category: general announcements

Decadent Poetics, 1-2 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Victorian Studies, University of Exeter, UK
contact email: 
decadent-poetics@exeter.ac.uk

Keynote speakers: Stephen Arata (Virginia); Joseph Bristow (UCLA); Regenia Gagnier (Exeter); Catherine Maxwell (Queen Mary, London)

Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

This panel invites papers on “Life Writing at a Distance,” broadly defining both life writing and “distance” as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic me

Arkansas Philological Association 2010 Conference: “Visions and Revisions” October 7-9, 2010 Fayetteville AR

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas Philological Association
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

Call for Papers
Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the
Arkansas Philological Association
2010 Conference:
“Visions and Revisions”

October 7-9, 2010
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Creative Writing Panel at PCAS/ACAS, Savannah, GA, October 7-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
jsadreor@kennesaw.edu

Call for Papers: Creative Writing (poetry and fiction) at PCAS/ACAS 2010

This year's conference will be held in Savannah, GA October 7-9.

Sidney at Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2011; Deadline 15 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor two open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

Northeast Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport@gmail.com

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

"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Special Issue, October, 2010 (Vol 2 No 4)
"A Living Presence": Tagore Today
To be guest edited by Amrit Sen, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan

THE THEME

Rupkatha Journal, Volume 2, Number 2, Published

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

We are happy to announce the publication of Rupkatha Journal, Volume 2, Number 2 at www.rupkatha.com.
Editorial
CRITICISM

Rethinking the Postmodern Monster- NEMLA April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
h.cyr@queensu.ca

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-10, 2011

New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

Host Institution: Rutgers University

[UPDATE] Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s) (NeMLA--April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Keefe, Rutgers University
contact email: 
akeefe@eden.rutgers.edu

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s)

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

"Pioneering Romanticism": November 11-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Romanticism
contact email: 
icr2010@ttu.edu

The 18th annual International Conference on Romanticism will meet at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas from November 11-14.

CFP: The Cowper and Newton Journal (Spring 2011 Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
The Cowper and Newton Museum, Olney, UK
contact email: 
t.seward396@btinternet.com

The Cowper and Newton Journal

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self (due 9/30; NEMLA 4/7-4/10, New Brunswick NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Heath Sledge and Helen Dunn/ NEMLA 2011
contact email: 
confabstracts@gmail.com

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self

Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries - University of Cambridge, UK - 25-26th March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Kelly and Dr Kate Kennedy / University of Cambridge
contact email: 
ark40@cam.ac.uk

Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries

A two-day Conference in association with the Katherine Mansfield Society

25-26th March 2011

FESTSCHRIFT in Honour of Valtazar Bogisic

full name / name of organization: 
Luka Breneselovic
contact email: 
breneselovic@hotmail.com

Open Call for the
Collection of Papers
– F E S T S C H R I F T –
In Honor of
Valtazar Bogišić
(1834-1908)
A Cofounder of Legal Sociology and Legal Ethnology Research

Dear colleagues,

Wide Screen 2.1 is now online

full name / name of organization: 
Wide Screen
contact email: 
kuhutanvir@gmail.com

The latest issue of Wide Screen - a peer reviewed, open access journal of screen studies - is now online.
Go to: http://widescreenjournal.org/index.php/journal/index

Collection CFP: Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure (4 October, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Hila Shachar and Dr Sophie Sunderland/English and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia
contact email: 
attachedtofiction@gmail.com

Collection Call for Papers:

Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

Editors: Dr Hila Shachar and Dr Sophie Sunderland, English and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia

Legal Fictions, NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chyde@eden.rutgers.edu

The concept of a “legal fiction”—“a supposition avowedly false, but treated as if it were true, for the imagined convenience of administering the law” (Lewis, 1832)—describes the pretenses

The Beautiful Prison

full name / name of organization: 
Doran Larson, Hamilton College & Attica CF
contact email: 
dlarson@hamilton.edu

The Beautiful Prison

RE: HUMANITIES An undergraduate symposium on digital media

full name / name of organization: 
Bi-Co Digital Humanities Committee
contact email: 
bicodigitalhumanities@gmail.com

Call for Papers/Proposals

RE: HUMANITIES An undergraduate symposium on digital media

November 11 - 12, 2010, Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges

bicodigitalhumanities@gmail.com

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9/15: Shakespeare In (and Out of) Love Area]

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

NEW (final) deadline for submissions for the “Shakespeare In (and Out of) Love” Area at the 2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television: September 15, 2010.

House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

From Blanche Dubois’ Belle Reve to Esperanza Cordero’s house on Mango Street, houses—and the affiliated, if more abstract, idea of home—figure prominently in 20th century American literature a

SLAVIC LITERATURES ACROSS SPACE & TIME

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
pankovsk@ualberta.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

SLAVIC LITERATURES ACROSS SPACE & TIME

East European Literatures: Thinking Change, Conceiving Futures, NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mharper@my.uri.edu

This roundtable seeks proposals with regard to East European literary texts, written after 1989, or contemporary theoretical works that implement or perform a certain vision for the future of the coun

Women Writers and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

This session is seeking paper submissions for a panel on American women writers' responses to Freud.

Submissions should address one of the following subjects:

Victorian Sensation Fiction at the <em>Fin de Siecle</em>

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

This panel will examine the ways in which Victorian Sensation Fiction interacted with Modernity. We will ask: How did the genre anticipate and respond to late 19th century Parliamentary activity?

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. We are especially interested in broadening the scope of literatures previously considered as examples of magical realism.

Call for Papers-NEMLA 2011, April 7-10-The Ecogothic in Italian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
David Del Principe, Montclair State University
contact email: 
delprincipe@mail.montclair.edu

Call for Papers

Session: The Ecogothic in Italian Literature and Culture

The Languages of James Joyce, NeMLA convention, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Salvatore Pappalardo, Maria Kager/Rutgers University
contact email: 
salvatop@rci.rutgers.edu, mariakager@yahoo.com

This panel welcomes papers investigating Joyce’s multilingualism.

NEMLA Queer Counterpublics: deadline 9/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Sikorski
contact email: 
gsikorski@aacc.edu

Call for Papers

Queer Counter Public

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

Trauma Narratives and ‘Herstory’ with special emphasis on the work of Eva Figes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northampton (UK) and University of Zaragoza (Spain)
contact email: 
sonya.andermahr@northampton.ac.uk, spellice@unizar.es

Trauma Narratives and ‘Herstory’
with special emphasis on the work of Eva Figes
An International Conference co-organised by:

Understading Avatar: A Movie Made for the Masses -- NeMLA Convention -- 7-10 April 2011 -- New Brunswick, New Jersey [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
pchafe@ryerson.ca

Sven Birkerts identifies language erosion as one of the morbid symptoms of the electronic age: “Syntactical masonry is already a dying art; simple linguistic pre-fab is the norm. Ambiguity, paradox, irony, subtlety, and wit – fast disappearing. In their place, the simple ‘vision thing.’” The popularity of James Cameron’s Avatar may prove the worldwide spread of this morbid symptom.

CFP-The Worlds of V.S. Naipaul Panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

The Worlds of V.S. Naipaul Panel invites you to submit an abstract.

CFP-Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond Roundtable, NEMLA Convention (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond Roundtable invites you to submit an abstract.

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