This special session at the 2011 M/MLA conference invites papers that explore the multitude of functions, forms, enactments, and critiques of festivity and the festive spirit in 20th - and 21st-century world literature, the arts, mass media and new media.
Panel/paper proposal - DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15 MAY 2011
The Indigenous Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held at the Milwaukee Hilton City Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011.
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States 53203
More information on the conference, including the official call for papers and hotel information,
can be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org. Note: Please do not submit the same item to more than one Area Chair.
Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now
9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, University College Falmouth
Keynote Speaker: Professor Niyi Osundare (University of Ibadan/University of New Orleans)
Second keynote: TBA
This conference is intended to provide a forum for those teaching and researching in Humanities disciplines to explore the current state of of the Humanist project in light of current shifts in global knowledge economies. The title, echoing the title of Arjun Appadurai's Modernity at Large, signals our focus on the relation between universities, global economies and local identities.
Call for Proposals
Critical Information Graduate Student Conference
Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology
School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 3, 2011
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=194379380606817
Proposals due June 30, 2011 to email@example.com
Second Call for Papers
Ireland Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010
Huston School of Film and Digital Media
NUI Galway, September 23-25th 2011
Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof Diane Negra (UCD)
This session will explore the theory and historiography of avant-garde artistic practices in literature and the visual arts. Papers tracing various lines of avant-garde lineage and intersections of poetics and art-making practices outside of the traditional delineations of the historical avant-garde are welcome, as well as papers that redefine the avant-garde as such, argue for the possibility or impossibility of a contemporary "avant-garde," examine the relationship of Modernity and/or Modernism with avant-gardism, or theorize the implications of the historical avant-garde for contemporary literary and artistic practice, criticism, and scholarship.
LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2011
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
Conference Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011
Submission Deadline: Monday, September 12, 2011
Acceptance Notification: On or before Monday, September 26, 2011
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 10, 2011
150 WORD ABSTRACTS are invited from undergraduate and graduate students for 15-minute presentations including, but not limited to, relationships between and among language, linguistics, and their many applications:
8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death
Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic
Vol. 3, No. 13, Winter/Spring 2010 of [Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest is now out and accepting submissions for its next issue by May 15: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13