category: interdisciplinary

Volume on 20th-century exile literature, deadline Sept 1

full name / name of organization: 
Axel Englund, Anders Olsson
contact email: 
axel.englund@littvet.su.se

Call for papers

LANGUAGES OF EXILE: MIGRATION AND MULTILINGUALISM IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE (working title)

Call for Papers on Marguerite Porete, International Congress on Medieval Studies, 10–13 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
info@margueriteporete.net

We invite conference papers on Marguerite Porete, her inquisition trial, and/or the Mirror of Simple Souls, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA,

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 and panels on the topic of Southern culture.

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad, SALA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Date: Wed., January 4, 2012 at 9:00am – Thurs., January 5, 2012 at 5:00pm

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS AND CREATIVE WORKS

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu; shaulm@queens.edu

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatin.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

CfP Kalamazoo Medieval ICMS 2012: Postcolonial England

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University English Department
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

The Department of English Studies at Durham University invites submission of proposals for its session at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazo

Thing Theory and Object-Oriented Studies in Medieval Contexts [International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, May 10-13 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams
contact email: 
Anthony_Adams@brown.edu

A new and exciting move toward ‘object-oriented studies’ is underway among historians and literary scholars, including medievalists.

Ecstatic Performance at the Borders of Faith and Race, "Triumph in my Song" (University of Maryland, May 31-June 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy A. J. Howard / English Department, Saint Joseph's University
contact email: 
Joy.Howard@verizon.net

CFP for "Triumph in my Song": 18th & 19th Century African Atlantic Culture, History, & Performance to be held at: the University of Maryland, May 31-June 2, 2012

[UPDATE] Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920 - CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

23rd September 2011, University of Warwick

*CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED– 15th August*

[UPDATE] Cinema and Community, Cinema As Community

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy-Karpat / Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference
Boston, Massachusetts
March 21-25, 2012

Translation and the Rhetoric of the Holy Quran, Marrakech 22-23 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Research Center for the Holy Quran Translation, Marrakech-Morocco
contact email: 
Qurantranslation@hotmail.com

Rhetorical inimitability is unanimously considered by the Umma as one of the manifold facets of the Holy Quran.

[UPDATE] ANZSA 2011: "Translations/Transitions," Christchurch, NZ, 7–8 Nov (abstracts now due 26 August; keynote announced)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Edmond / University of Otago
contact email: 
jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz

Australia and New Zealand Slavists’ Association 2011 Conference “Translations/Transitions”

Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November 2011

CfP: Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Fuchs
contact email: 
christian.fuchs@im.uu.se

CfP: Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today

Call For Papers (Special Issues) - American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences
contact email: 
hh455@msstate.edu

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences is currently calling for papers for 2 special issues:

1. GIS and Agricultural/Biological Sciences

(Anthology) Undead in the West: (9/18/11 abstracts; 2/15/12 essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Call for Contributors

Undead in the West: Vampires, Zombies, Mummies, and Ghosts on the Cinematic Frontier (anthology; under contract)

Women Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey
contact email: 
asha.choubey@gmail.com

After the success of our book Women on Women; we are looking for quality papers on women writers across boundaries of nation/state/age/class. Suggested Topics:

Women and sexuality

"Prospects: A New Century" - Deadline: 10/1/2011 - Conference: 4/12/2012-4/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
C19-2012@ucsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
C19: THE SOCIETY OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICANISTS
“Prospects: A New Century”
Berkeley, California
April 12-15, 2012
Hosted by the University of California, Berkeley

[Update} The Function of Ecocriticism at the Present Time

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

Critique, even that which finds little to love in its object, is rarely cynical. Critics are by definition optimists.

[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

In an effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation, we encourage scholars working in any discipline to submit abstracts addressing this theme.

[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

On the Job Training: Media Industries and the Cultivation of Labor by Aug 10th (SCMS March 21-25, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Cohn/ UCLA
contact email: 
jacohn@gmail.com

[Update] CFP: 9th International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, 10/13-15/2011 (SCAD)

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media and Arts Association
contact email: 
ritchie@lvc.edu

IDMAA 2011 Conference
Design, Innovation & Story ­ an Odyssey of Confluence

Special Issue on Boys' Love Manga

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
editors@yaoiresearch.com

Please consider submitting an abstract for a special themed issue on boys' love manga to be published by the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. The CFP is below.

Reconstruction 12.3 Special Issue: "(In)Securities"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Reconstruction 12.3
Special Issue “(In)Securities”
Edited by
SUSANA ARAUJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory (15/8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
L.M. Montgomery Institute, University of Prince Edward Island
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

A reminder that 15 August 2011 is the deadline for submissions for this conference, which will be held at the University of Prince Edward Island on 21–24 June 2012.

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature Conference (May 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature
contact email: 
nasscfl2012@gmail.com

The 2012 North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature (NASSCFL) conference will be hosted by Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 25-27. The theme of the conference is: Life.

NALS: "Levinas, the Environment, and Cultures of Place" (May 13-15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Levinas Society
contact email: 
sjneely@uas.alaska.edu

*
NORTH AMERICAN LEVINAS SOCIETY
Seventh Annual Conference and Meeting
“Levinas, the Environment, and Cultures of Place”
May 13-15, 2012 | Anchorage, Alaska

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] CFP ASECS 2012 -- Aphra Behn Society, Ecology and Place Theory in Female Authored Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

“Intersections of Eco-feminist Criticism and Place Theory in Female-Authored Texts of the Long Eighteenth Century”

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio,

CfP Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Fuchs, Uppsala University
contact email: 
christian.fuchs@im.uu.se

Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today

The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW5) (July 12-15, 2012; accepting until December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association (slayageonline.com) and the Whedon Studies Association solicit your proposal for the fifth Slayage Conference: The Slayage Conference on the Whed

CFP@ British Landscapes on Film

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Newland/ Aberystwyth University
contact email: 
pnn@aber.ac.uk

Edited Collection: British Landscapes on Film.

Proposals by 1 October, 2011.

UPDATE: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

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

Cultural Studies Book on Brad Pitt

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Christopher Schaberg / Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
schaberg@loyno.edu

Proposals are being solicited for an edited volume organized around the subject of Brad Pitt.  The editors envision a book on Brad Pitt that ranges broadly across the humanities, with chapters focusi

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