category: interdisciplinary

Rational Recreation? : Histories of Travel, Tourism and Leisure

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Conway, University of Manchester
contact email: 
historiesoftravel@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a one-day postgraduate conference, which will take place at the University of Manchester on 1st February 2011.

Crossing Realities: Transferring Borders in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures & Societies
contact email: 
alessandro.monti@unito.it; alessandromonti_prof@yahoo.com, esterino.adami@unito.it

UPDATE "Poe & World LIterature, Poe as World Literature" at ACLA 2011 in Vancouver, Submissions due Nov. 12

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

The deadline for submitting papers for the upcoming ACLA convention has been extended to November 12.

Travel in the Nineteenth Century: Narratives, Histories and Collections (14-15 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln (UK)
contact email: 
lgarrison@lincoln.ac.uk

In the nineteenth century, railways made distant locations ever more accessible, the Grand Tour became more and more a pastime of the middle classes and British imperial expansion brought exotic local

[UPDATE] Memory and Forgetting in the French Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (April 14-16, 2011)
contact email: 
bdonalds@umw.edu

Many have remarked at the tendency of French Renaissance literature to commemorate past experience. Modern thought tends in the opposite direction, relegating prior experience to oblivion.

Literary Festival 3/31 - 4/1 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Newman University English Department presents:

11th annual Literary Festival & Scholars Day
“The Well-Spread Fable: Food and Its Meanings”

Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

[UPDATE] The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

Dramatizing Ideas: Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms in Greenwich Village (ALA 2011, Boston, May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Glaspell Society
contact email: 
GlaspellsocietyALA2011@yahoo.com.

American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
Susan Glaspell Society Panel

UPDATE: On DIASPORA WRITING ACROSS THE WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

UPDATE On DIASPORA WRITING

Lesbian Representation on European Television

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Oklahoma State English Conference: Transforming Words, March 4-5 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

[UPDATE] Film and TV Superheroes in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou & Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com; rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows, which is currently under contract for publication.

Call for Papers (Abstracts due Dec 23, 2010), Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters
contact email: 
bennettc@oakland.edu

Accepting panel & paper proposals on any interdisciplinary topic. Special interest in studies that discuss/employ science, social sciences, arts and/or humanities.

UPDATE: (Deadline October 31) Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture (March 31-April 2, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your proposals for the 10th annual Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture by the October 31st deadline.

Ordo: 8th annual symposium of the IMS-Paris (proposals due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society - Paris
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

Ordo
8th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society - Paris
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dates: 30 June – 2 July 2011
Location: Paris, France
Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2011

[UPDATE] Cosmopolitan Memory and Travelling Trauma -- ACLA, Vancouver, March 31-April 3, 2011 (EXTENDED DEADLINE: November 12)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Tomsky, University of Alberta; Jennifer Bowering Delisle, McMaster University
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca; jdelisle@mcmaster.ca

When a collective memory of trauma transcends its directly affected community to be taken up by others, it can be said to be “cosmopolitan” (Levy and Sznaider) or “multidirectional” (Rothberg)

INDIAN CULTURE, ART & MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Rekha Menon/ PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture
contact email: 
rmenon@berklee.edu

INDIAN CULTURE, ART & MEDIA

Call For Proposals

Apocalypse Literature Panel, American Literature Association (May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

Apocalypse, post-apocalypse, atomic and nuclear narratives have increasingly shifted from the science fiction genre to pervade American literature as a whole.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

The 18th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Rochester

CALL FOR EDITORS Early Modern Women: An Interdisicplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
emwjournal@umd.edu

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
CALL FOR EDITORS
FOUNDING EDITORS SEEK AN EDITORIAL TEAM OF 2 OR 3 EDITORS
TO SUCCEED THEM IN 2011

Territorial minorities and Migrant minorities in the European Union 31 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Wollongong
contact email: 
henrij@uow.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS

La Questione Meridionale / The Southern Question
Published by Luigi Pellegrini Editore, Cosenza (Italy)
ISSN: 2037-6049

Evidence and the Early Modern Period (Feb. 18-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium/University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
contact email: 
slinwick@umich.edu

Evidence and the Early Modern Period
The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
February 18-19, 2011

Early Modern Migrations: Exiles, Expulsion, & Religious Refugees 1400-1700 — April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria College – University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
http://new.crrs.ca/about/events/conferences/migrations/

Columbia Univ. MESAAS Department 2011 Grad Conference: "Imaginary Geographies" Feb. 17-18

full name / name of organization: 
MESAAS Grad Conference: Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University
contact email: 
MESAASgradconference2011@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Department of Middle East, South Asia, and African Studies at Columbia University Graduate Student Conference

“Imaginary Geographies”

February 17th & 18th, 2011

LIVING BEYOND THEORY: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the postcolonial. University of York, 11 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
livingbeyondtheory@events.york.ac.uk

LIVING BEYOND THEORY: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the postcolonial

ACLA Seminar: The Alien Topography of Ancient Rome in Postwar Film

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Seminar, 31 March-3 April 2011, Vancouver BC [Deadline November 12]
contact email: 
Rebecca Gordon (gordonr@reed.edu) and Sonia Sabnis (sabnis@reed.edu)

The legends and history of Greco-Roman antiquity have enjoyed a revival in cinema and television (300, Troy, Gladiator, Rome, Spartacus), and scholars have approached such works using the analytical t

CORRECTION--Natures 2011 [12/3/10;2/18/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Please note conference to be held on February 18 (not 28), 2011
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Please see rest of prior posting for correct information. Only the conference date was mistakingly listed as February 28, when it fact the conference will take place on February 18, 2011 at La Sierra University in Riverside, CA. Apologies for the confusion.

Villians, December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

This issue of The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks to explore the political, social, and cultural significations of “evil” (and its corollary: the “good”) via a critical analysis of the fluid, mutable figure of the “villain.”

Objects of Inquiry and Exchange: Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Ionescu, Mount Allison University and Ileana Baird, University of Virginia
contact email: 
cionescu@mta.ca, ifp4a@virginia.edu

We are looking for two additional proposals for a collection of essays tentatively titled Objects of Inquiry and Exchange: Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Context.

"1925 – 2010: From Flappers to Facebook" April 12-14, 2011 San Antonio, TX

full name / name of organization: 
San Antonio College Multicultural Conference
contact email: 
lcoleman@alamo.edu

Coinciding with the 85th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio College in 1925, this year’s conference will emphasize developments over the past 85 years, as played out in culture, the arts, po

Literature and Science Area, Apr. 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association
contact email: 
robertsi@missouriwestern.edu

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
JMMS
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an interdisciplinary journal published twice a year, and welcomes new submissions.

Mythical Animals (RSA 2011 and a volume of collected essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Iakounina / James Fujitani
contact email: 
jfujitani@apu.edu, iiakouni@kent.edu

We are putting together a panel and a volume of essays on mythical animals in the Renaissance. In this dawning age of science, did people really believe in their reality?

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