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"The Genre Turn." Literary Criticism permanent section, M/MLA Milwaukee, WI, November 7-10 2013

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

CFP on Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

We are going to publish a Special Issue (Vol V, No 2) from Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (www.rupkatha.com) on the broad area of Performance Studies.

Interdisciplinary Popular Culture and Pedagogy (deadline August 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
DialogueTheJournal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the inaugural issue of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, a peer-reviewed publication of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Associa

Calls: Cross-Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

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Philament 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended May 31st 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University Jaime Cantrell, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
outinthearchives@gmail.com

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories
Call for Proposals, due May 1

Editors:
Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University

[UPDATE] Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA Conference, 11/1-3, 2013) Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how solo performances (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) examine Judith Butler's notion of precarious lives, that is the shared vulnerability, fear and insecurity of contemporar

CFP - 2nd Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and Emerging, 12-13 September 2013 [Deadline 17 May 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Keynote speakers include: Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University, Brussels) and Dr Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton, London)

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

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

November 1-3, 2013, San Diego, CA

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture, University of Virginia
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

[REMINDER] When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

REMINDER: Abstract submission deadline is April 10, 2013.

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity - April 15th Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

On December 11th 2012, Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Northern Ontario declared a hunger strike to critique the federal government’s abuses of treaty rights and First Natio

April 15 Deadline -- PAMLA 2013 San Diego (Nov 1-3) -- Special Session: "Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids"

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

[UPDATE] PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

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

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

It Was 50 Years Ago Today!: An International Beatles Celebration

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University
contact email: 
womack@psu.edu

Organized by Penn State University, this international Beatles celebration will be held at Penn State’s Altoona College on February 7-9, 2014, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles

MMLA 2013 Special Session (Proposed): Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production (Milwaukee; Nov. 7-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ Deadline: May 25
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking - Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 31 May, 2013

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

Space and Place in the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds interdisciplinary postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

DEADLINE 17th May for abstract and draft article along with an academic CV to editors@harts-minds.co.uk - Spread the Word!

Space and Place in the Humanities and Arts

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended - Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Due to the number of people who've requested a slightly later deadline, we've extended the deadline to Wednesday April 10th 2013.

[Update] Exploring Digital Narcissisms

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

Reconstruction 13.3: Exploring Digital Narcissisms

CFP TRACES - Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference - Friday 14 June 2013 [Deadline: 30 April 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
GLITS - Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
traces2013@gold.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Mark Currie (Queen Mary, University of London)

Oh you lost God! You endless trace!
Only because in the end hate divided you

American Fantasies and Dreams

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
36th International Conference

American Fantasies and Dreams
May 14–16, 2014
Atatürk University
Erzurum Technical University
Erzurum, Turkey

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

UPDATE: 19th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference, 18-20 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

History of Critical Reception: Reception Study Society section at Midwest MLA Conference (Milwaukee, Nov. 7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew James Vechinski, Reception Study Society
contact email: 
mjvechin@uw.edu

History of Critical Reception

Topic: Open

April 15 deadline -- PAMLA 2013 San Diego(Nov 1-3) -- Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

CFP: Corporeality Panel - PAMLA 2013 San Diego Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids
Location: California, United States

The Medium, Before and After Modernism (DUE: 6 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College Art Association (Chicago, 12-15 February 2014)
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

The medium and its specificity have oriented the discourse on the arts throughout various historic and historiographic periods.

Maskin’ Ain’t Easy: Centuries of Masking and Performing In African American Literature (November 7-10 Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

full name / name of organization: 
André Stefan Johnson/Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Masking and Performing in African American Literature

Maskin’ Ain’t Easy: Centuries of Masking and Performing In African American Literature

[Deadline Extended]Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people.

CFP The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

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

CFP: The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

PAMLA 2013 Standing Session: Science Fiction (Submission Deadline: 4/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melissa.filbeck.37@my.csun.edu

Paper proposals are requested for scholarship on science fiction in literature, television, and film.

Conference dates: Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Dibrugarh University Journal of English Studies (ISSN 0975- 5659)

full name / name of organization: 
Dibrugarh University
contact email: 
dipakkumardoley@gmail.com; gogoilakhipriya@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NeMLA Diversity Panels CFP -- Due April 15th 2013

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

The Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA) is now accepting session proposals (not individual papers just yet) for next year’s NeMLA convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from April 3-6 201

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