category: interdisciplinary

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

CFP: "Freedom Proclaimed," Irish Association for American Studies Conference, 26-27 April 2013 (Proposals by 7 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
IAAS and University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
IAAS2013@ul.ie

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history” of America, the Iri

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

Reminder: CFP for SUPERHERO SYNERGIES - Studying Genre in the Age of Digital Convergence (deadline 11/01/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
James Gilmore (UCLA) & Matthias Stork (UCLA)
contact email: 
james.n.gilmore@gmail.com, mstork@ucla.edu

Call for Papers: Collection of Essays
Superhero Synergies: Genre in the Age of Digital Convergence
Edited by James Gilmore (UCLA) and Matthias Stork (UCLA)
Publisher: Scarecrow Press

CFP- Florida Conference of Historian: Special Interest Section on Media, Arts, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Over the last thirty years there has been an increasing interest in media, arts, and culture as means to understand the national experience.

Working it Out: A Day of Numbers in Early Modern Writing, Sat. 18 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Keynes Library, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
numbersday@gmail.com

Early modern books are full of numbers, representing both practicality and mystery. This multidisciplinary conference explores numbers in British early modern literature and textual culture.

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

[UPDATE] Color in Medieval France: 27-29 June 2013 (proposals due 1 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris)
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

Symposium: Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 June 2013, Paris, France
Proposals due: 1 December 2012
Keynote speakers:
Professor Michel Pastoureau, EPHE and EHESS, Paris
Professor Jonathan Boulton, Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame

Gli spazi della musica journal, free topics and special issue: Sounding bodies: spaces, identities, relationships

full name / name of organization: 
Universita degli Studi di Torino, Department of Humanities (StudiUm).
contact email: 
glispazidellamusica.lettereefilosofia@unito.it

Call for papers first deadline: 31 January 2013

Comparing Violences, or the Violence of Comparativity? (ACLA, University of Toronto, 4-7 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Novick (University of Toronto) and Jay Rajiva (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
m.novick@mail.utoronto.ca

This seminar seeks to ask what is gained and what is lost through the practice of drawing comparisons between and among cases, spaces, and systems of violence.

Creative Composition: a collection of pedagogical essays. Abstracts due Nov. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction
contact email: 
danitaberg@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts: 'Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction' --an essay anthology.

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Re:Humanities - An Undergraduate Symposium On New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Tri-College Consortium
contact email: 
ldeocadiz@brynmawr.edu

Re:Humanities 2013 explores various aspects of multimodal storytelling and argument.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Histories of Violence: War and Memory, Friday, May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University, Critical American Studies Working Group
contact email: 
historiesofviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Histories of Violence: War and Memory

PCA/ACA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (March 27-30, 2013 - Washington, D.C.)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

March 27-30, 2013

Washington, D.C.
Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Mapping Authorship (ACLA 2013; deadline: Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Paige Sweet, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
paige.sweet@gmail.com

Mapping Authorship

Seminar Organizer: Paige Sweet (University of Minnesota)

Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA 2013: April 4-7, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

Michel Foucault once remarked that “I believe that the anxiety of our era has to do fundamentally with space, no doubt a great deal more than with time.” Indeed, there is a strong sense in which s

ACLA 2013: Postcolonial Mediterranean Subjectivity, April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Hadjipolycarpou
contact email: 
hadjipol@umich.edu

Dear colleagues,

I am writing to solicit applications for the 2013 conference of the
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), which will take place

[UPDATE] Essay Collection: Mexican Horror Films

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gerardo T. Cummings Rendón
contact email: 
mexicanhorrorfilms@gmail.com

Proposals are sought for an edited collection on Mexican Horror Films, a collection that explores the historic and/or cultural relevancy of theatrically released Mexican horror films.

Rhetoric and Technical Communication at 2013 SWTX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sean.zdenek@ttu.edu

Call for Papers: Rhetoric and Technical Communication
34th Annual Conference February 13‐16, 2013
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis English Department
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

The Bahamas at 40: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
soscience@cob.edu.bs

The Bahamas at 40: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future
THE COLLEGE OF THE BAHAMAS
Nassau, The Bahamas
June 12th-14th, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS

@Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

Counterfeit Realities (ACLA--University of Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
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

Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, Lincoln, UK, 15-17 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

The Lincoln School of Performing Arts, University of Lincoln, UK, is pleased to host the Fifth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts.

[UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
contact email: 
Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

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