category: international conferences

Covert Cultures: Art and the Secret State, 1911-1989 (4th-5th February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
CRASSH, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
covertcultures@gmail.com

Covert Cultures: Art and the Secret State 1911-1989

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Adam Piette (Sheffield)
Dr Trevor Paglen (artist and experimental geographer)

CFP 'Re-vision in Contemporary Women's Writing' (ACLA 2011, Vancouver March 31- April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Liedeke Plate, Radboud University Nijmegen
contact email: 
l.plate@let.ru.nl

This seminar aims to assess the relevance of Adrienne Rich's “re-vision” in the context of World Literature/Comparative Literature, theorizing it as a concept for women's writing

Traffic in Translation: the Task of Derrida and Deleuze (ACLA, Vancouver, March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Yen-Chen Chuang, Tamkang University
contact email: 
138460@tku.mail.edu.tw

This seminar seeks papers focusing on the theory of translation from the perspectives of Derrida or Deleuze. Is translation an impossible task, an ethics that lends an ear to the other?

CFP: Eliot at the American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
ngish@usm.maine.edu

CFP: Eliot at the American Literature Association

Linguistics in the Gulf-3 at Qatar University

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English Literature and Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University
contact email: 
malghadeer@qu.edu.qa

The Department of English Literature and Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University is pleased to announce its third conference on “Linguistics in the Gulf” to be held on

German Romanticism and its Fates in World Literature (ACLA, Vancouver, March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Hiroki Yoshikuni, University of Tokyo; Matthew H. Anderson, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
luckland@mac.com

Globalization, Utopia, Film (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

This seminar considers the production of narrative in post 1950 cinema as it relates to aesthetically and politically charged questions of globalization and the desires for Utopia.

Translation Studies and Postcolonial Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Anselm College
contact email: 
nmenon@anselm.edu

For the 20th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Conference, Savannah, Georgia US

C PRACSIS International Conference February 1 & 2, 2011 Contextualising the ‘Contemporary’ in Culture

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

C PRACSIS International Conference
in association with
The University of Madras
February 1 & 2, 2011
Tholakappiar Campus (Main Campus), Madras University, Chepauk, Chennai, India

Shaping Narratives - February 25th-26th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johnny McFadyen, University of Bristol, UK
contact email: 
jonathan.mcfadyen@bristol.ac.uk

The University of Bristol hosts the longest-running international medieval postgraduate conference in the UK.

CFP: Queer Studies Easter Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural
contact email: 
queerstudies@enkidumagazine.com

Queer Studies Easter Symposium
11 April - 17 April, 2011 Mexico City

Conference Languages: English, Castilian, German, French and Nahuatl

Conference Homepage:

CFP: Cosmopolitan Memory and Travelling Trauma (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011)

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

Translation, Transmission, and Transgression: Global Circulation of Performance Traditions (Submission deadline Nov 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
feishi.compalit@gmail.com

ACLA Annual Convention. Vancouver, Canada, March 31-April 3, 2011

Seminar:
Translation, Transmission, and Transgression: Global Circulation of Performance Traditions

American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

Breaking English: Humor, Parody and Satire in Anglophone Literature of the African Diaspora (ACLA, 3/31- 4/3/2011)

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

Return of the Ring

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien Society, UK
contact email: 
programme@returnofthering.org

J.R.R. Tolkien is an author who excites diverse critical response from both academia and non-academia.

Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

ACLA 2011 - Embodying Academic Research - Deadline November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Francica and Bhavya Tiwari - The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
cynthiafrancica@mail.utexas.edu

Despite ever-increasing inter/metadisciplinary conversations and cross-pollination, there are specific areas of knowledge that are still at the margins of those exchanges – the body and the sensory

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 opti

Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [deadline: 11/1/10], ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

The Conference On The Conference - March 4th and 5th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts The Conference On The Conference Organization Committee
contact email: 
dcree@sfu.ca

THE CONFERENCE ON THE CONFERENCE

The Crisis of the Human Sciences: False Objectivity and the Decline of Creativity

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
contact email: 
thorstenbotz@hotmail.com

Kuwait March 6-8 2011
http://conferences.gust.edu.kw

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Call for Papers: Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2011)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2011), April 4-7, 2011, Toronto, Canada (www.ciceducation.org)

Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (2011 Mardi Gras Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2011 Mardi Gras Conference

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

American Appropriations, American Interventions 15 & 16 April 2011, Queen's University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association of American Studies
contact email: 
philip.mcgowan@qub.ac.uk

The Irish Association of American Studies invites papers on the theme of American Appropriations, American Interventions for its annual conference to be held at Queen’s University Belfast on April 1

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - 2nd Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

8th-9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

This is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Masculinities Between the National and the Transnational (cfp deadline 2-15-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Floyd
contact email: 
kfloyd@kent.edu

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

The Second of Three International Workshops: Kent State University, August 4-7, 2011

Southern Literature and Culture April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely San Antonio, TX from April 20-23 at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 210-223-1000.

Aids in Culture: Explorations in the Cultural History of Aids

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liowlb@aidsinculture.org

Explorations in the Cultural History of AIDS International Conference

Mexico City, 9 - 14 December 2010

Conference Languages: English, Castilian

[UPDATE] Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations from Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

IMAGINING EUROPE - PERSPECTIVES, PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011

Concepts of Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
East Carolina University
contact email: 
macfaddenj09@ecu.edu

What does it mean to be multinational? Who in the 21st Century is on the brink of melting into the pot, and who is clamoring to ensure that their culture is left unmarred?

PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference, The Vampire in Literature and Film: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Anyiwo, Curry College
contact email: 
manyiwo0807@curry.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers and/or presentations on any aspect of the television series’ BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OR ANGEL.

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines (Heidelberg, 14-16 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
stefan.herbrechter@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Heidelberg (Germany), 14-16 July 2011

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