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Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking

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

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

[UPDATE] Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference Oct 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association--RMMLA
contact email: 
rmmla@rmmla.org

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
www.rmmla.org

Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements (cfp deadline June 17, 2013; Conference is March 27-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University
contact email: 
whose.beloved.community@emory.edu

Whose Beloved Community?: Black Civil and LGBT Rights Movements
An international conference at Emory University, March 27-29, 2014

Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--due June 1

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

2nd Global Conference: Time, Space and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Time, Space and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

We invite proposals on the topic of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities for presentation at the 70th annual South Central Modern Language Association conference at the Hotel Monteleone in New

Cracking the Ivory Tower, Abstract deadline: May 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 11-13, 2013); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the St. Louis Union Station in St. Louis, MO, this October 11-13, 2013.

American Work: American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
americanworksymposium@gmail.com

American Work

American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

18 May 2013
Rothermere American Institute
University of Oxford

Allegory Studies? (7 November 2013; proposals 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

[Reminder] Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2

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.

SAMLA 2013: (Con)Textual Networks and the Globalized Caribbean (due May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@hotmail.com

2013 SAMLA CONFERENCE, NOV 8-10, ATLANTA

SPECIAL SESSION: "(Con)Textual Networks and the Globalized Caribbean"

CFP: Bicycles / Bicycling in Literature and Culture, edited collection (proposals 8/1/13, essays 2/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeremy Withers and Daniel Shea, Editors of Collection on Bicycles in Literature and Culture
contact email: 
shead@apsu.edu and withers@iastate.edu

The American author Charles Morley once said: “The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.” As Morley’s quote suggests, many people have perceived an in

[UPDATE} FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

[UPDATE] Zora Neale Hurston: Art, Religion, and the History of the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Regennia N. Williams / The Journal of Traditions and Belief
contact email: 
r.williams@csuohio.edu

The Initiative for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in the History of Africa and the Diaspora (RASHAD) is seeking contributions for a special issue of

The Journal of Traditions and Beliefs

Zora Neale Hurston: Art, Religion, and the History of the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Regennia N. Williams / The Journal of Traditions and Belief
contact email: 
r.williams@csuohio.edu

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was an anthropologist, a novelist, a folklorist, a playwright, and a history maker in her own right.

Rougarou Literary Magazine- accepting submissions year round

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou Literary Magazine
contact email: 
rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works
full name / name of organization:
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email:
rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Call for Papers, 12th Annual Student & Graduate Conference, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, November 7th-9th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Amerikanistik, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
contact email: 
ASGConference.Berlin@gmail.com

American Wars: Material & Ideological Battlegrounds

(Re)Presenting the Archive [Update - Registration OPEN]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

"Post-colonial Creativity: Language, Politics and Aesthetics", Special ISSUE, Anglistica, abstracts by 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Ahscroft (UNSW) and Katherine E. Russo (Unior)
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

"Post-colonial Creativity: Language, Politics and Aesthetics", Special ISSUE, Anglistica: An Interdisciplinary Journal, www.anglistica.unior.it, Ranking: A

[UPDATE] Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

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

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013

American Work: American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
americanworksymposium@gmail.com

American Work: American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

18 May 2013

Rothermere American Institute
University of Oxford

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for WSQ CFP: DEBT Issue

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

ISSUE OF WSQ , SPRING 2014 – DEBT
Guest Editors – Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky

CALL FOR PAPERS

American Women Writers of Color Conference Nov. 1 – Nov. 3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Salisbury University
contact email: 
AWWOC@salisbury.edu

Call for Papers:
American Women Writers of Color Conference
Nov. 1 – Nov. 3, 2013 Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel,
Ocean City, MD

Keynote Speaker:
Daphne Books

[UPDATE] "Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Vulnerable Readers - MLA Chicago Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny James
contact email: 
jamesja@Plu.edu

Vulnerable Readers

(UPDATE) Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Artscapes Group - University of Kent
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

University of Kent, 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers

CFP: Folklore and Mythology panel at PAMLA

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

Concepts of, and related to, folklore and mythology are seemingly greater than ever, and as such we embrace a wide variety of takes on the panel's theme.

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

(25-26 October, 2013)"Ebbs, Flows and Limits": Dialogues and Cultural Productions from the Periphery, Pittsburgh

full name / name of organization: 
(Des)Articulaciones 2013, University of Pittsburgh, Hispanic Languages and Literatures Department
contact email: 
des.articulaciones@gmail.com

With an interdisciplinary approach, (Des)articulaciones 2013 invites creative reflections on the possibility of many Others (and various Selves), and the examination of continuous cultural flows fr

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

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

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

[UPDATE] Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

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

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life
Eighth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetry & Poetics Colloquium

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