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28th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

28th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, March 27-28, 2015.

Scholars of the Culture: The Women of Hip-Hop

full name / name of organization: 
Wiley College
contact email: 
agengel@wileyc.edu

The 2nd Annual Scholars of the Culture: The Wiley College Conference on the Hip-Hop Experience will be held at Wiley College in Marshall, TX, on March 20-21, 2015.

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

[UPDATE] 3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media: Serialities 1915/2015 DEADLINE APPROACHING

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film & Media at University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

We are pleased to announce that the official website for the 3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media “Serialities 1915/2015” has just gone live!

Performing the Accidental Archive - 17 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
yutpsgsa@gmail.com

Performing the Accidental Archive, the fourth annual York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium, invites submissions for papers, installations, performances, manifestos

Perspectives on Power : Textual and Cinematic Representations March 27-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
contact email: 
umdsllcgradconf@umd.edu

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

[UPDATE] American Writers in Exile: Edited Collection; Abstracts 11/17/14

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

American Writers in Exile

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): "UNBEARABLE" Keynotes Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, February 20-21 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

*The 10th Annual* Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
Call for Submissions
“UNBEARABLE”
KEYNOTES: LAUREN BERLANT (Chicago) and LEE EDELMAN (Tufts)

Art and Freedom of Expression - Deadline November 26

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics issue 8 will shed light on how different artistic forms and strategies may advance freedom of expression and be used to confront censorship in contexts worldwi

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism at Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

“Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
ˈvoi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Action Writing: The Politics of American Literature, 1960-Present

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck University, London
contact email: 
actionwritingbbk@gmail.com

Friday 3rd July 2015
Keynes Library, Birkbeck University
Keynote Speakers: Dr Martin Paul Eve (University of Lincoln) and Dr Michael Hrebeniak (University of Cambridge)

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studi:9th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studies: Engaging the Scholarly Spectrum

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (EXTENDED Deadline: 11.15.14)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)
contact email: 
azibrak@gmail.com

Addressing the conference theme of “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” this panel will explore the lives and work of women writers and activists whose socio-political vision found expression both in p

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

The Many Faces of Slavery: non-traditional slave experiences in the Atlantic World 21-22 May, 2015 University of Montpellier

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
manyfacesofslavery@gmail.com; lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Plenary speakers:
Professor Jacques de Cauna (CNRS/EHESS CIRESC)
Professor Herbert S. Klein (Columbia University)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Entries

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650
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 E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Literary Fiction Stories - Blank Fiction Magazine - $50.00 Honorariums

full name / name of organization: 
Blank Fiction Magazine
contact email: 
benjamin@blankfictionmag.com

Blank Fiction Magazine is looking for Literary Fiction stories for our next issue.

Check our submissions page for the finer details.

CSUF Acacia Conference 2015: [Ab]Normativity and [Per]Formativity, 13-14 March 2015, California State University Fullerton

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due: Friday 19 December 2014

CfP: The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 12 – 13 December 2014, Florence, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Ciucurescu / Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

12-13 December 2014, Florence, Italy
Villa Vittoria- Palazzo dei Congressi

The TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

Submission accepted NOW through January 30, 2015.

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Email your titled submission to tau@lourdes.edu.

Rules for submission:

Performance and Innovation: UW-Madison Theatre & Drama 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison Theatre & Drama Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
tdgso2015@gmail.com

The UW­Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization (TDGSO) will sponsor the Graduate Student Theatre Conference on April 18th, 2015.

Queer Friendship in Children’s and YA Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
kproel4@hotmail.com

CFP: Queer Friendship in Children’s and YA Literature

Children's Literature Association Conference

Richmond, VA, June 18-20, 2015

Language/Knowledge/Power: A Graduate Conference - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Organization of Virginia Tech welcomes papers and presentations related to this year’s conference theme: Language/Knowledge/Power.

Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions (deadline 2/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:

Being Non/Human: Bodily Borders. Abstracts due 02/02/15. Conference on 17th June 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
being.non.human@gmail.com

‘Being Non/Human’ is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of ‘bodily borders’ and we invite any postgraduate or early career researcher interested in this theme to submit an abstract

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): C A L L F O R E N T R I E S

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
poetry@coldnoon.com | researchpapers@coldnoon.com

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

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu; swright1222@aol.com

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, May 21-24, 2014 at the Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02116-5798 (800-916-4339)

The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Special Issue on "Contemporary Film and Public Life" - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (UNC-CH)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hi

Desire and Devotion: Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR, McGill University, Montreal, May 1–2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR
contact email: 
vehret@mercyhurst.edu

www.eiraar.net


Call for Papers: Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR, McGill University, Montreal, May 1–2, 2015

Paper Proposal Deadline: February 16, 2015

Twentieth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/ Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
ron.kates@mtsu.edu

April 3, 2015
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote speaker: New York baseball maven Sarah Bunting

Luncheon Speaker: Ken Griffey Sr.

Sequels, Serials, and Remakes: Recycling Fictions in the Fantastic Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

Repetitive narratives are at the heart of popular fantastic culture; we need look no further than the many sequels of _Friday the 13th_ or the serialization of the early 20th-century French villains F

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