category: general announcements

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

Marriage, Money, and Seduction - RMMLA Friday Oct. 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Lauzon/ Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
autumn.lauzon@uncp.edu

This panel is urgently seeking one or two additional papers for a panel on Marriage, Money, and Seduction in literature for the upcoming Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

LauraPalooza 2015: Through Laura's Eyes - July 16-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association
contact email: 
press@laurapalooza.com

“LauraPalooza 2015”
Through Laura’s Eyes:
Imagery, Illustrations, and Impressions from the Little House

The National Laura Ingalls Wilder
Legacy and Research Association Conference

Mad Women in the 21st Century-Deadline Sept. 30 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Mary Lannon
contact email: 
MFLannon@gmail.com

Mad women in many incarnations have a long tradition in literary history.

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

full name / name of organization: 
St. Norbert College
contact email: 
john.pennington@snc.edu

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS), 11 Oct 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sweet Briar College
contact email: 
jhemstreet@sbc.edu

Announcing the 16th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) at Sweet Briar College on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program
contact email: 
imagingthebodyconf@gmail.com

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

To take place at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia on April 3-4, 2015

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

[Update] The Generative Literature Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Generative Literature Project/Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
theopoliscollege@gmail.com

The Generative Literature Project is calling for the participation of two additional Creative Writing/Digital Writing faculty from campuses across the United States to participate in the creation of a

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

CFP: Paradoxa, "The Futures Industry," 10/01/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

Paradoxa: Call for Papers: “The Futures Industry”

CFP: "War and Culture," Southwest PCA/ACA, February 11-14, 2015, Albuquerque

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"WAR AND CULTURE"

CFP: "Horror," Southwest PCA/ACA, Albuquerque, February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

Victorian Bodies, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
contact email: 
martind86@macewan.ca

VICTORIAN BODIES: An International Conference
Hosted by the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
The Manteo lakeside resort, Kelowna, British Columbia

being | intimate | political, Jean-Luc Nancy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Athens – French Institute of Greece – University of Cyprus – University Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
AthensNancyConference@gmail.com

being | intimate | political, Jean-Luc Nancy

International Conference
Athens, 4-5 March 2015

University of Athens – French Institute of Greece –

Peer-Reviewers Needed for Text on Edgar Allan Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Del Guercio
contact email: 
gerry9301@bell.net

Editor seeks 2-3 peer-reviewers for an upcoming collection of essays on Edgar Allan Poe. The ideal peer-reviewer will have advanced studies in American literature with a particular emphasis on Poe.

[UPDATE] Disability and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

Although there is a growing interest in disability studies in art, literature, film, politics, and religion, there is still a dearth of scholarship that explores the intersection between young adult l

Interdisciplinary Humanities, Deadline: May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
tllack@carilionclinic.org

http://h-e-r-a.org/hera_call.htm

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Journal: Interdisciplinary Humanities
Editor: Tony Lack, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

TALTP (http://cpcc.edu/taltp), a peer-reviewed journal, seeks articles aimed toward instructors of American literature courses in 4-year and 2-year universities and colleges.

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde; Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
contact email: 
oscillate.strath@gmail.com

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical, Creative and Cultural Practice.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

"Government / Literature" for ACLA 2015 (Seattle, March 25-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan / Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
kriordan@ntu.edu.sg

Call for Book Chapters: Widowhood Practices in Historical Perspective: Context, Contradictions and Constraints

full name / name of organization: 
Gbenga Emmanuel Afolayan and Julie Stewart
contact email: 
vangbengaafolayan@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:

[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

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