category: interdisciplinary

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
k.freeman@neu.edu

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Performativity and Secondary Cinematic Authorship - NeMLA, Boston, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Clemence: Tufts University
contact email: 
jason.clemence@tufts.edu

Call for Papers

Performativity and Secondary Cinematic Authorship

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Examining Past and Defining Present: The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean - April 11-13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or akilahw@msn.com

Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Abstracts/Proposals Due: October 26, 2012

NeMLA 2013 / Together after Oprah: Theorizing Contemporary Memoir via Self-Help Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Birdsall / Michigan State University
contact email: 
birdsal5@msu.edu

This panel will address the narrative and socio-political relationships between contemporary memoir and self-help.

CFP: Visualizing Violence in Francophone Cultures-abstract 8/10/12

full name / name of organization: 
Magali Compan - College of William and Mary
contact email: 
visualartsandviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited volume on

Visualizing Violence in Francophone Cultures

August 10, 2012 – Deadline for 300-400-word proposal submissions

Political Women: Language and Leadership / co-edited text / Proposal Deadline: July 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Political Women Project
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@yahoo.com

Call for Proposals

Political Women: Language and Leadership

Michele Lockhart and Kathleen Mollick seek contributors for a collection of essays considering women and leadership.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Global Lives

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Feminists Interrogate States of Emergency: Special Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Formations
contact email: 
durban@email.arizona.edu

The full CFP is posted at http://feministformations.arizona.edu/formations.html

Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainability: A Call to Stewardship -- Deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Environmental Ethics Initiative at Brigham Young University
contact email: 
george_handley@byu.edu

“Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainability: A Call to Stewardship”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT
Thursday, 8–Saturday, 10 November 2012

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association has extended the deadline for essay submissions on its 2011 Conference Theme: “Play.” Essays treating any aspect of “Play” in language, l

CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

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

Journal of social sciences “COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA” (ISSN 2145-1494) call for papers before 29 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad EAN (Colombia)
contact email: 
jvargasl@ean.edu.co

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES CALL
COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA
ISSN 2145-1494, Bogotá-Colombia
half-yearly

Medioevo Adriatico 4, 2012 (deadline July 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SISAEM - Società Internazionale per lo Studio dell’Adriatico nell’Età Medievale
contact email: 
segreteria@sisaem.it

MEDIOEVO ADRIATICO 4, 2012
(Essay collection)

The topics for _Medioevo Adriatico_ are history and culture of the Adriatic in the Middle Ages (V-XV century).

Contributor guidelines:

Biopolitics, Society and Performance (31 Oct-2 Nov) Trinity College Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Wilmer Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
swilmer@tcd.ie

Keynote speakers include Giorgio Agamben, Rosi Braidotti, Oron Catts, Thomas Lemke, and Kira O'Reilly.

Apocalypse 2012 - abstract 10th September 2012 - Issue online: end of May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italia - Altre Modernità
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

n. 9 -05/2013

Apocalypse 2012

Edited by Emilia Perassi

Why dedicate Issue no. 9 of Other Modernities to the subject of Apocalypse?

[UPDATE] Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (Publication - comics, lit., gaming, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Reminder: Deadline June 15.

** The editors are particularly interested in abstracts on juvenile lit., gaming, new media, and comics. **

Call for Contributors

CFP: Humanities and Technology Association Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
gsochan@bowiestate.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

34th Annual Humanities and Technology Association Conference
Bowie State University, Bowie, MD
04 - 06 October 2012

[UPDATE] Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

The City in Literature after 9/11 (NEMLA 3/21/13-3/24/13; deadline 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
kwilhite@siena.edu

Michel de Certeau begins his chapter "Walking in the City" with an evocative fragment: "Seeing Manhattan from the 110th floor of the World Trade Center." Though that unified perspective has vanished,

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

CFP: Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania)

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

Unlearning Shakespeare: A Symposium on Creative Pedagogy and Formal Learning Structures at School and University. 28 June 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Liam Semler (University of Sydney) and Jane Coles (Oxford Bookes University)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au; j.coles@brookes.ac.uk

An intensive one-day symposium at the Harcourt Hill Campus of Oxford Brookes University (28 June 2012) to explore how creative teaching and learning fits with (or doesn’t fit with) formal learning s

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

WORKSHOP ON INTERDISCIPLINARY PEDAGOGY IN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

This workshop on Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in Literature aims at discussing the following:
What are the fundamental elements of interdisciplinary teachings in literature? How do we

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Gendered Persuasion: Borrowed Arguments in Early Modern Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Nunn/The University of Akron and Carol Mejia LaPerle/Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Gendered Persuasion: Borrowed Arguments in Early Modern Drama

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello"

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Mejia LaPerle / Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia [C PRACSIS /si:praksiz/]
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

South-­‐Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in
technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and

Idebate Magazine: Call for short submissions on 2012 Presidential Debate Topics

full name / name of organization: 
International Debate Education Association
contact email: 
arounds@idebate.org

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) works with young people from all over the world in communities with little or no history of debate or informed public discussion.

“Hawthorne, Pleasure, Enjoyment and Leisure in the 19th-Century”

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Martin, University of Charleston
contact email: 
michaelmartin@ucwv.edu

For the 2013 Interdisciplinary Studies in the 19th-Century Conference and its stated theme of “Leisure! Fun!

LEROS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latin Eros - A Skein of Interzonal Skins / Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones
contact email: 
camille.dumoulie@free.fr

Latinness, whatever its numerous metamorphoses over the centuries, is still vibrant today. But what does the term cover and what cultural place and functions does it have in a globalized world?

Foreign Language Film Conference - University of Alabama Birmingham - 1-4 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Foreign Language Film Conference
contact email: 
rpeters@lsu.edu

Foreign Language Film Conference V

"Rights and Representations"

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1-4 November 2012

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