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[UPDATE] Intersections of Whiteness (January 11-13, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund (Germany)
contact email: 
intersectionsofwhiteness@gmx.de

The protests against racial profiling and racist police brutality in the U.S.

Competing Visions of Place, PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Crawford and Kara Hisatake / PAMLA 2016
contact email: 
dbcrawfo@ucsc.edu; khisatak@ucsc.edu

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

Write a book about a great book or great author

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Batchelor
contact email: 
cultpopculture@gmail.com

There are countless books and authors that could be featured in the Rowman & Littlefield book series "Great Authors/Great Books" (www.rowman.com), edited by Bob Batchelor (www.bobbatchelor.com), Miami

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

PAMLA 2016: American Queerness after 1945- Due 6/10/16

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Palmer
contact email: 
gopalmer@cpp.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
American Queerness after 1945
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
114th Annual Conference
November 11-13, 2016
Pasadena, California

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

Texas Heritage: Inheritances and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Texas College English Association
contact email: 
karen.dodwell@utsa.edu

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Missions were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first in Texas, which provokes considerations of the complex inheritances from colonizers and nativ

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

Modernisms and Modernities:Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Fudan University in Shanghai, 19-22 July, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
modernisms.iaa@uni-hamburg.de

Convened by Fudan University (China), Universität Hamburg (Germany), Macquarie University (Australia)

Thessaloniki, May 2017- Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception. International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
School of Film Studies and School of English Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

Competing Visions of Place

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2016
contact email: 
dbcrawfo@ucsc.edu, khisatak@ucsc.edu

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become

Call for Abstracts: Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies @ Flow Conference (9/15-9/17, Austin TX)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Phruksachart / The Graduate Center CUNY
contact email: 
mphruksachart@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Call for abstracts for "Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies," a proposed roundtable at the 2016 Flow TV conference to be held in Austin, TX from Sept. 15-17, 2916.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

full name / name of organization: 
Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

PAMLA 2016: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

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

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon, 1/1/2017

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Close Up
contact email: 
stephli@indiana.edu

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon

[UPDATE] Screening New England: Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Archive
contact email: 
symposium@oldfilm.org

 Screening New England: 100 Years of Regional Moving Image History
 17th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23, 2016

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

SLSA 2016 - On Heterodox Science: Anarchy, Creativity, Facticity (Nov. 3-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA)
contact email: 
dpl151@psu.edu

On Heterodox Science: Anarchy, Creativity, Facticity

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) themed panel
3-6 November 2016
Atlanta, GA

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Farca
contact email: 
pfarca@mines.edu

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film (edited by Paula Farca)

[UPDATE] CFP: Fourth Annual 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 Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016.

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
sruszczy@calpoly.edu david.squires@wsu.edu

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality.

Permanent Ephemera: Travel Documents and Modernist Writing (PAMLA 2016, Deadline 6/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ncannon@umail.ucsb.edu

Seeking submissions for this panel at PAMLA's 2016 convention--November 11-13 in Pasadena, CA

PAMLA 2016: Young Adult Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

Young adult literature is home to a host of paradoxes.

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures - PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA
contact email: 
mcannella@nevada.unr.edu

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 11 - 13, 2016
Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures

Ten Years Gone: Celebrating the Works of Octavia Butler-- SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Shelat / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jshelat1@student.gsu.edu

This year marks 10 years since the untimely death of Octavia Butler. It is also the 40th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster.

[UPDATE] Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi (Augustana College) and Afrin Zeenat (University of Dhaka)
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: Re-conceptualizing Cultures of Remote Warfare / Special Issue of The Journal of War and Culture Stud

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca A. Adelman and David Kieran
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

We are now into the second century in which aerial warfare is commonplace in a range of forms, and the second decade in which drone warfare is routinized.

CFP for Students and Teachers: Spring Magazine on English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Spring Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
publisher@springmagazine.net

Spring Magazine (ISSN: 2455-4715)is inviting essays and articles from teachers, research scholars and students on any area of English Literature.

Redrafting Literary History

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania English
contact email: 
marsden@iup.edu, mtwill@iup.edu

Pennsylvania English Call for Papers

Redrafting Literary History

Special Issue on Graphic Novels, Comic Books, and Digital Texts as Literature

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Call for Local Stories on Translocality and Refugees

full name / name of organization: 
Yoo-Hyeok Lee/Pusan National University
contact email: 
hyeok25@yahoo.com

Call for Local Stories

[UPDATE] Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

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