category: interdisciplinary

Proposed Panel: Masculine Transformations in Fantastic Television - IAFA - March 20-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elson Bond
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

This proposed panel for the 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (March 20-24, Orlando FL) will examine the issue of transformation and masculinity as it appears in television of

SWTXPCA 2013-CFP ParaCinema/Transgressive Film-Cinema Beyond the Mainstream Blockbuster

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Para-Cinema Beyond the Mainstream-Beyond the Blockbuster-Transgressive/Silent/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

[REMINDER] The Journal of Popular Television

full name / name of organization: 
James Leggott (Northumbria University, UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

This international, peer-reviewed journal invites articles on all aspects of popular television, both fictional and non-fictional, from docudramas and sports to news and cultural programming.

[UPDATE] - Acts of Asylum - April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Deparment of Theatre Arts Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
dusesociety@gmail.com

Please note, the original call had an incorrect date for the conference. The correct date is Friday, April 5, 2013.

[REMINDER] Essay Collection on the Films of Robert Downey Jr. PROPOSALS DUE OCT. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College
contact email: 
eem@sympatico.ca

I have an agreement with McFarland (a company that publishes academic studies of pop culture, among other things) to edit a collection of essays on the films of Robert Downey Jr.

Comedy and Humor--Washington, DCMarch 27-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
lsnaith@westga.edu

Call for Papers—Comedy and Humor Area
We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture.

CFP: Unruly Catholics From Dante to Kevin Smith (due ASAP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Oklahoma City University
contact email: 
medipaolo@okcu.edu

I am looking for one or two final chapters to round out a nearly complete book manuscript. It is an interdisciplinary study of progressive Catholics in literature, film, theology, and history.

[UPDATE] - 1st Annual Comic Conference of the University of Seville – “COMICS: FORMS & FUNCTION” - EXTENDED DEADLINE 7th Oct.

full name / name of organization: 
Research Group HUM-753 “Escritoras y Escrituras” (Female writers and writing) - Universidad de Sevilla
contact email: 
congresocomic.us@gmail.com

There is no doubt that comics have made themselves a place in the realm of arts, among more traditional ones like literature, music or cinema.

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (conference Mar. 2013)
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

1st Global Conference: 21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
21science@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Romantic Conversations: The human, the inhuman and the non-human,16-17 November 2012, Melbourne. Abstracts due 19 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia, Postgraduate Symposium
contact email: 
elias.greig@rsaa.net.au

Papers are invited from all postgraduate students on the subject of the human, the inhuman and the non-human in Romantic literature and culture

26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private” Feb 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”
NC State English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

ASLE 2013 - Ecocriticism and Geocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
chrissiebattista@gmail.com; robert.tally@txstate.edu

"Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories and Cross-Border Migrations"

ASLE Biennial Conference, Lawrence, Kansas (May 28–June 1, 2013)

"Sacred Vows, Sacred Bodies: Gender, Marriage, and Sexuality in Text and Tradition"

full name / name of organization: 
6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference at Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
religion.events@cgu.edu

The 6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference of Claremont Graduate University, held on February 22 and 23, 2013, is inviting paper proposals focusing on “Sacred Vows, Sacred Bodies: Gender, M

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

[UPDATE] The Qouch is seeking submissions in Queer Studies and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
The Qouch
contact email: 
theqouch@gmail.com

Theatre Survey - CFP (Special Issue on Microhistory)

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Editor of Theatre Survey
contact email: 
kim32@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey

Special Issue edited by guest editor, Peter A. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Theatre History as Microhistory”

AIZEN International Film, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies Conference in New Orleans, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
AIZEN (Association Internationale Zola et Naturalisme)
contact email: 
Dr. Anna Gural: agural@ualberta.ca AND/OR Dr. Juliana Starr: jstarr@uno.edu

AIZEN/University of New Orleans International Conference
“Emile Zola and Naturalism”

Playing in Someone Else's Yard

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
contact email: 
katedney@hotmail.com

"PLAYING IN SOMEONE ELSE'S YARD": RESEARCHING, WRITING, AND TEACHING ACROSS, IN, OR TO, OTHER DISCIPLINES

Deadline Extended to Dec. 1st for Abstract Submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Thought, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, featuring Dr.

Color: IMS-Paris symposium, 27-29 June 2013 (proposals due 1 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris)
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

The International Medieval Society in Paris (IMS-Paris) is soliciting abstracts for individual papers and proposals for complete sessions for its 2013 symposium organized around the theme of “Color"

VIsual Arts, SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
victoria.grieve@usu.edu

CFP: Visual Arts

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
“Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context”
February 13-16, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP: Body and Technology Conference: EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Call for Papers for Special Issue on Food, Film, and Media/Consumer Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking research essays for an issue on food, film, and media/consumer culture.

A Literature of Historical Guilt? (deadline September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Becker, Harvard University
contact email: 
pbecker@fas.harvard.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

A Literature of Historical Guilt?

The 'Holocaust Metaphor': Cultural Representations of Traumatic Pasts in the 20th Century (30-31 May 2013, Zaragoza, Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Chiara Tedaldi, Irish Research Council CARA Postdoctoral Mobility Fellow, University College Dublin and Universidad de Zaragoza, Anna Rosenberg, ARAID Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad de Zaragoza
contact email: 
chiara.tedaldi@ucd.ie, arosen@unizar.es

Call for Papers
The ‘Holocaust Metaphor’: Cultural Representations of Traumatic Pasts in the 20th Century
30th and 31st May 2013, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

[UPDATE] 19 - 21 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University
contact email: 
englitconference2012@gmail.com

The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, invites papers for a three-day international conference to be held from 19 to 21 November, 2012.

Kunstlicht CfP: Art/Market (deadline: 22 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kunstlicht
contact email: 
redactie@tijdschriftkunstlicht.nl

Call for Papers: Kunstlicht, 'Art/Market' (working title) | Vol. 34 (2013) no. 1

Deadline proposals: 22 October 2012
Publication date: 15 June 2013

1st Global Conference: Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Gothic Technologies / Gothic Techniques, IGA conference, 5-8 August, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
IGA2013@surrey.ac.uk

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College, University of London), Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University), other Keynotes TBA

“Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth,” FRANCE June 20-22, 2013 UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Language Studies (Angers); Suds d’Amériques (St Quentin en Yvelines). Université Catholique (Lille) FRANCE
contact email: 
alice.clarkoo@gmail.com

Call for papers: “Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth,”
Université Catholique de Lille, FRANCE June 20-22, 2013 (CRILA, Suds d’Amériques).

[UPDATE] Creating "Contact Zones" for General Studies Learning Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
dotterman@adelphi.edu

While General Studies Programs--as Eric Platt's New York Times article "General Studies Moves to the Mainstream" attests--have begun to transcend their initial status as obscure, niche programs, anec

[UPDATE]Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke,” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

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