category: theory

[UPDATE] "Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12) @ Brown University, Providence, RI

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University; Rachel Luckenbill / Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu; luckenbillr@duq.edu

A number of eminent scholars and writers have underscored the perils of romanticising exile, Edward Said and George Steiner among them.

The American West in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lavanmeter@lunet.edu

American West in Literature and Film
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

Open Call (Spring Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its spring issue. We seek ­scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship.

Rails in the City: Representing Urban Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Steven D. Spalding/Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
steven.spalding@cnu.edu

Essays are sought for an upcoming special issue on the topic of trains and railway mobility in urban cultures.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

ACLA Conference, Providence RI (March 29th to April 1st, 2012) / Panel - Love Again: The Turn to Love in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
John Pistelli / University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Annemarie Lawless / University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
contact email: 
piste004@umn.edu

From the 1960s onwards, there has been a critical change in approach to thinking about love that has gradually shaken it free from the both the duality of eros-agape and the rigor mortis of eros-thana

Miami Vice: The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community (March 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Miami Vice:

The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

Spaces of Work 1770–1830: A one-day interdisciplinary conference on 28 April 2012; proposal deadline 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre/University of Warwick
contact email: 
j.morrissey@live.co.uk

Spaces of Work 1770-1830 will address the relationships between workers and spaces in Britain.

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