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Upcoming Deadline 1/25: CFP Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World, interdisciplinary graduate conference

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
nqadir@english.umass.edu

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass- Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

02/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE The World We Have Imagined: Literature, Nature, and the Environment Conference - April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; john.scaggs@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the relationship between Literature, Nature, and the Environment, which will focus on the idea of the environmental imagination, imaginary worlds, and imag

WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention, 05/24/13 - 05/27/13. Abstract deadline: 02/22/13

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon
contact email: 
academic37@wiscon.info

Abstracts are invited for the academic track at WisCon, the world's leading feminist science fiction convention.

April 18-20, 2013, Humanities Symposium, U of Puerto Rico, Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico, School of the Humanties
contact email: 
dagifh.rrp@upr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

NWSA 2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality

full name / name of organization: 
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
wrightrm@indiana.edu, karlic@stanford.edu, aasha.foster@nyu.edu, przybylo@yorku.ca, kgupta2@emory.edu

2013 Call for Papers about Asexuality
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
November 7-10, 2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media #5 'Comics and Cult Media' - deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media
contact email: 
leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk

Issue 5 Comic Book Intensities – Comics and Cult Media

Deadline extended to Friday March 1st 2013

Intensities seeks submissions dealing with comics as cult media. Topics might include:

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR "OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT" CONFERENCE MARCH 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 31 2013**

10th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 1-2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013; abstracts due 1 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics@ugent.be

Call for Papers for 2013 Mnemonics Graduate Summer School
“Memory Unbound: Transcultural, Transgenerational, Transmedial, and Transdisciplinary Dynamics of Memory” (Ghent, 9-11 September 2013)

http://www.mnemonics.ugent.be/news/cfp-ghent/

Broadway Babies

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 and MLA Executive Committee on Children's Literature; abstract 3-15-2013
contact email: 
donelle.ruwe@nau.edu

Call for Papers: MLA 2014 in Chicago

Broadway Babies

Representations of Moral Bankruptcy on Television (ASA 2013 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed panel for the 2013 American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington D.C. (November 21-24 at the Hilton Washington DC).

IJRC, a journal of radical inquiry seeks papers for Vol 02 No 02

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Radical Critique
contact email: 
ijrc.editor@live.com

We are now reading for Vol 02 No 02. The deadline is March 15, 2013 with a tentative publication date of March 30th.

Essays on Clarence Major for Proposed Book (3/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller (CSU Bakersfield)
contact email: 
gmiller9@csub.edu

Call for Submissions for a Book of New and Collected Essays on Clarence Major (fiction and/or poetry and/or painting)

Charles Johnson is writing the foreword.

FINAL EXTENSION: IU Grad Student Conference: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University English Department Graduate Student Advisory Committee
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, entitled “Consent: Terms of Agreement,” to be held a

CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)
Ruth Washbrook (Scottish Screen Archive/NLS)

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space [UPDATE] Conference Date March 23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired th

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 15 February 2013

London International Conference for Advanced Research in Business

full name / name of organization: 
Coordinator
contact email: 
info@intlafr.com

Website-http://www.intlafr.com/conferences.html

[UPDATE] The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture - Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

Deadline Extension

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

contact email:
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Emerging Scholars in Performance, ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group of the Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2013 Emerging Scholars Panel

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)

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

A matter of lifedeath

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@ad.umanitoba.ca

A matter of lifedeath
October 1-4, 2014

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

[UPDATE] ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"; January 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"

Transformations - CFP Teaching Pop Culture extended deadline Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

Extended Deadline for
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
special issue

TEACHING POPULAR CULTURE

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

"Neoliberalism With a Difference: Multiculturalism Versus the Welfare State"

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Strand / American Studies Association
contact email: 
ericstrand@uct.ac.za

500-word abstracts for our panel on "Neoliberalism With a Difference" for the 2013 ASA conference in Washington, DC (Nov. 21-24).

"Images of Violence in Contemporary Southern Film" Panel at SAMLA 2013 (8-10 November)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerns in Contemporary Film
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

This panel invites papers that examine depictions of the U. S. South and southerners in contemporary film.

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference: Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference-Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

Universality and Its Limits

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Universality and Its Limits

The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
April 19–20, 2013

Supernatural Studies Journal CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a new, peer-reviewed journal welcomes article and book review submissions for its first two issues (Spring and Fall 2013).

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 1/30 CfP: "The Campus Novel as Equipment for Living" Session, May 22-25 Ghent, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Marta J. Lysik/Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
contact email: 
marta.lysik.1@staff.hu-berlin.de

I am inviting 300-word (maximum) abstracts for a session titled "The Campus Novel as Equipment for Living." The sessionl will be organized within the framework of an international conference on “Rhe

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

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