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CFP: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:51am
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (Defoe Society)

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, to appear in 2011. This issue will focus on how the interdisciplinary field of eighteenth-century studies, broadly researched and taught, is surviving in the academic and economic culture of the second decade of the twenty-first century. Topics may include, but need not be limited to, the following:

Lady Gaga & Dadaism - Call for Submissions - 15 October, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:07am
Gaga Stigmata: Critical Writings and Art About Lady Gaga

Gaga Stigmata – Critical Writings & Art About Lady Gaga
Special Call for Submissions: Gaga/Dada

The online journal Gaga Stigmata invites submissions of critical and creative pieces that explore Lady Gaga's relationship with Dadaism. We're looking for pieces that examine the ways in which Dadaism influences Gaga's work, and for pieces that analyze how Gaga revises and reframes Dadaist ideas for a 21st century context. That is, how does Gaga at once draw from Dadaism, and/or refigure Dadaism?

Rollins Documentary Film Award

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 4:13pm
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations of America

The jury for the PCA/ACA Peter C. Rollins Documentary Award is currently accepting film and video documentary/nonfiction entries that treat aspects of popular and American culture. Selection for the Rollins Award will be based primarily on strength of message, creativity, technical innovation, and overall style as the work treats popular and American culture topics or themes.

Education, Teaching and History Area due December 15, 2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 2:57pm
Pop Culture/American Culture Association

Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers

The Area of Education, Teaching, History and Popular Culture is now accepting submissions for the JOINT Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association with the PCA/ACA National Conference, San Antonio, TX, to be held April 20-23, 2011. The Conference will be held at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/satrc-san-antonio-marriott-riverce...).

Film & History Area, San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 12:11pm
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference

Call for Papers: Film & History
Final-round Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 15 December 2010

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations' Joint Conference
San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

Bollywood Shakespeare 12/15/2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 10:22am
Craig Dionne/Eastern Michigan Univ & Parmita Kapadia/Northern Kentucky Univ.

Bollywood Shakespeare: Cultural Dialogues through World Cinema and Theater

Abstracts/drafts/letters of interest due by Dec. 15 2010. Email as attached to both: kapadiap@nku.edu and cdionne@emich.edu

Rhetoric and Composition at CEA 2011

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 10:06am
College English Association

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

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Rhetoric and Composition for our 42nd annual conference. Papers in this area will draw on the conference theme "Fortunes." Proposals may conceive the conference theme broadly.

Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 3:47am
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

'Civilization arises and unfolds in and as play' (Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens). In civic entertainment, 'play' constitutes the primary formative element in human culture that affords and sustains common interest and amusement. Texts produced in the classical, medieval and the Renaissance periods document how the Church, the Court, and the citizens devise their 'play' in triumphal entries, court entertainment, civic festivals, religious rituals, processions, drama, music and dance.

Computer Culture Topics (12/15/10 Joint SWTX PCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/11)

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 12:22am
Joe Chaney/Indiana University South Bend

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2010

Computer Culture Area Chairs:
Joseph Chaney, jchaney@iusb.edu
Andrew Chen, andrewsw@gmail.com

SW/TXPCA & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Homepage: http://swtxpca.org/

Conference Hotel:
Marriott Rivercenter & Riverwalk
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000
Toll-free: 1-800-648-4462

Books and Publishing Conference

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 7:14pm
8th International Conference on the Book

6-8 November 2010
University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

The Book Conference serves as an inclusive forum for examining the past, current and future role of the book. It proceeds from recognition that although the book is an old medium of expression, it embodies thousands of years' experience of recording knowledge. The pervasive influence of this experience continues to shape newer forms of information technology, while at the same time providing a reference point for innovation.

Special Issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies focusing on Australian Literature

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 6:30pm
The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Proposals are invited for a special issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on Australian literature. The editors will consider papers on any aspect of Australian literature, but papers must have a postcolonial theoretical orientation. The editors are particularly interested in papers addressing work by Indigenous and emerging authors, and papers dealing with issues such as transnationalism, settler colonialism and immigration.