category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Web 2.0 in Writing Classrooms CFP Deadline Extension to Jan. 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Fountainhead Press X Series for Professional Development
contact email: 
celutkewitte@bsu.edu

Writing instructors who teach online or in networked classrooms
are embracing highly collaborative Web 2.0 applications

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Genres and Historicity : Text, Cotext, Context

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

In the last few decades, the culturalist approach to literature has been an unavoidable and incontestable fact.

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
National Sun Yat-Sen University
contact email: 
sflai@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Labor and Migration in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas,
April 16-17, 2010

Theatrical Ghosting - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Johanna Frank
contact email: 
jfrank@uwindsor.ca

Theatrical Ghosting is an edited collection that brings together a diverse group of scholars who work with different time periods and disciplines, and examine dramatic, theatrical, operatic, and ot

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
editor@bhattercollege.org.in

Unpublished article/essays/conference/seminar/papers are invited from teachers, research scholars, activists, enthusiasts from all over the world on the topic, “Earth, Nature, Environment, Ecosystem

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Pynchon's California, ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010. Proposals due by Janary 25, 10.

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Pynchon’s California

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies[UPDATE extended submission deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium [March 5-6, 2010]

Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2010.

Utopia and Dystopia - special issue of Meridian critic, Spring 2010; Deadline for submission: 15 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English; Otilia Ignatescu, University of Suceava, Department of Education Sciences
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com, otiliai@usv.ro

The academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) invites submissions for its first issue in 2010, dedicated to Utopia and Dystopia.

[UPDATE] Final Call--Visual Arts in the 21st Century

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

In the wake of the digital revolution and globalisation policies the whole world is witnessing formation of certain conditions which are having and will continue to have tremendous impact on the produ

CFP-Writing the Jefferson: Creative Nonfiction Essays on Northern California and Southern Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Hall, Idaho State University
contact email: 
orcaessays@gmail.com

The border territory of the western half of northern California and southern Oregon is a region with a distinct landscape, people, and culture.

The Future of the Archetype (3/15/10; MLA special session, Jan 11-15 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
L. Michelle Baker
contact email: 
lbaker@shepherd.edu

The second decade of the twentieth century saw the publication of two landmark studies that were to change the approach of poets and scholars alike: Jessie Weston’s From Ritual to Romance (1920) an

Questioning Categories in Cinema Studies, February 19th and 20th

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Cinema Studies Student Conference
contact email: 
cssc2010@gmail.com

Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2010

February 19-20, 2010, New York University, New York, NY

Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
voigts-virchow@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

International Conference
“Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe”
Centre for British Studies, Berlin, Germany, 30 September to 1 October, 2010
Call for Papers and Panels
Convenors: Pascal Nicklas (Humboldt University Berlin),
Gesa Stedman (GBZ Berlin), Eckart Voigts-Virchow (Siegen University)
The Centre for British Studies, Berlin, Germany, (Großbritannienzentrum) will host an international conference on “Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe”, in co-operation with the Association of Adaptation Studies and the Centre of Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester.

4th International Conference “Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison: Res Publica(s)”, 13 - 15 May 2010, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
CompaRes
contact email: 
compares.ibs5@gmail.com

The 4th International Conference in the series:

Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison

under the title

“Res Publica(s)”

University of Lisbon

Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue - Icons and Iconoclasm, Sep. 17 & 18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars' Foundation
contact email: 
2010.fid@gmail.com

The Jefferson Scholars’ Foundation and the Jefferson Graduate Fellows at the University of Virginia present the second biannual Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Sept. 17 and 18, 2010.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] “Comparatively Speaking: Conversations, Contexts, Convergences”

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

*Deadline Extended to January 15, 2010*

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:

[UPDATE] Digital Archives & the Field of Production, 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

CFP 2010: Digital Archives & the Field of Production

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Zeitler / Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

We are soliciting submissions for a collection of critical essays on Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father to be published in 2011.

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] CFP— "The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love" EXTENDED DEADLINE- Dec. 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel—St. Louis
St. Louis MO

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

‘The Laws of Life’: Ruskin and Cultural Value

full name / name of organization: 
Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster, UK
contact email: 
ruskin2010@liverpool.ac.uk

‘The Laws of Life’: Ruskin and Cultural Value
An international conference
June 18th & 19th 2010
Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster

Keynote speakers:
John Carey
Robert Hewison

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

PHILOSOPHY & DRAMA : the performance of the self, 12th February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse 2, France.
contact email: 
cas3.art@gmail.com

CFP: Conference: PHILOSOPHY & DRAMA : the performance of the self, 12th February 2010. University of Toulouse 2, France.
Language: English / French

Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Martin/Oakland University
contact email: 
jenm999@twmi.rr.com

Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges (working title), a new book published by Praeger, will bring together a multidisciplinary and multicult

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - August 5-7 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance (IASPR) is seeking proposals for innovative panels, papers, roundtables, discussion groups, and multi-media presentations that contribute

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

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