category: twentieth century and beyond

SUNY COW: Building 21st Century Writing Programs: Literacy and Leadership in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Council on Writing
contact email: 
SUNYCOWbinghamton2011@gmail.com

Binghamton University and the SUNY Council on Writing welcome proposals for "Building 21st Century Writing Programs: Literacy and Leadership in the New Millennium," to be held March 18-19, 2011

1 March Deadline - Popcaanz Conference Auckland, 29 June-1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Australsia
contact email: 
Dr Derham Groves (derham@unimelb.edu.au)

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
(Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday

Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University
contact email: 
phamilto@misericordia.edu

How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

Poetry and Disability -- PAMLA Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
William M. Etter, Irvine Valley College
contact email: 
better@ivc.edu

Though various scholars (Thomson, Mitchell and Snyder, Holmes, Quayson) have produced essential recent studies of disability in British, American, and World Literature, the application of Disability S

Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century, June 20-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation and Smith College
contact email: 
rmilling@smith.edu

Smith College and the Willa Cather Foundation present
The International Cather Seminar 2011
Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century
June 20-25, 2011
Smith College, Northampton, MA

[UPDATE] The Transnational Maghreb, Tunis March 10-11, 2011-- POSTPONED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tunis, Tunisia/Yale University, USA
contact email: 
maghrebtrans@yahool.com

CONFERENCE POSTPONED; NEW DATE TBD

UNIVERSITE DE TUNIS – YALE UNIVERSITY

FACULTE DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES DE TUNIS
TUNIS – 10-11 March 2011

RE-VISIONING TERRORISM An Interdisciplinary and International Conference SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University
contact email: 
lawton@purdue.edu; ecoda@purdue.edu

RE-VISIONING TERRORISM
An Interdisciplinary and International Conference
SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011 – Purdue University

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

[UPDATE]The 8th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management(ICSSSM’11)

full name / name of organization: 
BusinessSchool, Nankai University, China
contact email: 
icsssm11@gmail.com

http://ibs.nankai.edu.cn/ICSSSM11

Co-Sponsored by:

IEEE SMC

Nankai University

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tsinghua University

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