The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meeting of the National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association and the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference to be held Wednesday, April 20, through Saturday, April 23, 2010, at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio and the Marriott-San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX
Guest Editors Emanuele Monegato and Cinzia Scarpino
Literary Criticism Discussion Circle
Word, Image, and Performance
In 1919, several New York wits 'roasted' drama critic Alexander Woollcott at the Algonquin hotel. They enjoyed the afternoon so much that they met again as the Algonquin Round Table for the next ten years. This panel will consider the wit and artistry of the Algonquin Round Table. Panelists are invited to submit papers addressing the group or any members: Adams, Benchley, Broun, Connelly, Kaufman, Parker, Ross, Sherwood, Toohey, Woollcott. Our goal: remove some dust from this exciting 20th-century group. Please submit abstracts to email@example.com by 9/30.
In 1919, several New York wits 'roasted' drama critic Alexander Woollcott at the Algonquin hotel. They enjoyed the afternoon so much that they met again as the Algonquin Round Table for the next ten years. This panel will consider the wit and artistry of the Algonquin Round Table. Panelists are invited to submit papers addressing the group or any members: Adams, Benchley, Broun, Connelly, Kaufman, Parker, Ross, Sherwood, Toohey, Woollcott. Our goal: remove some dust from this exciting 20th-century group.
Original Poems, maximum five, ranging between 25 to 40 lines, from poets across the globe, are invited for an Anthology of Poems to be published by a Literary Foundation from India. The poems must be on the theme of Nature, Environment, Ecology and Earth. The poems must accompany an undertaking that they are original and unpublished. Detailed biodata along with passport size photograph and postal / correspondence address of the poets must also be submitted. For further details, please contact the editor of the anthology: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission of poems: 31 October 2010.
Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India. The proposed special number will focus on various dimensons / aspcts / issues of DIASPORA WRITING across the world. The selected papers will be published in the January number of the journal. And these papers may also be included in an anthology of essays to be brought out separately by a reputed publisher from Delhi.
The word limit is 2500 to 4000 words.
For more details please contact the Editor: email@example.com
(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film
Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, Vanderbilt University
March 18-19, 2011
Keynote speaker: Barbara Wahlster, author and journalist
Visiting Professor in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, Vanderbilt University
2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: "Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry"
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010
Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/
Adaptations have long taken advantage of emergent forms to extend, re-tell, and appropriate previous literary works. The very nature of adaptations is to re-interpret previous texts into new iterations, often in the guise of these emergent forms, whether the printed book, the novel, films, or the internet. This panel seeks to consider the manifestation of adaptations in digital forms and to pose questions such as:
As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's
"Women's Studies" area, I invite abstracts for the Spring 2011 joint ACA/PCA conference to be held in San Antonio, TX April 20-23, 2011.
To find additional information about the association and conference, visit http://pcaaca.org/conference/national.php
Please send 250 word abstracts to me by 12--15--10 via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBT Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 11-14, 2011, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL
Individual Papers or Presentations: October 15 (send to conference planner Nick Salvato, email@example.com)
Complete Sessions: November 1 (submit online directly to ATHE at www.athe.org)
Abstracts for Iconoclasm due September 10, 2010
"Iconoclasm", featuring keynote addresses by Carol Mavor (Manchester) and Michael Taussig (Columbia), will take place at the University of Toronto, March 17-19, 2011.
We accept abstracts of no more than 250 words for talks of 20 minutes on a range of topics related to the breaking and making of images.
For full CFP and FAQs please visit Iconoclasm Website
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire
Author of Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture (2002)
The English Graduate Organization of the University of Florida invites papers from across the discipline(s) concerning textual adaptation or appropriation. Adaptation and appropriation, regarding questions of performance, translation, and occasionally plagiarism, concern both new and old media. The process of becoming or the process of naming a text are formulated on sometimes vague thresholds or border lines when one text becomes another.
Session: Samuel Beckett's Bilingualism
This panel will address the specific question of bilingualism in the work of Samuel Beckett. How can we understand this unique literary language? Can Beckett's bilingualism be understood as a phenomenon that goes beyond linguistic boundaries? Please submit 300-500 word abstracts in French or English on any aspect of Beckett's bilingualism to Nadia Louar, Email : firstname.lastname@example.org. (Deadline September 30th, 2011)