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IGA 2015 Special Session: The Vampire and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association Conference 2015 (Vancouver)
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

The Vampire and the Posthuman:
Following a Migrating Literary Form
Special Session

International Gothic Association 2015 Conference
"Gothic Migrations"
Vancouver, BC (28 July-1 August)

Modernism and the Natural World; MMLA Conference, Columbus, OH, 11/12/15--11/15/15; Abstracts 4/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy J. Sutton / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tsutton@fgcu.edu

Inviting abstracts/proposals for the permanent panel "English Literature III: Modernism and the Natural World" at the MMLA 2015 Conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

Film III: Global Cinemas at the MMLA 2015 Convention in Columbus, OH (November 12-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Caryn Connelly / Film III: Global Cinemas section of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu

The Film III Section of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) is accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Global Cinema.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10): Very Short Forms (Nonfiction Prose Forum)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Nonfiction Prose Forum
contact email: 
blennon@psu.edu

15-minute presentations on the aphorism, maxim, sketch, vignette, feuilleton, pensée, prose poem, fragment et al.; on their afterlives or survivals in the networked screen­text media of Web 2.0.

MLA special session, "Service Learning: A Public Face for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Professor Roberta Rosenberg
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

“Service Learning Teaching and Research: A Public Face for Literary Studies”

Restaging the Harlem Renaissance: New Views on the Performing Arts in Black Manhattan (June 27, 2015, deadline: Mar. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University
contact email: 
arh2123@columbia.edu

In June 2015, Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players will collaborate on a concert performance of the 1914 opera, Voodoo, by composer-librettist H. Lawrence Freeman.

20th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference [UPDATE--EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For our 20th conference, we are seeking papers that address the theme “Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities.” James Fenimore Cooper and Susan Fenimore Cooper wrote at a time when America was gr

[update] International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies[April-June, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the forthcoming [April-June, 2015]

Death, Desire, and Dialogue: In [Death-] Bed with the Text - 22nd-23rd May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Power / Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus
contact email: 
desiredeathdialogue@gmail.com / slumadridconference@gmail.com

13th International Conference
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus
22nd - 23rd of May 2015

“Shall I believe / That unsubstantial death is amorous?”
(Romeo and Juliet, 5.3.102-3)

2nd International Conference and Expo on Computer Graphics & Animation

full name / name of organization: 
OMICS International
contact email: 
computergraphics@omicsgroup.com

The Organizing Committee welcomes participants from six continents to Computer Graphics and Animation 2015 during September 21-22 at San Antonio, USA, featuring excellent presentations and eminent Key

[UPDATE] Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 03/01/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

Film (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
nair@pdx.edu

This session at the RMMLA, 2015 is open to papers on contemporary global film in/through which social identities are mediated.

Call for contributors The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
ABC CLIO
contact email: 
himalayaencyc@gmail.com

I would like to invite you to contribute to The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture.

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

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

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

Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

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

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

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

WisCon: Feminist Science Fiction Convention Deadline MARCH 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon Academic Programming
contact email: 
academic@wiscon.info

WisCon, the world’s leading feminist science fiction convention, invites scholars of all descriptions to propose programming for its academic track.

Revolutionary Feminist Concepts In Civil War Era Southern Newspapers (1851-1865)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Faith Hinkson
contact email: 
kfhinkson42@students.tntech.edu

This is a study examining the rhetoric of newspaper articles published in the South between 1851 to 1865.

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film, "Arts and Sciences" -- due April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS II - Second International Conference on Archaeology of Sound: 30 OCT 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The OTS Foundation
contact email: 
info@otsf.org

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS II

Second International Multi-disciplinary Conference on The Archaeology of Sound.
30 OCT, 31 OCT, 01 NOV 2015
Istanbul, Turkey

Update: "Rebecca West and Dissent: The Politics and Poetics of Heresy"

full name / name of organization: 
The International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Rebecca West famously did not toe lines, whether these lines were associated with party, ideology, literary movement, genre, gender, religious beliefs, etc.

MLA 2016, Austin --Nabokov's Journeys

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

Nabokov’s works are full of journeys: real and imaginary, fabulous and forbidden, moral and metaphysical, ecstatic and exilic, journeys into madness and into revelation, transgression and time/timel

UPDATE: Shakespeare and Scandinavia International Academic Conference 8-11 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
contact email: 
shakespeareandscandinavia2015@gmail.com

International Academic Conference
Shakespeare and Scandinavia (SaS)
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
8-11 October, 2015

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Border Masculinities: Cross-disciplinary Dialogues and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Brian Baker, Lancaster University, Lancaster UK
contact email: 
b.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

We are inviting proposals for chapters of an edited volume which consider how a focus on borders and border crossings might transform contemporary understandings of masculinities.

Literature Language and Translation Congress liLETRAd 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Castro
contact email: 
ccastro1@us.es

The University of Seville (Spain) will host a Conference on Literature, Language, and Translation “liLETRAd” on 7 and 8 July 2015.

Southern Literature Panel: Economies of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
mheilig1@binghamton.edu

In “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” Louis Althusser notes that “every State Apparatus, whether Repressive or Ideological, ‘functions’ both by violence and by ideology.” Bearin

SAMLA 2015-Women’s Studies Panel, Session II Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: The Contested Nature of Contemporary Corporealities

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2015- Women's Studies Panel II
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

Women’s Studies Panel, Session II
Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: The Contested Nature of Contemporary Corporealities

SAMLA 2015- Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

Edith Wharton Society

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

CFP: American Folklore Society Medieval and Early Modern Section 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Folklore Society: Medieval and Early Modern Section
contact email: 
kerry.kaleba@gmail.com

Call for Papers: American Folklore Society (Medieval and Early Modern Folklore Section)

Long Beach, California. October 14-17

Abstracts due Mar. 25, 2015

Phantom Grief, Prosthetic Mourning: Amputation and the Semiotics of "Loss" (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Grayson (Wartburg College) and Maren Scheurer (Goethe-Universität)
contact email: 
erikgrayson@gmail.com, scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

CALL FOR PAPERS

MLA 2016: Contemporary Postcolonial Poets and Publics

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Special Session
contact email: 
k.brisley.brennan@gmail.com

How do contemporary poets envision their role in the public life of a postcolony? This is not a question of social value but of social relations.

Asian Americans Writing the South

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Asian American Literature Division
contact email: 
crystal.parikh@nyu.edu

Asian Americans Writing the South: This panel considers Asian American writers (Monique Truong, Lan Cao and others) as they write the history, geography, and politics of the US South.

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