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Contemporary Short Fiction of the Midwest, June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
contact email: 
andy.oler@erau.edu

We invite papers on contemporary short fiction produced in the Midwest, about the Midwest, or by Midwesterners.

Seminar: Defining Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

Nature, according to the critic Raymond Williams, is quite possibly “the most complex word in the language.” This seminar explores how these complexities were imagined by late medieval writers and artists, those who set out, alternately, to define, describe, or (in some cases) defend nature.

Beyond the Phallus: Seeing Men Otherwise in American Literature and Culture, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Bender/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp

The phallus is often considered the ultimate symbol of power in patriarchy, but the naked man is hardly a reliable bearer (or barer) of such power.

Chapters sought for new edited collection on Victorian/ Modernist convergences -ABSTRACTS DUE 15th SEPTEMBER 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing
contact email: 
l.kane.1@bham.ac.uk

Abstracts required for edited collection 'Crossing Boundaries: Victorian and Modernist Literature and Periodicals, 1850-1950'.

The Afterlives of Nineteenth-Century Medicine (March 10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
INCS 2016 (Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies)
contact email: 
rablumen@iuk.edu and dlelekis@fit.edu

From sympathetic contagion to animal magnetism, nervous physiology to cell theory and germ theory, nineteenth-century medical theory and practice imagined human embodiment in open relation to the envi

Generic Possibilities: Interrogating the Fusion of Genre-Fiction and Literature - Roundtable for NeMLA Conf. - Hartford 3/17-3/2

full name / name of organization: 
Gavin F. Hurley / Lasell College
contact email: 
GHurleyLasell@gmail.com

Shakespeare Across The Divide: Early Modern Symposium - February 15-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Florida International University and The Betsy
contact email: 
vdickson@fiu.edu

Shakespeare Across the Divide is the inaugural early modern studies symposium hosted by the acclaimed Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (10/1/15; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/22/16-3/25/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Louis H Palmer, III, Gothic Chair Poplar Culture Association
contact email: 
Louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (10/1/15; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/22/16-3/25/16)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2016 JOINT CONFERENCE

Perspectives from the Margins: Reexamining Movements, Figures, and Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta's Far Western Regional Conference
contact email: 
perspectives.abstracts@gmail.com

Sigma Tau Delta Far Western Regional Conference
November 13th-14th, 2015
Organized by the Sigma Tau Delta chapter at California State University, Fullerton

The Digital and the Local

full name / name of organization: 
LINQ Literature in North Queensland, Vol 42
contact email: 
victoria.kuttainen@jcu.edu.au

Extended Deadline: 1 October 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media) [Deadline: 1 October, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikel J. Koven, University of Worcester
contact email: 
m.koven@worc.ac.uk

CFP: Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media) [Deadline: 1 October, 2015)
Oy! Have We Got a Monster for You!
Monsters, demons and the Jewish Fantastic

8th International Conference 'Word, Utterance, Text: Cognitive, Pragmatic and Cultural Aspects' (registration till 1 Sept 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Chelyabinsk State University
contact email: 
slovo_csu@mail.ru

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite the academic community to attend the 8th International Conference "Word, Utterance, Text: Cognitive, Pragmatic and Cultural Aspects", which will be held on April 20-22, 2016 at Chelyabinsk State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia).

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

Panel on Neo-Victorian Fiction: Excavating the Bygone in the Modern World, 3-6 January 2016, Athens, Greece

full name / name of organization: 
The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER)
contact email: 
vice-president@atiner.gr

The Arts and Humanities Research Division (AHRD) of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) is organizing a Panel on Neo-Victorian Fiction: Excavating the Bygone in the Modern World w

CFP: “The Critical ‘I’” NEMLA (3/17-20/2016) (Abstract deadline 9/30/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr/ NeMLA
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

CFP: “The Critical ‘I’”
NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT
Abstract deadline Sep 30, 2015

Journal of New Zealand Literature (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
jnzl@vuw.ac.nz; johngeraets1@gmail.com

Journal of New Zealand Literature (Special Issue)
‘Making New Writing: 1975-2000’: JNZL Special Issue 2016 call for proposed articles
Full name / name of organization:

UPDATE - Revista Atenea Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (30 August 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Atenea - Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences - University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays and books reviews.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/
ISSN 0885-6079

(UPDATE) CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

Vietnam War Representations in American Culture - Submission Deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

This roundtable provides an opportunity to reflect on the representation of one of America’s most unpopular and violent wars of the twentieth century: the Vietnam War.

“Shut Up and Send Me More Pigs to Kill!”: Contemporary WWII Film - Submission Deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Hosted by the University of Connecticut
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2015

[ACLA 2016] Liquidly Queer: Fluids That Matter

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu; jrow@bu.edu

Slick, lubed, squirting, dry: bodies, fluids and the act of sex have long been sensually, erotically intertwined. But what would it look like to move from a poetics to a queer politics of fluids?

Kalmazoo 2016 – Perspectives on Henry Suso's Work on the 650th Anniversary of his Death

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS
contact email: 
iksnezor@gmail.com

The Bloody Stylus, the Mangled Doormat, and the Blossoming Rose: Perspectives on Henry Suso's Work on the 650th Anniversary of his Death

Kalmazoo 2016 – Roundtable: Teaching the Low Countries in Translation: Medieval Multilingualism and the Modern Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS
contact email: 
iksnezor@gmail.com

We invite submissions for this roundtable, which will consist of four to six short presentations followed by an open discussion.

Rising Above Adversity: Stories to Grow by (NeMLA March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
John F. Maune/Hokusei Gakuen University
contact email: 
jfmaune@gmail.com

This roundtable hopes to provide inspiration and guidance through personal narratives on lessons learned overcoming or coping with either life-long challenges or sudden life-altering issues.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended to Aug 25] Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Collection
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat [at] gmail.com Eric.Sandberg [at] oulu.fi

NEW DEADLINE - AUGUST 25, 2015

Political, Social, and Economic Development in Occupied Countries (16,17 November, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Conference on Political, Social and Economic Development in Occupied Countries / Students Forum Institute
contact email: 
psedo@studentsforum.org.ps

While any proud people will resist the idea that they are victimized, there are undeniable consequences of the occupation of any peoples’ land by an outside force.

Shibboleth 1967/1968 [International Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 2-4 December 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
conference.shibboleth@gmail.com

On behalf of the Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Science, POLIN Museum of the

[UPDATE] Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 18

Screening Women's Health - SCMS - March 30-April 3, 2016 - Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Tennessee State University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@gmail.com

Screening Women’s Health

Hell Studies: Presenting and Representing Hell (ICMS Kalamazoo 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Societas Daemonetica
contact email: 
burleyr@bc.edu

The Societas Daemonetica is accepting proposals for fifteen- to twenty-minute papers for the Hell Studies session Presenting and Representing Hell, to be held at the International Congress on Medieval

[Update] Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS Kalamazoo 2016
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

"Global Poe" Seminar for ACLA Conference at Harvard, Mar. 17-20, 2016 (submissions from Sept. 1-23, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin / Department of English, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
emron_esplin@byu.edu

The following CFP is for a seminar I have co-organized with Margarida Vale de Gato for the upcoming convention of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) held from March 17-20, 2016 at

MLA volume: "Approaches to Teaching the Works of Eliza Haywood" (1 November)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Press (editor, Tiffany Potter, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
teachingElizaHaywood[at]gmail.com

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Invitation for chapter proposals for the forthcoming volume on Eliza Haywood in the MLA “Approaches to Teaching” series .

[UPDATE} Women's Studies Journal Special Issue on Adrienne Rich

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
jenriley175@gmail.com

Women’s Studies Journal CFP, Updated

Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

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