Keynote speakers include Prof. Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and Dr. Jenny Slatman, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Narrating Women's Lives, Labeling Women's Narratives
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: October 31, 2011.
Rougarou is the online literary magazine edited by graduate students of the Department of English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. We seek submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction and book reviews. We are interested in original, resonant, well-crafted work. We accept submissions year-round. Simultaneous submissions are fine, assuming you will notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. We do not accept previously published work. For our full guidelines, please visit our website at: www.louisiana.edu/Rougarou
E-mail all work as a Word document or RTF attachment, with the appropriate genre as the subject line of the e-mail.
Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline. How, then, have poets imagined and responded to visions of social, political, emotional, environmental, or economic collapse, and how in turn has poetic play with formal ideas of collapse or collapsibility rendered poetic ideas about political and aesthetic futures? Processes and structures of collapse change the organization of our social worlds in time and space. How might poets' ideas about the forms and meanings of collapse refine, extend, or contest analogous ideas in political economy, social theory, or aesthetics?
The H.D. International Society invites papers to be delivered in a panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012. Presentations on any topic are welcome, and we look forward to showcasing new research on H.D.
Co-Chair of the H.D. International Society &
Associate Professor, Department of English
Western Carolina University
Accepting panel, poster, and paper proposals on any interdisciplinary topic. Special interest in studies that discuss/employ/integrate science, social sciences, arts and/or humanities. In particular:
-differentiation and integration of sciences and arts;
-integration of scholarly research and autobiography, including psychobiography;
-integration of quantitative and qualitative research;
-interdisciplinary approaches to learning;;
-interdisciplinary perspectives on basic concerns of human beings such as life and death, identity, relationships, work, survival, and human well-being.
Conference: March 2, 2011 at Alma College in Alma, Michigan
Psychology, Emotion, and the Human Sciences
A Symposium at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario Canada
20 to 21 April 2012
Call for Papers
Deadline 1 November 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Stephen Leighton, Philosophy, Queen's University, Kingston
In Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions [Cambridge, 1999], Jon Elster argues that "with an important subset of the emotions [for example, regret, relief, envy, malice, pity, indignation, ...] we can learn more from moralists, novelists, and playwrights than from the cumulative findings of scientific psychology." Elster then explores the work of both ancient and early modern moral philosophers in order to substantiate his argument.
The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B. Yeats' "Sailing to Byzantium," which are recalled by one of the characters in Marina Warner's novel In a Dark Wood, bring to light the theme of this year's Literature in English Symposium: Travelling in space and time.
The Globalization of African-American Business and Consumer Culture
Call for Papers
Convener: Joshua Clark Davis (GHI)
German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.
February 24-25, 2012
The Apocalypse in Popular Culture
SWTX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research. These days the apocalypse is prolific in its depictions, creeping in to all kinds of popular culture. Proposals and panels are currently being accepted for this area. Ideas for topics are included below; however, proposals are not limited to these ideas.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Women, The Arts, and Activism
a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2012
Free and Open to the Public
We invite proposals for inclusion in an edited collection of essays that will approach literary texts (broadly conceived) from a trans-theoretical lens.
When: April 19th to 22st 2012
Where: The Five College Consortium (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Who: The symposium will bring together participants from a wide variety of places, disciplines, and approaches—in the humanities, arts, and sciences—to examine how the river has shaped their work and/or provoked new modes of investigation, inquiry, research and