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Southern Literature and Culture April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely San Antonio, TX from April 20-23 at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 210-223-1000.

2011 Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference (17-19 March 2011) at UNC Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
bhobby@unca.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
35th Annual PAC Conference
17-19 March 2011
University of North Carolina at Asheville

CFP-Civic Education

full name / name of organization: 
Dorsía Smith Silva and Jamila Lyn
contact email: 
civiceducationproject@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
We are seeking submissions for an edited collection on

Civic Education

Editors: Dorsía Smith Silva and Jamila Lyn Publication Date: 2012

CFP: MLA Convention 2012 - "Any 'Volunteers'?: Graduate Student Service Work"

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Asociation
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

This roundtable asks how this often unpaid, unacknowledged labor shapes graduate student experiences, the university, and the profession.

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

SCCC Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival 5/7/11 -- Call for Proposals (Workshops and Panel Discussions)

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Annual Conference, February 18-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion [Update] Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

The editors of the collection of essays tentatively titled Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion, invite faculty members from the afore

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

Education, Teaching and History Area due December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ejanak@uwyo.edu

Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers

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

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

Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies Roundtable -- at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011
full name / name of organization:

contact email:
christy.wenger@lehigh.edu

[UPDATE]Teaching World Literature: Perspective and Pedagogy/March 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
Khalil Elayan

This conference incorporates discussion of curriculum, methodology, and assessment of the world literature course.

Transnational Writing Program Administration - Call for submissions for the edited collection - Deadline 12.1.01

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David S. Martins, Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Dsmgla@rit.edu

This edited collection, Transnational Writing Program Administration, aims to focus wide-spread disciplinary attention to the issues of transnational writing program administration.

Currents in Electronic Literacy (2011) - Writing with Sound

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Writing and Research Lab - The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
currents@dwrl.utexas.edu

Currents in Electronic Literacy (ISSN 1524-6493) solicits submissions related to the theme below. Submissions are due on Monday, January 10, 2011.

Spring 2011 issue: Writing with Sound

Workshop on digital Shakespeare at the WSC in Prague

full name / name of organization: 
International Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
psdlit@mit.edu

Ninth World Shakespeare Congress, Prague 2011

Call for Participants

Workshop: Global Shakespeares in the Digital Archive

Deadline: November 30, 2010

Technology and Active Learning in the Literature or Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
contact email: 
cernst@hilbert.edu

For College English Association Conference in St. Petersburg, FL, March 31-April 2, 2011.
• New Technology & Active Learning in the Literature or Composition Classroom

CFP: Peripheral Visions: Suburbs, Representation and Innovation (UK) 17-18 June 2011, CFP Deadline: 1 Feb 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London - Centre for Suburban studies
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Peripheral Visions
Suburbs, Representation and Innovation
Kingston University, United Kingdom, 17-18 June 2011

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: 
ll

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.

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