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Missing, presumed dead: absent mothers in the cultural imagination, 12-13 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Language Studies, Umeå University, Sweden
contact email: 
berit.astrom@umu.se

An international conference on the trope of the absent mother in literary and visual texts from Antiquity to the present day.

Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
editor@transformationsjournal.org

CFP: Issue 26

Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus

Transformations is calling for submissions for Issue 26: Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus

[Update] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. René Dietrich, Mainz University, Germany
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

AlterNative announces a general call for papers for Volume 11 (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

AlterNative is announcing a general call for papers to be published in Volume 11, 2015.

REMINDER (abstracts due 15 October 2014): SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE, 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: [updated] Special Issue of Popular Music and Society on Randy Newman (1 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech University
contact email: 
michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

POPULAR MUSIC AND SOCIETY
CALL FOR PAPERS
(UPDATED)

Special Issue:
Randy Newman’s Work

Edited by Robert Brazeau and Michael Borshuk

Deeo Naturalism

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment) June 23-7 2015, Moscow ID; abstracts by Nov 15
contact email: 
hlhsu@ucdavis.edu and hebarda@miamioh.edu

CFP: Deep Naturalism (ASLE conference, June 23-7 2015, Moscow ID; abstracts by Nov 15)

Posthuman Gothic (Published Collection) - Call for Chapters

full name / name of organization: 
Anya Heise-von der Lippe (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
posthuman.gothic@gmail.com

The posthuman intersects with the Gothic in a number of interesting ways, which involve both narrative and critical discourses.

Call for Articles: "Writing Creaturely Lives: Literature, Culture, History" (Abstracts due January 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominik Ohrem
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

We invite proposals for contributions to be included in a projected volume on the notion of “the creaturely” as a way of conceptualizing forms and modes of life within, between, across or beyond species that allow us to challenge or problematize clear-cut notions of the human and the animal

CFP: Black Performing Arts (PCA/ACA National Conference, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech University
contact email: 
michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

Black Performing Arts: Sound, Movement, Image, Text

Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association
2015 Joint National Conference

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street

April 1 - 4 2015, New Orleans Any area of Africana including Music, literature, dance, religion,

full name / name of organization: 
Popular culture association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular culture Association is seeking papers for the African American Culture section.

[REMINDER] Detective Fiction and Emerging Technologies (NeMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
beth.seltzer@temple.edu

This Northeast Modern Language Association panel will examine the relationship between detective fiction and technology, broadly defined.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

The Woolfs and Africa; submissions due 15 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Woolf Miscellany
contact email: 
dswanson@niu.edu

Call for Papers
The Woolfs and Africa
Spring 2016 Special Issue of Virginia Woolf Miscellany
Submissions due: 15 September 2015

"Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Elaine Scarry (Harvard) & Rosanna Warren (U of Chicago)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2015 CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

DEADLINE APPROACHING-September 30, 2014

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

E-Gothic: (Published collection) - Call for Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Neil McRobert, Rebecca Duncan, Shannon Rollins
contact email: 
webgothic@gmail.com

E-Gothic: Assemblage and Anxiety in the Networked World

39th Annual PAC Conference, 6-7 March 2015 - Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
Kristin Kiely (kkiely@fmarion.edu), President

The Philological Association of the Carolinas invites you to submit papers related to this year’s theme of cultural production.

International Pynchon Week: June 8-12 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Pynchon Week 2015 - Pynchon on the Edge
contact email: 
ipw2015athens@gmail.com

International Pynchon Week: Pynchon on the Edge
http://www.ipw2015athens.com

[update] Alfred Hitchcock: An Interdisciplinary Study (submissions due Dec 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

This special Spring 2015 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on Alfred Hitchcock, the “master of suspense” whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s.

Nature in the Age of Defoe: Defoe Society Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Defoe Society; Stephen Gregg
contact email: 
s.gregg@bathspa.ac.uk

Call for proposals for panels and papers.

The fourth biennial conference of the Defoe Society, 22-23 July, 2015, Bath, England.

Alfred Hitchcock: An Interdisciplinary Study

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

This special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on Alfred Hitchcock, the “master of suspense” whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s.

[UPDATE]: Edited Collection on Lifetime Television and Movies

full name / name of organization: 
E. Newman
contact email: 
lifetimebook2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Lifetime Television and Movies

Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson Kennesaw State University

full name / name of organization: 
Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson
contact email: 
lviakinn@kennesaw.edu

We are now accepting submissions for an edited commissioned book titled: Approaches to Developing Ecological Consciousness in the 21st Century Classroom.

Rationale

Travel and Literature at CEA 2015 (Mar 26-28; Deadline Nov. 1) -- Indianapolis

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association Travel and Literature Area
contact email: 
katrina.quinn@sru.edu

Call for Papers: Travel and Literature at CEA 2015
March 26-28, 2015 | Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis | 1 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Scritture migranti 8/2014 - call for abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting proposals for its 8/2014 issue.

Make Contact: Circulating Small and Micro Press Poetry in Canada (ACCUTE 2015; due November 1)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE 2015 (University of Ottawa)
contact email: 
Cameron Anstee (canst025@uottawa.ca) and Colin Martin (martincj@ucalgary.ca)

The history of small and micro presses in Canada is, in part, an exploration of creative modes of distributing literature.

2015 UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference April 2-4, Asheville, NC; deadline Nov. 24

full name / name of organization: 
“Navigating Normativities, Queering Institutions and Challenging Inequalities” UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference
contact email: 
qsconf@unca.edu, lhorvitz@unca.edu

Call for Papers
2015 UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference April 2-4, Asheville, NC
“Navigating Normativities, Queering Institutions and Challenging Inequalities”

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2015 – Psychoanalysis and Science (Tallinn University, Estonia: 13th-15th March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Psychoanalysis in Our Time
contact email: 
ben.tyrer@kcl.ac.uk

CFP: Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2015 – Psychoanalysis and Science
Tallinn University, Estonia – 13th-15th March 2015

"Intertextuality in Music since 1900" Universidade Nova de Lisboa 6-7 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
CESEM/FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa & Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
contact email: 
pf.castro@fcsh.unl.pt; Federico.Celestini@uibk.ac.at

Keynote speakers to include:
Nicholas Cook, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge
Julian Johnson, Royal Holloway, University of London
Lawrence Kramer, Fordham University, New York

First Biennial EAAS Women’s Network Symposium--The State of the Nation: American Women in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
EAAS Women’s Network
contact email: 
eaaswomensnetwork@gmail.com

CFP: First Biennial EAAS Women’s Network Symposium

The State of the Nation: American Women in the Twenty-First Century

Marie Curie-Skłodowska University

Lublin, Poland

[Reminder] The 2015 International Conference on Narrative - March 5-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative2015@purduecal.edu

[Reminder] We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium.

SFFTV Special Issue: "Star Trek at 50"

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Film and Television
contact email: 
gerrycanavan@gmail.com

Science Fiction Film and Television seeks submissions for a special issue on “Star Trek at 50.”

Open call to participate in Literary Arts Articles for 2014/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Keyser / Scarlet Pink Magazine
contact email: 
scarletpinkmag@scarletpink.com

Scarlet Pink magazine is an arts and literary magazine, seeking to provide fine writing to accompany the fine artists featured.

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