category: american

Voices in Transition: A Study of Pan-American Immigration Narratives (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Beatrice Smith
contact email: 
Beth.Smith@ncc.edu

Call for submissions for a collection of essays that examine various aspects of Pan-American immigration narratives. MLA-style submissions should be approximately 3000-6000 words in length.

The Tenth Annual Yale University American Art Graduate Symposium Theme: Transparency abstracts due February 3

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University American Art Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
americanist.symposium@gmail.com

The Tenth Annual Yale University American Art Graduate Symposium
Theme: Transparency

Symposium date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

REMINDER - HYPERION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE- MARCH 2014

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SE Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Palm Beach Atlantic University/SE Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
lisa_marzano@pba.edu

Paradise is a subject that has stirred the imaginations of writers for millennia while simultaneously exceeding the scope of artistic representation itself.

[UPDATE] University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction (March 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Anna McCarthy (NYU)

[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.

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