category: twentieth century and beyond

[UPDATE] The Importance of Kitsch, extended deadline March 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

Papers on New England Authors/Theme

full name / name of organization: 
Connecticut Review
contact email: 
linjz@easternct.edu

Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal published since 1967 under the auspices of the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State University.

UK Pynchon Network: 1st April, 2011, Durham, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
ukpynchon@gmail.com

This is an announcement regarding the formation, and first UK meeting, of the UK Academic Pynchon Network, to take place on Friday the 1st of April, 2011 at Durham University.

An Invitation for Submitting Essays on the topic: “The New Image of the Balkans”

full name / name of organization: 
The DIVERSITY COLLECTION OF POETRY, FICTION & ESSAY & The FRIEDRICH EBERT FOUNDATION
contact email: 
new.balkan.image@gmail.com, diversity@diversity.org.mk

This Call for Papers, organized within the frame of the creative writing project “The New Image of the
Balkans”, has as its goal:

Emma Bell Miles and Southern Appalachian Culture and Nature (5/01/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga English Department
contact email: 
steven-cox@utc.edu

Emma Bell Miles and Southern Appalachian Culture and Nature

The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Andrzej Gasiorek, Anna Burrells, and Nathan Waddell, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
a.l.burrells@bham.ac.uk

'The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies' (formerly 'The Wyndham Lewis Annual') is the pre-eminent scholarly journal dedicated to the life, paintings, and writings of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957).

Satire's Double-Edged Irony MLA, Seattle, 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu

Seeking papers that explore the often ambiguous nature of satire's object, the lines that blur between satire and celebration, and the difficulty of predicting or controlling audience response.

Work in Process—Reading David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King (22-23 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Antwerp, Belgium
contact email: 
Toon.Staes@ua.ac.be

Keynote speakers: Marshall Boswell (Rhodes College) and Stephen Burn (Northern Michigan University)

Women's Studies Quarterly - Special Issue VIRAL

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQViralIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers

WSQ Special Issue: Viral
Special Editors: Patricia Clough and Jasbir Puar

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers- Rupture Symposium 2011 (abstracts due 1 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a three-day Contemporary Conference from 24 to 26 June, 2011. The Rupture Symposium, as part of this conference, deals specifically with the subject of “rupture” in literature.

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