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“A Perfect World?" (Third Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner, The Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

The conditions for perfect worlds, of utopias and dystopias, and the possible dangers of such concepts have preoccupied not only religious and philosophical thinkers, but also writers, composers, visu

[UPDATE] The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 26, 2014--9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future
Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

8th Global Conference: Mulitculturalism, Conflict & Belonging (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Mulitculturalism, Conflict & Belonging

Thursday 11th September – Saturday 13th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Women on the Edge

full name / name of organization: 
International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Researcher Conference
contact email: 
iwd2014@qub.ac.uk

Women on the Edge: International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Research Conference 7-8 March 2014
full name / name of organization:
Queen's University Belfast
contact email:

[UPDATE] [April 4-5, 2014] CFP Deadline Extended to Feb 1 / Columbia University: “The Study of Eighteenth-Century European Cu

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu, njh2115@columbia.edu

CFP: Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
50th Anniversary Conference
Columbia University
April 4-5, 2014

Deadline Extended: UNA "Poison and Love Conference"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
February 14-15, 2014
Poison and Love
“Love is poison. A sweet poison, yes, but it will kill you all the same.” --George R. R. Martin

Call for papers and creative writing 15/02/14

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

"Reactions," Interdisciplinary Humanities Journal. Papers due Feb. 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mev37@georgetown.edu

Predicate
Issue 4: Reactions
Georgetown University
Deadline for Papers: February 14, 2014

World War I: Dissent, Activism, & Transformation

full name / name of organization: 
Georgian Court University / Peace History Society
contact email: 
bennetts@georgian.edu

Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey, USA
Friday / Saturday, October 17-18, 2014
Co-Sponsored by Peace History Society

[UPDATE] DUE 1/15 - 13th Annual North America Institute for Critical Animal Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

Information about the conference can be found at
http://icasnorthamerica.wordpress.com/current-conference-2014/

SPACES OF DIALOGUE: I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE April 24th – 25th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard
contact email: 
transatlanticlit2014@gmail.com

SPACES OF DIALOGUE:
I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE
April 24th – 25th 2013
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard (Cambridge, MA)

8th Global Conference: Fear4, Horror & Terror: Rituals, Myths and Symbolism (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Fear4, Horror & Terror: Rituals, Myths and Symbolism

Thursday 11th September – Saturday 13th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

3rd Global Conference: Food (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Food

Monday 15th September – Wednesday 17th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Call for Papers - (dis)junctions 2014- April 11+12

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 17 JANUARY: 'Created Equal?' The Irish Association of American Studies Annual Conference, April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association of American Studies Conference in NUI Galway
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers: Created Equal?
The Irish Association of American Studies Annual Conference

When: 25 - 26th April, 2014
Where: National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Edited Collection 1/25/14 - "Like One of the Family: Domestic Workers, Race, and In/Visibility in Kathryn Stockett's The Help"

full name / name of organization: 
Fiona Mills, St. Anselm College
contact email: 
fionacmills@gmail.com

Call for Papers for edited collection

Like One of the Family: Domestic Workers, Race, and In/Visibility in The Help

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions Graduate Student Conference at the University of Arizona
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Graduate Student Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Academic Alterity: Stories of Race, Gender, Disability, Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
seanmichaelmorris@me.com

Paulo Freire claims in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, that “the great humanistic and historical task of the oppressed [is] to liberate themselves and their oppressors as well.” It’s a conun

INVESTIGATING INEQUALITIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ACADEMIC CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
gsa@fordham.edu

Inequality has marked human existence and its effects have been felt worldwide.

3rd Global Conference: Sport (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sport

Saturday 30th August – Monday 1st September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Sport and Place: Sport, Identity and Community

EXTENDED DEADLINE 6 February 2014 - Captivating Criminality: Crime Writing, Darkness and Desire

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE – February 6, 2014

CORRECT EMAIL UPDATE: Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We invite paper proposals for our 26th-annual graduate conference, organized by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places.

UPDATE: Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We invite paper proposals for our 26th-annual graduate conference, organized by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

"Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

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

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP

Second Annual International CCCS Conference 2014 “Media: Theory and Practice” 4-6 September 2014 Skopje, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS, Skopje)
contact email: 
mpavlovski@iml.ukim.edu.mk

The Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS) invites proposals for papers, thematic panels and original media productions for Second Annual International CCCS Conference 2014 ‘Media: Theory an

Forms of Life, Forms of Death

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

Mirrored Subjectivities: Technology and Visual Representation in Film and other Media [April 18-19, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

EXTENDED DEADLINE (1/17/14): British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2014@gmail.com

"REFLECTIONS"

22nd Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference
June 19-21, 2014
Binghamton University, State University of New York

CfP: The Second Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 21 – 22 February 2014, Prague

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Second Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

21-22 February 2014, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel

DEADLINE: 15 January 2014

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline, Jan 15, New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Call for Papers:

Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
James E Ford III, Guest Editor for Black Camera
contact email: 
filmicfugitivity2014@gmail.com

This special issue for Black Camera, titled “Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination,” ponders whether American mainstream and/or independent cinema—primarily with regard to the current string of

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