A Call for Papers
SHAKESPEARE AND ETHICS
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
NOVEMBER 3-5, 2011
A Call for Papers
This panel seeks papers on works of cinematic and ancient or modern literary fiction that explore the challenges and possibilities of peace, the achievement of it, the quest for it, the anxieties of adhering to it.
Please submit your abstract online at:
Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA. The panel welcomes proposals that analyze any aspect of the topic including fiction, poetry, drama, and film, as well as non-literary materials from all periods. Proposals may interpret "America" and "American" broadly, and panelists are welcome but not required to consider the special convention focus, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World."
By May 1, 2011, please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words to Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College, at scott.st.pierre [at] montgomerycollege [dot] edu.
This session welcomes proposals for papers that examine early modern drama through the lens of gender, queer, sexuality, or feminist studies. Please send 250 Word abstract to Ruben Espinosa at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 10, 2011.
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts
June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
A conference co-organised and supported by the Division of English (School of Humanities & Social Sciences) & the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), NTU.
*Main Speakers [Update]~ Brian McHale has been added to the list of main speakers:
The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents
Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing publishes both critical and creative work - offering a forum for debate, as well as an avenue for the publication of the best stories, poems, works of creative non-fiction or works for the stage or for the screen, in all its contemporary varieties. www.newwritingjournal.com
CALL FOR PAPERS N.5/2011
The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n. 5/2011) of Scritture migranti, an international journal dedicated to writing on migration.
Interested scholars should send a complete essay or an abstract of approx. 20 lines by May 15, 2011 to the editorial committee: email@example.com.
The California State University, Long Beach
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Third Annual Student Conference
April 2, 2011
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California
The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association at CSULB is seeking proposals for individual papers and group panels from graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines for its Third Annual Student Conference. Proposals should be sent as presentation abstracts of 250 words or less. Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length, allowing 5-10 minutes for discussion and questions.
accepting paper proposals for a panel at the 127th MLA Annual Convention in Seattle (5–8 January 2012). Note that this proposal is for a guaranteed session sponsored by the Law as Literature Discussion Group.
Law and Corporeality in Literature
This panel considers how the law regulates the body/bodies in literature and other media. Papers considering gender, race, and ethnicity are especially encouraged. 300-word abstract and bio by 5 March 2011; April Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are excited to invite you to join a multi-disciplinary dialogue on gender and sexuality. Although formal research projects and papers are welcome, the symposium is designed to encourage meaningful dialogue amongst the community; thus, we encourage you to submit semester projects and papers that will add to the conversation.
Samuel Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland Conference
University College Dublin, July 8-9, 2011
Hosted by The Humanities Institute of Ireland
"Famous throughout the civilised world and the Irish Free State"
"I have also decided to remind myself of my present state before embarking on my stories. I think this is a mistake."
(Dis)locating Queer: Race, Region, and Sexual Diasporas
A Graduate Conference at the University of Illinois, Urbana‐Champaign
May 5‐7, 2011
Associate Professor, Gender & Women's Studies,
University of Arizona
Call for Papers:
Rehearsing Shakespeare: Alternative Strategies in Process and Performance
Special Issue of Shakespeare Bulletin (Vol. 30 No. 4 Winter 2012), Johns Hopkins University Press.
Issue Editor: Christian M. Billing (University of Hull) email@example.com
The topic of this year's Association of Adaptation Studies conference will focus on adaptation as a site for cultural exchange, reflecting the importance of trading activities along the Silk Road as sites for the transmission not just of goods but of ideas and cultures. Possible issues to be addressed in this conference might include: