category: interdisciplinary

$5,000 Maass Grant Call for Applications

full name / name of organization: 
Manuscript Society
contact email: 
edow1@earthlink.net

The Manuscript Society is accepting applications for its $5,000 Ricard Maass Memorial Research Grant, available to students at member colleges and universities.

CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

Society for the Study of Working Class Literature Panel at ALA 2013 (1/18/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Working Class Literature
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

Workplaces

"Considering Relevance" -- SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference, March 8-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference: Considering Relevance
March 8-9, 2013 – http://egsoalbany.weebly.com/

ALA 2013: Zelda Fitzgerald

full name / name of organization: 
24rd Annual Conference American Literature Association
contact email: 
Rickie.Legleitner@usd.edu; swanderson3@wisc.edu

The Dark Side of the Digital

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies at UW-Milwaukee
May 2-4, 2013

2013 PAMLA Conference: Call for Special Session Proposals: December 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Proposals for special sessions at the 2013 PAMLA conference, which will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California, are due Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Childhood Studies at the American Studies annual meeting in November, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus, American Studies Association
contact email: 
nicholas.syrett@unco.edu

The Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association (ASA) is soliciting papers to form into panels for the next annual meeting of the ASA

Update: Tarot at the 2013 PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference
contact email: 
augeremily@gmail.com

The deadline for submissions to the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference in Washington DC (27-30 March 2013) has been extended to Dec. 7, 2012.

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
shadee.malaklou@gmail.com or transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

19th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference, 18-20 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Rupert Thomson: a critical symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
rupertthomsonsymposium@gmail.com

Rupert Thomson: a critical symposium

14th June 2013

International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester

Keynote Speakers: John McAuliffe (Manchester) and Rupert Thomson

Violence in the Early Modern Period (February 15-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan
contact email: 
jphampst@umich.edu

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The University of Northern Colorado is the new home of The CEA Critic, the journal of the College English Association.

Global Conference SYMBOLS AND THEORIES OF WORLD DEMOCRACIES AND WORLD CULTURES Ahmedabad India 30-31 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Ahmedabad Kendra
contact email: 
drneerjaarun@yahoo.com

INTRODUCTION: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Ahmedabad holds a Global conference on 30th and 31st December 2012 .

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

Keynote Speakers: Branka Arsic, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Mitchell Breitwieser, English, U.C.

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts ONGOING

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2013 (1/15/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston on May 23-26, 2013.

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by March 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 scholarly, creative non-fiction, fiction, and short

Rhetorical Ontologies

full name / name of organization: 
Scot Barnett (Clemson) & Casey Boyle (Utah)
contact email: 
Scot Barnett [barnet6@clemson.edu] & Casey Boyle [casey.boyle@utah.edu]

[UPDATE] Horror area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

HBCUstory Symposium 2013

full name / name of organization: 
HBCUstory, Inc.
contact email: 
Symposium@HBCUstory.com

HBCUstory Symposium 2013

Theme: “Inspiring Stories of the Past and Present, For Our Future”
Presented by: HBCUstory, Inc. and the Nashville Public Library
Date: April 27, 2013

CSA 2013: Deconstructing Paradise (Grand Anse, Grenada- June 3-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jldonahue@fsu.edu

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider…these notions are then attributed to the whole region.

UPDATE: Adaptation (film, literature, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Deadline Extended to Dec 7th.

Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

The Graduate Students in the Department of English at the University of Idaho invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference focusing on ecocritical issues relating to boundaries and the body.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

RECITAL AND URBAN SETTING IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

International Conference

LA SPEZIA, CAMEC
11-13 July 2013

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/alkan.html

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

[UPDATE]: “Medieval and Early Modern Disability,” First Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, June 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
rowheyvl@canisius.edu; dwood@nmu.edu

This panel seeks most broadly to facilitate discussions regarding disability and various forms of corporeal and cognitive impairment in medieval and early modern Europe.

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

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CFP: Panel on Time to Degree for 2014 Modern Language Association Convention (Chicago, Jan. 9-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Steffen / MLA Cmte. on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

We are seeking papers that theorize or analyze the effects of pressure to decrease time to degree (often without reducing requirements) on Ph.D.

New Politics for the Global City? July 25-26, 2013, Abstracts due January 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University
contact email: 
shameem.black@anu.edu.au

Crisis, Civility, Imaginaries, and Revolt: A New Politics for the Global City?

The nineteen nineties witnessed an avalanche of scholarship on globalization. These included work on the networked
nature of imaginaries, media and communication, and the material and economic geographies of global cities.

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