category: interdisciplinary

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts (9/24)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts

The Center for Body, Mind and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 19-20, 2011 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Regarding the body as sentient, purposive subjectivity (rather than mere physical flesh), the conference will focus on ways that somatic mindfulness can contribute to health, healing, and aesthetic experience.

"Immigration, Travel, and Tourism in Middle Eastern Literatures" NeMLA (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Sally Gomaa/NeMLA
contact email: 
sally.gomaa@salve.edu

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

CFP: "The Return of the Repressed? Intersections of Religion and Culture Today (Wenham, MA 10/01/11;11/05/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

CFP: "The Return of the Repressed? Intersections of Religion and Culture Today”

Salzburg Institute of Gordon College Symposium
November 5, 2011, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts

[UPDATE] The Velvet Light Trap #70 - Stocks, Screens, and Servers: The Materiality of Media DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap, University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
thevelvetlighttrap@gmail.com

In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Roehampton, London (UK)
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Speakers include:

[UPDATED] The 4th Annual North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, February 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
catonell@ncsu.edu

[REMINDER] 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

American Association of Australasian Literary Studies Annual Conference - Toronto - Feb. 17-19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
birnsn@newschool.edu

The AAALS calls for papers for its 28th Annual conference to be held in conjunction with ANSZANA in Toronto, ON from February 17 to 19, 2012.

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 30 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as well as its genuine European perspective on ‘America’ and its presences and effects around the world. The journal features a general section in addition to a topical one that brings academic and creative works into a dialogue on one common theme.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED- The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University
contact email: 
alisonwinch@yahoo.co.uk; lawrencenormand@gmail.com

We are commissioning a book chapter on Robert Pirsig and Buddhism for an edited collection of essays to be published by Continuum in 2012.

Symposium on European Union, Central Asia, Turkey, Middle East, and Africa December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Bosphorus Research Center
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on European Union, Turkey, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Horror After Psychoanalysis: A Special Issue of _Horror Studies_ (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Townshend, University of Stirling.
contact email: 
dt8@stir.ac.uk

Psychoanalysis, be it in its orthodox Freudian forms or via the revisionist theories of Lacan, Kristeva and Žižek, has become a dominant critical metalanguage in contemporary accounts of horror.

Literature and the Healing Arts at CEA 2012 (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
anne.ryan@case.edu

Call for Papers: Literature and the Healing Arts at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

New Book Announcement--"Capital Inscriptions" Essays in Honor of Malcolm Alan Compitello

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Capital Inscriptions:
Essays on Hispanic Literature, Film & Urban Space
in Honor of Malcolm Alan Compitello.

Edited by Benjamin Fraser

Contributors include:
EDWARD BAKER, Ind. Scholar

Call for Submissions: Midwestern Miscellany--A Collection of Essays on the Work of Jim Tully, October 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
swensonjc@hiram.edu

Midwestern Miscellany
Call for Submissions: The life and work of Jim Tully
Proposal Deadline: October 30, 2011

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture , Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme.

Call for Papers for LGBTQ Focus Group (Deadline: October 15/November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Conference 2012)
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBTQ Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 2-5, 2012, Hyatt Regency (Capitol Hill), Washington, DC

Submission Deadlines:

The Fourth International Maroon Conference in Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica, June 20-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images. 400 years after the Lancashire Witches

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

In 2012, a year-long programme of events in Lancaster and the surrounding area will mark the 400th anniversary of the trial and execution of the first group of Lancashire Witches.

“The Moving Image” - University of Louisville, Literature and Culture Since 1900, February 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Sullivan / Rice University
contact email: 
Katherine.A.Sullivan@rice.edu

This panel seeks submissions on the idea of the moving image, broadly considered.

1st Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

International Conference “The Future of Education”

full name / name of organization: 
Pixel
contact email: 
edu_future@pixel-online.net

The second edition of the International Conference “The Future of Education” will take place in Florence on 7 - 8 June 2012.

MJLTM

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods
contact email: 
mjltm@jahanelm.ac.ir

Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods (MJLTM) is a scholarly peer-reviewed international scientific journal published seasonally, focusing on theories, methods, and materials in language teachi

9th Global Conference: War and Peace (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
wvw9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War and Peace

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Popular Culture & The Classroom SW TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Papers (panelists) needed to examine role of popular culture in today’s classrooms (which

Cognitive Approaches to Literature - March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Barry Spence / Comparative Literature / University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
bspence@complit.umass.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: Human-Animal Relationships in Literature in the Nineteenth Century, NeMLA (9/30/11, 3/15-8/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

CFP: Human-Animal Relationships in Literature in the Nineteenth Century, NeMLA (9/30/11, 3/15-8/12)

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] "Animal Narratives in Old English Poetry" -- International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Wade / Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
erik.wade@rutgers.edu

Animals frequently appear as symbols or allegories in medieval literature.

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ec.ac.uk

June 15-16, 2012

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
George Washington University,
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Peter Hutchings
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Power of Fables / Folktales - November 4-6, 2011[update]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Conference - South Atlantic Modern Language Association - November 4-6, 2011 in Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
madrien@wittenberg.edu

This special session seeks papers that will explore “Power of Fables / Folktales”. Abstracts from Graduate students are also encouraged.

PANEL: Vision of Love and Womanhood in Latin-American Writers - NeMLA - March 15-18, 2012. Rochester, New York

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes / DeSales University
contact email: 
camposcristina@hotmail.com

This panel will explore the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love and womanhood expressed by Latin American poets and narrators.

Chicana/o Liturature/Film/Culure Feb. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
contact email: 
jeannie8@uwashington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - March 16-18, 2012

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

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES
PLENARY SPEAKERS: JANISSE RAY AND DR. CATHERINE ROACH

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