category: interdisciplinary

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

RECITAL AND URBAN SETTING IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
operaomnia@luigiboccherini.org

International Conference

LA SPEZIA, CAMEC
11-13 July 2013

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/alkan.html

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

[UPDATE]: “Medieval and Early Modern Disability,” First Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, June 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
rowheyvl@canisius.edu; dwood@nmu.edu

This panel seeks most broadly to facilitate discussions regarding disability and various forms of corporeal and cognitive impairment in medieval and early modern Europe.

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

Good afternoon,

CFP: Panel on Time to Degree for 2014 Modern Language Association Convention (Chicago, Jan. 9-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Steffen / MLA Cmte. on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

We are seeking papers that theorize or analyze the effects of pressure to decrease time to degree (often without reducing requirements) on Ph.D.

New Politics for the Global City? July 25-26, 2013, Abstracts due January 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University
contact email: 
shameem.black@anu.edu.au

Crisis, Civility, Imaginaries, and Revolt: A New Politics for the Global City?

The nineteen nineties witnessed an avalanche of scholarship on globalization. These included work on the networked
nature of imaginaries, media and communication, and the material and economic geographies of global cities.

Putting the Human Back into the Humanities | June 27-30, 2013 (UCLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society and Conference
contact email: 
Ian.Dennis@uottawa.ca

Plenary Speakers: Jean-Loup Amselle (EHSS) and Eric Gans (UCLA), Respondent: Richard van Oort (University of Victoria)

Across the university today, ideas of the “posthuman” and ”transhuman” tempt scholarly attention away from the human as the meaningful center of rational inquiry. To the Humanities, however, still falls the crucial task of focusing on the human as the unifying principle of what all scholars do.

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

“Was man besonders gerne tut / Ist selten ganz besonders gut.”
("Whatever you may like to do / Is seldom very good for you.")

CFP - Orienting Orwell: Asian and Global Perspectives on George Orwell (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 40 No. 1 | March 2014
Guest Editors: John Rodden & Henk Vynckier
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2013

Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Judith Butler, in the recent monograph Frames of War, argues that the mass media in times of crisis, whether from war, natural disaster, or economic meltdown, iterates certain normative values that sh

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline for RE:Humanities Dec 7

full name / name of organization: 
Re:Humanities/ Tri-College Digital Humanities
contact email: 
rehumanities@gmail.com

Re:Humanities 2013 explores various aspects of multimodal storytelling and argument.

Edith Wharton & Cosmopolitanism: deadline Jan 15 2013 for ALA May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

Call for Papers, American Literature Association (ALA)
Boston, Massachusetts
May 23-26, 2013
Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

[UPDATE] Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (Proposal submission extended to Jan. 13th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com


"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

[UPDATE]: SW/TX PCA/ACA Deadline Extension (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DEC 2, 2012

Crossing the Rubicon: Choices and Consequences in the Contested Space of Urban Education

full name / name of organization: 
J. Christian Watts/ Jack and Jill Politics
contact email: 
JCWPolitics@gmail.com

I am an Editorial Fellow for a national, long-established African American blog with a wide and diverse readership. Currently I am seeking new voices for an education series.

James Bond Franchise & Eurospy in Popular Culture CFP Due December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Brittany, Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
spyfi.superspies@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
James Bond Franchise & Eurospy in Popular Culture
Title and Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: December 2, 2012

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS The Evolution of Pulp Fiction: America and Beyond (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Everett and Toni Johnson-Woods
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[Update] Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

he Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

Call for papers: Dandelion Journal on Filth

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

DANDELION
postgraduate arts & research network

CALL FOR PAPERS: FILTH

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2/1/13 - 6/29/13 - 6/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Sat. June 29th – Sun. June 30th 2013

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Link our blog here: http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

Extended CFP: Nov. 30 "Medieval and Renaissance Astrology" - AAIS Conference (Eugene, OR, April 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Italian Studies
contact email: 
elena_daniele@brown.edu

Any aspect of the study and uses of astrology in Medieval and
Renaissance Italy, including its connections with alchemy, medicine,
theology, music, and other disciplines. Interdisciplinary work

[UPDATE] “The reality and the prospects of gender equality after “the Arab spring May 30-31, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The program on gender, society and human development and the research group “Identity and Difference,” at the faculty of Letters, Mohammed I University, Oujda, Morocco,
contact email: 
s.boutkhil@ump.ma, ltouaf@ump.ma

Deadline extended to JANUARY 15, 2013.

Deadline Extended] CFP SW/TX PCA Conference, Feb. 13-16,2013 AREA: Motor Culture & the Road, Deadline Dec. 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Motor Culture and the Road relates to a wide variety of areas of cultural significance in the global context.

between.1983: Coetzee, Swift, Berger, and more, 16-18 May 2013, Sopot (Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdańsk/Un Gusto a miel
contact email: 
between@ug.edu.pl

It was, one might say, a good year. In 1983, J.M. Coetzee published The Life and Times of Michael K,

Disability and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alice Hall (University of York) and Professor Tobin Siebers (University of Michigan)
contact email: 
alice.hall@york.ac.uk

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Special Issue

Call for Papers: Disability and Visual Culture

[UPDATE: DEADLINE APPROACHING] Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
CCUSBorder@kent.ac.uk

Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity

Deadline for abstracts: November 30th 2012

The 5th International "Literature and ..." Graduate Conference: Representation and its Discontents (24-25 October 2013)

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

The 5TH International “LITERATURE AND…” Graduate Student Conference:

“Representation and its Discontents”

JoDRM 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Defense Resources Management
contact email: 
journal@crmra.ro

The Journal of Defense Resources Management (JoDRM) is listed in the following prestigious international databases and catalogs:
•Ulrich’s Global Serials Directory

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

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