category: interdisciplinary

3rd International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Humour in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, English Language and Literature Department
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Humour is widely regarded as the tendency to provoke laughter and provide enjoyment, yet when we are amused, laugh or smile at something we regard to be funny, the context of the object in question i

CFP Monster - Poetry in the Age of Terror (8/25/11-8/26/12, DEADLINE 5/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Helsinki Poetics Conference
contact email: 
info@poetiikkakonferenssi.fi

We invite proposals for papers, readings and other performances from scholars, writers and artists to be delivered in the 2012 Helsinki Poetics Conference.

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (5/31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 17 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue.

SAMLA 2012: Victorian Conviviality (abstracts due May 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Davis / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

This panel invites proposals relating to the representation of conviviality in Victorian literature.

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

Print Culture and Colonialism (SHARP Affiliate Session, SAMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Makala
contact email: 
edmundrm@mailbox.sc.edu

Papers are invited for the inaugural Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2012 SAMLA Convention.

PAMLA: Panel CFP: Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cfirtha@barstow.edu

The 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held October 19-21 in Seattle, Washington.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture for our annual conference.

Call for Scholary Essays and Creative Works --May 15th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatina.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Fashion Panel at MPCA/ACA Conference 2012-- October 12-14: Deadline, April 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012

PAMLA 2012/Comparative Media Session/Deadline April 22nd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kimberly.hall@email.ucr.edu

COMPARATIVE MEDIA STANDING SESSION: NETWORKS AND KNOWLEDGE

PAMLA 2012 Conference—October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University

REMINDER: Machiavelli, Marxism, and the Revolutionary Tradition

full name / name of organization: 
Historical Materialism
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

In the frame of Historical Materialism Conference, London, 8-11 November 2012.

Machiavelli, Marxism, and the Revolutionary Tradition

CFP Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon/University of Central Florida, USA
contact email: 
Shooting_The_Event@gmail.com

Shooting the Event:Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012
American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

[REMINDER] KISSES AND A LOVE LETTER: READING SEXED SUBJECTIVITY IN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE AND VISUAL ARTS AFTER LACAN'S SEMINAR X

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Murray, Associate Professor, Université de Franche-Comté, France
contact email: 
jmurray@univ-fcomte.fr

International One-Day Conference:
Friday, March 22, 2013, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2012 (see below).

Ecomasculinities (collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson C
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

CfP: Gendered Immigration: WiG 2012 (Shawnee, PA, October 25-28); April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O. Gallagher / Women in German
contact email: 
mogallag@german.umass.edu

Please see the following CfP for the 2012 Women in German Conference (Oct. 25-28, Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Shawnee on Delaware, PA). The deadline has been extended to April 15.

Comics Get Medieval 2013 (First Call) (9/1/12; PCA Washington DC 3/27-30/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

First Call for Papers
The Comics Get Medieval 2013:
A Continuing Celebration of Medieval-themed Comics

PCA Washington, DC 3/27-30/13
Special Sessions of the Comic Art & Comics Area

Survival [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. 14CFP_2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,
We send to you the information about the possibility to submit an article for an international scientific journal (Fourteenth Call)

CFP Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2013 (non-thematic) issue

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: June 30, 2012

[UPDATE] Music in France: From Classical Music to Chanson, Rap, and Rock

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.pamla.org/2012
contact email: 
christa.jones@usu.edu

Dear colleagues,
I am inviting abstracts for a Special Session at the 2012 PAMLA at Seattle University, October 19-21, for a panel I am presiding, titled:

Conflicting Mythologies: Culture, Tradition and Modernity in Indian Writing in English.

full name / name of organization: 
Anindya Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor of English, University BT & Evening College, North Bengal University
contact email: 
anindya_north@yahoo.co.uk

The Western narrative of Modernity, an ideological growth of capitalism, has disciplined and shaped India’s dream of development from the colonial era to the globalised present.

Call for Submissions: CCCC 2013 Workshop: Serving Our Veterans: Pedagogical Strategies for Student-Veteran Success. May 7, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mariana Grohowski, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
mgrohow@bgsu.edu

CCCC 2013 Workshop: Serving Our Veterans:
Pedagogical Strategies for Student-Veteran Success

Workshop Description

CFP: Feminist Sinologies_October 5-7, 2012_University of Michigan

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Sinologies_University of Michigan-Ann Arbor_Center for Chinese Studies
contact email: 
nda@umich.edu

This conference invites papers that think about the production of knowledge made possible by the synergies between feminist theory and sinology.

Transnational Literatures, Gender and State Power, edited volume (Abstract deadline: May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Conwell and Gema Ortega, Editors
contact email: 
joanie.conwell@gmail.com or ortega@sxu.edu

Increasing interest in the conceptualization of “Transnational Literatures” calls for a re-appraisal of the role of gender in contesting official discourses of nation and power.

[REMINDER] Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

“Poiesis and Techne”

Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: April 9, 2012

UPDATE Extended Submission Deadline for Paper Proposals and Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Ninth Biennial College Southern Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
swwc@berry.edu

Deadline Extension on Call for Papers and Creative Submissions

Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Mount Berry, GA, 30149
September 20-23, 2012

CFP for the Language and Popular Culture Area of the MAP/ACA annual conference, November 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/AmericanCulture Association
contact email: 
joe.trotta@eng.gu.se

Call for Papers
Language and Popular Culture Area
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
23rd Annual Conference
Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2012

Wyndham Grand Hotel

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, Vol. 1, Issue 3. Upcoming submission deadline: April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association (MESSA) for the Center of Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Fourth Essay competition: Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)Colonial

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

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its fourth essay competition, open to all, on the subject of:

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND THE (POST)COLONIAL

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium (June 29 - July 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov, Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

2012 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
Los Angeles, CA: June 29 – July 2, 2012

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