category: interdisciplinary

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

Heroic Bodies, Bodies of Flesh: Representing the Body in Early Modern Life Narratives 31 May-1 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Sukic / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne (France)
contact email: 
christine.sukic@univ-reims.fr

Call for Papers
Heroic Bodies, Bodies of Flesh: Representing the Body in Early Modern Life Narratives

Human / Animal: 9th annual symposium of the IMS-Paris, 28-30 June 2012 (proposals due 15 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society - Paris
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

Human / Animal
9th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society - Paris
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dates: Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 June 2012
Location: Paris, France

Human / Animal: 9th annual symposium of the IMS-Paris, 28-30 June 2012 (proposals due 15 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society - Paris
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

Human / Animal
9th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society - Paris
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dates: Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 June 2012
Location: Paris, France

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

Northern Renaissance Seminar

University of Chester

17th March 2012

Genre in the Renaissance

CFP: Symptoms of Disorder. Madness in British Literature Book (1st Dec. 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Symptoms of Disorder: Reading Madness in British Literature 1744-1845
contact email: 
editorsrm@gmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ESSAY COLLECTION
Symptoms of Disorder: Reading Madness in British Literature 1744-1845.

Material Meanings: Third Biannual Conference of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent, Canterbury, England
contact email: 
eam2012@kent.ac.uk

This conference investigates the avant-garde's reconfiguration of matter and materials in the quest to generate new meanings and effects.

Wars of the Past and Present: Words and Images--Proposed panel topic for Natures 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century:
To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Last Chance to submit proposals for Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship Calls for Papers for the inaugural issue, April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

We are pleased to announce a peer-reviewed open access scholarly journal of Aotearoa New Zealand, and call for papers for the inaugural issue.

"Aerial Views: The Third Dimension in Eighteenth-Century Art and Literature" (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts due: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
bczennia@mcneese.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel on "Aerial Views: The Third Dimension in Eighteenth-Century Art and Literature" that will be presented at the SCSECS annual conference, which will be held on Fe

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Eighteenth Century (SCSECS, Asheville, Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight D. Codr / South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SCSECS)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

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Mimesis Now Conference April 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rochesster
contact email: 
mimesis@rochester.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology
Stephen Halliwell, University of St. Andrews
Vivian Sobchack, UCLA
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University

CFP: Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference, April 11-14, 2012, Area: Memory & Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
confortir1@southernct.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, April 11-14, 2012
Marriott Boston Copley Place

AIRtech 2011: Accessibility, Inclusion and Rehabilitation using Information Technologies

full name / name of organization: 
Antoni Jaume i Capó
contact email: 
antoni.jaume@uib.es

AIRtech 2011: Accessibility, Inclusion and Rehabilitation using Information Technologies
December 13th-15th 2011
Hotel Parque Central , La Havana, Cuba

Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE!
New submission deadline is October 31st, 2011.

Call for Papers:

“Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet,” UCLA

The Pleasures of Romance, York UK (Deadline: 1 May, 2012; Conference 27-29 Sept 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance
http://iaspr.org/conferences/york-2012/

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Mapping Queer Bioethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality and Upcomcoming Conference [Due: October 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania and The Journal of Homosexuality
contact email: 
submissions@queerbioethics.org

MAPPING QUEER BIOETHICS: SPACE, PLACE, AND LOCALITY IN LGBTQ BIOETHICS

Call for Book Reviews: Working Papers in TESOL/AL Deadline October 20th

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine DiFelice Box/ Teachers College, Columbia University Web Journal
contact email: 
cmb2150@tc.columbia.edu

Book Reviewers Needed for Teachers College, Columbia University
Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics*

RAW: Research, Art, Writing -- An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Texas at Dallas -- School of Arts & Humanities -- Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
utd.gsa@gmail.com

RAW: Research, Art, Writing
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium
With Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Benjamin L. Alpers of the University of Oklahoma
Richardson, Texas
March 24, 2012

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

ACLA Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

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

ACLA 2012 Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

[UPDATE] Can Christianity be postsecular? Professions of faith and doubt in contemporary American fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Rorabaugh/SAMLA 2011, November 4-6, Atlanta, GA/SCCL Panel (Revised deadline: Oct 15, 2011)
contact email: 
prorabaugh@gmail.com

The term “postsecular” appears in the fields of political theory, sociology, and literature from time to time to describe a resistance to the narrative of secularization.

From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

Positioning Interdisciplinarity (9-10 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lorraine (Nancy, France)
contact email: 
david.ten-eyck@univ-nancy2.fr

Conference web site: http://idea-udl.org/positioning-interdisciplinarity/

Deadline for Proposals 25 November, 2011

MEDITERRANEAN MODERNISMS

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, http://acla.org/acla2012/
contact email: 
mediterraneanmodernism@gmail.com

The Mediterranean basin, conceived broadly as the lands and nations surrounding the Sea as well as the Sea itself, has been a site of near-constant change over the centuries, and the 20th century was

Shakespeare at the Opera

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
contact email: 
Josh.Cohen@massart.edu

NEMLA Convention 2012

Session Title: Shakespeare at the Opera

Description:

CFP for ACLA 2012 Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

Call for papers for Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches", ACLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 @ Brown University, Providence, RI
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History and the Demise of Empires; Bern, Switzerland, May 18-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) Annual Conference; University of Bern, Switzerland; Conveners: Barbara Buchenau and Virginia Richter
contact email: 
gnel2012@ens.unibe.ch / marijke.kaehler@ens.unibe.ch

This conference addresses the key role that empire retains in European and North American consumer culture despite decades of postcolonial challenges to imperial control.

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