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[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

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

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek / University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
contact email: 
walicek@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom, an edited volume

Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going? Intersections in Race and Technology (NeMLA April 30-May 3 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Forster / Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nicholas.forster@yale.edu

Where do race and technology meet? Since its emergence cinema has been but one technology to repeatedly build its status on the raced bodies of its subjects.

Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present, a one day conference 05/09/2014

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

Transitions: 1945-Present
University of Bristol, Friday, September 5, 2014

CFP: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

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

Excavating the Voice: Literature of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

This roundtable discussion will discuss the ways in which literature by African-American women in the nineteenth century discusses motherhood, slavery, madness, spirituality, challenges to patriarchy

MLA Options for Teaching British and American Satire (proposals due 7/1)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Options for Teaching (book series)
contact email: 
mlaoptionsforsatire@gmail.com

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Modern British and American Satire to be edited by Evan Davis (Hampden-Sydney College) and Nichola

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Literature and Religion after 1900 (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
yto1@binghamton.edu

Since the early 2000s, there has been a rise in scholarship about the religious and ethical dimensions of American postwar fiction.

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

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

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

Is a Novel JUST a Novel? 4th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
arya.aryan@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Department of English Studies One-Day Conference

Durham University, 4th September 2014

Is a Novel JUST a Novel?

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

Seventh Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at UCO
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

The War on the Human: Human as Right, Human as Limit and the Task of the Humanities Athens, 27-29 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English Language and Literature National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS)
contact email: 
tsimpouki@enl.uoa.gr, akarav@enl.uoa.gr, kblatanis@enl.uoa.gr

[UPDATE] Conference Panel - Urban Environments in Young Adult Literature (Nov. 13-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Britni Williams / MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
bmw95@zips.uakron.edu

Cities have the ability to set standards, enforce conformity, and dispense punishment to those living in or around urban areas.

African and African Diaspora Studies Conference: Oct. 9-10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies Program at The City University of New York, College of Staten Island
contact email: 
for submission of abstract: african.diaspora@csi.cuny.edu / for questions: maria.bellamy@csi.cuny.edu

The African American Studies Program at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island announces its First Annual AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES CONFERENCE to be held October 9-10, 20

Literature and Media Theory: Mediality – Materiality – Cultural Techniques (Göttingen University 19 – 21 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Bayerlipp (LMU Munich) / Ralf Haekel (Göttingen University) / Johannes Schlegel (Potsdam University)
contact email: 
literatureandmediatheory@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:
Christoph Reinfandt (Tübingen)
Jussi Parikka (Southampton/Turku)

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE]: Travelling between Centre and Periphery: Creating a Feminist Dialogue for the Diaspora

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

[UPDATE]

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for edited volume on New Approaches to The Jazz Age (July 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

From the BBC's "Downton Abbey" and "Dancing on the Edge," to HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," The Jazz Age’s presence in recent popu

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Kurt Cavender, Brandeis University
contact email: 
kcavende@brandies.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

NEMLA 2015 CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann - BMCC City University of New York
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

[NEMLA] The Descent of Darwin: Evolutions in Literary Representation (April 30 - May 3 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu

Charles Darwin’s work transformed scientific knowledge in the nineteenth-century by offering new modes of understanding and classifying humans that had serious consequences for the studies of race,

Conference on Existentialism and Postcolonialism (October 10-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
expoco2014@gmail.com

"Existentialism and Postcolonialism”
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
October 10-11, 2014

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

[UPDATE] “Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference” Oct. 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Studies, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
slu.visual@gmail.com

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference”
Saint Louis University
Department of American Studies
October 10-11, 2014.
Email: slu.visual@gmail.com

Special issue: Neocolonial Politics of Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Opitz / darkmatter (journal)
contact email: 
aopitz@hpu.edu

The journal darkmatter is currently accepting articles that explore how racial politics born of colonial and neocolonial relations of production influence current debates about sustainability, food se

Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

The Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability, Dec 1-3, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

This is a fully international, peer-reviewed conference held in Japan's City of Peace: Hiroshima.

[UPDATE] Challenging Media Landscapes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE NOW 20 JUNE 2014
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE

Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014

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