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[NeMLA 2014] Critical Feelings: Redefining Cultural Agency in Affect Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Bradway
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (2014)
Date: April 3-6, 2014
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

ReFocus: The Films of Budd Boetticher

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
Dr. Gary D. Rhodes, gdrhodes@gmail.com; Dr. Robert Singer, collegenowsinger@aol.com

From Escape in the Fog (1945) to Ride Lonesome (1959), among many other titles, few filmmakers created as unique a body of work in the United States as Budd Boetticher (1916-2001), but few directors h

ReFocus: Announcing a New Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
Dr. Gary D. Rhodes, gdrhodes@gmail.com ; Dr. Robert Singer, collegenowsinger@aol.com

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press will launch a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus.

Intersecting Gender - 22nd - 23rd November 2013, Queen's University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Postgraduate Gender and Feminist Studies Network
contact email: 
sibealbelfast@gmail.com

The idea of intersectionality in the field of feminist and gender studies has increasingly been used to facilitate deeper understandings of contemporary gendered identity and experience.

Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
john.miller@sheffield.ac.uk

Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic

Edited by Robert McKay & John Miller (University of Sheffield, UK)

Call for Abstracts/Book:"A Practical Guide to Prepare Graduate Students of Color for their First Job in Academia"

full name / name of organization: 
Dwayne Mack and Elwood Watson
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

Italian-American Identity Politics, New Orleans, Oct. 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Italian-American Identity Politics
contact email: 
iasa2013conf@italianamericanstudies.net

Italian American Studies Association
2013 Conference
Call for Papers

Italian-American Identity Politics

New Orleans Marriott
October 3-5, 2013

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

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 1
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

Translation and Transcendence conference: 25-26 October, 2013, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

trans* : Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Keynote José Muñoz, October 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

3rd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Tufts University
October 18, 2013
Keynote: José Muñoz

trans*

‘Bibliography in the Digital Age’ conference: Sydney, Australia, 20–22 November 2013 [CFP deadline 26 July]

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ)
contact email: 
mpatton@sl.nsw.gov.au

The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand will be held at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 20–22 November 2013 on the theme of ‘Bibliography

Fairy Tales: articles for Topic: The W&J Review (deadline: 1 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIC: The Washington & Jefferson College Review
contact email: 
topic @washjeff.edu

For the next issue of TOPIC, we are soliciting critical essays on fairy tales, either studies of classic tales or modern retellings, transformations, and refashionings (for adults or children, in poet

Alternative, Experimental and Independent Cinemas (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to alternative, experimental and/or independent cinemas, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to be held at Tex

Call For Ecologically-minded Creative and Scholarly Work

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is seeking work for its Winter Solstice Issue 3.1 as well as for its very first themed issue, "Apocalypse & Renewal." We define ecologically-minded very broadly, and our interest is in a

Forms of Reading, Forms of Life

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

Forms of Reading, Forms of Life

UPDATE: CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 11-13, 2013); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the St. Louis Union Station in St. Louis, MO, this October 11-13, 2013.

UPDATE: 10 Years After Katrina: Critical Perspectives of the Storm’s Effect on American Culture and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte and Glenn Jellenik, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on texts that examine the storm's effect on American culture and identity.

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

[UPDATE - deadline extended] The African American Experience in the Post Civil Rights Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull (American Studies & WISE)
contact email: 
j.metcalf@hull.ac.uk

Call for Conference Papers: “The African American Experience Since 1992”, to be held 20th September 2013.

[UPDATE] PERSPECTIVES, 2013 - 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline 31st May)

full name / name of organization: 
PoP2013 Organising Committee, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
contact email: 
perspectivesonprogress2013@gmail.com

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS 2013
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference.
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. November 27-29, 2013.

[UPDATE] Twentieth Century Studies Midwest PCA ACA St. Louis 11-13 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers
Twentieth-Century Studies
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
2013

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

CFP: 'Doonesbury': critical and cultural essays. An edited collection (Manchester University Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Manchester Metropolitan University/Manchester University Press
contact email: 
a.jackson@mmu.ac.uk

Doonesbury: critical and cultural essays. An edited collection (MUP).

CALL FOR PAPERS.

[UPDATE] Cracking the Ivory Tower

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

UPDATE: SAMLA: English Graduate Studies Session: "The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word" Nov. 8-10 Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Ren Denton / University of Memphis
contact email: 
grdenton@memphis.edu

The Romance between the Visual and the Printed Word

Movies in the Age of Obama: Upside and Downside

full name / name of organization: 
Essay collection
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

This collection is inspired by an article in The New York Times, which, in part is quoted below.

The Upside in film:

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for Fashion panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Deadline: May 15, 2013

MODERN POETRY AND BEYOND

full name / name of organization: 
Dr SUMAN JANA/ SCHOLARS’ CO_OPERATIVE
contact email: 
sumsum.2006@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS

MODERN POETRY AND BEYOND
GUEST EDITORS :
Dr Amzed Hossain, Head, Dept of English, ALIAH UNIVERSITY, KOLKATA.

Producing Public Memory: Museums, Memorials, and Archives as Sites for Teaching “Writing”

full name / name of organization: 
Jane Greer and Laurie Grobman, editors
contact email: 
leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals from teachers, scholars, and researchers in composition, literacy, and rhetorical studies for an edited collection that investigates museums, memorials (permanent, temporary, and s

Call For Papers - Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
journal@cella-cameroon.org

JELLiC: Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in its next issue – July 2013.

UPDATE: Contemporary Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements (cfp deadline June 17, 2013; Conference is March 27-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Arcus Foundation and Emory University.
contact email: 
Whose.beloved.community@emory.edu

Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements
An international conference at Emory University, March 27-29, 2014

ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acismidwest@gmail.com

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members,

New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"New Directions: African American Literature in the 21st Century"

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