category: interdisciplinary

Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Colorado State University
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders

I am seeking proposals and contributions for a collection of original essays entitled Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders. As the first edited volume of its kind, Transnational Laughter seeks to expand the field of media studies and shed light on overlooked areas of academic interest, taking comedy and its various subgenres (including black comedy, improv, modern slapstick, the romcom, satire, scatological humor, sketch comedy, spoofs, stand-up, and so forth) as vehicles through which to assess the international transit of these specific cultural forms over the past 25-30 years.

Games, Virtual Spaces, and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gsouthe@clemson.edu

Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

October 6-8, 2011 ~ Scottsdale, Arizona

Conference Website: http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/travel.asp

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

CFP "Aesthetic Mutations" CLTC Grad Conference at UC Santa Barbara - due 4/4/11 (5/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

ANNOUNCING: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC) on 27 MAY 2011

Literature and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
cbradshaw@utm.edu

SCMLA Panel--Literature and Politics--Oct. 27-29, 2011. Hot Springs Arkansas. Abstracts due by March 28th, 2011.

Non-dramatic Poetry of the Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Julia MacDonald/ South Central MLA Conference, October 2011
contact email: 
jmacdonald@unt.edu

I am accepting 500-word abstracts for an open panel on non-dramatic poetry of the Renaissance: Spenser, Wyatt, Sidney,
sonnet,sonnet cycles, romance epic, allegory.

deadline, March 25, 2011

Inclusive Museum Conference, 30 June-3 July 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum
contact email: 
support@onmuseums.com

FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE INCLUSIVE MUSEUM
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
30 June to 3 July 2011
http://www.OnMuseums.com/Conference/

Arts in Society Conference, 9-11 May 2011, Berlin, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
6th International Conference on the Arts in Society
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS IN SOCIETY
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Berlin, Germany
9-11 May 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel---Special Session MLA 2012 (Seattle, Jan. 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Howard
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session, MLA 2012

2011 MAP/ACA Conference - War Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



2011 Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAP/ACA War Area

Call for Papers


Producing Race: Technology and the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
producingrace@gmail.com

PRODUCING RACE:
TECHNOLOGY AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, 11/4-6)
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Modernism and Justification (MSA13, Oct. 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Evan Kindley/Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
evankindley@gmail.com

This panel takes inspiration from recent work in pragmatist sociology – particularly Luc Boltanski and Laurent Thévenot’s landmark On Justification: Economies of Worth – that seeks to move beyo

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph@exchange.ubc.ca

The 15th Anniversary International Comic Arts Forum: ICAF 2011

September 29-October 1, 2011

The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont

International Online Gender Studies Call for Participation

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
MonicaSwindle@umsl.edu

The Gender Studies Program at the University of Missouri – St.

Border Visions: Borderlands and Film, 12-14 October 2011 (abstracts due 30 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jakub Kazecki, Central Connecticut State University
contact email: 
kazeckijak@ccsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
BORDER VISIONS: BORDERLANDS AND FILM

A Joint Conference of Central Connecticut State University
and the Literature/Film Association
New Britain, Connecticut

THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo/Hostos Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

FOR: Modernist Studies Association conference, Buffalo, NY, October 6-9, 2011

[UPDATE] Modernism and Jewishness, Modernist Studies Association,Oct. 6-9, 2011, University at Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
Beth C. Rosenberg
contact email: 
beth.rosenberg@unlv.edu

Jews and Jewishness in literature and other cultural texts (for example, political documents, polemical publications, medical research, and popular journalism) during the modernist period.

Keeping Up: Enthusiasm, Anxiety and the Culture of Wellbeing

full name / name of organization: 
Culture of Cities Centre
contact email: 
egrenzer@hotmail.com

The Culture of Cities Centre, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, is pleased to announce our upcoming conference, Keeping Up: Enthusiasm, Anxiety and the Culture of Wellbeing, to be held June

Stargate Collection, Proposals 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu OR dfarr77@gmail.com

Stargate, a sci-fi military adventure franchise, emerged in the mid-1990s and has spawned several television series, films, and a variety of books, video games, and comic book.

[Update--date correction] Southeastern Renaissance Conference 6/1; 10/21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
staubsc@appstate.edu

Papers are invited on any aspect of Renaissance literature and culture for presentation at the Southeastern Renaissance Conference, October 21-22, 2011 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N

Submissions on International Comics Studies (covering all nationalities, topics, and genres)

full name / name of organization: 
First International Comics Conference at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a conference on Aug. 23-26, 2011
contact email: 
wdcsverg@usp.br

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Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories
Chair: Andres Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

Modernism and Justification (MSA13, Oct. 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Evan Kindley / Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
evankindley@gmail.com

This panel takes inspiration from recent work in pragmatist sociology – particularly Luc Boltanski and Laurent Thévenot’s landmark On Justification: Economies of Worth – that seeks to move beyo

Penser le zouk

full name / name of organization: 
Vété-Congolo Hanétha/Bowdoin College
contact email: 
mvete@bowdoin.edu

Call for papers
« Penser le zouk »

Dalit and Disability

full name / name of organization: 
MJP Rohilkhand University
contact email: 
asha.choubey@yahoo.com

The editor of a collection on Dalit Literature seeks quality papers on
related themes e.g.,
Dalit and Disability
Dalit Identity
Dalit Consciousness
Dalit Autobiograhy
Dalit and Gandhi

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

Call for Papers

2011 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Claremont, California
November 5-6, 2011

Session Title:

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ISEEES, IES, UC-Berkeley
contact email: 
erosenblatt@berkeley.edu

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Call for Papers:*

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

University of California-Berkeley

November 10^th , 2011

In preparation for the inaugural Romani Studies Conference at the

Call for Papers: Indigenous Health

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Colonization and health have an intricate relationship for indigenous peoples.

[UPDATE] One Week Extended Deadline! Octopus Journal: Invisibility CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Octopus Journal, Visual Studies Dept. at University of California-Irvine
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

Octopus Journal (theoctopusjournal.org), an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed online journal published by the graduate students of the Ph.D.

Popular Culture: all topics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Northeast Popular Culture Association
(NEPCA)

ANNUAL MEETING
November 11 and 12, 2011
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

CALL FOR REVIEWS: Dandelion Graduate Journal seeks reviews on "BREVITY"

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
zara.dinnen@gmail.com

The review editors of "Dandelion" are looking for submissions on the theme of brevity for the next issue, out in October 2011.

29-31 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
20th & 21st Century French & Francophone Studies International Colloquium
contact email: 
crossings@csulb.edu

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions

Teaching Business Writing with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Business Communication at the MLA Convention
contact email: 
mmechenb@kent.edu

Association for Business Communication

Teaching Business Writing

Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

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

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

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