category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (Publication - comics, lit., gaming, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Reminder: Deadline June 15.

** The editors are particularly interested in abstracts on juvenile lit., gaming, new media, and comics. **

Call for Contributors

CFP: Humanities and Technology Association Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
gsochan@bowiestate.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

34th Annual Humanities and Technology Association Conference
Bowie State University, Bowie, MD
04 - 06 October 2012

[UPDATE] Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

The City in Literature after 9/11 (NEMLA 3/21/13-3/24/13; deadline 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
kwilhite@siena.edu

Michel de Certeau begins his chapter "Walking in the City" with an evocative fragment: "Seeing Manhattan from the 110th floor of the World Trade Center." Though that unified perspective has vanished,

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

CFP: Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Emma West, Cardiff University
contact email: 
modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania)

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

Unlearning Shakespeare: A Symposium on Creative Pedagogy and Formal Learning Structures at School and University. 28 June 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Liam Semler (University of Sydney) and Jane Coles (Oxford Bookes University)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au; j.coles@brookes.ac.uk

An intensive one-day symposium at the Harcourt Hill Campus of Oxford Brookes University (28 June 2012) to explore how creative teaching and learning fits with (or doesn’t fit with) formal learning s

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

WORKSHOP ON INTERDISCIPLINARY PEDAGOGY IN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

This workshop on Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in Literature aims at discussing the following:
What are the fundamental elements of interdisciplinary teachings in literature? How do we

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Gendered Persuasion: Borrowed Arguments in Early Modern Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Nunn/The University of Akron and Carol Mejia LaPerle/Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Gendered Persuasion: Borrowed Arguments in Early Modern Drama

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello"

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Mejia LaPerle / Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia [C PRACSIS /si:praksiz/]
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

South-­‐Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in
technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and

Idebate Magazine: Call for short submissions on 2012 Presidential Debate Topics

full name / name of organization: 
International Debate Education Association
contact email: 
arounds@idebate.org

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) works with young people from all over the world in communities with little or no history of debate or informed public discussion.

“Hawthorne, Pleasure, Enjoyment and Leisure in the 19th-Century”

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Martin, University of Charleston
contact email: 
michaelmartin@ucwv.edu

For the 2013 Interdisciplinary Studies in the 19th-Century Conference and its stated theme of “Leisure! Fun!

LEROS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latin Eros - A Skein of Interzonal Skins / Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones
contact email: 
camille.dumoulie@free.fr

Latinness, whatever its numerous metamorphoses over the centuries, is still vibrant today. But what does the term cover and what cultural place and functions does it have in a globalized world?

Foreign Language Film Conference - University of Alabama Birmingham - 1-4 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Foreign Language Film Conference
contact email: 
rpeters@lsu.edu

Foreign Language Film Conference V

"Rights and Representations"

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1-4 November 2012

CFP: Midwest MLA, November 8-11, 2012 - "Writing the Ineffable: Mystic Literature and the Limits(?) of Language" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Michigan State University
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

In The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James informs us that the mystical state operates in an ineffable realm and, as such, language remains incapable of accurately narrating or textualizi

SAMLA 2012 Anglo-Saxons On the Move: Exile, Travel, and Pilgrimage

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu

Proposals for papers (300 words) on works in Old English that address the ideas and actualities of exile, travel, and/or pilgrimage should be sent to Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu by 30 June 2012.

2nd Annual Black Women's Health Conference February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tulane University Black Women's Health Task Force
contact email: 
bwhconference@wave.tulane.edu

VIOLENCE, TRAUMA, RESILIENCE, RECOVERY: FACTORS IN BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH
The Second Annual Black Women’s Health Conference at Tulane University
February 15-16, 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

Call For Master's Level English and Cultural Studies Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Wide Net: A Master's Level Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
thewidenet@truman.edu

The Wide Net, the country's first journal of exclusively Master's level research in English and cultural studies invites submissions for its summer issue: Bread and Circuses.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended until 15 June for The Maginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture, and Popularity, 8-9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

The Marginalised Mainstream addresses popular culture and its role in cultural production in the long twentieth century, especially under-valued and under-researched areas of the mainstream.

CFP Representations of Shanghai: Film and Fiction (Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013; DEADLINE September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein and Richard Schumaker, University of Maryland University College
contact email: 
lbernstein@umuc.edu; rschumaker@umuc.edu

Because of its unique historical and geopolitical situation -- major Asian port, economic target for Western and Eastern powers, and node for conflicts between nationalists and communists -- Shanghai has been the object of literary and cinematographic representation throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This NeMLA panel will analyze, organize, and probe the representation of Shanghai by Asian, European, and American writers and filmmakers. Comparative approaches and reflections on cultural history are particularly welcomed. Format may range from traditional papers to multi-media presentations.

Book chapters for the interdisciplinary volume “Hip-Hop from the East of Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
Milosz Miszczynski / UCSD
contact email: 
mmiszczynski@ucsd.edu

The book responds to the vivid development of hip-hop culture in the Eastern and Central and Eastern European states and shows how a universal model of hip-hop serves as a contextually situated platfo

The Literary Present and the Postcolonial Condition An International Conference 14-16 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
lit.conference@iiu.edu.pk

At the end of the World War II, the British and the French territorial control over the colonies began to crumble and a new global condition emerged in which erstwhile colonies transformed into newly

CFP Workshop: Catachreses? 'Gender', 'Religion' and 'Postcoloniality' (17-19 December 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender and Religions Research, SOAS University of London
contact email: 
cgrr@soas.ac.uk

See www.cgrr.wordpress.com

MAPACA Conference 2012 Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

CFP Women's Studies at MAPACA
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
November 1-3, 2012
Pittsburgh,PA

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

Fat Sex - Abstracts required by 30th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Helen Hester, Middlesex University (UK), and Dr Caroline Walters, Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
contact email: 
h.hester@mdx.ac.uk or carolinejwalters@gmail.com

Fat Sex

Midwest MLA What is Our Debt to Death and the Dead?: The Gift of Death and The Work of Mourning in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Taylor Michigan State University
contact email: 
taylo710@msu.edu

Jacques Derrida argues that the dead other can speak and remain “in us.” Additionally, he argues that to keep one alive is the ultimate sign of fidelity that is accomplished through acts of mourni

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@wcst.org

The World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2012) is a multidisciplinary
congress, Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter. The WCST is

Call for Papers: Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE) will be held from
29th to 31st of October, 2012 in Dublin. The IICE is an international refereed

Call for Papers: The 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@icitst.org

The 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured
Transactions (ICITST-2012) is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter.

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