Since 2006, BRIDGES for a Just Community has remapped the social landscape of greater Cincinnati by asking the question, "How do we find and cultivate the local, non-traditional, and informal leadership necessary to transform our schools, communities, and region a more equitable and just society?" The Emerging Leaders Institute of BRIDGES for a Just Community is an attempt to more fully answer that question. In keeping with the theme of transformative leadership – the belief that everyone leads –BRIDGES for a Just Community seeks proposals for individual and panel presentations that:
Shakespeare on Film and Television
CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 12/22/11-1/7/12
The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference. This year the PCA/ACA will meet in Boston, Massachusetts, on Wednesday April 11 through Saturday, April 14, 2012 (after Easter but before the Boston Marathon) at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116. For further information, contact the conference website www.pcaaca.org
_Religion and the Arts_ , a peer-reviewed scholarly journal from Boston College, is planning a special issue on Opera and Religion for its issue 17.2 (published in June, 2013). Articles on all aspects of Opera and all faith traditions will be considered. We prefer articles of between 4,000 and 9,000 words using parenthetical citation. Send complete articles to email@example.com by October 1, 2012.
I am seeking contributors to a volume on intersections between Chinese contemporary cinema and Italy or vice versa. I am interested in historical and sociological approaches, but also theoretical. I am also interested in papers on contemporary mainland sixth generation filmmakers and/or the experience of Chinese directors or filmmakers living in Italy. Please email if interested in the project.
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2011
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposals are now being accepted for panels in the mystery/detective section area. Professionals, independent scholars, teachers, graduate students, and others are encouraged to submit 200-250 word abstracts for individual presentations or 500 word proposals for panel presentations on subjects ranging from the classic detective/mystery to the marginalized, innovative, and/or speculative.
Possible areas include, but should not be limited to:
The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (JFA) is inviting contributions for a special issue on "Performing the Fantastic." Performance in this context encompasses any of the performing arts, broadly defined, such as theatre, music, dance, magic, and/or ritual. Articles between 5,000–9,000 words might address, but are by no means limited to, the following:
FINAL DEADLINE FOR PAPERS EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 15!
Call for Papers
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
33rd Annual Conference
Celebrating "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"
February 8 - 11, 2012
being held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
located in downtown Albuquerque, NM
Dr Curt Herr and Dr. Deb Christie seek essays on guilty pleasure literatures for a new anthology. We are looking for submissions that explore the idea of guilty pleasure reading balanced with the cultural significance of the works under question. Subjects may include, but are not limited to--
• The Victorian Newgate novel
• The penny dreadful
• sensation fiction
• horror comics of the 1930's and 40's
• the contemporary graphic novel.
Please send an abstract along with your submission to Dr. Curt Herr: firstname.lastname@example.org
by Jan. 18th, 2012. Please use your title in the subject line.
StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2012 edition. StoryTelling is dedicated to analyses of popular narrative in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture. Manuscripts should: see the narrative as a reflection of culture; use theory to analyze the work, not work to illustrate theory; employ scholarship; and be written for the general audience. The editors are especially interested in visual accompaniments, bibliographies, and interviews with creators of popular narratives. No limits on period or country covered. No creative writing.
All articles are peer-reviewed
StoryTelling is indexed in the MLA database
Culture and Power 15: "IDENTITY, MIGRATION AND DIASPORA:
NEW SEXUALITIES AND GENDER IDENTITIES"
IBACS (Iberian Association of Cultural Studies) and Spanish Ministry of Science Research Project FEM2010-18142 "New Sexualities and Gender Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Cultures".
English Department, University of Málaga, 18-20 April 2012.
Digital Literature in English: A Transliterary Approach
Texto Digital, June 2012 issue
In collaboration with LEETHI Research Group from the University Complutense of Madrid
Publisher: Programa de Pósgraduação em Literatura, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
April 22nd – 24th, 2012
i am a research student. the information related below mentioned clicks are useful, particularly information related to afro-American literature i am also interested in language and English language learning and teaching.
This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee's writing. Gee is one of Britain's most prolific and critically-acclaimed novelists: the author of 12 novels, as well as collections of short stories, edited anthologies of contemporary writing and, most recently, an autobiography – My Animal Life (Telegram Books, 2010).
Call For Papers – "So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century"
Third Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012 in Raleigh, NC.
In this conference, we wish presenters and participants to examine and explore the continued need for humanities studies, and the place of humanities studies in societies that increasingly value technological advances in communication.