category: interdisciplinary

POSITIONING HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Conference 2013
contact email: 
vmessier@qcc.cuny.edu

POSITIONING HEROISM AND VILLAINY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Seminar Organizer(s):
Vartan Messier

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Navigating Place and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rer13@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Coastal Plains Graduate Conference: April 5-6, 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Conference / University of Houston Graduate English Society
contact email: 
houstonlit@gmail.com

Join us for our 3rd Annual Conference
Friday and Saturday April 5-6 2013
at the University of Houston

With Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Rebecca Moore Howard
from Syracuse University
and

Calls for Papers to be published in International Journal: Diasporic Identities and Empire (Guest Editor: David Brooks)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney and Scholarly Journal
contact email: 
Anastasia Louridas (University of Sydney) alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

The post Enlightenment text is an unpalatable interjection of cultural shifters who defy imperial homogeneity, political and economic unions.

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies section of the Michigan Academy -- Due Dec 6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Studies section of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters
contact email: 
bennettc@oakland.edu

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters
CALL FOR PAPERS
2013 Annual Conference
Hosted by Hope College in Holland, Michigan, on Friday, March 22, 2013

Interdisciplinary Studies Section

[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

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

Special Topics Panel: Gender Studies; LSU Mardi Gras Conference; February 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
salex18@lsu.edu

CFP: Special Topics Panel, Gender Studies
2013 Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
February 7-8, 2013

RAW: Research, Art, Writing An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Texas at Dallas Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
utd.gsa@gmail.com

RAW: Research, Art, Writing
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium
With Keynote Speaker:
Van Romans, President at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Richardson, Texas

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013 (Deadline: November 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013

April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard

Savannah, Georgia 31401

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity-ACLA- Toronto April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

ACLA- American Comparative Literature Association- Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Subject to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia, Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2013@gmail.com

Subject to Change: Nature, Text, and the Limits of the Human

Conference Date: March 22-24, 2013
Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2012

CFP: 'Muslim Utopias', (American Comparative Literature Association 2013, April 4 -7; Proposals due, Nov 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/New York University
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

While the concept of ‘utopia’ undergirds much of Islamic political and social thinking, deriving its legitimacy partly from religious/theological and partly from material impulses, this seminar in

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology. May 1-3, 2013, San Jose/Salinas/Monterey, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Martha H. Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University
contact email: 
nicholas.taylor@sjsu.edu

The John Steinbeck Society of America Announces
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology
May 1-3, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San Jose State University

Philosophy and Nature

full name / name of organization: 
7th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy
contact email: 
duquesnegradconference@gmail.com

7th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy

Philosophy and Nature

February 23, 2013

Keynote Speaker: Adrian Johnston

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

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

Death under our very eyes Figures of death at the turn of the xxi th century - Lille3 univ. - 14 au 16 novembre 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre d'Etudes en CIvilisations, Langues et Littératures Etrangères - CECILLE - Univ. Lille3 (FR)
contact email: 
jean-francois.delcroix@univ-lille3.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Death under our very eyes
Figures of death at the turn of the xxi th century
IdA (Institut des Amériques) International Convention
North East Chapter

Mexican Journal of Scientific Research 2013

full name / name of organization: 
EDITADA
contact email: 
editor@mjsr.org

Mexican Journal of Scientific Research
CALL FOR PAPERS , 31/12/2012
http://www.mjsr.org

Approaching War: Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
approachingwar@ncl.ac.uk

APPROACHING WAR:
CHILDHOOD, CULTURE AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1880-1919
An International Leverhulme Trust Project
http://research.ncl.ac.uk/fww-child/

Third International Conference

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

I Am (Not) An Animal: Ideas of Nature, (Social) Darwinism, and Recreation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Studies in Literature and Environment (ASLE), Panel for the Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, 2013, The University of Kansas, Lawrence
contact email: 
rhediger@kent.edu

This panel will investigate the intersection of two key areas of inquiry. First: in recognizing evolution, human beings perceived ourselves as falling back into animality. Where exactly did we fall?

Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

http://shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal Call for Guest Editors--November 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
melissa.purdue@mnsu.edu

We are currently looking for guest editors for the summer 2012 issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (www.ncgsjournal.com).

Literature and law

full name / name of organization: 
GRAAT online
contact email: 
geraldine.george@gmail.com

GRAAT Online
“Literature and Law”

Queer London Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster
contact email: 
s.avery@westminster.ac.uk; k.graham1@westminster.ac.uk

Queer London Conference: Call for Papers

Saturday 23rd March, 2013
Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster

Keynote Speaker:

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