Papers sought in the area of film theory and criticism. Membership in RMMLA and convention registration required to present, not to submit proposal.
University of Portsmouth, Centre for Studies in Literature
Annual Postgraduate Symposium
Friday June 17 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Flannery O'Connor Society seeks proposals for papers on any aspect of O'Connor's work. Final presentations should last no longer than 20 minutes.
Please send proposals of 250 words or fewer by April 3, 2011, to Mark Graybill at msgraybill_at_mail.widener.edu.
The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference in cooperation with the National Library of Wales has extended the deadline for abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual postgraduate conference to be held 11 May to 13 May 2011.
'A Self-Conscious Voice' - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011
We take great pleasure in announcing that the Fourth East Asian Conference on Comparative Literature, sponsored by the Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (CLAROC), will be hosted by Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 10, 2012. The theme for this conference is "Obsession in Context."
5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
May 27-28, 2011
Chaminade University of Honolulu
PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2011
Panel and individual paper proposals are now being accepted for the 5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating cultural productions within and/or about the Oceanic region.
250-350 word abstracts/proposals for individual papers or
3-4 paper panels are due April 17, 2011. Direct abstracts and proposals to Cheryl Edelson firstname.lastname@example.org
Form a session, submit an abstract: mark your calendar for NeMLA 2012! The 43rd annual convention will be held March 15-18th in Rochester, New York at the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown, located minutes away from convenient air, bus, and train transportation options for attendees. St. John Fisher College will serve as the host college, and the diverse array of area institutions are coordinating with conference organizers to sponsor various activities, such as celebrated keynote speakers, local events, and fiction readings. Building upon the excellence of past NeMLA conferences, the association continues to grow as a vibrant community of scholars, thanks to the wide array of intellectual and cultural opportunities at every venue.
Tartu Summer School of Semiotics 2011 is five-day event taking place from August 22 to 26 in a secluded Palmse manor in North Estonia. The first day of the event (August 22) will be one-day Conference on the historical secondary modelling systems approach of the Kääriku Summer Schools, with the roundtable by Boris Uspenski, Vjacheslav V. Ivanov, and others. It will be followed by four-day summer school on the contemporary problems of semiotic modelling, with world leading semioticians present (among them Edna Andrews, Paul Cobley, Marcel Danesi, Floyd Merrell, Winfried Noeth, Goran Sonesson, Frederik Stjernfelt, et al.), together with the current Tartu group.
Failure, although an important part of American cultural mythology, has not been recognized in American theory. While the American Dream has been worshiped, failure is associated with shame and personal fiascos even though it permeates all the social, political, and cultural strata of the U.S. Proposals on 20th and 21st century literature, up to 250 words, should be sent to email@example.com by March 15.
Dr. Damjana Mraovic-O'Hare
Department of English
Pennsylvania State University