category: interdisciplinary

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos’s works (MLA Boston 2013; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid 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.

2012 RMMLA (10/11-10/13); submissions due 3/1/12

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

Papers on any topic concerning British or Irish literature in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries are invited for the forthcoming 2012 RMMLA Convention in Boulder Colorado, to be held Oct.

[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)

A Mirror of our Culture: Sport and Society in America Conference

full name / name of organization: 
St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers
contact email: 
kevin.quinn@snc.edu

The second Sport and Society in America Conference invites proposals for individual papers or complete sessions focused on sport in literature.

Book Prize Call for Submissions (17 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

Robert K. Martin Book Prize
Canadian Association for American Studies

UPDATE: MLA 2013: “Re-visioning Concord/New Eng Transcendentalists in the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

MLA 2013: “Re-visioning Concord: a 21st century look at the New England Transcendentalists”

Purging Spectacles (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference, Las Vegas (October 18-21, 2012)
contact email: 
ebachman@ucsc.edu; embachman@gmail.com

As historians, philosophers, and literary critics have not failed to notice, the Soviet archival resources to which we have gained access over the past fifteen years concerning the Moscow Show trials

John Cage Issue: The Journal of Black Mountain College Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rand Brandes, Lenoir-Rhyne University; John Cheek, Lenoir-Rhyne University
contact email: 
brandes@lr.edu; john.cheek@lr.edu

Submission Deadline: March 30, 2012
Publication Date: Fall 2012

Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Biomedical Communications Program, University of Toronto
contact email: 
submissions@graphicmedicine.org

Call for Paper on Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins
Abstracts Due Feb 28, 2012

22-24 July 2012
Toronto, Canada

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Collection on Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

NeMLA 2013 Call for Panel & Session Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlachair@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association
44th Annual Convention
March 21-24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts
Host: Tufts University

Occupy the Academy: Reinterpreting and Reinventing our Role Within Academia April 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Annual IUP EGO/GSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
iupego2012@gmail.com

The IUP English Graduate Organization welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition and rhetoric, linguistics, history, political science, history, and other related fields.

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements - Hispanic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature
contact email: 
machlunl2012@gmail.com

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12-14, 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

UPDATE: Rukeyser Special Issue, July 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer and Christine Hume
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu; chume@emich.edu

JNT will mark the 2013 Centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a special issue devoted to her stunningly varied and provocative work.

Temptation and Redemption - 12 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

The motif of temptation and redemption can be found in almost every area of the humanities and has played a central role in a significant number of works, from the Epic of Gilgamesh to season three of

Call for Papers, "Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture" (deadline 4/15; conference 10/12-13)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association, Fall 2012 Conference
contact email: 
neasaconference12@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2012 Conference
Providence, Rhode Island
October 12–13, 2012

Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture

Tragedy/The Tragic in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Calling papers for possible panel at MLA 2012-13
contact email: 
sgardam@gmail.com

This panel will explore Asian American literary participation in the tragic mode. Reasons for this exploration include:

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought (MLA Boston; abstracts due March 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought
MLA Special Session
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA
Abstract Deadline: March 10, 2012

2012 PAMLA Special Session - Creative Writing: Fictional Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Hanway / PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nhanway@gac.edu

Creative texts are sought for an approved 2012 PAMLA Special Session - Creative Writing: Fictional Boundaries.

Other Islands: Shaw, Beckett, and World Literature (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association / Boston, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

.
Despite their considerable differences, Bernard Shaw and Samuel
Beckett were born into an Anglo-Irish axis but envisioned worlds

Southerners in Film SAMLA 2012 CONFERENCE (11-9 through 11-11-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerners in Contemporary Film Society
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This regular session of the 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film, including essays that address the transnati

CFP - Fashioning the City: Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Royal College of Art, London, UK
contact email: 
nathaniel.beard@network.rca.ac.uk

CFP - Call for Papers

FASHIONING THE CITY:
Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

An International Inter-disciplinary Conference

[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)

Call for panellists: Domesticating ‘India’ in 17th-Century England (deadline: 29 February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Anderson
contact email: 
s.anderson@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Panel proposal for "Renaissance Old Worlds: English Encounters from the Levant to the Far East", The British Library, 29 June-1 July 2012.

FINAL CALL [deadline 10 Feb 2012]: Panel on 'Maurice' (Forster, 1971/Ivory, 1987), AAS, York, UK, 27-28 Sep 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Claire Monk / De Montfort University, UK
contact email: 
cmonk@dmu.ac.uk

FINAL CALL for Panel Participants (deadline FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY)
E. M. Forster’s Maurice (1913/1971) & 25 years of James Ivory’s Maurice (1987): adaptation(s), authorship(s) and reappraisal(s)

Call for Application - UCSIA Summer School "Culture, Religion and Society" (26 August - 2 September 2012, Antwerp, Belgium)

full name / name of organization: 
University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
contact email: 
sara.mels@ua.ac.be

Call for applications
2012 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society”
Sunday 26 August - Sunday 2 September (dates of arrival and departure)
Antwerp, Belgium

Sex, Courtship and Marriage in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Victorian Network is an MLA-indexed (from 2012) online journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies.

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

Modern Family (MSA 14. Las Vegas. 18-21 Oct. 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Wesley Beal
contact email: 
wesley.beal@lyon.edu

The family—as a social institution, as field of study, as a body of representation and readership—has been underserved by theories of modernism.

Wunderkino 2-- On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience; abstracts 4/11/2012; symposium 7/26-28/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement, and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses and understanding

CFP: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction, Proposed Anthology, Due May 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
yadystopianfiction@gmail.com

In the last decade, stories of dystopian societies have become increasingly prevalent in young adult fiction, and almost all question young people’s places within such societies.

II Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Peripheral Modernities - Lisbon, July 9-14 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium - FCH|UCP
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

The long history of the modern seems to stress that modernity was a privilege of Western rationality, disseminated from a European centre across the imaginary waiting rooms of history.

CFP: Distinctions that Matter: Popular Literature and Material Culture (journal issue, abstract deadline: March 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Belphégor: Popular Literature and Media Culture
contact email: 
anthony.enns@dal.ca

Essays are invited for a special issue of Belphégor that seeks to explore the relationship between distinctions of taste and textual production by examining how the materiality of literary texts infl

Confined Spaces: Considering Performance, Madness, and Psychiatry

full name / name of organization: 
Corpus Christ College, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
a.r.harpin@exeter.ac.uk

Madness and theatre are not unfamiliar bedfellows. Their twinned histories are in evidence since the earliest examples of literature.

Call for proposals: Collection on Paranormal cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
o.jenzen@brighton.ac.uk

Further chapters on specific areas sought for the Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures.

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