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South Central Modern Language Association Women of Color Panel - March 28 2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:41pm
Panel Chair - Dr. Juluette Bartlett-Pack/DeVry University

Multiple Streams of Inspiration.
This topic is a discussion of literature that demonstrates various elements of inspirations for women of color.

Our panel will be part of the South Central Modern Language Association 2011 Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas during October 28-30, 2011.

Please submit an abstract of at least 500 words. The submission deadline is March 28, 2011.

26th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: TRANSFORMATION / ADAPTATION, Nov. 10-12, 2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:21pm
John Blair / University of West Georgia

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Humanities, understood in the broadest sense, including Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Cultural studies, the Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Philosophy and History. Papers, proposed performances, art installations or screenings may be submitted by scholars, writers, artists or performers and may be in English, French, German or Spanish. Conference participants will be encouraged to expand and revise their papers for submission to a special issue of JAISA: The Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts.

CFP: Journal - Monsters and the Monstrous

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 10:03am
Dr Rob Fisher/The Inter-Disciplinary Press

The Inter-Disciplinary Press
Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies

The Journal of Monsters and the Monstrous
ISSN: 1756-770X

Monsters and the Monstrous is a biannual peer reviewed global journal that serves to explore the broad concept of "The Monster" and "The Monstrous" from a multifaceted inter-disciplinary perspective. The journal publishes work that seeks to investigate and assess the enduring influence and imagery of monsters and the monstrous on human culture throughout history. In particular, the journal will have a dual focus with the intention of examining specific 'monsters' as well as evaluating the role, function and consequences of persons, actions or events identified as 'monstrous'.

MLA 2012: Pfaff's and the New York Saturday Press (3/15 deadline, Proposed Special Session)

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 12:24am
Leif Eckstrom

This panel seeks papers that expand our understanding of antebellum literary history via the relatively uncharted productions of Henry Clapp and his bohemian contributors to The New York Saturday Press:

*Pfaff's and the New-York Saturday Press*
Open session on bohemian Saturday Press and the genres and writers, scandals and crises, scenes and markets that suggest new perspectives on antebellum literary production. Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV to by 15 March 2011.

Call for essays: The Centennial Reader (31 March 2011)

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 6:42pm
Mount Royal University

We invite submissions for the second issue of The Centennial Reader. Essays can be on any topic of interest to an informed, Canadian audience.

As part of its centennial celebrations during 2010‐2011, Mount Royal University began an online, peer‐reviewed database of essays to offer a publication forum for intellectual discussion for Canadian writers. The Mount Royal Centennial Reader straddles both worlds: the academic world and the popular publication world. Submissions should therefore apply intellectual thought to topical concerns, offered in an entertaining and popular way.

North West Renaissance Drama Colloquium 23rd June 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 8:47am
James Smith

Proposals are invited for papers to be delivered at the first North West Renaissance Drama Colloquium. The event will bring together researchers and students from all institutions and at all career stages for a day of papers and discussion. A short list of plays being spoken on will be circulated in advance of the event and all delegates will be encouraged to come prepared to share ideas on interpretation and teaching. The venue in Manchester is to be confirmed.

A keynote lecture will be given by Professor Nicholas Royle (Sussex), author of The Uncanny, How to Read Shakespeare, After Derrida and a novel, Quilt.


Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 6:49am

We are experiencing technical difficulties with the email address originally advertised, so please resubmit any previous submissions and we will acknowledge receipt. We are extending the closing date from 1 March until 6 March 2011 for this reason.


The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its second annual prize essay competition, open to all, and which for 2011 will be on the subject of:


Shakespeare and Related Topics

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 4:25pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

A call to all enthusiasts of the bard to consider submitting a paper to the session "Shakespeare and Related Topics" for the Fall 2011 Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), taking place November 5-6 2011 at Scripps College in sunny Claremont California.

The provisional session theme is "Shakespeare and the Senses," and papers are especially welcome that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays and poetry or as features in dramatic performance. However, as the official session title suggests, any and all papers on Shakespeare or related topics are heartily welcome.

The Sound of Silence

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 3:30pm
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT). It is linked to the 1st cycle study program in Translation and Creative Writing and the postgraduate course in Translation and Intercultural Communication at ULHT. It is also affiliated to the 1st cycle program in Languages and Translation at the Universidade Lusófona do Porto (ULP).

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 3:06pm
MPCA/MACA - October 14-16, 2011 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture. We are especially interested in papers that focus on literature and/or culture from a specific critical perspective; however, no particular approach is required. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

- Literature
- Book History/Print Cultures
- Dime novels
- Politics
- Sports
- Religion
- Westward expansion
- Native Americans
- Women in popular culture
- Entertainment
- The Gothic