category: international conferences

Claire Denis: Call for Chapter Proposals - DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Global
contact email: 
mvecchio@unr.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on the themes and films of Claire Denis.

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Call for Papers: Book Culture from Below - The 18th Annual SHARP Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
sharp-2010@helsinki.fi

CALL FOR PAPERS

Book Culture from Below - The 18th Annual SHARP Conference
17-21 August 2010, Helsinki

Transformations of Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century, NeMLA in Montréal, April 7-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ulrike Wagner
contact email: 
auw2101@columbia.edu

CFP: Transformations of Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century, Northeast Modern Language Association in Montréal, Quebec April 7-11, 2010. Abstract submission deadline: September 30, 2009

Body, Space and Technology in Performance 15 & 16 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis, India
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

cpracsis.org
C PRACSIS International Theatre Conference on
Body, Space and Technology in Performance
15 & 16 January 2010

The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental Spanish American Independence Movements, Cartagena de Indias, Colom

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Caribbean Studies
contact email: 
Spanish Papers figueroa@javeriana.edu.co, English & French hrromero@utpa.edu

University of Cartagena, Cloister of St. Augustine
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
March 15-19, 2010

REMINDER: CFP: Walter Benjamin and Memory. Deadline 30th September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal
contact email: 
stablesw@tcd.ie

Walter Benjamin and Memory

Biomapping or biocolonizing? Indigenous identities and scientific research in the 21st century

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-savoie.fr

Though, from a positivist point of view, scientific research represents the cornerstone of progress, it is undeniable that such research has often been used to support a particular policy or ideology.

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: October 1st, 2009

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

"Drawing Out" - 7-9 April 2010, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
RMIT University & University of the Arts London
contact email: 
drawing.out@rmit.edu.au

Drawing is a way of thinking
Drawing is a way of communicating

http://www.drawingout.com.au/papers/

'Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope': The Spectacle of Technology in Screen Media - 27 February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick, UK
contact email: 
a.c.sloan@warwick.ac.uk

This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to explore ways in which particular screen technologies and media are displayed and spectacularised – that is, instances in which attention is drawn to the medium or technology itself rather than simply to its content.

French Cultures of Embodiment -- March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Shusterman / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture and the French Program / Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture and the French Program in the Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Campus seek submissions

UPDATEHanif Kureishi and His Work

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

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

"Les pratiques scripturales de la migrance littéraire" NeMLA [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Bessy et Catherine Khordoc
contact email: 
Catherine_Khordoc@carleton.ca et marianne.bessy@furman.edu

Appel à communications
 
Les pratiques scripturales de la migrance littéraire
 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
7 – 11 avril 2010

Czech and Slovak Americans: International Perspectives from the Great Plains

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
cgps@unl.edu

The 36th interdisciplinary symposium sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Great Plains Studies will take place April 7-10, 2010, on campus at the Nebraska Union.

Navigating the Academic Nexus - NeMLA April 7-11, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jrwagner@rutgers.edu

NeMLA April 7-11, Montreal

[UPDATE] Insular Identities and the Borders of Medieval Britain

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine H. Terrell / Hamilton College
contact email: 
kterrell@hamilton.edu

NEMLA, Montreal, Quebec April 7-11 2010

Insular Identities and the Borders of Medieval Britain

UPDATE--CFRP--Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Reseach on Mothering
contact email: 
arm@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico are hosting a conference on

Mothering and Migration:

"Hogar, Dulce Hogar": An Exploration...of “Home" 9/21 Toronto 6-9 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
contact email: 
YLouis@slc.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Topic: “Hogar, Dulce Hogar”: An Exploration into the Latin American/Latino Conceptualization and Experience of “Home"

Poetry, Politics, and Pictures in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
poetrypoliticspictures@sheffield.ac.uk

From ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ to ‘The White Man’s Burden’, from Honoré Daumier’s lithographs to the Chartist poetry of the Northern Star

The Expanding Universe: Science and Literature in the Nineteenth Century (International Conference: 6-8 Feb 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre of Advanced Study, Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
contact email: 
shanta.dutta@gmail.com, supriya.chaudhuri@gmail.com

The conference will focus on the interface between science and literature in the nineteenth century. Professor Gillian Beer will deliver the inaugural lecture at the Conference.

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

Myth & Fairy Tale Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13 2010

British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

Contemporary British Fiction: Narrating Violence, Trauma and Loss (International Conference, 17-18 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
contact email: 
tancke@uni-mainz.de

Contemporary British fiction is preoccupied with scenarios of violence, trauma and loss: destruction, guilt, traumatic experiences and apocalyptic anxieties are prevalent thematic and aesthetic concer

Poe and the Writers and Artists of New England

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
nccouch@complit.umass.edu

Poe and the Writers and Artists of New England, a conference combining scholarly papers with readings and talks by writers and artists, October 29-31, 2009, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

50th Anniversary Conference of the Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota (LCMND), Grand Forks, ND, October 15-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota
contact email: 
michelle.m.sauer@und.nodak.edu

We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Linguistic Circle of
Manitoba and North Dakota, 1959-2009

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

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George University of Hertfordshire UK
contact email: 
S.George@herts.ac.uk

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

Creative Writing Conference - UK (6/18/10 - 6/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

Great Writing:
The International Creative Writing Conference

18-20 June 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

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

Dwelling in uninhabitable places, Session at AFEA Congress, GRENOBLE, FRANCE, May 27-29, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Association Française d'Etudes Américaines (AFEA)
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Submissions are invited for a session at the French American Studies Conference to be held in Grenoble, France at the end of May.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
mgilbert-hickey@tamu.edu

This NeMLA panel will address the role of the hostess in literature as a means to consider the gendered roles--social, domestic, political, economic, and otherwise--of women.

Mimesis, Ethics and Style: International Conference on Literary Representation (25.–27.8.2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Helsinki, Finland
contact email: 
mimesisconference@gmail.com

Finnish Academy Research Project Styles of Mimesis solicits submissions for the conference “Mimesis, Ethics and Style” hosted by the Department of Finnish Language and Literature, University of Helsinki, Finland.

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