Seeking papers for a panel at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011. Panel aims to highlight the direction the field of environmental studies is headed: more interdisciplinary and global approaches to environmental concerns.
Gender Matters is an academic conference highlighting research on gender, women, and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. Conference planners seek to bring together students, activists, and researchers from the Chicagoland area and Midwest region to discuss the ongoing role of gender in structuring society. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre-constituted panels.
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Cultural Rhetoric
Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career.
Kevin Brooks, North Dakota State University
David Beard, University of Minnestoa, Duluth
The John Edgar Wideman Society invites 200-word proposals for papers or panels at the American Literature Association conference. Deadline for proposals is 15 January 2011. Presenters must be members of the Society by the time of the conference.
University of East Anglia
School of American Studies
Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)
American Identities on Stage:
20th Century American Drama International Conference
Call For Papers
To commemorate the Tennessee Williams's centennial, the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia, will host a one-day international conference on 26 March 2011, focusing on theatrical representations of American identities. The invited keynote speaker is Professor Stephen Bottoms (University of Leeds).
24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011
Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society and the Department of English, University of Central Florida
Keynote Speaker: Professor John Lowe,author of Jump at the Sun: Zora Neale Hurston's Cosmic Comedy
The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society, an organization of over 250 members worldwide, invites paper proposals on topics related to Rawlings's life and works. Topics might include the following:
Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."
Platte Valley Review will publish a special issue for Spring 2011. The theme, Forces of Nature, should be interpreted as contributor wishes.
Poetry, Prose, Creative Non-Fiction, Environmental and Critical Essays, Photography, or Artwork, relevant to Forces of Nature are welcome as general submissions.
The Platte Valley Review is published under the auspices of the endowed Reynolds Chair, Allison Hedge Coke, senior editor, and Robert Ficociello, managing editor.
Distinguished UNK Sandhill Crane Literary Fellows will jury and contribute to this edition.
CFP: Literature on the Margins, March 11-12, 2011
Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein researchers from such diverse areas of computer science, literary studies, psychology, and media studies come together to study the how games are made, how games come to mean, and how games effect people—has reached an unproductive stasis.
The Mark Twain Circle
SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011
War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence
The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 12-14 May 2011. The conference will be held at the Département des Sciences de l'Information et de la Communication (SIC) at Université Libre de Bruxelles, in Brussels, Belgium.
As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies. The Boston College Biennial English Graduate Conference invites papers that investigate the many roles that life writing plays in the creation and analysis of discourse. Whether examining transnational narratives, ancient oral traditions, modern diaries and letters, or groundbreaking documentary film, the vast array of possibilities for life writing allows us to bring together distinct points of view in productive ways.
4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues
Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford
7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children
Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford