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MFS Special Issue - Neuroscience and Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
Stephen.burn@glasgow.ac.uk

Guest Editor: Stephen J. Burn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 February 2014

The Age of Dystopia

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa MacKay-Demerjian
contact email: 
lmdemerjian@gmail.com

Dystopia as a genre has exploded in recent years.

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 2/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 11 (Issues 11.2 and 11.3) and Volume 12.

[UPDATE] "Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

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

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP
“Intersections”

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University, Siegal Lifelong Learning Program and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

Portals Comparative Literature Journal is Accepting Submissions for the Spring 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Submission deadline: March 6, 2014

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Isms" Conference: March 22, Abstract Deadline Jan 13th

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

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification

Tolkien Studies Conference at University of Vermont April 11-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
ctvaccaro68@gmail.com

This year's theme:
Tom Bombadil and Other Middle-earth Mysteries

Writers required for The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We are looking for contributors to write articles for our launch in March 2014. Please see the 'About' page on our website at thenewunion.wordpress.com to read our manifesto.

American Fiction Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net

Call for Paper

Submission

FSEL Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

UPDATED DEADLINE & KEYNOTES: Jan. 15, John Douglas Taylor Conference 2014: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
contact email: 
africanculturalstudies@gmail.com

UPDATE:

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions of up to 20 pages Until January 1st from Student Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight Academic Journal
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Washington Irving and Politics (Jan. 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

Since Washington Irving (1783-1859) was named after George Washington, met the General, and also spent time in Washington on political business, the American Literature Association’s venue of DC see

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
aganapath@gmail.com

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue
Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group: “Art in Interesting Times”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
pmcgowan@ufl.edu

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
“Art in Interesting Times”
Keynote Speakers: Nicholas Brown, Fredric Jameson, and Kim Stanley Robinson

[UPDATE] Call for Papers- IJ-ELTS January-March, 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly research ejournal indexed in leading scholarly databases and pres

Literary London 2014: Ages of London

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

Literary London 2014: 'Ages of London'

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2014 - DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,
We just want to remind you of, and announce you that, we have decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts to JANUARY 20, 2014!

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

VIctorian Collections and Collecting October 16th-18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
VIctorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2014@gmail.com

Victorian Collections & Collecting

October 16-18, 2014
California State University, Fullerton

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] [REVISED] 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.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages,
and Mass Communication.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sohr1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights:
Exploitation, Sexual Slavery and War Time Rape

Wednesday 30th July – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, Nov. 15, 2014. Deadline March 2, 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

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

1st Global Conference: Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century:,The European Context (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fa1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century:,The European Context

Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/16/14-- "Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind" with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

[EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE]Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

[UPDATE--deadline extension] 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

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

Deadline Extended Jan. 13, 14: THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

albeit Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art; Submissions due Jan. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

4th Global Conference: Beauty (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Beauty

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Fashion

Monday 15th September – Thursday 18th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

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