category: general announcements

Fellowships in Modern Literature and African American History and Culture at the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University
contact email: 
eachase@learnlink.emory.edu

The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) of Emory University offers short-term fellowships to support research use of the library’s collections in modern literature and in African Ame

[UPDATE] UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of African American Research at the University of NC at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
iaar@unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Humanities that yields a historically-grounded script o

Short Fiction: Open Topic--Papers or abstracts due March 18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association, Oct. 28-30, 2010
contact email: 
rcutting@stmarytx.edu

Call for papers or abstracts for the session on short fiction at the SCMLA's 2010 meeting. Deadline for submission is March 18, 2010.

[UPDATE] Red Feather Journal: an Internation Journal of Children's Visual Culture

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

[UPDATE] The inaugural issue of Red Feather Journal is now up and can be viewed at www.redfeatherjournal.org

Aesthetics of New Literatures in English

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

Rupkatha journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) invites articles and book reviews on Aesthetics of New Literatures English for Volume 2, Number 2.

Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America (3/01/10; MLA ’11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson
contact email: 
dmcolson@illinois.edu

CFP: “Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America”

[UPDATE] Deadline FEB 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wiregrass Conference in English Studies
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

WIREGRASS CONFERENCE
IN ENGLISH STUDIES
Sponsored by VSU’s English Graduate Student Association

SEEKING COMMONALITIES:
WRITING, LITERATURE, AND CRITICISM

Valdosta State University

Inhabited by Stories: Critical Essays on Tales Retold Deadline May 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
nancy Barta-Smith Ph.D. and Danette DiMarco Ph.D., Slippery Rock University
contact email: 
nancy.barta-smith@sru.edu; danette.dimarco@sru.edu

Inhabited by Stories: Critical Essays on Tales Retold

Conference on 'Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain, 1550-1640', Uni of Plymouth, 14-16 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Daybell, University of Plymouth
contact email: 
james.daybell@plymouth.ac.uk

‘Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain, 1550-1640’

Negotiating (Jewish) American Ethnic Crossroads - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS & Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
liw@sunysuffolk.edu, Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Negotiating (Jewish) American Ethnic Crossroads

Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing

Credit and Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
for 7th Pan-European International Relations Conference ’Politics in Hard Times: International Relations Responses to the Financial Crisis
contact email: 
nina@prio.no

Central to an understanding of the global financial crisis 2007-2009 are both economic and epistemic forms of credit.

American Literature I: Literature before 1900 (03/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28/10-10/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Tracy Hoffman
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

The topic is open to any pre-1900 American discourse, but discussions which include “New Frontiers,” the theme of the conference, are encouraged.

Washington Irving and New Frontiers (2/14/10; SCMLA, 10/28/10-10/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

The Washington Irving Society invites proposals on any Irving topic. Please send a shortened CV and 200-word abstract to tracy_hoffman@baylor.edu by February 14, 2010.

"Playing Doctor: Performance, Trauma, and the Ethics of Psychoanalysis" - May 21, 2010

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."

Poverty 2010: An Interdisciplinary & Community-based Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
povertyconference2010@gmail.com

Poverty 2010:
An Interdisciplinary & Community-based Graduate Conference

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
October 14-16, 2010

[UPDATE] CFP: Creating Friction: An Interdisciplinary Creative-Practice Postgraduate Conference 22/04/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
victoria.adams@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

MLA 2011--Pedagogy, Ecocriticism, and Early Modern Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Bruckner, Chatham University
contact email: 
lbruckner@chatham.edu

Special Session on teaching early Modern literature, and Shakespeare in particular, from an ecocritical perspective. Submit 250 words abstracts to lbruckner@chatham.edu by March 3, 2010.

EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Bruckner
contact email: 
lbruckner@chatham.edu

Seeking for submissions for a collection of essays on teaching early modern literature, and Shakespeare in particular, from an ecocritical perspective.

ACIS Mid-Atlandtic Regional Conference: Re-Viewing Ireland Irish Culture in Words, Music, and Images 1 and 2 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
jchurch@drew.edu

RE-VIEWING IRELAND. Irish Culture in Words, Music and Images. 1 and 2 October 2010 Caspersen Graduate School, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, USA Irish culture is known throughout the world.

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Keese / Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

Culture Code Nature Machine: Interdisciplinary Conference on Semiotics, UM-Ann Arbor, March 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotics Rackham Interdisciplinary Work Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
semiotics2010@gmail.com

**INAUGURAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON SEMIOTICS**

Architectural Objects. Discussing Spatial Form Across Art Histories

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
b.sliwinska@lboro.ac.uk

Association of Art Historians Student Summer Symposium
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 24 - 25 June 2010
Call for Student Papers

Architectural Objects

New England Women's Studies Conference (April 30th-May 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

UPDATED CFP for the New England Women’s Studies Conference


Filmmaker and Activist Rory Kennedy (keynote speaker)

Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
rincorvati@wittenberg.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting
October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland

The Human Condition Series: 3rd Biennial International, Multidisciplinary Conference: “EROS 2010”

full name / name of organization: 
Toivo Koivukoski
contact email: 
EROSabstracts@libraryofsocialscience.com

THE HUMAN CONDITION SERIES: 3rd Biennial International,
Multidisciplinary Conference: "EROS 2010"
May 21-22, 2010
Nipissing University Muskoka Campus, Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada

Representation and the Problem of Democracy (3/15/10; MLA '11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson, MLA Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
dmcolson@illinois.edu

CFP: “Representation and the Problem of Democracy”
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2011

Recent Animated Films

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
smrybin@comcast.net

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (between 4000 and 5000 words) for a special dossier on recent animated films.

Pacifism in World Poetry; Book / Anthology; 31 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

Scolarly papers are invited for an anthology of essays on the theme - 'Pacifism in World Poetry' to be published from New Delhi, India.

CFP Fat Studies (NWSA Conference, Nov 11-14; Abstracts Due 2/20)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan / Michaela Null
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu / mnull@purdue.edu

Please forward to anyone with an interest in Fat Studies. Thank You.

2 CFPs from the Fat Studies Interest Group; NWSA Conference Nov. 11-14, 2010 in Denver (Proposal Due Feb 20)

New Media Discourse Communities (MLA 2011 special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Al Harahap/SFSU, Robert Cedillo/UNR
contact email: 
harahap@msn.com, cedillor@unr.nevada.edu

CFP: New Media Discourse Communities

Mission in Action Symposium (deadline 3/30/10, conference 10/7-9/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Mary College (Milwaukee, WI)
contact email: 
sym2010@mtmary.edu

MILWAUKEE, WI – Mount Mary College is issuing a Call for Papers for its national “Mission in Action” Symposium to be held at the College October 7-9, 2010.

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

Pop Past – It’s ‘Past’, But It’s Never ‘Over’

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters.com
contact email: 
zarker@popmatters.com

There was a time, late 19th/early 20th century or thereabouts, when people, many of them the fashionable French, ventured out to public establishments to imbibe in, among other things, an herbal/li

Retroactive Listening: Perspectives on Music and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters.com
contact email: 
editor@popmatters.com

Retroactive Listening: Perspectives on Music & Technology

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