category: general announcements

[Update] Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date Dec 5, 2009; deadline Sept 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
wywang@ntu.edu.tw

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

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Thanks to all who submitted during the first round call! We still have room for presentations in the American Studies area, final deadline December 15th, 2009.

Call for Papers, Compendium2: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the University (31 October 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lyn Bennett, Dalhousie University
contact email: 
lyn.bennett@dal.ca

The editors of Compendium2: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the University invite contributions for online publication in the spring of 2010.

11th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 15th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Empire and Intercultural Encounter in Eighteenth-Century British America, (ASECS, 3/18-21 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Wisecup/University of North Texas
contact email: 
kelly.wisecup@unt.edu

During the eighteenth-century, British Americans celebrated commodities from tobacco to sugar cane in georgic poems, displayed their cosmopolitan sensibility in narratives of inter-colonial travel, an

[UPDATE Deadline Extended: Sept. 15, 2009] The Politics of Nature and Wilderness in the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
chenson@uoregon.edu

Jennifer Neville's "Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry" and Gillian Rudd's "Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature" are examples of the growing inte

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

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 publishes critical essays which interpret texts from an engaging, coherent theoretical perspective and which provide original, close readings of texts.

Call For Publication - Review of the movie "District 9" by Neill Blomkamp

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

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the New Zealand-South African movie " District 9" by Neill Blomkamp.

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

“Epistolary (Inter)actions: The Sociable(?) Space of Letters” (SCSECS 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo/Allegheny College
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

Despite the seemingly private and solitary nature of letter writing, there are a number of ways in which letters and, in a broader sense, the epistolary form work to create communities of readers and

4th Global Conference: Evil, Law and the State - Issues in State Power and Violence (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Law and the State: Issues in State Power and Violence

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

(Please note the extended deadline, now 31 August 2009.)

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY: INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

[Student-led postgraduate conference]

Landscape and Identity in the U.S. South (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Wilson / Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
awilson@lagrange.edu

Call for Papers

MLA 2011: Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

Landscape and Identity in the U.S. South

Literary Archetectonics of the U.S. South (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cross Turner / Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
dturner@siena.edu

Call for Papers

MLA 2011: Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

Literary Architectonics of the U.S. South

[Update] 2012 Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Gelfer
contact email: 
Joseph.Gelfer@arts.monash.edu.au

December 21 2012 is believed to mark the end of the thirteenth B'ak'tun cycle in the Long Count of the Mayan calendar.

Tekhne, Technique, Technologie (Deadline 12 Dec 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Juliana de Nooy / Australian Journal of French Studies
contact email: 
j.denooy@uq.edu.au

Technology of/in francophone literature, cinema, cultural production, cultural history, everyday life.

Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular (4-7 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Franca BELLARSI/Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

‘Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular:
Awakening, Epiphany, Apocalypse and Doubt in
Contemporary English-Language Verse’

Université Libre de Bruxelles

First Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession -- Deadline 12/15/2009

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

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

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

October 16-17 -- Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Update: Art, Adaptations, and Culture (Deadline: September 21, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.caribbeanchapter@gmail.com

Art, Adaptations, and the Highbrow Lowbrow Cultures

Obsolescence. (2/13-2/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

Re-Imagining First-Year Composition - NEMLA 2010 (deadline September 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Carol-Ann.Farkas@mcphs.edu

Re-Imagining First-Year Composition Roundtable at the Northeast Modern Language Association meeting, Montreal Canada, April 7-11, 2010.

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop (Harvard University)
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

The Political and Social Impact of Rumours (Singapore; Workshop: Feb 22, 2010; Submission Deadline: Oct 28, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore
contact email: 
isgdalziel@ntu.edu.sg

Call for Papers - The Political and Social Impact of Rumours

Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS),
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

John Updike and Eve Kosofsky Sedgewick: In Memoriam

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
ljohns56@uic.edu

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invites creative and critical submissions on the life, work, and influence of John Updike and/or Eve Kosofsky Sedgewic

[UPDATE] Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild with the support of Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conferenc

Capital in Crisis--NeMLA, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Shonkwiler / Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How have contemporary writers responded to economic and financial crises?

[EXTENDED DEADLINE10 September, 2009] Fantasy Ireland:13-15 November 2009

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network/University of Sunderland
contact email: 
Alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Fantasy Ireland: Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

Organised by the North East Irish Culture Network

International Journals of Engineering and Sciences www.ijens.org

full name / name of organization: 
IJENS
contact email: 
editor@ijens.org

www.ijens.org

Libraries, Archives, Museums and Popular Culture area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jbcroft@ou.edu; rtaylor@ou.edu

The Libraries, Archives, Museums and Popular Culture area is soliciting paper proposals for the Annual Conference of the SW/Texas Popular and American Culture Association(Feb. 10-13, 2010).

Update: Pop Goes the Region--the popular and the regional in literature and representation

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
victoria.kuttainen@jcu.edu.au

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LiNQ VOLUME 36 2009:

Extended Closing DATE 1 October 2009

POP Goes the Region

Reality Television at Southwest Texas Popular and American Culture Association [deadline: 12/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bell@cofo.edu

Reality Television

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association 31st Annual Conference

February 10-13, 2010

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, & Personal Narrrative CFP (Deadline: December 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association (31st Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 10-13, 2010)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

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