category: interdisciplinary

Research Grant

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students.

SCSECS annual meeting in Austin, TX Feb. 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
fol_fck@shsu.edu.

This year's SCSECS meeting will be held February 21-23 in Austin, Texas, the "live music capital of the world"; the theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

CFP: Tra Scilla e Cariddi – Arte, miti e società nel paese dei mostri dimenticati

full name / name of organization: 
Entre Charybde et Scylla
contact email: 
entrecharybdeetscylla@gmail.com

Vi è una terra nel sud Italia, ricca di miti, credenze e tradizioni, che sembra soffrire ancora oggi, spesso suo malgrado, di molteplici pregiudizi e di una apparentemente inesorabile tendenza all'ob

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Queering Science, Queering Technology (ACLA 2013 Seminar)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Christine Yao (Cornell University), Cheryl Spinner (Duke University)
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu

ACLA 2013
April 4-7 2013
University of Toronto

http://www.acla.org/acla2013/queering-science-queering-technology/

Classroom Matters: Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
cgarland@ufl.edu

University Writing Program’s 2013 Conference
February 1st and 2nd, 2013
Classroom Matters: Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

FINAL CALL - EXTENDED DEADLINE - 5 NOVEMBER 2012

20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

Translating the City: Cartographies of Cultural Contact and Change - ACLA 2013 - Nov 15 abstract deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Galasso (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Evelyn Scaramella (Manhattan College)
contact email: 
rgalasso@complit.umass.edu, evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

Cities are sites of ever-changing cultural and historical encounters, and languages have a significant role in shaping the urban experience.

[UPDATE] ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its sixteenth annual meeting, to be held at the White Stag Building at the University of Oregon in Portland, from T

“The reality and the prospects of gender equality after “the Arab spring” May 30-31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The program on gender, society and human development and the research group “Identity and Difference,” at the faculty of Letters, Mohammed I University, Oujda, Morocco
contact email: 
s.boutkhil@ump.ma

As we all witnessed over the last 2 years, the Arab world has been shaken as it has never been in its entire history.

African American Comics, Graphic Novels, and Animation, (12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This is a special topics call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013.

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image (12/1/12) Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 201

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

Religion and the Image at the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between religion or religious practice and the hand-drawn image in all of its forms, from comics and illustrations in childrens lit

[UPDATE] Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2013: Mediated Selves, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference dates: March 1-2, 2013
Abstracts due: December 15, 2012

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

Adolescence in Film and Television (proposals due November 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Seeking proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of the topic Adolescence in Film and Television for presentation at the annual joint meeting of the national Popular Culture and American Culture Associat

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

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

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[Update] Spaces--Due 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Occupy movement, mediated by what we refer to as the “virtual” spaces of the internet, began in earnest with the co-optation of a privately-owned public space in order to allow individuals to

Thinking the Political: The Work of Ernesto Laclau

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
is72@uni.brighton.ac.uk

For over 40 years Ernesto Laclau’s work has consistently, almost obstinately, sought to rethink the status of the political.

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

CFP - AAIS 2013- Testimony in Italy from Postwar to Today

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Bonifazio and Alessandra Montalbano
contact email: 
pbonifazio@austin.utexas.edu; am931@nyu.edu

CFP - American Association of Italian Studies 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene (April 11-14, 2013)

Testimony in Italy from Postwar to Today

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies: Issue 12

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, electronic publication dedicated to the exploration of Horror and Gothic literature, film, new me

Women, culture and the 25 January 2011 Egyptian revolution. Cairo, March 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

Women, culture and the 25 January 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Call for papers

This is a call for papers for a workshop which will take place in in March 2013 in Cairo.

Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
anindya.mail@gmail.com

The Concept Note:

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

Extended Deadline (11/8/12): Disabilities in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
spollard@cnu.edu

Given the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for submission to the special volume of ChLAQ on disability is now November 8, 2012.

Disabilities in Children’s Literature:

"Joycean Avant-Gardes," JJQ (Feb. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Flynn, Richard Brown
contact email: 
cflynn@berkeley.edu, r.h.brown@leeds.ac.uk

James Joyce Quarterly welcomes submissions for a special issue, “Joycean Avant-Gardes,” which will explore relationships between the works of James Joyce and avant-garde movements in Europe, Latin

Roald Dahl and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Held
contact email: 
jmheld@uca.edu

See below, and attached, a call for abstracts for Philosophy and Roald Dahl. Continuing the trajectory of Dr.

“Medieval and Early Modern Disability,” at the 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.

Call For Papers - Corpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance | April 19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
contact email: 
mylitalo@utk.edu

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce its Third Annual Undergraduate Conference entitled “Corpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.” The confe

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