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Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Feminist Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
kdlkosior@gmail.com, lynn.comerford@csueastbay.edu, heatherjoyj@gmail.com

What makes parenting gendered?

Poet-Artist Collaborations (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, November 13-15, 2015; Durham, NC
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

Special Issue of Signs: Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century, due April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
signs@neu.edu

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society invites submissions for a special issue titled “Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century,” slated for p

REIMAGINING MARGINALITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association - CELLA
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

The pluralistic, sophisticated and technocrazy nature of contemporary existence has blurred concepts like marginality and minority that are inherent in human existence.

Death, Violence and Religiously-Inflected Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

Please consider submitting 250-word abstracts to the following panel at the 2016 MLA in Austin, Texas.

MLA 2016 Special Session: Foucault and Queer of Color Critique (deadline 3/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu

Foucault and Queer of Color Critique

MLA 2016: Sounds of the South

full name / name of organization: 
Southern United States Forum
contact email: 
jhubbs@ua.edu

When we listen to the South, what do we hear?

March 15 Deadline - EBSN Network Brussels Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

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Call for Papers: submission deadline extended till 15 March 2015

NEW - Journal of Student Research Deadline: March 26, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Student Research
contact email: 
msuarez6@stu.edu

The Journal of Student Research is a digital multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing quality, original, scholarly research articles on a variety of topics related to business, communication, e

Representations of Giftedness in Black Youth (MLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

Young, Gifted, and Black

Special Session

Innovative Digital-Humanities Approaches in Teaching Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10)
contact email: 
pichugin@rutgers.edu

We seek theory- and practice-based presentations on application of digital technologies in language/literature fields. Interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.

American Literature After 1900 SCMLA Nashville 2015 October 31-November 3, 2015 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA American Literature II: Literature After 1900
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

The SCMLA's American Literature II: Literature After 1900 Regular Session invites submissions that respond to the conference theme “Sound and Story: The Rhythms of Language" or that address any othe

The Sixth Biannual Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY 9/24/2015-9/27/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Studies Society
contact email: 
rss2015@ipfw.edu

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: "Rage"

Call for Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

Guiliana Bruno’s Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film (2002), introduces the idea of “traveling domestic” in art and film.

[UPDATE] ARTICLE DEADLINE EXTENDED - Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies have extended the deadline for submission of articles for Issue #14 until 1st April 2015.

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

Call for Editors

Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter and Martha Satz / Demeter Press
contact email: 
lee.baxter28@gmail.com and msatz@mail.smu.edu

We are seeking and welcome perspectives from a variety of disciplines, historical, comparative, and cross-cultural, for a collection of essays entitled Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood.

Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies (MSA 17--Nov. 19-22,2015--Boston, MA, USA) Abstracts Due April 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
cbond2@slu.edu

Panel Title: Modernism’s Revolutionary Geographies*
Submissions Due April 1, 2015 to Candis Bond at cbond2@slu.edu

BARZAKH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, Deadline: April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
HLA_IFOA@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

SAMLA: Performance on Film [proposal due May 15; conference Nov 13-15, Durham, NC]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
emock@westga.edu

Film Studies Group

Performance on Film

[UPDATE} DEADLINE EXTENDED Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick 20-22 May 2015
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Death, Violence and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

CFP Extension: New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines

full name / name of organization: 
Lillie Anne Brown, Ph.D., Department of English and Modern Languages, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
lillie.brown@famu.edu

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the CFP on New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines has been extended to March 30, 2015. (See original CFP on 2/13/15.)

[Expanded] Public Pedagogy: Teaching Literature in the Corporate University

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Spitzer-Hanks/ University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
penumbra7@hotmail.com

In an increasingly market-driven educational environment, aestheticist arguments for the study of literature appear more and more unconvincing as colleges and universities have begun to see themselve

C A L L F O R P A P E R S No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15
Deadline: March 12 2015

[Update] MLA 2016 "Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016, Proposed Special Session
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

Seeking papers for a proposed special session for MLA 2016. This session invites presentations that explore representations of women during the Sexual Revolution.

Call for Papers: Christianity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Master Instructor Garnet Branch University of Louisiana Lafayette
contact email: 
glb1176@louisiana.edu

The Christianity and Literature Session welcomes papers that address the presence of the Christian faith in literature across genres.

CORRECTED CFP: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

CORRECTED CFP: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices

UPDATE: Utopia & the End of the City 1-4 July 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
Utopian Studies Society (Europe)
contact email: 
utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

Call for proposals: Utopia and the end of the city
FINAL DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15 March 2015

Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and Executions - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Vanderwees and Percy Walton
contact email: 
chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

With 5% of the world’s population, the U.S.

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