category: religion

26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private” Feb 22-23, 2013

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

Call For Papers – “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”
NC State English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

George Eliot: Reimagining Liberation and the Future of England

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for MVSA Conference--deadline: October 15, 2012
contact email: 
hbozant@slu.edu

Born into a family of evangelical Protestantism that she would later renounce, George Eliot exemplifies Victorian England’s increasing tensions between religious claims and secular doubts.

"Sacred Vows, Sacred Bodies: Gender, Marriage, and Sexuality in Text and Tradition"

full name / name of organization: 
6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference at Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
religion.events@cgu.edu

The 6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference of Claremont Graduate University, held on February 22 and 23, 2013, is inviting paper proposals focusing on “Sacred Vows, Sacred Bodies: Gender, M

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU 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] CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

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.

Theatre Survey - CFP (Special Issue on Microhistory)

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Editor of Theatre Survey
contact email: 
kim32@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey

Special Issue edited by guest editor, Peter A. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Theatre History as Microhistory”

Deadline Extended to Dec. 1st for Abstract Submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Thought, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, featuring Dr.

[UPDATE] 19 - 21 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University
contact email: 
englitconference2012@gmail.com

The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, invites papers for a three-day international conference to be held from 19 to 21 November, 2012.

[UPDATE]Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke,” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

ACLA 2013 seminar: 'Alterity Beyond Utopia'

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan (Marquette University)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Seminar: ALTERITY BEYOND UTOPIA
Seminar Leaders: Gerry Canavan (Marquette University) and Ramzi Fawaz (GWU)
Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard - "The Unrecyclable"

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

What cannot be taken up or kept alive? What is too used to reuse, too basic to break down further? What are the ideas at dead ends?

[UPDATE] NeMLA Deadline Approaching for The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Digital humanists often tout their work as transformative to literary scholarship.

Update: Tarot at the 2013 PCA/ACA conference (March 27-30)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference
contact email: 
augeremily@gmail.com

I am looking for papers on all aspects of Tarot for the Tarot area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference in Washington, 27-30 March 2013.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

Panel CFP: Religion in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (21 October; MELUS, 14-17 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee-Knoxville
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers discussing religious topics related to U.S. ethnic literatures and authors are invited.

Profiles of the Black Civilizational Image

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jserran2@utk.edu

NeMLA Conference held in Boston at Tufts University
Profiles of the Black Civilizational Image(s)

[UPDATE] - CFP: "The Rest Is Silence" - November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought - www.yorku.ca/pivot
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

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View the CFP on our webpage here: http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/pivot/announcement/view/103/

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[UPDATE] FRENZY Colloquium November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

CFP Stet Journal Issue 3

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; Winter 2012/13, Deadline: 12/10/12

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Michelle Paull, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu; michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Winter 2012-13 issue.

"Come Together?" Concepts of Community in Contemporary British and Irish Literature and Culture. May 31st & June 1st, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Culture, University of Mannheim, Germany.
contact email: 
wiechert@uni-mannheim.de

International conference/ Call for papers

UPDATE: Writing Religion Roundtable: BSECS Annual Conference 3rd-5th Jan 2013, Oxford, UK

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

Please note, the deadline for abstract submission (200 words) is 20th September 2012.

email: laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Hospitality & Society

full name / name of organization: 
Co-editor Paul Lynch, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory 1-2 March, 2013

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

“Modern memory is, above all, archival. It relies entirely on the materiality of the trace, the immediacy of the recording, the visibility of the image.”

Graduate call for papers: Nineteenth Century Studies Association conference, March 7-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
ejb43@Pitt.edu

Nineteenth Century Studies Association
34th Annual Conference
Fresno, California March 7-9, 2013
Graduate Forum Call for Papers

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Identities and Identifications
Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

18-20 April 2013, Zagreb, Croatia

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Deadline for Panels 15 January 2013

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

21-23 March 2013, Paris Area, Orsay, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Third Euroacademia Global Conference
Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

21-23 February 2013, Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13-15 December 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, 1-2 Feb, 2013 [CfP deadline 12 Oct]

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie Watson, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
jwatso05@mail.bbk.ac.uk

1st and 2nd February, 2013

Held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
Organisers: Darren Royston and Jackie Watson

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

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