category: interdisciplinary

Madness and Mayhem in Women's Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Brown
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

Female madness is well represented within European and Anglo-American literature, letters, and scholarly endeavors.

The Precarious Alliance: "The Ethics of Water" (Oct. 11-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Delaware Valley College (Doylestown, PA)
contact email: 
tanya.casas@delval.edu

The Precarious Alliance
The Ethics of Water—everything flows from here
October 11-12, 2012

Workshop on Time and Globalization October 19-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Time and Globalization Working Project, McMaster University
contact email: 
tempora@mcmaster.ca

We are calling for the submission of paper proposals for an interdisciplinary workshop on Time and Globalization, to be held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, on October 19-20 (Friday & Satu

call for paper IJCES-2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Computer Engineering & Sciences-IJCES
contact email: 
editor@ijces.org

IJCES is an scholarly, online international journal that publishes original research papers in the fields of Engineering & Technology.

The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman, October 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Colorado at Boulder Art Museum, College of Music, and Center for British and Irish Studies
contact email: 
CBISassistant@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Conference:

The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman

October 26-27, 2012

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] WEIRD COUNCIL: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE WRITING OF CHINA MIÉVILLE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln / Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
mieville@gylphi.co.uk

------CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED------

Weird Council: An International Conference on the Writing of China Miéville

Saturday 15th September 2012
Senate House, University of London

Shakespeare and Japan -- *Shakespeare* Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Contributions are invited for a special issue of the international journal, Shakespeare, ‘Shakespeare and Japan’, edited by Dominic Shellard.

CFP Children in Hitchcock films

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Hitchcock’s Children (working title)

UPDATE: The New York Trilogy and the American Metropolis, 29th-30th June 2012 - Revised deadline for proposals: 6 APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northampton, UK
contact email: 
mark.brown@northampton.ac.uk

The New York Trilogy and the American Metropolis

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

2012 PAMLA Special Topics Session. “The Art of Translation --Spanish & English. The Recreation of A Literary Text”

full name / name of organization: 
PACIFIC ANCIENT AND MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (PAMLA) 2012
contact email: 
morenos@cwu.edu

2012 PAMLA Special Topics Session. “The Art of Translation --Spanish & English. The Re-creation of A Literary Text” (19-21 Oct., Seattle)

Birthing the Monster of Tomorrow: Unnatural Reproductions (Edited Collection)--April 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Winona State University
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

Editors Andrea Wood, PhD and Brandy Schillace, PhD would like to encourage article submissions to an upcoming book collection.

[UPDATE] American Nineteenth-Century Literature: Writing Illness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Abstracts due Mar 7)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
rachel.blumenthal@northwestern.edu

This session welcomes proposals on any aspect of 19th C American literature, but especially those theorizing representations of illness and medicine.

Modernism and the Weather: MSA 14, Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Hornby/UCLA
contact email: 
lhornby@humnet.ucla.edu

This panel invites papers that address the significance of the weather in modernist works (literature, film, visual art). How does the weather become a particularly modernist concern?

Castastrophic Masculinities; ICR '12 special session (deadline 4/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nowell Marshall
contact email: 
nmarshall@rider.edu

Proposed special session for the International Conference on Romanticism to be held at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Nov. 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] "Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Games and Gaming in Science Fiction and Fantasy panel - 2012 SCLA, Gaming the System, Las Vegas, Oct. 25-28

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
mehanu@uhv.edu

For many of us, gaming the system and SF&F bring to mind Captain Kirk’s solution to the war simulation game known as the Kobayashi Maru, but games and gaming have long enjoyed a privileged position

MMLA Special Session: Bodies on the Marketplace [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association. Special Session
contact email: 
halla@ohiodominican.edu

Bodies on the Marketplace: Supply and Demand

The Incorporation of American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2013 MLA Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
jwschwartz@gmail.com, jrogers@lagcc.cuny.edu

The Incorporation of American Literature

2012 MPCA/ACA: Popular Romance

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wherrym@bhc.edu

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH

Eat Your Vegetables (Before They Eat You!): Good Plants / Bad Plants in Fiction and Culture - MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

Human beings have always lived in a state of ecological, nutritional, and psychological dependence on plants, yet the attitudes toward plant life expressed in the imaginative literature of Western cul

"Women's Work": Women's Caucus of the Modern Languages. MLA 2013 Conference. Boston, Jan. 1-3, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Caucus of the Modern Languages
contact email: 
mmasse@lsu.edu

Join the Women's Caucus of the Modern Languages at the MLA convention to 2013! (Boston, Jan. 1-3 2013).

Law and Gender in Nineteenth-Century England, May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Summer 2012 Issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
kgilbert@drury.edu

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
http://www.ncgsjournal.com/

Special Issue: Gender and the Law in Nineteenth-Century England (Summer 2012)

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

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

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

Journal of Theory and Criticism
Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Caribbean Conference on Trade Policy, Innovation Governance and Small State Competitiveness 11-13 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, Institute of International Relations, and Institute for Sustainable Development
contact email: 
caribbeantradeconference@gmail.com

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[Inter]sections - peer-reviewed American Studies journal CFP (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest. You can access all previous issues here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

CFP MLA 2013: Denise Levertov's Converging Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Gamez-Fernandez
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es; Deadline 15 March 2012

This session invites submissions which explore Denise Levertov's poetics as a converging space of transcendental lyricism, religious meditation and ecological and sociopolitical protest.

UPDATE_Communication of the symbolic and the symbolic of communication in the modern and postmodern societies_France

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC)
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC) organise The International Conference on Communication of the symbolic an

Conference on Communication of the symbolic and the symbolic of communication in the modern and postmodern societies_France

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC)
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC) organise The International Conference on Communication of the symbolic an

Conference "Räume der Herkunft", Wuerzburg, Germany, June 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Katrin Dennerlein, Institut fuer Deutsche Philologie, Universitaet Wuerzburg
contact email: 
katrin.dennerlein@uni-wuerzburg.de, maximilian.benz@topoi.org

Call for Papers

Katrin Dennerlein/Maximilian Benz

Räume der Herkunft.
Fallstudien zu einer historischen Narratologie

Call for Papers: Luvah 1st Issue, deadline April 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
hypatia@mimes.is

Luvah is a quarterly journal of philosophy, theology, and literature which provides a space to reflect on modernity, tradition, and metaphysics.

Special Issue: Translation Theory in Practice: Teaching Romantic Translation(s) (abstracts due May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Circles Pedagogies
contact email: 
ccwharram@eiu.edu

Romantic Circles Pedagogies invites submissions for a special volume on translation theory in the classroom. Possible topics include:

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Workshop on narrative systems

full name / name of organization: 
Narrative and Hypertext 2012/ To be held in conjunction with Hypertext 2012 in Milwaukee
contact email: 
Charlie Hargood: cah07r@ecs.soton.ac.uk or David Millard: dem@ecs.soton.ac.uk

This workshop aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum to bring together individuals from the humanities and science communities to share research and discuss state-of-the-art research on narrative

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