category: interdisciplinary

CFP: Literary Reception during the American Civil War, ALA 2012, deadline for proposals December 10

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Study Society (RSS)
contact email: 
vanessa.steinroetter@washburn.edu

Reception Study Society (RSS) Call for Papers: Literary Reception during the American Civil War

American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

From Akira to Žižek:Comics and Contemporary Cultural Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Comics journal
contact email: 
studiesincomics@googlemail.com

Papers are invited for Studies in Comics volume 3.2. This special issue seeks to provide a forum for new articulations between comics studies and contemporary cultural theory.

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media and Culture -- Special Issue on the "B Feature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year under the auspices of the Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State Univ

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

[CORRECTION] Art and Music in Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Wide Screen
contact email: 
hariharan.veena@gmail.com

WIDE SCREEN SPECIAL ISSUE: ART & MUSIC in DOCUMENTARY
EDITOR: VEENA HARIHARAN

Representations of Catastrophe in Science Fiction Film- ACLA 2012 Providence Deadline November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Elif Sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its inception, film created the very ground for thinking of catastrophe and different approaches to the end of the world.

Call for Submissions: Print Magazine Looking to Publish Fiction and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
Jfoster.editor@gmail.com

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"Failure is Impossible," March 23-24, 2012 at the University of Rochester (Deadline for Proposals: January 28, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester
contact email: 
jheck@z.rochester.edu

“Failure is Impossible”: The Past, Present, and Future of Feminism

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

“Kairos and Qualia, or the Voices of the Undead” (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/21/12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012
contact email: 
hhayton@guilford.edu, morello@psu.edu

The concept of the undead focuses our attention upon the paradoxical, aporetic, seemingly-permeable boundaries between life and death, and between past and present.

2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium on Language

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrea L. Menz
contact email: 
amenz@cn.edu

The 2nd Annual
Interdisciplinary Symposium on Language
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee


Call for Presentations

Fat Representations, 5/1/13, Special Journal Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanties (Journal published by the Humanities, Education, & Research Association)
contact email: 
brisch@utep.edu

Special Journal Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities: Fat Representations

Guest co-editors: Dr. Brenda Risch and Christoph Zepeda, M.A.

BETWEEN. PAGE / STAGE. JOHN BERGER. COMPLICITE. 17-19 May 2012. Sopot, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English, University of Gdansk, Poland /University of Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
between@ug.edu.pl

We invite proposals for papers for an academic conference which will be held in Sopot, Poland, as part of the international literary / theatre festival BETWEEN.

Rhetoric and Technical Communication 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Zdenek
contact email: 
sean.zdenek@ttu.edu

Call for Papers: Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

CFP: Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

In times like these, it’s hard not to write satire.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

Kurt Vonnegut at ALA, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012 (deadline for proposals, Jan. 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Popular and The Middlebrow: Women’s Writing 1880 - 1940 - 12th April 2011 - Newcastle University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
middlebrow-conf@newcastle.ac.uk

12 April 2012, Newcastle University

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Nicola Humble (Roehampton)

Local and mobile: Linking mobilities, mobile communication and locative media

full name / name of organization: 
a joint international conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network, and the 3rd annual research symposium of the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at NCSU
contact email: 
adriana@souzaesilva.com

Local and mobile: Linking mobilities, mobile communication and locative media

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora - 24th March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
e.mcwilliams@bathspa.ac.uk

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora
24th March 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr Breda Gray, Dr Louise Ryan, and Professor Bronwen Walter

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Heney, ACLA Sem./Edited Volume
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

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

[UPDATE] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Corrected Submission Deadline: April 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Celebrity Discourses in Canadian Contexts: DEADLINE Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
leek66@ mcmaster.ca or yorkl@cogeco.ca

ACCUTE: May 28-May 31, 2012

CFP Mildred Haun Conference: A Celebration of Appalachian Literature, Culture, and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Walters State Community College
contact email: 
Viki.Rouse@ws.edu

The theme of "Defining Ourselves" opens the conversation of exploring and defining Appalachian literature and culture for ourselves and for the outside world.

Rattle - A Journal at the convergence of Art and Writing Issue 3 Deadline: 30th November

full name / name of organization: 
rattlejournal.org.uk
contact email: 
editorial@rattlejournal.org.uk

Rattle is a journal of art, writing and thought. We are now accepting submissions for our third issue.

[UPDATE] Vonnegut and Humor

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally, Jr.
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu and robert.tally@txstate.edu

2011 may well be called "The Year of Kurt Vonnegut." In April the Library of America issued a volume including his novels from 1963 to 1973, effectively canonizing Vonnegut.

Biennial - June and December

full name / name of organization: 
WEST AFRICAN THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS JOURNAL (WATPAJO)
contact email: 
zikykofo@yahoo.com,watpajo@hotmail.com

Articles on any aspect of Theatre and Performing Arts in West Africa is hereby invited from scholars, researchers, theatre administrators, critics and practitioners, for publication in Vol 1.

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize” (Abstract deadline:14 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Studies Department, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
contact email: 
ohwovbco@unisa.ac.za

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize”
February 1st – 4th 2012
Abstract deadline: 14 November 2011

UPDATE 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.

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

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

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
lizzie.oldfather@gmail.com

Rutgers University announces "Science and Method in the Humanities," an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University).

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, Spring 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2012 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is January 15, 2012.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Finding Common Ground (January 2, 2012) special journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Canadian Studies; Guest Editors: Linda Hutcheon and Ian MacRae
contact email: 
imacrae@wlu.ca

“Where is home?” J. Edward Chamberlin asks us, in If this

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