category: travel writing

Medieval Imaginaries of History, Alterity and Empire, 18-20 May, University of Bern, Switzerland

full name / name of organization: 
GNEL/ASNEL annual conference, English Department, University of Bern, Switzerland. Section organizer: Prof. Dr. Annette Kern-Staehler
contact email: 
annette.kern-staehler@ens.unibe.ch

Medieval Imaginaries of History, Alterity and Empire

WELCOMING STRANGERS 27 April 2012 - CFP Deadline 31 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Space and Spatiality: Mending Walls and Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Sura P. Rath
contact email: 
sura.rath@unt.edu

Papers are invited for presentation at the RMMLA 2012 annual convention on

“Space and Spatiality: Mending Walls and Boundaries”

Radical Maneuvers: Discourses of the New: Call for Abstracts (April 28th, 2012, Cornell University)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Undergraduate Comparative Literature Society
contact email: 
radicalmaneuvers@gmail.com

The Undergraduate Comparative Literature Association at Cornell University cordially invites submissions of 300-500 word abstracts by other undergraduates for twenty-minute papers for its first annual

[UPDATE] "PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY" MAY 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
A Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1. The twentieth annual MCLLM conference
welcomes submissions for our March 30 and 31 event in DeKalb, IL. Our

France and Ireland in the Public Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
8th annual conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies), Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 25-26 May 2012
contact email: 
Eugene.obrien@mic.ul.ie; john.mcdonagh@mic.ul.ie

France has been a cultural icon for centuries. Its reputation for refinement, sophistication, gastronomy and architecture is appreciated and respected across the world.

CFP: “Queer Interventions and Intersections” *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions
*Extended Deadline*

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Moving Children. PAMLA 10/19-21/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate C. Watt, UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, or otherwise disposed of, poor children have bee

Short Fiction in Short: abstracts due 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA), Boston 2013
contact email: 
lfash@brandeis.edu


Short Fiction in Short
MLA
Boston, MA
3 - 6 January 2013

Because of meager critical attention given to the short story before 1976, Charles E. May organized a volume entitled Short Story Theories as a plea for more meaningful and substantive work on the form. As May noted with the publication of New Short Story Theories in 1994, many literary theorists and critics heeded the call, and, in fact, much work has been done on short fiction in the last twenty-five years. Nonetheless, critics still reflexively associate the novel with the United States because of form’s theorization and history.

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