category: religion

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

Saints and Sinners: Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

For LIES 2013, we still welcome papers about topics related but not limited to feminism, sainthood and medievalism in both contemporary and earlier literature in English as the wonderful SARAH SALIH w

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Call for Papers: Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leigh Adams / Missouri State University--West Plains
contact email: 
leighadams@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its seventh annual symposium.

[Update] Contemporary Rhetorical Theory - RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of contemporary rhetorical theory.

[UPDATE] Atwood's Latest Work Roundtable (MLA, CHICAGO, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

The ORYX AND CRAKE trilogy will be completed in October. We're proposing a roundtable discussion of the final book.

[UPDATE] Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

Political Theology, Re-enchantment, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rogerkgreen@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2013 RMMLA Convention
VANCOUVER, Washington, USA ~ October 10-12, 2013
The deadline to submit a proposal to a session chair is MARCH 1.

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling (abstracts 5/1, SAMLA 11/8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

full name / name of organization: 
CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

New Crops, Old Fields: (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore (5-7 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)

[UPDATE] Our Text, Your Text, This Text, a panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lozier and Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This panel invites papers that explore textual encounter and interaction within religion. For many religious traditions, their religious texts become paramount—questions of texts’ creation, authenticity, authority, vision, revision, and reception, to name just a few, comprise a significant part of the field.

[UPDATE] Religion in/and/as Pop Culture, a panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lozier and Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Despite claims that modernity is disenchanted and secular, one encounters religion everywhere.

[UPDATE] 20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

Call for Application - UCSIA Summer School "Culture, Religion and Society" (25 August - 1 September 2013, Antwerp, Belgium)

full name / name of organization: 
University Centre Saint-Ignatius Antwerp
contact email: 
sara.mels@ua.ac.be

(Re)Presenting the Archive

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University Department of Performance Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
nupsconf@gmail.com

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

an interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Literary Responses to Mind Science, MLA 2014, Abstracts Due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Nikki Skillman / American Academy of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
nskillman@amacad.org

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS, November 27-29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference, held at the University of Queensand, Brisbane, Australia.
contact email: 
http://perspectives2013.org

    Call for Papers

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014) Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca, 7af15@queensu.ca

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014)
Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of key

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature with issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers: Flann O'Brien Conference Rome 2013

full name / name of organization: 
"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).

Second Call for Papers Updated Deadline: 1 March 2013

CFP: Queer Studies and Religion (due April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Journal of Religion
contact email: 
kile.jones@cst.edu

CFP: Claremont Journal of Religion

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

17th Century Literature Panel - RMMLA Annual Conference - Vancouver, WA, October 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of seventeenth-century English literature.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Society of Fellows
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Universality and Its Limits
The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities

Victorian Orientalism(s) - Ragusa Ibla, 28-29 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Text and Print Culture (Ghent University) - School of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Ragusa (University of Catania)
contact email: 
victorianorientalisms@unict.it

The ‘Victorian Orientalism(s)’ joint international conference between the Centre for the Study of Text and Print Culture at Ghent University (Belgium) and the School of Foreign Languages and Lite

Farscape - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles on issues related to any element of the television series Farscape—including the original series, the concluding mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars, the graphic novel continuation o

67th Annual RMMLA Convention: Panel on Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

67th Annual
RMMLA Convention
Vancouver, Washington, USA
October 10-12, 2013

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

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