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Transnational Women's Literature in Europe 24-26 May 2013 Budapest

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 8:19am
Central European University

Call for Papers

Literary conference at the Central European University, Budapest, in cooperation with FP7 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship and Akademie Schloss Solitude
24-26 May 2012

Confirmed keynote speakers:
• Francoise Lionnet
• Azade Seyhan
• Jean-Baptiste Joly

[UPDATE] UNC Asheville Queer Conference Nov. 26; April 4-6

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 7:43am
Queering Spaces/Queering Borders / University of North Carolina Asheville Queer Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS—Abstract Deadline Extended until Monday, November 26th!
Queering Spaces/Queering Borders
2013 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville
April 4 - 6, 2013, Asheville, NC

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 5:23pm
American Comparative Literature Association

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival. No matter why we set out, whether in search of adventure, of ourselves, or of a cure, we always carry something along with us. In fact, it will be these things which will, in great measure, define the journey. How do we "pack" our belongings and our identities? How do these transform the spaces we encounter along the way? How are these transformed by the spaces in which they are situated? What do we take with us to give us comfort when we leave our comfort zones?

Coming Home: The 25th annual Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 2:44pm
Stony Brook University Department of English

Coming Home
The 25th Annual English Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University

February 9, 2013
Stony Brook Manhattan,
New York City

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.--Maya Angelou

Now in its twenty-fifth year, Stony Brook University's English Graduate Conference is currently accepting paper proposals addressing the question of what it means to come home. What is a home, and what does the idea of being "at home" signify? What are the potential problems or benefits of being removed from home?

Possible areas of inquiry may include, but are not limited to, the following themes: