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The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine: 18 April 2015; Deadline for Submissions: 14 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu
The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine
Saturday, 18 April 2015
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)

MadLit 2015 - "Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure" EXTENDED DEADLINE: Jan. 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com.

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

Deadline Extended for CFPs: January 19, 2015

United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Submission Deadline: 2/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

Community Boundaries and Border Crossings by Ethnic Women Writers--abstracts due 15 Feb 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Lillvis
contact email: 
lillvis@marshall.edu

Community Boundaries and Border Crossings by Ethnic Women Writers: Critical Essays, to be edited by Kristen Lillvis, Molly Fuller, and Robert Miltner, is seeking contributors.

Late 19th / Early 20th C. Lit, English & American -- RMMLA 2015 (Santa Fe, 10/8-10/10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Leavitt.39@osu.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association is calling for papers for its 69th annual convention!

Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance (ASA 2015, Oct 8-11) due 1/20

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Rachel J. McWhorter, rmcwhorter@stchas.edu & Jewon Woo, jwoo@lorainccc.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance

RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA Submission deadline extended to January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and the Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
contact email: 
kcostello@astate.edu or abeauchamp@astate.edu

RADICAL WRITES:
COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR

Intermezzo Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

http://www.enculturation.net/intermezzo-announcement

Resisting the Nation, Reproducing Colonial Misery: Sports and the Transnational Imaginary (ASA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association, Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. (October 8-11, 2015. Toronto, Canada.)
contact email: 
b.irom@wsu.edu

In 1844, Canada and the USA played a cricket match at the St. George's Club in New York, which is now the site for NYU’s Medical Centre.

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 - Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for ASA 2015 in Toronto, Canada October 8-11, 2015.

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship announced a general CfP. Deadline 16th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

MAI Journal announces a general call for papers for Volume 4 (2015)
Deadline: 16th February 2015

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

D.A.V. P.G.

SCMLA: African American Literature (Abstracts Due 3/31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kml4z@mtmail.mtsu.edu

This is a regular session sponsored by the African American Literature Studies group within the SCMLA. This session welcomes proposals on any topic related to African American literature.

“Representing Misery without Civil Society” ASA Conference in Toronto, October 8-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
christian ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2015: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Slavery Past, Present and Future Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
slavery1@inter-disciplinary.net

Slavery Past, Present and Future
The Slavery Past, Present and Future Project

Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] CFP: Public Intellectuals Lecture Series DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED (Jan. 12)

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

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