category: theory

The Intellectual Silk Road: Cross-Media and Cross-Cultural Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
gunseli.isci@yeniyuzyil.com.tr

The topic of this year's Association of Adaptation Studies conference will focus on adaptation as a site for cultural exchange, reflecting the importance of trading activities along the Silk Road as s

Transgressions

full name / name of organization: 
Steen Christiansen
contact email: 
steen@cgs.aau.dk

As the boundaries between cultures and cultural practices become increasingly more permeable, the need to study, explain and analyze such phenomena only becomes greater.

“Subversive Texts/ Radical Readings” graduate student conference May 6-7th, 2011, proposals due March 13th

full name / name of organization: 
Hunter College Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

If every text is a product of an established tradition, written in a preexisting language, how does a text become subversive? Does subversion lie in the speaker's voice and his or her intent?

[UPDATE]: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanis

UPDATE -- Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012] -- Proposals due March 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association, Jan 5-8, 2012, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee [ryung001@ucr.edu]

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

Asian American Literature (PAMLA 2011) -- Proposals Due March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2011
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee (ryung001@ucr.edu)

The session on Asian American Literature(s) is accepting paper proposals for PAMLA 2011, 5-6 Nov. 2011 at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. This session welcomes papers from across the disciplines.

Justice, Law, and Literature March-May

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

In 2008 we launched a blog, Changing Lives, Changing Minds: http://cltlblog.wordpress.com.

Reception Study Society conference, Sept. 8-10, 2011 NWMSU

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Goldstein, Director, Reception Study Society
contact email: 
pgold@udel.edu; http://www.English.udel.edu/RSSsite

RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY CONFERENCE
Northwest Missouri State University, in Maryville, MO, about 80 miles from the Kansas City International Airport.

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference - "Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights"

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
contact email: 
eaclals.pg.conference@gmail.com

Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference
Institute of English Studies, University of London

26-27 August 2011

Keynote Speaker

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