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All the World’s a Stage: Performance and Performativity in Medieval England-May 14-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Medieval Studies Panel for the 2015 International Congress of Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
kam448@cornell.edu

The Easter Matins Liturgy recorded in the Regularis Concordia calls for four of the brethren to reenact the interplay between the angel and the three Marys when they first venture to Christ’s tomb.

BSECS 44th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
web@bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 44th Annual Conference
6th – 8th January 2015

St Hugh's College, Oxford, United Kingdom

TALKING BODIES: IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, REPRESENTATION

full name / name of organization: 
The Talking Bodies Project, incorporating Talking Minds
contact email: 
talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk

HOST: Dr Emma L. E. Rees, the Department of English, University of Chester, UK

DATES: 31st March – 2nd April 2015

VENUE: The University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ, UK

Academic Freedom and Censorship in a post 9/11 United States.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

This is a collection of essays on academic freedom and censorship in a post 9/11 United States. The collection will be published by Lies and Big Feet, an independent publishing house based in India.

Cross-cultural Studies Call for Papers Vol. 1, No.12 (Deadline: September 15th, 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Cross-cultural Studies (CFCS), NCCU
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw & cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (T

Questioning Boundaries: New Applications of Black Transnationalism--NeMLA (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Northeast Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015.

California State University Shakespeare Symposium (April 30th-May 1st, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
shakespeare@csustan.edu

The symposium committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any aspect of the works of William Shakespeare.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre (Augsburg, Germany, Oct 1-3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Augsburg, Germany
contact email: 
timo.mueller@phil.uni-augsburg.de



Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre
International Conference, Augsburg, October 1-3, 2015

CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
ejnielsen@northwestern.edu

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

The Brain is Wider Than the Sky

full name / name of organization: 
The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: The University of Wyoming 4th Annual English Graduate Interdisciplinary Memory and Identity Conference
contact email: 
sbargdil@uwyo.edu

A person's memory is everything, really. Memory is identity. –Stephen King, Duma Key

Imagining Crisis: Cinema & Media Studies Conference Nov. 21-23

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
imaginingcrisis@gmail.com

Imagining Crisis
York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference 2014
Toronto, Canada
November 21-23, 2014

**Confirmed Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School)**

Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice, ASLE 11th Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
ASLE2015@yorku.ca

In Notes from Underground (1864), Dostoyevsky explores relations between modernity and its discontents at an important historical conjuncture: the novella's unnamed, unpleasant hero rails against capitalist industry, imperialist architecture and an emerging social scientific understanding of human behaviour premised on predictability and knowability.

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu, william1@fas.harvard.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

Call for Reviewers and Review Materials

full name / name of organization: 
Screen Bodies
contact email: 
brian@ntu.edu.sg

Screen Bodies is soliciting review materials and reviewers for our first volume.

Bilingual England: Englishing Linguistic Others (ICMS Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Watkins / Canadian Society of Medievalists
contact email: 
elizabeth.watkins@mail.utoronto.ca

Bilingual England: Englishing Linguistic Others
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 14-17, 2015

Sponsor: Canadian Society of Medievalists

[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2015
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2014

Modernist Harlequinade: CDArte Across the Arts- Abstracts by 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Dolgin/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Assn.)-Toronto 4/30/15-5/3/15
contact email: 
ellen.dolgin@dc.edu

Modernists recast familiar figures of commedia dell'arte to sharpen social critique. Millay’s anti-war play Aria da Capo is a prime example.

The Medieval Slavic Mind: Essays in Honor of František Svejkovský (Deadline: 10/01/2014) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
hsdvizhkov@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures honors the life and career of Professor František Svejkovský (1923-2011), professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures and Compa

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA, February 11 - 14, 2015

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

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

Introduction on Edgar Allan Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Craig
contact email: 
matthewcraig1001@hotmail.com.

An author with a very strong background in American literature is needed to write a twelve page introduction on Edgar Allan Poe as well as a short 150-250 word abstract that describes the book.

CFP: Poetry and the Unfinished (abstracts due 9/30/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 NeMLA-Toronto, 4/30/15-5/3/15
contact email: 
jessica.erin.devos@gmail.com

We are seeking papers that explore the hermeneutic challenges and opportunities of studying poetry that is unfinished, unauthorized, or in some other way insufficient and not considered worthy of crit

NEMLA 2015: The Becoming of Archival Images Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Hudson Moura (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
hudson.moura@utoronto.ca

CFP NeMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015:
The Becoming of Archival Images in Documentary Filmmaking Seminar 


Games and Literary Theory 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam, Department of English and the Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies (OSL)
contact email: 
cameron.kelly@student.uva.nl, j.goggin@uva.nl

The Digital Games and Literary Theory Conference Series addresses the scope and appeal of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of games and games’ impact on other fields in the Humanities.

CFP - MVSA Conference 'Victorian Sense and the Senses', U of Iowa, 1-3 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
execsecretary@midwestvictorian.org

The Midwest Victorian Studies Association will hold its 2015 annual conference at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, May 1-3, 2015.

Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate

[UPDATE] Conference: ‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel, 14-16 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University, Swansea University and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
contact email: 
rita.singer@wales.ac.uk


Conference – Call for Papers:
‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 14-16 September 2015

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gilman and the Archive
contact email: 
CPGILMAN2015@gmail.com

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

Gilman and the Archive

June 12-14, 2015

Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

NEMLA 2015: Oceanic Turns The Politics of Hemispheric American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bam359@nyu.edu or llambert@ucdavis.edu

This roundtable examines the locations, terminologies and methodologies that shape the oceanic turn in contemporary American literary studies.

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation
Co-editors: Natalie Gerber and David Nowell Smith

Sex Outdoors (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
laura.r.fisher@gmail.com; travis.foster@villanova.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Mediums of Trash/Trash Mediums (Trash Culture Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

“The medium is the message”, declared Marshall McLuhan (1967) in his now famous book of the same name.

The Aesthetics of Online Videos

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue for Film Criticism
contact email: 
groening@uw.edu

Scholarship on online videos often focuses on digitalization, user interfaces, and/or the phenomenon of peer-to-peer sharing.

NVSA 2015: Victorian Accidents

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
greg.vargo@nyu.edu

CFP:
NVSA 2015: Victorian Accidents (10/15/2014; 4/10-12/2015)

Call for Papers
NVSA 2015
University of Rhode Island
April 10-12, 2015
Deadline: October 15, 2014

Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st

full name / name of organization: 
2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

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