category: interdisciplinary

Undercover America at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston) [UPDATE: deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher
contact email: 
lrf243@nyu.edu

This panel examines the methodology and genre of the undercover narrative in U.S. literature.

Exchange Conference (28/29 June 12), Call for Papers (deadline 4 May 12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Green, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
ExchangeConference@cf.ac.uk

June 28/29// 2012
POSTGRADUATE
INTERDISCIPLINARY
CONFERENCE

Call for papers

Gender in English Studies International Symposium 2012 (19-21.10.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Szczecin University, Poland
contact email: 
info@ges-symposium.pl

GES 2012: 'The fluidity and contestability of gender and sexuality'

[UPDATE] Environmental Utterance: A Performative Conference, 1-2 Sep 2012 (CFP deadline 31st March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE
- A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: 31st March 2012

Material Religion in Modern Britain and her Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Lucinda Matthews-Jones (Liverpool John Moores University) and Tim Jones (University of Glamorgan)
contact email: 
l.m.matthew-jones@ljmu.ac.uk

This two-day symposium will explore material cultures of religious belief and faith in modern Britain. As Birgit Meyer, David Morgan, Crispin Paine and S.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

shaped literary works and cultural meanings. In particular, it welcomes papers that address the topic of sanctuary and sacred space. How do literary texts represent sanctuary and sacred space?

Age, Obsolescence, and New Media (MLA 2013, Boston, 3-6 January; 15 March deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sponsored by MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

Age, Obsolescence, and New Media

Being More than Ambivalent Towards Race: Class in Contemporary African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Debt” for the 2012 Midwestern MLA conference, this panel is interested in the class implications that contemporary African American literature offers its readership.

2nd Biennial BABEL Meeting - Wild Fermentation: Disciplined Knowledge and Drink

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Kelber / Rob Wakeman
contact email: 
rob.wakeman@gmail.com

"Wild Fermentation: Disciplined Knowledge and Drink"

Panel for the BABEL Working Group's second biennial conference at MIT, September 20-22, 2012.

CFP: Beyond the Bottom-Line: The Producer in Film and Television (Edited Collection) (Abstracts due June 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Meir
contact email: 
christopher.meir@sta.uwi.edu

Editors: Andrew Spicer, Anthony McKenna and Christopher Meir

Ecologies of Seeing or Seeing Whole: Images and Space, Images within Images conference Sept 27-29, 2012 (proposals due May 10

full name / name of organization: 
The Nomadikon Centre, Bergen, Norway & The College of St Rose, Albany, NY USA
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

MLA 2013 Revolutionary Exhanges: Women's Networks (Boston, Jan 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya Moutray
contact email: 
moutrt@sage.edu

Seeking papers that explore national and transnational exchanges between women during the French Revolutionary wars.

Hannah Arendt and American Literature: MLA 2013: due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Stratton (UC Davis) + Patrick Redding (Manhattanville College)
contact email: 
mstratton@ucdavis.edu, patrick.redding@mville.edu

Call for Papers: MLA 2013
Proposed Special Session: “Hannah Arendt and American Literature”

[UPDATE] Call for Creative Nonfiction Submissions for a Book about John Lennon's Death - Deadline March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LennonBook80
contact email: 
lennonbook80@yahoo.com

For those interested in possible publication in a book about John Lennon’s death, please email your personal experiences to lennonbook80@yahoo.com.

UPDATE -JOURNAL ISSUE - "Acting Out - Trauma and the Ethics of Remembrance" (full submission March 15th 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Performing Ethos: An International Journal of Ethics in Theatre and Performance (Intellect Publishers)
contact email: 
alf@aber.ac.uk

[UPDATE]JOURNAL ISSUE - Acting Out - Trauma and the Ethics of Remembrance (full submission March 15th 2012)
full name / name of organization:

The Erotics of Post Project (from MLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Derkson
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

“But between the past which no longer is and the future which is not yet, this moment when [we] exist is nothing” –from de Beauvoir’s _The Ethics of Ambiguity_

M/MLA (Nov. 8-11, 2012): A Model American?: Contemporary Literary Exemplars and their Debt to the Past (due March 7)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

CFP for Proposed Special Session of the 2012 M/MLA (Cincinnati, Nov. 8-11, 2012)

GRAMMA: Journal of Theory and Criticism Issue Number 21 (2013): "The History and Future of the 19th-Century Book"

full name / name of organization: 
Editors of the issue: Maria Schoina and Andrew Stauffer
contact email: 
schoina@enl.auth.gr, amstauff@gmail.com

In the period between 1740 to 1850, the systematization of the entire process of making and selling books through a network of printers, publishers, booksellers, writers, readers, and critics led to t

Modernism and the Essence of Technology--MSA 14 (Las Vegas, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Fielding
contact email: 
hfieldin@pnc.edu

Heidegger’s famous essay “The Question Concerning Technology” begins with the claim that “technology is not equivalent to the essence of technology.” In his terms, the essence of technology

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection), 05-01-2012

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

Description

[UPDATE] MEDIASCAPE - “History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture” - Spring 2012 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


Call For Papers - MEDIASCAPE - Spring 2012 – “History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture”

The British Empire in Literature and Film RMMLA Oct. 2012 (due March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Drake / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
cynthia.drake@colorado.edu

Special Topics panel for the Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boulder, Colorado. Ocotober 4-6, 2012.

[Update] Extended deadline--Mapping the Atlantic: Digital Humanities and Atlantic Studies. April 13-14.

full name / name of organization: 
The Atlantic Studies Workshop, University of Michigan
contact email: 
tonks@umich.edu

This graduate student conference seeks to foster interdisciplinary discussion among scholars studying the American, European, and African continents as well as those engaged in global and transnational projects. Research incorporating new methods for researching the Atlantic with the aid of digital materials and methodologies is particularly welcome.

Call for Submissions: Monsters and the Monstrous,Volume 2, Number 1, Special Issue on Monstrous Memory

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

Journal Announcement and Call for Submissions

Monsters and the Monstrous
Volume 2, Number 1, Special Issue on Monstrous Memory

The Editors welcome contributions to the journal in the form of

Last Call Tau Creative Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Lourdes University
contact email: 
hbaumgartner@lourdes.edu

Calling All CREATIVE WRITERS For
The TAU 2012
The Tau is the Lourdes University journal of art, poetry, and other creative work.

Submissions accepted NOW
through Friday, March 16

1st Global Conference: Immersive Worlds and Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Immersive Worlds and Transmedia Narratives

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

* The Novel
* The Film

Synæsthesia and ‘Video Gaming’ (v. 2 n. 1) (submissions due by 12/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Synæsthesia Journal
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and communication of meanings depend upon perception.

Synæsthesia and ‘Communicative Power’ (v.1 n.4) (submissions due by 10/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Synæsthesia Journal
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and communication of meanings depend upon perception.

Synæsthesia and ‘The Culture of Fear’ (submissions due by 7/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Synæsthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Synæsthesia Journal
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Thought, engagement and communication of meanings depend upon perception.

Bridging the Gap: Israeli and Palestinian Relations and Culture (MLA, Boston, Jan. 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Morani Kornberg-Weiss
contact email: 
moraniko@buffalo.edu

This Special Session focuses on Israeli and Palestinian relations and seeks to provide a forum for examining notions of “conflict,” identity, war, peace, and protest

Geographies of Promise and Betrayal: Land and Place in US Studies Toronto, Ontario October 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
aredding@yorku.ca

Sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies, York University and the Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Teaching Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology--Palgrave Teaching the New English Series
contact email: 
gcusack@ou.edu

CFP: Teaching Comic Books and Graphic Novels

CFP: Christopher Hitchens and his Legacy -- 2013 MLA (due March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Norman, MLA Division on Nonfiction Prose
contact email: 
bjnorman@loyola.edu

Panel for 2013 MLA Annual Convention (Boston, Jan 3-6, 2013)

MLA 2013: McSweeney's and Contemporary Reading (3/15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie O'Dell
contact email: 
jackie.o_dell@tufts.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore the literary output, authors, genres, publication practices, or publics associated with Dave Eggers's McSweeney's books and magazines.

The Corporate Archive / MLA session proposal Boston 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leigh Claire La Berge
contact email: 
lclaberge@gmail.com

The Corporate Archive

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