category: interdisciplinary

Mapping Animality I: Politics, Ethics, Sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Suvadip Sinha, University of Toronto
contact email: 
suvadip.sinha@utoronto.ca

From their ubiquitous presence in folktales and fables to their anthropomorphized appearance in Hollywood blockbusters, from Picasso’s Guernica to the landscape of Iranian new wave cinema, animals t

[UPDATE] CFP: Computer Culture (SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference, February 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
andrewsw@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

February 13-16, 2013

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Romanticism at the Fin de Siècle

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies and English Faculty of Oxford University
contact email: 
romanticfin@bbk.ac.uk

Romanticism at the Fin de Siècle

An international conference on collecting, editing, performing, producing, reading, and reviving Romanticism at the Fin de Siècle

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

Call for Contributors for the Antarctica and Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Hund
contact email: 
polarregionsencyclopedia@gmail.com

I would like to invite you to contribute to the Antarctica and Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions.

ACLA 2013, Toronto - Timekeeping in Print: literary register of new temporalities - Deadline Nov 15.

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mayra.bottaro@gmail.com

Seminar organizer: Mayra Bottaro (UC Berkeley)

CFP: MEDIASCAPE Journal of Film and Media Studies - "Urban Centers, Media Centers"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediascape
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

Call For Papers - MEDIASCAPE - Spring 2013 – “Urban Centers, Media Centers”

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (journal issue) “Performing Identity, Performing Culture” (December 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies (University of Alicante,Spain)
contact email: 
caporale@ua.es; lesposito@unite.it; aruggiero@unite.it

RAEI is a referred journal published once a year by the Department of English Studies at the University of Alicante.

[UPDATE] - ACTS OF ASYLUM - April 5, 2013 - Call Extended to 12/15/2012

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

The submission deadline for this call has been extended to December 15, 2012.

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Rollins Book Award for Cultural/Historical Representations in Film, TV, and Visual Media (12/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

For previous winners and full information: http://www.swtxpca.org/documents/120.html

Jack London Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Conference March 27-30, 2013 Washington, DC
contact email: 
rossetti@sxu.edu

The Jack London panel at the Popular Association Conference, which is scheduled for March 27-30, 2013 in Washington, D.C., welcomes any paper that addresses the life and works of Jack London.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 34th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2013 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
"Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Call for Panels - Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
contact email: 
europeanditsworlds@let.ru.nl

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome panel proposals for an international conference on their common researc

CFP: TRANSLATING HOLOCAUST LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
arndsp@tcd.ie

Translating Holocaust Literature, 15-16 June 2013, Dublin

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

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