category: general announcements

"Two for One--When the Same Person Writes the Words and the Music"

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
DrJSDailey@aol.com

This session will feature papers about single individuals who wrote both the words and the music for their compositions.

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms (April 23-24, 2010) DEADLINE: March 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms
April 23-24, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4th Global Conference: Fear, Horror and Terror (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Saturday 11th September 2010 – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

CFP: Infrastructures of Transport (MLA; Jan 6-9, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Marit MacArthur
contact email: 
mmacarthur@csub.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel on Infrastructures of Transport for MLA 2011, which will be held in Los Angeles, January 6-9.

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- February 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

San Joaquin Valley Journal
CFP Guidelines

Nationalism and Legitimacy (September 10-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nancy 2 (France), CRESAB Research Group
contact email: 
colloque-cresab@univ-nancy2.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS: The notion of legitimacy is essential to the study of nationalism.

2nd Global Conference: Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues 2 (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fashion2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CALL FOR ARTICLES, KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
DR GERRI KIMBER, KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
gerri@thekimbers.co.uk

REMINDER: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 2 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

Teaching the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association annual convention, Jan. 6-9, 2011
contact email: 
rjaroff@ursinus.edu

The following panel proposal is being co-sponsered by the College English Assoication and the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment for consideration for the 2011 MLA meeting.

Wilde's Salome--Edited Collection (Abstracts due May 1, 2010; Essays due September 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett, Ph.D.
contact email: 
mbennett@hartford.edu

Oscar Wilde’s Salome
Edited by Michael Y. Bennett
University of Hartford
mbennett@hartford.edu

3/15: Small Axe Online Caribbean Literary Salon

full name / name of organization: 
Small Axe: A Caribbean Platform for Criticism
contact email: 
kbj@smallaxe.net

The Small Axe Project is developing a section of the Small Axe website (www.smallaxe.net) which will be dedicated to literary discussions, interviews with Caribbean writers, reviews of new publication

SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUE ON GIRLS AND ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine O'Quinn/North Carolina Teachers of English Association New Journal
contact email: 
oquinnej@appstate.edu

This is a special inaugural on-line journal issue of the North Carolina Teachers of English. The theme is GIRLS IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM.

DASH Literary Journal seeks submissions for 2010 issue (Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

UMobile Forum on Christianity and the Liberal Arts: "Values and Character Formation in the Lib. Arts Classroom" Sep. 24-25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mobile
contact email: 
sschuler@mail.umobile.edu, cstutz@mail.umobile.edu

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University.

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

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