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Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 2, Issue 3 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2014. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

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

Proposed Panel for SSAWW's Triennial Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015). Theme: Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives

NeMLA 2015: Imposture and Self-Making in American Literature, 1850-1950

full name / name of organization: 
Lara Hubel and Min Young Kim / SUNY at Buffalo
contact email: 
larahube@buffalo.edu, mkim24@buffalo.edu

U.S. literature and culture, at least since Franklin, have been perpetually preoccupied with mythologies of both the self-made man and confidence-man.

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP: Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

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

EXTENDED CONFERENCE CFP DEADLINE: 1 August 2014.

Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Whitebell and Lisa Vandenbossche/NeMLA
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

UPDATED Intellectual Properties, or the Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy--Sept 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
umnCsclConference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JULY 20, 2014
Keynote Speakers (Updated): Jane Gaines, Columbia University
Peter Goodrich, Cardozo School of Law

Dates: September 26-27, 2014

Film Stardom in the 1950s (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of film stardom in the 1950s, to be featured in a special series of panels at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference,

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

Ethnicity, Femininity and the History of Music Symposium - October 24

full name / name of organization: 
Garth Institute for Music Research and Performanc
contact email: 
info@garthinstitute.org

CALL-FOR-PAPERS

CFA: Special edition of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations on 'Irish Transatlantic'

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations
contact email: 
muireann.crowley@ed.ac.uk, a.c.garden@sms.ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Special edition of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations on the 'Irish Transatlantic: Act of Union (1800) to the Present Day'

CORRECTED CFP: PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

SOCRATES EDITION-II VOL: III ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2014: ISSN 2347-2146 & ISSN 2347-6869

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges (November 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Contamination from Above (Submissions Due February 2, 2015)

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

"What if there were, lodged within the heart of the law itself, a law of impurity or a principle of contamination?"
-Jacques Derrida, "The Law of Genre"

THE THEME

SPECIAL ISSUE: GLOBAL NIGHTLIFE CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Music Studies
contact email: 
madison.moore@kcl.ac.uk

THE JOURNAL OF POPULAR MUSIC STUDIES invites submissions for a special issue on global nightlife cultures.

Teaching Disability: Transformations special issue

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE,

TEACHING DISABILITY

TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Sarah Chinn, Guest Editor

Call for Book Chapters: Authorship and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Lyons and Joel Gilberthorpe/ Macquarie University
contact email: 
siobhan.lyons@mq.edu.au and joel.gilberthorpe@mq.edu.au

Authorship and Translation (edited collection)
Edited by Siobhan Lyons and Joel Gilberthorpe
Due date for abstracts (300 words): October 31, 2014

SOCRATES : CALL FOR PAPER

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

http://www.socratesjournal.com/p/call-for-paper-new.html

SOCRATES is an International, Multi-lingual, Multi-disciplinary Refereed and Indexed Scholalry Journal.

CFP: 9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Postfeminist (Im)perfections: The Aesthetics of Postefeminist Failure in Popular Media [SCMS 2015, Montreal]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

CFP: Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2015
Montreal, CA | March 25-29, 2015

Panel Title: Postfeminist (Im)perfections: The Aesthetics of Postefeminist Failure in Popular Media

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014 for SWPACA Conference, 11 - 14 February, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
subalternspeak.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vol III Issue I

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 August 2014

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

*Please note the original posting mentioned a deadline of November 2015; the correct date in November 2014.*

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association, Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc/cfp/

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS"

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

NeMLA Convention Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp (30/9/2014; 30-3/4-5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

Literature and series, Lorient, France, 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées (GUEST)
contact email: 
shannon.wellslassagne@gmail.com

Literature and TV series
Université de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, 26-28 March 2015
Annual conference for GUEST (Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées)

Dominican Blackness (special issue); EXTENDED DEADLINE: Abstracts by 7/31/2014, Articles by 12/15/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Scholar
contact email: 
chettyr@stjohns.edu

The editors of The Black Scholar welcome essays for a special issue examining the complexity of black cultural politics and identity in the Dominican Republic.

NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Toronto, Ontario, for its 46th annual convention, held April 30 to May 3 2015.

UPDATE DEADLINE for BIRTHA conference at University of Bristol, UK. Title: Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol, UK
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

This one day conference is intended to explore the role of our concept of ‘transition’ in literary studies. This exploration

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