category: religion

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

Religion and Spirituality in Society 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society
contact email: 
support@religioninsociety.com

Website link: http://religioninsociety.com/conference-2011/

5th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices

full name / name of organization: 
The Fifth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices
contact email: 
support@designprinciplesandpractices.com

Website link:http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/conference-2011/

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    contact email: 
    Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

    *Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    Eastern and Middle Eastern Religions in the Age of Enlightenment (11/1/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]
    contact email: 
    brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

    The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment.

    1 March Deadline - Popcaanz Conference Auckland, 29 June-1 July 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association of Australsia
    contact email: 
    Dr Derham Groves (derham@unimelb.edu.au)

    The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
    (Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday

    Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Misericordia University
    contact email: 
    phamilto@misericordia.edu

    How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
    contact email: 
    MEGAAblog@gmail.com

    The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
    Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Joseph Rega
    contact email: 
    journaljml@gmail.com

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

    [UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
    contact email: 
    pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

    Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

    Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest, 31 Dec. 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    John H. Wilson / Evelyn Waugh Society
    contact email: 
    jwilson3@lhup.edu

    Subject: any aspect of the life or work of Evelyn Waugh. Prize: $250. Judged by editorial board of _Evelyn Waugh Newsletter and Studies_. Deadline: 31 December 2011. Submit to: Dr. John H.

    [UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
    contact email: 
    captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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    Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

    [UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
    contact email: 
    captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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    Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

    [UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
    contact email: 
    captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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    Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

    3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    contact email: 
    xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

    We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

    Education and Ignorance: the Use of Knowledge in the Medieval World

    full name / name of organization: 
    The University of Manchester Medieval Postgraduate Conference
    contact email: 
    mancmedievalconference2011@gmail.com

    John Rylands Library, Deansgate
    Monday 6 - Tuesday 7th June 2011

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    Joyce and Political Theology, 2011 North American James Joyce Conference, deadline Feb. 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Mia L. McIver, UC Irvine
    contact email: 
    mmciver@uci.edu

    Welcoming a range of theoretical and historical methodologies and perspectives, we invite papers that explore the intersection of church and state in Joyce’s work. Possible topics might include:

    Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

    full name / name of organization: 
    2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
    contact email: 
    vuccl [at] ymail.com

    http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

    [UPDATE] Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna - NEW CFP, deadline extended to Feb 21

    full name / name of organization: 
    100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference
    contact email: 
    viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

    http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011

    CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

    5th Global Conference
    Fear, Horror and Terror

    Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
    Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

    Imagined Encounters: Historiographies for a New World [Due: 30 January 2011]

    full name / name of organization: 
    TAG-Berkeley
    contact email: 
    roland.betancourt@yale.edu

    Session at the 2011 Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting, Archaeology of and in the Contemporary World, University of California, Berkeley, 6-8 May 2011

    Literature and Religion, PAMLA 11/ 5-11/6, 2011, proposal deadline, 3/15 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 11/5-11/6, 2011
    contact email: 
    hapark1@gmail.com

    The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

    UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Feb 5)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
    contact email: 
    halouisville@gmail.com

    The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

    The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

    full name / name of organization: 
    De Montfort University, Leicester
    contact email: 
    dmutch@dmu.ac.uk

    The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

    A three-day conference
    De Montfort University, UK
    18, 19, 20 November 2011

    Keynote Speakers:

    Literatures of Modernity Symposium 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Second Annual Literatures of Modernity Symposium, Ryerson University
    contact email: 
    modernity@english.ryerson.ca

    "It is in its transitoriness that modernity shows itself to be ultimately and most intimately akin to antiquity," Walter Benjamin writes in _The Arcades Project_.

    Leo Bersani, Henry James: Henry James Review; deadline: Mar. 1, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Henry James Review
    contact email: 
    hjamesr@louisville.edu

    Leo Bersani’s 1976 A Future for Astyanax: Character and Desire in Literature was, at the time of its publication, a pathbreaking work of literary criticism and theory.

    24th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: Articulating Communities, April 15-16th 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
    contact email: 
    gafisabstracts2011@gmail.com

    Throughout recorded history – traversing time and space, cultures and nations – the notion of community has fostered both collaboration and conflict.

    CFP: Making Sense Of - Health, Illness and Disease 10 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    hid10@inter-disciplinary.net

    10th Global Conference
    Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

    Tuesday 6th September – Thursday 8th September 2011
    Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

    Call for papers

    CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
    contact email: 
    jpc2143@columbia.edu

    CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
    DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline: February 15, 2011

    Anomalous Ethnographies: Wild Wonders and Reticent Races,

    full name / name of organization: 
    Preternature
    contact email: 
    kirsten@uszkalo.com

    Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural invites articles for a special issue called Anomalous Ethnographies: Wild Wonders, Diminutive People and Reticent Races, scheduled fo

    [DEADLINE EXTENSION] [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (4/16/2011) [KEYNOTE: Timothy Brennan]

    full name / name of organization: 
    URI Department of English
    contact email: 
    uriconference2011@gmail.com

    [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)

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