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.
Activist Performance in/and Canada
A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.
The First Annual York University Department of Theatre Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance in/and Canada:
Activist Performance in/and Canada
Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp
ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN PERFORMANCE 12TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
August 1-2, 2012
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 http://www.yavanika.org/aaponline/ The deadline for proposals is April 15, 2012.
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.
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.
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 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.
Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
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.
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org
Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change
Stet — the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London — is now accepting submissions for its second peer reviewed* publication from postgraduate students in English, Comparative Literature and American Studies departments.
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 be limited to):