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Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

[UPDATE] Submission deadline extended: CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traveltourismmapaca@ymail.com

The Travel and Tourism area of MAPACA seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sustaining Women's Studies, Nov 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Women's Studies Regular Session
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies: Abstract due June 19, 2015

UPDATE: Nodes & Networks in the Humanities: Geometries, Relationships, Processes

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas
contact email: 
idrh@ku.edu

The CFP deadline has been extended to June 30. Authors will be notified of acceptance by July 15.
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CFP: Nodes & Networks in the Humanities: Geometries, Relationships, Processes

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 19, 2015: SAMLA Women’s Studies Regular Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Altantic Modern Language Association:
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

Poetry, Mediatization and New Sensibilities

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Kjerkegaard, Aarhus University
contact email: 
norsk@dac.au.dk

Poetry, Mediatization and New Sensibilities
Aarhus University, Denmark, December 4-6, 2014

Keynotes: Pierre Alféri, Claudia Benthien, Virginia Jackson and Yoko Tawada.

Roundtable: Alterity and the Body in 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Shelagh Patterson/ NeMLA
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

How do individuals negotiate the social world when their bodies do not clearly fit defined hegemonic frameworks such as: male/female, various racial binaries, gay/straight, citizen/non-citizen, able-bodied/disabled, natural/unnatural, and other binaries?

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures - Nov. 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Quinnipiac University Fifth Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures:
STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

Uprisings and Revolutions in Global Context (deadline December 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

The first few years of the twentieth-first century have witnessed social unrest, revolts and revolutions across the world: the Arab Spring, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, riots of workers and peasan

Picturing the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Illustration, Intermediality and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Ionescu and Ann Lewis
contact email: 
cionescu@mta.ca

Title: Picturing the Eighteenth-Century Novel Through Time: Illustration, Intermediality and Adaptation

Call for Articles

Existential Thought in African American Literature Before 1945 April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Melvin Hill/NeMLA
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore existentialism in African-American thought that predates the codification of the term by Jean-Paul Sartre in the post-World War II period.

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Journal of the Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

Deadline for submission: Nov. 15, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - MAPACA 25th Annual Conference - Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

TITLE:

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 30

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

BODY:

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Sargasso CFP: TRANSLATION AND THE CARIBBEAN: TENSIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek/ University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
sargassojournal@gmail.com

TRANSLATION AND THE CARIBBEAN: TENSIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek / University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
contact email: 
walicek@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom, an edited volume

Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going? Intersections in Race and Technology (NeMLA April 30-May 3 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Forster / Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nicholas.forster@yale.edu

Where do race and technology meet? Since its emergence cinema has been but one technology to repeatedly build its status on the raced bodies of its subjects.

Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present, a one day conference 05/09/2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

Transitions: 1945-Present
University of Bristol, Friday, September 5, 2014

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 17th Annual International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
socphenmedia@yahoo.com

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 17th Annual International Conference

The Cinema of Jim Jarmusch

full name / name of organization: 
Université d'Artois, Arras, FRANCE
contact email: 
esther.heboyan@univ-artois.fr

Call for papers

International conference in French & English

The Cinema of Jim Jarmusch

8-9 April 2015, University of Artois, Arras (Pas-de-Calais), France

Organizer : Esther Heboyan

Cinema and Semiotics - 12th World Congress of Semiotics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 16-20 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
12th World Congress of Semiotics, New Bulgarian University
contact email: 
annedymek@gmail.com

THE semiotic of cinema does not exist. However, in film science there is large number of studies questioning the nature, genesis, use and reception of various filmic signs.

CFP: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

"The Creative Archive: Found Materials and Hybrid Writing," NeMLA 2015, Apr 30 - May 3, 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Erin Anderson (erinand@gmail.com)

How do writers make creative use of archives? How do such encounters occasion new modes and genres of storytelling? What happens when archival materials become the expression of the writing itself?

Hip-Hop: Interrogating Identity, Authenticity, and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

From his first successful mixtape and EP So Far Gone, released in 2009, Toronto native Drake presented a significant shift in the recording industry and hip-hop.

Excavating the Voice: Literature of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

This roundtable discussion will discuss the ways in which literature by African-American women in the nineteenth century discusses motherhood, slavery, madness, spirituality, challenges to patriarchy

CFP: ALA Symposium on American Poetry - Adrienne Rich Panel (Oct. 23-25, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

I invite proposals for the formation of a panel on Adrienne Rich for the upcoming American Literature Association Symposium on American Poetry in October 2014 in Savannah, Georgia, October 23-25th.

The Queer Child in Contemporary Literature & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15163

NeMLA 2015
Session ID: 15163

MLA Options for Teaching British and American Satire (proposals due 7/1)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Options for Teaching (book series)
contact email: 
mlaoptionsforsatire@gmail.com

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Modern British and American Satire to be edited by Evan Davis (Hampden-Sydney College) and Nichola

Higher Education for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Kerala State Higher Education Council, India
contact email: 
journal.kshec@gmail.com

Higher Education for the Future(HEF) is a biannual journal of the Kerala State Higher Education Council(KSHEC), India brought out in collaboration with SAGE Publications( India) Pvt.

Ability, Disability, and the Human (NeMLA 4/30-5/3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
spdeshong@gmail.com

For the 2015 NeMLA Convention in Toronto. This panel considers disability studies as a foundational discourse for engaging the socially and culturally expressed nature of human being.

Special Issue on Women's Labor in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is developing a special (potentially double) issue on women’s labor in film, television, gaming, and other media forms.

Medieval Transportation and its Monstrous Manifestations -- SEMA 2014,=. Last-minute call. Please submit by June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application
contact email: 
blewis@murraystate.edu

The deadline is upon us! Please add your submission to this session (abstract by June 15, 2014, please):

Call For Papers—SEMA 2014
Clayton State University, Atlanta, GA
Oct. 16-18, 2014

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

IMC Kalamazoo 2015: Post-War Scholarship and the Study of the Middle Ages -- Arendt and Curtius (Deadline: Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
berkeleymedievalstudies@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies will hold two sessions on enduring medieval scholarship that emerged in the postwar era:

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