category: international conferences

ICFA 2010, CYA Division, deadline October 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Children's and Young Adult Literature Division
contact email: 
arotruck@gmail.com

The 31st Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Theme: Race and the Fantastic
Division of Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Caribbean Enlightenment conference, University of Glasgow, 8th-10th April 2010

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

[UPDATE] Transnational Feminisms Conference, December 4-5th 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
transfem09@yahoo.co.uk

There is less than two weeks to go to the 28th August deadline for submissions for the Transnational Feminisms Conference.

9th Global Conference: Violence - Probing the Boundaries (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v9@inter-disciplinary.net

This conference is one of a continuing series that aims to bring together people from a wide range of disciplines to focus on a centrally significant aspect of our social lives: violence.

Kalamazoo 2010: "Spanish Interpretations of the Apocalypse: Exegesis, Text, and Image"

full name / name of organization: 
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Session sponsored by the Ibero-Medieval Association of North America
contact email: 
ptimm@tamu.edu

CFP: “Spanish Interpretations of the Apocalypse: Exegesis, Text, and Image”

Session sponsored by the Ibero-Medieval Association of North America

Figuring out Fascism - a panel in the forthcoming NeMLA conference, Montreal, Canada, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marja Harmanmaa / University of Helsinki, Finland
contact email: 
marja.harmanmaa@helsinki.fi

Figuring out Fascism - a panel in the forthcoming NeMLA conference, Montreal, Canada

Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular (4-7 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Franca BELLARSI/Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

‘Tools of the Sacred, Techniques of the Secular:
Awakening, Epiphany, Apocalypse and Doubt in
Contemporary English-Language Verse’

Université Libre de Bruxelles

First Call for Papers

Down the Highway, Down the Tracks/Poetics, Geography and Geography and Location Deadline: 9/25/09

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Antonucci, Keene State College
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

Down the Highway, Down the Tracks/ Poetics, Geography & Location

2010 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
April 7-11 2010, Montreal PQ, CANADA (Seminar Session)

[ONE MONTH REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ] Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

A TWO DAY INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
THURSDAY 28TH - FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)

Inhabiting this Hour: John Milton, His Bequest, 1608-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Delhi, India
contact email: 
Prasanta Chakravarty (mrsceptic@yahoo.com) Sumanyu Satpathy (sumanyus@yahoo.com) Shirshendu Chakrabarti (shirshenduc@hotmail.co

DSA International Seminar
Department of English, University of Delhi
India.

February 17-19, 2010

Inhabiting this Hour: John Milton, His Bequest, 1608-2010

(Re-) Writing Caribbean History through Literature abstracts due 9/30 for NeMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
charlottewrogers@gmail.com

This panel examines the intersections of history and literature in 20th century Caribbean fiction.

CFP Fun and Games in Medieval France **April 7-11, 2010** Montreal, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Creamer Northeast Modern Languages Association 2010 Convention
contact email: 
pcreamer@po-box.esu.edu

The title of the panel is FUN AND GAMES IN MEDIEVAL FRANCE. We are seeking to answer the following questions: Who had fun in medieval France? How?

The Political and Social Impact of Rumours (Singapore; Workshop: Feb 22, 2010; Submission Deadline: Oct 28, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore
contact email: 
isgdalziel@ntu.edu.sg

Call for Papers - The Political and Social Impact of Rumours

Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS),
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature, 22-24 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
Philip.Dwyer@newcastle.edu.au

From the early modern period through to the present day, both combatants and non-combatants who lived through war have written about their experiences in autobiographical works.

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation literary panel Sept 7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University
Belfast, Northern Ireland

[UPDATE] Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild with the support of Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conferenc

Male Femininity in Twentieth Century Literature of the Americas (09/15/09; NeMLA 4/7-11/2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Harry Thomas / NeMLA: Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
harryothomas@gmail.com

This panel aims to identify representations of male femininity in twentieth century literature of the Americas, and to examine the cultural work done by the appearance and circulation of these represe

Capital in Crisis--NeMLA, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Shonkwiler / Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How have contemporary writers responded to economic and financial crises?

[EXTENDED DEADLINE10 September, 2009] Fantasy Ireland:13-15 November 2009

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network/University of Sunderland
contact email: 
Alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Fantasy Ireland: Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

Organised by the North East Irish Culture Network

International Journals of Engineering and Sciences www.ijens.org

full name / name of organization: 
IJENS
contact email: 
editor@ijens.org

www.ijens.org

Displacement, Dispossession, and Uprootedness (NeMLA Montreal 2010 - 9/30/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Trisha Brady, SUNY at Buffalo, Dept of English
contact email: 
tmbrady@buffalo.edu

Session ID: 10296
Displacement, Dispossession, and Uprootedness

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Feb. 18-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
William Harmon, T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
wharmon03@mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society will present two sessions of two or three papers each, with a substantial amount of time for discussion.

NEMLA, Montreal (4/7-11, 2010): “Romancing America: Authorship and the Writing of Historical Romance (Deadline 9/30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Kelly, Wilkes University
contact email: 
sean.kelly@wilkes.edu

NEMLA 4/7-11 2010, Monreal

“Romancing America:Authorship, National Identity, and the Writing of Historical Romance”

UPDATE Hanif Kureishi and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

[UPDATE] CFP: Controversy as Art and Political (In) Correctness in Latin America (NEMLA; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure)

[UPDATE] Four Dimensions: Spatio-Temporal Shifts Reflected in Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lfash[at]brandeis.edu

Indisputably, the categories of space and time shift massively in the nineteenth-century; technology speeds experience just as urban growth and land acquisition distort space. In 1750 it took 3 days to travel from Manchester to London; by 1850, it took 6 hours. In 1866 one could even send a message almost instantly from Ireland to Canada across Cyrus Field’s transatlantic cable. The quickening of experiential time was also tied to the spatial developments which required travel technology and created new proximities: between 1810 and 1860, while the country acquired huge tracks of western land, the urban population in the United States increased from 6% to 20%, and by 1861 London, the largest city in the world, reached almost 3 million people. This panel will consider these spatial and temporal developments and their effect on nineteenth-century English language literature on both sides of the Atlantic.

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

[UPDATE] Holocaust Representations Since 1975 (conference, 18th September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, The University of Chester
contact email: 
f.haig@chester.ac.uk

Registration is now open for this exciting one-day interdisciplinary conference, addressing recent developments in Holocaust representation across a range of disciplines.

Call for panel on early modern clowns/fools for 'Controversy, protest, ridicule, laughter 1500-1750', 9-11 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
Stephen.Longstaffe@Cumbria.ac.uk

Paper proposals sought for panel (s) on clowns and fools, either real (Tarlton, Kemp, Armin, Cane, Singer, Summers, Monarcho, Armstrong) or fictional/dramatic.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children’s Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Strange Worlds - Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century (Sep 2010, Hamburg, Germany) Deadline: April 1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lars Schmeink, University of Hamburg, Germany
contact email: 
lars.schmeink@uni-hamburg.de

1st annual and founding conference of the
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF)
(Association for Research in the Fantastic)

Fremde Welten
Wege und Räume der Fantastik im 21. Jahrhundert

[UPDATE]Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures: International Conference on Orality & Performance (01/12-13-14/10; Deadline10/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Jadavpur University
contact email: 
debashreedattaray@gmail.com, epsita.halder@gmail.com

The oral, as a system of communication, while connecting the speaker and the listener in a network of communitic experiences, produces epistemological parameters status for the individual and the community.The three day-international conference will dwell on the questions of epistemology, identity and agency as emanating from the oral within the social—including indigenous and the cosmopolitan life worlds—without inviting/invoking an essential distinction between the two.

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

[UPDATE] Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, April 6-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Organising Committee
contact email: 
CPCSGlobalisation@unisa.edu.au

The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies will be held at The University of South Australia in Adelaide April 6-8, 2010.

Africans in Europe in the Long Twentieth Century: Transnationalism, Translation and Transfer

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
dan85@liv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
AFRICANS IN EUROPE IN THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY: TRANSNATIONALISM, TRANSLATION AND TRANSFER
University of Liverpool, 30-31 October 2009

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