category: international conferences

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

Thanatos as Muse? Schubert and Concepts of Late Style, 21-23 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
lorraine.byrnebodley@nuim.ie

This international and interdisciplinary conference seeks fresh perspectives on these issues. In particular, we invite contributions on the following topics:

New Latin American Writing in the U.S. (9/30/10; NeMLA 4/7-10/2010, New Brunswick, New Jersey)

full name / name of organization: 
Bernabé Mendoza / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Bernabemendoza@yahoo.com

In light of the recent critical reception of such authors as Roberto Bolaño and Junot Díaz, this panel seeks to ask, what constitutes a Latin American author today in the U.S.? How is s/he read?

11th Annual SALA Conference, Los Angeles, January 7-8 2011: Transnational Realisms and Post R<!--break-->

full name / name of organization: 
11th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference: Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture
contact email: 
Rashmi Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu; Rajender Kaur, kaurr@wpunj.edu

This conference examines ways in which South Asian realist and postrealist writers unsettle and rework realist codes.

"Perfect Harmony“ and “melting strains“. Music in Early Modern Culture between Sensibility and Abstraction; 1.-3.Dec.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; SFB 644 Transformations of Antiquity
contact email: 
cornelia.wilde@staff.hu-berlin.de

In Early Modern culture, philosophers, musicians, theologians, and poets grappled with the ambivalent nature of music.

ABWFA 1st Global Session on Terror

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2010
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010
Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2010

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

Medieval Quest Narratives (9/15; Kalamazoo, 5/12-5/15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2011)
contact email: 
rstretter@providence.edu

Kalamazoo 2011 Special Session

Panel Title: Medieval Quest Narratives

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

Poetry and Melancholia International Conference, 8-10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
poetryandmelancholia@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Melancholia, University of Stirling, 8-10 July 2011

CFP for book: The CIA on My Campus and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Zwerling
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

Seeking chapter authors for book on CIA penetration of US campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, Intelligence Analysis Campus, Officers in Residence, etc.

Book: The CIA on My Campus...and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Book Anthology: CIA on campus
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

I am preparing a book proposal on the contemporary CIA penetration of campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence and Intelligence Analysis Campuses and seek contribut

CALL FOR PAPERS PAKDD 2011: The 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

full name / name of organization: 
The 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
contact email: 
pakdd2011@PAKDD.ORG

CALL FOR PAPERS PAKDD 2011
The 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
May 24-27, 2011, Shenzhen, China

Global television and local culture

full name / name of organization: 
Nazakat Hamasaeed
contact email: 
nazakat_72@yahoo.com

My subject is about how global television impact on identitiy formation and culture chnage: The case of kurdish women and Turkey soap opera, while through the impact of international television soap o

Romcom Actually: A Two-Day International Conference on Romantic Comedy in Film and Television, Leicester, UK, 2 - 3 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Hunter, De Montfort University and Melanie Williams, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk; Melanie.Williams@uea.ac.uk

Romcom Actually: A Two Day International Conference on Romantic Comedy in Film and Television

Tracing Stillness in Photography and Cinema-2011 SCMS Panel in New Orleans (03/10-03/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Hornby/Tulane University
contact email: 
lhornby@tulane.edu

This panel aims to address questions about medium and the historical and contemporary relationship between still photography and the moving image.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

New Formalism, Neo-Formalism, and the Reassessment of Form, Tropes, and Genre (10/21-22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University
contact email: 
Sandro.Jung@UGent.be

New Formalism, Neo-Formalism, and the Reassessment of Form, Tropes, and
Genre in Contemporary Literary Scholarship

English Department, University of Ghent, Belgium, 21-22 September 2010

CFP: Cosmopolitanism, Media And Global Crisis

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

In the last three decades the field of media studies has witnessed an exponential growth of publications and research on globalization, alongside critical examinations of the “national” in terms o

WINNOWING CHAFF: Constructing Morals and Contesting Universals in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales [deadline: September 1st]

full name / name of organization: 
46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)
contact email: 
elanjustice@gmail.com

Considering The Canterbury Tales exclusively, this panel seeks to investigate Chaucer’s engagement with the epistemological and ontological debate over universals.

[UPDATE] Romanticism and Evolution

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Research Group at the University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
romanticism@uwo.ca

Romanticism and Evolution

Homage to Miguel Hernández (1910 - 1942), Deadline: August 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Elvia Ardalania & Aitor Larrabide, University of Texas-Pan American, Miguel Hernández Cultural foundation
contact email: 
Eardalania@utpa.edu

The present is a cordial invitation to participate in the creation of a book paying homage to Miguel Hernández with the purpose of commemorating and joining the activities surrounding the centennial

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 19th - 20th, 2010

Global Call for Papers - Identities

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Call For Papers http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com/call-for-papers

INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM WWW.World Wide Women Globalization, genders and languages. (abstracts due sept. 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
CIRSDe - Research Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies
contact email: 
cirsde@unito.it

February 10-12, 2011 - Turin (Italy) INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM WWW.World Wide Women Globalization, genders and languages.

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie / ERIBIA / LSA
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

Music and Philosophy, London 1-2 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nanette Nielsen / Music and Philosophy Study Group
contact email: 
Nanette.Nielsen at nottingham.ac.uk

Music and Philosophy

1st Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group

[UPDATE] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds - PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

The conference programme for '(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds' is now available.

For details, including how to register, please visit the conference website:

[UPDATE -- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Modernism, Mediation, and the Image Space (MSA12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

This panel, already accepted for MSA 12, will explore the intersection of non-canonical modernist spaces with the images and image-producing mechanisms which create and define them.

IRSCL Congress 2011; July 4-8, 2011; Brisbane, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Queensland University of Technology
contact email: 
irscl2011@qut.edu.au

Fear and Safety in Children's Literature

20th BIENNIAL CONGRESS OF IRSCL 4-8 JULY 2011
QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War (London 24 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Ayers/University of Kent
contact email: 
dsa@kent.ac.uk

Conference: Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War

Date: 24 September 2010

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London

Post-War Serbian Film—2011 SCMS Panel in New Orleans (03/10-03/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Zoran Samardzija, Columbia College Chicago; Steven Shaviro, Wayne State University
contact email: 
zsamardzija@colum.edu; shaviro@shaviro.com

This panel explores Serbian Film post-1999 and the NATO bombings that marked the end to a decade of wars throughout the former Yugoslavia.

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