category: twentieth century and beyond

MPCA/ MACA- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne,canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Literary Landscapes of the New West (RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, Scottsdale, AZ).

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Stratton, University of Denver
contact email: 
bstratt4@du.edu

The American West as landscape, myth, and symbol has played a central role in the development of national identity and the American literary canon.

Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Middelburg, the Netherlands Sept. 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
Chad Weidner - c.weidner@roac.nl

Papers are invited for the Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network (EBSN).

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities, University of Warwick, UK, 28-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities
contact email: 
warwickcolour@gmail.com

The first event organised by the University of Warwick's HRC ‘Postgraduate Scholars Program’ is as follows:

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities

New Temporalities of Old Age, MLA 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port and Erin Lamb / MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; lambeg@hiram.edu

This guaranteed session sponsored by the MLA Age Studies Discussion Group investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

War in Literature and Film 3/1/11---10/6-8/11

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey A. Wright/Samford University
contact email: 
gawright@samford.edu

Invitation for paper proposals on the representation of war in literature and film. Not restricted to any particular era or nationality of conflict or media.

20th Century Caribbean Radicalism, MLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laurie Lambert
contact email: 
laurie.lambert@nyu.edu

Perspectives on intellectual and literary contributions to revolutionary movements; analysis of radical traditions including those with links to diaspora and global south.

[UPDATE] Registration now open for: Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries - 25-26 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Kelly and Dr Kate Kennedy / University of Cambridge
contact email: 
ark40@cam.ac.uk / kma23@cam.ac.uk

Registration now open for:

Shaping Modernism: Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries

Poetr and Poetics; PAMLA; November 5-6 2011; Scripps College, CA (Deadline March 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ccucinel@csusm.edu

Poetry and Poetics, a standing session of PAMLA, deals with all aspects of poetry/poetics.

(international conference) Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept [Leiden, The Netherlands, May31-June 1, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leiden (Netherlands) & University of Bonn (Germany)
contact email: 
m.boletsi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

International Conference:
Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept

Organizing Institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
Location: Leiden

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