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Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

Modernist Spectacles of Disability (MSA 14), Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Barber, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
cbarber3@illinois.edu

"Modernist Spectacles of Disability" (MSA 14)

[UPDATE] EcoModernism(s) / MSA 14 / October 18-21, 2012 / Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Burke / Marquette University
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

One period that has heretofore garnered less ecocritical attention than it deserves is transatlantic Modernism.

Literary London 2012: Representations of London in Literature (4-6 July 2012) [UPDATE]

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Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London; Organised by: The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in, inspired by, or alluding to central and suburban

Spectacle and Western American Modernisms/MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012/Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Young, University of Southern California
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

"A Society to Match The Scenery:" Spectacle and Western American Modernisms

Proposed Panel for 2012 Modernist Studies Association

CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan, University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

[REMINDER] 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?' Keele University - May 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?', a one day postgraduate conference at Keele University on 12 May 2012, is March 31st

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

"Prison and Literary Production" October 19-21, 2013, PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Michelson, Presiding Officer / 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smichels@usc.edu

This special seminar aims to expose, contest, and reformulate relationships between incarceration and literary production in the hemispheric Americas.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

Multilingualism in American Literature (MLA 2013; deadline Mon, March 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Vogelius
contact email: 
vogchris@umich.edu

Multilingualism in American Literature

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University, deadline: April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
routheles@msn.com

The 110th annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference will take place from October 19 to 21, 2012, at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.

"Gentle Spirit"? Spenser's Poetic Influence

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

The work of Spenser, and the idea of him, have inspired poets since the late sixteenth century.

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

[UPDATE] Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA 1/3-1/6/13)--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Modern Language Association annual convention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 3/21/12***

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Poiesis and Techne”
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 5, 2012

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, October 18th-21st, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

[UPDATE] - Reconfiguring Authorship’

full name / name of organization: 
Research on Authorship as Performance (RAP) project, English Studies, Ghent University
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

Thursday, November 15-Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ghent University, Belgium

Call for Abstracts (April 23, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF PROTEST AND LIBERATION, a collection of scholarly essay

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Drake/Scripps College
contact email: 
kdrake@scrippscollege.edu

The editor of the book Critical Insights: Literature of Protest and Liberation, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Salem Press/EBSCO) seeks contributions on any aspect of protest li

After the Storm: Collection of Stories, Creative Works, and Art 07/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
After the Storm
contact email: 
jennifer-litton@utc.edu

In today's age, bullying has taken a hold of our culture and driven people of all ages, sexes, sexualities, and ethnicities to take drastic actions to make it stop.

Harlem Spectacle (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

In the chapter “Spectacles in Color” in his autobiography The Big Sea, Langston Hughes describes the famous Hamilton Club Lodge Ball as the “Strangest and gaudiest of all Harlem spectacles.” F

MSA 14 Panel: Analogical Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Dora Zhang
contact email: 
dyzhang@princeton.edu

Analogy has a long history as a figure of rhetoric and logic.

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ljsmith@gsu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

Beloved Allegory: Spenser After C.S. Lewis [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

Beloved Allegory: Spenser After C.S. Lewis

Beloved Allegory: Spenser After C.S. Lewis

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

The Allegory of Love, first published in 1936, revolutionized the reading of The Faerie Queene.

CFP: The Poetics of Literary Recovery (MLA 2013 Special Session) - Deadline March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Corinna K. Lee and Jacob Brogan
contact email: 
corinna.lee@marquette.edu and jbb48@cornell.edu

Spectacular Language and Projected Verse (4 April; MSA Las Vegas, 18 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Chasar/Willamette University
contact email: 
mchasar@willamette.edu

Panel seeking papers on spectacular forms of language and poetry during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries in American or European contexts. We are especially interested in work that addresses the intersection of language, literature, and technology in the public or entertainment spheres.

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Altieri
contact email: 
altieri@berkeley.edu

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Altieri
contact email: 
altieri@berkeley.edu

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

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