category: interdisciplinary

Film Comedy and the Limits of Representation -- SCMS: Boston, March 21-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel seeks to explore a diverse range of questions, contexts, and ideas about the relationship between film and comedy in order to provide new approaches to problems of representation in cinema.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

Ridley Scott and Philosophy - Edited Collection CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Barkman, Ashley Barkman, and Nancy Kang, eds.
contact email: 
adam_barkman@hotmail.com

The Philosophy of Ridley Scott

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

ARGH! BRAINS! BLOOD! ARGH! ZOMBOSIUM! A symposium on zombies - 28 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Winchester, Hampshire, UK
contact email: 
marcus.leaning@winchester.ac.uk

Locked deep in the bowels of Winchester University a team of deranged (social) scientists from the School of Media and Film have been conducting hideous research into the living dead (clearly ignoring

TV Series Redux: Recycling, Remaking, Resuming. (University of Rouen, France,12-13-14 September 2012 )

full name / name of organization: 
Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles (ERIAC), University of Rouen
contact email: 
seriestv.rouen2012@univ-rouen.fr

This interdisciplinary conference will examine the question of recycling, remaking and resuming in TV series.

Cardiff University Conference on 'Medieval Women in Truth and Legend' 10/7/11 Abstracts due 8/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
contact email: 
TAL2011@cf.ac.uk

This forthcoming interdisciplinary international conference seeks to examine images and representations of medieval women.

Special Issue on POSTCOLONIALISMS (WINTER 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)/ Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)/ Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inqui

"Imitation, Emulation, and Forgery: Pretending and Becoming in the Medieval World". Abstracts due Sept 1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.price@utoronto.ca

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto is inviting proposals for its Thirty-Third Medieval Colloquium, which will take place in Toronto on March 2-3 2012.

edited collection: GREEN PLANETS: ECOLOGY AND SCIENCE FICTION

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
contact email: 
ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com

edited collection: GREEN PLANETS: ECOLOGY AND SCIENCE FICTION
Editors: Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson (ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com)
Abstracts due August 31, 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image in media

[UPDATE] V International Gothic Congress, FFyL, UNAM, Mexico, March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Congress
contact email: 
coloquio_gotico@hotmail.com

V International Gothic Congress

‘Gothic Plurality’

[UPDATE] Special Session Topic "Seriously Different: Playing the Foreign in Early Modern Drama" November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Midwest MLA Annual Convention “Play…No, Seriously”
contact email: 
‎carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu‎ and nunn@uakron

People and commodities from abroad played a vital role in Renaissance London's urban scene, and their influence made their way into the era's theaters as well.

[UPDATE] CFP: The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Pedagogy / Topic: Graduate Students / 500-word proposals due by Sept. 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University
contact email: 
cassuto@fordham.edu

*Pedagogy* announces a special issue devoted to graduate students.

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue of Claremont Journal of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Journal of Religion
contact email: 
kile.jones@cst.edu

Call for Papers: Claremont Journal of Religion is issuing a call for papers for its upcoming Inaugural Issue set to come out January 2012. We invite papers related to any of these topics:

Call for Articles (Edited Collection): Fragmented Nightmares: Transnational Horror across Visual Media Proposals by 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Och and Kirsten Strayer/ University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
dcost7@pitt.edu

This anthology will investigate the horror genre across national boundaries and different media forms.

CFP: Literary Theory in Its Historical Context (July 1st, 2011-Nov. 1st, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Edited anthology, The Historical Contexts of Literary Theory

Wallace Stevens and the New York School (deadline Sept. 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
josh.schneiderman@gmail.com

Call for Papers
The Wallace Stevens Society
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900
February 23-25, 2012

Wallace Stevens and the New York School

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP Conference 2012 Creative Writing in the 21st Century: Research and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP
contact email: 
callforpapers@ccwwp.ca; rupraisp@gmail.com

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP Conference 2012
Creative Writing in the 21st Century: Research and Practice
Humber Lakeshore Campus, Toronto

New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 3/8/12-3/10/12. Abstracts due 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Nova Myhill/ New College of Florida
contact email: 
nmyhill@ncf.edu

Call for Papers

Adating Historical Narratives -- corrected version

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adapting Historical Narratives
A one-day conference

Organised by the Centre for Adaptations,

De Montfort University, Leicester,

Tuesday 28 February 2012

2012 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative / May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Finlayson, MIT
contact email: 
narrative-ws12@csail.mit.edu

First Call for Papers:

International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative
May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

Submissions Due: Friday, February 24, 2012

http://narrative.csail.mit.edu/ws12

Call for Articles: Edited Collection: 21st Century British Cinema Proposals by August 21, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Carter and Dr Emmie McFadden Sheffield Hallam University
contact email: 
E.McFadden@shu.ac.uk

British cinema has undergone significant transformation between the establishment of the UK Film Council in 2000 and its abolition in 2011.

The Function of Ecocriticism at the Present Time

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Ecocriticism
contact email: 
amcmurry @uwaterloo.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue of
Journal of Ecocriticism

“The Function of Ecocriticism at the Present Time”

Children's Media

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
Dr. Wynn Yarbrough - wynnyarbrough@hotmail.com or Dr. Michael Howarth - howarth-m@mssu.edu

The spring 2012 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on children’s media.

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Twelfth Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE "SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA'
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
„SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA“

"Time after Time" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2, September 2012
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

A Grimm Legacy: The Impact of Grimms' Tales in the English Speaking World. 6th-8th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Teverson, Kingston University
contact email: 
a.teverson@kingston.ac.uk

CFP: Global Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare: Journal of British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
acyhuang@gwu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Shakespeare: Journal of British Shakespeare Association special issue

"Global Shakespeare"

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities, 30/3/2012-1/4/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Welsh Writing in English
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

On Violence - Journal Issue, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue, May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the May 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are pa

Ideas of Place and Particularity Conference, October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca
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