category: general announcements

Doctoral and Masters Level Dissertation & Unpublished Scholarly Works

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

Journal of Transnational American Studies--Special Forums

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Transnational American Studies--Special Forums
contact email: 
JTAS.special.forum@gmail.com

The Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS) invites proposals for Special Forums in upcoming issues.

Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2009; Kalamazoo, 5/13-16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Davis, The Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

Immoderation in literature, University of Tours, France, 11/27-28/2009, deadline 08/31/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Université François-Rabelais de Tours, GRAAT, France
contact email: 
Eric Athenot (eric.athenot@orange.fr) AND Sébastien Salbayre (sebastien.salbayre@univ-tours.fr)

Reading great philosophical texts too hastily might induce one to consider moderation to be an ideal of life—while Protagoras maintains that "man is the measure of all things," Epictetus stresses th

Great Books II - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

The 2009 Conference in Denver will continue the tradition established in 2004 of offering seminars designed to increase participation of the membership in the conference and giving them another excell

Who Reads What Where? The Western Canon in New Contexts - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

The culture and theory wars may have died down on college campuses, but the way that works of literature are transmitted from generation to generation and place to place remains a perennial question,

Dostoevsky in the 21st Century - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: Susan McReynolds (Northwestern University)

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland: extended deadline June 15, '09:

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES -French Journal of Irish Studies (Peer review): extended deadline June 15, '09
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE

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APPEL A CONTRIBUTIONS / CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES

French Journal of Irish Studies

Autumn 2009 issue / Numéro d’Automne 2009

BSECS: 39th annual conference, January 2010 (CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Daniel Cook / The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
39th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

CFP Deadline: Friday 25 September 2009

In Derrida's Wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Abblitt, La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
9 October 2009
La Trobe University

The Cartographical Necessity of Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

The Cartographical Necessity of Exile

Annual graduate essay contest

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Fiction
contact email: 
ecf@mcmaster.ca

Eighteenth-Century Fiction
JOURNAL

Graduate Essay Prize 2009 / Le Prix Eighteenth-Century Fiction 2009

GOING CARIBBEAN! New Perspectives on Caribbean Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon
contact email: 
caribbean@fl.ul.pt

GOING CARIBBEAN!

New Perspectives on Caribbean Literature and Art
Novas perspectivas sobre a literatura e a arte caribenhas
Nuevas perspectivas sobre la literatura y el arte caribeños

Comparative Postcolonialities, NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Convention
contact email: 
jrwagner@eden.rutgers.edu, sjaising@eden.rutgers.edu

*Comparative Postcolonialities*

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 NOVEMBER, MALTA)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
styleintheory2009@um.edu.mt

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)
Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference Series
University of Malta, Old University Building, Valletta, Malta

5th Global Conference: The Erotic - Exploring Critical Issues (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
The Erotic - Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 6th November - Sunday 8th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Incorporating Theory in Medieval Courses; Proposals Sept. 1, 2009; 45th Int. Congress on Med. Studies (K'zoo), May 13-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Elam, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
melam@slu.edu

With the increasing prominence of medievalist groups interested in the application of theory to the study of medieval subjects, groups such as The BABEL Working Group and MEARCSTAPA, the usefulness of

New Formalism, Aesthetics, and American Literary Studies - NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhannum@mail.rochester.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

[UPDATE] CALL FOR ARTICLES, KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
gerri@thekimbers.co.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE INAUGURAL ISSUE OF
KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES,
(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

Special first issue on the theme of

[UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD SYMPOSIUM, MENTON, FRANCE, 25 SEPTEMBER 2009

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

‘CELEBRATING KATHERINE MANSFIELD’

Menton, France, Friday 25 September 2009

A Symposium organised by the
Katherine Mansfield Society

International conference: Writing the Holocaust and World War II Today: On Jonathan Littell’s Les Bienveillantes

full name / name of organization: 
Liran Razinksy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Aurélie Barjonet (UVSQ)
contact email: 
bienveillantes.conf@gmail.com

June 21-23, 2009, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
International Conference: “Writing the Holocaust and World War II Today: On Jonathan Littell’s Les Bienveillantes

"The Avant-Garde as Critical Practice" and future issues

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
proudly announces
Issue 9.2

The Avant-Garde as Critical Practice, edited by Alan Clinton and John Sundholm

Features:

[UPDATE] Call for Chapters - Religion in Popular Media due Dec. 1st, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume
contact email: 
teofilo@ohio.edu

Pete: "I've always wondered, what's the devil look like?"

International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA 31, March 17-21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy (Trent University)
contact email: 
grahammurphy@trentu.ca

ICFA 31:Call for Papers. The 31st International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts will be held March 17-21, 2010, at the Orlando Airport Marriott in Orlando, Florida.

[UPDATE] Present Difference: The Cultural Construction of Disability UK (7/1/2009; 1/6/10-1/8/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Burke/ Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
l.burke@mmu.ac.uk

Present Difference: The Cultural Production of Disability

Manchester Metropolitan University In conjunction with BBC Northwest and the Cultural Disability Studies Research Network

5th Global Conference: Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Friday 6th November - Sunday 8th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] States of Crisis Graduate Conference, Brandeis University - DEADLINE 1 JUNE

full name / name of organization: 
States of Crisis Graduate Conference - Department of English and American Literature
contact email: 
statesofcrisis@brandeis.edu

States of Crisis
Friday, 9 October 2009
Brandeis University
Department of English and American Literature
Seventh Annual Graduate Conference

The Ethical Turn to Literature -- NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

“The Ethical Turn to Literature”:

Monstrous Binaries: Monster Theories in/at Play, SEMA, Oct. 15-17 2009, Abstracts Due June 11 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Babel Working Group
contact email: 
tasay@uoregon.edu; mhensel@uoregon.edu

“It is conventional to call ‘monster’ any blending of dissonant elements. I call ‘monster’ every original inexhaustible beauty.”—Alfred Jarry, “Les Monstres”

Machines and Machinations, Sept. 18-19, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
anp23@cornell.edu

In light of the current centrality of digital culture, we propose the necessity of a critical examination of the machine, understood in the broadest terms, from the machinations of

ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies (peer review) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 SEPT . 2009

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies (peer review)
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

APPEL A CONTRIBUTIONS / CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2010 issue/Numéro de Printemps 2010

Risk! Fall 2009 New York College English Association Conference Deadline 6/24/09

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rebecca Housel, New York College English Association
contact email: 
housereb@rochester.rr.com

Risk!

New York College English Association
October 23-24, 2009
Niagara County Community College

3rd Global Conference: Persons, Intimacy and Love (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pil3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Persons, Intimacy and Love

Friday 6th November - Sunday 8th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

2nd Call for Articles, Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
URV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona. Spain)
contact email: 
catalan@journal@urv.cat

The Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies is launching a CALL FOR ARTICLES for its SECOND ISSUE, which will be published in SPRING 2010

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