category: theory

Disasters, Crises, and the Politics of Recreation--A Seminar/Panel at ACLA 2010 (New Orleans April 1-4), subm. deadline, Nov. 13

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jjmaer@aol.com

Certain conditions have defined the beginning of the 21st century: imperialist war for control of the Middle East and Afghanistan, super exploitation of labor and global resources like the food crisis

“Invasive Species, Postcolonial and Critical Global Theory” (12/20/09 due) Crossroads in Cultural Studies (June 17-21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Chingling Wo/Sonoma State University, U.S. and Tsung-yi Huang/National Taiwan University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wochingling@hotmail.com

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[UPDATE] SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

The final deadline for paper and panel submissions has been extended to Dec. 15, 2009. Early bird registration ends Dec.

Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)

Disability and the Enlightenment

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight Codr/ South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dcodr@tulane.edu

Although scholars have long recognized the centrality of the body in the cultural productions of "Enlightenment" England -- whether it be in terms of empiricism or sensibility, in the context of actin

The Visual Imagination: Across Boundaries

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4th Annual International ACSA Conference, The Visual Imagination: Across Boundaries
contact email: 
acsaconference2010@gmail.com

Imagination has more than often been conceived of as an art of forming mental images,particularly in relation to objects and phenomena not completely perceived in reality.

Susan Sontag. Due December 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
contact email: 
<inbetween@rediffmail.com>

_In-between_ has room for two or three short articles (less than four thousand words) which deal with Susan Sontag’s prose such as _On Photography_, _Against Interpretation_ or _Regarding the Pain o

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

Shakespeare: _Hamlet_ Due December 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
contact email: 
<inbetween@rediffmail.com>

In-between invites full length articles on Hamlet (four to eight thousand words) which focus on current critical preoccupations with the play in the academy as well as outside of it.

Susan Sontag. Due December 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
contact email: 
<inbetween@rediffmail.com>

_In-between_ has room for two or three short articles (less than four thousand words) which deal with Susan Sontag’s prose such as _On Photography_, _Against Interpretation_ or _Regarding the Pain o

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