This book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, will be a coherent, critical examination of British and USA literature's engagement with Buddhism in the twentieth century. It will show readers how twentieth-century literature has been influenced by Buddhism, and was a major factor in bringing about Buddhism's increasing spread and influence in the West.
Seeking papers for a panel at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011. Panel aims to highlight the direction the field of environmental studies is headed: more interdisciplinary and global approaches to environmental concerns.
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Cultural Rhetoric
Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career.
Kevin Brooks, North Dakota State University
David Beard, University of Minnestoa, Duluth
University of East Anglia
School of American Studies
Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)
American Identities on Stage:
20th Century American Drama International Conference
Call For Papers
To commemorate the Tennessee Williams's centennial, the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia, will host a one-day international conference on 26 March 2011, focusing on theatrical representations of American identities. The invited keynote speaker is Professor Stephen Bottoms (University of Leeds).
Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."
Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein researchers from such diverse areas of computer science, literary studies, psychology, and media studies come together to study the how games are made, how games come to mean, and how games effect people—has reached an unproductive stasis.
The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 12-14 May 2011. The conference will be held at the Département des Sciences de l'Information et de la Communication (SIC) at Université Libre de Bruxelles, in Brussels, Belgium.
As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies. The Boston College Biennial English Graduate Conference invites papers that investigate the many roles that life writing plays in the creation and analysis of discourse. Whether examining transnational narratives, ancient oral traditions, modern diaries and letters, or groundbreaking documentary film, the vast array of possibilities for life writing allows us to bring together distinct points of view in productive ways.
Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009. The Journal is published three times per year in printed form and it is included in Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) and CSA Sociological Abstracts.
Currently, there is the 8th number approaching and we are happy to announce this call for papers for May 2011 issue.
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1
The Locations of Stardom