category: interdisciplinary

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

REMINDER, NeMLA "Network Anxiety" panel abstracts DUE 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie O'Dell
contact email: 
jackie.odell@gmail.com

Since the early 1990’s, the internet has increasingly influenced how cultural texts are read and disseminated.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Digital Technology in the Literature Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Hetland
contact email: 
timhetland@gmail.com

This collection will be peer reviewed and published by Bedford/St. Martins in 2013.

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com


Call for Panels and Papers


Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum


Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

[UPDATE] Obscenity and the Warren Court, Boston March 21-24, 2013 NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

The Five Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures: Literature and Language

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bern, Switzerland
contact email: 
annette.kern-staehler@ens.unibe.ch

The study of the historical and cultural formation of the senses has attracted increasing scholarly interest in recent years.

Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies. October 31, 2012. Journal. Interdisciplinary.

full name / name of organization: 
Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
nexus@iiu.edu.pk

CALL FOR PAPERS

La toma de la palabra: Actores, acciones y agendas literarias y teatrales en América Latina

full name / name of organization: 
Congreso de literatura mexicana
contact email: 
congresodeliteraturamexicana@gmail.com

La toma de la palabra: Actores, acciones y agendas literarias y teatrales en América Latina.

Richard Rodriguez Reconsidered

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Garcia, Clarkson University
contact email: 
mgarcia@clarkson.edu

This panel invites papers on any topic or treatment of how we read Richard Rodriguez today.

Legacies of Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Scholarship, SEA Feburary 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
j.stroup@tcu.edu

Panel: Legacies of Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Scholarship

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
February 28—March 2, 2013
Savannah, Georgia

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / DHCommons / Northeastern University
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood, editor
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
laurenbailey@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University, Fullerton’s Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference.

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

The New Latina/o Immigrant: Shifts in Literary Perspective (NeMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Bobe / Rutgers University
contact email: 
apis.melissa@gmail.com

In light of recent anti-immigrant sentiment and political action, this panel will explore the ways in which racism and xenophobic policy have changed the Latina/o literary output in America.

Call for Proposals - Edited Collection - Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds (12/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben S. Bunting, Jr. / Washington State University
contact email: 
locke456@gmail.com

Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds

Interaction between Technology and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
John Woznicki
contact email: 
jrwoznicki@gmail.com

Call for Papers

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
acmartaus@gmail.com

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences
March 20-24, 2013
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

Not Just Trout Fishing: Richard Brautigan's Environments

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (May 28-June 1)
contact email: 
jander31@tnstate.edu

The work of Counterculture hero Richard Brautigan, long neglected by many critics, is ready for a comeback.

37th Annual Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference 21 - 23 March 2013 University of North Carolina at Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

CFP: Multicultural Perspectives in American Short Fiction (UCA Graduate Conference on Literature, Conway, AR, April 4-5, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Arkansas, Department of English
contact email: 
ucagradconference1@gmail.com; Travis Rhoades

We invite papers on any aspect of multiculturalism in American short fiction including novellas, short stories, and poetry.

The American Lyceum: I rise to speak because I am not a slave. Boston: 3-21to24-13

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Cathy.Fagan@ncc.edu

The title of this panel quotes Abbey Kelly Foster, who without benefit of patrons, sponsors, or the anti-slavery movement, fought her way throughout the American Lyceum circuit of the mid-nineteenth century, speaking in the halls of New England to articulate her perspective on national issues, particularly slavery.

CFP: Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800 (The University of York, England, UK, 21-22 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Macdonald, Emilie Murphy, Elizabeth Swann / The University of York
contact email: 
sensingthesacred@york.ac.uk

Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800

The University of York, England, UK.
21-22 June 2013

Confirmed keynote addresses from:
Nicky Hallett (University of Sheffield)

American Studies Area SW TX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein Haven/SW TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013: New Approaches to The Jazz Age

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

Both Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris and the upcoming release of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby highlight the continuing influence of the literature of "The Jazz Age." This panel seeks to deepen o

New Research in Oral Traditions and Medieval Studies at the Medieval Congress (5/9/13-5/12/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Maring
contact email: 
heather.maring@asu.edu

Session on New Research in Oral Traditions and Medieval Studies
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI
Sponsored by _Oral Tradition_

UNC Asheville 2013 Queer Conference Nov. 22 2012; April 4-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Asheville Queer Conference
contact email: 
lhorvitz@unca.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Queering Spaces/Queering Borders
2013 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville
April 4 - 6, 2013, Asheville, NC

UPDATE: "Manuscripts and Their Context in Thirteenth- to Fifteenth-Century England" for XXII TEMA CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Oklahoma
contact email: 
oucms1@gmail.com

For the XXII TEMA CONFERENCE at the University of Houston, October 12-13, 2012, the University of Oklahoma Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce a paper call for one sessi

18th and 19th Century British Women Writers Conference 2013 "Customs," Apr 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

The 2013 British Women Writers Conference will center around the theme of “Customs.” Customs are often thought of as the habits or social norms that dictate behavior, sometimes so rigidly that th

"Cinema Chauceriana": A Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Tison Pugh & Kathleen Kelly
contact email: 
tison.pugh@ucf.edu, k.kelly@neu.edu

“Cinema Chauceriana” will explore the representation of Chaucer and his literature on film, as well as the surprising dearth of this corpus in comparison to other narrative artists of the English

CFP: Motor Culture and the Road, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Ann. Conf. Feb, 13-16, 2013, Proposals Due: Nov. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 34th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Area: Motor Culture and the Road, Chair: Stacy Rusnak

UPDATE Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nation

4th Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

The Condemned Playground: Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, English Faculty & Balliol College
contact email: 
huxleyconference@gmail.com

The Condemned Playground:
Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries
Balliol College, Oxford University
8-11 September 2013

11th Global Conference: Violence (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Violence

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

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