category: theory

ACLA: Forms of Floods. Submission Deadline November 13

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jeon/University of San Diego, Benjamin Widiss/Princeton University
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu, bwidiss@princeton.edu

Floods represent chaos: the overwhelming not just of everyday life but of entire prevailing natural and social orders, the destruction of boundaries and moorings, the triumph of formlessness and flux. This seminar examines, then, the challenges — both formal and ethical — entailed in representing floods.

[Update] Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis / Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.special.forum@gmail.com

Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity
Extended Deadline: December 15
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Latina/o Lit at ALA. San Francisco May 2010. Deadline: 1/4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
eliza_rodriguezygibson@redlands.edu

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association, 2010

The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/13/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 13, 2009

Investigating Conflicts at Public Demonstrations: A Conference on the Powers of Protest, New Technology, and Crowd Control

full name / name of organization: 
The Protest Study Project at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
proteststudyproject@gmail.com

An informal network of students, faculty, and activists tentatively working under the banner of "The Protest Study Project" have proposed a weekend conference in New York on March 20-21, 2010 (we are

Afterlives of the Nineteenth Century (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Criscillia Benford, Marty Gould, Rebecca Mitchell
contact email: 
victorianacla@gmail.com



The buzz surrounding recent Austen adaptation Pride and Prejudice and Zombies captures the ambivalence — equal parts horror and delight — evoked by the perpetual resuscitation of the nineteenth century.

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca (Italy)
contact email: 
cl@luigiboccherini.org

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

International Conference

Vox Redux // Ventriloquism

full name / name of organization: 
Autopsia Online Journal
contact email: 
rhizomatic@myway.com

Autopsia is an online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that provides a diverse forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate and challenge the intellectual and aesthetic

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
an.kingsley@gmail.com ; mujumdar.a@neu.edu

We are inviting paper proposals for the 2010 Annual American Comparative Literature Association Meeting (New Orleans, April 1-4).

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

Land of Promise: Stories of the immigrant in multicultural Canada (February 3-4-5, 2010, proposals due December 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of Comparative Literature,Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
contact email: 
canadacentreju@gmail.com

In a multicultural and multilingual context, immigration has been an integral part of the national identity of Canada.
Modern Canada constitutes of a large percentage of Diasporic population who contribute extensively to the making of Modern Canada. In the wake of globalization, the evolution of Canada as a Multicultural State has been receiving much attention from mass media. This again has been a contested terrain since the settlement of a chosen race in a promised land has resulted into the subjugation of the Peoples who have been residing in the geo-political entity which came later to be known as Canada.
The conference would like to involve in a dialogue between local and global and highlight the concerns within the concept of Multiculturalism in Canada. "

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