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Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience *FINAL CALL*

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscape as Disc

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability (SAMLA 11/7-9 2014, Atlanta GA)

full name / name of organization: 
Geri Harmon/SAMLA
contact email: 
gharmon@ggc.edu

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability
SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, GA

Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Examination of the Harlem Renaissance at Home and Abroad, November 5 – 7, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine L. Adams / Paine College
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the 18th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College.

Lorraine Hansberry: Out the Raisin Box

full name / name of organization: 
Menoukha Case, SUNY
contact email: 
menoukha@gmail.com

Raisin in the Sun continues to be a primary focus in discussions of Lorraine Hansberry.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Essays on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Robert P. McParland, PhD., Alex DiBlasi, M.A.
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu; alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: September 15, 2014

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Goggin & Maureen Daly Goggin, Arizona State University
contact email: 
pgo@asu.edu; maureen.goggin@asu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals
for
Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research
Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin, editors

[UPDATE] Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 June 2014; 28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Please note: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 20 JUNE 2014.

Submissions as a Word or PDF document should include a

* 350-word abstract and title

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

Survey/Proposals Teaching Octavia E. Butler in the Academy JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Teaching World Literature Series
contact email: 
teachingoctaviabutler@gmail.com

Survey for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

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 II Issue IV

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

Paper Submission last date: 20 June 2014

[UPDATE] Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

n Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

13th Claflin University Conferenceon English and Language Arts Pedagogy Oct 29-30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC 29115
contact email: 
wong@claflin.edu

Call For Papers
Thirteenth Claflin University Conference
on English and Language Arts Pedagogy
in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

Final CFP: Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

Edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc and Annessa Ann Babic

Food has been an inextricable part of American warfare since the

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
TALTP
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu or patricia.bostian@cpcc.edu

TALTP (http://cpcc.edu/taltp), a peer-reviewed journal, seeks articles aimed toward instructors of American literature courses in 4-year and 2-year universities and colleges.

Developing and Understanding Multiliteracies in Underrepresented Populations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Abigail Scheg and Dr. Mary-Lynn Chambers
contact email: 
multiliteracyperspective@yahoo.com

The PEW Research Center found that “91% of American adults own a cell phone.” As a result, devices such as the cell phone (or smartphone or tablet) have found an important place in education both

MMLA 2014 Special Session: The City, the Country and the Classroom (11/13-16; due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bonnie_erwin@wilmington.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) will hold its 56th Annual Convention in Detroit, MI at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton from November 13th-16th, 2014.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Remembering Freedom Summer: Building a Better Future October 20-21, 2014 (Abstract Deadline: 7/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies
contact email: 
lmiller@aas.msstate.edu

Mississippi State University
Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer
October 20-21, 2014

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended!Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art (40th Annual Cleveland Symposium) - Oct. 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art
The 40th Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 24, 2014
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

CALL FOR PAPERS: ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
guenglishjournal@gmail.com

English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University
CALL FOR PAPERS.

Conference - Urban Environments in Young Adult Literature panel (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.

49th Annual Conference of the Two-Year College Association of the Northeast 23-25 October 2014 Embassy Suites Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association of the Northeast
contact email: 
tyca2014@gmail.com

FINDING SAFE HARBOR: CREATING PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION AND STUDENT SUCCESS

Hosts: Community College of Baltimore County
Howard Community College
Montgomery Community College

Disability in World Film Contexts [cfp-edited volume; abstracts by 1 Sept. 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: Traveling the Urban Landscape--MMLA (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit): Submission deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

Seeking papers for the Travel Writing permanent section panel for the 2014 MMLA conference in Detroit.

The Health of Cities: MMLA, Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Waples / MMLA
contact email: 
emiwap@umich.edu

From Thomas Jefferson's early condemnation of cities as detrimental to the moral and physical well-being of the American body politic, to contemporary ecocritical considerations of the environmental r

Call For Submissions: August,2014 Theme : Big Love, Small Towns; Deadline: 10th July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
For queries : fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com; For submissions: submissionsFQM@gmail.com

“For the dramatically inclined, love is everything that the Corinthians quote from the Bible says it is. For the cynically inclined, love is measured in patterns of behaviour.

CFP: Subculture and the Humanities (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley, Co-editor
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Is subculture a universal category that discloses itself in similar ways, irrespective of differences in historical moments or cultural geographies?

American Humor Studies Association Conference (New Orleans, 12/4-12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

The American Humor Studies Association/Mark Twain Circle Quadrennial Conference 2014 seeks additional papers for the following panels:

-- Hollywood cinema and American humor

College Literacy & Learning Special Interest Group at the International Reading Association -- due June 15th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
College Literacy & Learning Special Interest Group
contact email: 
ren.vanderlind@txstate.edu

College Literacy and Learning is a Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association (IRA) and meets once a year at
the International Reading Association's national convention.

Seeking Poetry, Prose, and Visual Art Submissions for Viscera, Volume 2

full name / name of organization: 
The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
editor@tcjww.org

Viscera, an online chapbook from The California Journal of Women Writers, accepts submissions of poetry, prose, and visual art biannually.

Call for Papers on the Theme of 'Light': kaleidoscope, the Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Journal, IAS, Durham University
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Kaleidoscope, the journal of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University, is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers.

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