category: interdisciplinary

MSA 14 (Oct. 18-21, 2012)--Proposed Panel on Women Modernists and Reactionary Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
annalisazoxweaver@gmail.com

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes.

The Spectacle of Modern Sport / MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle / 18-21 October 2012 / Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander McKee / University of Delaware
contact email: 
abmckee@udel.edu

In keeping with the MSA14 conference theme, this panel invites papers that address the spectacle of modern sport in historical, literary, and/or sociological terms.

New perspectives on Latin American/Latino literary journalism

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Workman / University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
amberworkman@umail.ucsb.edu

Innovative theoretical approaches, transnational, transhistorical, sociological, and interdisciplinary studies, consideration of blogs and cyberliterature, non-textual or visual-literary journalism

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (6/8 & 8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College
October 18-20, 2012

Affective Modernism - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Cole
contact email: 
rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel explores how affective modernism might begin to be theorized, with particular attention to the cultural politics of emotion at stake in collective "belonging.”

Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston (March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

National Conference on Tagore in Indian Languages & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pondicherry University, India
contact email: 
tagore.seminar.2012@gmail.com

The seminar hopes to highlight on the reception and production of Tagore in various Indian Languages.

Textual Fault-Lines at 2nd Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Laskaya and Eve Salisbury
contact email: 
laskaya@uoregon.edu

This panel builds on the 2010 BABEL sessions examining "fault-lines" by focusing on textual studies.

LITERATURE and MUSIC, Sibiu, Romania, 10-12 May, 2012 * UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University, London, UK
contact email: 
sebastian.groes@roehampton.ac.uk

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

CFP MLA 2013 -- Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]
We invite proposals exploring how cognitive theories shed new light on early modern Spanish drama, performance and theatrical culture as well as how insights from the comedia can contribute to the growth of cognitive literary and dramatic study.

Film Theory and Criticism - RMMLA Oct 11-13, 2012 - Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
edufaux@english.umass.edu

Please submit one page proposals on any aspect of film theory or criticism to edufaux@english.umass.edu by March 15.

CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes?

MLA 2013 CFP: The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)
Fifteen years after the MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature discussion group was created and in recognition of its new division status, we seek to reflect on the field of cognitive literary studies: its history, current state, and the multiple directions that it is taking.

MSA 12-Women Modernists and Right-Wing/Reactionary Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
annalisazoxweaver@gmail.com

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes.

Modernism, Transnationalism, and the Law (MSA 14: Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Eatough
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@vanderbilt.edu

The recent transnational turn in literary studies has revolutionized how we talk about many of the canonical objects of modernist studies: the manifesto, little magazines, immigration, urbanization, a

MLA 2013: Resisting Diagnosis in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2013 Conference
contact email: 
danielle.spratt@csun.edu and monsam@fordham.edu

How did "marginalized bodies" (women, non-white, and/or non-British people) respond to, resist, and "write back" against pathologization and objectification by doctors?

Modernism and the Historical Novel (MSA October 18-21, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
seamusomalley@gmail.com

Scholarship on the historical novel needs to reassess the role of modernism, and the field of modernism needs to consider the role of the historical novel.

[REMINDER] Cannibals: Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture (25-26 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Reproductive Spectacle and the Modernist Female Body / MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle / 18-21 October 2012/ Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

As feminist film scholar Laura Mulvey has famously argued, the eroticized female body has long been subjected to the patriarchal male gaze within cinema.

Moving from Me to We: Breaking Boundaries and Building Bridges with Globally Networked Learning Partnerships. June 7-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Education
contact email: 
COILConference@suny.edu

The SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) invites proposals for presentations that broadly support this year’s conference themes; including individual presentations, panels, mini-workshops, or alternative innovative formats (including those utilizing videoconferencing and other technologies).

[UPDATE] 'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvigmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

CFP for Special Session on Music in France, PAMLA Seattle, October 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Jones
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:

2012 PAMLA Conference CFP Deadline April 22, 2012

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

The Online CFP List and Paper Proposal Form for the October 19-21 PAMLA Conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA, is now open.

Mapping Pre-1965 South Asian America, MLA, Boston, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rajender Kaur. William Paterson University, NJ
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Mapping Pre-1965 South Asian America, MLA, Boston 2013

CFP: WOMEN AND WORK panel at Citizens of the World conference (Abstract: March 15; Conference: June 22-24, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Phyllis Thompson/Citizens of the World Conference/Singapore
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

Co-sponsored by the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, the Citizens

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference: Joyce and England; January 31-February 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Miami
contact email: 
MiamiJoyce2013@gmail.com

The 18th Irregular Miami J’yce Birthday Conference:
Joyce and England
University of Miami
January 31-February 2, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

MLA Boston 2013: South Asian Periodical Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy
contact email: 
s_reddy71@yahoo.com

This panel, sponsored by the South Asian Languages and Literatures discussion group, explores the history, development, and contemporary life of periodical culture on the South Asian subcontinent.

Call for book reviewers - Transgressive Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Williams
contact email: 
russell.williams@ulip.lon.ac.uk

Transgressive Culture is a new international electronic and print peer-reviewed journal published by Gylphi Limited. It concerns the limits – in all of their guises – and what lies beyond them.

MLA 2013 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Nirmal Trivedi, and Vanessa Cozza
contact email: 
cozzav@gmail.com

Giving and Getting Access: Student Access and Success in General Education Courses

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" Conference April 13-15, 2012 (New, March deadline!)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

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