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Carnivalization and the Carnivalesque Due by May 29

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association at SAMLA
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

For its 2015 SAMLA panel, the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association seeks proposals that address the theme of carnivalization and the carnivalesque.

PAMLA 2015: The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction (Nov 6-8; deadline May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sbernard@laverne.edu

The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction is a panel that considers a wonderful challenge for both critics and writers: how time informs works of literature.

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

Call for papers Deadline:15/05/2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty ninth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

CFP: Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

USC First Forum - On the Fringe: Understanding Alternative and Subversive Media, Oct 16-17, 2015, Deadline May 26th, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
USC Critical Studies Graduate Student Organization, ZdC
contact email: 
wagnerse@usc.edu

http://zdcusc.org/conference/2015-conference-call-for-papers/

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

[UPDATE] Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/8/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu ; Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

[UPDATE] CfP Extended deadline 31 May - Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

WAITING AS CULTURAL PRACTICE: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 20.-22. May 2016, University Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Paderborn & Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
csinger[at]mail.uni-paderborn, oberwald[at]kennesaw.edu

20. – 22. May 2016 at the University Paderborn, Germany

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Global Cultures of Contestation International Conference at the University of Amsterdam (15 & 16 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies
contact email: 
acgs.fgw@uva.nl

Global Cultures of Contestation International Conference

Organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies

University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Call for submissions: (de)gendering the postcolonial. Deadline 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
de genere Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies
contact email: 
degenere.journal@gmail.com

Cfp: First Issue of
de genere
Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere
Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies

(de)gendering the postcolonial

Originality in a Digital Culture (13 Marcy 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

Originality as an ideal has occupied an august position in American cultural history, from Emerson’s injunction to “[N]ever imitate” to Apple’s “Think different” campaign.

Call for Papers: 2015 21st Century English Conference - October 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
jsmoore@bgsu.edu

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

OFF THE LIP: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Cognitive Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Transtechnology Research, CogNovo and the Cognition Insitute, University of Plymouth
contact email: 
cognovoconference@gmail.com

OFF THE LIP: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Cognitive Innovation

Workshop and Conference: Preliminary notice and call for participation

Deadline May 15 2015

CFP Exploring Early Modern Dress: The Merits and Challenges of Diverse Sources - deadline 30 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jola Pellumbi and Sara van Dijk / Dressing the Early Modern Network
contact email: 
info@dressingtheearlymodern.com

Inaugural Dressing The Early Modern Network Conference

ICLA XXIst Congress 2016, July 21 – July 27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée/ International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
icla2016@univie.ac.at

CONGRESS THEME

The many languages of comparative literature

Shakespeare and Waste, May 23rd, 2015 (Abstracts May 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory (KiSSiT)
contact email: 
kingstonshakespeareintheory@gmail.com

The Oxford English Dictionary lists three main senses for ‘waste’ in the English language:

1, Waste or desert land
2, Action or process of wasting
3, Waste matter, refuse

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to Downing Street, Narratives of a Path to Power and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca ILIOU/Brunel University
contact email: 
Raluca.Iliou@brunel.ac.uk

13th October 2015 brings the centenary of the birth of a leader who will always be celebrated as Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Announced: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Television History Research Centre, De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

(Papers welcome from all, including postgraduate researchers, academics, and independent scholars)

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (6/1/15)

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

- - -
Call for Critical or Creative Work

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

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity, CFP deadline 15 May 2015, Conference 19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanette O'Brien, Oline Eaton, The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, The University of Oxford
contact email: 
nanette.obrien@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity
Saturday, 19 September 2015

[UPDATE] "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting" 19-21 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

[UPDATED INFO FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS]

The Bibliographical Society has kindly agreed to fund
four "Bibliographical Society Studentships" for
the conference "Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

Comparative Literature PAMLA Nov 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Comparative Literature session at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, welcomes

Power and the Mediterranean, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference Power and the Mediterranean will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

Spenser's Afflicted Style at RSA 2016 (3/31/2016 - 4/2/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America / International Spenser Society
contact email: 
jkbarret@austin.utexas.edu

Sponsored by the International Spenser Society for RSA 2016 in Boston

Spenserian Emergencies at RSA (3/31/16-4/2/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America / International Spenser Society
contact email: 
jkbarret@austin.utexas.edu

Sponsored by the International Spenser Society for RSA 2016 in Boston

Kadın/Woman 2000, Journal for Women’s Studies: Special Issue: The Feminist Paradox: Women and Artistic Identity (2.11.2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean University, Center for Women's Studies
contact email: 
jws-cws@emu.edu.tr

Kadın/Woman 2000, Journal for Women’s Studies
Eastern Mediterranean University Centre for Women’s Studies
Call for Papers
The Feminist Paradox: Women and Artistic Identity

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen S. Lai / PAMLA
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

Special Topic Session for 2015 PAMLA Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon, November 6-8, 2015

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

PAMLA 2015: Creative Writing: Process-as-Product(Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
genevieve.kaplan@gmail.com

This panel seeks critical, creative, and/or hybrid work that examines the poem as a form-in-progress and/or responds to temporal or physical constraint.

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