category: religion

{Update} College Language Association Convention (April 10-13, 2013)

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

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore how Langston Hughes's writings have indfluenced literary texts by other authors in the Americas, Europe, and/or Asia.

Real & Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean -- Grad conf.; Feb. 8-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES ORG.; UIUC
contact email: 
mediterraneanconf@mx.uillinois.edu

Call for Papers

Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Ruth Ben-Ghiat (NYU) and Prof. Abdulkader Sinno (Indiana University Bloomington)

Affect and Identity in Early Modern Performance, NeMLA 2013: Sep 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
rhizme@gmail.com

CFP: Affect and Identity in Early Modern Performance

[UPDATE] WSQ: Engage! Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEngageIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers

WSQ Special Issue: Engage!

Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

“I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.” — Oscar Wilde

The Conversations Project: Interdisciplinary Conversations About Comics, Literacy, and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
James Bucky Carter, Ph.D.
contact email: 
jbcarter777@gmail.com

The Conversations Project: Interdisciplinary Conversations About Comics, Literacy, and Scholarship

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

full name / name of organization: 
James Bucky Carter & Derek Parker Royal
contact email: 
jbcarter777@gmail.com

CFP: Comics and the American Southwest and Borderland

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

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

Volume 3, Number 1, Themed Issue on Monstrous Spaces/ Spaces of Monstrosity

Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013

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

"Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in American and European Cultures

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

As Italian premier Mario Monti recently did, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

5th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Monstrous Geographies

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

full name / name of organization: 
Arthur Versluis / Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism-a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press-announces a call for articles and reviews for our seventh year of issues.

CFP -- CINEMATIC MELODRAMA

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Alexandra Catrickes / AAIS
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama, AAIS 2013 at University of Oregon, April 11-14

CFP OXFORD CENTRE FOR LIFE-WRITING: 'LIVES OF OBJECTS' (20-22 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
rachel.hewitt@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) exists to encourage practice and research in life-writing in all forms, from biography to autobiography, diaries to blogs, letters to memoirs.

The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies Naming: the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact

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

Call for Panels and Papers: The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies ‘Naming the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact’

18-20 October 2012,
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel

PERFORMANCE STUDIES Call for Proposals - ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education - Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

disClosure Journal Issue 22: 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: September 30th, 2012

Journal of the Creative Imagination Seeking Papers for November Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

We are seeking papers and poetry for the November issue of Luvah. Our journal was inspired by the work of Henry Corbin, Kathleen Raine, and Simone Weil.

UPDATE: CFP Medieval and Renaissance Pilgrimage

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kelley/ Saginaw Valley State University
contact email: 
edkelley@svsu.edu

Striding toward Salvation: Medieval and Renaissance Pilgrimage in Europe and the Mediterranean.

3rd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Storytelling (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Storytelling

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

Wreck, The UBC Grad Journal of Art History - Processes of Change: Translation, Metamorphosis, and Conversion -Deadline Oct 15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck - The University of British Columbia Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory
contact email: 
ahva.wreck@ubc.ca

Call for Papers and Reviews
Wreck – University of British Columbia Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, Volume 4 (2012)

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

The May Swenson Centenary Panel at NeMLA in Boston, March 21-24

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
corey.clawson@rutgers.edu

The year 2013 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of American poet May Swenson, who has been recognized as one of the greatest poets of the Twentieth-Century by critic Harold Bloom among othe

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com


Call for Panels and Papers


Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum


Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference, 18-21 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
baas2013@exeter.ac.uk

British Association for American Studies
58th Annual Conference
18-21 April 2013
Hosted by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter

Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies. October 31, 2012. Journal. Interdisciplinary.

full name / name of organization: 
Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
nexus@iiu.edu.pk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Richard Rodriguez Reconsidered

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Garcia, Clarkson University
contact email: 
mgarcia@clarkson.edu

This panel invites papers on any topic or treatment of how we read Richard Rodriguez today.

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

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

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
laurenbailey@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University, Fullerton’s Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference.

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800 (The University of York, England, UK, 21-22 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Macdonald, Emilie Murphy, Elizabeth Swann / The University of York
contact email: 
sensingthesacred@york.ac.uk

Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800

The University of York, England, UK.
21-22 June 2013

Confirmed keynote addresses from:
Nicky Hallett (University of Sheffield)

[Update] Kalamazoo 2013--Reading Body Language: Digestion, Boundaries, and Community in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Wu, Cornell University
contact email: 
dmw54@cornell.edu

In the Norwich heresy trials, a Lollard named Margery Baxter shocked her interrogators by claiming that, if the Eucharist were the body of Christ, then one could find Christ's body in pi

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