category: travel writing

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology. May 1-3, 2013, San Jose/Salinas/Monterey, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Martha H. Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University
contact email: 
nicholas.taylor@sjsu.edu

The John Steinbeck Society of America Announces
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology
May 1-3, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San Jose State University

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

ASLE-sponsored panel at the 2013 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the Thoreau Society
contact email: 
jrc56@wildcats.unh.edu, kurt.moellering@thoreausociety.org

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

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