category: interdisciplinary

LEROS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latin Eros - A Skein of Interzonal Skins / Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones
contact email: 
camille.dumoulie@free.fr

Latinness, whatever its numerous metamorphoses over the centuries, is still vibrant today. But what does the term cover and what cultural place and functions does it have in a globalized world?

Foreign Language Film Conference - University of Alabama Birmingham - 1-4 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Foreign Language Film Conference
contact email: 
rpeters@lsu.edu

Foreign Language Film Conference V

"Rights and Representations"

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1-4 November 2012

CFP: Midwest MLA, November 8-11, 2012 - "Writing the Ineffable: Mystic Literature and the Limits(?) of Language" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Michigan State University
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

In The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James informs us that the mystical state operates in an ineffable realm and, as such, language remains incapable of accurately narrating or textualizi

SAMLA 2012 Anglo-Saxons On the Move: Exile, Travel, and Pilgrimage

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu

Proposals for papers (300 words) on works in Old English that address the ideas and actualities of exile, travel, and/or pilgrimage should be sent to Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu by 30 June 2012.

2nd Annual Black Women's Health Conference February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tulane University Black Women's Health Task Force
contact email: 
bwhconference@wave.tulane.edu

VIOLENCE, TRAUMA, RESILIENCE, RECOVERY: FACTORS IN BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH
The Second Annual Black Women’s Health Conference at Tulane University
February 15-16, 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

Call For Master's Level English and Cultural Studies Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Wide Net: A Master's Level Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
thewidenet@truman.edu

The Wide Net, the country's first journal of exclusively Master's level research in English and cultural studies invites submissions for its summer issue: Bread and Circuses.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended until 15 June for The Maginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture, and Popularity, 8-9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

The Marginalised Mainstream addresses popular culture and its role in cultural production in the long twentieth century, especially under-valued and under-researched areas of the mainstream.

CFP Representations of Shanghai: Film and Fiction (Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013; DEADLINE September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein and Richard Schumaker, University of Maryland University College
contact email: 
lbernstein@umuc.edu; rschumaker@umuc.edu

Because of its unique historical and geopolitical situation -- major Asian port, economic target for Western and Eastern powers, and node for conflicts between nationalists and communists -- Shanghai has been the object of literary and cinematographic representation throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This NeMLA panel will analyze, organize, and probe the representation of Shanghai by Asian, European, and American writers and filmmakers. Comparative approaches and reflections on cultural history are particularly welcomed. Format may range from traditional papers to multi-media presentations.

Book chapters for the interdisciplinary volume “Hip-Hop from the East of Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
Milosz Miszczynski / UCSD
contact email: 
mmiszczynski@ucsd.edu

The book responds to the vivid development of hip-hop culture in the Eastern and Central and Eastern European states and shows how a universal model of hip-hop serves as a contextually situated platfo

The Literary Present and the Postcolonial Condition An International Conference 14-16 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
lit.conference@iiu.edu.pk

At the end of the World War II, the British and the French territorial control over the colonies began to crumble and a new global condition emerged in which erstwhile colonies transformed into newly

CFP Workshop: Catachreses? 'Gender', 'Religion' and 'Postcoloniality' (17-19 December 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender and Religions Research, SOAS University of London
contact email: 
cgrr@soas.ac.uk

See www.cgrr.wordpress.com

MAPACA Conference 2012 Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

CFP Women's Studies at MAPACA
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
November 1-3, 2012
Pittsburgh,PA

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

Fat Sex - Abstracts required by 30th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Helen Hester, Middlesex University (UK), and Dr Caroline Walters, Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
contact email: 
h.hester@mdx.ac.uk or carolinejwalters@gmail.com

Fat Sex

Midwest MLA What is Our Debt to Death and the Dead?: The Gift of Death and The Work of Mourning in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Taylor Michigan State University
contact email: 
taylo710@msu.edu

Jacques Derrida argues that the dead other can speak and remain “in us.” Additionally, he argues that to keep one alive is the ultimate sign of fidelity that is accomplished through acts of mourni

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@wcst.org

The World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2012) is a multidisciplinary
congress, Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter. The WCST is

Call for Papers: Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE) will be held from
29th to 31st of October, 2012 in Dublin. The IICE is an international refereed

Call for Papers: The 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@icitst.org

The 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured
Transactions (ICITST-2012) is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter.

CONVERSATIONAL EXCHANGES IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND (1516-1642)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

Call for Papers

Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England

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

Experiencing Anglo-Norman Law: Facts and Fictions" NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013 Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura J. Shafer, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
themomms@snet.net

While a great deal of research has focused on the history of English law, recent work has begun to focus on how medieval English peoples experienced law in the course of their lives.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - July 15, 2012. Family Line-ups. Trans-generational Encounters in Family Photography

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

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

"Debts to the Moor: Citations of Shakespeare's Othello" Deadline 07/02/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA Convention, November 8-11, 2012, Theme: Debt
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

Stories from Women and Children who have been Treated Unjustly by the Hague Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Hagued http://hagued.com
contact email: 
hagued@hagued.com

Hagued is a space for women and children to share their experiences of the Hague Convention.

Stories from Women and Children who have been Treated Unjustly by the Hague Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Hagued http://hagued.com
contact email: 
hagued@hagued.com

Hagued is a space for women and children to share their experiences of the Hague Convention.

Creating "Contact Zones" for General Studies' Learning Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
Dotterman@adelphi.edu

While General Studies Programs--as Eric Platt's New York Times article "General Studies Moves to the Mainstream" attests--have begun to transcend their initial status as obscure, niche programs, anec

Women, Culture, and the 25th January 2011 Egyptian Revolution - 15-17 November 2012 (The University of Manchester)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa (Manchester University), and Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University)
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk; shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

This is a call for papers for two related workshops which will take place in November 2012 (at the University of Manchester) and in March 2013 (in Cairo).

Modernism and Affect essay collection -- deadline for abstracts 1 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor, University of Oxford
contact email: 
julie.taylor@lmh.ox.ac.uk

Modernism and Affect essay collection (Edinburgh University Press)

Transforming America: Women, Reform, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Easton-Flake / Framingham State University
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Word and Image (NeMLA, Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Pierce, Boston University
contact email: 
gpierce@bu.edu

This panel considers the interplay between word and image in works of literature, or in works that defy categorization as either fiction or nonfiction.

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (extended deadline: 20 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

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 NEMLA 2013 session will examine the social, moral, and aesthetic implications of violence as it has been conceptualized in post-2000 Latin American cinema.

CFP: George Perkins Marsh: An American for All Seasons (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology
contact email: 
talismaned@aol.com

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology invites submissions for a collection of essays addressing the life and legacy of George Perkins Marsh (1801-1882) -- environmentalist

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