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Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-time compression, and mapping. We encourage submissions from graduate students and professors from all fields, especially geography; sociology; literature; rhetoric and composition; gender, race, and sexuality studies; disability studies; history; political science; and globalization studies. We invite proposals for complete panels of three or four papers, round table sessions of up to five speakers, as well as individual papers.
Call for papers: Women and Work: panel proposed for Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference, October 10-13, 2012, Denver
CALL FOR PAPERS
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
AND THE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
(Boston, Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14, 2012)
Note: This is a week later than we have traditionally held it in the past.
10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
14-17 June 2012
Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The Conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that make up the humanities today. Plenary speakers will include some of the world's leading thinkers in the humanities, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by teachers and researchers.
Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org
We are a multidisciplinary journal, interested in all approaches and types of scholarship, and we pay our contributors. The deadline is March 5, 2012.
This teachers' workshop will focus on collaborative, student-driven learning and ways that we can get the students in our classes connected with one another to improve their learning experiences. We encourage proposals that make use of medieval and/or Renaissance texts as the focal point of the lessons presented. In place of "papers" to present, we are looking to solicit 3 or 4 mini-teaching demonstrations where presenters would provide a 10-15 minute mini-lesson on one collaborative learning approach that audience members and other participants could take back to use in their own classrooms. Additionally, these lesson plans may be considered for publication in the Forum journal or The Once and Future Classroom.
While this panel welcomes proposals related to any element of Robert Frost's career and poetry, it especially invites submissions addressing the ways in which Frost both invites and prevents sentimental responses to his works and life.
Deadline for 250 word proposals and brief C.V by January 15, 2012.
HOMO MYTHICUS – MYTHIC MODELS OF IDENTITY
The contemporary culture draws on the mythic on various levels in a variety of aspects. The multiformity of myth and its resistance to being defined make myth-related references both attractive and troublesome for researchers. Mythic elements in literary works and cultural artefacts often get degraded or trivialised; sometimes they are simply problematic. In modern culture and literature, myth seems to some extent to be living a life of its own. Avoiding ultimate interpretation and analysis and hiding in even the most obvious references, myth remains a realm open to explore.
African American Literature and Culture Society at the American Literature Association 23nd Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2012, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco
The African American Literature and Culture Society invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/index.html).
To celebrate the 300th anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birth, the Mount Royal University Department of Languages and Cultures invites communications in French and in English to be presented at a one-day pluridisciplinary colloquium on Saturday, April 14, 2012.
Papers from various disciplines and fields are welcome, whether from 18th, 19th or 20th century perspectives.
Abstracts of 200 to 300 words should be sent to the organizers no later than December 31, 2011.
The organizers will respond by mid-January 2012.
A maximum of 10 papers will be chosen.
Fronting Wild Nature in Faulkner's Writing
Call for Papers
2012 Virginia Humanities Conference
Theme: Children and Childhood in the Humanities
Location: Roanoke College, Virginia
Date: March 23–24, 2012
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2012
The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan