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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

The Victorian Tactile Imagination, 19-20 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
victoriantactileimagination@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:

Lady of Ten Thousand Lakes: Finding Wisdom in Places; St. Paul, MN, April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Much of mythology is grounded in place. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 11/7: ASLE 2013 Panel CFP for "The Truth of Ecology: Ecology’s Current Place in Ecocriticism"

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley E. Reis
contact email: 
AshleyReis@my.unt.edu

The Truth of Ecology: Ecology’s Current Place in Ecocriticism

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

Early Modern Paratexts: A Work in Progress Seminar - Friday 25th July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
earlymodernparatexts2013@gmail.com

This one-day event seeks to gather together scholars working on paratexts in early modern literature, to share and survey current research, to generate new lines of enquiry and to create opportunities

[UPDATE]Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA 4/4-4/7/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 15, 2012

[UPDATE] Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity Deadline: 30th Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-U.S. Border
contact email: 
CCUSBorder@kent.ac.uk

**UPDATE** Keynotes for this conference will be Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, and Guillermo Verdecchia.

Auto/Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
IAFA
contact email: 
autofiction@hotmail.com

Call For Papers : Auto/fiction
Publication Type: e-Journal and Print edition
Language: English ( With optional French Abstracts)
Contact email: autofiction@hotmail.com

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World (March 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Saturday, March 30, 2013

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass-Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

Send proposals to umassegoconference@gmail.com by Friday, January 25, 2013.

Popular Culture(s): 48th Annual Comp Lit Conf. (12/28/12; 4/25-26/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Comp Lit, Cal. State Univ., Long Beach
contact email: 
nhora.serrano@csulb.edu

48th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
April 25th –April 26th, 2013
Popular Culture(s)

Plenary Speaker: Hillary Chute

ACLA 2013 seminar: Spatial Narratives (Deadline: November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Miller, Georgia State University
contact email: 
miller@gsu.edu

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

Good to Eat, Good to Think: Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers on Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held Feb

"Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference
June 1- 3 2013
University of Victoria,

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