category: general announcements

CFP : We Want Roses Too : Gender and Sexuality in Recent Cinema

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

The journal Jura Gentium Cinema (www.jgcinema.org) seeks submissions for a publication entitled “We Want Roses Too”.

10/6/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Hamid Farahmandian
contact email: 
FarahmandianH@gmail.om

Literature in the Slope of Fall

GEMCS 2009 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies
contact email: 
jemcsfsu@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Early Modern Culture, 1450-1850

The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS)

"Tracing Footprints"

October 22-25, 2009

CFA - OCWeedly Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Wonder Linzer / OCWeedly Magazine
contact email: 
WonderLinzer@gmail.com

OCWeedly is a free publication that provides cannabis connoisseurs in Southern California the most current information on medical cannabis related subjects and cannabis culture. The magazine reflect

CULTIVATING ETHICAL HUMAN-ANIMAL RELATIONSHIPS (SAMLA Nov 6-8, 2009; due 9/26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Marisa Iglesias & Angel Jimenez/SAMLA
contact email: 
miglesia@mail.usf.edu

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

James Bond and Popular Culture-Call for Essays-Book project -The Films are NOT Enough

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner/jack Becker texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for SPECIFIC Papers-James Bond and Popular Culture: the Films are Not Enough!

Post/Imperial Encounters between Spain and Portugal and East Asia (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
gaster@uchicago.edu, dgeorge@bates.edu

Seminar style session that explores Spain and Portugal’s colonial and post/imperial encounters with East Asia as registered in writings in Spanish and Portuguese by peninsular and post/colonial auth

Press/Reject!

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt and Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline July 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11.
We are especially interested in abstracts on the work of underrepresented groups, such as non-white, LGBT, female, non-western, etc. bands and musicians. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Writing Faculties: Intersections of Creativity and Pedagogy (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

Cfp Transcultural memory - a conference (abstracts by July 21, 2009; conference held on Feb 05-06, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
transculturalmemory@gmail.com

Transcultural Memory

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

Contemporary Women's Writing: New Texts, Approaches, and Technologies (7-9 July 2010; deadline 15 August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Network and San Diego State University
contact email: 
eframpto@mail.sdsu.edu

The Third Biennial International Conference of the
Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

In Collaboration with San Diego State University

7-9 July 2010

[UPDATE] Call for Propoals: Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference, October 9, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2009 Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference
contact email: 
lfriedberg@ccp.edu,mmyers@ccp.edu,dlauro@ocean.edu,hsheridan@ocean.edu

The Call for Proposals/Presentations is being extended to August 1, 2009.
Please see earlier posting for details.

Thinking the Sacred Today

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Panel on “Thinking the Sacred Today”

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

Queering the Caribbean: Towards an Open Discussion of Queerness in Caribbean Literature (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

What is the state of queerness in Caribbean literature and criticism in the early twenty-first century?

Vampires, Parasites, and Invaders in Nature and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas/Shippensburg University
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu OR tldido@ship.edu

VAMPIRES, PARASITES, AND INVADERS IN NATURE AND SOCIETY
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

FINAL CFP: time.transcendence.performance - Oct 1-3, 2009 - Deadline June 19

full name / name of organization: 
ECPS, Monash University
contact email: 
TTP2009@arts.monash.edu.au

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International Conference
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Critical and Creative Work on Religion and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Thirty First Bird Review and Press
contact email: 
thirtyfirstbird@yahoo.com

The Thirty First Bird Review is a Pittsburgh based journal of religion and literature. We are interested in both creative, and critical approaches to the discussion of faith and literature.

CFP: Sidney Society (9/15/2009; Sarasota, FL, 3/11-13/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

CFP:

ANQ: American Notes and Queries

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries, a critical forum for research-based scholarship on the literatures of the English speaking world, is now accepting notes and short articles up to 5,000 words that ide

Rereading Georgette Heyer: A Colloquium: Saturday 7 November, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge.

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Annes Brown
contact email: 
sarah.brown@anglia.ac.uk

This conference, organised jointly by Lucy Cavendish College and Anglia Ruskin University, is aimed at all those with an interest in Heyer's historical novels, whether academics or general readers.

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

Yale CompLit graduate student conference: ZOO

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
zooconference@gmail.com


The show is not the show,
But they that go.
Menagerie to me
My neighbor be...

Emily Dickinson


ZOO

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

architecture

full name / name of organization: 
berrin akgun yuksekli
contact email: 
byuksekli@hotmail.com

I am an assistant professor at Balikesir University. I am interested in call for papers about especially architecture and architectural history.

[UPDATE] CFP: Expanding Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
jeanne.hageman@ndsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 15, 2009

Expanding Borders

October 8 – 11, 2009
Fargo, North Dakota

Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010)

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

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

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

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