category: general announcements

Deadline extended: SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle: "Humanities and the Meaning of the Text"

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew W. Guy / SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle
contact email: 
matthew-guy@utc.edu

“Humanities and the Meaning of the Text”

UPDATE--CFP Caribbean Mothering

full name / name of organization: 
Dorsía Smith Silva
contact email: 
caribbeanmothering@yahoo.com

We are seeking submissions for an edited collection on Caribbean Mothering and invite you to submit.

Editors : Dorsía Smith Silva and Simone A. James Alexander
Publication Date : Fall 2012

[UPDATE] CFP: Bad Taste [DEADLINE EXTENDEND UNTIL August 1, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
22nd Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

Thursday, October 21, 2010
Keynote Address: Professor Martin Puchner, Harvard University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:

Homage to Miguel Hernández (1910 - 1942), Deadline: August 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Elvia Ardalania & Aitor Larrabide, University of Texas-Pan American, Miguel Hernández Cultural foundation
contact email: 
Eardalania@utpa.edu

The present is a cordial invitation to participate in the creation of a book paying homage to Miguel Hernández with the purpose of commemorating and joining the activities surrounding the centennial

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 19th - 20th, 2010

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie / ERIBIA / LSA
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

Music and Philosophy, London 1-2 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nanette Nielsen / Music and Philosophy Study Group
contact email: 
Nanette.Nielsen at nottingham.ac.uk

Music and Philosophy

1st Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group

Hwa Kang English Journal No. 17, April 2011--CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Chinese Culture University
contact email: 
eng_jour@pccu.edu.tw

Hwa Kang English Journal is a refereed scholarly journal, published by the Department of English Language and Literature, Chinese Culture University.

World Religions Educator Network (WREN) Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
World Religions Educator Network
contact email: 
wrensubmissions@gmail.com

The World Religions Educator Network (WREN) is a professional organization for teachers who teach courses in world religions, religious studies, and/or who integrate the teaching of world religions in

Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction (American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Glamorous Scoundrels, Vaunting Heroes, Protective Fathers, Wandering Lovers: Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction

[UPDATE] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds - PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

The conference programme for '(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds' is now available.

For details, including how to register, please visit the conference website:

[Update] Articles on Latin American Arts and Literature

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

Call for Papers
Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

[UPDATE] Gus Van Sant - SCMS - New Orleans - March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton / Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

Interfictions Zero: The Virtual Anthology of Interstitial Writing and Original Essays / Sept 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial Arts Foundation
contact email: 
interfictions@interstitialarts.org

Interfictions Zero: The Virtual Anthology of Interstitial Writing and Original Essays, to be edited by Delia Sherman and Helen Pilinovsky, will be published online by the Interstitial Arts Foundation

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

The 2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature (hosted by Vanguard University of Southern California) invites proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions,

Extended Deadline: Manuscripts for Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars, Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Extended Deadline: New date September 10

World Literary Review
Interdisciplinary Approaches

Premiere issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

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)

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