category: general announcements

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Monday 18th June 2012
University of Liverpool

Keynote Lectures from:
Professor David Seed (University of Liverpool),
Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University London)

SU ARITMA SU ARITMA CIHAZI SU ARITMA CIHAZLARI

full name / name of organization: 
BEST WATER SU ARITMA
contact email: 
bestwater34@gmail.com

Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Mikrobiyoloji Ana Bilim Dalı Prof. Dr.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY
International Conference

ROME, ISTITUTO STORICO AUSTRIACO AND VILLA MEDICI
11-13 OCTOBER 2012

Transitions in Comparative Studies (University College Cork, Ireland 28-30 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/UCC
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

The comparative gesture performs both the act and the question of transition between the terms compared.

True Blood

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harr

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association (Boston, April 2012)
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the Vampire in literature, culture or film.

The Institution of Literature: 250 Years of English Studies and Cultural Transfer (30 August - 1 September 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of British Literature and Culture / Department of English Didactics, Goettingen University
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

2012 marks the 250th anniversary of the election of John Tompson as the first Professor of English at Goettingen University.

CFP for Intersections/Cross Sections 2012: Occupations

full name / name of organization: 
Communication and Culture Graduate Conference, York University/Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
contact email: 
intersections.occupations@gmail.com

CFP for INTERSECTIONS / CROSS SECTIONS 2012: “OCCUPATIONS” (March 23–25, 2012)
11th Annual Communication and Culture Graduate Conference
York University/Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

UPDATE: Reality TV SW/TX PCA/ACA (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

Comparing and contrasting “Europeanization”: concepts and experiences

full name / name of organization: 
INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
contact email: 
sae@hol.gr

Sixty years since the entry into force in 1952 of the first European Community (Steel and Coal), a precursor to the current European Union (launched by the 1993 Maastricht Treaty and culminating - aft

[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED] The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture [March 29-31 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
Joel T. Terranova (jtt9554@louisiana.edu)

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture presents:

Media, Technology and the Imagination

March 29-31, 2012
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Keynote Speaker:

ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

ProQuest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce a $1000 Article Prize for the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published i

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@ciceducation.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2012),
June 18-21, 2012, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (www.ciceducation.org)

2nd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference:
Living Responsibly:
Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

1st Global Conference:,Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July, 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference:
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

“(M)Other Tongues” (collection), deadline 12/12/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. des. Juliane Prade, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
contact email: 
prade@lingua.uni-frankfurt.de

Contributions are solicited for inclusion in the volume “(M)Other Tongues”.

[UPDATE] CFP: Digital Legacies of the Avant-Garde Conference (Paris, 14 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The American University of Paris
contact email: 
smonteiro@aup.edu

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mark Tribe, Brown University

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

***DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 1 DECEMBER 2011***

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

UPDATE: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Tolkien Studies Conference at University of Vermont April 13-15th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

CFP for the 2012 conference April 13-15th at UVM. Please submit abstracts no later than January 27th 2012. This year's theme is Tolkien's Bestiary and our keynote speaker is Jonathan Evans.

1st Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

CALL FOR PAPERS:

[UPDATE] New Voices 2012: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: “Legitimate Ireland”
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

ASAP/4: "Genres of the Present" 4-6 October 2012, Royal College of Art London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap@rca.ac.uk

The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present is pleased to announce a symposium exploring the current status of genre across the post-1960s visual, literary and performative arts.

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

SSAWW 2012 Maternal Patriotism (Proposals Due 1/24/12; Conference 10/10-13/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

Maternal Patriotism: Motherhood and Citizenship in 19th-Century American Women’s Writing

2012 International Conference on Machine Design and Manufacturing Engineering(ICMDME 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
BOSI Education & Consultancy Co., Ltd
contact email: 
cfp@icmdme.org

ICMDME 2012 is now accepting manuscript submissions.

CFP: Edited Volume on The West in Asia/Asia in the West

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Elisabetta Marino and Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
marino@lettere.uniroma2.it and tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

David Jones: Culture & Artifice, 30-31 March 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 culture through artifice.

James Joyce's International Impact on Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
contact email: 
manana_gelashvili@yahoo.co.uk

English Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University together with James Joyce Association of Georgia will host a two-day conference to celebrate the 130th anniversary of James Joyce’s

Call for Abstracts-The Joker-Book collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Abstracts

The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee & Robert G. Weiner, Editors

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
contact email: 
senses2012@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market

[UPDATE] CFP: Teaching Video Games as Texts SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shelley Rees/ SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Seeking presentations for the "Pedagogy" section of the 2012 conference of the SW/TX PCA/ACA on the subject of teaching video games as primary texts.

Call For Reviewers!

full name / name of organization: 
The Bull Calf Review
contact email: 
submissions@thebullcalfreview.ca

The Bull Calf Review is an online academic review journal. We are currently looking for graduate students and professors to review for our upcoming 2012 issues.

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

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