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CFP: 9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Postfeminist (Im)perfections: The Aesthetics of Postefeminist Failure in Popular Media [SCMS 2015, Montreal]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

CFP: Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2015
Montreal, CA | March 25-29, 2015

Panel Title: Postfeminist (Im)perfections: The Aesthetics of Postefeminist Failure in Popular Media

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014 for SWPACA Conference, 11 - 14 February, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vol III Issue I

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 August 2014

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

*Please note the original posting mentioned a deadline of November 2015; the correct date in November 2014.*

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association, Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc/cfp/

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS"

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

NeMLA Convention Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp (30/9/2014; 30-3/4-5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

Literature and series, Lorient, France, 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées (GUEST)
contact email: 
shannon.wellslassagne@gmail.com

Literature and TV series
Université de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, 26-28 March 2015
Annual conference for GUEST (Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées)

Dominican Blackness (special issue); EXTENDED DEADLINE: Abstracts by 7/31/2014, Articles by 12/15/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Scholar
contact email: 
chettyr@stjohns.edu

The editors of The Black Scholar welcome essays for a special issue examining the complexity of black cultural politics and identity in the Dominican Republic.

NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Toronto, Ontario, for its 46th annual convention, held April 30 to May 3 2015.

UPDATE DEADLINE for BIRTHA conference at University of Bristol, UK. Title: Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol, UK
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

This one day conference is intended to explore the role of our concept of ‘transition’ in literary studies. This exploration

Censorship and Self-Censorship: Special Issue of "Between," Journal of the Italian Comparative Literature Association (Compalit)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefano Ercolino / Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
stefano.ercolino@virgilio.it

This issue aims to investigate the interplay between censorship and self-censorship in a variety of domains, from literary works to audio-visual media, from criticism to cultural mediation, in order t

Lateral Journal: Performance and Cultural Studies Special Issue (proposals due August 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association--Stefanie A. Jones and Eero Laine
contact email: 
sjones@gc.cuny.edu; eero.email@gmail.com

The Performance Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association calls for proposals for politically engaged articles and innovative digital publishing projects at the intersections of cultural studi

Call for Contributions and Participation: Online Forum for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Complit Complice
contact email: 
complit@complit-complice.net

To Whom it may concern!

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Food and Eating: from the Literal to the Metaphorical

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE for articles: 31st July. Please send a brief description of intended topic to editors@harts-minds.co.uk asap.

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information. Twenty-first_CFP_ PEC_2014

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twenty-first Call for Papers)

UPDATE Existential Thought in African American literature Before 1940 (DEADLINE EXTENDED to August 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melvin G. Hill
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DEADLINE

Reconstruction Issue 14.2, Phenomenology and Education

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Volume 14.2, Phenomenology and Education
Edited by Elias Schwieler

Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image: University of Dundee, Scotland, 11 - 15 August

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
k.j.y.elder@dundee.ac.uk

The conference theme is Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image.

American Studies and American History: Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
marinski@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)

American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of Texas, San Antonio
contact email: 
Jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

The American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will sponsor a symposium "God and the American Writer" on February 26-28, 2015.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking book reviews for future issue

Sitcoms and Sitcom Stars of the 1950s (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Ph.D.
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals pertaining to noteworthy sitcoms and sitcom stars of the 1950s, to be featured in a special series of panels at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Confe

UPDATE: Intellectual Properties, or the Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy--Sept 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UmnCsclConference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JULY 20, 2014

The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference at the University of Minnesota
Dates: September 26-27, 2014

Feminist Formations Special Issue Institutional Feelings: Practicing Women’s Studies in the Corporate University

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Formations Special Issue
contact email: 
jennash@gwu.edu eaowens@fas.harvard.edu

If women’s studies (WS) can be described as occupying a space between precarity and legitimacy in the contemporary, corporate university, how do we experience, feel, and inhabit the discipline’s i

Uncertain Spaces: Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums. Lisbon, 30 October-1 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, IST-ID, IHA-UNL
contact email: 
info@unplace.org

International Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

"UNCERTAIN SPACES: Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums"

Love and Loss in Modernist Poetry (NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mcwhortere@merrimack.edu

LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
James Cook University (Australia)
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Scenarios for the apocalypse seem to proliferate in popular culture. John R.

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

LUCAS International Graduate Conference 2015
BREAKING THE RULES!
Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions

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