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The Communication Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael L. Wayne/University of Virginia
contact email: 
mikewayne@virginia.edu

The Communication Review is an interdisciplinary journal bridging the fields of communications and media studies currently accepting manuscripts for publication in 2014. We particularly encourage historical and feminist scholarship and invite submissions from those employing critical theoretical and empirical approaches to those seeking to create new knowledge across conventional disciplinary boundaries.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill AND Benjamin Sammons / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Girls After the Apocalypse (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Cary Nerad, Morgan State University
contact email: 
Julie.Nerad@morgan.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Girls After the Apocalypse

Cinema and Migration at NeMLA April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinema and Migration

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

The Adolescent Girl in Early 20th Century American Women’s Writing (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Allison
contact email: 
leslie.allison@temple.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Contact: leslie.allison@temple.edu

UPDATE Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is August 15, 2013; accepted essays due September 30, 2013)

[REGISTRATION OPEN] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Dear All

We are pleased to confirm that REGISTRATION for our Critical

Literary Marketplaces (NeMLA April 3-6, 2014; abstracts due September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Hock / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shock@vwc.edu

CFP: Literary Marketplaces

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which i

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013 Special Session: Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 14
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

Modernism and Cuisine: 2014 NeMLA (April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
knash@fordham.edu

April 3-6, 2014--Harrisburg, PA

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium: Activism in the 21st Century, October 24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Africana Institute/Essex County College, Newark, NJ
contact email: 
profrebwilliams@gmail.com

2013 Call for Papers

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium
Activism in the 21st Century

“50 Years after the Civil Rights Act: Post-Black but not Post-Race”

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

Session description:

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

NeMLA 2014: The Loud Twentieth Century: Literature Sounds Off

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
solinger@rutgers.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

[UPDATE] DEADLINE APPROACHING Performing Gender: cultural ideals, expectations, and representations of gender in American

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
cthorndi@kent.edu

During the rise of the middle-class in the 19th century, American writers produced a variety of conduct and advice books to help those moving from the working-class into the middle-class “act proper

Minorities and Americanness in American culture and literature (submission 15/ 10/ 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Salwa Karoui- Elounelli
contact email: 
salwa_elounelli@yahoo.fr

UNIVERSITE DE TUNIS I
L’ÉOLE NORMALE SUPERIEURE & AMERICANA

[UPDATE] American Women Writers of Color Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Salisbury University
contact email: 
AWWOC@salisbury.edu

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Call for Papers - DEADLINE EXTENDED:
American Women Writers of Color Conference
Nov. 1 – Nov. 3, 2013 Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel,
Ocean City, MD

Understanding Atrocities Conference: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide February 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tristan Smyth / Scott W. Murray Mount Royal University
contact email: 
understandingatrocities@mtroyal.ca

We use ‘genocide’ and ‘atrocity’– words that overlap and mix – as we reach for an understanding of the full horror of one people’s attempts to eliminate another.

Eco-Ability Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Leeson-Schatz (Institute of Critical Animal Studies)
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

A SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO A NEW FIELD
SCHOLARS & ACTIVISTS: CALL FOR PAPERS, ART, VIDEOS, INTERVIEWS, AND NARRATIVES

“Eco-Ability: The Intersection of Earth, Animal, and Dis-Ability”

Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rodrigues.laurie@gmail.com

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3 – 6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmjewusiak@valdosta.edu; mdrizou@gmail.com

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

UPDATE: "The Genre Turn." Literary Criticism permanent section, 2013 M/MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Horton / University of Missouri
contact email: 
mah989@mail.missouri.edu

"The Genre Turn." This session will be devoted to assessing the state of the conversation about the genre turn in contemporary fiction epitomized by works like Colson Whitehead’s zombie novel Zone O

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory ISSN 2277-3967 (PRINT)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERACTIONS FORUM PUNE, INDIA
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.II Issue III: JULY 2013

UPDATE - SAMLA 2013 Charles W. Chesnutt Panel Discussion - "Charles Chesnutt Patterns and Meanings"

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association - SAMLA
contact email: 
rlsmith5@memphis.edu or djelzie@memphis.edu

Charles W. Chesnutt is a thick, layered, and conflicted subject lending himself to multi-disciplinary exploration.

Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rodrigues.laurie@gmail.com

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3 – 6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

The War of Art and Literature -- ALA Symposium October 2013, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium: War and American Literature
contact email: 
ashackel@unc.edu

Proposed Panel for the American Literature Association Symposium “War and American Literature” October 10-12, 2013, New Orleans, LA

Writing Blackness: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Racial Performativity (Deadline: Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

How is blackness performed or appropriated in literature, film or theater in the twenty-first century? Is blackness being redefined? How so?

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