Deadline for Submissions: September 1 2010.
The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:
• Transition - New roles for archives: From repository to activity, engagement, and performance
• Navigation – The changing legal, regulatory, professional, and ethical landscape of digital cultural heritage
• Curation – The future of archives as knowledge references and authorities; issues of selection, sorting, choice, and exclusion/forgetting
Deadline for 500-word abstracts: August 1, 2010
Acceptance notification by September 1, 2010
Symposium: November 12-14, 2010 at UCLA (Los Angeles)
Kingston University Postgraduate Conference
Migrancy and the Text
Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)
'Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition'
Saturday 6th November 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Kingston University, Penrhyn Road Campus, London, KT1 2EE, UK
THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY
February 3-6, 2011
The University of Texas at Austin
250-word max abstract and 2-page vita, due August 1, 2010
Plenary speaker: Laura Mandell, Professor and Director of Research Initiatives for Interactive Media Studies, Miami University
Papers are invited for a special volume on Statistics in education: case studies, experiences and educative research.
The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference
Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation
Neomedievalism, as cultural antithetical fantasy to our ongoing "modernity," has since Umberto Eco's 1973 essay "Dreaming of the Middle Ages," developed as mode of global/local geopolitical and socio-economic analysis. This panel seeks papers on aspects of neomedievalism in Renaissance to contemporary literature and popular culture (film, RPGs and videogames, comics, music), and sociopolitical theories (nation state fragmentation, faith vs. science, sovereignty, the postsecular, neoconservatism). 300-word abstracts to email@example.com
The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society's journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 24-26, 2011, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). An experimental artist of new forms in poetry, prose, painting, and theater, Cummings goes beyond a mere radical formalism to fashion a cultural aesthetics that engages the contemporary issues of his time.
A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
Call for Papers
On the bicentennial of her birth, the Stowe Society announces a conference celebrating Harriet Beecher Stowe—her life and works—at Bowdoin College, where she wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin. Conference organizers welcome participation from scholars, artists, and members of the community.
CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011
Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)
Keynote Speakers: Carolyn R. Miller (North Carolina State) and James Phelan (Ohio State)
Literature (n.): literary work or production; the realm of letters.
Rhetoric (n.): the study and practice of using symbols to persuade or influence.
Value (n.): the quality of a thing considered in respect of its power and validity for a specified purpose or effect.
This three-day conference will investigate the intersections of literature and rhetoric with values.