category: medieval

"Automation and Catastrophe" (March 29-April 1, 2012), deadline for proposals November 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jsr26@psu.edu

From Jacques de Vaucanson’s eighteenth-century defecating duck to robots to weaponized military drones, automation has long been a significant site of fascination and fear.

[UPDATE] Popular Culture Association (Submissions by 15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

“Comparative Approaches to Early Modern Sexualities in Literature and Culture” [UPDATE] November 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference
contact email: 
arvas@msu.edu

This seminar, a session to be held at ACLA 2012 Conference at Brown University, March 29h -April 1st, invites papers that present new interdisciplinary perspectives to explore “traveling” sexualit

UPDATE: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop/ David Sherman
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

The Writing of Spiritual Crisis and Conversion

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (March 29-April 1, 2012)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Spiritual conversion is truly one of the most radical changes one can experience or live through.

Journal Articles Needed--Words and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Bempechat/Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
lyricasociety@aol.com

Ars Lyrica, the journal of the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations, seeks articles on area of word-music relationships. Articles of any length will be considered.

CFP - Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books, an independent publishing house of international repute, is now accepting proposals for doctoral and postgraduate dissertation for publication.

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant MacEwan University- English Department
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Friday February 3rd and Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

CFP: MAMA Annual Conference, Kansas State University, Feb. 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mid America Medieval Association
contact email: 
rclark@k-state.edu

MAMA invites papers on all aspects of medieval literature, history, art, and culture are welcome, especially those that address the conference theme of “Encountering the Other.”

CFP: Visions & Voices of Childhood Grad Conference @ Rutgers-Camden (May 21-22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Theresa Murzyn/ Rutgers-Camden
contact email: 
theresamurzyn@gmail.com

Visions and Voices of Childhood: A Graduate Student Conference
Department of Childhood Studies
Rutgers University - Camden

The Rutgers University-Camden Childhood Studies Graduate Student

Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
sarahmd@sas.upenn.edu

The Graduate Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania invites submissions for its twelfth annual conference: “Adaptations.” This one-day interdisciplinary conference will take place on F

3rd Global Conference: Revenge (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Revenge

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: Play (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense of: Play

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

5th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Forgiveness

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference:The Child: A Persons Project (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Child: A Persons Project

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

6th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Tuesday 3rd July 2012 – Thursday 5th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Enunciating the End: The Apocalypse, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
enunciating.the.end@gmail.com

Apocalyptic prophecies and futurist narratives have always had a special place in culture, from Y2K fervor to the periodically updated Rapture to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in December of

Reshaping Change: The Language and Literature of Opportunity (ACLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
akudish@gmail.com AND clatham@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle's Poetics defines complex action in tragedy as a change accompanied by reversal or recognition, or both. Given this definition, is change then not a requirement of literature?

Enunciating the End: The Apocalypse, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
enunciating.the.end@gmail.com

Apocalyptic prophecies and futurist narratives have always had a special place in culture, from Y2K fervor to the periodically updated Rapture to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in December of

11th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Tuesday 3rd July 2012 – Thursday 5th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

5th Global Conference: Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Diasporas: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 29th June 2012 – Sunday 1st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

8th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children (July 2012, Oxford: United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children

Friday 29th June 2012 – Sunday 1st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Call for Articles for Frame a journal of Visual and Material Culture 15 Nov 2011

full name / name of organization: 
FRAME: a journal of visual and material culture
contact email: 
editor@framejournal.org

Call for Papers: Deadline 15 November, 2011.

Send all submissions electronically in .doc or .docx format to editor@framejournal.org.

New Voices: Bodies of Influence

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa
Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynote: Marilynne Robinson

“From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Letort/Shannon Wells-Lassagne
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

Conference “From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen 4: Opening pages, opening shots” - Université du Maine (Le Mans, France) - 21-22 June 2012

Call for papers

Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception (Feb. 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Conference Hosted by German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
senses2012@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

"More Please: Explorations of Excess" University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference March 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary Free-Exchange Committee
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

University of Calgary’s Free-Exchange Committee will be hosting its annual, interdisciplinary graduate student conference March 9-11, 2012 at the University of Calgary and is looking for contributor

Journal Articles Sought

full name / name of organization: 
Dulia et Latria
contact email: 
memtiger1984@yahoo.com

The journal DULIA ET LATRIA seeks articles broadly consistent in its scope of interest.

Valley Humanities Review-- Call for Undergraduate Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2012 Issue.

Call for Projects: Volume 3 (2013), Abstracts Due June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
kdorwick@tcjournal.org

We seek creative works that use new media and/or are on the subject of technology, and essays from a broad a range of academic disciplines that focus on cultural studies of technology.

Violence and Represention

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.edu, rawi@usc.edu

Epistemic shifts are themselves inherently violent and the uncertainty and instability that these shifts produce frequently elicit a violent response.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at LSU, Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

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