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[UPDATE] Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/8/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu ; Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

WAITING AS CULTURAL PRACTICE: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 20.-22. May 2016, University Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Paderborn & Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
csinger[at]mail.uni-paderborn, oberwald[at]kennesaw.edu

20. – 22. May 2016 at the University Paderborn, Germany

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Originality in a Digital Culture (13 Marcy 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

Originality as an ideal has occupied an august position in American cultural history, from Emerson’s injunction to “[N]ever imitate” to Apple’s “Think different” campaign.

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity, CFP deadline 15 May 2015, Conference 19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanette O'Brien, Oline Eaton, The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, The University of Oxford
contact email: 
nanette.obrien@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity
Saturday, 19 September 2015

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

PAMLA 2015: Creative Writing: Process-as-Product(Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
genevieve.kaplan@gmail.com

This panel seeks critical, creative, and/or hybrid work that examines the poem as a form-in-progress and/or responds to temporal or physical constraint.

CFP [UPDATE] - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Arndt/Mariam Popal/Rinaldo Walcott - University of Bayreuth/University of Toronto
contact email: 
rinaldo.walcott@utoronto.ca, Susan.Arndt@uni-bayreuth.de, popal.mariam@uni-bayreuth.de

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question

full name / name of organization: 
LISA e-journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, Taina.Tuhkunen@univ-angers.fr

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question
LISA e-journal
Deadline for proposals: 1 July 2015

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

This panel invites conference papers that explore the reflexive relationship between contemporary (1975-2015) literature and popular music.

Issues in Critical Inquiry Biennial Symposium on the African Diaspora (Sept. 25-26, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Inquiry
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

ICI Biennial Symposium on the African Diaspora
“The African Diaspora in the World”

Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; June 15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

CFP: New Writing: The International Journal (1/6/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 22-23, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Poet-Artist Collaboration (abstracts due May 30)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores the theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

[UPDATE] American Literature 1: Literature Before 1870

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

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO APRIL 30th

PAMLA 2015: 21st-Century Literature (Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Fifteen years in, our twenty-first century literary traditions are beginning to take shape, and, indeed, it may be time to bring the poorly-named "contemporary" period to a close after its 70-year rei

Update - debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah / University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the debbie tucker green international symposium on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the University of Lincoln.

[UPDATE] SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

The 2015 ELLAK International Conference

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

The Contemporary: Culture in the Twenty-First Century, March 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
contemporary.princeton@gmail.com

We are constantly under pressure to define the “now.” When did it begin? What does it include? When will it end?

Exploring Moral Interfaces: Private Worlds and Public Systems, 7th to 9th October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Exploring Moral Interfaces:
Private Worlds and Public Systems
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
7th to 9th October, 2015

Words Words Words: The Future of Literary Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Words Words Words:
The Future of Literary Writing
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
25-27 November, 2015

PAMLA 2015-American Literature After 1865 Portland, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gvalenz3@calstatela.edu

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is calling for papers for its 113th annual convention.

CFP edited collecton---Modernism in the Green, Deadline May 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel (Baylor) and Margaret Konkol (New College)
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

Modernism in the Green

Philosophy and Poetry [Edited Volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha [India]
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Poetry has been a continuous presence in the realm of philosophy.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1 -- Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference -
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

Conference Webpage: https://tuftsgradhumanitiesconference.wordpress.com/

Call for Proposals - Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference - October 22-24,2015

full name / name of organization: 
LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

Call for papers and creative writing DEADLINE 15/05/20015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

(UPDATE) Call for Papers: Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail.com, serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

Call for papers Gender in series : cinema, television and the media

full name / name of organization: 
Gender in series : cinema, television and the media
contact email: 
gwenlegras@wanadoo.fr

Call for papers
Gender in series: cinema, television and the media

Call for papers
Authors can submit anytime they want:

From the Page to the Stage: Authorial Adaptation from Fiction to Drama - Special Session at the SAMLA conference (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ South Atlantic Modern Language Associaion
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

PAMLA 2015-Portland-U.S. Lit Before 1865

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
akong@calstatela.edu

The 113th Annual PAMLA Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, on November 6-8, 2015.

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