category: theory

The Michaelian - Issue 2: "Victorian Maenads" - EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
The Michaelian
contact email: 
michellestoddardlee@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - The Michaelian, Issue 2: "Victorian Maenads"
EXTENDED DEADLINE - November 13, 2009

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Forming and De-Forming the Human Body, University of Wisconsin-Madison French and Italian Graduate Symposium, Apr. 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Association of French and Italian Students, University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafissymposium2010@gmail.com

The human body has continued to captivate intellectuals of the arts and sciences throughout history, whether through an aesthetic or physiological study of its structural form and internal mechanisms

reminder: Caribbean Enlightenment, an Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference, 8 - 10 April 2010, University of Glasagow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
CaribbeanEnlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

Rhetorics of New Media - SWTXPCA Conference Feb. 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southewest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gurleya@sbcglobal.net

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area.

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.

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