category: international conferences

Modernism, Mediation, and the Image Space (MSA12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

This panel, already accepted for MSA12, will explore the intersection of non-canonical modernist spaces with the images and image-producing mechanisms which create and define them.

NTUT Silent & Ineffable Conference: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities (Nov. 26-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Republic of China
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations (16-18 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaz Oishi/the JSPS Project Group, “Coleridge and Cultural Negotiations in English Romantic Literature"
contact email: 
kaz@lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations
International Conference, 16-18 July 2011
Kobe Convention Center, Kobe, Japan

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11-13 November 2010
contact email: 
Sonja Lawrenson, School of English, QUB ( s.lawrenson@qub.ac.uk )

SECOND AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts: Reimagining The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Reimagining The Archive: Remapping & Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
contact email: 
digital@ucla.edu

The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

‘Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition’

Symposium on Second Language Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Symposium on Second Language Writing
contact email: 
sslw@asu.edu

The 2011 Symposium Organizing Committee seeks proposals for 20-minute presentations that address various topics within the field of second language writing--broadly defined.

Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

[UPDATE] Contemporary Literature and Its Contexts conference, 1st-2nd July

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for New Writing, University of Manchester, UK
contact email: 
kaye.mitchell@manchester.ac.uk

Registration is still open for the Contemporary Literature and Its Contexts conference at the University of Manchester.

Highlights of the conference include:

“From ‘Restoration’ to ‘Eighteenth–Century’” (proposal by 15/9/10; ASECS conference 17-20/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Claude Willan
contact email: 
cwillan@stanford.edu

I'm soliciting proposals for this panel, which will run next March at the 2011 ASECS in Vancouver.

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Out of Bounds: Mobility, Movement and Use of Manuscripts and Printed Books, 1350-1550

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Martha Driver, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
MDriver@pace.edu

Twelfth Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society in collaboration with the Twelfth York Manuscripts Conference

in honour of Professor Toshiyuki Takamiya
3-7 July 2011

Call for Papers: Cinesonika Festival and Conference (Nov. 13th-14th) seeks contributions on Sound and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
CINESONIKA FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE
contact email: 
info@cinesonika.com

CINESONIKA: The First International Film and Video Festival of Innovative Sound Design is adding a conference component.

Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Garvey, Conference Coordinator
contact email: 
humanities@hichumanities.org

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 21st, 2010

Marking the Land in North America

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy HARDING, Université de Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Marking the Land in North America

Toulouse, France, May 14, 2011

Organized by the North American Studies Group,
University of Toulouse le Mirail,

Beyond Trauma: Narrative of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-2 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

CALL FOR PAPERS
BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza

Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference:15-16 July, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chichester,UK/Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy
contact email: 
info@sussexfolktalecentre.org

CFP: ‘Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference’

Kritya2011: International Poetry Festival

full name / name of organization: 
Kritya Foundation
contact email: 
saxena.rati@gmail.com

THE THEME

Expressions/ (Manifestations) and Realizations of Gender in/through Poetry

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies (November 27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University
contact email: 
hshin@ewha.ac.kr

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies
International Conference’

Sponsored by Ewha BK, National Taiwan University,& Tsukuba University

November 27, 2010

The Culture of Grub Street:The Second Biennial Meeting of the Defoe Society

full name / name of organization: 
The Defoe Society
contact email: 
a.mueller@worc.ac.uk

The University of Worcester, UK, will host the second biennial meeting of the Defoe Society on 14-16 July 2011.

CFP Narrative Conference (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN)
contact email: 
emkafale@artsci.wustl.edu, mcglothlin@wustl.edu

The 2011 Narrative Conference is sponsored by Washington University in St. Louis and the International Society for the Study of Narrative and will be held in St.

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

New perspectives on Janet Frame’s The Lagoon and Other Stories - 21 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
contact email: 
Vanessa Guignery: vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr; Catherine Pesso-Miquel: catherine.pesso.miquel@univ-lyon2.fr

We propose to offer new perspectives on Janet Frame’s first collection of short stories, The Lagoon and Other Short Stories (1951).

11th International Connotations Symposium: Poetic Economy: Ellipsis and Redundancy in Literature; July 31 - August 4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
contact email: 
symposium2011@connotations.de

http://www.connotations.de/symposium2011.htm

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

CFP - Conceiving the Industrial Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Victorian Studies Group
contact email: 
industrialrevolution2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Before and After Toynbee: conceiving the Industrial Revolution during the long nineteenth century".

[REMINDER] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

**CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING**

Saturday 11th September 2010

A one-day conference at Keele University

[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey, 2-3 July 2010

Erotic Adaptations One-Day Symposium (26 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for papers on erotic and sexually explicit adaptations and appropriations

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

BETWEEN EXPERIENCE AND REPRESENTATION. CITIES IN AN AREA OF TENSION, 1800-1914

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University of Nijmegen
contact email: 
Stedenineenspanningsveld@gmail.com

BETWEEN EXPERIENCE AND REPRESENTATION. CITIES IN AN AREA OF TENSION, 1800-1914
10-11th March 2011, Radboud University of Nijmegen,

Illustrating War: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Representation

full name / name of organization: 
International symposium to be held at Brigham Young University.
contact email: 
IllustratingWar@gmail.com

“I want you,” the pointing Uncle Sam poster famously proclaims, calling all American soldiers and citizens to service.

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