category: interdisciplinary

18th and 19th Century British Women Writers Conference 2013 "Customs," Apr 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

The 2013 British Women Writers Conference will center around the theme of “Customs.” Customs are often thought of as the habits or social norms that dictate behavior, sometimes so rigidly that th

"Cinema Chauceriana": A Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Tison Pugh & Kathleen Kelly
contact email: 
tison.pugh@ucf.edu, k.kelly@neu.edu

“Cinema Chauceriana” will explore the representation of Chaucer and his literature on film, as well as the surprising dearth of this corpus in comparison to other narrative artists of the English

CFP: Motor Culture and the Road, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Ann. Conf. Feb, 13-16, 2013, Proposals Due: Nov. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 34th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Area: Motor Culture and the Road, Chair: Stacy Rusnak

UPDATE Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nation

4th Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

The Condemned Playground: Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, English Faculty & Balliol College
contact email: 
huxleyconference@gmail.com

The Condemned Playground:
Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries
Balliol College, Oxford University
8-11 September 2013

11th Global Conference: Violence (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Violence

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
up3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Annual Comic Conference of the University of Seville (15-17 November 2012) – “COMICS: FORMS & FUNCTION”

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.

8th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Cybercultures

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

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 panel will examine the social, moral, and aesthetic implications of violence as it has been conceptualized in post-2000 Latin American cinema. What role does violence play in today's communities? How and why does violence cross national borders? Is violence always transgressive or can it be legitimated? What are the moral connotations of the consumption of violent films? Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements to Henry Tarco-Carrera at henrytar@buffalo.edu and Monica Filimon at mefilimon@yahoo.com. Deadline: September 30, 2012

Diesis Call for Articles-- Submission Deadline Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identity
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identity Call for Articles

NeMLA session: "‘Ni fondamentalistes ni extrémistes’: Islam in French Hip-Hop" (March 21-24, 2013; deadline Sept 30, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Conference
contact email: 
cjwojo [at] gmail.com

This panel explores French hip-hop’s engagement with Islam in order to understand its ethnic, cultural, and political significance to youth of immigrant origin in France.

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.

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Abstract 11/16 (Conference 2/13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

February 13-16, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

[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)

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