category: international conferences

Gossip, gospel, and governance: orality in Europe 1400-1700

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Cowan / Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
a.cowan@northumbria.ac.uk

The aim of the conference is to explore the spoken word and its power in a broad range of various contexts:

[UPDATE] Contemporary British Fiction: Narrating Violence, Trauma and Loss (International Conference, 17-18 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany in association with the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
tancke@uni-mainz.de

Contemporary British fiction is preoccupied with scenarios of violence, trauma and loss: destruction, guilt, traumatic experiences and apocalyptic anxieties are prevalent thematic and aesthetic concer

Cultures of Migration: Local Cosmopolitanisms

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schneider@sabanciuniv.edu

ACLA (New Orleans, Apr. 1-4, 2010)
Cultures of Migration: Local Cosmopolitanisms

CFP: Mistakes, Mistranslations and Mendacity: The Logic and Language of Cosmopolitanism (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010
contact email: 
j-ng@northwestern.edu

American Comparative Literature Association, 2010 Annual Meeting

April 1-4, 2010 (New Orleans)

Title: Mistakes, Mistranslations and Mendacity: The Logic and Language of Cosmopolitanism

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds, February 2010

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

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Considering Deneuve, February 10-13, 2010

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

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Cultures of Differences: National / Indigenous / Historical, May 24 to 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature will be hosted from May 24 to 30, 2010 by the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada.

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

Automatic Writing / Automated Reading: Technology and Transmission in the Modernist Period

full name / name of organization: 
Material Cultures: Technology, Textuality, and Transmission Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK, 16-18 July, 2010
contact email: 
ewhite@brookes.ac.uk

Automatic Writing / Automated Reading: Technology and Transmission in the Modernist Period

International and Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Role of Storytelling and Orality in the Imaginary, Literary Aesthetics and

full name / name of organization: 
GRECFAC
contact email: 
Chali.jean-georges@wanadoo.fr

International and Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Role of Storytelling and Orality in the Imaginary, Literary Aesthetics and the Arts

Martinique
November 10-17, 2010

CFP Europeanness of European Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Department - King's College London
contact email: 
europeanness@kcl.ac.uk

POSTGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE EUROPEANNESS OF EUROPEAN CINEMA

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Elsaesser

Confirmed Plenary Speakers: Susan Hayward and Ginette Vincendeau

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Visual Culture (18 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester
contact email: 
ek36@le.ac.uk

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Visual Culture
A one-day conference at the University of Leicester
Friday 18 June 2010

Saving Private Reels:Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
ucchomemovies@gmail.com

Call for papers

Saving Private Reels

Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image

An international conference at University College Cork, Ireland

The 7th Cultural Intersections International Colloquium International: Trauma CFP deadline 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Can trauma be fully shared, or communicated? In all its characteristics and consequences it is a kind of fuzzy black hole that can only be shared and represented through metaphoric constructs.

Chaucer at Galway

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

A multi-disciplinary conference on Geoffrey Chaucer will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland on 19th-20th May 2010.

Cambridge University: Authority and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Chronicles 17-19 July, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (CICS) 2010
contact email: 
cambridgeICS@gmail.com

Authority and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Chronicles
Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (CICS)
17-19 July 2010, University of Cambridge

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

Building the Polis: English teaching, ethical criticism and the new rhetoric 12-14 July 2010, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Arts, English and Literacy Education Network (AELE, Faculty of Arts) and School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM, Faculty of Education), University of Sydney
contact email: 
nina.goodwin@edfac.usyd.edu.au

This conference is open to teachers and academics from both secondary and university sectors to discuss what ethical criticism and the new rhetoric might offer the profession as a way of developing a

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors

full name / name of organization: 
Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3 (Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France)
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

“From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors”
CLIMAS (Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3), June 10-12, 2010
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[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

Beyond Don Juan: Rethinking Iberian Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
The Catalan Center at NYU (New York University)
contact email: 
mary.ann.newman@nyu.edu (CC JoseMaria.Armengol@uclm.es)

CALL FOR PAPERS

BEYOND DON JUAN:
RETHINKING IBERIAN MASCULINITIES
New York, March 31-April 1, 2011

The Catalan Center at New York University

In collaboration with:

The Image in the Short Story in English (March 19- 20, 2010, Proposals due Dec 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France -- CRILA (Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires en Langue Anglaise – JE2536)
contact email: 
Linda.collinge@univ-angers.fr, laurent.lepaludier@univ-angers.fr, lauric.guillaud @free.fr

“The Image in the Short Story in English”
Conference organized by the CRILA
(Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires en Langue Anglaise – JE2536)

Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival, 2-5 September 2010, Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS)
contact email: 
viljol@telkomsa.net

We are pleased to announce that the 20th Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, on 2-

Arab Culture in the U.S. (10-13, Feb. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi.hussein@gmail.com

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09

reminder: Caribbean Enlightenment, an Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference, 8 - 10 April 2010, University of Glasagow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
CaribbeanEnlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

Investigating Conflicts at Public Demonstrations: A Conference on the Powers of Protest, New Technology, and Crowd Control

full name / name of organization: 
The Protest Study Project at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
proteststudyproject@gmail.com

An informal network of students, faculty, and activists tentatively working under the banner of "The Protest Study Project" have proposed a weekend conference in New York on March 20-21, 2010 (we are

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca (Italy)
contact email: 
cl@luigiboccherini.org

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

International Conference

Land of Promise: Stories of the immigrant in multicultural Canada (February 3-4-5, 2010, proposals due December 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of Comparative Literature,Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
contact email: 
canadacentreju@gmail.com

In a multicultural and multilingual context, immigration has been an integral part of the national identity of Canada.
Modern Canada constitutes of a large percentage of Diasporic population who contribute extensively to the making of Modern Canada. In the wake of globalization, the evolution of Canada as a Multicultural State has been receiving much attention from mass media. This again has been a contested terrain since the settlement of a chosen race in a promised land has resulted into the subjugation of the Peoples who have been residing in the geo-political entity which came later to be known as Canada.
The conference would like to involve in a dialogue between local and global and highlight the concerns within the concept of Multiculturalism in Canada. "

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