category: humanities computing and the internet

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: CHALLENGES IN AN ALITERATE AGE November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nizwa
contact email: 
alitunizwa@gmail.com

Aliteracy, the condition of being able to read but not doing so, is a problematic fact in education, with particular repercussions in the teaching of language, literature, linguistics and translation

"History and Digital Media" - META section of MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

History and Digital Media

META section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

Creators of digital media products have significantly altered methods of film production, distribution and exhibition over the last decade, which has in turn effectively reshaped academic approaches to film studies. Scholars who once examined the medium of “film” rather narrowly, as predominantly text-based, now face with the advent of new technologies a radically transformed field. Through this process, the archive has undergone substantial changes as well. Film has become a ubiquitous medium, readily accessible for both professionals and amateurs. How has the progression of digital media technologies shaped the role of history in film and media studies?

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 22

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA, Apr 11-14 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals
The Legacy of Pulp Fiction

Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Faulkner and Digital Humanities Panel for Faulkner Conference, July 7-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Cornell
contact email: 
cornellgoldw@fordham.edu

Short paper abstracts are sought for a panel called “Faulkner and the Digital Humanities” to be proposed to the 39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, which will take place in Oxford,

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

papers interplay of alcohol consumption, auto fatalities & medical marijuana laws

full name / name of organization: 
Physicians for Public Safety
contact email: 
doug.slain@gmail.com

Physicians for Public Safety
59 Morning Sun Avenue, # A
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415.888.8289
Call for papers

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

‘Theoretical Matter(s)’

full name / name of organization: 
PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
contact email: 
periodical.prosthesis@gmail.com

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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: ‘Theoretical Matter(s)’.

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Details:

Since the emergence of Marxism, the word ‘materialism’

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

2012 Southwest Teaching & Learning Conference: March 30th-31st

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
contact email: 
Dr. Tracy Hurley: thurley@tamusa.tamus.edu

Teaching & Learning: How Technology Enhances the Teaching & Learning Process

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

StoryTelling 2012

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2012 edition.

Digital Literature in English: A Transliterary Approach-May2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texto Digital
contact email: 
mgoico@filol.ucm.es

Digital Literature in English: A Transliterary Approach
Call-for-Papers
Texto Digital, June 2012 issue
In collaboration with LEETHI Research Group from the University Complutense of Madrid

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Special Issue of *Literature and Theology* on Cognitive Theory, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cefalu (Associate Profess, Department of English, Lafayette College); Julia Reinhard Lupton (Professor of English, University of California, Irvine)
contact email: 
cefalup@lafayette.edu or jrlupton@uci.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Literature and Theology: Cognitive Science, Literature, and Religion

Pragmatics of African English in Digital Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Innocent Chiluwa, Presley Ifukor & Rotimi Taiwo
contact email: 
ferotai@yahoo.com

The proposed publication aims at harnessing research results in the pragmatics of the varieties of English in Africa in the context of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC).

[UPDATE] Extended Submission Deadline - 2012 CATR Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
pkuling@wlu.ca

CATR Conference 2012, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
(La version française suit la version anglaise.)

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Coference, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8 – 11, 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals

The Evolving Hero: Representations of the Heroic in Pulp Fiction

Hyatt Regency Hotel &
Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM

SW/TX PCA/ACA 2012

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

EXTENDED DEADLINE! CFP: Pedagogy: Teaching Video Games: SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Seeking presentations for the "Pedagogy" section of the 2012 conference of the SW/TX PCA/ACA on the subject of teaching video games as primary texts.

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE 1-2 Sep 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth incorporating Dartington College of Arts
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

University College Falmouth inc. Dartington College of Arts

invites you to

“ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE”
1st-2nd September 2012

Deadline for proposals: 31st March 2012

4th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Friday 21st September 2012 – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: The Erotic (September 2012: Oxford , United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
The Erotic

Tuesday 11th September – Thursday 13th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/7/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Natures Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

February 17, 2012
La Sierra University (Riverside, California)
Deadline for submission extended to December 7, 2011 at
http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference
The Natures conference showcases the best graduate work in any aspect, discipline or period of humanities research.

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature at SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU (Deadline December 9th) Feb. 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Critical Themes in Media Studies--CFP deadline Jan. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference--The New School
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 12th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conferenc

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