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ASU Writers Conference featuring Art Spiegelman--CFP deadline Oct. 15

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 3:32pm
Angelo State University

If you haven't already, consider sending in a submission for the 2011 ASU Writers Conference, Feb. 17-18, featuring Art Spiegelman.

The deadline for submissions for the Conference is October 15, 2010. Electronic submissions are fine.
For USPS send to:
Dr. Julie Gates, Conference Committee Chair
Department of English
Angelo State University
#10894, ASU Station
San Angelo, TX 76909-0894

This year we are especially looking for critical papers on Spiegelman's work, Elmer Kelton's work, or on the genre/teaching of graphic novels. If you would like to submit a critical piece, send us a 250-word abstract about the paper you'd like to present.

Workshop, "The 1970s and its Legacies: A Workshop on India's Cinemas," on April 14-16, 2011

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 2:01pm
Temple University

Call for Papers

Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
5th International Conference hosted at
Temple University, Philadelphia
April 14-16, 2011

"The 1970s and its Legacies:
A Workshop on India's Cinemas"

The Journal of South Asian Popular Culture hosts its fifth international conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, on April 14-16, 2011. We invite interdisciplinary contributions that address the 1970s in India and its legacies in popular culture with a particular emphasis on cinema.

CFP: Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011) at CEA 2011

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 1:44pm
College English Association/ International Thomas Merton Society

Special Topics: "Thomas Merton: Voice of the Poet and the Prophet" Three Projected Panels on: 1. [author] and Merton (e.g. Faulker or Camus and Merton); 2. Envisioning the Challenges/Problems of the Future (e.g. Merton's prophetic stance on technology, war, racism, etc); 3. The Seven Storey Mountain, perennial bestseller (e.g. versions, editions, international publications, etc.)
You are invited to submit a proposal (200-300) words for a 6-8 page paper (15 minute presentation time).

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
The Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701; (727) 894-5000

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (SCSECS, 2/17-19/2011, St. Simons Island, GA)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 1:10pm
South Central Society of Eighteenth Century Studies

Paper proposals are currently being accepted for a panel entitled Religion in the Age of Enlightenment. The panel will be included on the program of the annual meeting of the South Central Soceity of Eighteenth-Century Studies to be held in St. Simons Island, GA, on Feb. 17-19, 2011. Papers that address any aspect of religion and/or religous experience (broadly defined)and/or the ways religion intersected with culture, society, etc. during the Long Eighteenth Century are welcome. Please send proposals/abstracts by Nov. 30, 2010, to

Brett McInelly
Brigham Young Universtiy

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Update]

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 1:00pm
Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE), an annual from AMS Press, is accepting submissions for volumes 3 and 4. Please visit the following link for a description of the annual and submission guidelines:
While submissions are accepted at any time, submissions received by January 31, 2011 will be considered for volume 3.

[UPDATE] Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 11:37am
University of Warwick

Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910
A One-Day Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Warwick, Saturday 22nd January, 2011

"One hears sometimes of a child being 'the picture of health;' now Emma always gives me the idea of being the complete picture of grown-up health. She is loveliness itself. Mr. Knightley, is not she?"
Jane Austen, Emma, chapter 5

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor Hilary Marland (University of Warwick)
Dr. Claire Brock (University of Leicester)

[UPDATE] The Allegory of Guillaume de Digulleville (Deguileville) in Europe: Circulation, Reception and Influence 7/21-23/2011

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 9:57am
Université de Lausanne

[UPDATE] If you are a doctoral candidate interested in presenting at the colloquium but in need of travel funds assistance, please send the organizers a brief statement of your interest and your funding needs at the time of submitting your proposal and CV. The Swiss Consulate in Boston (Swissnex) has offered to support the travel costs of one US graduate student and the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literatures (Oxford) has offered a limited fund to support the travel costs of graduate(s) without country of origin restrictions.

CFP for Imbas, a postgraduate interdisciplinary medievalists' conference, 12-14 November, 2010

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 8:49am
Imbas, NUI Galway, Ireland

We would like to invite all postgraduate students of medieval studies to Imbas, an interdisciplinary medievalists' conference being held in the Moore Institute at NUI Galway, Ireland from November 12-14th 2010. This conference welcomes delegates at all stages of their research from all areas of medieval studies including languages, history, literature, art, archaeology, palaeography and philosophy.

The theme for 2010 is Representations: Image, Word, Artefact, and we are delighted to announce that Professor Michelle P. Brown of the University of London will be our keynote speaker.

Delegates are encouraged to view the theme as a broad suggestion rather than in any way restrictive, and all variations on this theme will be welcome.