What Becomes a Legend Most: Dickensian Character
Call for Papers: Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2
The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.
Otherness: Essays and Studies, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary e-journal, publishes research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study. We publish two issues a year, alternating between special topic issues and general issues. This is a call for our general issue, forthcoming in Winter 2012.
CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan
The English Department at Tamkang University, the publisher of the internationally renowned Tamkang Review, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference on the theme Creative Assemblages, May 31- June 2, 2013, and, prior to the conference, the Deleuze Camp, May 25-29, 2013.
CFP: "Werk It—Gay for Play"
LGBTQ Focus Group Call for Papers
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 1-4, 2013, Hyatt Regency (Grand Cypress), Orlando, FL
Individual Papers or Presentations: October 1 (send to conference planner Jason Fitzgerald, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Complete Sessions: November 1 (submit online directly to ATHE at www.athe.org)
We are pleased to announce that the 2013 SWCA Conference will be held at Nova Southeastern University in sunny Fort Lauderdale! Please see the information below and visit the conference web page to read the call for proposals.
2013 Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
February 21-23, 2013
Theme: "The Work We Do"
Chairs: Kevin Dvorak & Shanti Bruce, Nova Southeastern University
Keynote: Melissa Ianetta, University of Delaware
Proposal Deadline: October 22, 2012
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL
Deadline (for complete session proposals, submitted online directly to ATHE at www.athe.org):
1 November 2012
"Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures":
The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference,
20-23 June, 2013
The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference, "Lands, Laws, and Cultures," invites papers that explore the relationships between place and tradition in Maroon communities throughout the Atlantic world. Issues to consider might include:
Dispossession and landlessness
Cultural heritage economics
Research, industry,& information technology initiatives
Laws and legality
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012
Conference hotel: Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: +1 505 842 1234
Computer Culture: Call for Papers
We are accepting papers and forming panels for the area of Computer Culture, as one of the many areas within the 34th annual conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA).
What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?
Do illustrated books or graphic novels resist the supposed obsolescence of the book?
What do pictures want (now)?
These and related questions will be explored at the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College to be held April 19 – 21 2013.
The Empire Tele-Calls Back: Indian Science Fiction in the Global Age (working title)
Edited by Amit Sarwal and Sami Ahmad Khan
According to Prof. James Gunn, SF and its study came late to India. In late 1950s, Indian cinema did mange to produce some B-grade SF movies, while on the other hand, SF writing in regional languages, particularly through serialisation in magazines, short stories and later as novels, has slowly but steadily also gained popularity. The present collection is an attempt to explore the available Indian SF literature and films, in the context of India aiming to shape itself as a scientific powerhouse, and analyze the ways in which SF is being read, viewed and accepted in India.
*2nd Call for Papers*
FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES
Women's Studies Conference, Tampere, November 16-17, 2012
In November 2012, Women's Studies Annual Conference gathers together scholars in Women's and Gender Studies to discuss current issues and latest findings and to share new ideas. The theme of this year's conference is Feminist Spaces and Futures.
We are soliciting papers for the workshops. Six workshops welcome papers and presentations in English. Please submit your abstract for paper (150-200 words) directly to the workshop coordinators. The closing date for paper proposals is September 17th 2012. For the workshop descriptions and coordinators' contact information, please visit the conference website:
REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.
The conference now has a new website - see here for details:
This conference calls for papers which take as their focus the dialogic, collective, and interpersonal sides of Lewis's oeuvre – in words as much as in paint. All topics will be considered. Please send max. 250-word abstracts to Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane (Conference Organizers) at email@example.com by 01 October 2012.
We are also happy to receive (in addition to single papers) proposals for themed panels of 3 speakers.
CALL FOR PAPERS -Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.reflectionedu.com/barnolipi.php).
BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary research journal
BARNOLIPI accepts articles from any academic discipline or field of study.
BARNOLIPI is an Open Access Interdisciplinary Journal, Students / Professors (from different Departments / Streams) of an Institution can access it freely to fulfil their academic need.
It accepts articles written in Bengali and English only.
The Limits of Responsibility: Histories, Species, Politics
Palmerston North, New Zealand
3-5 Dec. 2012
Prof. Susannah Radstone (School of Arts and Digital Industries, University of East London)
Prof. Michael Belgrave (School of Humanities, Massey University)
Dr. Walescka Pino-Ojeda (NZ Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Auckland)
This panel will explore what Eavan Boland has termed Irish women's 'adventure of powerlessness' in Irish fiction. Although many representations of women do appear to conform to Boland's bleak assessment, papers that critique this view are especially welcome. This panel is most interested in representations of Irish women living in both Ireland and abroad from the late Victorian period to the present. Please send a brief abstract to Elizabeth Foley O'Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org.