category: travel writing

Global tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lotte Dam / Aalborg University
contact email: 
ld@cgs.aau.dk

Theme: global tales

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" NeMLA 2011 4/6-4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 9/21/10 - 'What is bettre than gold?': Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

CFP: “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

CFP: Ventures into the Unknown: The Writing of City Spaces (NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Katrin Polak-Springer, German Department at Rutgers, the State University of NJ
contact email: 
katrin_springer22@yahoo.com

CFP: Ventures into the Unknown: The Writing of City Spaces (NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10, 2011)

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Dislocations and Ecologies - special issue of EJES: The European Journal of English Studies (ABSTRACTS: Oct 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EJES: The European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
alexa.weik@unifr.ch; christoph.irmscher@gmail.com

This special issue of EJES (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13825577.asp) addresses the dislocation of bodies (human and non-human), concepts, cultures, and goods across borders of various kind

[UPDATE] SPECIAL ISSUE OF LITERATURE COMPASS ON THE GLOBAL MIDDLE AGES

full name / name of organization: 
Literature Compass
contact email: 
heng@mail.utexas.edu, lynn.ramey@vanderbilt.edu

Literature Compass invites contributions for a special issue of the Global Circulation Project, edited by Geraldine Heng and Lynn Ramey, on the Global Middle Ages.

Evelyn Waugh Conference, 16-19 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John H. Wilson and J. V. Long / Evelyn Waugh Society
contact email: 
jwilson3@lhup.edu or jlong@pdx.edu

Proposals on any aspect of Evelyn Waugh's life or work. The conference will be held at Downside Abbey and School near Bath in the UK.

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