category: interdisciplinary

Rapture’s Path: The Legacy of Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

full name / name of organization: 
Open Inquiry Archive
contact email: 
openinquiryarchive@aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Rapture’s Path: The Legacy of Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth”

A theme issue of Open Inquiry Archive

Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2012

Description:

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing Rhetoric and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is May 31, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

Dante in the Nineteenth Century - 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Instiute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
email@patsyerskine-hill.co.uk; adina.ciugureanu@seanet.ro

This conference aims to bring together literary critics, historians, and art historians with scholars from similar disciplines specializing in the nineteenth century.

Dante in the Nineteenth Century - 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Instiute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
email@patsyerskine-hill.co.uk; adina.ciugureanu@seanet.ro

This conference aims to bring together literary critics, historians, and art historians with scholars from similar disciplines specializing in the nineteenth century.

Call for Contributions; Issue 2, Vol 5, Literophile. Interrogating the feminist in contemporary (popular) culture

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

What do men and women want?

The Aesthetics of Suffering

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
50149@ntut.edu.tw

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers:
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

"Inter-Examinations of Captivity and Slave Narratives"

full name / name of organization: 
Denise MacNeil for PAMLA
contact email: 
Denise_MacNeil@redlands.edu

Please see the CFP below for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association). The deadline is May 13, and the topic has been broadened since our previous call.

EXTENDED DEADLINE:

Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com

Culture, Citizenship, and Mass Spectacle. ASTR, Nashville, November 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
kmj@ucsc.edu

Culture, Citizenship, and Mass Spectacle

Session Leaders: Kimberly Jannarone, Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz and Keren Zaiontz, Lecturer, Roehampton University, London, UK

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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Journal of Research Practice, Special Issue on Research Assistantships
contact email: 
ewelina.niemczyk@brocku.ca

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

CFP: 7th International Workshop on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malaga
contact email: 
critis2012@gmail.com

C a l l     F o r     P a p e r s

7th International Workshop on
Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2012)

Radisson Blu Lillehammer Hotel

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

Rummaging Around in Alan Moore's Shorts

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Forum
contact email: 
comicsforum@hotmail.co.uk

One sign of the rude health of comic book studies is the growing body of scholarship that focuses on, encompasses, or takes as its starting point, the work of acclaimed and prolific British comics wri

Between pragmatism and prejudice: European representations of the Ottoman-Safavid conflict (ca. 1500-1650)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Schleck & Kaya Sahin / EMIT Society @ RSA
contact email: 
jschleck2@unl.edu; iksahin@yahoo.com

Early Modern Image and Text Society
RSA 2013
Organizers: Kaya Sahin (University of Indiana Bloomington) & Julia Schleck (University of Nebraska Lincoln)
Deadline: May 10, 2012

[UPDATE] "Circulations of/in Cinema" Toulouse, France June 17-19, 2013 DATE MODIFIED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
circulationscinema@gmail.com

Call for papers "Circulations of/in Cinema"

Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, France

June 17-19, 2013 UPDATE / DATE MODIFIED

Gender and Sexuality; October 26 and 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

One-page proposals are requested for any topic within the category of gender and sexuality in popular culture at the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Saint John Fisher College in Ro

UPDATE Moving Children -- deadline extended PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

UPDATE PAMLA Moving Children -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between masculinity and political subjectivity in the public space of honorability and reputation.

CFP: Zizek and Performance - Expressions of Interest by 11 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Mangold / Aberystwyth University, Broderick Chow / Brunel University
contact email: 
arm@aber.ac.uk

Expressions of interest are invited from scholars across the humanities interested in philosophy, theatre and performance to contribute to an edited volume on:

"Žižek and Performance"

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference 24 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference

The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin.

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign

UPDATE: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
University of Valencia, Spain
12-14 December 2012

Call for Submissions Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk

You learned the concept ‘pain’ when you learned language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

[Update] Volume on Multilingual Literature, deadline June 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Salvatore Pappalardo, Maria Kager
contact email: 
salpappalas@gmail.com, mariakager@yahoo.com.

Volume on Multilingualism and Translation, deadline June 1
Call for contributions
Polyglot Fancies: Multilingualism and Translation in 20th Century Fiction (working title).

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (Publication)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (publication)

(Re)Locating the Frontier: International Western Films (publication)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

(Re)Locating the Frontier: International Western Films (publication)

ABORIGINAL POETRY from AUSTRALIA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Papers /Essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology of Essays on ABORIGINAL POETRY from AUSTRALIA to be published this year.

BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

Film and Television in the 21st Century Conference (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: Film and Television in the 21st Century Conference (Fort Worth, Texas)

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars.
Walter Benjamin

THATCampCaribe 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez
contact email: 
alexgil@virginia.edu

Come join us in Puerto Rico, November 12-14, for the first THATCamp in the broader Caribbean.

BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

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