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Triangular Atlantic Entanglements: Rights and Revolutions (U. S., France, Haiti), NeMLA 17-20 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Robert R. Daniel / Saint Joseph's University
contact email: 
rdaniel@sju.edu

This session seeks to discern and categorize some of the important "entanglements" between the U.S., France and Haiti.

Call for Papers 2016 National Black Writers Conference "Writing Race, Embracing Difference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY
contact email: 
Creynolds@mec.cuny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
13th National Black Writers Conference
“Writing Race, Embracing Difference”
March 31, 2016 – April 3, 2016
Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Star Trek and Gender Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Since its premiere on September 8, 1966, Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek has become one of the icons of science fiction.

Touching the Body in Pieces: Affective Ecologies of the Modern Body (NeMLA- March 2016, Hartford, CT) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu or kara_watts@my.uri.edu

The Wenshan Review (ISSN: 2077-1218): Launch of its new website & call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, issued both in print and online versions, is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.wreview.org .

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature & Literary Theory Print ISSN 2277-3967 E- ISSN: 2347-2073

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN: 2347-2073)

VOl. IV Issue IV OCT. 2015

CFP: Honors Education: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (12/4/15;3/9/16-3/11/16)

full name / name of organization: 
National Society for Minorities in Honors
contact email: 
conference@nsfmih.org

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Call for Papers

Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11 2016
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016, Harvard: Images of Science in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history.

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Farrell-Wortman
contact email: 
farrellwortm@wisc.edu

We are seeking participants for a proposed panel on the staging of unemployment for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference in Chicago, IL.

Secularization and the Novel, a Seminar for ACLA 2016 at Harvard, March 17-20 - Proposals Due Sept 23rd [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
siemers.ryan@gmail.com

America’s Contradictory Promise (Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE / Congress 2016 (28-31 May 2016)
contact email: 
srangwal@ualberta.ca

“Commerce between master and slave is despotism.

Wreck Park Journal is Open for Submissions for Winter Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies (Feb. 11-12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Disability Studies Group
contact email: 
CRIPFUTURE2016@gmail.com

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies
keynote speakers: Ellen Samuels (UW-Madison) and Alison Kafer (Southwestern)

February 11-12, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

[Extended Deadline]- Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

The Womanist Mystique: A Symposium on Scholarship and Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Destiny Crockett/ Undergraduate at Princeton University
contact email: 
datc@princeton.edu

"The Womanist Mystique: A Symposium on Scholarship and Activism" will be a one day long event held on Princeton University's campus on February 6th.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016: The House in Literature: practices of commemoration, consumption, display and self-fashioning.

full name / name of organization: 
Diviani Chaudhuri / State University of New York at Binghamton
contact email: 
dchaudh1@binghamton.edu

There's only one more week left to submit paper proposals for the American Comparative Literature Association's 2016 Annual Meeting to be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 1

[UPDATE] DEADLINE to submit abstracts: SEPTEMBER 30, Reading Terror: Representations and Resistance. Dates: November 5-6, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and the Italian Specialization at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
gcfallconference2015@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature and the Italian Specialization at The Graduate Center, CUNY, present the annual interdisciplinary conference, this year titled Reading Terror:

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Discourse on Protest and Reform in 19th-century Women's Writing, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Nilgun Anadolu-Okur Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nilgun.okur@gmail.com

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Discourse on Protest and Reform in 19th-century Women’s Writing
(Roundtable)

Women's and Gender Studies / Cultural Studies and Media Studies

Harriet Beecher Stowe's Iconic Uncle Tom's Cabin: A Revisit, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Molefi Kete Asante (Masante@temple.edu)

For NemLA's 2016 Conference in Hartford, Conn. March 17-20

Submit an Abstract (15690)

Harriet Beecher Stowe's Iconic Uncle Tom's Cabin: A Revisit

"Hauntings" / NeMLA panel, March 17-20, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) Monika Giacoppe (Ramapo College)
contact email: 
ivanchikova@.hws.edu, mgiacopp@ramapo.edu

Description: In recent years, haunting has been theorized as a temporal aberration, as a form of memory (involuntary memory), as spectrality, as an absence, and as a structure of feeling (affect).

[REMINDER] American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of th

ACLA Seminar: "Forms of Passivity", March 17-20 2016, Harvard U; Abstracts due Sept 23

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca; garcicl@mcmaster.ca

In a context where the active (voice, body, citizen) remains the privileged mode of life, the possibility of imagining passivity as a political alternative has been a major lure for critical and polit

[UPDATE] SPM 18th Annual International Conference : EXTENDED DEADLINE January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
socphenmedia@yahoo.com

The Society for Phenomenology and Media (SPM) invites proposals for individual conference papers and three-person panels for its 18th Annual International Conference in Puebla, Mexico.

Orthodox Gender: Contemporary Orthodox Thoughts on Gender and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
James J Miller
contact email: 
hood.miller@gmail.com

Call for papers for edited collection.

CHLA 2016: Prizing Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Catherine Miller (Ohio State University)
contact email: 
prizingchildrenslit@gmail.com

Abstracts are currently being accepted for a proposed panel titled "Prizing Children's and Young Adult Literature" for the 2016 CHLA Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

full name / name of organization: 
UTA English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
bodiesatwork2016@gmail.com

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
tswl@utulsa.edu

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

NEMLA 2016 CfP: New Directions in Queer Nineteenth-Century American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Griffiths / The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
tgriffiths@gradcenter.cuny.edu

In his 2003 collection of essays Deep Gossip, Henry Abelove suggests that queer studies and American studies, at a fundamental level, have always grappled with the same questions and concepts: an inte

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS - DEADLINE 10TH NOVEMBER, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

Postcolonial Interventions
Call for Papers
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (January 2016)

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 4 January 2016 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kallukian@gatech.edu

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 2016, San Francisco).

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