category: theory

1st Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

9th Global Conference: War and Peace (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
wvw9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War and Peace

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Popular Culture & The Classroom SW TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Papers (panelists) needed to examine role of popular culture in today’s classrooms (which

Cognitive Approaches to Literature - March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Barry Spence / Comparative Literature / University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
bspence@complit.umass.edu

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] "Animal Narratives in Old English Poetry" -- International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Wade / Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
erik.wade@rutgers.edu

Animals frequently appear as symbols or allegories in medieval literature.

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ec.ac.uk

June 15-16, 2012

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
George Washington University,
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Peter Hutchings
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

"Poetry and Philosophy" NYU Ongoing Speaker Series (09/2011-04/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University, Modern Working Grpup
contact email: 
nyumoderncolloquium@gmail.com

New York University’s Modern Working Group solicits papers for its upcoming 2011-12 "Poetry and Philosophy" speaker series.

Chicana/o Liturature/Film/Culure Feb. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
contact email: 
jeannie8@uwashington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Monsters: Subject, Object, Abject, 12-13 April 2012 (Deadline for abstracts 1 Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

This two-day interdisciplinary, cross-period conference will explore humanity’s perennial fascination with the monstrous.

Rethinking African Popular Culture and Performance: A Colloquium in Honour of Sola Olorunyomi at 50 (9/30/2011; 11/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Arts Collective
contact email: 
lorunyomiat50@yahoo.com

In spotlighting the contributions of Sola Olorunyomi – author of the seminal Afrobeat!: Fela and the Imagined Continent and other influential texts – to literary and cultural studies, this colloqu

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