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Edited Collection 1/25/14 - "Like One of the Family: Domestic Workers, Race, and In/Visibility in Kathryn Stockett's The Help"

full name / name of organization: 
Fiona Mills, St. Anselm College
contact email: 
fionacmills@gmail.com

Call for Papers for edited collection

Like One of the Family: Domestic Workers, Race, and In/Visibility in The Help

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions Graduate Student Conference at the University of Arizona
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Graduate Student Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Academic Alterity: Stories of Race, Gender, Disability, Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
seanmichaelmorris@me.com

Paulo Freire claims in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, that “the great humanistic and historical task of the oppressed [is] to liberate themselves and their oppressors as well.” It’s a conun

INVESTIGATING INEQUALITIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ACADEMIC CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
gsa@fordham.edu

Inequality has marked human existence and its effects have been felt worldwide.

3rd Global Conference: Sport (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sport

Saturday 30th August – Monday 1st September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Sport and Place: Sport, Identity and Community

EXTENDED DEADLINE 6 February 2014 - Captivating Criminality: Crime Writing, Darkness and Desire

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE – February 6, 2014

CORRECT EMAIL UPDATE: Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We invite paper proposals for our 26th-annual graduate conference, organized by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places.

UPDATE: Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We invite paper proposals for our 26th-annual graduate conference, organized by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

"Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP

Second Annual International CCCS Conference 2014 “Media: Theory and Practice” 4-6 September 2014 Skopje, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS, Skopje)
contact email: 
mpavlovski@iml.ukim.edu.mk

The Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS) invites proposals for papers, thematic panels and original media productions for Second Annual International CCCS Conference 2014 ‘Media: Theory an

Forms of Life, Forms of Death

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

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

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

Mirrored Subjectivities: Technology and Visual Representation in Film and other Media [April 18-19, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

EXTENDED DEADLINE (1/17/14): British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2014@gmail.com

"REFLECTIONS"

22nd Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference
June 19-21, 2014
Binghamton University, State University of New York

CfP: The Second Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 21 – 22 February 2014, Prague

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Second Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

21-22 February 2014, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel

DEADLINE: 15 January 2014

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline, Jan 15, New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Call for Papers:

Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
James E Ford III, Guest Editor for Black Camera
contact email: 
filmicfugitivity2014@gmail.com

This special issue for Black Camera, titled “Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination,” ponders whether American mainstream and/or independent cinema—primarily with regard to the current string of

[UPDATE] Ethos April 2014 issue submissions due Jan 10

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (ethosreview.org)—a digital forum and peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal—invites submissions for its first issue, entitl

[UPDATE] Critical Insights: The American Short Story--critical reception chapter needed (abstracts due January 24, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cocchiarale (Widener University) and Scott D. Emmert (University of Wisconsin—Fox Valley)
contact email: 
mfcocchiarale@mail.widener.edu AND scott.emmert@uwc.edu

The editors, who produced the scholarly collections Upon Further Review: Sports and American Literature (Praeger, 2004) and Critical Insights: American Sports Fiction (Salem, 2013), have already accepted proposals for nearly all the chapters of The American Short Story volume (Grey House Publishing).

[UPDATE] Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

www.umassego.com/conference

[UPDATE] Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

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

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference:

TRANSACTION

March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Anna McCarthy

Canonizing Narratives of Trauma - MLA Annual Convention - Vancouver, Canada - January 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eda Dedebas Dundar
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@gmail.com

Proposals that focus on representations of trauma and displacement, their impact on the canon, consumption of human rights, and complicity.

[Extended Deadline] The Spectacular!: Jan. 13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

Long Beach International Film Festival Digital Edutainment Conference August 27-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Long Beach International Film Festival Digital Edutainment Conference
contact email: 
digitaledutainment@longbeachindie.com

Long Beach International Film Festival
Digital Edutainment Conference
Call for Proposals—Deadline March 3, 2014

LongBeachIndie.com

MFS Special Issue - Neuroscience and Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
Stephen.burn@glasgow.ac.uk

Guest Editor: Stephen J. Burn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 February 2014

The Age of Dystopia

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa MacKay-Demerjian
contact email: 
lmdemerjian@gmail.com

Dystopia as a genre has exploded in recent years.

CFP, ABC Studies Journal, special issue, "Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Diaspora"

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Dias

[UPDATE] Call for Contributions to Fractured Ecologies EXTENDED to 15 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Chad Weidner and Franca Bellarsi
contact email: 
c.weidner@ucr.nl

Fractured Ecologies
Call for Contributions to an edited collection on environmental criticism and radical experimental writing

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 2/1/14

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

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 11 (Issues 11.2 and 11.3) and Volume 12.

Harlem Renaissance - Two-Volume Publication (Abstract Due: February 27, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
williamsea@tsu.edu

Call For Papers: Two-Volume Text on the Harlem Renaissance
Essays are sought for a two-volume publication on the Harlem Renaissance (HR).

[UPDATE] "Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP
“Intersections”

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, June 12-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
english.event@cityu.edu.hk

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives

June 12-14, 2014
Department of English, City University of Hong Kong,
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University, Siegal Lifelong Learning Program and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

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