category: international conferences

Native/Indigenous Studies Area: 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's

Language Rights Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Kamal Belmihoub, Linguistics Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS)
contact email: 
kbelmih@rockets.utoledo.edu

The panel will explore various contexts where language rights are involved.

Picturing the Nineteenth Century - March 22-25, 2012 - University of Kentucky

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

Though its title foregrounds art and visual culture, this conference will treat "picturing" in all its many senses: imagining, representing, framing, mapping.

Update-Conference CFP, Website and Blog

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nick Davis-University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

PENGUIN POETRY AND THE 1960s March 16

full name / name of organization: 
William Wootten/University of Bristol
contact email: 
William.Wootten@bristol.ac.uk

PENGUIN POETRY AND THE 1960s

Plenary Speakers: A. Alvarez, John Fuller, Edward Lucie-Smith and Tom Raworth

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
jrussell@dmu.ac.uk

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day conference hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Friday 29th February 2012.

CFP: The Monstrous City (abstract September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
josephlamperez@gmail.com, alimcghee@gmail.com

Call for Papers: The Monstrous City

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Site: www.nemla.org

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

PERFORMING SOUTH ASIA AT HOME AND ABROAD

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Keynote Guests: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Charles Johnson

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference

University of Exeter, 27th April 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Stefano-Maria Evangelista (University of Oxford)

2nd Conference on Formulas in Medieval Culture, Nancy & Metz (France), 7-9 June 2012 (Submission deadline 1 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Université Nancy 2
contact email: 
elise.louviot@univ-nancy2.fr

Languages: English, French, Italian and German
Abstract submission deadline: October 1st, 2011

The Conference welcomes speakers from all fields of Medieval Studies, including History, Diplomatics, Art History, Literature, Linguistics, Musicology, Theology and Law.

CFP: Queer Mentoring in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
10th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference Dates: March 28th to April 1st 2012
Location: University of California San Diego, U.S.A.
Deadline for abstracts: Sunday, August 28th 2011

V International Gothic Congress, FFYL, UNAM, Mexico City, March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Congress
contact email: 
coloquio_gotico@hotmail.com

V International Gothic Congress

‘Gothic Plurality’

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

[Extended Deadline] Cultural Studies and Its Discontents (Nov. 17-19, 2011 / Application Deadline: Aug. 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

CULTURAL STUDIES AND ITS DISCONTENTS
RECONSIDERING CULTURAL STUDIES FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

2011 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
NOVEMBER 17–19, ONYANG, KOREA

Sites of Memory, Anamnesis and Representation of Identity (SMARI 2011) Paris International Conference, 21-23 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Deadline for Abstract submission: 25 July. Proceedings will be published, after peer-reviewing process.

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Prayer and Performance: acts of belief as symbolic communication in the late medieval and Renaissance period

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Sterrett / Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
contact email: 
prayer@hum.au.dk

An international interdisciplinary colloquium examining the nature of prayer as performance in late medieval and early modern culture
Aarhus University, April 23-24 2012, email: prayer@hum.au.dk

Film Comedy and the Limits of Representation -- SCMS: Boston, March 21-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel seeks to explore a diverse range of questions, contexts, and ideas about the relationship between film and comedy in order to provide new approaches to problems of representation in cinema.

ARGH! BRAINS! BLOOD! ARGH! ZOMBOSIUM! A symposium on zombies - 28 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Winchester, Hampshire, UK
contact email: 
marcus.leaning@winchester.ac.uk

Locked deep in the bowels of Winchester University a team of deranged (social) scientists from the School of Media and Film have been conducting hideous research into the living dead (clearly ignoring

Cardiff University Conference on 'Medieval Women in Truth and Legend' 10/7/11 Abstracts due 8/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
contact email: 
TAL2011@cf.ac.uk

This forthcoming interdisciplinary international conference seeks to examine images and representations of medieval women.

[UPDATE] V International Gothic Congress, FFyL, UNAM, Mexico, March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Congress
contact email: 
coloquio_gotico@hotmail.com

V International Gothic Congress

‘Gothic Plurality’

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP Conference 2012 Creative Writing in the 21st Century: Research and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP
contact email: 
callforpapers@ccwwp.ca; rupraisp@gmail.com

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP Conference 2012
Creative Writing in the 21st Century: Research and Practice
Humber Lakeshore Campus, Toronto

Opening Pages, Opening Shots (Le Mans, France, June 21-22 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Université du Mans/Université de Bretagne Sud
contact email: 
swellslassagne@9online.fr

Conference “From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June 2012

Call for papers

Adating Historical Narratives -- corrected version

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adapting Historical Narratives
A one-day conference

Organised by the Centre for Adaptations,

De Montfort University, Leicester,

Tuesday 28 February 2012

2012 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative / May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Finlayson, MIT
contact email: 
narrative-ws12@csail.mit.edu

First Call for Papers:

International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative
May 20-22, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

Submissions Due: Friday, February 24, 2012

http://narrative.csail.mit.edu/ws12

Call For Paper: ICICTES 2012, Hua Hin, Thailand, January 26-28, 2012, (submission deadline November 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand
contact email: 
icictes12@siit.tu.ac.th

Call For Paper

The Third International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Embedded Systems
Cha-am/Hua Hin, Thailand 26–28 January 2012

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEARE AND TYRANNY: International Symposium. 16-18 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Murcia, Spain
contact email: 
shakespeare@um.es

NEW DATES & EXTENDED DEADLINE

A Grimm Legacy: The Impact of Grimms' Tales in the English Speaking World. 6th-8th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Teverson, Kingston University
contact email: 
a.teverson@kingston.ac.uk

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities, 30/3/2012-1/4/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Welsh Writing in English
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics; July 9; March 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Cujlture
contact email: 
asac2012@scrippscollege.edu; scastagn@scrippscollege.edu

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture announces:

The 4th International Conference on Adoption and Culture
Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics

His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor (13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary
contact email: 
charles-sligh@utc.edu

"His Life & Lines Are Free: The Life & Work of Patrick Leigh Fermor"

DURRELL 2012: THE LAWRENCE DURRELL CENTENARY

13 JUNE 2012 – 18 JUNE 2012

International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC)

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business & Retail Management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

The dynamics of international trade have taken on an added significance in the light of the challenges created by the recent global financial crisis.

MULTICULTURALISMS: THEORIES AND PRACTICE AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 14th – 17th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University
contact email: 
multiculturalism@cf.ac.uk

The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University are organizing an interdisciplinary conference on multiculturalisms from 14th

Call for Papers on "The Ritual of Public Apology" for international workshop on March 22nd - 23rd 2012, Antwerp, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
contact email: 
barbara.segaert@ua.ac.be

UCSIA is organising an international workshop on the topic of public apology in the fields of communication and media, law and diplomacy, business and public relations on March 22nd-23rd 2012 at the U

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