category: modernist studies

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts (9/24)

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

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts

The Center for Body, Mind and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 19-20, 2011 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Regarding the body as sentient, purposive subjectivity (rather than mere physical flesh), the conference will focus on ways that somatic mindfulness can contribute to health, healing, and aesthetic experience.

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

NeMLA 2012: Novel as Threat, Novel as Therapy in French Literature (abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Tanner / Harvard University
contact email: 
jtanner@fas.harvard.edu

This panel seeks to explore the use of medical metaphors (contagion, pathogen, medication, cure) to advocate or warn against the practice of reading novels in French/Francophone literature

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

Call for Submissions: Midwestern Miscellany--A Collection of Essays on the Work of Jim Tully, October 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
swensonjc@hiram.edu

Midwestern Miscellany
Call for Submissions: The life and work of Jim Tully
Proposal Deadline: October 30, 2011

Teaching Wharton's Late Fiction; ALA 2012; May 26-29, 2011; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

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

Call for Proposals, Edith Wharton Society, ALA 2012

Teaching Wharton’s Late Fiction

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture , Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme.

Call for Papers for LGBTQ Focus Group (Deadline: October 15/November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Conference 2012)
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBTQ Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 2-5, 2012, Hyatt Regency (Capitol Hill), Washington, DC

Submission Deadlines:

[Update] American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present. Extended proposal deadline: 1 Oct. 2011. Essay deadline: 15 Jan. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ferda Asya, Associate Professor of English, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
fasya@bloomu.edu

The editor of a collection of essays for a book, tentatively titled American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present, invites proposals for original essays on the literary works written by American wri

“The Moving Image” - University of Louisville, Literature and Culture Since 1900, February 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Sullivan / Rice University
contact email: 
Katherine.A.Sullivan@rice.edu

This panel seeks submissions on the idea of the moving image, broadly considered.

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