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Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

Reanimate Earth: Liminality and Communitas in Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 7-9, 2014)
contact email: 
rozellehl@montevallo.edu

Seeking out new growth in devastated spaces and optimism in the face of environmental despair, this panel will take on the task of enchanting readers with physical spaces in the U.S., Canada, and Lati

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Conversations with Tradition

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English April 28 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone, September 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UmnCsclConference@gmail.com

Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone (2014)
The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference at the University of Minnesota
Dates: September 26th-27th 2014

UPDATE: The Future for Honors - 5/1/2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Honors College, Oakland University, MI
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Call for Papers

The Future for Honors
26 – 27 September 2014

to be held at:

The Honors College
Oakland University
Rochester MI 48309

The Literary Canon and Sociohistorical Performances

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Humanities and Sustainability Nov. 7 - 9 2014 Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Postcolonial Studies astutely points to Literature as a carrier of inscriptions that perpetuate race, gender, and class disparities.

Performing Grief - International Conference - Paris-Sorbonne - Oct.17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne Université)
contact email: 
performinggrief@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Confirmed keynote speakers :
Pr. Tobias Döring (University of Munich)
Pr. Diana Taylor (New York University)

[UPDATE] Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

“When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers.”
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Call for Monographs: Book Series on East-West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Press
contact email: 
ntup.buck@gmail.com

This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature, particularly East-West precolonial, colonial, or postcolonial contacts that expose, problematize, or re-create the sense of

Intellectual Activism: Inaugural Issue of Postgraduate Journal Polyseme

full name / name of organization: 
Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Phillip Howerton / Missouri State University-West Plains
contact email: 
philliphowerton@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its eighth annual symposium.

Women and Work in Literature - Proposals Due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Dixon, Ph.D. and Klare Scarborough, Ph.D., La Salle University
contact email: 
dixons@lasalle.edu; scarborough@lasalle.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS—ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Call for Bloggers: International Gothic Association Postgrad Blog

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
lrk207@lehigh.edu

Call for Bloggers: International Gothic Association Postgraduate Blog

CCHA: Southern Sensations and Sensibilities Oct. 30 - Nov.1 Tampa FL

full name / name of organization: 
The Community College Humanities Association, Southern Division
contact email: 
cchatampa@hccfl.edu

The Community College Humanities Association, Southern Division, invites proposals from faculty, graduate students and administrators on “Southern Sensations and Sensibilities.” The theme highligh

Modernism and the Child [MSA 16: Pittsburgh, PA: November 6-9]

full name / name of organization: 
Marcie Rovan
contact email: 
rovanm@duq.edu

Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, "Confluence and Division"
Nov. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
bmbaye@kent.edu

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

[Update] Modernist Studies Association Conference, 6-9 November 2014; "Modernity, Contingency, Community" panel

full name / name of organization: 
Steph Brown/University of Arizona; Thomas Claviez/University of Bern
contact email: 
stephjaybrown@gmail.com

The Confluence and Division website poses the question “How can modernist practices, aesthetics, and formations be situated within or in relation to modernity’s energies, imagined as layers, struc

Ethnography and American Culture in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1870-1920 - 19th May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Michael Collins, The University of Kent
contact email: 
ethnographyandamericanculture@kent.ac.uk

Plenary Lectures by Professors Nancy Bentley (University of Pennsylvania)
and Brad Evans (Rutgers, New Jersey)

MMLA 2014: The (Digital) Lives of Cities (Nov. 13-16) DUE MAY 31

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Digital Humanities Permanent Section
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) DNS 10-13 December 2014, proposals due 15 June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’
The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney

CFP: The Child Image

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of the child image, seeks submissions for the Spring 2014 issue (deadline April 2

The aesthetics and politics of contemporary women's life-writing in Canada and the US: multicultural perspectives; 07 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
molsza@wa.amu.edu.pl

UPDATE - Articles on various works/authors/aspects of World Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
THE INDIAN REVIEW OF WORLD LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
contact email: 
ganesanbalan@gmail.com

The Indian Review of World Literature in English

worldlitonline.net

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. III Issue II (April 2014)

Call for Submissions: Literary Undergraduate Research in English

full name / name of organization: 
LURe/University of West Georgia
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.

Culrun 2014: “The Humanities, Conflict and Development in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Redeemer's University, Ogun State, Nigeria
contact email: 
culrun2014@run.edu.ng

The College of Humanities of Redeemer’s University, a private university, in Redemption City, Ogun State, Nigeria, invites you to its first international conference which will hold from May 27th to

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personae, and liminal landscapes in works of American Literature.

Challenge Media Landscapes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE 2014
Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014
Venue: University of Salford, MediacityUK, Salford, Manchester.

Call for Submissions - April 15, 2014 - Short Articles

full name / name of organization: 
US Editors / The New Union
contact email: 
editorsustnu@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: Issue 2

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 13-15 November, 2014

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

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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