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Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (Deadline Nov 30,2015)

full name / name of organization: 
24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
contact email: 
sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Mystery and Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submission Deadline (Extended): 15 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

CFP: Two panels on Pauline E. Hopkins at the American Literature Association Conference May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World
University of Montpellier, France
1-2 December, 2016

Keynote Speakers

Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University)
Christine Chivallon (Research Director, CNRS)

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

April 1-2, 2016

Conference, ‘The Child of the Century’: Reading and Writing Short Fiction Across Media, Edge Hill University, UK ,13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Writing in 1936, Elizabeth Bowen said: ‘The short story is a young art; as we now know it, it is the child of this century.

Representing Gender Across...

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern University and the Associated Colleges of the South
contact email: 
ACSgender2016@gmail.com

The Associated Colleges of the South and Southwestern University are pleased to announce the eighth annual Gender Studies Conference at Southwestern University, February 19-21, 2016.

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Special Issue (Fall 2016): Globalizing the Province: Rethinking Place and Scale

full name / name of organization: 
The Global South
contact email: 
swong@westfield.ma.edu

At a time when discourses of globalization, world literature, and planetarity are promoted as “transcending” the local, what happens to those spaces that attempt to resist the purview of such glob

“Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline

CFP African American/Black Studies 2016 SWPCA conference EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu

CFP: African American / Black Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
37th Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Call for Chapter Submissions for a Book on the Politics of Healthcare in America

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Ogletree
contact email: 
ogletreeaaron@aol.com

Politics of Healthcare in America: Current Perspectives is a proposed book, to be edited by Aaron Ogletree, exploring the political, social, and economics forces that shape health care in the United S

The TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The TAU
contact email: 
Srushford-Spence@lourdes.edu

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.
>Do not include your name anywhere on the entry.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

[Update] Deadline extended for American Studies and American History of the SWPACA

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

Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)

February 10-13, 2016

Acacia Group's Philip K. Dick Conference April 29th & 30th

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

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

Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Call For Papers: "Power & Politics in Print,” University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference: March 4¬-6, 2016 freeex@ucalgary.ca

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 30/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

[UPDATE] SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
slay@uwa.edu

CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org

Conference hotel:

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality"

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

Kate Chopin International Society Sponsored panels at 2016 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Classical Representations in Popular Culture, February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhaller@vwc.edu

The Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) will once again be sponsoring sessions on CLASSICAL REPRESENTATIONS IN POPULAR CULTURE at their 37th annual conference, February 10-13, 20

Advertising and Consumer Culture November 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Cultural Association
contact email: 
patricia.boyd@asu.edu

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016 - Albuquerque, NM
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
http://www.southwestpca.org

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