category: religion

CFP: 'Cultural Translations' Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 15-16 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
culturaltranslations2011@um.edu.mt

The Department of English of the University of Malta,
with the participation and collaboration of the
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
and the

"Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites" March 24-26

full name / name of organization: 
9th Annual Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium (Montreal, QC)
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium

3rd Media Fields Conference: Contested Territories

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Research Collective
contact email: 
ethantussey@gmail.com

Contested Territories

A conference of the Media Fields Research Collective and the Film and Media Studies Graduate Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara

[Update] The Crisis of the Confined Body: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 1/24/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
spp_conf@berkeley.edu

The Crisis of the Confined Body is a graduate student conference that will join five Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), fostering a comparative approach to studies o

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

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

Third International Maroon Conference. June 22-25 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Maroon Conference," The Return."
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

This multidisciplinary conference seeks papers and panels that explore representation of Maroon culture in history, literature, art, music, political theory, cultural studies, film, linguistics, and t

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Modernism and Jewishness, Modernist Studies Association, Oct. 6-9, 2011, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

full name / name of organization: 
Beth C. Rosenberg
contact email: 
beth.rosenberg@unlv.edu

This panel will focus on Jews and Jewishness in literature and other cultural texts (for example, political documents, polemical publications, medical research, and popular journalism) during the mode

Reconsidering John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

**Extended Deadline! Deadline is now January 25th!**

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

[UPDATE] Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

MUSLIM MOTHERING: Local and Global Histories, Theories, and Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Olwan, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)
contact email: 
olwand@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
Demeter Press seeks submissions for an edited collection on

MUSLIM MOTHERING:
Local and Global Histories, Theories, and Practices

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

Comic and violence: "Doppelgänger" // doubles

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Hoffstadt
contact email: 
info@christian-hoffstadt.de

Comic and Violence: Doppelgänger

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC)

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

March 26, 2011

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization
Friday, October 14, 2011

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

[UPDATE] The Demonic and the Divine: Religion and the Politics of Grub Street - submit by 30 January 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Alker, Department of English, Whitman College
contact email: 
alkersr@whitman.edu

John Richetti has recently commented on the complexity of religion in the work of Defoe.

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society” 2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference (March 25th and 26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
India-China Institute, the New School for Social Research, New York
contact email: 
thiranas@newschool.edu, meb2212@columbia.edu, mmh2192@columbia.edu

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society”
2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

TERROR AND THE (POST)CINEMATIC SUBLIME (April 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
cinematic.sublime@gmail.com

Jean-Francois Lyotard writes, “We have paid a high enough price for the nostalgia of the whole [...] let us be witnesses to the unpresentable; let us activate the differences and save the honor of t

ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2012 issue (deadline: June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises, The French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2012 issue (Non-thematic)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 JUNE. 2011

Edited Collection. Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk; Kim.Edwards@liv.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

[UPDATE] "Faith and the Supernatural" 2011 SECCL (deadline extended to January 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature.

Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

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

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

R A W M A T E R I A L

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

[UPDATE] "Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms," ALA, May 26 - 29, Boston, Mass.

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Glaspell Society Panel at the American Literature Association
contact email: 
GlaspellSocietyALA2011@yahoo.com

American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
Susan Glaspell Society Panel

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature 4/8 - 4/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
contact email: 
jkerr@smumn.edu

On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference, hosted by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, nestled in the b

[UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1-15-11 AND NEW CONTACT E-MAIL] Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com (new contact e-mail)

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[UPDATE] Francophonies: The Living and The Dead, March 18th-19th 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Francophonies: The Living and The Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

RMMRA Conference 2011: Faith and Doubt in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, April 7-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
contact email: 
kim_johnson@byu.edu

The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association

Faith and Doubt in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
April 7-9, 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah

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