category: religion

Research Grant 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Research Grant*

[Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Abstract due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Julian Yates, University of Delaware

CFP Leon Edel Prize (11/1/11) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Re-reading Rider Haggard [update]

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller, University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
jmiller1@unbc.ca

Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a novelist, country gentleman, social commentator, onetime colonial administrator and failed ostrich farmer whose prodigious output comprises a significant but unde

Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, Manchester, UK, 20th January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Naya Tsentourou and Michael Durrant, University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers: Professor Julie Sanders (Nottingham)
Professor Tiffany Stern (Oxford)

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Goscelin of St. Bertin / Kalamazoo 2012
contact email: 
mmayus@nd.edu

Goscelin of St.

On the Scholarship of Religion and Comic Books (12/1/2011; PCA/ACA, April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ADL@bu.edu

Overview: The last half-dozen years have seen an explosion in U.S. publications addressing the intersection of religion and comics, but little has been said on the body of work taken as a whole.

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
chamilton@ntcc.edu

33rd Annual Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
CFP: The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage Abstract/Proposals due December 1, 2011

FRAMING LIVES 17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

Deadline for paper and panel proposals: 15 November 2011

Fat Studies 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.edu,goddess_les@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA Fat Studies 2012 Call for Papers

Shakespeare's inside-out immunities: 

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Sterrett, Aarhus University
contact email: 
engjs@hum.au.dk

This is a CFP for a panel proposal for the upcoming British Shakespeare Association conference, February 2012. The theme of the conference is 'Shakespeare Inside-Out'

3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt February 23rd – 26th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Presents the 7th Annual Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

Madison. Egypt. Ohio’s labor wars. Planned Parenthood. Iqbal Masih. Bayard Rustin. Convention at Seneca Falls. London’s Riots. Monsanto Protests. Aung San Suu Kyi. Public Enemy.

[UPDATE] New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Due to some last-minute obstacles, New Voices has been postponed until early 2012. We will re-issue a CFP once we have definitive dates. Proposals already submitted will still be reviewed.

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

CFP Kalamazoo 2012 Anchoritic Society

full name / name of organization: 
International Anchoritic Society
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The International Anchoritic Society is still seeking proposals for its two sessions at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 10-13 May 201

CFP: "The Return of the Repressed? Intersections of Religion and Culture Today (Wenham, MA 10/01/11;11/05/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

CFP: "The Return of the Repressed? Intersections of Religion and Culture Today”

Salzburg Institute of Gordon College Symposium
November 5, 2011, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University
contact email: 
alisonwinch@yahoo.co.uk; lawrencenormand@gmail.com

We are commissioning a book chapter on Robert Pirsig and Buddhism for an edited collection of essays to be published by Continuum in 2012.

Symposium on European Union, Central Asia, Turkey, Middle East, and Africa December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Bosphorus Research Center
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on European Union, Turkey, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture , Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme.

The Fourth International Maroon Conference in Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica, June 20-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images. 400 years after the Lancashire Witches

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, UK
contact email: 
capturingwitches@lancaster.ac.uk

In 2012, a year-long programme of events in Lancaster and the surrounding area will mark the 400th anniversary of the trial and execution of the first group of Lancashire Witches.

1st Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

9th Global Conference: War and Peace (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
wvw9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War and Peace

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Power of Fables / Folktales - November 4-6, 2011[update]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Conference - South Atlantic Modern Language Association - November 4-6, 2011 in Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
madrien@wittenberg.edu

This special session seeks papers that will explore “Power of Fables / Folktales”. Abstracts from Graduate students are also encouraged.

Chicana/o Liturature/Film/Culure Feb. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
contact email: 
jeannie8@uwashington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Monsters: Subject, Object, Abject, 12-13 April 2012 (Deadline for abstracts 1 Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

This two-day interdisciplinary, cross-period conference will explore humanity’s perennial fascination with the monstrous.

CFP - 'Revenge/Vengeance' - **Deadline extended to 3rd October**

full name / name of organization: 
Forum, Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (www.forumjournal.org)
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org


Forum Issue 13: Revenge
www.forumjournal.org/cfp
Deadline: 3rd October 2011

2nd Global Conference:Femininities & Masculinities (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Femininities & Masculinities

Thursday 3rd May – Saturday 5th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

NEMLA 2012 Must We Forget to Forgive? Analyzing Forgiveness in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

Abstract:

10th Global Conference:Violence (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Violence

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

[REMINDER] Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, January 20, 2012, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchest

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Durrant and Naya Tsentourou / The University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

This one-day academic conference aims to bring together scholars working on all aspects of performance in the early modern period (taken broadly to include the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centur

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