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[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 5:52am
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan


Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 10:04pm
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, "Queer Interventions and Intersections"

Journal Publication Date: April 15, 2012
**DEADLINE EXTENDED** for submissions: February 1, 2012

Trans-Scripts – a new interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of the second volume will be "Queer Interventions and Intersections."

Pinter: Possessions, Repossessions, Dispossessions (M/MLA 2012)

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 7:36pm
The International Harold Pinter Society

The International Harold Pinter Society welcomes 350-to-500 word abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2012 Midwest Modern Language Convention Pinter Society panels on any of work by, about, or related to Harold Pinter. This year's theme—Possessions, Repossessions, Dispossessions--seeks to focus scholarly attention on the way Pinter's work and the Pinteresque more generally engages with loss and reclamation and on sites of contested authority, space, history, and ownership. Topics may range widely, literal or spiritual possession, ownership or occupancy, eviction and absence, and financial credit or individual acknowledgment. Please send abstracts as electronic attachments to Craig N.

CFP - King's College London, Department of English - Metamorphosis and Change

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 6:52pm
King's College London, Stet journal, Issue 2

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis. The issue seeks to consider varying aspects of this theme; submissions might address (although need not to be limited to):

Call for Book Reviewers

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 5:28pm
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world. Warscapes publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, interviews, book and film reviews, photo-essays and retrospectives of war literature from the past fifty years. It is is motivated by a need to move past a void within mainstream culture in the depiction of people and places experiencing staggering violence, and the literature they produce.

We are looking for book reviewers interested in writing about fiction, poetry, non-fiction and graphic novels. We have a list of titles that you could choose from or you could suggest a relevant work published within a year from now and we will consider it.

Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 3:45pm
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

"…Do not be afraid to say revolution!"

Ways of Seeing John Berger 6-8 September 2012

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 11:16am
King's College, London & The British Library

2012 marks the 40th Anniversary of two of John Berger's major works: the novel G., winner of the Booker and James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, and the collaborative, SFTA/BAFTA-winning BBC TV series and book Ways of Seeing. In celebration, the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King's College, London, and the Department of English & Drama at the British Library – home, since 2009, to the major collection of Berger's papers – are holding a series of events.

The conference will be based at King's College London, with an evening of discussion and celebration at the British Library on Friday 7 September 2012.

Call for papers

2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington; Proposal deadline 3/31

Monday, January 2, 2012 - 3:02pm
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states. What extent do we have control over our dreams? What is the purpose of dreaming, if such purpose exists? What of other, dream-like altered states of consciousness?

This session welcomes papers from across the disciplines. Please use the PAMLA 2012 site to submit a proposal before Saturday, March 31, 2012.