category: modernist studies

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

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The journal _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

Minor Moderns in American Literature (Mardi Gras Conf. at LSU)

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EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mitchfrye@gmail.com

Even though critics have worked hard to expand and democratize the canon of modernist American literature, it is the major authors, major texts, and major characters who, predictably, continue to hog

Lawrence Durrell Centenary Panel, Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, 23 – 25 February 2012

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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.

On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studies (November 10, 2011)

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The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

Liminality is a state of being that is neither in nor out, neither belonging to or excluded from, neither conscious nor unconscious, neither full nor empty; but, liminality holds within that in-betwee

Call for Papers: Esotericism, Religion, and Culture

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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

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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)

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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)

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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

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