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Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

ALA May 2016 Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association / Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

[UPDATE - REMINDER] CFP: Adaptation and Dance, 2 March 2016, De Montfort University, Leicester

full name / name of organization: 
Hila Shachar, De Montfort University
contact email: 
hila.shachar@dmu.ac.uk

CFP: Adaptation and Dance

One-day conference

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester

Louisa May Alcott Society: ALA May 26-29, 2016, San Francisco: Alcott for Grown-ups

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
hmdalygaleano@lcsc.edu

The Louisa May Alcott Society will sponsor the panel "Alcott for Grown-ups" at ALA in San Francisco in May, 2016.

[UPDATE] Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (11/09; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Masculinities special issue | Writing from Below

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities - the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic heterosexual masc

[Reminder] "Let's Hear it For the Girls": Girlhood, Media and Popular Culture, 1990-present (12 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick
contact email: 
girlsandgirlhood@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Carol Dyhouse (University of Sussex)
Prof. Rosalind Gill (City University London)

[REMINDER] POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS - DEADLINE 10TH NOVEMBER, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS

Call for Papers
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (January 2016)

For more than a decade, discussions about the purported death of postcolonialism as a

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE APPROACHING

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

Under Surveillance in the Space Between, 1914-45, June 2-4, 2016, McGill University, Montreal PQ (abstracts by Dec. 1 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
contact email: 
ariel.buckley@mcgill.ca

The 18th annual conference of the Space Between Society focuses on the concept of surveillance—watching, listening, recording—as it relates to literature, art, history, music, theatre, media, and

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

CFP: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submissions are welcomed that apply disability studies in any area of cultural, historical, or literary research, or that apply disability studies in conjunction with another theoretical approach, suc

KIPLING IN INDIA: INDIA IN KIPLING, 26-28 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Harish Trivedi, director of the conference
contact email: 
harish.trivedi@gmail.com

Call for Papers

KIPLING IN INDIA: INDIA IN KIPLING

Conference to be held from

26 to 28 April 2016

at the

Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla,

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching: Call for Papers for Translingual Fiction Special Issue, Due 12/1/15

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

Call for submissions for a special issue on Translingual Fiction guest edited by Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich.

Energizing Communities: Congress 2016 (Deadline November 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)
contact email: 
info.accute@gmail.com

ACCUTE is excited to announce our call for papers for our 2016 conference, which will take place 28 May – 31 May, 2016, during the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, being held a

[UPDATE] The Fantasy of Social Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Fantastic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
contact email: 
fsj.conference2016@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Farah Mendlesohn, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

March 11 & 12, 2016

“Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves”: Women in Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE 2016 (Calgary, 28-31 May 2016); submission deadline 1 November 2015
contact email: 
lms3@ualberta.ca

This panel surveys and celebrates examples of women in collaboration, also taking into account some of the possible challenges associated with women in partnership.

‘When shall we live if not now?’: Reassessing Shirley Jackson

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

Shirley Jackson’s work is currently experiencing a much deserved and long overdue critical and popular reassessment.

Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Object Emotions: Polemics
(April 15-16, 2016, Cambridge University)

The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

**Deadline extended until October 5th**
Submit: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15723

Cyber Pedagogy and the Digital Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

As many as half of traditional undergraduate students will take an online class in their academic career before graduation.

Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

Call for Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Prachya Review
contact email: 
shafinurnahar@gmail.com

For the winter issue our theme colors are blue and white and the theme of writing is expected to go according to the color.

33rd PSYART International Conference on Psychology and the Arts – Reims, France (June 29/July 4 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PsyArt Foundation / CIRLEP - University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne
contact email: 
daniel.thomieres@univ-reims.fr

We are pleased to announce that the 33rd PSYART International Conference on Psychology and the Arts will be held at the Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France, June 29-July 4, 2016.

[UPDATE] Life Writing as Empathy, Deadline for abstracts October 8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 2 | September 2016
Call for Papers
Life Writing as Empathy
Deadline for Submissions:
October 8, 2015 abstract

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
tswl@utulsa.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

Literature and arts / Litterature et arts / Letteratura e arti

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

The journal Poli-femo (IULM University, Milan)  announces the call for papers for its next thematic issue on “Literature and Arts”.

Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption #iuic16

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

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

Daily life is ordered by many kinds of consumption, all of which influence the way we produce and comprehend meaning within the world. “Digesting Discourses” invites scholars from the humanities, sciences, law, and public health to explore the diverse meanings of taste, appetite, and consumption across texts, methodologies, and time periods. What do metaphors of eating and digestion reveal about the materiality of knowledge? How do aesthetic and physical consumption differ? What does the critical history of material consumption reveal about patterns and power dynamics of cultural exchange? How do genre, discipline, and methodology impact the representation and study of these topics?

'Merica Magazine - Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot
contact email: 
mericamagazine@gmail.com

Fresh on the heels of our first issue of 'Merica Magazine we're asking for new submissions we hope to publish weekly on a rolling basis.

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Please note our updated deadline for abstracts! Abstracts will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

19th Annual CSLIS Conference (March 31 - April 2, 2016), "Is Man a Myth?"

full name / name of organization: 
C. S. Lewis & Inklings Society
contact email: 
jhimes@jbu.edu, John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas

Papers related to the works of C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, George MacDonald, and Dorothy L. Sayers are invited.

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