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A Stage of One’s Own: Performance and Rhetoric in Plays by American Women, “Women’s Rhetoric,” SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth G. Allen/University of Memphis
contact email: 
egallen@memphis.edu

For panel presentation at South Central Modern Language Association conference in Durham, NC (Nov. 13-15)

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire

full name / name of organization: 
Dru Jeffries / University of Toronto
contact email: 
dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca

Call for Papers: Edited Essay Collection

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire
Dru Jeffries, editor (dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca)
Publisher: TBD

Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traveltourismmapaca@ymail.com

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Nov. 5-7, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

The Feeling of Time in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2015 PAMLA Conference - Nov. 6-8 in Portland, OR
contact email: 
rkaufma2@binghamton.edu



Briefly: A reader’s sense of time in literature rests upon a fully embodied and affective reading experience. Amongst an author’s mechanisms for communicating a shared sense of time with one’s readers is the use of highly affective, visceral, and/or proprioceptive linguistic cues. I’m looking for work that either explains or demonstrates how the affective communication of felt time works in contemporary American literature. Interdisciplinary work especially encouraged.

APPROACHING CHRISTIAN MYSTICISM: BOUNDARIES, IDENTITIES, INTERPRETATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Ovens
contact email: 
numismartic@gmail.com

I am seeking papers of up to 8,000 words for a special issue of the theology journal Perichoresis, http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/perc, from researchers in the study of religions, philosophers, theol

Journal special issue (CLINA): Arabic literature in translation

full name / name of organization: 
Tarek Shamma
contact email: 
tshamma@qf.org.qa

Arabic literature, declared Edward Said in 1990, “remains relatively unknown and unread in the West, for reasons that are unique, even remarkable.”

[REMINDER] Beauty in the Beast: Gender, Animals, Animality (Abstracts due May 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum - An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

Throughout the last decade or so the formerly rather “exotic” field of Human-Animal Studies (sometimes simply Animal Studies) has grown immensely and produced an amount of exciting and innovative

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

CALL FOR ARTICLES For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Martine Wagner
contact email: 
martinef@mail.usf.edu

CALL FOR ARTICLES
For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (http://portuguese-diaspora-studies.com/index.php/ijpds)

2016 Global Studies: "Rethinking Global Space in the Age of Anthropocene: Futures of Ecological Interdependence" - A Common Grou

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

This interdisciplinary conference and its companion journal invite scholars and practitioners to address a range of critically important ideas relating to globalization in the world today.

Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies Conference Call for Papers - deadline June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies (CWIPs)
contact email: 
knuernberger@ucmo.edu

The exponential increase in Creative Writing degrees and programs at the undergraduate and graduate level has been well-documented, and much thought and scholarship has been devoted to the impact the

CFP: Popular Romance Fiction (NEPCA: Oct 30-31, 2015, New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wwagner@jwu.edu

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its fall conference to be held at Colby-Sawyer College in New

Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline 01/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Call for Submission of Book Proposals or Edited Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

Silence in the Archives: Censorship and Suppression in Women's Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfson College, University of Oxford (TORCH/OCLW)
contact email: 
silenceinthearchives2015@gmail.com

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford

Saturday 7 November 2015

Keynote Speakers:
Janet Todd (Cambridge) & Karen West (Keele)

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western: Submission Deadline May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Conference of the Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western Genre
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015

PAMLA 2015: Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samuel.hartwell.johnson@gmail.com

The comics and graphic narratives session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to comics and/or graphic narratives.

Wharton in Washington 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
WhartoninWashington2016@gmail.com

Please join the Edith Wharton Society for its upcoming Conference in Washington, DC, June 2-4, 2016. The conference directors seek papers focusing on all aspects of Wharton's work.

APCS 2015 Panel - "Narrative Borders: Literature, Film, and Psychoanalysis" (Oct 22-24 2015, New Brunswick NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Margeaux Feldman and Philip Sayers
contact email: 
margeaux.feldman@mail.utoronto.ca; p.sayers@mail.utoronto.ca

For a panel for the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society's 2015 Conference, we are seeking two papers on the intersections of psychoanalysis, literature, and film.

Listening Strategies for Feminist and Queer Action

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC's in Houston Texas, 2016
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu

This panel responds to Krista Ratcliffe’s call in Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness (2005) for rhetoricians to pay more attention to listening as a way to promote conscious ide

Dickens Day 2015: Dickens, Readers and Reading

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London, the University of Leicester and the Dickens Fellowship
contact email: 
benwinyard@hotmail.com

Now in its 29th year, Dickens Day is an annual conference jointly run by Birkbeck, University of London, the University of Leicester and the Dickens Fellowship.

Cross-cultural Studies, Deadline June 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies, College of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Chengchi University
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw; cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture (Nov. 6-8, 2015) Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@ndsu.edu

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture

Presiding Officer:
Adam Goldwyn, North Dakota State University
Matthew Duques, North Dakota State University

“Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC)

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@ijllc.eu

The “Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC) is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles.

Women on Trial - RSA Boston 2016 - May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Derek Dunne (Fribourg) and Dr Toria Johnson (St Andrews)
contact email: 
rsawomenontrial@gmail.com

What did it mean to be a woman in early modern legal systems?

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies
contact email: 
Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu

We currently have the following books for review

Hans Renders and Binne De Hann (eds.), Theoretical Discussions of Biography: Approaches from History, Microhistory, and Life Writing (Brill, 2014)

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

'From Manland to Womanland': Gender in SFF

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University London
contact email: 
joseph.norman@brunel.ac.uk

From military patriarchies to feminist dystopias, from the monstrous feminine to cyborg uncertainties, from Ursula LeGuin’s The Left Hand of Darkness to Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice, from wars b

CFP Edited Collection- Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production , Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

We are seeking essays for an edited collection entitled Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production.

Requiem: Utopia Vs. Dystopia

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Fawaz
contact email: 
mariamfawaz94@ufl.edu

Few of us are actually able to empathize with the hardships of war. War brings on hatred, anger, and murder.

Ernest Dowson’s “The Garden of Shadow: Critique in Women's Youth and Beauty

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Fawaz
contact email: 
mariamfawaz94@ufl.edu

The Victorian period viewed women through limited lenses, by scrutinizing women’s value as only in youth and beauty, they are asking them to not grow old.

Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting (October 1-4, 2015) - Deadline May 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu

Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

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