category: interdisciplinary

Bernard Malamud’s Works in Light of Current Events - ALA, 24-27 May, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Adler/Bernard Malamud Society
contact email: 
badler@gsw.edu

An examination of any of Bernard Malamud’s works through the lens of contemporary events as they pertain to Israel. How is the voice of the Palestinian given space within Malamud’s works?

Law and Popular Culture, Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference, February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
tomgarbett@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: Law and Popular Culture
Deadline for abstracts: November 30, 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2012

International Seminar on Contemporary Sri Lankan Fiction in English 23 - 25 February, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
dolikajyoti@rediffmail.com; anjalidaimari@yahoo.com

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in collaboration with the Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Gauhati University, will be organizing a series of International Seminars on Contempor

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations [UPDATE] Abstracts Due Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

The architecture of the psychiatric milieu Guest Edited by Jan Golembiewski

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
jan.g@sydney.edu.au

The editorial team of Facilities are pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue dedicated to an exploration of evidence based approaches to establish the most appropriate architecture f

Shapeshifters, Cyborgs, and Psychedelics: Analyzing the Alternate Worlds of J.J. Abrams’ Fringe

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya R. Cochran
contact email: 
fringecollection@gmail.com

Coeditors Sherry Ginn, Tanya R. Cochran, and Paul Zinder invite proposals or completed essays for an edited collection of scholarly works that explore J.J.

Sound Changes: Music and Social Justice, February 24 and 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Music and Social Justice Collective
contact email: 
contact@musicandsocialjustice.org

Carleton University’s newly formed Music and Social Justice Collective invites proposals for an interdisciplinary symposium on the subject of music and social justice to be held on February 24 and 2

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012.

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
jrussell@dmu.ac.uk

Please note that the deadline for the following conference is fast approaching:

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day symposium hosted by De Montfort University.

12/9/2011: Call for contributions to The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr David Brauner (University of Reading) and Dr Axel Stähler (University of Kent)
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk and a.staehler@kent.ac.uk

The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction, edited by David Brauner (Reading) and Axel Stähler (Kent), will be an authoritative research-level reference book on the range of Anglophone Jewish fiction published over the course of the twentieth century and the start of the twenty-first.

London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
Margaret Smith

CALL FOR PAPERS

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London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)
November 19-22, 2012, London, UK
(www.liceducation.org)

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies
contact email: 
tunahan.kucukcelebi@spectrumjournal.net

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies invites academicians and scholars to submit articles and discussion pieces to our coming issues.

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

Graduate Student Journal About Graduate Study, 2/17/2012

full name / name of organization: 
In Progress Journal
contact email: 
inprogresseditors@gmail.com

In Progress (inprogressjournal.net) is currently seeking submissions for its second issue, scheduled for release on April 20, 2012.

Reconstruction Special Issue: (IN)SECURITIES - Call for Abstracts - !!30th NOV EXTENDED DEADLINE!!

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
susanamsmartins@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 12.3 SPECIAL ISSUE: "(IN)SECURITIES"
edited by
SUSANA ARAÚJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com

Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion - Proposals due Dec 12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric:
Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

Texas Woman's University . Denton, Texas
April 20, 2012 .

A Call For Papers:

WELCOMING STRANGERS: An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Barzakh Journal-"The Between" CFP due February 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakh@gmail.com

Barzakh, a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist
stance run by graduate students in the English department at the

Update on Paranoia and Pain Conference (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

The last chance to submit an abstract for the conference is 30 November 2011. For more information visit our project blog
http://paranoiapain.wordpress.com

GUST English Language and Literature First International Conference - 22-24 April, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)
contact email: 
elsherif.i@gust.edu.kw

GELL is GUST's first international conference, organized by the English Department.

The Animation Machine - The 24th Society for Animation Studies Conference (extended deadline 12 December)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Dan Torre, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
animation.conference@rmit.edu.au

Extended Deadline – 12 December, 2011

Call For Papers: The Animation Machine - The 24th Society for Animation Studies Conference

Date: June 25-27, 2012 Hosted by: RMIT University

(UPDATE) "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

"Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"

Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

MASSENET AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

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

MASSENET AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
International Conference

LUCCA, COMPLESSO DI SAN MICHELETTO
30 NOVEMBER - 02 DECEMBER 2012

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

Organized by

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

Critique, Democracy, and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society. Towards Critical Theories of Social Media.

full name / name of organization: 
ICTs and Society Network
contact email: 
marisol.sandoval@uti.at

http://www.icts-and-society.net/events/uppsala2012/

4th ICTs and Society-Conference 2012 (Uppsala, May 2nd-4th, 2012)

Critique, Democracy, and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society.

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change - Nov. 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Miki Kaneda and Samia Rahimtoola / UC Berkeley
contact email: 
kaneda@berkeley.edu, srahimtoola@berkeley.edu

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change

Experimentalism & Failure in Fluxus & Beyond

March 29th to April 1st, 2012

Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island

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