category: interdisciplinary

“Representing the British and American Nations in Contemporary Photography of Women and Women Photographers’ Works” March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l'Interculturalité (CRINI) Faculté des Langues et Cultures Etrangères Université de Nantes
contact email: 
julie.morere@univ-nantes.fr

Workshop, 22nd March 2013
Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l'Interculturalité (CRINI)
Faculté des Langues et Cultures Etrangères
Université de Nantes

[UPDATE] Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon March 29-31 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) are being accepted for a meeting

Call for Paper: Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research/Sapienza University
contact email: 
ajis@mcser.org

Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper is ongoing. AJIS is published three times a year March-July-November.

Translation, Transection, and Transformation, ACLA in Toronto Apr. 4-7, 2013 (abstracts Nov. 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kreed@vcu.edu

Call for papers exploring broad issues in multi-disciplinary aspects of translation.

Essay Collection on T. S. Eliot and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Frances Dickey, University of Missouri and John Morgenstern, Clemson University
contact email: 
j.morgenstern@chch.oxon.org and dickeyf@missouri.edu

We invite 500-word abstracts for a collection of essays that will explore intermedial dimensions of T. S. Eliot’s poetry and thought,

CFP: Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

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

Collaboration as Positioning -- 2013 ACLA Conference, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jhbh@yonsei.ac.kr

"Collaboration as Positioning"

Abstract Deadline: 15 November, 2012
Conference Date: April 4-7, 2013

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lsally@mcny.edu

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies
Abstracts Due November 16, 2012

34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://swtxpca.org

Dislocating Time and Temporality: Synchronization, Syncopation, Anticipation

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lau / ACLA
contact email: 
mlau@qcc.cuny.edu

The whole of our past is played, restarts, repeats itself, at the same time, on all the levels that it sketches out.” – Gilles Deleuze

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap Film Journal
contact email: 
VLT@austin.utexas.edu

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

Creating a Climate for Change: Activism Within and Beyond the Borders of the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
brburke@iastate.edu

This panel explores the ways in which scholars within the Environmental Humanities contribute to the fight for earth sustainability and justice through activist approaches in criticism and teaching th

[UPDATE] Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
contact email: 
Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear


The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

"The Evolution of Text: Navigating the Transformations of English, Literature, and Rhetoric" (March 7-9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric (University of Alaska Anchorage)
contact email: 
PacRim2013@gmail.com

2013 Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric
University of Alaska Anchorage
Date: March 7-9, 2013
Location: Administration Building, University of Alaska Anchorage

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

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