category: american

In the Regions of Utopia: Symposium 28-30 June 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
'Imaginaries of the Future' Leverhulme International Research Network/Newcastle University
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

What place is there for the unique and multifaceted identities of regions in a globalised world? How might we theorise a sustainable concept of the local that could survive into the future?

REMINDER - Edited collection Resignfying the Third Space

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alicante (Spain) and University of Zadar (Croatia)
contact email: 
caporale@ua,es

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CALL FOR PAPER

Edited essay collection: Resignifying the Third Space

John Dewey and American Poetry [Special Sessions Panel Proposal for MLA 2016, 7–10 January, Austin, TX] (Deadline March15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
James D Hoff, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
jhoff@bmcc.cuny.edu

Few American philosophers had as great an impact on modern American culture and society as John Dewey.

Call For Papers and Creative Writing Deadline 02/25/15

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty sixth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

Boredom: Western University's 2015 Visual Arts Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Western University
contact email: 
boring.art.conference@gmail.com

Western University's 2015 Visual Arts Graduate Conference, Boredom, has extended its deadline for submissions to February 6th, 2015.

Anthology on Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian

full name / name of organization: 
Indie-publication
contact email: 
callforpapers@yandex.com

The editor of a proposed anthology is looking for essays on Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. The anthology will be published as an e-book and sold through online channels.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

Call for Accessibly and Engagingly Written Papers in Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Readings: the journal for scholars and readers
contact email: 
alexandra@readingsjournal.net

We welcome submissions on all aspects of world literature (be it canonical or contemporary, children’s, “genre” or “literary” fiction), including the interplay of literature and other media

SCMLA - Gothic Fiction, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel.terranova@gmail.com

The Gothic panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to the study of Gothic fiction.

Gus Van Sant - Special Issue on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
C47: A Film Journal -- Portland State University
contact email: 
clarkm@pdx.edu

Call for Papers on filmmaker Gus Van Sant

C47: A Film Journal

Deadline: Rolling, with first reviews 2/15/2015

CFP (due 3/9/15): The Publics of Charles Bukowski and Henry Chinaski (MLA 2016: Austin, Jan. 7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
David Pratt, College of William & Mary
contact email: 
dcpratt@wm.edu

This panel will consider the audience for Bukowski's oeuvre and public self in conversation with Chinaski's fictional (counter)publics.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session "Writing Anxiety and Uncomfortable Readers"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
Rebecca.Soares@asu.edu

Special Session: Writing Anxiety and Uncomfortable Readers

Call for Editors: The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJrn@gmail.com

Call for editors: The Rising Dragon, a Pacific Rim #Journal of #culture and #mediastudies.

Science Fiction Conference - April 17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Oral Roberts University
contact email: 
alang@oru.edu

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker: Orson Scott Card.

sciencefiction.oru.edu

Identity, Intimacy

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Intimacy, Identity (October 2015)

MMLA -- Arts and Sciences (2/15, 4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Matters Conference: March 27-28th, 2015; Submission Deadline Extended to March 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon State College
contact email: 
TeachingMatters@gordonstate.edu

Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia).

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
romeconference@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/jewishness.html

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

-Wallace Stevens

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Mrozowski / William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston in May 2015.

Panel 1: A Radical Howells

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1--CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University 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. FINAL DEADLINE: February 1 by midnight

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College
contact email: 
sedberryj@smcsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O’CONNOR AT 90

Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)

Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age, Proposals due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Novak, Temple University & Imaani El-Burki, Lehigh University
contact email: 
IdentityandCulture@gmail.com

Call for Chapters: Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age

[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):

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