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The Conference On The Conference [UPDATE]

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 3:51pm
Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts The Conference On The Conference Organization Committee


March 4th and 5th, 2011

Simon Fraser University
A School for the Contemporary Arts Graduate Candidate's Symposium/Exhibition
Vancouver, BC. Canada

Call for Papers: The Conference on The Conference

The San Joaquin Valley Journal Spring 2011 Issue

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 2:00pm
San Joaquin Valley Journal

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is accepting submissions for the Spring 2011 issue. SJVJ offers a forum for the discussion of literature, critical theory, rhetoric and composition, pedagogy, and issues relevant to teaching in academe. SJVJ is particularly interested in scholarly essays that engage issues and ideas in connection with the literature and culture of the San Joaquin Valley. In view of its regional emphasis, SJVJ also welcomes profiles on San Joaquin Valley writers, creative nonfiction, book reviews, faculty interviews, and commentaries related to the southern portion of California's Central Valley. The San Joaquin Valley Journal is refereed and publishes two electronic issues a year during the fall and spring.

ATHE Religion &Theatre Emerging Scholar CFP

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 11:42am
Allan Davis / Association of Theatre in Higher Education 2011 Conference

Call For Papers
Emerging Scholars Panel – Religion and Theatre Focus Group
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2011 Conference

Chicago, August 11–14, 2011
Palmer House Hilton Hotel
"Performance Remains, Global Presence: Memory, Legacy, and Imagined Futures"

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium Monday, March 14, 2011

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 11:41am
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

Call for Papers and Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Conference Theme:
The Work of Anna Deavere Smith,
Critical Cultural Performance, Performance Ethnography and Autoethnography
Monday, March 14, 2011

The conference will conclude with attendance at a presentation by
Anna Deavere Smith *

The deadline for submission is January 15, 2011.

Third Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, April 1st and 2nd

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:50am
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages). Abstracts should be received by January 30, 2011.

Putting on 'The Overcoat' - deadline for submissions 31 March 2011

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:48am
Short Fiction in Theory and Practice

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice is a new peer-reviewed journal published by Intellect Press. Issue 1.2 will include a section devoted to creative and critical responses to any aspect of Gogol's story 'The Overcoat'. These might include, but are by no means restricted to, topics including:

[UPDATE] CFP Digital Poster Session (SHARP July 2011)

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:32am
SHARP 2011


Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing International Conference
Washington DC
July 14 - July 17, 2011

The Book in Art & Science
Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library and Institute, and the Corcoran College of Art + Design.

Shakespeare on Film, TV, and Video / Deadline: Dec 15!!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 9:15am


Joint Conference, San Antonio, TX
April 20-23, 2011

Submission deadline: December 15, 2010

Proposals are now being accepted for the Shakespeare on Film, Television, and Video Area. While any topic on Shakespeare and moving images is welcome, here are some to consider:

Essays on Learning Communities (proposals 4-1-2011)

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 8:32am
Terry Novak

While Learning Communities have been a staple of many colleges and universities for years, this interdisciplinary approach has substantially expanded in the last decade. One successful model of learning communities is grounded in the pairing of an English composition or literature class with a class in another discipline. We are developing a collection of essays about these types of learning communities and invite your submission of a proposal.

'International Roth' panel at ALA 2011

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 4:42am
Philip Roth Society

The Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring a panel on "International Roth" at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, to be held at the Westin Copley in Boston, MA, May 26-29. Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers on any aspect of this topic, including (but not limited to) the following:

[UPDATE] April 2,3 The Graduate Conference of Celebration and Criticism at the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 9:56pm
Steven Norton, University of Wyoming www.uwappreciates.com

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011. The University of Wyoming Department of English will be hosting an academic conference for graduate students of all disciplines to present papers and articles on the interplay of appreciation and criticism. More information available at www.uwappreciates.com.


Monday, November 29, 2010 - 8:01pm
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

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


Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010

Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000

This is the final call for papers regarding all aspects of captivity narratives in all their various forms and as regards the interpretive approaches. Studies regarding both historical and more modern narratives are acceptable.

[UPDATE] Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 6:05pm
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University

Call for papers
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011
Keynote: BRIGID DOHERTY, Princeton University

Social Theory Forum

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 5:42pm
Social Theory Forum

We wish to draw your attention to a dynamic conference coming up at the
University of Massachusetts, Boston in April 2011—seeking papers on
all aspects of contemporary social theory.

The Social Theory Forum is an annual international conference that
creatively explores, develops, promotes and publishes cross-disciplinary
social theory in an applied and critical framework.


Breaking Boundaries: Body Politics and the Dynamics of Difference March 4-5, 2011

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 4:55pm
Sarah Lawrence College Women's History Graduate Program

Breaking Boundaries: Body Politics and the Dynamics of Difference

a Conference at Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, New York
March 4-5, 2011
Free and Open to the Public

Keynote Speaker:

Marilyn Wann
Fat Activist and Author of Fat!So?

Also featuring:

Susan Schweik
Author of The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public

When it comes to "the body," the definition of normal is fluid and changes across cultures and time. In each context, there are those who have been exploited and oppressed because they do not fit prevailing notions of beauty. This conference will explore the body politics around those with "deviant" bodies.

This conference will address these and other questions: