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MLA 2014: Asian American Literature Panels

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 5:38pm
MLA Asian American Literature Division

The Asian American Literature Division is organizing the following panels for MLA 2014 in Chicago. Send proposals to the emails indicated for each panel.

Asian Americans and the Undead
Considerations of the undead (including but not limited to zombies, vampires, ghosts) in relation to Asian American cultural production or subject formation. 250 word abstract 2 page CV by 8 March 2013; Julia Lee (jxlee@utexas.edu).

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 4:44pm
PAMLA—Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

"FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE"

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.

[Reminder Deadline: Feb. 25, 2013] CFP - Interface 2013: Creative and Critical Approaches in the Digital Humanities May 3-5

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 4:44pm
Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture

Call for Papers (Deadline: Feb. 25, 2013)

Interface 2013: Creative and Critical Approaches in the Digital Humanities
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
May 3-5, 2013

The digital humanities explores how emerging digital forms of scholarly inquiry and new ways to assess and to organize knowledge transform the creative and critical methods humanities scholars use to approach their objects of study. Thoughtful in play, interdisciplinary in engagement, utopian in spirit, transformational in intent, digital humanists "imagine new couplings and scalings that are facilitated both by new models of research practice and by the availability of new tools and technologies" (The Digital Humanities Manifesto 2.0).

Early American Literature Panel for RMMLA (Oct.10-12) DEADLINE: March 1

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:49pm
Lisa McGunigal

The Early American Literature panel for the Rocky Mountain MLA (October 10-12; Vancouver, WA) is seeking papers. The panel is open to any and all topics related to the subject of Early American Literature; however, the panel is looking for paper topics that may also appeal to a broader audience.

Panelists will be notified by March 30 of their acceptance. All paper presenters must become a member of the RMMLA by April 1 in order to be eligible to present. For more information on the RMMLA: http://www.rmmla.org/

Please send a 200-word abstract and brief CV to:
Lisa McGunigal
LXM970@psu.edu

CfP(3): Computational Models of Narrative 2013, Hamburg, 4-6 August 2013

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:43pm
Bernhard Fisseni / Universität Hamburg

THIRD AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

2013 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN 2013)
4-6 August 2013
Universitaet Hamburg, Germany
http://narrative.csail.mit.edu/ws13/

(a satellite workshop of CogSci 2013: The 35th meeting of the Cognitive
Science Society Berlin, Germany, 31 July - 3 August 2013)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Richard Gerrig, Stony Brook University, U.S.A.
Inderjeet Mani, Chiang Mai, Thailand

[UPDATE] STILL LOST IN THE COSMOS: Walker Percy and the 21st Century / October 11, 12, 2013

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:37pm
Loyola's Walker Percy Center / New Orleans

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: April 1, 2013

WHERE: The campus of Loyola University in uptown New Orleans

WHEN: October 11, 12, 2013

DESCRIPTION OF CONFERENCE:
Inspired by Walker Percy's Lost in the Cosmos, the second biennial Walker Percy Conference seeks to explore the themes and issues generated by Percy's lively analysis of the modern condition.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Paul Elie, author of The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage. It is a biography of 4 American Catholic writers: Thomas Merton was a Trappist monk; Dorothy Day the founder of the Catholic Worker; Flannery O'Connor a "Christ-haunted" Catholic; and Walker Percy a doctor who wrote fiction and philosophy.

Academy as Community: English and American Studies in Portugal and Europe

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:01pm
Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies APEAA | University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies ULICES

34th APEAA Meeting

Academy as Community:
English and American Studies in Portugal and Europe

Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon
9-10 May 2013

Cyberlearning: Transforming Academic Communities with Emerging Technology (6/30/13)

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 2:59pm
The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal

The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal

CALL FOR PAPERS for a SPECIAL ISSUE on

Cyberlearning: Transforming Academic Communities with Emerging Technology

Deadline for Paper Submission: June 30, 2013

The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually at Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. This special issue of The Researcher welcomes scholarly research from all disciplines in the area of Cyberlearning. Planned publication date is September 30, 2013.

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 2:11pm
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Deadline: April 30, 2012
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Topics can include, but are not limited to fashion as it is represented in literature, film, television, or music, fashion as it pertains to current popular culture or popular culture of any time period of the past, the fashions of celebrities, or sociological implications of fashion in our culture.

Essay Collection: Social Networks in the Long Eighteenth Century: Clubs, Literary Salons, Textual Coteries

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 1:20pm
Ileana Baird, University of Virginia

The editor of this collection commissioned by Cambridge Scholars Publishing invites proposals for a volume of essays tentatively called Social Networks in the Long Eighteenth Century: Clubs, Literary Salons, Textual Coteries. The papers will address the networks of relations developed during the eighteenth century among groups with common literary, political, and moral concerns. The focus of this collection is twofold. On the one hand, it encourages explorations of literary clubs and salons, such as the Kit-Cat Club, the Scriblerians, the Hillarians, or the Bluestockings, which developed around issues of common concern, or around intellectual elites eager to promote their own ideological agenda.

2013 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 11:05am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association

Call for Papers. The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association seeks proposals for papers and panels on animation and anime for its 2013 Conference, to be held Oct 11-13 at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton in St. Louis, MO. As animation and anime cover all kinds of storytelling, topics may include but are not limited to the following suggestions:

RMMLA 2013, Oct. 10-12, Vancouver, WA - Teaching Literature through Travel and Off-Campus Study

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Monday, February 18, 2013 - 10:51am
Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association

We are now accepting proposals for the Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature through Travel and Off-Campus Study session at the 2013 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention. We welcome presentations on all types of off-campus literature study, from local field trips incorporated into traditional courses to intensive summer or semester abroad programs. You may focus on any aspect of the off-campus experience, for example, the planning and permissions stage, tips for teaching in the field, or strategies for evaluating and justifying completed activities or programs. To apply, please send a short abstract to Marla Arbach (marla.arbach@gmail.com) by March 1, 2013.

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