category: professional topics

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

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

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
anderach@gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009.

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

CFP-James Bond and Popular Culture-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2010
James Bond and Popular Culture
Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

"Pre-Modern Legal Fictions" UCI Early Cultures Grad Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Stewart
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS – “PRE-MODERN LEGAL FICTIONS”

The Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California,
Irvine announces its Second Annual Graduate Student Conference:

Responding to traumatic narrative in the context of the college writing classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanie Tietjen
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Despite significant instructional counsel against disclosure of personal trauma, students in writing classrooms regularly choose to represent traumatic experiences in composition.

NVSA cfp: FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY, April 16-18, 2010, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
gmcweeny@williams.edu

/The peace, that I deem`d no peace, is over and done.
Alfred Tennyson, 1855/

CFP: NVSA 2010
_
FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY_

Princeton University: April 16-18, 2010

[UPDATE] “Global Citizenship for the 21st Century” Interdisciplinary Conf. Nov. 15-16, 09

full name / name of organization: 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
bkinder@csupomona.edu

“Global Citizenship for the 21st Century”
http://www.csupomona.edu/~international/other_programs/callpaper.shtml

Interdisciplinary Conference
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

CFP: Bring it! Activating the Writing Center for Tutors 10/10/2009 College of Wooster

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Ohio Writing Centers Association
contact email: 
wmacauley@wooster.edu

Bring it! Activating the Writing Center for Tutors

The 3rd Annual Northeast Ohio Writing Centers Association Conference
9:00-4:30 PM
October 10, 2009
The College of Wooster

Global English: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity in the Arab World

full name / name of organization: 
Ahmad Al-Issa
contact email: 
aissa@aus.edu

Call for Book Chapters
To all scholars interested in language, culture, and identity

Proposed Title:
Global English: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity in the Arab World

UPDATE: In Derrida's wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
La Trobe University, Australia
9 Ocotober 2009

ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker

ANDREW BENJAMIN: ‘JUSTICE, LAW AND PLACE: DERRIDA AND THE UNCONDITIONAL’

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

**Abstract Deadline extended to 15 August 2009**

EXTENDED DEADLINE and REVISED CFP for Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (August 15 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

CFP: Science Fiction and Pedagogy SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Pedagogy, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

[UPDATE] The K –12 English Curriculum: Challenges and Proposals - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: Sandra Stotsky (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville)

[UPDATE] Ancient Drama, Modern Practice - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: Michael Poliakoff (University of Colorado)

[UPDATE] Saving the Planet: You and Your Literary Not-for-Profit - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: David Rothman (University of Colorado, Boulder)

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi and Rita Gagliano
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Submissions – extended deadline

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

[REMINDER:DEADLINE EXTENDED to August 1--Call for presentations & proposals

full name / name of organization: 
2009 Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference
contact email: 
lfriedberg@ccp.edu,dlauro@ocean.edu

The 2009 Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference, co-hosted by Ocean County College and Community College of Philadelphia will hold its next conference on October 9, 2009, at Ocean C

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom SWTX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
SWTX PCA/ACA February 2010

The 19th Annual Africa/Diaspora Conference Health, Peace, Security, and Development in Africa/Diaspora April 29 – May 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Sacramento The Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution & The Pan African Studies Program
contact email: 
uwazieee@csus.edu

This conference examines emergent issues of health and its interconnections with peace, security and development in Africa and her Diaspora, with major emphasis upon critical analysis and the

39th ANNUAL BSECS CONFERENCE (January 2010, Oxford, UK) -- revised

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

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
39th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

CFP Deadline: Saturday 26 September 2009

7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability - 5-7 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
contact email: 
support@onsustainability.com

**7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability**
5-7 January 2011
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

Inventions of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Reconstruction
Issue 10.3
Michael Benton, Alan Clinton, Wes Houp and Danny Mayer
Inventions of Activism

10th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations - 19-22 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
contact email: 
www.Diversity-Conference.com

** 10th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations**
19-22 July 2010
Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
www.Diversity-Conference.com

17th International Conference on Learning - 6-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
contact email: 
support@thelearner.com

** 17th International Conference on Learning **
6-9 July 2010
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
www.Learning-Conference.com

Eighth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities - 29 June to 2 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

** Eight International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities **
29 June to 2 July 2010
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
www.Humanities-Conference.com

Third International Global Studies Conference - 21-23 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
contact email: 
support@onglobalisation.com

** Third International Global Studies Conference **
21-23 June 2010
usan National University, Busan, South Korea
www.GlobalStudiesConference.com

The 3rd World Universities Forum - 9-11 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Congress Center Davos, Davos, Switzerland
contact email: 
support@ontheuniversity.com

** The 3rd World Universities Forum **

9-11 January 2010

Davos, Switzerland

http://www.UniversitiesForum.com/

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's

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