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[UPDATE] Midwest Pop Culture Association- Southern Lit and Culture 05/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 15, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Heroes in Popular Culture"- MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Extended Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

MSA 16: The Other Senses of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Yaron Aronowicz/ Princeton University
contact email: 
yaronowi@princeton.edu

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

Traveling the Urban Landscape--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

Seeking papers for the Travel Writing permanent section panel for the 2014 MMLA conference in Detroit.

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

Dominican Blackness (special issue); Abstracts by 7/15/2014, Articles by 12/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Scholar
contact email: 
chettyr@stjohns.edu

The editors of The Black Scholar welcome essays for a special issue examining the complexity of black cultural politics and identity in the Dominican Republic.

[REMINDER] Modernist Studies Association: Nov. 6-9, 2014 / Pittsburgh, PA, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
msasixteen@gmail.com

The 16th annual conference of the Modernist Studies Association will be held at the historic Omni William Penn hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-9, 2014.

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

Scholarly articles and creative writing, deadline 5/15/14

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

The Golden Age Westerns / Deadline for abstracts June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The 2014 Film & History Conference, Madison, WI, 29 Oct to 2 Nov 2014
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

From the late 1920s to the mid-1960s, the Western genre underwent a series of surprising transformations, experiencing a decline, a rebirth, and finally, its Golden Age.

Rhetorical Approaches to Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
kassia.d.jackson@tcu.edu

This panel analyzes literature using a rhetorical framework or lens. We are interested in exploring all categories of literature: British, American, poetry, novels, graphic novels, etc.

Ethnic and Race Studies, NEPCA Conference, October 25-26, 2014, Providence College

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
shirshdickinson@rivier.edu

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals in the area of Ethnic and Race Studies for its annual conference on Friday and Saturday, October 24-25, 2014, at P

5th Global Conference: Performance (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Performance

Friday 7th November – Sunday 9th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
truth1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Empathy (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
empathy1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Empathy

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Modernism, Blackness, and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 16: Confluence & Division (November 6-9, 2014)
contact email: 
lucy.k.mensah@vanderbilt.edu

This panel speaks to long-standing modernist questions about the individual's relationship with time. High modernist writers from James Joyce, to T.S.

[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation: 9th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue, December 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming
9th issue. We accept:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘LITERATURE TODAY LITERARY JOURNAL'

full name / name of organization: 
LITERATURE TODAY
contact email: 
editorliteraturetoday@gmail.com

Literature Today, a new literary Journal, is inviting poems and short
stories for its first issue.

http://literaturetodayjournal.webs.com/

The Other Senses of Modernism (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Yaron Aronowicz/ Princeton University
contact email: 
yaronowi@princeton.edu

This CFP is for MSA 14

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Riverside, CA, October 31-November 2, 2014. Deadline: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Dr. Tanya Heflin (heflin@iup.edu)

EAEC2014 - The European Art Education Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Cornaro Institute
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org


General Introduction

Call for Publication - Inidigenous film, Media & Cultural Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Internation Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (MCP) seeks papers for a themed issue on Indigenous Film and Media.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

October 31-November 2, 2014, Riverside, CA

E[RACE]ED: METHODOLOGY OF THE REPRESSED

CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals (Abstracts Due: January 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
James Berkey and Mark Noonan
contact email: 
james.berkey@duke.edu

CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

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