category: modernist studies

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Counterfeit Realities (ACLA--University of Toronto)--Extended to Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Wesley Burdine (University of Minnesota, Andrew Marzoni (University of Minnesota
contact email: 
burd0083@umn.edu

Organization: American Comparative Literature Association (http://www.acla.org/acla2013/propose-a-paper-or-seminar/); please be sure to mark your submission for this particular seminar: Counterfeit Re

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] 'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk; caroline.archer@bcu.ac.uk

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

To celebrate the re-opening of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections,The Library of Birmingham, Newman University College, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book.

ACLA Toronto 2013 CFP: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
chanamorgenstern@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"
Chana Morgenstern (Brown University), Michal Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin)

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