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Ethics/Affect PAMLA Portland 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient/Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vshinbrot@csus.edu

Romantics, Victorians and early Modernists writers and artists were successively called upon in their respective generations to challenge the social, aesthetic and ethical mores of their time in their

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire (Special Issue Southern Literary Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Literary Journal (SLJ), soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)
contact email: 
jacrank@ua,edu

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire
for a Spring 2016 Special Issue of the Southern Literary Journal (SLJ),
soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)

June 12, 2015 Label Me Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

CFP; Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special issue of Jewish Film & New Media) (Deadline: 1 October, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikel J. Koven, University of Worcester
contact email: 
m.koven@worc.ac.uk

Oy! Have We Got a Monster for You!
Monsters, demons and the Jewish Fantastic
Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media
Guest editor, Mikel J. Koven (University of Worcester)
Autumn 2016

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

[UPDATE] Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 (Deadline: 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
allan_johnson@mac.com

A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Date: Monday 20 July 2015

Constructing Coherence in the British Short Story Cycle (15-16 October 2015; extended abstract deadline: 30 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)
contact email: 
patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de and florian.klaeger@uni-wuerzburg.de

CONSTRUCTING COHERENCE IN THE BRITISH SHORT STORY CYCLE

-extended deadline to submit abstracts for the last remaining slots on our panels-

15-16 October 2015

MAP/ACA War Studies Area MAP/ACA 2015 Nov 5-7 2015 Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Studies Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons—some valid and noble, some questionable.

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015, San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

Monstrous Hungers and Desires Special Conference Stream within The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

Monstrous Hungers and Desires
Special Conference Stream within The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

TaPRA Directing and Dramaturgy: 'Performances of Labour: Endurance, Time'

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA)
contact email: 
jbolton@lincoln.ac.uk

Dear Colleagues,

**PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS IS A WEEK TOMORROW**

TaPRA Directing and Dramaturgy: ‘Performances of Labour: Endurance, Time’

Toy Story at 20 - a one-day symposium - University of Sunderland, 13 Nov 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland
contact email: 
toystory@sunderland.ac.uk

Symposium CFP
Toy Story at 20
13th November 2015

"Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday," January 23-31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
N.Y. Nathiri/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community
contact email: 
ny@preserveeatonville.org

Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday

2015 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop
contact email: 
feministscholarsworkshop@gmail.com


Event: 2015 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop
Dates: Monday, June 8th through Sunday, June 14th
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 1st

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

[UPDATE] MMLA Illustrated Texts: CFP Due April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Martiniano / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinic@umail.iu.edu

The Illustrated Texts session welcomes papers as well as innovative or even illustrative presentations that interrogate the concept of illustration broadly construed.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

Neo-Victorianism and Discourses of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
j.seaboyer@uq.edu.au

Neo-Victorianism & Discourses of Education

Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies – extended deadline: 15 October 2015

[Update] Extended Call for Submissions for the York University English Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives, now extended to April 22

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

SCMLA 2015: French I: Linguistics and Literature to 1600

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

South Central Modern Language Association

72nd Annual Conference
October 31 - November 3, 2015, Nashville, TN

Meta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre (13-14 June 2015, University of Kent, UK; proposals due 4 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent (Canterbury, UK)
contact email: 
h.r.newman@kent.ac.uk and s.dustagheer-463@kent.ac.uk

Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term ‘metatheatre’ with particular reference to the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries and even identified a new genre

**DEADLINE EXTENDED** Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.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

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

Cultures and Industries of Creativity in Contemporary Media Landscapes

CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Monday 16 November 2015

Beckett and Vice Feb. 21-24, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Shields
contact email: 
beckettandvice@gmail.com

Beckett and Vice
Harrah’s Resort Southern California
San Diego County, CA
Feb. 21-24, 2016
Keynote Speaker: S. E. Gontarski

CFP: RSA 2016 Milton panels and papers

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
fgm@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

RSA Boston, 31 March -2 April 2 2016

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

2015 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

[UPDATE] Fantasy/Animation: A Conference on Media, Medium and Genre - September 4th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
fantasyanimation2015@gmail.com

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor Paul Wells (Loughborough University)
Dr James Walters (University of Birmingham)

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Revista Atenea - journal of humanities & social sciences (15 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Atenea - Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Modernism and Security - Panel for MSA 17 Boston, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Swacha / Duke University
contact email: 
michael.swacha@duke.edu

The field of security studies generally takes the National Security Act of 1947 as its beginning, but one could argue that in a US context modern forms of security date back at least to the period imm

Sholem Aleykhem: New Perspectives in Comparative Context (Edited Volume): 300-word abstract by July 30, 2015. Papers 10/30.

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
supervising.editor.universitas@gmail.com

This edited volume marking the centennial of Sholem Aleykhem’s death (May 1916), will explore the writer’s vast contributions to Yiddish literature through comparison with authors of other nationa

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