category: interdisciplinary

Decadence in Post-Mao China: A Survey of Perversions in Literature, Film, Music and Art

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, annual meeting at Brown University, March 29-April 1,2012
contact email: 
hwang014@ucr.edu

Post-Mao China has witnessed drastic transformation in the political, economic and cultural realms.

Call for Proposals: The Legacy of Pulp Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA, Apr 11-14 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Although often viewed as a site for literary works with little value and short shelf lives, pulp fiction continues to be instrumental in shaping the literary landscape of Anglophone cultures.

1st Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium: An interdisciplinary conference on the study of Sport. April 28th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Michael Perry & Dr. Shawn Klein, Rockford College
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Whether one is a participant, a casual spectator, a die-hard fan, or a critic, sport, in all its varieties and forms, plays a significant role in the lives of most people throughout the world.

Jan 31, 2012 - 
The Child in Neo-Victorian Arts and Discourse:
Renegotiating 19th Century Concepts of Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies: Special Issue
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorianism has become a major trend in contemporary literature and culture.

[UPDATE] Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 24-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

Created through the generous support of former Texas Tech University Regent James Sowell, the Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World houses the personal papers of the

[UPDATE] Popular Culture Association (Submissions by 15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENSION NOVEMBER 1] Southern Studies Conference (February 10-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu Southern Studies: The AUM Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, February 10 and 11, 2012.

Call for Papers: New Orleans Foodie Lit

“Comparative Approaches to Early Modern Sexualities in Literature and Culture” [UPDATE] November 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference
contact email: 
arvas@msu.edu

This seminar, a session to be held at ACLA 2012 Conference at Brown University, March 29h -April 1st, invites papers that present new interdisciplinary perspectives to explore “traveling” sexualit

Animation Division of PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference, Copley Marriott, Boston, April 11 - 14

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
david.silverman@kwu.edu

The Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks individual-papers and panel proposals for presentation at the National Conference of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture As

Adaptation, Deadline for Proposals: December 15, 2011. Confrence April 11-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Adaptation Section, Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

The “Adaptation” Section of the 2012 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference

Wednesday, April 11, through Saturday, April 14

UPDATE Early literary centuries— Literatures from the early 20th and 21st centuries and their links with the previous centuries

full name / name of organization: 
Journal "Textes et contextes"
contact email: 
lau.mellet@gmail.com

Early literary centuries— Literatures from the early 20th and 21st centuries and their links with the previous centuries
full name / name of organization:
Journal "Textes et contextes"

[UPDATE] Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - Deadline for Proposals is November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
https://www.usm.edu/english/mothernature-conference

Mother/Nature Conference

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Extended Deadline: November 15, 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES

Mobile Learning in the Humanities (M-Learning for Tertiary Education) - 15th November

full name / name of organization: 
David Robison / Innovation and Leadership in the Teaching of Humanities
contact email: 
d.robison@bradford.ac.uk

If you would like to discuss your submission please e-mail d.robison@bradford.ac.uk

The Pedestal and its Mediations, Conference March 2-3 2012, University of Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal
contact email: 
lepiedestal1@gmail.com

The Pedestal and its Mediations

Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal

Lacan & Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Xenoppa
contact email: 
xenoppa@gmail.com

Lacan and Horror Book – Collection

CFP--Racism, Colonialism and Law

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Shortlidge/The Kirwan Institute
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

The focus of this issue revolves around the ideas of racism, colonialism and law, considered together.

KNJIZNICA / LIBRARY: 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS (extended submission date 1.11.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Slovene Library Association
contact email: 
branka.badovinac@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the first international issue of KNJIŽNICA (LIBRARY), journal of library and information science.

UPDATE: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop/ David Sherman
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Zombies vs. Professors: An Academic Symposium (April 13th-15th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University/University of Louisville
contact email: 
zvp2012@gmail.com

Zombies seem to everywhere these days, and now they’re banging on the gates of the Academy . . .

The Writing of Spiritual Crisis and Conversion

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (March 29-April 1, 2012)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Spiritual conversion is truly one of the most radical changes one can experience or live through.

CFP for the Open Issue of Rupkatha Journal

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

Call for Papers: Open Issue, Vol 3, No 4

If we cannot inherit the earth, what next? Perpignan, France-May 23-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association in France (AFEA)
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

This session at the French American Studies Association's 2012 Colloquium (centering on the theme of Heritage) investigates the ways in which the relation between the land and its occupants has to be

CFP: Pedagogies and the Profession - Deadline Dec. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
<kudepner@nmsu.edu>, <ldonovan@unm.edu>

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

The Future of Philology - 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Columbia

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
contact email: 
germangradconference@columbia.edu

THE FUTURE OF PHILOLOGY

11th Annual Graduate Student Conference 2012

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University February 24-25, 2012

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Sex...or Something Like It

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

Journal Articles Needed--Words and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Bempechat/Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
lyricasociety@aol.com

Ars Lyrica, the journal of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations, seeks articles on area of word-music relationships. Articles of any length will be considered.

ACLA Seminar (March 29 - April 1): The Modernist Self and its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Tam, Cornell University / Nan Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
yt344@cornell.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will be held at Brown University from March 29 to April 1.

Seminar Theme: The Modernist Self and its Discontents

[Edited Collection] “Their Lives A Storm Whereon They Ride”: Writing with The Affective Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Stone Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
shorton7@gsu.edu

The link between the affective disorders (depression and bipolar illness) and writing creativity goes back to Aristotle, who famously asked, “Why is it that all men who are outstanding in philo

Translating Cultures: Intercultural Mediation in Literature, Linguistics and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Stephanie Schwerter, Dr. Ciara Hogan, Prof. Dr. Nadine Rentel / École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris / Université Paris Descartes-Paris 5 / Université des Sciences Appliquées de Zwickau
contact email: 
stephanie.schwerter schwerte@msh-paris.fr; ciara.hogan@parisdescartes.fr; nadine.rentel@fh-zwickau.de

The editors are currently seeking proposals for a collection of original essays investigating intercultural mediation in the humanities.

The London-Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830)

full name / name of organization: 
David O'Shaughnessy / University of Warwick
contact email: 
londonirish@warwick.ac.uk

CFP: The London-Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830) University of Warwick, 13-14 April 2012

"Revolutions, Post-Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions," March 16-17, 2012, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
contact email: 
cliff.umich@gmail.com

Over the past two years, political uprisings and revolts have proliferated throughout the Arab world; more recently, protesters in New York have taken to the streets with calls for revolution.

Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
sara.spurgeon@ttu.edu

Western Crossroads:
Literature, Social Justice, Environment

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

Radical Imagination and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 29-April 1, 2012
contact email: 
lindsey.andrews@duke.edu

What is the role of literature in creating new ways of being in the world?

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4.1 (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

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