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Midwest MLA 2015 (Columbus, OH) Special Session: Networks and U.S. Ethnic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeehyun Lim
contact email: 
limj@denison.edu

This session explores the relationship between recent sociological discussions on networks and U.S. literature by writers of color.

Cosmopolitanism/Women Writers/Biography

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

Studies of the global, the transnational, the cross-cultural and the postcolonial have (re-)emerged in recent years as part of a broader interest in the ways we speak to each other across and within b

UPDATE 4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

[UPDATE] Jaws 40th Anniversary Symposium 17 June 2015. Deadline 31 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Ian Hunter, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk

Proposals for 20 minute papers are invited for a One-Day Symposium to mark the 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg's JAWS.

2015 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/1/15-10/4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

2015 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

October 1-4, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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

Christopher Martiniano, Chair | Adam T Sonstegard, Secretary

Blues, Jazz, and the African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA / November 13 - 15 2015 - Durham, NC
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Houston Baker Jr. describes the American blues as the Derridean “always already” of African American culture.

[UPDATE] Journal Articles on Queerness in Media/Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

REMINDER: The deadline to submit articles for possible publication in the premiere issue of this new academic journal is April 15, 2015.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.
https://affectproject.ca/index.php/home/events

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series
contact email: 
catwalk@interdisciplinarypress.net; jfoltyn@nu.edu

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic jou

“Victorianomania”: Reimagining, Refashioning, and Rewriting Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
S. Falchi (University of Sassari) - G. Perletti (University of Bergamo) - M.I. Romero Ruiz (University of Malaga)
contact email: 
victorianomania@gmail.com

We invite contributions for a themed volume on Victorianomania to be published in early Autumn 2015.

Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media (abstract deadline May 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Ph.D. (to be published by IGI Global, 2016)
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015
Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media
A book edited by Kendra N. Bryant, Ph.D. / drknbryant@gmail.com

Call for submissions to RED INK: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS LITERATURE, ART, & HUMANITIES [Deadline June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Ink International Jounral
contact email: 
RedInkInternational7@gmail.com

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork.

Modernism and Institutional Authority. MSA 17, Boston, November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Simpson / Boston University
contact email: 
simpsonh@bu.edu

This is a proposed panel for the MSA 17 conference in Boston in November 2015. The conference as a whole is entitled 'Modernism and Revolution'

Micro-/macro-: What issues at stake in English Linguistics? October 8-10, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Vasilica Le Floch, Université de Lorraine, France
contact email: 
vasilica.le-floch@univ-lorraine.fr

Micro-/macro-: What issues at stake in English Linguistics?

Dates: 8-10 October 2015

Location: Metz, France, Université de Lorraine

Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts-Deadline 30 JUN

full name / name of organization: 
Fundação José Saramago-Lisbon (Portugal)
contact email: 
cgc@campus.ul.pt

International Colloquium: “Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts”

Fundação Saramago
Centro de Estudos Comparatistas

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 APRIL: Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Charles University, Prague (16-19 September 2015)
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O’Brien Conference
Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015

EXTENDED DEALINE: 1 APRIL

Keynote Speakers

The Human Difference? –– 2015 IRC Summer Conference, Oxford University

full name / name of organization: 
The Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion (University of Oxford)
contact email: 
donovan.schaefer@theology.ox.ac.uk

For more information see: https://www.facebook.com/events/664950926965862/

The Human Difference? –– 2015 IRC Summer Conference, University of Oxford

Headland: Literary Frontiers & Emerging Voices (Issue 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Headland
contact email: 
headland.journal@gmail.com

Headland is now calling for submissions for Issue 3.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning (4/10/2015; 10/22-24/2015)

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

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
has extended the deadline for abstracts for its 2015 conference to April 10, 2015:

Special Session Panel: Religion in American Literature (PAMLA), Portland, OR, 11/6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Portland, Oregon
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

This panel seeks to address how questions of faith have shaped cultural meanings in American literary history.

SLSA 2015 November 12-15. Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. Abstract deadline MARCH 30.

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

We are currently seeking submissions for our panel “The biopolitics of sensation” for SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) meeting, ‘After Biopolitics’, at Rice University, Hous

MMLA 2015 Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Feig MMLA2015
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

“Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature.”

The Value of Survival - May 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

The Value of Survival

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture. September 23-25, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
PAAS2015@swps.edu.pl

Recent academic interests and explorations within the field of broadly understood American Studies have been largely concentrating on the unusual and exceptional aspects of American literature, art an

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Latin American Jewish Studies panel

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna L. Mitchell: The Mezzuzah and the Mestizaje
contact email: 
mitchej2@ohio.edu

Latin American Jewish Studies panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

Seventh International George Moore Conference Sept. 11-13 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The George Moore Society
contact email: 
conor.montague@citylit.ac.uk; piersems@eircom.net

George Moore in London: Literary, Historical, and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Moore's relations with the city of London and England more generally.

Moore’s Literary Legacy

"The News from Poems" - William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference: June 18-

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

The News from Poems

The Sixth Biennial Conference of the
William Carlos Williams Society

William Paterson University
June 18-20, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Paul Mariani

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

Reimagining the Survey Course - Columbus, Ohio November 12-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

Proposals invited for this MMLA roundtable session, which seeks innovative approaches to teaching literature surveys from a variety of perspectives.

Consuming and Consumption: abstract due October 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu or bryanlov@mailbox.sc.edu

Consumption sustains and undermines modern life, from popular culture to our most privileged art.

CFP: Gothic Tourism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

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