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Conference "Resistance. Subjects, Representations, Contexts", 6-8 Nov 2014, Oldenburg, Germany

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:17am
Center for Migration, Education, and Cultural Studies, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany

Call for Papers:
Resistance. Subjects, Representations, Contexts
International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Oldenburg, Nov 6-8, 2014.
Organized by Martin Butler and Paul Mecheril

Opening Lecture by Gayatri C. Spivak (New York)

DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:00pm
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English

Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S., Canada)
August 15-17, 2014

CFP: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:39pm
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)

How does an edition function as a site of memory? For MLA 2015 in Vancouver, the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) invites presentations in keeping with the conference's Presidential theme, "Negotiating Sites of Memory." Send 300-word abstract and short CV by 15 March to Carol DeBoer-Langworthy, Panelists must be MLA members by 1 April.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Panel: Early American Literature, RMMLA 2014 (abstracts due 31 March 2014)

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 7:06pm
Katherine E. Bishop / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

This is a regular session categorized under "English--U.S. and Canada Studies."

Submissions examining any aspect of Early American Literature are invited. Topics of interest include visual culture, technology, nation, animal studies, humor, and book history, but all proposals will be equally considered.

The 2014 RMMLA Annual Convention will be held on 11-14 October in Boise, Idaho. Abstracts for the "Early American Literature" session should be 300-500 words and must be submitted with a brief bio. to Katherine Bishop ( by 31 March 2014.

World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:05pm
Infonomics Society

The World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014) will be held at the Temple University. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education. The WCSNE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from educational and industrial sectors. The aim of WCSNE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational and industrial sectors with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of special needs in education.

Food and Eating: From the Literal to the Metaphorical

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 1:24pm
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on topics relating to the subject of Food and Eating: from the literal to the metaphorical, for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published in Autumn 2014.

Our previous editions, 'Against the Grain', 'Space and Place' and 'Death and Decay' can be found at and updates at

CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:38am
Bill Wolff / Rowan University

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen, which will eventually be submitted to Routledge's Studies in Popular Music series.

In the middle of Bruce Springsteen's 2012 Wrecking Ball tour promotional interview with the Paris media, one reporter observed, "so many people these past couple years look to you for your interpretation of events… . Look at us: when we were waiting for you earlier, so many people care about what you think, and what you feel about what is happening in the world."

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.2

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:37am

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting any academic PAPERS as well as REVIEWS of books from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level students on the topic of the United States of America.

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

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 9:24am
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Faculty of Letters and Arts




29-31 May 2014

The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu,
The Academic Anglophone Society of Romania and
The C. Peter Magrath Research Center for Cross-Cultural Studies are pleased to invite you to

the CHANGING PLACES international conference, to be held in Sibiu.

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 7:18am
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty's Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, the Oxford Centre for Global History and the University of Oxford's Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, to be held on the 4th and 5th of December 2014 at Ertegun House, Oxford.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: BCLA PG Conference "Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon"

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:46am
BCLA, Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, Scottish PEN


BCLA Postgraduate Conference

Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon
24-25 April 2014

University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews
in collaboration with Scottish PEN
Workshops in Translation and Creative Writing

Dr. Robin MacKenzie, University of St Andrews & BCLA
Speaker invited by Scottish PEN, TBA

RMMLA CFP for Boise, Idaho extended to 3-31-14

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 12:51pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA

Call for Papers Extended to MARCH 31, 2014!

Grove Hotel--Boise, Idaho
Convention Dates: October 9-11, 2014

Several panel chairs have requested extensions to allow for the submission of additional paper proposals and for members to pay their 2014 Membership Dues. To accommodate these needs, we are extending the Call for Papers for one month, to MARCH 31, 2014.


CFP for Gender & Childhood Conference Proposal Due 5/1/2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 8:23am
Gender Studies at University of Notre Dame

Call for Papers

"Fun with Dick and Jane: Gender and Childhood"
A Gender Studies Conference at the University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
December 4-6, 2014

In recent years, there has been great interest in questions of gender and childhood, ranging from issues around boys wearing princess costumes to school; to Disney princess culture; to parents refusing to announce a baby's biological sex; to pre-teen children coming out as gay, lesbian, and queer; to toy companies marketing toys by gender; to gender-related bullying, and more.