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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

[UPDATE]- Southern Lit and Culture, MPCA Oct 2013- Deadline APR 30!

full name / name of organization: 
Anne M Canavan/ Emporia State University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] "Poetry & Poetics" panel: 2013 PAMLA Conference. Deadline April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
111th PAMLA Conference. Poetry & Poetics Session. San Diego, CA. Nov. 1-3.
contact email: 
badler@uci.edu

Inviting paper proposals for panel on "Poetry & Poetics." This is a general call to present poetry scholarship in a standing session of the PAMLA annual conference.

Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1789-1939)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for US Studies
contact email: 
julia.nitz@zusas.uni-halle.de

“Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1789-1939).” Dec. 5-7, 2013, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Wittenberg, Germany.

The Point is to Change It: Media Democracy and Democratic Media in Action UDC/Project Censored Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Union for Democratic Communications/Project Censored
contact email: 
udcpc2013@gmail.com

We invite submissions for the Union for Democratic Communication and Project Censored conference November 1-3, 2013 at the University of San Francisco, where we have found affordable accommodations fo

ICBED-2014 (New York-USA): International Conference on Business and Economic Development

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

IACD-2013 (Dubai, UAE) International Academic Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ITARC-2013 International Trade & Academic Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

IACP-2013 (Paris-France): International Academic Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ROGE-2013 International Conference of Restructuring of the Global Economy

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Business and Retail management
contact email: 
rabi@abrmr.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

[2nd CFP] "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature" (international conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
claroc2013@gmail.com

The 11th Quadrennial International Conference on Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China, to be held at Tamkang University, Taiwan, December 13-14, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: JOURNAL OF LIVING TOGETHER - (Closing Date: September 27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation, New York
contact email: 
livingtogether@icermediation.org

The Role of Religion and Ethnicity in Contemporary Conflict, and Related Emerging Tactics, Strategies, Methodologies, of Mediation and Resolution

Food: Imaged and Imagined SAMLA (November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mhess@gsu.edu

The papers in this panel investigate the ways that writers, readers, cooks, and consumers image and imagine food in fiction, film, memoir, poetry, cookbooks, and blogs.

Call for Papers on the theme of “Time”: Kaleidoscope Journal at Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Journal, Durham University
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

http://www.dur.ac.uk/kaleidoscope/newsandcfp/cfp_current/

Places and Non-Places of English

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Appelbaum, Uppsala University, Sweden
contact email: 
robert.appelbaum@engelska.uu.se

12th Nordic Conference of English Studies
Places and Non-places of English

Plenary Speakers:
Jorie Graham, Harvard University
Andrew Hadfield, Sussex University

3rd Global Conference: Exploring Chronicity (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Exploring Chronicity

Sunday 22nd September – Tuesday 24th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Articles on Contemporary Drama for new journal JCDE

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Wald / German Society for Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
contact email: 
Christina.wald@hu-berlin.de; martin.middeke@phil.uni-ausgburg.de

JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 2 (2013)

Editors:

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