category: eighteenth century

[UPDATE] Comparative Drama Special Issue Deadline 1/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Call for Papers: The Actor in the Interval

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
tswl@utulsa.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

Literature and arts / Litterature et arts / Letteratura e arti

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

The journal Poli-femo (IULM University, Milan)  announces the call for papers for its next thematic issue on “Literature and Arts”.

Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption #iuic16

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

Daily life is ordered by many kinds of consumption, all of which influence the way we produce and comprehend meaning within the world. “Digesting Discourses” invites scholars from the humanities, sciences, law, and public health to explore the diverse meanings of taste, appetite, and consumption across texts, methodologies, and time periods. What do metaphors of eating and digestion reveal about the materiality of knowledge? How do aesthetic and physical consumption differ? What does the critical history of material consumption reveal about patterns and power dynamics of cultural exchange? How do genre, discipline, and methodology impact the representation and study of these topics?

[REMINDER] Translation and Transmission of the Early Americas: (T)racing the Language of Labor. Abstracts Due: 10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC)
contact email: 
vab@gwu.edu

Conference Date: June 2-6, 2016
Location: Washington, D.C., The University of Maryland
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2015

'Merica Magazine - Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot
contact email: 
mericamagazine@gmail.com

Fresh on the heels of our first issue of 'Merica Magazine we're asking for new submissions we hope to publish weekly on a rolling basis.

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Please note our updated deadline for abstracts! Abstracts will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

"Rethinking Allegory", The Warburg Institute, 30 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute
contact email: 
Karen.Lang@warwick.ac.uk, vb276@cam.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Unstable states, mutable conditions

full name / name of organization: 
/ANGLES/, journal published by the SAES
contact email: 
cornelius.crowley@u-paris10.fr

Call for papers

Fairy Tales Area at PCA/ACA in Seattle, March 22-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
acaleb@misericordia.edu

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations on any topic involving fairy tales.

‘Werewolves: Studies in Transformations’ (abstracts: 30th November 2015, full submissions: 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Janine Hatter and Kaja Franck, ‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’
contact email: 
j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / k.a.franck@gmail.com

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird.

Habitats and Hazzards [10/19/15;2/19/16]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Conference to be held on February 19, 2016 on the campus of La Sierra University (Riverside, CA, USA). 250 word abstracts due by October 19, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and hazards facing and faced in the disciplines of the humanities. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

UPDATE - 25th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 26-27, 2016 - Savannah GA

full name / name of organization: 
BCPCS Conference
contact email: 
bcpcs2016@bcpcsconference.com

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

1816: Revisiting the "Year without a Summer"

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Johnston / Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
richard.johnston@usafa.edu

1816: Revisiting the "Year without a Summer"
Northeast Modern Languages Association Annual Conference
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT

CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals Due: 1 November 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro (Brazil)
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

DEADLINE: 31 JANUARY 2016

Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

NCTE Affiliate MEJ seeks essays for 2015-2016 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Minnesota English Journal / Minnesota Council of Teachers of English
contact email: 
scott.hall@moundsviewschools.org

Minnesota English Journal
Call for Submissions 2015-16

Editors: Scott Hall (Irondale High School) and Michael MacBride (Minnesota State University)

[UPDATE]Gendered Madness: Literary Representations of Othered Gender Expressions--NeMLA 2016--abstracts due September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lowman, SUNY University at Buffalo
contact email: 
nllowman@buffalo.edu

Panel Description

CFP Traveling With Gulliver, around Campus--Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Sodano, University at Albany & Michael Brown, University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
jsodano@albany.edu, m.brown@abdn.ac.uk

This call for proposals is inspired by the versatile, prescient and even protean prose of Dr. Swift’s most well-known work, Gulliver’s Travels (1726). If Gulliver had a “tenure home” it would definitely be in the department of English; however, because of its relevance to so many disciplinary fields (economics, history, philosophy, to name the most obvious) Gulliver’s Travels is finding itself in an increasingly interdisciplinary range of college courses. This CFP seeks a variety of pedagogy-oriented submissions that give insight into the ways Gulliver’s Travels is taught in higher education.

Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro (Brazil)
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Ever since the early days of British occupation of Australia, there has been a major concern in finding a balance between the colonial ways of looking to the land and the difficulty, if not impossibil

33rd Annual Illinois Medieval Association Conference: Medievalism, Feb. 26-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois Medieval Association
contact email: 
tkovalcik@millikin.edu

Reading Literally: Allegory and New Materialism *NeMLA 2016 (ABSTRACTS DUE 9/30/15)*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
garner.sh@husky.neu.edu

In Material Ecocriticism, Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann suggest that all matter is storied matter.

[update] Approaches to Teaching Eliza Haywood (MLA volume)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Press (editor, Tiffany Potter, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
TeachingElizaHaywood@gmail.com

Invitation for chapter proposals for the forthcoming volume on Eliza Haywood in the MLA “Approaches to Teaching” series .

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World - 9-11 June 2016 - Nancy, France

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / Université de Lorraine
contact email: 
Marilyne.Brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016
Call for Papers

CFP [UPDATE] - Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and reimagines the world.” — Malcolm Gladwell

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture (15.10.2015) [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu, Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com, planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature,
music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema. Speaking of the history of

Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English

full name / name of organization: 
International Graduate Conference: Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English
contact email: 
conferencegraduate@gmail.com

The Centre for British Literary and Cultural Studies at Hacettepe University is pleased to announce its second graduate conference which this time will be held on an international ground, “Innovativ

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Women, Democracy, and the Ideology of Exclusion (Volume of Collected Essays) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR A VOLUME OF COLLECTED ESSAYS

Women, Democracy, and the Ideology of Exclusion
From the Birth of Democracy through the Early 20th Century

Update: Lacan and Literature 18-20 March 2016 NeMLA Hartford CT by 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
J. A. McQuail -- NeMLA
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Papers are invited for a panel on Lacan and Literature at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention in Hartford, CT. 3/18-20 2015.

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

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