category: twentieth century and beyond

short essays: literature, justice, law, teaching and social change

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

[UPDATE] Recycling (Grad Conference) - Sat, Sept 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
clcsconf@gmail.com

[Please note that the deadline has been extended to June 1, 2010.]

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Send abstracts by June 30th to frenconf@ucla.edu.
Include “Subversions of History” in the Subject heading.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory

[Update!] Reweaving the Rainbow: Literature & Philosophy, 1850-1910

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter, UK
contact email: 
k.hext@ex.ac.uk

Dear All,

Registration has now opened for Reweaving the Rainbow: Literature & Philosophy, 1850-1910 (10th-11th September). Details can be found at

[UPDATE] South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

'Shadow Play: Alchemy, Redolence & Enchantment' Illustration Symposium, 2- 4 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Amelia Johnstone / Cardiff School of Art & Design
contact email: 
illustration@uwic.ac.uk

A call goes out for papers for the first international Illustration Symposium in Cardiff. With Cardiff School of Art and Design at the Wales Millennium Centre and Chapter Arts.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

[UPDATED DEADLINE] Imago Dei in Contemporary World Literature (31 May; SAMLA Nov. 5-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

Special Session on Religion & World Literature: Imago Dei: humanity contains the image of God. What does this idea look like in late 20th-century world literature (1970-2010)?

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / Cherchez la femme: Women and Values in the Francophone World
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] CFP: Fashion Media (Extended: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
SCAN: Journal of Media, Arts, Culture (Macquarie University Sydney)
contact email: 
alex.munt@mq.edu.au

This special issue of SCAN: Journal of Media Arts Culture will explore new directions in fashion and design with regard to screen media, media convergence, cross media/creative collaborations and hybr

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