category: general announcements

MyTerritory - Saturday 24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of Leicester, UK
contact email: 
Myterritory@le.ac.uk

Following on from two hugely successful recent conferences, the 2010 School of English postgraduate conference at the University of Leicester will address concepts of personal territory, in any of its

Changing Cultures... Veterinary Medicine & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
contact email: 
vetlit@uoguelph.ca

May 10th and 11th, 2010
Ontario Veterinary College,
University of Guelph

A two day symposium on veterinary medicine and the literary arts.

Ruminations, Inaugural issue--Spring 2010: "Blasphemy" (submissions due 1/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
A Literary Journal for Masters Students/New York University Evening Papers
contact email: 
ruminations.submissions@gmail.com

Ruminating, or chewing and digesting information, stands as the hallmark of literary criticism.

Poe and Reputation, ALA San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jgruesse@kean

Poe and Reputation, ALA San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010.

Teaching Poe in the Digital Age, ALA, San Francisco May 27-30. 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
susanamper@yahoo.com

TEACHING POE in The Digital Age sponsored by the Poe Studies Association. ALA San Francisco, May 27030, 2010.

Twilight and Stephanie Meyers (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Twilight and Stephanie Meyers (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Panel(s) now forming on the phenomenon of Twilight
• Novels
• Films
• Marketing

Cormac McCarthy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Cormac McCarthy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Panel(s) now forming on the work of Cormac McCarthy: novels, plays, screenplays:

Updated--Extended Deadline: Transnational Feminist Responses and the Torture of “Enemies”(11/23/09; 04/01/10-04/04/10)

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

5th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2010: Oxford United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 11th July 2010 – Tuesday 13th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Global Financial Capital and New Realisms

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting at New Orleans
contact email: 
Ipek_Celik@brown.edu

The recent economic crisis coincides with flourishing of new realism across different media in Europe and North America [Frazen’s The Corrections in literature (2001), Audaird’s The Prophet (2008)

The Fictional North

full name / name of organization: 
Sue Matheson, University College of the North, Manitoba, Canada
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

The University College of the North invites submissions for an upcoming conference,
The Fictional North, to be held at The Pas Campus in The Pas, Manitoba, March 30-
April 1, 2010.

2nd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010 (Revised Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciaconference2010@gmail.com

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010

[UPDATE] The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 23, 2009 [Deadline extended]

CFP: Sleep Dealer SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo / SW TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer, SW/TX PCA/ACA

Politics of Fear; Fear of Politics, September 2010. Final call for papers deadline 15 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) University of Brighton
contact email: 
nc95@brighton.ac.uk

We live in a world that is dominated by fear. We are increasingly afraid to walk in our city streets, populated as they are by feral youths, drug-dealers and surveillance cameras.

PAMLA Conference, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010; special session proposal deadline Dec. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

UPDATE: African American Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: autobiography
contact email: 
sboyd@westga.edu

_a/b: Auto/Biography Studies_ invites submissions for a special issue focusing on African American life writing.

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fourth volume to be publish

Watermark Grad Journal 2010-Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.org

WATERMARK CALL FOR PAPERS

“Righting” and “Re-Writing” Wrongs" ACLA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Donig/ ACLA
contact email: 
ddonig@english.umass.edu

Each new textual creation is in some way a reflection or mimesis. All literary creations are beholden to some narrative ancestor, some antecedent form, some prior idea.

UPDATE: 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
**Deadline extended to Monday, 23 Nov. 2009.

True Blood ( PCA/ACA, 3/31 - 4/3, Submission Deadline: 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be h

4th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CFP Twilight (PCA/ACA St. Louis, 3/31-4/3) Submission Deadline: 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be h

CFP Stephen King (PCA/ACA, St. Louis, 3/31-4/3) Deadline: 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Stephen King Area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held Wednesday, March 31st t

CARSON McCULLERS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE AND 94TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (FEBRUARY 17-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Ross/Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Columbus State University
contact email: 
mccullerscenter@colstate.edu

3rd Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Last Call! Zombies, Vampires, Mummies! Undead in the West (12/1/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

LAST CALL!!!

Call for Papers: Undead in the West
PCA/ACA National Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010
St. Louis, Missouri
Deadline: December 1, 2009

Undergraduates, Get Your History Papers Published! Submit to HISTORY MATTERS: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research

full name / name of organization: 
HISTORY MATTERS: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research
contact email: 
histmatt@appstate.edu

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

UPDATE: New World Francophonie: ACLA Panel, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Giacoppe, Ramapo College/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
giacoppe@ramapo.edu

The ACLA’s annual meeting in New Orleans seems an ideal time to address the francophone literatures and cultures of the “New World,” too often considered only as an afterthought in comparative A

SC4:The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (fourth biennial)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda V. Wilcox / Gordon College; Whedon Studies Association; Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

SC4: The Fourth Biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
June 3-6, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

Poems Invited for June 2010 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (17th Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2010 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
Panel Topic
Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge
Andrew Banecker (LSU), Chair

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