category: interdisciplinary

Qualities of Heroism, 5 November 2011 at Corpus Christi College, Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Literary Studies Group Dr Roger Kojecky
contact email: 
secretary@clsg.org

CfP deadline 31 May 2011

The Aesthetics of Security in Literature and Visual Media

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London/Justus Liebig University Giessen
contact email: 
kai.sicks@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

The contemporary debate surrounding “communities of security” inquires, in particular, into culturally disseminated representations of normality, against which the dangerous is demarcated.

Thinking 'Other-wise' with/in English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh
contact email: 
shamsadm@yahoo.co.uk, juengconfc@yahoo

Thematic Introduction

Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012, Jan 5-8]

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

The Boundaries of Autism (MLA 2012/abstracts due 3/21)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Julia.rodas@bcc.cuny.edu and Diana.Paulin@trincoll.edu.

The Boundaries of Autism. An opportunity to explore autism’s contested identities: Defining autism; autism “spectrum”; changing diagnostic criteria; “high functioning” vs.

RMMLA Southern Literature Deadline for submissions: March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for the panel on Southern Literature at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ.

RMMLA Special Topics Session: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender: Black Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for a special topics session at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ discussing the works of Black Women Writers during the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1935) Papers sho

RMMLA Special Topics Session: Folklore, Identity, and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for a special topics session at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ discussing a connection between folklore and contemporary (1970-2009) fictional texts and how we

Can Christianity be postsecular? Professions of faith and doubt in contemporary American fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Rorabaugh/SAMLA 2011/SCCL Panel (Deadline: May 1, 2011)
contact email: 
prorabaugh@gmail.com

SAMLA 2011/Southern Conference on Christianity and Literature Panel

Folia linguistica et litteraria - scientific journal for language and literature studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro
contact email: 
foliaredakcija@gmail.com.

Folia linguistica et litteraria is a scientific journal for language and literature studies, founded at the Faculty of Philosophy, Nikšić, University of Montenegro in 2010.

Late C19/Early C20 U.S. Economies of Waste (MLA 5-7 January 2012, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Foote
contact email: 
s-foote@illinois.edu

What counts as waste, materially and metaphorically, at the turn into the twentieth century?

Seeking submissions for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 issue of The Projector

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: Film and Media Journal
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between film, media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Fall 2011and Spring 2012 issues.

CFP: Shakespeare and Film (Abstracts: 30 April 2011; Conference: 13-15 October 2011; Jaipur, India)

full name / name of organization: 
Nita N. Kumar/ The Shakespeare Society of India and The IIS University
contact email: 
nitakr@gmail.com

Increasingly Shakespeare studies have included in their ambit performance both on stage and screen, and some of the most interesting recent critical studies have been in this area.

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict Oct. 14-15, 2011; abstracts by Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

For over a century, visual media have played a crucial role in how war and political conflicts are waged, presented, represented, and digested in sites around the globe.

[UPDATE] Fin-de-Siecle Pedagogies; MLA, Seattle, WA, January 5-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Topics may include, but are not limited to: the dissemination of sexual “knowledge,” lecture tours, public health education, schools & universities, homoeroticism and pedagogy, education & the New

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health

The Embassy Suites - St. Charles/St. Louis, MO
August 5-7, 2011, St. Louis, MO

Sensation, Reason, ImaginationGothic Evolutions, 28th-30th October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McInnes, University of Exeter
contact email: 
am361@exeter.ac.uk

This conference pursues two linked aims: first, to explore the Gothic’s relationship with science – fact, fiction and fantasy – especially its fascination with the cognitive, psychological and b

Challenging Political Economy: Interdisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lesa Scholl/Emmanuel College, University of Queensland
contact email: 
cpe.conference@emmanuel.uq.edu.au

Challenging Political Economy: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Emmanuel College within the University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, 8-9 December 2011
Keynote Speakers

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

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.

Duration (Before and) After Media

full name / name of organization: 
OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
dcecchetto@faculty.ocad.ca

In the context of ubiquitous technology, the question of duration has emerged as a powerful interdisciplinary tool for investigating the interstices that both separate and sustain medial, technologica

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

1st Global Conference on Music and Mental Health - August 5-7, 2011 - Washington University of Missouri - St. Louis - Charles F. Knight Center.

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries,​" Rutgers Interdisci​plinary Humanities Conference (2.26.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Rutgers Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries" brings together

New Directions in Earlier Tudor Drama

full name / name of organization: 
MLA meeting, Seattle, 6-9 January 2012
contact email: 
mauragiles@post.harvard.edu

We welcome proposals for innovative papers on all aspects of and approaches to Tudor drama before Shakespeare. Please send 300-word abstracts by 18 March 2011.

[UPDATE] Trauma, Memory and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature at RMMLA, 2011. DEADLINE APPROACHING: 03/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

Paper proposals exploring connections and fissures between trauma, memory, and narrative in Ethnic American Literature are invited for a Special Topic Session at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Modern Lan

[UPDATE] "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011. ABSTRACT DEADLINE APPROACHING: 03/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

Paper proposals exploring the role of women in times of war are invited for a Special Topic Session at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association convention.

Haunted Men: Masculinity in the Ghost Stories of the Victorian and Edwardian Eras (One Day Symposium 5th September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth, Uk, www.falmouth.ac.uk
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor William Hughes, Bath Spa University

[UPDATE] Son of Classics and Comics) Abstracts: April 1, 2011; Contributions: Sep 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall
contact email: 
gakovacs@trentu.ca; toph@exchange.ubc.ca

Son of Classics and Comics
Edited by George Kovacs (Trent University) and
C.W. Marshall (University of British Columbia)

[Update] Essays on Pearl Cleage

full name / name of organization: 
Tikenya Foster-Singletary, Ph.D. and Aisha Francis-Samuels, Ph.D.
contact email: 
Tfosters@spelman.edu

Call for Papers
Book Title: In Search of Free Womanhood: The Critical Response to Pearl Cleage
Article Deadline: April 30, 2011
Publisher: McFarland Press, North Carolina

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers for Volume 3, Number 2
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 * www.rupkatha.com

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

Essay Collection: Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Due: July 1, 2011

Edited by Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore

[UPDATE] Alien Nation: A Conference on British Telefantasy, deadline reminder

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

ALIEN NATION: A CONFERENCE ON BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY TELEVISION
20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Deadline for abstracts: 1st March 2011.

CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on Children and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Weikle-Mills, Guest Editor
contact email: 
cweikle@yahoo.com

American Periodicals is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on children and periodicals.

“The Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myths” Panel RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA) convention Scottsdale, Arizona Oct 6-8 2011

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA)
contact email: 
mjansen1@binghamton.edu

“The Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myths” Panel for the 65th annual RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA) convention — October 6-8, 2011 at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

SCMLA 2011: Literary Criticism and Theory (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello
contact email: 
robert.azzarello@gmail.com

SCMLA 2011: Literary Criticism and Theory (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Learning a New Language: Performing Identity in Later Life (MLA 5-8 Jan. 2012, abstract by March 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Lipscomb
contact email: 
lipscomb@sar.usf.edu

In this proposed 2012 MLA special session, sponsored by the Age Studies Discussion Group, panelists examine the mutually constitutive relationship between performance and aging.

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