category: interdisciplinary

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement (August 15th-21st; Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shayda Kafai/Claremont Graduate University and Krista Miranda/New York University
contact email: 
shaydakafai@yahoo.com

“Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement”  foregrounds how mixed- and dis-ability dance is a vehicle to examine theories of embodiment through the lens of critical disabil

[UPDATE] CFP: Under Pressure

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard/Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] ***Extended Deadline

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”

Contaminating Bodies, Infectious Displays: Women as Performative Currency (working session; 5/31/2011; Montreal, 11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

Anna Gibbs writes: “Contagion is everywhere in the contemporary world. It leaps from body to body, sweeping through mediatized populations at the speed of a bushfire….

Memory and Memorial in Old English Literature (SAMLA 2011, Deadline 6-30-2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
rlmcdani@mtsu.edu

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the topic of memory or memorial (broadly defined as anything designed to evoke remembrance) in Old English literature.

“Paranoiac Knowledge and Literary Sub-Genres in the Writing of Thomas Pynchon”

full name / name of organization: 
Scott McClintock/National University
contact email: 
smcclintock@nu.edu

“Paranoiac Knowledge and Literary Sub-Genres in the Writing of Thomas Pynchon”

Panel to Be Held at the American Literature Association Symposium, “Mysterious America: Crime Fiction

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

V Conference on Health and Technology on 28th April 2012; V Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde (

full name / name of organization: 
Polytechnic Institute of Guarda
contact email: 
vp_fneves@ipg.pt

The Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, in collaboration with both its School of Health and School of Management and Technology, will host the V Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde (Conference on Health a

CFP [UPDATE] - Whodunit', and how have they 'dunit'? Investigating Agatha Christie's works and their adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Serena Formica, The University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
s.formica@derby.ac.uk

Whodunit', and how have they 'dunit'? Investigating Agatha Christie's works and their adaptations

CALL FOR PAPERS [UPDATE]

Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
georgina.loveridge@sydney.edu.au

Friday 25-Saturday 26 May 2012

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

CFP: Prisons, Peace, and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Jason L Mallory, Brooklyn College
contact email: 
jmallor1 [at] binghamton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: PRISONS, PEACE, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
(DEADLINE EXTENDED)

[UPDATE] Midwestern Culture/Glee MPCA (10/14-10/16) deadline extension to 5/16

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Midwestern Culture/Glee Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstract Submissions Extended to Monday, May 16, 2011

[Update] Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict, University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.co

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict
University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot/ Centre for Studies in Literature/ University of Portsmouth/ United Kingdom
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Dianne F. Sadoff (Rutgers University, New Jersey)

Diversions, Digressions, and Unusual Connections: New Media and Narrative Practice (6/3/11,MMLA 11/3-11/6/11 St Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Kelly
contact email: 
knk@case.edu

This panel considers the idea of the digital humanities especially with regard to how new media technologies and ideologies associated with the "information age" influence creative and critical practi

CFP: Music & Disability at SAM 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Music
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

In recent years, musicologists and music theorists, as well as other scholars, have created a considerable body of scholarship examining the intersection of music and disability.

International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
Instituto Franklin-UAH
contact email: 
graphicnovel@institutofranklin.net

International Conference on Comics and Graphics Novels (Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.
November 10th-12th, 2011)

South African Communications Association Conference 29 August - 1 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South African Communications Association
contact email: 
vdwaltm@unisa.ac.za

This year the SACOMM conference will be hosted by the Department of Communication Science at UNISA, and will be held at the Stone Cradle conference venue in Pretoria, South Africa.

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

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

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

Harry Potter: Still Recruiting!

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Frankel, MFA
contact email: 
valerie at calithwain.com

Harry Potter: Still Recruiting!

[UPDATE] Writing Incest in the Post-War Years

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Miller (University of Durham) & Miles Leeson (University of Portmouth)
contact email: 
e.v.miller@durham.ac.uk, miles.leeson@port.ac.uk

Due to numerous submissions to this CFP we have moved the date forward TWO WEEKS for proposals. The new date is now the 16th May 2011.

UPDATE Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca Cernahoschi / Bates College
contact email: 
rcernaho@bates.edu

UPDATE -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
International Conference: October 27 – 29, 2011

North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Fifth Biennial Conference, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, deadline July 1 for Fall 2011 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Please see our current issue at http://nwi.ivytech.edu/atrium/ The past issues of The Atrium have dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community.

Station to Station: An International & Nomadic Conference, 1-3 December 2011, proposals due 15 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
STATION TO STATION International conference organized by Didier Girard, Frederique Toudoire-Surlapierre and Jennifer K Dick for the research groups ILLE and CRESAT (Université de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse) and the international doctoral programme Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones (coord. Bergamo, Italy).
contact email: 
didier.girard@uha.fr

http://station2stationcolloquenomade.blogspot.com/
Call for papers
(English Version--see our site for French, Italian, German & Spanish versions).

James Agee at SAMLA in Atlanta, Nov. 4-6, 2011 (proposals due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
James Agee Society
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connection with artistic and cultural trends of his times.

Futuristic Epistemologies in Early Modern Literary and Scientific Thought (RSA 2012/ Abstract Deadline 5/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to Paradise Lost, construct fictional worlds through the appeals to the epistemic and ontological status of the future.

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (6/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

[UPDATE] Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at the 2011 M/MLA in St. Louis
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA conference invites papers that explore the multitude of functions, forms, enactments, and critiques of festivity and the festive spirit in 20th - and 21st-centur

[UPDATE] Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Panel/paper proposal - DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15 MAY 2011

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED! Twentieth Century Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center

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