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Eudora Welty Society Panel (Open Topic): SCMLA 2015, Nashville TN (Oct. 31st - Nov. 3rd)

full name / name of organization: 
The Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
jlundy@email.sc.edu

The Eduora Welty Society invites proposals for papers exploring any aspect of Eudora Welty's work and/or life. Please submit abstracts to Joshua Lundy at jlundy@email.sc.edu.

NEW - Journal of Student Research Deadline: March 26, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Student Research
contact email: 
msuarez6@stu.edu

The Journal of Student Research is a digital multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing quality, original, scholarly research articles on a variety of topics related to business, communication, e

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
robertfrostreview@gmail.com

The Robert Frost Society will be hosting a panel at the 2016 MLA Convention to be held in Austin, TX from January 7th-10th, 2016.

Critical anthology on Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire book or TV series

full name / name of organization: 
Editors Rachel Schaffer and John Scaggs
contact email: 
rschaffer@msubillings.edu

Wyoming author Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire mystery series and the A&E/Netflix television series adapted from it have become increasingly popular since the publication of The Cold Dish in 2005.

Innovative Digital-Humanities Approaches in Teaching Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10)
contact email: 
pichugin@rutgers.edu

We seek theory- and practice-based presentations on application of digital technologies in language/literature fields. Interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.

Mark Twain and Popular Culture; April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture in the American South and American Culture Association in the South Conference
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Mark Twain and Popular Culture Panel. Deadline, April 15, 2015.

"The Uses of 'Religion' in Nineteenth Century Studies," Mar. 16-19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua King, Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
contact email: 
ablconferences@baylor.edu

time and place: March 16-19, 2016, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
deadline for proposals: 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2015

American Literature After 1900 SCMLA Nashville 2015 October 31-November 3, 2015 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA American Literature II: Literature After 1900
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

The SCMLA's American Literature II: Literature After 1900 Regular Session invites submissions that respond to the conference theme “Sound and Story: The Rhythms of Language" or that address any othe

The Sixth Biannual Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY 9/24/2015-9/27/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Studies Society
contact email: 
rss2015@ipfw.edu

MLA Austin 2016 Panel Proposal: The Pornographic and the Literary

full name / name of organization: 
John Stadler (Duke University)
contact email: 
john.stadler@duke.edu

The Pornographic and the Literary

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: "Rage"

Call for Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CFP: International Conference “Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS-Faculty of Social Sciences and Humnities, New University of Lisbon (Portugal), Casa das Historias Paula Rego
contact email: 
cetaps@fcsh.unl.pt ; paularegoconference@gmail.com

International Conference
“Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

3-4 December 2015

Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

Guiliana Bruno’s Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film (2002), introduces the idea of “traveling domestic” in art and film.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

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

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

[UPDATE] ARTICLE DEADLINE EXTENDED - Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies have extended the deadline for submission of articles for Issue #14 until 1st April 2015.

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

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

Call for Editors

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

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

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter and Martha Satz / Demeter Press
contact email: 
lee.baxter28@gmail.com and msatz@mail.smu.edu

We are seeking and welcome perspectives from a variety of disciplines, historical, comparative, and cross-cultural, for a collection of essays entitled Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood.

MLA Conference Special Session: "Missed Connections: Satire and Its Publics" (Jan. 7-10, 2016) CFP Due Mar. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

This panel welcomes papers concerning the intersections of satire, political art, and other forms of subversive humor with various audiences during any time period.

BARZAKH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, Deadline: April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
HLA_IFOA@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

SAMLA: Performance on Film [proposal due May 15; conference Nov 13-15, Durham, NC]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
emock@westga.edu

Film Studies Group

Performance on Film

Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
contact email: 
gjohnmarshall@aydin.edu.tr

JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

[UPDATE} DEADLINE EXTENDED Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick 20-22 May 2015
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Death, Violence and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

NARRATIVE THREADS (MLA Special Sessions Panel); Abstracts due by 3/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association - Special Sessions
contact email: 
lmiskin@smu.edu

Textile objects (needlework, embroidery, tapestries) may also be textual objects. Approaches might include textiles and texts as artifacts of industrialization, imperialism, and/or globalization.

Reminder: Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini
contact email: 
Alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

Deadline approaching: Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century.

Jewish/Islamic Relations in Literature and Culture [panel proposal] MLA 2016, Austin TX [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a special session for the 2016 Austin MLA convention.

CFP Extension: New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines

full name / name of organization: 
Lillie Anne Brown, Ph.D., Department of English and Modern Languages, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
lillie.brown@famu.edu

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the CFP on New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines has been extended to March 30, 2015. (See original CFP on 2/13/15.)

[Expanded] Public Pedagogy: Teaching Literature in the Corporate University

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Spitzer-Hanks/ University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
penumbra7@hotmail.com

In an increasingly market-driven educational environment, aestheticist arguments for the study of literature appear more and more unconvincing as colleges and universities have begun to see themselve

C A L L F O R P A P E R S No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15
Deadline: March 12 2015

[Update] MLA 2016 "Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016, Proposed Special Session
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

Seeking papers for a proposed special session for MLA 2016. This session invites presentations that explore representations of women during the Sexual Revolution.

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

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

We invite papers that explore the continuing relevance (endurance?) of time as a conceptual framework (formal, historical, psychological, philosophical, ecological, etc.) for understanding any aspect of Faulkner’s work, life, or reception, as well as Faulkner’s relevance for new critical models for thinking about time.

CORRECTED CFP: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

CORRECTED CFP: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices

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