category: interdisciplinary

Early Modern Possible Worlds (MLA 2012, Abstract Deadline 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention. Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to The Blazing World, engaged in acts of worldmaking by speculating on or inventing "possible worlds.” This panel will examine the scope and limitations of these early modern possible worlds, and more generally, the condition of the “possible,” which authors variously define through the terms “what may be,” “what should be,” or even “what if.”

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

[UPDATE] CFP: Extended Deadline: FYHC

full name / name of organization: 
FYHC: The Journal of First-year Honors Composition
contact email: 
fyhcjournal@gmail.com

Please consider this extended deadline of March 31 for submissions to FYHC: The Journal of First-year Honors Composition.

[UPDATE] Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Call for articles: Cultures in/of Transition (University of Bucharest Review) 10 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest Review
contact email: 
danielacarstea_ro@yahoo.gr

Call for Articles – University of Bucharest Review

Topic for #1/2011: Cultures in/of Transition

Call for papers on Chaplin

full name / name of organization: 
Larry Howe
contact email: 
lhowe@roosevelt.edu

We seek essays or proposals for essays to be included in a book of collected critical interpretations of Chaplin's films and career.

Lifewriting Annual. Deadline for submissions for Vol. 4: 15 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lifewriting Annual, published by AMS Press.
contact email: 
trs8@psu.edu

Lifewriting Annual seeks critical and scholarly essays on lifewriting in all forms—biography, autobiography, memoir, journals, diaries, graphic “novels” and new media.

Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
support@food-studies.com

Website link: http://food-studies.com/conference-2011/

Ubiquitous Learning: An International Conference 11

full name / name of organization: 
Ubiquitous Learning: An International Conference 11
contact email: 
support@ubi-learn.com

Website link: http://ubi-learn.com/conference-2011/

Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
support@agingandsociety.com

Website link: http://agingandsociety.com/conference-2011/

Third International Conference on Science in Society

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Conference on Science in Society
contact email: 
support@science-society.com

Website link: http://science-society.com/conference-2011/

Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
contact email: 
support@on-climate.com

Website link: http://on-climate.com/conference-2011

The conference will be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from 21-22 July 2011.

4th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

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

Website link: http://onmuseums.com/conference-2011/

8th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations

full name / name of organization: 
Eleventh International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations
contact email: 
support@ontheorganization.com

Website link: http://ontheorganization.com/conference-2011/

Ninth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Ninth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Website link:http://thehumanities.com/conference-2011/

6th International Conference on the Arts in Society

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

Website link:http://artsinsociety.com/conference-2011/

5th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices

full name / name of organization: 
The Fifth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices
contact email: 
support@designprinciplesandpractices.com

Website link:http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/conference-2011/

Dreams Not Only American. Science Fiction's Transatlantic Transactions - July 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research Association
contact email: 
sfra2011@gmail.com

Dreams Not Only American – Science Fiction’s Transatlantic Transactions
July 7-10, 2011
Lublin, Poland

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Craft Critique Culture
contact email: 
katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

"Fantasy and the Mundane in 19th century Realism" March 20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 109th Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

[Update] Contemporary Music and Fiction – Edited Collection (3/7/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Erich Hertz / Siena College; Jeff Roessner / Mercyhurst College
contact email: 
ehertz@siena.edu; jroessner@mercyhurst.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Write in Tune: Representing Contemporary Music in Fiction. Deadline extended to March 7, 2011.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

“States of National Belonging”

NWSA Pedagogy Panel: Teaching Feminism in the Core Humanities Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Layne Craig/Erin Hurt
contact email: 
laynecraig@mail.utexas.edu

2011 NWSA Conference (November 10-13 in Atlanta, GA)

Abstracts Due February 11, 2011

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
contact email: 
Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

April 1-2, 2011

***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

Sixth Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA (October 25-30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Shakespeare Center
contact email: 
sarahe@americanshakespearecenter.com

In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center’s Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate.

Eastern and Middle Eastern Religions in the Age of Enlightenment (11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment.

1 March Deadline - Popcaanz Conference Auckland, 29 June-1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Australsia
contact email: 
Dr Derham Groves (derham@unimelb.edu.au)

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
(Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
The Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Program, City University of New York
contact email: 
JITP@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research.

Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

MLA 2012 - Digital South, Digital Futures - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Vince Brewton, University of North Alabama
contact email: 
vjbrewton@una.edu

Call for Papers - Special Session
MLA 2012: Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Digital South, Digital Futures

Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University
contact email: 
phamilto@misericordia.edu

How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

Poetry and Disability -- PAMLA Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
William M. Etter, Irvine Valley College
contact email: 
better@ivc.edu

Though various scholars (Thomson, Mitchell and Snyder, Holmes, Quayson) have produced essential recent studies of disability in British, American, and World Literature, the application of Disability S

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