"Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe"
Centre for British Studies, Berlin, Germany, 30 September to 1 October, 2010
Call for Papers and Panels
Convenors: Pascal Nicklas (Humboldt University Berlin),
Gesa Stedman (GBZ Berlin), Eckart Voigts-Virchow (Siegen University)
The Centre for British Studies, Berlin, Germany, (Großbritannienzentrum) will host an international conference on "Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe", in co-operation with the Association of Adaptation Studies and the Centre of Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester.
In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.
New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona
New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community
"Borderlands, contrary to frontiers, are no longer the lines where civilization and barbarism meet and divide, but the location where a new consciousness . . . emerges."
—2010 New Directions Keynote Walter Mignolo
(From "Globalization, Civilization, and Languages")
The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
Keynote speaker: Professor Roland Greene (Stanford University)
Plenary speaker: Professor Natalie Melas (Cornell University)
Ithaca, New York
March 12-13, 2010
Is comparison a method, or is it always in need of a method? Has comparison of specific languages
and literatures become the big unthought of literary and cultural analysis– supposed but unquestioned? In light of recent scholarly debate on the demands and consequences of the global
scope of what comparison means, this conference seeks to discuss methodological questions that
I am soliciting paper proposals for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010. The panel seeks to examine narrative representations of American poverty in fiction, film, and/or drama in the twentieth century and beyond. Papers may approach individual works or be comparative (time periods, genres, and/or works). Interdisciplinary papers are especially encouraged, but all theoretical approaches are welcome.
Please submit 500-page abstracts along with a brief CV no later than January 20 to Gregory Leon Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Papers:
American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at the American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference
Conference Dates: May 27-30, 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA (Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Ctr)
Deadline for Proposals submitted to ATDS: January 15, 2010
EMAIL proposals to: Dr. Jim Cherry (email@example.com)
THEME for ATDS sessions for 2010:
Jennifer Parker-Starbuck (Roehampton University, London)
Stelarc (Brunel University, West London / University of Western Sydney)
Contemporary British Theatre: Towards a New Canon
Hosted by the School of English, Birmingham City University
Confirmed speakers include:
Prof. Dan Rebellato (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Dr Chris Megson (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Dr Graham Saunders (University of Reading)
Dr Aleks Sierz (Rose Bruford College, Boston University London branch)
Call for Papers
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Corcoran Department of History of the University of Virginia present
The 17th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference
An die Freude: Approaching "happiness" in German contexts
February 26-28, 2010
Keynote Speaker: Professor Jeffrey High
(California State University, Long Beach)
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)
The Festivals and Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association announces an extension of the deadline to apply for the 31 March-3 April 2010 Conference in St. Louis, MO to 4 January 2010.
The Festivals and Faires Area seeks papers from any area of study on festivity and culture. All topics are welcome, but of special interest this year are the following:
1. St. Louis festivals and faires;
2. Burning Man;
3. Renaissance festivals.
Please send 250-word abstract and contact information to:
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel—St. Louis
St. Louis MO
Extended Submission Deadline: December 31, 2009
The Sixties Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of the decade. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to:
NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus
Plenary Speakers: Cathy Caruth (Emory Univeristy) and Julia Levine
The study of Shakespeare and performance has grown rapidly in recent years, and now encompasses the examination of different periods, cultures, and media. This special issue of Shakespeare Quarterly solicits submissions examining why we study performance and how we study performance. What are the important issues facing the study of Shakespeare and performance today? How might such study differ from the study of other categories of performance? How might it differ from other studies of Shakespeare? Essays might take as their focus a particular production, theatrical practice, or performer; they might also focus on theories of performance, either as a creative practice or as a field of interpretation.
Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects
University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010
The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 6th Annual MadLit Conference. This year's conference, "READING MATERIAL," engages the intersections between literature and material culture.