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[UPDATE] Call for papers on "Virus" and reviews on interdisciplinarity for Excursions journal

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 9:43am
Martin Eve

Extended Call for Papers:

The Postgraduate Journal for Interdisciplinary Research extends its deadline for submissions around the theme of 'Virus':
How do different spheres understand the virus, the viral, the virulent? Do we stray too far from the precision of a scientific definition in our familiar use of the virus? What does it say about our conception of humanity and its endeavours that we find such a compelling and pervasive model in the virus? And what do the different figurings of the viral across disciplines have to tell one another?

Challenging Traditions in English Studies - April 2, 2011

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 9:25pm
Tony M. Vinci / Southern Illinois University- Carbondale

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale English Graduate Conference
April 2, 2011

The Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students (AEGIS*) at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is currently accepting proposals for the 5th annual AEGIS conference on April 2, 2011 in Carbondale, IL.

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 1:05pm
University of Texas at San Antonio

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

Each spring since 2008, the University of Texas at San Antonio African American Studies Spring Symposium Committee has hosted a daylong symposium on African American Studies. Our topics have ranged from explorations of African American identity across multiple academic disciplines to Black popular culture.

UPDATE Call for Submissions New Deadline 01/30/2011

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 9:25am
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies


Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

The anthology will be published by Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies and NMU Press, with funding from the Michigan Humanities Council.

Please submit your original, unpublished poem, short story, creative nonfiction essay, memoir, profile, cartoon, comic strip, stand alone excerpt from a longer work, drawing, illustration, or photograph that depicts the contemporary Native American experience in Michigan. Submissions must be one-half page to 12 pages in length.

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 11:11pm
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Please circulate widely!


Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Location: Orangery of the Botanical Garden of the University of Bern, Switzerland

Date: 26-27 May 2011

[UPDATE] "animal.machine.sovereign." Graduate Conference 4/15-4/16, 2011

Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 9:29pm
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo

Event: April 15-16, 2011
Abstract Deadline: January 3, 2011

Timothy Campbell (Cornell University)
Catherine Malabou (University of Paris X-Nanterre)
David E. Johnson (SUNY Buffalo)

2011 Graduate Student Conference
Department of Comparative Literature
State University of New York at Buffalo

For more information, please visit the conference website at:

Negotiating the Gaze_Friday, April 15, 2011

Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 6:22pm
Claremont Graduate University, Cultural Studies Student Executive Committee, School of Arts and Humanities

Spring 2011 Cultural Studies Conference at CGU

Call for Proposals:

Graduate student researchers and artists, as well as emerging and experienced scholars and artists, are invited to attend the second annual Cultural Studies Conference, Negotiating the Gaze, Friday, April 15, 2011 at Claremont Graduate University.

The focus of this trans-disciplinary conference is voyeurism, spectatorship and the gaze. In addition to paper presentations, the conference is seeking submissions of artwork.