category: interdisciplinary

September 11 Attacks: Twelfth Anniversary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinarity in English Studies
contact email: 
william.schnabel@univ-lorraine.fr

September 11 Attacks: Twelfth Anniversary Conference

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Migrant Cartography: (Dis)Placing South Asia (DEADLINE: November 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Nida Sajid / Rutgers University
contact email: 
nidasajids@gmail.com

With more than 14% of the world’s refugee population, South Asia, as a region, hosts the fourth largest concentration of refugees.

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower, Purdue American Studies’ 38th Graduate Symposium, April 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

The American Studies Program at Purdue University announces its 38th annual Symposium to be held April 17-19, 2013.

Internet Memes + Visual Culture: A Special Issue of Journal of Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Visual Culture
contact email: 
laine.nooney@gmail.com, lportwoodstacer@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: Internet Memes and Visual Culture
A themed Special Issue of Journal of Visual Culture
Issue Guest Editors: Laine Nooney (Stony Brook University) and
Laura Portwood-Stacer (New York University)

Critical Themes at the New School call for Proposals by January 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
William Daniel/New School Critical Themes
contact email: 
86wolfgang@gmail.com

Dear University of Pennsylvania,

[UPDATE: Deadline Extension] - Acts of Asylum - April 5, 2013

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

The new deadline is December 15, 2012.

Call for Papers for a Panel for the Tangier Conference: Performance in/and of the public sphere Tangier Tetouan Morocco June 1 -

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kanter/ICPS International Centre for Performance Studies
contact email: 
margiekanter@gmail.com

Tangier Conference/Performance

Call for Papers for a Panel for the Tangier Conference: Performance in/and of the public sphere Tangier Tetouan Morocco June 1 - 3, 2013

Marginalia: Life on the Edges, February 15 and 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program
contact email: 
nccolloquium2013@gmail.com

The 13th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with the notion of marginalia.

Counterfeit Realities (ACLA--University of Toronto)--Extended to Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Wesley Burdine (University of Minnesota, Andrew Marzoni (University of Minnesota
contact email: 
burd0083@umn.edu

Organization: American Comparative Literature Association (http://www.acla.org/acla2013/propose-a-paper-or-seminar/); please be sure to mark your submission for this particular seminar: Counterfeit Re

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] 'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

No Person Shall Bee Any Wise Molested: Religious Freedom, Cultural Conflict, and the Moral Role of the State. October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Newport Historical Society
contact email: 
spectacleoftoleration@gmail.com

No Person Shall Bee Any Wise Molested:
Religious Freedom, Cultural Conflict, and the Moral Role of the State

A conference planned for October 3 - 6, 2013, in Newport and Providence, Rhode

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

Copyright and Intellectual Property Area, PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Copyright and Intellectual Property (PCA/ACA)
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association 2013:
Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C., 27-30 March 2013.

Breaking grounds, inventing territories : The Imaginary of the Americas-Lille (France) Nov. 14-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univ. Lille 3-Insitute of the Americas
contact email: 
monfortb@free.fr

Categories of criticism that were initially developed following the birth of nation-states have long served their (mostly academic) purposes well -neatly ascribing whatever was remarkable in the arts

Romantically Inclined: Romance in Literature, Film and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
St.Stephen's College, Delhi
contact email: 
stephensconfest@gmail.com

Romantically Inclined: Romance in Literature, Film and Popular Culture

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

Don't Tell Me to Do the Math: Geometrical False Starts and Non-Linear Logics in Literature (ACLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Ponomareff / University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
aponomar@complit.umass.edu

Don't Tell Me to Do the Math: Geometrical False Starts and Non-Linear Logics in Literature

American Comparative Literature Association University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk; caroline.archer@bcu.ac.uk

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

To celebrate the re-opening of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections,The Library of Birmingham, Newman University College, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book.

UPDATE "The Location of Transnational Literature" (ACLA April 4-7, 2013; deadline: November 15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
osabo@tulane.edu

"The Location of Transnational Literature"

Seeking paper proposals for a seminar on "The Location of Transnational Literature" at the 2013 ACLA Conference.

ACLA Toronto 2013 CFP: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
chanamorgenstern@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"
Chana Morgenstern (Brown University), Michal Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin)

Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

International Conference
"Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations:
Strategies in the Changing World"

December 17 - 21, 2013
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

[UPDATE] - SCSECS 2013 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 conference theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS -Tenth Issue of Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.reflectionedu.com/barnolipi.php).

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary research journal

CFP: Reviewers needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura- biannual Journal - University of Hyperion, Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

Dear Colleagues, The recently founded Journal, Hypercultura, of the Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania, now at his second number, is looking for reviewers for articles that have been submitt

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

AFIS 9th Annual Conference: Outside the Frame: Challenging Representations of France and Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
AFIS - Association for France-Irish Studies
contact email: 
Dr. Yann Bévant (yann.bevant@uhb.fr) Professor Anne Goarzin (anne.goarzin@wanadoo.fr)

Call for Papers

9th annual conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies)
and 10th anniversary of 1st conference held in IT Tallaght in 2003

New Book Series -- Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Batchelor, Kent State University
contact email: 
rpbatche@kent.edu

Contemporary American Literature

A New Book Series from Scarecrow Press

Series Editor: Bob Batchelor

[UPDATE] At the mercy of the masses? - Popular Culture and Academia (Deadline 12/20; Conference 4/12-13/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - University of Maryland
contact email: 
sllcgradconference@gmail.com

Popular culture makes up a large part of our society, from bestsellers, graphic novels and video games, to social media and wildly popular television series and movies.

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