category: general announcements

10th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Golobal Citizenship (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Platte Valley Review: Forces of Nature [deadline 12/15/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Platte Valley Review: University of Nebraska at Kearney
contact email: 
ficociellor@unk.edu

Platte Valley Review will publish a special issue for Spring 2011. The theme, Forces of Nature, should be interpreted as contributor wishes.

Circle Gets the Square: Advancing Conversations in Game Studies [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Thompson, University of Wyoming and Marc Ouellette, McMaster University
contact email: 
jthomp32@uwyo.edu maouelle@rogers.com

Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein researchers from such diverse areas of computer science, literary studies, psychology, and media studies come together

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies (due 3/1/11;10/6-8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / Sigma Tau Delta at Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

"Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies"

Creativity and Engagement in Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Environment Conference, University of Salford (UK)
contact email: 
Chris Procter <C.T.Procter@salford.ac.uk>

We invite you to submit a paper/abstract to the 6th International Education in a Changing Environment Conference, Creativity and Engagement in Higher Education, to be held at the University of Salford

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

The Future of Literary Studies, 1500-1800 (March 11-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE December 12, 2010

Reminder CFP- deadline 1Dec2010 - II Gower Congress- Valladolid, Spain, 18-21 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International John Gower Society
contact email: 
jgs.valladolid2011@gmail.com

The John Gower Society is holding its second International Congress at the University of Valladolid, Spain, in July 2011.

CFP Panel "Narrative Horizons" at RMMLA (Scottsdale) October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heidi_Bostic@baylor.edu

Special session at October 6-8, 2011 RMMLA in Scottsdale, AZ on "Narrative Horizons: Emerging Trends in the Study of Narrative." The session could include a broad range of topics, from life-writing to

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

[UPDATE] Call for papers on "Virus" and reviews on interdisciplinarity for Excursions journal

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Eve
contact email: 
martin.eve@excursions-journal.org.uk

Extended Call for Papers:

Excursions
The Postgraduate Journal for Interdisciplinary Research extends its deadline for submissions around the theme of ‘Virus’:

[UPDATE] Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (Summer 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Review of English
contact email: 
takoh@ntu.edu.sg

Call For Papers: Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (Summer 2011)
Theme: Re-Framing Contemporary Malaysian and Singaporean Literature

[UPDATE] English in the Digital Age: Developments in Language, Literacy, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of the State Universites of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

The date of this conference has been changed to October 14th and 15th, 2011. The submission deadline of April 15, 2011 remains the same.

Alien Nation: A Conference on British Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Television

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University (UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2011

UPDATE Call for Submissions New Deadline 01/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies
contact email: 
mintvart@nmu.edu

NEW DEADLINE JANUARY 30, 2011

Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

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

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

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

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

CPF: MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM, LITERATURE AND POLITICS PCA/ACA SPECIAL SESSION, 12/15; SAN ANTONIO, TX, 4/20/-4/24 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY 12/15; PCA/ACA 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

LITERATURE AND POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOC. (PCA/ACA sub: 12/15), 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA), SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Victorian Network CFP *DEADLINE EXTENSION*

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Call for Papers: Theatricality and Performance in Victorian Literature and Culture

Poems Invited for June 2011 Issue of Taj Mahal Review

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Poems Invited for June 2011 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (18th Issue)
full name / name of organization:
Cyberwit.net
contact email:
editorpoems@yahoo.com

CFP: SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (MAY 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut
contact email: 
shakespeareandtheorient@gmail.com

The American University of Beirut is hosting a three-day conference on Shakespeare’s Imagined Orient on 4-6 May 2011.

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

2011 ACIS South proposals due Jan 12

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
irish@georgiasouthern.edu

Please see the attached website for details on the 2011 southern regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies. Proposals are due January 12, 2011.

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

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/

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

UPDATE (extended deadline): Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times
March 18-19, 2011

Diana Gumbar

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

Cross-Culture Literatures and Languages

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