category: travel writing

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

UPDATE "The Location of Transnational Literature" (ACLA April 4-7, 2013; deadline: November 15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
osabo@tulane.edu

"The Location of Transnational Literature"

Seeking paper proposals for a seminar on "The Location of Transnational Literature" at the 2013 ACLA Conference.

ACLA Toronto 2013 CFP: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
chanamorgenstern@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"
Chana Morgenstern (Brown University), Michal Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin)

[UPDATE] - SCSECS 2013 in Austin TX Feb 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
fol_fck@shsu.edu

This year's SCSECS meeting will be held February 21-23 in Austin, Texas, the "live music capital of the world"; the conference theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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AFIS 9th Annual Conference: Outside the Frame: Challenging Representations of France and Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
AFIS - Association for France-Irish Studies
contact email: 
Dr. Yann Bévant (yann.bevant@uhb.fr) Professor Anne Goarzin (anne.goarzin@wanadoo.fr)

Call for Papers

9th annual conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies)
and 10th anniversary of 1st conference held in IT Tallaght in 2003

Translating the City: Cartographies of Cultural Contact and Change (ACLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Galasso, UMASS Amherst; Evelyn Scaramella, Manhattan College
contact email: 
evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

Call for Papers, Deadline November 15th, 2012

American Comparative Literature Annual Convention (ACLA), University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

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