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[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 7:59am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you're dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can't find a home for it in a special literature area? Fret no more, friend scholar, for I give you… the General Literature Area!

Copyright and Intellectual Property Area, PCA/ACA

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 7:33am
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

CALL FOR PAPERS: Copyright and Intellectual Property (PCA/ACA)
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association 2013:
Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C., 27-30 March 2013.

Breaking grounds, inventing territories : The Imaginary of the Americas-Lille (France) Nov. 14-16, 2013

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 4:47am
Univ. Lille 3-Insitute of the Americas

Categories of criticism that were initially developed following the birth of nation-states have long served their (mostly academic) purposes well -neatly ascribing whatever was remarkable in the arts or literature of the Americas to the familiar and accepted factors of "national origins" or national history, with scholarly classifications and modes of cognition duplicating, as on library shelves, the attendant territorial boundaries of countries.


Monday, November 5, 2012 - 2:00am
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation

CFP: British Cinema, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013

Deadline: November 16, 2012.

Proposals are being accepted for the British Cinema Area of the 34rd annual SWTX PCA/ACA conference "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context," February 13-16, 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.(

Listed below are suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also very welcome.

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 1:48am
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades. However, literary critics have only recently begun to explore literature and the environment from postcolonial perspectives. In an attempt to theorize postcolonial environmental criticism, this panel examines the intersections of postcolonialism and environmentalism in the context of contemporary globalization. With the intensification of globalization in the 1990s, there has been an explosion of local environmental movements in the global south protesting neoliberal agendas, such as development, modernity, and progress, often collaboratively implemented by national governments and international finance.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:49pm
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future? When and how do digital technologies in the classroom move from being novel experiments to transparent modes of teaching? How does digitization reshape archives and archival methodologies? How does metadata contribute to forgetting and the shape of memory? How do we define and put into practice the growing field of Digital Humanities?

ASA 2013: "The Culture of Crisis: Representations of Financial Panic in Nineteenth-Century America" (Deadline 1/7/13)

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:17pm
Michael Hardy, Rutgers University

Financial crises have bedeviled America since its founding, as historian Scott Reynolds Nelson reminds us in his new study A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. In the nineteenth century, America experienced major panics at almost exactly 20-year intervals: 1819, 1837, 1857, 1873, and 1893. Then, as now, financial crises shattered complacency, upended conventional wisdom, and discredited narratives of teleological progress or expansion.

Panel 1: African American Children's Literature; Panel #2: Monsters, Inc.

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:06pm
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association

Children's Literature Society and the
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
24th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2013
Westin Copley Place
Boston, MA

Panel #1: African American Children's Literature

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 4:59pm
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

ACLA Toronto 2013 CFP: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:33pm
American Comparative Literature Association

ACLA 2013 Seminar: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"
Chana Morgenstern (Brown University), Michal Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin)

**Paper proposals due 15 November 2012**

Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel

Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 12:22pm

International Conference
"Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations:
Strategies in the Changing World"

December 17 - 21, 2013
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

The conference is inviting fundraisers, arts managers, arts consultants, arts entrepreneurs, grant writing consultants, producers, sponsorship managers, arts agents and talent managers working in various artistic disciplines from all over the world.

[UPDATE] - SCSECS 2013 in Austin TX Feb 21-23 2013

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 11:31am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

This year's SCSECS meeting will be held February 21-23 in Austin, Texas, the "live music capital of the world"; the conference theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."