category: general announcements

[UPDATE] “Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” February 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

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

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: 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. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

15/09/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Journal of English Language
contact email: 
contact@gmail.com

Academic Journal of English Language (AJOEL)
Call For Papers
Date of Publication: September, 2014
http://www.wjoaa.org/journals/?jid=F033
Dear Eminent Research Scholars;

Comparing Queer Temporalities

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Coffman / University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

This CFP is for a proposed seminar for the 2015 ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) in Seattle, which will take place from 3/26/14-3/29/14.

CFP: "Preparing Successful Course Syllabi" - NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May 2015 (Toronto, ON, Canada)

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

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

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2014

Panel description:

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

[REMINDER]: 'Memsahib' re-defined: Exploring the Connotations of the Term (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Session proposal

MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED:
EXPLORING THE CONNOTATIONS OF THE TERM

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT (Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

[UPDATE] Full programme and registration now available for 'The Exotic Body in 19th-century British Drama'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Tiziana Morosetti, University of Oxford
contact email: 
tiziana.morosetti@ell.ox.ac.uk

Full programme and registration for the conference 'The Exotic Body in 19th-century British Drama' (Oxford, 25-26 September) are now available at the following link:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

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.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

CFP: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins
15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

Call for book chapters: On the other side of the sterile field: Medicine and the media

full name / name of organization: 
valentina marinescu
contact email: 
marinescu.valentina@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:
Through a collection of original contributions, this book seeks to provide readers with new perspectives on the current research inthe relation between medicine and media.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

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

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published in partnership with Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies. The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2015 (Volume 42).

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Guscoth Health and Disability Consultancy
contact email: 
consideringdisability.editor@gmail.com

‘Considering Disability’ is a new journal looking to promote disability awareness and the social meanings attached to disability identity.

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS" -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness invites abstracts for its no. 4 issue titled “fluid radicalisms”

BSECS 44th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
web@bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 44th Annual Conference
6th – 8th January 2015

St Hugh's College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Academic Freedom and Censorship in a post 9/11 United States.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

This is a collection of essays on academic freedom and censorship in a post 9/11 United States. The collection will be published by Lies and Big Feet, an independent publishing house based in India.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre (Augsburg, Germany, Oct 1-3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Augsburg, Germany
contact email: 
timo.mueller@phil.uni-augsburg.de



Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre
International Conference, Augsburg, October 1-3, 2015

Imagining Crisis: Cinema & Media Studies Conference Nov. 21-23

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
imaginingcrisis@gmail.com

Imagining Crisis
York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference 2014
Toronto, Canada
November 21-23, 2014

**Confirmed Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School)**

Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice, ASLE 11th Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
ASLE2015@yorku.ca

In Notes from Underground (1864), Dostoyevsky explores relations between modernity and its discontents at an important historical conjuncture: the novella's unnamed, unpleasant hero rails against capitalist industry, imperialist architecture and an emerging social scientific understanding of human behaviour premised on predictability and knowability.

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu, william1@fas.harvard.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2015
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2014

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA, February 11 - 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lzubernis@wcupa.edu

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

Introduction on Edgar Allan Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Craig
contact email: 
matthewcraig1001@hotmail.com.

An author with a very strong background in American literature is needed to write a twelve page introduction on Edgar Allan Poe as well as a short 150-250 word abstract that describes the book.

Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

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

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate

[UPDATE] Conference: ‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel, 14-16 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University, Swansea University and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
contact email: 
rita.singer@wales.ac.uk


Conference – Call for Papers:
‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 14-16 September 2015

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation
Co-editors: Natalie Gerber and David Nowell Smith

Mediums of Trash/Trash Mediums (Trash Culture Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

“The medium is the message”, declared Marshall McLuhan (1967) in his now famous book of the same name.

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

full name / name of organization: 
2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.
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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