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2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tcvc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Teen Cultures

Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

1st Global Conference: Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
testimony1@inter-disciplinary.net

[UPDATE] Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF) 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF)
contact email: 
crsf.team@gmail.com

Postcolonial Environments: A One-day Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

We are delighted to announce that registration for the upcoming Postcolonial Environments symposium is now open.

Cohesion, Rhythm & Voice of Sherman Alexie in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne Idria Ben
contact email: 
joanne.ben@snhu.edu

PROPOSAL
RESEARCH PAPER TOPIC IDEA
Cohesion, Rhythm & Voice of Sherman Alexie in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

THESIS

Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions (deadline 2/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Submission deadline for Issue #2: 15 February 2014
Graduate Student Essay Contest deadline: 15 March 2014

Second Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 7 and 8 June 2014.

The War On Boys?

full name / name of organization: 
Men's Studies Press, LLC
contact email: 
diederikjanssen@gmail.com

Volume 8 of Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies will include a special issue dedicated to "The War On Boys?".

6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century (March, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

28 February 2014: "Sex in Context," Spring Issue of Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Sex in Context

Our Spring 2014 issue will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2014@gmail.com

British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

‘Contemporary Literature, Culture and Cinema of Afghanistan, Iran, Tajikistan and Turkey’

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Extended Deadline: January 10, 2014

Authority and Its Discourses

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten/University of Boumerdès
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Call for Papers
Authority and Its Discourses
International Conference
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Boumerdès
October 19-21, 2014

Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

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] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Association for Canadian Studies in Ireland 17th Biennial Conference: SPACE AND BOUNDARIES (9-11 May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ACSI and School of Humanities at National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
Elizabeth.Tilley@nuigalway.ie, Riana.Odwyer@nuigalway.ie

This conference will address the notion of boundaries and space in all areas of Canadian Studies: literal, metaphorical, metaphysical. Possible topics might include:

[UPDATE] Bronte from the Beginnings: Charlotte Bronte's Juvenilia

full name / name of organization: 
Bronte Juvenilia Essay Collection
contact email: 
lxmorrison@salisbury.edu

Contributions are sought for a collection addressing Charlotte Brontë’s juvenilia, including but not limited to her serialized works, poems, and short tales, as well as several longer pieces that m

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
meve@lincoln.ac.uk

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English
3rd Biennial International Conference
14-17 July 2014, University of Lincoln, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN:

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune, India (http://www.interactionsforum.com/new-academia)
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

Special Issue on Research Methods in Literature
Vol III Issue II Jan 14 (Submit papers before 15 January 2014)
Impact Factor: 0.39

ASAUK 2014 - Representations of Elite Colonial Education in African Literature

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Association UK/ University of Sussex
contact email: 
colonialeducationasauk14@gmail.com.

CALL FOR PAPERS
Representations of elite colonial education in African literature
A symposium/panel of the Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association UK, to be celebrated at the University of Sussex, 9-11 September 2014.

CFP: Sound and Silence

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on the subject of Sound and/or Silence for the fourth edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students o

3rd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sins3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

"Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities." April 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Conference: St. John's University English Dept.
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

“Working through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities”
St. John’s University Graduate English Conference: April 5th, 2014

IROCSJournals: Call For Paper- 12-31-2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Organization of Computer Science
contact email: 
press@irocsjournals.org

You will receive a comprehensive and fair peer review within just three weeks from submission.

[UPDATE] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

UPDATE Ireland and Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@ucc.ie

The deadline for paper and panel proposals is 31 January 2014.

A workshop with Dr Christine Cusick has been added to the conference offerings.

Please find more details and the full CFP at:

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2/14/14 - 6/28/14 - 6/29/14

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

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Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Saturday 28 June – Sunday 29 June 2014

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification (March 22nd) Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

Identity and Culture: Engaging Interdisciplinary Conversations

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

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Identity and Culture
Saturday, March 1, 2014

ImageTexT Special Issue: A Comic of Her Own

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Stuies
contact email: 
proceedingsissue@gmail.com

Guest Editor: Jeffrey A. Brown, Ph.D.
Co-Editor: Melissa Loucks

Hidden Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Luminary (Lancaster University)
contact email: 
luminary@lancaster.ac.uk

Call for Papers for Special Journal Issue:

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