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[UPDATE] CWWA Conference, Taiwan 2012 - bursary competition

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 10:31am
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association

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

O'Neill & Postcolonialism, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 5:30pm
J. Chris Westgate / The Eugene O’Neill Society

Beginning with Eugene O'Neill's sea plays and continuing through much of his works are concerns with the problematic encounters between cultures, ethnicities, and nationalities. Following recent critical trends that have situated modernist writers in post-colonial discourse, this panel intends to consider how plays like Thirst, The Movie Man, Moon of the Carribbees, The Emperor Jones, Marco Millions, A Touch of the Poet, and others intersect with post-colonialism.

Asian Performance - Annual AAP Conference, Washington, DC, Aug 1-2, 2012

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 11:54pm
Association for Asian Performance

August 1-2, 2012
Washington, D.C.

The Association for Asian Performance (AAP) invites submissions for its 12th annual conference. The AAP conference is a two-day event, to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, D.C., preceding and during the annual ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) conference. The keynote speaker this year will be Richard Nichols.

Proposals are invited for papers, panels, workshops and roundtable discussions. Learn more about the AAP at The deadline for proposals is April 15, 2012.

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 10:57pm
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012. This year's theme, "Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor" seeks to investigate the role that vision plays in the creation, recollection, and use of memory as well as to challenge the relationship between optic experience and the visual idioms often used to describe these processes.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 3:36pm
Sigma Tau Delta

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

We are pleased to host Dr. Judith "Jack" Halberstam at this exciting event. She is Professor of English, American Studies, and Ethnicity and Gender Studies at USC. Halberstam works in the areas of popular, visual, and queer culture with an emphasis on subcultures.

Listed below are suggestions for areas of exploration; topics not included here are welcome and encouraged.

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 2:02pm

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

"On exile and its variations"

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Deadline extended: December 28, 2011

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2012 annual conference.

We look forward to papers that examine the condition of exile through its varied representations in any literature and in any genre.

Themes may include, but are not restricted to:

ImageTexT Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric Special Issue

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 1:01pm
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

ImageTexT is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric, to be released in Fall 2012. The issue will be guest edited by Richard Burt (Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media, Unspeakable Shaxxxspeares) and co-edited by ImageTexT production editor, Katherine Shaeffer.

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 11:29am
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
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Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Dr. Daniel Anderson, Dominican University

Luncheon Speaker: Former long-time Major Leaguer and medical pioneer Tommy John.