category: interdisciplinary

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings - June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n.

PASSIONS: Synapsis - European School for Comparative Studies, 3-10 Sept. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Synapsis (European School for Comparative Studies)
contact email: 
synapsis 2012@unisi.it

For some time now, philosophers, sociologists and neuroscientists have started to look once again at the world of emotions and passions to try and understand the mechanisms behind them.

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Annual Symposium November 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holli Levitsky
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of Jewish American and Holocaust Literature--including drama, film, visual-and-performance art--for the 17th Annual JAHLit Symposium at the landmark Betsy Hotel in South B

UPDATE: DIGITAL DEFOE: STUDIES IN DEFOE & HIS CONTEMPORARIES

full name / name of organization: 
THE DEFOE SOCIETY
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

Conference: Global Lives [CFP due June 1] Stony Brook Manhattan|Oct 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

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The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Haiti: From Pre-Columbian to Declaration of Independnece

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012 - October 19-21
contact email: 
madrien@wittenberg.edu

Haiti: From Pre-Columbian to Independence. Papers are invited to explore the neglected past of Haiti before the arrival of the Europeans and the proclamation of the Independence.

Call for Submissions- Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library World
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

Captivity and Culpability: The Disciplining Subject in the Literary and Cultural Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
IES & HRC, Senate House, London
contact email: 
cornelia.waechter@uni-paderborn.de; a.t.adams@newcastle.ac.uk

Societies often have ambiguous and even conflicting attitudes towards state institutions that fulfil normalising, reformatory, punitive or disciplinary functions.

Owing a Debt to Illustrations

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2012 Cincinnati convention, permanent section on Illustrated Texts
contact email: 
a.sonstegard@csuohio.edu

Paper proposals are sought for a panel presentation on Illustrated Texts, in keeping with the MMLA 2012 convention theme of “Debt”: OWING A DEBT TO ILLUSTRATIONS

Poster Session - AAP August 1-2, 2012 Washington, D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
jenngoodlander@yahoo.com

Association for Asian Performance
12th Annual Conference

August 1-2, 2012 Washington, D.C.

CFP FOR POSTER SESSION

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

[UPDATE] The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices Deadline July 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry.

Northrop Frye 100 : A Danubian Perspective - EXTENDED DEADLINE 1st May

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary
contact email: 
budapestfryeconference@gmail.com

Northrop Frye remains one of the most quoted scholarly authors of the 20th century, who addressed a wide range of cultural, social and religious issues far beyond what is traditionally called literatu

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

Edited collection on literary assignments/activities that involve digital technologies (to be published by Bedford/St. Martins)

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Hetland
contact email: 
timhetland@gmail.com

This collection will be peer reviewed and published by Bedford/St. Martins.

DOCUMENTING ASIA-PACIFIC

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultura Studies (journal)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 | March 2013
Special Issue Call for Papers
“Documenting Asia Pacific”

Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference - Proposals due June 30th - Conference: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts, NYC
contact email: 
critical.information.sva@gmail.com

Call for Proposals and Projects

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

"Re(de)/Constructing Conflict: Adversaries, Antagonists, Enemies, and Opponents" October 20th and 21st of 2012, NDSU, Fargo, ND

full name / name of organization: 
RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

The 1012 RRCWL invites papers and panel proposals on topics that explore the dynamics of identity and conflict as well as their many manifestations across classes, cultures, kingdoms, sects, societies

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy UK and University of Brighton
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

2nd Jul 2012
Checkland, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, UK

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Emily Allen Williams/Paine College School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or akilahw@msn.com

New e-journal
Caribbean Vistas:
Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
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Märchen as Memoir: the Return of the German Fairy Tale in the 20th and 21st centuries

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
williamcrooke@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the enduring legacy and plasticity of the German fairy tale.

[FINAL CALL] Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

[UPDATE] Shapeshifters, Cyborgs, and Psychedelics: Analyzing the Alternate Worlds of J. J. Abrams' Fringe (5/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya R. Cochran
contact email: 
fringecollection@gmail.com

Shapeshifters, Cyborgs, and Psychedelics: Analyzing the Alternate Worlds of J.J. Abrams’ Fringe

NEW DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15 May 2012

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

Rust Belt Tales: Growth, Death and Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
About Place Journal
contact email: 
blackearthinstitute@gmail.com

Request for submissions: About Place Journal; Issue #2 Rust Belt Tales

Indian Popular Culture (Panel for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 3-

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

UPDATE-CFP for 2012 MPCA/ACA Area of Art History and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortneybarko@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: May 31, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (abstract due 01 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

[CALL FOR ANTHOLOGY ARTICLES] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping and Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/Emory University
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

At present, capitalism seems to enjoy a certain status as the last remaining “ideological superpower” in the global arena; however, many committed scholars, activists, writers, philosophers, and o

Caribbean Irish Connections: Nov 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maria McGarrity/ Long Island University Brooklyn
contact email: 
maria.mcgarrity@liu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Caribbean Irish Connections

A multidisciplinary conference and workshop, Barbados Nov 16-17 2012

UPDATE: Collection on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom (Deadline May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo (Assistant Professor of English, Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

I invite proposals for a collection of critical essays on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, particularly those with interdisciplinary approaches to the programs and (where applicable) their compan

Deadline Reminder: Symposium: Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
mangamoviessymposium@gmail.com

CFP Deadline Approaching:

Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures: Industry, Society and Audiences

Symposium: 5th September 2012

The Imagination of Disaster

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Studies of Cultural Representations
contact email: 
kinotchka@gmail.com

The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Cultural Representations invites proposal submissions for an interdisciplinary panel titled “The Imagination of Disaster” at the 7th Annual

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