category: american

June 12, 2015 Label Me Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

[UPDATE] Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 (Deadline: 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
allan_johnson@mac.com

A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Date: Monday 20 July 2015

MAP/ACA War Studies Area MAP/ACA 2015 Nov 5-7 2015 Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Studies Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons—some valid and noble, some questionable.

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015, San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

"Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday," January 23-31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
N.Y. Nathiri/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community
contact email: 
ny@preserveeatonville.org

Reflections on the Global Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
on the Occasion of Her 125th Birthday

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

The 2015 SAMLA Convention (Nov. 13-15) will he held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

[Update] Extended Call for Submissions for the York University English Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives, now extended to April 22

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

**DEADLINE EXTENDED** Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2015
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

2015 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference

Cultures and Industries of Creativity in Contemporary Media Landscapes

CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Monday 16 November 2015

CFP: RSA 2016 Milton panels and papers

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
fgm@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

RSA Boston, 31 March -2 April 2 2016

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fi

full name / name of organization: 
Atenea
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and poetry.
URL: http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/atenea/

Sholem Aleykhem: New Perspectives in Comparative Context (Edited Volume): 300-word abstract by July 30, 2015. Papers 10/30.

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
supervising.editor.universitas@gmail.com

This edited volume marking the centennial of Sholem Aleykhem’s death (May 1916), will explore the writer’s vast contributions to Yiddish literature through comparison with authors of other nationa

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines (full guidelines can be found at thesefragilelilacspoetry.com )

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

Papers and panel proposals focused around the cultural framing or representation (in comics, film, literature, religious and medical practices, etc.) of birth or the birthing process are welcome.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Narrative and Time: Timely and Untimely Interventions in Contemporary U.S. Fiction (PAMLA, 11/6-8; abstracts, 5/15)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
jeffsevers@gmail.com

Narrative and Time: Timely and Untimely Interventions in Contemporary U.S. Fiction
Organizer: Jeffrey Severs, U. of British Columbia

Black Masculinity in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Black Masculinity in the 21st Century"

[UPDATE] Reminder: MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan O'Hara / Tom Stuart
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

CFP Pedagogy & Popular Culture Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

CFP Race & Ethnicity Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

CFP: Peace, War, and Literature 10/29-10/31 Wright State University

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Strombeck, Wright State University
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

Invited are papers that address any aspect of literature and conflict, literature and war, literature and peace, or that address work by any of the following authors:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

[Update - deadline extended] ‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross
contact email: 
aphoristicmodernity@gmail.com

We are extending the deadline for submission of abstracts for the conference, '"Perfectly phrased and quite as true": Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950', to 1st May 2015 to enable anyone who narrowly

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century, 24-25 Sept 15 (deadline: 28 June)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2015

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
24-25 September 2015, University of Brighton, UK

critical essays on Chitra Divakaruni; abstract due April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amritjit Singh and Samina Najmi
contact email: 
sangha@ohio.edu, snajmi@csufresno.edu

We seek contributions to a collection of critical essays on the work of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

CALL FOR POETRY, SHORT FICTION, AND ART BY MAY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Pomona Valley Review
contact email: 
theeditors@pomonavalleyreview.com

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 9th issue this June.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

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.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Symposium: “Transforming Contagion”
Location: Arizona State University’s West campus (Phoenix, AZ) Date: Friday, October 23, 2015

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