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Off the Page: Verbal and Visual Manifestations of Poetry, Toronto, 30 April-3 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Jensen / NeMLA
contact email: 
sarahj250@gmail.com

What are the imaginative possibilities of poetry outside the written page? What can this type of intersection reveal about the poetic text and about the text in relation?

Epistolary Children's and Young Adult Literature: NeMLA Toronto, April 30-May 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
robyn_schiffman@ivcc.edu

Children’s and Young Adult literature is replete with first-person narratives told through journals, letters, texts, blogs, etc., in order to create a sense of immediacy and the semblance of truth.

[UPDATE] Call for Articles: Popping the Question - The Question of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
submissions@diffractions.net

Call for Articles

Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

POPPING THE QUESTION: THE QUESTION OF POPULAR CULTURE

Deadline for article submissions: December 31, 2014​

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 9/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, www.apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us.

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

[Panel to be Proposed] Multimodal Literature and Narrative Communication- March 5-8, 2015 at Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
International Narrative Conference
contact email: 
ghosal.2@osu.edu

In the last two decades we have seen a proliferation of what scholars like Wolfgang Hallet, Alison Gibbons, and others have called "multimodal literature." These texts, which include Mark Danielews

Call for submissions: Headland: Literary frontiers & emerging voices

full name / name of organization: 
Headland: Literary frontiers & emerging voices
contact email: 
headland.journal@gmail.com

Headland, a new literary e-journal based in Wellington, New Zealand, is calling for submissions of work from 1 September 2014.

Festival of Faith and Music March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Calvin College
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

Call for Papers: Festival of Faith and Music

March 26-28, 2015 
Calvin College


Grand Rapids, Michigan

“(Im)Materiality in English and Welsh Medieval Culture” (Kalamazoo 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Helbert
contact email: 
dhelbert [at] alumni.ubc.ca

The recent trend in medieval literary studies to emphasize inanimate objects and materiality as a means of contextualizing or de-emphasizing human and humanist activities has encouraged two, perhaps u

[UPDATE] New Contexts for American Poetry in the 1950's and 1960's

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 26-28, 2015.

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 36th annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

CFP: Higher Education; Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University
contact email: 
edleuschner@fhsu.edu

Call for Submissions

Research

Pedagogy

Reflection

Research Notes

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon Anaheim 4/3-4/5: submissions due 12/1

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a

Studies in Musical Theatre Special Issue: "All Kinds of Music is Pouring Out of Me" Abstracts due: Dec. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Musical Theatre
contact email: 
kathryn.edney@regiscollege.edu and laura.macdonald@port.ac.uk

When the eponymous Sweet Charity (1966) realises somebody loves her, not only does the scene shift from dialogue into song, she acknowledges the largeness of her emotional response, singing "Now I’m

Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts, June 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Turku, Finland
contact email: 
ethicsofstorytelling@gmail.com

What strategies do contemporary arts (such as literature, film, visual, media and performative arts) employ to narrate experiences that resist telling and imagining,

Apes, Humans, and Other Primates (Ottawa, ACCUTE 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc André Fortin (Université de Sherbrooke)
contact email: 
marc.fortin@usherbrooke.ca

Non-human primates often play the role of “other” to the rational and civilized human animal in literature.

Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism, 2-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
collaboratingmuse@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Alex Davis (University College Cork)
Peter Howarth (Queen Mary)

Photography, Testimony, and the Voyeuristic Gaze: Bearing Witness to Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
North Eastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonhunter6@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the relation between trauma and representation in photography and related visual media. How do images of atrocities both provoke and disarm our voyeuristic gaze?

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

Call for Papers IJAET Nov. Issue 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology
contact email: 
editor@ijaet.org

Call for Papers – Vol 7 Iss 5 - IJAET November 2014
Deadline : 30th September 2014
Notification : 15th October 2014
Revision : 20th October 2014

British Society for Literature and Science Tenth Annual Conference, University of Liverpool, 16-18 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Greg Lynall/ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
bsls2015@liverpool.ac.uk

The tenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Liverpool, on 16-18 April 2015.

“Age and the Stage: Women and Aging in Long Eighteenth-Century Drama”

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference. Los Angeles, CA March 19-21, 2015
contact email: 
kalissa.hendrickson@asu.edu

“Age and the Stage” is inspired by this year’s ASECS location in Los Angeles, a city deeply connected to an entertainment industry that foregrounds the complicated intersection of the feminine,

Reality TV at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Feb. 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
dalyn@norwich.edu

36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
“Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture”
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Civil War and Reconstruction Area of PCA-ACA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2015 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assoc/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
allredr@byuh.edu

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference 2015

April 1-4, 2015
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street

Codex-tensions: Canadian Writing Beyond the Book-Machine [May 30-June 2, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE-Member-Organized Panel
contact email: 
chrisdoody@gmail.com

Codex-tensions: Canadian Writing Beyond the Book-Machine

Death in the Cityscape: CRAS Special Issue 01/04/15 (Abst.01/12/14 )

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

Death in the Cityscape: A Special Issue of Canadian Review of American Studies

The Poetics/Politics of Post-Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
contact email: 
myra.bloom@utoronto.ca

In the epilogue to the second edition of The Politics of Postmodernism, Linda Hutcheon heralds the closure of the very period she helped to define: “Let’s just say it,” she admits, “it’s ove

Comics and Comic Art Area: PCA/ACA Conference New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015 (deadline Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
twandtke@judsonu.edu

Comics: Strips, Books, Graphic Novels and Everything in Between

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

Submit to KSU Touchstone Magazine from September 9th to December 15th! Accepting Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Art

full name / name of organization: 
Touchstone Magazine, Literary Magazine, Est. 1975
contact email: 
touch@ksu.edu

Touchstone Magazine was established in 1975 and publishes works of poetry, non-fiction, fiction, flash-fiction and visual art from students (undergraduates and graduates) all over the United States.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

Call for Papers: Somaliland Journal of African Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Somaliland Journal of African Studies
contact email: 
sjas.ipcs@gmail.com

Trayvon Martin in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
jgray@jjay.cuny.edu

Trayvon Martin’s murder is the latest in a long string of unpunished assassinations and assaults–from Emmett Till to Medgar Evers to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner to Amadou Di

Thirty-Sixth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: March 18-22

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
shanes1@kent.edu

Thirty-Sixth International Conference
on the Fantastic in the Arts

Love and Loss in Modernist Poetry (NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mcwhortere@merrimack.edu

While poetry itself has played a historically long and significant role in the discourse of love, the period of modernity seems to be largely associated with its opposites.

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