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Abu Ghraib and After

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

MLA Panel on visual culture after "Abu Ghraib" -- films, graphic novels, photography, political cartoons etc. that invoke/respond to the Abu Ghraib torture photographs.

Securing with algorithms: Knowledge, decision, sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Amoore, Rita Raley/Security Dialogue
contact email: 
raley@english.ucsb.edu

In a world where the data traces or ‘life patterns’ of human beings are thought to yield new forms of knowledge and novel ways of knowing future threats, the algorithm appears to afford a renewed

Othello's Island Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Lterature and History 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CVAR Cyprus
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2016

The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies held at the Severis Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2016

Convenors:

[CFP] Edited Collection (6/1/15), Essays About Being Denied Tenure

full name / name of organization: 
Anonymous
contact email: 
tenureabuseanthology@gmail.com

Deadline for Submission of Abstract: June 1st, 2015

Title: The Guardians of Mediocrity: How Universities Use Tenure to Protect the Status Quo

CFP for WSQ: Queer Methods

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
QUEER METHODS

Guest Editors:
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

[UPDATE] MSA 2015 Nov 19-22, Travel Documents and Documentation

full name / name of organization: 
Nissa Cannon / University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ncannon@umail.ucsb.edu

Despite the ubiquity of the peripatetic figure in the modernist text, the early twentieth century is marked by persistent tensions on the traveller: as technological innovations granted the individual

Modernism in the Green, Deadline April 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association November 19-22, 2015
contact email: 
mkonkol@ncf.edu

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens, from public and national parks to vacant lots, suburban gardens, and botanic displays.

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Here is the link to our electronic journal page: http://thesefragilelilacs.wix.com/poetryjournal
The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines

Freedom and Justice: A Call to Action

full name / name of organization: 
National Economic Association and the American Society of Hispanic Economists
contact email: 
nbanks@bucknell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 15-17, 2015, San Francisco, CA]

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

CFP: “Desire and Deceit: India in the Europeans’ Gaze”

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
m_tupan@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Vol. 7, No. 2, 2015
on
“Desire and Deceit: India in the Europeans’ Gaze”

The Theme

[UPDATE} Victorian Self-Fashioning, abs by 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

Abstracts on all aspects of Victorian Self-Fashioning. Keynote Speaker Bernard Lightman, York University.

Re-visioning Activism:The Fourth International Conference on Asian British and Asian American Literatures December 18-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
sschou.sinica@gmail.com

Asian American activism emerged in 1968 as a political movement in which Americans of Asian descent came together to fight rampant racial stereotyping and institutional inequalities.

MMLA Illustrated Text Special Session: CFP Due April 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinic@umail.iu.edu

The Illustrated Texts session welcomes papers as well as innovative or even illustrative presentations that interrogate the concept of illustration broadly construed.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS International Conference Sept. 18-20 Abstracts due April 6 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6 April 2015
- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS

18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy - 4-5 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Anne-Marie Beller, Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
a.m.beller@lboro.ac.uk

Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy

A Conference to commemorate the centenary of Braddon’s death

SAMLA 2015: Victorian Literature and Science (abstracts due June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
thierauf@unc.edu

Literary scholarship has long traced the intersections between Victorian fiction and 19th-century science, particularly with regard to Darwinian, Spencerian, or proto-Freudian influences on narrative structures and character portrayals. This panel invites submissions that consider the influence of 19th-century scientific and/or medical writings on literature in the broadest sense

SCHOLARLY ARTICLES ON JAYNE CORTEZ & ADRIENNE RICH

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking good scholarly articles (20pp plus) on Adrienne Rich or Jayne Cortez for a volume in progress with a feminist and/or cultural-studies approach to these two poets.

[UPDATE] - SCMLA - Nashville - Technical Writing

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
Slabaugh@uhcl.edu

Technical Writing Regular Panel
South Central Modern Languages Association Conference

WHERE: Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee

WHEN: October 31st - November 3rd, 2015

Call for Articles on Radicalism

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our tenth year of issues.

Marx and The Arts

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

According to Marx, man’s aesthetic sense is socially acquired, rather than innate.

Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes - deadline: 1st April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

Intraday Trading Tips

full name / name of organization: 
alphatrends
contact email: 
alphatrends13@gmail.com

Connect with us for the best of Intraday trading tips and tricks that will help you in trading in a profitable fashion.

Studies in South Asian Film and Media: Special issue on ‘The Region’,

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in South Asian Film & Media
contact email: 
aartiwani@gmail.com

The economic and political/cultural impact and transformation due to neoliberal policies and the globalizing agendas of capital are to be seen at the level of the region as much as they are at the nat

Human Rights and the Mobilization of Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University (Cultural Memory Studies Initiative and Centre for Human Rights)
contact email: 
sean.bex@ugent.be

Call for Applications: PhD Symposium "Human Rights and the Mobilization of Testimony"
Web: http://www.cmsi.ugent.be/cfp-phd-symposium-human-rights-and-the-mobiliza...

The Berkeley Conference on Precarious Aesthetics, October 15-17, 2015 (Submission May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media
contact email: 
precariousaestheticsconf@gmail.com

Confirmed speakers include:
Tom Gunning, University of Chicago
Christine Ross, McGill University
Abigail De Kosnik, UC Berkeley
Jeffrey Skoller, UC Berkeley

[UPDATE] Literature & Politics Panel @ SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

Extended Deadline: April 6.

This is an open topic session. We seek papers exploring the intersections of literature and politics. Please send abstracts of 250-300 words.

PAMLA 2015 113th Annual Convention: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 113th Annual Convention: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
diana.shaffer@tx.rr.com

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Rhetorical Approaches to Literature.

[UPDATE] SLSA 2015 Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. With Patricia Clough + Orit Halpern

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We have confirmed the participation of Patricia Clough (author, The Affective Turn, and Beyond Biopolitics) and Orit Halpern (author, Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reas

"Silence and Documentation," July 10-11 2015 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Silence and Documentation
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
July 10-11 2015
Keynote: TBA

UPDATE: Hearing Voices (4/6/15; MSA 17, 11/19-11/22, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Sastri; Modernist Studies Organization
contact email: 
reena.sastri@gmail.com

Hearing Voices (panel, Modernist Studies Association annual conference, Boston, November 2015)

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis [MSA17 Boston]

full name / name of organization: 
Marius Hentea, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
m.hentea@mmu.ac.uk

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis

Professional Reading: Art or Science?

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Kopec/ Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
kopeca@ipfw.edu

Extending from the conference theme — Arts & Sciences — this special session for the 2015 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention in Columbus, OH seeks papers that engage the vibrant debate

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and The Institute of English Studies (, LondonUK)
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

The Modernist Bildungsroman (MSA 17 Boston, Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Burroughs Price, Penn State
contact email: 
mbprice@psu.edu

In Unseasonable Youth (2011), Jed Esty suggests that the “modernist pressure on bildungsroman conventions goes beyond raising the possibility that the genre can no longer serve those functions” of

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