This session will examine border issues in past and present especially in light of the tragedy of the US/Mexico border, soliciting papers that can contribute to the historical and cultural awareness of what borders have meant and continue to do so.
A call to all enthusiasts of the bard to consider submitting a paper to the session "Shakespeare and Related Topics" for the Fall 2011 Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), taking place November 5-6 2011 at Scripps College in sunny Claremont California.
The provisional session theme is "Shakespeare and the Senses," and papers are especially welcome that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays and poetry or as features in dramatic performance. However, as the official session title suggests, any and all papers on Shakespeare or related topics are heartily welcome.
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT). It is linked to the 1st cycle study program in Translation and Creative Writing and the postgraduate course in Translation and Intercultural Communication at ULHT. It is also affiliated to the 1st cycle program in Languages and Translation at the Universidade Lusófona do Porto (ULP).
The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture. We are especially interested in papers that focus on literature and/or culture from a specific critical perspective; however, no particular approach is required. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
- Book History/Print Cultures
- Dime novels
- Westward expansion
- Native Americans
- Women in popular culture
- The Gothic
The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)
SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)
South Central Modern Language Association
October 27-29, 2011
Hot Springs, Arkansas
The regular session on French literature (1600-1850) invites papers on an open topic. Please send 500-word abstracts or papers to Cristian Bratu (Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu) by March 28, 2011.
Call for Paper for a Special Session in 2012 MLA Convention,
Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims in different cultures, literatures, times and genres. kw: postcolonialism, orientalism, comparative. 300-word abstract and a brief bio or CV by 1 March 2011; Beyazit Akman (email@example.com).
Call for Paper for a Special session in 2012 MLA Convention:
Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam
Perception of Ottoman Turks in Western discourse; in different genres, eras. kw: postcolonialism, orientalism. 300-page abstract and a brief bio or CV. by 10 March 2011; Beyazit Akman (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Filiz Barin-Akman (email@example.com).
PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
Lincoln College, Oxford University, September 16 - 17, 2011
"Verrat und Argwohn lauschen in allen Ecken"
(Friedrich Schiller, "Wilhelm Tell" 1, 4)
Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays based on original research are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out separately on each of the following works with a view to providing postgraduate scholars and teachers with new critical insights and perspectives. The anthologies will be published in the form of a series by a reputed Publisher headquartered in India and having its main business base in USA, UK and Ireland.
The texts on which essays must be focused include:
Pope's THE RAPE OF THE LOCK;
Keats' ODE ON A GRECIAN URN, ODE TO AUTUMN & ODE TO PSYCHE.
Shakespeare's KING LEAR, TEMPEST and MACBETH.