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Age, Culture, Humanities: Deadine for Issue #3 - 15 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:

CFP - 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: 
popal.mariam@gmail.com

Ethics is a global endeavor bereft of any universal validity. Ethics is subjective, positioned and biased, commuting between subjectivity and collectivity/community.

[UPDATE] Reading the Queer in Literature, Culture and Theory (edited volume). Deadline for submission (extended): Dec. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for a forthcoming edited volume on the representations of the 'queer' in the various genres and sub-genres of art, cinema, culture and popular culture, theory, philosophy and h

Trance, March 5-6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center-CUNY English Department Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Center-CUNY English Student Association Conference: Trance
March 5-6 2015

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
English Department of Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium, a Journal of Academic Voices, is now in its sixth year of consistent publication.

Mid-20th-Century American Poetry and the Question of Beauty (12/12/14; 5/21-24/15, ALA Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

"Rigor of beauty is the quest," writes Williams in his preface to "Paterson." "But how will you find beauty when it is locked in the mind past all remonstrance?" For the 2015 ALA conference in Bosto

Interdisciplinary Graduate Disabilities Conference - April 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research
contact email: 
lucas.f.wilson@vanderbilt.edu; topher.endress@gmail.com

We invite graduate and professional students, academics, professionals, and qualified undergraduate students to participate in Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research's first Inte

Octavia E. Butler Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
francisc@cofc.edu

The Octavia E. Butler Society invites abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://alaconf.org/annual-conference/).

[UPDATE] Crime Fiction and Community, University of Edinburgh, 10 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
crimeandcommunity2015@gmail.com

Crime Fiction and Community
University of Edinburgh
10 July 2015

Keynote Speakers

Professor Gill Plain (St Andrews)
Professor Mary Evans (LSE)

Call for Abstracts

LURe Journal Call for Papers!

full name / name of organization: 
LURe Journal
contact email: 
lurejournal@gmail.com

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

CfP: Gender and the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@.uni-koeln.de

In the cultural imagination, expressions of the erotic – sex, desire, relationships – are intrinsically linked to gender.

Fictions of Corporeal Diversity: A Symposium on Literary Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Gregory, Lancaster University
contact email: 
a.gregory5@lancaster.ac.uk

Charles Carter Building, Lancaster University
Thursday 4th June 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Bolt (Liverpool Hope University)

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Twentieth Century Women’s Writing (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (Department of English, University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

We invite scholarly papers that shed light on twentieth century women novelists, playwrights and poets for a forthcoming anthology on twentieth century women writers.
Scope of the volume:

Beasts of America: Perspectives on Animals and Animality in U.S. Culture, 1776-1920 (Abstracts due January 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominik Ohrem
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

In American history, animals are everywhere. They are a ubiquitous presence in myriad historical, literary, biographical, scientific and other texts and narratives of the American past – a past that, both different from and just like the present, was characterized by a multiplicity of relations between humans and animals ranging from intimate co-existence to exploitation and outright violence.

Memory in Action: Remembering the Past, Negotiating the Present & Imagining the Future (3/28/2015). Abstracts: 12/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (Lincoln University, Pennsylvania) is requesting proposals/abstracts for its third international conference, to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Ethnic American Women and Illustrated Periodicals; deadline Dec 5, 2014; conference November 4-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions for a conference session of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW), November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylva

Trans-Scripts Vol. 5, 2015 “Race/Gender Revisited”

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
meredicl@uci.edu

Journal Publication Date: May 15, 2015
Deadline for Abstract/Paper Submission: January 31, 2015

“We have still to recognize that all women do not have the same gender.”

Technoculture Volume 5 (2015) Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
inquiries@tcjournal.org

Update-CFP—The Sixties—November 1 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael, National Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP—The Sixties—November 1 Deadline

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, April 1 through Saturday, April 4, 2015

"Intellectual Freedom:" Graduate Conference - University of South Carolina - Deadline Nov. 27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina Department of English
contact email: 
alcatusc@gmail.com

The ALC is pleased to announce The Second Annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

"Intellectual Freedom"

February 27-28, 2015

"Illustration and Gender" special issue of NCGS (3/15/15; Summer 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
kate.holterhoff@gmail.com

In Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855-1875 (Ashgate 2012), Paul Goldman calls for an “enlargement” of illustration studies; “[t]he breadth and depth of what exists and remains relatively unexp

UPDATE: Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture. February 20-22, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Department
contact email: 
violationconference@gmail.com

Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture
An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the McGill University English Department. February 20-22, 2015.

Landscape, Space, and Place conference

full name / name of organization: 
Landscape Studies and Geography Department at Indiana University
contact email: 
IUlandscapeconference@gmail.com

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9th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference
Indiana University – Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington, Indiana
February 26-28th 2015

Faculty Presentations will be February 26th in the Georgian Room (IMU)
Graduate Presentations will be February 27-28th in State Room East (IMU)

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult
Dystopian and Science Fiction

[UPDATE] African American Literature and Culture Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 21-24, 2015
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue

African American Literature and Culture Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
African American Literature and Culture Society
American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 21-24, 2015
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue

RAW 2015 - Research-Art-Writing - March 6 & 7 2015 - Submit by December 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Research, Art, Writing (RAW) - University of Texas, Dallas
contact email: 
utd.gsa@gmail.com

RAW - Research, Art, Writing 2015
University of Texas at Dallas
Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association
utd.gsa@gmail.com
March 6th and 7th, 2015

So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
sjl519@york.ac.uk

So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

Friday 13 February, 2015

University of York

Deadline for abstracts: 12 December, 2014

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin / University College Dublin
contact email: 
ensfrdublin@gmail.com

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

A Conference of the European Network for Short Fiction Research

April 17-18, 2015, TCD and UCD, Dublin, Ireland

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (19 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism/ Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 19 January 2015

[UPDATE] MELUS 2015 PANEL: Writing Across the Color Line

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany Miller
contact email: 
bmiller@laspositascollege.edu

Please send 250 word abstracts to bmiller@laspositascollege.edu and vanengen@usc.edu.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Writing Across the Color Line: Ethics, Problems and Productive Possibilities

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to November 1st:: Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh University English graduate program is organizing our first annual conference on "Literature and Social Justice" for March 7th, 2015, to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylva

Craft Critique Culture: Changes & Exchanges (April 10-11, 2015: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Toscano/Annemarie Pearson (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“My soul would sing of metamorphoses./ But since, o gods, you were the source of these/ bodies becoming other bodies, breathe/ your breath into my book of changes”
—Ovid, The Metamorphoses (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

As an interdisciplinary conference, Craft Critique Culture encompasses the intersection of critical and creative approaches. In light of this objective, this year’s conference renews this focus through the examination of changes and exchanges. We invite the submission of critical, theoretical, and original creative work from across the humanities, sciences, and legal disciplines that speak to this topic. We are seeking submissions that cover a gamut of methods and forms, from traditional scholarly papers to non-traditional formats and presentations, including film, video, music, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, visual art and artists’ books, as well as theater and performance.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Craft & DIY Rhetorics

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot
contact email: 
editors@harlotofthearts.org

Deadline extended: April 15, 2015

Bodies of Bondage: Environments in Women’s Neo-Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

With the conference theme in mind, this panel will consider the liminal spaces and hybrid lives of women in neo-captivity narratives, a term that addresses the broad implications of the captivities ab

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