category: interdisciplinary

Rhetoric and Technical Communication 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Zdenek
contact email: 
sean.zdenek@ttu.edu

Call for Papers: Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

CFP: Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

In times like these, it’s hard not to write satire.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

Kurt Vonnegut at ALA, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012 (deadline for proposals, Jan. 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Popular and The Middlebrow: Women’s Writing 1880 - 1940 - 12th April 2011 - Newcastle University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
middlebrow-conf@newcastle.ac.uk

12 April 2012, Newcastle University

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Nicola Humble (Roehampton)

Local and mobile: Linking mobilities, mobile communication and locative media

full name / name of organization: 
a joint international conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network, and the 3rd annual research symposium of the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at NCSU
contact email: 
adriana@souzaesilva.com

Local and mobile: Linking mobilities, mobile communication and locative media

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora - 24th March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
e.mcwilliams@bathspa.ac.uk

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora
24th March 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr Breda Gray, Dr Louise Ryan, and Professor Bronwen Walter

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Heney, ACLA Sem./Edited Volume
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

[UPDATE] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Corrected Submission Deadline: April 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Celebrity Discourses in Canadian Contexts: DEADLINE Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
leek66@ mcmaster.ca or yorkl@cogeco.ca

ACCUTE: May 28-May 31, 2012

CFP Mildred Haun Conference: A Celebration of Appalachian Literature, Culture, and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Walters State Community College
contact email: 
Viki.Rouse@ws.edu

The theme of "Defining Ourselves" opens the conversation of exploring and defining Appalachian literature and culture for ourselves and for the outside world.

Rattle - A Journal at the convergence of Art and Writing Issue 3 Deadline: 30th November

full name / name of organization: 
rattlejournal.org.uk
contact email: 
editorial@rattlejournal.org.uk

Rattle is a journal of art, writing and thought. We are now accepting submissions for our third issue.

[UPDATE] Vonnegut and Humor

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally, Jr.
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu and robert.tally@txstate.edu

2011 may well be called "The Year of Kurt Vonnegut." In April the Library of America issued a volume including his novels from 1963 to 1973, effectively canonizing Vonnegut.

Biennial - June and December

full name / name of organization: 
WEST AFRICAN THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS JOURNAL (WATPAJO)
contact email: 
zikykofo@yahoo.com,watpajo@hotmail.com

Articles on any aspect of Theatre and Performing Arts in West Africa is hereby invited from scholars, researchers, theatre administrators, critics and practitioners, for publication in Vol 1.

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize” (Abstract deadline:14 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Studies Department, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
contact email: 
ohwovbco@unisa.ac.za

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize”
February 1st – 4th 2012
Abstract deadline: 14 November 2011

UPDATE Sex...or Something Like It

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
lizzie.oldfather@gmail.com

Rutgers University announces "Science and Method in the Humanities," an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University).

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, Spring 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2012 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is January 15, 2012.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Finding Common Ground (January 2, 2012) special journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Canadian Studies; Guest Editors: Linda Hutcheon and Ian MacRae
contact email: 
imacrae@wlu.ca

“Where is home?” J. Edward Chamberlin asks us, in If this

"Drama and Domestic Violence" (29-31 March 2012), deadline for abstracts: November 28

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period.

"Aging Studies and Drama" (March 29-31, 2012), deadline for proposals: November 28

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama Conference
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel exploring drama of any nationality or period from an aging-studies perspective.

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Women Poets of WW1 Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Marcy Tanter
contact email: 
tanter@tarleton.edu

Abstracts sought for a collection of essays about women poets of the 1914-1918 era. Subjects may be from any of the nations involved in World War 1.

Travel Now and Then

full name / name of organization: 
Oasis:An Annual Periodical of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
nikhileshabu@rediffmail.com

Travel Now and Then

Update: Northern Plains Conference on Early British Lit -- Meeting changed to 4/13 - 4/14/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
contact email: 
benkertl@northern.edu; Elizabeth.Haller@northern.edu

The Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) attracts advanced scholars, graduate students, and select undergraduates from the upper Midwest (and farther) to discuss pedagogical

Rewriting Southern Literature for the Silver Screen (AUMLAC Feb 10-11 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Klevay / Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
rklevay@aum.edu

This panel will celebrate the past and continuing inspiration of Southern literature on Hollywood film.

Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on the 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

UPDATE - Extended deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Suburban Cultures Interdisciplinary Research Network
contact email: 
j.a.sullivan@exeter.ac.uk

The Sensory Suburb: 9 December 2011

[UPDATE] The Long Reach of Antiquity, Columbia University, April 27-28. ABSTRACTS DUE NOV. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
reachofantiquity@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Long Reach of Antiquity

April 27-28, 2012
Columbia University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Leonard Barkan (Princeton University, Comparative Literature)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Contemporary Women Writings in French "Women Taking Risks in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives"

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Rocca-Salem State University
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

Title: Women Taking Risks in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives
Topic: Contemporary Women Writings in French
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research (A New Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship)

full name / name of organization: 
LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research
contact email: 
jblack6@my.westga.edu

LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research is a new peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing original critical works by undergraduate English students in a professional medium, something for

Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture 27-29 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
mcgillconference2012@gmail.com

McGill English Graduate Conference CFP
Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture
27-29 January 2012
McGill University, Montreal

Children of Men: Childhood in Narratives of Crisis and Catastrophe (March 29-April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Brown University
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu

This seminar will consider the figure of the child as a means to focalize and narrativize personal or collective catastrophe.

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