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Resurrection Narratives: Ethics, Genre, and Comparative Religions. Deadline January 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Religion and Literature Society / American Literature Association
contact email: 
sanderson14@my.lamar.edu

American literature has visualized many apocalyptic moments: the Middle Passage, the American Revolution, the Civil War, the World Wars, and 9/11, to name a few.

Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory (Submissions Accepted Year-round)

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory
contact email: 
managingeditor@womenandperformance.org

The Humanities and Its Bodies: Virginia Humanities Conference (March 21-22)

full name / name of organization: 
Longwood University
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

The Virginia Humanities Conference invites proposals for papers, panel sessions, and performances that investigate any aspect of the humanities and its bodies.

'Crossing the Space Between: 1914-1945', London, 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
Nick.Hubble@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

[UPDATE] 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Supernature and the Environment' 8th December Deadline for paper proposals approaching.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

Saints and Sinners: Michele Roberts, Postmodernism and Feminism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

History, Race, Aesthetics, Nation: Taxonomizing American Literature [ALA 2014 - May 22-25 - Washington D.C.]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

Recent work by Ted Underwood, Franco Moretti, Amanda Anderson, and W.

CFP - CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Second CFP - Hyperion International Conference - March 5, 2014
Theme: CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS
Date: March 5, 2014
Deadline for abstracts: December 20, 2013.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award--deadline February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE--deadline February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE seeks articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Rawlings, her circle,

Rawlings Annual Conference, March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 27th Annual Conference
Gainesville, Florida
March 21-22, 2014

The American Novel and Terrorism: CFP for ALA 2014 (May 22-25, Washington DC)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA 2014
contact email: 
jthorn@anselm.edu

Proposals sought for papers that read American novels written since 1790 (the year in which, the OED tells us, the terms “terror” and “terrorism” were first used) that take terrorism as subjec

[UPDATE] Their America: Digital Humanities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Their America (www.theiramerica.org), Geoff Hamilton
contact email: 
theiramerica@gmail.com

Their America (www.theiramerica.org) is seeking contributors to help with its archives and forums.

Freedom and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
editors, Freedom and Frontiers
contact email: 
freedomandfrontiers@gmail.com

Call for Submission

CFP: Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: A Journal of Myth and Fairy Tale Studies
contact email: 
weeksja@me.com

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 future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’

full name / name of organization: 
‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’
contact email: 
contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com

We are seeking honest, thoughtful, well-written
poetry for upcoming poetry anthology ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’. For more details visit:

[UPDATE] Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

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

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

CARTOGRAPHIES OF DISSENT

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

Call for Papers: English Language Notes 52.2, Fall/Winter 2014

Cartographies of Dissent
Resistance and Revolution in the Transnational Imaginary

Call for Papers: International Journal of Religion, Science& Society (IJRSS)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Religion, Science and Culture
contact email: 
editor@ceresc.org

Paper & Submission

Welcome to International Journal of Religion, Science & Society (IJRSS)

Literature and Assessment - Seeking Roundtable Participants for ALA Roundtable Proposal, May 22-24, 2014 (Washington, DC)

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno
contact email: 
mcotugno@MiamiOH.edu

We are seeking additional participants for a roundtable, Beyond Grades: Assessment Roundtable for Teachers of Literature.

[UPDATE] "Locating Positive Affects in American Modernism." Proposed Panel for ALA 2014, May 22-25, 2014, Washington D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Tim DeJong / Western University
contact email: 
tdejong@slu.edu

Much of the recent work done in affect theory has focused on dark and problematic affective states such as alienation, melancholia, and despair.

Call for Proposals -- SCCC Creative Writing Festival, April 21-26.

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

SCCC's annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing features five days of events held Monday, April 21- Friday, April 25 at each of our three campuses (in Brentwood, Selden,

english language and literature

full name / name of organization: 
sakine ucar/ankara university
contact email: 
sakineucar@yahoo.com

My name is Sakine Ucar and I was born in Iğdır, Turkey.

Call for Essays: Ekphrasis in American Poetry: The Colonial Period to the 21st Century 12/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Kleppe/ Hedmark University College
contact email: 
sandra.kleppe@hihm.no

Ekphrasis in American Poetry: The Colonial Period to the 21st Century

Visualising Canonical Literature: A Transhistorical Approach. MLA in Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015).

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Portraits, iconic scenes, generic images, technological endowments, among other possibilities: how does the illustration history of a work evolve over the centuries?

Voice and Resonance in Contemporary Literary Studies, 28 February - 2 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Belmont Abbey College
contact email: 
josephpizza@bac.edu ; albenthall@bac.edu

Whether conceived as spirit, self, persona, or merely a silent placeholder, the concept of “voice,” and its purported resonances, has had a varied history in literary studies.

Screendance: University Students Round Table -Call for Participants

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is

Call for Screendance Papers/Panelists

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented during the festival's second annual screendance confere

The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Fifth Graduate Student Conference Caribbean Without Borders: Beyond the Can[n]on’s Range March 19-21st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department. Faculty of Humanities. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
caribbeanwithoutborders@gmail.com

Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Guest Speaker
Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

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