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Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, April 8, 2016, University of Rochester

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
contact email: 
SBAI2016conf@gmail.com

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

UPDATE Archi-textuality: Explorations of text and writing. April 16-17, 2016 at CSUN

full name / name of organization: 
The California State University at Northridge Department of English Annual Conference Archi-textuality
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

The CSUN Department of English Annual Conference
Archi-textuality

ON: April 16-17, 2016
AT: 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330

[UPDATE] “Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline, including Contemporary Literature, Modernism/Modernity, MELUS, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Verge: Studies in Global Asias, among others.

Conflict and Liberation, Marquette University April 23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English and History Departments from Marquette University and UW Milwaukee
contact email: 
muuwmhumanitiesconf@gmail.com

The English and History Departments from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University invite submissions for the third annual Graduate Student Humanities Conference to take place on

CFP Journal of English and Spanish Studies VERBEIA (Deadline 15th January, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Social Sciences and Education/ Camilo José Cela University, Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
Editor : Sonia Sánchez (editoraverbeia@ucjc.edu)

Verbeia is an international open-access scientific journal dealing with two philological fields:

[UPDATE] Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Deadline extended to December 1, 2015

CFP - The Timeless Toni Morrison

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maroua, Cameroun, and University of Zielona Góra, Poland. Editors. Blossom N. Fondo Ph.D. and Agnieszka Łobodziec Ph.D.
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com and aga_uz@tlen.pl

CFP - The Timeless Toni Morrison

New Critics VII Undergraduate English Conference. April 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are soliciting abstracts for critical undergraduate essays on any topic relating to literature or composition. If accepted, completed papers should be readable in no more than 15 minutes.

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

The Matter of Resistance Conference University of Warwick

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)

CFP: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly R. Moffitt/University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
obamaeffect2.0@gmail.com

Call for Papers: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

October 27-29, 2016

University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)

The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education & Intellect in Contemporary Literature for Young People - MLA17 ChLA sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
David Aitchison/ Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
david.c.aitchison@gmail.com

This proposed session sponsored by the Children's Literature Association will consider the status of the intellectual life of the child in modern and contemporary literature for young people.

Critical Juncture: Representations of the Body, April 8-9, 2016, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Juncture
contact email: 
criticaljunctureconference@gmail.com

Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2016

Reminder: The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

"The Carrot is Mightier than the Sword" — Deadline December 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation
contact email: 
editor@egjpress.org

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CFP: Spatializing Sovereignty, 3/4/2016, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

2016 Symposium 2016: "Spatializing Sovereignty"

Featuring keynote addresses by:

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline December 21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
MayoReview@gmail.com

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

[REMINDER] CfP: Special Issue "Across Currents: Connections between Atlantic and (Trans)Pacific Studies" (abstracts due Dec 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jens Temmen, Nicole Poppenhagen // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
contact email: 
transpacific@uni-potsdam.de

Call for Papers // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
Routledge, UK: www.tandfonline.com/rjas

CFP: Masculinities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities Journal
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

[UPDATE] Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Global Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual Fantastika Conference
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

“Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fi

[UPDATE] Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, March 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2015.

Louisiana/French Antilles: A shared space-time

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandre Leupin / Center for French and Francophone Studies
contact email: 
frleup@lsu.edu

Louisiana/French Antilles: A shared space-time
A transdisciplinary colloquium
1st week of November 2016

CFP: CRITIQUING HUMANISM Vol 3. No. 1 (Deadline April 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

Barcelona CFP 2016 Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists & celebrities selling?

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
contact email: 
celeb.studies@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists, and celebrities selling?

Red Room, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal

Barcelona, Spain

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE (3/3/16; deadline: 12/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

call for journal articles/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 (Mustafa KIRCA)

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

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Winter Issue [UPDATE]

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

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/15/15 21st Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Abstraction

full name / name of organization: 
UC Irvine Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
abstractionconference@gmail.com

CFP: “Abstraction”, March 11th-12th 2016

abstractionconference.blogspot.com

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Folk and Indigenous Religions in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Religion and Literature Society
contact email: 
rlh137@case.edu

The American Religion and Literature Society, affiliated with the American Literature Association, invites papers exploring how folk and indigenous religious traditions serve to unsettle or redefine c

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