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[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

Call for Chapters: Evil Women and Mean Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Keira Williams
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture

Special Session of the MMLA 2014: “The Affects of Cities”

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

Recent turns in psychoanalytic criticism cast individuals as more porous—more permeable to the feelings or psychoses of others—than traditional humanism usually allows.

Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the daylong Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

[UPDATE] The Subversive in American Sentimental Novels : PMLA, Riverside CA , Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

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

The Subversive in the American Sentimental Novel

LAST CALL: PAMLA 2014 Comparative Literature Panel: Proposals due 5/15 by midnight

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014 (Oct.31-Nov.2)
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

The Comparative Literature standing session seeks papers for the 112th annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, CA (Oct. 31-Nov.2).

PAMLA 2014 Film Studies (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
matthew.snyder@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies

PAMLA is looking for a wide-array of papers dealing with Film and Visual Culture. ***ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE DONE ON PAMLA's Website***

[Update] 2014 Futures of American Studies Institute

full name / name of organization: 
Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE:
STATES OF AMERICAN STUDIES

MONDAY, JUNE 16 — SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014

DIRECTOR: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)

Pleasure’s Potential: Religion and Leisure in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC/ASECS)
contact email: 
donovan.tann@hesston.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore the intriguing relationships among religion, leisurely pursuits, and pleasure in the long eighteenth century.

[Update] The First Biennial John Dos Passos Conference (10-11 October. Chattanooga, TN)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

Update: the deadline for submissions has been extended to May 30.

UPDATE: Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 6/15; (10/31-11/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
clgrewell@phc.edu

2014 Mideast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature: “The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation”
Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, VA

Alfred Hitchcock - Interdisciplinary Humanities - November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Spring 2015 Issue - Alfred Hitchcock

Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

Call for Surreal Fiction (Deadline July 10, 2014) $50 Honorarium

full name / name of organization: 
Blank Fiction Magazine
contact email: 
Benjamin@blankfictionmag.com

Blank Fiction is calling for Surreal Fiction.

[Update] "Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literature, film, music, and art of places that don’t really matter, places whose adjacency to the capitals of the world confirms their lack of sway.

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

CFP: TEXTOS HIBRIDOS. REVISTA DE ESTUDIOS SOBRE LA CRÓNICA LATINOAMERICANA (JUNE 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
TEXTOS HIBRIDOS. REVISTA DE ESTUDIOS SOBRE LA CRÓNICA LATINOAMERICANA
contact email: 
aworkman@spanport.ucsb.edu

Textos Híbridos, the electronic journal dedicated to the study of the Latin American chronicle from the Conquest to the present day, invites the submission of critical studies on the Latin American l

Don DeLillo Society Newsletter (Deadline: August 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Don DeLillo Society
contact email: 
longmuir@ksu.edu

The Don DeLillo Society seeks contributions for the next edition of its newsletter.

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
cowc@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Depart

GLBTQ Studies at MAPACA (Baltimore, Nov 6th through the 8th)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities for its 25th annual conference to be held this November in Baltimore.

Language and Ethics of Care in Contemporary Literature - University of Montreal - Friday, Oct. 31st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at University of Montreal and University of Alberta (Campus Saint-Jean)
contact email: 
Dominique.Hetu@umontreal.ca

Since Foucault’s Le souci de soi, Carol Gilligan

[UPDATE] "Reassessing Language Poetry" // PAMLA 2014 (Dealine: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
t.jesse@tcu.edu

First published in February of 1984, The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book collected essays, excerpts, and experiments from the first three years (1978-81) of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E literary magazine.

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art - papers due June 1, 2014

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

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

CFP - Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University - Cultural Transformations Research Group
contact email: 
otcelebrityfan@gmail.com

Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures
Hosted by the Cultural Transformations Research Group, Aarhus University.
November 21-22, 2014

LOCATION: AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK.

[UPDATE] Discussing Disney - CFP extended!

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
a.davis@hull.ac.uk

Film Studies at the University of Hull is proud to announce that it is hosting a conference exploring the world of Disney studies.

CFP: Space Oddities conference in Graz, Austria in November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES:
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

MMLA Special Session: Urban Corruption and Rural Morality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
caresse.john@belmont.edu

This panel invites proposals that explore the city/country dichotomy in Modern American literature.

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Conference 2014: New England and the World (Oct 24-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

Call for Papers

Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Cities and the Social Contract in Literature, May 30; Nov. 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

“Cities and the Social Contract in Literature” – MMLA annual convention, Detroit, Nov. 13-16, 2014

SOUTHERN CRIMES, CAPERS, & CORRUPTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA journal
contact email: 
editor@noladiaspora.org

NOLA Diaspora wants scholarly articles on New Orleans and Southern sin and/or decadence: crime and true crime, detective fiction, Mardi Gras and masking, Marie Laveau, and related topics.

The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing an extension on its CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

[Deadline extended to 31/05/2014] In principio fuit interpres: Translation as the Genesis and Palingenesis of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Cattani, Matteo Fadini, Federico Saviotti
contact email: 
tradizione@ticontre.org

Please note that «Ticontre» Journal deadline for the Call for contributions for the monographic section "In principio fuit interpres: Translation as the Genesis and Palingenesis of Literature" has b

Republics of Letters - A Journal of Literature, Arts, Politics, and the Arts - Call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Arcade, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Stanford University
contact email: 
republics@stanford.edu

Republics of Letters is a peer-reviewed, digital journal dedicated to the study of knowledge, politics, and the arts, from Antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the early modern period.

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