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Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

B-Side Modernism Fellowship Deadline extended to 12/20

full name / name of organization: 
nonsite.org
contact email: 
jashton@uic.edu

B-Side Modernism Fellowship Information:

Danowski’s synoptic ambition—to collect literally all poetry in English published in the twentieth century, including the independent journals,

Identity and Culture: Engaging Interdisciplinary Conversations

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.gradconference@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Identity and Culture
Saturday, March 1, 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to (Re)examining Southern Canonical Texts Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference Arlington, Virginia, March 27-29, 2014
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

As southern literary studies continue to expand beyond regional borders, it is important to examine not only contemporary southern texts but also to (re)envision the significance of canonical texts.

Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division
contact email: 
kgallon@muhlenberg.edu

THE JOINT JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION HISTORY CONFERENCE
(The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division joint spring meeting)

When: SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014

Call for Papers Theatre Topics

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre Topics/Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
gwendolyn.alker@nyu.edu

The editors of Theatre Topics are pleased to announce a general call for submissions.

"Attachment" - UC Irvine Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, March 13 & 14, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine.
contact email: 
attachment.uci2014@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Borders (3/29/14). Abstract Deadline: Extended to December 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on March 29, 2014.

Online Learning in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

IH is soliciting original research and reflective articles on the use of technology for teaching Humanities.

[UPDATE] THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA 8th Annual Conference March 28-29, 2014

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

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University

Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

Extended Deadline: Currents of the Black Atlantic

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, ESA 2014 Conference
contact email: 
BlackAtlanticCurrents@gmail.com

Currents of the Black Atlantic
13-14 March 2014
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY

Opening Keynote: David Scott, Columbia University

Curating and the Affective Turn: Abstracts due February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Curatorial Studies
contact email: 
jefish@yorku.ca

JOURNAL OF CURATORIAL STUDIES

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

CURATING AND THE AFFECTIVE TURN

Edited by Jennifer Fisher and Helena Reckitt

College English Association of Ohio Spring Conference: English and the Arts (April 5, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
Spring2014@englishceao.org

April 5, 2013 at Youngstown State College, Youngstown, Ohio

DECEMBER DEADLINE for excellent undergraduate work

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal of undergraduate writing
contact email: 
lisa.beckelhimer@uc.edu

The peer-reviewed undergraduate journal Queen City Writers seeks written and multimedia submissions for the spring 2014 issue themed around civil rights and race relations.

[UPDATE] The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly: American Exceptionalism in the 21st Century, April 17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue American Studies
contact email: 
allen65@purdue.edu

Call for Papers

39th Annual American Studies Graduate Symposium
The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly: American Exceptionalism in the 21st Century

Purdue University, April 17-18, 2014

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

Call for VOl III ISSUE I 2014(January)

New Academia is a refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum, Pune.

Traversing the Transnational April 10-12, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Traversing the Transnational
2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
April 10 – April 12, 2014

Call for Papers - Shift, Issue 7

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

http://shiftjournal.org

CFP: Partition, Democracy, (and Europe) Abstract Deadline: 31 December 2013, Conference on 1-2 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews
contact email: 
partitions@cardiff.ac.uk

Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews are pleased to announce the latest symposium of "Partitions - What are they good for?", the AHRC funded Research Network on Comparative Partitions.

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

Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies - Proposals January 8 th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA, Université Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
julie.sauvage<@>univ-montp3.fr, weeksj<@>iupui.edu

We are in the process of establishing a brand new web-based, peer-reviewed journal in English, in the field of myth and fairy tale studies.

[Update]: The Specter of Race: Stephen King's Representations of Black Masculinities (Deadline for abstracts: 31.12.2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Yael Maurer , Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
yael.maurer@gmail.com

The Specter of Race: Stephen King's Representations of Black Masculinities

XXVI FILLM International Congress: Languages and Literatures Today, University of Nottingham Ningbo China 17-19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes/ International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
FILLM@nottingham.edu.cn

The XXVI FILLM International Congress provides an opportunity for linguists and literary scholars from all over the world to compare notes about current developments.

CFP Reminder: Representations of Childhood in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Heimermann (University of Wisconsin-Milwuakee) and Brittany Tullis (St. Ambrose University)
contact email: 
heimermanntullis@gmail.com

CFP: Representations of Childhood in Comics

ASL Graduate Conference "Death and Dying in American Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig
contact email: 
asl-gradconference@uni-leipzig.de

In recent years, popular TV series such as CSI, Bones, Dexter, and Game of Thrones have exposed viewers to high numbers of dead bodies per episode, yet in the news media, it remains largely taboo to d

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2014; May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 22-25, 2013.

1st Global Conference Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ssc@inter-disciplinary.net

Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement

Tuesday 29th July ¬ Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations:

EXTENDED: Word Hoard Issue III Call for Papers: "Pop/Corn"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

NOTE: The due date for submissions has been extended to 15 December 2013.

[UPDATE] Extension: OH, THE HUMANITIES!: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE TRENDS IN THE DISCIPLINE DUE DECEMBER 16th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AGIC
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between

EXTENSION SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:
OH, THE HUMANITIES!: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE TRENDS IN THE DISCIPLINE

Balkans in Contemporary Travel Writing, June 19-21 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

In her seminal study Imagining Balkans Maria Todorova observed travellers and travel writers have always been the first to make communicative links between various political, cultural, and geographic

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)
contact email: 
livinglaborconference@gmail.com

Living Labor: Marxism and

Gloria Naylor: Contemporary Critical Analyses

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon A. Lewis/Montclair State University
contact email: 
lewiss@mail.montclair.edu

CFP: Gloria Naylor: Contemporary Critical Analyses

Abstracts: 1 page, 250 words
Deadline: 30 May 2014

Sharon A. Lewis, Montclair State University

Ama Wattley, Pace University

Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014; Conference held May 16-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Website: endnotes2014.wordpress.com

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on Violence and Revolution in the African Diaspora, April 4-5 (Deadline Nov 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
sweeber@psu.edu

Keynote address delivered by Sibylle Fischer on April 4, 2014

Proposals for Special Issue of Peitho

full name / name of organization: 
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
peitho@cwshrc.org

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

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