category: general announcements

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: Rereading Commonplaces

full name / name of organization: 
Mai-Lin Cheng/MLA
contact email: 
cheng@uoregon.edu

Abstracts invited for a special session on commonplace books, to be proposed for MLA 2016 in Austin.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

MLA 2016 - Forms & Feelings of Latina/o Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Norma Elia Cantú, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Raúl Coronado, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
cantun@umkc.edu; raulc@berkeley.edu

Latina/o literature has long evaded genre classification, mingling fiction, poetry, history, memoir, ethnography, and visual representation. What is captured? Soul? Spirit? Community?

MLA 2016 - Caribbean Sexualities in Displacement

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, George Washington University; Radost Rangelova, Gettysburg College
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; rrangelo@gettysburg.edu

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Displaced Caribbean Sexual Minorities. Seeking papers on space and body politics of exiles, diasporas, and/or migrations of Caribbean LBTQIA.

MLA 2016: Latina/o Studies and the “Transnational Turn”

full name / name of organization: 
Norma Elia Cantú, University of Missouri-Kansas City; John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University
contact email: 
cantun@umkc.edu; john-cutler@northwestern.edu

Theorizing the relationships between transnational and local in Latina/o literature and culture. Institutional politics of transnational approaches to Latina/o Studies.

Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco Delgado, Stony Brook University

There has been a striking turn towards the dystopic in contemporary American literature, often related to racial anxieties.

Cultures of (In)Security in Comparison - 31 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Themed Issue Dedalus Journal | Project CILM
contact email: 
s.i.a.araujo@gmail.com and cgc@campus.ul.pt

CULTURES OF (IN)SECURITY IN COMPARISON
Dedalus Journal: Issue edited by Susana Araújo | Susana S. Martins | Carlos Garrido Castellano

CFP - InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching
contact email: 
cetl@park.edu

Call for Papers
Volume 10: Scholarly Teaching and Learning

South -Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SAJMS) ISSN:2349-7858 Last Date 25 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Universal Multidisciplinary Research Institute Pvt Ltd
contact email: 
sajmsjournal@gmail.com

South -Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SAJMS) ISSN:2349-7858 is an open access ,Bi-monthly English and, peer reviewed, online (e) multidisciplinary journal.

MSA 2015, Boston, November 19-22

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charles.sumner@usm.edu

“The Means, Ends, and Representation of Radical Political Experience”

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication associated with Enculturation (http://www.enculturation.net) seeks submissions that address academic autobiography.

"Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens" An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity, OCTOBER 30-31, Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories ( 25-26 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Delhi, India
contact email: 
confenglish.du@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF DELHI
DELHI-110007
India

MLA 2016: Teaching Literature in Public

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

Papers are invited that address the teaching of literature to public audiences on MOOCs.

250-500 word abstract for twenty minute papers due March 15th.

James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

CFP: Memories on the Move: Asian Connections; Deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Memories on the Move: Asian Connections
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 1 | March 2016
Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2015

The Arts as White Property: Interrogating Racism within Arts in Education [Deadline April 15, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Amelia M. Kraehe, Ph.D. / University of North Texas
contact email: 
CRTartsed@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Arts as White Property: Interrogating Racism within Arts in Education

CO-EDITORS

CFP Extension of Submission Deadline «Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione» n. IV (ottobre 2015), Furio Jesi

full name / name of organization: 
«Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione»
contact email: 
jesi@ticontre.org

Archaeologist, Germanist, philologist, literary critic, poet, translator and, above all, mythologist: Furio Jesi’s intellectual profile escapes any attempt of classification.

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

Robin Hood in Words and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations at 2016 MLA in Austing
contact email: 
DrJSDailey@aol.com

This session is devoted to how Robin Hood has been depicted in words and music from the middle ages to the present. Mail 250 word abstracts by 8 March 2015.

"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.

Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality – Changing the Face of Learning Special Conference Stream within The Experiential Learning

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
elvw5@inter-disciplinary.net

Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality – Changing the Face of Learning
Special Conference Stream within The Experiential Learning in Virtual
Worlds Project

Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Urban Spaces- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Debra Ochoa, Trinity University; Maria DiFrancesco, Ithaca College
contact email: 
dochoa@trinity.edu; mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

For this volume of critical essays, the editors invite submissions of abstracts examining the synergistic interplay of urban space and architectural structure with gender and sexuality in recent cultu

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

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] 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).

Call for participation - Institutions at the Bleeding Edge - March 6th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature Student Association @ University of Minnesota
contact email: 
csclsa@umn.edu

For more info: www.csclsa.com

Or read below!

WHAT:

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.

Connections: A Critical Thinking Conference - April 10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

Connections 3: A Conference of Critical Thinking

"The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks but in how it thinks." – Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

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.

MLA 2016 Special Session: Graduate Student Research Writing Pedagogies (Austin, TX 1/7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Busl
contact email: 
gbusl(at)twu.edu

Graduate student writing is a topic receiving increasing attention in academic writing research; however, this discussion is happening primarily outside disciplinary fields, within the realms of writi

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory F. Tague, St. Francis College, N.Y.
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

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