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The Middle Eastern City: Conflict and Modernity (ACLA 2011 Vancouver Mar 31 - Apr 3; Deadline Nov 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
karim.mattar@ell.ox.ac.uk

The cities of the modern Middle East are marked, even defined, by conflict.

[UPDATE]: First Seminar on the Narco-Imaginary (deadline for paper proposals Nov. 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3
contact email: 
rascott@letterboxes.org

Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism.

Penn Undergraduate Law Journal submissions due 10/25/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Undergraduate Law Journal, created by John Marshall Pre-Law Honor Society
contact email: 
pennundergraduatelawjournal@gmail.com

The Penn Undergraduate Law Journal is looking for submissions for its first issue!

Call For Submissions: Hip-Hop and Sport Issue- Deadline: January 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Tate, Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
submissions@wblinc.org

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Women of Color and Trauma in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Voices are central to the treatment of trauma, and it is this centrality that makes the connection between trauma and literature so rich.

Return of the Ring

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien Society, UK
contact email: 
programme@returnofthering.org

J.R.R. Tolkien is an author who excites diverse critical response from both academia and non-academia.

Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

Trauma and the Woman of Color in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Women’s roles are historically remembered as primarily passive on both sides of “the color line”: while White women’s bodies have historically been protected and defended, women of color have

ACLA 2011 - Embodying Academic Research - Deadline November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Francica and Bhavya Tiwari - The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
cynthiafrancica@mail.utexas.edu

Despite ever-increasing inter/metadisciplinary conversations and cross-pollination, there are specific areas of knowledge that are still at the margins of those exchanges – the body and the sensory

CFP-"Decolonial Thinking in Latin American and Latina/o Literary Studies (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011 Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In his introduction to <> (2010), Walter Mignolo invites us to consider decolonial thinking “as a particular kind of critical theory and the de-colonial opti

Comparative Melodrama (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheetal Majithia
contact email: 
sm188@nyu.edu

Cultural criticism and film history once approached melodrama as a failed and lowbrow form of tragedy characterized by excessive rhetoric, one-dimensional characterizations, and schematized moral

Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [deadline: 11/1/10], ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Jan 15/11; June 16-18/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
June 16-18, 2011

Narrative Scale and the Limits of the Sensible

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
krmuth@artsci.wustl.edu

Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity: Undergraduate Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Black American Studies--University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware, in collaboration with Delaware State University, Morgan State University, and Bowie State University, extend a call for papers f

Chapter Call: Romantic Literature in English and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

CHAPTER PROPOSAL CALL

The Conference On The Conference - March 4th and 5th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts The Conference On The Conference Organization Committee
contact email: 
dcree@sfu.ca

THE CONFERENCE ON THE CONFERENCE

The Tide that Binds: Exploring the Victorian Coast

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario/ Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
VSAOatACCUTE@gmail.com

Victorians flocked to coasts and shorelines to seek leisure, employment, escape, beauty, death, and the natural world, amongst other pursuits.

Poverty and Whiteness in 20th Century American Literature Panel: ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jolene Hubbs / Veronica Watson
contact email: 
jhubbs@bama.ua.edu / Veronica.Watson@iup.edu

We are seeking a third presenter for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in Boston (May 26-29, 2011). 

Chapter Call International Collection: Early Modern Literature in English and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

CHAPTER CALL

CFP: Teaching Thoreau's Wildness (at ALA); due 1/1/11; May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Teaching Thoreau’s “Wildness” in the Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion

Reading Transcendentalism after Cavell (ALA: 5/26-5/29/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

A Session Sponsored by The Thoreau Society
American Literature Association--22nd Annual Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011
Kristen Case and Rochelle Johnson, Organizers

[UPDATE] JANUARY 3 DEADLINE: Grad Conference: "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)

Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Queer Horizons -- Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference: April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies Coalition, Stanford University
contact email: 
queer.horizons@gmail.com



The Queer Studies Coalition at Stanford University announces

Queer Horizons
Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference

The Crisis of the Human Sciences: False Objectivity and the Decline of Creativity

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
contact email: 
thorstenbotz@hotmail.com

Kuwait March 6-8 2011
http://conferences.gust.edu.kw

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Kate Chopin panel at 2011 ALA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

Call for Papers: Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@ciceducation.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2011), April 4-7, 2011, Toronto, Canada (www.ciceducation.org)

Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (2011 Mardi Gras Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2011 Mardi Gras Conference

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Detecting Genius: The Adaptation of Sherlock Holmes

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Alvandi Hunt / Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference, San Antonio, Texas
contact email: 
alvandi@usc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS in ADAPTATION

The Adaptation Section of the 2011 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference

Wednesday, April 20, through Saturday, April 23

First Seminar on the Narco-Imaginary (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Ramsey Scott
contact email: 
rascott@letterboxes.org

Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism.

Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
SWTexas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
dhartzell@marylhurst.edu

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Relationships Between Minds and Bodies--11/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 9th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2011 (online and in print).

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