category: classical studies

International Conference: Language, Literature, and Ecoculture -- 23-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

Language, Literature and Ecoculture
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
23-25 July 2014

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Friday 23rd May - Annual American Studies Postgraduate Conference at University of Manchester, UK

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
americanstudiesconference2014@gmail.com

The Annual American Studies Postgraduate Conference
Graduate School, Ellen Wilkinson Building
The University of Manchester
Friday 23rd May

15 September 2014--Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

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

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by graduate students in the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc. We currently seek scholarly papers to include in the publication.

Pop Culture in Context

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will also feature a section of papers devoted to popular culture and its contexts. Papers submitted to “Pop Culture in Context” should explore the ways in which popular culture circulates within texts, replicates itself through texts, or creates and shapes its own contexts through texts. A “text” may be visual or cultural; it need not be strictly literary. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• Is popular culture primarily subversive or conservative?
• In what ways do the concerns of popular novels, graphic novels, films, music, and television series intersect with those of more canonical literary works?
• How are issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality explored and represented in popular contexts?
• To what degree is an understanding of how popular culture functions becoming an intrinsic part of our studies of anthropology, economics, history, literature, political science, sociology, art, culture, etc.?

“The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future”: Selected Papers

Once again, our Fall/Winter issue will feature selected papers from Southern Connecticut State University’s Annual Graduate Conference. Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will highlight selected papers from the April 26, 2014, conference, “The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future.”

Book Reviews

We are seeking book reviews of scholarly texts that have been published within the past two years (2012 to present). Reviews should be no more than 1,000 words and should conform to the MLA guidelines listed below.

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline for our Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue will be September 15, 2014.

Please send submissions electronically to textincontext.southernct@gmail.com as MS Word email attachments, indicating in the body of the email to which section you are submitting your paper. Our editorial board employs anonymous peer review in its selection process; thus, author name and contact information should appear in a separate file and not in the manuscript itself.

Submissions should be no longer than 2,500 words in length, set in 12pt, Palatino font, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and adhere to 2009 MLA style. All submissions must be the author’s original thought and therefore must include a complete works cited page also in MLA format. Please also include a short abstract and third-person author bio, no more than 150 words each.

If figures, illustrations, and/or video clips accompany the submission, please present them in separate files. The author has sole responsibility for any copyright permissions and fees.

Requirements

Authors must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study at an accredited university. Submissions must be previously unpublished, but the author retains future publishing rights.

Editorial Board

Chelsea Dodds
Jennifer Garcia
Nicole Lowman
Andrew Phelps
Katie Sutton

[update] Submission deadline extended to May 15; Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

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

Reading Matters
Interdisciplinary Summer Conference
Call for Presentations:

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Conversations with Tradition

La presencia italiana en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Zibaldone. Estudios Italianos de La Torre del Virrey
contact email: 
jperez@latorredelvirrey.es

La significativa presencia de viajeros e inmigrantes italianos en el continente americano durante los últimos doscientos años, especialmente relevante tanto desde el punto de vista histórico, como

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society, 4-6 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Perris, Classics Programme, Victoria University of Wellington (NZ)
contact email: 
simon.perris@vuw.ac.nz

Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society
Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), 4-6 September 2014

MMLA 2014: The (Digital) Lives of Cities (Nov. 13-16) DUE MAY 31

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Digital Humanities Permanent Section
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. III Issue II (April 2014)

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
contact email: 
asyras2015@uvigo.es

In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the Univers

INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY ( Abstract Deadline - May 12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PAPER COMPETITION
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

The international research paper competition, open to master's and PhD. students and graduates all over the world.

Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 10/31/14-11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
clgrewell@phc.edu

2014 Mideast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature: “The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation”
Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, VA

CFP [Deadline Reminder] Grief. Language. Art. (Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Keynotes:

- Dr David Bolt(Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University)

- Professor Clara Mucci (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara)

DEADLINE EXTENDED Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014) Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

Uncanny Animations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Please forgive the Cross-posting

Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Meeting (October 2-5, 2014) - Proposal Deadline May 16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu



The Semiotic Society of America
39th Annual Meeting
October 2–5, 2014
Seattle, Washington

www.semioticsocietyofamerica.org

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline July 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs.

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

[REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium[et]gmail.com

“Identities, Cultures, Societies”

11–13 September 2014, Izmir Turkey

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended 30th APRIL. Philament Issue 20- Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, the University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 30
Philament Issue 20 CFP: Humour

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: 49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refle

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

full name / name of organization: 
UCL
contact email: 
culturalinquiry.ucl@gmail.com

“Distance and Proximity”

CfP for the Panel: The European Way – Identitarian Representations of Europe in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:
The European Way – Identitarian Representations of Europe in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Literature

[UPDATE] CFP: International conference "Abraham's Trials: Obedience and Rebellion", 18-19 December 2014, University of Antwerp

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp
contact email: 
ijs@uantwerpen.be

DEADLINE EXTENDED

1st Global Conference: What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdo

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

1st Global Conference
What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe

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

Bristol Journal of English Studies, Issue 5, Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
bristoljournalofenglishstudies@gmail.com

Bristol Journal Of English Studies call for submissions
Issue 5, Autumn 2014

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Visualizing Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, July 4th, 2014
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference: Visualizing Fantastika.

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