category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/1/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/

UPDATE: Reminder – Cosmographies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Call for Papers deadline Friday 25th April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014. Supported by the British Interplanetary Society.

http://www.cosmographies.co.uk

Keynote Speakers:

CFP for special issue of American Periodicals on Black periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Gardner
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

Call for Papers for a special issue of American Periodicals
Black Periodical Studies
Guest Editors Eric Gardner and Joycelyn Moody

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information. Twentieth_CFP_ PEC_2014

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twentieth Call for Papers)

The Sustainability of the Avant-Garde, Atlanta, November 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
emhall3@uncg.edu

In a 2005 essay entitled “Why Experimental Fiction Threatens to Destroy Publishing, Jonathan Franzen and Life as We Know It: A Correction,” American fiction writer Ben Marcus suggests that by cate

UPDATE One Day Symposium: The Door: Site, Object and Threshold in Performance -- DEADLINE EXTENDED AND NEW VENUE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
m.wagner@surrey.ac.uk; s.andrews@surrey.ac.uk

UPDATE – DEADLINE EXTENDED AND NEW VENUE

One Day Symposium: The Door: Site, Object and Threshold in Performance

London – The Delfina Foundation (NEW VENUE)
8th July 2014

Call for Papers for The Apollonian: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Vol. I, Issue 1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for the inaugural issue of The Apollonian: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, a bi-annual, peer-reviewed print journal.

Volume I, Issue I
-Open Issue

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] True Crime: Fact, Fiction, Ideology

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest / Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Keynote lecture: ‘The Moors Murders and the “Truth” of True Crime’, David Schmid (University at Buffalo, SUNY), author of Natural Born Celebrities: Serial Killers in American Culture (Universi

PAMLA 2014: Literature and the Other Arts (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
jsdetar@sbcglobal.net

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the session theme of literature and the other arts.

CFP: RSA 26-8 March 2015, Milton Society panels/papers

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
hiltner@english.ucsb.edu

The Milton Society of America has been granted Associate Organization status with the Renaissance Society of America.

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume on Non-native Species

full name / name of organization: 
James Stanescu and Kevin Cummings
contact email: 
criticalspecies@gmail.com

Within a growing literature of animal studies and animal ethics, scholars have critically examined factory farms, zoos, companion animals, and laboratory testing.

Natural Spaces and Phenomena in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through and ecocritical or natural lens.

Anxious Forms: Bodies in Crisis in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-anxiousforms2014@glasgow.ac.uk

Anxious Forms: Bodies in Crisis in Victorian Literature and Culture

August 22, 2014 – The University of Glasgow

“Changing Humanities in a Changing World” International Conference, 27-29 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University
contact email: 
papers@changinghumanities.org

Our world is rapidly changing, and these changes – in communication, technology, politics, the economy and the environment – deeply and widely affect people across the globe.

"Blurring Boundaries without Burning Bridges:" Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante, and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University Department of Theatre
contact email: 
brewster.81@osu.edu

Call for Papers
“Blurring Boundaries without Burning Bridges:”
Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante and Beyond
A Symposium
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The 9th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies,Flagler College, St. Augustine Florida, USA September 26-28

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adaptations and Multiplicities
The 9th Annual Conference of the Association
of Adaptation Studies

Flagler College, St. Augustine Florida, USA
September 26-28, 2014

SAMLA 2014-- From Corn-Pone to Delmonico's: Feasting with Twain

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Dolan, The Mark Twain Circle of America
contact email: 
dolankc@mst.edu

Mark Twain is as popular a figure as ever.

Special Sessions Proposals Sought for MMLA (due 4/21; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Sex and Reproduction in Irish Modernism--MSA 16 (Pittsburgh, November 6-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Aureliano Newman / University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.newman@mail.utoronto.ca

James Joyce once described the Irish artist as a "man without a sexual education." This proposed panel explores how a culture of silence and repression of sexuality, especially as it relates to reprod

IFPE International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: Necessary Fictions

full name / name of organization: 
Billy Brennan/International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education
contact email: 
brennanbw@aol.com

International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education

25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

necessary fictions

Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, California
November 6–8, 2014

Approaching the Liminal: Pushing the Boundaries of Continental Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Pittsbugh Continental Philosophy Network
contact email: 
pittsburghphilosophy@gmail.com

The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Network is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Conference.

"The Academy and Its Futures" issue of Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *Two Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

UPDATE: Final CFP and Registration open: New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
sccsnewracisms@sussex.ac.uk

Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies in partnership with DEMOS presents a day conference:
New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today
FRIDAY 9 MAY 2014

International Symposium "Time and Place in T. S. Eliot and His Contemporaries" Florenc,, Ital,, January 18-25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation & Life Beyond tourism, Florence, Italy
contact email: 
temur.kobakhidze@cantab.net

The symposium topic is focused on, but not limited to, T.S. Eliot and Modernism, and may include such topics as:
- Evocations of time and place in Eliot’s writing or that of his contemporaries

Cavell and History

full name / name of organization: 
Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies
contact email: 
akhan134@uottawa.ca

https://uottawa.scholarsportal.info/ojs/index.php/conversations

ADVISORY BOARD

Stanley Bates (Middlebury College)
Sarah Beckwith (Duke University)

Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art (40th Annual Cleveland Symposium) - Oct. 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art
The 40th Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 24, 2014
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 5/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski, Fitchburg State University
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

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

Caring in Crisis? Communications and Public Reactions to Humanitarian Crises and International Development Causes - 7 June 14

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, London UK
contact email: 
r.vanderwiel@bbk.ac.uk

We are delighted to announce that the renowned moral philosopher, Professor Peter Singer, will be presenting the keynote at the Caring in Crisis colloquium sponsored by Birkbeck Institute for Social R

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

Wunderkino 4: Visions of House and Home CFP: April 20, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium/Thursday, July 24 – Saturday, July 26, 2014/Bucksport, Maine USA
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Edited Volume CFP: Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc and Annessa Ann Babic
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com and annessababic@gmail.com

Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

Edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc and Annessa Ann Babic

[UPDATE] Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Örebro, Sweden 26-27 September 2014, Abstract Deadline May 8

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS, Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
Örebro, 26-27 September 2014
Second Call for Papers: Call for Contributions to Panels

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