category: interdisciplinary

'The Locations of Austen' Interdisciplinary Conference : 11-13 July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
p.1.pritchard@herts.ac.uk

To celebrate the bicentenary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, set in Hertfordshire, the University of Hertfordshire is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to consider the

Unhealable Wounds: Gothic and the Question of Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Townshend, University of Stirling
contact email: 
dt8@stir.ac.uk

A one-day Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers at the University of Stirling, Scotland
Saturday 24th November 2012
Plenary Speakers: David Punter and Linnie Blake

Co-edited Collection of Essays on Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Co-edited Collection of Essays on Kazuo Ishiguro
contact email: 
huyildiz@metu.edu.tr, Cynthia.Wong@ucdenver.edu

We invite scholars to submit abstracts for a new collection of critical essays on acclaimed contemporary British author Kazuo Ishiguro.

CFP - Turning Points in Biography: the collective, the event and the return of the life in parts

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Holeywell University of East Anglia
contact email: 
UEABiographyConference@gmail.com

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (10-12 December 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune
contact email: 
iasepune@yahoo.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(10-12 DECEMBER 2012)
Preamble

IEEE CloudCom DaMiC 2012 - submission deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
The 2012 International Workshop on Data Analytics and Mining in the Cloud
contact email: 
G.DiFatta@reading.ac.uk

Call For Papers
### Submission deadline extended to Aug 20, 2012 ###

DaMiC 2012 - The International Workshop on Data Analytics and Mining in the Cloud

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

African American Experience & the Poetry of Michael S. Harper

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Seminar session at the 2013 NeMLA Convention examining poetry by Michael S. Harper.

CFP: Kalamazoo '13, "The Trans-Reformational Imitatio Christi"

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Zimbalist, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
bezimbalist@ucdavis.edu

This special session highlights Thomas van Kempen/ à Kempis' "Imitatio Christi," one of the most popular devotional texts in late medieval and early modern Europe.

[UPDATE] ZOO 2013: Medieval Chronicles and Their Scribes, Manuscripts, and Early Editions

full name / name of organization: 
Dominique Hoche
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Books Have Their Histories: Medieval Chronicles and Their Scribes, Manuscripts, and Early Editions – In Memory of Lister M. Matheson

First Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

Call for Submissions - Sensate Journal for Experiments in Critical Media Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Sensate Journal
contact email: 
SensateJournal@gmail.com

Sensate is a new online interdisciplinary journal publishing works of critical media practice.

"William Blackstone: Intersections between Law and Culture" (4-7 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Bricker, Stanford University
contact email: 
abricker@stanford.edu

“William Blackstone: Intersections between Law and Culture”

[UPDATE] Reminder/CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

ERP Future

full name / name of organization: 
University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
erp-future@uibk.ac.at

Call for papers

British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside

Mechademia 9: Origins. A volume on Japanese popular visual culture (1/4/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Mechademia
contact email: 
submissions@mechademia.org

MECHADEMIA 9: Origins

Mechademia is an annual volume published by the University of Minnesota Press for writing about Japanese visual and popular culture, including anime, manga, and fan arts. For volume 9 (2014), the editors of the series seek submissions linked to the broad theme of "origins."

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

CFP Materialities: Economies, Empiricism & Things (Cultural Studies Association of Australasiaannual conference, Dec 3-6 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
csaa2012@gmail.com

‘Materialities: Economies, Empiricism, & Things’
Dec 4th-6th @ University of Sydney
(pre-fix pre-conference for postgrads and early career researchers: Dec 3rd)

Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity (25th-27th May 2013; CFP Deadline: 30th Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
CCUSBorder@kent.ac.uk

The Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB) network invites proposals for 20 minute papers, or full panels, for its inaugural conference to be held at Algoma University, Sault Ste.

MLA Session, "Deliver Us To Normal: Children’s Literature and the Midwest" (Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Slater / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
kslater@ucsd.edu

Unlike the literature of the South or New England, Midwestern writing is often absent from academic discussions of American literary regions. Andrew R. L.

Gaskell Project 2015: Place, Progress, and Personhood (Abstract deadline 31 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Morris/Saskatchewan, Sarina Gruver Moore/Calvin College, Lesa Scholl/Emmanuel College, UQ
contact email: 
gaskellproject2015@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 150th anniversary of Gaskell’s death, we are seeking abstracts for an edited volume on the subject of Place, Progress, and Personhood in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell.

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

The Ambassadorship of Literature, a symposium at New York University, November 2-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Greg Londe and Caroline Zoe Krzakowski, New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

Rara Avis: Avian Erotics in Medieval and Pre-Modern French Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sgoyette@fas.harvard.edu

This panel seeks to explore the role of birds in the erotic imagination of medieval and pre-modern French literature. Why are fowl such important symbols of erotic desire?

ILinC 2012 – Call for papers - Deadline September 15th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The 2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference
contact email: 
qub.ilinc2012@gmail.com

Exploring contexts: language at crossroads of society and culture

November 9-10, 2012
Queen’s University Belfast: Schools of Education, English and Modern Languages

Call for Papers

Animation Division

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
david.silverman@kwu.edu

The Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks individual-papers and panel proposals for presentation at the National Conference of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture As

Pedagogies & the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Currents and Countercurrents, CFP 10/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association for American Studies (Karlstad University, Sweden)
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, magnus.ullen@kau.se

The 23rd biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies 2013
Call for Papers

Friday May 24- Sunday May 26, 2013
Karlstad University, Sweden

Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (PICICT 2013) April 15-16, 2013 Gaza, Palestine

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Information Technology, Islamic University of Gaza
contact email: 
rbaraka@iugaza.edu.ps

Palestinian International Conference on Information and
Communication Technology (PICICT 2013)
April 15 - 16, 2013
Faculty of Information Technology
Islamic University of Gaza
Gaza, Palestine

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

[UPDATE] Challenging Narratives: Nineteenth century in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2013
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu; asabau@princeton.edu

For many years critical thought around the nineteenth century in Latin America has been focused on the relationship between post-independence literary production and the consolidation of the so called

How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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