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Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

[UPDATE] The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/13/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

UPDATE 6/4/14:
PROPOSALS WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED UP TO 5 PM EST ON 13 JUNE 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

Literary Science? The Science of Literature?: Thoughts Toward an Evolving Field, NeMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Carr, Niagara University
contact email: 
jcarr@niagara.edu

In recent years, the function of literature and the purpose of reading have become the focus of studies in a number of fields beyond literature—including cognitive psychology, neuroscience and manag

Request for Abstracts for Canadian Literature Roundtable at NEMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Rosner Feig
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

I will be running at panel on Canadian Literary Identity at the NEMLA Conference in late April 2015 in Toronto and would like to put out the request for abstracts to all of your members.

"HAS GROWTH ENDED?” ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ITS LIMITATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
EMECON'14: Emerging Economies Conference
contact email: 
info@emeconconference.org

"HAS GROWTH ENDED?” ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ITS LIMITATIONS

Interactions in the History of Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
PHILHIST'14: History of Philosophy Conference
contact email: 
info@philhistconference.org

Interactions in the History of Philosophy

Political Science in Contemporary World: Neoliberalism, Crises and Social Resistance Movements, Theorizing and Experiencing

full name / name of organization: 
POLITSCI'14: Political Science Conference
contact email: 
info@politsciconference.org

Political Science in Contemporary World: Neoliberalism, Crises and Social Resistance Movements
Theorizing and Experiencing Politics

The Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability, Dec 1-3, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

This is a fully international, peer-reviewed conference held in Japan's City of Peace: Hiroshima.

The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon (NeMLA 2015.Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015).

full name / name of organization: 
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
modelisa@sas.upenn.edu

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the arti

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism”

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University, St. Catharines
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers
“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism”
Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Human Rights for “Whores,” “Thieves,” “Foreigners,” etc.: Why We Need to Protect the “Underserving”

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Coheson (RISC) Working Group on Development Equity and Social Cohesion
contact email: 
harlan.koff@uni.lu

Human Rights for “Whores,” “Thieves,” “Foreigners,” etc.: Why We Need to Protect the “Underserving”

Migration and philanthropy: Understanding giving in the context of diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion (RISC) Working Group on Development Equity and Social Cohesion
contact email: 
shirlita.espinosa@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Migration and philanthropy: Understanding giving in the context of diaspora

Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion (RISC)

SAMLA CONFERENCE CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITERS June 16 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
susana.n.marcelo@gmail.com

SAMLA CREATIVE NONFICTION WRITERS

[UPDATE] Challenging Media Landscapes

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

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE NOW 20 JUNE 2014
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE

Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Cocktail Culture: The Book

full name / name of organization: 
Craig N. Owens (Drake University) and Stephen Schneider (University of Louisville)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

Cocktail Culture: The Book

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
boone@pitt.edu

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries.

Pynchon Week - June 8-12 2015, Athens, Greece

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

"The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century": abstracts due June 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015
contact email: 
andrew.bricker@gmail.com

CFP: “The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
July 26-31, 2015, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Andrew Bricker

[UPDATE] The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations & Revisions, Adaptations & Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

This proposed volume seeks essays that analyze how twenty-first century texts for young audiences across a variety of media--including print, film, television, and digital formats--interact with Victo

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

[UPDATE] Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com


UPDATE: New submission deadline- Monday, June 30, 2014

UPDATE: Keynote by Eugenie Brinkema, Assistant Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

SCMS 2015 Proposed Panel: "Toward a Critical Transnational Cinema," deadline June 30

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Schaefer & Beth Tsai, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
joy.schaefer@stonybrook.edu; peijen.tsai@stonybrook.edu

CFP for SCMS 2015 Proposed Panel: "Toward a Critical Transnational Cinema"

Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada

NANO: New American Notes Online, Call for Papers: Special Issue: The Aesthetics of Trash, Deadline: 22 Aug. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
d-banash@wiu.edu, ja-degregorio@wiu.edu, editornano@citytech.cuny.edu

NANO: New American Notes Online

Call for Papers: Issue 7

Deadline: 22 August 2014

Special Issue: The Aesthetics of Trash

[UPDATE: Deadline Extension] "The Undead" Abstracts due 6/13 (for SAMLA 11/7-9))

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource

Fairy Tale Sensibilities and their Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86 Nov 7-9 2014 Atlanta GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Feminism’s theorists more and more have turned their focus on fairy tales’ socializing power, as fairy tales serve as repositories for cultural attitudes regarding gender, class, the environment,

Call for Book, Art, Film Reviews on "the Gendered Politics of Art" (Aug. 15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for film, art, or book reviews focused on gender issues (the theme for the upcoming issue is “Representations of, by, and fo

9th Annual Limina Conference - Friday June 20, UWA

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual Conference at the University of Western Australia (Crawley) on Friday June 20, 2014.

CFP: "Places and Myths" - New Harmony anniversary conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/Hobart William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

Places and Myths – looking for panelists!

Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz

full name / name of organization: 
Chameleon Press; Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
octaviopazhk@gmail.com

You are invited to submit poems to Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz, a collection in celebration of the centenary of the great Mexican poet, Octavio Paz, who built bridges among

[REMINDER] 2014 Queerness and Games CFP, June 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Queerness and Games Conference
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA/DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature Session

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult
Speculative Fiction

Waves of change : women and American education in the South in the 1960s

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
hgoarzin@gsu.edu

Much has been studied about the major role played by women during the Civil Rights Movement but few have developed the place of education in the struggle for women’s equality in the South after 1965

Travelling Irishness in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick
contact email: 
christina.morin@ul.ie

Writing the Range: a conference hosted by the University of Denver Writing Program, Denver, CO, November 14 and 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Denver Writing Program
contact email: 
writingtherange@gmail.com

Writing the Range
A conference hosted by the University of Denver Writing Program
Denver, CO
November 14 and 15, 2014
Keynote Speakers: Jessica Enoch and Scott Wible

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