category: interdisciplinary

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Lauren Berlant

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
Helena Gurfinkel at hgurfin@siue.edu; Michelle Paull at michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Summer 2012 issue.

Reading Scenes and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Sören C. Hammerschmidt
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

CFP: "Reading Scenes and Systems" special session, MLA 2013

I am still looking for a contributor or two for a special session I intend to propose for inclusion in the MLA 2013 program:

CFP: MLA Boston 2013: Israeli and Palestinian Relations and Culture **Deadline 3/19/12**

full name / name of organization: 
Morani Kornberg-Weiss, SUNY Buffalo
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

MLA Special Session: Elements of Genre Creation - Deadline: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Faktorovich/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

MLA Special Session: Elements of Genre Creation

Deadline: March 20, 2012

Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World [April 21-22, 2012] Rabat, Morocco.

full name / name of organization: 
University Mohammed V - Agdal- Rabat, Morocco
contact email: 
Said.Graiouid@sit.edu and Taieb.Belghazi@sit.edu

This international conference on “Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World” will engage with the ways migrancy is re-shaping the world not simply in movement but,

Poetry & EcoModernism / MSA 14 / October 18-21, 2012 / Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Burke / Marquette University
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

One period that has heretofore garnered less ecocritical attention than it perhaps deserves is transatlantic Modernism.

Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
contact email: 
jacques.pothier@uvsq.fr; celine.peigne@uvsq.fr; sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL
Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

Queer (In)Security / May 4-5 / Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Davis
contact email: 
:queermilitarizationsymposium@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

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Call for papers for special issue on Africa Reconfigured

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe, Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

How does feminist scholarship on African regions push conventional disciplinary boundaries?

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.

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Call for Essays: New Book on David Lynch's Twin Peaks series-March 18 deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press (London)
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

The editors of the forthcoming book "Fan Phenomena - Twin Peaks" (Intellect Press) are seeking contributions centered around the iconic cultural influence of David Lynch's series "Twin Peaks".

International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen - articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen
contact email: 
m.pateman@kingston.ac.uk

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) -- deadline May 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, Issue Two
contact email: 
jitp@gc.cuny.edu

JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy,
cordially invites submissions by May 1, 2012 for our upcoming second issue.

2012 Interstices Under Construction Symposium: Immaterial materialities, 28–30 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Technology Sydney
contact email: 
sandra.loschke@uts.edu.au

immaterial materialities:
materiality and interactivity in art and architecture

CFP: Special Session: King Arthur in Art (6/17; UVA-Wise Medieval-Reniassance Conference 9/20-22)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia-Wise Medieval Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
ajh7a@uvawise.edu

The University of Virginia’s College Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVI is pleased to sponsor a special session on Arthur in Art.

[UPDATE] 'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvigmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

MSA 14 (Oct. 18-21, 2012)--Proposed Panel on Women Modernists and Reactionary Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
annalisazoxweaver@gmail.com

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes.

The Spectacle of Modern Sport / MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle / 18-21 October 2012 / Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander McKee / University of Delaware
contact email: 
abmckee@udel.edu

In keeping with the MSA14 conference theme, this panel invites papers that address the spectacle of modern sport in historical, literary, and/or sociological terms.

New perspectives on Latin American/Latino literary journalism

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Workman / University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
amberworkman@umail.ucsb.edu

Innovative theoretical approaches, transnational, transhistorical, sociological, and interdisciplinary studies, consideration of blogs and cyberliterature, non-textual or visual-literary journalism

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (6/8 & 8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College
October 18-20, 2012

Affective Modernism - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Cole
contact email: 
rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel explores how affective modernism might begin to be theorized, with particular attention to the cultural politics of emotion at stake in collective "belonging.”

Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston (March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

National Conference on Tagore in Indian Languages & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pondicherry University, India
contact email: 
tagore.seminar.2012@gmail.com

The seminar hopes to highlight on the reception and production of Tagore in various Indian Languages.

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

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

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

LITERATURE and MUSIC, Sibiu, Romania, 10-12 May, 2012 * UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University, London, UK
contact email: 
sebastian.groes@roehampton.ac.uk

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

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

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

CFP MLA 2013 -- Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]
We invite proposals exploring how cognitive theories shed new light on early modern Spanish drama, performance and theatrical culture as well as how insights from the comedia can contribute to the growth of cognitive literary and dramatic study.

Film Theory and Criticism - RMMLA Oct 11-13, 2012 - Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
edufaux@english.umass.edu

Please submit one page proposals on any aspect of film theory or criticism to edufaux@english.umass.edu by March 15.

CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes?

MLA 2013 CFP: The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)
Fifteen years after the MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature discussion group was created and in recognition of its new division status, we seek to reflect on the field of cognitive literary studies: its history, current state, and the multiple directions that it is taking.

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