category: twentieth century and beyond

[UPDATE] Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu; ejorlando@msn.com

Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

English V (Modern British): Food & Socialization in Modern British Literature (SAMLA, Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Brown
contact email: 
rbrown@tamusa.tamus.edu

Twentieth- and twenty-first century British writers have evinced an overwhelming interest in depicting communal cooking scenes, unsavory solitary meals, lavish dinners with family members, struggles w

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JUNE 20TH

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

The MLA has approved a the volume Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works for its Approaches to Teaching World Literature series.

CFP: Aldous Huxley: Fifty Years After (NeMLA 2012; abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison/SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Aldous Huxley's final novel, _Island_ (1962), and 2013 will observe the half-century since his death.

Crime in Flannery O'Connor (ALA Symposium on American Fiction, Savannah, GA, Sept. 22-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Flannery O'Connor Society
contact email: 
schroedm@savannahstate.edu; vandebrake_timothy@roberts.edu

The Flannery O'Connor Society is sponsoring panels at the ALA Symposium on Crime Fiction in American Culture on new perspectives and "The Displaced Person":

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTI-ETHNIC POETRY IN ENGLISH FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CRITICAL SPECTRUM (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS:AUGUST 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

[30th October, 2011] Journal. Film, literature and philosophy. Sesión no numerada

full name / name of organization: 
Sesión no numerada
contact email: 
sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

"Sesión no numerada" is a scientific journal that publishes original articles whose subject is part of the editorial of the journal: Studies linking film and television series with any of the humani

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

full name / name of organization: 
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

KATHERINE MANSFIELD
AND CONTINENTAL EUROPE

An International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters,
Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Happiness and Sadness: Taiwan society and its emotional textures (8-9 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne
contact email: 
taiwan-studies@unimelb.edu.au

We invite submissions for papers for a workshop to be held at the University of Melbourne in December 2011 that explores the varying emotional textures of Taiwan life.

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