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Francis Bacon Workshop for 2011 RMMLA, October 6-8,2011

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 10:03pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Francis Bacon Workshop*
Dibakar Pal, 7A 2 1 1 Srinath Chakrabarty Lane, Kolkata, West Bengal India 700 035; 033-25773205; dibak_p@yahoo.com
Description: Francis Bacon (1561-1626) wrote many essays namely Of Love, Of Friendship, Of Ambition, Of Studes, etc. We invite essays from scholars, creative writers, teachers and students following Baconian Style preferably within 500 words on any topic.

Literary Multilingualism

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 6:03pm
MLA 2012

This panel addresses the aesthetic and political implications of twentieth century multilingual literature, literary code-switching, polyglot punning. 250 word abstracts by 15 March; Salvatore Pappalardo (salpappalas@yahoo.de) and Maria Kager (mariakager@yahoo.com), Rutgers University

MLA Special Session: Marilyn Monroe's Fragments

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 4:13pm
Zachary Lamm

Any approach to the recently-published archival text, including comparative, historical, psychoanalytic, feminist, queer, materialist, biographical; Monroe as icon, poet, performer; in celebrity culture, fashion, politics, and film. 300-word abstracts by 20 March 2011.

CFP Slave Revolt and the Neo-Slave Genre in the 1930s, MSA, Structures of Innovation. Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2011.

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 3:00pm
MSA Panel

This panel seeks papers on the neo-slave genre in relation to modern literary fiction that illustrate how the neo-slave genre is not simply a re-fashioning of antebellum slave narratives but is rather a discursive genre that revises the realist aesthetic and politics of the slave narrative while it deepens our understanding of race, gender, temporality and the meaning of freedom in a diasporic context. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Poetry in Motion (SAMLA 11/4-6; Deadline 6/1)

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 1:54pm
Myrna Santos

Paper proposals sought for a special session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference to be held in Atlanta, 11/4-11/6/11.

Re-inscribing the Old Plantation: Florida as a Site of (Re-)Memory, Oct. 13-14, 2011. Submission deadline: April 29, 2011.

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 1:20pm
Florida College English Association

The Florida College English Association invites submissions for its annual conference, to be held October 13-14 at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront in Indialantic, Florida.

This year's conference theme is "Re-inscribing the Old Plantation: Florida as a Site of (Re-)Memory." We invite submissions for panels and papers that address the intersection of Florida's literary and cultural heritages with the present. We also welcome submissions that discuss any aspect of English language, literature, and pedagogy as well as allied studies.
Graduate students are also invited to submit.

"German Literature since 1900", Scottsdale, AZ , October 6-8, 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 12:35pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Dear Colleagues,

I still have room for one or two papers for the Section on "German Literature since 1900" for the 2011 RMMLA Meeting in Scottsdale, Arzona, October 6-8. If you wish to submit a proposal, please send a one-page abstract to chisholm@u.arizona.edu. by March 25.

I hope to see you in Scottsdale in October.

Best regards,

David H. Chisholm
Professor of German Studies and Faculty Member, Arizona-Leipzig
Joint Ph.D. Program in Transcultural German Studies
Learning Services Building
University of Arizona
Tucson AZ 85721
Phone: (520) 621-5924 or 621-7385
Fax: (520) 626-8268

Flannery O'Connor Society, open topic, SCMLA, Oct. 27-29, 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 11:51am
Mark Graybill

The Flannery O'Connor Society seeks proposals for papers on any aspect of O'Connor's work. Final presentations should last no longer than 20 minutes.

Please send proposals of 250 words or fewer by April 3, 2011, to Mark Graybill at msgraybill_at_mail.widener.edu.

[UPDATE-DEADLINE EXTENDED] Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 11:45am
Early English Studies Journal

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval and early modern periods. EES is published annually, peer-reviewed, and open to general submission.