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Society for American Travel Writing at SSAWW 2015 (November 4-8 in Philadelphia) 15 December 2014 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing invites submissions for its upcoming panel at the triennial meeting of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia.

Univ. of Georgia--Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoconference2015@gmail.com

The English Graduate Organization at the Univ.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

Eye Candy: Consuming Moving Images at the Cinema and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Film and Media Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
yaleeyecandy@gmail.com

Eye Candy: Consuming Moving Images at the Cinema and Beyond
Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
Yale University
February 13-15, 2015

2014 Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages Awards

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages
contact email: 
kmc@plu.edu

The Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages
welcomes submissions for its annual awards.

The 2014 Florence Howe Award

“Freaks & Geeks” March 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
“Freaks & Geeks” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 6-8, 2015
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies call for paper (September-December 2014) [UPDATE]

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

Capital Ideas: Congress 2015 (Deadline November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)
contact email: 
info.accute@gmail.com

ACCUTE is excited to announce our call for papers for our 2015 conference, which will take place 30 May – 2 June 2015, during the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences,

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self

Reconstruction 14.3, Spatial Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 14.3, “Spatial Literary Studies,”
Edited by Robert T. Tally Jr.
Featuring work by:

Biologism and Identity ACLA Seminar [UPDATE] - DEADLINE OCTOBER 15

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Heijun Wills/University of Winnipeg; David Palumbo-Liu/Stanford University
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

This seminar will take place at the American Comparative Literature Association conference in Seattle, March 26-29, 2015.

Call for Notes and Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
EXB593@bham.ac.uk

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is a postgraduate journal published electronically and in print.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (Deadline: 11.1.14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
azibrak@gmail.com

The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Writers in Conversation Volume 2 (1) Jan 2015, Deadline 30th Nov 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Dooley/Nick Turner, Flinders University
contact email: 
gillian.dooley@flinders.edu.au

Gillian Dooley and Nick Turner, the editors of 'Writers in Conversation', an international open-access online literary journal, are seeking interviews with writers of all kinds.

The Economic in Literature -- ACLA Seminar CFP March 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, Ph.D., New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

We find ourselves in a world where economic logic rules the day.

3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media: Serialities 1915/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film & Media at University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

Ecstasy (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
adam.ahmed@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association
Seattle, March 26-29, 2015

Seminar Organizers: Adam Ahmed (UC Berkeley) and Seulghee Lee (Williams College)

CFP: PCA Medievalism in Popular Culture; Due Nov 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

[UPDATE] Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age (ACLA, 10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jeffsevers@gmail.com

Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age
American Comparative Literature Association
Seattle, March 26-29, 2015

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

[UPDATE} Wreck Park Extended Submission Deadline to Oct. 31st

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Network Matters: The Logics of Circulation in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Uriarte and Kahlil Chaar-Pérez / ACLA 2015
contact email: 
kcperez@upitt.edu

ACLA 2015 Conference, Seattle, WA (March 26-29)

CfP: Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts | May 14 – 16, 2015 | University of Muenster, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
GAPS (Gesellschaft for Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien)
contact email: 
GAPS2015@uni-muenster.de

Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien

Annual Conference:

Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts

May 14 – 16, 2015

University of Münster

Epasa Moto: Multidisciplinary Journal of Arts, Letters and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea
contact email: 
epasamotojournal@gmail.com

Epasa Moto is now accepting papers for it next issues.

Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection. March 12-13, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, Université de Montréal
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

DEADLINE EXTENDED NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3) Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

Crossing the Borders of Comparative Epistemologies: Research and Teaching in the Global Academy

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Annual Meeting
contact email: 
jenniferareimer@gmail.com

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting will take place at the Sheraton Seattle in Seattle, Washington, March 26-29, 2015.

(M)othering the Transatlantic: Representations of Motherhood in a Transatlantic Context, 2015 ACLA, March 26-29 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
alicelp@uw.edu

In a 2006 Slate Magazine column, Stephen Metcalf asks, "Why is Beloved Beloved?" Why, almost twenty years after publication, does Beloved keep reappearing on the foreground of literary consciousness?

CFP 4th Global Conference on Monstrous Geographies, Lisbon, March 22-24

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
l.muntean@let.ru.nl, mg4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

After Nature: Feminist Futures, March 26th to 29th, 2015, Seattle, WA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

http://www.acla.org/after-nature-feminist-futures

Society for American Travel Writing at ALA 2015 (May 21-24 in Boston, MA) 15 December 2014 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association's 26th Annual Conference, 21-24 May 2015 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

[UPDATE] Literature and the World: Children and Childhood in Global Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies
contact email: 
jgaeta@css.edu

The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies invites submissions centered on the theme Children and Childhood in Global Contexts. As scholars try to elucidate the complex relationships between history and cultural identity or development, one key demographic seems consistently overlooked: children. It could be argued that scholarship intended to enlighten may also be unwittingly biased in favor of a narrative situating children as innocent, naïve, and ultimately unimportant actors. Or at the very least, they are seen as actors whose importance can only be evaluated independently of the “adult” world to which they do not, presumably, belong. However, what happens when we acknowledge children in contexts contrary to such an absolute narrative? For instance, consider the complexities surrounding cultural identification in French overseas departments – where colonial policies of assimilation led inhabitants to vote in favor of remaining “French” in the mid 20th century – and how continued political and economic ties have problematized these departments' ability to carve out independent identities. An analysis of this phenomenon might be expected to include the role of children, as these individuals will internalize and carry with them into adulthood the cultural attitudes and social norms to which they are exposed during their formative years, thus providing a potential means of social change (or perpetuation) through the process of socialization. The child, or more specifically the education, media, and relationships the child experiences, cannot be entirely separated from the larger issue – a collective sense of cultural identity. Yet the view of children as innocent or irrelevant continues to pervade the larger body of scholarship addressing “adult” issues around the world. This forum seeks to problematize that view by inviting submissions providing a critical examination of the relevancy of children and/or childhood from a variety of perspectives. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, children as subjects and audience in cultural production, representations in the media, postcolonial educational systems, childhood and culture. Please study the submission guidelines before submitting, see http://www2.css.edu/app/depts/HIS/historyjournal/index.cfm?cat=4&art=15 Submissions should be sent to the forum’s Coordinating Editor Dr. Gaeta, jgaeta@css.edu , and the Chief Editor, Dr. Liang, hliang@css.edu

[UPDATE] Capitalist Realist Fiction - Narrative 2015 Chicago (March 5-8, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

In his Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste, Philip Mirowski puts to rest the myth that the current economy is beyond the understanding even of experts, demonstrating that mainstream economic writin

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