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Conversations with Tradition CFP for June 2015 issue -- deadline: 1 February, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2014cfp/

For the June 2015 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays on the theme of ‘Conversations with Tradition’.

ASA 2015 (Oct 8-11): "Blackness and the Miseries of Law"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Price, Ezell Ford, and too many others, and the ostensible inability of the law or the legal system to provi

North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action (ASA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
stephen.park@utb.edu

Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. (October 8-11, 2015. Toronto, Canada.)

Panel: "North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action"

Announcing the First Book Institute, June 7-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing
The 2015 First Book Institute
June 7-13, 2015
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Conference "Language, Literature and Culture in the Context of Philosophy", 22-23 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Fourth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on May 22 and 23, 2015.

Polish Journal for American Studies 9/2015 (Deadline: February 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.a.paryz@uw.edu.pl

The Polish Journal for American Studies (PJAS), a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal of the Polish Association for American Studies, welcomes submissions to vol. 9 (2015).

Gertrude Stein, Race, and Transnational Modernisms / ALA / May 21-24, 2015 / Boston MA

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
amy.robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks proposals for papers dealing with Stein’s work in relation to race studies and/or transnational modernism/s.

[UPDATE] RAW 2015 - Research-Art-Writing - March 6 & 7 2015 - Submit by December 19th

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

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

Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity, 19th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org

Rethinking Hegemony and Domination in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of Target – International Journal of Translation Studies
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Hegemony and Domination in Translation

Special Issue of Target – International Journal of Translation Studies

The Rhetoric of Revolution, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Lusty, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
heather.lusty@unlv.edu

CFP MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015. Boston, MA. Westin, Copley Place

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
thinkingserially@gmail.com

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation

An Interdisciplinary Conference

https://thinkingserially.wordpress.com

[ SOCRATES ]MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

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

UP-COMING ISSUE : Vol 2, No 4 (2014) Issue - December

http://www.socratesjournal.com/index.php/socrates/pages/view/MSG

UNT Critical Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of English Association, University of North Texas
contact email: 
UNTCriticalVoices2015@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 27-28, 2015.

Essays for Edited Collection - "New Maternalisms": Tales of Motherwork

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
roksana.badruddoja@manhattan.edu, mmmotapanyane@mtroyal.ca

Much research on motherhood has been published in the past eighteen years (e.g.

Occupations

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

EXCURSIONS JOURNAL
Call for Papers

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
4th International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture - B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
suleozun@sdu.edu.tr, languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

SULEYMAN DEMIREL UNIVERSITY
(TURKEY)
in collaboration with
CANKAYA UNIVERSITY (TURKEY)

*DEADLINE UPDATE* Culture and Environment- University of Akron, Ohio 2015 Regional Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars (SAGES)
contact email: 
sagessubmission@gmail.com

CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT

SAGES Third Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron, Ohio
Student Union
March 5, 2015

[DEADLINE EXTENSION 12/20/14] 20th Annual Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

**KEYNOTE SPEAKER JAMES P. GEE**

Come see one of the foremost names in literacy studies and discourse analysis (James P. Gee, of course!) while thawing out in the warm desert sun.

Call for Proposals for Special Issue, Fall 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2016 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

Call for Papers for volume 8, n° 1(15)/ 2015_ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies_Symbolic Communication

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

The study of the indirect transmission of the meaning produced in a consciously and / or unconsciously manner, that is to say, “symbolic communication” – syntagm that in itself is an undeniable

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention, 7-9 September 2015, University of Leicester (UK); Deadline 28 Feb 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester
contact email: 
psa2015convention@gmail.com

The first PSA convention will be held at the University of Leicester (UK), from 7 to 9 September 2015.

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

The 2015 International and Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLIST (Association of History Literature, Science & Technology)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology
contact email: 
ahlist1@gmail.com

AHLIST
Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology
www.ahlist.org

CALL FOR PAPERS
2015 International and Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST

"The Struggle to Learn and the Struggle Left Behind: The Battles for Education and the Preservation of Historic Sites"

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Public History Forum and Southern University at New Orleans
contact email: 
lhill@suno.edu

2015 CALL FOR PAPERS LOUISIANA RECONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE “THE STRUGGLE TO LEARN AND THE STRUGGLE LEFT BEHIND:THE BATTLES FOR EDUCATION AND THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC SITES”

PURPOSE:

Re:Humanities’15: Save, Share, Self-Destruct. (April 9-10) DEADLINE TO SUBMIT January 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Re:Humanities
contact email: 
re.humanities@gmail.com

Re:Humanities ’15: Save, Share, Self-Destruct.
Bryn Mawr || Haverford || Swarthmore
April 9-10, 2015
rehumanities@gmail.com
#rehum15

Contemporary Wars - ALA - Due 1/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron DeRosa & Stacey Peebles
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Contemporary Wars
American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 21-24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts

ALA - Society for Contemporary Lit General Call

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Lit
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA.

[UPDATE]Black and Immigrant from McKay to Adiche Panel for MELUS Conference 2015 (abstracts due 12/11/14

full name / name of organization: 
Samira Abdur-Rahman
contact email: 
sabdurrah@gmail.com

Black and Immigrant: Movement, Contact, and Difference from McKay to Adiche
Proposed Panel for the Annual MELUS Conference 2015 Athens, GA, April 9 – 12, 2015

Military Masculinities in the Long Nineteenth Century, 20th-21st May 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
anna_maria_barry@hotmail.com and erbutcher@gmail.com

Keynotes: Doctor Holly Furneaux and Professor Joanne Bailey.

(Update) Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

University of California Graduate Student Working Groups on African / Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
African Diaspora Graduate Scholars at University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
http://ucla.orgsync.com/org/adgs/ContactUs

Working Groups on Social Justice and Black Arts / Performance
University of California Call For Participation

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Everything is Not Going to Be Okay: Optimism in the Age of Catastrophe April 10th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Conference at the Comparative Literature Department at University at Buffalo
contact email: 
not.okay2015@gmail.com

Everyone – politicians, Disney films, pop songs, our therapists, friends and professors – keep telling us things will turn out alright, while almost every scientific report and every other news ar

The Discourse of Power in Anglo-American Literature, September 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Discourse of Power in Anglo-American Literature
XI International Conference on Anglo-American Studies

Cetinje, September 11-13, 2015

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