category: interdisciplinary

Figuring the Past: The Literary and Historical Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Delhi
contact email: 
grs.du.in@ gmail.com, mazumdars@gmail.com

The difference between historian and poet is, according to Aristotle, that the one describes the thing that has been, and the other a kind of thing that might be.

[update] Deadline Extended--Myth & Fairy Tale Popular Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Deadline Extended--Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 31 December 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

Words and Pictures: Writers, Filmmakers, and Visual Art

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," W.H. Auden's "Musee des Beaux Arts," Tracy Chevalier's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," even Dan Brown's "The Davinci Code" . . .

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

JFK Institute’s 2011 Graduate Conference: American Bodies (May 27- 28)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2011@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

4th International Conference

American Bodies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modes of Power

May 27– 28, 2011

‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies at the University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia
18th-19th June 2011

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection (JANUARY 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Representing Animals in Britain (Deadline for proposals 2/1/2011, Conference 10/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2
contact email: 
emiliedardenne@yahoo.fr

Britain is traditionally seen as a nation of animal lovers and evidence for this has cropped up with mounting regularity over the past two centuries.

The Global South Asian Diaspora in the 21st Century: Antecedents and Prospects.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of the West Indies (St. Augustine)
contact email: 
Amar.Wahab@sta.uwi.edu, Jerome.Teelucksingh@sta.uwi.edu

2011 DIASPORA CONFERENCE: The Global South Asian Diaspora in the 21st Century: Antecedents and Prospects.

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching (1/3/11) "ANIMAL.MACHINE.SOVEREIGN."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

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PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://animalmachinesovereign.wordpress.com

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell)

Edited Collection. Call For Submissions.

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk, Kim.Edwards@liverpool.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750 - Present Day (17 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature.
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature
Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

CFP - Women's Studies Quarterly special issue "Viral"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQViralIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Viral
Special Editors: Patricia Clough and Jasbir Puar

35th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Caribbean Studies
contact email: 
societyforcaribbeanstudies@gmail.com

35th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

Wednesday 29th June - Friday 1st July 2011
International Slavery Museum
Albert Dock, Liverpool

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

[UPDATED] The New Urgency: Emerging, Evolving, and Redefining Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

Coreopsis: A Journal of Myth and Theatre, Special Music Themed Issue, Deadline January 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Coreopsis: A Journal of Myth and Theatre
contact email: 
coreopsisjournalofmyththeatre@gmail.com

CFP: Coreopsis: A Journal of Myth and Theater: Special Issue: Musing upon Euterpe: Electric and Acoustic Music of Our Times

To celebrate the opening of the Grateful Dead archives at the

REMINDER: Call for articles - Animation on the Fly: Animation and Video Games. January 7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kara Andersen/Animation Journal
contact email: 
klandersen@brooklyn.cuny.edu

2011 SPECIAL ISSUE - Animation on the Fly: Animation and Video Games

Guest Edited Issue of Animation Journal
Editor: Kara Lynn Andersen

Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Farman / Future Internet Journal
contact email: 
jfarman at umd.edu

In the first lines of Howard Rheingold’s seminal book on pervasive computing, Smart Mobs, he notes an observation he had in Japan that changed the way he thought about mobile technologies: “The fi

SCMLA 2010-2011: Australasian Literature and Film Panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nimmi.Jayathurai@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA Australasian Literature and Film Panel welcomes submissions on topics related to its theme:

Re(vision)s and Inspirations: Space and Identity in Australasian Literature and Film

Reminder: Berkeley German Studies Conference deadline for submissions 1.3

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley, Department of German
contact email: 
neighbor@berkeley.edu

Call for Papers

THE NEIGHBOR

Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference
University of California, Berkeley
March 11-13, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Reinhard

CFP Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference (Proposals due 3/18/2011; Conference 7/21-7/24/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
contact email: 
gstrecker@bsu.edu

14th Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference
July 21-24, 2011
The JW Marriott
Indianapolis, IN

“Black Baseball in Indiana”

UPDATE-The Sixties-New Deadline December 31

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love
PCA/ACA National Conference
San Antonio, TX
April 20-23, 2011
Final Extended Deadline: Dec. 31, 2010

[Inter]sections Call for Papers and Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the trimestrial peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest.

Both at Once: Dual Enrollment and Other Forms of Dual Identity in Louisiana

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Association of College Composition
contact email: 
lacc2011@louisiana.edu


The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
March 17-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association, May 26-29 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu

Call for Papers: Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association annual conference, May 26-29, 2011

Journal of Feminist Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Dartmouth
contact email: 
jfs@umassd.edu

Call for submissions for a new online, peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Feminist Scholarship.

Disability and Native American/Indigenous Studies, Journal of Cultural and Literary Disability Studies, 3/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Penelope Kelsey, University of Colorado
contact email: 
penelope.kelsey@colorado.edu

In Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia 1900-1950, a Nisga’a elder implores the historian Mary Ellen Kelm: “When we talk about the poor health of our people, rememb

CFP - Graduate Conference "Print Modernities" - Deadline January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
printmodernities2011@gmail.com

“Print Modernities, 1845 – 1945”
A Graduate Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
2-3 May 2011.

[UPDATE] Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (Extended Deadline: 12/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2011 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23
NEW DEADLINE: 31 December 2009

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

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