category: eighteenth century

Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going? Intersections in Race and Technology (NeMLA April 30-May 3 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Forster / Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nicholas.forster@yale.edu

Where do race and technology meet? Since its emergence cinema has been but one technology to repeatedly build its status on the raced bodies of its subjects.

CFP: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

MLA Options for Teaching British and American Satire (proposals due 7/1)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Options for Teaching (book series)
contact email: 
mlaoptionsforsatire@gmail.com

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Modern British and American Satire to be edited by Evan Davis (Hampden-Sydney College) and Nichola

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu; myoung@tarleton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
A volume of scholarly essays to be collected under the title:
Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture
Edited by Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young

Poetry/the word: Choices, Forms, and Sensibilities April 30-May3,2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eugene Grren/NEMLA
contact email: 
eugreen@bu.edu

This panel seeks papers for the NEMLA conference, Toronto, April 30- May 3 2015 that show how arrangements of words contribute to poetic forms and sensibilities.

[UPDATE] The Essay: Forms and Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies (University of Salzburg)
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

Changing Forms, Changing Genres (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
mkim15@binghamton.edu

"Changing Forms, Changing Genres"investigates the transmutation of literary genres of British/Anglophone fiction within the global contexts of the twentieth century.

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

Seventh Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at UCO
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

[UPDATE] Conference Panel - Urban Environments in Young Adult Literature (Nov. 13-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Britni Williams / MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
bmw95@zips.uakron.edu

Cities have the ability to set standards, enforce conformity, and dispense punishment to those living in or around urban areas.

Literature and Media Theory: Mediality – Materiality – Cultural Techniques (Göttingen University 19 – 21 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Bayerlipp (LMU Munich) / Ralf Haekel (Göttingen University) / Johannes Schlegel (Potsdam University)
contact email: 
literatureandmediatheory@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:
Christoph Reinfandt (Tübingen)
Jussi Parikka (Southampton/Turku)

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

COLONIAL SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE - The Colonial Text as a Lens for Contemporary Issues (Deadline: 6/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
William Michael Lake / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wlake1@gsu.edu

Referring perhaps in part to the crisis of the humanities, a recent SAMLA newsletter states that “shifting employment and institutional structures pose potential threats to long‐standing models of

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

NeMLA 2015: Rethinking the Anglo-Indian Gothic (30 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
46th Annual Convention
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Host: Ryerson University
Hotel: The Fairmont Royal York

Session Title:

Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

[UPDATE] The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/13/14; 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

UPDATE 6/4/14:
PROPOSALS WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED UP TO 5 PM EST ON 13 JUNE 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
boone@pitt.edu

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries.

"The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century": abstracts due June 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015
contact email: 
andrew.bricker@gmail.com

CFP: “The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
July 26-31, 2015, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Andrew Bricker

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

Fairy Tale Sensibilities and their Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86 Nov 7-9 2014 Atlanta GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Feminism’s theorists more and more have turned their focus on fairy tales’ socializing power, as fairy tales serve as repositories for cultural attitudes regarding gender, class, the environment,

Call for Book, Art, Film Reviews on "the Gendered Politics of Art" (Aug. 15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for film, art, or book reviews focused on gender issues (the theme for the upcoming issue is “Representations of, by, and fo

9th Annual Limina Conference - Friday June 20, UWA

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual Conference at the University of Western Australia (Crawley) on Friday June 20, 2014.

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA/DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature Session

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult
Speculative Fiction

Travelling Irishness in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick
contact email: 
christina.morin@ul.ie

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience *FINAL CALL*

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscape as Disc

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

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

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

2014 New England American Conference for Irish Studies November 21-22 at Wheaton College, MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, New England Regional Meeting
contact email: 
neacis2014@gmail.com

Beyond the Pale: Alienation, Sites of Resistance, and Modern Ireland

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 June 2014; 28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Please note: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 20 JUNE 2014.

Submissions as a Word or PDF document should include a

* 350-word abstract and title

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

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