category: religion

international conference on caribbean studies UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas Pan American
contact email: 
hrromero@utpa.edu

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION EXTENDED TO 12/7/09

2nd. International Conference on Caribbean Studies (ICCS)

“The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental

CFP: "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - Concordia University, March 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

SC4:The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (fourth biennial)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda V. Wilcox / Gordon College; Whedon Studies Association; Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

SC4: The Fourth Biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
June 3-6, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

CFP: PNRC; 21 to 23 Oct. 2010; Victoria, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Studies annual conference
contact email: 
ekelly@uvic.ca

The 53rd annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society will be held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada from 21 to 23 October 2009.

[UPDATE] Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Humanities Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

T. S. Eliot Society at American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
leeoser@holycross.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will
sponsor two sessions at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American
Literature Association, May 27–30, at the Hyatt Regency in San

UPDATE: ACLA: Allegories of Language (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/23)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

Allegory has long been situated in a metaphorical-metaphysical scheme that presumes a hierarchical relationship between word and meaning.

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

[UPDATE] CFP "Hybrid Realism?" American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010 (Deadline 11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

Hybrid Realism?

CFP: International Association for Philosophy and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
iaplassistant1@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Proposed Sessions
34th Annual Conference
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
to be held at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada,
24-30 May 2010
Topic: CULTURES OF DIFFERENCES: national / indigenous / historical

[Update: Extension: December 15 2009] Future Theory, Present Praxes Interdisciplinary Approaches to Thinking and Acting "Timely"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 26th, 2010

Future Theory, Present Praxes

Paths of Progress (?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge - Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

Who Counts & Who's Counting?--Submission deadline December 1

full name / name of organization: 
National Association of Ethnic Studies
contact email: 
ywang@socy.umd.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PROPOSALS
38th Annual National Conference
April 8-10, 2010
L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.
WHO’S COUNTS & WHO COUNTING?

CFP "Between Poetry and Philosophy. Deadline for submissions: May 17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

Address inquiries and submissions to: Mosaic

CFP - Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary (March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Masciandaro, CUNY
contact email: 
glossatori@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Spectrum calling for submissions DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum Literary Magazine
contact email: 
spectrum.ccs.ucsb@gmail.com

SPECTRUM is an annual journal of art and literature published by UC Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies. Founded in 1957, it is the longest-standing literary magazine in the UC system.

Points of Contact: Moving East to West,16th Annual Multicultural Conference, April 20-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Laurie Lopez Coleman, English/San Antonio College Multicultural Conference, San Antonio, TX
contact email: 
lcoleman@alamo.edu

The West has enjoyed a commanding supremacy in culture and world affairs for several centuries, but the 21st Century finds the East exerting a powerful influence on the West.

Literature and Criticism after Secularism, ACLA Seminar, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Dancer, U of Wisconsin Madison; Jack Dudley, U of Wisconsin Madison
contact email: 
tgdancer@wisc.edu; jdudley@wisc.edu

Much scholarship on modern and contemporary literature has taken it as an article of faith that writers either turned away from or actively rejected religion.

Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rebecca Flynn and Dr. Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usd.edu, Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

CALL FOR ESSAYS

ACLA: Allegories of Language (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/13)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

Allegory has long been situated in a metaphorical-metaphysical scheme that presumes a hierarchical relationship between word and meaning.

Festivals and Faires Call for Chapter-Length Articles for New Book

full name / name of organization: 
Culture/Counter-Culture: Festivals and Faires in America; Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Editor
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

This book, which began with papers from the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Joint Conference, seeks to explore the cultural aspects of festivals and fairs in the United

UPDATE: Adoption Poetry Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby
contact email: 
poetrycfp@gmail.com

This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

[UPDATE] SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

The final deadline for paper and panel submissions has been extended to Dec. 15, 2009. Early bird registration ends Dec.

Melville and Religious Expereince (ALA 1/5/10; 5/27-30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Yothers
contact email: 
byothers_at_utep.edu

Melville and Religious Experience
The Melville Society Panel
American Literature Association, San Francisco
May 27-30, 2010
Deadline: January 5, 2010

Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)

Disability and the Enlightenment

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight Codr/ South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dcodr@tulane.edu

Although scholars have long recognized the centrality of the body in the cultural productions of "Enlightenment" England -- whether it be in terms of empiricism or sensibility, in the context of actin

[UPDATE] A Measure of Place: Space in Text and Context, February 5-7 2010 (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University Department of English
contact email: 
mcgillconference2010@gmail.com

McGill Department of English Graduate Studies Conference:
A Measure of Place: Space in Text and Context

5-7 February 2010, McGill University, Montreal

[UPDATE] The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
abuckman@csus.edu

Special CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

"The End?": International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Indiana University 3/25-3/27

full name / name of organization: 
International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Indiana University
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bl

[REMINDER] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (proposals due by Nov. 13)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

"Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010
California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Solitude and Sociability in the Eighteenth Century, Salt Lake City (2/25-2/27/10) (Update)

full name / name of organization: 
SCSECS
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

The deadline for paper proposals for SCSECS annual conference in Salt Lake City on Feb. 25-27 has been extended to Dec. 1.

Editing Medieval Texts from Britain in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Text Society
contact email: 
vincent.gillespie@ell.ox.ac.uk

“Editing Medieval Texts from Britain in the Twenty-First Century”
A Conference organised by the Early English Text Society
20-22 May 2010, St Anne’s College Oxford

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