category: general announcements

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

This panel invites conference papers that explore the reflexive relationship between contemporary (1975-2015) literature and popular music.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini, Stockholm University
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

SECOND CALL FOR PAPER (BY POPULAR DEMAND!)

Organizers: The research group on comics at the English Department, Stockholm University

Where and When: Stockholm, 3rd-5th September

«OJS: Introductory Workshop» - Deadline for applications: June 26 2015; July 13-16 2015

full name / name of organization: 
PhD Program ‘Advanced Studies in the Materialities of Literature’. Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra
contact email: 
sandra.bettencourt.pinto@gmail.com

The Third Summer School in Materialities of Literature is titled «OJS: Introductory Workshop» and aims to introduce participants to Open Journal Systems, a software for managing and publishing peer-

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Ward / Brown University
contact email: 
Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu

We currently have the following books for review.

Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; June 15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 22-23, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

[UPDATE] American Literature 1: Literature Before 1870

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO APRIL 30th

GAM.11 Structural Affairs - Deadline May 11

full name / name of organization: 
Graz University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture
contact email: 
martina.plank@tugraz.at

GAM.12 — CALL FOR PAPERS Structural Affairs

Update - debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah / University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the debbie tucker green international symposium on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the University of Lincoln.

[UPDATE] SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

The 2015 ELLAK International Conference

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

Border, Globalization and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
The Dept. of English, P.D. Women's College, Jalpaiguri, W.B. India
contact email: 
sukanta3@gmail.com

UGC-Sponsored National Seminar
on
Border, Globalization and Identity
In collaboration with Indian Association for the Study of Australia, Eastern Region

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
jnzl@vuw.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

The Digital and the Local

full name / name of organization: 
LINQ Literature in North Queensland, Vol 42
contact email: 
http://www.linqjournal.com/contribute/

"Passports" - Symploke Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal
contact email: 
Jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

Passports (symploke, Vol. 24, No. 2)

Call for Proposals - Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference - October 22-24,2015

full name / name of organization: 
LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

Call for Proposals for The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy (6/1/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Randall McClure
contact email: 
randallmcclure@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing & Information Literacy

Call for papers Gender in series : cinema, television and the media

full name / name of organization: 
Gender in series : cinema, television and the media
contact email: 
gwenlegras@wanadoo.fr

Call for papers
Gender in series: cinema, television and the media

Call for papers
Authors can submit anytime they want:

Proposed Special Issue: "Fictions of Circulation"

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Busl
contact email: 
gbusl@twu.edu

I am seeking abstracts for additional contributions to a proposed special journal issue, “Fictions of Circulation.”

Contributors Wanted for Low-Tech Film-Making Textbook

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Smithee Publications
contact email: 
alansmithee2015@gmail.com

I'm a f/t professor in cinema with recent success running a two semester university course on film-making on your mobile phone (See Baker's "Tangerine" 2015 at Sundance for an inspiring example [not m

CFP: PAMLA 2015 Conference, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 6-8, 2015; May 15 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for paper proposals for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on Friday, November 6 – Sunday,

CFP deadline May 15, 2015: PAMLA special session “Teaching French and Francophone Culture, Literature, and Language Through Film

full name / name of organization: 
Marion Geiger
contact email: 
mgeiger@csusm.edu

Call for Papers: deadline May 15, 2015
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
113th Annual Conference - Portland, Oregon,
Friday, Nov 6 – Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Call For Papers: Summer 2015 Issue of Agasia (Deadline: June 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Agasia: a Journal of Literary Chatter
contact email: 
agasia@csustan.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Agasia is currently accepting submissions for its Summer 2015 edition.

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
somme1jm@cmich.edu

-Call For Papers-

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers

Robert Penn Warren Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies at Western Kentucky University
contact email: 
warren.studies@wku.edu

Robert Penn Warren Studies, which publishes critical explorations of the life and works of Robert Penn Warren and his friends, colleagues, and students, invites submissions for the journal’s forthcoming edition. For this issue, we are particularly interested in pieces that address Warren and his associates’ legacy, either through their literary production or in their approach to teaching literature.

Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA)-Writing Center Inclusivity-February 18-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA)
contact email: 
RENDLEMAN_ELIOT@COLUMBUSSTATE.EDU

In Gender Trouble, Judith Butler warns, “The theories of feminist identity that elaborate predicates of color, sexuality, ethnicity, class, and able-bodiedness invariably close with an embarrassed

British Popular Culture--10/1-4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
spetrovic@okwu.edu

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale
Abstracts due by May 29, 2015

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue) - Submission deadline: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

Exploring Moral Interfaces: Private Worlds and Public Systems - An International Conference, 7th to 9th October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, India.
contact email: 
prakashkona@gmail.com ; publicprivateconference@gmail.com

“Everyone deserves a private life,” says the female protagonist in the 1994 movie, Three Colors: Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski.

Words Words Words: The Future of Literary Writing - An International Conference, 25-27 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, India.
contact email: 
literarywritingconference@gmail.com

One of the primary objectives of this conference is to investigate the question of whether something like “literary writing” exists at all.

June 12, 2015 Label Me Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

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