category: international conferences

Precarious Subjects: Borders, Interstices, and Instabilities in Literature and Culture, April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Eric D. Smith and Holly Flint/ Department of English Graduate Student Conference, University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
eric.smith@uah.edu

Keynote speakers: José E. Muñoz and Ernesto Quiñonez

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton, 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliati

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation.

[UPDATE] CFP-"Decolonial Thinking in Latin American and Latina/o Literary Studies (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011 Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In his introduction to <> (2010), Walter Mignolo invites us to consider decolonial thinking “as a particular kind of critical theory and the de-colonial option as a specific orientation of doing.”

In the Mirror of the Past: Journeys from History to HISTORY - Int. Conference on the Fantastic and the Miraculous May 9-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Mythopoeia and Philosophy of Literature at the University of Zielona Góra, Poland
contact email: 
aleksander.rzyman@xl.wp.pl

Small Cinemas in Transition: Small, Smaller, Smallest. September 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Bennet Schaber/SUNY Oswego
contact email: 
schaber@oswego.edu

Call For Papers

Small Cinemas in Transition: Small, Smaller, Smallest.

September 16-18, 2011.

State University of New York, Oswego

[UPDATE] Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
The City University of New York Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com

Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads
February 24-25, 2011
Abstract Deadline: December 1st, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Claire Colebrook, Penn State

[UPDATE] CEA 2011 Conference (Nov. 8; March 31-April 2)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

In response to requests for an extended deadline, the CEA will now accept proposals through Monday, November 8 for our 2011 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please see the CFP below.

Canada, Irishness and Performance: Opening the Debate [Conference: April 15-16 2011; Proposals Due: Dec 17, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Theatrical Diaspora project at the Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, University of Toronto
contact email: 
ITD2011@gmail.com

The history of Irish diasporas in Canada is rich and diverse, and the Irish have contributed significantly to the creation of Canadian cultural phenomena, yet the study of Irish theatre in terms of Canadian diasporic identities

ACLA Seminar: Emergent Authenticity: Fakes, Copies, and the Real Thing in a Global Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Cobb / University of Alberta
contact email: 
cobbrussell@gmail.com

How does a cultural product come to be accepted as authentic rather than a mere commodity?

[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

"Cultural Form, Spatial Dialectics, and the Question of Autonomy"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, (03/31 - 04/03, 2011)
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Has the spatial dialectic that critics like Fredric Jameson (”Third-World Literature in the Age of Multinational Capital” and _Valences of the Dialectic_) and Franco Moretti (”Conjectures on Wor

Computers and Writing 2011 - "Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces" CFP due Nov 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sweetland Center for Writing - University of Michigan
contact email: 
sweetlandcandw2011@umich.edu

Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; choreographers and

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH, PCA/ACA, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gary L. Kieffner / Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
kieffner1@email.phoenix.edu

[UPDATE] Rethinking Baudrillard and Feminist Theory, abstract deadline extended to 12 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011
contact email: 
cnmhim@nus.edu.sg

From Jane Gallop’s ‘French Theory and the Seduction of Feminism’, Meaghan Morris’ ‘Room 101 or A Few Worst Things in The World’ to Douglas Kellner’s ‘Baudrillard’s Affront to Feminis

[UPDATE]35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
labyrinth_blanc@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT May 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB)
contact email: 
fg04@aub.edu.lb

The American University of Beirut is hosting a three-day conference on Shakespeare’s Imagined Orient on 4-6 May 2011.

[UPDATE]: Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation, 2-4 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM: INSIDE ARGUMENTS - LOGIC vs ARGUMENTATION THEORY (24-26 MARCH 2011, UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA, PORTUGAL)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Unit "Language, Interpretation and Philosophy" (Coimbra-Portugal)
contact email: 
tla.lif.fct@gmail.com

The aim of the International Colloquium is to debate the connections between logic and the study of argumentation. The deadline for the submission of papers is December 15, 2010.

Literature (?) Philosophy (at ACLA 2011, Vancouver, March 31-April 3)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Panel
contact email: 
jlee105@ucr.edu

This interdisciplinary panel focuses on the shifting and difficult to define relationship(s) between literature and philosophy, both as genres and as disciplines.

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

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