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Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Conference 2014: New England and the World (Oct 24-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

Call for Papers

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.

SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: Journal of Race and Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Race and Policy
contact email: 
dlbrown@ithaca.edu

The Journal of Race and Policy (ISSN 1540-8450) is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of research pertaining to education, employment, health care, citizen participation, social welfare,

Cities and the Social Contract in Literature, May 30; Nov. 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

“Cities and the Social Contract in Literature” – MMLA annual convention, Detroit, Nov. 13-16, 2014

SOUTHERN CRIMES, CAPERS, & CORRUPTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA journal
contact email: 
editor@noladiaspora.org

NOLA Diaspora wants scholarly articles on New Orleans and Southern sin and/or decadence: crime and true crime, detective fiction, Mardi Gras and masking, Marie Laveau, and related topics.

The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing an extension on its CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

The Renaissance Formerly Known as Harlem: Race and Diaspora in the Global City

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA/Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
savhall@indiana.edu, hansonkr@indiana.edu

Leisure, Pleasure, and Entertainment

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
jwessel@udel.edu

LEISURE PLEASURE & ENTERTAINMENT

45TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE EAST-CENTRAL AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES (EC/ASECS)

University of Delaware
November 6-8, 2014

[Update] Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture, 112th PAMLA Annual Conference, Riverside CA, 10/31-11/2/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Finger, Cuesta College
contact email: 
roland_finger@cuesta.edu

CFP for Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture

NANCY DREW AND HER SISTERS: GIRL DETECTIVES IN THE 20TH CENTURY, SAMLA 2014, Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lgaillet@gsu.edu

This panel considers depictions of young women in mystery fiction written for the teen audience in the 20th Century.

Transitions and Transgressions: A PG and ECR Conference - 11th Sept 2014 [CFP deadline: 2nd June]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern and Contemporary Research Group - Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University
contact email: 
tandtconference@lboro.ac.uk

Transitions and Transgressions

A one-day postgraduate and early-career researcher conference

Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University

URGENT MSA 2014: Marginal Masculinities: Queer, Black, Wayward

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Conference: MSA 16, November 6-9, 2014. Pittsburgh, PA. Omni Hotel

Panel:“Marginal Masculinities: Queer, Black, Wayward.”
Organizers: Greg Forter, Peter Nagy

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
demonbody1@inter-disciplinary.net

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body

Monday 28th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

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

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15th Urban Studies and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Explore the Significance/Identity of Place: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

[UPDATE] Global Diasporas for 2014 PAMLA - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Global Diasporas.” A Special Session for PAMLA Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
eroticpoetry1@inter-disciplinary.net

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry

Friday 7th November 2014,
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Participation:

Symposium on American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
rflynn@Georgiasouthern.edu

American Literature Association
Symposium on American Poetry, October 23 – 25, 2014
Full Details: http://americanliteratureassociation.org/calls/symposia/ala-symposium-am...

PAMLA 2014 Children's Literature (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
alixlom@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: May 15

[UPDATE] Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Contributions to an Edited Volume of Essays
contact email: 
jmclapp@ied.edu.hk

Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Southern California, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

This is an approved standing session for the 2014 annual conference of the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in the sunny locale of Riverside in Southern California on 10/31/14 t

CFP Queerness and Games Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Queerness and Games
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

Existential Thought in African American literature Before 1940 (May 5-July 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melvin G. Hill
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

A major publisher has shown considerable interests in a collection of essays focused on the roots of African American existentialism that predates the codification of the term by Jean-Paul Sartre in t

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature (Deadline May 15th) PAMLA Conf. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

[Possibility of inclusion in a collection)

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tested1@inter-disciplinary.net

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Participation

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
twb1@inter-disciplinary.net

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21st October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ss3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexuality (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexualities

Monday 20th October – Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

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

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association Conference 2014: New England and the World

full name / name of organization: 
American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.du

Deadline: May 18, 2014

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

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