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Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

War and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing. Ed. Louise O. Vasvari and I-Chun Wang.

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

Black Theatre Association Post-Conference Gathering - Call for Participants

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

Call for Participants
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
Post-Conference: “Dialogues in the Desert”
following the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2014 Conference

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

'The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' calls for submission for June 2014 issue issue (www.themuse.webs.com)

Submission guidelines

SCMLA 2014: Urban Prisons and Rural Rambles in Early American Literature

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.”

Voices That Build The Americas/November 13-15, 2014/Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles/University of Rouen
contact email: 
jose.hanai@univ-rouen.fr

International conference organized by ERIAC (Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles) on the subject of AMERICANNESS, entitled "History, Fiction, Representations: The Voices

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

EGSO Conference: Transaction [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speakers: Anna McCarthy (NYU) and Myung Mi Kim (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

CFP American Circuits, American Secrets Sept 2014 Banff, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta / Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
organizers@circuitsandsecrets.com

According to a top-secret 2009 National Security Agency report leaked by now infamous former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden, approximately one third of all international telephone calls, and more

Modernist Studies Association: Nov. 6-9, 2014 / Pittsburgh, PA, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
grogers@pitt.edu

The annual conference of the Modernist Studies Association will be held at the historic Omni William Penn hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-9, 2014.

[Update] Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

SCMLA Session: "Black Nationalisms" (abstracts due 3/31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mchooper@pvamu.edu

BLACK NATIONALISMS

Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

The St.

SPRINKLE: A Journal for Queer and Feminist Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Freire Project: Critical Culture Community, Youth & Media Activism
contact email: 
abreaksp@gmail.com

Our committee is accepting academic works from undergraduate and current graduate students, that engage critically with issues of gender/gender-under-erasure, sexuality, race, class and dis/ability.

UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014, Kelowna, BC

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, University of Northern British Columbia

UPDATE Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Webb / Huntington University
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is publishing a three-volume Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore in 2015.

Comics panel at ASA American Studies Association conference in Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Eyal Amiran
contact email: 
amiran@uci.edu

A panel on American comics is forming for the ASA in Los Angeles, November 2014. Panel proposals are due by February 2, so I need to receive a short abstract and your cv by JANUARY 28, 2014.

[UPDATE] Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/17 (Hard Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2014 First Book Institute

June 8-14, 2014

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted students and researchers in all branches of academic study.

California State University, Los Angeles - Significations Graduate Conference, 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: CFP: Proposed Panel on Evaluating Harriet E. Wilson's _Our Nig_ in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet/American Literature Association
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

Evaluating Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig in the 21st Century

Disability, Race, and Slavery in 19th-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session 2015
contact email: 
george.gordon-smith@emory.edu, heather.chacon@uky.edu

Disabled slaves figure repeatedly in nineteenth-century American literature. What do their representations tell us about disability, race, and slavery in the long 19th-century?

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 31** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

UPDATE: Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre - Deadline Extended to 1/25/14

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

[UPDATE] XXVI FILLM International Congress, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Language & Literature, 17-19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes/ International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
FILLM(a)nottingham.edu.cn

If you haven't yet sent us your proposal, there are still a few spaces left for this prestigious international conference which will feature academics from around the world.

Persistent Texts, Sustainable Enterprises, and the Technologies of Book Making, SAMLA 2014, Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA
contact email: 
mjbrown@fsu.edu

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel welcomes 15-minute papers related to textual studies, bibliography, the history of the book, authorship, rare books, paratextuality, publishing history, ci

News from Somewhere: A Reader in Communication and Challenges to Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Wayzgoose Press | Eugene, OR, USA
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

EDITORS: Dr. Daniel Broudy, Dr. Jeffery Klaehn, Dr. James Winter

PUBLISHER: WAYZGOOSE PRESS | Eugene, Oregon, USA

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 6 | 30 | 14

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com

The Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference

FERAL FEMINISMS – CFP ISSUE 3 – Feminine Feelers // Deadline – 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FERAL FEMINISMS
contact email: 
zorianna@gmail.com

Feral Feminisms (http://feralfeminisms.com), a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest e

Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Örebro, Sweden 26-27 September 2014, Abstract Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS, Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
Örebro, 26-27 September 2014
Call for Papers

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