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The Personal is Political Revisited: Investigating Notions of Place and Space, October 6th 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 10:04pm
School of Arts, University of Northampton

"It is at this point a political action to tell it like it is, to say what I really believe about my life instead of what I've always been told to say."

Carol Hanisch, "The Personal is Political" 1969

"We [need to] recognise space as the product of interrelations; as constituted through interactions, from the immensity of the global to the intimately tiny."

Doreen Massey, "Space, Place and Gender" 1995

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jenny Bavidge, University of Cambridge

CFP NEMLA 2013 (March 21-24) - The Western Fascination with Cannibalism

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 7:03pm
Elena Daniele, Brown University



44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel invites papers on the theme of cannibalism – whether a trope within travel literatures of wonders, an ethnographic report, an account of survival, a fiction of horror, an anthropology of the aberrant, a metaphor, or anything between and beyond these categories. Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements to Elena Daniele: elena_daniele@brown.edu

Deadline: September 30, 2012

NeMLA 2013: The Originality of Adaptation and Novelization

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:47am
Northeast Modern Language Association

The Originality of Adaptation and Novelization

This panel studies how adaptations of literature into film, and novelizations of film into literature, stress their originality. How do such derivative works manage their break with their sources while not alienating their audience?

Marketing and reception studies of adaptations / novelizations are welcome, as are papers on works only re-using characters or loosely borrowing from sources in other media.

Please send 250 word abstracts to Ana Oancea (aio2101@columbia.edu) by Sept. 30, 2012.

This panel has been approved for the 2013 NeMLA Convention. It is listed in areas: Cultural Studies and Film; Theory and Literary Criticism.

From New Media to Old Utopias: 'Red' Art in Data Capitalism?, Leonardo Electronic Almanac - Abstract Deadline August 31, 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 10:01am
Leonardo Electronic Almanac

The Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is inviting proposals from academics, critical theorists and artists for an issue investigating the relevance of communist utopianism to New Media Art's ideological dispositions. Relevant areas of interest addressed by the issue's contributors could include, but are by no means limited to:

English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University seeks article submissions by November 2012.

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 6:00am
Department of English, Gauhati University

The Editor, ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY, Guwahati, Assam, India, seeks submissions for its March 2013 issue. Articles that are received will go through a process of peer review before being selected for publication. Articles, between 5000 to 8000 words, can be on any issue concerning English Literature and other literatures in English. The articles should be typed in Microsoft Word and the referencing must be according to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Seventh Edition). Articles should be mailed to sanjeevnath21@gmail.com by November 30, 2012.