category: interdisciplinary

Aesthetics and Ethics of Memory, Graduate Seminar, Aarhus 20-22/09/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
memory@au.dk

For the inaugural seminar of Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies we invite paper proposals from graduate students on the relations between the aesthetics and ethics of memory.

Special Session at MLA 2013, Boston: Muslim Everyday Life - 15 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/ Dept. of English, New York University
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

Seeking abstracts on fictional depiction of Muslim everyday life as an indeterminate space of negotiation between the sacral and the secular; theories of novel and indeterminacy of everyday life.

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk: The Clashing of Ideals and Realities in American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

New Approaches to Teaching Langston Hughes’s Writings (January 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (MLA Convention-Boston, MA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

Abstracts focusing on innovative ways of teaching Hughes’s texts. Presenters must join the Modern Language Association and the Langston Hughes Society.

Call for papers for Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology

full name / name of organization: 
Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology
contact email: 
journal.axiology@yahoo.com

Call for papers Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology
http://versita.com/cijpca
No. 1/2012 – “Cultural Illusions”

Narrating Value in the Long Eighteenth Century (MLA 2013; abstracts due 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Newman/Department of English, Temple University
contact email: 
snewman@temple.edu

How do various ways of valuing objects and people—among them, moral philosophy, aesthetics, and political economy—emerge, conflict with, and complement each other during the Long Eighteenth Century (c. 1660-1830)?

REMINDER - CFP From Akira to Zizek: Comics & Cultural Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Comics journal
contact email: 
studiesincomics@googlemail.com

From Akira to Žižek: Comics and Contemporary Cultural Theory

REMINDER - CFP 21st Century British Fiction Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium
Saturday 12th May 2012, Birkbeck, University of London
Keynote address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

Baby at the Breast: Representations and Discourses of Breastfeeding in Western Culture - MLA, Boston, Jan. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Baiada
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Baby at the Breast: Representations and Discourses of Breastfeeding in Western Culture
MLA 2013 Jan. 3-6 Boston

CFP: Queer Conceptions: Modernism and the Possibilities of Pregnancy for MSA 14, Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Caitlin Newcomer & Aimee Wilson/Florida State University
contact email: 
cen09e@my.fsu.edu or aawilson@fsu.edu

In his recent article, "Pregnant Men: Modernism, Disability, and Biofuturity in Djuna Barnes" (2010), Michael Davidson argues, "Modernist cultural representations of the pregnant male foreground the spectacle of reproduction loosed from its putative organic site in the female body and displace it elsewhere—the test tube, the surrogate womb, the male body, and, not insignificantly, the novel."

LCTC

full name / name of organization: 
7th Annual International Conference Language and Communication through Culture
contact email: 
s.lobanov@rsu.edu.ru

The conference is dedicated to problems of Germanic and Romance languages, general linguistics, discourse linguistics, language pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, language style/register, translation

[UPDATE] "Gaming the System" - (10/25/12 conference; 5/1/12 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SCLA 38
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

http://complit-scla.org/

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

[UPDATE] "Spectacle": 20th Annual Conf., English & American Lit. Association, Republic of China (Nov. 24, 2012; due Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association (EALA) of the Republic of China & English Department, Fu Jen Catholic University
contact email: 
G20@mail.fju.edu.tw

With its etymological roots in the Latin spectare (“to view, to watch”) and spectaculum (“a show”), spectacle indicates a vital, if problematic, point of access to reality, identity, and histo

"Spectacle": 20th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association, Republic of China

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association (EALA) of the Republic of China & English Department, Fu Jen Catholic University
contact email: 
G20@mail.fju.edu.tw

With its etymological roots in the Latin spectare (“to view, to watch”) and spectaculum (“a show”), spectacle indicates a vital, if problematic, point of access to reality, identity, and histo

[UPDATE] Roots and Radicalisms (DEADLINE 29/2/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes.2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

Edith Wharton Society Research Travel Awards 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

The Edith Wharton Society announces two research awards for 2012-13:

1. Edith Wharton Collection Research Award

Deadline: March 15, 2012

Beyond the Essay: Assignment Innovation (MLA Convention - Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Keegan and Matt Gilchrist/MLA Special Session
contact email: 
thomas-keegan@uiowa.edu, matthew-gilchrist@uiowa.edu

In this age of technological advancement, does the essay maintain its pedagogical utility?

[UPDATE]Transitions in Comparative Literature, Cork, Ireland, 28-30 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/University College Cork
contact email: 
transitionsucc2012@gmail.com

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND

CLAI

First International Conference
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK
IRELAND
28-30 June 2012

Call for Papers

Transitions
in

MLA Boston 2012: Remembering or Forgetting the Past in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Venturi
contact email: 
venturij@elms.edu

Papers discussing the portrayal of historical memory, amnesia, fear and reconciliation in Spanish literature and cinema. 250 word abstracts in Spanish or English by 14 March 2012.

General issue: 2012-13

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2012/13 general issue.

Digital Shakespeares - The Shakespearean International Yearbook, 10 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespearean International Yearbook
contact email: 
brett.hirsch@uwa.edu.au

Digital Shakespeares: Innovations, Interventions, Mediations

A Special Issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook

Edited by Hugh Craig and Brett D. Hirsch

Comics, Religion & Politics, 4th & 5th September 2012, Lancaster University [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

Hospitality & Society

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Lynch, Co-Editor of Hospitality & Society, an Intellect Journal
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

Hospitality & Society is an international multidisciplinary social sciences journal focusing upon academic perspectives on hospitality, and addresses all aspects of hospitality and its connections wit

KOME journal - Call for Papers - Basic researches on communication & media (10th May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
KOME - An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

Call for papers

1st Global Conference: Sport (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Sport

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

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] David Jones: Culture & Artifice

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@wau.edu

This interdisciplinary conference will explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the challenges of modern culture.

CFP: Puerto Rican Print Cultures (MLA 2013, Boston, MA. Jan 3-6, abstracts due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
contact email: 
tunoel@albany.edu

The Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture invites submission of abstracts for its next meeting, which will take place at the Modern Language Association convention in Boston, January

PUBLIC #47: Parallax: Stereoscopic 3D in moving images and visual art (Publication: Spring 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Marchessault, Dan Adler and Sanja Obradovic (York University)
contact email: 
sanjao@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
PUBLIC #47: Parallax: Stereoscopic 3D in moving images and visual art
(Publication: Spring 2013)

CALL FOR PAPERS: InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS)

full name / name of organization: 
Anderson University
contact email: 
dmscott@anderson.edu, iblayer@brocku.cacarlos.teixeira@ubc.ca

The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS) is an online, as well as printed, peer-reviewed academic journal, to be published annually, and in affiliation with Anderson Univer

[UPDATE] Literature and Religion (DEADLINE 3/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ttucker@usc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites the submission of proposals for individual papers to its Literature and Religion session.

2013 MLA in Boston: Kierkegaard's Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Discussion Group on Scandinavian Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
lindqvis@fas.harvard.edu

In the bicentennial year of the great Danish philosopher's birth, MLA's Discussion Group on Scandinavian Languages and Literatures invites papers that consider Kierkegaard's legacy in a variety of int

Marxian Cartographies: Mapping/Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/The Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

This panel will consider Marxism in all of its various manifestations over time, as well as attempts to imagine how it might travel and take on new shapes in the future.

M(other) Tongues: The Case for Biliteracy

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
eschwartz@deltacollege.edu

How can we promote what has traditionally been seen as a deficit? 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2012 to Elizabeth Schwartz, eschwartz@deltacollege.edu.

New Book Series at Rodopi. Critical Plant Studies: Philosophy, Literature, Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Marder
contact email: 
michael.marder@gmail.com

Manuscripts and proposals solicited for CRITICAL PLANT STUDIES: PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE, CULTURE BOOK SERIES (RODOPI PRESS)

[UPDATE] Spatial Perspectives: Literature and Architecture, 1850 – Present

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, Terri Mullholland and Nicole Sierra
contact email: 
literature.architecture@gmail.com

Spatial Perspectives: Literature and Architecture, 1850 – Present

Friday 22nd June 2012
University of Oxford, Faculty of English Language and Literature

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