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Philosophy and Poetry [Edited Volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha [India]
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Poetry has been a continuous presence in the realm of philosophy.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1 -- Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference -
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

Conference Webpage: https://tuftsgradhumanitiesconference.wordpress.com/

Call for Proposals - Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference - October 22-24,2015

full name / name of organization: 
LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

Call for papers and creative writing DEADLINE 15/05/20015

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

(UPDATE) Call for Papers: Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail.com, serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

Call for papers Gender in series : cinema, television and the media

full name / name of organization: 
Gender in series : cinema, television and the media
contact email: 
gwenlegras@wanadoo.fr

Call for papers
Gender in series: cinema, television and the media

Call for papers
Authors can submit anytime they want:

From the Page to the Stage: Authorial Adaptation from Fiction to Drama - Special Session at the SAMLA conference (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ South Atlantic Modern Language Associaion
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

PAMLA 2015-Portland-U.S. Lit Before 1865

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
akong@calstatela.edu

The 113th Annual PAMLA Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, on November 6-8, 2015.

CFP: PAMLA 2015 Conference, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 6-8, 2015; May 15 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for paper proposals for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on Friday, November 6 – Sunday,

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Melanie Holm (holm.melanie@gmail.com) & Chris GoGwilt (gogwilt@fordham.edu)
contact email: 
holm.melanie@gmail.com

Call for papers:

Immigration and Migration

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume of Reference Encyclopedia on Contemporary Issues and People of Color by ABC-CLIO/Greenwood
contact email: 
amhuerta@cpp.edu

As part of a five-volume reference encyclopedia examining contemporary issues that people of color experience in the United States, this Call for Papers for Volume 5 focuses on immigration and migrati

Call For Papers: Summer 2015 Issue of Agasia (Deadline: June 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Agasia: a Journal of Literary Chatter
contact email: 
agasia@csustan.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Agasia is currently accepting submissions for its Summer 2015 edition.

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and 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

Robert Penn Warren Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies at Western Kentucky University
contact email: 
warren.studies@wku.edu

Robert Penn Warren Studies, which publishes critical explorations of the life and works of Robert Penn Warren and his friends, colleagues, and students, invites submissions for the journal’s forthcoming edition. For this issue, we are particularly interested in pieces that address Warren and his associates’ legacy, either through their literary production or in their approach to teaching literature.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale
Abstracts due by May 29, 2015

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue) - Submission deadline: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

MODERNIST DISASSOCIATIONS, MSA17, Deadline April 15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
asd323@nyu.edu

Characterized by avant-garde alliances, collectives, salons, magazines, manifestos, mergers and ruptures, the modernisms of the first half of the 20th century were an associative affair.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (June 2015 Issue) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire (Special Issue Southern Literary Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Literary Journal (SLJ), soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)
contact email: 
jacrank@ua,edu

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire
for a Spring 2016 Special Issue of the Southern Literary Journal (SLJ),
soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

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

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

[UPDATE] Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 (Deadline: 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
allan_johnson@mac.com

A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Date: Monday 20 July 2015

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015, San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

"Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday," January 23-31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
N.Y. Nathiri/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community
contact email: 
ny@preserveeatonville.org

Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

[Update] Extended Call for Submissions for the York University English Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives, now extended to April 22

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

**DEADLINE EXTENDED** Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

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

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

Cultures and Industries of Creativity in Contemporary Media Landscapes

CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Monday 16 November 2015

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Sholem Aleykhem: New Perspectives in Comparative Context (Edited Volume): 300-word abstract by July 30, 2015. Papers 10/30.

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
supervising.editor.universitas@gmail.com

This edited volume marking the centennial of Sholem Aleykhem’s death (May 1916), will explore the writer’s vast contributions to Yiddish literature through comparison with authors of other nationa

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

Papers and panel proposals focused around the cultural framing or representation (in comics, film, literature, religious and medical practices, etc.) of birth or the birthing process are welcome.

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