The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)
SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)
South Central Modern Language Association
October 27-29, 2011
Hot Springs, Arkansas
The regular session on French literature (1600-1850) invites papers on an open topic. Please send 500-word abstracts or papers to Cristian Bratu (Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu) by March 28, 2011.
Call for Paper for a Special Session in 2012 MLA Convention,
Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims in different cultures, literatures, times and genres. kw: postcolonialism, orientalism, comparative. 300-word abstract and a brief bio or CV by 1 March 2011; Beyazit Akman (email@example.com).
Call for Paper for a Special session in 2012 MLA Convention:
Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam
Perception of Ottoman Turks in Western discourse; in different genres, eras. kw: postcolonialism, orientalism. 300-page abstract and a brief bio or CV. by 10 March 2011; Beyazit Akman (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Filiz Barin-Akman (email@example.com).
PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
Lincoln College, Oxford University, September 16 - 17, 2011
"Verrat und Argwohn lauschen in allen Ecken"
(Friedrich Schiller, "Wilhelm Tell" 1, 4)
Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays based on original research are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out separately on each of the following works with a view to providing postgraduate scholars and teachers with new critical insights and perspectives. The anthologies will be published in the form of a series by a reputed Publisher headquartered in India and having its main business base in USA, UK and Ireland.
The texts on which essays must be focused include:
Pope's THE RAPE OF THE LOCK;
Keats' ODE ON A GRECIAN URN, ODE TO AUTUMN & ODE TO PSYCHE.
Shakespeare's KING LEAR, TEMPEST and MACBETH.
A Call for Papers
SHAKESPEARE AND ETHICS
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
NOVEMBER 3-5, 2011
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.