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[UPDATE] Early Modern Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Professor James Fitzmaurice (University Northern Arizona) and Othello's Island (CVAR)
contact email: 
mparaskos@mac.com

Early Modern Women Writers (approx. 1550-1700)
at Othello's Island CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus
5 to 9 April 2017

Al Purdy at One Hundred (15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Bradley (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
nbradley@uvic.ca

Al Purdy at One Hundred (essay collection)

Midwest PCA-- Southern Lit and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Call for Book Reviewer for The Intimacies of Four Continents, Lisa Lowe 2015 (review due mid-May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
denise_macneil@redlands.edu

Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal seeks a reviewer to review The Intimacies of Four Continents (Lisa Lowe, 2015).

SPECTRA Journal submissions open for Issue 5.2

full name / name of organization: 
SPECTRA (the Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives) Journal
contact email: 
editor@spectrajournal.org

SPECTRA: The ASPECT Journal http://spectrajournal.org
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Issue 5.2, Spring 2016

MSA 2016 Panel Proposal: The Commodification of Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Kalaidjian and Steven Pokornowski Seek Panelists for Proposed Panel at Modernist Studies Association Annual Meeting 2016
contact email: 
kalaidjiana@wpunj.edu; steven.pokornowski@gmail.com

In “Enlightenment as Mass Deception,” Horkheimer and Adorno famously bemoan “the false identity of the general and the particular” produced via mass culture, arguing that there is no escaping

Call for Papers -- The American Graphic Short Story -- A Symposium of the American Literature Association, Oct. 20-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of the American Short Story
contact email: 
robert.clark@ccga.edu

The Society for the Study of the American Short Story seeks papers for a panel on the American graphic short story to be held at an international symposium on the short story.

Translating Genre, Language, Power

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kathleen.burt@mga.edu

In the Middle Ages, there existed a concept known as translatio studii.

[UPDATE] Chapter proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas 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 May 15, 2016.

Southern Hungers (SASA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association Conference (March 16-18, 2017)
contact email: 
davis_da@mercer.edu & jhubbs@ua.edu

Baudrillard, Religion, Theology

full name / name of organization: 
The International Journal of Baudrillard Studies
contact email: 
j.walters2@lse.ac.uk j.baldwin@londonmet.ac.uk

CFP: Baudrillard, Religion, Theology

Austen and Deleuze

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
contact email: 
dmk209@lehigh.edu

2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death.

The Female Science Fiction Western (Abstracts due June 20; collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie A. Marotta / Kolin Ford
contact email: 
femalesfwestern@gmail.com

We are seeking original, previously unpublished essays for a collection tentatively titled The Science Fiction Western: Representation of Female Characters in the Late Twentieth and Twenty-first Centu

Recuperation (of antagonistic, oppositional or emancipatory Forms of Cultural Production)

full name / name of organization: 
London Conference in Critical Thought
contact email: 
naxalbelt@gmail.com

Recuperation is an inexorable feature of late capitalism, as modes of art and cultural expression that once were resistant, oppositional or antagonistic from the 1960’s and 70’s have been graduall

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 13-16, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

“Alternate Worlds”

[REMINDER] CFP for Proposed Panel: Medievalism in Children’s and Young Adult Literature – TEMA September 23-25, 2016 Texas A&M U

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association
contact email: 
mfilbeck@tamu.edu

Panel co-chairs: Melissa Filbeck and Michaela Baca, Texas A&M University

Journal of Intercultural Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Nash/University of Sunderland, UK
contact email: 
geoff.nash@sunderland.ac.uk

CFP Journal of Intercultural Inquiry
Call for Papers
Date Submitted:
Announcement ID:

[UPDATE] Borders and Borderlands: Liminal Textualities in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
ysj.ma.symposium@gmail.com

Borderlands are defined as being both ‘an area of land close to a border between two countries’ and ‘an area between two qualities, ideas or subjects that has features of both but is not clearly

UPDATE: CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne K. Phillips and Miranda A. Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

Reminder: EXTENDING PLAY 3 abstracts due April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Extending Play 3: Temporalities of Play
contact email: 
extendingplay@gmail.com

Reminder to get your abstracts in for Extending Play 3: Temporalities of Play

School of Communication & Information
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2016

Reminder: Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1880s and 1890s 25-26 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
contact email: 
ICVWW@canterbury.ac.uk

From Brontë to Bloomsbury Third International Conference:
Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1880s and 1890s
25-26 July 2016
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK

Afro-Mexico: Negotiating a Cultural Identity through Dance

full name / name of organization: 
Joana A. Guzman
contact email: 
msjoanaguzman@gmail.com

This research looks at the cultural performances and popular celebrations practiced by Afro-Mexicans from the colonial period to the 20th century in the regions of Veracruz, Oaxaca and Guerrero.

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference [October 13-16, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

“Alternate Worlds”

Interdisciplinary and Transnational Volume on Vegetarianism, Proposals due May 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Shprintzen
contact email: 
shprintzen@marywood.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for a new interdisciplinary and transnational volume focusing on the social and cultural contexts of vegetarianism throughout history.

Arab-American Culture in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy E. Holden, Midwest Popular Culture Conference
contact email: 
sholden@purdue.edu

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference/Midwest American Culture Association

Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016

Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago

Deadline: April 30, 2016

American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy E. Holden, Midwest Popular Culture Conference
contact email: 
sholden@purdue.edu

2016 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/6/16-10/9/16

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

October 6-9, 2016, Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
5550 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 678-4488

Becoming: Essays on NBC's Hannibal [deadline for abstracts: July 1, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Kavita Mudan Finn & Elizabeth Nielsen
contact email: 
kvmudan@gmail.com and elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: July 1, 2016
Deadline for Completed Essays: January 15, 2017

Crime Fiction Here and There: Time and Space 13-15 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Agnieszka Sienkiewicz-Charlish/University of Gdansk
contact email: 
crimegdansk@gmail.com

From the locked room to the mean streets of the metropolis, the concept of space has always played as important role in crime fiction as the concept of time.

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE

An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

Youth Literature and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
patrick.cox@rutgers.edu

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
October 6-9, 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
http://www.mpcaaca.org

International Pynchon Week 2017, Pynchon’s New Worlds, La Rochelle, June 5-9, 2017 (abstracts due September 30, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Pynchon Week 2017, Pynchon's New Worlds
contact email: 
ipw2017larochelle@gmail.com

The 2017 International Pynchon Week will be held on the French Atlantic coast in the old harbor of La Rochelle, from which a number of Europeans set sail for the New World.

Animals under Capitalism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
mm8179@bristol.ac.uk

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

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