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Arab Culture in the U.S. Area [12/15/2010 - April 20-23, 2011]

Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 3:11pm
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

[UPDATE] "animal.machine.sovereign." Graduate Conference. Deadline: JAN. 3

Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 11:28am
department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo

Event: April 15-16, 2011
Abstract Deadline: January 3, 2011

Timothy Campbell (Cornell University)
Catherine Malabou (University of Paris X-Nanterre)
David E. Johnson (SUNY Buffalo)

2011 Graduate Student Conference
Department of Comparative Literature
State University of New York at Buffalo

For more information, please visit the conference website at:

Deadline Extended/Final CFP: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 8:22am
Tanfer Tunc

For the full CFP, see:


Abstracts and one-paragraph bios should be emailed as Microsoft Word attachments to Drs. Tanfer Emin Tunc and Bahar Gursel (asat2007@gmail.com) by December 31, 2010. If accepted for publication, full-text submissions will be due March 31, 2011.

This project is sponsored by the Turkish Coalition of America (TCA)

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Latino Cultures of NYC Conference

Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 8:19am

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, "Latino Cultures of NYC." Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for this one-day conference at NYiT's Columbus Circle campus on Friday, March 4, 2011. The confirmed speakers for this event are Carmelita Tropicana, Laura Lomas, and Claudio Remeseira.

[UPDATE] Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]

Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 7:23am
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries

Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]
(Collection of Critical Essays)

The editors are seeking proposals for essays to complete a collection of critical essays currently in progress on transport in British fiction 1840-1940. Because of a recent decision to expand the chronological range covered by the volume we are now seeking proposals on:

• Dickens and transport
• Transport in 1840s and/or 1850s fiction, especially trains
• Transport in 1930s fiction

CFP (Edited Volume): Queer Love (2/15/11; 7/01/11)

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 7:57pm
Pamela Demory / University of California, Davis; Christopher Pullen / Bournemouth University, UK

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled Queer Love in Film and Television.

Uses and Abuses of Aesthetics Today (Feb 18-19; abstracts due Jan 5)

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 7:56pm
Graduate students in German Studies, Cornell University

Graduate Student Conference in German Studies
Cornell University
February 18-19, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Stanford University
Plenary Speaker: Peter Gilgen, Cornell University

Sixth Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA (October 25-30, 2011)

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 3:39pm
The American Shakespeare Center

In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center's Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate. Past conferences have included such notable scholars as Andrew Gurr, the "godfatASC actor and 2009 Blackfriars Conference presenter: James Keegan as Falstaff in 1H4.her" of the Blackfriars Playhouse, Tiffany Stern, Russ McDonald, Gary Taylor, Stephen Greenblatt, Roz Knutson, Tina Packer, and many more in five days full of activities.

"Free to Move About the Country": an Interdisciplinary Conference about Transportation and National Security (March 18, 2010)

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 3:17pm
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, National Security (CADINS), Cal State Northridge

On Friday, March 18, 2011, The Center for the Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS) will host a one-day symposium on National Security and Transportation to be held at a local conference facility in the San Fernando Valley. The organizers seek proposals for a student panel.

Abstract Submission

Each abstract is limited to 300 words; therefore, authors are urged to prepare a well written, clear and informative abstract describing the work with emphasis on objectives and factual results. An abstract should include key words related to conference topics.

[Update] Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (Dec.20th)

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 2:27pm
Hispanic Culture Review

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University. The journal covers a variety of topics related to the world of Hispanic culture, literature,linguistics and art. This year we are celebrating 20 years of promoting Hispanic culture.

The journal welcomes original submissions written in either Spanish or English. Submissions should be sent to: hcr@gmu.edu or hcr.gmu@gmail.com

Brown University Department of Slavic Languages - Graduate student conference on "Estrangement"

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 12:18pm
Brown University Department of Slavic Languages

The Slavic Studies Graduate Student Colloquium and the Department of Slavic Languages at Brown University are pleased to announce our upcoming graduate student conference on the subject of Estrangement. The conference will take place on Friday, April 15, 2011. We are currently soliciting proposals for individual papers on topics related to the theme of estrangement in Russian, East European and Eurasian literature, history, and culture in any historical period. We plan to include topics such as:

"It must be Nova Scotia": Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop. June 9-12, 2011 Halifax,NS. Deadline JAN 10

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 11:46am
Saint Mary's University / University of King's College

To mark the centenary of Elizabeth Bishop's birth, and to celebrate her contribution to world literature, a special conference will be held 9-12 June 2011 at the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Working under the title, "It must be Nova Scotia:" Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop," the conference will focus on Bishop's examinations of place and placelessness, her fascination with borders and shifting cultural geographies, and her unique position as an artist who lived and wrote both for and against competing definitions of "home."

"American Pornographies" Graduate Conference, Leipzig (Germany), April 1-2, 2011

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 11:35am
American Studies Leipzig

Call for Proposals: "American Pornographies: Consumerism, Sensationalism, and Voyeurism in a Global Context"

American Studies Leipzig calls for proposals by MA-level (or equivalent) graduate students for the conference "American Pornographies: Consumerism, Sensationalism, and Voyeurism in a Global Context." The graduate conference will take place at the University of Leipzig (Germany), April 1-2, 2011.

Deadline for proposals: January 6, 2011.
Further information at http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/asl-gradconference2011