category: international conferences

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

Cultural Studies and Literariness--CSA (March 18-20, 2010)--September 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mathias Nilges / Division on Cultural Studies and Literature
contact email: 
mnilges@stfx.ca

Cultural Studies Association (U.S.)
8th Annual Meeting
University of California, Berkeley
March 18-20, 2010

Division on Cultural Studies and Literature

Responding to traumatic narrative in the context of the college writing classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanie Tietjen
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Despite significant instructional counsel against disclosure of personal trauma, students in writing classrooms regularly choose to represent traumatic experiences in composition.

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

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool 28-29 January 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line is a student-led postgraduate conference that will explore and interrogate the multifarious affinities between Victorian and Modernist cultures.

CFP: Historical Treatments of "Runaway" Productions -- SCMS 2010 (Aug 10 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema & Media Studies Conference -- Los Angeles -- March 17-21
contact email: 
danielst@ucla.edu, rlprime@gmail.com

Submissions are still welcome for a panel that addresses Hollywood’s postwar presence abroad.

Feminist Take On/Construction of the Enclosed Garden (Kalamazoo, 13-16 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
M.C. Bodden and Jennifer Borland/ The Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship and The Medieval Feminist Art History Project
contact email: 
mc.bodden@mu.edu; jrborland@gmail.com

Feminist Take On/Construction of the Enclosed Garden (Kalamazoo 2010)

International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI
13-16 May 2010

[UPDATE] Conference Announcement - Digital Labour: Workers, Authors, Citizens

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Labour Group, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
jburston@uwo.ca

‘Digital Labour: Workers, Authors, Citizens’

UPDATE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009, Ankara

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

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

AHRC Postgraduate Colloquium 3rd December, 2009, Bad Behaviour in Medieval & Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Diane Heath, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
contact email: 
bad-behaviour@kent.ac.uk

This is an excitingly different one day inter-disciplinary postgraduate Colloquium supported by the AHRC Beyond Text Programme.

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

CFP (Kalamazoo): Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities and Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (JMIS) jointly sponsor a roundtable on "Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-Serving Colleges and Universit

Fantasty Ireland: Imaginings and Reimaginings

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

Call for Papers

Fantasy Ireland:
Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

"Explosive Past, Radiant Future", International Colloquium (submission deadline, 30 September)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
colloquium2010@gmail.com

The Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto
presents

Explosive Past, Radiant Future

an international colloquium, March 19-20, 2010

Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures: International Conference on Orality & Performance(01/12-13-14/2010; Deadline: 10/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Jadavpur University
contact email: 
debashreedattaray@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 "

REGISTRATION OPEN -- Conference: "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945", 18 September 2009, University of Oxford

John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date 2009/12/05; deadline 2009/09/01

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

What is English studies in the early decade of the 21st century, when the national boundaries are being crossed and redrawn thanks to the international flight, the Internet and people flows, when the

UPDATE: In Derrida's wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
La Trobe University, Australia
9 Ocotober 2009

ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker

ANDREW BENJAMIN: ‘JUSTICE, LAW AND PLACE: DERRIDA AND THE UNCONDITIONAL’

Narrative in Drama, 3-6 June 2010, University of Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Dr Merle Tönnies / German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
contact email: 
cde2010@upb.de

“NARRATIVE IN DRAMA”

19th Annual Conference of the German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)

University of Paderborn, Germany, 3 - 6 June 2010

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

**Abstract Deadline extended to 15 August 2009**

[UPDATE] 18th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics. Abstracts deadline: August 15, 2009. Aust

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
18coloquiout@gmail.com

The medium is the message.

The Glamour of Grammar (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Dumitrescu
contact email: 
idumitrescu - at - smu.edu

If conventional, twenty-first-century thinking holds that grammar is a dull set of descriptions and prescriptions consisting only of skeletal schemes of morphology and syntax, it is worth remembering

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