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[UPDATE] LFA: Literature Film Conference - Alternate Worlds | October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CFPs Due June 20!

Literature Film Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

Paper proposals are invited from ALL AREAS of film and media studies. - http://litfilm.org/conference/

CFP: E.L. Doctorow for the 21st Century - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Wutz (Weber State University), Julian Murphet (UNSW, Australia) & Samuel Dickson
contact email: 
mwutz@weber.edu, j.murphet@unsw.edu.au, samueljd@gmail.com

Proposals Due July 31, 2016

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 3-5, 2016) - DEADLINE June 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
uwffeministtheory@gmail.com

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA: Call for Proposals April 19 – 23, 2017

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

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture: Hip Hop.

[UPDATE] LFA 2016: Literature/Film Conference - October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association (LFA)
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CFPs Due June 20!

October 13-16, 2016
Literature/Film Conference, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ - http://litfilm.org/conference/
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

“Alternate Worlds”

[UPDATE] SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

CFPs due May 6th!

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

CfP LUCAS Graduate Conference 2017: 'Landscape: Interpretations, Relations, and Representations'

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
lucasconf2017@gmail.com

On 26 and 27 January 2017, the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society will be hosting an international graduate conference.

[UPDATE] Scenography and Borders: Practice, Place and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre and Performance Research Association
contact email: 
siobhanmogorman@gmail.com

The Scenography Working Group invites proposals for our forthcoming meeting at the annual TaPRA conference in Bristol in September 2016.

REVISITING RICHARD WRIGHT'S 12 MILLION BLACK VOICES: SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Privett / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jprivett1@gsu.edu

November 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices: A Folk History of the Negro in the United States (1941), a documentary text that juxtaposes Wright’s historica

Call for Papers-International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies [April-June, 2016 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
info@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the April-June, 2016 Issue of the I

Intersections of Innovation and Imagination in American Studies November 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT)
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

The 60th Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 10-12 2016 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

Call for Papers_The Third International Symposium on Ethnic Literature_Deadline May 20

full name / name of organization: 
Hangzhou Dianzi University
contact email: 
ISEL3English@hdu.edu.cn

The development of ethnic literature epitomizes the complex relationship among literature, culture, and politics in a society.

call for papers The International Journal of the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via :
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

or website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

call for papers Journal of Cultural Studies (May-June)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via
website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural
or
email:

submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

MMLA Special Session: Queerness as a Border State (Nov 10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA: Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shinh@uwm.edu

Queerness as a Border State

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via website:
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

or the website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

Caryl Phillips, Crossing the River: “the many-tongued chorus”

full name / name of organization: 
Vanessa GUIGNERY, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France.
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr

Website: http://conferences.vanessaguignery.com

Student, Teacher, Scholar: Graduate Students at the Borders - MMLA 2016 St. Louis, MO - Nov. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Moreland / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
morelak@bgsu.edu

Graduate students—especially those working as teaching assistants—take on a unique role at the university in that they must constantly navigate among their student-teacher-scholar identities.

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 05/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
thequint@ucn.ca

The quint’s thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

DEADLINE EXTENDED for 2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
initiative for critical studies of masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium@gmail.com

The deadline of "2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities" has been extended to 1 May 2016 !

Please feel free to forward this CFP to anyone or any group who may be interested in.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel. Submissions are rolling, send yours today.

René Girard and Social Borders: A Commemoration - MMLA St. Louis, Nov 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Stevens / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
gstevens2@luc.edu

The 2016 MMLA conference will take place almost exactly a year after the death of René Girard, one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

[Update] The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, & Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
somme1jm@cmich.edu

-Call For Papers-

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers

Call for Essays: Food and Feasting in Post-1700 Outlaw Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

We are soliciting abstracts for a proposed collection on food and feasting in post-1700 outlaw narratives.

MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance, and The Body

full name / name of organization: 
Panayiota (Patty) Argyrides / Queen's University
contact email: 
14pa6@queensu.ca

CFP: MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance and the Body

Pasadena, CA, November 17-20 2016

Special Issue: The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction (submissions due Feb. 10, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on “The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction,” guest-edited by Stef Craps (Ghent University) and Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmit

[UPDATE] Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean. The Soc

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard University of Miami
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.
The Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference, (2017 SEA Biennial)

Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

Call For Papers deadline is extended : SCPLC Conference 4/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University/Department of English
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

South Carolina State University’s Department of English and The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host an inter-disciplinary Conference on October 7, 2016.

In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
contact email: 
ladislav.vit@upce.cz

The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference &

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eileen.angelini@canisius.edu

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World
An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by:
Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar
Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D.
Canisius College

CFP: thresholds no. 1, Extraneous

full name / name of organization: 
Fran McDonald, Whitney Trettien
contact email: 
thresholdsjournal@gmail.com

thresholds is a new digital journal co-edited by Whitney Trettien (UNC) and Fran McDonald (U. Louisville).

Urban Studies Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

Romancing the Zombie [Contracted with McFarland Publishers-Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
contact email: 
romancingthezombie@gmail.com

Romancing the Zombie: Falling in Love with the Undead in the 21st Century

Editors
Ashley Szanter, Weber State University
Jessica K. Richards, Weber State University

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