category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] DEVILS AND DOLLS: Dichotomous Depictions of the Child

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

Two confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor George Rousseau, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
Dr Anna Green (University of East Anglia, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery )

Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Last Date for a 200 words abstract: November 30,2012 Last Date for Full Paper : March 30,2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr ALKA SINGH
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD
Editor : Dr Alka Singh
Assistant Professor of English, Department of English
Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya
National Law University,Lucknow

Last Date for a 200 words abstract: November 30,2012 Last Date for Full Paper : March 30,2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.R.P.Singh
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CFP Popular Culture & the Classroom SWTXPCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Popular Culture & The Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University Montgomery (February 8-9, 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery Liberal Arts
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South. Topics might include:

[UPDATE] The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

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

2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be he

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?

KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY FOURTH ESSAY PRIZE

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its fourth essay competition, open to all, on the subject of:

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND THE (POST)COLONIAL

Call for Papers: Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

3rd Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Femininities and Masculinities

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Harleys and Hormones: Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Imelda Whelehan, University of Tasmania; Joel Gwynne, National Institute of Education, Singapore
contact email: 
Imelda.Whelehan@utas.edu.au; joel.gwynne@nie.edu.sg

Call for Papers

Harleys and Hormones: Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism

Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Abstracts due by 11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition, and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century
contact email: 
austinm@newmanu.edu

Abstracts due by November 1, 2012 First draft of accepted papers due May 1, 2013.

Contacts:

Michael Austin (austinm@newmanu.edu)
Kathryn Stasio (kathryn.stasio@saintleo.edu)

Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Abstracts due by 11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition, and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century
contact email: 
austinm@newmanu.edu,kathryn.stasio@stleo.edu

Call for Papers for a Book Collection; Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition, and Culture in the Eighteenth Century

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

[UPDATE] "By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

Just passed her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry.

[REMINDER] CFP: Loco/Motion (Annual Conference for the NCSA, Fresno, California, March 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

The long nineteenth century set the world on the move. Travel became increasingly important for business and pleasure, for war and peace.

CHANGING NATURE: MIGRATIONS, ENERGIES, LIMITS, ASLE Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
paul.outka@ku.edu

Submit at http://www.asle.ku.edu, All proposals due by November 15, 2012.

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

full name / name of organization: 
The Future State of Ireland
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

***online registration now open***

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)

[UPDATE] Environmental Utterance: A Performative Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR REGISTRATION: Registration Closes 28/08/12

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE: A Performative Conference

University College Falmouth

1st-2nd September 2012

Politics and the Power of Print, Chetham's Library, Manchester, 30 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Catherine Feely
contact email: 
cathfeely@gmail.com

From the pamphleteers of the English Civil War to the library of ‘Occupy Wall Street’, the image of the book has often been a central element of political propaganda.

ASECS 2013 CFP: "Remapping 'Scientific' Travels"

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, April 4-7 2013
contact email: 
danielle.spratt@csun.edu and annethell@yahoo.com

Scholars have made much of the Royal Society‘s reform of travel writing that occurred in the late seventeenth century. And indeed, the new philosophy had a far-reaching impact on the travel genre.

[UPDATE] Leisure! Enjoyment! Fun!: INCS 2013 Conference, University of Virginia, March 14-17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
ksc3j@virginia.edu

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” It was the age of pleasure. It was the age of atonement. It was any place in the nineteenth century.

[UPDATE] Gendered Labels, Gendered Actions (abstracts due Aug 31, 2012; conference Feb 21-23, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
mjkernic@marauder.millersville.edu

Labels commonly used in gendered identity construction often imply stasis, yet these labels routinely make assumptions about active behaviors of the person(s) labeled.

CFP-[ongoing] Journal of Urban Cultural Studies [new journal]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013): Intertextuality in Golden Age Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Baum / The University of Chicago
contact email: 
glbaum@uchicago.edu

Renaissance texts, both in Spain and in Europe more generally, were deeply aware of their own relatedness.

Gender and Medieval Studies Annual Conference: Gender in Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Gender and Medieval Studies, Bath Spa University, UK
contact email: 
gms.bathspa.2013@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for the annual Gender and Medieval Studies conference that will meet on the theme of 'Gender in Material Culture' at Bath Spa University (Corsham Court campus) from 4th to 6th Ja

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

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
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.

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Journal of Organic Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Organic Systems
contact email: 
editor@organic-systems.org

The Journal of Organic Systems invites new papers on any aspects of organic food, organic farming, organic forestry, organic floristry, and current food issues including GMOs, nanotechnology, urban ag

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (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.

Urban Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Domenic A. Beneventi, University of Sherbrooke
contact email: 
domenico.beneventi@usherbrooke.ca

CFP: Urban Identities
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Abstract:

[UPDATE] ASECS 2013: "The Aesthetics of Everyday Life" (April 4-7, 2013, Cleveland, Ohio)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
bnorton@fullerton.edu

The eighteenth century’s fascination with everyday life can be detected in a wide range of genres and cultural practices, including the novel, familiar essay, satire, drame bourgeois, biography, aut

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