category: general announcements

Durrell and the City: Reconstructing the Urban Landscape, July 7-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Donald P. Kaczvinsky/International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
dkaczv@latech.edu

"Durrell and the City" will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Alexandria Quartet with a reassessment of the cities, especially Alexandria, that have been associated with Durre

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Gonzalez and Derek Parker Royal/ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
gonzalez.283@osu.edu

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

Guest Editors, Christopher Gonzalez and Derek Parker Royal

2010 American Studies Association of Turkey Conference: The Art of Language

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

ImageNext: Visions Past and Future Conference March 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
visions@grove.ufl.edu

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2010 UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "ImageNext: Visions Past and Future," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida on March 26 and 27.

"Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (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

CFP Charlie in the Heartland An International Charlie Chaplin Conference October 28-30, 2010 Deadline February 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa K. Stein
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers
Charlie in the Heartland
An International Charlie Chaplin Conference
October 28, 29, and 30, 2010
Ohio University Zanesville, Zanesville, OH USA

The 11th Annual Newman University Literary Festival, April 10-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The 11th Annual Newman University Literary Festival, "E-scapes: The Possibility for Hope in a Post-Literary America," April 10-11, 2010
contact email: 
kryptonnights@yahoo.com

The 11th annual Literary Festival will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 10-11, 2010.

[UPDATE] Mississippi Philological Association Feb 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mississippi Philological Association
contact email: 
felicity.palmer@usm.edu

Call For Papers: Mississippi Philological Association

The Mississippi Philological Association invites submissions of
poetry, fiction, and literary or pedagogical essays for its annual
conference to be held February 19-20, 2010, at The University of
Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, MS.

Technology, Democracy, and Citizenship: March 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
fmills2003@yahoo.com

Humanities and Technology Review (HTR)
CALL FOR ARTICLES AND BOOK REVIEWS
Topic: Technology, Democracy, and Citizenship

‘On or about December 1910 human character changed’ Centenary reflections and contemporary debates: modernism and beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bryony Randall, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
snms@arts.gla.ac.uk

‘On or about December 1910 human character changed’
Centenary reflections and contemporary debates: modernism and beyond
10th-12th December 2010. University of Glasgow, U.K.

Call for Papers: THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY A Historical Review of New England Life and Letters

full name / name of organization: 
THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY
contact email: 
L.Rhoads@neu.edu

The Editors of THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY invite submissions for their consideration.

Transnational Feminist Responses and the Torture of “Enemies”

full name / name of organization: 
Basuli Deb/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
bdeb2@unl.edu

Call for Papers

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
April 1-4, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deadline for a 250 word paper proposal: 13 Nov. 2009

Feb 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mississippi Philological Association
contact email: 
felicity.palmer@usm.edu

The Mississippi Philological Association invites submissions of poetry, fiction, and literary or pedagogical essays for its annual conference to be held February 19-20, 2010, at The University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, MS.

Cultures of Migration: Local Cosmopolitanisms

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schneider@sabanciuniv.edu

ACLA (New Orleans, Apr. 1-4, 2010)
Cultures of Migration: Local Cosmopolitanisms

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

[UPDATE] LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Special Issue "Writers and the Business of Writing" DEADLINE 11/16/09

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory publishes critical essays which interpret texts from an engaging, coherent theoretical perspective and which provide original, close readings of texts.

Framing the Human: (De)humanization in Language Literature and Culture - March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities Association of Graduate Students in Romance Studies
contact email: 
agsrs@umn.edu

Debates around how "the human" is defined, interrogated and regulated often delineate boundaries that separate the human and its others (e.g. the animal, the divine, the monstrous).

Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds, February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Considering Deneuve, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[UPDATE] Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Conference: Proposal deadline Nov. 13/ Conference April 1-4 2010
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[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

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

CFP Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

full name / name of organization: 
The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Assoc. for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
rjzc46@mail.missouri.edu

Official Call For Papers – “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher

First Women and the Politics of Looking: Gender, Indigeneity and Representation -- January 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Gay Pearson, Film Studies, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wpearson@uwo.ca

First Women and the Politics of Looking: Gender, Indigeneity and Representation

Ed. Wendy Gay Pearson, Kimberly J. Verwaayen, Ernie Blackmore and Renée E. Bédard

Description:

Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

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

7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature (SASCOL)

full name / name of organization: 
Sept. 25, 2010, East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu; holmest@etsu.edu

Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature 2010

Students from any academic discipline are eligible to submit material to this conference, but the submissions must be about literature.

Chaucer at Galway

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

A multi-disciplinary conference on Geoffrey Chaucer will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland on 19th-20th May 2010.

The Art of Oblivion

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for Studies in English
contact email: 
isabel.karremann@anglistik.uni-muenchen.de

"The Art of Oblivion"

Seminar at the 2010 ESSE conference in Torino, Italy, 24.-28. August 2010.

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

Call for Papers for the Annuals of the Next Generation Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Center for African American Research and Policy
contact email: 
adaniels@caarpweb.org

Annuals of the Next Generation is a refereed, scholarly journal that seeks to provide a venue to showcase the next generation of African American scholars by publishing the research of

[update] Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

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