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MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance, and The Body

full name / name of organization: 
Panayiota (Patty) Argyrides / Queen's University
contact email: 
14pa6@queensu.ca

CFP: MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance and the Body

Pasadena, CA, November 17-20 2016

Special Issue: The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction (submissions due Feb. 10, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on “The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction,” guest-edited by Stef Craps (Ghent University) and Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmit

[UPDATE] Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean. The Soc

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard University of Miami
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.
The Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference, (2017 SEA Biennial)

Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

Call For Papers deadline is extended : SCPLC Conference 4/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University/Department of English
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

South Carolina State University’s Department of English and The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host an inter-disciplinary Conference on October 7, 2016.

In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
contact email: 
ladislav.vit@upce.cz

The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference &

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eileen.angelini@canisius.edu

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World
An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by:
Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar
Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D.
Canisius College

CFP: thresholds no. 1, Extraneous

full name / name of organization: 
Fran McDonald, Whitney Trettien
contact email: 
thresholdsjournal@gmail.com

thresholds is a new digital journal co-edited by Whitney Trettien (UNC) and Fran McDonald (U. Louisville).

Urban Studies Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

Romancing the Zombie [Contracted with McFarland Publishers-Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
contact email: 
romancingthezombie@gmail.com

Romancing the Zombie: Falling in Love with the Undead in the 21st Century

Editors
Ashley Szanter, Weber State University
Jessica K. Richards, Weber State University

Project Overview

Seeking short stories by women for Anthology- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of overcoming challenges or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography: An Interdisciplinary Conference (November 2016), CFP deadline 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
School of English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
verbaltext2016@gmail.com

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography
An Interdisciplinary Conference

10-12 November 2016
Queen Mary University of London

Call for Papers

Call For Submissions: “What to Make of ‘Nation?”

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space will be held on March 3-4, 2017 in Istanbul.

TRANSLATION STUDIES '16 / International Conference on Translation and Interpreting

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

TRANSLATION STUDIES '16 / International Conference on Translation and Interpreting will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Istanbul.

LANGUAGE, PHONETICS AND ETYMOLOGY '16 / International Conference in Language Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

LANGUAGE, PHONETICS AND ETYMOLOGY '16 / International Conference in Language Studies will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Istanbul.

Gender and Women's Studies '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies in Social Sciences and Art will be held on November 11-12, 2016 in Istanbul.

CfP (Deadline 15 April 2016): "American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political" (Conference, University of Bern)

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS // English Department, University of Bern
contact email: 
sanasconference2016@gmail.com

"American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political"
2016 Biannual Conference of the Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS

University of Bern
November 4-5, 2016

Studies in Crime Writing (Open Access Journal) DEADLINE 15 AUG 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Crime Writing
contact email: 
sicw@newberry.edu

Call for Papers — Studies in Crime Writing

The Emancipation of Bound Laborers in the Americas before the Abolition of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

The Emancipation of Bound Laborers in the Americas before the Abolition of Slavery
University of Montpellier, France
Friday, October 7, 2016

CFP Race & Ethnicity Area 2016 MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

[UPDATE - REMINDER] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

MICHAELINE CRICHLOW

[UPDATE] MMLA American Literature 1 Panel; abstracts due APRIL 10

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

Organizing Equality, Western University, 24 - 26 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
contact email: 
organizingequality@uwo.ca

We invite paper and session proposals for an international conference on equality at Western University in March of 2017.

[UPDATE] Works in Progress, 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Julie Sanders, Newcastle University, and Dr Adam Smyth,University of Oxford.
Abstract Deadline: 15th April 2016

CFP: Long Beach Indie Film, Media and Music Conference (Deadline May 6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival
contact email: 
info@longbeachindie.com

Celebrating global diversity, the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival (August 31-September 4,2016) is looking for scholars and entertainment industry professionals to bring

Chapter Proposals For the book "Ideological Messaging and the Role of Political Literature" Proposal Deadline:30 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Önder Çakırtaş-IGI Global- http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/2166
contact email: 
ocakirtas@bingol.edu.tr

http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/2166

CFP: Data

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

CFP: Data

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of data.

[UPDATE] MMLA Permanent Section - Collectives, Communities, and Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 6-9, 2016); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Associatio
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 9/11 and Popular Culture area is looking for abstract proposals for the MPCA conference in Chicago, IL, at the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.

#IntellectualActivistMovement(s): Reconnecting University Scholarship and Community Action (CFP Deadline: 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Language, Literacy and Culture Program (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
llcgradconference@gmail.com

It has been more than 50 years since the beginning of an intense period of socio-political action around issues of race, gender, and class in the U.S.

The SOCIAL

full name / name of organization: 
Arts Administration @ Boston University
contact email: 
artsad@bu.edu

THE SOCIAL is the International Association for Visual Culture biennial conference that will take place at Boston University.

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

'Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, and Returns', Biennial GANZA Conference, 23-24 January 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its third biennial conference, to be held at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, on 23-24 January 2017.

[Update]"Pushing Back: Feminist Readings as Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2016

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