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Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 10:34am
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies. We suggest addressing various alternative processes and techniques outside the traditional mainstream in general, alternative styles in literature, alternative genres, a variety of subcultures existing along the fringes of mainstream culture, alternative theories, alternative education practices, etc, as well as the processes involved in the creation of a non-conformist, avant-garde, forward-thinking voices, finally addressing to what extent it is possible to be independent on the norm.

Further Adventures in Wonderland: The Afterlife of Alice

Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 6:34am
Hic Dragones

Thursday 1st December 2011
Manchester, United Kingdom

Papers are sought for a one-day conference in Manchester on representations and interpretations of Alice in Wonderland in popular culture. This conference seeks to address the perennial popularity of Lewis Carroll's creation, and to explore her most recent incarnations. Possible themes may include (but are not limited to):

 Film, TV and animated adaptations
 Translations, editions, sequels and prequels
 Music – pop, punk, rock and metal
 Fashion – from stripy tights to tattoos
 Psychedelia and drug culture
 Gothic Alices – subcultures, dress, artwork
 Disney's Alice
 Merchandise, ephemera, collectibles

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures (2012 & 2013 Issues)

Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 12:05am
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures


_Digital Philology_ is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R. Altschul, the journal aims to foster scholarship that crosses disciplines upsetting traditional fields of study, national boundaries, and periodizations. _Digital Philology_ also encourages both applied and theoretical research that engages with the digital humanities and shows why and how digital resources require new questions, new approaches, and yield radical results.

Wooden O Sympoisum - August 8-10

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 5:02pm
Southern Utah Univesity and Utah Shakespeare Festival

The 2011 Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary conference exploring Medieval through Early Modern Studies, through the text and performance of Shakespeare's plays.

The symposium is sponsored by the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Southern Utah University's Gerald R. Sherratt Library, College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Department of English.

Contemporary Music

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 3:16am
Shawn Higgins / PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association)

NOVEMBER 5-6, 2011

"Contemporary Music"
Presiding Officer: Shawn Higgins, Columbia University,

Music is language, too! We communicate through it, it inspires movements, it infuriates governments and authority figures, and it is the soundtrack of our personal lives. This session, the only music session at PAMLA, calls for papers which critically engage with any and all types of contemporary music and either the effects of music on society or how society inspires the creation of music.

The Syntax of Voice in Modernism (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 13, October 6-9, 2011, Buffalo, NY)

Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 9:52am
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University

This panel seeks to explore the relationship between syntax and the category of "voice" in modernism. Recent scholarship on voice, including Mladen Dolar's book "The Voice and Nothing More," often complicates the Derridean distinction between writing and speech by arguing for a multiplicity of voices (musical voice, feminine voice, voice as object, interior voices, democratic voice, societal voice, authoritarian voice, hiccup, cough), a vocal variety that is particularly registered in the modernist period through innovative syntax.

Midwestern Culture (and TV Show "Glee") Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 4:33pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association

Call for Papers
The Midwestern Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, which will be held at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from Friday, Oct. 14 to Sunday, Oct. 16.

Theatre Historiography: Genealogies and New Directions: Chicago, August 10-11, 2011 (Deadline May 1)

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 2:04pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education: Theatre History Focus Group and Theory and Criticism Focus Group

"Theatre Historiography: Genealogies and New Directions"

The Theatre History Focus Group and the Theory and Criticism Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invite proposals for "Theatre Historiography: Genealogies and New Directions," a pre-conference event that will take place on Wednesday, August 10 and Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago. Wednesday's events will feature a keynote address entitled "Theatre/Performance Historiography in the Space and the Time of the Now," by distinguished scholar Michal Kobialka (University of Minnesota).

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 10:25am
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters. As a print journal, the journal' scope includes all research papers in the fields of Mediterranean cultures, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Cultural Studies, Education, Gerontology, History, Languages, Literature, Media, Philosophy, Education, Psychology, and Sociology among others. Each paper is reviewed by two expert reviewers and the final decision is sent to author(s) within three months of the arrival of the article. If you want to submit an article to the journal, please ask for the article template by writing to ""