category: modernist studies

Pilgrimage, Mission, Spiritual Ascension: Religious Travel in World Literature (SAMLA, 9-11 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religious travel is found in many of the world's greatest literary works, from the pilgrims going to Canterbury to Tripitaka collecting the sacred scrolls in India to Las Casas traveling around the New World to Dante ascending from Hell into Paradise--just to name a few well-known examples.

[UPDATE]British Poetry of the First World War: Centenary Conference. Wadham College, Oxford. 09/05/2014---09/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The English Association
contact email: 
t.kendall@exeter.ac.uk

The English Association's Centenary Conference on British Poetry of the First World War will take place at Wadham College, Oxford University, on 05-07 September 2014.

Registration Open - 'Situationist Aesthetics: The SI, Now' - Sussex (UK) 8th June

full name / name of organization: 
Situationist Aesthetics Conference
contact email: 
situ.aesthetics@gmail.com

A one-day conference on the Situationist International and its legacies.

University of Sussex, UK - 8th June 2012

Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School, NY)

[UPDATE] Fashion Panels at 2012 Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: May 30, 2012

[UPDATE] 2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University; EXTENDED proposal deadline Sunday 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

UPDATE: Extended Deadline, Edith Wharton Essay Prize; 5/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

The deadline has been extended to May 30, 2012 for the Edith Wharton Essay Prize.

The Edith Wharton Essay Prize

Deadline: May 30, 2012

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

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