category: international conferences

Modernist Networks (MSA 12; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
msa12@uvic.ca

The organizers invite proposals for panels, round tables, and seminars for inclusion in the twelfth annual meeting of the Modernist Studies Association, to be held at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, November 11-14, 2010.

UPDATE FiNAL CALL FOR PAPERS Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Universit of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

The irony of creatures with no reflection becoming such a pervasive reflection of modern culture pleases in a dark way.

T. S. Eliot and Violence (MLA 2011; proposal deadline 4 Mar. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Chinitz, for the T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

For a Jan. 2011 MLA special session sponsored by the T. S. Eliot Society.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

[UPDATE] IALJS session at ESSE-10: "History and Literary Journalism" (Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The ESSE (http://www.essenglish.org/) has accepted the IALJS proposal for a seminar at their Tenth International Conference of the European Society for the Study of English at the University of Turin,

[UPDATE] IALJS-5 London : "Literary Jounalism: Perspectives and Prospects" (Roehampton University, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

Genres and Historicity : Text, Cotext, Context

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

In the last few decades, the culturalist approach to literature has been an unavoidable and incontestable fact.

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Beyond the Cold War: New Directions in Soviet, Central and Eastern European Cinema Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dr John Haynes/University of Essex
contact email: 
jhaynes@essex.ac.uk

The Centre for Film Studies at the University of Essex, UK, is pleased to announce the international conference ‘‘Beyond the Cold War: New Directions in Soviet, Central and Eastern European Cinema

Theatrical Production as Collaborative Translation

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR/FIRT)
contact email: 
k.taroff@qub.ac.uk

International Federation for Theatre Research
Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy Working Group
World Congress, Munich, 26-31 July 2010
Call for Papers/Participants

Civilisation and Fear: Writing and the Subject/s of Ideology

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in cooperation with The Committee on Literature Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
civilizationandfear@gmail.com

Civilisation and Fear: Writing and the Subject/s of Ideology

Conference Call for Papers

22-25 September 2OlO
Ustron, Poland

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The 4th World Engineering Conference 2010 : Advanced Processes and Materials, 2-5 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Putra Malaysia
contact email: 
aslina@eng.upm.edu.my

The 4th World Engineering Conference 2010 with 8 parallel conferences will be held in Kuching, Malaysia on 2-5 August 2010. You are invited to participate in this event.

Advanced Processes and Materials

full name / name of organization: 
University Putra Malaysia
contact email: 
aslina@eng.upm.edu.my

The 4th World Engineering Conference 2010 with 8 parallel conferences will be held in Kuching, Malaysia on 2-5 August 2010. You are invited to participate in this event.

Thomas R. Watson Conference: Working English in Rhetoric and Composition. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville
contact email: 
watson@louisville.edu

Thomas R. Watson Conference
Working English in Rhetoric and Composition:
Contexts, Commitments, Consequences
October 14-16, 2010
Louisville, KY

Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
voigts-virchow@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

International Conference
“Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe”
Centre for British Studies, Berlin, Germany, 30 September to 1 October, 2010
Call for Papers and Panels
Convenors: Pascal Nicklas (Humboldt University Berlin),
Gesa Stedman (GBZ Berlin), Eckart Voigts-Virchow (Siegen University)
The Centre for British Studies, Berlin, Germany, (Großbritannienzentrum) will host an international conference on “Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe”, in co-operation with the Association of Adaptation Studies and the Centre of Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester.

Autism / Text (MLA 2011; abstract deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Miele Rodas / BCC-CUNY & Chris Foss /U. Mary Washington
contact email: 
julia.rodas@bcc.cuny.edu and cfoss@umw.edu

Submit 2-page abstracts for an MLA panel on "Autism / Text." Organizers seek work that challenges dominant cultural notions of what autism means and what role it plays in literature, broadly defined.

Mina Loy across the Arts (Seminar), ESSE 10 Conference, Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Scuriatti (ECLA, Berlin, Germany) and Esther SÁNCHEZ-PARDO (Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain)
contact email: 
l.scuriatti@ecla.de

The British poet and painter Mina Loy (1882-1966) lived in Italy, France, Germany and the United States, taking part in or conversing with Futurism, Surrealism, New York dada, and engaging in producti

4th International Conference “Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison: Res Publica(s)”, 13 - 15 May 2010, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
CompaRes
contact email: 
compares.ibs5@gmail.com

The 4th International Conference in the series:

Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison

under the title

“Res Publica(s)”

University of Lisbon

[UPDATE] Digital Archives & the Field of Production, 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

CFP 2010: Digital Archives & the Field of Production

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

Modernism and the Orient, Hangzhou 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Modernism and the Orient, Hangzhou 2010 Committee
contact email: 
modernism2010@yahoo.com.cn

Modernism and the Orient, Call for Papers

Call for Papers
Modernism and the Orient, Hangzhou 2010

(re)Performing the Posthuman a conference on performance arts and posthumanism 21-22 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Jennifer Parker-Starbuck (Roehampton University, London)
Stelarc (Brunel University, West London / University of Western Sydney)
N.N.

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truth April 9 & 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society
contact email: 
skhoddam@okcu.edu

Call for Papers
For the 13th Annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings Conference
At Oklahoma City University

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truth

April 9 & 10, 2010

UPDATE What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English - the first decade

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, England, UK
contact email: 
rhildyard@lincoln.ac.uk

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade
International Conference, 8-11 July 2010, University of Lincoln, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS–EXTENDED DEADLINE:

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] An die Freude: Approaching “happiness” in German contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Virginia
contact email: 
UVAconference2010@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(EXTENDED DEADLINE)
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Corcoran Department of History of the University of Virginia present

[UPDATE] Imagining and Representing Identities in Canada: Words and Images of The Cultural MosaicEXTENDED DATELINE TO 15 JANUARY

full name / name of organization: 
Funda Basak Baskan/ University of Alberta
contact email: 
multiculticanada2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Literature Centre (CLC), the Canadian Studies Institute (CSI) and the students of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta are pleased to invit

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination / Oct 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Call for Papers / International Conference
The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Monty Python in Its British and International Cultural Contexts or: How to recognise the Spanish Inquisition from quite a lon

full name / name of organization: 
Tomasz Dobrogoszcz / University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
mpconference@gmail.com

The conference will take place in Lodz, Poland on 28-29 October 2010 The suggested areas for discussion will include: - Monty Python’s humour - the language of Monty Python - the visual poetics

Reading and Writing in Prison 4-5 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
a.schwan@napier.ac.uk

Reading and Writing in Prison

An interdisciplinary conference
Edinburgh Napier University, 4-5 June 2010

ESSE 10 conference, Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010: seminar on Shakespeare's language and style

full name / name of organization: 
Mireille Ravassat and Jonathan Culpeper
contact email: 
mireilleravassat@yahoo.fr j.culpeper@lancaster.ac.uk

ESSE 10 conference – Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010

Call for papers: New approaches to Shakespeare’s language and style

‘The Laws of Life’: Ruskin and Cultural Value

full name / name of organization: 
Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster, UK
contact email: 
ruskin2010@liverpool.ac.uk

‘The Laws of Life’: Ruskin and Cultural Value
An international conference
June 18th & 19th 2010
Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster

Keynote speakers:
John Carey
Robert Hewison

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

Philip Roth Society Panels for ALA Conference, SF, May 27-30, 2010: 'Roth and Women' and 'The Kepesh Novels'

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring two panels at next year's annual ALA conference, to be held May 27-30 in San Francisco.

Duras 21: Approaches to the Prose of Marguerite Duras for this Century

full name / name of organization: 
Robert L. Mazzola / Independent Scholar
contact email: 
robercind@aol.com

Special Topic Session for Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, 2010

Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 14-16, 2010

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