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Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 10/31/14-11/1/14

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

David Foster Wallace Conference UPDATE Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois State University, Department of English, Publications Unit
contact email: 
DFWconference@gmail.com

Website: https://faculty.sharepoint.illinoisstate.edu/dfw/Pages/default.aspx

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Sunday, March 23 at noon.

CFP [Deadline Reminder] Grief. Language. Art. (Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Keynotes:

- Dr David Bolt(Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University)

- Professor Clara Mucci (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara)

DEADLINE EXTENDED Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014) Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

Theories of Realism and Naturalism-Abstracts due by May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Sustainability and the Humanities, Nov 7-9 2014
contact email: 
mdrizou@valdosta.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of late 19th- and 20th-century realism and naturalism.

Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Meeting (October 2-5, 2014) - Proposal Deadline May 16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu



The Semiotic Society of America
39th Annual Meeting
October 2–5, 2014
Seattle, Washington

www.semioticsocietyofamerica.org

Lamar Journal of the Humanities -- open topic

full name / name of organization: 
Amy C. Smith/Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary journal published twice yearly by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

"Extra! Extra!" Film, Civics, and Supernumerary Modernism MSA Pittsburgh 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco / Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
kfusco@unr.edu

This CFP, for the upcoming MSA conference in Pittsburgh, invites abstracts for a panel focused on film as a civic industry that traffics in images of solidarity, civic involvement, mass citizenship, o

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline July 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs.

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

[REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium[et]gmail.com

“Identities, Cultures, Societies”

11–13 September 2014, Izmir Turkey

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended 30th APRIL. Philament Issue 20- Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, the University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 30
Philament Issue 20 CFP: Humour

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: 49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

CFP for Edited Volume: Passing While “Post-Racial”: Performance and Identity Production in Neo-Passing Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Young
contact email: 
godfrema@jmu.edu

On July 17, 1952, the African American weekly Jet Magazine featured an article titled: “Why Passing is Passing Out.” This article suggested that the growing Civil Rights Movement would put an end

CFP The Second Biennial Conference, Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

Faulkner and Print Culture, July 19-23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference, University of Mississippi
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

William Faulkner’s first published works were drawings that appeared in his high school and college yearbooks and poems and stories that appeared in newspapers.

Classical Hollywood Musical [DEADLINE: 1 June 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History Conference 2014 / Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: The Classical Hollywood Musical
An area of multiple panels for the 2014 Film & History Conference:
Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories
October 29-November 2, 2014

Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is Oct. 15, 2014; accepted essays due Dec. 31, 2014)

Call for Submissions: Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

[UPDATE] The Poetry of D.A. Powell (MLA 2015, Vancouver) [DEADLINE extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect relating to the poet D.A. Powell for a Special Session at MLA 2015 in Vancouver.

Topic suggestions include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: Travel in Africa/MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Foster/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
anfoster@tamu.edu

Deadline Extended to March 20!

[UPDATE] Teaching American Gun Cultures | MLA Special Session, Vancouver 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
rsimonse@uwo.ca

Today, Americans collectively own well over 200 million guns. And so it seems impossible to imagine the United States without the presence of guns. To own or not to own a firearm is a question that surely defines other crucial aspects of what it means to be American. This Special Session invites innovative approaches to teaching the representation of American gun cultures based on, but not limited to, geography, socio-economic status, race, gender, and sexuality.

[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refle

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

[UPDATE] Remembering (in) Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
MLA-2015 Vancouver
contact email: 
wmcbrid@ilstu.edu

How does memory function as form and/or as narrati

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently?

UPDATE Deadline Extended to 4/14/14 for Proposals for SCPLC Student Conference October 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina Project on Language and Culture
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

The deadline for proposals has been extended to April 14, 2014 for the SCPLC Student Conference scheduled for October 10, 2014 at SC State University.

CFP Contracted Edited Collection: American Creative Nonfiction; 4/1 Queries; 4/15 Abstracts Due

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Ellis / University of Colorado
contact email: 
jay.ellis@colorado.edu

CFP Contracted Edited Collection: American Creative Nonfiction; 4/1 Queries; 4/15 Abstracts Due

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHANGING PLACES

29-31 May 2014

The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

The City in the Eighteenth Century: 10/17-19/2014; 5/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)
contact email: 
mwasecs2014@gmail.com

MWASECS 2014: October 17-19, Kansas City, MO

MWASECS invites paper/panel proposals from all disciplines and fields of study on the topic of the City in the (Long) Eighteenth Century.

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

full name / name of organization: 
UCL
contact email: 
culturalinquiry.ucl@gmail.com

“Distance and Proximity”

CfP The 4th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

The 4th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014

Dystopian Comfort Zones - submit by March 31st

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association at the South Central MLA
contact email: 
tbpantuso@pvamu.edu

Panel will explore the concept of dystopia in Western literature and culture. Application of the concept is open to interpretation.

Chair: Terri Pantuso, Prairie View A&M U, tbpantuso@pvamu.edu

CFP "REVOLUTIONS! Past, Present, Future" October 9-11, 2014, UPenn and Villanova University

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Graduate Liberal Studies Programs
contact email: 
marylu.hill@villanova.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS/PANELS
The Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs 2014 Conference
October 9-11, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University

Crossing the Line: Ritual and Superstition at Sea CFP

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
jimmy.packham@bristol.ac.uk; l.publicover@bristol.ac.uk

A workshop at the ss Great Britain organised by the University of Bristol and the Brunel Institute
Thursday 12 June, 2014
Admission Free / Lunch Provided

Plenary Speaker: Dr Kirsty Reid

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