category: interdisciplinary

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Panel on "The Modernist Room," 29 Aug - 1 Sept, Brighton UK -- MSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

According to Frederic Jameson, the Modernist novel abandoned the panoramic cityscapes of the 19th century realist novel and devised "strategies of inwardness." As Brigitte Munier suggests, the early-2

Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Call for Papers: Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

Kansas and the Arts—Teaching 21st Century Skills

full name / name of organization: 
Kansas Association of Teachers of English
contact email: 
fjenab@jccc.edu

Kansas and the Arts—Teaching 21st Century Skills

Prison Intimacy

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Syracuse University
contact email: 
Don Morton ( runner622@gmail.com ) and Greg Thomas (eshu69@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:

Prison Intimacy

“And intellectuals still argue whether Amerika is a fascist country.”

Unity/Disunity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCL (University College London)
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Unity/Disunity: An Interdisciplinary Conference 27-28 June 2013 at UCL

UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

“In union there is strength.” Aesop
“You cannot conceive the many without the one.” Plato
“The principle of contradiction makes the thought of unity the measure of heterogeneity.” Theodor W. Adorno
“In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.” Jeanette Winterson

The conference organisers invite proposals for papers relating to the connected themes of unity and disunity from scholars across a wide spectrum of disciplines.

We welcome papers dealing with historical as well as contemporary sources from Europe and beyond, from any disciplinary or inter- disciplinary perspective.

Proposals for panel discussions, performances, artistic installations and workshops are also welcome.

The aim of the conference is to interrogate the concepts of unity and disunity from a variety of perspectives. These perspectives might encompass the following, though other interpretations are of course gladly received:

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leigh Adams / Missouri State University--West Plains
contact email: 
leighadams@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its seventh annual symposium.

Jonathan Franzen and Contemporary Realisms Friday 22nd March

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
Sophie.Vlacos@glasgow.ac.uk

Jonathan Franzen and Contemporary Realisms
Friday, 22nd March, 2012, 11am – 5pm
Level 5, Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens

Panel on "The Walking Dead," 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

"The Walking Dead" and the Reinvigoration of the Zombie Apocalypse

Gender and Early Modern Drama Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clarkeal@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers relating to aspects of gender in early modern dramatic works.

[UPDATE] Violent Sympathies

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeccah Bechtold
contact email: 
rebeccah.bechtold@unco.edu

In The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith reminds us that sympathy for another must emerge from an act of imagination.

Dialogic Pedagogy Journal: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogic Pedagogy: An International Online Journal
contact email: 
ematusov@udel.edu

Dear colleagues—

Dialogic Pedagogy Journal (DPJ) is happy to announce a call for submission of manuscripts.

ENLIGHTENMENT CONSTELLATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference
contact email: 
contact@csecs-scedhs2013.ca

dian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)
http://csecs-scedhs2013.ca/
“Enlightenment Constellations”
Call for Panels, Roundtables, and Papers

[Update] Contemporary Rhetorical Theory - RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of contemporary rhetorical theory.

[UPDATE] Atwood's Latest Work Roundtable (MLA, CHICAGO, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

The ORYX AND CRAKE trilogy will be completed in October. We're proposing a roundtable discussion of the final book.

[UPDATE] Electronic Atwood (MLA, CHICAGO, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

This panel will be on Atwood's creative use of electronic media, including her new works published only in electronic format. Send 250 word abstracts by 8 March 2013 to Theodore F.

[UPDATE] Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

Teaching and Hospitality (MLA, Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman, John Brown University
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

This roundtable will explore how hospitality as a metaphor for teaching informs particular pedagogical decisions. How does "hospitality" conceptualize the teaching/learning experience?

Interpretations of Greek Myths

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rogerkgreen@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2013 RMMLA Convention
VANCOUVER, Washington, USA ~ October 10-12, 2013

The deadline to submit a proposal to a session chair is MARCH 1.

Political Theology, Re-enchantment, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rogerkgreen@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2013 RMMLA Convention
VANCOUVER, Washington, USA ~ October 10-12, 2013
The deadline to submit a proposal to a session chair is MARCH 1.

Modernism and the Queer Ordinary (MSA 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wilson / Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
mary.wilson[@]cnu.edu

“Queer” has become a familiar modifier of “modernism,” to the point that Heather Love could argue in PMLA that “of all the forms of marginal modernism that have surfaced in the past couple o

CFP: 30th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association (June 26-29, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Sport Literature Association
contact email: 
jlarance@westliberty.edu

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SPORT LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

June 26-29, 2013

Call for Guest Editors - Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN

full name / name of organization: 
Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN
contact email: 
aaxmaf@nottingham.ac.uk

Call for Guest Editors

Sherlock Collection of Essays 1st June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

Tomb Raider Collection of Essays 1st of June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

First appearing in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft has since then been featured in over ten video games, two motion pictures, several graphic novel series, an animated series and books.

Bearing Across: Translating Literary Narratives of Migration, 16-17 September 2013 [abstract deadline: 13 March 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Erasmus University College of Brussels, Belgium
contact email: 
philippe.humble@vub.ac.be; arvisepp@vub.ac.be

International Conference organised by the Centre for Literary Translation at the Erasmus University College of Brussels in cooperation with the Centre for Literature, Intermediality, and Culture at th

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: “Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities”

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling (abstracts 5/1, SAMLA 11/8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Why Feminisms Still Matter in the 21st Century: Mentoring, Community, Collaboration, and Feminist Agency in Interdisciplinary Fe

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Workshop CCCC
contact email: 
4c2013feminismsworkshop@gmail.com

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE: January 20, 2013

Why Feminisms Still Matter in the 21st Century: Mentoring, Community, Collaboration, and Feminist Agency in Interdisciplinary Feminist Discourse

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

full name / name of organization: 
CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

Electronic Atwood (MLA, Boston, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

This panel will be on Atwood's creative use of electronic media, including her new works published only in electronic format. Send 250 word abstracts by 8 March 2013 to Theodore F.

Atwood's Latest Work Roundtable (MLA, Boston, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

The ORYX AND CRAKE trilogy will be completed in October. We're proposing a roundtable discussion of the final book.

New Crops, Old Fields: (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore (5-7 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)

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