category: interdisciplinary

"Nature as Nurturer and Nemesis: Ecocritical readings of Daniel Defoe and his contemporaries [1/31/11;6/14/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis; Second Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society (Worchester, England)
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Defoe’s publication of the various pieces known collectively as “The Storm” (1704) set the stage, early in his career, for the significant role nature would play in his imagination.

Leo Bersani, Henry James: Henry James Review; deadline: Mar. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leo Bersani’s 1976 A Future for Astyanax: Character and Desire in Literature was, at the time of its publication, a pathbreaking work of literary criticism and theory.

24th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: Articulating Communities, April 15-16th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafisabstracts2011@gmail.com

Throughout recorded history – traversing time and space, cultures and nations – the notion of community has fostered both collaboration and conflict.

Tourism and Communication: Place Brands, Identities and New Trends [Extended deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
catalan.journal@gmail.com

“Land Ownership and Tenure”

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Call for Papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 5, Number 3 (Spring 2012)
“Land Ownership and Tenure”

CFP: Making Sense Of - Health, Illness and Disease 10 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Tuesday 6th September – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers

Philosophy of photography journal

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophy of photography journal
contact email: 
rubinsd@lsbu.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Intensities and Lines of Flight: Deleuze, Guattari and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
acalcagn@uwo.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Intensities and Lines of Flight: Deleuze and Guattari and the Arts

May 4-6, 2012

King’s University College and The University of Western Ontario

Contemporary Poetry and the University: a symposium to be held at Girton College, Cambridge on Saturday 7 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Girton College, Cambridge
contact email: 
girton-contemporary-poetry@lists.cam.ac.uk

Proposals from practitioners of poetry, academics, and post-graduate students are invited for the symposium ‘Contemporary Poetry and the University’, at Girton College, Cambridge.

CFP: (Edited Volume): Regal Reels: Hollywood’s Fascination with Royalty (03/15/11; 01 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Dean of Liberal Arts Fashion Institute of Technology / SUNY
contact email: 
scott_stoddart@fitnyc.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Regal Reels: Hollywood’s Fascination with Royalty.

CFP: (Edited Volume): The 9 / 11 Western: Re-Purposing the Hollywood Genre (03/15/11; 01 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Dean of Liberal Arts Fashion Institute of Technology / SUNY
contact email: 
scott_stoddart@fitnyc.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled The 9 / 11 Western: Re-Purposing the Hollywood Genre.

"Digital Play and Deformance" at NAVSA 2011 (submissions Feb 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
A panel proposal for NAVSA 2011
contact email: 
pfyfe@fsu.edu

A panel proposal for NAVSA 2011, “Performance and Play”
Vanderbilt University, November 3-6, 2011
http://vanderbilt.edu/navsa

Digital Play and Deformance; or, Screwing Around with Victorian Literature

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline: February 15, 2011

PAMLA 2011--"Animals as Self/Other" [3/25/11; 11/5/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

"Animals as Self-Other"--
Instead of measuring human-animal valuation based on their relative ability to “think, reason, or speak…[t]he first and decisive question [should] be to know whether animals can suffer” (Derrida 1997). An exploration of the complexities of the human-animal identity continuum, including human causes of and responses to animal suffering.

[UPDATE] Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (The Defoe Society)
contact email: 
Holly.Nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, which will appear in September 2011: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education.

Anomalous Ethnographies: Wild Wonders and Reticent Races,

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural invites articles for a special issue called Anomalous Ethnographies: Wild Wonders, Diminutive People and Reticent Races, scheduled fo

Studii de Gramatica Contrastiva

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pitesti, Departement of Applied Foreign Languages
contact email: 
ec_ilinca@yahoo.com

Studii de Gramatica Contrastiva (Studies in Contrastive Grammar) is a biannual journal for specialists in linguistics, history of language, cultural studies and other related fields.

Studii si Cercetari Filologice – Seria Limbi Straine Aplicate

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pitesti, Departement of Applied Foreign Languages
contact email: 
ec_ilinca@yahoo.com

Studii si Cercetari Filologice – Seria Limbi Straine Aplicate (Philological Studies and Research - The Applied Foreign Languages Series) is an international forum for research exploring a broad arra

Writing with Sound - Currents in Electronic Literacy 2011 (New Submissions Date)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Writing and Research Lab - University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
currents@dwrl.utexas.edu

Please note new due date for submissions (Feb 15th, 2011):
(potential submitters should also feel free to contact Currents if a slightly later due date can be met)

AEPL Summer Conference: Perspectives, June 23-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL)
contact email: 
brucenovak@mac.com

For over ten years, the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning has held annual conferences in a beautiful mountain setting for educators to immerse themselves in a dialogue about what gives th

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE FEB 1ST: Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

[UPDATE] Collection of Essays: Buddhism and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, lnormand@hotmail.co.uk

This is an extended deadline for the book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Edited Collection of Critical Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Wade and Elizabeth Weaver
contact email: 
wades@rowan.edu

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions for an edited collection of essays.

Forming Identity, Transforming Space: An International Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Forming Identity, Transforming Space
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain

'Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — present)' : 24th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
One-day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.)
contact email: 
hxp823@bham.ac.uk

‘Anything that does modify a state of affairs by making a difference is an actor - or, if it has no figuration yet, an actant’

(Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social, 2005)

Session: The Conquest in the Long-Eighteenth Century in Text and Image Oct. 27-29th, 2011 McMaster (Hamilton, ON)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lauren Beck
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)

Review of Culture - Macao (China) History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Paulo Coutinho / Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macau SAR
contact email: 
PauloC@icm.gov.mo

For the past 20 years, Review of Culture (RC) has served the needs of Chinese, Portuguese and English readers by issuing both Chinese and International (Portuguese and English) editions.

CFP 100+ Years of W. S. Gilbert MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the death of W. S.

CFP The Opera Libretto MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

Seeking proposals that examine how scripts are prepared to be set to music. Among the areas to be explored: How do sung texts differ from spoken ones?

CFP Gertrude Stein and Music MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations and the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

This session will examine the works of composers who set texts by Gertrude
Stein to music, either as songs, choral works, musicals, operas, or any other

Renaissance Conference of Southern California 55th Annual Meeting, 7 May 2011. Abstracts due: Jan. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of Southern California
contact email: 
Andrew.Fleck@sjsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renaissance Conference of Southern California
55th Annual Meeting
Saturday, 7 May, 2011
Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

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2011 Annual Keynote Lecture

A POLITICS OF DISRUPTION? AESTHETICS AND POST-SOCIALISM, Reyjkavik August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
contact email: 
ra309@cam.ac.uk

Papers are invited for the panel:
A POLITICS OF DISRUPTION? AESTHETICS AND POST-SOCIALISM
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

Advertising the Nation, Reyjkavik 25-27 August 11

full name / name of organization: 
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
contact email: 
zhou.mi@ucl.ac.uk

Papers are invited for the panel: ADVERTISING THE NATION
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender 3/24 & 3/25 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: 2/12/11

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

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