category: interdisciplinary

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth.
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference, University of Portsmouth, 14th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke, University of Swansea

“Freedom, Come All Ye…” Conference for Scottish Studies

full name / name of organization: 
SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE D’ETUDES ECOSSAISES and the ASSOCIATION FOR SCOTTISH LITERARY STUDIES and THE UNIVERSITY OF A CORUÑA (SPAIN)
contact email: 
rjarazo@udc.es

“Fredome all solace to man giffis, He levys at es that frely levys!”*:

CWWA-FWSA conference: Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012, The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

The 11th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems

full name / name of organization: 
ICARIS 2012, August 28th - 31st, 2012, Taormina, Italy
contact email: 
icaris2012@dmi.unict.it

Artificial immune systems (AIS) is a diverse and maturing area of research that bridges the disciplines of immunology and engineering.

Hunter Graduate Student Conference: "Storytellers: Crafting, Testifying, Fibbing" May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Club of Hunter College
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

All of us are natural storytellers.

Gender and Conflict, Oct. 18-19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

The University of South Dakota’s 2012 Biennial Women and Gender Research Conference invites submissions on the theme Gender and Conflict: Unraveling Paths to Change.

Science and Literature Panel-RMMLA Boulder, Colorado 2012

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
irawalker@hotmail.com

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

Pacific Triangles: Australia, China, and the Reorientation of American Studies (10th-11th August 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Giles (English); Jane Park (Cultural Studies), in association with the U. S. Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
contact email: 
pacifictriangles@gmail.com

Pacific Triangles: Australia, China, and the Reorientation of American Studies

A symposium at the University of Sydney, Australia,
10th-11th August 2012.

Plenary speakers:

Service Learning in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Fall 2012 issue of the journal Interdisciplinary Humanities will be a special issue on service-learning in the humanities.

CFP for NeoAmericanist Journal (Issue 6.1)

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: An Inter-Disciplinary Online Journal for the Study of America
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis - University of British Columbia Graduate Conference in English

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

[UPDATE] Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

Final Call for Papers (due January 31, 2012):

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics. His attention to form, specifically to genre and mode, and his understanding of literature as a totality have directly influenced two later generations of critics, including Hayden White, Fredric Jameson, and Franco Moretti. In order to celebrate this ongoing legacy, the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, Frye's home throughout his career, have organized a three-day symposium in his honour.

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA; St. Mary's University College, UK
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Summer 2012 issue.

The Male Body in Medicine and Literature - Deadline 1 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham
contact email: 
depledgeg@aol.com, a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

The Literary Classic in and through Time

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2013
contact email: 
Marius.Hentea@UGent.be

What is the classic? Has its meaning changed? What value system underpins criticism in different epochs? Is literary value dead?

Submit proposal (300 words) and brief bio by 5 March 2012.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Literature and Religion panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

Victorian Mixed Media 19-21 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
dlatane@vcu.edu

The 41st Meeting of the Victorians Institute
19-21 October 2012
at
Virginia Commonwealth University

CFP: Collection of Essays on AMC's BREAKING BAD

full name / name of organization: 
David Pierson, University of Southern Maine
contact email: 
david.pierson@maine.edu

This is a CFP for critical essays for an edited collection on AMC's original series Breaking Bad.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/24/11] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

42nd Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust & the Churches: May 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust & the Churches and Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY
contact email: 
asc@monroecc.edu

The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (ASC), under the leadership of Honorary Chairman Elie Wiesel, invites you to join fellow scholars next May as we continue the signif

Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, May 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
zlabekkm@mail.uc.edu

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on May 31, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

Woody @ 100: Woody Guthrie's Legacy to Working Men and Women

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University
contact email: 
woodyguthrie.psu.conference@gmail.com

Call for papers
Woody Guthrie at 100: Woody’s Legacy to Working Men and Women
A Conference and Concerts at Penn State
The GRAMMY Museum is partnering with the Guthrie Family and

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching (proposals due 4/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen S. Harris
contact email: 
poetryandmyth@gmail.com

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching

Book Publisher: Pending [Proposal under consideration]

“Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in the Writings of Langston Hughes” (November 9-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (Special Session at South Atlantic Modern Language Associaton Convention-Durham, NC)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers for a special session on “Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in the Writings of Langston Hughes.” We are seeking papers that exami

"Mapping Real-and-Imagined Places," MLA 2013 (deadline 10 March '12)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Dickens's London, Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha, Tolkien's Middle-earth, Mieville's Bas-Lag ...

[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)

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Call for papers Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals Extended—Graduate Student Symposium on Communication

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication at James Madison University
contact email: 
communicationsymposium@gmail.com

“Communication in the 21st Century: Intercultural Communication”
1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 5 – Noon, Friday, April 6, 2012

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice - March 23rd-25th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference - Ottawa, ON, Canada

[UPDATE] Victorian Thresholds: Between Literature and Anthropology 28 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
contact email: 
mrowlins@uwo.ca

The theme for this year's VSAO conference is “Victorian Thresholds: Between Literature and Anthropology." The executive invites abstracts for 20 minute papers to be presented at our morning panel.

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

'Comics, Religion & Politics' 4-5th September 2012, Lancaster University

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

Alongside the continued popularity of political themes in comics recent years have also seen the rise of religious themes entering into the medium.

MLA 2013 Boston "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"; March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

Recovering Thoreau’s Topography

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Thoreau Society
contact email: 
rjohnson@collegeofidaho.edu

How have recent projects in digital mapping, biogeography, cultural geography, and environmental history informed and challenged literary scholarship on Thoreau?

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (March 10th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University, English Graduate Student Organization Colloquium
contact email: 
yhammond@mix.wvu.edu acalis@mix.wvu.edu Johnson.joshua.p@mix.wvu.edu

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Saturday, March 10th, 2010
West Virginia University

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