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[UPDATE]Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, & Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 1/15/11; Conference 6/22-25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: January 15, 2011

A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

Colloquium on the 'Legacy of the Will'

full name / name of organization: 
Organised by The Early Modern Seminar in Scotland (EMSIS) in conjunction with the School of Humanities at Strathclyde University.
contact email: 
a.thorne@strath.ac.uk

Will's semantic slipperiness fascinated the Renaissance: in all manner of English and Scots texts of the period we find 'Will too boote, and Will in over-plus'. The structural conceit of the opening line of John Donne's poem, 'The Will' exemplifies a key thematic construct to be found in much early modern literature and a prevalent intellectual thread in the culture from which this

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

[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:

RAW MATERIAL

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

2nd CFP Transgression and the Sacred: Philosophy and Literature Conference, UCD, Dublin, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

CFP -- "Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_)

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

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
vol. 38, no. 1 (to be published March 2012; submissions due August 15, 2011)

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime"

CFP - ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, Adelaide, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

Call for Papers

University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011.

CFP ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons
University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh anthology - (final submissions of 6,000-8,500 words due 8/15/2011)

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: 
BCP e-mail: cardinale.powell@gmail.com, MD e-mail: captainblackadder@hotmail.com.

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh’s life and career as a writer and director by scholars from a variety of disciplines e

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood [deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal of children’s visual culture, seeks submissions for the spring 2011 issue (deadlin

Rupture Symposium June 6, 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symposium on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symp

CAL STATE FULLERTON GRAD CONFERENCE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACACIA
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

RETALIATION 2011

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation. The conference will be held on Friday,

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

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

Commitment

full name / name of organization: 
The department of Comparative Literature, 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

Forum Journal CfP: Issue 12 - Authenticity (Deadline 14 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The idea of ‘authenticity’ assumes that a work can be ‘genuine’, ‘authoritative’, ‘legitimate’: rooted in fact or truth.

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

[UPDATE] "Evidence and the Early Modern Period"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
contact email: 
slinwick@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium, a graduate interdisciplinary group at the University of Michigan, will host a conference, “Evidence and the Early Modern Period,” on February 18-19, 2011.

The Great War: From Memory to History, 10-12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
greatwar@uwo.ca

The Great War: From Memory to History

An Inter-disciplinary Conference at The University of Western Ontario

10-12 November, 2011

[UPDATE] ISEA2011 ISTANBUL - ALL DEADLINES EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ISEA2011 Istanbul
contact email: 
ISEA2011@sabanciuniv.edu

Dear All,

for ISEA2011 Istanbul all selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN, ISSN and DOI.

ALL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED to JANUARY 15, 2011.

Undergraduate Humanities Research - Apollon eJournal

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Cohen / Berea College and Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
jasonecohen@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication.

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

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

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

PCEA Conference - Narratives of Travel & Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Erie, Pennsylvania, the state’s only port city, has historically served as a center for maritime and rail travel.

[UPDATE] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Research Symposium
contact email: 
PTRS2011@gmail.com

*Please see revised email contact information in call*

Call for Papers and Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Conference Theme:
The work of Anna Deavere Smith,

CFP: 'What is Life?' - Radical Orthodoxy: A Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Orthodoxy: A Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Politics
contact email: 
papersubmissions@radicalorthodoxy.org

Radical Orthodoxy: A Journal of Theology, Philosophy and Politics is an internationally peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the exploration of academic and polic

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

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

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
UCI Visual Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
invisibleconf2011@googlegroups.com

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines.

An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Graduate Program in Visual and Studies at the University of California, Irvine

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

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Fun & Games

LAST CALL: CFP: Supernatural (TV Series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: Supernatural

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

LAST CALL: CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

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] Oklahoma State University English Conference

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

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
joeydonica@gmail.com

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
mjss@mcser.org

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences is a journal created in Italy in 2010, and involved in subjects of arts, sociology, politics, culture, history, history of religions, philosophy, economics, ma

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