category: general announcements

NEMLA call for proposals (April 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
Northeast.MLA@gmail.com

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

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

CFP for PAMLA: Romance and Colonial Conflicts in Pacific Rim Literature by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Thomas, UC San Diego
contact email: 
lmthomas@ucsd.edu

The 2010 PAMLA (Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association) conference is to be held at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii, on November 13-14, 2010 (that's a Saturday and Sunday).

Reclaiming Territory: Literary Depictions of Social Protest on/about Public Space, PAMLA 2010 (Deadline: April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Drake, Scripps College
contact email: 
kdrake@scrippscollege.edu

This panel will discuss literary depictions of social protest in urban or rural landscapes, including the appropriation of public space through marching, sit-ins, walking, tagging, breakdancing, tree-

Submissions for Anthology of Men's Prespectives on Pregnancy

full name / name of organization: 
She's Pregnant Not Crazy
contact email: 
shespregnantnotcrazy@gmail.com

Submissions for Anthology: She’s Pregnant, Not Crazy: A Man’s Guide to Surviving Pregnancy

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (3/30/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield (UK)
contact email: 
j.r.rayner@sheffield.ac.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu

Special Session: “Servants and the Text”

July 1st , 2010

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore FAMILY, SEX, AND LAW as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:
*Divorce

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television - CFP Deadline 16th July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television
One day conference, Kingston University, October 9th, London

Red Strains: Music and Communism outside the Communist Bloc after 1945 - 13-15 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
British Academy, London / University of Nottingham
contact email: 
Robert.Adlington@nottingham.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Red Strains: Music and Communism outside the Communist Bloc after 1945

The British Academy, London
Thursday 13 January – Saturday 15 January 2011

Astronomy, Lunacies and Ends of the World, Leonardo Electronic Almanac

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
contact email: 
Ozden.Sahin@leoalmanac.org

In many mythologies, celestial events connect to the earth and the fates of human civilizations.

Call for Movie Reviews

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

Call for Movie Reviews - Jura Gentium Cinema

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

MLA panel Session: Self-Narrating Lives: Genre Bending Autobiographical Works

full name / name of organization: 
Association of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
drucker@gseis.ucla.edu

Autobiographical artists’ books, graphic novels are often highly self-reflexive, and their meta-character as books about books, or subversions of norms, makes them sites of citation and parody in wh

Global Redesign & Innovation Virtual Conference (GRIVC 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ndubuisi Ekekwe, African Institution of Technology
contact email: 
info@afrit.org

Global Redesign & Innovation Virtual Conference (GRIVC 2010)

Introduction

[UPDATE] Polyglot Poetries - Special Session MLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Martin McKinsey - University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
martinm@unh.edu

he motives for poets introducing a second, third, or even fourth language into a poetic text differ widely, as do the methods they use.

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, deadline: 18 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program
presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN

UPDATE: A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU / English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US:
Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
 

Indigenous Studies and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010

CFP Transatlantic Perspectives and History in the Making: East-European Cultural Space from Post-Communism to Post-EU Accession

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Rodica Mihaila, Center for American Studies, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
easterneuropeanspace@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP*
Transatlantic Perspectives and History in the Making: East-European Cultural Space from Post-Communism to Post-E.U. Accession

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference April 15-16, 2010

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

The deadline for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference has been extended to March 26th 2010!

Indian Popular Culture (4/30/10; October 1-3, 2010)

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

The Indian Popular Culture panel is now accepting proposals for the upcoming Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association Conference in October.

Playing Doctor: Performance, Trauma, and the Ethics of Psychoanalysis [EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Psychoanalysis Graduate Student Symposium, Department of English, University of Toronto
contact email: 
2010splrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Naomi Morgenstern, University of Toronto.
"The University in Crisis: Teaching, Transference and Tenure in David Mamet's Oleanna."

Call for Papers

Final CFP: Edited Volume on Chinese American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Editors
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

Edited Volume on Chinese American Literature

Special Forum on Asian American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)
contact email: 
JTAS2010@gmail.com

Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)

Special Forum on Asian American Studies

Redefining the American in Asian American Studies: Transnationalism, Diaspora and Representation

34th International American Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

CFP: New German Reiview (v. 25)

full name / name of organization: 
New German Review: A Germanic Studies Journal
contact email: 
NGR@humnet.ucla.edu

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 community worldwide.

UPDATE: PAMLA 2010 Conference: Women's Writing Today: Distinct or Equivalent?

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U, Honolulu HI). Presiding Officer: Terri Baker
contact email: 
terribaker7@gmail.com

In her essay, “I am not a woman writer”, Toril Moi argues that the subject of the woman writer has disappeared from feminist theory.

Call For Papers, Book and Exhibition Reviews, Issue No. 3, Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

Call for Papers - Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

Southern Appalachian Culture Series (deadline: Aug 1, 2010; conference: October 1 & 2, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Appalachian Culture Series / Ron Rash Festival
contact email: 
mtheado@gardner-webb.edu

Southern Appalachian Culture Series
Call for Papers

UPDATE-Globalization, Transnationalism and Narration- Deadline Extended: May 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dogus University, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
hguler@dogus.edu.tr

The English Language and Literature Department of Dogus University is pleased to announce an international conference, Globalization, Transnationalism and Narration, to be held on 24-26 November, 2010

Ethics of Racial Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Adebe DeRango-Adem, PAMLA
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.

SOUTHERN WRITERS/SOUTHERN WRITING GRADUATE CONFERENCE (Deadline extended to April 5th)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

New Journal - Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal, Supported by the College of Arts and Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

writing about literature, justice, law, social change

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Ayer / Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

Masculine Identifications 9-11 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Huddersfield, UK
contact email: 
conference.presentations05@hud.ac.uk

Plenary speakers:
Dr Paul Baker, Lancaster University
Dr Dawn Hadley, University of Sheffield
Professor Andrew Smith, University of Glamorgan

Sustaining Chicago Theatre: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu, jgreen@colum.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Sustaining Chicago Theatre: Past, Present, and Future

A scholarly symposium presented by the Theatre Department of Columbia College Chicago

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