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Synthesis 7 (2014) Call for Contributions: Acting (on) the text: the case of new media. Deadline: 15 February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Kalyva
contact email: 
e.m.kalyva@gmail.com

Synthesis 7 (2014) Call for Contributions
Acting (on) the text: the case of new media

Native South: Past, Present, and Future -- MLA Chicago 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature seeks paper proposals for a sponsored panel at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, January 9-12.

Other Archives, Other Souths -- MLA Chicago 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature seeks paper proposals for a sponsored panel at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, January 9-12.

Making Sacrifices: Visions of Sacrifice in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Brooks and Gregor Thuswaldner/Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: for an edited volume Making Sacrifices: Visions of Sacrifice in Contemporary Culture to be published by New Academic Press in 2013. (www.newacademicpress.at)

viscera: Seeking Creative Writing/Poetry Submissions for 2nd Biannual Chapbook

full name / name of organization: 
The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
journalwomenwriters@gmail.com

The California Journal of Women Writers is a new online journal featuring original reviews and criticism of women's literature from across North America, as well as interviews with authors an

Captivity / Writing / Unbound (Edited Collection) May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pat Cesarini and Becky McLaughlin / University of South Alabama
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@southalabama.edu

Call for Papers for Collection: Captivity / Writing / Unbound

Upcoming Deadline 1/25: CFP Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World, interdisciplinary graduate conference

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
nqadir@english.umass.edu

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass- Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

02/15/13

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

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE The World We Have Imagined: Literature, Nature, and the Environment Conference - April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; john.scaggs@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the relationship between Literature, Nature, and the Environment, which will focus on the idea of the environmental imagination, imaginary worlds, and imag

WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention, 05/24/13 - 05/27/13. Abstract deadline: 02/22/13

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon
contact email: 
academic37@wiscon.info

Abstracts are invited for the academic track at WisCon, the world's leading feminist science fiction convention.

April 18-20, 2013, Humanities Symposium, U of Puerto Rico, Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico, School of the Humanties
contact email: 
dagifh.rrp@upr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

NWSA 2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality

full name / name of organization: 
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
wrightrm@indiana.edu, karlic@stanford.edu, aasha.foster@nyu.edu, przybylo@yorku.ca, kgupta2@emory.edu

2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
November 7-10, 2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media #5 'Comics and Cult Media' - deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media
contact email: 
leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk

Issue 5 Comic Book Intensities – Comics and Cult Media

Deadline extended to Friday March 1st 2013

Intensities seeks submissions dealing with comics as cult media. Topics might include:

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR "OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT" CONFERENCE MARCH 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 31 2013**

10th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 1-2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013; abstracts due 1 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics@ugent.be

Call for Papers for 2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School
“Memory Unbound: Transcultural, Transgenerational, Transmedial, and Transdisciplinary Dynamics of Memory” (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013)

http://www.mnemonics.ugent.be/news/cfp-ghent/

Broadway Babies

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 and MLA Executive Committee on Children's Literature; abstract 3-15-2013
contact email: 
donelle.ruwe@nau.edu

Call for Papers: MLA 2014 in Chicago

Broadway Babies

Representations of Moral Bankruptcy on Television (ASA 2013 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed panel for the 2013 American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington D.C. (November 21-24 at the Hilton Washington DC).

IJRC, a journal of radical inquiry seeks papers for Vol 02 No 02

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Radical Critique
contact email: 
ijrc.editor@live.com

We are now reading for Vol 02 No 02. The deadline is March 15, 2013 with a tentative publication date of March 30th.

Essays on Clarence Major for Proposed Book (3/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller (CSU Bakersfield)
contact email: 
gmiller9@csub.edu

Call for Submissions for a Book of New and Collected Essays on Clarence Major (fiction and/or poetry and/or painting)

Charles Johnson is writing the foreword.

FINAL EXTENSION: IU Grad Student Conference: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University English Department Graduate Student Advisory Committee
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, entitled “Consent: Terms of Agreement,” to be held a

CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)
Ruth Washbrook (Scottish Screen Archive/NLS)

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space [UPDATE] Conference Date March 23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired th

ongoing

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

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 15 February 2013

London International Conference for Advanced Research in Business

full name / name of organization: 
Coordinator
contact email: 
info@intlafr.com

Website-http://www.intlafr.com/conferences.html

[UPDATE] The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture - Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

Deadline Extension

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

contact email:
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Emerging Scholars in Performance, ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group of the Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2013 Emerging Scholars Panel

Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

A matter of lifedeath

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@ad.umanitoba.ca

A matter of lifedeath
October 1-4, 2014

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

[UPDATE] ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"; January 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"

Transformations - CFP Teaching Pop Culture extended deadline Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

Extended Deadline for
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
special issue

TEACHING POPULAR CULTURE

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

"Neoliberalism With a Difference: Multiculturalism Versus the Welfare State"

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Strand / American Studies Association
contact email: 
ericstrand@uct.ac.za

500-word abstracts for our panel on "Neoliberalism With a Difference" for the 2013 ASA conference in Washington, DC (Nov. 21-24).

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