category: interdisciplinary

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

2nd Global Conference:The Child: A Persons Project (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Child: A Persons Project

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

HORROR AREA Call for Papers, 2012 PCA/ACA National Conference - Boston, MA - 11-14 April, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association (PCA) / American Culture Association (ACA)
contact email: 
pcahorror@gmail.com

HORROR
(in fiction, film, television, new media, theory and culture)

2012 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

6th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Tuesday 3rd July 2012 – Thursday 5th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Hybrid Irelands: March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due November 15th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Hybrid Irelands: At Culture’s Edge / University of Notre Dame / Keough-Naughton Institute
contact email: 
hybridIE@nd.edu

Hybrid Irelands: At Culture’s Edge (Abstracts due November 15th, 2011)

A Graduate-Student Conference Exploring the Relationship between Hybridity and Irish Literature

[UPDATE] Enunciating the End: The Apocalypse, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
enunciating.the.end@gmail.com

Apocalyptic prophecies and futurist narratives have always had a special place in culture, from Y2K fervor to the periodically updated Rapture to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in December of

[UPDATE] Ethnic Lit & Religion at MELUS 2012 (April 19-22)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Submissions are still being accepted for two panels on Ethnic Literature and Religion for the next MELUS conference: one on religious transnationalism and one on Eastern religions.

MUSIC AND PROPAGANDA IN THE SHORT TWENTIETH CENTURY - 18-20 May 2012, Pistoia ITALY

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

The Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini of Lucca/Pistoia (http://www.luigiboccherini.org) and the Association “Amici di Groppoli” of Pistoia, in association with the University of Granada (I

AlterNative Calls for Papers for 2012 Issues: Deadline December 1st 2011

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: an International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Call for Papers: Volume 8, 2012

CFP: Consumer Culture and Advertising at SW/TX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference, Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mkaiserl@austincc.edu

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference: An Ethical (Re)Orientation

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University Fullerton's Acacia Group and Creative Writing Club are looking for thoughtful inter-disciplinary graduate and professional-level papers that engage a work of literature or

Body of Evidence: A Conference on Crime Fiction, 24-26th February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, St.Stephen's College, University of Delhi
contact email: 
crimeconference@gmail.com, gitichandra@yahoo.com

Concept Note:

The classic detective story (more widely, crime fiction), a popular and populist sub genre of the novel proper, is, quite wrongly, considered one of its youngest branches. In point of fact it is one of its earliest and, historically, one of its most resilient partners. If the novel is roughly 250 years old, the detective story is not very much younger, predating by several decades the modern romance and the spy story, never mind the novel for children or the fantasy novel or modern science fiction. And it has remained relatively – compared to these others – unchanged in its skeletal structure, a structure that is transparently evident: a heinous and unexpected crime, an unknown perpetrator, a group of suspects, ambiguous clues, a detective, a thrilling (often mental) pursuit, and the successful unconcealment of the CRIMINAL(s) and the motive.

Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Enunciating the End: The Apocalypse, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
enunciating.the.end@gmail.com

Apocalyptic prophecies and futurist narratives have always had a special place in culture, from Y2K fervor to the periodically updated Rapture to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in December of

Call for Papers: Essay Collection on Modernity and Sustainability, deadline for abstracts 31 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Zayed University Press, Dubai
contact email: 
Sandra.Wynands@zu.ac.ae

Call for Papers: Book on Modernity and Sustainability

11th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Tuesday 3rd July 2012 – Thursday 5th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

5th Global Conference: Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 29th June 2012 – Sunday 1st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

8th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children

Friday 29th June 2012 – Sunday 1st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference 2012 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ole Miss English Graduate Program
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

Sports and Nationalism in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste
contact email: 
fernandez@gsu.edu

Call for Contributions

Sports and Nationalism in Latin America

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste, Robert McKee Irwin, and Juan Poblete (Editors)

Material Cultures in the Space Between, 1914-1945, 14-16 June 2012, proposals due 28 Nov 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
cbuck@wheatonma.edu

Call for Papers
Material Cultures in the Space Between, 1914-1945

Proposals requested for the 14th Annual Conference of
The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

Call for Articles for Frame a journal of Visual and Material Culture 15 Nov 2011

full name / name of organization: 
FRAME: a journal of visual and material culture
contact email: 
editor@framejournal.org

Call for Papers: Deadline 15 November, 2011.

Send all submissions electronically in .doc or .docx format to editor@framejournal.org.

New Voices: Bodies of Influence

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

2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa
Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynote: Marilynne Robinson

Deadline for submission is December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Deadline December 1, 2011
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

AFRICAN AMERICAN/AFRICAN CULTURE AREA: Popular Culture Association invites both papers and panels of four papers on any area of Africana including African, Caribbean, Latin American and African Americ

Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

The Pedagogies and the Profession Area of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for paper presentations and panels on any topic involving successful o

Reminder: CFP Moving Modernisms Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
info@movingmodernisms.org

On 21-24 March 2012 Oxford University English Faculty will host a four-day conference entitled Moving Modernisms.

“From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Letort/Shannon Wells-Lassagne
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

Conference “From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June 2012

Call for papers

Modernity and Sustainability, abstract submission deadline 31 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Zayed University Press, Dubai
contact email: 
Sandra.Wynands@zu.ac.ae

Call for Papers: Book on Modernity and Sustainability

Violent Women in 19th Century England

full name / name of organization: 
Vicky Nagy
contact email: 
vicnagy AT gmail.com

The number of women who are victims of crime has always been higher than the number of women partaking as offenders. However, women were very often involved with crime- not always petty in nature.

European Journal of English Studies, 'Myths of Europe: East of Venice' (deadline for proposals: 31 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan O'Malley
contact email: 
aidan.omalley@eui.eu

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES Vol. 17

Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception (Feb. 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Conference Hosted by German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
senses2012@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

War After 1945: Literature, History, Culture, and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rprescot@kent.edu

We invite papers about all wars after 1945: Korea, Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan; and peacekeeping missions and involvement in Europe, Central America, Africa, and the Middle-East.

The Future of Arts Research

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
FutureofArtsResearch@rhul.ac.uk

A one-day Postgraduate conference to be held at the British Library, Friday 18th November 2011, 9.30-5.00 sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, in

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