category: interdisciplinary

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

Environmental Science Fiction and the Non-Urban Scape (SFRA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE-SFRA Affiliation
contact email: 
eotto@fgcu.edu

2012 Science Fiction Research Association Conference: Detroit
June 28th-July 1st
Urban Apocalypse, Urban Renaissance: Landscapes in Science Fiction and Fantasy
sfradetroit2012.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Convocatoria2_julio.pdf

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Translation of Resistance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Riham Alhossary/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
ralhoss1@binghamton.edu

NeMLA 2012 Convention

Translation of Resistance Literature

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a sp

Nothing New Under the Sun?: Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking [Oct. 28-29, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

Nothing New Under the Sun?: Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking

2011 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

March 15-18, 2012

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

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Deadline for abstract submission: Sept 20, 2011

Toleration and its Discontents, ASECS San Antonio (March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Mello/ ASECS 2012
contact email: 
pmello@nd.edu

This panel seeks papers that complicate and deepen our understanding of the role of religious difference in the development of eighteenth-century literature, culture, and society.

Collection of Essays for Sports in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory J. Thompson
contact email: 
gthompson@rsu.edu

Sports in the Humanities

CFP: Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices [Oct 31, 2011; March 1-3, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
March 1st-3rd, 2012
Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices

Plenary Speaker: Ilan Stavans

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From 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 que

Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies in the Preternatural | http://preternature.org
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

UPDATED INFORMATION:

Sketched by themselves. Society tested by “panoramic” literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interférences littéraires - Literaire Interferenties (Open Access Journal)
contact email: 
blaguezac@wanadoo.fr , V.Stienon@ulg.ac.be, david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

Sketched by themselves
Society tested by “panoramic” literature
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[UPDATE] 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

Call for Paper for the 1st World Humanities Forum, 24-26 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Paper for the 1st World Humanities Forum, 24-26 November 2011
contact email: 
j.crowley@unesco.org

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 1ST WORLD HUMANITIES FORUM

[UPDATE] Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley
contact email: 
BerkeleyEarlyModern@gmail.com

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference
University of California, Berkeley
November 12 - 13, 2011

**Abstracts welcome from graduates, post-docs, and faculty!**

CFP - Edited Collection - Dancing with Shadows: Explorations in Invisibility

full name / name of organization: 
Ravindra N. Mohabeer Vancouver Island University
contact email: 
shadows.invisibility@gmail.com

The word invisibility represents a little understood categorical figure in the shadows that surround all research and practice.

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Creative Writing Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/01/11 SWTX PCA 2/8-11/12)
Conference Theme for 2012: “Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context”
Please post and send to interested colleagues

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

Seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

“Eye of the Beholder: Perspectives on the Monstrous” - K'zoo May 10-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application (MEARCSTAPA)
contact email: 
asmittman@csuchico.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

MEARCSTAPA Session for the International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 10-13, 2012

You're So Juvenile: Monstrous Children in Medieval Culture - K'zoo May 10-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application (MEARCSTAPA)
contact email: 
asmittman@csuchico.edu

MEARCSTAPA Session for the International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 10-13, 2012

Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Military Technical Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, Bucharest
contact email: 
adibulz@yahoo.com

Language, literature and cultural studies
ISSN: 2065-3867

Call for papers
Deadline: 1 November 2011 for LLCS no.8 and no.9

http://www.mta.ro

[Update] Collection of Essays exploring Lois Lane (Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
Lois.Lane@gmx.net

Collection of essays exploring the character Lois Lane from the DC Superman Universe (all movies, TV-shows, Comics, etc.)

The 4th International Conference on Strategy and Marketing CSM2011

full name / name of organization: 
Specialized Committee of Enterprise Strategy, Chinese Association for Development Strategy
contact email: 
icsm2011@163.com

The 4th International Conference on Strategy and Marketing is going to be held by Specialized Committee of Enterprise Strategy of Chinese Association for Development Strategy in University of Internat

Call for submissions! Deadline November 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is looking for all kinds of Nature writing. We want poetry, essays, short fiction, music, artwork, recipes. Please visit us at kudzureview.com for more details.

The Postmodern Dandy (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012; proposals due Sept. 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

As recent scholarship like Monica Miller’s of the black dandy has suggested, the history of dandyism is complicated by race, class, nationalism, and sexuality.

Landscape, Space, and Culture in Medieval Britain: 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10- 13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin T. Noetzel, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
noetzelj@su.edu

This session seeks papers that utilize landscape studies, space and place theory, and ecocritical approaches on medieval texts and places in an effort to illuminate new understandings on the literatur

The Art and Politics of Irony

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas, McGill Univeristy
contact email: 
irony@mcgill.ca

The Art and Politics of Irony | L’art et la politique de l’ironie
12-14 April 2012 ~ Montréal, QC

Products of Imperialism? Commodities in Literature after 1945

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer P. Nesbitt
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

NeMLA 2012 Conference, March 15-18, Rochester, NY
Transnational Literatures Area

Wilkie Collins Journal - New Series

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

The _Wilkie Collins Society Journal_ will be re-launched as a new online journal entitled _The Wilkie Collins Journal_ later this year.

CFP - Edited Collection - Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

Ozu edited anthology - call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
Marc DiPaolo Assistant Professor of Film and English at Oklahoma City University and Brian DiPaolo, MFA Emerson College
contact email: 
brianofpaul@hotmail.com; captainblackadder@hotmail.com

Tentative Title: Ozu and Evolution: Reassessing an Icon of Japanese Cinema

Final Submission Deadline: February 1, 2012

Length of Contribution: 6,000 – 8,500 words (including notes)

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