Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Write in Tune: Representing Contemporary Music in Fiction. Deadline extended to March 7, 2011.
Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011
"States of National Belonging"
This special session welcomes submissions that deploy comparative analytical frameworks to re-imagine topics within American studies often limited by the scope of specialized ethnic subfields. This session is particularly intended for those papers that are not easily categorized within one specific ethnic subfield because the analysis attempts to read texts or artifacts across ethnicities in the service of a pan-ethnic American studies. Papers should interrogate questions that fall within the broad theme: "States of National Belonging."
2011 NWSA Conference (November 10-13 in Atlanta, GA)
Abstracts Due February 11, 2011
This session will contribute to the 2011 NWSA conference theme of "Women's Studies Without Walls" by gathering feminist and gender studies scholars who teach lower-division "core" humanities courses for a conversation about strategies for incorporating discussion of gender, sexuality, and feminist politics into those courses.
*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011
"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania
September 29 – October 1, 2011
The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication
April 1-2, 2011
***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***
Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice
"The lyricism of marginality may find inspiration in the image of the "outlaw," the great social nomad, who prowls on the confines of a docile, frightened order." —Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish
In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center's Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate. Past conferences have included such notable scholars as Andrew Gurr, the "godfatASC actor and 2009 Blackfriars Conference presenter: James Keegan as Falstaff in 1H4.her" of the Blackfriars Playhouse, Tiffany Stern, Russ McDonald, Gary Taylor, Stephen Greenblatt, Roz Knutson, Tina Packer, and many more in five days full of activities.
The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment. Besides article that focus on the eighteenth century, the editors welcome studies of Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in relation to the seventeenth-century intellectual movements that gave rise to the ideals of the Enlightenment—e.g., materialism, skepticism, rationalism, and empiricism—as well as studies that encompass the early nineteenth century.
The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
(Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday
cultures. It is concerned with the study of the social practices and the cultural meanings that are produced and are circulated through the processes and practices of everyday life.
We invite academics, professionals, cultural practitioners and those with a scholarly interest in popular culture to send a 150-word abstract (with bio and email address) to the area chairs listed below
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research. Because we publish in a digital format, we are interested in contributions that take advantage of the affordances of digital platforms in creative ways.
Submissions that focus on pedagogy should balance theoretical frameworks with practical considerations of how new technologies might be employed in the classroom. Research-based articles should include discussions of approach, method, and analysis.
This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature. What solutions, and problems, do empathy and sympathy introduce to the production of knowledge of the world (especially knowledge of other minds)? What do empathy and sympathy have to do with representational difficulty? How do they influence narrative or poetic innovation? Proposals for papers on any literary period or genre are welcome. Interdisciplinary and cognitive approaches are particularly welcome.