category: interdisciplinary

The Maester's Chain: Essays on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Johnston and Jes Battis, University of Regina
contact email: 
susan.johnston@uregina.ca, jes.battis@uregina.ca

“A master forges his chain with study, he told me. The different metals are each a different kind of learning, gold for the study of money and accounts, silver for healing, iron for warcraft.

The Maester's Chain: Essays on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Johnston and Jes Battis, University of Regina
contact email: 
susan.johnston@uregina.ca, jes.battis@uregina.ca

“A master forges his chain with study, he told me. The different metals are each a different kind of learning, gold for the study of money and accounts, silver for healing, iron for warcraft.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!!! Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth C. Gumnior, School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is June 20, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

CFP: A Debt of Gratitude to 1930s Literary America / MMLA 2012 / DUE 07/16

full name / name of organization: 
Marnie Sullivan, Mercyhurst University
contact email: 
msullivan@mercyhurst.edu

This special section panel seeks to affirm the ongoing relevance of 1930s American culture with papers that provide critical analysis of fiction, poetry, and drama of the period for the 54th Annual M/

[UPDATE] The Spaces of Women's Studies -- SAMLA November 9-11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

“The Spaces of Women’s Studies” – SAMLA Women’s Studies session

Book reviews solicited for SOUTHERN STUDIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This winter SOUTHERN STUDIES will publish a special issue dealing with issues of recent scholarship on southern history, literature, and culture.

The ¿American? West: Transnational, Translinguistic, and Transcultural Connections in the West

full name / name of organization: 
Maria OConnell/Western Literature Association
contact email: 
maria.oconnell@ttu.edu

The ¿American? West: Transnational, Translinguistic, and Transcultural Connections in the West

Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

The Social Construction of Beauty (vol. 2 no. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television

GLOBAL SHAKESPEARE

full name / name of organization: 
TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
manana_gelashvili@yahoo.co.uk

The conference will explore how Shakespeare’s work influenced and inspired other works in literature, art, music.

"Manuscripts and Their Context in Thirteenth- to Fifteenth-Century England" for XXII TEMA CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Oklahoma
contact email: 
oucms1@gmail.com

For the XXII TEMA CONFERENCE at the University of Houston, October 12-13, 2012, the University of Oklahoma Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce a paper call for one sessi

EXTENDED CFP: Code - A Media, Games & Art Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Swinburne University of Technology
contact email: 
codeconference@groupwise.swin.edu.au

EXTENDED Call for Papers and Creative Works ***ABSTRACTS DUE FRIDAY 22 JUNE 2012***

CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference
21-23 November 2012
Swinburne University of Technology

Beyond Historicism: Resituating Samuel Beckett, 7-8 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Paul Sheehan, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
paul.sheehan@mq.edu.au

Samuel Beckett’s trilogy of novels – Molloy (1950), Malone Dies (1951) and The Unnamable (1953) – has redefined the modernist landscape in the sixty years since it first appeared.

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at Tamkang University
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

The Refractory - Special Issue on Digital Cartography: Screening Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
The Refractory
contact email: 
wlhaslem@unimelb.edu.au or athena.bellas@unimelb.edu.au

The Refractory http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/
Special Issue on Digital Cartography: Screening Spaces

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference September 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Workgroup
contact email: 
medical-humanities@wmich.edu

Overview: Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understa

A Collection of Essays on Adoption and Disability (Full papers and abstracts by 3/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Marina Fedosik and Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
adoptiondisabilitycollection@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON ADOPTION AND DISABILITY

Sargasso journal - Agency and Intervention in Caribbean Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso a peer-reviewed journal of Caribbean Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
sargasso.agency.intervention@gmail.com

This issue seeks scholarship that addresses the varied ways that agency and/or intervention has been engaged, configured, and/or problematized within Caribbean societies, traditions, and cultures.

“The digital subject: memory, hypermnesia” November 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis
contact email: 
hypermnesia@univ-paris8.fr

Call for paper (modified)

International symposium: “The digital subject: memory, hypermnesia”

University of Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis, November 13-15, 2012

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Tenth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its tenth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 6, 2012.

Media Activism and Social Movements (2013 Society for Cinema and Media Studies; Chicago, first week of March

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Robe'
contact email: 
crobe@fau.edu

The work of scholars like Clemencia Rodriguez, John Downing, David Graeber, and Jeffrey Juris has increasingly revealed the necessity of analyzing film and new media in relation to broader activist so

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Intersections: Black Queer Studies October 20, 2012 (Abstracts due AUG 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

Intersections: An Inaugural Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference
With Keynote Speaker Professor Kara Keeling
Location: Princeton University
Date: October 20,2012

[UPDATE] CFP Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Session English 1 Title: Travel in Medieval Literature. Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas (17th November 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Organized by Bosphorus Research Center (BRC)
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas.

[UPDATE] SF Storyworlds

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is the critical studies series published by Gylphi Press (UK).

'Doing Photography' workshop, Durham University, UK, 9-11 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
mjmead@talk21.com

‘Doing Photography’
A two-day workshop hosted by
Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies
in association with
The Toronto Photography Seminar
9-11 January 2013
Durham University, UK

“PROBLEMATICS OF QUR’AN’S TRANSLATIONS IN THE SUB-CONTINENT”1. July 5,2012 Last date for Submission of Abstracts 2. July 21, 20

full name / name of organization: 
International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
contact email: 
pqts@iiu.edu.pk

Translation of the Qur’an has been a challenging task from its very inception.

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity Culture in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca, leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Interstitial Journal (Inaugural Issue), Deadline: December 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial: A Journal of Modern Culture and Events
contact email: 
editors@interstitialjournal.com


In the modern era, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation.

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

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

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