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Call for Papers - Shift, Issue 7

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

http://shiftjournal.org

CFP: Partition, Democracy, (and Europe) Abstract Deadline: 31 December 2013, Conference on 1-2 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews
contact email: 
partitions@cardiff.ac.uk

Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews are pleased to announce the latest symposium of "Partitions - What are they good for?", the AHRC funded Research Network on Comparative Partitions.

Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference:

TRANSACTION

March 28-29, 2014

Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies - Proposals January 8 th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA, Université Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
julie.sauvage<@>univ-montp3.fr, weeksj<@>iupui.edu

We are in the process of establishing a brand new web-based, peer-reviewed journal in English, in the field of myth and fairy tale studies.

[Update]: The Specter of Race: Stephen King's Representations of Black Masculinities (Deadline for abstracts: 31.12.2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Yael Maurer , Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
yael.maurer@gmail.com

The Specter of Race: Stephen King's Representations of Black Masculinities

XXVI FILLM International Congress: Languages and Literatures Today, University of Nottingham Ningbo China 17-19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes/ International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
FILLM@nottingham.edu.cn

The XXVI FILLM International Congress provides an opportunity for linguists and literary scholars from all over the world to compare notes about current developments.

CFP Reminder: Representations of Childhood in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Heimermann (University of Wisconsin-Milwuakee) and Brittany Tullis (St. Ambrose University)
contact email: 
heimermanntullis@gmail.com

CFP: Representations of Childhood in Comics

ASL Graduate Conference "Death and Dying in American Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig
contact email: 
asl-gradconference@uni-leipzig.de

In recent years, popular TV series such as CSI, Bones, Dexter, and Game of Thrones have exposed viewers to high numbers of dead bodies per episode, yet in the news media, it remains largely taboo to d

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2014; May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 22-25, 2013.

1st Global Conference Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ssc@inter-disciplinary.net

Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement

Tuesday 29th July ¬ Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations:

EXTENDED: Word Hoard Issue III Call for Papers: "Pop/Corn"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

NOTE: The due date for submissions has been extended to 15 December 2013.

[UPDATE] Extension: OH, THE HUMANITIES!: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE TRENDS IN THE DISCIPLINE DUE DECEMBER 16th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AGIC
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between

EXTENSION SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:
OH, THE HUMANITIES!: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE TRENDS IN THE DISCIPLINE

Balkans in Contemporary Travel Writing, June 19-21 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

In her seminal study Imagining Balkans Maria Todorova observed travellers and travel writers have always been the first to make communicative links between various political, cultural, and geographic

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)
contact email: 
livinglaborconference@gmail.com

Living Labor: Marxism and

Gloria Naylor: Contemporary Critical Analyses

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon A. Lewis/Montclair State University
contact email: 
lewiss@mail.montclair.edu

CFP: Gloria Naylor: Contemporary Critical Analyses

Abstracts: 1 page, 250 words
Deadline: 30 May 2014

Sharon A. Lewis, Montclair State University

Ama Wattley, Pace University

Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014; Conference held May 16-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Website: endnotes2014.wordpress.com

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on Violence and Revolution in the African Diaspora, April 4-5 (Deadline Nov 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
sweeber@psu.edu

Keynote address delivered by Sibylle Fischer on April 4, 2014

Proposals for Special Issue of Peitho

full name / name of organization: 
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
peitho@cwshrc.org

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

Resurrection Narratives: Ethics, Genre, and Comparative Religions. Deadline January 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Religion and Literature Society / American Literature Association
contact email: 
sanderson14@my.lamar.edu

American literature has visualized many apocalyptic moments: the Middle Passage, the American Revolution, the Civil War, the World Wars, and 9/11, to name a few.

Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory (Submissions Accepted Year-round)

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory
contact email: 
managingeditor@womenandperformance.org

The Humanities and Its Bodies: Virginia Humanities Conference (March 21-22)

full name / name of organization: 
Longwood University
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

The Virginia Humanities Conference invites proposals for papers, panel sessions, and performances that investigate any aspect of the humanities and its bodies.

'Crossing the Space Between: 1914-1945', London, 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
Nick.Hubble@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

[UPDATE] 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Supernature and the Environment' 8th December Deadline for paper proposals approaching.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

Saints and Sinners: Michele Roberts, Postmodernism and Feminism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

History, Race, Aesthetics, Nation: Taxonomizing American Literature [ALA 2014 - May 22-25 - Washington D.C.]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

Recent work by Ted Underwood, Franco Moretti, Amanda Anderson, and W.

CFP - CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Second CFP - Hyperion International Conference - March 5, 2014
Theme: CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS
Date: March 5, 2014
Deadline for abstracts: December 20, 2013.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award--deadline February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE--deadline February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE seeks articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Rawlings, her circle,

Rawlings Annual Conference, March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 27th Annual Conference
Gainesville, Florida
March 21-22, 2014

The American Novel and Terrorism: CFP for ALA 2014 (May 22-25, Washington DC)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA 2014
contact email: 
jthorn@anselm.edu

Proposals sought for papers that read American novels written since 1790 (the year in which, the OED tells us, the terms “terror” and “terrorism” were first used) that take terrorism as subjec

[UPDATE] Their America: Digital Humanities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Their America (www.theiramerica.org), Geoff Hamilton
contact email: 
theiramerica@gmail.com

Their America (www.theiramerica.org) is seeking contributors to help with its archives and forums.

Freedom and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
editors, Freedom and Frontiers
contact email: 
freedomandfrontiers@gmail.com

Call for Submission

CFP: Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies
contact email: 
weeksja@me.com

We are in the process of establishing a brand new web-based, peer-reviewed journal in English, in the field of myth and fairy tale studies.

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