category: american

American Criminology & Penology

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Leavitt.39@osu.edu

This panel seeks to explore the 2015 MMLA Convention theme of “Arts and Sciences” by examining the intersection between artistic representation and scientific (or, pseudoscientific) inquiry into crime and punishment.

[UPDATE] - Deadline Extended: MSA 17 Boston, November 19-22, 2015: Modes of Relative Certainty

full name / name of organization: 
Luke Mueller / Tufts University
contact email: 
luke.mueller@tufts.edu

Modes of Relative Certainty

Call for video presentations/lectures and Growl Posts

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

Premier Issue: The Politics of Home

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis is a forthcoming peer-reviewed, online, open-access scholarly journal established by the Ohio University English department.

MMLA 2015: Pedagogy of Short Story (proposal submission by April 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
olasz@nwmissouri.edu

Limitations in time and scope often prevent teachers from extending the reading list beyond the realm of canonical texts--this panel would like to explore ways to include non-canonical short stories.

MMLA 2015: Short Story and the Novel (proposal submission by April 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
olasz@nwmissouri.edu

How does the recent expansion of fantasy and science fiction novels into short stories erode the dividing line between short stories and novels? How do film adaptations influence this process?

[UPDATE]: Reimagining the Survey Course (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) 2015
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

Reimagining the Survey Course

MSA 2015: Modernist Rebellions of H.D. and/or Her Circle (submission deadline 4/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

The H.D. International Society invites paper submissions for a proposed panel at the Modernist Studies Association conference, November 19-22, 2015, in Boston, MA.

Extended Deadline: Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference in Portland, Jamaica
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable -- Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable: The Cultural Links between the Human and Inhuman

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines
Send submissions to thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) 2015
contact email: 
squirekelsey@gmail.com

Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

SAMLA Special Session: Afterlife in the African Diaspora: A Seminar/Workshop (Abstracts 5/15/15;papers 10/1/15;conf 11/13-15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

This seminar/workshop seeks to spark a critical conversation about how historical subjects and historical texts within the African Diaspora get re-fashioned, re-animated, and re-articulated, as well as parodied, nostalgized, and defamiliarized, to establish an afterlife for African Atlantic identities and narratives. Participants will consider how—as transnational and transhistorical sites of memory—particular performances (textual, visual, or embodied) circulate and imagine anew the meaning of prior personal and textual narratives liberated from their originary context.

Call for #Panelists: #PopCulture #Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

“Pop Culture Parenting” Call for Panelists

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection, Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and Executions

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Vanderwees and Percy Walton
contact email: 
chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

With 5% of the world’s population, the U.S.

[UPDATE] Literature & Politics Panel @ SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

We seek essays that explore the intersection of literature and politics. This session is open topic. The deadline has been extended to April 6.

Modernism and the Anthropocene (edited collection, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund (Washington State University) and John McIntyre (University of Prince Edward Island)
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu or jmcintyre@upei.ca

We are seeking 500-word proposals for submissions to a collection of essays exploring the representation of the Anthropocene within modernist literature and culture.

COLLABORATION & BETRAYAL

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA #87 -- Durham, North Carolina -- November 2015
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, "collaboration" has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

“The State and U.S. Culture Industries” Conference

full name / name of organization: 
United States Studies Centre Institute Building at the University of Sydney
contact email: 
rodney.taveira@sydney.edu.au

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

“The State and U.S. Culture Industries” conference

June 25-26, 2015
United States Studies Centre
Institute Building (H03), University of Sydney

[UPDATE] Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline June 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit journal
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

albeit invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the theme of "War."

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

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

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

Margaret Atwood Studies seeks submissions [rolling]

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Margaret Atwood Studies, the journal of The Margaret Atwood Society, invites submissions on a rolling basis from both members and nonmembers.

Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, Plano, TX (4/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College in Plano, Texas, is pleased to hold its inaugural conference, featuring keynote speaker and noted historian Dr.

MSA 17, Modernism and History, Due April 12, 2015 (conference Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aleks Prigozhin, Adrienne Ghaly
contact email: 
avg212@nyu.edu; ampri@uchicago.edu

From the early decades of the twentieth century the concept of ‘revolution’ has provided modernism with a powerful historical imaginary of rupture and change, encompassing phenomena ranging from o

PAMLA 2015 Special Session: “Faulkner & Time” (11/6-8, Portland) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Fujie, Lewis & Clark College
contact email: 
kfujie@lclark.edu

This special session takes the 2015 PAMLA conference theme of “Literature and Time” as an occasion for reconsidering a topic that has interested Faulkner critics for as long as there has been Faulkner criticism.

MAPACA -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapacaconfchair@gmail.com

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
26th Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Sonesta Philadelphia

Call for papers:

MSA 17 PANEL SESSION: MODERNISM + RURAL REVOLUTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Jess Lamar Reece Holler and Brooke Stanley (University of Pennsylvania) and Jason Bell (Yale University)
contact email: 
ruralmod@gmail.com

This call seeks papers on modernism’s involvement with and response to rural revolutions in the 20th century for a panel or panel series at the 2015 MSA Meeting in Boston.

Abu Ghraib and After

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

MLA Panel on visual culture after "Abu Ghraib" -- films, graphic novels, photography, political cartoons etc. that invoke/respond to the Abu Ghraib torture photographs.

Securing with algorithms: Knowledge, decision, sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Amoore, Rita Raley/Security Dialogue
contact email: 
raley@english.ucsb.edu

In a world where the data traces or ‘life patterns’ of human beings are thought to yield new forms of knowledge and novel ways of knowing future threats, the algorithm appears to afford a renewed

CFP for WSQ: Queer Methods

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
QUEER METHODS

Guest Editors:
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

[UPDATE] MSA 2015 Nov 19-22, Travel Documents and Documentation

full name / name of organization: 
Nissa Cannon / University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ncannon@umail.ucsb.edu

Despite the ubiquity of the peripatetic figure in the modernist text, the early twentieth century is marked by persistent tensions on the traveller: as technological innovations granted the individual

Modernism in the Green, Deadline April 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association November 19-22, 2015
contact email: 
mkonkol@ncf.edu

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens, from public and national parks to vacant lots, suburban gardens, and botanic displays.

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Here is the link to our electronic journal page: http://thesefragilelilacs.wix.com/poetryjournal
The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines

Syndicate content