category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

American Association of Australian Literary Studies Annual Conference - Washington, DC - Feb. 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu

The American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2010 Annual Conference, to be held in Washington, DC, February 25-27, 2010, in conjunction with ANZSANA

ImageText Special Issue: Alan Moore and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
rkrueger@ufl.edu

ImageTexT is pleased to announce an upcoming special issue on the work of Alan Moore and adaptation.

Anthologies: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Trinity College
contact email: 
thora.brylowe@trincoll.edu

Anthologies: A Conference

Trinity College, Hartford CT,
12-14 March, 2010

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

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

A Call For Proposals
for
The Second Annual International Conference on Popular Romance:

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

Tennessee Williams in Europe: A Centenary Celebration, 1911-2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy-Université, France
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-nancy2.fr

The research group I.D.E.A.

The Transgressive Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, 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: 10/20/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Edited Book on The Daily Show and Colbert Report

full name / name of organization: 
Amar
contact email: 
amar2556@wlu.ca

Chapters are requested for an edited book entitled, Perspectives on Fake News: The Social Significance of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

Magus: Transdisciplinary Approaches to the Work of Alan Moore

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Northampton
contact email: 
nathan.wiseman-trowse@northampton.ac.uk

Alan Moore has consistently been at the forefront of the comic medium for almost thirty years, being the iconic figure behind such pioneering works as Marvelman and V for Vendetta, the revolutionary W

October 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
John Pennington / North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies
contact email: 
john.pennington@snc.edu

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

Edward Upward -- Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann, University of Oxford
contact email: 
benjamin.kohlmann@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

CFP: EDWARD UPWARD -- ESSAY COLLECTION

[UPDATE] extended CFP: Gender, Sport and the Olympics (journal, 10/20/09)

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
info@thirdspace.ca

Extended CFP: Gender, Sport, and the Olympics (new deadline: Oct 20, 2009)

Creative Nonfiction: Voices, San Antonio, TX, March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.English@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
College English Association
National Conference
March 25-27, 2010
San Antonio, Texas

Conference Theme: VOICES

Globalisation

full name / name of organization: 
Journal "Interdisciplinary Description of complex Systems"
contact email: 
editor@indecs.eu

Special issue of Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems (http://indecs.eu) - INDECS
is devoted to Globalisation.

Journal Forum on Writing at the University: Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies [6 NOV]

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
amit-baishya@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks submissions to a forum on the everyday practices of academic writing, including teaching, writing, and publishing.

[UPDATE] Re-Imagining First-Year Composition - NEMLA 2010 (deadline September 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu

Re-Imagining First-Year Composition Roundtable at the Northeast Modern Language Association meeting, Montreal Canada, April 7-11, 2010.

CFP: Historiographical Methodologies in Cultural Studies: A Reader (edited collection; February 28, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Sutch/William Penn University, College for Working Adults
contact email: 
christophersutch523@gmail.com

For Meaghan Morris “history is the name of the space where we define what matters.” With this statement, Morris raised but certainly did not settle the nature of the relationship between history a

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Keynotes: Carol Adams and David Clark

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Visions of the Future Now and Then

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University
contact email: 
iagc2010@istanbul.edu.tr

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference
15-16 April 2010
Call for Papers

Deadline for Submissions: 22 January 2010

[REMINDER] Queering the Caribbean panel (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

Queering the Caribbean: Towards an Open Discussion of Queerness in Caribbean Literature (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

Ethnic Transformation in the Self and the City: April 8 - 11, 2010, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Conference of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

People make cities and cities make people. Reductive as that claim is, it stands at the heart of much of the ethnic American experience. Immigrants originally inherit the cities in which they settle.

CFP Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

[Update] Rupkatha Journal Invites Critical Writings on Indian Writings in English

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

We invite critical writings and book reviews from writers for the Second Issue (Autumn, Number 2, 2009) on Indian Writings in English.

New Approaches to Creative Writing Pedagogy (ACCUTE Conference 2010, Montreal), deadline 15 Nov 09

full name / name of organization: 
Robert McGill, University of Toronto
contact email: 
robert.mcgill@utoronto.ca

ACCUTE Conference
Concordia University, Montreal
28-31 May 2010

Member Organized Session:
New Approaches to Creative Writing Pedagogy
Organizer: Robert McGill (Toronto)

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identity"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY. John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Post/Colonialism and the films of Claire Denis, February 2009

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: 10/20/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Update: Call for Cover Art Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

The Humanities Review, the literary journal of St. John's University English Department, is searching for the cover art for its Fall 2009 edition.

It’s a Mad World: The Work of Terry Gilliam [update] 10/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Froula
contact email: 
froulaa@ecu.edu

We seek essays of 4,000 to 8,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of writer-actor-director-comedian Terry Gilliam.

Connections between Postcolonial Studies, Human Rights, and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

I'm seeking scholars interested in forming a panel on postcolonialism and human rights for the conference "What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say" at the University of York, UK, 3-5 July 2010, in part

Claire Denis: Call for Chapter Proposals - DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Global
contact email: 
mvecchio@unr.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on the themes and films of Claire Denis.

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry at 2010 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2010 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3
Deadline: 15 December 2009

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

CFP - Horror Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jana@toppe.de

It is through politics that affairs are governed, and order and justice are expected. However, the word “politics” often connotes corruption and abuse.

SPECS JOURNAL--TOY ISSUE CFP: FEB 15

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwo

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morse / Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

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