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2nd International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics: Structure, Use, and Meaning

full name / name of organization: 
Transilvania University of Brasov, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
contact email: 
stanca.mada@unitbv.ro

2nd Conference on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics: Structure, Use, and Meaning - SUM 2012, September 20-22, 2012, Brasov, Romania.

New Zealand's Cultures: Sources, Histories, Futures

full name / name of organization: 
New Zealand Studies Network (UK and Ireland)
contact email: 
Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk and bmartin@uvigo.es

New Zealand Studies Network (UK and Ireland)

Inaugural Conference

New Zealand's Cultures: Sources, Histories, Futures

CFP -- Religion and Medicine in North American Culture -- MLA 2013, Boston, MA Jan 3-6 -- Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on Religion and Medicine in North American Culture to be proposed as a special session for the MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013 in Boston, MA.

'Narratives of Difference' in the Global Marketplace

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Northampton, UK and The University of Vigo, Spain
contact email: 
Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk and bmartin@uvigo.es

“’Narratives of Difference’ in the Global Marketplace”

At: School of the Arts, Avenue Campus, University of Northampton

25-26 October 2012

Intonation and Poetic Convention (MLA Convention, Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Glaser and Natalie Gerber
contact email: 
bglaser@skidmore.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

This proposed special session for the 2013 MLA Convention (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013) explores the relation between verse conventions and intonation.

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/9-11

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, and traditional forms of expression.

CFP Exegesis ejournal deadline 30th April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis ejournal, English Dept, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

www.exegesisjournal.org

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos's works (MLA Boston; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid M. Valle/ Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.
Submit 300 word abstracts by 3/4/12.

[UPDATE] CFP: MLA Special Session on “The Mechanics of Fictional World-Making” (3/1/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung / Rutgers University
contact email: 
elaine.auyoung@rutgers.edu

Papers that explore the underpinnings of making and/or experiencing fictional worlds are welcome.

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012 (Updated!)

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

Update--Bright Lines: Culture On the Autism Spectrum

full name / name of organization: 
Jes Battis, Department of English, University of Regina
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

"Am I on the spectrum?" asks Abed Nadir, a character on the show Community.

From Weimar to Los Angeles: Modernism in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Thomson
contact email: 
tst@uvic.ca

Modernist Studies Association 14th annual conference, Las Vegas (Oct. 18-21, 2012)

Soliciting the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Twelfth Annual Southern Connecticut State University Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

We are seeking paper and panel proposals for the Twelfth Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven, CT).

MLA 2013: The Undead South: Beyond the Gothic (SSSL Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
eandersd@gmu.edu; dturner1@coastal.edu

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature issues a call for papers for the 2013 Modern Language Association Conference held on January 3-6, 2013 in Boston.

Texts and Textiles, 11-12 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Material Texts, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
LMFR2@cam.ac.uk

The shared origin of text and textile in the Latin texere, to weave, is a critical commonplace.

Theorizing Borders -- MLA 2013, Boston, January 3-6 -- ABSTRACTS DUE March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
bezio@email.unc.edu

Abstracts, approximately 250 words, and current CV by 15 March 2012

IS NATURE WRITING DEAD?

full name / name of organization: 
SHARP EYES VII: AN ASLE-AFFILIATED CONFERENCE,June 4-7, 2012, At the State University of New York College at Oneonta
contact email: 
paynedg@oneonta.edu

This conference will be the seventh in the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar series.

"worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visual arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl

http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

THEORIES AND MODELS OF LITERARY HISTORIOGRAPH

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

AAL Literature and Censorship conference 10-12 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Moore University of New South Wales Canberra
contact email: 
n.moore@adfa.edu.au

Australasian Association for Literature Conference 2012: Literature and Censorship

http://www.aal.asn.au/conference/2012/index.shtml

Dates: 10-12 July 2012

MLA 2013 Special Session: Muriel Rukeyser at One Hundred

full name / name of organization: 
Rowena Kennedy-Epstein
contact email: 
rkennedy-epstein@gc.cuny.edu

2013 marks the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth. Papers on all genres and topics welcome, focusing particularly on aspects of her work that are important right now.

Authorship, Ownership, and Publication: Exploring Debt through Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Permanent Section at Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Nov 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
lacey-worth@uiowa.edu

This permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference welcomes paper proposals for a panel or group of panels on topics related to the confer

[UPDATE] "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Graduate Student Conference 2012 -- English Graduate Organization -- NDSU English Department
contact email: 
ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu

________________________________________________________
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
(Submission Deadline: February 23, 2012)

Interdisciplinary English Studies

"Laughing to Keep from Crying" Modern Language Association Convention: 3-6 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu; sdmccoy@bellsouth.net

This panel will explore the complex relationships between pain and humor.

Polyglot Fancies: Multilingualism and Translation in 20th century Fiction (1 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Salvatore Pappalardo and Maria Kager
contact email: 
salpappalas@gmail.com, mariakager@yahoo.com

Volume on Multilingualism and Translation, deadline April 1
Call for contributions
Polyglot Fancies: Multilingualism and Translation in 20th century Fiction (working title).

CALL FOR PAPERS: Film and Video Production, 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Film and Video Production

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 12 - 14, 2012

The Broken Body and the West in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Boulder, CO, Oct. 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention
contact email: 
erin.kingsley@colorado.edu

This panel considers limited or “broken” bodies (non-normative, maimed, amputated, tattooed, pregnant, female, aging, etc) and their interaction with the West, its expansion and freedom (often pac

UPDATE 'Performing Wales', 30 March - 1 April, Gregynog, Newtown, Wales, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alyce von Rothkirch, Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

The programme for the 'Performing Wales' conference, to be held between 30 March and 1 April 2012 in Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Wales, UK is now available.

Humanities Journal Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

We are seeking essays, book reviews, and interviews for the upcoming Spring issue due out in April. The theme is Nationalism: Roots and Transgressions.

Conference on Mediating Marginalities 13th – 14th March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women's Studies and Development Faculty of Social Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
contact email: 
marginality2012@gmail.com

Centre for Women's Studies and Development
Faculty of Social Sciences
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Conference
on
Mediating Marginalities
13th – 14th March 2012

Convener

The Politics of Legitimacy: Designing, Proposing, and Administrating a Collaborative Women’s Studies Program; Due March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, to be held October 19-21, 2012.
contact email: 
jbb35@pitt.edu

This CFP is looking for presenters interested in contributing to a workshop for the 3rd Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, Politics of Leadership and Civil Rights, to be held October 19-21, 2012.

Textual Fault-Lines at 2nd Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Laskaya/Eve Salisbury
contact email: 
laskaya@uoregon.edu

This panel builds on the 2010 BABEL sessions examining "fault-lines" by focusing on textual studies.

Representing Sudan: Media, Culture, Human Rights (edited collection; 5/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Lyon Johnson and Louise Davis
contact email: 
kjohnson@muohio.edu

When the Republic of South Sudan celebrated its independence in July 2011, many Sudanese people on both sides of the border hoped that the violence that had besieged the country for most of the previo

Exegesis Postgraduate E-Journal (all research/creative writing welcome): DEADLINE APRIL 30

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

In our inaugural issue we wish to address the diversity of meanings available to this e-journal’s title—Exegesis.

[UPDATE] Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012, April 13-14

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside, graduate English department
contact email: 
disjunctions2012@gmail.com

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012
19th annual graduate student conference

Keynote speaker: Dr. Leo Braudy

University of California, Riverside
April 13-14th, 2012

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