category: interdisciplinary

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

The Carnival of Death: Perceptions of Death in Europe and the Americas - 24-26 Feb 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
carnivalofdeath.conf@gmail.com

The Carnival of Death: Perceptions of Death in Europe and the Americas

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline: 4/5/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 4/5/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

THE EXILIC NETWORK AND ITS IMPACT ON MODERNISM

full name / name of organization: 
Leonard Orr, Washington State University
contact email: 
orr@wsu.edu

THE EXILIC NETWORK AND ITS IMPACT ON MODERNISM

International Conference: “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities.”/Urbana, IL/Deadline: April 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Translation Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and The Université Denis-Diderot, Paris, France
contact email: 
translation@illinois.edu

October 14-16, 2010

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Levis Faculty Center

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) will CLOSE on April 22nd.

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce/San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Reading the Visual Text: Visual Rhetoric in a Visual Culture (SAMLA conf. 2010, special session, abstracts due June 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Myatt / Georgia State University
contact email: 
amyatt1@gsu.edu

This panel invites participants to explore the ways in which reading visual texts plays out in our increasingly visual culture.

[UPDATE] Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention; May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Political Speak:The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture & Punishment-SAMLA 11/7/10- 11/11/10-Abstracts due 05/01/10

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Elena Charles/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910 (DEADLINE EXTENDED 4/5/10; Midwest Conf on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

I am putting together a panel exploring relations between England and the U.S. during 1870-1910 for the Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting (October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland), given their stated strong preference for completed panels.

Any papers relating to Anglo-American literary relations during the last third of the 19th-century, and trickling into the 20th-century, will be most welcome.

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics, Durham UK (Deadline: 15 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Botha and Heather Yeung / University of Durham, UK
contact email: 
cosmopoetics@googlemail.com

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

Department of English Studies and St John’s College, University of Durham UK
8-10 September 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi Ethnic American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/MELUS Panel/Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

A Fighting Modernism: Canadian Literature and War (deadline: April 25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Bart Vautour, Dalhousie University, and Emily Robins Sharpe, the Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
bart_at_dal.ca; sharpe_at_psu.edu

This proposed Modernist Studies Association 2010 panel seeks to explore modernist articulations within Canadian war literature in order to map connections between the country’s participation in inte

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Present Tense

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Hidalgo, Purdue University
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

S(t)imulated Realities: The Hypperreal in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Robin DeRosa/Plymouth State University
contact email: 
rderosa@plymouth.edu

This collection will look at pop cultural simulations of the real.

Scandinavian Literature, PMLA 2010 (Deadline: April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Erla Maria Marteinsdottir / University of California Riverside
contact email: 
erla.marteinsdottir@ucr.edu

PMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Archive (film, TV, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
FlowTV.org
contact email: 
flowtveditor@gmail.com

FlowTV.org CFP: The Archive

FlowTV.org is the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Radio-TV-Film’s journal of television and new media.

Due Date: Friday, May 7, 2010

7th Global Conerence: Making Sense Of Dying and Death - Care, Dying and the End of Life (November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death:
Care, Dying and the End of Life

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (proposals due 16 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Christopher Norris

Twentieth Century Studies - MPCA/ ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended --- Lucayos -- Issue 2 -- Water

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas, School of English Studies
contact email: 
lucayos2010@cob.edu.bs, roenbring@cob.edu.bs

Lucayos is looking for submissions of papers 20-25 pages in length on art, film, literature and culture of the postcolonial world.

The Next Generation of Fast Capitalism (June 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Fast Capitalism
contact email: 
ljacobs@uta.edu or wilton.wright@mavs.uta.edu

Representations of Terrorism in Spain (MLA Jan2011)-deadline extended to March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Kyra A. Kietrys/Davidson College
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This Special Session explores representations of domestic and international terrorism in contemporary Spanish literature (including juvenile), film, and popular culture.

Crossroads Conference: October 9th and 10th 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Goodwin: University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
crossroads@complit.umass.edu

Call for Papers: 2010 Crossroads Conference
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 9th and 10th 2010

Archaeological Modernism (deadline April 20) (MSA 12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Park, University of Southern California
contact email: 
stephen.park@usc.edu

This panel will explore the interplay of archaeology and modernist art and literature.

Registration Open For: (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

We are pleased to announce that registration for

(re)Performing the Posthuman – a conference on performance arts and posthumanism
University of Sussex, 21-22 May 2010

is now open.

CFP: Queer Studies in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Kristopher L. Cannon / Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kris.cannon@mac.com

Call for Papers: QUEER STUDIES in Popular Culture
2010 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 1-3, 2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Issue 2: Territorial minorities and Migrant minorities / Minoranze sul territorio e minoranze di immigrati nell’Unione Europea

full name / name of organization: 
La Questione Meridionale / The Southern Question
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

1 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Benito Rial Costas
contact email: 
benito@ombrettaetc.net

Call for papers for the 2011 Annual Conference of the Renaissance Society of America

Dear Colleagues:

24th Ezra Pound International Conference, "Ezra Pound and London," London, England July 5-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Pound International Conference
contact email: 
jgery@uno.edu

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

24th Ezra Pound International Conference
London, England
July 5-9, 2011

Ezra Pound and London

CFP: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
Enkidu Magazine
contact email: 
liowlb@enkidumagazine.com

Call for Papers:
The Enkidu Summer Conference 2010: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

México City, 28 July - 2, Augst 2010

North Korean Comics & Animation

full name / name of organization: 
ImageText
contact email: 
fenkli@newpaltz.edu & sboluk@ufl.edu

CFP: A special issue of ImageTexT
North Korean Comics & Animation

Editors: Heinz Insu Fenkl & Stephanie Boluk

[UPDATE] The Fictional Lives of American Presidents

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Long / University of Canterbury, Jeff Menne / University of Richmond
contact email: 
christian.long@canterbury.ac.nz or jmenne@richmond.edu

While cinema, television, and literature have regularly imagined fictional presidents, the act of fictionalizing the lives of American presidents—that is, giving fictional account of nonfictional pr

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