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full name / name of organization: 
LASA 2012
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.

Out of the Ruins: The University to Come

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ahearn2@uwo.ca, bhanke@yorku.ca

This special issue of TOPIA seeks contributions (articles, offerings, review essays and book reviews) that reflect on the contemporary university and its discontents.

Speech Disorders in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture [Deadline for Abstracts: May 1st 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Eagle / University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
c.eagle@uws.edu.au

I am soliciting previously unpublished articles or essays for an edited collection on the topic of representations of speech and language disorders in literature, film, and popular culture.

CFP Transmission - Poetry Across Borders (8/27/11-8/28/11, DEADLINE 5/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Helsinki Poetics Conference
contact email: 
info@poetiikkakonferenssi.fi

We invite proposals for papers, readings and other performances from scholars, writers and artists to be delivered in the 2011 Helsinki Poetics Conference.

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter/University College Falmouth (UK)
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, Cornwall

Keynote Speaker: Professor Niyi Osundare (University of Ibadan/University of New Orleans)
Second keynote: TBA

CALL FOR PAPERS "ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS" Issue 9/2011 - with the theme "MASKS"

full name / name of organization: 
ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS Academic Journal - "Al. I. Cuza" University, Faculty of Letters, Comparative Literature Department - Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
acta.iassy.comp@gmail.com;

http://literaturacomparata.ro/acta_site/acta_engl.html

CALL FOR PAPERS "ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS" Issue 9/2011 - with the theme "MASKS"

Travelling Identities, Saturday 18th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College
contact email: 
bianca.leggett@gmail.com, alan.mcnee1@btinternet.com

The traveller is a liminal figure who, in transcending geographical boundaries, also challenges ideas of space and self.

CFP: 'Traveling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Many Cinemas - an e-Journal for non-western cinema studies
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de



'Traveling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

"Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" MLA Special Session:March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 Special Session
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

MLA 2012 Special Sesson:
Call for Papers- "Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" View at http://www.mla.org/cfp_browse
or http://www.mla.org/conv_papers

Call for papers: Time

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-careers scholars to submit academic papers and cr

Reading the Room: Literature and Architecture (PAMLA November 5-6, 2011; deadline March 22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

CFP Aphra Behn Society/CSECS/NEASECS-- Adaptation and 18th-Century Literature

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

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

MLA Special Session (Deadline March 15): Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Explores under-theorized interrelations between Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim. Topics: West Coast writers, Jewish, and Asian-American experiences and identities.

MLA; Deadline March 15: Jewish American Literature in/and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Jewish American literary experimentation in new and mixed media. How are innovative modes of storytelling reshaping Jewish American literature?

Soliciting a book chapter on the reception of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the reception history of heroi

Soliciting a book chapter on the history of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the literary and cultural cont

The Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Arena Romanistica - Journal of Romance Studies
contact email: 
arenaromanistica@uib.no

Call for Papers

The Metropolis

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime" (special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Vol. 38 No. 1 (March 2012)
Submissions due August 15, 2011

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All Your History Are Belong to Us: The Middle Ages, Medievalism, and Digital Gaming

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel T. Kline
contact email: 
afdtk@uaa.alaska.edu

CFP: All Your History Are Belong to Us: The Middle Ages, Medievalism, and Digital Gaming

Psychopathology and Modernism (MLA 2012; Abstract Deadline 03/15/2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan / University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: The American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS
‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

CFP The Ruins of Modernism (Oct 6-9 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 13
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

Given a conference theme of "Structures of Innovation", papers are invited for a panel which will explore ruins and ruination as counter-structures or complementary structures within modernism, with s

Democracy and Difference: The US in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives. Trento, Italy, October 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Italian Association of North American Studies (AISNA)
contact email: 
aisna@lett.unitn.it

The focus is on two keywords of contemporary societies—democracy and difference—to consider topics that are central to American Studies, including race/ethnicity, sex/gender, nationality, religion

Mourning, Roland Barthes (MLA 2012 Proposed Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Alina Opreanu / Harvard University / (MLA 2012 in Seattle)
contact email: 
opreanu@fas.harvard.edu

With the recent publication of Roland Barthes' Mourning Diary, we rediscover his greatest loss. How does Barthes rewrite mourning? How do we read his grief?

250-word abstracts by 15 March 2011.

African Studies Area

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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

Update: Redefining Latina/o Gender and Sexuality (Abstracts due: 3/19/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2012
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: 127th Annual Modern Language Association Convention
Dates: January 5th to 8th 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington U.S.A.

[UPDATE] Faulkner in the Media Ecology (11/24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of New South Wales
contact email: 
j.murphet@unsw.edu.au

Under the auspices of the Modernism Studies Centre in Australia, the School of English, Media, and Performing Arts at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will host the ‘Faulkner in the Media

Travel and Literature (Proposal Due 3/25)

full name / name of organization: 
Racquel Goodison/ Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
profgoodison@gmail.com

Looking for any proposal on travel and literature, particularly papers dealing with the element of desire in the drive to travel.

Significations

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State University of Los Angeles English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
significations11@gmail.com

[Note: This CFP is only aimed towards graduate students in the California State University system]

Contemporary US/Canadian/Mexican Dystopian Fiction Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Grubisic, Baxter, and Lee
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions

At century’s end and after, a dystopian mood - what Peter Fitting
calls "the sense of a threatened near future" - has been evident in

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
cmarlaire@nu.edu

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

"Creative Nonfiction in a Global Frame" (MLA Seattle, 5-8 Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Amardeep Singh
contact email: 
amardeep@gmail.com

The MLA Committee for "Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and Autobiography" is soliciting proposals for a panel on the topic of "Creative Nonfiction in a Global Frame."

Twentieth Century Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.

Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum - American Antiquarian Society, Worcester MA, USA - 23-25 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Globalism & Lecture Culture In Nineteenth-Century America
contact email: 
thomas.wright:@ell.ox.ac.uk

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum:
Globalism and Lecture Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
www.cosmopolitanlyceum.com

The American Antiquarian Society 23-25 September 2011

Confirmed Speakers:

CfP June 23-24 Medieval Postgraduate Conference Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group at Durham University; part of the Institute of Medieval & Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

The Medieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group at Durham University invites abstracts for its fifth annual conference on the 23rd and 24th of June 2011 addressing the theme of “Beauty”

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