category: interdisciplinary

Dublin: Renaissance City of Literature, Dublin, 5 September 2011 (Submission Deadline, 20 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Crawford Gribben and Kathleen Miller / Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
crawford.gribben@tcd.ie or millerka@tcd.ie

This UNESCO-funded conference is being convened at Marsh’s Library in Dublin to interrogate the notion of Dublin as a Renaissance “city of literature”.

Modernist Marriage and Divorce - abstracts due 4/7

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Jackson/ Modernist Studies Association 2011 Conference, Buffalo NY October 6-9
contact email: 
hjackson@skidmore.edu

From the rise of no-fault divorce to nativist anxiety about exogamy, the shifting structure of marriage is a defining preoccupation of modernist fiction.

READING NATURE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. MADRID, SPAIN (DEC. 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Philology II (UCM) - Friends of Thoreau (Franklin Institute UAH)
contact email: 
readingnature.ucm@gmail.com

Environmental disciplines have recently gained prominence due to the potentially devastating consequences of climate change: increasing natural disasters, the greenhouse effect, temperature variations

"Cancer and the Pharmakon" / SLSA September 22-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shiloh Krupar and Nadine Ehlers / Georgetown University
contact email: 
cancerpharmakon@gmail.com

This panel is concerned with the ways cancer treatment regimes and medico-discursive protocols trouble the distinctions between “to kill” and “to cure”, and the supposedly separate realms of l

Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)
contact email: 
zorafestival1@yahoo.com

Scholars and other interested parties are invited to submit papers for the 2013 Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (January 26th-February 3rd).

UPDATE -- Textus: Gothic Frontiers. Abstracts by 1 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini and Glennis Byron
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it and glennis.byron@stir.ac.uk

Textus: English Studies in Italy No. 3 – 2012: Gothic Frontiers
Editors: Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia) and Glennis Byron (University of Stirling)

Backward Glances: 31st August - 1st September

full name / name of organization: 
University College, Cork
contact email: 
backwardglances@ucc.ie

Call For Papers:

Backward Glances: History, Imagination, and Memory
University College Cork, Ireland.
31st August – 1st September 2011

CfP: Special Day for Graduate Students at the AEJLS - Conference University of Antwerp, 5-7 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp in cooperation with the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Basel and the Association for European-Jewish Literature Studies (AEJLS)
contact email: 
jo.bogaerts@ua.ac.be

Margins, Borders and Peripheries in Modern European-Jewish Literature

[UPDATE] ***Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.***

full name / name of organization: 
LASA2012 May 23-26 *San Francisco*
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The 2012 LASA Congress will be dedicated to the bicentennial of national independence in most of the countries in Latin America.

Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education (Journal) - articles by 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susan Alice Fischer, Co-Editor
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Transcultural Networks in the Indian Ocean, 15th-18th centuries: Europeans and Indian Ocean Societies in Interaction

full name / name of organization: 
Su Fang Ng / Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture (journal)
contact email: 
ngsf@ou.edu

UPDATE Food and Identity (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

Food and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/SAMLA
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

[Update: 30 April] Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers for Volume 3, Number 2
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 * www.rupkatha.com

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

[UPDATE]: Great Writing - Creative Writing Conference [UK] (4/20/11; 6/18/11 - 6/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing - International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing 2011

The UK’s 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit for next issue by 05/31/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding work from a wide range of disciplines and from scholars of all training levels.

[UPDATE] CSECS/ABS/NEASECS 2011 panel, Adaptation and 18th-Century Literature--new deadline April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society/Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

Recently adaptation theorists have argued for a re-valuing of adaptations and of the dynamic between originary texts and their adaptation.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] "The Immaterial 18th Century"--NEW DEADLINE April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/ Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
immat18@mcmaster.ca or walmsley@mcmaster.ca

Call for Papers
Joint Meeting of CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
Hosted by McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, 27-29 October, 2011

"The Immaterial Eighteenth Century"

Education and Utopia: Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Tyson Lewis, Montclair State University
contact email: 
lewist@mail.montclair.edu

The Society for Utopian Studies is holding its annual conference at Penn State College this year from October 20-23.

"The Politics of Travel," Georgetown University, 3/30/12-4/1/12; Deadline: 10/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten / International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

“The Politics of Travel”:
The Seventh Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

VIRTUAL FUTURES Conference - 18th-19th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Virtual Futures, Luke Robert Mason
contact email: 
lukerobertmason@virtualfutures.co.uk

VIRTUAL FUTURES
DIGITAL NATIVES: FEAR OF THE FLESH

University of Warwick, UK, 18-19 June 2011
http://virtualfutures.co.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings Workshop 20-21 June apps due 20 April

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.bastian@manchester.ac.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings is a two day interdisciplinary workshop seeking to explore the interconnections between time and community, broadly conceived.

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
expatlitconference@gmail.com

‘A Self-Conscious Voice’ - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

MSA 13: The Global Reach of Modernism and the "British World" (Buffalo, NY; 6-9 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@vanderbilt.edu

Recent landmark works in imperial historiography by such noteworthy scholars as John Darwin, James Belich, and Simon Potter have noted how conceptions of the British Empire began to change over the la

CFP: Dany Laferrière: Essays on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
Guernica Editions
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Guernica Editions is planning to publish a collection of essays on Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière as part of their “Writers Series” in early 2013.

VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE (Charles DIckens: Past, Present, and Future), October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
mbachman@coastal.edu

Call for Papers: Victorians Institute Conference
Charles Dickens: Past, Present, and Future
October 21-22, 2011, Myrtle Beach, SC

CFP: "Under Pressure" JLS special issue

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

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”
Guest Edited by Yetta Howard

KJV in Budapest, September 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary
contact email: 
kingjamesbible.budapest@kre.hu

The Institute of English Studies, The Centre for Hermeneutical Research of Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (www.kre.hu) and The Hungarian Bible Society are proud to annou

Technology & Modernity at MSA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
contact email: 
gammel@english.ryerson.ca and john.wrighton@mlc.ryerson.ca


Technology and Modernity

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
 

Call for Submissions: Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
goldmanfeind@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: Academic Exchange Quarterly

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

The Deeds of Love in the Service of Peace

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature October 28-29 2011
contact email: 
molly.sexton@notes.udayton.edu

In Christian tradition love it is not an attitude, a relation, a feeling, or a condition sufficient unto itself. Love requires action, deeds.

Deep Drawings: Philosophical And Socio Political Themes in Anime and Manga (MLA, 5-8 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (special session)
contact email: 
fidget@gol.com

The “serious turn” in European and American comic markets has often been traced to the departure carved out by Art Spiegelman, a veteran American comics artist who hoped his works would “make et

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London - School of Arts
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com.

Transitions 2 is a one day symposium devoted to promoting new research into comics in all their forms.

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