The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue. We seek essays of high quality, intellectual rigor and originality that challenge or contribute substantially to ongoing conversations in the humanities. Topics may include but are not limited to: literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history and foreign languages. VHR is also currently seeking poetry submissions; students may submit up to three poems. VHR is committed to undergraduate research and scholarship in the field; therefore, we only accept submissions by current or recently graduated undergraduate students. Our reading period runs from September 1 to December 15 of each year.
Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University
"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"
1 Day Postgraduate Research Workshop and Exhibition, 29th January 2011
Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr Judith Buchanan (University of York)
Funded by the AHRC Beyond Text Student-led Initiative Scheme
VISIT THE EVENT BLOG @: www.interfaces-beyond-text.blogspot.com
This innovative multidisciplinary research training event examines questions of mediation and memory in
encounters with non-textual archival materials in the arts. By creating dialogues between postgraduates and
experienced researchers, and featuring practical sessions with curators and archivists, the research workshop
The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for "Ambivalence," a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26, 2011, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."
Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011
Confirmed plenary speaker:
Professor Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
The University of Manchester invites scholars and early researchers to submit papers for the conference 'Why Allegory Now?', an interdisciplinary event which will allow a forum of discussion on the disparate ways in which allegory has been used throughout history, and consider how such an elusive yet prominent form can be interpreted today.
Papers are being solicited for a panel entitled, "English Real Estate: Narratives of Entailment and Transmission in the English Novel" for this year's International Conference on Narrative, to be held at Washington University in St Louis April 7-10, 2011.
Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota's Biennial Women's Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011. Organizers seek proposals for individual papers or panels of three or four presenters on the challenges that women have faced, or perhaps continue to face, and on women's responses to such challenges, whether those challenges are specific to their status as women or prompted by other circumstances. Challenges may be physical, aesthetic, environmental, economic, psychological, ethical, or social (to name a few); they may be the result of war, legal inequity, colonization, ethnic/religious conflicts, or other factors.
Medicine at the margins: ideas, knowledge and practice from c. 1500 to 2000
Friday, April 15th 2011. University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK.
Panel CFP: Walter Pater's Poetics
Decadent Poetics, a conference at the University of Exeter (1st-2nd July 2011)
**Please note forthcoming deadline!**
I am seeking abstracts on Walter Pater's Poetics for a panel proposal at Decadent Poetics, next summer. The general conference CFP can be found here: http://www.essenglish.org/cfp/conf1103.html
The confirmed keynote speakers are Stephen Arata (Virginia), Joseph Bristow (UCLA), Regenia Gagnier (Exeter), Catherine Maxwell (Queen Mary, London).
Call for Papers: Special Issue of Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History "Nationalism, Literature, and National Culture"
For the special issue of Clio on "Nationalism, Literature, and National Culture" we invite papers that explore the relationship between nationalism and the creation of national literary culture. Essay may focus on any nation or time period but should align with Clio's interdisciplinary approach described below.
Clio, an international triennial journal, welcomes submission of scholarly essays on three interrelated topics:
[UPDATE] deadline extended:
The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)
NeMLA CFP --
According to historical census records, over the nineteenth century a growing number of blacks – slaves liberated from slave ships, indentured servants and freed men – joined the ranks of the naval and merchant marine service as sailors, stokers, cabin boys, translators and navigators. This panel calls for papers on maritime literature that represented, for example, "Black Jacks," "Prize Negroes," "Seedy Boys" and "Kru Men," and their experience of and contribution to nineteenth-century Atlantic maritime culture.
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal
dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.
The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham
*NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES.* The conference will take place at the University of Maryland: April 15-17, 2011. The keynote speakers will be: Bernard Lightman, Paul Saint-Amour, and Catherine Robson.