category: theory

Call for Papers for Panel on American Humor October 6-8, 2011

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

Abstracts are being solicited for a panel on American Humor for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Assn. meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011.

CFP EXTENSION: Feb. 15th. Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites

full name / name of organization: 
9th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium, Montreal
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Throughout history, the notion of ‘party’ has served as a site for exploring prevailing liminalities: from ideological display to decorous intimacies to social multitudes, the party has served as

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences (Abstracts Due March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
Dr. Maureen Eke <eke1mn@cmich.edu>

[UPDATE] Challenging Traditions in English Studies - April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony M. Vinci / Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
contact email: 
tvinci@siu.edu

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale English Graduate Conference
Challenging Traditions in English Studies
April 2, 2011

Sumission for TINTA's Fall issue

full name / name of organization: 
TINTA Journal of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UCSB
contact email: 
tintaeditors@hotmail.com

TINTA welcomes submissions for future issues at any time. Papers should be related to the literature, language, or culture of the Hispanic and Lusophone worlds. We publish once a year, in Fall.

The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (4/26/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

[Update] Chitrolekha International Magazine [28.11.2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Chitrolekha International Magazine
contact email: 
editor@chitrolekha.com

Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design has been conceived of as an attempt at exploring the world of art and design, as a platform dedicated to the artists and designers, design lovers,

Rethinking Hamlet's Modernity (MLA 2012, Abstract Deadline 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
David Hershinow / Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
dhershi1@jhu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention. Is Hamlet's modernity necessarily tied to the intellectual history of the inward-looking, discontented self?

Telling Photography (MLA, January 2012; 3/10 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan & Julia Faisst
contact email: 
riordan@umn.edu, julia.faisst@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

This session poses photography as a formal inquiry, a provocation, and a "wound" for literary and cultural studies. What is a photograph, and how do we continue to read and write with it?

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