category: twentieth century and beyond

Special MLA 2013 Session Proposal: Rushdie and Ngugi

full name / name of organization: 
Ubaraj Katawal
contact email: 
katawalubaraj@gmail.com

In the study of diasporic/postcolonial literature, Salman Rushdie and Ngugi wa Thiong'o are among the prominent names.

'Narratives of Difference' in the Global Marketplace

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Northampton, UK and The University of Vigo, Spain
contact email: 
Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk and bmartin@uvigo.es

“’Narratives of Difference’ in the Global Marketplace”

At: School of the Arts, Avenue Campus, University of Northampton

25-26 October 2012

Intonation and Poetic Convention (MLA Convention, Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Glaser and Natalie Gerber
contact email: 
bglaser@skidmore.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

This proposed special session for the 2013 MLA Convention (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013) explores the relation between verse conventions and intonation.

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/9-11

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, and traditional forms of expression.

CFP Exegesis ejournal deadline 30th April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis ejournal, English Dept, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

www.exegesisjournal.org

[UPDATE] CFP: MLA Special Session on “The Mechanics of Fictional World-Making” (3/1/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung / Rutgers University
contact email: 
elaine.auyoung@rutgers.edu

Papers that explore the underpinnings of making and/or experiencing fictional worlds are welcome.

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012 (Updated!)

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

From Weimar to Los Angeles: Modernism in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Thomson
contact email: 
tst@uvic.ca

Modernist Studies Association 14th annual conference, Las Vegas (Oct. 18-21, 2012)

Theorizing Borders -- MLA 2013, Boston, January 3-6 -- ABSTRACTS DUE March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
bezio@email.unc.edu

Abstracts, approximately 250 words, and current CV by 15 March 2012

IS NATURE WRITING DEAD?

full name / name of organization: 
SHARP EYES VII: AN ASLE-AFFILIATED CONFERENCE,June 4-7, 2012, At the State University of New York College at Oneonta
contact email: 
paynedg@oneonta.edu

This conference will be the seventh in the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar series.

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