category: general announcements

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD (English Graduates for Academic Development)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

[UPDATE] The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film (SAMLA 4/30; 11/5-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literature and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead.

The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literary works and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead, Count Dracula.

Networked Selves: Relationality and Modernist Life-Writing (MSA 3/30/10; 11/11-11/14-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell
contact email: 
jmutell@widener.edu

This proposed panel will explore the theory and practice of life-writing in modernism, particularly the ways in which the self is represented as “networked”: the subject as social being in relati

Narrating Intimate Lives (MLA 3/2/10; 1/6/-1/9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell
contact email: 
jmutell@widener.edu

Papers will consider complexities raised by the construction of intimacy in life narratives (auto/biography/memoir).

[UPDATE]: CFP: Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle.
contact email: 
adapt4u@gmail.com (attn: Grad Conference)

Adaptation- Call for Papers

University of Washington, Seattle. May 20 - 21, 2010.

Critical Voices Conference at the University of North Texas April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com


Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals.

[UPDATE] "Light Fantastique" CSUN Sigma Tau Delta/Honors in English Colloquium on March 27, 2010 -Submissions due by February 26

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
Arthur.case.38@my.csun.edu

Overview: Tzvetan Todorov defines the Fantastic (or Fantastique) as the "duration of...uncertainty" when one is unsure whether the Fantastic is real, illusory.

[UPDATE] SPECS "Toy" Issue; March 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwork

Facing the Other in the Absence of Theory, Spetember 30-October 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, Niksic, Montenegro
contact email: 
marijak@t-com.me

To some this title may seem paradoxical or too daunting as human cognition starts with the very opening of the eyes.

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary Approaches to English Studies Grad Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association Conference
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to English Studies

UNCW Graduate English Association Conference

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 JANUARY: International Conference on Higher Education, Heredia, Costa Rica, March 8-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Knowledge Crossing Borders, co-sponsored by West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
contact email: 
wlalicker@wcupa.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 JANUARY: Knowledge Crossing Borders: Opportunities and Challenges in Regional, Transnational and Global Collaboratives.

2nd Global Conference: Strangers, ALiens and Foreigners (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Monday 20th September – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

OCT 14-16, 2010 - Albuquerque, NM - Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (www.rmmla.org)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association / 150+ different sessions (English & Foreign Languages)
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

Visit www.rmmla.org for complete details and CFP on all sessions (English and Foreign Languages).

CFP: Autobiography Session, PAMLA 2010 (3/15/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
108th Annual Conference
November 13-14, 2010
Chaminade University
Honolulu, Hawaii

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

First Round Proposal Deadline is fast approaching.

Call for Papers
Charlie in the Heartland
An International Charlie Chaplin Conference
October 28, 29, and 30, 2010

[UPDATE] Infinitus 2010: A Harry Potter Symposium (July 15-18, 2010 in Orlando, FL) Submissions due February 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
HP Education Fanon, Inc.
contact email: 
fpsubmissions@infinitus2010.org



Presented by HP Education Fanon, Inc.
Infinitus 2010:
A Harry Potter Symposium
July 15-18, 2010
Universal Studios Orlando, Florida
Imagine the infinite possibilities.

American Childhoods: Representations of Childhood in pre-1900 American Literature/ November 5-7, 2010 Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assocation (SAMLA)
contact email: 
cnesmith@sc.edu

What kinds of “cultural work” do child characters do in literary works? How is gender performed by these characters? How is national identity formed?

Word & Image: Theory in the 21st Century. June 24-26.

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
contact email: 
word-image@u-bourgogne.fr

International Conference 24-26 June 2010
Word & Image: Theory in the 21st Century
Last Call for papers

"Sustainable Asia: Challenges and Opportunities," October 22-24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies
contact email: 
kenleyd@etown.edu

To propose a panel or an individual paper, please send a completed proposal form along with a one-page abstract for each proposed paper by May 1, 2010 to David Kenley, the MAR/AAS 2010 Program Chair.

Italy Summer 2010 Field School - Historic Preservation & Restoration

full name / name of organization: 
San Gemini Preservation Studies
contact email: 
mcardillo@sgsmail.org

San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes lectures, research, fieldwork, workshops and fieldtrips in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration and conservation.

Creating Friction: An Interdisciplinary Creative-Practice Postgraduate Conference 22/04/2010, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
j.m.thomas@newcastle.ac.uk

With the expansion of creative possibilities for study within University settings, it is increasingly imperative that we question the borders between the creative and critical components of postgradua

International Conference in Ludwigsburg, Germany - "Culture and Media Education: An International Survey", 15-17 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Departement of Culture and Media Education, University of Education Ludwgisburg
contact email: 
hagemann@ph-ludwigsburg.de

In Germany, culture and media education takes place in many different forms and places: in youth centres, cultural centres, music and art schools, in media projects, museums and theatres.

Span<-->Eng Translation in U.S. Children’s Literature, ATA, Denver, Oct. 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
proposed session for American Translators Association national convention
contact email: 
lakanost@ksu.edu

Panelists are invited for a proposed American Translators Association session examining various facets of the role of Spanish<-->English translation in U.S. children’s literature.

The Spectres of Utopia: 11th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, 7-10 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin Poland
contact email: 
utopia2010@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl

Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes on different aspects of utopias, dystopias, utopianism and anti-utopianism as they manifest themselves in politics, society, economics, art, and culture.

Chinese Literature before 1900, 2/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
haihong-yang@uiowa.edu

The 2010 RMMLA Convention will be held at Albuquerque, New Mexico from October 14 to 16, 2010.

[UPDATE] Infinitus 2010: A Harry Potter Symposium (July 15-18, 2010 in Orlando, FL) Submissions due February 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
HP Education Fanon, Inc.
contact email: 
fpsubmissions@infinitus2010.org

Presented by HP Education Fanon, Inc.
Infinitus 2010:
A Harry Potter Symposium
July 15-18, 2010
Universal Studios Orlando, Florida
Imagine the infinite possibilities.

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
a.battigelli@att.net

Proposals are being solicited for a special topics issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. The issue will focus on English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829.

British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
School of History, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers

‘British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives’

Conference

School of History, University of Liverpool, 17 -18 June 2010

Literature of an Independent England

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Gardiner & Claire Westall, University of Warwick
contact email: 
LIE.Conference@warwick.ac.uk

Literature of an Independent England

6th November 2010, University of Warwick
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick

Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary “Canon”

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Tanfer Emin Tunc and Elisabetta Marino
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

The reception of Chinese American literature by American critics and readers has undergone numerous changes since the marginalization of the first Chinese American writers.

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

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

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

Popular Fiction

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

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

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