category: interdisciplinary

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Nov 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc E. Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a single sentence: "The production may attempt to entertain audiences for an evening, but the The Book of Mormon as a volume of scripture will change people's lives forever by bringing them closer to Christ."

Transnational Literatures, Gender, and State Power (2012 NeMLA, 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
joanie.conwell@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Transnational Literatures, Gender, and State Power

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

Journal - Studies in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Call for Submissions

Vonnegut and Humor: A Special Issue of Studies in American 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.

CFP: NINE Conference on Baseball History and Culture (abstracts 12/2/11; 3/7/12-3/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE:A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 19th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

[UPDATE] Transnational, Global, and/or World Literatures? Charting the Integration of Comparative Praxis in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, 3/15-18/2012; Katie Yankura, Michael Swacha
contact email: 
key7@georgetown.edu, michael.swacha@duke.edu

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: SEPTEMBER 30th, 2011

4th Global Conference: Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal and Politics (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal and Politics

Wednesday 9th May – Friday 11th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

6th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil and the State (

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ees6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil and the State

Sunday 6th May – Tuesday 8th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Paradoxes of the threshold : literature, place and the environment in 19th-21st century literatures 25-26 october 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Louvain (Belgium)
contact email: 
Veronique.Bragard@uclouvain.be, pierre.piret.rom@uclouvain.be

Human beings continuously experience the threshold space between what separates them from and what connects them with the world.

2nd Global Conference: The Patient (May 2012, Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
patient2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Patient

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Canadian Postwar Literatures, the 1940s and Beyond (Essay Collection for 2011/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Webb
contact email: 
peter.webb@gmx.com

Contributors are sought for a critical essay collection on Canadian postwar literatures for submission to an internationally distributed British academic press in 2012.

[REMINDER] CFP for 2012 ASSC Grad Student Conference at Berkeley: "Philology"

full name / name of organization: 
Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
contact email: 
assc2012@gmail.com

Eighth Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference
"Philology"

University of California, Berkeley
Saturday, 25 February 2012
Deadline for Abstracts: 26 September 2011

The University of California, Berkeley, in partnership with the Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium, invites submissions for the Eighth Annual Graduate Conference of the Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium on “Philology,” to be held on 25 February 2012 at UC Berkeley.

CFP / "Interoceanic Diasporas and The Panama Canal’s Centennial" / A Special Issue of The Global South (Spring 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
CFP / "Interoceanic Diasporas and The Panama Canal’s Centennial" / A Special Issue of The Global South
contact email: 
panamacanalcentennial@gmail.com; claudia.milian@duke.edu

Call for Papers
A Special Issue of The Global South
Edited by Claudia Milian and Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo

Interoceanic Diasporas and The Panama Canal’s Centennial

[UPDATE} Performing Religion in Public (abstracts due 9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Edelman, Claire Marie Chambers, Simon du Toit
contact email: 
performingreligioninpublic@gmail.com

Performing Religion in Public: Acts of faith in the public sphere

[UPDATE] Transgendered Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
MP An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: Transgendered (Fall issue) – Deadline Extended to September 30, 2011

Beat Generation and Counterculture Literature February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico

full name / name of organization: 
33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Beat Generation and Counterculture

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

Kennesaw State University's World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

In consideration of the revolutionary wave in the Middle East with the ongoing “Arab Spring” there and in China with calls for a “Jasmine Revolution,” the 2012 World Literature Conference at K

BSECS 41st Annual Conference (proposals due soon!)

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

*online submission and registration is now open*

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
41st Annual Conference

January 4-6, 2012

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K

[UPDATE] (Con)Figurations of Citizenship in Caribbean Literature (D/LINE 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
North East MLA - Rochester, March 2012
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

Re-post: This panel will examine citizenship as a trope and a problem in Caribbean literature.

19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

17th & 18th Century Early American Literature at CEA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 17th & 18th Century Early American Literature at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

CFP: Supernatural (TV series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

CFP: Eureka SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

CFP: Doctor Who and/or Torchwood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture
SWTX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

CSA 2012 Panel: (Re)membering the historical "monster"

full name / name of organization: 
Erin DeYoung (Trinity College Dublin) and Sarah Jo Mayville (UCSD)
contact email: 
deyounge@tcd.ie; smayvill@ucsd.edu

This year’s theme, “Culture Matters,” calls for proposals that critically and creatively reflect on culture and “the material” broadly conceived.

New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, 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

Aesthetics in the 21st Century - University of Basel, Sep 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ridvan Askin / University of Basel
contact email: 
aesthetics-englsem@unibas.ch

CALL FOR PAPERS
Aesthetics in the 21st Century
University of Basel
September 13-15, 2012

Confirmed Speakers: Graham Harman, Iain Hamilton Grant, N. Katherine Hayles

CFP:3rd Global Conference, Experiencing Prison, May 2012, Prage, Czech Republic.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 10th May – Saturday 12th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Theorizing Robots (11/01/11; ACCUTE, 05/28/12- 05/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Haslam
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

While the figure of the cyborg has been a staple in cultural theory since Donna Haraway’s analysis in 1985, and while artificial intelligence is gaining increased attention, the related figure of the robot has not been subjected to the same level of scrutiny.

2nd global Conference, Ethical Living: Ethics and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Ethical Living: Ethics in Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Crime Scotland

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Frauke Reitemeier, Dr. Kirsten Sandrock; Dept. of English, University of Göttingen
contact email: 
crimescotland@phil.uni-goettingen.de

2nd Scottish Studies in Europe Conference

Crime Scotland – Then and Now

Goettingen: 31 May - 3 June, 2012

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching the Underground Railroad (deadline Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
liggins@fredonia.edu

This roundtable session will address approaches to teaching the Underground Railroad.

Area, Arab Culture in the U.S.

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 33rd Annual Conference of the

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

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