Call for Papers
Critical Perspectives on Tyler Perry
An Edited Book Collection
Due Dates: 6/15/2012 (abstracts); 11/1/2012 (full essays)
Call for Papers
Patricia Duncker Conference
Friday, 7th – Saturday 8th December 2012
The Institute for Contemporary and Comparative Literature
and The School of English, University of St Andrews
Sponsored by Gylphi: Arts and Humanities Publisher
Part of the Gylphi Contemporary Writers Series
Professor Patricia Duncker (University of Manchester)
Professor Gabriele Griffin (University of York)
Professor Tim Woods (Aberystwyth University)
Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges
Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham
Professor Mary Eagleton (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)
Professor Mary Evans (Gender Institute, London School of Economics and
The 33rd Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society
St. Louis, September 28-30, 2012
Keynote speaker: Daniel Albright, Harvard University
1. CALL FOR PAPERS. The Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at the annual meeting in St. Louis. Clearly organized proposals of about 300 words, on any topic reasonably related to Eliot, along with biographical sketches, should be forwarded by June 15, 2012, to the President, David Chinitz, by email (email@example.com).
Session Name: MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic American Literature in the United States)
This panel is the MELUS panel at the SAMLA Conference in November 2012 in Durham, NC.
Identities in Displacement: Difference and Dislocations in Multi-Ethnic Literatures and Cultures
Literature and Medicine
A number of approved sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University) have extended their deadlines for paper proposals. You now have until May 15 to submit to these sessions. Please use the online submissions system to propose a paper: http://www.pamla.org/2012/
Open sessions include:
Call for Papers
The Midwestern Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, which will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012, at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is now accepting submissions of articles, webtexts, or other digital formats that report and reflect on new uses of technology in teaching, learning, or research.
Work received by May 15, 2012 will be peer-reviewed for possible publication in our upcoming Fall 2012 issue.
In addition, we always welcome contributions to our rolling sections: Teaching FAILs (where you help others learn from your mistakes), Assignments, Book Reviews, and Tool Tips (reviews and advice on applying particular technologies).
Papers for the Society for Reformation Research Sessions at the 48th Medieval Congress, May 9-12 2013 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI U.S.A.
We invite 20 minute papers on the (long) Reformation across disciplines and cultures in three themed sessions.
Reformation I: Historical, Political, Personal Conflict and the Search for (Non) Conformity
Reformation II: Controversy and Interpetation in the Reformation
Reformation III Voice, Text, (Historical) Context in the Reformation.
Send 200 word abstracts by July 15, 2012 to Maureen Thum Ph.D., Program Chair, SRR at the Medieval Congress: firstname.lastname@example.org
Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to further explore how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent films have portrayed the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico. We wish to cultivate a more comprehensive understanding of the Southwest's and Mexico's cinematic past by showcasing and analyzing the ways the region has been imagined in "hidden" and lesser-known films produced by non-Hollywood and amateur filmmakers.
Call for Papers
The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
The area seeks papers whose topics address any aspect of Southern literature or popular culture. This includes works by southerners OR about the south. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:
-Television (Justified, Southern reality television shows, etc)
- Film and Theatre
- Religion and Pop Culture
- Music and Visual art
Almost twenty years ago Tony Kushner raised the rafters with his epic Angels in America and this gave just cause for playwrights to recognize that Kushner was now the new benchmark and, as Arthur Miller said, attention must be paid. The HBO televised Angels gave many admirers and aspirers an opportunity to see the play more so than even its many nationwide productions. The influence of Kushner and his plays has reached into the context and subtext of a mindset that reconsidered what plays can do as art, and as socio-political activism reflected in both traditional and tradition-defying new drama.
Mike Featherstong's "the aestheticization of everyday life" spreads in China, and again arises the dispute of the legality of western theories in China, and in fact it is a puzzle that how to deal with the relationships between Western theory and Chinese text. The aestheticization of everyday life and consumerism are closely linked and is an international phenomenon and has enjoyed a long history. Li Yu's life aesthetics grows up in China. On the one hand, it has something in common with Featherstong's theory, and on the other, both are different. The former has much more contents than the latter.