category: religion

African, Caribbean and African American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular Culture Association is seeking Papers or Panels on any aspect of Africana African, Caribbean and African American Popular Culture

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

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

The Balkans Dialogue: Conflict Resolution and EU Accession Politics in the Balkans and Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Cultural Relations Policy
contact email: 
conference@culturalrelations.org

International conference organised by the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy in cooperation with Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences and Dialogue Platform Association

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

Subject to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia, Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2013@gmail.com

Subject to Change: Nature, Text, and the Limits of the Human

Conference Date: March 22-24, 2013
Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2012

CFP: 'Muslim Utopias', (American Comparative Literature Association 2013, April 4 -7; Proposals due, Nov 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/New York University
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

While the concept of ‘utopia’ undergirds much of Islamic political and social thinking, deriving its legitimacy partly from religious/theological and partly from material impulses, this seminar in

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
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 seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

CALL FOR PAPERS: Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Call for Papers - KOME

full name / name of organization: 
KOME - An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry. Published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

Call for Papers

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Histories of Violence: War and Memory, Friday, May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University, Critical American Studies Working Group
contact email: 
historiesofviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Histories of Violence: War and Memory

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis English Department
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, Lincoln, UK, 15-17 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

The Lincoln School of Performing Arts, University of Lincoln, UK, is pleased to host the Fifth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts.

[UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
contact email: 
attheedge.umb@gmail.com

We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

Rollins Documentary Film Contest

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Announcing the 2013 Rollins Documentary Film Contest for the Popular and American Culture Associations.

[UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

CFP (ALA 2013): Melville's Bibles Beyond Moby-Dick

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins / Herman Melville Society
contact email: 
hutchinz@byu.edu

Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Ahnert (Queen Mary, University of London), Tamara Atkin (QMUL), Francis Leneghan (Oxford)
contact email: 
psamculture@gmail.com

15 – 17 July 2013
Charterhouse Square, Queen Mary, University of London
psalmculture.com

We invite paper and session proposals for an
interdisciplinary conference on English responses to

UPDATE: 1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
The Boundaries of Reproduction

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora
Keynote: Alondra Nelson, Columbia University
The African-American Studies Collective
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Pain

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

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