category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] (Deadline: March 15; MLA 2014) Balkan Vulnerabilities in Contemporary Literature, Film, and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mihaela P. Harper, Program in Cultures, Civilizations, and Ideas, Bilkent University
contact email: 
mharper@bilkent.edu.tr

Is Balkan “always the other” (Zizek), and for whom? How have Balkan self-consciousness and/or image altered, if at all, since 2000? Please send an abstract of 250 words by March 15.

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

The 21st METU British Novelists Conference: The Bronte Sisters and Their Work 12-13 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
nkorkut@metu.edu.tr

"The Bronte Sisters and Their Work" is the theme for this year’s METU British Novelists Conference organized by the Department of Foreign Language Education in Middle East Technical University.

Edited Collection: CINEPHILIA AND TEACHING (Abstract due: June 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Rashna Wadia Richards (Rhodes College) and David T. Johnson (Salisbury University)
contact email: 
richardsr@rhodes.edu or dtjohnson@salisbury.edu

We invite contributions to CINEPHILIA AND TEACHING, an edited collection of essays clustered around ideas of cinephilia and pedagogy.

CFP: "Literature and Pornography" Special Issue, March 17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

The dust may have begun to settle in the blogosphere, but E. L.

Wallace Stevens: Cognitive Approaches to his Poetry and Prose (deadline for proposals 10-1-13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
gerber@fredonia.edu; nmyklebust@utexas.edu

Call for papers:

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Special Issue on Computational Models of Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Literary & Linguistic Computing: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities
contact email: 
markaf@mit.edu

Call for Papers
Special Issue on Computational Models of Narrative
Literary & Linguistic Computing: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Gay and Lesbian Studies, PAMLA Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.bundy@ucr.edu

Seeking abstracts/proposals ASAP on various topics in the area of LGBTQ Studies in any academic discipline for the 2013 PAMLA Conference: Friday November 1-Sunday November 3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

Children's Literature and the Common Core: proposed panel 2014 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
MLA: Division of Children's Literature
contact email: 
jcsusina@ilstu.ed

The Common Core State Standards is an education initiative that is making sweeping changes to the ways that literature will be taught in K-12 schools in the United States.

[UPDATE] Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca, jonathan.vandor@gmail.com

“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” – Ray Bradbury

“I love trash!” – Oscar the Grouch

Fall Stories Conference — 18th-19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadroi-Allouche / University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk

A Call For Papers

Fall narratives: an interdisciplinary perspective

18th-19th June 2014, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

City-Wide: Beyond the Institution: Theatre, Performance, and the University, October 31 to November 3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
A collaboration of graduate students in theatre and performance studies departments from: Columbia University, The City University of New York, New York University, Princeton University, and The Yale School of Drama
contact email: 
citywideconf@gmail.com

CITYWIDE 2013 CONFERENCE
Call For Proposals
Deadline April 19, 2013
http://opencuny.org/citywide/

Beyond the Institution: Theatre, Performance, and the University

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

Workshop 'A Dialogue on Contemporary British Asian Writing' on Saturday 8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nottingham Trent University, UK
contact email: 
For further information, please email Nicole Thiara at Nicole.Thiara@ntu.ac.uk.

The Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at Nottingham Trent University will host the workshop 'A Dialogue on Contemporary British Asian Writing' on Saturday 8 June 2013.

Call for Participants: Humanities, Copyright and New Technologies workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Forms of Innovation
contact email: 
info@formsofinnovation.com

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
FORMS OF INNOVATION
WORKSHOP 1: HUMANITIES, COPYRIGHT AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Saturday, 27th April 2013
Durham University, Durham, UK

Call for panelists: Choreographing Shakespeare for April 2014 French Shakespeare Society Conference in Paris

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

Call for Panelists Moving Shakespeare: Approaches to Choreographing the Works of William Shakespeare in Dance Performance
DEADLINE June 8, 2013

Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES Volume 56 (2013) CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES (Zagadnienia Rodzajow Literackich)
contact email: 
jarrek@uni.lodz.pl; wrooble@wp.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

Congress -- 100th anniversary of Russian formalism (1913-2013), August 25-29 2013, MOSCOW

full name / name of organization: 
100th anniversary of Russian formalism (1913-2013)
contact email: 
ru.formalism@rggu.ru

Hosted by:
National Research University -- Higher School of Economics
Russian State University for the Humanities

Organized by:
National Research University -- Higher School of Economics

[UPDATE] Zionisms Past, Present, and Future (MLA Chicago, January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
gbe2@nyu.edu

The Zionist imagination in global literatures and cultures. Potential topics: pre- or proto-Zionist texts, Christian Zionism, post-Zionism, Israel and its others.

[UPDATE] MLA 2014 Special Session: Vulnerability, Dependence, and Risk in Caribbean Literature (due Mar 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu



For this proposed special session, I welcome paper proposals that address the presidential theme, Vulnerable Times, as it relates to Caribbean literature.

Critical Animal Studies Conference (June 20-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

2013 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS/NOMINATIONS
12th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

June 20-22, 2013
Site: Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)

Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhilb@emory.edu

“Global Shakespeare” is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching?

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

The World Forum for World Literature Studies published by Shanghai Normal University, Purdue University and the Wuhan Institute for Humanities calls for paper for its Special Issue on South Asian Lite

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Examining Paratextual Theory and its Applications in Digital Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Desrochers/Universite de Montreal (Canada)
contact email: 
nadine.desrochers@umontreal.ca

The editorial team invites chapter proposals for a collective interdisciplinary work to be published in 2014 by IGI Global.

Proposal Submission Deadline: March 30, 2013

Introduction:

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Duckett / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
wssconference2013@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

The University of Melbourne, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2013

***NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR CFP: 18 March 2013***

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

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