"Sri Lanka: Remaking Society"
2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference
"Sri Lanka: Remaking Society"
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.
CALL FOR ARTICLES:
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS IN THE NORDIC AND BALTIC REGION
Call for Chapter Proposals: Collection on Environmental Performance
CALL FOR PAPERS
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2012 issue (Non-thematic)
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 JUNE. 2011
The Editorial Board of Etudes Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the Spring 2012 volume of the journal.
Keynote speaker: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University, UK)
Caryl Churchill is now considered a world-leading playwright. Her work spans fifty years and is significant both for its incisive intervention into the political and philosophical issues of the day as well as its continual rejuvenation of dramatic form.
This one-day symposium takes place at the end of a weeklong Caryl Churchill Festival. Discussion will be focused around the significance of Churchill's work in the 21st century. Papers will be 20 minutes. Topics may include the following:
SHAKESPEARE BULLETIN, a peer reviewed academic journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press, is seeking short theatre reviews for one or more issues in the 2012 volume.
We solicit accounts & reviews of the BEST and/or WORST productions of Shakespeare and other early modern dramatists of the past decade.
Our goal is to run a great many of these reviews, and to encourage formally and stylistically innovative & adventurous writing about performance. Therefore, reviews should be a MAXIMUM of 500 words.
Submissions will be accepted from now through September 30, 2011.
The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.
The general topic for the conference encompasses "Intersections: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology."
[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011
full name / name of organization:
University of Cyprus
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)
website: cyprusconferences.org/uss2011 (website temporarily down due to hacker attacks in Cyprus; please revisit in due time)
Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.
We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.
Papers should be a maximum of 10.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).
Call for Papers
Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas
American Studies Association Annual Meeting
October 20-23, 2011
This session seeks interdisciplinary papers that explore the role of performance in creating and disseminating public memory in the Americas. Some questions we hope to address include: How is performance utilized by those in power to construct memory? How can performance destabilize historical narrative? How is political and/or performative speech used in memorial practices? How does embodiment create, disseminate, sustain or challenge public memory? How are space and performance colonized for memorial use?
Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be published in May 2011. Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as papers representing current issues in the fields of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only student work will be considered.
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers
R A W M A T E R I A L
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School
Faculty Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Britt, Northeastern University
March 19-20, 2011
American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
Susan Glaspell Society Panel
Dramatizing Ideas: Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, and Humanisms in Greenwich Village
On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference, hosted by Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, nestled in the bluffs along the Mississippi river in Winona, MN. The conference attracts advanced scholars, graduate students, and select undergraduates from the upper Midwest (and farther) to discuss literary-critical, theoretical, and pedagogical issues concerning the early literatures of the British isles (medieval through long 18th century). The keynote speaker this year will be Dolores Frese of the University of Notre Dame.