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More Things Theory: On Hoarding, Hoarders, and Hoards

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Seattle 2015
contact email: 
rrf210@nyu.edu

“More Things Theory” continues the dialogue that began at the 2014 ACLA “Things Theory: Accumulation and Amassment” seminar to reflect on recent emergence of a marked cultural interest in hoar

William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston in May 2015.

Panel 1: A Radical Howells

The Horizons of Community

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
communityhc15@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of The Humanities Center are proud to announce a Graduate Student Conference on February 27 and 28, 2015.

CFP: Science Fiction and Transgressive Identities (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gerrit.k.roessler@gmail.com

Science fiction has often been considered to be a narrative genre that is particularly well suited to explore alternative realities and speculative scenarios.

Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean; Nicosia, Cyprus, 3-6 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
contact email: 
eucrscconference2015@gmail.com

Conference Call for Papers and Panels

Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean

co-hosted by
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

International Journal of Literary Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany)
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de

The International Journal of Literary Linguistics (IJLL) is an open-access, peer-review journal published by Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany) that is dedicated to the publication of ori

Producing War: The Militarization of Culture, DUE 10/15/14, [3/26-3/29/15]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2015, Seattle, 3/26-3/29/15
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu

Our seminar seeks to understand the multivalent ways in which militarism, war and state violence have informed cultural and social processes.

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS for SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA (6/1/15; NEPCA 10/30/31/15 New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area, NEPCA
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry - cfp by 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre / Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
niall.munro@brookes.ac.uk

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry
13-14 March 2015, Institute of English Studies, London

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture, April 1-4, 2015. NEW ORLEANS.

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

EXPLAINING THE AMERICAN SOUTH WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO EUDORA WELTY’S THE OPTIMIST’S DAUGHTER

full name / name of organization: 
MOYURI DUTTA. M.A in English, Tezpur University
contact email: 
moyuri.dutta@gmail.com

The article is based on South American literature. It shows the conditions of the people leaving in the South.

ACLA 2015 Seminar: Pleasures and Dangers of Disguise: Heteronyms and Pseudonyms in Art and Literature (Seattle, 3/26-3/29)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Marks, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
cmarks@lagcc.cuny.edu

Heteronyms and pseudonyms highlight the gaps between authorship and personal identity.

Postcolonial, Diaspora, and American Studies: The Terms of Engagement--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Surbhi Malik & Smita Das/ Creighton University & University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
Surbhi Malik SurbhiMalik@creighton.edu OR Smita Das sdas4@uic.edu

ACLA Seminar: Postcolonial, Diaspora, and American Studies: The Terms of Engagement

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://www.acla.org/node/788

[UPDATE] New deadline, Oct. 10. A Wind Freshened and an Anchor Weighed: Reflections on the Career of Seamus Heaney; 4/30-5/3, 15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

When Seamus Heaney died last August, he seemed to be a kind of figure the literary world had not known for some time: a poet who had academic cachet and a common touch, and perhaps more to the point,

Autobiography in Context, International Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Rijeka, Croatia, 21 and 22 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia
contact email: 
Irena Grubica: irena.grubica@gmail.com

Autobiography in Context

An International Interdisciplinary Conference

21st & 22nd November 2014
Rijeka, Croatia

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

November 6th 2014 - Ottawa Ontario - Language/Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University - School of Linguistics and Language Studies
contact email: 
salads.carleton@gmail.com

As a part of an interactive poster session, students across disciplines will join in conversation and showcase their research in the areas of language, linguistics, pedagogy, discourse and/or writing

Eudora Welty Society at ALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Eichelberger
contact email: 
eichelbergerj@cofc.edu

The Eudora Welty Society invites proposals for two sessions (Welty and War; Welty and Social Class) at the 2015 American Literature Association, May 21-24, Boston, MA.

Welty and War

Aunts and Uncles: Queer Kin and the Non-Reproductive Subject after Sedgwick -- CFP for Panel (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny James/ Pacific Lutheran University
contact email: 
jamesja@plu.edu

Aunts and Uncles: Queer Kin and the Non-Reproductive Subject After Sedgwick

CFP for Panel on Language and Culture in Modern Asia

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for AAS-in-Asia Conference (June 2015)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

A fourth and final presenter is being sought for a panel proposal for the upcoming AAS-in-Asia Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, to take place in June 2015.

Seeing Animals, ACLA, Seattle 3/26-3/29 2015

full name / name of organization: 
David Coughlan and Elizabeth Wijaya/ University of Limerick and Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

Jacques Derrida’s influential The Animal That Therefore I Am begins with a scene of seeing, as he stands exposed before “a cat that looks at [him] without moving, just to see.” For Donna Haraway

ACLA Gendered Bodies in Literature and Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
lisa.m.detora@hofstra.edu

Organizer: Lisa DeTora, Hofstra University
Co-Organizer: Stephanie Hilger, Co-Organizer Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Accepting undergrad work related to the arts

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qcwriters@gmail.com

Call for Undergraduate Work on the Arts

Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, March 4-5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paul W. Child, Sam Houston State University
contact email: 
eng_pwc@shsu.edu

The 7th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

Sam Houston State University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Huntsville, Texas
March 4-5, 2015

[UPDATE] Abstracts due Sept. 30 for "Marginalized Texts and Modern Editions" roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 (April 30-May 3, 2015), Toronto
contact email: 
mwalsh@sbu.edu and whhowell@bu.edu

In recent years, a number of overlooked and forgotten texts have made their way to modern readers through new scholarly editions.

Figural Evasions: The Poetics of Defense (ACLA, March 26-29 Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Lily Gurton-Wachter, University of Missouri & Andrea Gadberry, New York University
contact email: 
gurtonwachterl@missouri.edu

Poetics and defense have long been bedfellows, from Plato’s infamous call for poets to be exiled from the polis to the cottage industry around the “defense of poetry” (Sidney, Du Bellay, Shelley

Literatures of Church and State -- ACLA 2015 (Deadline 14 Oct)

full name / name of organization: 
David Weimer and Grant Shreve / Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
dweimer@fas.harvard.edu AND gshreve1@jhu.edu

Please submit abstracts at http://www.acla.org/literatures-church-and-state by 14 October

Bildung and Late Modern Development (10/14) - ACLA 2015 Seattle, 26-29 March

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend (U of Notre Dame / U of South Dakota); Meltem Gurle (Bogazici U)
contact email: 
Sarah.Townsend@usd.edu / MeltemGurle@gmail.com

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

[UPDATE} Call for submission Issue 03:2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk, david.miller@mmu.ac.uk

The Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies calls for submissions for its sixth issue stressing trauma theory and its application to literature.

Lifewriting & Islam

full name / name of organization: 
Lifewriting Annual
contact email: 
Carol_DeBoer-Langworthy@Brown.edu

Special Section on Lifewriting & Islam

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2015 (1/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile (Abstracts by 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile

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