category: theory

5th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July, 2011: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

(UPDATE)Beyond Adaptation: Appropriations, Allusions and Intertextuality One-Day Postgraduate Symposium Thusrday 27th January 20

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, England
contact email: 
Natalie Hayton / Paul Gosling / beyondadaptation@mydmu.ac.uk

As the field of adaptation studies progresses away from questions of ‘infidelity’ and the ‘betrayal’ of source material, a new set of disciplines and theories have emerged to help us understan

Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature/ Book Collection 31st January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University UK
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, l.normand@mdx.ac.uk

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

Global Environmental Literature: Comparative Approaches to Environmental Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alibrox@ku.edu

Seeking papers for a panel at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011.

Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career.

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Cultural Rhetoric
contact email: 
Kevin.Brooks@ndsu.edu and/or dbeard@d.umn.edu

Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Cultural Rhetoric

Special Issue
Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career.

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference [Reminder - Deadline: 17 December]

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

American Identities on Stage:

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Circle Gets the Square: Advancing Conversations in Game Studies [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Thompson, University of Wyoming and Marc Ouellette, McMaster University
contact email: 
jthomp32@uwyo.edu maouelle@rogers.com

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

[UPDATE] IALJS-6 "Literary Journalism: Theoria, Poiesis and Praxis" - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium - 12-14 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

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 th

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

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