ProQuest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce a $1000 Article Prize for the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published in a peer-reviewed academic journal with a publication date during 2011. Two runners up will receive $500 each from RSAP. Deadline for submissions is December 16, 2011.
Seeking papers on material-cultural themes in PLAY PUBLISHING--any era, language, location, or textual media, especially topics involving a tension or conflict (the conference theme is, "The Battle for Books"): author strife; censorship; playbooks in military use; publisher struggles in design, manufacture, distribution, competition, contests of copyright/intellectual property, etc. I'm hoping to propose a complete panel.
Conference: SHARP 2012 June 26-29 2012, Dublin, Ireland (Trinity College). Conference CFP: http://www.tcd.ie/longroomhub/events/forthcoming/SHARP2012.php
Station to Station:
An International & Nomadic Conference
- 1-2 December 2011 –
International conference organized by the research groups
ILLE and CRESAT (UHA, Mulhouse)
and the international doctoral programme
Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones (coord. Bergamo, Italy).
"Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my life, or whether that station
Will be held by anybody else, these pages must show."
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
Call for Submission for an edited collection on "Women's Writing after 9/11"
Editors: Sebastian Groes (Roehampton University), Claire Colebrook (PennState, USA), Peter Childs (Glouchestershire, UK)
After the successful conference on contemporary women's writing in April 2011, we are now looking for supplementary contributions to a volume on novels written by women in English after 9/11. We are looking in particular for contributions on novels in the English language on non-British authors (North America, Australia, Indian etc).
CALL FOR PAPERS
Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2012),
June 18-21, 2012, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (www.ciceducation.org)
The CICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The CICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education.
We are pleased to announce a call for papers to Gender and Transgression 2012, a two-day interdisciplinary conference for postgraduate students and early career researchers hosted by the
St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies. Now in its fourth year, the conference aims to create a lively and welcoming forum for students and academic staff to build contacts, present research, and participate in creative discussion on the topics of gender and transgression in the Middle Ages. We hope to explore further how these concepts can be used to formulate new approaches to source material, drawing out fresh perspectives on both the familiar and unfamiliar.We invite staff and students from departments of History, Modern and Mediaeval Languages,
2nd Global Conference:
Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life
Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic
Call for Papers
At this year's 23rd annual ALA conference (to be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, May 24-7), the Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring a panel entitled 'Philip Roth's Influences'. We welcome proposals for papers on any aspects of this topic, for example papers that explore the relationship between writers/artists who have influenced Roth, and/or been influenced by him, and the work of Roth himself. Proposals/abstracts for 15-20 minute papers, not exceeding 300 words, should be titled Roth Society Proposal and emailed by December 30 2011 to the Program Chair, David Brauner, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1st Global Conference:
Apocalypse: Imagining the End
Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford
Call for Papers:
Contributions are solicited for inclusion in the volume "(M)Other Tongues". Papers may explore literary texts in any language discussing concepts of the mother tongue, its acquisition, its differentiation from other tongues, and whether it can be actually one, one's own, or a mother's language. Readings of literary texts are particularly welcome, but papers might as well pertain to the theory of autobiography and translation and to objects in other genres.