category: american

[REMINDER] Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Old Books for New Audiences: Preservation through Reprinting (SAMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

This session seeks to explore “cultures of reprinting” by considering the wider importance of reprinted and new editions of previously published works.

First Responders: Care in Literature, Art and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Califonria Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
ezinn@ihc.ucsb.edu

Thursday-Friday, May 8-9, 2014
Abstract deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014

ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum, Nov 13-15, 2014 (due 3/14)

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

The 17th International Comic Arts Forum
November 13-15, 2014
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Columbus, OH

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* An Introvert in an Extrovert World—Edited Collection (1/27/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos
contact email: 
eslcare@aol.com or smyrna@nova.edu

CFP: An Introvert in an Extrovert World—Edited Collection
(1/27/14)

CFP: Chess and American Culture @ ASA '14 (1/21)

full name / name of organization: 
Les Harrison / Virginia Commonwealth University
contact email: 
hlharrison@vcu.edu

In an 1859, Oliver Wendell Holmes delivered a speech celebrating American chess champion Paul Morphy's triumphant tour of Europe.

Review, Reflect, Reimagine!: The 20th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conference Call for Proposals OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed
contact email: 
conference@ptoweb.org

The 20th Annual PTO Conference asks us to review, reflect and reimagine.

Melville and Comparative Racialization (Melville Society Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2015
contact email: 
hsuanLhsu@gmail.com

Melville Society panel for MLA 2015 (Vancouver 1/8-1/11)
Melville and Comparative Racialization

SMU Graduate Student Conference, "Self(ie)-Representation," March 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Self(ie)-Representation

[UPDATE] Transatlantic Ecologies: Utopia to Zoonomia (May 16-17, 2014) [CFP due January 31]

full name / name of organization: 
The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

Transatlantic Ecologies seeks readings of the complex and developing connections between ecological and global thought in the early modern period.

David Foster Wallace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Publications Unit, Department of English, Illinois State University
contact email: 
DFWconference@gmail.com

The First Annual David Foster Wallace Conference

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Street, Normal, Illinois 61761

CFP//Pat Parker and Judy Grahn: Where Would I Be Without You?

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
JulieREnszer@gmail.com

Call for Papers//Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies//Pat Parker and Judy Grahn: Where Would I Be Without You?

Rethinking the Early Atlantic World (April 11-12, 2014)_Deadline February 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University's Early Atlantic Reading Group (EARG)
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com.

Rethinking the Early Atlantic World

Arts and Letters: University of South Florida Spring Conference: April 17th and 18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
rondrea@mail.usf.edu and serlst@mail.usf.edu

The USF English Graduate Student Association’s spring conference—April 17th-18th, 2014—will focus on intersections across artistry in world literatures, specifically how authors integrate differ

The Canadian Hemingway--MLA 2015, Vancouver (January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Hemingway Society
contact email: 
skosiba@troy.edu

The location for the upcoming MLA Convention creates a great opportunity to revisit Ernest Hemingway’s relationships with all things Canadian.

Modernism in the Magazines: 1945-Present | Proposals due 24 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Modernist Studies
contact email: 
kharris[at]sbu.edu; ss4459[at]columbia.edu

BAMS Conference ‘Modernism Now’
26–28 June 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London
http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/ModernismNow

Volume 4, Number 1 (Summer), Themed Issue on Monstrous Science

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
monstersjournal@inter-disciplinary.net

Volume 4, Number 1 (Summer), Themed Issue on Monstrous Science

"Its magic Dr. Frankenstein!"..."No, its not magic...it's science!"
(Dr. Whale, Once Upon a Time, Series 2)

4th Global Conference: Gender and Love (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Gender and Love

Wednesday 24th September – Friday 26th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

2nd Global Conference: Suicide, Self-harm and Assisted Dying (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ssa2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Suicide, Self-harm and Assisted Dying

Wednesday 24th September – Friday 26th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Digital Memories (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
digmem5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Digital Memories

Wednesday 24th September – Friday 26th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

The End of Place as We Know It: Shifting Perspectives on Literature and Place, September 17-19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
contact email: 
rune.graulund@strath.ac.uk

The End of Place as We Know It:
Shifting Perspectives on Literature and Place

Keynotes: Professor Edward Casey and Professor Timothy Morton

1st Global Conference: Digital Arts and Digital Art History (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
da1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Digital Arts and Digital Art History

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

The Dawn Journal - July - December 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Rajesh Bojan / The Dawn Journal
contact email: 
rajeshbojan@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the forthcoming July - December 2014 Issue of The Dawn Journal.

Visit: www.thedawnjournal.com for details.
Email: rajeshbojan@gmail.com

7th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Madness (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Madness

Sunday 7th September – Tuesday 9th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

International Conference: 26-29 June 2014: What Is Art Good For? The Role of Literature and the Arts in Contemporary Society

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Tudor Balinisteanu/ Department of English, University of Suceava
contact email: 
tudor@glasgowalumni.net

Call for Papers: What Is Art Good For? The Role of Literature and the Arts in Contemporary Society
International Conference

26-29 June 2014

Faculty of Letters, University of Suceava, Romania

3rd Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tsb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Time, Space + Body.

Sunday 7th September – Tuesday 10th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford,United Kingdom.

Call for Presentations:

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Vexing Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing (critical anthology)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
maryiatrop@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts:
Critical Anthology on Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing

(dis)junctions - April 11+12 - The Wright Stuff

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

The Wright Stuff: Deconstructing the Blood & Ice Cream Trilogy

IJPDS - Call for papers, Vol. 3. Paper submission due April 30, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Dulce Maria Scott / Anderson University
contact email: 
dmscott@anderson.edu

The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS) welcomes original contributions for the third issue of the journal to be published in the fall 2014.

SF/F Now conference, University of Warwick (UK) 21-23 August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Bould
contact email: 
mark.bould@uwe.ac.uk

SF/F Now and Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison conferences
Warwick University (UK)
21-23 August 2014

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000 (July 1-4, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

The conference will open up the nuances of the term ‘prosaic’ by exploring the privileged relationship between the novel genre and multiple and complex categories of the ‘everyday’.

[UPDATE] (dis)junctions 2014 (4/11+4/12) - General CFP

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting paper submissions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

“A Perfect World?" (Third Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner, The Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

The conditions for perfect worlds, of utopias and dystopias, and the possible dangers of such concepts have preoccupied not only religious and philosophical thinkers, but also writers, composers, visu

CFP: The Subversive in Sentimental Novels (ALA: Washington, D.C.; May 22-25, 2014. Deadline: January 27, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Danelski/ Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SCSSAWW)
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

SCSSAWW seeks recent work on subversive elements in sentimental novels written by 18th and 19th women authors to explore how these novels queried and contested conventional social and cultural expecta

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