category: general announcements

[UPDATE] The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, Explication [12/11/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Natures 2010
A Graduate Student Humanities Conference
Held at La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)
February 19, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Practical Approaches to Teaching Film

full name / name of organization: 
James Grove/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jgrove@mtmercy.edu

Proposals for the "Practical Approaches to Teaching Film" Regular Session at the 2010 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are solicited.

CFP: 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: 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

Everyday Life and Literature

[Update] CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon (12/15/09; 2/10/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15, 2009!

CFP: The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies
contact email: 
mhall940@yahoo.com

The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies is the only peer-reviewed publication focusing on the life, work, and characters of the pulp-writer Robert E. Howard.

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

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

New Deadline: December 15, 2009. The deadline for the submission of critical and creative presentations for the annual conference of the Mississippi Philological Association at The University of Southern Mississippi in February 2010 has been extended to December 15, 2009. CFP below.

[UPDATE ] CFP Deadline 12/15/09 - Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/15/09

Gene Stratton Porter, Music of the Wild

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
obuch1mc@cmich.edu

In honor of the centennial of the publication of Gene Stratton-Porter’s Music of the Wild, the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML) proposes a panel of papers on that and other Porter’s works at its annual conference, Writing the Midwest, at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, May 13-15, 2010.

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

Story, Sport and Spirit: A Conference to Explore the Theory and Practice of Storytelling in Athletics; May 19 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Neumann University Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development
contact email: 
ISSCD@neumann.edu

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

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

CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal, an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

Franocophone and European Comics and Graphic Novels Panel, Feb. 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: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[UPDATE] Ciema of Pedro Almodóvar Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 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: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[UPDATE] The films of Claire Denis Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 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: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[Update] the Films of Michael Haneke Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 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/

[UPDATE] Catherine Deneuve: Cultural Icon Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 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/

[UPDATE] Inglourious Basterds Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, 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/

[Final Update] European Popular Culture and Literature, Feb 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/

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, 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

"The Ecological Community" Inaugural ALECC Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada
contact email: 
rpickard@uvic.ca

CFP: "The Ecological Community"

Inaugural ALECC Conference

Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada

August 19-21, 2010

[UPDATE] Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Extended Deadline for Submissions: 8 January 2010

33rd Annual NJCEA Conference - Sat. March 27, 2010, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
Nira Gupta-Casale, Dept. of English, Kean University - ncasale@kean.edu

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

13th Annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings Conference April 9-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society
contact email: 
skhoddam@okcu.edu

Call for Papers
For the 13th Annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings Conference

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truth

April 9 & 10, 2010

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn (University of South Dakota) and Salvatore Musumeci (University of Sioux Falls)
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Journal of Drama Studies--October 2009 issue. Sub by January 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association(India)
contact email: 
bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

Research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, published by The Shakespeare Association

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC), March 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their first annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

4th Biannual Graduate Student Translation Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Year of Translation, Comparative Literature, University of Michigan
contact email: 
tachtco@umich.edu

4th Biannual Graduate Student Translation Conference
April 23-25, 2010
University of Michigan
Keynote speaker: Susan Bernofsky

Interdisciplinarity (1/25/10; 4/9-10/10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

"Democratic Communications, Equal Rights & Global Justice" : Union for Democratic Communications 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Union for Democratic Communications
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

Call for Participation
Union for Democratic Communications 2010 Conference
"Democratic Communications, Equal Rights & Global Justice"

Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 11: The Traction of Drawing. Papers due by 28 February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rafik Patel, Auckland University of Technology
contact email: 
rafik.patel@aut.ac.nz

Why raise the issue of drawing again? With the proliferation and maturation of digital technologies, what is the use of the hand and the traces it makes on clay, stone, wood or paper?

Call for Papers for the Tenth National Black Writers’ Conference, Thursday, March 25 – Sunday, March 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College
contact email: 
bgreene@mec.cuny.edu

Call for Papers for the Tenth National Black Writers’ Conference – And We Heard the Thunder: Black Writers Reconstructing Memories and Lighting the Way.

CALL FOR FILM REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

full name / name of organization: 
JURA GENTIUM CINEMA
contact email: 
rswexelbaum@stcloudstate.edu

The online journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking film reviews (between 500 and 1000 words) and articles (3,000-7,000 words) for a special issue on Jewish film.

[UPDATE] Spotlighted Scholars - Anxieties of Overexposure: Enlargements, Contagions & the Dark

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for Performance Studies
contact email: 
overexposure@tft.ucla.edu

SPOTLIGHTED SCHOLARS AWARD

The Second Annual National Graduate Student Conference in Performance Studies, hosted by the UCLA Center for Performance Studies

[update] CHANGE OF DEADLINE - CfP: Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope: The Spectacle of Technology in Screen Media

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Sloan, Department of Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick, UK
contact email: 
a.c.sloan@warwick.ac.uk

Please note that the DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS for the conference 'Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope': The Spectacle of Technology in Screen Media has CHANGED due to overwhelming response.

The new deadline for abstracts is Monday 7 December 2009.

The date of the conference itself is the same. Please see the full CfP below.

Transgressing Boundaries, Enacting Difference, April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
ashbydj@muohio.edu

Transgressing Boundaries, Enacting Difference, April 3, 2010

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