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“Sports Studies: The State of the Art” 4th Annual Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium Date: April 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford Univeristy, 5050 East State Street. Rockford, IL 61108
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Along with its general popularity, sport as an object of academic study has been steadily growing for decades across disciplinary boundaries.

World Congress on Special Needs Education

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
d.croucher@wcsne.org

Apologies for cross-postings.

Kindly email this call for papers to your colleagues,
faculty members and postgraduate students.

[UPDATE] Agatha Christie: Hidden Horizons (2-day conference, 13-14 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
agathachristie@exeter.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Professor GILL PLAIN University of St Andrews
Dr JOHN CURRAN
SOPHIE HANNAH Author of The Monogram Murders

Thoreau and Genre panel at ALA - deadline 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 21-24, 2015
The Thoreau Society
Kristen Case and Rochelle Johnson, organizers

Thoreau and Genre

[UPDATE] crosspol: a journal of transitions - PAPERS DUE JANUARY 12, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
crosspol: a journal of transitions for high school + college writing teachers
contact email: 
crosspol.ed@gmail.com

In the context of high school-college transition, how is the relationship between standardized testing and writing
affecting students' lives, voices, and learning?

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Call for Book Chapters - Embodying Intelligence in Multimedia Data Hiding (15 Dec)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Gate Publishing
contact email: 
gcsrvol5@sciencegatepub.com

Science Gate Publishing (SGP) in collaboration with three eminent scientists in the field of image watermarking decided to organize the publication of an edited book.

Call for Papers: “Rulership: Kings and Queens in Elite and Popular Cultures.”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
Professor Francis K. H. So <francs@kmu.edu.tw>; TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues:

As announced at the closing of the 8th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical,

Richard Brautigan Society (ALA 2015, Boston; deadline for proposals January 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Brautigan Society
contact email: 
matthew.stefon@gmail.com

The Richard Brautigan Society welcomes proposals for a session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference, held May 21-24, 2015 at the Copley Westin in Boston, MA.

EcoMaterialisms: Organizing Life and Matter -- 15 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
EcoMaterialisms Collective
contact email: 
ecomaterialismscollective@gmail.com

EcoMaterialisms: Organizing Life and Matter

University of California, Irvine
Friday 15th May 2015

[UPDATE] Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sheffield University
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

Problems and Their Publics: 7th Annual S-USIH Conference (submissions due 4/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for U.S. Intellectual History
contact email: 
s.usihconference@gmail.com

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Authority and Its Discourses Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Articles in English are sought to complete an edited volume on the theme of authority and its discourses.

Suggested topics:
Authority and gender:
The discourse(s) of patriarchy

Excellent undergrad compositions on the arts

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

Queen City Writers, a refereed journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that relate to the arts for an upcoming issue.

CFP - Roots & Routes: Movement, Stasis, and Rootedness in American Popular Music, May 27-30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
French Association of American Studies
contact email: 
david.diallo@u-bordeaux.fr; Elsa Grassy: grassy@unistra.fr

AFEA Conference - University of La Rochelle, FRANCE, May 27-30, 2015
Popular Music Workshop
Roots & Routes: Movement, Stasis, and Rootedness in American Popular Music

The Carson McCullers Society Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
ckayser@uark.edu

The Carson McCullers Society invites submissions for an annual scholarly Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper, to be awarded to an essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a confe

[UPDATE] CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

American Association of Italian Studies Conference, Boulder Colorado, March 26-29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies, Valerio Ferme, Conference Organizer
contact email: 
valerio.ferme@colorado.edu

http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/submit

Call for Submissions, AAIS Conference: Boulder, CO, Mar. 26-29, 2015

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Department of English
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

Jim Harrison Panel (ALA Boston, May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for a panel at the American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 21-24, 2015.

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

CFP: ASA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015.

“TRANSLAUTHORS. Interrogating Writing from Translation", 10 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Université catholique de Louvain (ECR & GEMCA)
contact email: 
translauthors2015@uclouvain.be

“TRANSLAUTHORS”. Interrogating Writing from Translation.

Intertwined Perspectives on Literature and Cultural Exchange from the XVIth to the XXIst Century

International Conference

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

Animal Humanities, Special Issue of Ecozon@, Manuscripts due July 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Past (Wayne State University) and Deborah Amberson (University of Florida)
contact email: 
elenapast@wayne.edu, dambers@ufl.edu

Special Issue of Ecozon@

Optional abstract: January 15, 2015
Submission deadline: July 15, 2015

Landscapes, Natures, Ecologies: Italy and the Environmental Humanities, Abstracts due Feb. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Past (Wayne State University), Serenella Iovino (University of Turin), Enrico Cesaretti (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
elenapast@wayne.edu, serenella.iovino@unito.it, efc4p@virginia.edu

We need new figurations for the humanities. We need to explore intellectual pathways in which critique goes together with creativity.

Don’t Air the Dirty Laundry: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly McKee, PhD and Denise Delgado
contact email: 
WOCGradSchoolAnthology@gmail.com

Deadline for Submission: March 15, 2015

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

“Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” (MELUS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States)
contact email: 
jdmattox@iusb.edu

Looking for additional participant(s) for “Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” panel at 2015 MELUS conference (April 9-12, Athens, GA).

Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CFP for edited collection "Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture"
contact email: 
tero.vanhanen@helsinki.fi

Traditional distinctions between “highbrow” and “lowbrow” are not sufficient to describe the cultural production of our times.

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (1/2/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issues 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3) and Volume 13.

JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 3.2 (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Middeke
contact email: 
Martin.Middeke@phil.uni-augsburg.de

JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 3.2 (2015)

Editors:

Coldnoon Diaries: Dec 2014 Chapter (Call For Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com

Call for December 2014 chapter of Coldnoon Diaries. Rolling submissions. No deadline.

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