category: ethnicity and national identity

"Bouncing on The Stone Mattress: Atwood's Short Fiction" (MLA Jan. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
erao@unisa.it)

Papers on Atwood’s latest collection, Stone Mattress (2014) and / or its relation to her earlier short stories and prose poems.

PAMLA 2015 Special Session: “Faulkner & Time” (11/6-8, Portland)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
kfujie@lclark.edu

This special session takes the 2015 PAMLA conference theme of “Literature and Time” as an occasion for reconsidering a topic that has interested Faulkner critics for as long as there has been Faulkner criticism.

Representing Neurological Difference (MLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ajitpaul Mangat
contact email: 
ajitpaul@buffalo.edu

Papers addressing how representations of "neurological difference" provide new ways of understanding aesthetic formal tactics, disability, embodiment, and/or human cognition, subjectivity, and sociali

"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

MLA 2016 (1/7 - 1/10) Special Session: Post-Apartheid South African Literature and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Eric.Strand@uct.ac.za

How does contemporary South African literature critique, compromise with, or otherwise engage the nation’s neoliberal dispensation?

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.

[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).

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.

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?

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.

[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.

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?

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.

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

Time, Space + Body / The Time, Space + Body Project: 5th Global Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tsb5@inter-disciplinary.net

Time, Space + Body
The Time, Space + Body Project

Sunday 30th August – Tuesday 1st September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

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

Critical Afrocentric Re-Framing of Intellectual Portraits: Contemporary Updates to Traditions of Genius -- October 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
27th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference, Sponsosred by Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement (DISA) -- Location: The Wyndham-Historic District, Philadelphia, PA,
contact email: 
cnt15@pitt.edu

We seek cutting-edge papers from an international cadre of scholars to introduce intriguing and effective ideas about using the Afrocentric paradigm to update, re-frame, modernize, and re-engage Afric

MLA Austin 2016 Special Session: More-Than-Human Publics in Nineteenth-Century English Literature

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).

Old and New Media in Puerto Rican Literature and Culture MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
contact email: 
rrangelo@gettysburg.edu

Old and New Media in Puerto Rican Literature and Culture

[MLA 2016, Austin] Special Session "Translation, Genre, Politics"

full name / name of organization: 
Josephine Hardman / UMass Amherst
contact email: 
jhardman@english.umass.edu

MLA special session will investigate the influence of literary translation and adaptation on the development of new genres, forms, and modes of literature.

Call for Papers: Imagining the Future Together: Critical Essays on Indigenous Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Brian K. Hudson / University of Oklahoma
contact email: 
briankhudson@ou.edu

Call for Papers: Imagining the Future Together: Critical Essays on Indigenous Science Fiction

The Politics of Art and Art Scenes in Latin America

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Call for papers: The politics of art and art scenes in Latin America

Theory and Practice, Society of Fellows, Univ. of Chicago May 8-9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
theoryand practice15@gmail.com

The University of Chicago Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts will host a two-day conference addressing the theme of Theory and Practice.

[UPDATE] Special Issue on Craft Rhetorics

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
contact email: 
editors@harlotofthearts.org

Deadline extended to April 15!

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