180,000 words or 400 pages and will be illustrated.
180,000 words or 400 pages and will be illustrated.
250-word abstracts dealing with any aspect of English Nineteenth-Century Literature are welcome. Please also include a brief CV or equivalent biographical statement. Graduate students are especially encouraged to submit proposals. The deadline for submission is 3/1/2009, and the conference dates are October 6-8, 2011.
Please note that accepted presenters will need to be current in their RMMLA dues by 4/1/2011. Abstracts and CVs may be emailed as Word, RTF or PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via regular mail to Scott Rogers, 1404 University Circle, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, 84408.
For further information, see the conference website:
What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation? Is a melody, a sentence, a method or a concept the same after transposition?
This year's keynote presenters are Kathryn Laity and Lori Branch. Kathryn Laity, Associate Professor of English (Medieval) at The College of Saint Rose, NY, works across medieval literature and culture, film, creative writing and new media with publications including scholarly work, fiction, poetry, column writing, translation, a play and even a comic book. Her talk will be titled "Converting Monks into Friars: Public Scholars in the 21st Century."
This special session will examine some of the ways in which everyday life is represented and negotiated through the intersections of fantasy and the mundane in 19th century realist novels. All papers that consider the fantasy, desire, and the mundane in 19th century realism are welcome. Please send a brief abstract and c.v. to email@example.com by March 20, 2011.
Kevin Swafford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Director of Graduate Studies
Articles on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner are invited for the 2011 issue of The Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society.
Articles should be no more than 5000 words in length, and should be emailed to the editor by 15 August 2011.
UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, please submit any A/V requests with your proposal to ensure that they can be met.
Call for Papers: How do writers represent the work of being women—where "work" is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and domesticity? How do writers address social assumptions about who should be performing work, and for what purpose?
Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Write in Tune: Representing Contemporary Music in Fiction. Deadline extended to March 7, 2011.
Community College Humanities Association Panel at the 2012 MLA in Seattle.
What Works? Integrating Literature and Culture
Innovative strategies for integrating literary and cultural studies in English and Foreign Language lower division and continuing education courses. Roundtable. Stacey Donohue email@example.com. 250 word abstracts by 15 March 2011; George Louis Scheper (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Stacey Donohue (email@example.com).
Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011
"States of National Belonging"
This special session welcomes submissions that deploy comparative analytical frameworks to re-imagine topics within American studies often limited by the scope of specialized ethnic subfields. This session is particularly intended for those papers that are not easily categorized within one specific ethnic subfield because the analysis attempts to read texts or artifacts across ethnicities in the service of a pan-ethnic American studies. Papers should interrogate questions that fall within the broad theme: "States of National Belonging."
Journal of Screenwriting Final Call for Papers Volume 3. 1
We invite researchers, educators and practitioners to contribute to Issue 3.1 of the Journal of Screenwriting, a newly established peer-reviewed journal which focuses on this important aspect of moving image pre-production and conceptualisation. Contributions are sought on the history, theory and practice of screenwriting and related topics, covering a wide range of practices from film and television to animation, new media and computer games.
2011 NWSA Conference (November 10-13 in Atlanta, GA)
Abstracts Due February 11, 2011
This session will contribute to the 2011 NWSA conference theme of "Women's Studies Without Walls" by gathering feminist and gender studies scholars who teach lower-division "core" humanities courses for a conversation about strategies for incorporating discussion of gender, sexuality, and feminist politics into those courses.
*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011
"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania
September 29 – October 1, 2011
The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication
April 1-2, 2011
***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***
Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice
"The lyricism of marginality may find inspiration in the image of the "outlaw," the great social nomad, who prowls on the confines of a docile, frightened order." —Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish
In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center's Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate. Past conferences have included such notable scholars as Andrew Gurr, the "godfatASC actor and 2009 Blackfriars Conference presenter: James Keegan as Falstaff in 1H4.her" of the Blackfriars Playhouse, Tiffany Stern, Russ McDonald, Gary Taylor, Stephen Greenblatt, Roz Knutson, Tina Packer, and many more in five days full of activities.
Binghamton University and the SUNY Council on Writing welcome proposals for "Building 21st Century Writing Programs: Literacy and Leadership in the New Millennium," to be held March 18-19, 2011 at the Binghamton University Downtown Center.