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HKU Film Symposium, May 30-31: Chinese Filmmakers in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Gruenewald, The University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
tgruene@hku.hk

HKU American Studies Symposium May 30-31, 2015
East Goes West – Chinese Filmmakers in the United States

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

Call for book chapters: Anti-Portraits: beyond likeness and identity

full name / name of organization: 
Fiona Johnstone & Kirstie Imber, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
theantiportrait@gmail.com

Chapter proposals are invited for a new volume on Anti-Portraits: portraiture beyond likeness and identity (I.B. Tauris).

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.

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

full name / name of organization: 
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

CFP: Friendship in the Writing of Early Modern Women - SSEMW panel at the SCSC (Vancouver, BC, October 22-25, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Early Modern Women / Sixteenth Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This panel seeks papers relating to the construction of friendship in early modern women’s writing for a session at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference (Vancouver, BC, October 22-25, 2015) to b

CFP: 2015 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 15-18, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 15-18, 2015
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA

“Adapting the Real”

3rd EMF, Eurasian Multidisciplinary FORUM, 19-21 October, 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
The European Scientific Institute (ESI)
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

All accepted papers will be published after the conference as a conference proceedings with an ISBN number.

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

full name / name of organization: 
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.

SCLA Panel: The Fantastic: Positions from Another World. Four Points by Sheraton, New Orleans, LA Oct. 15th-17th

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
ccmoore@mailbox.sc.edu

The Fantastic: Positions from Another World

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, Austin | The Somme and the Literary Memory of WWI, 1916-2016

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2016 Convention
contact email: 
nmiln013@uottawa.ca

Even after 100 years, debate continues over the meaning, consequences and legacy of the Somme Offensive of 1916.

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

full name / name of organization: 
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.

[UPDATE] VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning, October 22-24, 2015, Denver, CO USA, Abstracts by March 15, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

• Aestheticism
• Class mobility/class identity
• Fashion
• Portraiture

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Transnationalizing the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

Nancy Fraser has written that, from the perspective of critical theory, "it is by no means clear what it means today to speak of 'transnational public spheres." This special session responds to the 20

MLA 2016 (Austin 1/7-1/10) Special Session: Writing on/against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
loretta.clayton@gmail.com

Writing on/against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style, 1850-1950

Re-Approaching the Survey Course

full name / name of organization: 
Gwynn A. Dujardin
contact email: 
dujardin@queensu.ca

Proposals invited for MLA roundtable session (Austin, TX; January 2016) on innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys.

Gendered Identities in Contemporary Literary and Visual Cultures Conference, June 5-6, 2015 at ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

full name / name of organization: 
Gendered Identities in Contemporary Literary and Visual Cultures Conference
contact email: 
narr.cul.id@gmail.com

The Narratives of Culture and Identity Research Group invites you to participate in its conference Gendered Identities in Contemporary Literary and Visual Cultures on June 5-6, 2015 at ELTE, School of English and American Studies.

CFP: Teaching Languages and Cultures Through Film - Nov. 6-8 2015 - Portland/Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pcomello@hotmail.com

Please consider and feel free to disseminate the following “Call for Papers” for the upcoming PAMLA Conference (Portland, Oregon Nov. 6-8, 2015). The deadline is May 1st.

The Spatial Turn - Comparative Medieval - MLA Austin 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Medieval Studies
contact email: 
lynn.ramey@vanderbilt.edu

How and why do medieval and modern notions of space differ? Papers on aspects of medieval space and mapping, including use of GIS or technology.

Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization- University of North Florida
contact email: 
unfego@gmail.com

The theme "Literature and Its Publics" invites us to consider the face of all of our objects of attention—not only literature and other kinds of texts but film, digital media, and rhetoric—and to

[UPDATE] Occupations - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 18 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Occupations' - the new deadline for submissions is 18th March 2015.

Language Centers and Specialization(s)

full name / name of organization: 
RANACLES
contact email: 
Linda Terrier linda.terrier@univ-tlse2.fr

Call for papers

23rd RANACLES Conference

“Language Centers and Specialization(s)”

University of Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France

November 26-28, 2015

Egypt in/and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
Domran@UNM

In Fall 2014 we initiated a new panel entitled "Egypt in/and Literature" in the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association.

Reading Over Time (MLA 2016, Austin 01/07-01/10; deadline 3/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Rabinowitz and Cynthia Port / MLA 2016
contact email: 
prabinow@hamilton.edu; cport@coastal.edu

“No story is the same to us after a lapse of time,” George Eliot writes in Adam Bede, “or rather, we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.” For a proposed MLA 2016 special

[MLA 2016: Special Session] Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Pinion/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
ktpinion@ncsu.edu

Please consider submitting a 300-word abstract to this CFP for the 2016 MLA convention in Austin, TX, being held on January 7-10.

Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature.

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session "Aggressive Fictions": Metatextual Critiques of the Reader (Please Submit by March 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
kkwg@uw.edu

Seeking papers exploring fiction that critiques and/or challenges the reader and his/her interpretations and/or rationalizations of the text.

MLA 2016 Austin --Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
zokuzmanovich@davidson.edu

In his Playboy interview Nabokov said: "Sex as an institution, sex as a general notion, sex as a problem, sex as a platitude—all this is something I find too tedious for words.

Pupil: The Remix Edition

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching Writing Club, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
pupil.csuf@gmail.com

California State University, Fullerton’s Teaching Writing Club is now accepting submissions for our fourth volume of Pupil!

Radicalisms: Movements and Moments

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University: French and Italian Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
thenuradicals@gmail.com

The organizers of the annual Department of French and Italian graduate student conference at Northwestern University are pleased to announce this year’s conference, Radicalisms: Movements and Moment

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