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The Cultures of New India, 30 Jan '16, University of Brighton, UK | CfP deadline: 30 Sept '15

full name / name of organization: 
Centre21: Centre for Research in Twenty-first Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Daya Thussu (Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster)
Dr Emma Dawson-Varughese (author of Reading New India)

ISU Talks #03: Ruralism - The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sustainable Urbanism, Technische Universität Braunschweig
contact email: 
isu@tu-braunschweig.de

Call for Papers
ISU Talks #03
Ruralism: The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World
Institute for Sustainable Urbanism, Technische Universität Braunschweig
18.11.15

[CfP] On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu / Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com / planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature, music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare in the Second Language Classroom (Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK 8-11 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare and Scandinavia
contact email: 
delilah.brataas@hist.no

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: 1 July 2015**

CFP: Southwest English Symposium February 20th, 2016 (Abstracts due October 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Bogost

[UPDATE] FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Digital Humanities Pedagogy (June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie1@gsu.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the indexed "teaching tools" section of its affiliate website.

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society at SAMLA - Deadline June 25

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

In keeping with this year’s SAMLA theme, “In Concert: Literature and other Arts,” this panel welcomes proposals for papers on any topic related to Hawthorne and the arts or Hawthorne as a litera

Cinema of J. C. Chandor - Panel/Roundtable - Literature Film Assoc. Conference, York PA, Oct 15-18 (Abstract Deadline: July 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Assocation
contact email: 
dtjohnson@salisbury.edu

This year’s Literature/Film Association Conference, to be held at York College of Pennsylvania October 15-18, will open with a screening of the recent film A Most Violent Year (2014), direc

extended deadline (June 25) for soundscapes conference (Nov 6-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:

Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6-8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies

CFP: African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City (Roundtable) Deadline: 6/28

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature, New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is growing interest amongst 19th-century Americanists around how African Americans shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

[UPDATE/CORRECTED] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Legend Area (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Call for Submissions - Game Studies Area of Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
mwysocki@flagler.edu

Game Studies Area: 2016 PCA/ACA National Conference.

Women and Democracy: From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century (August 15, 2015 - March 24-25, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

Women and Democracy:
From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century

International Conference at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
March 24-25, 2016

15th MELOW INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
contact email: 
melusmelow@gmail.com

Towards Praxis: Literature, Society and Politics
To be hosted by Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India
Tentative dates: 12-14 Feb 2016

Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Film and Television
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

The Journal of Popular Film and Television has books that are in need of reviewers.

RSA 2016: Reading Form in European Renaissance Poetry [Abstract Deadline 7 June]

full name / name of organization: 
Discipline of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
rebecca.rush@yale.edu

Reading Form in European Renaissance Poetry

RSA 2016, Boston

Sponsored by the Discipline of Comparative Literature

[UPDATE] Neal Stephenson, the Long Now, and the History of the Future

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
jlewis94822@troy.edu

Deadline Extended until June 15. We are looking for papers that address issues of history in Stephenson’s fiction, but other approaches and discussions are welcomed.

H.D. panel, SAMLA Nov. 13-15, 2015, Durham, NC (abstracts due June 12)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel called “H.D. and her Circle: New Directions” at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Durham, NC, November 13-15, 2015.

Trafficking Memory: Women, Catastrophe, and the Limits of the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young and Adele Parker
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu ; aparker@holycross.edu

If one measure of the term catastrophe lies in its power to subvert existing systems, we ask how this concept impacts certain memory-narratives produced by contemporary women writers and artists

The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Russ and Gregor Thuswaldner
contact email: 
dkruss47@gmail.com, gregor.thuswaldner@gordon.edu

Call for Submissions: The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

UPDATE - "Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture" - Submission deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

When American movies made their way across the Atlantic after World War II, the French film critics couldn't help but notice their dark and brooding quality, dubbing them noir.

BLACK WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE: POETRY

full name / name of organization: 
Ellesia A. Blaque, PhD / Banned Books LLC
contact email: 
bannedbooks@live.com

THE BLACK WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE is a series of five monographs, each having a specific literary form. The first in this series is POETRY.

Women's Arts of the Body (Panel at BABEL 2015 Meeting, Toronto, 9-11 October 2015); Deadline June 15, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group
contact email: 
irinaalexandradumitrescu@gmail.com

Women’s Arts of the Body
Organizer: Irina Dumitrescu (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

Minor Voices? When Major Literary Authors Write for Children

full name / name of organization: 
Stéphanie Durrans, University Bordeaux Montaigne, France
contact email: 
minor-voices@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr

As part of the research project entitled Power in Minor Mode, the research group CLIMAS (Cultures et Littératures des Mondes Anglophones) is holding a two-day symposium on writers who cross the bound

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses, 8-9 January 2016, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Lanone, Wesley Hutchinson and Line Cottegnies
contact email: 
catherine.lanone@univ-paris3.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses

8-9 January 2016

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3
Institut du Monde anglophone

AMSN3: Modernist Work

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Modernist Studies Network (AMSN)
contact email: 
j.attridge@unsw.edu.au

AMSN3: Modernist Work

The Third Biennial Conference of the Australasian Modernist Studies Network

Date: 29-31 March 2016
Venue: University of New South Wales, Sydney

Special Issue of the Journal of Faculty Development on the Future of Faculty Development

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Carpenter
contact email: 
russell.carpenter@eku.edu

Call for Papers
May 2016 Special Issue of
Journal of Faculty Development

Guest Edited by: Russell Carpenter, Charlie Sweet, & Hal Blythe, Eastern Kentucky University

[UPDATE] Twilight Fan Phenomena Abstracts Due June 15!

full name / name of organization: 
Laurena Aker
contact email: 
LSAker@att.net

DEADLINE QUICKLY APPROACHING!

Abstracts for FAN PHENOMENA: THE TWILIGHT SAGA are due June 15!

Chapter proposals for the next edition in the Fan Phenomena series, "Fan Phenomena: The Twilight Saga" are still being sought in several key areas.

Mosaic CFP: Letters

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@umanitoba.ca

Mosaic
a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
Call for Submissions
Letters

[UPDATE] Joyce and Pornography (SAMLA)—Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015 [DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 15]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Joyce Foundation
contact email: 
eek2ju@virginia.edu

James Joyce and Nora Barnacle’s visible sexuality is well documented in their biographies. Gordon Bowker reports, “In Locarno, at the Pension Daheinm, Nora was enjoying herself […].

Command, Control, and Communication: Scholarly Perspectives on Seventy Years of Nuclear Weapons History

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association
contact email: 
nogorman@uiuc.edu

Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
EDITED COLLECTION
contact email: 
eric.sandberg[at]oulu.fi kenkar[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Adaptation studies has recently grown into a vibrant, wide-ranging field of study.

WLA Proposal: Critical and Creative Approaches to Voyaging “Sans Trace” (Submission Deadline June 13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul B. Moreno, University of South Dakota, for Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct. 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
Raul.Moreno [at] usd.edu

Ahead of this fall’s 50th anniversary conference of the Western Literature Association, which coincides with the release of a feature-length documentary, Oregon filmmaker Ian McCluskey’s Les Voyageurs Sans Trace (Mountainfilm, 2015), this panel’s organizer seeks proposals for both critical and creative works that engage the story of the so-called French Trio of 1938.

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