category: general announcements

[UPDATE] Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Conference: Proposal deadline Nov. 13/ Conference April 1-4 2010
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

CFP Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

full name / name of organization: 
The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Assoc. for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
rjzc46@mail.missouri.edu

Official Call For Papers – “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher

First Women and the Politics of Looking: Gender, Indigeneity and Representation -- January 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Gay Pearson, Film Studies, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wpearson@uwo.ca

First Women and the Politics of Looking: Gender, Indigeneity and Representation

Ed. Wendy Gay Pearson, Kimberly J. Verwaayen, Ernie Blackmore and Renée E. Bédard

Description:

Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature (SASCOL)

full name / name of organization: 
Sept. 25, 2010, East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu; holmest@etsu.edu

Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature 2010

Students from any academic discipline are eligible to submit material to this conference, but the submissions must be about literature.

Chaucer at Galway

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

A multi-disciplinary conference on Geoffrey Chaucer will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland on 19th-20th May 2010.

The Art of Oblivion

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for Studies in English
contact email: 
isabel.karremann@anglistik.uni-muenchen.de

"The Art of Oblivion"

Seminar at the 2010 ESSE conference in Torino, Italy, 24.-28. August 2010.

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

Call for Papers for the Annuals of the Next Generation Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Center for African American Research and Policy
contact email: 
adaniels@caarpweb.org

Annuals of the Next Generation is a refereed, scholarly journal that seeks to provide a venue to showcase the next generation of African American scholars by publishing the research of

[update] Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

UPDATE: California Culture Call for Papers, Abstract/Proposals by December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Feb 10-13, 2010
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
 Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505

Teaching the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
South-central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
mrooks@kent.edu

Papers are invited on any topic related to "teaching the eighteenth century" for a panel at SCSECS this February (25-27).

Truth and Beauty in John Patrick Shanley's _Doubt_, Christian Scholars' Conference, June 3-5, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Siefker Bailey / Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
contact email: 
lsiefker@iupui.edu or Isiefker@iupuc.edu

Truth and Beauty in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt.

Coded: Comics and Containment Culture in the 1950's

full name / name of organization: 
Rafe York
contact email: 
yora0801@stcloudstate.edu

Call for Papers

Coded: Comics and Containment Culture in the 1950’s

Looking for Panelists: "International Romantic Melancholy"; PAC (11-13 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Beres Rogers, Dept. of English, The College of Charleston
contact email: 
rogerskb@cofc.edu

I'm looking to put together a panel at the Philological Association of the Carolinas conference, held here in beautiful Charleston, SC, March 11-13, 2010 (see original cfp: http://call-for-papers.sas.

VICTORIAN SYSTEMS AND STANDARDIZATION - abstracts due November 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario - Association of Canadian Collage and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
VSAOatACCUTE@gmail.com

Congress 2010: Victorian Studies Association of Ontario/ Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Joint Session

VICTORIAN SYSTEMS AND STANDARDIZATION

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Building the Polis: English teaching, ethical criticism and the new rhetoric 12-14 July 2010, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Arts, English and Literacy Education Network (AELE, Faculty of Arts) and School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM, Faculty of Education), University of Sydney
contact email: 
nina.goodwin@edfac.usyd.edu.au

This conference is open to teachers and academics from both secondary and university sectors to discuss what ethical criticism and the new rhetoric might offer the profession as a way of developing a

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

Syl-la-ble: Performing Syntactic Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

This panel addresses the roles that syntax and performance play in telling the stories of people who live, or live within, bodily transformations.

“Longing in the Age of New Media” 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
USC Comparative Literature Symposium/USC Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
coltsymposium@gmail.com

We invite you to submit paper proposals to the 2010 Comparative Literature Symposium at USC. We welcome submissions from all disciplines relevant to the conference theme:

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [March 5-6, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

Beyond Don Juan: Rethinking Iberian Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
The Catalan Center at NYU (New York University)
contact email: 
mary.ann.newman@nyu.edu (CC JoseMaria.Armengol@uclm.es)

CALL FOR PAPERS

BEYOND DON JUAN:
RETHINKING IBERIAN MASCULINITIES
New York, March 31-April 1, 2011

The Catalan Center at New York University

In collaboration with:

POLITICS, RELIGION, AND VIOLENCE | A Seminar with Simon Critchley | Tilburg Summer Philosophy School | July 15-24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University, The Netherlands - Department of Philosophy,
contact email: 
Todd.kesselman@gmail.com

POLITICS, RELIGION, AND VIOLENCE | A Seminar with Simon Critchley | Tilburg Summer Philosophy School | July 15-24, 2010

Tilburg Summer Philosophy School | The Netherlands

LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Special Issue "Writers and the Business of Writing" DEADLINE 11/16/09

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Special Issue "Writers and the Business of Writing" DEADLINE 11/16/09
full name / name of organization:
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

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