category: interdisciplinary

Attending to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 21-June 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Merry Wiesner-Hanks University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
merrywh@uwm.edu

Attending to Early Modern Women, which has been held seven times at the University of Maryland since 1990, is moving to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, thanks to the generous support of the Col

Milton and Paradise Lost's Legacy

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
khkshimabukuro@gmail.com

Milton's Paradise Lost was something new and different when it appeared, and it continues to hold a special place in English Literature.

Race, Ethnicity and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Lowery Woodall and Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
lowey.woodall@gmail.com

CFP: Book Collection: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos and Lowery Woodall

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association
contact email: 
jsb25@cornell.edu

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

March 29-31, 2012
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Theme

Building a Capable State:

Call for Contributions: American Studies in the UK, 2000-2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies, in association with the Fulbright Commission
contact email: 
rgmartin81@yahoo.co.uk

The British Association for American Studies, in association with the Fulbright Commission, is embarking on an important new research project tracing the development of American Studies in the UK

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

[UPDATE] The Moviegoer at Fifty 10/14/11 -10/16/11

full name / name of organization: 
Walker Percy Center at Loyola University in New Orleans
contact email: 
rkfaust@loyno.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

http://loyno.edu/wpc/call-papers

Name of Conference: The Moviegoer at Fifty

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Duran/Purdue University
contact email: 
duran0@purdue.edu

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies

CFP: Music Metal and Politics 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Music Metal and Politics: Heavy Metal Generations

Sunday 6th November – Tuesday 8th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium ( RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 5/16/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, or as features in dramatic performance.

Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

We invite paper and panel proposals for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Off-Year Symposium, “Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North,” to be he

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

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

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement (August 15th-21st; Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shayda Kafai/Claremont Graduate University and Krista Miranda/New York University
contact email: 
shaydakafai@yahoo.com

“Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement”  foregrounds how mixed- and dis-ability dance is a vehicle to examine theories of embodiment through the lens of critical disabil

[UPDATE] CFP: Under Pressure

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard/Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] ***Extended Deadline

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”

Contaminating Bodies, Infectious Displays: Women as Performative Currency (working session; 5/31/2011; Montreal, 11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

Anna Gibbs writes: “Contagion is everywhere in the contemporary world. It leaps from body to body, sweeping through mediatized populations at the speed of a bushfire….

Memory and Memorial in Old English Literature (SAMLA 2011, Deadline 6-30-2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
rlmcdani@mtsu.edu

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the topic of memory or memorial (broadly defined as anything designed to evoke remembrance) in Old English literature.

“Paranoiac Knowledge and Literary Sub-Genres in the Writing of Thomas Pynchon”

full name / name of organization: 
Scott McClintock/National University
contact email: 
smcclintock@nu.edu

“Paranoiac Knowledge and Literary Sub-Genres in the Writing of Thomas Pynchon”

Panel to Be Held at the American Literature Association Symposium, “Mysterious America: Crime Fiction

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

V Conference on Health and Technology on 28th April 2012; V Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde (

full name / name of organization: 
Polytechnic Institute of Guarda
contact email: 
vp_fneves@ipg.pt

The Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, in collaboration with both its School of Health and School of Management and Technology, will host the V Jornadas sobre Tecnologia e Saúde (Conference on Health a

CFP [UPDATE] - Whodunit', and how have they 'dunit'? Investigating Agatha Christie's works and their adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Serena Formica, The University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
s.formica@derby.ac.uk

Whodunit', and how have they 'dunit'? Investigating Agatha Christie's works and their adaptations

CALL FOR PAPERS [UPDATE]

Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
georgina.loveridge@sydney.edu.au

Friday 25-Saturday 26 May 2012

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

at

MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

CFP: Prisons, Peace, and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Jason L Mallory, Brooklyn College
contact email: 
jmallor1 [at] binghamton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: PRISONS, PEACE, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
(DEADLINE EXTENDED)

[UPDATE] Midwestern Culture/Glee MPCA (10/14-10/16) deadline extension to 5/16

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Midwestern Culture/Glee Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstract Submissions Extended to Monday, May 16, 2011

[Update] Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict, University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.co

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict
University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot/ Centre for Studies in Literature/ University of Portsmouth/ United Kingdom
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Dianne F. Sadoff (Rutgers University, New Jersey)

Diversions, Digressions, and Unusual Connections: New Media and Narrative Practice (6/3/11,MMLA 11/3-11/6/11 St Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Kelly
contact email: 
knk@case.edu

This panel considers the idea of the digital humanities especially with regard to how new media technologies and ideologies associated with the "information age" influence creative and critical practi

CFP: Music & Disability at SAM 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Music
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

In recent years, musicologists and music theorists, as well as other scholars, have created a considerable body of scholarship examining the intersection of music and disability.

International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
Instituto Franklin-UAH
contact email: 
graphicnovel@institutofranklin.net

International Conference on Comics and Graphics Novels (Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.
November 10th-12th, 2011)

South African Communications Association Conference 29 August - 1 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South African Communications Association
contact email: 
vdwaltm@unisa.ac.za

This year the SACOMM conference will be hosted by the Department of Communication Science at UNISA, and will be held at the Stone Cradle conference venue in Pretoria, South Africa.

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

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