category: international conferences

Unlearning Shakespeare: A Symposium on Creative Pedagogy and Formal Learning Structures at School and University. 28 June 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Liam Semler (University of Sydney) and Jane Coles (Oxford Bookes University)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au; j.coles@brookes.ac.uk

An intensive one-day symposium at the Harcourt Hill Campus of Oxford Brookes University (28 June 2012) to explore how creative teaching and learning fits with (or doesn’t fit with) formal learning s

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia [C PRACSIS /si:praksiz/]
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

South-­‐Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in
technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and

LEROS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latin Eros - A Skein of Interzonal Skins / Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones
contact email: 
camille.dumoulie@free.fr

Latinness, whatever its numerous metamorphoses over the centuries, is still vibrant today. But what does the term cover and what cultural place and functions does it have in a globalized world?

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended until 15 June for The Maginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture, and Popularity, 8-9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

The Marginalised Mainstream addresses popular culture and its role in cultural production in the long twentieth century, especially under-valued and under-researched areas of the mainstream.

The Literary Present and the Postcolonial Condition An International Conference 14-16 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
lit.conference@iiu.edu.pk

At the end of the World War II, the British and the French territorial control over the colonies began to crumble and a new global condition emerged in which erstwhile colonies transformed into newly

CFP Workshop: Catachreses? 'Gender', 'Religion' and 'Postcoloniality' (17-19 December 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender and Religions Research, SOAS University of London
contact email: 
cgrr@soas.ac.uk

See www.cgrr.wordpress.com

World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@wcst.org

The World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2012) is a multidisciplinary
congress, Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter. The WCST is

Call for Papers: Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@iicedu.org

The Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE) will be held from
29th to 31st of October, 2012 in Dublin. The IICE is an international refereed

Call for Papers: The 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@icitst.org

The 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured
Transactions (ICITST-2012) is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter.

The World Congress on E-Commerce and Business on the Web (WCEBW 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
contact email: 
ec@sdiwc.net

You are invited to participate in The World Congress on E-Commerce and Business on the Web that will be held at London Metropolitan University, on Aug. 27-29, 2012.

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[Extended Deadline] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

The Essay: Forms and Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Markus Oppolzer / University of Salzburg
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

The Second International Conference on Digital Enterprise and Information Systems (DEIS2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
contact email: 
de@sdiwc.net

VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic
July 16-18, 2012
http://www.sdiwc.net/deis2012/

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Papers
20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

THE DICKENS WORLD: POST-IMPERIAL READINGS [18-20 DECEMBER, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH (CENTRE OF ADVANCED STUDY) AND CENTRE FOR VICTORIAN STUDIES, JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY, KOLKATA 700032, INDIA
contact email: 
supriya.chaudhuri@gmail.com, shanta.dutta@gmail.com

The Department of English (Centre of Advanced Study), and the Centre for Victorian Studies, at Jadavpur University, propose an interdisciplinary conference on ‘The Dickens World: Post-Imperial Read

Psychedemia: Psychedelics in Academia 9/27-9/30 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Psychedemia / University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
nsenol@sas.upenn.edu

Conference Announcement and Call for Exhibits
PSYCHEDEMIA: interdisciplinary conference integrating psychedelic experiences in academia.

September 27th-30th, 2012

Teaching African Literature Roundtable, SAMLA conference Nov. 9-11, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ Georgia State Univeristy
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

TEACHING AFRICAN LITERATURE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Zombies: Walking, Eating & Performance / proposals 20 November 2012 / conference 13 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Mock / Plymouth University
contact email: 
livingdead@plymouth.ac.uk

Zombies: Walking, Eating & Performance
13 April 2013
hosted by the Theatre & Performance Department,
Plymouth University (UK)

The Aristocratic Imaginary of Modern Literature: 1900-1950 (21-23 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MDRN/KULeuven
contact email: 
ben.debruyn@arts.kuleuven.be

The Aristocratic Imaginary of Modern Literature: 1900-1950
International Conference Organized by MDRN/KULeuven
21-23 March 2013, Leuven, Belgium

Nobility, very well, but what is it?

Archaeology and Disability: Critical Perspectives and Inclusive Practices. TAG 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
William Southwell-Wright
contact email: 
w.a.southwell-wright@durham.ac.uk

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Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheree Mack, Open University
contact email: 
sheree.mack@gmail.com

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women.

Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheree Mack, Open University
contact email: 
sheree.mack@gmail.com

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

Framing Cinema and the Visual Arts, Australian Society for French Studies, U of Adelaide, September 27-29, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Society for French Studies
contact email: 
natalie.edwards@adelaide.edu.au`

Paper proposals due May 31st

Framing Cinema and the Visual Arts / Cadrages: cinéma et arts visuels

Leeds 2013: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp, University of Georgia
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine.

The Permissive Archive, abstracts 31 July, conference 9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
hjgrahammatheson@gmail.com

For ten years, the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) has pioneered original archival research that illuminates the past for the benefit of the modern research community, and beyond.

Returning to Oz: The Afterlife of Dorothy

full name / name of organization: 
Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Papers are sought for a one-day conference in Manchester on representations and interpretations of Dorothy and Oz in popular culture. This conference seeks to address the perennial popularity of L.

Cinema  Cultures  in  South  India   13 & 14 October, 2012 ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

SouthIndian   cinema,   from   its   inception,   has   exhibited   unique, yet   subtle   moves   in   technology,   production,   distribution,   consumption,   spectatorship,   aest

Lit&Tour - International Conference on Literature and Tourism November 26th Lisbon Call deadline 14th June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Studies of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon and School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism of the University of the Algarve
contact email: 
lit&tour@fl.ul.pt

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

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