category: interdisciplinary

Theory@Buffalo: The Word Flesh

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo
contact email: 
brianone@buffalo.edu

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neill
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

4th annual Louisiana Studies Conference (Sept. 21-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Louisiana Folklife Center
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

Animal in the German Ecocritical Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Annual Convention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), November 9–11 2012, Durham, NC
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches in German-language literatures and scholarship calls for a new look at some traditional literary topics and representations in connection with the rela

Leiden University Graduate Conference "Death: the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life", 24-25 January, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2013@gmail.com

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history,
politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the

[UPDATE]The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: July 15, 2012) EMAIL ADDRESS REVISED

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound2@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, University of Arizona
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to explore further how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent filmmakers around the world have captured the

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern Michigan University
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu

Call for Papers (New Deadline: 1 Nov. 2012)

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

America’s Forgotten Voices (13th December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
forgottenvoices2012@gmail.com

America’s Forgotten Voices: Imperatives of memory and the vagaries of history in American culture, from settlement to 1900.

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance 2012

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

November 7 – 9, 2012

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA

“The Harlem Community: Contemporary and Historical Enclave of Creativity”

Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century (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: Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century

The Sequential Monster: Reading Comics as Monstrous, NeMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 44th Annual Convention, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

Comic books, graphic novels and webcomics generally combine words and images to create narratives.

[update] -- Call for Papers for the volume "A Mediterranean Manifesto" on Modernism in the Mediterranean

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Goldwyn, Uppsala Unviersity; Renee M. Silverman, Florida International University
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@lingfil.uu.se

Call for papers for a volume on Modernism in the Mediterranean

Title: A Mediterranean Manifesto: Cultural Exchange and the Formation of a Modernist Aesthetic in the Mediterranean Basin

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?July15/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Deadline Extended

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

The Personal is Political Revisited: Investigating Notions of Place and Space, October 6th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts, University of Northampton
contact email: 
lisa.robertson@northampton.ac.uk

[REMINDER] 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

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

CFP NEMLA 2013 (March 21-24) - The Western Fascination with Cannibalism

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Daniele, Brown University
contact email: 
elena_daniele@brown.edu

CFP

THE WESTERN FASCINATION WITH CANNIBALISM

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

Call for Contributions: Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

full name / name of organization: 
Belphégor – Popular Literature and Media Culture
contact email: 
fantasticnarratives@gmail.com

Call for contributions
Belphégor – Popular Literature and Media Culture
http://etc.dal.ca/belphegor/
Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

Books Have Their Histories: Medieval Chronicles and Their Scribes, Manuscripts, and Early Editions

full name / name of organization: 
Dominique Hoche
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Books Have Their Histories: Medieval Chronicles and Their Scribes, Manuscripts,
and Early Editions – In Memory of Lister M. Matheson

48th ICMS, Kalamazoo, MI, May 9-12, 2013; Submission deadline Sept. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda L. McDaniel
contact email: 
rhonda.mcdaniel@mtsu.edu

You are invited to submit abstracts for papers for the 48th ICMS in Kalamazoo, MI that address the kinds of memory and representations of memory at work in Anglo-Saxon culture and literature.

Ireland and Scotland : Conflicts and Cross Currents 9-11 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland/North East Irish Culture Network
contact email: 
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Following the success of the previous nine international Irish Studies conferences, this year the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conferenc

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

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.

Critical disability studies in Latin American literature and film, abstracts September 15, 2012, papers February 28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Antebi and Beth Jörgensen
contact email: 
susan.antebi@utoronto.ca or beth.jorgensen@rochester.edu

Call for Papers: Edited Volume

Libre acceso: Critical disability studies in Latin American literature and film

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Call for articles and reviews for a special issue of Postgraduate English on Basil Bunting and Friends

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate English journal
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Paper are now solicited for the forthcoming Issue of Postgraduate English journal:

Special Issue on Basil Bunting and Friends (Issue 25, September 2012):

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

full name / name of organization: 
worldpicturejournal.com
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

1. Literary Contexts for Lawman's Brut 2. Ways of Teaching Lawman's Brut (9/15; Kalamazoo 5/9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Lawman's Brut Society
contact email: 
kjt9tuvawise.edu

The International Lawman's Brut Society announces the following sessions for the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013):

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

[UPDATE] Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

CFP: 44th Annual NeMLA Convention: Literary Celebrity and Social Discourse in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Culture (03/21/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Collins and Hans Mattingly/University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
jkayco@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Literary Celebrity and Social Discourse in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Culture

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

Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement Book Series: Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch/Langston University
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Matthew Lynch and Rowman and Littlefield are proud to announce the creation of a new book series entitled Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement.

Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement Book Series: Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch/Langston University
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Matthew Lynch and Rowman and Littlefield are proud to announce the creation of a new book series entitled Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement.

[UPDATE] Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

full name / name of organization: 
One-day Conference: Friday, March 22, 2013, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.
contact email: 
jmurray@univ-fcomte.fr

Deadline extended to July 30.

Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

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