category: interdisciplinary

Women, Culture, and the 25th January 2011 Egyptian Revolution - 15-17 November 2012 (The University of Manchester)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa (Manchester University), and Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University)
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk; shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

This is a call for papers for two related workshops which will take place in November 2012 (at the University of Manchester) and in March 2013 (in Cairo).

Modernism and Affect essay collection -- deadline for abstracts 1 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor, University of Oxford
contact email: 
julie.taylor@lmh.ox.ac.uk

Modernism and Affect essay collection (Edinburgh University Press)

Transforming America: Women, Reform, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Easton-Flake / Framingham State University
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

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

Word and Image (NeMLA, Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Pierce, Boston University
contact email: 
gpierce@bu.edu

This panel considers the interplay between word and image in works of literature, or in works that defy categorization as either fiction or nonfiction.

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

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?

[UPDATE] Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (extended deadline: 20 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

The Politics of Violence in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Filimon and Henry Tarco-Carrera/NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
henrytar@buffalo.edu/mefilimon@yahoo.com

This NEMLA 2013 session will examine the social, moral, and aesthetic implications of violence as it has been conceptualized in post-2000 Latin American cinema.

CFP: George Perkins Marsh: An American for All Seasons (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology
contact email: 
talismaned@aol.com

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology invites submissions for a collection of essays addressing the life and legacy of George Perkins Marsh (1801-1882) -- environmentalist

The Essay: Forms and Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Markus Oppolzer / University of Salzburg
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

MMLA 2012 (Cincinnati, Nov. 8-11) - French III - Cultural Issues: Fortune-seeking and -making

full name / name of organization: 
Marla Arbach / University of Santiago de Compostela
contact email: 
marla.arbach@gmail.com

Sujet: Chercher et faire fortune

Call for Papers- MMLA -DUE JUNE 15 - Technology and Trauma in Modern War Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Martin - Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
travis.martin@uky.edu

Technology and Trauma in Modern War Writing

CFP: Literature and Photography Special Issue, September 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

How do you “see” literature? How do you “write” photography?

Call for editorial board members and call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Dube, Editor, Studies in the Humanities, Department of English,Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaversit
contact email: 
reena.dube@iup.edu

Call for Editorial Board Members

Textual Debts (and Textual Debtors) in Golden Age Spain, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA
contact email: 
glbaum@uchicago.edu

2012 M/MLA

CFP: Midwest MLA Special Session, November 8-11, 2012 - "Writing the Ineffable: Mystic Literature and the Limits(?) of Language"

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Michigan State University
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

In The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James informs us that the mystical state operates in an ineffable realm and, as such, language remains incapable of accurately narrating or textualizing the mystical experience.

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures, Deadline 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandon.hawk@uconn.edu; pamela.longo@uconn.edu

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

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

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

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Papers
20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

Psychedemia: Psychedelics in Academia 9/27-9/30 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Psychedemia / University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
nsenol@sas.upenn.edu

Conference Announcement and Call for Exhibits
PSYCHEDEMIA: interdisciplinary conference integrating psychedelic experiences in academia.

September 27th-30th, 2012

CFP: Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

full name / name of organization: 
HEnry Schwarz/ Blackwell Publishers
contact email: 
Pocoencyc@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

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

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

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

November 15 – 16, 2012

Nineteenth-Century Philanthropy: Poverty, Giving, and the Culture of Altruism

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Christianson and Leslee Thorne-Murphy/Brigham Young University
contact email: 
frank_christianson@byu.edu, lesleetm@byu.edu

[Update] Tell and Show: A Collection of Essays on Media and Translation - deadline June 8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dror Abend-David
contact email: 
d.abend.1@alumni.nyu.edu

Additional proposals are sought for a forthcoming collection on Media and Translation (prospective title: Tell and Show: A Collection of Essays on Media and Translation).

“FOR TO TRAVEL HOPEFULLY IS BETTER THAN TO ARRIVE” – TALES OF IMMIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT (SAMLA; 11/9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
smyrna@nova.edu

“FOR TO TRAVEL HOPEFULLY IS BETTER THAN TO ARRIVE” – TALES OF IMMIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT--South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Durham, NC--November 9-11, 2012

Race, Education, and American Literature (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Samira Abdur-Rahman
contact email: 
sabdurrah@gmail.com

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

CFP: Journal Sesión no numerada (Film, Philosophy and Literature) 30th October

full name / name of organization: 
Sesión no numerada: Revista de letras y ficción audiovisual
contact email: 
sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

http://www.ucm.es/info/sesionnonumerada

Gender and Conflict: Unraveling Paths to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

Please note the new deadline: May 31!

sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

full name / name of organization: 
Grupo de Investigación Teoría y Retórica de la Ficción Universidad Complutense de Madrid
contact email: 
sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Special Issue on "The B Film" for The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and 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 a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year under the auspices of the Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State Unive

Chicana/o Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mcmahonmr@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas

February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Zombies: Walking, Eating & Performance / proposals 20 November 2012 / conference 13 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Mock / Plymouth University
contact email: 
livingdead@plymouth.ac.uk

Zombies: Walking, Eating & Performance
13 April 2013
hosted by the Theatre & Performance Department,
Plymouth University (UK)

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email: 
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

"Shakespeare’s Blood"

Julius Caesar mocks his wife’s ominous dream:
“She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,
Which like a fountain with a hundred spouts

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas
February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

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