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MSA 13 (Oct. 6-9, 2011)--Proposed Panel on Empathy and Modernism

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 11:31pm
Meghan Marie Hammond / New York University

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on empathy and modernism for the 2011 Modernist Studies Association conference in Buffalo. Please send 250-word abstracts for papers exploring problems of "thinking with" or "feeling with" others in modernism, along with a short cv, to by Monday, April 11. We welcome papers on any modernist topic, but especially those treating the visual arts. Please note if you are not already a member of the MSA you will have to join for the 2011-2012 membership year (starting July 1, 2011) in order to participate.

[UPDATE] International Conference "Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept" (Leiden, May 31-June 1, 2012)

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 7:29pm
Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)

International Conference

Barbarism Revisited
New Perspectives on an Old Concept


Organizing institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
Location: Leiden

Date: May 31 - June 1, 2012

Organizers: Prof.Dr. Christian Moser (Bonn) & Dr. Maria Boletsi (Leiden)

Confirmed keynote speakers:
- Terry Eagleton
- François Hartog

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 5:43pm
University of Guelph

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
contact email:
Outerspeares: Transcultural / Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
The 1st Annual Conference of the Guelph Early Modern Studies Group
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario - November 1, 2011
Deadline for Proposals: May 1, 2011

South Asian Cultural Productions and Everyday Life (Tentative Proposal Due 4/13)

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 2:55am
Mosarrap Hossain Khan/ Dept. of English, New York University

Inviting abstracts for a panel on "South Asian Cultural Productions and Everyday Life" at the 22nd European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS), 25-28 July, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal. Areas of focus:

- Cultural productions (literature, film, music, visual culture etc.) and its representation of everyday life in South Asia

- Cultural productions and Everyday Islam in South Asia

- Everyday life as a space of negotiation between the sacral and the secular

- Relation between anthropology and cultural productions in the depiction of everyday life

If interested in being part of the panel, please contact with a tentative proposal (150 words) no later than 13 April, 2011:

CFP - NeoAmericanist Journal

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 6:20pm

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting any PAPERS, PHOTOGRAPHY, ART WORK, or POETRY, as well as REVIEWS of music, architecture, movie, books and multimedia from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level students on the topic of the United States of America.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 5:38am
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.
To encourage innovative dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from diverse disciplines and professions.