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CFP:Looking Beyond First Impressions:Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Performing Arts

full name / name of organization: 
New England Theatre Conference
contact email: 
sklein@westfield.ma.edu

The New England Theatre Conference is soliciting papers for its 62nd annual convention that address this year’s theme, Looking Beyond First Impressions: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Perform

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Anim-Addo/ Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
j.anim-addo@gold.ac.uk

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

September 20-22, 2013
Goldsmiths, University of London

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: July 12, 2013

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

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

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:

NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
Tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

Civil Rights Discourse in Post-Stonewall LGBTQ Texts (NeMLA 2014, Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Westengard
contact email: 
lwestengard@citytech.cuny.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association 2014 Convention
Harrisburg, PA
April 3-6, 2014

Call For Papers Twelfth Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Inst

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
wong@claflin.edu

Tentative Schedule:

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

Late 20th Century Literary and Cinematic Representations of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association: 45th Annual Convention, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

Quentin Tarantino’s movie *Django Unchained,* has been polarizing since its 2012 release.

Teaching African American Literature in the Age of Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association: 45th Annual Convention, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

In 2011, Kenneth Warren made the provocative assertion that African American literature is now a dead genre; it grew out of the Jim Crow era when writers were explicitly engaged with representing blac

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11 in the Obama Era--Proposal Due Date Extended to 7/10/2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Chairpersons
contact email: 
newessayson911@gmail.com

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013

full name / name of organization:

SAMLA Chairpersons

[UPDATE] 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

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 22!

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

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“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

The Novel and the Fragment

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
j.mcisaac@rutgers.edu

This panel will examine how fragmentary form and non-linear narrative operate in post-1945 novels in English in order to ask how an experimental, fragmentary form poses key problems and possibilities

"Sounds of the Future: Musical and Sonic Anticipation in American Culture" - Deadline for Proposals August 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanne Cortiel and Christian Schmidt, University of Bayreuth
contact email: 
jeanne.cortiel@uni-bayreuth.de or christian.schmidt@uni-bayreuth.de

"Sounds of the Future: Musical and Sonic Anticipation in American Culture" Special issue of the online journal Act: Zeitschrift für Musik und Performance

La España africana: historias de dominio, de resistencia, y de migración, 15th-19th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Alicante (Spain)
contact email: 
yaixela@imf.csic.es

El objetivo del curso es, por un lado, analizar los procesos de gestión de la diversidad cultural de la colonización española en Marruecos y Guinea Ecuatorial desde una perspectiva diacrónica que

Women's Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jessica Wilkinson/ Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
cwwamelbourne2014@gmail.com

Conference website:
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/the-book/cwwa/

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[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Postmodern literature tends to present characters and stories that are fragmented, lending itself to an analysis of the self.

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

The Communication Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael L. Wayne/University of Virginia
contact email: 
mikewayne@virginia.edu

The Communication Review is an interdisciplinary journal bridging the fields of communications and media studies currently accepting manuscripts for publication in 2014. We particularly encourage historical and feminist scholarship and invite submissions from those employing critical theoretical and empirical approaches to those seeking to create new knowledge across conventional disciplinary boundaries.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

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

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Girls After the Apocalypse (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Cary Nerad, Morgan State University
contact email: 
Julie.Nerad@morgan.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Girls After the Apocalypse

Cinema and Migration at NeMLA April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinema and Migration

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

The Adolescent Girl in Early 20th Century American Women’s Writing (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Allison
contact email: 
leslie.allison@temple.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Contact: leslie.allison@temple.edu

UPDATE Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is August 15, 2013; accepted essays due September 30, 2013)

[REGISTRATION OPEN] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Dear All

We are pleased to confirm that REGISTRATION for our Critical

Literary Marketplaces (NeMLA April 3-6, 2014; abstracts due September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Hock / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shock@vwc.edu

CFP: Literary Marketplaces

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which i

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

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 14
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

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