category: interdisciplinary

Teaching Business Writing with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Business Communication at the MLA Convention
contact email: 
mmechenb@kent.edu

Association for Business Communication

Teaching Business Writing

Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

1st Gloabl Conference: Space and Place

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

1st Global Conference
Space and Place

Wednesday 14th September – Friday 16th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

[Reminder] Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Formal Measures

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos (Princeton University)
contact email: 
formalmeasures@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

FORMAL MEASURES

Sixth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium

Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Deadline for Proposals: March 20, 2011

Undercurrents, Overtones: Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday, April 23rd 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egogsaconference@gmail.com

2011 GSA/EGO Graduate Conference
Call for Papers
“Undercurrents, Overtones”
April 23, 2011
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Deadline extension - PoCoPages, 'Another Life'

full name / name of organization: 
Judith Misrahi-Barak, University Montpellier 3 (France)
contact email: 
judith.misrahi-barak@univ-montp3.fr

Another Life

[UPDATE] TERROR AND THE (POST)CINEMATIC SUBLIME, edited collection (April 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
cinematic.sublime@gmail.com

This is an updated and expanded version of our CFP with media examples. Our deadline remains the same: April 15, 2011.

2012 MLA cfp: Media study approach to Literature in transculturation

full name / name of organization: 
2012 MLA, Seattle
contact email: 
wjiang@ic.sunysb.edu

Media study approach to Literature in transculturation

2012 MLA cfp: Media study approach to Literature in transculturation

full name / name of organization: 
2012 MLA, Seattle
contact email: 
wjiang@ic.sunysb.edu

Media study approach to Literature in transculturation

Visualising Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Re-visions: The journal of international postgraduate students' art & design research
contact email: 
Re-Visions.Journal@lboro.ac.uk

Re-visions: The journal of international postgraduate students' art & design research.

Issue 2: Visualising Identities

Modalities of being against: a symposium at the XII ABRALIC Conference (03/14-04/15; 07/18-07/22)

full name / name of organization: 
XII CONGRESSO DA ABRALIC
contact email: 
fadurao@yahoo.com

MODALITIES OF BEING AGAINST

Organizers:
Fabio Akcelrud Durao (Literary Theory, Unicamp)
Rachel Price (Spanish-Portuguese, Princeton)
Paulo Moreira (Spanish-Portuguese, Yale)

***NEW*** Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.

full name / name of organization: 
LASA 2012
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The 2012 LASA Congress will be dedicated to the bicentennial of national independence in most of the countries in Latin America.

Out of the Ruins: The University to Come

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ahearn2@uwo.ca, bhanke@yorku.ca

This special issue of TOPIA seeks contributions (articles, offerings, review essays and book reviews) that reflect on the contemporary university and its discontents.

Speech Disorders in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture [Deadline for Abstracts: May 1st 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Eagle / University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
c.eagle@uws.edu.au

I am soliciting previously unpublished articles or essays for an edited collection on the topic of representations of speech and language disorders in literature, film, and popular culture.

CFP Transmission - Poetry Across Borders (8/27/11-8/28/11, DEADLINE 5/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Helsinki Poetics Conference
contact email: 
info@poetiikkakonferenssi.fi

We invite proposals for papers, readings and other performances from scholars, writers and artists to be delivered in the 2011 Helsinki Poetics Conference.

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter/University College Falmouth (UK)
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, Cornwall

Keynote Speaker: Professor Niyi Osundare (University of Ibadan/University of New Orleans)
Second keynote: TBA

CALL FOR PAPERS "ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS" Issue 9/2011 - with the theme "MASKS"

full name / name of organization: 
ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS Academic Journal - "Al. I. Cuza" University, Faculty of Letters, Comparative Literature Department - Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
acta.iassy.comp@gmail.com;

http://literaturacomparata.ro/acta_site/acta_engl.html

CALL FOR PAPERS "ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS" Issue 9/2011 - with the theme "MASKS"

Travelling Identities, Saturday 18th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College
contact email: 
bianca.leggett@gmail.com, alan.mcnee1@btinternet.com

The traveller is a liminal figure who, in transcending geographical boundaries, also challenges ideas of space and self.

CFP: 'Traveling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Many Cinemas - an e-Journal for non-western cinema studies
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de



'Traveling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

"Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" MLA Special Session:March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 Special Session
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

MLA 2012 Special Sesson:
Call for Papers- "Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" View at http://www.mla.org/cfp_browse
or http://www.mla.org/conv_papers

Call for papers: Time

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-careers scholars to submit academic papers and cr

Reading the Room: Literature and Architecture (PAMLA November 5-6, 2011; deadline March 22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

CFP Aphra Behn Society/CSECS/NEASECS-- Adaptation and 18th-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society / Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies /Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
gevirtka@shu.edu

Recently adaptation theorists have argued for a re-valuing of adaptations and of the dynamic between originary texts and their adaptation.

MLA Special Session (Deadline March 15): Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Explores under-theorized interrelations between Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim. Topics: West Coast writers, Jewish, and Asian-American experiences and identities.

MLA; Deadline March 15: Jewish American Literature in/and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Jewish American literary experimentation in new and mixed media. How are innovative modes of storytelling reshaping Jewish American literature?

Soliciting a book chapter on the reception of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the reception history of heroi

Soliciting a book chapter on the history of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the literary and cultural cont

The Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Arena Romanistica - Journal of Romance Studies
contact email: 
arenaromanistica@uib.no

Call for Papers

The Metropolis

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime" (special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Vol. 38 No. 1 (March 2012)
Submissions due August 15, 2011

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All Your History Are Belong to Us: The Middle Ages, Medievalism, and Digital Gaming

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel T. Kline
contact email: 
afdtk@uaa.alaska.edu

CFP: All Your History Are Belong to Us: The Middle Ages, Medievalism, and Digital Gaming

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

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.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: The American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS
‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

CFP The Ruins of Modernism (Oct 6-9 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 13
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

Given a conference theme of "Structures of Innovation", papers are invited for a panel which will explore ruins and ruination as counter-structures or complementary structures within modernism, with s

Democracy and Difference: The US in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives. Trento, Italy, October 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Italian Association of North American Studies (AISNA)
contact email: 
aisna@lett.unitn.it

The focus is on two keywords of contemporary societies—democracy and difference—to consider topics that are central to American Studies, including race/ethnicity, sex/gender, nationality, religion

Mourning, Roland Barthes (MLA 2012 Proposed Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Alina Opreanu / Harvard University / (MLA 2012 in Seattle)
contact email: 
opreanu@fas.harvard.edu

With the recent publication of Roland Barthes' Mourning Diary, we rediscover his greatest loss. How does Barthes rewrite mourning? How do we read his grief?

250-word abstracts by 15 March 2011.

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