category: interdisciplinary

The Ethics of Pleasure in Early Modern Literature and Philosophy (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa M. Caldwell
contact email: 
mcaldwell@eiu.edu

Reflecting the 2011 MMLA conference theme “Play…No, Seriously,” this interdisciplinary panel seeks to bring together scholars interested in examining the value and uses of pleasure in sixteenth-

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2012: Infighting and Rival Texts in 20th Cent. African-American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tim.griffiths84@gmail.com

From early on in the Harlem Renaissance, many black writers knew for a fact that there was a New Negro, but most differed on the nuances when creating such a character from text.

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

Animals and / in Romance (December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
executive.editor@jprstudies.org

CFP: Animals and/in Romance (submit by December 1, 2011)

CFP: Storytelling and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

March 15-18: Rochester, York.
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse (abstract deadline: Sept. 30; conference: March 15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Conference:
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Compendium2: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the University

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie University
contact email: 
lyn.bennett@dal.ca

The editors of Compendium2: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the University invite contributions for online publication in the spring of 2012.

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films (NEMLA, deadline 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15 to 18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Deadline: September 30, 2011.

Submit 250- to 500-word proposals to Derek McGrath (derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu).

Special Session Topic "Seriously Different: Playing the Foreign in Early Modern Drama" November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Midwest MLA Annual Convention “Play…No, Seriously”
contact email: 
‎carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu‎ and nunn@uakron

People and commodities from abroad played a vital role in Renaissance London's urban scene, and their influence made their way into the era's theaters as well.

CFP Maggie Gee Conference 30-31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews and University of Surrey
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk

This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee’s writing.

Paper and Screen : the Inter-Art Work, NeMLA March 15-18, 2012 (la version française suit celle en anglais)

full name / name of organization: 
Karine Abadie (Université de Montréal), Catherine Chartrand-Laporte (Université de Montréal / Université de Bordeaux 3)
contact email: 
karine.abadie@umontreal.ca, catherine.chartrand-laporte@umontreal.ca

Paper and Screen : the Inter-Art Work
2012 Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Rochester (NY), March 15-18, 2012

Imagining Chaos: States of Emergency in Law and Fiction December. December 8-9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Copenhagen
contact email: 
agraae@stud.ku.dk

In recent years, the collapse of legal structures has been a prominent theme in legal studies as well as in cultural studies.

UPDATE Short Fiction in Theory & Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice is an interdisciplinary journal celebrating the current resurgence in short-story writing and research.

Conference CFP - Romanticism and Philosophy - Proposals due Sept. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paris and University of Lille, France
contact email: 
sophie.musitelli@univ-lille3.fr, thomas.constantinesco@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Call for papers

Romanticism and Philosophy

An international conference

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology ( Aug 14-18; abstracts due Jun 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
y8huang@ucsd.edu

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology
Taiwan as Hub for Transculturation across the Pacific
University of California, San Diego
August 14-18, 2011

Prayer and Performance: acts of belief as symbolic communication (1450-1650), April 23-24 2012, Aarhus, Denmark

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University, Denmark
contact email: 
prayer@hum.au.dk

This project seeks to explore aspects of prayer as a performative act in European culture during the late medieval and early modern period, considering these findings in light of the most current theo

Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

Conversazioni in Italia:
Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Florence, Italy, June 8-10, 2012

Call for Chapter Proposals: Multidisciplinary Book on Pratchett’s Discworld Series

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Hiebert Alton & William Spruiell
contact email: 
anne.hiebert.alton@cmich.edu or sprui1wc@cmich.edu

“Noticing the Slanty Bits: Converging on Discworld” (tentative title)

Fictionality Across the Arts and Media, Free University Berlin, 13-15 October

full name / name of organization: 
Friedrich Schlegel School of Literary Studies Free University Berlin
contact email: 
fiktion@qzzl.de

The Annual Conference of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies (Freie Universität Berlin) takes place on October 13--15, 2011.

Comparative Literature Essays--Deadline JUNE 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Abstracts due 9/30; NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

CFP SCSECS Conference, Asheville, NC, 23-25 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

Conference Theme: Panoramas and Prospects
Deadline for Panel Proposals: Aug. 1, 2011
Deadline for Paper Proposals & Full Panels: Oct. 1, 2011

Call for paper Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 2 No 3 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
contact email: 
mjss@mcser.org

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper process is ongoing. You can send your manuscript on the email: mjss@mcser.org.

2nd International Conference on Human & Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Sapienza University of Rome / MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org Website: www.mcser.org

The conference will address interdisciplinary practices across the social and human sciences. Are encouraged to register and attend this Conference all academics, researchers or scholars.

Forms of Corruption in History and in Contemporary Society (CORHICS 2011), Paris 1 Sorbonne University, 14-16 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

The etymology of the word “corruption” (lat. Co-rruptum) indicates either an alteration, or an act of seduction, but in any case it leads toward a rupture.

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

RSA 2012: Imagined Bodies of the Italian Wars (6/9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu

The Italian Wars, Francesco Guicciardini writes, not only kept dominions in flux and cities in peril but also introduced "new fashions, new customs, new and bloody forms of warfare, and unknown diseas

NEMLA 2011 PANEL: Latin American Theatrical Works: A Voice For Social Change?

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/cfp.html
contact email: 
maria_matz@uml.edu

This panel seeks papers on Latin American theatrical works as mediums of socially accepted resistance and politically charged art forms.

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Locating Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (Abstracts Due: 6/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Marshall and Gabrielle Malcolm (editors)
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Locating Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (working title)

Editors: Kelli Marshall and Gabrielle Malcolm / Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

Picturing Childhood: A Symposium on Children's Literature and Psychoanalysis. Saturday, September 29, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
mezickler@gmail.com

Featured Author and Illustrator: David Small.

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarm@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

"Theorizing Emotion" Panel at New Chaucer Society 2012, July 23-26

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Rosenfeld, Washington University
contact email: 
jrosenfe@wustl.edu

Where and how is emotion theorized in the medieval (and/or modern) period?

Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, January 20, 2012, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Durrant and Naya Tsentourou / The University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

This one-day academic conference aims to bring together scholars working on all aspects of performance in the early modern period (taken broadly to include the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centur

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