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2001: A Space Odyssey (abstracts 3/10/16; drafts 7/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
A. Bowdoin Van Riper
contact email: 
abvanriper@gmail.com

Call for Contributors – Abstracts by March 10, 2016.

Critical Insights: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
anime-expo.org/academic-program
animemangastudies.wordpress.com/symposium

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to Feb. 15 - Re/Inventions - Graduate Conference at California State Univ., Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

California State University Long Beach
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Re/Inventions: Alterna[rra]tives

CALL FOR PAPERS
ABSTRACTS DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2016

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy (Lisbon, November 16-18 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Humanities (Universidade de Lisboa)/ULICES
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

Call For Papers 2016
Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy
School of Arts and Humanities, Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa)

South Central MLA: Literature and Psychology, 3-5 November 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
afme222@uky.edu

This regular session of the SCMLA focuses on the intersections between literature and psychology, broadly interpreted.

Call for contributors: The Big Book of Microgenres (6/1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne H. Stevens / University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
anne.stevens@unlv.edu

The Big Book of Microgenres, edited by Molly C. O’Donnell and Anne H. Stevens

Mediating the Real Conference 31 August - 2 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@Otago.ac.nz

Mediating the Real
An international conference hosted by the ‘Performance of the Real Research Theme’ at the University of Otago
August 31st – September 2nd 2016

[UPDATE] Old and New Humanism(s) Deadline extended Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Philologist - journal of language, literature and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

Call for submissions: SHAKESPEARE AND CERVANTES: 1616‒2016 - Special issue of "Meridian critic" - Deadline: 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cornelia Macsiniuc, Luminita Turcu / University of Suceava, Romania
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

The academic journal "Meridian critic" invites contributions which celebrate the global cultural legacy of Shakespeare and Cervantes, in a year which marks the fourth centennial of their death.

Rhetoric and Literacy on the Border 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference
contact email: 
hbauer@ucsd.edu

Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference
Call for Proposals 2016
Rhetoric and Literacy on the Border

October 21-22, 2016
University of California, San Diego

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (U of Warwick, Deadline, February 20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

"The Matter of Resistance" conference seeks to provide an introduction to the appearances of "resistance" and "resistance studies" for a wide and diverse population, to question and develop basic unde

Undead Anxieties: The Walking Dead and American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts Annual Meeting
contact email: 
caseycatherinemoore@gmail.com

Panel for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts - Contagions
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
October 13th-15th, 2016

[UPDATE] Translation/Transnation: Languages, Geographies, Genders (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
TechCompLit@gmail.com

Central to the Latin word translatio is the notion of ‘carrying across’ or crossing boundaries.

SAMLA 2016: Perfect/Imperfect Worlds in Print Culture and Book History (abstracts: 1 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

William Gilmore Simms Society Conference September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
jrogers@gordonstate.edu

The William Gilmore Simms Society invites all interested scholars to a conference exploring the future of Simms studies and the literature and intellectual history of the Old South.

Beyond Borders: Mutual Imaginings of Europe and the Middle East (800-1700)

full name / name of organization: 
Barnard College
contact email: 
lpostlew@barnard.edu

Barnard College's 25th Biannual Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference
Saturday, December 3, 2016
New York, NY

[UPDATE] Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, Oct. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions would focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of th

Reminder: Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Fiction Association
and Liverpool John Moores University Study Day

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

LOCAL AND GLOBAL DEMOCRACY

full name / name of organization: 
GLOCALISM. JOURNAL OF CULTURE, POLITICS AND INNOVATION
contact email: 
zaru.elia@gmail.com

Glocalism
Journal of culture, politics and innovation

Call for papers

The 3rd International Conference COMSYMBOL/Religion(s), secularity(ies), society(ies) and the digital humanities turn

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS (EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France) is excited to announce the launch of the Call for Papers for its 3rd International Conference Comsymbol on "

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Education in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
mihir.malick@lpu.co.in

Call for Papers: Vol. 8, No. 2, 2016 on
“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Education in the 21st Century”

In collaboration with
School of Education
Lovely Professional University

CFP: The 51th International Conference on "The United States in Change," ASAK, Sep. 30-Oct. 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
ASAKConference2016@gmail.com

"The United States in Change"

The 51st International Conference
Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Yongin, South Korea
September 30–October 1, 2016

[UPDATE] SAGES Conference: Hysteria Abstracts DUE 2/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
SAGES: Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

Ritual and Cultural Performance Hui and Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Otago Performance of the Real Research Theme
contact email: 
jennifer.cattermole@otago.ac.nz

"Every day people perform dozens of rituals.

[UPDATE] Forms of Feeling - Extended Deadline: 12 Feb, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn

April 2, 2016
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(Extended) Submission Deadline: February 12, 2016
Email: ​umassegoconference@gmail.com

New "Sermon Studies" journal

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Sermon Studies, Marshall University
contact email: 
ellisonr@marshall.edu

"Sermon Studies" is a new, peer-reviewed online journal sponsored by Marshall University.

St John's Humanities Review Spring 2016 Issue: Change and Interpretation or, a Marxist Approach to Art and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
St John's Humanities Review
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

[2nd UPDATE] 23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bnc2016@metu.edu.tr

CFP extended! Conference postponed!

Deadline for abstract submissions extended to
1st July, 2016!!!

Conference postponed to October 27-28, 2016!!!

Women & Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Work in Literature / Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
susanne.weil@yahoo.com

Women and Work in Literature: Special Session, Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Conference, November 11-13, 2016, Pasadena, California

Session Description:

CFP MLA Jan 2017 Pinter and Beckett

full name / name of organization: 
International Harold Pinter Society
contact email: 
halla@ohiodominican.edu

Papers on Pinter and Beckett's relationship, Beckett and Pinter's relationship, and Pinter and Beckett's relationship to others welcome.

Leadership, Popular Culture, and Social Change Chapter Proposals Due Mar. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Bezio & Kimberly Yost, New Horizons in Leadership Studies, Edward Elgar
contact email: 
popcultureleaders@gmail.com

A volume in the New Horizons in Leadership Studies series to be published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd. in late 2017.

[UPDATE] Extension - MELUS Special Issue CFP: Pedagogy in Anxious Times (April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US
contact email: 
anastasia.lin@ung.edu; cstanciu@vcu.edu

UPDATED DEADLINE! April 1, 2016

MELUS Special Issue: Teaching Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States: Pedagogy in Anxious Times

Guest Editors: Cristina Stanciu and Anastasia Lin

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