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Difference, Other, and Activism: A Colloquium on Expressions of Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature - 2/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte's Children's Literature Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unccharlotteclgo@gmail.com

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium exploring current trends of representation of diversity and expression of identity in children's and YA literature.

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Special Journal Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CFP Issue Vol. 5, no. 1

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

"Vanishing Islands?" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Carla Manfredi
contact email: 
cmanfred@hawaii.edu

Papers examine colonial/postcolonial representations of environmental disaster, vulnerable and/or resistant populations, and the discourse of extinction in the Pacific Islands across literary or sub-l

[UPDATE] Contemporary Short Fiction of the Midwest

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
andy.oler@erau.edu

We invite papers on contemporary short fiction produced in the Midwest, about the Midwest, or by Midwesterners.

[UPDATE]: "The Soul in Community: Individual and Collective Spiritualities in New France," 13-15 Oct. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Collectif d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire du Spirituel sous l’Ancien Régime (CAHSA)
contact email: 
Spiritualitecolloque2016@gmail.com

Deadline has been extended to 15 February 2016. We welcome your proposals.

(French version below)

Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary conference on:

“Non-Fictions of Race: Post-War Writing Genres” for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

Expression and relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s spirituality in the arts, education and politics

full name / name of organization: 
"Gitanjali and Beyond", published by the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
c.kupfer@napier.ac.uk

For the Special Issue “Tagore and Spirituality" of the new peer-reviewed online journal Gitanjali and Beyond, we are inviting papers about Tagore’s spirituality and its expression in socio-cultura

Shakespeare and Padova

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Padova
contact email: 
alessandra.petrina@unipd.it

‘Fair Padua, nursery of Arts’:
Shakespeare and Padova

Università degli Studi di Padova, Archivio Antico, 9-10 June 2016

NFEAP 2016, June 9th - 10th 2016: EAP and Creativity

full name / name of organization: 
Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes
contact email: 
kristin.solli@hioa.no

We invite you to participate at the 10th NFEAP summer conference:

NFEAP Summer Conference 2016: Call for Papers

Beat Studies Association at ALA (May 26-29 '16), proposals due by 20 January '16

full name / name of organization: 
Beat Studies Association
contact email: 
ronna.johnson@tufts.edu

1) The Beat Studies Association invites proposals for papers on all aspects of Beat Literature and Beats Studies for the panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Annual Conference in San

Charles Johnson Society: ALA in SF 26-29 May '16; Proposals due 20 Jan '16

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Johnson Society
contact email: 
ellwbj@nus.edu.sg

The Charles Johnson Society invites proposals for papers on TAMING THE OX and other aspects of Charles Johnson’s oeuvre for the panel at the upcoming American Literature Association Annual Conferenc

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
salvador.jimenez.murguia@gmail.com

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

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

International Centre for Victorian Women Writers (ICVWW)

From Brontë to Bloomsbury Third International Conference:

Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1880s and 1890s

25-26 July 2016

[UPDATE: NEW DEADLINE] Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Issue: May-Aug, Vol. 69, N.2, 2016
Deadline: 29/February

Textshop (T)issues (special issue) -- Textshop Experiments

full name / name of organization: 
Textshop Experiments
contact email: 
ulmertextshop@gmail.com

[Update] Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) Deadline Proposal Extended to January 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
mary.wearn@mga.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel for the for the 27th annual American Literature Association conference.

Sarah Piatt at 180 and Palace - Burner at 15: the View from 2016

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ Submission by 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

CFP: The Journal of South Texas English Studies Spring 2016-Rebirth Issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Spring 2016 issue, themed “Rebirth.” Submissions deadline: March 14, 2016.

REMINDER. Call For Papers “Teaching Nineteenth- Century Literature and Gender in the Twenty-First Century Classroom”

full name / name of organization: 
Lara Karpenko, Associaete Professor, Carroll University
contact email: 
lkarpenk@carrollu.edu

Call for Papers:
“Teaching Nineteenth- Century Literature and Gender in the Twenty-First Century Classroom,” special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies. Summer 2016

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-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 proletariat.

Architecting Modernist Fiction---MLA Philadelphia 2017--Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Foley/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
amy_foley@uri.edu

How are architectures experienced and represented in modernist fiction? This proposed special session welcomes all disciplines and approaches.

BTN Black Theatre Future Forward ~ 28th Annual S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Theatre Network
contact email: 
Avgreen@wm.edu or Artisia@yahoo.com

28th annual S. Randolph Edmonds Young Scholars Competition
2016 CALL FOR PAPERS (For Undergraduate & Graduate Students)

The Politics of Time in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature - ALA 2016 - May 26th-29th

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Ball
contact email: 
meball@ucdavis.edu

Recent years have seen a great deal of work on the temporality of the nation in nineteenth-century U.S. literatures.

[REMINDER] “Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

Panel “East Coast/West Coast: Friends and Feuds” | ASA Nov. ‘16 | Abstract deadline 1/21/16

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jg835@cornell.edu

LAST MINUTE CFP: PLEASE EMAIL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ASAP AND SUBMIT ABSTRACT BY 1/21/16

Reframing Science Fiction: A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction 21 March 2016 deadline 15 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU
contact email: 
andrewmbutler42@gmail.com

Reframing Science Fiction:

A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction

21 March 2016

Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
http://universitaspress.com/
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Spring School "Media, Private Sphere and Daily Life" | 11-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

SPRING SCHOOL ON THE INTERSECTION OF MEDIA STUDIES AND THE SOCIOLOGY OF PERSONAL LIFE

Update: Deadline Extended - The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Branam Armiento
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

NASSR Conference
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley

The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: Social Networks as Intellectual Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn R. Johnson/ Dickinson College
contact email: 
africanastudies@dickinson.edu

Central Pennsylvania Consortium’s Africana Studies Conference:
#Envisioning Black Digital Spaces

MLA 2017 Special Session: Modernism and Graphic Narrative (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia. The proposal for the special session is due on April 1, 2016.

[UPDATE] "Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31

http://2016newdirections.weebly.com/

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

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