category: religion

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] CFP Sea Literature, History & Culture--extended deadline 7 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the joint national conference (27-30 March 2013 in Washington, DC) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA), submit a 100-250 word abstract on a sea-related theme to http:/

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

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Putting the Human Back into the Humanities | June 27-30, 2013 (UCLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society and Conference
contact email: 
Ian.Dennis@uottawa.ca

Plenary Speakers: Jean-Loup Amselle (EHSS) and Eric Gans (UCLA), Respondent: Richard van Oort (University of Victoria)

Across the university today, ideas of the “posthuman” and ”transhuman” tempt scholarly attention away from the human as the meaningful center of rational inquiry. To the Humanities, however, still falls the crucial task of focusing on the human as the unifying principle of what all scholars do.

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

“Was man besonders gerne tut / Ist selten ganz besonders gut.”
("Whatever you may like to do / Is seldom very good for you.")

CFP - Orienting Orwell: Asian and Global Perspectives on George Orwell (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 40 No. 1 | March 2014
Guest Editors: John Rodden & Henk Vynckier
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2013

Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Judith Butler, in the recent monograph Frames of War, argues that the mass media in times of crisis, whether from war, natural disaster, or economic meltdown, iterates certain normative values that sh

[UPDATE]: SW/TX PCA/ACA Deadline Extension (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DEC 2, 2012

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

Extended CFP: Nov. 30 "Medieval and Renaissance Astrology" - AAIS Conference (Eugene, OR, April 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Italian Studies
contact email: 
elena_daniele@brown.edu

Any aspect of the study and uses of astrology in Medieval and
Renaissance Italy, including its connections with alchemy, medicine,
theology, music, and other disciplines. Interdisciplinary work

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

[UPDATE] CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

Papers on Mimetic Theory ( February 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Skandalon, an International Online Journal on Mimetic Theory
contact email: 
submissions@skandalonjournal.com

Call for Papers
The NEW journal Skandalon, an International Online Journal on Mimetic Theory, is to be published in the summer of 2013.

Southern Writers/Southern Writing 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Mississippi Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association MIGRATION conference July 8-11 2013, Essex, UK - DEADLINE: 15 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

MIGRATION
British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference
July 8-11 2013, University of Essex, United Kingdom

http://www.essex.ac.uk/lifts/migration/Default.htm

[Extended Deadline] Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses:23-24 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Project CILM - Centre for Comparative Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon
contact email: 
conferencecilm2013@gmail.com

[New Deadline for proposals: 17 December 2012]

Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses:23-24 April 2013

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

Catastrophe, Calamity and Chaos in the Pre-Modern World — Virtual Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The Pre-Modern Institute (University of Alberta)
contact email: 
memi@ualberta.ca

The Pre-Modern Institute (formerly the Medieval and Modern Institute) at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Athabasca University and PreMiss (the Pre-Modern Institute Student Society), i

[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, previously announced as an e-journal, is now soliciting submissions for a peer-reviewed print journal. The inaugural issue will be published Spring 2013.

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference, Feb. 7-8, 2013; Abstract Deadline: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

UPDATE: Call for Papers: American History and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lmohsene@chancelloru.edu

Call for Papers: American History and Culture Area
full name / name of organization:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email:
LMohsene@chancelloru.edu

UPDATE: Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures: Fifth International Maroon Conference, extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference.
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference, “Lands, Laws, and Cultures,” invites papers that explore the relationships between place and tradition in Maroon communities throughout the

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Deadline Approaching for "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

[Update] Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800 / Conference Date: February 9, 2013 / Abstracts Due: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, “

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

February 15th-17th in Montreal, QC

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Consent: Terms of Agreement, March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Submission Deadline: Jan. 1st

Reading Identity Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Inside/Out
Friday February 1st and Saturday February 2nd, 2013

Proposal deadline: November 26, 2012
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

All submissions due by December 1st, 2012.

Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student Association (AADSGSA)
contact email: 
dblac023@fiu.edu

African and African Diaspora Studies Symposium
> Dates: February 26-27, 2013
> Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012
> Location: Florida International University, Miami Florida

NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

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