category: general announcements

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

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

Call for Book and Film Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources
contact email: 
pnj@indigenouspeoplesissues.com

Call for Book and Film Reviews.

[UPDATE] Medieval Automata and Simulacra: From the Daemonic to the Hydraulic [Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, May 13–16, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams, Brown University
contact email: 
Anthony_Adams@Brown.edu

LAST CALL!! Paper still needed to complete session! Send brief abstract to Anthony_Adams@brown.edu

Queer Ecocriticism and Literature - updated -

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
queereco@gmail.com

In her 2008 article “Queering Ecocultural Studies,” Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands appeals for “a critical practice of ecocultural analysis that challenges […] the ways in which natural and ecol

Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature--NeMLA, 7-11 April 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
41st Annual NeMLA Conference
contact email: 
nmmerola@gmail.com

"Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature"

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
lizzie.seal@durham.ac.uk

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?
Deadline for submitting potential items for review: 28 September 2009
Deadline for submission of the review: 15 April 2010

New Voices: Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
engpp@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest

Comics and Comics Culture in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section-Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
bsvitavsky@rollins.edu

From the debut of Superman in 1938 through recent tales of narrative crisis and politically divided superheroes, superhero comic books have made an indelible mark on American culture.

Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature and the Arts of the 1920’s, Mar. 26-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars, Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature and the Arts of the 1920’s—
An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Call for Papers: Trauma and Literature at CEA 2010 (8/21-11/1; 3/25-27/2010)

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

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Call for Papers: Pedagogy at CEA 2010 (8/21-11/1; 3/25-27/2010)

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

Call for Papers, Pedagogy at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

REMINDER: CFP: Walter Benjamin and Memory. Deadline 30th September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal
contact email: 
stablesw@tcd.ie

Walter Benjamin and Memory

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: October 1st, 2009

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

Web 2.0 Applications in the First-Year Composition Classroom (Dec. 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Fountainhead Press X Series for Professional Development
contact email: 
celutkewitte@bsu.edu

Writing instructors who teach online or in networked classrooms
are embracing highly collaborative Web 2.0 applications
in their writing pedagogy.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/31/09; 03/04/10-03/06/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

11th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 4-6, 2010
Isleta Casino & Resort
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: October 31, 2009

'Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope': The Spectacle of Technology in Screen Media - 27 February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick, UK
contact email: 
a.c.sloan@warwick.ac.uk

This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to explore ways in which particular screen technologies and media are displayed and spectacularised – that is, instances in which attention is drawn to the medium or technology itself rather than simply to its content.

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

French Cultures of Embodiment -- March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Shusterman / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture and the French Program / Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture and the French Program in the Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Campus seek submissions

American Literature: Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth (Mar. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html

DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

Turning Points and Transformations March 5-6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

UPDATEHanif Kureishi and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE Hanif Kureishi and His Work
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

"Les pratiques scripturales de la migrance littéraire" NeMLA [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Bessy et Catherine Khordoc
contact email: 
Catherine_Khordoc@carleton.ca et marianne.bessy@furman.edu

Appel à communications
 
Les pratiques scripturales de la migrance littéraire
 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
7 – 11 avril 2010

Imagining Other Histories: Pop Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Imagining Other Histories: The SW/TX PCA/ ACA in the area of Historical Fiction invites papers on the role of history and alternate history in fiction.

Zadie Smith: After the First Decade:9/30/2009; 4/7-11/2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

Zadie Smith: After the First Decade 4/7-11/2010

UPDATE: C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Inaugural Conference, 5/20/10-5/23/10

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
Hester.Blum@psu.edu

Deadline reminder:

Call for Papers
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Essays in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (9/30/09; NEMLA 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

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

African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, December 18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is proud to announce the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

UPDATE--CFRP--Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Reseach on Mothering
contact email: 
arm@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico are hosting a conference on

Mothering and Migration:

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