category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

[UPDATE] The Qouch is seeking submissions in Queer Studies and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
The Qouch
contact email: 
theqouch@gmail.com

Theatre Survey - CFP (Special Issue on Microhistory)

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Editor of Theatre Survey
contact email: 
kim32@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey

Special Issue edited by guest editor, Peter A. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Theatre History as Microhistory”

AIZEN International Film, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies Conference in New Orleans, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
AIZEN (Association Internationale Zola et Naturalisme)
contact email: 
Dr. Anna Gural: agural@ualberta.ca AND/OR Dr. Juliana Starr: jstarr@uno.edu

AIZEN/University of New Orleans International Conference
“Emile Zola and Naturalism”

Playing in Someone Else's Yard

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
contact email: 
katedney@hotmail.com

"PLAYING IN SOMEONE ELSE'S YARD": RESEARCHING, WRITING, AND TEACHING ACROSS, IN, OR TO, OTHER DISCIPLINES

Deadline Extended to Dec. 1st for Abstract Submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Thought, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, featuring Dr.

Color: IMS-Paris symposium, 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

The International Medieval Society in Paris (IMS-Paris) is soliciting abstracts for individual papers and proposals for complete sessions for its 2013 symposium organized around the theme of “Color"

VIsual Arts, SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
victoria.grieve@usu.edu

CFP: Visual Arts

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
“Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context”
February 13-16, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP: Body and Technology Conference: EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Call for Papers for Special Issue on Food, Film, and Media/Consumer Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking research essays for an issue on food, film, and media/consumer culture.

A Literature of Historical Guilt? (deadline September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Becker, Harvard University
contact email: 
pbecker@fas.harvard.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

A Literature of Historical Guilt?

The 'Holocaust Metaphor': Cultural Representations of Traumatic Pasts in the 20th Century (30-31 May 2013, Zaragoza, Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Chiara Tedaldi, Irish Research Council CARA Postdoctoral Mobility Fellow, University College Dublin and Universidad de Zaragoza, Anna Rosenberg, ARAID Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad de Zaragoza
contact email: 
chiara.tedaldi@ucd.ie, arosen@unizar.es

Call for Papers
The ‘Holocaust Metaphor’: Cultural Representations of Traumatic Pasts in the 20th Century
30th and 31st May 2013, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

[UPDATE] 19 - 21 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University
contact email: 
englitconference2012@gmail.com

The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, invites papers for a three-day international conference to be held from 19 to 21 November, 2012.

Kunstlicht CfP: Art/Market (deadline: 22 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kunstlicht
contact email: 
redactie@tijdschriftkunstlicht.nl

Call for Papers: Kunstlicht, 'Art/Market' (working title) | Vol. 34 (2013) no. 1

Deadline proposals: 22 October 2012
Publication date: 15 June 2013

1st Global Conference: Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Gothic Technologies / Gothic Techniques, IGA conference, 5-8 August, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
IGA2013@surrey.ac.uk

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College, University of London), Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University), other Keynotes TBA

“Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth,” FRANCE June 20-22, 2013 UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Language Studies (Angers); Suds d’Amériques (St Quentin en Yvelines). Université Catholique (Lille) FRANCE
contact email: 
alice.clarkoo@gmail.com

Call for papers: “Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth,”
Université Catholique de Lille, FRANCE June 20-22, 2013 (CRILA, Suds d’Amériques).

[UPDATE] Creating "Contact Zones" for General Studies Learning Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
dotterman@adelphi.edu

While General Studies Programs--as Eric Platt's New York Times article "General Studies Moves to the Mainstream" attests--have begun to transcend their initial status as obscure, niche programs, anec

[UPDATE]Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke,” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

Arriba Baseball!: A Collection of Latino/a Baseball Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
VAO Publishing
contact email: 
baseball@vaopublishing.com

VAO Publishing invites submissions to the forthcoming print anthology
ARRIBA BASEBALL! A COLLECTION OF LATINO/A BASEBALL FICTION

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Eighteenth Century at CEA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

[DATE CORRECTION]
Call for Papers: Eighteenth Century at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

[Update] Race, Education, and American Literature (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Samira Abdur-Rahman (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
sabdurrah@gmail.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 21-24, 2013

Boston, Massachusetts

Host Institution: Tufts University

Unity in Disparity: Cultural Connections on Heavy Metal (Book Project 9/24-11/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Bardine-University of Dayton Mika Elovaara --Shattuck-St. Mary's
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu melovaara@hotmail.com

We invite proposals for our interdisciplinary book project (working title) Unity in Disparity: Cultural Connections on Heavy Metal.

ACLA 2013 seminar: 'Alterity Beyond Utopia'

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan (Marquette University)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Seminar: ALTERITY BEYOND UTOPIA
Seminar Leaders: Gerry Canavan (Marquette University) and Ramzi Fawaz (GWU)
Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

AAALS Annual Conference - Washington, DC - Feb. 14-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
n.oreilly@tcu.edu

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2013 Annual Conference, to be held in Washington, DC, February 14-16, 2013, in conjunction with ANZSAN

"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

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 through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future?

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard - "The Unrecyclable"

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

What cannot be taken up or kept alive? What is too used to reuse, too basic to break down further? What are the ideas at dead ends?

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts/Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Panayiota Chrysochou for Euroacademia Conference on 'Identities and Identifications' in Zagreb 18-20/04/2013
contact email: 
pollyn@live.co.uk

Identity is often seen as being a controversial topic. Whether it is fictive or real, (de)politicized and/or aesthetic, gendered or engendered, identity is often seen as being a powerful political

[UPDATE] NeMLA Deadline Approaching for The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Digital humanists often tout their work as transformative to literary scholarship.

Update: Tarot at the 2013 PCA/ACA conference (March 27-30)

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

I am looking for papers on all aspects of Tarot for the Tarot area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference in Washington, 27-30 March 2013.

Detective Fiction: The End of Civilization or its Salvation? -- NEMLA conference, Boston, 21 - 4 Mar., 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Plochocki
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

As a popular genre, detective fiction often refers to or even uses as its foundation social issues, crises, and questions contemporaneous with its production.

Unions and Academic “Labor”: Where Next? -- NEMLA Conference, Boston, 21 - 4 Mar., 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Plochocki
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

Recent movements such as those in Wisconsin, New York City, and elsewhere in the country have served to call renewed attention to labor unions, specifically those for workers in the public sector and,

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

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

[UPDATE] Boyish Reading and Writing (Sept. 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan / NeMLA
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@mail.utoronto.ca

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick in her paper ‘How to Bring Your Kids Up Gay: The War on Effeminate Boys,’ noted, ‘the gay movement has never been quick to attend to issues of effeminate boys.’ Indeed, S

Panel CFP: Religion in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (21 October; MELUS, 14-17 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee-Knoxville
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers discussing religious topics related to U.S. ethnic literatures and authors are invited.

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