for an essay that makes an outstanding contribution to Wells studies.

UPDATE* A Call For Papers: **Deadline extended to January 15, 2012** Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012 "Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion"
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

A Call For Papers:
**Deadline extended to January 15, 2012**

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

The 2nd Annual Conference of the HBCU-General Education Alliance

full name / name of organization: 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities-General Education Alliance
contact email: 
hervin@hbcugea.com

The 2nd Annual Conference of the HBCU-General Education Alliance
Theme: Blueprints for Educating the African American Student
May 29-31, 2012

[UPDATE] FINAL CALL for Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000

full name / name of organization: 
Situating States of Mind Research Group, Northumbria University
contact email: 
anita.oconnell@northumbria.ac.uk

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000
An Interdisciplinary Conference

14-16 June 2012
Northumbria University

Keynote Speakers

CFP: Man and Superman: Human Enhancement in Film and Television (Abstract due: 1 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology and the University of Exeter
contact email: 
ccarbo04@nyit.edu

Due to great interest in our previous call for abstracts for Man and Superman: Human Enhancement in Fiction, we have decided to open up the call for abstracts to a second volume of Man and Superman th

CFP - International Journal of Applied Sciences (IJAS)

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 Applied Sciences (IJAS) Volume 3

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 27, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlitgmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

CFP REMINDER: North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Conference, UIUC, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

Screening Identity (Race and Ethnicity) 9th March

full name / name of organization: 
The Motley View – The Journal of Film, Art and Aesthetics ISSN 2049-4254
contact email: 
themotleyview@gmail.com

The Motley View seeks submissions for an upcoming special edition on the construction/representation/articulation of race and/or ethnicity in film, television, music videos and computer games.

Reading Downton Abbey

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Dean of Liberal Arts, Fashion Institute of Technology
contact email: 
scott_stoddart@fitnyc.edu

Seeking critical essays (20 – 30 pages in length) that read Downton Abbey as a cultural phenomenon -- essays that challenge readers to explore how and why this British television serial about life u

Staging the Land: Site-Specific Creation and the Issue of Perception

full name / name of organization: 
University of Avignon, Provence, France
contact email: 
lab@earthworks.org

University of Avignon, Provence, France
June 13-15, 2012

Conference website: http://www.nancyholt.com

Host lab: Cultural Identity, Texts and Theatricality

In partnership with:

Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012
Cankaya University Ankara

CFP - International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IJAE)

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 Artificial Intelligence and Expe

CFP - Geoinformatica - An International Journal (GIIJ)

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 a Geoinformatica - An International Journal (GIIJ) Volume 2,

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The WIlliam Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions to round out two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

International Conference on Hispanic Cinemas:'In Transition.Historical,Political & Cultural Changes in Cinema&TV', 7-9 Nov. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (SPAIN)
contact email: 
comunicaciones@congresoentransicion.es

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, November 7th-9th, 2012.

Evolving Motherhood Conference MAY 17, 18, 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Museum of Motherhood
contact email: 
http://www.mommuseum.org/apply/

Deadline for Submissions April 30

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** CFP: QUEER INTERVENTIONS AND INTERSECTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

CFP - King's College London, Department of English - Metamorphosis and Change

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Stet journal, Issue 2
contact email: 
stetjournal@kcl.ac.uk

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis.

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
contact email: 
cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

CFP: Further Studies in Jewish Comics - edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Royal
contact email: 
jewishcomics@derekroyal.com

[b]Further Studies in Jewish Comics[/b]

Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

CFP - Summer 2012 / This Rough Magic / Teaching Med. & Ren. Lit.

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
Bente.Videbaek@stonybrook.edu / boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic, thisroughmagic.org, is a peer reviewed, online journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Ways of Seeing John Berger 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College, London & The British Library
contact email: 
tom.overton@bl.uk

2012 marks the 40th Anniversary of two of John Berger’s major works: the novel G., winner of the Booker and James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, and the collaborative, SFTA/BAFTA-winning BBC TV series

[UPDATE - REVISED DATES] David Jones: Culture & Artifice, March 29 & 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference on the work of the poet and artist David Jones (1895-1974) seeks to explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the concerns of modern cult

Fiction and Poetry Needed

full name / name of organization: 
Arcadia Literary Magazine
contact email: 
chase@arcadialiterarymagazine.org

Arcadia is looking for fiction, poetry, and short plays for its upcoming Spring issue. If you have something good, send it our way.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

The deadline to submit to the 14th Annual Marxist Reading Group Conference has been extended to January 19, 2012. Please see our updated CFP below:

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

RMMLA: Special Topics Session: "Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction" in Boulder, CO (October 11-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader (convener)/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com

Special Topics Session: "Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction"

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