category: interdisciplinary

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

In any crisis, whether economic or cultural, there is a sense of an unimaginable danger right around the corner.

<SWTX/PCA - Area: Car Culture and the Road (February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, NM)>

full name / name of organization: 
<Stacy Rusnak - Area Chair - SWTX/PCA>
contact email: 
<srusnak@ggc.edu>

Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 15-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

University of Florida, March 15-17, 2012

“Performing Under Pressure”: Life, Labor, and Art in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
contact email: 
performingpressure@gmail.com

We work here. But where is “here,” and how do we define the “work” that we do?

[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

Art and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Arts department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev
contact email: 
artandjustice@bgu.ac.il

The Arts department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev invites scholars from all disciplines to participate in a symposium on the topic of Art and Social Justice to be held on May 24, 2012.

Hyperaesthetic Culure

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
erika.kerruish@scu.edu.au

Transformations is calling for submissions for Issue 22: Hyperaesthetic Culture.

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 7 DECEMBER 2011

Papua New Guinea in Transition Conference - PNG: Securing a Prosperous Future 12 & 13 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Deakin University, Alfred Deakin Research Institute
contact email: 
director-adri@deakin.edu.au

The Alfred Deakin Research Institute and the Hon Mr Richard Marles MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, invite papers for the second annual conference on Papua New Guinea in Transit

[UPDATE; New Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011] Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance St

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

(A flyer of this CFP is available at: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/earlycultures/user_files/CFP_Commons.pdf )

Prima Facie and Second Nature: Prosopopeia and the Faces of Origin (ACLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: Andrea Gadberry (UC Berkeley), Amanda Jo Goldstein (Cornell University, UW-Madison)
contact email: 
gadberry@berkeley.edu

Having narrowly escaped the clutches of a band of marauders, Montaigne attributes his good luck to his face: “If my face did not answer for me, if people did not read in my eyes and my voice the inn

ALA 2012 Rebecca Harding Davis Open Topic Session

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

[UPDATE 2] 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]: Graphicity: Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity March 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

[UPDATWE] Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

Toward a Democracy with Rights: The 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 15-17

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: January 6, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

PCA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (April 11-14, 2012 - Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

Call for Papers:

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 11-14, 2012

Boston, Massachusetts
Marriott Boston Copley Place

Seminar (King's College London), 14/11/2011: Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London)/ Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


We are delighted to invite you to the second session of the seminar group, Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century, which explores new and emerging theories of the body and embodim

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

[UPDATE] ‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’,30 August-2 September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

Further Call for Papers: ‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2012

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Music Theatre and Dance Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
traceychessum@gmail.com

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

Great War/Global War: The Literary and Cultural Aftermath, 1914-1939; ACLA, Providence, RI, 3/29 -4/1, 2012; Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Gallagher; American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mogallag@german.umass.edu

Great War/Global War: The Literary and Cultural Aftermath, 1914-1939

Seminar Organizer(s):
Maureen O. Gallagher (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Emily

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance
of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

[UPDATE] Uni. Tennessee NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference, DUE 12 Dec. 2011

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

Thursday, March 8- Saturday, March 10, 2012

Web: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/wip/cfp.php

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
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

Tolkien studies postgraduate symposium, 17 Aug 2012, Loughborough University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
The Tolkien Society
contact email: 
symposium@returnofthering.org

As part of the larger Return of the Ring conference at Loughborough University, UK (16-20 August 2012), The Tolkien Society are hosting a dedicated postgraduate symposium on Tolkien studies on Friday

GATEWAYS NORTH: EXPANSION, CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE, THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012, THE PAS, MANITOBA

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Keith Hyde, University College of the North
contact email: 
khyde@ucn.ca

GATEWAYS NORTH: EXPANSION, CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
THE PAS, MANITOBA

Women and Terrorism

full name / name of organization: 
V.G. Julie Rajan and Om Dwivedi
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu

[UPDATE] ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

"Early Modern Social Networks, 1500-1800": Conference dates: March 16-17, 2012 (abstracts Jan. 6)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Early Modern Social Networks, 1500-1800

April 6, 2012: University of Connecticut 7th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Proposals Due Feb 20

full name / name of organization: 
Freshman English Program, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
fe.uconn@gmail.com

The University of Connecticut’s Freshman English Program is calling for presentation, panel, and roundtable proposals from instructors of writing (in all disciplines and programs)

[UPDATE] ACLA Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present & Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

The Midwest, The Middle Class, and Queerness in the Mid-Twentieth Century; MAASA Conference; Tulsa, OK; April 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elyse R. Vigiletti / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
vigilet1@illinois.edu

Literature and culture critics are beginning to realize that the study of literature and print culture suffers from an obsession with the urban and the avant-garde.

Philosophy, Literature, Psychoanalysis: the “Uneasy” Trinity – UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rossie Artemis
contact email: 
artemis.r@unic.ac.cy

Submissions are invited for a thematic workshop in the forthcoming 13th conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) in Nicosia, Cyprus, July 2-6, 2012.

[UPDATE - ABSTRACT EXTENSION] Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

full name / name of organization: 
John Littlejohn and Michael T. Putnam
contact email: 
jlittlej@coastal.edu, mtp12@psu.edu

CFP: Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

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