category: theory

UPDATED: Those That Came Before: Black Literary Indebtedness

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In “The Site of Memory,” Toni Morrison claims that as an African American writer her literary heritage is the autobiography, the slave narrative.

The Literature of Hurricane Katrina (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Associate Professor of English, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on works of fiction that feature the disaster of Hurricane Katrina within the narrative.

Samuel Beckett Summer School

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Wilmer Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
swilmer@tcd.ie

Following the successful launch of the inaugural Samuel Beckett Summer School last July, Trinity College Dublin is delighted to announce that this year’s school, whose patron is Edward Beckett, will

MPCA/ACA 2012: Harry Potter Panel (October 12-14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Orlando Dos Reis / Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
dosreis@ksu.edu

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

BIG DATA AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE HUMANITIES September 22, 2012, University of Kansas

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas
contact email: 
idrh@ku.edu

BIG DATA AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE HUMANITIES September 22, 2012, University of Kansas

Monsters and the Monstrous Volume 2, Number 2, Special Issue on Monstrous Pedagogy: Teaching and Reading the Twilight Saga

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
monstersjournal@inter-disciplinary.net

Journal Announcement and Call for Submissions

Monsters and the Monstrous
Volume 2, Number 2, Special Issue on Monstrous Pedagogy: Teaching and Reading the Twilight Saga

[UPDATE] MUSES INDIA: Dis(-)covering Indian Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Chetan Deshmane
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

We invite papers of high literary standards by scholars in the field of Indian Writing in English to contribute to a book to be published by McFarland & Co., Inc., USA in 2013.

[Update] PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012) at Seattle University CFP--Deadline May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

Over thirty sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference to be held October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University, have extended their proposal deadline through Tuesday, May 15 (see list below).

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection: Primary Stein/Deadline Extended (Abstracts now through May 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and Sharon Kirsch (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu and sharon.kirsch@asu.edu

The overwhelming success of Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas finally confirmed Stein’s celebrity status in the United States in 1933.

[UPDATE] Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 5/15 (new date)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

Proposals will be accepted for this panel until May 15.

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