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albeit Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

History and Transhistory in the Modern Novel (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Explorations of relations between historical and transhistorical forces that entangle and impinge on texts: memory, biography, trauma, event, rupture. Contemporary historical novel.

CFP Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies JLCDS: “Disability and Blood"

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studie

Third International Conference: Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature, May 24 and 25, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail and serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay - Call for Papers: We are a new journal published by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Tunghai University.

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Academic Novels: Beyond the Canon? (Special Session Proposal, MLA 2015 Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P.

CFP Rhizomes Special Issue: Black Holes: Afro-Pessimism, Blackness and the Discourses of Modernity (Deadline June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
contact email: 
daltonj@bgsu.edu

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge

Special Issue, Black Holes: Afro-Pessimism, Blackness and the Discourses of Modernity

Abstracts due by June 1st

[UPDATE] Fourteenth International Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@ondiversity.com

Fourteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations
Vienna, Austria
9-11 July 2014

Conference Focus:

Call for Papers for English Literature Last Date of Submission 4th May 2014

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Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101 )
http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

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[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Narrating Disaster in an Era of Global Climate Change (8-11 January; Vancouver, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Walker
contact email: 
caw2105@gmail.com

This proposed special session will examine the events, geographies, temporalities, and genres of Global Climate Change.

Black Doctoral Network Conference: Making the Connection DUE MARCH 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Black Doctoral Network
contact email: 
kristina@blackphdnetwork.com

The Black Doctoral Network is hosting its 2nd annual conference in Philadelphia, PA on October 23-25, 2014.

Gender and the Archives Roundtable, MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015, Special Session: Gender and the Archives Roundtable
contact email: 
judith.scholes@gmail.com

This roundtable will discuss ways in which gender interacts with or impacts the collection, preservation, or very existence of archives and archival materials, broadly understood.

Theatre Between Tradition & Contemporaneity 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual professional multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

MMLA: The Live of Cities: Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Associate invites proposals for the 2014 conference, which will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

[UPDATE] SWCCL "Has Literature Lost Its Faith?" Nov 14-15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

"I'm sick of Flannery O

[UPDATE] Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

[UPDATE]

"Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL) (abstract deadline 5/12/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

40th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 10-12, 2014, at Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)

WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention Academic Track: Approaching Deadline March 8, 2014

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

WisCon, the world's leading feminist science fiction convention invites papers for its academic programming track. WisCon 38 takes place in Madison, Wisconsin from May 23-26, 2014.

MFS Special Issue - Infrastructuralism

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
infrastructuralism@gmail.com

Guest Editors: Sophia Beal, Bruce Robbins, and Michael Rubenstein
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

CCSS 2014: Caribbean Festival Arts, Nassau, The Bahamas, November 21-22, 2014, Deadline July 1st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CCSS: The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series at The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
criticalcaribbean@gmail.com

CCSS: The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series
Call for Papers
Theme: Caribbean Festival Arts
The College of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas
Dates: November 21-22, 2014

UPDATE: Interfacing Language and Literature. 12-13 October 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 12-13 October 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

[UPDATE] SCMLA 2014: Urban Prisons and Rural Rambles in Early American Literature ( Extended: due 27 Feb.)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeccah Bechtold
contact email: 
rebeccah.bechtold@wichita.edu

“My spirit is weary for rural rambles,” Lydia Maria Child writes in Letters from New-York, for “amid these magnificent masses of sparkling marble, hewn in prison, I am all alone.” Like many of her contemporaries, Child contrasts the unfeeling cruelties of urban life with the apparent “freedom” of the natural world.

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: The Dark Side of Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Dark Side of Celebrity

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

“1930s Women: Modernists or Iconoclasts”: Submit by March 28th

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 2014 (Pittsburgh)
contact email: 
ericadelsandro@gmail.com; lauren.rosenblum@gmail.com

In 1928, Eleanor Roosevelt pointed out that women might have received the right to vote, but in the early 1930s, this remained “a gesture without real power.” This panel will ask how this politica

[UPDATE] CSU LOS ANGELES SIGNIFICATIONS MAY 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: March 3

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

UPDATE (DATE CORRECTION) The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) Student Conference, October 10, 2014.

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*The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 10, 2014

452ºF CFP: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com), to be published on January 31st 2015.

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole / Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

The Long Durée in Afro-Modernist Cinema and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015 Panel Proposal
contact email: 
sum188@psu.edu; ctolliver@uh.edu

We solicit papers on afro-modernist literature and film that reveal the usefulness and limits of the long durée as an analytical tool.

CFA - Screening War | Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

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Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
submissions@diffractions.net

Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

Third Issue - September 2014

SCREENING WAR

Deadline for submissions: May 15 2014

CFP: MLA 2015 Special Session: "Women on the Wrong Side of History?"

full name / name of organization: 
Emily MN KUgler
contact email: 
emkugler@colby.edu

In Emma Rothschild’s recent study of what she terms “the inner life of empire,” she uses the microhistory of one family to tell “a story of the multiple or multiplier effects of empire.” Bui

Traversing the Transnational [UPDATE]

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

Call for Papers

Traversing the Transnational

2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

April 10 – April 11, 2014

Gender, Identity and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; deadline May 26, 2014; conference 10/24-25

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Currently soliciting proposals for the upcoming NEPCA conference at Providence College in Providence, RI, October 24/25, 1014.

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