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The Chronicles of Narnia at 60: Modern Language Association, Austin, January 7–10, 2016

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9:11am
Keith Dorwick, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

I am seeking speakers for a panel on the Chronicles of Narnia at its sixtieth anniversary at the next meeting of the Modern Language Association in Austin TX, 7-10 January 2015. Successful panelists will present short critical papers (20 mins; 6 double spaced pages single sided; this is a firm limit) that discuss C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia as a whole on the 60th anniversary of the completion of its first complete publication (1950-1956).

DASH Literary Journal 2015 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2015)

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:58am
DASH Literary Journal

DASH, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2015 issue. It is our mission to publish works of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, criticism, art, and hybrid texts that push the boundaries of short, emphatic expression. We aim to communicate more with less.

Waste not, want not. Submit.

DASH is a journal that emphasizes artistic and editorial integrity throughout the production process. All entries are 100% blind peer-reviewed. (No favors for friend.)

Romanticism and the Arts (SAMLA, 13-15 Nov. 2015)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:57pm
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA 87 (Durham, NC, USA; 13-15 Nov. 2015)

Romanticism and the Arts, an affiliated session of the Keats-Shelley Association of America at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference in Durham, North Carolina, USA (13-15 Nov. 2015)

Revealing the "Inside of Aging": Portrayals of Elders in Literature, NWSA Confeence, NOv. 12-15 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:45pm
Lois Rubin, Penn State New Kensington Campus

Aging & Ageism Caucus CFP's for The National Women's Studies Association 2015 Conference (NWSA)

Conference Theme:
"Precarity" – "politically induced condition in which certain populations suffer from failing social and economic networks of support and become differentially exposed to injury, violence, and death" (Butler, Frames of War, 2009, 25)

Conference location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin – November 12-15, 2015
For more details see:
Abstract deadline for all submissions: Sunday, February 15, 2015

CFP: Trans* Studies at NWSA 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:14pm
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association

2015 Call for Papers for the Trans/Gender Variant Caucus
National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Nov. 12-15, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Trans/Gender­ Variant Caucus at NWSA welcomes papers, panels, and workshops for the 2015 annual conference on Precarity. We are looking for papers that address the themes of this year's conference: Debility/vulnerability; Affect/eros; Institutions/containments; and Distortion/dispossession with specific orientation toward the field of trans* and gender-variant research.

Submissions are due Friday, February 6!

NWSA Lesbian Caucus CFP "The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s" due 2/18

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
National Women's Studies Association

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on "The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s," to be held at the annual conference in Milwaukee, WI on November 12-15, 2015.

Panel Title: The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s
Conference Sub-Theme: Precarity, Distortion/Dispossession

[UPDATE] Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:23pm
CSULA English Graduate Student Association

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles. While the 2015 Significations theme is "Generation(s)" in all of its meanings, these papers need not deal directly with the concept of "generation" or "generations."

Please send an abstract, cover sheet that includes your contact information and school affiliation, and your paper (8-10 pages, double-spaced, MLA format) to

The deadline has been extended to Sunday, February 8th, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:19pm
CSULA English Graduate Student Association

This year's theme is "Generation(s)." We invite submissions exploring "Generation(s)" in all or any of its meanings. Topics are not limited to, but could include: production/creation, lineage/ tradition, or history/ temporality.Areas of inquiry include the fields of literature, linguistics, composition, rhetoric, creative writing, cultural studies, critical theory, philosophy, history, film, gender studies, and the social sciences.The conference will be held on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day and we especially welcome papers discussing Armenian history, culture, or the impact of trauma and violence.

Literary and Scientific Networks (MLA '16 special session)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 1:15pm
John Savarese

Proposed special session for MLA 2016 in Austin, TX, 1/7/16-1/10/16. How learned societies, coteries, school systems, or other networks (in any period) create interdisciplinary links; methods for researching/modeling a networked approach to literary history/disciplinary history. 300 words by 15 March 2015 to

[UPDATE] Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:39pm
University of Bucharest, English Department




The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

Dates: 4–6 June, 2015
Venue: The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
Str. Pitar Mos 7–13, Bucharest, Romania

Invited speakers:
Adrian Grafe (University of Artois)
Hester Jones (University of Bristol)
Carl Lavery (University of Glasgow)
Tereza Sinigalia (George Oprescu Institute of Art History, Bucharest)