category: international conferences

Understading Avatar: A Movie Made for the Masses -- NeMLA Convention -- 7-10 April 2011 -- New Brunswick, New Jersey

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pchafe@mun.ca

Sven Birkerts identifies language erosion as one of the morbid symptoms of the electronic age: “Syntactical masonry is already a dying art; simple linguistic pre-fab is the norm. Ambiguity, paradox, irony, subtlety, and wit -- fast disappearing. In their place, the simple ‘vision thing.’” The popularity of James Cameron’s Avatar may prove the worldwide spread of this morbid symptom.

(Image)ining the Female Body

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Finelli/ University of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
a.finelli@surrey.ac.uk

(Image)ining The Female Body
University of Surrey
October 29, 2010

Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

On the occasion of the bicentennial of Mexican Independence, we are dedicating this Special Issue (Vol 2, No 3) of Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) on Latin

Dalit Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey
contact email: 
asha.choubey@gmail.com

The editor of a collection on Dalit Literature seeks quality papers on
related themes e.g.,
Dalit Identity
Dalit Consciousness
Dalit Autobiograhy
Dalit and Gandhi
Regional Dalit literatures

Conference on Immigration in the Southeast:: Finding Solutions Oct 28-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
alebaron@kennsaw.edu

Conference on Immigration in the Southeast:
Defining Problems, Finding Solutions
Oct 28-30, 2010
KSU Center
Kennesaw State University

Proposals due July 21, 2010

El ensayo hispánico Brussels/Ghent (Belgium) 25-26 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
El ensayo hispánico: cruces y encuentros
contact email: 
crucesyencuentros@gmail.com

CONVOCATORIA
EL ENSAYO HISPÁNICO: CRUCES Y ENCUENTROS

The Art of the Theatre: Word, Image, and Performance in 19th C. France and Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
arttheatre.conf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Art of Theatre: Word, Image and Performance in Nineteenth-Century France and Belgium

19th-20th of November 2010, Queen’s University, Belfast.

Guest speakers:

LOVE AND SEX IN ALAN MOORE, EDITED COLLECTION [July 15 deadline for abstracts]

full name / name of organization: 
Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

With the publication of Lost Girls and 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom, the centrality of love and sex in Alan Moore’s work has become indisputable.

2010 Interstices Under Construction Symposium - Unsettled Containers: Aspects of Interiority, 8-10 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul / AUT University, Auckland
contact email: 
tina.engels@aut.ac.nz

University of Auckland, 8-10 October 2010

Keynote speaker (to be confirmed): Prof David Leatherbarrow, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Theory at Work : Text ,History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. R.N.Rai ,Head,department of english, banaras hindu university
contact email: 
anitasinghh@gmail.com

International Seminar

Theory at Work: Text, History and Culture

November 9-11, 2010

Convener

R. N. Rai
Professor & Head
Department of English

[UPDATE] Do You Bowles? Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference, October 21 - 23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES - University of Lisbon - Faculty of Letters
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

The organizing committee of the Bowles International Conference in Lisbon issues a final Call for Papers (June 30) in order to invite interested scholars to present interesting papers or artistic work

Sept.30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES (French Journal of Irish Studies)
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2011 issue (non-thematic) /

(UPDATE] Final Call: DO YOU BOWLES?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

(Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference)

October 21 - 23, 2010

“American Geographies”: The 2010 British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 13 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspgc2010@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual postgraduate conference, to be held on 13 November 2010 at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, 26 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Thain Peregrin Took II/The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth
contact email: 
programming@3rdCOME.org

The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth
26 March 2011
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA, USA
For More Conference Details Visit Our Web Site: www.3rdCOME.org

Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetorics?: Locations, Scholarships and Discourse, October 12-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition 8th Biennial Conference on Feminisms and Rhetorics
contact email: 
kirsti.cole@mnsu.edu

The 2011 Feminisms and Rhetorics conference, sponsored by the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, will be hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato October 12-1

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Send abstracts by June 30th to frenconf@ucla.edu.
Include “Subversions of History” in the Subject heading.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory

[UPDATE] South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

'Shadow Play: Alchemy, Redolence & Enchantment' Illustration Symposium, 2- 4 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Amelia Johnstone / Cardiff School of Art & Design
contact email: 
illustration@uwic.ac.uk

A call goes out for papers for the first international Illustration Symposium in Cardiff. With Cardiff School of Art and Design at the Wales Millennium Centre and Chapter Arts.

Third International Global Studies Conference - 21-23 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CommonGroundPublishing
contact email: 
support@onglobalisation.com

The conference addresses critical issues related to globalization.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

Origins, theories and representations of disobedience and dissidence [22/10/2010 (CFP until 30/06/2010)]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse Le Mirail, France
contact email: 
nrivere@club-internet.fr

Conference:
Origins, theories and representations of disobedience and dissidence in the British Isles and Europe from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.

[UPDATE] The Virtual Transformation of the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, India
contact email: 
prafullakar@gmail.com

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
C-304 Siddhi Vinayak Complex
Faramji Road, Behind Railway Station
Vadodara 390 007, Gujarat, India

Ameen Rihani’s Arab-American Legacy: From Romanticism to Postmodernism. 28 - 29 April 2011. Abstracts due: 30 Sept. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Notre Dame University – Lebanon
contact email: 
noueijan@ndu.edu.lb & cguldimann@ndu.edu.lb

To celebrate the centennial of Ameen Rihani’s Book of Khalid, the Department of English, Translation and Education at Notre Dame University – Lebanon, invites scholars to the Second International

[UPDATE] Final Call: Creative & Critical Writing (05/31/10; 06/18/10-06/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing in Universities Conference
contact email: 
graeme@graemeharper.com

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Great Writing 2010

Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Complutense University, Madrid
contact email: 
amaltea@filol.ucm.es

The International Conference 'Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel' is organised by Amaltea:Journal of Myth Criticism, the Contemporary Myth Anthropology Research Project Amaltea; and the UCM

[UPDATE] Consuming the Past: Library Resources for PGRs - An Interdisciplinary Conference and Training Day

full name / name of organization: 
Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

As researchers we ‘consume’ texts, reading, interpreting and reusing material found in archives or specialist electronic resources. Libraries are a key tool in this process.

[UPDATE] Registration open for Investigating Torchwood: Text, Context, Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams/ University of Glamorgan
contact email: 
rwillia3@glam.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the following event:

Investigating Torchwood: Text, Context, Audiences
One day conference at the ATRiuM, CCI, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff

Gambling, Entertainment, and Finance - September 22-24, 2010 - Submission Deadline: July 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gotland University (Visby, Sweden)
contact email: 
j.goggin@uva.nl

Gambling and its relation to both entertainment and economics, from a number of critical and disciplinary perspectives across finance and cultural studies.

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

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