category: interdisciplinary

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTI-ETHNIC POETRY IN ENGLISH FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CRITICAL SPECTRUM (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS:AUGUST 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/3-11/5/2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

[30th October, 2011] Journal. Film, literature and philosophy. Sesión no numerada

full name / name of organization: 
Sesión no numerada
contact email: 
sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

"Sesión no numerada" is a scientific journal that publishes original articles whose subject is part of the editorial of the journal: Studies linking film and television series with any of the humani

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter/Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarmpress@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Happiness and Sadness: Taiwan society and its emotional textures (8-9 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne
contact email: 
taiwan-studies@unimelb.edu.au

We invite submissions for papers for a workshop to be held at the University of Melbourne in December 2011 that explores the varying emotional textures of Taiwan life.

Women's Studies Quarterly: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due Oct. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com, walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”, Call for Papers
A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London

Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images 400 years after the Lancashire Witches, 17-19 Aug 2012, deadline 1 Dec 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, UK
contact email: 
capturing witches@lancaster.ac.uk

But Seriously, Times Are Tough: Comedy in Recession and Depression

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
prg@uwm.edu

In keeping with the informal theme of the 2011 conference of “Play..No Seriously”, this session invites papers on the roles of comedy in times of economic distress and financial crisis.

CFP: Oscholars Special Issue on Salomé, Fall 2012 (abstracts before Dec.1st 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Oscholars
contact email: 
virginie.pouzet-duzer@pomona.edu

Oscholars Special Issue Fall 2012

Salomé: unveiling the myth

[UPDATE] Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

full name / name of organization: 
Marcin Stawiarski - ERIBIA, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

Mother/Nature Conference - March 16-18, 2012 - Hattiesburg, MS

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Mississippi English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
mothernatureconference@gmail.com

Fair Play: Reading Sports ConTexts (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, submission deadline July 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Noah Cohan, Washington University in St. Louis
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

53rd Annual M/MLA Convention
November 3-6, 2011
St. Louis, MO
Convention Theme: “Play…No, Seriously”

CFP - Justified (FX) Television Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Bärbel Göbel, PhD / University of Kansas Brian Michael Faucette/ Coldwell Community College
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX). Topics can include but are not limited to the following:

Children's Periodical panel at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Panel: “Fun With a Purpose”: Periodical Pedagogy and Early Edutainment

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

The Ethics of Pleasure in Early Modern Literature and Philosophy (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa M. Caldwell
contact email: 
mcaldwell@eiu.edu

Reflecting the 2011 MMLA conference theme “Play…No, Seriously,” this interdisciplinary panel seeks to bring together scholars interested in examining the value and uses of pleasure in sixteenth-

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2012: Infighting and Rival Texts in 20th Cent. African-American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tim.griffiths84@gmail.com

From early on in the Harlem Renaissance, many black writers knew for a fact that there was a New Negro, but most differed on the nuances when creating such a character from text.

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

Animals and / in Romance (December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
executive.editor@jprstudies.org

CFP: Animals and/in Romance (submit by December 1, 2011)

CFP: Storytelling and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

March 15-18: Rochester, York.
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse (abstract deadline: Sept. 30; conference: March 15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Conference:
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Compendium2: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the University

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie University
contact email: 
lyn.bennett@dal.ca

The editors of Compendium2: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the University invite contributions for online publication in the spring of 2012.

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films (NEMLA, deadline 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15 to 18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Deadline: September 30, 2011.

Submit 250- to 500-word proposals to Derek McGrath (derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu).

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.

CFP Maggie Gee Conference 30-31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews and University of Surrey
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk

This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee’s writing.

Paper and Screen : the Inter-Art Work, NeMLA March 15-18, 2012 (la version française suit celle en anglais)

full name / name of organization: 
Karine Abadie (Université de Montréal), Catherine Chartrand-Laporte (Université de Montréal / Université de Bordeaux 3)
contact email: 
karine.abadie@umontreal.ca, catherine.chartrand-laporte@umontreal.ca

Paper and Screen : the Inter-Art Work
2012 Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Rochester (NY), March 15-18, 2012

Imagining Chaos: States of Emergency in Law and Fiction December. December 8-9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Copenhagen
contact email: 
agraae@stud.ku.dk

In recent years, the collapse of legal structures has been a prominent theme in legal studies as well as in cultural studies.

UPDATE Short Fiction in Theory & Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice is an interdisciplinary journal celebrating the current resurgence in short-story writing and research.

Conference CFP - Romanticism and Philosophy - Proposals due Sept. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paris and University of Lille, France
contact email: 
sophie.musitelli@univ-lille3.fr, thomas.constantinesco@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Call for papers

Romanticism and Philosophy

An international conference

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology ( Aug 14-18; abstracts due Jun 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
y8huang@ucsd.edu

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology
Taiwan as Hub for Transculturation across the Pacific
University of California, San Diego
August 14-18, 2011

Prayer and Performance: acts of belief as symbolic communication (1450-1650), April 23-24 2012, Aarhus, Denmark

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University, Denmark
contact email: 
prayer@hum.au.dk

This project seeks to explore aspects of prayer as a performative act in European culture during the late medieval and early modern period, considering these findings in light of the most current theo

Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

Conversazioni in Italia:
Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Florence, Italy, June 8-10, 2012

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