category: international conferences

Das Wunderkino: A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities

full name / name of organization: 
12th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
Symposium@oldfilm.org

Die Wunderkammer (German for “the wonder-room” or “the miracle chamber”) was merely one incarnation of the phenomenon of the “cabinet of curiosities” that first appeared in Europe in the 1

Click-on-Knowledge Conference 2011 May 11th, 12th and 13th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
contact email: 
clickonknowledge@hum.ku.dk

The conference is a three-day event, comprising the presentation of papers, keynote speeches and panel discussions.

Rational Recreation? : Histories of Travel, Tourism and Leisure

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Conway, University of Manchester
contact email: 
historiesoftravel@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a one-day postgraduate conference, which will take place at the University of Manchester on 1st February 2011.

UPDATE "Poe & World LIterature, Poe as World Literature" at ACLA 2011 in Vancouver, Submissions due Nov. 12

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

The deadline for submitting papers for the upcoming ACLA convention has been extended to November 12.

Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

Oklahoma State English Conference: Transforming Words, March 4-5 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Ordo: 8th annual symposium of the IMS-Paris (proposals due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society - Paris
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

Ordo
8th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society - Paris
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dates: 30 June – 2 July 2011
Location: Paris, France
Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2011

[UPDATE] Cosmopolitan Memory and Travelling Trauma -- ACLA, Vancouver, March 31-April 3, 2011 (EXTENDED DEADLINE: November 12)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Tomsky, University of Alberta; Jennifer Bowering Delisle, McMaster University
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca; jdelisle@mcmaster.ca

When a collective memory of trauma transcends its directly affected community to be taken up by others, it can be said to be “cosmopolitan” (Levy and Sznaider) or “multidirectional” (Rothberg)

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

HARDY AT YALE II - June 9-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Thomas Hardy Association
contact email: 
Dr Richard Nemesvari (rnemesva@stfx.ca) and Dr Angelique Richardson (A.Richardson@exeter.ac.uk)

June 9-12, 201
Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Sponsored by The Thomas Hardy Association
and
The Yale Center for British Art

[UPDATE] HARDY AT YALE II – Graduate Student Panel

full name / name of organization: 
The Thomas Hardy Association
contact email: 
William Abberley (wha201@exeter.ac.uk) and Demelza Hookway (djh211@exeter.ac.uk)

9-12 June 2011, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Sponsored by the Thomas Hardy Association and the Yale Center for British Art

CFP: (ICIST 2011) Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, March 26-28, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
contact email: 
icist@nuist.edu.cn

The International Conference on Information Science and Technology on (ICIST 2011)) will be held in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China during March 26-28, 2011.

Early Modern Migrations: Exiles, Expulsion, & Religious Refugees 1400-1700 — April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria College – University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
http://new.crrs.ca/about/events/conferences/migrations/

ACLA Seminar: The Alien Topography of Ancient Rome in Postwar Film

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Seminar, 31 March-3 April 2011, Vancouver BC [Deadline November 12]
contact email: 
Rebecca Gordon (gordonr@reed.edu) and Sonia Sabnis (sabnis@reed.edu)

The legends and history of Greco-Roman antiquity have enjoyed a revival in cinema and television (300, Troy, Gladiator, Rome, Spartacus), and scholars have approached such works using the analytical t

[UPDATE] Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive - International Conference, June 23-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
www.outofthearchive.com University of York, UK
contact email: 
Beckett.outofthearchive@gmail.com

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Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive

call for paper (ICIST 2011) Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, March 26-28, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
contact email: 
icist@nuist.edu.cn

The International Conference on Information Science and Technology on (ICIST 2011)) will be held in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China during March 26-28, 2011.

Objects of Inquiry and Exchange: Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Ionescu, Mount Allison University and Ileana Baird, University of Virginia
contact email: 
cionescu@mta.ca, ifp4a@virginia.edu

We are looking for two additional proposals for a collection of essays tentatively titled Objects of Inquiry and Exchange: Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Context.

Indigenous Peoples and the Environment December 8, 9 and 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lionel Larré University Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3
contact email: 
Lionel.Larre@u-bordeaux3.fr

English
The purpose of this conference is to reflect on the role played by Indigenous peoples in the production of discourse and practices regarding the environment.

"...a past that has never been present": Art/ Philosophy/ History (June 8-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of King's College
contact email: 
sarah.clift@ukings.ns.ca

Call for Papers
International Conference, University of King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scotia
June 8-12, 2010

“ …a past that has never been present”: Art/Philosophy/ History

Ordo: 8th annual symposium of the IMS-Paris (proposals due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Society - Paris
contact email: 
contact@ims-paris.org

Ordo
8th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society - Paris

Dates: 30 June – 2 July 2011
Location: Paris, France
Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2011

D. H. Lawrence: Colonial, Modernist and Postcolonial Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
jnewmark@nmt.edu

Call for Papers:
D. H. Lawrence: Colonial, Modernist and Postcolonial Perspectives
Wed., June 29 –Sunday, July 3, 2011
Sydney, Australia

Thinking Gender 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Women Thinking Gender Graduate Research Conference
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality and gender across all disciplines and historical periods.

Hardy at Yale II – Graduate Student Panel: Hardy and Liberty

full name / name of organization: 
The Thomas Hardy Association
contact email: 
hardyatyalepostgrad@hotmail.co.uk

9-12 June 2011, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Reading Jacqueline Wilson (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Lancashire
contact email: 
HFDay@uclan.ac.uk

Creator of Tracy Beaker and one of Britain's top writers for children, there’s hardly a young person in the UK that hasn’t heard of Jacqueline Wilson.

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Reed and Theo Hummer
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu or th242@cornell.edu

This seminar seeks papers that consider the formal uses of humor, parody and satire as a project of “speaking” or “finding one’s voice” within and against the constrictions of a colonizing l

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Women of Ireland : confronting Eastern and Western perspectives (16-17 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com

If contemporary research on Ireland and its relationship with the world has tended, understandably, to privilege either the United States or Great Britain, the aim of this conference is to move beyond

[UPDATE] THE CONFERENCE ON THE CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
The Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts organizing committee for The Conference on The Conference
contact email: 
submissions@theconferenceontheconference.ca

THE CONFERENCE
ON

THE CONFERENCE

Proposals in HORROR Scholarship @ the International Association for the Fantastic in the Art Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
brockservaisrl@longwood.edu

Zombies in love….Clowns in the sewer…..Cloven hoofs wobbling in cowboy boots….

When does the sublime become the absurd? The horrific, the laughable?

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones: Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

Shakespeare in Performance, May 5-6 2011 (1/31/11 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Université du Maine, France
contact email: 
estelle.rivier@free.fr, brown.eric@maine.edu

Shakespeare in Performance
Université du Maine, France - 5-6 May 2011
Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2011

Second Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society, 14-16 July 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andreas Mueller, University of Worcester (UK)
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: 'Nabokov and Morality' Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Rodgers
contact email: 
m.rodgers@strath.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Two-day Symposium

'Nabokov and Morality’

University of Strathclyde, 5th & 6th May 2011

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Michael Wood (Princeton)

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