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"James Purdy in Context," San Francisco ALA, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Purdy Society
contact email: 
msnyder@occc.edu

The James Purdy Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at a session sponsored by the society at the 2016 American Literature Association in San Francisco, California, 26-29 May 2016.

[UPDATE] Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

Brandeis University -- April 1, 2016

New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs [ALA Panel--May 26-29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bartonjc@umkc.edu

Call for Papers: New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs

American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, Hyatt Regency San Francisco

CFP Ideological Conflict - Issue 22, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, Deadline 29 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Call for Papers Issue 22: Ideological Conflict

Beyond the “Status” Question: New Paths to Self-Determination for the Peoples of Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Puerto Rico/Northeastern University
contact email: 
jeffrey(dot)herlihy(at)upr(dot)edu, j(dot)buscaglia(at)neu(dot)edu

Summary: Debates on self-determination and sovereignty for the peoples of Puerto Rico have been framed by formulae developed during the Spanish colonial period to support claims for f

[UPDATE] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (02/01; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

UPDATE: Cinemania: Madness and the Moving Image, February 19-20, deadline EXTENDED TO DEC. 23rd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Shechtman / Yale University
contact email: 
anna.shechtman@yale.edu

Cinemania: Madness and the Moving Image, February 19-20, deadline EXTENDED TO DEC. 23rd, 2015

Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
Yale University
February 19-20, 2016

Call for Papers for a A critical compendium on the literary oeuvre of Salman Rushdie

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Prasanta Bhaatcharyya
contact email: 
bhattacharyyap@yahoo.com, ain.sandip@gmail.com

A critical compendium on the literary oeuvre of Salman Rushdie is going to be published very soon by an internationally reputed publishing House with ISBN.

Call for papers: The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center welcomes paper proposals for “The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain,” an interdisciplinary conference exploring the multiple accords, and discords

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2016; May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 4, March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

CFP: Special Issue of The CLR James Journal on the work of René Ménil (Abstracts due March 1 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The CLR James Journal
contact email: 
justin_izzo@brown.edu ; h.murdoch@tufts.edu

This special issue of The CLR James Journal seeks papers that situate the work of Martinican philosopher and critic René Ménil within the wider fields of Caribbean intellectual, political, and liter

CFP for ASA 2016: Cultures of the Long Revolution: Mass Movements and Public Space from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Rogers-Cooper and Scott Henkel
contact email: 
scott.henkel@uwyo.edu

Cultures of the Long Revolution: Mass Movements and Public Space from the Nineteenth Century to the Present (ASA 2016)

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

Galway, Aug. 22-26, 2016 “20th and 21st century British Literature and medical discourse”

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolas Pierre BOILEAU Aix-Marseille University
contact email: 
nicolas.boileau@univ-amu.fr

In her 1930 essay ‘On Being Ill’ Woolf noted how “strange” it was “that illness ha[d] not taken its place with love and battle and jealousy among the prime themes of literature.” Does Wool

Archiving Childhood: The 3rd NCRCL Conference - Friday 1 July, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Centre for Research in Children's Literature, University of Roehampton
contact email: 
archivechild@roehampton.ac.uk

Archiving Childhood: The 3rd NCRCL Conference
Friday 1 July, 2016

Call For Papers

UPDATE Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

The Female Fantastic, 1860-1930: On the Gendered Supernatural in Texts by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elizabeth McCormick, Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, and Dr. Rebecca Soares
contact email: 
FemaleFantasticBook@gmail.com

Where realism was the signature feature of earlier Victorian fiction, mid-to-late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century writers increasingly embraced fantastic modes.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress 2016

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

An article on Rushdie’s memoir "Joseph Anton" for an edited book

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Prasanta Bhattacharya, R.M.V. College
contact email: 
bhattacharyyap@yahoo.com, ain.sandip@gmail.com

A critical compendium on the literary oeuvre of Salman Rushdie is going to be published very soon by an internationally reputed publishing House.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

QueerCon 2016: Social Justice Warriors, 2/26/16 at University of Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department
contact email: 
queercon@gmail.com

QueerCon 2016: Social Justice Warriors is a collective effort stemming from the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Organization and faculty members.

Filmmaker's theory (call for book chapters)

full name / name of organization: 
Labcom.IFP Research Center/AIM/GP of Communication, Image and Contemporaneity
contact email: 
penafria@ubi.pt

Filmmaker’s reflection about their own artworks or about cinema has been constant in the history of the cinematographic art.

“Only in Canada: Celebrity in the Great White North”

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
yorkl@mcmaster.ca

This is a call for paper proposals for the panel, “Only in Canada: Celebrity in the Great White North,” to be submitted for consideration to the Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC) 6th An

“Pynchon and Music,” proposed ALA Conference panel, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being solicited for a panel to be proposed for the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016, on the topic of “Pynchon and Music.” Music and m

CALL FOR PAPERS - JOURNAL PHILOLOGICA CANARIENSIA - Deadline: 2016/05/30

full name / name of organization: 
Philologica Canariensia / Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
contact email: 
philologica@ulpgc.es

Philologica Canariensia solicits articles, notes, and book reviews for publication in the 2016 issue.

The journal's URL is http://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/PhilCan

Negative Capability Essay Collection - Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Rejack, Illinois State University
contact email: 
brejack@ilstu.edu

We seek abstracts for essays to be included in an upcoming edited collection, Disquisitions: Reading Negative Capability, 1817-2017.

CfP: "The Concepts of Home in the Context of Academe and Academic Fiction," Kyiv, Ukraine, 17-18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wroclaw/Kyiv National Linguistic University
contact email: 
marta.lysik@uwr.edu.pl

Call for Papers

"The Concepts of Home in the Context
of Academe and Academic Fiction"
Kyiv, 17-18 March 2016

Panel
organised within the framework of the

Lotman and Techne: Traversing Natural and Social Sciences. April 21-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Levesque / Laboratoire de résistance sémiotique, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
contact email: 
colloque@resistancesemiotique.org

full CFP: http://resistancesemiotique.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Lotman-et-la-...

Lotman and Techne
Traversing Natural and Social Sciences

“Civil Disobedience” in the Era of Black Lives Matter [ALA round table, proposals due 1/15]

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Soceity
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
May 26 – 29, 2016
CFP for Roundtable Discussion sponsored by the Thoreau Society

Friendship and/in the American Renaissance: ALA Panel [proposal deadline Jan. 15]

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
May 26 – 29, 2016
CFP for Panel Discussion sponsored by the Thoreau Society

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