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2010 Interstices Under Construction Symposium - Unsettled Containers: Aspects of Interiority, 8-10 October 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 11:52pm
Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul / AUT University, Auckland

University of Auckland, 8-10 October 2010

Keynote speaker (to be confirmed): Prof David Leatherbarrow, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Is architecture a cult of the externalised object? It would seem so: of 46 images of prize winning entries on the 2009 World Architecture Festival website, for example, only four show interiors.[2] So efficiently are interior and exterior sealed off from each other that they are frequently treated as discrete professional domains. However, inside and outside are always ready to be reversed and today's spaces may seem even more involuted, fragile and unsettled than those of the past.

Humanities in the Digital Age

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 5:36pm
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University

EGO Conference 2010: Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22 & 23
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amy E. Earhart, Texas A&M University

Conference website:

Deadline: September 1, 2010

Conference Theme: Humanities in the Digital Age

Theory at Work : Text ,History and Culture

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 3:25pm
Prof. R.N.Rai ,Head,department of english, banaras hindu university

International Seminar

Theory at Work: Text, History and Culture

November 9-11, 2010


R. N. Rai
Professor & Head
Department of English
Faculty of Arts
Banaras Hindu University

[UPDATE] - Extension of Deadline: [May 24] Call for Papers: ACIS-West 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 1:39pm
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)

American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting, 2010: "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern" – Call for Papers

Boise State University; Boise, Idaho (USA)
1-3 October 2010

Conference theme: "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

The 2010 western regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held on 1-3 October 2010 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

FINAL DEADLINE 5/31: _American Literature_ Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 1:17pm
American Literature (Duke University Press)

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

More than one commentator has mentioned that science fiction as a form is where theological narrative went after Paradise Lost, and this is undoubtedly true…The form is often used as a way of acting out the consequences of a theological doctrine….Extraterrestrials have taken the place of angels, demons, fairies and saints, though it must be said that this last group is now making a comeback.
—Margaret Atwood, "Why We Need Science Fiction"

Sept.30, 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 12:10pm
ETUDES IRLANDAISES (French Journal of Irish Studies)

French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2011 issue (non-thematic) /

The Editorial Board of Etudes Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the Spring 2011 volume of the journal.


CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 10:13am
University of Strathclyde

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue. Established in 2001, ecloga has a growing reputation for publishing outstanding research by postgraduates and academics from Scotland, the UK and abroad.

For the next issue of ecloga we are interested in receiving papers on any topic from the broad field of English studies. Our aim in not providing a title or theme is to encourage a range of papers that reflects current research interests. We would also welcome submissions of creative writing.

Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetorics?: Locations, Scholarships and Discourse, October 12-15, 2011

Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 5:40pm
The Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition 8th Biennial Conference on Feminisms and Rhetorics

The 2011 Feminisms and Rhetorics conference, sponsored by the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, will be hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato October 12-15, 2011.

The conference committee is strongly interdisciplinary and therefore our theme seeks to recognize the spaces between disciplines and communities. The conference theme is meant to acknowledge the academic and socio-discursive spaces that feminisms, and rhetorics on or about feminisms, inhabit. Major political, religious and social leaders have recently discussed feminism, including the Dalai Lama, but the discussion seems to revolve around cultural or essentialized discourses of feminism.

[UPDATE] Health/Care/Nation (31/05/2010; 14-17/10/2010

Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 9:06am
Christina Simmons / University of Windsor

New deadline: May 31, 2010

*le français suit*

Conference CALL FOR PAPERS: Health/Care/Nation
Sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and the University of Windsor

14-17 October 2010

Please share this with your colleagues. Graduate students are especially encouraged to submit.

Keynote Speakers:

Gerard Boychuk, Director of the Global Governance Graduate Program at Balsillie School of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo

Call for Submissions

Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 5:06am
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

ABC Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, is now accepting submissions for its December 2010 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual selection of critical-creative multidisciplinary work. We invite provocative contributions in the form of articles, essays, interviews, book reviews, conference presentations and project outlines that seek to take Anglophone studies to a new level of enquiry across disciplinary boundaries.

[UPDATE] Recycling (Grad Conference) - Sat, Sept 25, 2010

Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 4:09pm
Dept of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University

[Please note that the deadline has been extended to June 1, 2010.]

The Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook University is pleased to announce its inaugural graduate student conference will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Stony Brook Manhattan campus. We are also excited to announce that Lisa Gitelman, Associate Professor of Media, Culture & Communication and Associate Professor of English at NYU, will be the conference keynote speaker.