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Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions would focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of th

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com, catherine.gooch@uky.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016, by 5pm EST

CALL FOR PAPERS: disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
catherine_gooch6@uky.edu

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender

Call for papers on Theodore Dreiser for 2 panels at the 2016 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
linda.kornasky@angelo.edu

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

Panel One: Open Topic

Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Cultural Constructions of Home - ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

The Suburban Sublime - Abstracts by Jan. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did important texts from the postwar period frame the suburbs as a locus of refuge, anger, hysteria, or (even) self-realization at a moment when American cities themselves experienced a shifting a

Fighting Words (Cold War, Korea, Vietnam) - Abstracts by Jan. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did war terminologies and war mentalities manifest themselves in important texts from the postwar period? Did war narrative change significantly after WWII, in the period 1945 to 1975?

[REMINDER] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

The Carson McCullers Society Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper. Due Feb. 1, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
ckayser@uark.edu

The Carson McCullers Society invites submissions for an annual scholarly Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper, to be awarded to an essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a confe

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

The Street and the City - Awakenings
Date: 14-15 April 2016
Convener: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / ESHTE
Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon and

CFPanelists: "Black Narratives of Home/Property in American Literature" [DUE 1.25.16]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Toni Morrison writes in her first novel 'The Bluest Eye' (1970): “Knowing that there was such a thing as outdoors bred in us a hunger for property, for ownership.

[UPDATE]: CFP: European Writers in Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

UPDATE Star Trek

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Since its premiere on September 8, 1966, Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek has become one of the icons of science fiction.

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

Special Issue on Robert Frost and Wallace Stevens

full name / name of organization: 
Wallace Stevens Journal
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

The Wallace Stevens Journal invites submissions of full-length essays for a Spring 2017 special issue on Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost. Any aspect of the poets' works or lives may be proposed.

Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

10th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference March 3-5, 2016, Abstracts DUE: Jan. 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Landscape Studies and Department of Geography
contact email: 
IUlandscapeconference@gmail.com

The Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Asafu

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu or maroonconference@gmail.com

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence, keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental pillage

Call for Proposals: 2017 Special Issue of Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2017 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

18th Annual Conference of the MArxist Reading Group: Extracting the Resources of History

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Extracting the Resources of History

Keynote Speakers: Susan Buck-Morss, Christopher Pavsek, and Kristin Ross

10-12 March 2016 at the University of Florida

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Mrozowski / William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the annual American Literature Association conference in San Francisco in May 2016.

Panel 1: Neglected Works

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

CFP: Seventh Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium at Gordon College, Wenham, MA (02/01/16; 04/02/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
lluc@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their seventh annual Literatures and Linguistics Underg

2016 Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Conference: (Women + Queer) of Color Critique Working Group CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association (CSA)
contact email: 
wqcc.csa@gmail.com

(Women + Queer) of Color Critique Working Group CFP

2016 Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Conference
Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (US)

U.S. Imperialism and Pacific Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century, ALA Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Tricker
contact email: 
s.tricker@umiami.edu

Writing of the Pacific in 1870, Walt Whitman proclaimed that the U.S. was “destined to the mastership of that sea and its countless paradises of islands.” While the touchstone year of U.S.

Gradaute Conference: Seeking Refuge, 23-24 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
seekingrefuge2016@gmail.com

The OED defines ‘refuge’ as “the state of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger or difficulty.” As this all-encompassing definition suggests, refuge is a multifarious concept, subject t

VI Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Transvisuality

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@gmail.com

Call for Papers

VI Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture

"Transvisuality"

Lisbon, June 27 – July 2, 2016

Deadline for paper proposals: January 31 2016

NACBS November 11-13: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Conference for British Studies
contact email: 
vab@gwu.edu

Call for Presenters: The North American Conference for British Studies

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: November 11-13, 2016

Abstract due: January 30, 2016

Supporting Diversity in Honors Education

full name / name of organization: 
The new National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)
contact email: 
conference@nsfmih.org

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

[UPDATE] CDE Conference 2016 – CFP: “Theater and Mobility”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
kerstin.schmidt@ku.de / nathalie.aghoro@ku.de

25th Annual CDE Conference, Eichstätt, 26-29 May 2016

Call For Papers, Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines Issue 4 – Call For Papers
Submissions are due by January 20, 2016

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