category: cultural studies and historical approaches

"Women of the Mediterranean", Sorrento Italy, June 12-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sant’Anna Institute
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Sant'Anna Institute (Sorrento, Italy) and the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, United States) are pleased to present the First International Conference

"Women of the Mediterranean"

CFP: Academic Provocations

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Provocations

COLDNOON: TRAVEL POETICS (INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRAVEL WRITING) | CALL FOR PAPERS | No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
poetry@coldnoon.com; researchpaper@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
No. XII | Issue 4(2) | May '15
Deadline: March 12 2015

Irish Migrant Adaptations: Memory, Performance and Place (Deadline March 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason King, NUI Galway, Charlotte McIvor, NUI Galway, Matthew Spangler, San Jose State University
contact email: 
jason.king@nuigalway.ie

Irish Migrant Adaptations:
Memory, Performance and Place
CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

 Deadline For Paper Submission: March 15, 2015

Socrates Journal invites Auth

[UPDATE] Call for Chapter Proposals for "Ecofeminist Intersections" and "New Voices in Ecofeminist Activism," Due March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for two new book projects, Ecofeminist Intersections and New Voices in Ecofeminist Activism, due by March 1, 2015.

Temporalities and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015--Dr. Markus Bohlmann
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

"Temporalities and Childhood" is a panel at the upcoming PAMLA 2015 conference, November 6-8, 2015, in Portland, USA.

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

[UPDATE] 2016 MLA Special Session: More-Than-Human Publics in 19th-Century English Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Yin Kiang/ Northeastern University
contact email: 
s.kiang@northeastern.edu

Possible topics: animal-human encounters, pastoral or colonial representations of ecologies/life words, and narratives and poetics of living in common(s).

Call for participation - Institutions at the Bleeding Edge - March 6th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature Student Association @ University of Minnesota
contact email: 
csclsa@umn.edu

For more info: www.csclsa.com

Or read below!

WHAT:

MLA Session: Literature, Place, and the Material World

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Bordwin
contact email: 
jeb2sm@virginia.edu

New practices towards understanding the intersection of the material world and place; how do things locate, disorient, ground, etc., locally and globally.

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

MLS reviews - please submit by April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Susquehanna University
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the summer 2015 issue.

Call for Papers for Translingual Fiction Special Issue; Deadline Dec. 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Call for submissions for a special issue on Translingual Fiction guest edited by Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich.

Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Call for Novel-Focused Blog Posts & Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel, a scholarly journal in its 47th year, invites submissions of guest blog posts and teaching resources to be considered as content on our newly-launched website, studiesinthenovel.org.

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10) Special Session: Violent Feeling

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
asi7h@virginia.edu

How might the study of violence shape debates in affect theory? Can affects be violent?

Connections: A Critical Thinking Conference - April 10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

Connections 3: A Conference of Critical Thinking

"The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks but in how it thinks." – Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

SAMLA Conference (Nov. 13-15, 2015) Durham, NC-Slavic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
Karen.Rosneck@wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

SAMLA 2015 convention 13-15 Nov. Durham, NC (Regular Slavic Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Rosneck / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
Karen.Rosneck@wisc.edu

Papers are welcome on any Slavic language, literature, or culture, including film and comparative literature topics.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

Our first round of Regular and Affiliated Group CFPs are now live on our website! Please visit https://samla.memberclicks.net/samla-87-cfps to look through our weekly updated list of panel proposals.

T.S. Eliot and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
jmorgen@clemson.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will once again sponsor a panel at the annual South Atlantic Modern Languages Association conference (SAMLA), to be held in Durham, NC, November 13 - 15, 2015.

Cosplay and Pedagogy CFR

full name / name of organization: 
MediaCommons
contact email: 
mediacommons.odu@gmail.com

The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: How can the increased scholarly study of cosplay become a benefit to education?

Literature and Politics (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This is an open topic session, but we especially seek papers that explore the intersections of literature and politics in the Medieval and early modern periods.

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory F. Tague, St. Francis College, N.Y.
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 [Monday 22 July 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
k.e.mullin@leeds.ac.uk; ajohnson@cityu.edu.hk

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Date: Monday 22 July 2015

[UPDATE] Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th c. to the present. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th Century to the Present,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans through Writing - 3/22; 5/8

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College English Graduate Program
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

‪Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans Through Writing‬
Friday, May 8th 2015‪
Eighth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference

Beyond the Word: Textual Images and Imagination in American Literature of the Late 18th through 19th Centuries (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87
contact email: 
bcrawford@crimson.ua.edu

American Literature (Pre-1900) Session A
Beyond the Word: Textual Images and Imagination in American Literature of the Late 18th through 19th Centuries.

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
vsmith@usna.edu

MLA 2016 Call for Papers: Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

Reading Fantasy -- RMMLA, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 6-8 Oct., 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mjhtaylor@gmail.com

This Special Topics session will explore English-language fantasy literature, film, and television.Topics may include, but are not limited to: Vampire literature (Twilight, The Sookie Stackhouse novel

UPDATE call for papers and creative writing the quint Deadline 25/2/15

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Space and Place The Space and Place Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp6@inter-disciplinary.net

Space and Place
The Space and Place Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fan Activism and Civic Engagement The Fan Communities and Fandom Project: 3rd Global Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan3@inter-disciplinary.net

Fan Activism and Civic Engagement
The Fan Communities and Fandom Project: 3rd Global Meeting

Sunday 20th September – Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Picturing Childhood in American Literature and Culture - SAMLA - Nov. 13-15, 2015 - Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hakala / SAMLA: Graduate Students' Forum in English
contact email: 
Laura.hakala@eagles.usm.edu

In her recent book about the role of childhood studies in the humanities, Anna Mae Duane writes, “The study of children, often seen as peripheral to the important work of understanding social, polit

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