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Kudzu and Moonshine: Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the Dysfunctional South (due 31 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

The American South and its cultures, traditions, celebrations, music, literature, and dialects have long been a source of fascination, derision, and entertainment for those not Southern.

[UPDATE] CFP Death and Decay

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

This call for papers invites submissions from Postgrads or Early Career Researchers on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of th

CFP: 7th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 18th March – Thursday 20th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA April 2014, Harrisburg PA)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers that explore how disability challenges normative, even ableist, constructions of the body-environment dyad.

The Ebb and Flow: Navigating the Changing Landscapes of Feminism, 27-29 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
sewsa2014@uncw.edu

www.uncw.edu/sewsa

SWPCA Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWPCA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film, SWPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 19-22, 2014 Deadline: November 1, 2013.

CFP: 9th Global Conference: Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

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

Call for Presentations:

SIAR: online journal of irish studies - Deadline: 15 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SIAR: an online, peer-reviewed scholar journal of Irish Studies to the West of the West of Ireland
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Accepting articles and papers written in APA, Chicago, or MLA about topics related to Irish Studies. US and International authors welcomed.

Critical Transitions: Genealogies of Intellectual Change - 2-day Workshop, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme "Tipping Points" Project, hosted by Institute for Hazard Risk and Resilience, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
ihrr.admin@durham.ac.uk

CRITICAL TRANSITIONS

Launch Workshop – Work Package 5, Leverhulme Trust "Tipping Points" Project

27 – 28 September 2013

MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
herman.145@gmail.com

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

Feminist Un/Pleasure: Reflections on Perversity, BDSM, and Desire / Deadline 15 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Feral Feminisms
contact email: 
wiggins.yorku@gmail.com, feralfeminisms@gmail.com

Call For Papers – Feminist Un/Pleasure: Reflections on Perversity, BDSM, and Desire / Deadline 15 November 2013

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Supernatural Studies
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email:

Open Editor Position for Nationally Syndicated Literary Criticism Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
editors@diesisjournal.org

We are now accepting applications for Editor of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.

[UPDATE] 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? Contributions are solicited for a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature, launched in 2012.

Child Abuse and the Supernatural (NeMLA 2014; Harrisburg, PA, 4/3-4/6)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Bobe / Rutgers University
contact email: 
apis.melissa@gmail.com

This panel seeks to examine the way child abuse figures in narratives of the last century that use a supernatural frame and/or supernatural elements.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

update

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

CEAMAGazine Call for Papers (Oct. 15 annual deadline for March publication)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

CEAMAGazine, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literar

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

The Supernatural Studies Journal is now accepting proposals for a themed issue on the supernatural in the nineteenth century (due Winter 2014), guest edited by Janine Hatter and Sara Williams.

[UPDATE] CFP: GAMES OF LATE MODERNITY (the Netherlands January 15-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / International School for Philosophy
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

Call for papers: Games of Late Modernity
Johan Huizinga’s Homo Ludens: 75 Years Later (January 15-17 2014)
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Play as the grounding Structure of Reality

15th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil15@inter-disciplinary.net

15th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Saturday 22nd March – Monday 24th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

CFP: 4th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ttp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Trauma: Theory and Practice

Saturday 22nd March – Tuesday 25th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

CFP: 4th Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
s21-4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Spirituality in the 21st Century

Tuesday 18th March – Thursday 20th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

The Real Genre Middle Ages, Kalamazoo ICMS, 8-11th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tales After Tolkien Society
contact email: 
helen.young@sydney.edu.au

How does twenty-first century genre-literature engage with the history and literature of the Middle Ages? This session invites submissions which explore genre medievalisms from any angle.

Visions of Texts: Representations of Textual Symbols, Images, and Motifs

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton's Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
sierratavasolian@gmail.com

1st Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing (March, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
letters1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Letters and Letter Writing

Tuesday 18th March – Thursday 20th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

Representation of the Body in Fantasy and Gothic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Nurul Aziz/Worcester Papers (University of Worcester)
contact email: 
n.aziz@worc.ac.uk

Papers are invited for Issue 9 (2013) of Worcester Papers (ISSN 1749-1150) to be published in December 2013.

9th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

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

Call For Presentations:

Essay Collection: Comic Continuations and Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins / Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
m.bond-collins@snhu.edu

Comic Continuations and Adaptations

CFP: BLESOK 91 (Articles and Reviews Needed)

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 91
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

We are seeking articles/reviews/essays for the upcoming edition of the international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal BLESOK (blesok.mk).

8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in Englis will be held at Sitki Kocman Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey on 16–18 April

full name / name of organization: 
IDEA (English Language and Literature Research Association)
contact email: 
www.idea2014.mu.edu.tr

8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English
April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University
Muğla, Turkey

The Conference will be jointly hosted by

Fragments of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, English Department
contact email: 
fragments.of.time.conference@gmail.com

Fragments of Time
A conference on literature and culture open to all

ASAP/6 Shanghai: Modern and Postmodern Arts: China and the Persent

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
ASAP6@outlook.com

ASAP/6: A Symposium of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 27-29 June 2014

Supernatural Studies, Winter 2013; due October 1

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
SupernaturalStudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, the journal of the Supernatural Studies Association, welcomes submissions for its Winter 2013 issue We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

CFP for Leeds 2014: Pastoral Care in the Reforming Centuries, abstracts due August 9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Philipa Byrne (DPhil candidate, Oxford) and Corinna Matlis (PhD candidate, Cornell)
contact email: 
philipa.byrne@wadham.ox.ac.uk

This panel aims to consider pastoral care both in practice and theory in medieval Europe during the long eleventh and twelfth centuries.

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