category: travel writing

SCSECS annual meeting 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 theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

Special Themed Issue on African-American Literature & Culture (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: Locating African-American Literature
contact email: 
anaimou@clemson.edu and RHONDDT@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines race, place, and space in African-American literature and culture.

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

FINAL CALL - EXTENDED DEADLINE - 5 NOVEMBER 2012

20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

Translating the City: Cartographies of Cultural Contact and Change - ACLA 2013 - Nov 15 abstract deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Galasso (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Evelyn Scaramella (Manhattan College)
contact email: 
rgalasso@complit.umass.edu, evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

Cities are sites of ever-changing cultural and historical encounters, and languages have a significant role in shaping the urban experience.

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

[Update] Spaces--Due 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Occupy movement, mediated by what we refer to as the “virtual” spaces of the internet, began in earnest with the co-optation of a privately-owned public space in order to allow individuals to

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 seminar: Spatial Narratives (Deadline: November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Miller, Georgia State University
contact email: 
miller@gsu.edu

This is a call for papers for a panel at the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held at University of Toronto, April 4 - 7, 2013.

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