category: american

ACLA 2015 CFP: Poetry After Language (3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Yale University; Kevin M. F. Platt, University of Pennsylvania; Walt Hunter, Clemson University
contact email: 
marijeta.bozovic@yale.edu, kmfplatt@sas.upenn.edu, hunter1@clemson.edu

The L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E school of poetry marked a shift—or a return to avant-garde practice—in American poetry in the 1970s.

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures - Sep 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University - Cultural Transformations Research Group
contact email: 
otcelebrityfan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
LOCATION: AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK.

Conference Dates: November 21-22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Matt Hills

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil16@inter-disciplinary.net

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Call For Submissions: December, 2014. Theme : NO MAN’S LAND; Deadline: 20th October, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : December, 2014.
Theme : NO MAN’S LAND
Deadline: 20th October, 2014
Guest Editor for the Issue : Dave Besseling
http://tfqmagazine.org/call-for-submissions/

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Happiness (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
happiness1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Happiness

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Hope

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Hope

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

CFP: Tarantino’s Moral Universe, NEMLA 2015 Conference, Toronto, 4/30-5/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp
contact email: 
andrew. schopp@ncc.edu

Quentin Tarantino’s films situate characters within groups/institutions that are morally suspect (e.g., drug dealers, hit men, assassin squads, Nazi Germany, American slavery); in doing so his films

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

Marriage, Money, and Seduction - RMMLA Friday Oct. 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Lauzon/ Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
autumn.lauzon@uncp.edu

This panel is urgently seeking one or two additional papers for a panel on Marriage, Money, and Seduction in literature for the upcoming Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

Feminist Theory and the Futures of Nature, ACLA 2015 proposals due Aug 31st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative LIterature Association
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

The deconstruction of categories of animal, human, and cybernetic organisms has led to wholesale rethinking of corporeal futures.

LauraPalooza 2015: Through Laura's Eyes - July 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association
contact email: 
press@laurapalooza.com

“LauraPalooza 2015”
Through Laura’s Eyes:
Imagery, Illustrations, and Impressions from the Little House

The National Laura Ingalls Wilder
Legacy and Research Association Conference

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies / March 20-21, 2015; Deadline: 15 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Valparaiso University
contact email: 
Carter.Hanson@valpo.edu

Call for Papers

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

LEGACIES OF BLACK FEMINISMS, DUE 9/10

full name / name of organization: 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
BEDMONDS@PRINCETON.EDU

Please Share Widely

The Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective Presents

Legacies of Black Feminisms: A Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATED DEADLINE] Essays for a collection on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Alex DiBlasi and Robert McParland, PhD.
contact email: 
alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

EXTENDED PROPOSAL DEADLINE: October 31, 2014

Philip Roth in an Age of Terror; Louisville Conference; Feb 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarPRS@gmail.com

CFP: Philip Roth in an Age of Terror:

The Beautiful Body and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
12sjk2@queensu.ca; 5em18@queensu.ca

The fit body is thus the conspicuous product of the late-capitalist work ethic.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2015 Albuquerque, NM, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Jenkins/ Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (36th Annual)
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2015 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (36th Annual)
Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

¿Queer Brown Futures?: Utopia & Apocalypse in Latina/o Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia opens with an epigraph from Oscar Wilde: “A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth glancing at.” For Wilde, utopia is vital because it

Plant Horror / The Monstrous Vegetal, Edited Collection, due 1/2/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Rita Kurtz
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu and rjk8@lehigh.edu

PLANT HORROR / THE MONSTROUS VEGETAL

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

[Update] The Generative Literature Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Generative Literature Project/Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
theopoliscollege@gmail.com

The Generative Literature Project is calling for the participation of two additional Creative Writing/Digital Writing faculty from campuses across the United States to participate in the creation of a

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

[UPDATE] CFP: Early American Animal Studies, SEA-OIEAHC, Chicago, June 18-21, 2015 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
laurenlafauci@icloud.com

Call for Proposals (DEADLINE EXTENDED):
SEA-ASLE Roundtable in Early American Animal Studies
SEA-OIEAHC Conference, Chicago, June 18-21, 2015

CFP: Paradoxa, "The Futures Industry," 10/01/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

Paradoxa: Call for Papers: “The Futures Industry”

CFP: "War and Culture," Southwest PCA/ACA, February 11-14, 2015, Albuquerque

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"WAR AND CULTURE"

CFP: "Horror," Southwest PCA/ACA, Albuquerque, February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

Urban Pests, Ecology, and Social Justice (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert/NeMLA
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

From the major urban parks of the 19th Century—like Central Park in New York and City Park in New Orleans—to today’s plethora of urban gardens, American city planners and residents have attempte

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

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