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“(Im)Materiality in English and Welsh Medieval Culture” (Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Helbert
contact email: 
dhelbert [at] alumni.ubc.ca

The recent trend in medieval literary studies to emphasize inanimate objects and materiality as a means of contextualizing or de-emphasizing human and humanist activities has encouraged two, perhaps u

Constructing Humanity

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

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

Marriage, Money, and Seduction - RMMLA Friday Oct. 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Lauzon/ Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
autumn.lauzon@uncp.edu

This panel is urgently seeking one or two additional papers for a panel on Marriage, Money, and Seduction in literature for the upcoming Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

Prometheus, COLOSSUS, HAL … and Beyond - The Narratives of ‘Cyber’ All proposals must be received by 30th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Narratives of Cyber Conference - De Montfort University Cyber Security Centre
contact email: 
cybertalk@softbox.co.uk

When a nation is powerful it tells the world confident stories about the future. The stories can be enchanting or frightening. But they make sense of the world.

ASECS 2015: Minor Authors and Minor Genres: Re-examining the Creation of the Eighteenth-Century Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Emory Moore, University of North Texas
contact email: 
lindsaymoore@my.unt.edu

By the end of the eighteenth-century, thanks to literary histories such as Samuel Johnson’s Lives of the Poets and Thomas Warton’s The History of English Poetry, along with the beginning of litera

New Directions in Dickens Scholarship (Deadline 30 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015, Toronto
contact email: 
sara.malton@smu.ca

2012 saw the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’s birth, an event marked by commemorative activities and celebratory events across the globe. Where do Dickens studies go from here?

Feminist Theory and the Futures of Nature, ACLA 2015 proposals due Aug 31st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative LIterature Association
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

The deconstruction of categories of animal, human, and cybernetic organisms has led to wholesale rethinking of corporeal futures.

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

LauraPalooza 2015: Through Laura's Eyes - July 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association
contact email: 
press@laurapalooza.com

“LauraPalooza 2015”
Through Laura’s Eyes:
Imagery, Illustrations, and Impressions from the Little House

The National Laura Ingalls Wilder
Legacy and Research Association Conference

Reminder: Imitatio Christ in Early Modern English Literature at Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Taylor
contact email: 
patricia.taylor@lmc.gatech.edu

Session Title: Imitatio Christi in Early Modern English Literature
Session Organizers: Patricia Taylor and Nandra Perry

CFP: Roundtable: "The Ballad of the Lone Medievalist: Succeeding at Smaller Colleges and Universities.” (Kalamazoo 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MassMedieval
contact email: 
john.sexton@bridgew.edu

This roundtable will address success strategies for professional engagement, curriculum planning, and reappointment & tenure cases as the lone medievalist in a department or institution.

Mad Women in the 21st Century-Deadline Sept. 30 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Mary Lannon
contact email: 
MFLannon@gmail.com

Mad women in many incarnations have a long tradition in literary history.

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies / March 20-21, 2015; Deadline: 15 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Valparaiso University
contact email: 
Carter.Hanson@valpo.edu

Call for Papers

CFP: Visualizing Ovid in the Middle Ages at Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Societas Ovidiana
contact email: 
m.tichenor@utoronto.ca

The Societas Ovidiana is soliciting abstracts for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at the 50th International Congress for Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI from May 1

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

full name / name of organization: 
St. Norbert College
contact email: 
john.pennington@snc.edu

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

LEGACIES OF BLACK FEMINISMS, DUE 9/10

full name / name of organization: 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
BEDMONDS@PRINCETON.EDU

Please Share Widely

The Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective Presents

Legacies of Black Feminisms: A Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference

British Poetry of World War I, Louisville Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
rpeterse@mtsu.edu

Since 2014 is the centenary of the start of World War I, I am seeking abstracts for a possible panel on war poetry for the 2015 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 in Louisville

[UPDATED DEADLINE] Essays for a collection on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Alex DiBlasi and Robert McParland, PhD.
contact email: 
alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

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

EXTENDED PROPOSAL DEADLINE: October 31, 2014

Philip Roth in an Age of Terror; Louisville Conference; Feb 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarPRS@gmail.com

CFP: Philip Roth in an Age of Terror:

The Beautiful Body and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
12sjk2@queensu.ca; 5em18@queensu.ca

The fit body is thus the conspicuous product of the late-capitalist work ethic.

[UPDATE] THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2015 Albuquerque, NM, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Jenkins/ Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (36th Annual)
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2015 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (36th Annual)
Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS), 11 Oct 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sweet Briar College
contact email: 
jhemstreet@sbc.edu

Announcing the 16th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) at Sweet Briar College on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

The Uses of Magic in Middle English Literature (Kalamazoo 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Williams
contact email: 
tara.williams@oregonstate.edu

The Uses of Magic in Middle English Literature
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University
May 14-17, 2015

This session provides a forum for new work being done on representations of magic in the various genres of Middle English literature.

UPDATE: Reminder CFP: Merchants and Saints at Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kelley
contact email: 
edkelley@svsu.edu

There is still space available in this session organized for the next Kalamazoo medieval conference. Please note proposal deadline of September 15:

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

¿Queer Brown Futures?: Utopia & Apocalypse in Latina/o Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia opens with an epigraph from Oscar Wilde: “A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth glancing at.” For Wilde, utopia is vital because it

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program
contact email: 
imagingthebodyconf@gmail.com

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

To take place at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia on April 3-4, 2015

Piers Plowman in Seattle 23-26 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society
contact email: 
IPPSinSeattle2015@gmail.com

The International Piers Plowman Society announces the Sixth International Piers Plowman Conference, to be held at the University of Washington, Seattle, 23-26 July 2015.

Plant Horror / The Monstrous Vegetal, Edited Collection, due 1/2/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Rita Kurtz
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu and rjk8@lehigh.edu

PLANT HORROR / THE MONSTROUS VEGETAL

Wrath of God: The Cinema of Klaus Kinski

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Edwards UWE
contact email: 
fatherib@aol.com

This is a call for papers, for a new anthology tentatively titled Wrath of God: The films of Klaus Kinski.

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

call for papers Persian Literary Studies Journal, volume 3, issues 4 and 5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Farideh Pourgiv/ Shiraz University
contact email: 
fpourgiv@rose.shirazu.ac.ir

The editor is currently seeking scholarly articles for the volume 3, issues 3 & 4 of Persian Literary Studies Journal 2014, a joint publication of Shiraz University and Iran Academy of Literary Critic

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