category: interdisciplinary

The First International Djuna Barnes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
djunabarnes2012@gmail.com

The First International Djuna Barnes Conference
21-22 September 2012

[Update] Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Interne

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

CFP: "Queer Woolf," Feb. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Helt / Virginia Woolf Miscellany
contact email: 
helt0010@umn.edu

CFP for a special issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany: “Queer Woolf” (Fall 2012)

THE NORTH: Exile, Diaspora, Troubled Performance | June 8-9, 2012 | Deadline Feb 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Theatrical Diaspora in association with The School of Creative Arts, University of Ulster
contact email: 
l.fitzpatrick@ulster.ac.uk


Call for Papers: Questioning Urban Modernity (May 18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
ASCA Cities Project (University of Amsterdam)
contact email: 
J.A.Naeff@uva.nl

QUESTIONING URBAN MODERNITY
Conference, May 18, 2012, University of Amsterdam

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jennifer Robinson (Department of Geography, University College London)

**Deadline Jan. 25** Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE] **Deadline extended to Jan. 15** Vonnegut panel at ALA, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Kurt Vonnegut Society (www.vonnegutsociety.net) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, May 24-27.

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

We are specifically seeking two or three proposals covering the following areas: bust culture as represented on Network Television, in Fictional Film, and through Popular Literature.

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP: Ground Stories / The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Fellows at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd12@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: GROUND STORIES

The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
May 18-19, 2012

Visual Learning: Transforming the Liberal Arts (September 28-30, 2012): Proposals due 1 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton College
contact email: 
sjaret@carleton.edu

As the conclusion to our Visualizing the Liberal Arts Initiative, Carleton College will host an interdisciplinary conference offering visionary lectures, speculative discussions, hands-on sessions, exhibitions, and performances.

CFP ASA 2012 Reading through Recipes: Cookbooks and/as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Anual Meeting
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

We invite proposals for an interdisciplinary roundtable exploring the intersections of literature and cookbooks, receipt books, and domestic manuals.

What's Love Got to Do With It?: Shakespeare and Ovidian Violence (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
John Garrison / Kyle Pivetti
contact email: 
jgarriso@carrollu.edu or kpivetti@csbsju.edu

For a proposed session at the 2013 MLA conference, we seek papers that offer new thinking about Shakespeare's relationship to Ovid.

Occupied: Taking Up Space and Time, graduate conference, March 22-24 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 20, 2012*

Reminder: Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics (Abstracts due Feb 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

This conference, to be held June 13-15, 2012, seeks to assess the state of contemporary neo-Victorian literature, film, television and other media, with papers offering new readings of neo-Victorian texts.

Call for Poetry, Short Fiction, and Art - Pomona Valley Review 6 (deadline March 30th, 2012).

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for its sixth online issue this April.

Call For Papers: “Apocalyptic Imagination” Nov 16 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Wayne State University
contact email: 
Sarika Chandra: (schandra@wayne.edu)

The Humanities Center at Wayne State University invites papers on the theme, “Apocalyptic Imagination” for its Fall Symposium scheduled to take place on November 16, 2012 in Detroit, MI.

Review Board & Undergraduate Advisory Board Openings for Online Journal of Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
editors@diesisjournal.org

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), is an open-access journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students.

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Call for Guest Columnist

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2012

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

[Update] Journal articles/guest blog posts: Ethics, literature, biology (no deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal (St. Francis College, NY)
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

ASEBL Journal appears as a PDF / ISSUU publication online at
St. Francis College (NY): www.sfc.edu/academics/publications

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtednes

Spatial Perspectives: Literature and Architecture, 1850 – Present, Friday 22nd June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, Terri Mullholland and Nicole Sierra
contact email: 
literature.architecture@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to foster a dialogue between literature and architecture by bringing together papers that encompass the diversity of thinking about these two disciplines and th

National Identity and Subjectivity in Spain*: Regionalisms, Diaspora and Colonialism (1800-Present)

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Maria Medina
contact email: 
Amedin40@mscd.edu

Call for Papers

2012 RMMLA Convention
Boulder, Colorado ~ October 11-13, 2012

How Can One Be a European? Literature and Cultural Identity in European Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Letters, Literary Studies Department
contact email: 
conference.literary.studies@gmail.com

An international conference of the Literary Studies Department (University of Bucharest, Faculty of Letters) within the ELICA project framework
March 2-3, 2012

“Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre Journal- Call for Contributions (April 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Genre Journal: Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics at California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
Dr. Nhora Serrano (Nhora.Serrano@csulb.edu)

CFP: “Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre: International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Literature & the Arts -- Call for Contributions

Call for Papers

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

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

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Literary Translation Studies and Comparatism

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Comparative Literature Journal
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

Starting from the reappraisal of literary translation that Susan Bassnett carried out at the beginning of the eighties, comparative literature as a discipline started re-evaluating its relation to thi

[UPDATE]: Attention Scholars and Advocates of Military Veterans! (abstracts due 1/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
blueami@msu.edu

By sharing your research with other military scholars from around the country and for readers around the world, you are expanding the public conversation surrounding the reality of military experience

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery
contact email: 
craftsymposium@si.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

November 8-9, 2012
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

[UPDATE] Satire in Theory and Practice -- Deadline Extended 1-20-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 33rd Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
KINGS COLLEGE LONDON 4 - 6 SEPTEMBER 2012

WSQ (Womens Studies Quarterly) Call for Papers, Poetry, Prose and Art: Fashion Issue (due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
WSQFashionIssue@gmail.com

Fashion is an economic and social force, a culture industry, a global powerhouse, a political statement.

H.G. Wells Society Giles Hart Prize

full name / name of organization: 
H.G. Wells Society
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

The H. G. Wells Society is pleased to announce the inaugural Giles Hart Prize, in memory of the Society's former chairman, for an essay that makes an outstanding contribution to Wells studies.

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