category: general announcements

1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of Suffering (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suffering

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CFP: New German Review

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages-UCLA
contact email: 
ngr@humnet.ucla.edu

Call for Submissions

Celebrating 25 years in academic publishing, New German Review has been a medium for
graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty to share their ideas with the academic

[UPDATE] TV & Temporality: Exploring Narrative Time in 21st Century Programming - Edited Collection - Deadline May 15th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ames
contact email: 
mames@eiu.edu

This collection analyzes television programs of the 21st century that contain experiments with narrative time.

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

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

Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

Conceptualizing “European literature”

full name / name of organization: 
V. Liska & T. Nolden ICLA CHLEL
contact email: 
ijs@ua.ac.be

Conceptualizing “European literature”

Vocal Arts Symposium: June 13, Grožnjan, Croatia. Acousticity: A Symposium on Sound, Space and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
acousticity.symposium@gmail.com

Acousticity: A Symposium on Sound, Space, and Practice

Call for Papers
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
June 13, 2010: Grožnjan, Croatia

International Journal of Travel and Places Seeks Submissions (Deadline May 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
World-Weary: A journal of places
contact email: 
worldwearyjournal [at] gmail.com

See World-Weary.com for additional submission details and don't hesitate to e-mail with any questions.

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline: 4/5/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 4/5/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) will CLOSE on April 22nd.

[UPDATE] Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention; May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Political Speak:The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture & Punishment-SAMLA 11/7/10- 11/11/10-Abstracts due 05/01/10

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Elena Charles/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910 (DEADLINE EXTENDED 4/5/10; Midwest Conf on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

I am putting together a panel exploring relations between England and the U.S. during 1870-1910 for the Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting (October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland), given their stated strong preference for completed panels.

Any papers relating to Anglo-American literary relations during the last third of the 19th-century, and trickling into the 20th-century, will be most welcome.

[UPDATE] Call For Papers,Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3,
contact email: 
lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is calling for papers on the following special section.
Focus:
* What is culture? How important is it in teaching literature?

18th & 19th Century Popular Women's Fiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Judy Sneller/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Judy.Sneller@sdsmt.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED: 18th & 19th Century Popular Women's Fiction in English panel at Rocky Mountain MLA Conference in Albuquerque, NM, October 14-16. Submit short abstract by 4/15/10.

The Sea Inside: Representations of "el mar" in Spain 1400-2010, PAMLA 2010 (Deadline: Apr 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Adrian Perez-Boluda (CalStateNorthridge) & Jasmina Arsova (Pomona College)
contact email: 
adrian.perez-boluda@csun.edu / jasmina.arsova@pomona.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Five Decades of Innocence and Experience: The Work of Eva Figes

full name / name of organization: 
Division of Media, English and Culture, School of the Arts, University of Northampton (UK) Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
contact email: 
spellice@unizar.es

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED
Five Decades of Innocence and Experience:
The Work of Eva Figes
An International Conference co-organised by:

7th Global Conerence: Making Sense Of Dying and Death - Care, Dying and the End of Life (November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death:
Care, Dying and the End of Life

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (proposals due 16 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Christopher Norris

Twentieth Century Studies - MPCA/ ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

Representations of Terrorism in Spain (MLA Jan2011)-deadline extended to March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Kyra A. Kietrys/Davidson College
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This Special Session explores representations of domestic and international terrorism in contemporary Spanish literature (including juvenile), film, and popular culture.

Registration Open For: (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

We are pleased to announce that registration for

(re)Performing the Posthuman – a conference on performance arts and posthumanism
University of Sussex, 21-22 May 2010

is now open.

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP : Five Decades of Innocence and Experience: The Work of Eva Figes

full name / name of organization: 
Division of Media, English and Culture, School of the Arts, University of Northampton (UK) and Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
contact email: 
spellice@unizar.es

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED
Five Decades of Innocence and Experience:
The Work of Eva Figes
An International Conference co-organised by:

1 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Benito Rial Costas
contact email: 
benito@ombrettaetc.net

Call for papers for the 2011 Annual Conference of the Renaissance Society of America

Dear Colleagues:

Harry Potter MPCA/ACA (proposals due April 30; conference Oct. 1-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
odosreisHP@gmail.com

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

24th Ezra Pound International Conference, "Ezra Pound and London," London, England July 5-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Pound International Conference
contact email: 
jgery@uno.edu

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

24th Ezra Pound International Conference
London, England
July 5-9, 2011

Ezra Pound and London

Peer English 6

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Homelands: Diaspora Return - International Seminar, 3-4 June 2010, University of Oslo, Norway

full name / name of organization: 
KULTRANS, University of Oslo, Norway
contact email: 
c.j.rowland@ilos.uio.no

What happens when diasporas come ’home’?

Invitation and call for papers to seminar hosted by Kultrans, University of Oslo 3-4 June 2010

Update: Packingtown Review Journal of Arts and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, a journal of the University of Illinois at Chicago, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite submissions for its third issue to be released in 2011.

Call for Papers -- The Ethics of Racial Identity, PAMLA 2010 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
adebe_@hotmail.com

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

3rd Global Conference: Can I Play with Madness? Metal, Dissonance, Madness and Alienation (November 2010: Prague)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Heavy Fundametalisms:
Can I Play with Madness? Metal, Dissonance, Madness and Alienation

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

[UPDATE] -- PAMLA 2010: Nation and the Mother Tongue(s); abstracts 5 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U., Honolulu, HI)
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee, UC Riverside <ryung001@ucr.edu>

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

American Literature After 1865, PAMLA 2010 (deadline April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarita Cannon, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
sncannon@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

[UPDATE] Writings of Intimacy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries - Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
writingsofintimacy@lboro.ac.uk

10th – 12th September 2010
Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK

Keynote speakers: Adam Phillips (UK), Leo Bersani (USA), Lauren Berlant (tbc) (USA).

Literature and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
D.Philips@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature and Politics:
A study day on the politics of teaching literature and
the teaching of political literature

University of Brighton
24 September 2010

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