category: travel writing

3rd International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Humour in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, English Language and Literature Department
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Humour is widely regarded as the tendency to provoke laughter and provide enjoyment, yet when we are amused, laugh or smile at something we regard to be funny, the context of the object in question i

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (5/31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 17 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

PAMLA Session on Travel and Literature. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkeys@csusb.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers for the standing session on Travel and Literature at the 110th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Seattle University from October 19 to 21, 2012.

Print Culture and Colonialism (SHARP Affiliate Session, SAMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Makala
contact email: 
edmundrm@mailbox.sc.edu

Papers are invited for the inaugural Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2012 SAMLA Convention.

Memsahib Memoirs: Women Writing the Raj (SAMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Makala
contact email: 
edmundrm@mailbox.sc.edu

Women occupied a unique social space in colonial India. Unlike British men, they did not make political decisions, build roads and bridges, or serve in the army.

PAMLA 2012 CFP - October 19-21 at Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Luz Elizabeth Lara - University of Utah
contact email: 
luz.lara@utah.edu

There are over 120 approved session topics for this year's conference, to be held October 19-21 at Seattle University.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture for our annual conference.

CfP: Gendered Immigration: WiG 2012 (Shawnee, PA, October 25-28); April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O. Gallagher / Women in German
contact email: 
mogallag@german.umass.edu

Please see the following CfP for the 2012 Women in German Conference (Oct. 25-28, Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Shawnee on Delaware, PA). The deadline has been extended to April 15.

Survival [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

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