category: general announcements

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.

ETUDES IRLANDAISES , Spring 2010 issue/Numéro de Printemps 2010 (non-thematic)

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies (peer-reviewed)
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

The Editorial Board of Etudes Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the Spring 2010 volume of the journal.
Scientific project of the review :

The Remaining Colonies in the Caribbean - Call for Papers for New Book

full name / name of organization: 
House of Nehesi Publishers
contact email: 
Nehesi@sintmaarten.net

House of Nehesi Publishers, based in St. Martin, Caribbean, invite contributions (articles, essays, speeches) for the upcoming book, The Remaining Colonies in the Caribbean (working title).

European Popular Culture and Literature CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture Association/ 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/

Submission Deadline: 10/01/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/01/09

CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, int

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

Red Feather Journal facilitates an international dialogue among scholars and professionals through vigorous discussion of the intersections between the child image and the conception of childhood, chi

Conference on Democracy and Direct Action: Documenting Indigenous Responses to Neo-Colonialism and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ortiz, Xicano Development Center
contact email: 
conference@xicanocenter.org

Xicano, Indigenous, and Working-Class communities across the continent are finding new ways to combat and resist the increasing encroachment of global capitalism.

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

Rhetorics of New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
gurleya@sbcglobal.net

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

Margaret Atwood Panel

full name / name of organization: 
The 38th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu and atleswoolf@aol.com

The 38th annual Louisville Conference on
Literature and Culture since 1900
(University of Louisville, February 18-20)

UPDATE: Cultures of Recession (Nov. 20 & 21, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

UPDATE: Travel support is now available for some presenters due to generous support from the Duke University Center for International Studies, with priority for international speakers.

Keynote Speaker: Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY), author of How Class Works and Just Around The Corner: The Paradox of a Jobless Recovery

[UPDATE] Holocaust Representations Since 1975 (conference, 18th September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, The University of Chester
contact email: 
f.haig@chester.ac.uk

Registration is now open for this exciting one-day interdisciplinary conference, addressing recent developments in Holocaust representation across a range of disciplines.

Nature and the Long Nineteenth Century, Postgraduate Conference, 6 February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
natureconference@ed.ac.uk

Call for papers: Nature and the long nineteenth century

2nd call for entries to the RES Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford University Press
contact email: 
rebecca.wray@oxfordjournals.org

The deadline for submitting entries to the RES Essay Prize is fast approaching!

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
anderach@gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

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

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children’s Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Shakespeare in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Tondro
contact email: 
jason.tondro@gmail.com

CFP – Shakespeare and Comics

[UPDATE]Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures: International Conference on Orality & Performance (01/12-13-14/10; Deadline10/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Jadavpur University
contact email: 
debashreedattaray@gmail.com, epsita.halder@gmail.com

The oral, as a system of communication, while connecting the speaker and the listener in a network of communitic experiences, produces epistemological parameters status for the individual and the community.The three day-international conference will dwell on the questions of epistemology, identity and agency as emanating from the oral within the social—including indigenous and the cosmopolitan life worlds—without inviting/invoking an essential distinction between the two.

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

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