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Collectives, Communities, and American Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

'What are we reading?'

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

Thinking Verse (www.thinkingverse.com) is now inviting contributions for its sixth issue, a special issue entitled 'What are we reading?' We will be publishing essay-reviews on works in poetics publis

Screening New England: 100 Years of Regional Moving Image History:  17th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Archive
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

 Screening New England: 100 Years of Regional Moving Image History
 17th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23, 2016

'Cultures of Climate Scepticism' symposium, UBC Okanagan, June 6-8 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Greg Garrard, UBC
contact email: 
greg.garrard@ubc.ca

Call for Papers/Expressions of Interest
Who Do *They* Think They Are? Cultures of Climate Scepticism,
Anti-Environmentalism, and Conservative Environmentalism

MLA 2017- CFP- The Poetry of Photography

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Hoffman / Bryn Mawr College
contact email: 
jhoffman2@brynmawr.edu

“The Poetry of Photography”
Special Session
MLA 2017 Philadelphia

Collection of Essays on Transgressive Women in Global Speculative Fiction, Film, and Digital Media

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Guyant/ University of Wisconsin & Kate Aho/ University of Wisconsin
contact email: 
guyantvl@uwec.edu; ahokg@uwec.edu

The interconnection of speculative fiction, transgressions against social norms, gender studies, and global perspectives is compelling because speculative fiction allows for a unique approach to socia

"The readerly" / FPC 12 / 25 June

full name / name of organization: 
Formes Poetiques Contemporaines
contact email: 
claireel@buffalo.edu

Formes Poétiques Contemporaines

FPC 12 THE READERLY

Recently we have talked a great deal of unreadability, it seemed time to revisit the optimistic side of the question…

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

"The readerly" / FPC 12 / 25 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Formes Poetiques Contemporaines
contact email: 
claireel@buffalo.edu

Formes Poétiques Contemporaines

FPC 12 THE READERLY

Recently we have talked a great deal of unreadability, it seemed time to revisit the optimistic side of the question…

Essay Collection: Shakespeare's Queens

full name / name of organization: 
Kavita Mudan Finn & Valerie Schutte
contact email: 
kvmudan@gmail.com and veschutte@gmail.com

We are seeking essay proposals for an edited volume focused on queens and queenship in the plays of William Shakespeare.

The Recluse in American Literature (proposed special session for MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Mosher
contact email: 
matthew.mosher@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on reclusive figures in American literature, with a particular emphasis on how such figures represent, reproduce, and/or contest dominant cultural paradigms of individuality an

Fictionality in representations of Japan and Europe from a cross-cultural perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Mutual Images
contact email: 
mutualimages@gmail.com

For the fourth Mutual Images workshop, we seek to explore the dynamic relations between Japan and Europe through the notion of fictionality.

The Far Side of English: New Gothic and Science-Fiction Monsters (May 3-4, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Angelis/ University of Tampere
contact email: 
christos.angelis@uta.fi

Ever since Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the Gothic and Science Fiction have been moving in parallel ways – Brian Aldiss refers to the latter as characteristically cast in the Gothic or post-Gothic mode. Both the Gothic and Science Fiction are replete with allegories and metaphors about the human condition, particularly in topics that are considered taboo,

Call for Abstract - Exploring Teen Wolf - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
McFarland Press
contact email: 
keoverland@gmail.com

Looking for papers for an essay collection on the MTV television show Teen Wolf, with an emphasis on the most recent seasons.

David Bowie Interart | text | media 22-24 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES-University of English Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
davidbowieconference@gmail.com

Date: 22-24 September 2016

Venue: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa | School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

-Death, Violence, and Religion in Nineteenth Century American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite submissions focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

Tracking in the Professoriate (A Roundtable) MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Arner
contact email: 
larner@brocku.ca

Special Session for the MLA Convention in Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8, 2017

[Re]Defining Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts/Jackson State University
contact email: 
mwa@jsums.edu

The College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University invites proposals from scholars on all topics related to“[Re]Defining Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century.”

"Digital Medieval Manuscript Cultures" - 5/20/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Archive Journal
contact email: 
contact@archivejournal.net

Archive Journal
Special Issue: Digital Medieval Manuscript Cultures
Deadline: 20 May 2016
CFP url: http://www.archivejournal.net/submit/#CurrentCFP

LCA XVI, September 26 - 29, 2016, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA)
contact email: 
dsteckel@aclca.org

The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) is accepting submissions for special sessions, oral and poster abstracts, and student posters to be presented at LCA XVI at the Francis Marion Hot

Literature, Language and Cultural Nationalism in Cameroon/Africa (25-26 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda, NWR, Cameroon.

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

Teaching Graphic Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu

This year’s conference theme, "Border States," provides the perfect starting point for discussions of both the “borderlands” of teaching graphic narratives and the teaching of graphic narratives

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Identity, Intimacy

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections (November 11-13 2016, Poznań, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionsPoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

500 Years of Schism: Catholic-Protestant Relations in British Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Geremy Carnes
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

Special Session, 2017 MLA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8

The Politics of Difference and the Threshold of Law

full name / name of organization: 
Albany Law School / SUNY Albany
contact email: 
cshepherdson@albany.edu

This conference hosts a multidisciplinary conversation on how we contend with the emergence of violence toward difference, before it receives remedial treatment by the law, that is, before it crosses

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

[UPDATE] CFP--The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 3/15/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

[UPDATE] York English Graduate Colloquium 2016: Shattered, 13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
York University Department of English
contact email: 
egsacolloquium2016@gmail.com

"There is always more surface to a shattered object than a whole."
- Djuna Barnes

Call for essays in Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

Kudzu House Quarterly is calling for submissions for the annual Kudzu Scholar issue (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox). You may still send full essays directly to editor@kudzuhouse.org until May 1st.

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517 (28-30 June 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, University of Oxford
contact email: 
vincent.gillespie@ell.ox.ac.uk

An international conference organised by the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

Call for Books of Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Angora Press
contact email: 
angorapress@outlook.com

The Angora Press is currently looking for original books of poetry. Typical manuscripts will run between 50-100 pages. As well, the poetry must tell a story and have unity.

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