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What Next? The Episodic and The Serial--MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 10 February

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
fusco.katherine@gmail.com

This proposed special session on the episodic and the serial invites participants to consider the limitations and opportunities offered by episodic and serial forms across a variety of media (film, co

Permadeath and Precarity, proposed Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds special issue, abstracts due Feb. 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alenda Y. Chang
contact email: 
permadeathCFP@gmail.com

Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds
Proposed Special Issue: Permadeath and Precarity
Summer 2017

Call for Abstracts
Due: February 15, 2015
Length: 350-500 words

REMINDER_DUE JAN. 15 Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
ethosreview@gmail.com

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue.

The 4th Annual MA in Critical Studies Symposium at the Maryland Institute College of Art: April 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maryland Institute College of Art
contact email: 
dmangus@mica.edu

The 4th Annual MA in Critical Studies Symposium

Maryland Institute College of Art
The Lazarus Center Auditorium
131 W. North Avenue
Baltimore MD 21202

April 16, 2015

[REMINDER] Old and New Humanism(s) UNC Graduate Conference-

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

[UPDATE] All Things Victorian: Exploring Materiality and the Material Object postgraduate conference CFP DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

**CFP with Extended Deadline** 10 January, 2016.

All Things Victorian: Exploring Materiality and the Material Object.
Call for Papers

Postgraduate Conference, 19 March 2016

CFP 4th Annual Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance Studies at Indiana University [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)
contact email: 
artatiu@gmail.com

4th Annual Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance Studies
Hosted by the Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)

Replotting Performance

Dramatising death and dying in British, Northern Irish and Irish drama and theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

[UPDATE] Literary Form and Reform [Shanghai, 17-18 May, 2016, Abstracts due February 29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang; Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn; mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

The resurgence of formalist interests in recent years has sparked new discussions of the conception, role, and significance of form in literary and cultural studies as well as pedagogies.

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
slowaesthetics@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2016

Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

IX INTERNATIONAL ALDINGTON SOCIETY & V INTERNATIONAL IMAGISM CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
International Imagism Conference and Richard Aldington Society
contact email: 
mattcnickel@gmail.com

IX INTERNATIONAL ALDINGTON SOCIETY &
V INTERNATIONAL IMAGISM CONFERENCE

June 30 – July 2, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
THE FRANKLIN INN CLUB

And the Franklin Inn club...

The Local and the Global in the Middle Ages-37th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, Keene, NH, April 15-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
37th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
contact email: 
mpages@keene.edu

37th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
Keene State College
Keene, NH, USA
Friday and Saturday April 15-16, 2016

Call for Papers and Sessions

[UPDATE] To Periodize Or Not To Periodize, That Is the Question

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Control Societies
contact email: 
studiesincontrolsocieties@gmail.com

~Studies In Control Societies is excited to announce that Dr. Seb Franklin will be contributing to the issue.~

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals
Saturday 19th March 2016, Aldham Robarts Library, LJMU

Call for Papers

CFP: Literary Form and Reform - 17-18 May, 2016, Fudan University, Shanghai

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang and Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn, mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

LITERARY FORM AND REFORM
17-18 May 2016
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Submissions are sought for a conference on formalism and the study of literary form.

Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions would focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of th

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com, catherine.gooch@uky.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016, by 5pm EST

CALL FOR PAPERS: disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
catherine_gooch6@uky.edu

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender

International Seminar on Exploring Trauma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (January 28-29, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Gour Banga, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
amitbhattacharya.in@gmail.com

Trauma Studies is a unique interdisciplinary platform that has acquired a prominent place in contemporary academic studies in the context of increasing visibility of violence in various spheres of hum

Call for papers on Theodore Dreiser for 2 panels at the 2016 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
linda.kornasky@angelo.edu

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

Panel One: Open Topic

Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Cultural Constructions of Home - ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

The Nightmare of History: Modernism and Con/Text - MadLit Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
Modernisms/Modernities Colloquium (MMC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
mmc@english.wisc.edu

This panel will explore new directions within the field of modernist studies that reconsider the boundary between text and context.

Border Disputes: Global Modernism and World Literature - MadLit Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
Modernisms/Modernities Colloquium (MMC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
mmc@english.wisc.edu

Recently scholars of modernism have advocated for a “global turn”.

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE January 24: CFP Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference 2016- Making Contact

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference, UW-Madison
contact email: 
kaleidoscope.wisc@gmail.com

Making Contact: Artistic and Linguistic Representations of Conflict and Commonality (Conference date: March 10-12, 2016)

The Problems of Literature Genres --- "hate speech", "styles of hatred"

full name / name of organization: 
The Problems of Literary Genres, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Papers 

2016 Theatre Symposium: Pages, Stages, Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University, Doha Department of English Literature and Linguistcs
contact email: 
Dr. Anastasia Remoundou-Howley, Conference Chair and Organiser

Full Title: Theatre Symposium 2016: Pages, Stages, Audiences

Date: 08-May-2016 - 09-May-2016
Location: Qatar University Campus, Doha, Qatar

Reflections of Exile, Migration, and Diaspora in European Languages and Literatures [September 30 – October 1, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
eusymposium@ntu.edu.tw

As Europe is currently facing the worst displacement crisis since the Second World War, the dominant public discourse on the issue is characterized by a curious mixture of xenophobia and humanitariani

[UPDATE] CFP: Intermediality/Intermédialité

full name / name of organization: 
Équinoxes Graduate Conference, Brown University Dept. of French Studies
contact email: 
brown.equinoxes@gmail.com

*Deadline for abstract submissions extended to January 20, 2016*

CALL FOR PAPERS
Intermediality
April 8-9, 2016
Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island
Keynote: Morgane Cadieu

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Registration now open! CFP: Jan. 20th for this Texas Spring Conference on Medieval/Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's Second International Conference on Med/Ren Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Attention: All Scholars!!

Don't miss this opportunity to have your work considered to be on the program at this unique Texas conference of medieval and renaissance scholars celebrating beauty!

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Representations of the Ordinary in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
representingtheordinary@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions due Thursday, 1/14/16

"Representations of the Ordinary in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods"

http://sites.duke.edu/representationsoftheordinary/

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The Suburban Sublime - Abstracts by Jan. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did important texts from the postwar period frame the suburbs as a locus of refuge, anger, hysteria, or (even) self-realization at a moment when American cities themselves experienced a shifting a

Fighting Words (Cold War, Korea, Vietnam) - Abstracts by Jan. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did war terminologies and war mentalities manifest themselves in important texts from the postwar period? Did war narrative change significantly after WWII, in the period 1945 to 1975?

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