category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

Acts of Asylum - April 4, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
dusesociety@gmail.com

Acts of Asylum Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

Sir William Phips & the Philosophy of History

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Conway/ ASECS (Cleveland 2013)
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Sir William Phips (1650-1695) was many things: a shepherd, a treasure hunter, a knight, champion of the earliest American paper money experiments, an Indian fighter, the governor of Massachusetts who

The Phoenix Papers, inaugural edition of an interdisciplinary journal of fandom and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for articles and reviews for the first edition of our online peer-reviewed journal, The Phoenix Papers.

CFP-Graphic Novels and Comics in Popular Culture SWTXPCA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers and Presentations: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture-SWTXPCA 2013

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://www.swtxpca.org

Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 2(12)/ 2013 ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies: Secret, Publici

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
mihaela.tudor.com@gmail.com

Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 2(12)/ 2013

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Secret, Publicity, Social Sciences Research

Coordinators:

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

2013 Hwa Kang International Conference on English Language & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Chinese Culture University
contact email: 
eng_conf@pccu.edu.tw

The Hwa Kang International Conference on English Language and Literature is an annual conference organized by the Department of English Language and Literature at Chinese Culture University to encourage intellectual exchanges and academic dialogues between scholars in Taiwan and around the world. In 2013 the conference theme will be Exploring Discourse: Trends and Applications in Language and Literature. The conference organizers want to explore the idea of “discourse” as we find it in the fields of linguistics, language teaching, literature and cultural studies, and in the study of language, communication and texts.

Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Identities in Humanities Scholarship [10/15/12;2/15/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013 hosted by La Sierra University (Riverside, California USA)
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Have you tied the knot yet? Or are you still playing the field? Are you a committed feminist, poststructuralist, or ecocritic? Or do you pick up a critical perspective for one project and then using another for the next? Do you still fondly cling to your first love of close reading?

Papers are solicited for this one-day conference that either demonstrate critical identities in action (e.g. a feminist reading of Moby Dick) and/or interrogate the process by which critical identities are found (e.g. how I came to realize that I was a feminist while studying Moby Dick). While the organizers are particularly interested in papers with an environmental focus, submissions from any critical perspective and from any field in the humanities are encouraged. Interdisciplinary papers, hybrid criticism (e.g. ecofeminism), and pre-formed panels are welcomed.
Visit the Natures conference website: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/home

Festivals and Faires, March 27-30, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

NeMLA 2013 Panel: Video Games and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emedendo@complit.umass.edu

Call for Papers

Video Games and Society

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

“Literature and Dance: Interactions and Reactions”

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Shaw/NEMLA
contact email: 
brandonxshaw@gmail.com

“Literature and Dance: Interactions and Reactions”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Call for Proposals

Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmeyers@uchicago.edu

Call for Papers
Submission deadline: September 30, 2012

Panel: “Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative”

Minificción: reflexiones sobre la contemporaneidad [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
stefansm@canisius.edu

Esta sesión se propone reunir a todos aquellos interesados en el estudio, la investigación y la difusión de la minificción.

Photography and Culture (NeMLA 3/21/2003; Due Sept 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
carrie.collenberg@williams.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Title: Photography and Culture

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (conference Mar. 2013)
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond
31st January to 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall / Northeast MLA (NEMLA) 2013 Conference
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

September 30, 2012 Deadline. Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age. Panel Session: NEMLA 2013 Conference, Boston, MA. March 21-24, 2013.

CFP - Peasant Lives on Record (48th Internat'l Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013) Deadline: Sept. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Coker / International Joan of Arc Society
contact email: 
stephanie.coker@uky.edu

Call for Papers
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
(Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Conference dates : May 9-12, 2013
Conference location : Western Michigan University

NeMLA 2013 Panel, Under Her Skin: Victorian Literature, the Female Body, and Touch

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcox006@gmail.com

A recent trend in feminist scholarship explores the role the skin plays in formations of the self.

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Textobjectext: Writing the posthumanities: Exploring the potentialities of writing practice after the material turn

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
textobjectext@gmail.com

Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

2012 Emerging Scholars Award

CFP: Generic Fluidity of the Fantastic (NEPCA (6/1/12; Vermont 10/25-26/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
GENRE CROSSINGS: EXPLOITING THE GENERIC FLUIDITY OF THE FANTASTIC
FIFTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

[UPDATE] Comics Get Medieval (11/30/12; PCA Washington DC 3/27-30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval Comics Project
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

Final Call for Papers
The Comics Get Medieval 2013:
A continuing Celebration of Medieval-themed Comics

PCA at Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 3/27-30/13

[UPDATE] Tenth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] We are delighted to welcome Mario DiGangi of The Graduate Center at CUNY as our keynote speaker, who will be giving a talk entitled "Affective Agency and Embodied Knowledge in Shakespeare's

EARTH PERFECT? NATURE, UTOPIA, and the GARDEN, Symposium and Exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013, Call for Papers and Event Information

full name / name of organization: 
University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden:
symposium and exhibitions

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

LGBTQ Cinema in the Early 21st Century (Journal Issue; Submissions due October 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS *AND* ARTICLE PEER REVIEWERS!
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
Theme Issue: Queer Cinema in the 21st Century

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