category: international conferences

The Art of Villainy: Machiavelli and the Creation of the Fictional Villain

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Few political writers have had as much of an influence on literature as Niccolò Machiavelli.

IALJS/ACLA -Vancouver - 31 March-3 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
ralexander@brocku.ca

Conference theme: “World Literature / Comparative Literature”
Session theme: "Literary Journalism in a Global Context"

CFP Extinct Species, Toulouse, France, March 31- April 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Explora, University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
exploraextinctspecies@yahoo.com

Lost and Found: In Search of Extinct Species

Explora International Conference
31 March-1 April 2011
Toulouse Natural History Museum

CFP: PANEL ON POSTCOLONIAL PERSPECTIVES AFTER AUSCHWITZ

full name / name of organization: 
Ulrike Hamann/ Frankfurt Research Center for Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
ulrike.hamann@normativeorders.net

Postcolonial Perspectives after Auschwitz
Panel Convenors: Ulrike Hamann/Cigdem Inan

CFP: Creative Writing - the UK's 14th Annual Great Writing Conference (12/1/10 - 6/18/11-7/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Call for Papers

Great Writing 2011

The 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA and PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

ACLA 2011 Vancouver, CA: Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

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

Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

First Fictions: 9-12th June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
P.Boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
9-12th June, 2011

Confirmed delegates include:
Kate Mosse, Jackie Kaye, Elleke Bohemer, Michael Prodger, Bryan Cheyette, Scott Pack, Nicholas Royle and Isabel Ashdown.

Supported by Myriad Publishers, and Textual Practice

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

The conference takes place as part of the First Fictions literary festival, and is a collaborative venture between Sussex University and Myriad Editions, in association with Creative Brighton, and other partners in the creative arts. Conference panels will take place in conjunction with literary events and readings. The event will also include a new fiction competition (winner to be published by Myriad Editions), and a series of creative writing workshops run by new authors. Both conference and festival events will take place in the Pavilion Theatre and the Dome Concert Hall, in the heart of Brighton.

First Fictions: 9-12th June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
P.Boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
9-12th June, 2011

Confirmed delegates include:
Kate Mosse, Jackie Kaye, Elleke Bohemer, Michael Prodger, Bryan Cheyette, Scott Pack, Nicholas Royle and Isabel Ashdown.

Supported by Myriad Publishers, and Textual Practice

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

The conference takes place as part of the First Fictions literary festival, and is a collaborative venture between Sussex University and Myriad Editions, in association with Creative Brighton, and other partners in the creative arts. Conference panels will take place in conjunction with literary events and readings. The event will also include a new fiction competition (winner to be published by Myriad Editions), and a series of creative writing workshops run by new authors. Both conference and festival events will take place in the Pavilion Theatre and the Dome Concert Hall, in the heart of Brighton.

UPDATE: "Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts,” Kalamazoo, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman and Dana M. Symons
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; symonsdm@buffalostate.edu

“Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts”

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011

Historic Libraries in Context - The Derry & Raphoe Diocesan Library: Past, Present and Future - 6-8 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ulster - Magee Campus
contact email: 
j.jarvis@ulster.ac.uk

Historic Libraries in Context
The Derry & Raphoe Diocesan Library: Past, Present and Future
The University of Ulster – Magee Campus
6-8 June, 2011

Invisible Presences: Translation, Dramaturgy, and Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast/ Out of the Wings
contact email: 
k.taroff@qub.ac.uk

Invisible Presences:
Translation, Dramaturgy & Performance

[UPDATE] ‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

CFP DEADLINE: 1 OCTOBER 2010

The International Conference on Electronic Technologies and Digital Computing (ETDC2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications
contact email: 
cc@sdiwc.net

The International Conference on Electronic Technologies and Digital Computing (ETDC2011)

College of Electronic Technology BaniWalid, Libya

Theory, Practice, Engagement [deadline 11/1/2010] (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

This approved panel for the American Comparative Literature Association's annual meeting (Vancouver, Canada, 31 March - 3 April 2010) seeks papers that address aspects of the long debate over literary

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

Words in Action February 19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford French Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
wordsinaction2011@gmail.com

WORDS IN ACTION
Oxford University French Postgraduate Conference Saturday February 19, 2011

CFP 2011: CBL ~Contemporary Black Literature Call for Abstracts /Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Professor K. Zito Brown / International Research Confederacy on African Literature and Cuture
contact email: 
ircalc@gmail.com

The 2011 Textbook-Journal of Black Literature

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

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

CFP: Expanding Adaptations (June 10-11 2011, Lorient, France)

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Bretagne Sud/Université de Paris-Diderot
contact email: 
swellslassagne@9online.fr

Expanding Adaptations:
Université de Bretagne Sud (Lorient, France), June 10th-11th, 2011

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
editors.journal@aphrabehn.org

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

CFP-Silent Film Area -2011 San Antonio joint conference SWTXPCA/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

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

New American Poetry Anthology-50th Anniversary Conference-UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
d.katz@warwick.ac.uk; n.lawrence@warwick.ac.uk

The New American Poetry: Fiftieth Anniversary Conference
University of Warwick, Saturday, 23 October 2010

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

[UPDATE] 3rd International Conference on Doris Lessing - May 14, 2011-May 16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya Krouse / Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
lessingconference@nku.edu

Conference Theme: Doris Lessing: Freedom
Dates: May 14, 2011 – May 16, 2011
Location: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
Deadline for Proposals: Dec. 1, 2010

“The Circulating Library and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century” - ASECS 2011, Vancouver BC, March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Doherty, Stanford University
contact email: 
hdoherty@stanford.edu

“The Circulating Library and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2011
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century

ASU Writers Conference featuring Art Spiegelman--CFP deadline Oct. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Angelo State University
contact email: 
Julie.Gates@angelo.edu

If you haven’t already, consider sending in a submission for the 2011 ASU Writers Conference, Feb. 17-18, featuring Art Spiegelman.

The power of imagination in the early modern period

full name / name of organization: 
Koen Vermeir (ISCC, CNRS, Paris)
contact email: 
powersofimagination@gmail.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:
The power of imagination in the early modern period

Paris, 6-8 December 2010

Workshop, "The 1970s and its Legacies: A Workshop on India's Cinemas," on April 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Temple University
contact email: 
pjoshi@temple.edu

Call for Papers

Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
5th International Conference hosted at
Temple University, Philadelphia
April 14-16, 2011

"The 1970s and its Legacies:

[UPDATE] Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
womenshealth.2011@gmail.com


Picturing Women’s Health 1750-1910
A One-Day Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Warwick, Saturday 22nd January, 2011

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