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NVSA Conference 2011

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 4:24pm
Northeast Victorian Studies Association

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year

2010 MCRS Graduate Student Conference, Oct. 2

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 3:05pm
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies; University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dear Graduate Program Directors, Administrators, and Grad Students:

Following is an announcement for the Eighth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference. Please distribute this and the following CFP to any students who may be interested in submitting an abstract.

Festivals and Faires Area

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 2:24pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in San Antonio, TX, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or state are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Chapters for Book on American Festivals and Faires

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 2:19pm
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Editor

Festivals and Faires:
American Culture, Sub-Culture, and Counter-Culture

This book under contract with Mellen Press, which began with papers from the Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association Annual Joint Conference, seeks to explore the cultural aspects of festivals and fairs in the United States or the reaction in America to foreign events. The specific focus of the book is to examine how particular festivals and fairs reflect culture, counter-culture, or sub-culture in America. This project includes not only contemporary American festivals, but historical ones as well.

Please submit by 1 September 2010 any questions and a 250-word abstract of your proposed chapter to:

Christianity and Islam: Between Love, Law, and Secularity. 12-13th October 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 9:44am
Magdalen Lambkin & Anthony Allison/ University of Glasgow

Abstracts due: 6th August 2010

The Centre for the Study of Islam and the Centre for Inter-Faith Studies at the University of Glasgow invite contributions to a student-led symposium that will explore the themes of love, law, and secularity in relation to Islam and Christianity. This symposium aims to draw together researchers from a variety of disciplines to consider:

Sleep: Aspects and Approaches. Oxford 12-13 April 2011

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 2:21am
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Rob Avis, Sarah Baccianti, Brian FitzGerald)

This conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students. It is intended that a volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less. Please email 250-word abstracts (text only, no attachments please) to by 10th January 2011.

Suggested topics might include:

Trans-Scripts Journal -- "Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the 'Post-Racial' Society." -- 9/19/2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 10:23pm
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Trans-Scripts – a new interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work. The theme of the inaugural issue will be "Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the 'Post-Racial' Society."

Critical Approaches to the Boondocks

Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 4:48pm
Society of Cinema and Meida Studies (SCMS) Conference

Call for Papers
Critical Approaches to The Boondocks

Deadline: August 10, 2010
Notification of acceptance by: August 14, 2010