category: interdisciplinary

Willow Books Accepting Manuscripts from People of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Willow Books
contact email: 
reverie.journal@gmail.com

The Willow Books Literature Awards recognize literary excellence in prose and poetry by writers from culturally diverse backgrounds. The postmark deadline for entry forms is Monday, October 1, 2012.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

UPDATE- Silent Cinema and Time Travel (SCMS Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel poses methodological questions about the resurgence of interest in early film history by interrogating the thematic of time travel in silent cinema.

Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@uco.edu

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Reconstruction 12.2 and upcoming issues

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction 12.2 “Playing for Keeps: Games and Resistance”

Editors’ Introduction: Games and/as Resistance, by Marc Ouellette and Jason Thompson

Articles

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity – Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Representations of Internarrative Identity
contact email: 
lori.way@email.myunion.edu

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity

CFP: Collection of Essays on the Role of Music in Multicultural Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. Lindsay Michie Eades, Eunice Rojas
contact email: 
eades.l@lynchburg.edu, rojas.e@lynchburg.edu

This book is a two volume series of essays telling stories of the ways in which music has propelled resistance and revolutionary movements in the United States and around the world.

A COGNITIVE METAPHOR APPROACH IN ANALYSING SYLVIA PLATH'S 'LADY LAZARUS'

full name / name of organization: 
AMITA SANGHVI, SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY, OMAN
contact email: 
amita@squ.edu.om

In the present paper, I will examine the metaphors in Sylvia Plath’s poem ‘Lady Lazarus’.

CFP: Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 16 November 2012

Call for Papers: American History and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
LMohsene@chancelloru.edu

Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context

February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel
& Conference Center
Proposals due November 16, 2012

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit (Symposium Dec. 1 2012, Abstracts due Sept. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
St. Louis University Woode-walkers Medieval Studies Group, English Department, and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
slu.hobbit.symposium@gmail.com

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

Absorption and the Arts: Assessing Michael Fried's Legacy (Due September 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
mttaylor@ucalgary.ca, hreyes@humnet.ucla.edu

Absorption and the Arts: Assessing Michael Fried's Legacy
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, April 4-7, 2013

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

[UPDATE] Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

The selection of Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012) as the opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival attests to Wes Anderson’s world-wide visibility and increasing relevance.

[**EXTENDED DEADLINE AUGUST 12**] SCMS panel proposal - Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassoun, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
hass0265@umn.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference - March 6-10, 2013 - Chicago, IL

Panel Subject: Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture (Edited Collection - 10/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Sheehan and Ilinca Iurascu
contact email: 
epistolaryfilm@gmail.com

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture

Proposed Edited Collection
Edited by:
Rebecca Sheehan (California State University, Fullerton) and

CFP-Kalamazoo 2013 “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”: Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public (Dis)or

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University
contact email: 
adair@fordham.edu

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club dramatizes group combat as a means for creating and performing masculine identity.

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Charlotte Mathieson and Dr Gemma Goodman, University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Whilst discussions of gender and space in the nineteenth to early-twentieth century have typically focused on “women and the city”, rural spaces offer equally productive contexts for exploring the

Identity and Belonging (Critic and History of Sport 30.09.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lancillotto e Nausica. Critica e Storia dello Sport (Journal)
contact email: 
lancillottoenausica@gmail.com

Talking of sport means dealing with different social and political subjects that mutually interact physically as well as verbally: from the leading actor in the field, the athlete, in his competitive

Deathless Love (18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Celebrating the world’s greatest love stories has long been the subject of authors, painters, musicians, dancers, moviemakers, and critics.

[UPDATE] The Future State of Ireland. 17-18 November

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)
Dr Emer Nolan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schu

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

We are looking for original chapters which take up the themes of transnationalism, family, kinship, and subject-formation mediated through new media technologies.

Queer Cinema in the 21st Century (Journal issue; Submissions due October 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
Theme Issue: Queer Cinema in the 21st Century

Connected Worlds: New Approaches across Pre-Modern Studies; a multidisciplinary conference at the University of California, Berk

full name / name of organization: 
Haas Junior Scholars; UC Berkeley
contact email: 
connected.worlds.conference@gmail.com

Connected Worlds: New Approaches across Pre-Modern Studies
A multidisciplinary conference at the University of California, Berkeley,
January 24-26, 2013

Call for Papers

AESTHETICS OF POPULAR CULTURE - SEPT. 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jozef Kovalcik / Academy of Fine Arts and Design Bratislava, Slovakia and Max Ryynänen / Aalto University, School of Arts, Design, and Architecture Pori, Finland
contact email: 
popularculture@vsvu.sk

We encourage scholars with genuine interest in philosophy of art and popular culture to send a max. 250 word abstract for reviewing no later than September 10, 2012 (extended deadline).

Oct. 4-6, 2012: Ephemerality, Mutability, and Marginality

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tulsagradconf@gmail.com

Ephemerality, Mutability, and Marginality:
Print Alteration and Literary Culture

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

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.

[UPDATE] SCMS panel: French and Francophone Cinema at the Margins of France

full name / name of organization: 
Niels Niessen
contact email: 
niessen@umn.edu

In “An Atlas of World Cinema,” Dudley Andrew states that though “we still parse the world by nations,” “a wider conception of national image culture is around the corner, prophesied by phras

Deadline August 30: CFP on New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

THEME
We invite articles on any topic relating to New Literatures in English from
1. Australia
2. New Zealand
3. Africa
3. Canada
4. Asia (excluding India)

Creative Works

CFP: ‘So Bad It’s Good’ (SCMS conference panel, March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard McCulloch & James MacDowell
contact email: 
richardjmcculloch@gmail.com & j.b.macdowell@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘So Bad It’s Good’ (Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference panel, Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

Non-Reproduction: Politics, Ethics, Aesthetics, 1 February 2013, Birkbeck College, University of London

full name / name of organization: 
Fran Bigman, PhD Researcher, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, Sophie Jones and Harriet Cooper, PhD Researchers, Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck College,
contact email: 
non.reproduction@gmail.com

Cultural anxieties concerning biological reproduction often pivot around the notion of the non-reproductive body, in which intersecting fears about class, race, sexuality, gender and disability are en

UPDATE: Call for Papers: IJAET Volume 4 Issue 2 Sept 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology
contact email: 
editor@ijaet.org

Call for Papers: IJAET Volume 4 Issue 2 Sept 2012
full name / name of organization:
International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology
contact email:
editor@ijaet.org

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

Steampunk Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bowser and Brian Croxall
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

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