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[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 3:10am
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society


The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

This conference calls for papers which take as their focus the dialogic, collective, and interpersonal sides of Lewis's oeuvre – in words as much as in paint. All topics will be considered. Please send max. 250-word abstracts to Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane (Conference Organizers) at by 01 October 2012.

We are also happy to receive (in addition to single papers) proposals for themed panels of 3 speakers.

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 1:32pm
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations

(text, media, culture)


The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit proposals for papers or complete panels on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming, theory and culture for the 2013 PCA/ACA National Convention to be held in Washington, DC. The conference runs from 27 to 30 March, 2013.

Horror Co-Chairs:
Dr. James Iaccino, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
Dr. Carl Sederholm, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Kristopher Woofter, Concordia University and Dawson College, Montréal, QC

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:43am
Writing by Degrees

Call for Panels and Papers

Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum

Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

Writing by Degrees, the nation's oldest graduate-run creative writing conference, is now accepting paper and panel proposals for its 2012 event—a two-day celebration of writing, pedagogy, and community building at Binghamton's historic Bundy Museum.

British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference, 18-21 April 2013

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 7:14am
University of Exeter

British Association for American Studies
58th Annual Conference
18-21 April 2013
Hosted by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter

Plenary Speakers

Paul Gilroy
Anthony Giddens Professor of Social Theory at the London School of Economics

Dolores Hayden
Professor of Architecture, Urbanism and American Studies at Yale University

Anders Stephanson
Andrew and Virginia Rudd Family Foundation Professor of History at Columbia University

La toma de la palabra: Actores, acciones y agendas literarias y teatrales en América Latina

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 4:04pm
Congreso de literatura mexicana

La toma de la palabra: Actores, acciones y agendas literarias y teatrales en América Latina.

Es necesario pensar el hecho literario más allá de su propia existencia como texto e incorporar al quehacer crítico el examen de su circulación: desde su producción editorial, su circulación comercial, su lectura, crítica, adopción académica, o, bien sus puestas en escena, adaptaciones. Por decirlo de otro modo, es necesario prestar atención a las figuras que adquiere la fidelidad a un acontecimiento literario.

Este congreso plantea un diálogo vivo entre críticos, editores, autores y animadores culturales, en que se combinen las ponencias académicas de corte tradicional con mesas redondas donde lo que predomine sea el diálogo abierto.

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 7:39am
Ryan Cordell / DHCommons / Northeastern University

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

At the 2012 MLA, conference attendees packed many sessions on the digital humanities (DH), reflecting the growing interest in this domain. Yet many newcomers to digital humanities lack opportunities to connect with the DH community, get help from experienced practitioners with conceptualizing and launching a project, or begin building the skills they need to realize their projects. This four-hour preconvention workshop welcomes language and literature scholars who wish to learn about, start, or join digital scholarly projects for research and/or teaching.

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 1:58am
California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton's Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference. We are looking to reach across disciplines in a conference titled Popular Culture and the Written Word.

This conference will be a great opportunity for any undergraduate or graduate students of any discipline looking to gain more experience in an academic setting. We will offer an array of different conference events from round tables and panel discussions to workshops and keynote speaker presentations.

This conference will be held at

California State University, Fullerton
Nov. 30th-Dec. 1st

We are seeking proposals on any aspect of popular culture and language, including the following topics:

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 11:04pm
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture



The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture (CALC) at New York University is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for our Fall 2012 events. CALC is a forum for the presentation and discussion of new Americanist scholarship by both junior and senior researchers. CALC encourages paper proposals by graduate students and faculty that focus on any subject or period relevant to American literature and culture.