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“Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC)

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@ijllc.eu

The “Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC) is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles.

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting (October 1-4, 2015) - Deadline May 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu

Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

Carnivalization and the Carnivalesque Due by May 29

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association at SAMLA
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

For its 2015 SAMLA panel, the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association seeks proposals that address the theme of carnivalization and the carnivalesque.

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

[UPDATE] Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/8/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu ; Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

WAITING AS CULTURAL PRACTICE: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 20.-22. May 2016, University Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Paderborn & Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
csinger[at]mail.uni-paderborn, oberwald[at]kennesaw.edu

20. – 22. May 2016 at the University Paderborn, Germany

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Originality in a Digital Culture (13 Marcy 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

Originality as an ideal has occupied an august position in American cultural history, from Emerson’s injunction to “[N]ever imitate” to Apple’s “Think different” campaign.

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity, CFP deadline 15 May 2015, Conference 19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanette O'Brien, Oline Eaton, The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, The University of Oxford
contact email: 
nanette.obrien@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity
Saturday, 19 September 2015

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

PAMLA 2015: Creative Writing: Process-as-Product(Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
genevieve.kaplan@gmail.com

This panel seeks critical, creative, and/or hybrid work that examines the poem as a form-in-progress and/or responds to temporal or physical constraint.

CFP [UPDATE] - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Arndt/Mariam Popal/Rinaldo Walcott - University of Bayreuth/University of Toronto
contact email: 
rinaldo.walcott@utoronto.ca, Susan.Arndt@uni-bayreuth.de, popal.mariam@uni-bayreuth.de

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question

full name / name of organization: 
LISA e-journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, Taina.Tuhkunen@univ-angers.fr

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question
LISA e-journal
Deadline for proposals: 1 July 2015

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

This panel invites conference papers that explore the reflexive relationship between contemporary (1975-2015) literature and popular music.

Issues in Critical Inquiry Biennial Symposium on the African Diaspora (Sept. 25-26, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Inquiry
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

ICI Biennial Symposium on the African Diaspora
“The African Diaspora in the World”

Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; June 15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

CFP: New Writing: The International Journal (1/6/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 22-23, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Poet-Artist Collaboration (abstracts due May 30)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores the theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

[UPDATE] American Literature 1: Literature Before 1870

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO APRIL 30th

PAMLA 2015: 21st-Century Literature (Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Fifteen years in, our twenty-first century literary traditions are beginning to take shape, and, indeed, it may be time to bring the poorly-named "contemporary" period to a close after its 70-year rei

Update - debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah / University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the debbie tucker green international symposium on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the University of Lincoln.

[UPDATE] SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

The 2015 ELLAK International Conference

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

The Contemporary: Culture in the Twenty-First Century, March 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
contemporary.princeton@gmail.com

We are constantly under pressure to define the “now.” When did it begin? What does it include? When will it end?

Exploring Moral Interfaces: Private Worlds and Public Systems, 7th to 9th October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Exploring Moral Interfaces:
Private Worlds and Public Systems
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
7th to 9th October, 2015

Words Words Words: The Future of Literary Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Words Words Words:
The Future of Literary Writing
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
25-27 November, 2015

PAMLA 2015-American Literature After 1865 Portland, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gvalenz3@calstatela.edu

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is calling for papers for its 113th annual convention.

CFP edited collecton---Modernism in the Green, Deadline May 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel (Baylor) and Margaret Konkol (New College)
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

Modernism in the Green

Philosophy and Poetry [Edited Volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha [India]
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Poetry has been a continuous presence in the realm of philosophy.

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