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[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date extended to June 19 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

More Matter with Less Art? Literature & the Other Arts in Early Modern England [SAMLA 87] [ABSTRACTS DUE JUNE 15]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dwroble1@student.gsu.edu

How did poetry, theater, music, visual art, dance, architecture, and other forms of art coexist in the English-speaking world during the Early Modern period?

[UPDATE] The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

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

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

SAMLA Special Session: Transforming Text and Images in Ovid's Metamorphoses

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mlearner@live.unc.edu

This panel will discuss representations of vignettes from Ovid's Metamorphoses, focusing on illustrated editions, graphic literary representations, and other visuals.

Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies One-Day Conference
12 March 2016
Durham University, UK

Keynote Address: Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Canada)

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE] Relations and Networks in Indian Ocean Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
contact email: 
relations.networks@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - JULY 3rd

Seeking Chapters for Fantastic Cities: American Urban Spaces in Science Fiction & Fantasy (Abstract Deadline = July 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Brandt, Michael Fuchs, and Stefan Rabitsch
contact email: 
fantasticcities@fuchsmichael.net

Basin City, Caprica City, Coruscant, Gotham City, Mega-City One, Metropolis, Nos Astra, the Sprawl, and so on—SFF teems with iconic urban environments.

NEASECS 2015 (Oct 8-10) Panel on "The Death of Allegory?"

full name / name of organization: 
Jason J. Gulya
contact email: 
jasongulya@gmail.com

The treatment of post-Renaissance allegory by literary scholars has been consistently negative.

[UPDATE] Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 10, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Religion and American Literature Panel (PAMLA, Portland, Oregon; 11/6-11/8, 2015) Extended deadline for Proposal 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Religion and American Literature panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings. How do American writers negotiate faith or unbelief?

[UPDATE] Final CFP: Disability and Human Rights - special issue of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Gian Maria Greco / Elena Di Giovanni (University of Macerata, Italy)
contact email: 
gianmaria.greco@poiesis.it

Apologies for cross-posting.

Final Call for Papers.
Deadline: August 1, 2015.

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies
Call for Papers: Disability and Human Rights

American Travelers and the City, New Orleans, Sept 10-11, proposals due June 27

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

Panel: American Travelers and the City
Organizer: Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
Event: ALA Symposium on The City in American Literature

[UPDATE] Claudia Emerson: In Memoriam [Abstract due 6/10 for SAMLA 11/13-15]

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

Claudia Emerson, 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner for her collection Late Wife and former Poet Laureate of Virginia, passed away last year at the age of 57 after a valiant struggle against cancer

[UPDATE] Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

full name / name of organization: 
Persona Studies Journal
contact email: 
personastudies@deakin.edu.au

Persona Studies is seeking papers and creative projects that investigate the ways in which personas are produced, managed, used, and disseminated in the contexts of our working lives and careers.

Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area 2015 Sessions (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Photography In and Of the Pacific: Collecting the Past, Visualizing the Future: CAA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Arts Association
contact email: 
heather.waldroup@gmail.com

Affiliate Session of the Pacific Arts Association, to be held at the College Art Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 2/3-2/6, 2016

Filming Locations: The Fabric of Culture, Myth & Identities in Small Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Cauchi, Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
info.cauchi@gmail.com

Valetta, Malta: September 24-26

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? (Submission deadline July 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Henri Peyre French Institute, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.
contact email: 
FSautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:

SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?

OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY

[UPDATE] "Queer Poetics" at PAMLA 2015 11/6-8 in Portland, Due 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Sullivan, UC Riverside
contact email: 
rsull001@ucr.edu

Deadline Extended to 6/10

Call for Proposals: Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, Vol. 8: Canada and Caribbean [Due: 1 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
David Buchanan / University of Alberta
contact email: 
djbuchan@ualberta.ca

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Improvisation in Professional Practice, Columbia University --Deadline: August 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Improvisation In Professional Practice, Columbia University, Teachers College
contact email: 
at532@tc.columbia.edu

Deadline extended: August 20, 2015

[UPDATE] Postponed: 2015 Walker Percy Conference: The Last Gentleman in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing
contact email: 
hbraden@loyno.edu

Although the conference on Walker Percy's The Last Gentleman has been postponed, the Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing is still accepting abstracts and proposals for its third biannual conf

RSA Annual Meeting Boston 31 March-2 April 2016 “Ink, Dyes and Pigments: The Production of Colours and the Making of Metaphors”

full name / name of organization: 
RSA / Anne-Valérie Dulac (Paris 13 - Sorbonne Paris Cité) / Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise (Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3)
contact email: 
anne-valerie.dulac@univ-paris13.fr

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016

Call for Submissions: Renascence

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence, a peer-reviewed critical and scholarly journal, is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity.

"Dangerously Close to One Another": Standing at the Intersection of Music & Poetry with Wyn Cooper; Abstract 6/15; Conf 11/13-15

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Rogers / Georgia State University / SAMLA
contact email: 
arogers34@gsu.edu

This panel welcomes papers about the poetic and musical lyricism exhibited in the work of SAMLA 87's Co-Creative Plenary, Wyn Cooper.

SAMLA 87, November 13-15, 2015; New Narratives of 9/11: Conspiracy, Terror, and Change

full name / name of organization: 
Panel Chair: Levin Arnsperger; Conference Organization: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
larnspe@emory.edu

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, assumed significance for Arabs and Muslims not solely on account of the sheer magnitude of the disaster, that is the extent of the destruction and the numb

ALA Symposium on Frontiers and Borders in American Literature; Februray 25-27, 2016, San Antonio, TX

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
susan.roberson@tamuk.edu

The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing is organizing a panel for the American Literature Association Symposium on Frontiers and Borders in American Literature.

Jane Austen and Philosophy, ed. Mimi Marinucci

full name / name of organization: 
Vol. 2 in new series "Great Authors and Philosophy" Series editor, Jacob M. Held
contact email: 
mmarinucci@ewu.edu

Call for Abstracts

Jane Austen and Philosophy
Edited by Mimi Marinucci
Rowman and Littlefield

CFP: Broadside Ballads (6/5/15; 3/31-4/2/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
jessica.c.murphy@gmail.com

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016

Rabindranath Tagore and the Indian Dramatic / Performance Tradition/s - edited by Mala Renganathan & Arnab Bhattacharya

full name / name of organization: 
Mala Renganathan, Department of English, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India
contact email: 
malareng@yahoo.com

Encouraged by the success and the positive feedback that we have received about our edited volume The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama: The Bard on the Stage [edited by Arnab Bh

‘SAY THE WORD AND YOU’LL BE FREE’: A 'RUBBER SOUL' SYMPOSIUM, 11th December 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Winsworth/Faculty of Letters, University of Orleans, FRANCE
contact email: 
ben.winsworth@univ-orleans.fr

On the 3rd December 2015 it will be 50 years since the Beatles released 'Rubber Soul'.

Current Trends in Theatre Theory and Meta-theory

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno, the Czech Republic
contact email: 
theatralia@seznam.cz

Dear author,
For the Fall 2016 issue of Theatralia, we are looking for submissions in the fields of theatre theory, meta-theory of theatre studies, and methodology of theatre research.

Rabindranath Tagore and the Indian Dramatic / Performance Tradition/s

full name / name of organization: 
Mala Renganathan, Department of English, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India
contact email: 
malareng@yahoo.com

Names of Co-editors: Mala Renganathan & Arnab Bhattacharya
Concept Note:

"Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses", Paris, 8-9 Jan. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Line Cottegnies / University Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
contact email: 
line.cottegnies@univ-paris3.fr

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses

8-9 January 2016

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Institut du Monde Anglophone, 6 rue Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France.

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