category: professional topics

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

Graphic Novels, comics, and popular culture-SWPCA-Joint conference with PCA 2011 San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Writing in Online Courses: Disciplinary Differences--Call for Papers for a Proposed Edited Collection (Jan. 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phoebe Jackson and Chris Weaver, William Paterson University
contact email: 
jacksonp@wpunj.edu,weaverc@wpunj.edu

Writing teachers know that writing itself is not a neutral act of articulating knowledge, but a highly contested act of constructing oneself in relationship to one’s environment.

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area at PCA/ACA April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jennifer.tebbe@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area
POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk Hotels

Who Will Advocate for Our Part-time Faculty? NEMLA Conference (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chenderson@clcillinois.edu

This Roundtable will address the situation facing part-time faculty in our colleges and universities today.

Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies Roundtable -- at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
christy.wenger@lehigh.edu

Not Just Another 'F' Word: Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies (Roundtable)

CFP: Creative Writing - the UK's 14th Annual Great Writing Conference (12/1/10 - 6/18/11-7/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Call for Papers

Great Writing 2011

The 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

CFP: Submissions for a Book collection on Pacific Island Women (deadline 12/17/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Thompson, University of Guam
contact email: 
drhelent@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited book collection on Pacific Island women.

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

The Adulterous Text

full name / name of organization: 
Neohelicon (Guest Editor: Dr. R.-L. Etienne Barnett)
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com; RLEBarnett@editionsdegresecond.be; Pethajdu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ADULTEROUS TEXT
Special Volume of

NEOHELICON
(Vol. 40, no. 1, June 2013)

Guest Editor
R.-L. Etienne Barnett

DESCRIPTION

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

Comedy and Humor--San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
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We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture:

Manifest Identity - UPDATE - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Electronic Records to Born-Digital Archives: Evolution in Theory and Practice (11/1/2010; 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Matienzo, Guest Editor/Archivaria, the Journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists
contact email: 
mark@matienzo.org

Archivists have dealt with digitally-created records for over 35 years.

Traditional, Alternative and Successful Approaches through Academe (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 Conference
contact email: 
bspence@complit.umass.edu

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Caucus, this roundtable welcomes a discussion of both traditional and alternative paths to successful careers after graduate school.

Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)

Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA &
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.

Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.
Deadline for submission: December 15, 2010

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2011
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century

ASU Writers Conference featuring Art Spiegelman--CFP deadline Oct. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Angelo State University
contact email: 
Julie.Gates@angelo.edu

If you haven’t already, consider sending in a submission for the 2011 ASU Writers Conference, Feb. 17-18, featuring Art Spiegelman.

'POP CULTURE' issue of: TRANS- Revue de Littérature Générale et Comparée

full name / name of organization: 
Revue TRANS- de Littérature Générale et Comparée
contact email: 
lgcrevue@gmail.com

[Versión española más abajo
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GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

Call for Papers – NEMLA 2011: Translation: The ‘Next Big Thing’ to Revitalize the Humanities? (ROUNDTABLE)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
msisler@langlab.rutgers.edu

Call for Papers – NeMLA 2011

42nd Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Call for Papers - International Journal of Computer Science and Intelligent computing IJCSIC, CMT by Microsoft

full name / name of organization: 
IJCSIC - International Journal of Computer Science and Intelligent computing
contact email: 
editor@ijcsic.com


Call for Papers 2010 - International Journal of Computer Science and Intelligent Computing (IJCSIC) ISSN 0976 – 9250 (CMT by Microsoft).

REA: Journal of Religion Education and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Mater Dei Institute of Education
contact email: 
paula.murphy@materdei.dcu.ie

REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts (http://rea.materdei.ie/) invites contributions for its second online issue to be published in Spring 2011.

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 Conference
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Call for Papers
42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

[UPDATE] Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

[UPDATE] Teaching William Dean Howells (American Literature Association, Boston, MA: May 24-27, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for a panel at the 2011 ALA in Boston that deal with any and all issues related to teaching Howells in the classroom. What has succeeded?

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri (April 7 & 8, 2011 )

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
nigrok@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Gender Studies Program at The University of Missouri--St. Louis

Association of Jewish Libraries June 19-22 2011 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Jewish Libraries
contact email: 
ajlconvention@gmail.com

Association of Jewish Libraries
Call for Papers 2011

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

[UPDATE] Digital Adaptation(s) DEADLINE EXTENDED until OCT. 1

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Women's Studies Area of PCA/ACA cfp 12/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's

[UPDATE] Humanities in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University
contact email: 
cm-jach@wiu.edu


EGO Conference: Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22 & 23, 2010
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

DEADLINE EXTENDED: October 1, 2010

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