category: general announcements

The Speculative Community: Or, Community and Contingency (University of Bern, October 18-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department and Center for Cultural Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
contact email: 
viola.marchi@ens.unibe.ch / ryan.kopaitich@ens.unibe.ch

The conference aims at investigating the theoretical and practical dimensions of community, in connection with contingency and in light of Speculative Realism and Object-Oriented Ontology.

Heteroglossia in early imperial print in colonial Calcutta (1780-1820).

full name / name of organization: 
Facsimile: A center for early print (1780-1820)
contact email: 
earlycolonialprint@gmail.com

Facsimile: A center for early print: 1780-1820 (www.colonialprint.wordpress.com) is looking for essays on the early realm of heteroglossic print in colonial Calcutta (1780-1820).

CFP: Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: 20th and 21st Century Representations (abstracts due 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

Editors are seeking submissions for a proposed book-length collection of essays on representations of Shanghai in film and literature of the last hundred years.

CFP Museum Visitor Photography - Deadline: September 15th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Museum Visitor Photography/ MuseumsEtc
contact email: 
theopisti.stylianou@cut.ac.cy

CALL FOR PAPERS

MUSEUMS AND VISITOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Edited by Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert
(Cyprus University of Technology and 2014 Smithsonian Institution Fellow 

in Museum Studies)

Alice Munro and visibility of Canadian Literature in Europe (abstract before September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Revue Etudes Canadiennes / Canadian Studies
contact email: 
francoise.le-jeune@univ-nantes.fr

The Revue Etudes Canadiennes/ Canadian Studies, (n°77 February 2015), seeks contributions in English dealing with Alice Munro’s short fiction writing (particularly Dance of the Happy Shades).

Childhood and Pethood: Representation, Subjectivity, and the Cultural Politics of Power. November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Feuerstein and Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo
contact email: 
childhoodandpethood@gmail.com

Abstracts (500 words) due November 1, 2014
Articles (7,000 words) due July 1, 2015

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Critical University Studies - ACLA 2015 Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

With the increased prominence of movements like the New Faculty Majority and the MLA Subconference, along with the sensational cases of Margaret Mary Vojtko and Mary-Faith Cerasoli, criticism on the s

CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
World Journals of Academic Advances
contact email: 
contact@wjoaa.org

[UPDATE] FINAL REMINDER - Transitions 5 CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
a.venezia@english.bbk.ac.uk

TRANSITIONS 5 – New Directions in Comics Studies
Saturday October 25th 2014 at Birkbeck, University of London
Call for Papers

Dracula in Popular Culture Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

I'm trying to organize a panel on Dracula in popular culture for the 2014 New England Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies.

Movement Control and the Modern Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal, University of Newcastle, Australia; Charlton Payne, Universität Erfurt
contact email: 
jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

[For a seminar on "Mobilty and Movement Control" at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, March 26-29 2015, Seattle, we invite 300-word presentation abstracts by August 22 20

CfP: The International Conference on Social Media for Good May 16, 2015 ( The Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimse Yok Mu Solidarity and Aid Assosication
contact email: 
academic@kimseyokmu.org.tr

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Quality Issues and Insights in the 21st Century. Information_Fifth_CFP_QIIC_2014

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
scientiaquality@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Fifth Call for Papers)

THINKING ITS PRESENCE: THE RACIAL IMAGINARY: A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY STUDY

full name / name of organization: 
Prageeta Sharma & Joanna Klink, The University of Montana
contact email: 
2014thinkingitspresence@gmail.com

THE RACIAL IMAGINARY
A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY
STUDY
DATES: March 12-14, 2015
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue - Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

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

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

For the Love of Language: Philology, Form, and Craft in the Language Arts | 41st Annual APA Conference | Oct 23-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas Philological Association
contact email: 
jsecke@ualr.edu

The Arkansas Philological Association invites papers for its forty-first annual conference—“For the Love of Language.” Papers exploring the role and relevance of philology, form, and craft in th

The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acas@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Fifth Asian Conference on Asian Studies, to be held from May 28 - May 31, 2015, at the Rihga Royal

The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Fifth Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, to be held from May 28 - May 31, 2015, at the Rihga Ro

Tarot and Other Methods of Divination at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
augeremily@gmail.com

I am looking for papers for the Tarot and Other Methods of Divination area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference in New Orleans April 1-4, 2015.

Wreck Park Journal is now accepting submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference- [UPDATE] September 25-26, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

CFP: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2014

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015

[Extended Deadline]: The Contemporary Novel and the Poetics of Genre

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Lanzendörfer, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
contact email: 
lanzendo@uni-mainz.de

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 15th.

Reappropriating Agatha Christie - Special Issue of CLUES - Proposals due 7/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal and Alistair Rolls, University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

REAPPROPRIATING AGATHA CHRISTIE
Theme Issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection
Guest Editors: Jesper Gulddal and Alistair Rolls

Submission Deadline: July 1 2015

[UPDATE] The Story of Memory Conference DEADLINE 8 August

full name / name of organization: 
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton
contact email: 
memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE NEW CFP DEADLINE

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

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

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

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

“Gothic Migrations” will concern the origins, transits, and transformations of global gothic in its various modes and cultural manifestations.

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Edited Volume on Western Film and Television Abstract Deadline 11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

Call for Papers

ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION

Eds. Sue Matheson and Andrew Patrick Nelson

Journal of Communication & Culture | Issue 19 "Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Theme: Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance
Coordination: Maria Alexandra Lopes
Edition: 19
Deadline for submission of original articles: 31st December 2014

Mobility, Paralysis, and Identity in Dubliners (Abstract deadline 8/8/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Scheible, Claire Culleton
contact email: 
escheible@bridgew.edu

CFP: Mobility, Paralysis, and Identity in Dubliners

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
LAURA SAVU WALKER/ University of South Carolina, Columbia
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

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