category: interdisciplinary

“Discursive Constructions of Autism: Boundaries and Borderlands”—2014 RSA Conference (May 22-26)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pacton (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
contact email: 
ampacton@uwm.edu

As autism receives increasing popular, political, medical, and rhetorical attention, it becomes increasingly difficult to achieve any sort of consensus on what “autism” actually is.

CFP: Inspiring Change through Feminist Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Heather McIntosh
contact email: 
hmm160@gmail.com

CFP: Inspiring Change through Feminist Documentary

Panel: "Finding the Hidden Adult in Victorian Children's Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
NAVSA 2013 (Oct 23-27, 2013)
contact email: 
Robin.Hoffman@yale.edu, mcr207@lehigh.edu

The Victorian era embraced the notion that childhood should be set aside as a time of unbridled play and fantasy, separate from the adult world of work.

Pleasure, Pain & Perversion: Embodied Violence & Eroticism in Cultural Representations (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Fifth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Fifth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 12-13, 2013

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

CALL FOR PAPERS—EVIDENCE NAVSA 2013, Pasadena, CA, Oct 23-27

full name / name of organization: 
North American Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
navsa@purdue.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS—EVIDENCE
NAVSA 2013, Pasadena, CA, Oct 23-27

LSU Graduate Student Conference March 8th-9th: Extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
LSU philosophy Department
contact email: 
pcynar1@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LSU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference 2013
March 8 & 9, Louisiana State University

Submission deadline: February 3rd.

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 03/22/13: 06/29-13 - 06/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Sat. June 29th – Sun. June 30th 2013

“Postwhat?! Literary Postmodernism in the 21st Century” - MLA 2014 - Abstracts by March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Mullins / MLA
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

This panel tackles the question of whether or not postmodernism as a way of thinking about literary texts has truly run out of steam, or whether we are only now gaining enough critical distance to ass

Connections: A Critical Thinking Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

"Critical thinking is a desire to seek, patience to doubt, fondness to meditate, slowness to assert, readiness to consider, carefulness to dispose and set in order; and hatred for every kind of imposture." Francis Bacon (1605)
Join East Georgia State College for its first Critical Thinking Conference!

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu



The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

South Central MLA Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2013 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel.

Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto
contact email: 
tanya81@yoku.ca and jvandor@yorku.ca

Picking Through the Trash
English Graduate Students’ Association Conference at York University, Toronto
May 10th and 11th, 2013

Mod Bods Graduate Conference, February 22-23, Laramie WY

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming, Master of the Arts in English
contact email: 
lgrubbs1@uwyo.edu

We are now welcoming papers on topics related to bodies and modernism, each understood broadly, for our graduate student conference, to be held at the University of Wyoming, February 22-23.

[UPDATE] Representations of Moral Bankruptcy on Television (ASA Nov 21-4, 2013 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed panel for the 2013 American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington D.C. (November 21-24 at the Hilton Washington DC).

An Unfamiliar World that We Recognise: Essay Collection on Rick Hudson’s Shrapnel

full name / name of organization: 
GCP
contact email: 
gablecusk@gmail.com

2012 saw the publication of the short story writer Rick Hudson’s first novel Shrapnel; this collection invites submissions of essays between 3,000 and 6,000 words long which interrogate this novel

Pre-Raphaelitism: Past, Present and Future 13–14 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dinah Roe / Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
d.roe@brookes.ac.uk

Keynote speakers

Dr Alison Smith (Tate Britain)
Professor Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck)

Context and aims

*Reading Badly* (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Stockton, Clemson University
contact email: 
wstockt@clemson.edu

I seek essays that advance readings their authors do not believe in. Or rather, I seek essays that advance bad readings alongside a defense of their badness.

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. May 24-25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature
Eleventh Annual Academic Conference
The Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
24-25 May, 2013

[Reminder] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Uuniversity of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions. Proposals Due February 10

full name / name of organization: 
The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians

Writing Trauma Survival: Learning from violence and its after effects in literature 67th Annual Rocky Mountain MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
Kim Misfeldt kim.misfeldt@ualberta.ca and Cheryl Chaffin chaffinwriter@gmail.com

Writing Trauma Survival: Learning from violence and its after effects in literature

67th Annual Rocky Mountain MLA Convention Vancouver, WA (USA) Oct 10-12, 2013 CFP Deadline: March 1, 2013

[UPDATE] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution, 6th September 2013

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

CfP: Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution
(Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

Keynote speakers:

[UPDATE] Questioning Digital Activism -- Due February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Currents in Electronic Literacy
contact email: 
currentsdwrl@gmail.com

Call for Papers: "Questioning Digital Activism"

EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 15, 2013

The Family in the Cinema, 28 and 29 June 2013, University of La Rochelle, France

full name / name of organization: 
Danièle André, University of La Rochelle (for the organizing committee)
contact email: 
daniele.andre@univ-lr.fr

Call for papers
The Family in the Cinema
Conference
VIth Droit et cinéma meeting
28 and 29 June 2013
University of La Rochelle

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College - Saturday, April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College - Department of English and Department of Languages and Linguistics
contact email: 
Emmanuelle.Vanborre@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Can Globally Networked Learning Anchor Internationalization in the Curricular Mainstream? (COIL Conference, April 3-4, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
contact email: 
COILConference@suny.edu

The SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) invites proposals that broadly support this year’s conference themes for presentations in a range of formats.

Conference on Human Development in Asia

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA Foundation
contact email: 
secretariat@presda.org

The conference theme of Change, Continuity and Diversity: Perspectives on Sustainability for Asia seeks to explore such issues and their links to the notion of sustainability through the combined and

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the seventh issue of our journal.

Affective Animals, 14-15 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nora Schuurman / University of Eastern Finland
contact email: 
nora.schuurman@uef.fi

Affective Animals
An International Symposium

University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu
14-15 November 2013

INVITED SPEAKERS:
Professor Lynda Birke (University of Chester)

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. May 24-25, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature
Eleventh Annual Academic Conference
The Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
24-25 May, 2013

[Update]Transform, Reorient, Shift: Transnational and Digital Spaces - March 7-9. Extended deadline Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association - Texas A&M University
contact email: 
egsa.tamu@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the concept of transnational space and how it functions in literary texts and beyond.

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE Fiction Submissions needed by April 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors of the new feminist theory book Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters are looking for short fiction stories and creative nonfiction writi

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