CALL FOR PAPERS
WORD / IMAGE / CULTURE
25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities
Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of West Georgia: November 11 – 13, 2010
CALL FOR PAPERS
We are looking for one article (preferably on the relationship between sex/gender, temporality and race/ethnicity) to complement a collection of articles forthcoming with a major academic publisher in early 2011. The articles should not be more than 6,500 words long and be formatted according to the Harvard Referencing Style. Please send complete articles to Ben Davies (email@example.com) and Jana Funke (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 25th June 2010.
Sex, Gender and Time in Fiction and Culture Collection
Keynote Speakers: Dr David Platten (University of Leeds) and Dr Stephen Morton (University of Southampton). Reading by Courttia Newland
We invite papers on plays exploring South African drama today (20th century and up to the present). Papers might explore tragic, comic, historical, musical, ethnic, postcolonial, subcultural, mythic, religious, gender-bending, genre-blending, family-oriented, or otherwise innovative drama and performance art. This area panel is part of the annual Northeastern Modern Language Association conference that will take place in New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University from April 7- 10 of 2011. Abstracts for papers should be submitted electronically by Sept. 30 to email@example.com.
On the occasion of the bicentennial of Mexican Independence, we are dedicating this Special Issue (Vol 2, No 3) of Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) on Latin American literature and arts, including those of Mexico in particular. This issue will be guest edited by Prof. Reynaldo Thompson, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico.
We invite articles and book reviews on the following broad areas:
1. General Topics:
i. Discussion of the evolution of Latin American culture, literature and arts;
ii. Analysis of trends-old and/or new-that can be marked for a better understanding of cultural facts;
iii. Theories and meta-theories for Latin American literature and arts;
Praeger has contracted with us to publish a three-volume reference set titled "Muslims in American Popular Culture" (2011). The first collection of its kind, MIAPC will be marketed mainly to university, public, and secondary school libraries. We are looking for articles of various lengths on a wide variety of topics within the categories of contemporary American Muslim entertainment, communities, social concerns, religious expression, and politics.
Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Have you discovered or developed imaginative games that motivate and engage learners in information literacy sessions? If so, we are writing to invite you to contribute your ideas to an edited book of games entitled Let the Games Begin! Engaging Students with Interactive Information Literacy Instruction (Neal-Schuman, August 2010; Theresa McDevitt and Rosalee Stilwell, Editors) for use in information literacy instruction sessions for undergraduate and graduate college and university students. Each submission should be a game which can be included in a lesson on some aspect of information literacy. Contact Rosalee Stilwell, firstname.lastname@example.org for full guidelines and more information.
Invitation to Apply for the Dickens Universe Nineteenth-Century Seminar
The Dickens Project is a consortium of over 30 universities, whose faculty and graduate students attend the lectures, seminars, workshops, and social events called the Dickens Universe each year in the first week of August at UC-Santa Cruz. This year the Universe is offering a new faculty/graduate student seminar to welcome participants whose schools are not currently members.