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“Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
ˈvoi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Action Writing: The Politics of American Literature, 1960-Present

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck University, London
contact email: 
actionwritingbbk@gmail.com

Friday 3rd July 2015
Keynes Library, Birkbeck University
Keynote Speakers: Dr Martin Paul Eve (University of Lincoln) and Dr Michael Hrebeniak (University of Cambridge)

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studi:9th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studies: Engaging the Scholarly Spectrum

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (EXTENDED Deadline: 11.15.14)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)
contact email: 
azibrak@gmail.com

Addressing the conference theme of “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” this panel will explore the lives and work of women writers and activists whose socio-political vision found expression both in p

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

The Many Faces of Slavery: non-traditional slave experiences in the Atlantic World 21-22 May, 2015 University of Montpellier

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
manyfacesofslavery@gmail.com; lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Plenary speakers:
Professor Jacques de Cauna (CNRS/EHESS CIRESC)
Professor Herbert S. Klein (Columbia University)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Entries

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Literary Fiction Stories - Blank Fiction Magazine - $50.00 Honorariums

full name / name of organization: 
Blank Fiction Magazine
contact email: 
benjamin@blankfictionmag.com

Blank Fiction Magazine is looking for Literary Fiction stories for our next issue.

Check our submissions page for the finer details.

CSUF Acacia Conference 2015: [Ab]Normativity and [Per]Formativity, 13-14 March 2015, California State University Fullerton

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due: Friday 19 December 2014

CfP: The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 12 – 13 December 2014, Florence, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Ciucurescu / Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

12-13 December 2014, Florence, Italy
Villa Vittoria- Palazzo dei Congressi

The TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

Submission accepted NOW through January 30, 2015.

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Email your titled submission to tau@lourdes.edu.

Rules for submission:

Performance and Innovation: UW-Madison Theatre & Drama 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison Theatre & Drama Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
tdgso2015@gmail.com

The UW­Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization (TDGSO) will sponsor the Graduate Student Theatre Conference on April 18th, 2015.

Queer Friendship in Children’s and YA Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
kproel4@hotmail.com

CFP: Queer Friendship in Children’s and YA Literature

Children's Literature Association Conference

Richmond, VA, June 18-20, 2015

Language/Knowledge/Power: A Graduate Conference - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Organization of Virginia Tech welcomes papers and presentations related to this year’s conference theme: Language/Knowledge/Power.

Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions (deadline 2/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:

Being Non/Human: Bodily Borders. Abstracts due 02/02/15. Conference on 17th June 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
being.non.human@gmail.com

‘Being Non/Human’ is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of ‘bodily borders’ and we invite any postgraduate or early career researcher interested in this theme to submit an abstract

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): C A L L F O R E N T R I E S

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
poetry@coldnoon.com | researchpapers@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu; swright1222@aol.com

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, May 21-24, 2014 at the Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02116-5798 (800-916-4339)

The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Special Issue on "Contemporary Film and Public Life" - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (UNC-CH)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hi

Desire and Devotion: Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR, McGill University, Montreal, May 1–2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR
contact email: 
vehret@mercyhurst.edu

www.eiraar.net


Call for Papers: Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR, McGill University, Montreal, May 1–2, 2015

Paper Proposal Deadline: February 16, 2015

Twentieth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/ Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
ron.kates@mtsu.edu

April 3, 2015
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote speaker: New York baseball maven Sarah Bunting

Luncheon Speaker: Ken Griffey Sr.

Sequels, Serials, and Remakes: Recycling Fictions in the Fantastic Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

Repetitive narratives are at the heart of popular fantastic culture; we need look no further than the many sequels of _Friday the 13th_ or the serialization of the early 20th-century French villains F

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things (April 10-11, 2015) Deadline: February 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Age, Culture, Humanities: Deadine for Issue #3 - 15 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Arndt / Mariam Popal/ Rinaldo Walcott University of Bayreuth, University of Toronto
contact email: 
popal.mariam@gmail.com

Ethics is a global endeavor bereft of any universal validity. Ethics is subjective, positioned and biased, commuting between subjectivity and collectivity/community.

[UPDATE] Reading the Queer in Literature, Culture and Theory (edited volume). Deadline for submission (extended): Dec. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for a forthcoming edited volume on the representations of the 'queer' in the various genres and sub-genres of art, cinema, culture and popular culture, theory, philosophy and h

Trance, March 5-6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center-CUNY English Department Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Center-CUNY English Student Association Conference: Trance
March 5-6 2015

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
English Department of Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium, a Journal of Academic Voices, is now in its sixth year of consistent publication.

Mid-20th-Century American Poetry and the Question of Beauty (12/12/14; 5/21-24/15, ALA Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

"Rigor of beauty is the quest," writes Williams in his preface to "Paterson." "But how will you find beauty when it is locked in the mind past all remonstrance?" For the 2015 ALA conference in Bosto

Interdisciplinary Graduate Disabilities Conference - April 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research
contact email: 
lucas.f.wilson@vanderbilt.edu; topher.endress@gmail.com

We invite graduate and professional students, academics, professionals, and qualified undergraduate students to participate in Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research's first Inte

Octavia E. Butler Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
francisc@cofc.edu

The Octavia E. Butler Society invites abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://alaconf.org/annual-conference/).

[UPDATE] Crime Fiction and Community, University of Edinburgh, 10 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
crimeandcommunity2015@gmail.com

Crime Fiction and Community
University of Edinburgh
10 July 2015

Keynote Speakers

Professor Gill Plain (St Andrews)
Professor Mary Evans (LSE)

Call for Abstracts

LURe Journal Call for Papers!

full name / name of organization: 
LURe Journal
contact email: 
lurejournal@gmail.com

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

CfP: Gender and the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@.uni-koeln.de

In the cultural imagination, expressions of the erotic – sex, desire, relationships – are intrinsically linked to gender.

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