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FANS Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

Updated hotel information:

Representing Alterity in Society in Crisis: the construction and representation of the Other in society and in texts 28-31.07.14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Linguistic and Cultural Communication, University of Genoa, Italy
contact email: 
j.douthw@virgilio.it, elizurru@gmail.com, dfvirdis@gmail.com

Despite claims of progress being made in the removal of barriers to equal opportunity, the facts often belie the situation, since the creation and maintenance of Alterity continues to represent a mode

MSA16: Modernism and Found Objects, (6-9 November 2014), Due April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association: MSA16 Pittsburgh
contact email: 
bfaulk@fsu.edu and amckee@fsu.edu

Found objects are a major feature of modernist art, whether the plastic arts or urban narratives.

Borders and Crossings Conference, 11-13 September, 2014; deadline 1 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Veliko Turnovo (Bulgaria) and University of Wolverhampton, U.K.
contact email: 
b.colbert@wlv.ac.uk

We invite all with an interest in the study of travel writing to the 13th Borders and Crossings conference.

‘Twice Upon a Time: Magic, Alchemy and the Transubstantiation of the Senses’ 26 – 27 June, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Fine Art Research, School of Art, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design
contact email: 
Grace.Williams@bcu.ac.uk

To sit ‘upon’ time, as in the English tradition of ‘once upon a time’ conjures the illusion of a linear singularity of forward motion.

Reading the Queer in Literature, Culture and Theory (edited volume) Last date for submission: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

Submssions are invited for a forthcoming edited volume on the representations of the 'queer' in the various genres and sub-genres of literature, art, cinema, culture and popular culture, theory, philo

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014
Megan Feifer/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Contact email:
mfeife1@lsu.edu

Cultural Rhetorics Conference: Entering the Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan University / Department of Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures
contact email: 
crtheory@gmail.com

Please join us for the 2014 Cultural Rhetorics Conference, hosted by he Cultural Rhetorics Theory Lab and the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University.

English Gothic Literature on Screen Chapter Proposal Call

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

This is a chapter proposal call for an edited book GOTHIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH ON SCREEN.

Networks of Modernism MSA 16 Pittsburgh Nov 6-9 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew N. Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

In his essay “What is a City?” (1937) Lewis Mumford describes the metropolis as “a related collection of primary groups and purposive associations” (93).

Fictions of the Modern American University, 1890-1945 (MSA 16, Nov. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Steffen
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

Call for Papers for a Panel at MSA 16:

Fictions of the Modern American University, 1890-1945

Environment in English Romantic Writing Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

This announcement is a call for chapter proposals for a collection on representations of the environment in English Romantic writing. Proposals are 600 w plus a bibliography, due by August 15 2014.

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

CfP: 2nd International symposium "Days of Justinian I", special thematic strand- Samuel's State and Byzantium, 26-27.09.2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euro-Balkan University and University of Bologna, Ravenna Campus - School of Humanities and Cultural Heritage
contact email: 
contact@euba.edu.mk

CALL FOR PAPERS

2nd INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I”
Skopje 26-27 September, 2014

Organised by
EURO-BALKAN UNIVERSITY, SKOPJE, REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA and

« Ecritures plurielles de la Franco-Américanie d’aujourd’hui », atelier dirigé par Peggy Pacini (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

full name / name of organization: 
ACQS 19th Biennial Conference, Montréal, QC, 16-19 octobre 2014
contact email: 
peggypacini@free.fr /peggy.pacini@u-cergy.fr

Dans l'épilogue à son ouvrage Les Franco Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre : rêve et réalités, Roby en 2000 offre une conclusion à la fois réaliste et pessimiste de la situation en Franco-A

The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Tiziana Morosetti/University of Oxford
contact email: 
rebedconference@gmail.com

THE ‘EXOTIC’ BODY IN 19TH-CENTURY BRITISH DRAMA

University of Oxford
Funded under the 2011 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships scheme, European Commission

25-26 September 2014

Contemporary Dynamics of Langauges and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Lumina, The University of South-East Europe
contact email: 
elena.stoican@lumina.org

The program of Applied Modern Languages at Lumina - University of South-East Europe was created with the aim to circulate, cross and encourage exchanges between the Western cultural and linguistic spa

GUST English Language and Literature (GELL) Second International Conference 21st-24th April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)
contact email: 
elsherif.i@gust.edu.kw

Teaching is one of the most challenging professions because it brings individuals of different backgrounds (teachers and learners) into a very close relationship.

UPDATED DEADLINE: Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

CFP: “Longevity Networks” Special Issue of Victoriographies (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Victoriographies (Edinburgh University Press)
contact email: 
huseby@wisc.edu

Call for submissions for a special issue of Victoriographies, A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914 scheduled for publication Fall 2015: “Longevity Networks.”

Written Song and Performed Text Conference Panel (Deadline June 17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVIII at UVA-Wise
contact email: 
ysgolheic@gmail.com or schott@erskine.edu

This panel centers on the subject of orality and the written record in the realm of music.

36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 6-8 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
darnold@stu.edu

Call for Papers (Deadline: August 1, 2014)
36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY, MIAMI GARDENS, FL
TECHONOLGY AND POLITICS
06 - 08 NOVEMBER 2014

Everywhere is a Classroom -- Oct. 23-25, 2014 (Proposals due June 16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
TYCA-SW / Two Year College English Association -- Southwest
contact email: 
gperkins@collin.edu

Everywhere is a Classroom
Two-Year College English Association-Southwest
TYCA-SW ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Embassy Suites, Frisco, TX
October 23-25, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Reanimate Earth: Liminality and Communitas in Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 7-9, 2014)
contact email: 
rozellehl@montevallo.edu

Seeking out new growth in devastated spaces and optimism in the face of environmental despair, this panel will take on the task of enchanting readers with physical spaces in the U.S., Canada, and Lati

Cultural Rhetorics Conference: Entering the Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan State University
contact email: 
crtheory@gmail.com

What is this conference for?

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

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

Conversations with Tradition

[UPDATE] Due April 15th! Women & Theater Program and LGBTQ Focus Group Joint Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
contact email: 
jtf2113@columbia.edu

CFP: Women & Theater Program and LGBTQ Focus Group Joint Debut Panel

EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2014

POST SCREEN: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research and Studies in Fine Arts - Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University
contact email: 
postscreen@fba.ul.pt

The Artistic Studies Research Center of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University invites you to submit a proposal for a paper or artwork to the upcoming POST SCREEN: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures to be held in November 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal.

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
r.j.mousseau@gmail.com

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

La presencia italiana en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Zibaldone. Estudios Italianos de La Torre del Virrey
contact email: 
jperez@latorredelvirrey.es

La significativa presencia de viajeros e inmigrantes italianos en el continente americano durante los últimos doscientos años, especialmente relevante tanto desde el punto de vista histórico, como

Alternative Dickens (Book collection; proposals 1 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Pittard, University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
christopher.pittard@port.ac.uk

Much has been written and said on the ‘other’ Dickens (from John Bowen’s Other Dickens (2000) to the international conference organised by the University of Portsmouth, The Other Dickens (2012),

10th International Conference on Semantic Systems

full name / name of organization: 
SEMANTiCS
contact email: 
semantics2014@gmail.com

10th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Leipzig, Germany September 4-5, 2014
http://www.semantics.cc

Important Dates (Research & Application)

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY, 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
editorapproachcfp@gmail.com

J.

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English April 28 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

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