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Engaging the Contemporary: Philosophy, Literature and Education Agamben and Rancière

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Philosophy -- University of Malta
contact email: 
engagingthecontemporary2015@um.edu.mt

Following up on last year’s Anniversary Seminar on Foucault and Derrida: Theory and Practice, the Departments of Philosophy, English and Education Studies would like to announce the second Engaging

Knights Errant & Private Dicks: From Romance to Noir

full name / name of organization: 
Mary C. Flannery / University of Lausanne
contact email: 
mary.flannery@unil.ch

Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. He is the hero.
Raymond Chandler, ‘The Simple Art of Murder’

Call for Monographs 2015: Book Series on East‐West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Press
contact email: 
lucr0110@gmail.com

This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature, particularly East‐West precolonial, colonial, or postcolonial contacts that expose, problematize, or re‐create the sens

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended]Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
yashihliu@ntu.edu.tw ; tacmrs@mail.nptu.edu.tw

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED to 10 August 2015 ]
Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion

Journal of New Zealand Literature Essay Prize (31 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
charles.ferrall@vuw.ac.nz

JNZL essay prize
The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

Texts and Contexts: The Cultural Legacies of Ada Lovelace

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
adalovelaceworkshop@ell.ox.ac.uk

“That brain of mine is more than merely mortal; as time will show.”

Seeking Socially Conscious Poetry and Prose

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for submissions
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Submissions in PROSE

[CFP] Special Issue of TEXT on 'Gothic Writing'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Dr Kimberley McMahon-Coleman
contact email: 
gothicissuetext@gmail.com

In recent years, Gothic Studies has evolved into a solid field of enquiry.

Kalamazoo 2015: Against Progress: Pastoral and Innovation in Medieval and Renaissance Poetry -- 9/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Will Rhodes, David Hadbawnik
contact email: 
wmr2d@virginia.edu, dh37@buffalo.edu

*Roundtable session at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2016.*

Proposals accepted ASAP; conference deadline is 9.15.15

Abandon then the base and viler clowne,

Essays on English Literature invited for the Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Spring Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
chiefeditor@springmagazine.net

Spring Magazine on English Literature
(www.springmagazine.net)
Call for Papers

51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016, Ecocritical Outlaws

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
kristin.bovairdabbo@unco.edu, valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu, akaufman@aum.edu

CFP: 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2016
http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

Sponsored Session: International Association for Robin Hood Studies

Ashgate Studies in Childhood: 1700 to the Present (no deadline; book series)

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Donahue, Ashgate Publishing
contact email: 
adonahue@ashgate.com

Series Editor: Claudia Nelson, Texas A&M University
This series recognizes and supports innovative work on the child and on
literature for children and adolescents that informs teaching and engages
with current and emerging debates in the field. Proposals are welcome for
interdisciplinary and comparative studies by humanities scholars working in
a variety of fields, including literature; book history, periodicals
history, and print culture and the sociology of texts; theater, film,
musicology, and performance studies; history, including the history of
education; gender studies; art history and visual culture; cultural studies;
and religion.

Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

Ashgate Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital, Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Co.
contact email: 
adonahue@ashgate.com

Series Editors: Ann R. Hawkins, Texas Tech University, and Maura Ives, Texas A&M University

CFP: New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Sarasota, FL. March 10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
info@newcollegeconference.org

*****CALL FOR PAPERS*****

[UPDATE] CFP: Justified (FX) Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Burkhead Ph.D. (University of North Alabama) and Stephanie Graves M.A. (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
cynthia.burkhead@gmail.com / steph.graves@gmail.com

We are seeking essays addressing the contributions made by the FX series Justified to various aspects of television and American culture.

CfP: Reconfiguring Human and Non-Human: Texts, Images and Beyond, 29-30 October 2015, Jyväskylä Finland

full name / name of organization: 
Aino-Kaisa Koistinen & Essi Varis / Department of Art and Culture Studies, University of Jyväskylä
contact email: 
aino-kaisa.koistinen@jyu.fi, essi.e.varis@jyu.fi

In recent years, scholars of different fields have turned their gaze to the complex relations between humans and non-humans.

Evil Spaces, Wicked Places: Geographies and Architectures of Evil. Monday 18th January - Wednesday 20th January 2016: London: UK

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evilspaces@inter-disciplinary.net

Evil Spaces, Wicked Places
The Geographies and Architectures of Evil

Call for Presentations 2016
Special Focus: London

Monday 18th January – Wednesday 20th January 2016

"This City Runs Us: Narratives of Urban Constriction in American Literatures of Resistance" (ALA Sep 10-12, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Assosiation Symposium "The City and American Literature" DEADLINE JUNE 30
contact email: 
RXL220@miami.edu

We are looking for a third member for our panel. If you have a paper that speaks to our project (even vaguely) or might be made to speak to it (we are very accomodating) send me an email.

Forgotten Geographies in the Fin de Siècle, 1880-1920 | Conference CFP | 8-9 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
forgottengeographies@gmail.com

The glamour and mystery of the place, with its sinister atmosphere of forgotten nations, appealed to the imagination of my friend.

CFP: Essay collection on teaching survey courses (Proposals due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Gwynn Dujardin, James M. Lang, John Staunton • WVUP series on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
contact email: 
dujardin@queensu.ca

Seeking proposals for a collection on approaches to teaching literature surveys.

A turn in theory: towards a 21st century notion of post-theory.

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

A turn in theory: towards a 21st century notion of post-theory.

"Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

“Reimagining City Politics From the Margins”/ panel for ALA symposium "City and American Literature/ Abstract Deadline 7/28/15

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Miami
contact email: 
mdg60@miami.edu

This panel welcomes papers that explore how contemporary literary genres attempt to think through the traditionally raced and class divided formulations (and representations) of the neoliberal city-sc

call for articles: Scritture migranti #8

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting articles for its 8/2014 issue.

CFPanelists: "Unsettling the Slave Narrative" (C19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

This proposed panel seeks to present new and challenging perspectives on the history of the slave narrative genre.

Futures of Intellectual History - A Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Remarque Institute
contact email: 
futuresofintellectualhistory@gmail.com

Futures of Intellectual History
A Graduate Student Conference
New York University
October 23-24th, 2015
Call for Papers

[UPDATE-Keynotes Added] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015]

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

Key Note Speakers:

Craig Baldwin [filmmaker, lecturer @ UC Davis]

Landscaping Change: Exploring the transformation, reconstitution & disruption of environments. 29th-31st March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
landscapingchange@gmail.com

Landscaping Change:
Exploring the transformation, reconstitution and disruption of environments through the arts and humanities and social science.

Bath Spa University
29, 30, 31 March 2016

CFP Private/Public - Issue 21, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, Deadline 15 September 2015

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

There has been a significant shift in the boundaries between the private and public realm in recent years.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 15 JULY for RICE ENGLISH SYMPOSIUM

full name / name of organization: 
"Modalities: Politics and Poetics," Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

***Extended Submission Deadline: 15 July 2015***

Please visit Modalities2015.com for more information!

This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

We choose to consider not “environment,” say, but “environmentality” in order to avoid sounding monolithic or reified. But if these terms are more than academic politesse, it is time to revisit what we mean by monolithic, reified, and, of course, –ality. By animality, do we mean the conditions of possibility for animals or being-animal? By materiality, are we shifting our focus from material characteristics and attributes to describe instead what modulates or grounds existence? Moreover, are theorizations of animality and materiality as politically motivated and implicative as socially-conscious work on sexuality or postcoloniality?

Ordinary Chronicles of the End of the World (Journal Issue - Transatlantica) - Proposals due by September 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Arnaud Schmitt (University of Bordeaux)
contact email: 
arnaud.schmitt@u-bordeaux.fr

Ordinary Chronicles of the End of the World

Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity, welcoming members, students, faculty, and employees

Marquez and Literatures from India- 12 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Amith Kumar P V, Dept. of Comparative Literature and India Studies, EFL-University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
compliteflu@gmail.com

As the prophet of magic realism and an extraordinary satirist of political dictatorship, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s literary horizons are incomprehensibly vast, and the rigorous intensity of his writi

Third Bremen Conference on Language and Literature in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts - March 15-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bremen
contact email: 
bcll3@uni-bremen.de

Call for Papers
Third Bremen Conference on Language and Literature in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts (BCLL#3)
In Association with INPUTS, BIKQS, and IACPL
“Postcolonial Knowledges”

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