category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] The Long Reach of Antiquity, Columbia University, April 27-28. ABSTRACTS DUE NOV. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
reachofantiquity@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Long Reach of Antiquity

April 27-28, 2012
Columbia University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Leonard Barkan (Princeton University, Comparative Literature)

“O mangi questa minestra: Food as a Site of Coercion”

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University
contact email: 
deg97@cornell.edu

From familial insistence to political intimidation, third parties often attempt to control what we eat.

Call for Papers: Esotericism, Religion, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Esotericism Fourth International Conference
contact email: 
ASE2012Conference@gmail.com

The Association for the Study of Esotericism (ASE) is seeking paper and panel proposals for its fourth International North American Conference on Esotericism to be held at the University of California

Renaissance Conference of Southern California Annual Meeting, June 2, 2012 (deadline proposals Jan 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
contact email: 
csellin@callutheran.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Voice and Voicing in a Technological Era, A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference, 8-10 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee English Department Graduate Students, Knoxville, TN
contact email: 
bmalaiba@utk.edu, dmmcgloth@utk.edu, kburnet1@utk.edu

Voice and Voicing in a Technological Era, A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 8- Saturday, March 10, 2011

Lawrence Durrell Centenary Panel, The 40th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, 23-25 February

full name / name of organization: 
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
francis@nsula.edu

27 February 2012 will mark the hundredth anniversary of the birth of British novelist and travel writer Lawrence Durrell.

Moving Dangerously: Women and Travel, 1850-1950: 13-14 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
moving@ncl.ac.uk

Moving Dangerously: Women and Travel, 1850-1950
13-14 April 2012
Newcastle University

Keynote Speakers:
Alexandra Peat (University of Toronto)

GOVERNMENT DEBT CRISES: POLITICS, ECONOMICS, AND HISTORY (Deadline: January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies / Pierre du Bois Foundation
contact email: 
debt.crises@graduateinstitute.ch

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Pierre du Bois Foundation

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Graduate Institute is glad to announce a
trans-disciplinary conference:

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extension (New Date: September 30, 2011): Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
Pursuing the Trivial / University of Vienna/Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

CFP: Deadline Extension – September 30, 2011.
The final date for the submission of abstracts has been extended to September 30, 2011.

Joyce and/in Italy - The 5th JJIF Graduate Conference - Rome (Italy) - February 25 and 26, 2012,

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyce.foundation@uniroma3.it

Joyce and/in Italy
The 5th JJIF Graduate Conference - Rome
Università Roma Tre, Italy

[UPDATE] The Third Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities in 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

[UPDATE] Librasia 2012 - The Second Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2012 6 to 8 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
librasia@iafor.org

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 2012 30 March to 1 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acerp@iafor.org

[UPDATE] ACP 2012 - The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2012 30 March to 1 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acp@iafor.org

CFP: Teaching Video Games; SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Shelley S. Rees
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Seeking presentations for the "Pedagogy" section of the 2012 conference of the SW/TX PCA/ACA on the subject of teaching video games as primary texts.

[UPDATE] The Monstrous City (abstract September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
josephlamperez@gmail.com, alimcghee@gmail.com

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Site: www.nemla.org

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

Tracing the Image of His Face: Jorge Luis Borges and the Question of Influence (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Jorge Luis Borges' influence on literature has been immense, both in his native Argentina and throughout the world.

[UPDATE] World Literature/Global Empathy (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

This panel will explore “experience” as a constructed form of knowledge in American literature. Papers
 may focus on one text, on works by one author, or on multiple writers.

[UPDATE] Deadline reminder. CFP: Aldous Huxley: Fifty Years After (NeMLA 2012; abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison/SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Aldous Huxley's final novel, _Island_ (1962), and 2013 will observe the half-century since his death.

Call for Chapters - Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication - Proposals due October 15

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Shawn Apostel and Moe Folk
contact email: 
digital.ethos@gmail.com

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 15, 2011

Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the recently-concluded WB/CW television series Smallville (01/15/12, 06/01/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Chris Ryan and Myc Wiatrowski, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
barkerc@bgsu.edu

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the recently-concluded WB/CW television series Smallville (01/15/12, 06/01/12)

Home/Land: Women, Citizenship, Photographies

full name / name of organization: 
Loughborough University
contact email: 
M.G.Meskimmon@lboro.ac.uk; M.Arnold@lboro.ac.uk

Conference Call for Papers

HOME/LAND: WOMEN, CITIZENSHIP, PHOTOGRAPHIES
5-7 July 2012
The School of the Arts, Loughborough University, UK

edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due December 21, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due Winter 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12; 12/1/11)

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

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Great Writing 2012

The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London

NeMLA March 2012 - "Continuities in English Literature between the Norman Conquest and Reformation" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Longo and Brandon Hawk
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu; brandon.hawk@uconn.edu

Too often, students of medieval English literature unnecessarily categorize Old and Middle English as completely disconnected, highlighting Beowulf and Chaucer as the exemplary markers, with little in

[REMINDER] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council Fall Symposium, Seeing the Future in the Past, November 5th

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
earmstrong2@csuchico.edu

The theme for this graduate conference is Seeing the Future in The Past: Critical and Creative Interpretations. It will take place in Chico, CA on November 5th.

Waterscapes: Postcolonial Perspectives on the Environment and Place in Crisis (11/01/2011; 03/29 - 04/01/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference Providence, Rhode Island
contact email: 
stampfl@uiwtx.edu

Recently, it has become clear that environmental degradation is the biggest hazard facing life on planet earth and has a long colonial and imperial history.

Call For Papers / Essays for Applied Nonexistence: A Journal of Negation Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Applied Nonexistence
contact email: 
appliednonexistence@gmail.com

Applied Nonexistence: A Journal of Negation Theory (Vol. 1)

www.appliednonexistence.org

Video Games as Text; Text as Play

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming Department of English
contact email: 
uwplayology@gmail.com

Video Games as Text; Texts as Play

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA, Co-chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State
University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011 DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism
Keynote Speakers: Peter Brooks &David Konstan

Update: NeMLA March 15-18, 2012: The Literary response to war – What is it worth?

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

Deadline fast approaching! September 30, 2011.

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