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CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young & Adele Parker/Salem State University & College of the Holy Cross
contact email: 
Stephenie young syoung2@salemstate.edu OR Adele Parker aparker@holycross.edu

ACLA Seminar: Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

The Aesthetics of Erasure (Journal Special Issue, Abstracts Due 11/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon, Temple University
contact email: 
pbenzon@temple.edu

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus, is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for the spring 2015 edition: Vol. 11 – 01

TITLE OF THE EDITION

The Aesthetics of Erasure

ACLA 2015 CFP: Europe and Its Other(3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Hiroki Yoshikuni, University of Tokyo; Yoshiaki Mihara, Doshisha University
contact email: 
yoshikn@boz.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Although it was significantly eclipsed by the United States and the Soviet Union in the last century, Europe was once a name for total domination of the world, a name that not only commanded cultural

[UPDATE] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD, Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

Reminder: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

4/30-5/2/2014 NeMLA conference, Toronto; submit by 9/30/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

Dealing with Academic Stress and Personal Crises

NEMLA 2015: Urban Ecology and the Postcolonial Global Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas, Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

This panel considers the specific role of urban environments in imagining postcolonial subjects’ relationship to the world.

Washington Irving and Islam (revised)

full name / name of organization: 
Zubeda Jalalzai
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

Speculative Humanities: Steampunk to Afrofuturism

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

CFP: SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM

[REMINDER] World Literature/Immigrant Literature (NeMLA 2015) — DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

When asked about the influences of immigrant fiction on her own writing, Jhumpa Lahiri told the New York Times, ‘I don’t know what to make of the term ‘immigrant fiction.’ […] If certain boo

Detective Fiction and The Arts - ACLA 2015 (March 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Adeline Tran / Annika Eisenberg
contact email: 
adeline2@berkeley.edu / Eisenberg@em.uni-frankfurt.de

This seminar investigates the theme of "Detective Fiction and the Arts" primarily in three ways: First, detective fiction often features other arts or media forms as important sources of aesthetic, narrative or symbolic value.

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy [NeMLA Toronto 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
adamdrur@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy

This session proposes to explore and assess the contributions of Caribbean poets and philosophers both to the postcolonial/ecocritical/feminist/queer polemics against Enlightenment modernity and (neo)liberal humanism and to the invention of alternative modes of being, thinking, and figuring the human. We welcome papers which engage the artistic and intellectual productions of Caribbean writers in the broad context of post-, anti-, and alter-humanisms. How do Caribbean texts unsettle and (re)invent relations between the Sciences & the Humanities?

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

CfP: "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Special Topic: Christianity and Literature (for spring 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
hoppg@mobap.edu

Intégrité (pronounced IN tay gri tay) is a scholarly journal published twice a year by the Faith & Learning Committee and the Humanities Division of Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO.

Washington Irving and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
AMS Press
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

[UPDATE] Geographies of Home in Ethnic American Women's Literature (NEMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

From Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine to Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera to Toni Morrison’s Home, symbolic representations of "home" mediate between the individual and the various geogr

Nobody's Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston, Quincy University
contact email: 
johnsci@quincy.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Please consider submitting a proposal by November 1 for the collection described below.

Nobody’s Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era. MATC (March 19-22), Abstract due Oct 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-American Theatre Conference
contact email: 
Max.Shulman@Tufts.Edu

"The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era"

The Mid-American Theater Conference
Kansas City, Missouri March 19-22, 2015

[Reminder] Performing Freedom, Troubling Race (Abstract deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Maleda Belilgne/NeMLA
contact email: 
mbelilgn@umbc.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

"Rethinking Poe’s Sublime," Poe Studies panel, ALA in Boston, May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
wengel@sewanee.edu

Poe abandoned his proposed Tales of the Folio Club sometime after 1835, but still wanted to issue a collected edition of his prose fiction.

Orson Welles: A Centennial Celebration and Symposium, April 29-May 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Cinema
contact email: 
jwvicker@indiana.edu

Indiana University plans an academic symposium welcoming scholars, archivists, filmmakers, and others interested in celebrating the centennial of Orson Welles’s birth.

Romantic and Victorian Echoes: A Transatlantic Exchange

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, Northeast MLA Conference 2015
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

This panel applies a transnational approach, which is interested in links between British Romantic and Victorian authors with American writers such as (but not limited to) William Wordsworth and Ralph

Theodore Dreiser Panels at American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
Linda.Kornasky@angelo.edu

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 21-24, 2015.

Panel One: Open Topic

Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

Romantic Ecocriticism:
Origins and Legacies
Dewey W. Hall, Editor
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE]: What's Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means to

CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Asia Research Group at York Centre for Asian Research, York University
contact email: 
sargyork@yorku.ca

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop
FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

Call For Participation

2015 PCA ACA National Conference – Business, Money and Office Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Osborne/ PCA ACA - Business, Money and Offcie Culture Area
contact email: 
DOsborne@scc.spokane.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE]: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College, London
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 21 June 2015

The Long, Wide Nineteenth Century - July 31-August 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Dickens Project
contact email: 
Helena Michie (michie@rice.edu) or Ryan Fong (ryan.fong@kzoo.edu)

Recent critiques of the idea of the "Victorian" have included attention to both space and time, challenging both the temporal imperatives that follow, perhaps fetishistically, the contours of Victoria

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anusha.alles@yale.edu

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Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

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