category: general announcements

Uniting Nations: Risks and Opportunities - Submission Deadline 28/02/10

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] The End?": An International Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at IU, March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Advisory Committee for the English Department at Indiana University
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

***UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1st, 2010***

9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of Health, Illness and Disease

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Saturday 11th September – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

College English Association of Ohio's Spring Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
anthony.edgington@utoledo.edu

2010 College English Association of Ohio
Spring Conference
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH
April 16, 2010

Ethics and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal - St. Francis College
contact email: 
gtague@stfranciscollege.edu

ASEBL Journal [E-ISSN: 1944-401X]

With the publication of the Spring 2010 issue, we are seeking submissions to be considered for the Fall 2010.

Call For Book Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Troubador Publishing
contact email: 
Omar.Swartz@ucdenver.edu

Troubador Publishing is accepting book proposals for its series in communication and social justice.

"Aftermath: Memoirs of Growing Up in the South"

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The editor of an essay collection, "Aftermath: Memoirs of Growing Up in the South", is making a call for male contributors for an expansion of the manuscript, which is currently in developmental editi

Ford Madox Ford and America, New York Sep 23-25 (abstracts by April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ford Madox Ford Society
contact email: 
S.J.Haslam@open.ac.uk, seamus_omalley@hotmail.com

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/fordmadoxford-society/

"Teaching the Tough Texts," South Central College English Association at SCMLA 2010 (October 28-30)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
tdmontg1@olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association welcomes proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2010 SCMLA Convention (October 28-30) in Fort Worth, TX.

Reviewers/Referees Needed for Rupkatha Journal

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

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Reviewers with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

UPDATE: “TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30-Saturday May1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

[UPDATE] Psychopathology in American Literature (Deadline now January 22; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This call invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
b_blankenship@umwestern.edu

Now accepting proposals for Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Oct. 14-16, 2010.

Journal of Bisexuality

full name / name of organization: 
American Institute of Bisexuality/Taylor & Francis
contact email: 
jfalexan@uci.edu

Colleagues--

PLEASE FORWARD..

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey--34th International American Studies Conference
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

The Meaning of Food: Exchanges

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bindel@uoregon.edu

From photosynthesis to fermentation, consumption to digestion, harvest to market, food ritual to edible gifts, food exists in a constant state of exchange.

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:

[UPDATE] Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University (Spring 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
disagreement.NYU@gmail.com

Deadline Extended: 300 word abstracts due to disagreement.NYU@gmail.com by Monday, 01/18/2010!

[UPDATE] Drawing Out Shakespeare Conference Sydney 17-19 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA)
contact email: 
penny.gay@usyd.edu.au

Call for Papers

SCMLA 2010: Gothic Session, Deadline March 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lbkroger@gmail.com

Papers are requested for the regular Gothic session at the 2010 South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) annual conference in Fort Worth, TX.

Studies in Gothic Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Franz Potter
contact email: 
studiesingothic@zittaw.com

Studies in Gothic Fiction, a new peer-reviewed, on-line journal is seeking articles and reviews. Studies in Gothic Fiction is devoted to covering all issues of Gothic literature and media studies.

Truth to Power: Public Intellectuals

full name / name of organization: 
Karyn Hollis, Villanova University
contact email: 
karyn.hollis@villanova.edu

TRUTH TO POWER: PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS IN AND OUT OF ACADEME

Edited by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis
Villanova University

Under contract
Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing

Charting the 18th Century: Encircling Land & Sea, 14-16 October, 2010, St. John's NL (Abstract deadline: Jan. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies / La Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle (CSECS/SCEDHS)
contact email: 
csecs.2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies invites proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of the long 18th century for its 36th annual conference

[UPDATE-REMINDER] Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
contact email: 
carolyn.oulton@canterbury.ac.uk; adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk.

A two day conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
Monday-Tuesday 28-29 June 2010

Keynote Speakers
Professor Linda Peterson (Yale University)

"Light Fantastique" CSUN Sigma Tau Delta/Honors in English Colloquium on March 27, 2010 - Submissions due by January 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
ewarren@csun.edu

NAVSA 2010: Scale and Perspective: Individual Agency vs. Invisible Hand, 11/11-11/13

full name / name of organization: 
Ilana Blumberg/NAVSA (proposed session, subject to approval)
contact email: 
imb@msu.edu

How do Victorian texts (novels, in particular) stage a confrontation between the sense of moral urgency and individual agency on the part of characters (or narrator) and the more distant, less persona

American Association of Australian Literary Studies Sessions at MLA 2011 (Jan. 6-9, 2011)

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

Proposals are invited for the American Association of Australian Literary Studies sessions at the 2011 MLA Convention, to be held January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA.

Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan For the 21st Century - April 7 and 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Siamak Movahedi, Ph.D - Social Theory Forum
contact email: 
SocialTheoryAbstracts@libraryofsocialscience.com


The VII Annual SOCIAL THEORY FORUM
Call for Papers
Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan For the 21st Century
April 7 and 8, 2010
University of Massachusetts Boston

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapt4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

New Online Magazine for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

full name / name of organization: 
Subarnarekha: Bhatter College Online Magazine for Students
contact email: 
sub@bhattercollege.org.in

Creative, critical and reflective writings and campus reports are being invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students from any part of the world for the inaugural issue.

Drawing Out Shakespeare, ANZSA Conference, University of Sydney, 17-19 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Penny Gay / University of Sydney
contact email: 
penny.gay@usyd.edu.au

Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS: CONTEMPORARY INDIAN WOMEN NOVELISTS IN ENGLISH (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS: APRIL 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bikaner
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

Indian English Fiction constitutes an important part of the world literature today, and women novelists have made significant contributions to it.

[Update] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
richang@siu.edu

Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

The Literary Organ, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
cecire@berkeley.edu and hillary.gravendyk@pomona.edu

“I have given no small attention to that not unvexed subject, the skin of the whale. I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned naturalists ashore. My original opinion remains unchanged; but it is only an opinion. The question is, what and where is the skin of the whale?”

--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

An organ is, among other things, a part of a human or animal body; a site of sensation;

Archives of Irish Studies in the 21st Century MLA in Los Angeles, January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
k.steele@tcu.edu

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host two panels at the January 2011 MLA convention in Los Angeles. Please send 200-word abstracts to Karen Steele (k.steele@tcu.edu) by March 15, 2010.

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