category: american

[UPDATE] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

Nobody Understand Me. Evil Kids in Children’s Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu; Linda.salem@yahoo.com

Nobody Understand Me. Evil Kids in Children’s Literature

The Politics and Morality of Children’s Literature: From Left to Right

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu; Linda.salem@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] CFP Computer Culture (SWPACA Conference Feb. 11-14, 2015) Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Chuk – Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
natychuk@gmail.com

Computer Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM
www.southwestpca.org

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

2015 Undergraduate Conference on Health and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Providence College
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

SIXTH ANNUAL PROVIDENCE COLLEGE
Undergraduate Research
Conference on Health and Society
Saturday, April 11, 2015

8:30am – 4:00pm – Harkins Hall and Slavin Center

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

THE MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

THE MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her circle, including Zora Neale Hurs

28th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

28th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, March 27-28, 2015.

[UPDATE] [NEW DEADLINE: NOV. 30] Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean; Nicosia, Cyprus, 3-6 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
contact email: 
eucrscconference2015@gmail.com

Over the centuries, the peoples and nations of the Mediterranean have been divided but also connected by the sea.

[UPDATE] Pippi to Ripley3/ITHACON40: Women & Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics. Ithaca College; May 1-2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge/Ithaca College English Department
contact email: 
kkittredge@ithaca.edu

Keynote Speaker: Bruce Coville (children’s fantasy author)
Special Guest: Laura Lee Gulledge (YA graphic novelist)

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

[UPDATE] 3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media: Serialities 1915/2015 DEADLINE APPROACHING

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film & Media at University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

We are pleased to announce that the official website for the 3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media “Serialities 1915/2015” has just gone live!

Performing the Accidental Archive - 17 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
yutpsgsa@gmail.com

Performing the Accidental Archive, the fourth annual York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium, invites submissions for papers, installations, performances, manifestos

Perspectives on Power : Textual and Cinematic Representations March 27-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
contact email: 
umdsllcgradconf@umd.edu

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

[UPDATE] American Writers in Exile: Edited Collection; Abstracts 11/17/14

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

American Writers in Exile

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): "UNBEARABLE" Keynotes Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, February 20-21 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

*The 10th Annual* Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
Call for Submissions
“UNBEARABLE”
KEYNOTES: LAUREN BERLANT (Chicago) and LEE EDELMAN (Tufts)

Art and Freedom of Expression - Deadline November 26

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics issue 8 will shed light on how different artistic forms and strategies may advance freedom of expression and be used to confront censorship in contexts worldwi

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism at Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

“Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
ˈvoi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Action Writing: The Politics of American Literature, 1960-Present

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck University, London
contact email: 
actionwritingbbk@gmail.com

Friday 3rd July 2015
Keynes Library, Birkbeck University
Keynote Speakers: Dr Martin Paul Eve (University of Lincoln) and Dr Michael Hrebeniak (University of Cambridge)

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studi:9th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com

Re-envisioning Early Atlantic Studies: Engaging the Scholarly Spectrum

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (EXTENDED Deadline: 11.15.14)

full name / name of organization: 
The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)
contact email: 
azibrak@gmail.com

Addressing the conference theme of “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” this panel will explore the lives and work of women writers and activists whose socio-political vision found expression both in p

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: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

The Many Faces of Slavery: non-traditional slave experiences in the Atlantic World 21-22 May, 2015 University of Montpellier

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
manyfacesofslavery@gmail.com; lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Plenary speakers:
Professor Jacques de Cauna (CNRS/EHESS CIRESC)
Professor Herbert S. Klein (Columbia University)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Entries

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650
contact email: 
coldnoontravelpoetics@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R E N T R I E S
No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014

Literary Fiction Stories - Blank Fiction Magazine - $50.00 Honorariums

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

Blank Fiction Magazine is looking for Literary Fiction stories for our next issue.

Check our submissions page for the finer details.

CSUF Acacia Conference 2015: [Ab]Normativity and [Per]Formativity, 13-14 March 2015, California State University Fullerton

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due: Friday 19 December 2014

CfP: The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 12 – 13 December 2014, Florence, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Ciucurescu / Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

12-13 December 2014, Florence, Italy
Villa Vittoria- Palazzo dei Congressi

The TAU Literary and Visual Arts Journal: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

Submission accepted NOW through January 30, 2015.

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Email your titled submission to tau@lourdes.edu.

Rules for submission:

Performance and Innovation: UW-Madison Theatre & Drama 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison Theatre & Drama Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
tdgso2015@gmail.com

The UW­Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization (TDGSO) will sponsor the Graduate Student Theatre Conference on April 18th, 2015.

Literature of Status / The Status of Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
uasymposium2015@ua.edu

The University of Alabama English Department will host its thirty-first Symposium on English and American Literature on March 5-8, 2015.

Queer Friendship in Children’s and YA Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
kproel4@hotmail.com

CFP: Queer Friendship in Children’s and YA Literature

Children's Literature Association Conference

Richmond, VA, June 18-20, 2015

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