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[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE for THE FANTASTIC NOW: RESEARCH IN THE FANTASTIC IN THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in the Fantastic
contact email: 
gff2016@wwu.de

Deadline extension until February 15, 2016.

The Deadline for the 7th annual conference of the GFF (Gesellschaft für

Gender and/in Captivity [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

This issue of Gender Forum addresses all aspects of captivity in relation to questions of gender and sexuality.

Special Session: "Neo-Colonialism and the Futures of Afro-Asian Solidarity" (MLA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
rinehart@g.harvard.edu

This special session considers the development and/or disintegration of post-Bandung Afro-Asian solidarities during the "second scramble" for Africa, debates over Affirmative Action, and #blacklivesma

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Television Literature Association
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski@calstatela.edu

[UPDATE] TOPIC CHANGE & DEADLINE EXTENSION Cinema Television Literature Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

In the Light of Gloriana Conference; Nov 18-21, 2016 -- CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Gloriana Society
contact email: 
glorianasoc@gmail.com

The Gloriana Society invites advanced graduate students and faculty to attend the inaugural meeting of our biannual conference In the Light of Gloriana, Nov 18-21, 2016 at the Tower of London.

ALA May 26-29, 2016: Art and the Artist in the Works of Don DeLillo

full name / name of organization: 
Don DeLillo Society
contact email: 
aaron.f.schneeberger@gmail.com

In 1994 Don DeLillo authored the “Salman Rushdie Defense Pamphlet” with fellow novelist Paul Aster, in which they claim that, in the relationship between readers and writers, “there is an intima

"Migrations," a graduate conference at UC Santa Barbara on May 27, 2016 - paper proposals due February 21, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Center for Literary Research at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
katieljan@gmail.com

The Graduate Center for Literary Research at UCSB will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference exploring the topics of translation, memory and exchange within the context of migration.

MLA 2017 Special Session: Mental Health in Contemporary Literature (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Meusen / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
imeusen@memphis.edu

This is a call for papers for a proposed special session at the MLA conference 2017 in Philadelphia.

"Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts and Cultures, 1660-1830" (5-7 October, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Huelva, Spain
contact email: 
villegas@uhu.es

6TH CONFERENCE OF THE APHRA BEHN EUROPE SOCIETY

“GENDER CARTOGRAPHIES: HISTORIES, TEXTS & CULTURES
IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1660-1830”

University of Huelva, Spain

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

The Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, to be held in Riverside

South Asian Pornographies: Vernacular Formations of the Permissible and the Obscene

full name / name of organization: 
Anirban Baishya (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
baishya@usc.edu

This special issue of Porn Studies focuses on the varied notions of the pornographic and the obscene that are in currency in the geopolitical region of South Asia.

Precarity Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the working class.

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART (Deadline for submission: 31st March 2016).

full name / name of organization: 
«Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature»
contact email: 
francesco.laurenti@iulm.it ; stefano.ballerio@unimi.it

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART
First Issue of «Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature».

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
agathachristieconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

A One-Day Conference at the University of Exeter, Monday 20th June 2016

Confirmed Keynotes

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF]
contact email: 
CRSF.team@gmail.com

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

with keynotes from:
Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck, University of London)
and
Dr Patricia Wheeler (University of Hertfordshire)

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

American Literature Association (ALA) May 26-29 - Catharine Maria Sedgwick abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

As we head toward the 150th anniversary of Catharine Sedgwick's death and the 20th anniversary of the CMS Society in 2017, we invite proposals for the following panels for ALA 2016:

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature
contact email: 
scotlit@sfu.ca

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

Troubling Queerness: New Directions in Queer of Color Critique

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University QPGSA
contact email: 
nuqueertopia2016@gmail.com

Queer studies is at a crossroads.

NGender 2016 Conference: Liberation, Struggle and Resistance (May 18, 2016 - University of Sussex)

full name / name of organization: 
NGender - University of Sussex Gender and Sexuality Research Collective
contact email: 
ngender@sussex.ac.uk

We are delighted to announce that NGender will host its third annual conference on Wednesday 18th May 2016, generously supported by the University of Sussex Doctoral School’s Researcher-Led Inititat

[UPDATE] Ninth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) (Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016, Gothenburg)

full name / name of organization: 
Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

CALL FOR PAPERS

Mediterranean at Large

full name / name of organization: 
Politics. Rivista di Studi Politici
contact email: 
cfp@rivistapolitics.it

MEDITERRANEAN AT LARGE
Cfp #5 (1/2016)

Eborakon Call for Submissions - Deadline 25 Feb

full name / name of organization: 
Eborakon poetry journal
contact email: 
eborakonjournal@gmail.com

Eborakon - Call for Submissions
Issue 3
Deadline 25 February

[UPDATE] New Deadline: "Philip Roth & American Politics" Panel at 2016 ALA Conference (May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
The Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel on Philip Roth and American Politics at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016.

Chapter Proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

full name / name of organization: 
D. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by March 1, 2016.

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Comics and Popular Arts Conference at DragonCon (Sept 2-5, 2016) - DL: Feb 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
contact email: 
organizers@comicspopularartsconference.org

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 9th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2-5, 2016.

Space and Spatiality

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Wander/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtwander@ucdavis.edu

RMMLA October 2016.

POSTHUMAN FUTURES

full name / name of organization: 
NYU-Liberal Studies, New York University
contact email: 
nyposthuman@gmail.com

Glocal* Symposium
“POSTHUMAN FUTURES”
NYU-Liberal Studies, New York University, April 22nd 2016

In collaboration with the New York Posthuman Research Group

Women and comics, June 2, Amiens, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Picardie Jules Verne, laboratoire CORPUS, Amiens, France
contact email: 
celine.mansanti@u-picardie.fr

With the Festival de BD d’Amiens, “On a marché sur la bulle”,
http://bd.amiens.com/

Women and comics, authorships and representations

DIALOG, a fully peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal, is now open to submissions for its 2016 Fall issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
contact email: 
ruminasethi@gmail.com

Dialog, a fully peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal of the Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, is now open to submissions for its 2016 Fall issue.

[UPDATE] SAGES Conference: Hysteria Abstracts DUE 1/25/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

Terrible Beauty [Deadline Extended to 1/30/2016]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

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