category: international conferences

“Bigger than Words, Wider than Pictures”: Noise, Affect, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford and Islington Mill
contact email: 
B.Halligan@Salford.ac.uk

Call for Participation:

“Bigger than Words, Wider than Pictures”: Noise, Affect, Politics

University of Salford and Islington Mill, July 1-3 2010

UPDATE: CARSON McCULLERS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE AND 94TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (FEBRUARY 17-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians
contact email: 
mccullerscenter@colstate.edu

The Carson McCullers Center at Columbus State University (Columbus, GA) seeks papers and panels on a wide range of topics related to McCullers’ work and influence.

The situation of art professionals in a global (post-national?) world / 19-21 February 2010 / deadline 15 December 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Parallax Venice www.parallaxvenice.com
contact email: 
dobrochna@parallaxvenice.com

Call for Proposals
Parallax Offsite (MK)

19 - 21 February 2010
Milton Keynes

9th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Sunday 11th July 2010 – Tuesday 13th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Performatives after Deconstruction - Deadline 1 February 2010

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

Performatives after Deconstruction
29 - 30 June 2010
Kingston University, London
The London Graduate School

'Individuals': The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Postgraduate Conference (25th-26th June, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
postgrad@bsecs.org.uk

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference for postgraduate students and early career academics and researchers will be held on the 25th and 26th June 2010

MyTerritory - Saturday 24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of Leicester, UK
contact email: 
Myterritory@le.ac.uk

Following on from two hugely successful recent conferences, the 2010 School of English postgraduate conference at the University of Leicester will address concepts of personal territory, in any of its

Changing Cultures... Veterinary Medicine & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
contact email: 
vetlit@uoguelph.ca

May 10th and 11th, 2010
Ontario Veterinary College,
University of Guelph

A two day symposium on veterinary medicine and the literary arts.

Bad Taste in Anglo-Saxon Popular Culture, University of Tours, France, June 3-4, 2010, deadline February 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Université François-Rabelais de Tours, GRAAT, France
contact email: 
Priscilla Morin (priscilla.morin@univ-tours.fr) AND Sébastien Salbayre (sebastien.salbayre@univ-tours.fr)

Taste as a socio-cultural, aesthetic, sociological, economic, and anthropological concept implies distinguishing, evaluating and judging, and also establishes boundaries between styles.

EMiC] Editing Modernism in Canada (submission deadline: 15 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dean Irvine / Dalhousie University
contact email: 
dean.irvine@dal.ca

Call for Papers
EMiC] Editing Modernism in Canada
Conference on Editorial Problems
University of Toronto
23-24 October 2010

5th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2010: Oxford United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 11th July 2010 – Tuesday 13th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Realisms in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothee Birke / FRIAS, Freiburg University
contact email: 
dorothee.birke@frias.uni-freiburg.de

Realisms in Contemporary Culture:
Theories, Politics and Medial Configurations
23. Sept. – 25. Sept. 2010 / FRIAS (Freiburg University), Germany

NECS 2010 Conference: Urban Mediations

full name / name of organization: 
NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) in cooperation with Communication Faculty, Kadir Has University
contact email: 
conference@necs-initiative.org

Founded in February of 2006, NECS, the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, brings together scholars and researchers in the field of cinema, film and media studies with archivists and film a

Global Financial Capital and New Realisms

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting at New Orleans
contact email: 
Ipek_Celik@brown.edu

The recent economic crisis coincides with flourishing of new realism across different media in Europe and North America [Frazen’s The Corrections in literature (2001), Audaird’s The Prophet (2008)

2nd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010 (Revised Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciaconference2010@gmail.com

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010

Politics of Fear; Fear of Politics, September 2010. Final call for papers deadline 15 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) University of Brighton
contact email: 
nc95@brighton.ac.uk

We live in a world that is dominated by fear. We are increasingly afraid to walk in our city streets, populated as they are by feral youths, drug-dealers and surveillance cameras.

UPDATE: 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
**Deadline extended to Monday, 23 Nov. 2009.

4th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

3rd Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CFP - Workshop - Machines of Memory. The Archival Technologies and the Genealogy of “Datapower” (17th- 20th century). 15/02/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin)
contact email: 
gchamayou@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Call for papers

Machines of Memory.

The Archival Technologies and the Genealogy of “Datapower” (17th- 20th century).

Second Annual International Conference on: “Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities” May 20-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Portland Center for Public Humanities
contact email: 
publichumanities@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Portland Center for Public Humanities

Second Annual International Conference on:
“Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities”

[UPDATE] Nov.13, 2010 The 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

CFP Insects and Texts: Spinning Webs of Wonder, Toulouse, May 4-5 2010

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

Insects and Texts: Spinning Webs of Wonder
Explora International Conference
4-5 May 2010
Toulouse Natural History Museum/CAS (UTM)

international conference on caribbean studies UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas Pan American
contact email: 
hrromero@utpa.edu

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION EXTENDED TO 12/7/09

2nd. International Conference on Caribbean Studies (ICCS)

“The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (1/31/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Contemporary Horror Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
David.Simmons@northampton.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor David Punter (Bristol University)

ASAUK - (In)visibility in African Cultures (Oxford, September 16-19 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Association, Oxford University
contact email: 
visibility2010@googlemail.com

(In)visibility in African Cultures

African Studies Association UK Biennial Conference

16th – 19th September 2010

University of Oxford

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

Go Green: Die Germanistik und grünes Gedankengut, The 1st Montreal German Studies Graduate Student Conference 23-25 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University & Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
contact email: 
janet.janzen@mail.mcgill.ca

The 4th graduate conference at McGill and the 1st in collaboration with Université de Montréal, this year’s theme sees its justification in the steady rise of awareness toward environmental issues

SC4:The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (fourth biennial)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda V. Wilcox / Gordon College; Whedon Studies Association; Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

SC4: The Fourth Biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
June 3-6, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

From Sacred Nature to Environmental Policies

full name / name of organization: 
French American Studies Association
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-savoie.fr

A few spots are available for the “Sacred Nature to Environmental Policies” workshop at the annual congress of the French American Studies Association in Grenoble, France, May 27-29, 2010 – dead

UPDATE Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George, University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

Worlded Comparatist:The Intellectual in Exile as Foundation for a New Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Evren Akaltun/ Suny Stony Brook for ACLA
contact email: 
evrenakaltun@gmail.com

The changing landscape of our discipline can be understood through the work of Emily Apter and Amir Mufti on Auerbach, Spitzer, Said and the figure of the intellectual in exile.

Shane Meadows (day event, april 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
contact email: 
s.godfrey@uea.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: Shane Meadows day event, University of East Anglia, April 2010 (date and venue to follow)

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