category: religion

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

[UPDATE] The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices Deadline July 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry.

Northrop Frye 100 : A Danubian Perspective - EXTENDED DEADLINE 1st May

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary
contact email: 
budapestfryeconference@gmail.com

Northrop Frye remains one of the most quoted scholarly authors of the 20th century, who addressed a wide range of cultural, social and religious issues far beyond what is traditionally called literatu

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

"Re(de)/Constructing Conflict: Adversaries, Antagonists, Enemies, and Opponents" October 20th and 21st of 2012, NDSU, Fargo, ND

full name / name of organization: 
RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

The 1012 RRCWL invites papers and panel proposals on topics that explore the dynamics of identity and conflict as well as their many manifestations across classes, cultures, kingdoms, sects, societies

[FINAL CALL] Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

Rust Belt Tales: Growth, Death and Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
About Place Journal
contact email: 
blackearthinstitute@gmail.com

Request for submissions: About Place Journal; Issue #2 Rust Belt Tales

[CALL FOR ANTHOLOGY ARTICLES] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping and Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/Emory University
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

At present, capitalism seems to enjoy a certain status as the last remaining “ideological superpower” in the global arena; however, many committed scholars, activists, writers, philosophers, and o

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping/Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
The Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
November 9-11, 2012
Durham, NC

[Deadline Reminder] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - April 30th

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

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

“Boundaries: Real and Imagined” January 31-February 3, 2013, Savannah, Georgia, The Desoto Hilton

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

“Boundaries: Real and Imagined”

Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

This panel welcomes any paper on allegory as either a strategy of interpretation or a mode of literary construction.

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture ***EXTENSION (submissions due July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Pilgrimage, Mission, Spiritual Ascension: Religious Travel in World Literature (SAMLA, 9-11 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Religious travel is found in many of the world's greatest literary works, from the pilgrims going to Canterbury to Tripitaka collecting the sacred scrolls in India to Las Casas traveling around the New World to Dante ascending from Hell into Paradise--just to name a few well-known examples.

[UPDATE] Ecologies of Seeing or Seeing Whole: Images and Space, Images within Images conf Sept 27-29, 2012 (proposals due May)

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Centre, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway and The College of St. Rose, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

The Nomadikon Centre, The University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway and The College of St.

[UPDATE] Film, Benjamin, and Debt/Guilt panel (M/MLA 5/15, 11/8-11, 2012) Deadline May 15.2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic, Film I Panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from November 8-11, 2012. The 2012 informal convention theme is "Debt."

[UPDATE] 2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University; EXTENDED proposal deadline Sunday 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states.

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews, School of English
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

21st - 23rd March, 2013

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtedness, is als

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Short Story Panel / 2012 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Debt, but it is not necessary.

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

CFP: Confessional Culture (5-6 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University, School of English, Communication and Performance Studies
contact email: 
jmmur11@student.monash.edu

Dolan Cummings, editor of Culture Wars, describes confessional culture as "an increasing blurring between public and private, and a concern to expose and reveal our "true selves"".

William Gilmore Simms, Southern Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Literature (September 27- 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Simms Society
contact email: 
Dr. Todd Hagstette <TCLSIMMS@mailbox.sc.edu>

CALL FOR PAPERS

William Gilmore Simms’s Place in the Development of American Letters

September 27- 29, 2012
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

The Permissive Archive - Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London, November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) at Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
hjgrahammatheson@gmail.com

For ten years, the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) has pioneered original archival research that illuminates the past for the benefit of the modern research community, and beyond.

CFP: The 9th Biennial Symbiosis Conference 2013: Anglo-American Literary & Cultural Relations [07/04 - 07/07/13; deadline: 01/3

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: Journal of Anglo-American Literary & cultural Relations, and Brunel University, West London
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

Venue: Brunel University, London, UK
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July, 2013

Guest speaker: novelist Will Self on ‘My American Self.’
Other keynote speakers: tba.

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