category: modernist studies

Call for Papers: Esotericism, Religion, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Esotericism Fourth International Conference
contact email: 
ASE2012Conference@gmail.com

The Association for the Study of Esotericism (ASE) is seeking paper and panel proposals for its fourth International North American Conference on Esotericism to be held at the University of California

Lawrence Durrell Centenary Panel, The 40th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, 23-25 February

full name / name of organization: 
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
francis@nsula.edu

27 February 2012 will mark the hundredth anniversary of the birth of British novelist and travel writer Lawrence Durrell.

Moving Dangerously: Women and Travel, 1850-1950: 13-14 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
moving@ncl.ac.uk

Moving Dangerously: Women and Travel, 1850-1950
13-14 April 2012
Newcastle University

Keynote Speakers:
Alexandra Peat (University of Toronto)

GOVERNMENT DEBT CRISES: POLITICS, ECONOMICS, AND HISTORY (Deadline: January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies / Pierre du Bois Foundation
contact email: 
debt.crises@graduateinstitute.ch

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Pierre du Bois Foundation

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Graduate Institute is glad to announce a
trans-disciplinary conference:

Topics in American Literature, SAMLA Convention 2011, Atlanta, GA, FR Nov. 4

full name / name of organization: 
Damien Schlarb
contact email: 
dschlarb@gsu.edu

***Late Open Call***
SOUTH ATLANTIC MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 2011
Special Focus: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

This panel will explore “experience” as a constructed form of knowledge in American literature. Papers
 may focus on one text, on works by one author, or on multiple writers.

Society for Novel Studies / "Novel Worlds" / April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Novel Studies
contact email: 
novelsociety2012@duke.edu

In April 27-28, 2012, the Society for Novel Studies will hold its first biennial conference at Duke University, sponsored by the journal NOVEL: A FORUM ON FICTION.

[UPDATE] Deadline reminder. CFP: Aldous Huxley: Fifty Years After (NeMLA 2012; abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison/SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Aldous Huxley's final novel, _Island_ (1962), and 2013 will observe the half-century since his death.

Video Games as Text; Text as Play

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming Department of English
contact email: 
uwplayology@gmail.com

Video Games as Text; Texts as Play

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