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March 15 Deadline - EBSN Network Brussels Oct 2015

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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

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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)

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MLA 2016
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

Young, Gifted, and Black

Special Session

Innovative Digital-Humanities Approaches in Teaching Languages and Literatures

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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

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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

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Reception Studies Society
contact email: 
rss2015@ipfw.edu

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

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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)

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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

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Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
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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

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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

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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

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Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

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

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

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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]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
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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"

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Chris Vanderwees and Percy Walton
contact email: 
chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

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

MLA 2016 Special Session: Rhetorics of De/Humanization (Deadline 3/15/15)

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Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
mc.harrison@udmercy.eduz

Rhetorics of De/Humanization

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Beyond Fin-de-Siècle Europe: New Geographies of Decadence

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
rstilling@fsu.edu

While the literature of decadence often emphasizes the imaginative transgression of borders of all kinds, studies of literary decadence often remain strictly bound by the borders of Europe.

Representations of Cruel Children in Popular Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Flegel and Chris Parkes
contact email: 
mflegel@lakeheadu.ca, cparkes@lakeheadu.ca

The Representation of Cruel Children in Popular Texts
Ed. Monica Flegel and Christopher Parkes

4th Global Academic Meeting, GAM 2015, 10-11 October 2015, Dubai, UAE

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The European Scientific Institute (ESI)
contact email: 
contact@gamdubai.net

Supporting the concept of mulitdisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdiciplinarity the meeting welcomes papers in different academic disciplines.

[UPDATE] EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CROSSOVERS: GENDER, GENRE, GEOGRAPHY (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Sonia Sahoo and Ramit Samaddar Centre for Advanced Study in English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
contact email: 
soniasahoo25@gmail.com and ramitsamaddar@gmail.com

Our proposed collection aims to explore the meanings of crossover in the eighteenth century.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10). Special Session, “Race in/after Conceptual Writing”

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Perlow
contact email: 
perlow@okstate.edu

Papers are invited for a special session on treatments (and elisions) of racial politics, aesthetics, identities, and experiences in recent conceptual writing and related experimentalisms.

CFP: "Teaching Trauma" at MLA 2016: Submit by March 13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

This panel considers the pedagogical challenges of teaching trauma literature and trauma theory to undergraduates and theorizes ways of teaching that can combat—versus exacerbate—depicted catastro

SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

THE 2015 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

MLA 2016 Special Session - Intersections: African Literature and Electronic Liteature

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MLA 2016 (Austin, TX)
contact email: 
kwabena.oa@gmail.com

This Special Session navigates the intersections between African literature and electronic literature, examining the influence that both fields have over each other.

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