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[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:21am

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners, including the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia, is proud to announce the Third Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, to be held from May 24-26 2013, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Conference Theme: Intersecting Belongings: Cultural Conviviality and Cosmopolitan Futures

Examining Public Voice, Human Rights, and Social Justice Across Time and Space: A Multidisciplinary Symposium Florida Atlanti

Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 3:42pm
Comparative Studies Student Association Florida Atlantic University

Deadline for abstracts: February 11
The Comparative Studies PhD Student Association (CSSA) is welcoming abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference to be held at Florida Atlantic University, with a focus on public voice, human rights, and social justice. The conference will include key-note speakers addressing conference themes with a special focus on filmmaking, human rights, and public voice. Special screenings of award-winning documentaries and feature-length films will be a highlight of the symposium.

RENT ASSEMBLY: Call for Proposals

Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 2:04pm
The Kootenay School of Writing and The Mainlander

Rent Assembly: Call for Proposals
a gathering of renters in a time of siege

Deadline for Proposals: March 31, 2013
Rent Assembly: May 24, 25, 26, 2013

Vancouver, BC – Unceded Coast Salish territory

'The rentiers reap what they do not sow.'
–Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations (1776)


Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 12:21pm

Papers are invited for the Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in April 2013.


The journal features densely theoretical and analytical writings that focus on various aspects of English Studies which address/approach the research problems with methods of and insights borrowed from multiple established disciplines. Accepted papers will be published after peer-review process. There are no publication fees or handling charges. The last date for submission is March 20th, 2013.

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 10:08am
South Central Modern Language Association

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel. Literary paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, and memoir are welcome. Papers should be no longer than 15-minutes when read aloud. Please submit a 200-word abstract by 4/1/13 to

The SCMLA conference will be held in New Orleans, LA from October 3-5, 2013.

Embodied Encounters, a panel at (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 5:56pm
University of California, Riverside

This year's (dis)junctions conference invites papers for a panel exploring the concept of "encountering" as it relates to issues of embodiment and sensory perception. In traditional conceptions of knowledge and of reading, the visual has maintained a privileged and almost disembodied epistemological position. With the rise of critical perspectives exploring the materiality of the body, the primacy of sight as an interpretive strategy for a textual encounter has been called into question. How can bodily awareness and embodied encounters subvert this dominant reading paradigm?

Shaw and Adaptation [MLA 2014 in Chicago; JANUARY 9-12, 2014]

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 5:37pm
Modern Language Association

*Sponsored by the International Shaw Society*

Please send abstracts of 250 words and CVs as well as queries by March 15, 2013 to Lawrence Switzky (

Many audiences first encounter Bernard Shaw's plays through their transformations into other genres and media. Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady (1956) is perhaps the most famous adaptation of Shaw's Pygmalion (1912), though the current standard print edition of the play is also an adaptation, a hybrid of Shaw's Academy Award-winning screenplay for the 1938 film and his original and revised stage scripts.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 4:33am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [( 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers on "travel" for publication in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Mar '13, Issue VI (online). The works published in the forthcoming issue will be republished in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Summer 2013 (print_ISSN – 2278-9642), along with the previous online issue, Nov '12, Issue V, in April-May, 2013. The last date of sending submissions is 17th February, 2013.