category: american

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: CFP Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals (Abstracts Due: February 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
James Berkey and Mark Noonan
contact email: 
james.berkey@duke.edu

CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals: EXTENDED DEADLINE (February 15)

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, University College Dublin, 1 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
englishgradsoc@ucd.ie

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference

University College Dublin, Ireland, 1 May 2015

Local Labor: Work in and Out of Central Appalachia (4 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union
contact email: 
WVUEGSUColloquium2015@gmail.com

Call For Papers: WVU English Graduate Student Union 2015 Colloquium
Theme: Local Labor: Work In and Out of the Central Appalachians
Date: Saturday April 4th 2015

General Call: Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

General Call for Papers
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference May 8-10

What is the future of illustration studies?

International Conference: "On the Periphery of the Great War", 1st and 2nd October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anthony David Barker, Centre of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
contact email: 
abarker@ua.pt

Call for papers

International Conference:
“On the Periphery of the Great War”
organized by the
Centre of Languages, Literature and Cultures,
Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,

CFP: Masculinity, War and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies
contact email: 
adc@socsci.aau.dk

In this special issue we intend to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence.

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

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

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

Call For Paper: Feminist Studies in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation - An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
thinkingserially@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30th

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

www.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Collection: Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century. This collection will contribute to current scholarship by

Animal Suffering: Inter-Disciplinary Investigations in Animal Studies - October 22-23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; jacob.goodson@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the question of animal suffering. Papers might examine (but are not limited to):

Economies of English, 24th-25th April 2015, proposals by 27th February

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English and University of Geneva
contact email: 
martin.leer@unige.ch

As the world still reels from the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems timely to reflect on the connections between money and value embedded in all our discourses about economy, language and literature

SCALE (SLSAeu Annual Conference, Malta, 15-18 June, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for Science, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
admin@scale2015.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 27 February 2015.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Bruce Clarke, Marcus du Sautoy, Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Tom McCarthy, Franco Moretti, Cary Wolfe.

Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy-AEQ deadline 28th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly (ISSN 1096-1453)
contact email: 
marilynpasqua@tiscali.it

Academic Exchange Quarterly
(ISSN 1096-1453) Summer 2015 Volume 19, Issue 2
Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy
Feature Editor: Marilyn Pasqua
Deadline: 28th February 2014

Space, Alterity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Space, Alterity, Memory

www.shiftjournal.org

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)

Volume 2, Issue 1 | March/April 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Lynda Barry Anthology- Deadline January 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

Lynda Barry: Seriously Multitalented is a proposed volume in the new seriesCritical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi.

APRIL 10-11, 2015: (Up)rooted & (Un)moored: Discourses of Belonging in Hispanic & Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
contact email: 
spptconf@umn.edu

Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Linguistics
April 10 & 11, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance--ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
lalivingston@byu.edu

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance

Don DeLillo: The State of Fiction, 10 June 2015 (Deadline: 19 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
delilloconference@gmail.com

Wednesday 10 June 2015
University of Sussex
Keynote Speaker: John Duvall (Purdue University) [Provisional]

The Failed Individual - International Conference, University of Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, University of Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers.

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

Lynda Barry Anthology- January 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

REMINDER Barry anthology Jan 30 deadline.

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public (September 24-27, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap7.greenville@gmail.com

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public
September 24-27, 2015
Hosted by Clemson University at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC

Call for Papers

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions (15/10/2015-17/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)
contact email: 
rgdavis@unav.es

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions
October 15-17, 2015
Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)

Plenary Speakers:

Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
andrea.frankwitz@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

The Opposites of Modernism, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Baines, University of Evansville
contact email: 
rb211@evansville.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of revolution, this panel will consider one of the necessary preconditions for revolution: opposition.

Modernism's Child Conference - 20th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
modernismschildconference@gmail.com

Modernism’s Child

One-Day Conference
April 20th 2015
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex

4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

Biography and/as Experimental Fiction, 5 June

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
Julia.Lajta-Novak@sbg.ac.at

This one-day conference deals with intersections of biography and/as experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2015 Submission Deadline Extended to February 21st 2015!

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due EXTENDED: Saturday 21 February 2015

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