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[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

International Conference on Space and Cinema, Lisbon, November 28-30, 2016 (Deadline: May 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon School of Arts of Humanities
contact email: 
spaceandcinemalisbon2016@gmail.com

The Conference will focus on Space and Cinema in order to examine the ways through which cinema deals with spatiality, in its bodily and geographical materiality, as well as in its symbolic and theore

Alternative Culture "Industries" MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

Raymond Williams, in his Sociology of Culture, articulates a model of cultural production that operates outside the culture industry as monolithic institutional force.

The Harlem Renaissance After the Transnational Turn

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Panel
contact email: 
hansonkr@indiana.edu

This proposed special session will explore how the transnational turn in literary studies has impacted the ways we research and write about the New Negro Renaissance.

8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2016 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Tenth Global Studies Conference - National University of Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Global Studies Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

TENTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

National University of Singapore, Singapore
8-9 June 2017
http://onglobalization.com/2017-conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

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

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

The Good Life is Out There Somewhere: Uncovering Utopia in the Nineteenth Century Canon

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

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Humor as Embodied Practice

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Humor Studies
contact email: 
WEITZER@tcd.ie

The Department of Drama and the Trinity Long Room Hub welcome the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS) to Ireland for its 35th annual conference in June 2016.

"Object Lessons in Personhood" (MLA Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Law and Humanities Forum, Modern Language Assocation of America
contact email: 
kdcurran@gmail.com

A Roundtable Session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia, organized for the Law and Humanities Forum.

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

[UPDATE-New conference date] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

ASCH Spring Meeting (Edmonton, AB, April 7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society of Church History
contact email: 
ellisonr@marshall.edu

The American Society of Church History is having its spring meeting in Edmonton, AB, April 7-10, 2016. The deadline for proposals has been extended to March 1.

"Works in Progress" postgraduate conference, Thursday 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

CFP: Works in Progress

Religion in American Literature Panel (11/11-11/13, 2016); Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA;

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Special Panel: Religion in American Literature
2016 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Pasadena, CA; 11/11-11/13, 2016

IEEE Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: Thinking Machines in the Physical World, 13-15 July 2016, Melbourne AU

full name / name of organization: 
IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology
contact email: 
NorbertWiener-2016@unimelb.edu.au, Heather.Love@usd.edu

Thinking Machines in the Physical World
2016 IEEE Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century
13-15 July; Melbourne, Australia

*Submission deadline now extended to 28 February 2016*

Literature, Landscape and the Environment: Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association
contact email: 
englishjournal@northumbria.ac.uk

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on literature, landscape and the environment.

Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies - Deadline July 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Zackary Vernon
contact email: 
zackaryvernon@gmail.com

Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies

Wayne State University Visual Culture Graduate Symposium, "Visual Culture in Context(s)"

full name / name of organization: 
Wayne State University Visual Culture Student Group
contact email: 
wsucontext@gmail.com

Wayne State University is hosting its fifth annual Visual Culture Graduate Symposium.

[UPDATE} Speculative Fiction--SAMLA--November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ann Gareis Speculative Fiction Association
contact email: 
Mary.Gareis@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres. The cohesive element that pulls works together under this category is that there is some “unrealistic” element.

MLA 2017 Special Session: The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid (Deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben O'Dell/ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

This panel welcomes reassessment of the historical novel from literary scholars working on a wide range of historical periods and geographic regions.

Artworks 2015 : Poems, Artworks (Photos, Paintings and Drawings) Invited for Harvests of New Millennium, 2016 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
editormuses@yahoo.com

The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry.

MLA 2017: Narratives of Contingency

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Quynn/Colorado State University
contact email: 
quynn@colostate.edu

Paper proposals sought for a special session proposal for MLA 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) that considers narratives of “contingency” in academic fiction.

Twenty-First Century Perspectives on US Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
arobinso@goucher.edu

MELUS Call for Papers

Special Issue: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on US Ethnic Literatures
(A commemorative special issue in honor of MELUS Emeritus Editor Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.)

MMLA 2016 Permanent Panel: Travel Writing / Writing Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 10-13 2016)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmcc-cmrc.ca

Travel Writing / Writing Travel: Permanent MMLA Panel

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

UPDATE: Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/25

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

Poetic Measures Online - Call for Blog Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Poetic Measures Conference, University of York
contact email: 
poeticmeasures@gmail.com

As for measure and other technical apparatus, that's just common sense: if you're going to buy a pair of pants you want them to be tight enough so everyone will want to go to bed with you.

MLA 2017 (January 5-8) Panel: Poe and Antebellum Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

Call for papers for the panel at MLA 2017
Philadelphia PA January 5-8, 2017

Chair: Amy Branam Armiento, Frostburg State University

[UPDATE] Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

We are seeking 300-500 word abstracts by March 15th, 2016 for possible inclusion into an edited collection seeking to explore the world of animal rights and liberation against the backdrop of superher

Where is Adaptation? Article contributions needed.

full name / name of organization: 
Edited collection for F.I.L.L.M and John Benjamins
contact email: 
casiehermansson@gmail.com

Call for contributors: Where is Adaptation? A few (3-4) more articles needed, particularly those focusing in some way on marginalized countries, artists, cultures, works, or material.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

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