category: twentieth century and beyond

[Update] Deadline Extended: 2011 M/MLA: No, I'm Not American/Je ne suis pas français: Canadian Writers Playing With Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-West Modern Languages Association Permanent Section on Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Canadian witers in both French and English have historically been defined by who they are not: British, French, American.

But Seriously, Times Are Tough: Comedy in Recession and Depression

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
prg@uwm.edu

In keeping with the informal theme of the 2011 conference of “Play..No Seriously”, this session invites papers on the roles of comedy in times of economic distress and financial crisis.

CFP: Oscholars Special Issue on Salomé, Fall 2012 (abstracts before Dec.1st 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Oscholars
contact email: 
virginie.pouzet-duzer@pomona.edu

Oscholars Special Issue Fall 2012

Salomé: unveiling the myth

[UPDATE] Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

full name / name of organization: 
Marcin Stawiarski - ERIBIA, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

A Child Called It: Analysis of psychological trauma in a child and society

full name / name of organization: 
Ap Literature
contact email: 
91081077@mvusd.gaggle.net

A Child called it is a book based on true experiences of the author Dave Pelzer. As a child he was physically and mentally abused by his mother.

Children's Periodical panel at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Panel: “Fun With a Purpose”: Periodical Pedagogy and Early Edutainment

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

TEN YEARS ON – 9/11 IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Svenja Frank / Oxford University
contact email: 
svenja.frank@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk

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TEN YEARS ON – 9/11 IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE Call for Papers
Oxford University, September 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2012: Infighting and Rival Texts in 20th Cent. African-American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tim.griffiths84@gmail.com

From early on in the Harlem Renaissance, many black writers knew for a fact that there was a New Negro, but most differed on the nuances when creating such a character from text.

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

[UPDATE] M/MLA Panel: Playing with Current Concerns in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Kristi McDuffie
contact email: 
kmcduff@ilstu.edu

Still seeking submissions!

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